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Anti-liquor protest continues unabated

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6 : Mounting pressure on the Govt to roll back the partial lifting of alcohol prohibition, the Coalition Against Drugs & Alcohol (CADA) in association with local  women's organisations staged sit-in protests acros..

Spt lad wins Rubaru Mr India Youth Icon

IMPHAL, Oct 6Banner Lanamai James from Manipur’s Senapati district won the first Rubaru Mr India Youth Icon 2022 title of the 18th edition of Rubaru Mr India 2022 championship on Wednesday.The grand finale was held at Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park..

RK Ranjan bats for Pony Conservation Policy

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6 : Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Education  Dr RK Ranjan Singh has expressed desire for the State to implement Manipuri Pony Conservation and Development Policy 2016 in letter and spirit and keep s..

CADA rejects draft Liquor Policy

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6 : Rejecting the draft Manipur Liquor Regulation Policy issued by the State Government, Coalition Against Drugs & Alcohol (CADA) has said that the draft doesn't mention any provision which i acceptable to as well as s..

CM launches Start-Up Cohort

Imphal, Oct 6 (DIPR)Chief Minister N Biren Singh today launched Start-up Cohort of Startup Manipur and XR for Start-up Roadshow today at the Imperial Hall, Classic Grande. The XR Startup program aims to accelerate India’s contribution towards buildi..

NISA building leased out?

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6: The office building of the North Imphal Sporting Association (NISA), Thangmeiband was allegedly leased to the BNB Trading.Speaking to media persons in front of NISA office, Thangmeiband DM College Gate today, NISA sub-c..

Blast rocks Ex MLA’s residence

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6: Some unidentified people attacked ex-MLA Dr Khwairakpam Loken by triggering a bomb blast at his Sega Road, Takhellambam Leikai residence this evening.According to information culled from the spot, a bomb exploded at the..

Remand for molester

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6 :  The Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Imphal West has remanded Haobam Ibomcha who was arrested on the charge of molesting a tuition going girl student to five days police custody till October 10.Meanwhile, Women..

‘Unconstitutional’

IMPHAL, Oct 6 : Former Acting Chairperson of Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) Khaidem Mani has said that the recent notification issued by the State Government to mandate approval for all books to be published on the State’s history, culture, ..

Liquor seized

JIRIBAM, Oct 6: A special mobile patrol unit of Jiribam police seized 201 boxes of Indian Made Foreign Liquor and beer while checking a truck near Leingangpokpi outpost at around 6.30 pm yesterday.The items seized by the patrol unit included 528 bottles o..

Building permission

IMPHAL, Oct 6 : Town Planning Department organised an Online Building Permission System (OBPS) in the presence of MAHUD Minister Y Khemchand  at the City Convention Centre, Imphal, today.Speaking at the event, Y Khemchand said that implementation of ..

Train hits man

JIRIBAM, Oct 6: In a very rare and unfortunate incident, a 36-year old man lost his right leg after he was hit by a train.Thongam Jekison s/o Thongam Joyraj of Kadamtala was crossing the railway track when a train coming from Silchar to Jiribam hit him at..

ACOAM Lup greets

IMPHAL, Oct 6 : All Club Organisation Association & Meira Paibi (ACOAM) Lup, Kangleipak has extended their heartiest greetings to the people of the valley and hill areas of Manipur on the occasion of Mera Hou Chongba, which falls on October 9.A statem..

Over 1 Kg heroin seized, 7 held

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6: Apart from seizure of 1.051 Kg of heroin (No 4) in two separate incidents, seven people have been arrested by police.Kakching police commandos signalled one car (Vitara Brezza) to stop for checking at the gate of Pallel..

Free Mega Health Surgical camp held

Mungchan ZimikUkhrul, Oct 6 : Lions Club of Imphal Excellence, Lions Clubs International District 322D organised a 2-days "Free Mega Health Surgical camp with Cervical Cancer screening & Eye testing" at District Hospital, Hungpung village, Ukhrul.As p..

Prize distribution ceremony conducted

Our CorrespondentSENAPATI, Oct 6 : In line with the celebration of 67th Wildlife Week, Senapati Forest Division organised a District Level Prize Distribution ceremony today at St Anthony's School, Senapati for the competitions held on September 28, 2022.C..

SBI Branch inaugurated at K Salbung

Our CorrespondentCCpur, Oct 6 : General Manager SBI NE Circle, Lunkim Thangboi and Saikot AC MLA, Paolenlal Haokip on Wednesday jointly inaugurated a new branch of the State Bank of India (SBI) at K Salbung village, Churachandpur.The launching of SBI's 55..

Cyber Jagrookta Diwas observed all over

Our Correspondent/DIOCCP/KAK/KJM, Oct 6 : District Administration Churachandpur today observed Cyber Jagrookta Diwas at DC's Conference Hall, Mini Secretariat, Tuibong.Speaking on the occasion, Thienlaljoy Gangte, ADC stated that with the exponential incr..

JAC calls off bandh

KAKCHING, Oct 6The Joint Action Committee Against Brutal Torture of Md Abdul Hakim has called off the proposed indefinite bandh on Imphal-Moreh highway today slated to begin on October 7 at 6am.In a release, the JAC informed that a meeting was held today ..

Seminar rescheduled on Oct 14

THOUBAL, Oct 6The national seminar on the theme, "Multidisciplinary Advance Research in North-Eastern India" which was to be held on October 12, 2022 has been rescheduled on October 14 due to collision with Manipur Government Colleges Students election.A ..

Keirao AC MLA calls for collective efforts to promote indigenous artforms

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6: Keirao Assembly Constituency MLA, Lourembam Rameshwor has stated that plans are underway to construct a huge Thang-Ta Hall at Keirao Bitra Khul in Imphal East district under the sponsorship of North Eastern Council (NEC..

Loud speaker campaign on migratory, resident birds flagged off

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6: Loud speaker campaign on migratory and resident birds in connection with the 67th Wildlife Week Celebration, 2022 was flagged off today from the office premises of the Divisional Forest Officer, Central Forest Division...

8th Young Leaders Connect to be held today

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6: North East Leaders Connect (NELC) is gearing up to conduct the 8th Young Leaders Connect (YLC) annual conclave at City Convention Centre, Palace Compound on October 7.This was shared by Hekani Jakalu, NELC Governing Cou..

Workshop on 'Techniques of Paper Setting and Evaluation' kicks off

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6: A 3-day workshop on 'Techniques of Paper Setting and Evaluation' for teachers of Imphal East district commenced today at Lamlong Higher Secondary School.The workshop has been organised by the Council of Higher Secondary..

Primary weavers co operative societies allege

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6: Various primary weavers co-operative societies under Manipur Apex Handloom Weavers and Handicrafts Artisans Co-operative Society Ltd (AWAS) have  accused certain individuals of misusing AWAS solely to earn money.Ng..

Jaivik India Award 2022 recipient, Chongtham Shanta felicitated

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6: Jaivik India Award 2022 recipient, Chongtham Shanta who is the Chairman of Chakhao Poireiton Organic Producer Company Ltd was felicitated by Sinsang Organic Inputs Laboratory (SOIL) yesterday.The felicitation programme ..

FIPRESCI-India calls for entries

IMPHAL, Oct 6:  International Federation of Film Critics(FIPRESCI)-India has called for entries of the Competition of Film Criticism 2022 for the Chidananda Dasgupta Memorial Award for Best Film Criticism.Entries winning the award and certificate of ..

MTDCEA appeals

IMPHAL, Oct 6Manipur Tribal Development Corporation Employees Association (MTDCEA) has appealed to the authorities concerned to enable the incumbent Chief Engineer of Manipur Tribal Development Corporation Limited (MTDC) to function properly.In a press re..

Clean India 2.0 campaign launched

BISHNUPUR, Oct 6 (DIO)District Administration Bishnupur in association with Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan Bishnupur today officially launched the month-long Clean India 2.0 Campaign in Bishnupur district.As part of the campaign, a meeting on Single Use Plas..

Efforts on to upgrade MUC to Central varsity: Sanajaoba

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6: Rajya Sabha Member Leishemba Sanajaoba has stated that maximum efforts are being invested to upgrade Manipur University of Culture (MUC) to the level of a Central university.He was speaking at the opening function of CW..

Court grants permit

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6 : Special Judge of POCSO Imphal West has approved the application filed by police to take out rape accused Laishram Ravi from judicial custody for a day for interrogation.Accused Laishram Ravi @ Nanao 42 s/o (L) Bijuli o..

One tests positive

IMPHAL, Oct 6: One Covid-19 positive was detected in the State during the last 24 hours and it took the cumulative number of positive cases to 1,39,824.The individual who has been tested positive is a resident of Imphal West district.In the meantime, one ..

CM attends video conference on natural farming

Imphal, Oct 6 (DIPR): Chief Minister N Biren Singh attended a video conference chaired by Union Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah on Natural Farming and Digital Agriculture from the Cabinet Hall, Chief Minister’s Secretariat, today.Presenting his s..

Two murder convicts get lifer

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6: Ningthoujam Kumar and Ningthoujam Yaima, both belonging to Thanga Karang Chingjeng have been sentenced to life imprisonment in connection with the murder of Wahengbam Laksha Singh.The Court of Session Judge, Bishnupur c..

Seven from Manipur in India's 21-member squad for FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

BHUBANESWAR, Oct 5At least 7 players from Manipur have been named in the 21 member Indian squad for the FIFA U-17 women's World Cup, scheduled to begin in the country from October 11.Five of the seven players from Manipur, ply their trade for Young Welfar..

One pulled up for molesting student

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5: A married man who molested a tuition going girl somewhere under the jurisdiction of Imphal police station has been arrested by Imphal West district police today.Soon after the act of molestation which was captured in a ..

Now canned Pengba, Ngaton launched

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5 : Lemlei Enterprise has launched canned fish of two varieties, namely, Osteobrama belangeri (Pengba) and Bangana dero (Ngaton) at an event held at North AOC today.Khumanthem Rakesh (31), the entrepreneur behind Lemlei En..

Follow traffic rules, DTO urges

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5 : District Transport Officer, Imphal West Thiyam Dinachandra has appealed to all public transport service providers to follow  traffic rules and park their vehicles at appropriate space to reduce crash risk and traf..

RTI to check corruption stressed

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5 : The Right to Information Week celebration began today at the conference hall of SCERT at  Lamphel, today.As a part of the weeklong celebration being organised by Manipur Information Commission (MIC),  a State..

Best photography

IMPHAL, Oct 5 : Laishram Shamungou Singh of The Sangai Express has been declared winner of the State Level Wildlife Photography Competition 2022.The competition was held on the theme ‘Keystone Species’ as a part of the 67th Wildlife Week celeb..

Delimitation for ADC polls to be completed soon, says Letpao

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5: The State Government has been working hard to complete the process of delimitation so that election to the 10 ADCs can be held at the earliest, said Tribal Affairs and Hills Minister Letpao Haokip.Notably, there were on..

RSS observes Vijayadashmi Utsav

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Imphal Nagar observed Vijayadashmi Utsav 2022 at Dharmalaya Community Hall, Brahmapur Nahabam in connection with the foundation day of RSS.Speaking on the occasion, Akhil Bharatiya..

GSI team to survey Marangching

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5: A team of the Geological Survey of India (GSI) would carry out a survey at Marangching area of Noney district on October 6 and 7 which was devastated by a tragic landslide in the intervening night of June 29 and 30 this..

Teachers' Day

IMPHAL, Oct 5 : Education Minister Th Basanta Kumar Singh has extended his warm greetings to the people on the occasion of World Teachers' Day, which falls on October 5.In a statement, Th Basanta Kumar Singh shared that the theme for this year's World Tea..

Govt issues draft Liquor Policy Series of don'ts listed

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5 : Amid strong opposition by a section of people against lifting prohibition, the State Government has issued a draft Manipur Liquor Regulation Policy to regulate the sale and manufacture of liquor in the State.Prepared w..

Driver assaulted, JAC warns bandh

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 5: Driver of one passenger van (Eeco) which plies on Imphal-Moreh highway was brutally assaulted by some armed persons for refusing to give them Rs 100.Meanwhile, fellow drivers have warned of indefinite bandh on Imphal-Moreh..

CM inaugurates

Imphal, Oct 5 (DIPR): Chief Minister N Biren Singh inaugurated two open gyms for public including one at Cheirao Ching, Thangmeiband, Imphal West and another at Marjing Polo Complex, Heingang, Imphal East today.The open gyms were installed under the Chief..

ST demand continues

IMPHAL, Oct 5 : Raising demand to grant  Scheduled Tribe (ST) tag to Meetei/Meitei, several women vendors staged a sit-in protest at Pishum Keithel today.During the protest demonstration staged under the aegis of Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee, Man..

Kwak Tanba

IMPHAL, Oct 5 : Uttra Sanglen, Sana Konung, Sanamahi Temple Board and Shree Govindajee Temple Board performed Kwak Tanba ceremony in the presence of Rajya Sabha MP Leisemba Sanajaoba at Wangkhei Angom Leikai, today.The ceremony opened by Maichou Purel was..

Air passenger dies

IMPHAL, Oct 5 : A passenger onboard a Delhi to Imphal Indigo flight passed away after losing consciousness during the flight this morning around 9.30.According to reliable sources, the individual in question has been identified as Jacob (23) from Shangchi..

67th Wildlife Week celebrated

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 5 : Thoubal Forest Division in association with Joint Forest Management Committee (JFMC) Tentha today observed the 67th Wildlife Week at Tentha High School under the theme, "Future of wildlife in our hands".It was attended by..

RAUCO warns of agitation

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 5 : Rural Area's United Club Organization (RAUCO) has appealed to the authorities concerned to repair the road stretch from Ushoipokpi to Lilong Turel Ahanbi Belly Bridge in Thoubal district by October 10 and warned of agitat..

28th Annual Assembly cum Foundation Day of NWU held

Our CorrespondentNONEY, Oct 5 : The 28th Annual Assembly cum Foundation Day of Naga Women's Union (NWU) was held today at Longmai Auditorium Hall, Longmai-3, Noney district.During the programme hosted by Rongmei Naga Luh Phwam Manipur (RNLPM), LM Tabitha,..

Office bearers elected

IMPHAL, Oct 5The General Assembly cum Election of Khongsai Students' Organisation General Headquarters was held today at Pu Enjakhup Hall, Khongsai Veng, Imphal.During the event, new office bearers of Khongsai Students' Organisation were elected for the t..

Kuki CSOs clarify

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 5 : Kuki civil society organisations of Kamjong district have conveyed their stance over the newly formed Kuki militant outfit, Kuki People's Revolutionary Front (KPRF).Eastern Kuki Chiefs' Association (EKCA), South Eastern..

World Suicide Prevention Day observed

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, Oct 5 : District Health Society, District Mental Health Programme Tengnoupal today observed the 20th World Suicide Prevention Day at Khangshim Village Community Hall under Machi Block, Tengnoupal district.The programme conducted..

Zonal Level Science Seminar held

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 5 : Science Unit, Directorate of Education (School) in association with Zonal Education Office Zone-III Thoubal, Government of Manipur today organised the 42nd District/Zonal Level Science Seminar-2022 at Chaoyaima Higher Sec..

Benefits of natural farming highlighted

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5: A farmers' sensitization programme on natural farming cum distribution of agricultural equipment and seeds was held at Rajarshi Bhagyachandra Skill Development Centre today.The programme was jointly organised by the Cen..

Befitting tribute paid to Comrade Moirangthem Ibohal

IMPHAL, Oct 5A State level condolence meeting was held today at Irabot Bhawan today to mourn the demise of eminent leader Comrade Moirangthem Ibohal popularly called as 'MI' who passed away on October 3.The condolence meeting was organised by Manipur Stat..

Mid-day meal workers raise charter of demands

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5: The 4th conference of All Manipur Mid-day Meal Workers Union was held today at the hall of Rupmahal Theatre.The event was attended by Kshetrimayum Santa, secretary, CITU, Manipur; Maibam Loidang  Devi, founder pres..

Teja MLR Auto showroom inaugurated

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5: A new showroom of  the renowned company 'Teja MLR Auto' which produces a range of Teja autorickshaws was inaugurated today at Ghari Makha Leikai.Managing Director of Raj Medicity, Haobijam Rajen inaugurated the sho..

CADA continues protest

IMPHAL, Oct 5The Coalition Against Drugs & Alcohol (CADA) staged sit-in-protests in various places today in continuation of their agitation demanding the State Government to roll back the decision to lift prohibition on alcohol.At Wabagai in Kakching ..

Rescued snakes, turtles released in wild

IMPHAL, Oct 5On the occasion of World Animal Day 2022 and the foundation day of People for Animals (PFA) Manipur, seven monocled cobra, a copper headed trinket snake and three Malayan Box turtle were released in Keibul Lamjao National Park yesterday.The r..

World Teachers' Day observed

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5: World Teachers' Day was observed at Ima Chingjroibi Laibung at Khurai Konsam Leikai today.The programme was organised by Lions Club of Imphal Galaxy and Thaba Foundation, Khurai Konsam Leikai.Lions Club of Imphal Galaxy..

Power outage

IMPHAL, Oct 5Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) in a press note informed to all consumers concerned of the area covered by 100 KVA Sangaiprou Maning Leikai that the said transformer insulation is found burnt and damaged.Therefore th..

'Khori Keithel Kaba' held

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5: 'Khori Keithel Kaba' ceremony was carried out today at Lamlong Keithel with the objective of safeguarding the dying identity and tradition of indigenous Keithel (market place).The ceremony was led by seven elderly mothe..

Five test positive

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5 : At least five persons tested positive for COVID-19 while testing  195 samples in the last 24 hours, registering a single day positivity rate of  2.5 per cent.The five cases were reported from Imphal East (2),..

Durga Puja Festival celebrated

Our CorrespondentNONEY, Oct 5 : As celebrated across the globe, Durga Puja Festival Committee Noney celebrated the Durga Puja festival at Longmai Bazar Community Hall with pomp and show.On the final day of the festival, hundreds of people came to particip..

Biswajit urges

IMPHAL, Oct 5 : Agriculture Minister Thongam Biswajit has appealed to all concerned to avoid building structures at paddy fields and wetlands.Speaking to media persons at his office at the North Block of Manipur Secretariat during a review meeting of the ..

CM flags off 12 GPS fitted patrol vehicles ‘Guidelines for legalising liquor nearing completion’

Imphal, Oct 4 (DIPR)Chief Minister N Biren Singh flagged off 12 GPS enabled highway patrol vehicles from the western gate of the Chief Minister’s Secretariat today. The patrol vehicles flagged off today, under phase-III, included 3 for Tamenglong di..

MCSCCE 2016 Adhere to SC judgment, suggests TSA

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 4 : The Thadou Students' Association (GHQ) has called upon the State Government to ensure complete adherence to the landmark judgment passed by the Supreme Court in connection with the Manipur Civil Services Combined Compet..

Drug pusher held with brown sugar

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 4 : A team of Imphal police arrested one drug smuggler along with 630 gram of brown sugar worth around Rs 9 lakh  in the local market from North AOC, today at around 8.30 am.The person has been identified as Md Fariju..

Youth leader

IMPHAL, Oct 4 : Ms Sophia Sahania, d/o of Md Anawar Ali of Irong Chasaba in Thoubal district represented the State in paying homage to the National leaders at Parliament House on October 2 as a part of ‘Participation of Youth of our country in payin..

Urea seized

IMPHAL, Oct 4 : Bishnupur commandos detained two trucks laden with 600 bags of urea near Bishnupur police station on October 1.The trucks were heading toward Churachandpur from the Government godown at Lamphel.Bishnupur commandos handed over the  tru..

First sitting

IMPHAL, Oct 4 : Committee of Civil Societies Kangleipak (CCSK) is all set to observe a commemorative programme to  recall the first Assembly sitting of an "independent" Manipur on October 18, 1948 on 18th of this month.Speaking to media persons at Ne..

Suspect in rape, murder case remanded

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 4: Special Judge, POCSO Imphal East remanded a 47 year old suspect to seven days police custody in connection with the rape and murder of a minor girl on September 29 in a rubber farm located at Balijuri, Kashimpur, Jiriba..

First convocation of IIIT students held Low enrolment of local students concerns Minister

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 4 : Education Minister Thounaojam Basanta Singh has expressed concern over the low rate of enrolment of local students at Indian Institute of Information Technology, (IIIT), Manipur.He said that the majority of the student..

Nexa Grand Vitara launched

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 4 : A new addition in the Maruti Suzuki line-up, Nexa Grand Vitara was launched today at Nexa Showroom (Eastern Motors) in Chingmeirong.The new SUV is powered by Suzuki's K-series 1.5-litre Dual Jet Dual VVT engine, produc..

Comrade Moirangthem Ibohal condoled

IMPHAL, Oct 4Many have condoled the demise of Comrade Moirangthem Ibohal popularly known as 'MI', a close associate of Lamyanba Hijam Irabot.A condolence meeting was held at the residence of Comrade Santa at Top Mayai Leikai in Kshetrigao AC today organis..

Cordon and search operation conducted

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 4: A Team of Imphal West Commandos detained five persons who failed to produce their proper verification identity proofs during a surprise cordon and search operation carried out at Thangal Bazar today.The surprise cordon ..

Two more cases added

IMPHAL, Oct 4: The number of COVID-19 active cases in the State is now at 11 as 2 more fresh cases were added during the last 24 hours while no individuals were discharged today.The new cases, all from the general population, were reported from Imphal Wes..

Integrated communication and outreach program with two-day photo exhibition commences at DBHSS, Maram

Our CorrespondentSENAPATI, Oct 4: The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Central Bureau of Communication, Field Office: Senapati, Manipur organised an integrated communication and outreach program with two photo exhibition on "Azadi Ka Amrit Maho..

Free health camp at Khamsom village concludes

Our CorrespondentSENAPATI, Oct 4: A free of cost two-day voluntary medical camp conducted by HiManipur (Humane Initiatives, Manipur) at Khamsom village in Senapati district as part of their widespread voluntary services in aid of humanity came to a close ..

One-day awareness program on horticulture, production and its impact in hill areas organised

Our CorrespondentNONEY, Oct 4: A one-day awareness program on horticulture, production and its impact in hill areas was held today at Multipurpose Hall, Tengkonjang Longmai- Part-III, Noney District HQ.The awareness program was organised by Manipur State ..

USYC, SGVYO embarks on 'Clean Imphal River Campaign'

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 4: The United Saparmeina Youth Club and Saitu-Gamphazol Village Youth Organization embarked on a mission to clean the Imphal River at Saparmeina today as part of 'Clean Imphal River Campaign'.Notably, the campaign is an ini..

HTC, Moreh extends gratitude

TENGNOUPAL, Oct 4The Hill Tribal Council, Moreh Sub-Division, Tengnoupal district has extended its gratitude to the Malaria Department led by the Chief Medical officer, tengnoupal district for undertaking preventive measures following the spread of Dengue..

Benefits of beekeeping highlighted

By Our Staff ReporterKANGPOKPI, Oct 4: One day training cum interaction programme on scientific methods of Beekeeping for doubling of farmers' income was held today at Kangchup Chiru village in Kangpokpi district today.The programme was organised by Actio..

CADA, FESOK condemn

IMPHAL, Oct 4Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol (CADA) condemned the show cause notice served on Assistant Professor Dr N Sanatomba of Manipuri Department, Manipur University for sharing his opinion on the Government's decision to legalise liquor in the ..

Thongkholet Mate felicitated

IMPHAL, Oct 4A felicitation ceremony of Thongkholet Mate, s/o Late Naamjan Mate of Sahomphai Village, Sugnu who recently became 1st Manipuri Regional Officer, CBSE Regional Office Guwahati today at Classic Grande, Chingmeirong.The ceremony was organised b..

One day workshop on syllabus of 4 years UG courses held

CHANDEL, Oct 4A one day workshop on "Syllabus for four years Undergraduate (B.A./B.Sc.) Course" was held today at the Science Seminar Hall of United College, Lambung, Chandel.The workshop was organised by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of the ..

Kwak Tanba

IMPHAL, Oct 4: Uttra Shanglen, Sana Konung in a press release has informed that Kwak Tanba ritual of Sana Konung will be held tomorrow at 2.30 pm at Wal community hall at Wangkhei Angom Leikai...

Anti-liquor protest continues unabated with CADA leading the way Nupi Samaj sets Oct 10 deadline for Govt to respond

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 3 : Even as sit-in protests were staged at different places today demanding the revocation of Cabinet's decision to legalise liquor in the State, the All Manipur Women’s Social Reformation and Development Samaj (Nupi..

Free students call raised

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 3: Five student organisations have appealed the Government to release the students of Imphal College arrested by the police without any conditions.A joint statement signed by representatives of AIMS, AMSU, DESAM, KSA and M..

Tamei bus skids triggering concern

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 3: More than fifty passengers and the crew of a Tamei bound bus had a lucky escape this morning when the vehicle skidded off the road.According to the IT Road Joint Monitoring Development Committee (JMDC) no passengers or c..

STDCM urges CM to show political will

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 3 : A public on the demand for inclusion of Meitei/Meetei in ST category was held today at Top Moirangkampu Khewa Keithel, Imphal East under the aegis of STDCM.Ananda Singh Higher Secondary School ex-Principal L Shyamsunde..

Mapao Zingsho to host ‘Clean Village’ fest

Kangpokpi, Oct 3 Mapao Zingsho, a small village of 145 households situated at the foothills of Sadar Hills, Kangpokpi district, situated 18 kms away from Imphal is set to host a Clean Village festival from October 11 to 14.The village, known for its clean..

Four handmade textiles from NE India make it to UNESCO report Lasing Phee, Saphee Lanphee find mention

GUWAHATI, Oct 3 Four handmade traditional textiles from North East India have found a mention in a UNESCO report titled ‘Handmade for the 21st Century: Safeguarding Traditional Indian Textiles’.The report is a representative sample of 50 India..

NSCN-K (YA) claims hand in blast

Our CorrespondentSenapati, Oct 3: The militant outfit NSCN-K(YA) has claimed responsibility for the bomb attack that took place at the office of the Chief Medical Officer, Senapati on September 30 night.The publicity secretary, Shepoumaramth region, NSCN-..

LEIKOL foundation day

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 3: The 22nd foundation day of Leimarol Khorjeikol (LEIKOL) and the 100th birth anniversary of MK Binodini was observed today at Manipur Press Club.The event was attended by Lamlai AC MLA Kh Ibomcha and president of LEIKOL ..

Comrade Ibohal expires

IMPHAL, Oct 3 : Comrade Moirangthem Ibohal who served as the commander-in-chief of Lamyanba Hijam Irabot’s Red Guard expired this morning at his residence at Top Khongnangkhong, Imphal East.Comrade Moirangthem Ibohal was closely associated with Lamy..