NSCN/GPRN condoles

IMPHAL, Mar 31NSCN/GPRN expressed heartfelt condolence on the sudden demise of Tatar Mhonbemo Jami of Lotha Region. He joined national service in the year 1993 and throughout his life he gave his best service to the national cause that he loved most. For ..

Manipur has set up population commission to identify illegal immigrants : CM House to house survey on the card

IMPHAL, Mar 31 Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Friday said the State has constituted a Population Commission to identify “illegal immigrants” in the border State. “We’ve already constituted a Population Commission… We’v..

Thanil condoled

IMPHAL, Mar 31 : The staff of Manipur State Kala Akademi led by secretary L Kishworjit Singh have condoled the sudden demise of noted Pung Guru Padmashree Sougaijam Thanil Singh  today.As per a statement, the gathering also observed a one-minute sile..

MPCC takes Jai Bharat Satyagraha across Manipur BJP weaponizing laws, alleges Cong

OSR/CorrespondentsIMPHAL, Mar 31 : Khangabok Constituency MLA Okram Sujakumar has categorically stated that the way in which INC leader Rahul Gandhi was suspended as a member Lok Sabha is a defeat for democracy itself and a major setback in Indian politic..

Pumped water from Loktak reaches Malom but... Water yet to reach consumers

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 31 : Even as the  water pumped from Loktak Lake by Water Resources Department (WRD) has already reached Malom,  a section of people in Imphal and surrounding areas continue to reel under acute shortage of water d..

Manipur highlighted to IIT students

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 31 : Governor Sushri Anusuiya Uikey interacted with a team of visiting students and faculty members from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indore and National Institute of Technology (NIT), Manipur at Raj Bhavan in Imp..

Abducted, freed

IMPHAL, Mar 31 : A group of unknown miscreants allegedly held two residents of Chanam Sandrok Village, including former Pradhan captive for a few hours and released them later.The two persons are former Pradhan of Chanam Sandrok Heirom Suresh (47) who is ..

Students demand

IMPHAL, Mar 31 : DM College of Commerce (DMCC) Students' Union 2022-23 has urged the Education Minister to replace the incumbent Principal of DMCC with a new Principal.The DMCC Students' Union 2022-23 also asserted that the student community of the Colleg..

Protest continues

KANGPOKPI, Mar 31: The student community of Kangpokpi district staged a sit-in-protest over the 'brutal murder' of Seigunlal Misao at Motbung in Kangpokpi district today.The protest demonstration was held under the aegis of the Joint Action Committee on t..

Penalise erring Govt officials : Chanam Sandrok

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 31: The people of Chanam Sandrok, Imphal East have demanded punishment of all the erring Government officials involved in enlisting four non-residents of the village in the electoral roll and the PMJAY beneficiaries’..

Mizoram woman pulled up

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 31: Close on the heels of the detection of four ‘outsiders’ in the electoral roll and PMJAY beneficiaries’ list of Chanam Sandrok, Imphal East district, a woman from Mizoram was pulled up by police from W..

Urmila appointed

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 31 : Women's rights and menstrual health activist Urmila Chanam was appointed as the Regional Chair for Southern India by G100, Mentoring and Motivations Wing on March 30.According to a statement, the announcement was made..

Sulphur deficiency

By Our Staff ReporterImphal, Mar 31 : The Central Agricultural University (CAU), Imphal has observed that there is major sulphur deficiency in soil available in Manipur due to non maintenance of micronutrient in agricultural practices.Addressing the openi..

PPSA launched

IMPHAL, Mar 31: A Patient Provider Support Agency (PPSA) for Imphal West and Imphal East districts was launched today under the National TB Elimination Programme.Notably, PPSA is a model/programme under which a third-party agency/NGO is selected by a Stat..

Leilon Vaiphei village negates Konsakhul claims

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 31: Reacting to the several claims and allegations made by the Konsakhul Village Authority and many Liangmai civil bodies, the Leilon Vaiphei Village Authority has asserted that there is no oral or written history of Leilo..

9 Revenue officials suspended

Imphal,  Mar 31 (DIPR)Chief Minister N Biren Singh today informed that nine officials of the Revenue Department have been suspended for manipulation of land records.The suspended officials include Kh Goverdhon Singh, MCS, Samson Huidrom, MCS, G Ching..

Drug pusher held with heroin

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 31 : Imphal West commandos arrested a drug pusher along with 13 gram  of heroin from Keishamthong Thangjam Leirak today.The arrested person has been identified as Mayengbam Sashikanta Meitei (27),s/o Late M Bishworjit..

Over 5 Kgs of brown sugar seized

Our CorrespondentCCpur, Mar 31: Over five Kgs of brown sugar were seized by police while checking two scooties last night.A team of the Singngat police headed by its OC Inspector Thangpu Tonsing, began checking vehicles moving along the Tiddim Road at Sum..

Farmers awareness programme on Agromet Advisory Service held

IMPHAL, Mar 31A farmers awareness programme on "Methods to access weather and climate services in agriculture" was organised today at ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region Manipur Centre, Lamphelpat.As per a press note by ICAR Manipur Centre, the farmers' ..

Civic action program: 69 Bn CRPF extends aid to differently-abled persons

IMPHAL, Mar 3169 Bn CRPF organized a civic action program at Awang Khunou Maning Leikai today to distribute various assistive devices to differently-abled members of the community. In today's programme, crutches, wheelchairs, mobile phones, sticks, hearin..

Affected residents are not encroachers, says JAC

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 31: The residents affected by the land demarcation for the conversion of double lane of Inter-village road (IVR) along the eastern bank of Imphal River from Sanjenthong to Minuthong as a part of the Imphal Smart City proje..

Directorate of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Services informs

IMPHAL, Mar 31The Directorate of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Services informed all the interested/intending candidates that the selection for undergoing B.V Sc & A.H. Degree course at different Veterinary colleges in India for the academic session..

Thang-Ta is deeply entrenched in our community: Padmashri K Sanathoiba Sharma

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 31: Padmashree Awardee Kakchingtabam Sanathoiba Sharma has asserted that Thang-Ta will exist so long as humanity remains in existence.Thang-Ta is deeply entrenched in our community and cannot be separated from it, he added..

Manipur Hawkers' Assn congratulates

IMPHAL, Mar 31Manipur Hawkers' Association congratulated Khoisnam Tokyo Meetei on being conferred Indo Nepal Friendship International Award 2023 in view of his service towards the poor and needy for their welfare and upliftment The association also wished..

Health camp

IMPHAL, Mar 31A special health camp was held today at Mayaikoibi Mamang Leikai today.The health camp was conducted by the Urban Primary Health Centre, Sagolband under the aegis of MLA RK Imo. More than 180 individuals were examined for health related issu..

Entries called for 69th National Film Awards, 2021

IMPHAL, Mar 31National Film Development Corporation, NFDS called for entries for the 69th National Film Awards, 2021, on Friday, 31st April 2023.Like previous editions, entries are invited for Best Film Critic, Best writings on Cinema, as well as for awar..

DDK Imphal to start additional Manipuri bulletin

IMPHAL, Mar 31: Doordarshan Kendra, Imphal is going to start an additional Manipuri bulletin of 15 minutes from April 1, 2023 at 3 pm daily in addition to the existing daily Manipuri bulletin at 6:30pm. A press release by the Regional News Unit Head, DDK ..

Planned shutdown

IMPHAL, Mar 31: MSPDCL informed all the consumers of 11 KV MU Feeder that there will be a planned shutdown on April 1, 2023 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm for jungle cutting. Consumers of these feeders will not get power supply during the aforementioned hours..

Protesters storm Court demanding death penalty

Our CorrespondentBISHNUPUR, Mar 31 : Several women protesters stormed the Court of CJM Bishnupur  demanding death penalty for the accused in the murder case of Ningthoujam Ningol Heisnam (o) Asha (23) on Friday.The deceased women was allegedly killed..

IIT Indore students accorded warm welcome at Kakching

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, Mar 31 : Students and teachers of Indian Institute of Technology, Indore who are visiting the State under the "Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat" initiative were accorded a grand welcome at Library & Information Centre in Kakching..

Civic Action Programmes continue

IMPHAL, Mar 31As a part of Civic Action Programme, 10 Battalion BSF under the aegis of Dinesh Singh Rawat, DIG, SHQ BSF CI (Ops) Manipur, 10 Battalion BSF conducted welfare and development activities for the villagers at Upper Primary School, Heirok on Ma..

Villagers seek Govt's support for Makhan road expansion

IMPHAL, Mar 31Villagers of Makhan and the Makhan (Makhen) Village Authority have sought the State Government's support in the expansion work of Makhan Road which is well known for its interconnectivity to Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Regional..

Skill training conducted for street vendors

CHANDEL, Mar 31The Entrepreneurs Associates (tEA) in collaboration with Autonomous District Council, Chandel and Women Market, Chandel District organised a skill training programme for street vendors at the Women’s Market in Chandel.The programme be..

Still Covid free

IMPHAL, Mar 31 : No fresh cases of Covid in Manipur yet as 78 samples tested in the last 24 hours returned negative.The samples were sent from four districts - Jiribam (48), Kamjong (21), Imphal West (8) and Churachandpur (1). There is no change in the nu..

New college opens

KANGPOKPI, Mar 31 : Sorshia Christian College, a brand new residential college has opened its doors to students at Mapao Zingtun under Kangpokpi district and is further looking to recruit five Assistant Professors for each department.A statement issued by..

Konsakhul asks ‘tenants’ Leilon village to pack up and leave Liangmais' rally decries Mar 26 assault

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 30 : As they have forfeited the goodwill and trust of the people of the host Konsakhul village, the Leilon village must leave, said Konsakhul Village Authority today.“It is constrained to declare that Konsakhul (Kons..

Bid to preserve Loktak runs into rough water

Bid to preserve Loktak runs into rough water..

Schools closed in show of solidarity to Seigunlal

OSR/Our CorrespondentIMP/KPI, Mar 30: Condemning the killing of Seigunlal Misao and showing solidarity to the bereaved family, all private schools located in Kangpokpi district were closed today.Seigunlal Misao who was reading in Class XII at Damdei Chris..

State AAP joins pan India poster campaign

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 30 : The Aam Aadmi Party's pan India poster campaign with the slogan "Modi Hatao, Desh Bachao" was launched in Manipur today.Activity Coordinator of AAP, Manipur State Unit, Sagolsem Bankimchandra kicked off the poster cam..

King Charles grants audience to Licypriya

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 30 : Licypriya Kangujam, the 11 year old climate and environmental activist, met King Charles III of UK on Wednesday at the German Presidential Palace during her visit for the 9th Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2023.A s..

Gold biscuits seized

Our CorrespondentMOREH, Mar 30: Altogether 10 gold biscuits were seized by troops of 20th Assam Rifles at around 11 am today.On checking and frisking a two-wheeler (scooty) rider at Sibong Khudengthabi along Imphal-Moreh highway, the troops recovered 10 g..

Police crack down on Cong protesters

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 30: Police today cracked down on a group of Congress workers who were staging a protest demonstration against disqualification of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.A protest rally organised by MPCC Seva Dal started from Congres..

Cough syrup seized

IMPHAL, Mar 30: Altogether 921 bottles of cough syrup bottles labelled as DELT (containing codeine)  were seized by a team of Imphal East district police from Lamphel Sanakeithel near AG Colony, Imphal West.In the course of a search operation carried..

IJU, NPU sign MoU

IMPHAL, Mar 30: In order to tackle the common problems faced by journalists in India and Nepal collectively, a seven-point MoU has been signed between the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) and the Nepal Press Union (NPU).The MoU was signed by IJU president G..

Tanker catches fire

MOREH, Mar 30: A diesel tanker truck which was heading towards Moreh from Imphal caught fire about 2 Kms away from Sibong Khudengthabi at around 3.30 pm today.The fire started from the engine portion of the truck.On seeing the fire, water tankers of SKV&a..

7 pulled up for burning forest, felling trees

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 30: Seven individuals who were directly or indirectly involved in starting forest fires and felling trees at the surrounding hills of Kongba Maru Laiphamlen have been arrested by police.Briefing media persons at his Poromp..

Truckers assaulted

IMPHAL, Mar 30 : Five bikers physically assaulted four drivers last night around 10 o'clock at Korouhanba Oil Pump Complex located at Moidangpok.The perpetrators also snatched three mobile handsets from the drivers who were headed towards Imphal from Silc..

ATSUM lines up stir from Apr 3

Newmai News NetworkIMPHAL, MAR 30: The All Tribal Students' Union, Manipur (ATSUM) has announced today to agitate from April 3 in the hill districts of Manipur against the alleged imperious action of the incumbent Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (R..

SHA clarifies

IMPHAL, Mar 30 : Responding to a news story published by this paper yesterday regarding detection of four names of suspected outsiders in the PMJAY beneficiary list of Chanam Sandrok village, the State Health Agency has clarified that no health cards have..

Concerns raised on involvement of youths in illegal drug trade

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 30: A youth meeting cum anti drug awareness programme on the theme 'Ereichasing Mikap Thoklasi' at Manipur Press Club today.The programme was organised by Lamyanba Irawat Memorial Integrated Trust (LIMIT).Imphal East SP Ks..