Imphal to host Femina Miss India grand finale

IMPHAL, Nov 17 (DIPR)For the first time in the entire North East India, Imphal would host the grand finale of Femina Miss India in April 2023.A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between the Department of Tourism, Government of Manipur and..

Register to be included in electoral rolls : CEO

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 17: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Rajesh Agrawal has reiterated that persons who will be attaining the age of 18 on and between January 1, 2023 and October 1, 2023 are eligible for registration in the electoral rolls.He wa..

Check unauthenticated news outlets : Ranjan

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 17: There is a need to regulate and check pages and channels posing as news outlets on social media platforms, said Information Minister Dr Sapam Ranjan today.He made the statement during an award distribution ceremony hel..

Laikon UP School gives thrust to extracurricular activities

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 17 : Under the firm conviction that education is not just academic knowledge, the Laikon Upper Primary School at Kongba Makha Nandeibam Leikai has begun taking formal classes on certain extracurricular activities such as t..

Keithel Store branch opened at Goa

Imphal,  Nov 17 (DIPR)Chief Minister N Biren Singh inaugurated a Keithel Store branch at Mapusa, Goa today through video conferencing. Keithel Store is an exclusive store of Manipur under an initiative of Pann Corporation, Pune.Following the inaugura..

ELNCA highlights scourge of influx

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 17: Highlighting the scourge of influx, the Eastern Liangmai Naga Chiefs/Chairmen Association (ELNCA) has urged the State Government to wake up to the situation and do the needful.Influx of illegal immigrants from Myanmar ..

PREPAK refutes, ridicules

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 17: The proscribed PREPAK has refuted any connection whatsoever between the outfit and those men who surrendered to the Government in the name of the outfit yesterday.The outfit, in a statement issued by its department of ..

Further probe unearths 1.8 Kg of drugs

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 17: Further investigation into a recent arrest of two peddlers along with  brown sugar worth lakhs has led to recovery of over 1.8 kilograms of the same drug at Singngat today.Singngat police discovered the drugs hidd..

Fish Mela on Emoinu lined up

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 17:  On January 3 Emoinu next year, the Fisheries Department will hold a fish mela, said Heikham Dingo today.The Fisheries Minister informed this during a press meet held at his office at Secretariat North Block.Notab..

SPDPO miffed

IMPHAL, Nov 17: The State Platform of Disabled People’s Organisations (SPDPO) is miffed with the Government for not providing a single stall for differently abled persons at the Manipur Sangai Festival. This is inspite of appeals they made, it said...

7 yrs RI for rapist

IMPHAL, Nov 17: A 24-year old man convicted of rape has been sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment and slapped a fie of Rs 10,000 under Section 4 of POCSO Act.The sentence was passed by Salam Imocha, Special Judge, Fast Track Special Court Number..

Manipur at IITF

Imphal, Nov 17 (DIPR): Textiles, Commerce & Industries Minister Nemcha Kipgen has hailed Manipur as an epitome of ‘unity and diversity’ which is home to 34 different tribes speaking different languages and dialects with distinct culture an..

Swines killed

IMPHAL, Nov 17: Outbreak of an unconfirmed disease has killed swines at Langol Langthungching area Kangpokpi district, sources said.Since the beginning of the first week of November, a total of 38 swines have fallen ill and died of the unknown disease.One..

School hours

IMPHAL, Nov 17: School hours of all State Government, aided and private schools across the State shall start from 9 am (in place of 8 am) with effect from November 21 till January 31, 2023, and the closing time shall be proportionately extended by one hou..

No new case

IMPHAL, Nov 17: The cumulative number of Covid-19 positive cases and the death toll remain unchanged at 1,39,904 and 2149 respectively as there is neither any report of new positive cases nor Covid related death during the last 24 hours.  There is al..

INWU silver jubilee celebration concludes

Our CorrespondentNONEY, Nov 17 : The 2-days long Silver Jubilee celebration of Inpui Naga Women's (INWU) concluded today at Nungtek-1 village under the theme, "Weaving Dreams and Dignity".The celebration began with Jubilee Hall dedication & flag hoist..

Kpi Police begins crackdown on risky bus rides

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Nov 17 : People travelling on roof-tops of buses, including students with their school uniform, have become a common sight along National Highway 2.In a blatant violation of traffic rules, private buses plying along NH-2 from K..

Doctors' protest continues

BISHNUPUR, Nov 17 : Donning black badges while on duty, doctors of Chandel district staged a sit-in-protest at Chandel District Hospital Complex today.The protest was staged in support of the demands raised by All Manipur Health Services Doctors' Associat..

ADC Sadar Hills, Chandel issue instructions

Our CorrespondentCHD/KPI, Nov 17 : The District Council Administration, Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Kangpokpi has  issued instructions and clarifications in regard to the recruitment of vacant posts in various departments.Chief Executive ..

Winners of JNN award announced

Our CorrespondentJIRIBAM, Nov 17 : As a part of the 18th Foundation Day celebration of Jiri News Network, JNN Award Jury Committee co-convenor, N Bidyananda Singh today announced the winners of the biennial awards given to media persons by Jiri News Netwo..

Planned shutdown

IMPHAL, Nov 17MSPDCL has informed all the consumers of 11KV Malom feeder that there will be a planned shutdown on November 18, 2022 from 11:00am to 3:00 pm for jungle cutting. Consumers of the feeder will not get power supply during said hours...

Cordon and search operation intensifies ahead of Sangai Festival

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 17: Teams of Imphal West District Commando and Bishnupur Commando conducted intensified cordon and house to house search operation in their respective districts today.The search operations have been conducted as a part of ..

MSCW organises interactive programme

IMPHAL, Nov 17Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW) has organised an interactive meeting of all One Stop Centre, Swadhar Greh and Women Help Line (WHL) in Manipur with MSCW today at Kombirei Hall, DC Office complex, Imphal West, Lamphelpat.A press rel..

'Labour Department is trying to provide due benefits to students before Christmas'

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 17: Manipur Building & Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board Chairperson K Saratkumar has asserted that the Labour Department is making efforts to give out benefits to students before Christmas.  The Cha..

Protest staged demanding boundary dispute settlement

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 17: A sit-in protest was staged at Nongshum in Imphal East district yesterday demanding the settlement of the boundary dispute between Imphal East district and Kangpokpi district, Sadar Hills region.The sit-in protest was ..

Cultural event 'Vedaoyu Niih' conducted

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 17: Poumai Naga Union, Imphal organised a cultural programme cum get together titled 'Vedaoyu Niih' under the theme 'Identity with one Culture' at Tribal Research Institute (TRI), Chingmeirong.The programme was graced by S..

31 UG cadres lay down arms before Govt

Imphal, Nov 16 (DIPR)A ‘homecoming ceremony’ for 31 cadres of different UG groups was held today at the Banquet Hall of 1st Battalion Manipur Rifles with Chief Minister N Biren Singh as chief guest.The 31 cadres who surrendered to the State in..

Manipur doffs hat to fourth estate on National Press DayIPR Minister calls for ‘responsible reporting’

Imphal, Nov 16 (DIPR)National Press Day 2022 was observed at Palace Auditorium, MSFDS, Palace Gate, Imphal today under the aegis of the Department of Information & Public Relations.A seminar on “Media’s Role in Nation Building” was a..

MLA Nishikant reiterates commitment

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 16 : As assured in the run up to the recent Manipur Legislative Assembly elections, Keishamthong AC MLA Nishikant Singh Sapam has reiterated his commitment to maintain transparency in keeping the account of Local Area Deve..

Two more MLAs back ST demand

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 16 : In a major boost to the STDCM’s campaign for granting recognition to the Meitei/Meetei community as a Scheduled Tribe, two more MLAs have come out in support of the demand.Teams of STDCM visited Lamsang AC MLA S..

To air stand against ST demand of STDCM ATSUM team leaves for Delhi

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 16 : A team of the All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) has gone to Delhi today to meet Central Government leaders to highlight some of the issues including the matter of enlisting Meiteis/Meeteis in the ST cat..

Another 2021 ambush accused arrested

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 16 : A team of NIA Imphal Branch arrested another active member of Manipur Naga Peoples' front (MNPF) carrying Rs four lakh reward for his alleged involvement in the November 13, 2021 ambush which killed a Commanding ..

ADC delimitation likely to be finalised soon: HAC Chairman ADC Bill (2022) discussed

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 16: Informing that the process of delimitation of ADC Constituencies would be finalised soon, Hill Areas Committee (HAC) Chairman Dinganglung (Dipu) Gangmei has exuded confidence that the ADC election would be held certain..

Ex-ADC Members body back ATSUM stand on ST demand

Newmai News NetworkIMPHAL, Nov 16 : Former members of Autonomous District Councils (ADC) of Manipur, in a joint meeting today in Imphal, took three important resolutions. The joint meeting was held under the aegis of Ex-ADC Members' Forum, Manipur, accord..

CCpur all set

CCpur, Nov 16 (DIO) : Churachandpur district is all set to host a spectacular show for the Sangai Festival, said Deputy Commissioner Sharath Chandra Arroju.Addressing a press meet today at his office chamber, Sharath Chandra Arroju said that the District ..

Search Ops

Search OpsIMPHAL, Nov 16 : As the much anticipated Sangai Festival  gets closer, the State police continue to carry out cordon and search operations at different locations to ensure smooth conduct of the tourism festival.Today, Imphal West and Bishnu..

One tests positive

IMPHAL, Nov 16: The State logged a daily positivity rate of 0.8 per cent today as one resident of Churachandpur was confirmed positive out of 120 samples tested 19 during the last 24 hours.Thus the cumulative number of positive cases has risen to 1,39,904..

30th Annual Conference of Rikhumai Taphou Women Society held

Our CorrespondentSenapati, Nov 16 : The 30th Annual Conference of Rikhumai Taphou Women Society was  held today at Old Church Complex under the theme, "Women's role in shaping the present-day world".The annual conference was attended by Solomon Arow,..

Cleanliness drive conducted

Our CorrespondentTENGNOUPAL, Nov 16 : Khujailok and Lailok River Environment Protection Committee Moreh in collaboration with Eastern Shine School and Gateway International School carried out a one-day cleanliness drive at Khujailok river bank under the t..

ATSUM urges Director Edu(S) to reconsider examination schedule

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Nov 16 : The All Tribal Students' Union Manipur (ATSUM) has apprised the Director, Education(S), Government of Manipur to retained the Class I to IX examination schedule as normally followed in the previous academic sessions.It..

Tamenglong DC chairs DLOs meet

TAMENGLONG, Nov 16 (DIPR) : In view of the upcoming Orange Festival which is scheduled to be held on December 17-19, Deputy Commissioner Tamenglong, Pawan Kimar today chaired a District Level Officers' (DLO) meeting at Mini Secretariat Tamenglong District..

INWU celebrates silver jubilee

Our CorrespondentNONEY, Nov 16 : The Silver Jubilee celebration of Inpui Naga Women's Union (INWU) began today at Nungtek Part-I under the theme, "Weaving Dreams and Dignity".It was attended by Meikhemlu Khumba, first convenor INWU and Bt John, Paangkrian..

25 KV Transformer installed at Chingai PHC

Mungchan ZimikUkhrul, Nov 16 : A 25 KV Transformer was installed today at Chingai PHC, Ukhrul under the initiative of Mataimi Vanyuin Bou, representative of Sub-Division Development Monitoring Mission (SDDMM), Chingai Block.According to Mataimi, SDDMM alo..

One Stop Centre, Kamjong celebrates 3rd foundation day; SDO highlights objectives of OSC

KAMJONG, Nov 16 (DIPR)The 3rd foundation day of Sakhi-One Stop Centre (OSC), an initiative sponsored by the Ministry of Women and Child Welfare (MWCD), was celebrated today at Leiyatang village, Kamjong Headquarters. An awareness programme on the topic &#..

Protest staged

IMPHAL, Nov 16In continuation of their protest demanding the rollback of alcohol legalisation in the State, the Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol staged a sit-in protest at Wangkhei Angom Leikai today.According to a press release issued by CADA, the pro..

Guardians allege irregularities in Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya Narendrapur entrance test

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 16: Guardians of Ramakrishna Mission School Entrance Test Appearing Students have drawn the attention of relevant authorities alleging irregularities in the written entrance examination of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya Nar..

Free Heart Disease Screening Camp conducted

IMPHAL, Nov 16A one-day “Free Heart Disease Screening Camp” for children (0–18 years) was jointly organized by Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) National Health Mission (NHM) Mizoram and Shija Hospitals & Research Institute, Im..

COHSEM notifies

IMPHAL, Nov 16The Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur (COHSEM) has notified to all Principals concerned of the Colleges and Higher Secondary School under the Council that the prepared Registration Certificates of 2023 along with the Statement fo..

MSFDS to partially sponsor 3 delegates of Manipur for IFFI, Goa

IMPHAL, Nov 16Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS) has selected three individuals for partial sponsorship by MSFDS, for attending the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held at Goa from November 21 to 28, 2022.The selected indivi..

Planned shutdown

IMPHAL, Nov 16: MSPDCL has informed all concerned that there will be a shutdown of 11KV Uripok feeder on November 18, 2022 from 10am to 4pm for jungle cutting along the feeder. Therefore, Uripok areas will not get power supply on this day during the afore..

BJP Manipur Pradesh condoles

IMPHAL, Nov 16A condolence meeting was held today to condole the sudden demise of P Shashikanta Singh, Convenor, Intellectual Cell, BJP, Manipur Pradesh at Thambal Sanglen, State BJP Office, Nityaipat Chuthek.A Sharda Devi, State president BJP, Manipur Pr..

Phurailatpam Brajanaran Sharma condoled

IMPHAL, Nov 16Many have condoled the demise of Phurailatpam Brajanaran Sharma, a pioneer of Theatre in Thoubal district side and founder secretary of South Eastern Manipur Artistes'  Association (SEMAA).Phurailatpam Brajanaran Sharma passed away on N..

Consumers’ Club 'catches' two non locals dealing in 'fake Surf Excel' biz

By Our Staff ReporterImphal, Nov 16 : Volunteers of Consumers’ Club, Manipur (CCM) rounded up two non Manipuris for selling 'fake' detergent brought from Kolkata as a branded product today.The two non Manipuris have been identified as Sanjoy Roy and..

Biswajit launches Krishi Mela

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 16 :  Agriculture Minister Thongam Biswajit launched a 4-day State Level Krishi Mela 2022 at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen, Palace Ground, Imphal today.The event under the theme “Transforming Agriculture”..

Printing Press will survive : WPCF

IMPHAL, Nov 16: Printing Press has survived and will continue to survive in spite of growing internet and digital advancement, said president of the World Print and Communication Forum (WPCF), Professor Kamal Mohan Chopra.Since the invention of the printi..

KSO, ZSF issue conditions for ADC recruitment

CCpur, Nov 16 : While welcoming the move of the State Government to hold a recruitment drive for ADC, the Kuki Students Organization (KSO) and Zomi Students Federation (ZSF) have issued a joint statement placing several conditions to consider before going..

Govt envisages Nilakuthi Urban Haat as hub of handloom and handicraft

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 16 : Lamlai AC MLA Khongbantabam Ibomcha has categorically stated that the Government is preparing to make the Urban Haat at Nilakuthi as a hub of handloom and handicraft items.The MLA is also the Chairman of Manipur Handl..

PNU condemns burning of excavator

Senapati, Nov 16 : Poumai Naga Union (PNU), apex civil body of Poumai community has come out strongly against the torching of an excavator belonging to NHIDCL at Liyai Khunou along NH-101/A on the night of November 11 last.PNU along with PNM and PNTM made..

CM reviews Sangai Fest preparations

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 14: Chief Minister N Biren today presided a review meeting of the preparations being made for Manipur Sangai Festival 2022 which starts from November 21.The festival aimed at promoting the State’s tourism potential w..

Sexual assault of minor girl : Long arm of law catches up after 21 years One gets 12 yrs RI, another convicted

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 14: While a 46-year old man has been sentenced to 12 years of rigorous imprisonment, a 22-year old youth has been convicted in two separate cases of sexual assault against minor girls.    Monalisa Maibam, Ad..

7th Amur Falcon Festival celebrated in Tamenglong Tml comes alive to save wildlife call

TAMENGLONG, Nov 14 The 7th edition of the Amur Falcon Festival aimed at conservation and promotion of the migratory bird was celebrated at Tamenglong district today.The festival at Multipurpose Hall, Tamenglong was organised by Tamenglong Forest Division ..

Govt committed to development of tribals : Governor

IMPHAL, Nov 14 (DIPR)Governor La Ganesan has reiterated that the Government is committed to all round development of tribals in the country.He was speaking as chief guest at the inaugural session of a one day National Conference on Tribal Heroes in India&..

Children’s Day evokes mixed feelings among Govt school students Give us our due : Heirangoithong HS

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 14: Even as the country observed Children’s Day on the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru today, students of Heirangoithong High School had one wish--attention of the Gove..

MYFA decries marginalisation of Manipuri community

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 14: The Manipuri Youth Front Assam (MYFA) has decried the alleged marginalisation and victimisation of Manipuri community by the Government of Assam in the neighbouring State.Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club..

Charge sheet submitted

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 14: A charge sheet has been submitted against 41 years old Md Jabir Khan, Rifleman of 8th Manipur Rifles for allegedly molesting  a minor girl on June 10, 2022.The charge sheet was submitted by the Investigating Offic..

MPCC observes Nehru’s birth anniv

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 14: India is now emerging as a powerful country in the world as a result of the solid foundation laid by the country’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, claimed Congress Legislature Party leader and forme..

MANAS Cell launched

IMPHAL, Nov 14 (DIPR): Health Minister Dr Sapam Ranjan Singh has launched State Tele MANAS Cell, as a part of the National Tele Mental Health Program today.Tele MANAS stands for Tele Mental Health Assistance and Networking Across States. It aims to provid..

2 cases logged

IMPHAL, Nov 14: The State’s cumulative number of Covid-19 positive cases has risen to 1,39,903 after two residents of Imphal East and Senapati were confirmed positive out of 126 samples tested for the virus during the last 24 hours, implying a daily..

Children’s Day

IMPHAL, Nov 14: Pointing out that the future of Manipur lies in the hands of children, Additional Chief Secretary P Vaiphei has highlighted the significance of Children’s Day.A State level Children’s Day function was held at the Iboyaima Shuma..

ATM break in

IMPHAL, Nov 14: A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly breaking into an ATM booth located near Manipur University main gate yesterday.While the arrested youth has been identified as Phundreimayum Najir Khan of Lilong Haoreibi Turel Ahanbi, police ar..

Court sanctions custodial interrogation

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 14: The Special Judge, NIA Manipur today accepted an application filed by the Chief Investigation Officer, NIA Imphal Branch for custodial interrogation of one Khangembam Sanjoy alias Athoi in connection with a case re-reg..

Manipur International Textile Expo 2022 concludes

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 14: Power Minister Thongam Biswajit has underscored the progress of Manipur in the handloom and handicrafts sector.He was speaking as the chief guest at the valedictory ceremony of Manipur International Textile Expo (MANIT..

One sent to judicial custody

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 14: The Court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate Imphal East has remanded Md Mansoor Alam (41), self styled president of Anti Corruption Foundation of India to judicial custody till November 28.He was produced before the Cou..

69th All India Cooperative Week CelebrationCooperation Minister Nemcha Kipgen makes clarion call for strengthening cooperative movement in Manipur

DIPR/OSRIMPHAL, Nov 14: Manipur Cooperation Minister Nemcha Kipgen today inaugurated the 69th All India Cooperative Week Celebration, 2022 held at Cooperative Complex, Lamphelpat under the theme 'India @75: Growth of Cooperatives and Future Ahead' and top..

4th Rajarshi Bhagyachandra Drama Festival 2021-2022 kicks offKaram Shyam calls for promotion of declining dramatic arts

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 14: Langthabal Constituency MLA Karam Shyam has called upon drama experts to discuss the decline of the dramatic arts and elevate its position.The MLA made the statement while speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the 4..

National Pedodontist Day celebrated

IMPHAL, Nov 14The National Pedodontist Day was celebrated today at the Department of Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry, Dental College, RIMS Imphal. The celebration program was graced by Professor L Ranjit Singh, Director, RIMS; Professor B Praveen Re..

Rotary Club extends aid

IMPHAL, Nov 14: Rotary Club of Imphal (RID-3240), as a part of Golden Jubilee Year Celebration and its continuing community service project, visited Sagolband Popular Upper Primary School, Moirang Leirak in Imphal West district today.A statement by the Ro..

State Govt orders forfeiture of the book 'The Complexity Called MANIPUR Roots, Perceptions & Reality'

IMPHAL, Nov 14The State Government has declared that every copy of the book titled 'The Complexity Called MANIPUR Roots, Perceptions & Reality' authored by Late Brig. Sushil Kumar Sharma and published by Viva Books Private Limited by Vinod Vasishtha f..

Planned shutdown at different locations

IMPHAL, Nov 14Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has informed to all the consumers of 11KV Singda Feeder and 11KV Lamshang feeder that there will be a planned shutdown on November 15, 2022 from 10:00am to 4:00 pm for shifting of pol..

Children's Day celebrated across State

Our CorrespondentBPR/IMP/KAK/TPL/THB, Nov 14 : Children's Day was celebrated in different parts of the State today to raise awareness about the rights, education, and welfare of children.It is celebrated on November 14 every year on the birthday of the fi..

World Diabetes Day observed at various places

Our Correspondents/DIOBPR/KPI/THB/UKL, Nov 14 : As observed across the Globe, District Health Society Bishnupur and Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Cell, Bishnupur today celebrated World Diabetes Day 2022 under the theme, "Diabetes education to protect tom..

Karam Shyam inaugurates Leimaram Emoinu Eco Park & Resort

Our CorrespondentBISHNUPUR, Nov 14 : Langthabal AC MLA and Chairman of Manipur Tourism Department, Karam Shyam unveiled the newly constructed Leimaram Emoinu Eco Park & Resort Manipur located at Leimaram in Oinam AC today and handed the same over to t..

Man from Manipur held with heroin worth Rs 1 Cr

Bokajan, Nov 13 In its continued effort to make Assam a drug-free State, Assam Police seized 685 grams of heroin worth Rs 1 crore from a person who was walking through the railway track near Matipul railway crossing under Khatkhati police station in Assam..

1,286 ILPs issued in Ukhrul since 2020

Mungchan ZimikUKHRUL, Nov 13: As many as 217 ILP defaulters were arrested in Ukhrul district last month while the district administration, since 2020 has issued a total of 1,286 permits.The Inner Line Permit System was enforced in Manipur in December 2019..

Another face of price war Chicken distributed free of cost

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 13:  Anguished by the sale of chicken at a very cheap rate by some traders, poultry farmers today staged a novel mode of protest by distributing chicken free of cost to passers-by.The protest demonstration was staged ..

Drug peddlers arrested

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Nov 13 : A team of Thoubal police led by Additional SP (Ops) Thoubal along with members of All Manipur Muslim Development Committee (AMMDC), Manipur Muslim Welfare Organisation (MMWO) and All Manipur Muslim Organisation Co-Ordina..

Karam Shyam too backs ST demand

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 13: Although the State Government hasn't made any official statement on sending the recommendations sought by the Centre to consider enlistment of Meetei/Meitei in the Scheduled Tribe (ST) list of the Constitution, the mov..

Children’s Day greetings

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 13 :  Education Minister Th Basantakumar Singh has extended his greetings to children on Children's Day which falls tomorrow.In his message to children, Th Basantakumar said, “The significance of Children’..

Poclain torched

SENAPATI, Nov 13 :  Unknown miscreants torched a poclain machine belonging to NHIDCL at Liyai Khunou along National Highway 101/A on the night of November 11 last.Condemning the incident in a joint statement, the village authorities of Liyai Khullen ..

No new case

IMPHAL, Nov 13: Even though 68 samples were tested for Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, no positive case was detected, said a statement issued by the Covid Control Room.There is also no report of any Covid related death which means the death toll remain..

Manipur produces the best handloom and handicrafts products: Awangbow Newmai

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 13 : Minister for Water Resource and Relief & Disaster Management, Awangbow Newmai graced the Tamenglong and Noney Day at the ongoing Manipur International Textile Expo (MANITEX) today at Urban Haat, Nilakuthi.Speaking..

Manipur man converts barren land into 300 acre forest

IMPHAL, Nov 13A 47-year-old man in Manipur’s Imphal West district has converted barren land into a 300-acre forest with a wide variety of plant species in 20 years.Moirangthem Loiya, who hails from Uripok Khaidem Leikai area of the district, started..

Pukhao villagers protest rampant extortion

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 13: Several organisations at Pukhao in Imphal East district have questioned whether the Government is giving a free hand to an insurgent group whose cadres are “collecting taxes” in broad daylight.In a joint si..

Manipur gearing up for Amur Falcon Festival at Tamenglong

IMPHAL, Nov 13With an objective to spread awareness on the protection and conservation of Amur Falcon, Manipur forest authority is gearing up for the seventh edition of the Amur Falcon Festival at Tamenglong district headquarters, 150 kms west of Imphal o..

'Nokphade Legal Awareness Street Play' performed at Ima Keithel, Lamlong Bazar

IMPHAL, Nov 13District Legal Services Authority, Imphal West (DLSA, IW) in collaboration with Manipur Legal Services Authority (MASLSA), District Police, Imphal West and District Administration, Imphal West organised a 'Nokphade Legal Awareness Street Pla..

Uripok MLA Ambulance Service launched; sets Rs 50 minimal charge

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 13: Uripok Constituency MLA Khwairakpam Raghumani Singh has launched Uripok MLA Ambulance Service in a bid to help out those in need of aid.The ambulance service was launched at a function held at the residence of the MLA ..

Thangjam Arunkumar stresses on role of both parents and teachers in producing well-rounded students

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 13: Thangjam Arunkumar, MLA Wangkhei Constituency has underscored the importance of capable parents, competent schools and society to create a superlative student community.The MLA was speaking at the 5th Annual Day Functi..

Two honoured with “2022 Music Valley Collective Awards”

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 13: Manipuri renowned singer Shamurailatpam Sanaton Sharma and Manoharsai Sankirtan artist Khundrakpam Kulachandra Singh were conferred with the “2022 Music Valley Collective Awards” by the Music Valley Collect..

MWSAP celebrates Ningol Chakkouba at Itanagar

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 13: Manipuri Welfare Society of Arunachal Pradesh (MWSAP) organised a Ningol Chakkouba celebration at Shikshak Bhawan Guest House, DN Government College Campus, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh today.Reportedly, today marks the..

MSAD holds oath taking ceremony

IMPHAL, Nov 13Members of the newly elected executive body of Manipur Students' Association Delhi (MSAD) for the academic session of 2022/23 took their oaths for office today at the AV Room of Zakir Husain Delhi College, University of Delhi, at around 3 pm..