Biren leads in hailing saffron win in three States BJP will win both LS seats : CM

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 3 : Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said that the BJP will secure all the Parliamentary seats in Manipur in the 2024 elections and help Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Government retain power at the Centre for the third ..

Koireng-led UNLF condoles

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 3: The UNLF led by Koireng has offered highest respect and condoled the demise of MYL’s Captain Moirangthem Uttam alias Tamba (42) of Pallel Mamang Leikai, Kakching district and Corporal Ningthoujam Kokoba alias Mang..

Pambei-led UNLF warns

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 3: Levelling a number of serious charges against 12 leaders/cadres of the UNLF led by Koireng, the Pambei-led UNLF has asked the 12 men to surrender to them within two days.A press release issued by Pambei-led UNLF media c..

How Manipur is "Turning the tides" in ‘War on Drugs’

Imphal/N Delhi, Dec 3The BJP today posted a video explaining the huge problem of poppy cultivation in Manipur's remote hill areas. The video posted by the BJP's main handle on X, formerly known as Twitter, is being seen as a solid endorsement of Manipur C..

Outbreak of African Swine Fever : 1781 pigs culled till date Process underway to compensate farmers

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 3: As many as 1,781 pigs have been culled due to African Swine Fever in Manipur, and the Government is in the process to compensate farmers for their losses, said RK Khogendrajit, Joint Director (Planning), State Veterinar..

Developing Ukhrul as summer capital of Manipur State may seek eco package from Centre

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 3 : The State Government may propose a one-time economic package from the Centre for development of Ukhrul as the State’s summer capital.The proposal for a one-time economic package should be however preceded by a Ca..

Mobile internet restored with riders

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 3: Suspension of mobile internet data/internet data services through VPN has been revoked with immediate effect till 7.45 pm of December 18, 2023.Commissioner (Home) T Ranjit issued an order to this effect today.However, s..

Three held

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 3 : The State police arrested three persons for circulating false and fabricated messages on social media in connection with an FIR registered at Porompat police station, said the Police Control Room (PCR) in its bulletin ..

International Day of Persons With Disabilities 2023 observed across State

Our CorrespondentsJIRI/SPI/THB, Dec 3: As observed across the globe, the International Day of Persons With Disabilities 2023 was celebrated in many districts of the State today under the theme “United in action to rescue and achieve the SDGs for, wi..

Premier show of Ningol Macha Leringei staged

Our CorrespondentBISHNUPUR, Dec 3: A special show of Ningol Macha Leiringei, Moirang College Theatre Circle's first drama production was staged at INA Memorial Hall Moirang today. The drama was produced under the College Students Mentoring Initiative (COS..

Awareness programme held

Our CorrespondentKakching, Dec 3: The District Child Protection Unit, Kakching in association with the Department of Social Welfare, Manipur conducted an awareness programme at Backward Development Services (BDS) Children Home, Keirak on “Tips to co..

Free passenger service for Bishnupur relief camp students

Our CorrespondentBishnupur, Dec 3: Passenger service associations have assured that students sheltering in relief camps under Bishnupur district will be provided free transport service while travelling to-and-fro from school/tuition, said Manipur Students..

Bereft of development, internet connectivity, KAKA villagers in despair

Mungchan ZimikUkhrul, Dec 3: The far flung border village of KAKA (K Ashang Khullen Aze), a local trade centre for the villages under Kasom Block of Kamjong district, continues to suffer from lack of internet connectivity and public transportation.Accordi..

AR flags off tour to Delhi

TML, Dec 3 (DIO)The National Integration Tour to New Delhi for students of Indigenous Women and Children Foundation organised by the Tamenglong Battalion of 22 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) was flagged off to..

Liquor worth Rs 1.5 lakh disposed

Our CorrespondentJIRIBAM, Dec 3: Jiribam police personnel, staff of Excise Office and volunteers of CADA Jiribam jointly disposed Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) worth around Rs 1,55,787 at Excise Station, Gularthol under Jiribam district today.  S..

Rotary Club of Imphal hands over Vocational Service Awards 2023

IMPHAL, Dec 3Rotary Club of Imphal (RID-3240) on Sunday organised a Vocational Service Awards Ceremony-2023 at Rotary Bhavan, Mantripukhri with past president Dr Ngangom Indrakumar Singh as chief guest of the function.According to a release issued by Dr S..

ABVP's 69th National Conference from Dec 7, Prof Premlata elected State president

IMPHAL, Dec 3The 69th National Conference of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) will be held at DDA Maidan, near Nirankari Sarovar Burari, New Delhi from December 7 to 10, 2023.A release issued by ABVP Manipur informed that the conference, focused ..

PDA Chairman inspects ground construction at Kyamgei

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 3 : Planning & Development Authority (PDA) Chairman and Keirao A C MLA Lourembam Rameshwor Meitei on Sunday inspected the construction of a ground at Kyamgei Khoirom Leikai under Kyamgei Gram Panchayat.The PDA Chairman..

Free eye camp held

IMPHAL, Dec 3Haoreibi Apunba Lup (HAL) in collaboration with Haoreibi Apunba Meira Paibi Lup and Ibotombi Eye Care today jointly organised a 1-day free eye camp at Haoreibi, Imphal West district.Free check-up and eye screening was carried out for about 16..

Akoijam Jugindro condoled

IMPHAL, Dec 3The Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee of Manipur (STDCM) has condoled the untimely demise of Akoijam Jugindro, former chairman of Salai Kanba Lup (SKL).A release issued by STDCM informed that Akoijam Jugindro passed away on December 1 at Shill..

DESAM invites applications

Imphal, Dec 3The Democratic Students' Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has invited applications from interested Government and private school teachers of the State for the Chingu Maichou Khongnangthaba Khonga Award (Chi Ma Kha Khonga) 2024.In a statement, DESA..

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2023 observed

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 3 : The National Trust, M/O Social Justice & Empowerment, Handicapped Development (HD) Foundation, Manipur, Advocate Leishang-them Roshmani Memorial Trust (ALRMT) and Independent Living Trust today jointly observed Int..

Wetland Conservative Committee appeals

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 3 : Waithou Phumnom Pat Wetland Conservative Committee has urged all concerned not to obstruct the ongoing restoration/ development work of Waithou Phumnom Pat.The appeal was made on Sunday during a press conference jointl..

'Way Forward' campaign continues

IMPHAL, Dec 3As part of the 'Way Forward' campaign launched by All Manipur United Clubs' Organisation (AMUCO), Singjamei to Lilong United Clubs' Organisation (SLUCO) in collaboration with Haoreibi Apunba Lup and Haoreibi Apunba Meira Paibi Lup today organ..

Social activist from Senapati distributes relief materials in Imphal

Our CorrespondentSENAPATI, Dec 3: Saveio Khole, social activist from Senapati's Koide village and his team visited Porompat and Akampat relief camps in Imphal on Saturday and provided relief materials to displaced people.Addressing media persons, Saveio K..

Removal of phumdis from Loktak resumed

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 3: In a renewed effort towards ecological restoration and cultural preservation, the Loktak Development Authority (LDA) has recommenced the removal of phumdis and cleaning activities at Thanga Chinglak stream, also known a..

‘No designated camps in Kuki-Zo tribal areas’

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Dec 3 : The Kuki-Zo bodies of Tengnoupal district hailed the 'peace agreement' between the Government of India and the Pambei led UNLF but opposed setting up of designated camps in Kuki-Zo areas.The joint Kuki CSOs of Tengnoupa..

Tone down Christmas celebration, reach out to conflict victims: AMCO

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 3: The All Manipur Christian Organisation (AMCO) has appealed to all Churches and Christians to tone down the Christmas celebration this year with prayers for healing Manipur and extend helping hands to those who have been..

PRO Defence refutes

IMPHAL, Dec 3: The PRO, Ministry of Defence, Manipur, Nagaland and Southern Arunachal Pradesh has refuted a report published on The Sangai Express which accused Kuki militants of attacking Meitei villages. In a statement issued by the PIB Defence Wing, th..

Village authorities thank

IMPHAL, Dec 3: The Village Authorities and Thoubei of Charoi-Chakotlong Part-I and II village along with family members have expressed gratitude and appreciation to the Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) for releasing NSCN cadre Lungningdaipou Kamei.Lungningd..

Won't give up demand for Manipur's sovereignty, says Pambei-led UNLF

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 2 : The Pambei-led United National Liberation Front (UNLF) has asserted that the outfit will never give up their demand for restoration of Manipur's sovereignty nor will they surrender their arms despite agreeing to hold p..

Koireng-led UNLF censures 'peace accord'

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 2: The United National Liberation Front (UNLF) led by Koireng has categorically stated that peace talk in India’s grip is death trap.At long last, the Pambei-led UNLF signed a ‘peace talks agreement’ with..

Mastermind behind stealing, selling SUVs to NE held

New Delhi, Dec 2 A 26-year-old man, who used to receive the demand of SUVs from a Manipur-based gang following which he used to steal the vehicles, has been arrested.Several SUVs have been stolen by the accused -- identified as Mohd Faraz, a resident of d..

Manipur couple kicked, punched in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 2Two men and two women from Manipur were assaulted by a group of eight-nine people on a street at night in southeast Delhi's Sunlight Colony. The incident that happened on Thursday was captured on mobile from a balcony across the street. Th..

Cong lambasts Biren's 'electioneering' amid crisis

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 2: Chief Minister N Biren has given priority to MP elections over the Manipur crisis, said CLP leader and former CM Okram Ibobi today.Instead of meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to end the conflict, the Chief Minister ..

UG cadres remanded

IMPHAL, Dec 2 : The Court of CJM Imphal West has remanded the two active cadres of PREPAK (Pro) who were arrested along with arms and ammunition from Singjamei Chingamathak Pishum Leirak on November 22 to judicial custody till December 16.The Court also t..

PNB robbers allegedly fled towards Myanmar border

Ukhrul, Dec 2 The unidentified armed mis-creants who looted the Punjab National Bank, Viewland Ukhrul on November 30, Thursday have allegedly escaped towards the Indo-Myanmar border through the Ukhrul-Jessami National Highway 202.Sources informed that one..

ASUK condoles

IMPHAL, Dec 2: The Alliance for Socialist Unity Kangleipak (ASUK) has condoled the demise of MYL Captain Moirangthem Uttam alias Tamba (42) s/o late Krishnamani of Pallel Ma-mang Leikai, Kakching dis- trict and Corporal Ning-thoujam Kokoba alias Mangal (2..

Film on Warrepa Naba selected

IMPHAL, Dec 2: Docu-mentary film ‘Padma Shri Wareppa Naba: Rituals to Mainstream’, directed by Bobby Wahengbam has been selected for screening at the 29th Kolkata International Film Festival 2023.The film festival will be held from December 5 ..

Case filed against retired Judge, others With security rider, respondents dare to fight case at CCpur

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Dec 2 : Even as a Court case has been filed at Churachandpur against five Meeteis occupying important positions in connection with the violence in Manipur, the respondents have said that they are ready to fight the case at the..

"Fake" report about missing persons goes viral

IMPHAL, Dec 2: An unconfirmed report of several residents of valley going missing scared people and prompted Imphal based reporters to follow leads only to find the report to be "fake".The report which went viral on social media said at least 7 persons fr..

CM appeals rebel groups to join peace process

IMPHAL, Dec 2 (DIPR): The signing of the peace agreement on November 29 was made possible with the support, cooperation and encouragement of the people of Manipur, Chief Minister N Biren Singh said today at Kangla, Imphal, during a reception ceremony of P..

Last rites of Salaicha Akoijam Kokngam held

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Dec 2: The last rites of Salaai Kanba Lup (SKL) chairman,  Salaicha Akoijam Kokngam alias Jugindro was held at Salai Ching at Ukhongshang in Thoubal district with full honour.The body of Kokngam was brought to Imphal Airport..

MHRC team takes stock of human rights issues in Chandel

CHANDEL, Dec 2 (DIO/OSR)The Chairperson of Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC), Justice UB Saha today visited Chandel district to assess human rights conditions in the district.The Chairperson was accompanied by member KK Singh, Head of Investigation D..

SVEEP awareness campaign conducted

Mungchan ZimikUkhrul, Dec 2: Ukhrul district SVEEP team held an awareness campaign in four higher secondary schools of Ukhrul town.The awareness campaign was held in Little Angel English School; Ukhrul Higher Secondary School; Sacred Higher Secondary Scho..

69 Bn CRPF distributes solar lamps

KANGPOKPI, Dec 269 Battalion CRPF under the aegis of Akhilesh Prasad Singh, IGP Manipur and Nagaland sector CRPF organized a civic action programme at Namthanjang, Khonglong and Ramji village at Keithelmanbi in Kangpokpi district wherein 57 solar lamps we..

Organizations condemn bank loot at Ukhrul

Mungchan ZimikUkhrul, Dec 2: Various organizations have condemned in the strongest terms the looting of over Rs 18 crores from the Punjab National Bank (PNB), Ukhrul branch on November 30.Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL), Hunphun Village Authority, Ukhrul/ Hunphu..

Zeme Naga Councils appeal

SENAPATI, Dec 2The Zeme Naga Councils have appealed to the State Government and relevant department to resume the Manipur State Transport (MST) Bus service in NH 129/A to address the need for public transport in the area owing to its remote location. ..

Call raised for release of pending MGNREGS funds

IMPHAL, Dec 2Taking serious note on non-payment of MGNREGS funds in the hill districts of Manipur, the Federation of All Tribal Youth Clubs Manipur (FATYCM) urged the Government for immediate release of funds in the interest of the poor job card holders b..

Health mela held

KAKCHING, Dec 2A health mela in connection with Ayushman Bhava campaign of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of India was held today at Community Health Centre (CHC), Kakching. A team of specialist doctors and support staff from Shija Acad..