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4th Shirui Lily Fest kicks off amid razzmatazz

Ukhrul, May 25 (DIPR)After two years of break due to Covid, Governor La Ganesan opened the 4th edition of the State Level Shirui Lily Festival at Shirui village ground today in the presence of Chief Minister N Biren Singh who presided the opening function..

CCpur, KPI erupt in protest against arrest of Mark

Our CorrespondentsKPI/CCpur, May 25 : A number of Kangpokpi people staged a protest at Kangpokpi town today demanding release of human rights activist Dr Mark Thangmang Haokip who was arrested from Delhi yesterday.Dr Mark Thangmang Haokip (37), son of M L..

131st death anniversary of Kajao held

Imphal, May 25 (DIPR) The 131st death anniversary of Pukhrambam Kajao (Phingang) was observed at  Pukhrambam Kajao Memorial Compound, Kamong Meisnam Leikai, Imphal West, today.  At the observation which was organized by Pukhrambam Kajao Memorial..

JAC calls 48 hrs strike

THOUBAL, May 25: The JAC Against the Brutal Killing of KM Abdullah has called a State-wide general strike from 5 am of May 27 till 5 am of May 29.KM Abdullah of s/o KM Abdul Barik of Yairipok Changamdabi Makha Leikai who went missing since May 16 was foun..

Tractor mows woman to death

CCpur, May 25 : A 46 year old woman was killed today as a speeding tractor mowed her down at Mata village around 9.30 am.The woman identified as Lamchong w/o Hlunthang of H Makhao, Sangaikot division, Churachandpur was returning home after visiting her fa..

Farm economy

IMPHAL, May 15: A one-day workshop on ‘Rejuvenation of Farm Economy and Environment through Afforestation’ was held today at their Lamphelpat office.UCM consultant H Ibotombi Khuman, president Joychandra Konthoujam, consultant Khomdram Ratan a..

Dairy farmers protest

IMPHAL, May 25: Dairy farmers who have been supplying milk to the Manipur Milk Producers’ Cooperative Union (MMPCU) aka Manipur Milk Union (MMU) had a confrontation with police today as they tried to lock the office of the Central Dairy Plant, Porom..

No new case

IMPHAL, May 25: Even though 128 samples were subjected to Covid-19 test during the last 24 hours, not a single positive case was detected.There is neither any report of Covid related death nor recovery or discharge of Covid-19 positive person.Nonetheless,..

MLA launches anti-tobacco drive

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 25 : Thangmeiband AC MLA Khumukcham Joykisan has launched an oral cancer awareness programme cum anti-tobacco campaign which will be carried out throughout the Constituency, today.The awareness programme cum anti-tobacco c..

Huge store of arms, ammos busted

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 25 : A combined team of Bishnupur commandos and a column of 16 Assam Rifles busted a hideout of suspected underground cadres and recovered arms and ammunition today early morning from Kamong Maning Leikai near Leimakhong T..

Over 2 Kgs of brown sugar seized

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 25 : A combined team of special commando Khabeisoi, Chakpikarong police station  and a column of 43 Assam Rifles yesterday evening arrested five persons including a juvenile along with 186 soap cases containing 2.273 ..

AMSU seeks Edn Minister’s attention

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 25 : The All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) has sought immediate attention of the Education Minister to different issues related to the State’s education sector.Congratulating Th Basanta on assuming the charge ..

MPP informs

IMPHAL, May 25 : The Manipur People's Party (MPP) has appealed to all its active members to renew their membership on or before June 5.In a statement, MPP general secretary (adm) Machang Soibam said that those who fail to renew their membership will not b..

JAC urges life imprisonment

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 25 : The JAC formed against the 'custodial death' of Arambam Nanao has urged the authority concerned to  award life imprisonment to accused Sub Inspector  Th Jitendro and asked  why the post mortem report of..

Absconder held

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 25 : A combined team of Bihar police and Kakching police arrested a non local who has been declared as proclaimed absconder for 'murdering'  his wife in March 2019 from Lamjao under Waikhong police station today. &nbs..

Workshop on 'Food Processing Opportunities in Manipur'Food processing industry significantly helps in improving socio-economic status, says Nemcha Kipgen

IMPHAL, May 25 (DIPR)A workshop on 'Food Processing Opportunities in Manipur' was held today followed by a Buyers Sellers Meet at City Convention Centre.The workshop was organized by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) in ..

One day symposium on impacts of 'Hindi imposition' held

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 25: A one day symposium on 'The probable impact on students and upcoming generation when Hindi is made a compulsory subject till Class 10' was held today at Manipur Press Club today.Dr Hamom Nabachandra, former Secretary a..

MAHUD Minister inspects cleanliness drive

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 25: MAHUD Minister Yumnam Khemchand has urged all to clean the drains and water outlets in their respective homes rather than putting the blame on the Government during floods or blockages.The Minister made the above state..

Scholarship exam results declared

IMPHAL, May 25: The Directorate of Education (Schools), Government of Manipur has notified that the result of National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Examination, 2021-22 (for students of Class-VIII studying at Government and Government Aided schools only) h..

MPSC Chairman extends best wishes

IMPHAL, May 25: The Chairman of Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC), Laisram Angam Chand Singh extended best wishes to all the aspirants of the exams to be conducted by MPSC.The Chairman in a press release stated that his foremost concern is to condu..

Manipur University Students' Union appeals

IMPHAL, May 25Manipur University Students' Union (MUSU) has urged the authorities concerned of Manipur University to fill up the vacant statutory posts and other posts for a smooth and efficient functioning of the varsity.MUSU in a press stated that many ..

New office bearers of Film Forum Manipur elected

IMPHAL, May 25The new office bearers of Film Forum Manipur for the term 2022-2025 were elected today.The new officer bearers were elected after conducting an election at the office of the Forum today, said a press release by the Returning Officer, Electio..

Boost traditional uses of bamboo : Dr RK Ranjan

KANGPOKPI, May 25The South Asia Bamboo Foundation (SABF), Guwahati, Assam and Apunba Imagi Machasing (AIMS), Manipur organised “Campaign for Mass Bamboo Plantation” today at Mapao Zingtun, Kangpokpi district, Manipur. Dr Rajkumar Ranjan S..

Farmers urged to register for 'Loumisingi Paojel'

THOUBAL, May 25A three day training programme on the topic of mushroom cultivation was kicked off today at the community hall in Heirok Part I Umang Laikol, Thoubal district. It is worth noting that the training programme will conclude on May 28 and was l..

Training programme on water conservation, rain water harvesting held

CCPur, May 25ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra Churachandpur, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region organized a training programme on 'Water Conservation and Rain Water Harvesting' under Jal Shakti Abhiyan on May 25.As per a statement, the programme was conducted ..

Village authority appeals for peace, ATWO condemns clash

TENGNOUPAL, May 25 Khangsim Village Authority has appealed to the District Administration, Tengnoupal and authorities concerned to bring an understanding amongst the two groups involved in the tussle that occurred on May 23 at Khangsim Bazar area, Machi B..

Approach roads washed away

Our CorrespondentSENAPATI, May 25 : Landslides caused by recent incessant rain have washed away two approach roads leading to the proposed Makhrelui UJB School situated near Pouna Colony, above Zaikarii stream in Makhrelui, Senapati. Two approach roads, o..

Association calls for repair of JT road

Our CorrespondentJIRIBAM, May 25 : Haobam Thoibi, vice president of Chingdong Leikai Women Association has appealed for repairing of Jiri-Tipaimukh road by June 10, failing which will result in many forms of agitation including road blockage.A memorandum ..

Office bearers appointed

IMPHAL, May 25Komrem Union, North East India has appointed new office bearers for the post of general secretary, finance and youth coordinator during an emergency council meeting held today. As per a statement, Karong Songreng Kom of Maibung Likli, Franky..

Village authority appeals

KAMJONG, May 25Old Kangkum Village Authority has appealed to the authorities concerned for reconstruction of Kangkum Primary School in the interest of students and the public.According to a joint statement issued by AS Joyson, Headmaster,  Kangkum Pr..

Ukhrul, Shirui village ready to roll out red carpet for all

Mungchan ZimikUkhrul, May 24 : Ukhrul AC MLA Ramnganing Muivah has stated that the district is all set and prepared to host the 4th Shirui Lily Festival after a gap of two years in different venues.An added attraction will be Miss India Universe Adlene Ca..

WY tablets worth Rs 9 crore seized

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 24 : WY tablets worth Rs 9.11 crore have been seized from two individuals by Tengnoupal police.According to a Facebook post of Chief Minister N Biren, Tengnoupal police arrested Seiminlun Lhouvum (21) of Moreh Ward No 9 al..

Decks cleared for Shirui Lily Fest after 2 years hiatus

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 24 : After being suspended for two consecutive years on account of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Shirui Lily Festival 2022 is all set for kick-off at Shirui village, Ukhrul tomorrow.Briefing media persons at his North AOC off..

Man found dead, JAC demands enquiry

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, May 24: A man who went missing since May 16 was found dead in Imphal River at Arong Khunjao Makha under Arong Nongmaikhong police station yesterday.The victim has been identified as one Korimayum Abdullah of Yairipok Changamdabi ..

One positive

IMPHAL, May 24: Four days after Manipur became free of Covid-19 active cases, a fresh positive case has been detected.The State became literally Covid free after all the remaining active cases recovered on May 20. Since then, no fresh positive case was de..

Stray cattles irk TSA

IMPHAL, May 24 : The Thadou Students Association (TSA) General Headquarters has written to the State Government to address the 'alarming' problem of stray cattle on several roads.In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, TSA said that cattle roaming o..

Flu haunts kids

CCpur, May 24 : Many school going children in Churachandpur are having fever and down with cold and sore throat, forcing at least two schools to close-down for the week.The seasonal flu, a trend that doctors are partially attributing to the constantly inc..

MLA inspects water supply schemes

Our CorrespondentBISHNUPUR, May 24 : A team led by Kumbi MLA S Premchandra inspected six water supply projects/schemes to be undertaken across Kumbi AC in connection with Jal Jeevan Mission and funded by National Development Bank today.The MLA was joined ..

Eviction drive begins

Our Correspondent THOUBAL, May 24 : An eviction drive was carried out under the supervision of Ahanthem Subhas, Thoubal DC led by M Ranjita, SDO Thoubal; Jogeshchandra Haobijam, SP, Thoubal and Executive Engineer of Water Resource, Division 3 at Thoubal C..

Kuki CSOs plant tree saplings at Thangjing hill

Our CorrespondentIMPHAL, May 24 : Kuki CSOs conducted a massive tree plantation drive at Thangjing hill range today with over 20,000 saplings planted in total, as per the organiser.The drive was conducted with the theme ‘Let's Make our Denuded Kuki ..

Condemnations continue

IMPHAL, May 24All India Tanzeem-e-Insaaf (AITI), Manipur State Council and Delhi Association of Manipur Muslim Students (DAMMS), New Delhi have strongly condemned the alleged heinous killing of Koirimayum Abdullah (23) whose body was recovered on May 22.I..

Committee addresses market shed inauguration controversy

Our CorrespondentTENGNOUPAL, May 24 : Kopham Maring, president of Laiching Action Committee has spoken out against objections placed on the inauguration of a market shed constructed at Khangsim Village and advised against any future opposition of this nat..

Free Ayush health camp held at Kwatha

Our CorrespondentTENGNOUPAL, May 24 : A one-day free health camp cum awareness programme was jointly organised by State Ayush Society Manipur, Directorate of Ayush, Lamphelpat and Kwatha Village Authority at Kwatha village community hall today.The camp ws..

Legal awareness programme conducted

THOUBAL, May 24A one-day legal awareness programme was held at Oinam Sawombung, Thoubal jointly organised by Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW) and Women Empowerment and Child Development Organization today.The event was graced by members of MSCW L..

Ramnganing Muivah inaugurates Ukhrul Sanitary Complex

Mungchan ZimikUKHRUL, May 24 : MLA Ramnganing Muivah of 44 Ukhrul AC inaugurated the Community Managed Sanitary Complex constructed at Phungreitang, Ukhrul in the presence of ADC caretaker chairman Dr Yaronsho Ngalung, CEO David Kashungnao, Addl CEO Glady..

Emphasise on promoting edible insects farming in NER, says Dr RK Ranjan

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 24: Union Minister of State for Education Dr RK Ranjan has appealed to the Institute for Bioresearches and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal to lay special emphasis on promoting edible insects farming in Northeast Reg..

Raj Medicity organises free mega health camp

TENGNOUPAL, May 24Raj Medicity has organised a free mega health camp at Kwatha Village in Tengnoupal District today.As per a press release by Raj Medicity, free OPD consultation service for Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Orthopaedic, ENT, General Medicine, G..

Public hearing on social impact assessment of acquisition for land of Imphal Ring Road held

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 24: A public hearing on social impact assessment for acquisition of land for construction of Imphal Ring Road within Imphal West district was held today at Tharon Community hall in Thangmeiband AC.The public hearing was or..

Free eye screening camp conducted

IMPHAL, May 24A comprehensive free eye screening camp was held at Leimaram Waroiching in Bishnupur district today jointly organized by Leimaram Waroiching Youth Development Club, Bishnupur District and Shija Eye Care Foundation, Langol.As per a press rele..

PPCM appeals to check anomalies in shops, market places

IMPHAL, May 24The Protection and Preservation Committee Manipur (PPCM) has appealed to the authorities concerned to check the unreasonable price hike of essential commodities and take up immediate measures to resolve it in the interest of the people of th..

AMSU informs

IMPHAL, May 24All Manipur Students' Union (AMSU) has  informed that the current AMSU Thoubal District Committee (AMSU, TDC) for the session 2021-2023 has been dissolved with immediate effect.AMSU Headquarters in a press release has imposed a ban on a..

Planned shutdown

IMPHAL, May 24Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has informed to the general public of Yurembam, Awangkhunou, Konthoujam, Sagoltongba, Khumbong, Kamong, Awang Jiri, Kheithelmanbi, Kheithelmanbi Assam Rifles etc. that the consumer su..

LSTB condoles

IMPHAL, May 24Lainingthou Sanamahi Temple Board (LSTB) held a condolence meeting today to condole the demise of (Late) Namoijam Tomba Mangang, former Pena singer of LSTB.The attendees observed two minute silence in honour of the departed soul and also ext..

K Shyam points out benefits of library

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 24 : Langthabal AC MLA Karam Shyam has emphasised on the need to implement Manipur Library Act 1988 and establish a separate Directorate to start a library movement in Manipur.Addressing the 35th foundation day of Manipur ..

Cycle rally flagged off

IMPHAL, May 24 : Langthabal AC MLA Karam Shyam and Phungyar AC MLA K Leishiyo flagged off a cycle rally with a message to save the State flower Shirui Lily from the western gate of Kangla, today.Altogether 35 cyclists took part in the cycle rally which wa..

Election petitions : Court gives 3 weeks to MLAs to reply

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 24 : The High Court of Manipur on Monday granted three weeks time to Kumbi MLA S Premchandra, Naoriya Pakhanglakpa MLA S Kebi and Keirao MLA L Rameshwor to submit their replies regarding the election petitions filed agains..

Alleged fake encounter killings Court issues notice to 9 cops for charge hearing on May 26

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 23: Session Judge, Imphal East today registered a special trial case and issued notice to nine police personnel and fixed May 26 for charge hearing in connection with the alleged fake encounter killing of one Elangbam Kira..

ANSAM organises discourse on Indo-Naga peace process Integration, Flag and Constitution our right : Shimray

Our CorrespondentSenapati, May 23 : Army chief of NSCN (IM) Anthony Ningkhan Shimray has categorically stated that Naga Flag and  Constitution (Yehzabo) which are an integral part of Indo-Naga peace talks is not only a demand but the right of every N..

Monkeypox : Guideline on dos and don'ts issued

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 23 : The State Government has issued guidelines to prevent Monkeypox as the viral infection continues to rise globally and asked persons with unexplained rash to report to the nearest health facility.As per a press release..

Stand off over Thangjing Hill resolved

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 23 : The Committee on Protection & Preservation of the Historical Rights of Koubru & Thangjing Hill Ranges (CPPKT) and Kuki Students' Organisation (KSO), Henglep block have reached an agreement regarding the Thangj..

Start works within five days, urges Joykisan

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 23: MLA Khumukcham Joykisan has asked all concerned to start development works of Imphal city for which necessary funds have been already sanctioned.Speaking to media persons today, Joykisan said that one year back he disc..

State BJP hails, salutes Modi Govt

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 23 : BJP Manipur Pradesh has hailed the Central Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a Government which is dedicated to the collective interests of the country.Speaking to media persons at their Nityaipat Chut..

Biren calls on Rijiju

New Delhi, May 23 Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh called on Union Minister for Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju here on Monday.They discussed a wide range of issues related to Manipur as well as North East (NE) region during their meeting.“Called o..

Footballer killed in hit and run case

IMPHAL, May 23 : A 24 year old footballer from Manipur who played in a professional football club succumbed to injuries after a two-wheeler (TVS Ntorq 125) was hit by an unidentified vehicle suspected to be Mahindra Bolero at Potshangbam Khullen Lamkhai l..

HC directs

IMPHAL, May 23 : The High Court of Manipur has directed Kshetrigao AC MLA  Sheikh Noorul Hassan and other respondents of the election petition filed by ex-MLA Nahakpam Indrajit  to submit their counter affidavit on or before June 13 and fixed th..

DESAM decries

IMPHAL, May 23 : The Democratic Students' Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has claimed that absence of adequate teachers and infrastructure  in many schools has robbed the rights of numerous students to free and compulsory education.In a statement, DESAM ..

No new case

IMPHAL, May 23: Even though 120 samples were subjected to Covid-19 test during the last 24 hours, not a single positive case was detected.The State is currently free of any active case although the pandemic had already claimed 2120 lives.The cumulative nu..

Manipur first State to grant all RoW permissions

NEW DELHI, May 23 At a time when all the telecom operators are looking for help with the Rights of Way (RoW) permissions, it is a commendable thing that Manipur has granted all of them. In doing so, Manipur has become the first State in the country to cle..

Foundation stone laid for United Committee Manipur's new building

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 23; A foundation stone laying ceremony of a new building of United Committee Manipur (UCM) was held at its office complex at Lamphel today.The foundation stone was laid by UCM president, Joychandra Konthoujam in the presen..

One day seminar on 'International Day for Biological Diversity' held

CHANDEL, May 23A one day seminar on 'International Day for Biological Diversity' was held at United College, Lambung in Chandel district today.Speaking as the resource person, Dr Seram Raghumani Singh, Associate Professor, Dept of Botany of the College, s..

DESAM Manipur University Council formed

IMPHAL, May 23Democratic Students Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) Manipur University Council was formed today and new office bearers were appointed.As per a press release by DESAM, the Council was formed during a meeting attended by DESAM's president, Leishan..

Lecture programme on 'Impact of Women Scientists' conducted

IMPHAL, May 23A one day extensive lecture programme on the topic 'Impact of Women Scientists' was held at the Central Hall of GP Women's College today.The lecture programme was organised by the Department of Physics in association with the Internal Qualit..

Ousted family members appeal for restoration

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 23: An appeal has been made to all concerned to help in settling the innocent people who have been ousted from their homes in connection with a brawl which occurred at Khurai Ahonggei Irabot Leirak in Imphal East district ..

Lainingthou Sanamahi Temple Board team sets off for Tripura

IMPHAL, May 23A team of Lainingthou Sanamahi Temple Board (LSTB) was flagged off today to conduct the 'Ima Lairembi Lai Haraoba' at Dharmanagar in Tripura from May 25 to 27.As per a statement from LSTB, 'Ima Lairembi Lai Haraoba' which is to be held at Ra..

Training programme on Traditional String Puppetry organised

IMPHAL, May 23The Moppet Decoration and Cultural Centre (MDCC) organised a training programme for 'Making cum Exhibition of the Traditional String Puppetry of Kabui Naga Dance' from May 12 till 21.The training programme was sponsored by Sangeet Natak Akad..

'Krishna Vandana of Geet Govinda' released

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 23: A book titled 'Krishna Vandana of Geet Govinda' written by Thounaojam Parul Devi who is a Junior Production Assistant at Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA) was released today.The book release function was h..

PHED informs

IMPHAL, May 23: Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) has informed the general public that there will be no water supply in the areas under the jurisdiction of Moirangkhom Water Treatment Plant with effect from May 25 till May 28 due to desiltation ..

Planned shutdown

IMPHAL, May 23: Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has informed to all the consumers of 11KV Kakwa feeder that there will be a planned shutdown on May 24 (Tuesday) from 12 pm to 3 pm for jungle cutting and line maintenance work. Con..

Md Abdullah's death condemned, demands for punishment pour in

Our CorrespondentIMPHAL, May 23 : Social and Educational Welfare Organisation (SEWO) Manipur, Unique Youth Development Association (UYDA) Keibung Wangma Mathak and All Manipur Muslim Development Committee (AMMDC) have strongly condemned the suspicious dea..

DBC Maram conducts tree plantation drive in campus

SENAPATI, May 23The Department of Commerce of Don Bosco College (Autonomous) Maram organized a tree plantation program today at the College premises to mark the observance of World Environment Day.The students of the Commerce Department planted a sapling ..

Maibam Eteen bags award

Our CorrespondentIMPHAL, May 23: Maibam Eteen Meitei has bagged the prestigious Inspiring Indian Coffee Table Book 2022 sponsored by Ark Foundation and Visual Education Trust during an event held at Lajpat Bhawan auditorium, New Delhi yesterday.Altogether..

Outreach programme on income tax held

SENAPATI, May 23 (DIO)The District Administration, Senapati in collaboration with the Additional Commissioner of Income Tax Range, Imphal organised an outreach programme today on income tax under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and North Eastern Regi..

Awardees felicitated

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, May 23 : Padma Shree awardee Moirangthem Muktamani Devi and National Panchayat awardees were felicitated in separate events held in Kakching today.The padma Shree awardee was felicitated at an event held in SBI Kakching branch w..

Two active cadres arrested

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, May 23 : A team of CDO-KCG arrested two active cadres of a group during a search operation conducted at Elangkhangpokpi area and Chajing Khunou yesterday night.The search operation was conducted upon receiving reliable informati..

IHRA demands immediate revocation of FIRs

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, May 23: The International Human Rights Association (IHRA) Manipur has strongly condemned the FIRs lodged against its president and demanded immediate revocation of the same as per United Nations General Assembly Resolution on p..

Works Minister inspects Shirui Lily Fest preparation

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 23 : Works Minister Govindas Konthoujam has inspected the preparation of Shirui Lily Festival 2022 today.The Works Minister was accompanied by chairman of Shirui Lily Festival Committee MLA Ram Muivah and they inspected Sh..

Lokayukta takes cognizance

IMPHAL, May 23 : The Special Judge Lokayukta Manipur today took cognizance of a case of misconduct and cheating by PWD officers in connection with improvement of 10 km road stretch from Khunbi to Machi and issued notice to the officers involved to appear ..

House gutted

MOREH, May 22 : Fire suspected to be caused by short circuit reduced at least one house at H Mongjang village in Tengnoupal district  to cinders, today at around 10 am.Reportedly, the fire destroyed properties worth around Rs 20 lakh.The ill fated ho..

Random hike in school van/bus fare peeves many

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 22: A large number of parents have been facing additional financial burden as van drivers and bus operators have been charging monthly fares (for transporting students) at their whim without intervention from any authority..

Tree bean (Yongchak) farmer seeks Govt aid

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 22: A farmer has appealed to the Government and the department concerned to provide necessary aid and inputs in his endeavour to plant tree beans on commercial scale.Working in collaboration with his brother-in-law Salungp..

Thangmeiband-Iroisemba road set for expansion

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 22: The road connecting Thangmeiband Lilasing Khongnangkhong to Uripok-Kangchup road through Langol Thongak Lairembi, Langol Games Village and Iroisemba is likely to be expanded.This road has been already named in the list..

Standoff ensues over police summon

CCpur, May 22 A brief standoff between people who protested the police summon served to Mark Thangmang Haokip and the district police ensued today in front of Churachandpur PS, with the police resorting to firing few tear gas shells to disperse the crowd...

Student seriously hurt in street brawl

Our CorrespondentCCpur, May 22 : A class IX student of Sielmat Christian Hr Sec School, Sielmat Churachandpur reportedly suffered serious head injury yesterday after he was kicked on the head during a street fight with his schoolmates.A CCTV footage circu..

Sexual assault accused sent to jail

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 22: An individual who was accused of sexually assaulting a 16 year old girl has been sent to jail while the victim was treated at JNIMS as she started bleeding profusely.The accused who was remanded to judicial custody by ..

Drivers abduction : Khurai road blocked

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, May 22: Demanding immediate release of the two truck drivers who have allegedly been abducted by a suspected militant group from a location between Jiribam and Noney, residents of Khurai Puthiba Leikai and Khurai Kongpal Ching..

Liquor worth over Rs 30 lakh disposed

IMPHAL, May 22: Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) of different brands worth around Rs 30.43 lakh and over 20,000 litres of DIC liquor seized by the Excise Department and law enforcing agencies were disposed today.The liquor bottles were put in a pit, smas..

Miss Spring

IMPHAL, May 22 : Director of Miss Spring Organising Committee, The Indigenous Foundation (TIF) Phapcha Gachui has categorically stated that TIF was accorded the rights to organise Miss Spring for three years by Shirui Yorla, Imphal after entering a Memora..

Drugs seized

IMPHAL, May 22 : A combined team of Bishnupur commando, Kumbi police and a column of 16 Assam Rifles arrested a 31 year old man along with 692 gram of heroin (suspected) from Chairen village in Kakching district.The arrested person has been identified as ..

Allegation raised

IMPHAL, May 22 : A rape accused allegedly attempted to bludgeon the victim's father to death last night at Iroisemba.Speaking to the media, the victim's father said that the accused from Lamboikhongnangkhong Mamang  Leikai outraged the modesty of his..

Licypriya attends East Timor function

IMPHAL, May 22Child climate activist from Manipur Licypriya Kangujam attended the inauguration ceremony of East Timor’s new President José Ramos-Horta.Licypriya Kangujam was invited as a special guest of honour for the inauguration of José..