Train carrying foodgrains arrives at Khongsang; CM hails PM

DIPR/OSRImphal, Jul 13:  Chief Minister N Biren Singh today received a consignment of foodgrains brought by train for the first time to the State at Khongsang Railway Station, Noney district.The goods train which started its journey from Dhuri, Punja..

"1993, AFSPA...": Awangbow takes a dig at Rahul Gandhi

Imphal/New Delhi, Jul 13 A Minister and MLA of the Naga People's Front in Manipur tore into what he called Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's "deceit" in visiting Manipur to play politics amid the ethnic tensions.Water Resources Minister Awangbow Newmai pointed t..

TSE staff expires; TSE, AMWJU condole

IMPHAL, Jul 13 The Sangai Express, the All Manipur Working Jour-nalists' Union (AMWJU) and the Editors' Guild Manipur (EGM) have condoled the demise of Lisham Dinakumar who was a Sub-Editor at The Sangai Express (Manipuri edition) and a member of AMWJU.Di..

COCOMI discusses situation with DC, SP; Kuki militants attack Meitei village

IMP/JIRIBAM, Jul 13 Even as representatives of the Coordinating Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI) met Jiribam DC and SP and discussed the prevailing situation in the border district today, Kuki militants attacked Mongbung Meitei village and burnt do..

LS MP forms panel on resettlement of IDPs

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 13 : Dr Angomcha Bimol Akoijam, Lok Sabha MP (Inner Mani-pur), has constituted a 10 member committee to pre-pare a report on the socio- economic profile of Inter-nally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and facilitate their resettle..

DFO warns against excavation

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 13: Illegal excavation of earth in both Reserved Forest and Unclassed Forest is prohibited and as such, violators will be booked under relevant rules and Act, said the Divisional Forest Officer, Central Forest Division, Ma..

Suspected Kuki militants remanded to NIA custody

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 13: Three suspected Kuki militants who were arrested by NIA Branch Office Imphal on July 9 after a brief encounter from L Hengjol village have been remanded to NIA custody till July 16.L Hengjol village is located in Kangp..

Oil depot at Phayeng: Locals seek cooperation

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 13 : The locals of Phayeng have sought  cooperation from the masses in the execution of an underground oil depot project at Phayeng's Kharang Koireng under Sekmai  Assembly constituency.The construction of the oi..

Shot fired

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 13: Unidenti-fied person(s) fired a single round of bullet at the resi-dence of popular actor Rajkumar Somorendro alias Kaiku who also contested the last Lok Sabha election.  Sources said that the firing incident took..

2 die after consuming spurious liquor

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, Jul 13: Two elderly brothers died and a third person was hospitalised after consuming spurious liquor at Kakching yesterday.The deceased brothers have been identified as Yengkhom Ibomcha (82) and Yengkhom Niladhaja (74) of Kakch..

One drowns

IMPAL, Jul 13: A 55-year-old man identified as RK Wangmasana drowned in a pond at Kwakeithel Makha Thokchom Leikai today.He fell in the pond at around 5.20 pm.After hours of search by the locals and Manipur Fire Service personnel using a boat, his lifeles..

AMSSTA appeals

IMPHAL, Jul 13: The All Manipur School Students' Transporter Association (AMSSTA) has urged organisations concerned to exempt its affiliated unions from making monetary donations.The members of the AMSSTA and its affiliated school unions aren't economical..

DMCC lines up rally on Manipur crisis at Delhi

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 13: The Delhi Meitei Coordinating Commi-ttee is organising a massive protest demonstration on the Manipur crisis at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on July 28.The Manipur conflict has not been resolved even after 14 months. The pla..

Meritorious students, achievers felicitated

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, Jul 13: A felicitation programme for meritorious students of Hiyanglam and Wabagai Assembly Constituencies was held today at Wabagai Higher Secondary School.Meritorious students of different schools of Hiyanglam and Wabagai ACs ..

Manipur Hawker Association condemns

IMPHAL, Jul 13The Manipur Hawker Association has strongly condemned the brutal assault of its member Senjam Nanao Singh, son of Senjam Ibomcha Singh from Yairipok Top Chingtha Laimang by unknown miscreants on Friday night.In a release, Manipur Hawker Asso..

Scholarship recipient announced

IMPHAL, Jul 13The MaolKeki Foundation has annoucned that the MaolKeki Memorial Johnstone Higher Secondary School Scholarship for the year 2024  will be awarded toLairikyengbam Akash Roy. According to a release issued by MaolKeki Foundation, this year..

Cabinet proposes House session from July 31

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 12 : The State Cabinet has decided to make a proposal for commencement of the next State Assembly session from July 31.With Chief Minister N Biren in the chair, the State Cabinet held a meeting in the Chief Minister’..

‘Can the Govt protect the State if it can't even ensure the sanctity of DMU ?’ Govt has failed in managing a varsity : MP

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 12 : Expressing concern over the issues besieging Dhanamanjuri University (DMU), Lok Sabha MP (Inner MP) Dr Angomcha Bimol Akoijam questioned what the future of Manipur would be if the State Government cannot  even en..

U-TRUST rescues inmate, says assault unacceptable ‘Picking up addicts forcefully illegitimate’

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 12 : Asserting that subjecting inmates of rehabilitation centres to physical assault is a violation of human rights, the Union of Treatment and Rehabilitation of Users for Social Transformation (U-TRUST) has  appealed..

42 Kuki prisoners released from jail

IMPHAL, Jul 12 The Manipur Government on early Friday released 42 prisoners belonging to the Kuki community from Central Jail, Sajiwa, officials aware of the matter said.Police said all the prisoners were arrested under various cases, mostly under the Nar..

Kuki women abetting militancy on highway ?

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 12: Certain quarters have expressed strong suspicion about Kuki women abetting Kuki militants in the latter’s criminal activities on Imphal-Jiribam highway.Amidst the growing suspicion of Kuki militants openly suppor..

Driver killed in mishap

Our CorrespondentSENAPATI, Jul 12 : The driver of a dumper truck carrying construction materials was killed when it met with an accident between Liyai Chilao and Vaisiichu, near Mark Dovei’s Poultry, along NH-102A on July 7 around 9 pm.The deceased ..

IDPs at Kpi want to return home at Imphal MHRC chief recounts meet with IDPs

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 12 : Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Kangpokpi relief camps have expressed their desire to return to their homes in Imphal, said Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) Chairperson Justice UB Saha.He made the stateme..

NIA takes over K Sinam ambush case

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 12 :  The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over the case of ambush carried out by unidentified militants on an advance security team of the Chief Minister at K Sinam village along Imphal-Jiribam highway o..

ZCOs gives inputs to FoH

IMPHAL, Jul 12 : Welcoming Federation of Haomee's (FoH) proposed plan to erect a  monolith inscribed with the names of all indigenous tribes of Manipur, Zeliangrong Civil Organisations (ZCOs) has advised FoH to inscribe Zeliangrong and to mention Zem..

FESOK accuses

IMPHAL, Jul 12 : The Federal Students' Organisation, Kangleipak (FESOK) has accused one Nongthombam Menan from Samurou of serving in a teaching position in three educational institutes and urged the relevant authority to look into the matter.A press relea..

Commission instructs

IMPHAL, Jul 12 : With regard to the petition filed by two from Cachar concerning the Jiribam violence, the Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has instructed the respondents concerned to submit the required preliminary status report on or before July 2..

MHRC dismisses petition of Tomtomsana

IMPHAL, Jul 12 : The Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has dismissed the petition filed by Moirangthem Tomtomsana urging the Commission to direct the DGP Manipur to identify the miscreants wearing police uniform who allegedly attempted to abduct the ..

MPCC clarifies

IMPHAL, Jul 12 : The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) has come out with a clarification on the incorrect statements given by AICC National spokesperson Atul Londhe Patil during a talk show on ABP channel on July 8.Speaking to media persons at Con..

Shot on the leg

IMPHAL, Jul 12 : A man was shot on his right thigh by unknown persons at Lamphel near Manipur State AIDS Control Society (MACS), today at around 2.30 pm.The injured has been identified as  Wakambam Nelson (26), s/o Nimaichand of Takyel Khongbal Thoud..

Kuki Students' Organisation appeals to Governor

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, July 12: In a recent appeal to the Governor of Manipur, the Kuki Students' Organisation General Headquarters voiced concerns over unequal access to Government job exams amidst ongoing ethnic conflict in the State.The organizati..

DMCAA, DMUTA endorse demands of students

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAl, Jul 12 : The DM College Alumni Association (DMCAA) has extended its support to the genuine demands raised by the students and sought the attention of the authorities concerned for bringing an amicable settlement to save the ca..

CM notes ‘conditional support’ of KIM to NRC

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 11 : While commending the Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) for conditionally supporting implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Manipur, Chief Minister N Biren has appealed to the Kuki community to come out for a d..

Over 200 LPG tankers left stranded

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 11 : Inability of the Government to escort the goods laden trucks back to Imphal has compounded the suffering of the people due to shortage of adequate cooking gas and other essential items.According to a report received b..

Will raise Manipur issue in LS : Rahul

NEW DELHI, Jul 11The Congress and the INDIA Bloc will raise the need for peace in Manipur with full force in Parliament to put pressure on the Government to end this tragedy, Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday, days after ..

Imphal Hub wins big at WEF do

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 11 : In one of the most competitive events under the World Economic Forum from over 500 cities across 100 countries, a project called “ Multiplying Smiles” by the Global Shapers Imphal (GSI) hub won the most co..

‘Plant a tree for a Govt job’ idea mooted

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 11 : In a novel idea to combat climate change and safeguard the ecosystem, environmental activist Manikanta Mutum has proposed certification of people who plant and nurture the growth of a tree and make the certificate a m..

Eviction orders issued against encroachers

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 11 : Deputy Commissioners of Imphal West and Imphal East have issued orders directing encroachers to vacate illegal occupation of Government Khas lands and State lands adjoining the National Highways, State roads, Inter Vi..

Complaint lodged against Cong leaders

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 11: Taking serious note of a statement given by Congress National general secretary Atul Londhe Patil  to National media ABP, BJP Manipur Pradesh general secretary P Premananda Meitei has lodged a complaint with Impha..

'I wear tradtional attire to promote, preserve our rich traditional heritage', says Ukhrul DC

Mungchan ZimikUKHRUL, Jul 11: In today's fast changing world where modern fashion trends dominate, staying rooted to one's unique culture and tradition reflects the immense love and zeal to preserve one's cultural heritage.When it comes to safeguarding th..

12th Sahitya Kirtan conducted

Our CorrespondentJIRIBAM, Jul 11: The 12th Sahitya Kirtan presented by renowned Moirengjam Subram of Assam was held on Wednesday at Laishramkhun Mamang Leikai in Hailakandi  district of Assam.The event was graced by ACS Officer Ashem Mani; president ..

Rongmei Naga People's Organisation clarifies

TAMENGLONG, Jul 11The Rongmei Naga People's Organisation (RNPO) has notified the Rongmei general public in three States namely Assam, Manipur, Nagaland and elsewhere, that the incumbent team of the RNPO led by Sangamlung Kamei alias Sebastian Kamei was de..

Foundation Day celebrated

IMPHAL, Jul 11Sangeet Kala Foundation (SKF), Keishamthong Thangjam Leirak celebrated its 7th Foundation Day at Radha Madan Mohan Mandav on July 7, 2024.It was attended by Art & Culture Deputy Director, G Dharmadas Sharma; JNMDA, retired Padhan Guru, P..

"Disturbance-free education zone" poster campaign launched

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 11 : The Coordinating Committee on Disturbance Free Educational Zone Demand, an apex body of various student and teacher bodies, has launched a poster campaign for "disturbance-free education zone" in the State.Today, hund..

UFO appreciates

IMPHAL, Jul 11The Universal Friendship Organisation, Central Committee has extended its heartfelt gratitude to the women folk of Emagi Meira Women Group for donating essential food items and giving their blessings to the volunteers of Nongpok Pana Tengol ..

DESAM appeals

IMPHAL, Jul 11The Democratic Students' Alliance of Manipur (DESAM), has appealed to the Government to appoint only qualified and experienced person who have been in the teaching profession or related departments as Director of Directorate of Education (S)..

Zeliangrong bodies condole N Diswang Hau

IMPHAL, Jul 11The Zeliangrong Union (AMN), Zeliangrong Women Union, Kabui Mother Association Manipur (KAMA) and Zeliangrong Football Association have expressed profound condolences at the sudden demise of social activist N Diswang Hau.According to a relea..

3 fish farmers from State win Best Farmer Award

IMPHAL, Jul 11 (DIPR) Three fish farmers of Manipur have been conferred with Best Farmer Award by various fisheries institutes in recognition of their outstanding contributions towards development of fisheries in Manipur on the occasion of this year’..

EEVFAM seeks prosecution sanction

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 11: The Extrajudicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) has urged the Government of India to grant prosecution sanction against security personnel involved in fake encounters so that the security perso..

Patent granted

IMPHAL, Jul 11: Automatic Breathing Support Device for Preventing Mixing of Gases has been granted patent for a term of 20 years  by the Controller of Patents, Indian Patent Office, Government of India with patent no 542853.The device is an invention..