Students take protest march to Raj Bhavan with call for justice

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28: A large number of students today took out a protest march toward the Raj Bhavan against the brutal cold blooded murder of two young students by suspected Chin-Kuki terrorists.  The protest march organised by six s..

Geneva sit-in highlights true story of Manipur

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28: Extending support to the COCOMI’s campaign at the United Nations, the Meitei diaspora in Europe held a sit-in demonstration at the Manifest Ground of the United Nations, adjacent to the iconic Broken Chair in Gen..

Uprooted folks of CCpur share testimony to MHRC team

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28 : Churachandpur lately has become a subject of discussion for so many things infamous, from the allegations of presence of drug syndicate to rogue elements taking part in the tribal solidarity march of ATSUM on May 3 an..

March to CM's Luwangshangbam residence foiled

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28 The proverbial lull before the storm. This was how the day passed off today, with no major incidents of violence or stand off reported, in a sharp departure from the last 48 hours.However late into the evening, a huge m..

Govt given 3 days ultimatum

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28 : The women wing of Thawai Meerel has served a three day ultimatum to the Government to take action against the excesses of security forces in controlling students.Speaking to the media at Singjamei Bheigyabati Leikai t..

UNC reiterates objection to new districts

Newmai News NetworkSENAPATI, Sep 28: The United Naga Council (UNC) has reiterated its stand against the creation of seven new districts in Manipur on December 8, 2016.“In the wake of the ethnic conflict that has engulfed the State of Manipur since M..

Wrong narrative peddled : Mizo girl at UN

Geneva Sep 28 A Christian social activist from Mizoram, Alinery Lianhlawng, told the United Nations that the narratives peddled by the international media on Manipur violence hold no ground and India’s North East region has rich ethnic diversity.Spe..

‘Decisive’ meet on Sep 30

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28: The Youth of Manipur (YoM)  and the MLAs of Manipur held a second round of meeting at New Delhi today.Even though today’s meeting was inconclusive, another meeting has been scheduled on September 30 and YoM ..

Drivers stop transportation of security forces

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28: In the backdrop of the violent protest raging in different parts of the State following the emergence of photographs of the cold blooded murder of two young students by suspected Chin-Kuki narco-terrorists, private dri..

Locate our kids' bodies : Bereaved parents

IMPHAL, Sep 28 Parents of both the murdered youths, viral pictures of whose bodies caused widespread protests in Imphal valley for two days, on Thursday pleaded with authorities to locate the remains of their children so that the last rites of the boy and..

DMAF appeals to collective conscience of Nation

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28: The Delhi Manipuri Academic Fraternity (DMAF) has appealed to the collective conscience of the entire Nation (and the global community) to show their solidarity with the bereaved families of the two young innocent stud..

MBC Service

IMPHAL, Sep 28 : MBC Centre Church, Imphal has informed that Sunday afternoon worship service in English will resume from October 1 at 2:30 pm. Rev Zuankamang Daimai, Pastor, MBC Centre Church, Imphal has extended an invitation to the people to be a part ..

Biometric exercise

IMPHAL, Sep 28: The Centre has extended the time period for collection of biometric data of illegal immigrants in Manipur by six months.Subsequent upon a State Govt’s intimation that the exercise of collecting biometric data of illegal immigrants ha..

Curfew relaxation

IMPHAL, Sep 28 : Curfew will be relaxed from 5 am to 11 am in Imphal East and Imphal West, 5 am to 12 noon in Thoubal, 5 am to 6 pm in Kakching and from 5 am to 5 pm in Bishnupur and Churachandpur on Sep 29...

Massive protests staged condemning cold blooded murder of young students

Our CorrespondentBPR/KAK/TBL, Sep 28: The valley districts of the State witnessed massive protests today condemning the horrendous killing of two innocent students Phijam Hemanjit and Hijam Linthoingambi who went missing on July 6.BishnupurStrongly denoun..

Kangpokpi Christian Hospital returns to its finest days during violence

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Sep 28: Kangpokpi Christian Hospital (KCH), one among the oldest hospitals in the State and the earliest hospitals in the North East has returned to its finest days amidst the wide-scale violence in the State.The 100+ years old..

Moirang College students conduct cleanliness drive

MOIRANG, Sep 28The NCC, NSS Units I, II and III, Youth Red Cross and Eco Club of Moirang College reached out to tourists places, historical and heritage sites at Moirang today morning along with the Principal, teachers, staff and student union members of ..

Thousands of youth hold peace rally

Our CorrespondentBISHNUPUR, Sep 28: Moirang youths have laid out various demands during a public meeting convened at Ibudhou Thangjing Laikol today following which a peace rally was taken out from the same venue.It may be noted that today's demonstration ..

Birth anniversary of Lamyanba Hijam Irabot celebrated

THOUBAL, Sep 28The 127th birth anniversary celebration of Lamyanba Hijam Irabot was held today at the Khorirol Shanglen at Wangjing organised by Khorirol Sandoklup.The celebration began with paying of homage and floral tributes to the photo of Lamyanba Hi..

Free medical camp organised

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Sep 28: A free medical camp was held today at Yairipok Malom jointly organised by Chinggoy-lamlel Kanba Lup (CLKL) and Voluntary Help Unit Committee, RIMS under the aegis of JNIMS.The medical camp was organised with the objective..

NPO Senapati calls for mass cleanliness drive on September 30

Our CorrespondentSENAPATI, Sep 28: The Naga People's Organization (NPO), Senapati appealed to the general public especially all the churches, schools, villages, colonies, offices and organizations of Senapati District to perform the Nationwide Cleanliness..

Confiscation of Noney bound goods denounced

NONEY, Sep 28A joint consultative meeting of the VCLA, RNCM, Longmai Luangrian, Longmai Bazar Board, RNSOM, Longmai Luangrian and Rongmei Luh Pham was held today at Longmai Bazar in Noney District Headquarters.The meeting strongly condemned the incident t..

Training programme on 'Pest and Disease Management' held

Our CorrespondentTPL, Sep 28: A one-day training programme on 'Pest and Disease Management' was held today at Khulsaibung village in Tengnoupal district today organised by the Diocesan Social Service Society (DSSS). The training programme was held under M..

Condemnations pour in against killing of innocent students

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28 : Condemnation continue to pour in from all corners against the abduction, merciless torture, and murder of two innocent students, Phijam Hemanjit and Hijam Linthoingambi who went missing on July 6 last.The Women Action..

Workshop on "Rashtriya Poshan Maah" held

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28 : The Central Bureau of Communication (CBC), Regional Office, Imphal yesterday organised a 1-day orientation workshop for Private Registered Troupes (PRTs) and Individual Artists (IAs) on "Rashtriya Poshan Maah" at its ..

Maruti Suzuki Arena offers Gold Coin Scheme

IMPHAL, Sep 28Maruti Suzuki Arena has announced a new Gold Coin Scheme on purchase of their new cars.Celebrating the auspicious festivities, Maruti Suzuki Arena is making this Durga Puja even more special with its Scratch Card scheme.Customers will be gif..

MCM, others submit memorandum

CCpur, Sep 28 Representatives of the Meetei Council Moreh, Meetei Society Churachandpur and Meitei Youth Organisation Churachandpur have submitted a joint memorandum to Chief Minister N Biren Singh to review the State's compensation policy for victims of ..

Keeping the tradition alive, Liangmai villager sticks to natural farming

Nando WaikhomIMPHAL, Sep 28: A rich and independent Nation is analogous to its civilization, culture and traditions besides its  ood self-sufficiency. Manipur, which has a history that spans over 2000 years in written record, is no exception to ..

Pulwama terror attack investigator Rakesh Balwal transferred to parent cadre Manipur

NEW DELHI, Sep 28 :  The Centre has rushed senior IPS officer Rakesh Balwal from Jammu and Kashmir to Manipur amid fresh violence in the North Eastern State.Balwal, a 2012 batch IPS officer serving as Srinagar Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), h..

Molotov cocktails lobbed : AMBA

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28: Molotov cocktails were hurled at the Cheirap Court Complex by unknown miscreants yesterday night said All Manipur Bar Association (AMBA).Speaking to media persons at the office of the AMBA at Cheirap Court Complex toda..

Joy questions ruling MLAs

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28: Veteran politician and former Law Minister Okram Joy has questioned the silence and inaction of the ruling MLAs against the 10 Kuki colleagues who are openly demanding disintegration of Manipur.Speaking to media person..

KIM condemns alleged selective justice

KANGPOKPI, Sep 28: The Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) has decried the alleged groundless accusation of N Biren Singh-led State Government against the Kuki-Zo community over the killing of two students by ordering a military operation at Joujangtek village and ad..

Street protest against cold blooded murder of two students grows louder At least 50 more injured in police action

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 27: For the second day, thousands of students marched the streets of Imphal denouncing Government's failure to protect the lives of two young students, whose photographs of before and after their murder in captivity of arm..

Action against use of lethal weapons to control mob assurance given Guilty will not be spared : CM talks tough

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 27 : Chief Minister N Biren has strongly condemned the brutal killing of the two students and assured that those involved in the heinous crime will not be spared and awarded befitting punishment as per the law.The Chief Mi..

Jaishankar points to ‘impact of migrants’

NEW YORK, Sep 27 External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar addressed the situation in India's North Eastern state of Manipur during a discussion at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, where he said, “If you ask me what is happening..

CBI Special Director arrives

Imphal, Sep 27 A CBI team led by Special Director Ajay Bhatnagar reached Imphal Wednesday afternoon to investigate the "kidnapping and killing" of two students days after they went missing, sources said.Photos of the bodies of the two students--Phijam Hem..

Understand the ploy : WMC cautions

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 27 : The World Meetei Council (WMC) has claimed that the photos of Phijam Hemanjit and Linthoingambi Hijam might have been uploaded by Kuki terrorists to divert all the attention to the valley districts so that they could ..

Don't use excessive force : State BJP

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 27 : Condemning the murder of Phijam Hemanjit and Hijam Linthoingambi in cold blood, the State unit of BJP has appealed to the security forces to refrain from using excessive action while controlling student protesters.Add..

COCOMI tongue lashes Govt

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 27 : The Coordinating Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI) has accused the Central Government of treating the people of Manipur like an outsider.COCOMI, in a statement, said that it was the failure of the Centre and the..

Thoubal BJP office torched

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Sep 27: Fuelled by the anger against the murder of two missing students and denouncing State Government's failure to end the nearly five month old crisis, protesters stormed and burnt down BJP Thoubal district office at Khongjom ..

Widescale protests erupt over merciless killing of teenage students, demand for justice echoes

Our CorrespondentBPR/JBM/KAK/TBL, Sep 27: A sea of protestors took to streets today demanding justice for the merciless killing of two teenage students, Phijam Hemanjit (20 yrs) and Hijam Linthoingambi (17 yrs) who went missing on July 6.Following the sur..

Renovated SBI Kakching Branch premises inaugurated

KAKCHING, Sep 27: The Regional Manager of the State Bank of India's (SBI) Regional Business Office, Imphal Okendra Singh Khumukcham inaugurated the renovated branch premises of SBI Kakching Branch located at Kakching Chumnang Leikai today. The inaugural c..

TBCA opposes mass cleanliness drive call on Sunday

Mungchan ZimikUkhrul, Sep 27: Tangkhul Baptist Churches Association (TBCA) expressed their condemnation over the Prime Minister's announcement ' Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghantha, Ek Saath' mass cleanliness drive on Sunday.In this regard, a press conference was held..

UDWJA revokes boycott

Mungchan ZimikUkhrul, Sep 27: The Ukhrul District Working Journalists Association (UDWJA) resolved to revoke the boycott upon Assam Rifles in connection with the harassment of an Ukhrul based journalist by a personnel of 24 Assam Rifles, Shangshak Battali..

Office bearers elected

IMPHAL, Sep 27Thongang Joysana Meetei has been elected as the president of All Manipur Beekeepers’ Association (AMBA) for a term of 5 years.The Managing Committee Meeting of Manipur Beekeepers’ Association held on Wednesday also elected four o..

Many condemn gruesome killing of innocent students; candlelight vigil, sit-ins staged

IMPHAL, Sep 27The Association of Meiteis in the Americas (AMA) has expressed deep sorrow and condemnation over the horrific and senseless killing of two innocent students, a minor, Hijam Linthoingambi and Phijam Hemjit, in Manipur.In a release, AMA also c..

CPI/MSC submits memo to Union Home Minister

IMPHAL, Sep 27The Communist Party of India, Manipur State Council (CPI/MSC) on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to the Union Home Minister Amit Shah seeking his immediate intervention to restore peace & normalcy in the State of Manipur.In the memorand..

Cancer awareness cum screening programme held

Imphal, Sep 27To create awareness about cancer-care among the people of Manipur, Karkinos Manipur Cancer Institute and Research Centre in association with the Directorate of Education (S) Office, Imphal West District organised a One Day Cancer Awareness c..

Kindergarten Montessori School seeks justice for two students

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 27: Phijam Hemanjit's alma mater Kindergarten Montessori School, Sagolband and the National People's Youth Front (NPYF) staged sit-in protests today condemning the cold-blooded killing of the two teenage students.Protestin..

Excessive use of force condemned

IMPHAL, Sep 27 : Condemning the excesses of State police and Rapid Action Force (RAF) in controlling the students who protested against the brutal murder of the two Meetei students, the Coordinating Committee of  30 Assembly Constituencies has said t..