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Cyclists flagged off

IMPHAL, May 20: Three environment campaigners who would tour India from Imphal to Kanyakumari on bicycles were flagged off from Kangla (western) Gate by Imphal West SP Meghachandra at 8 am today. The three campaigners are Yumnam Chingthang-khomba Meitei s/o late Y Tomba of Sagolband Bijoy Govinda, Ningthoujam Lakpa Meitei s/o N Manik-chand of Laphupat Tera Mayai Leikai and Varnon Laishram s/o Noren Lai-shram of Kakwa Selungba Leikai and their tour is based on the theme ‘Save environment to save ..

Planted IED explodes

IMPHAL, May 20: A bomb suspected to be an IED exploded at the residential gate of one Maisnam Manikchand (45) of Phumlou Mamang Leikai, Imphal West district under Lamsang police station at around 7 pm today. It is said that Manikchand is the Pradhan of Phumlou Gram Panchayat. Even though there was no casualty in the blast, its impact was felt inside the house of Manikchand. A case has been registered at Lamsang police station in connection with the blast...

Decks cleared for vote count on May 23

IMPHAL, May 20: All arrangements have been completed for counting of votes of both Inner Manipur PC and Outer Manipur PC and three-tier security arrangement has been put in place at all counting centres...

Eviction drive launched at RIMS road

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 20: Police carried out an eviction drive against illegal encroachment along the ever busy RIMS road today, during which a number of items kept on either side of the road, including advertising banners were seized and taken away...

Lawyers protest May 18 vandalism

IMPHAL, May 20 : Members of the All Manipur Bar Association and High Court Bar Association Manipur, staged a sit-in-protest in front of Cheirap Court complex today, condemning the assault on lawyers and the damaging of a Court located at Lamphel by an angry mob on May 18...

No tobacco products in shops near schools : JSCC

IMPHAL, May 20: Joint Students' Coordinating Committee (JSCC) has begun seizing tobacco products from shops and vendors located within a 100 metre radius of schools, colleges and other educational institutes and disposing them by burning, from today onwards...

JAC recalls displacement

IMPHAL, May 20: The JAC Against Arbitrary Displacement of Naga River Colony 25-A today commemorated the dismantling of 39 houses and three Churches by the State Government on this date in 2013 at Kabo Leikai/Naga River Colony...

CPI local council conference held

BISHNUPUR, May 20 : The 46th local council conference of Communist Party of India (CPI), Kumbi Council was held yesterday at Biplabi Bira Bhawan, Kumbi Sandhong in the presence of over 200 delegates. The conference began with the hoisting of CPI flag and paying floral tribute at the statue of Jana Neta Hijam Irawat placed in front of the Bhawan...

Crops infested by Fall Armyworms at Senapati, reports DAO

Senapati, May 20: Crops at Senapati district are also infested with Fall Armyworms, said a report released by District Agriculture Officer (DAO)...

'Adon Khamba Ewanglon Thoibi' released

Our Correspondent BISHNUPUR, May 20 : State Wetland Authority Technical Committee, Chairman, Dr Kh Shamungou Singh has released a book "Adon Khamba Ewanglon Thoibi" (A romantic fidelity : A critical study), penned by Hemamcha Sobha, at INA Hall, Moirang, today...

3rd position holder feted

bishnupur, May 20: Love and respect for the parents, teachers togethr with work hard to make them proud were the motivation for Jasmin Heigrujam who secured 3rd position in the recently declared class XII exams (Science) conducted by COHSEM...

CADA conducts discussion programme

IMPHAL, May 21 Continuing its fight against drugs and substance abuse, Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol (CADA) and Ningombam Apunba Meira Paibee Lup (NAMPL) conducted a public discussion programme at Ningombam Mamang Leikai Community Hall, yesterday...

Memorial day observed at Maibam Lotpaching

Bishnupur, May 20: Floral tributes and respect were paid to commemorate the first landfall of Japanese Army at Maibam Lotpaching on May 20, 1944 to help India gain independence from the British rule...

USRA notifies

Our Correspondent CCPUR, May 20: The United Socialists Revolutionary Army has today declared that no individual or organisation should collect funds or serve demand letters within their ..

TMC ward member welfare association decries

Thoubal, May 20 Thoubal Municipal Council Ward Member Welfare Association alleged that the power hungry Councillors of Thoubal Municipal Council (TMC) are busy fighting to hold on the leadership position rather than working for the development of 18 Ward that come under the Council, said a press release issued by TMC Ward Member Welfare Association...

UTBC vows to save Shirui Kashong on green gospel day observation

Ukhrul, May, 20 : As part of its movement to save the planet from the threat imposed by global warming and climate change, Ukhrul Town Baptist Church (UTBC), Ukhrul has pledged to initiate a campaign "Save Shirui Kashong, Save Tangkhul" during the annual Church event of Green Gospel Day, today. ..

SUK expresses concern over pathetic condition of Govt schools Union asks Government to improve said schools instead of advertising already well developed schools

IMPHAL, May 20 : Claiming that Shyamsakhi High School (Moirangkhom) has been turned into a garbage dump due to lack of proper fencing, a hotel has been established inside the property of Dhameshwori Primary School (Konung Mamang) with the classrooms being used for keeping sugarcane juicer and Ramji Junior High School is now in a deplorable condition, Students Union of ..

World Honey Bee Day observed

IMPHAL, May 20: Integrated Beekeeping Development Centre, under Directorate of Extension Education CAU, organised World Honey Bee Day at CAU campus at Iroishemba today...

Five days non residential camp kicks off

IMPHAL, May 20 : The Social Welfare Department kicked off a five day nonresidential camp for children at Manipur Bal Bhavan, Khuman Lampak Sports complex today...

GOC-in-C Eastern Command interacts with successful students of Army Public School

IMPHAL, May 20 : Army Public Schools serve wards of army soldiers all over the country. These schools are run as private entities under AWES with excellent infrastructure and amenities, said a press release issued by PIB (DW). ..

Three arrested for gang rape of transgender in Bengaluru

IMPHAL, May 20: Manipur Diaspora Bengaluru (MDB) has mentioned that the three culprits involved in the gang rape of two transgender of Manipur origin, were arrested yesterday by Koramangala police, Bengaluru City, along with the help of Isha Pant, IPS, DCP, Southeast Bangalore & Special Nodal Officer North East, Rajesh, AM, Liaison Officer Bengaluru, Manipur and MDB...

Agri Ministry team arrives

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 20: A team of officials of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare led by Joint Secretary (Integrated Nutrient Management) Neerja Adidam arrived here today to take stock of the different projects/activities taken up in the State under the Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCDNER). ..

Four complain against violation of paddy land Act

IMPHAL, May 20: Four individuals have lodged a complaint to the Imphal West District Level Committee against wanton violation of the Manipur Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland Act 2014 and the complete inaction on the matter by the authorities concerned...

Training cum awareness programme held

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 20 : A one day training cum awareness programme on "Identification, symptomology and management of Fall Armyworm (FAW) on Maize in Manipur" was held at Central Agricultural University auditorium in Iroisemba today...

Sylvia wins titles in Mrs Asia Pacific

IMPHAL, May 20 : BK Events and Entertainment and Innovative Artist Welfare Association (IAWA), Mumbai have announced that Adaphro Sylvia from Manipur has achieved two titles, “Mrs Asia Pacific Special Queen Award 2019 Ambassador” and “Mrs Asia Pacific 2019 Supermodel,” during the 5 days long (May 14- 19) International beauty pageant “Mrs Asia Pacific 2019” at Singapore and Malaysia...

Officials moot Delhi to Imphal night flight

IMPHAL, May 19: Airports Authority of India (AAI) Chairman Dr Guruprasad Mohapattra and State Government officials today discussed about introducing a direct flight from Delhi to Imphal at night...

CADA conducts academic awareness camp

KAKCHING, May 19 : As part of its campaign to curb the menance of drugs and substance abuse from the State, Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol (CADA) has organised an academic awareness programme on "effect of drugs on students" at Kakching Higher Secondary School, yesterday...

Workshop on ‘Revision of State Action Plan on Climate Change’ held

JIRIBAM, May 19 : Directorate of Environment has organised a one-day district level stakeholder's workshop on "Revision of State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC-Version 2)" at Community Centre, Jiribam Municipal Council, Jiribam, today. ..

Birth anniversary of Ho Chi Minh observed

Our Correspondent Bishnupur, May 19: The 129th birth anniversary of comrade Ho Chi Minh who is regarded as the father of Vietnam, who fought for the independence of Vietnam was observed in a simple function organized by CPI, Kumbi Local Council at Biplabi Comrade Bira Bhawan, Kumbi today...

Tree saplings planted as part of Sunday Eco-Club prog

Kakching, May 19: Alliance for Development Alternatives Manipur (ADAM), Kakching and Angan Ching Eco-Park Management Committee, Kakching together with students planted memorial trees at Angan Ching Eco-Park, Kakching on the theme "Let's plant trees, Save trees" as part of its weekly Sunday Eco-Club programme, said press release issued by secy, ADAM...

TSA demands

Jiribam, May 19: The Thadou Students Association (TSA), Jiribam and Tamenglong branches have demanded to create a post of Thadou- Kuki subject and its inclusion as MIL subject in Jiribam Higher Secondary School, Jiribam, said statement issued by TSA...

NPO condoles

Senapati, May 19: The Naga People's Organization (NPO) has condoled the demise of NSCN-IM leader and steering committee member Lumba Raising. In its statement, NPO said that the passing away of Qr Lumba Raising is not only a great loss for the family and Tangkhul community but for the Nagas as a whole. Saying that a solid foundation for a free and integrated Nagas has been left behind by the leader, NPO prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace. ..

Naga Spice & Herbs, Senapati exports local spices and herbs outside India

Senapati, May 19: The Naga Spice & Herbs, Senapati, an organic food processiong unit, established in 2016 by Th Longsaola as proprietor is situated at Poumai Colony, Taphou, Senapati, just one and half km away from the district headquarters...

Solid waste collection starts at Toubul

Bishnupur, May 19: With the aim to achieve the goal of clean and disease free village by properly collecting all the solid wastes and disposed it to a dumping site, PHED, Bishnupur in collaboration with Toubul Gram Panchayat and Toubul Welfare Association formed a Solid Waste Committee and started collecting solid waste in Toubul village in Bishnupur district under the supervision of executive engineer, PHED, Bishnupur, L Gokulchandra today...

Preparations on for 18th Great June Uprising 2019

IMPHAL, May 19: The preparation for the 18th Great June Uprising, Unity Day 2019 is on with members of the observation committee and volunteers planting trees and conducting social services at Kekrupat Martyrs' Memorial complex...

36th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial observed

IMPHAL, May 19: Manipur Network of Positive People (MNP+) and Project Sunrise/FHI360 with the support of Manipur State AIDS Control Society observed '36th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial' Sunday at the office of MNP+, Yaiskul Hiruhanba Leikai...

17th Edufest 2019 to open up new career avenues for students

IMPHAL, May 19: The 17th edition of Edufest is all set to kick off at GM Hall, Imphal on May 21 and 22. The two day event will see top universities and colleges from across India directly interacting with students who are on the look for the best option for higher studies. ..

Symposium held

IMPHAL, May 19 : Art and Culture Department in association with Writers' Forum, Imphal organised a symposium on the topic “Elangbam Dinamanigee punshi amasung khorirol” at MDU Hall, today...

Khangembam Henthoi Leima awarded

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 19: Khangembam Henthoi Leima of Samram Mayai Leikai, Thoubal district has been awarded the WOW Excellent Award 2019. The award was given to her by Wisdom of Women (WOW) in the category-model during a ceremony held at Constitution Club, New Delhi today. She is 28 and wife of Kh Bobisana...

BOSEM clarifies

IMPHAL, May 19 : The Board Of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM) has clarified that the date March 18, 2018, mentioned in the message of the Education Minister yesterday, should be written as May 18, 2019...

Court allows

IMPHAL, May 19: Session Judge Imphal West allowed an application filed by CBI/SIT on May 15, praying for allowing the Investigating Officer (IO) of CBI to seize a 9 mm pistol along with magazine, in line with an investigation taken up by the CBI concerning the death of one Ningthoujam Khaiba in an alleged encounter on November 13, 2006...

Unfortunate : JAC

IMPHAL, May 19: The JAC formed in connection with the death of Khunjamayum Arun, has conveyed that the incident at Lamphel Court complex, was really unfortunate and uncalled for...

Mob violence

IMPHAL, May 19: Taking into account the rising cases of mob violence in the State, Manipur Peoples' Democratic Front (MPDF) is planning to launch a poster campaign against mob violence on May 26...

RO submits report on code violation charge

IMPHAL, May 19: Inner Manipur PC Returning Officer Naorem Praveen has submitted a report to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Manipur on the complaint filed by Congress candidate Oinam Nabakishore against alleged violation of election model code of conduct by Chief Minister N Biren...

Single control system yet to deliver fully

IMPHAL, May 19 : The initiative to bring all oil pumps of the country under a single control system is yet to deliver its full benefits in the State...

Notice

IMPHAL, May 19: The Office of the Superintendent of Police; Traffic Control Police Wing has informed hospitals, clinics laboratories, shopkeepers/vendors and business unit who have encroached on the RIMS road stretch on either side of the road should remove their respective movable and immovable articles from the stretch which was declared as two-wheeler and four-wheeler parking area. Defaulters except authorized by Municipal Corporation on or before May 19 will be penalized as per law, said a notice ..

Bomb blast rocks

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 19 : Unidentified people triggered a bomb blast at the residential gate of Neurosurgeon Dr Khongbantabam Vyas of Thangmeiband Khomdram Selungba Leikai at around 10.45 pm yesterday. Even though police have initiated investigation after registering a case, there is no report of any casualty...

Womenfolk storm Court, arrested

IMPHAL, May 18: 13 women were remanded to custody of Lamphel police till May 21, after they attacked and destroyed properties of Chief Judicial Magistrate Imphal East Court room today...

LPG transporters launch stir, suspend

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 18: The All Manipur Bulk LPG Transporters’ Association launched a non-cooperation movement against IOC but the same has been suspended on the assurance of the Chief Minister to address their grievances...

No plan to review coalition yet:NPP

IMPHAL, May 18: National Peoples Party (NPP) State unit working president Ch Ajang Khongsai has announced that there are no discussions or plans to decide whether or not the party will stay in the coalition State Government, for now...

CS warns against abnormal growth

IMPHAL, May 18: As a part of the preparations for initiation of Census 2021, the first meeting of State Level Coordination Committee for Census 2021 was held today. During the meeting, which was chaired by the committee Chairman, Chief Secretary Dr J Suresh Babu, authorities concerned were given stern instructions to ensure that any incident similar to the inconsistent/abnormal population growth in some blocks of Senapati district detected in the previous census, do not occur...

KNF (N) observes raising day

IMPHAL, May 18 : The Kuki National Front (Nehlun) has observed its raising day at Tactical General HQ, Daitwi Camp. An arms parade led by Alex Kuki, HQ commandant, paid homage to cadres who have sacrificed their lives for the Kuki Nation, said a statement of KNF (N). Hoisting of outfit’s flag and offering of floral tributes and gun salute to (Late ) Pu Nehlun Kipgen, founder of KNF, and all the martyrs marked the day, it said. KNF (N) was founded in May 18, 1987 by Pu Nehlun, it added. ..

14th anniversary observed

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 18 : Manipur Science Centre, Department of Science and Technology has observed its “14th Anniversary Day cum International Museum Day” at the auditorium of Manipur Science Centre, Takyelpat, today. The event was attended by Ng Nganbi, Deputy Secretary (S&T) as chief guest, Elangbam Ibocha, Director (S&T) as president and Dr N Randhir Singh, Director (MARSAC) as guest of honour. As part of the programme, a quiz competition for the students on the topic “Astronomy” ..

CM congratulates successful candidates of HSLC

Imphal, May 18 : Chief Minister N Biren Singh congratulated the position holders and students who have successfully cleared the High School Leaving Certificate Examination 2019 conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Manipur...

Viral story of abandoned child is false, says father

IMPHAL, May 18: One Leishangthem Koba of Langthabal Kunja Makha Leikai, has clarified that a story, along with a photo of his newborn child, which went viral on social media alleging that the child had been abandoned at a private clinic, is false and baseless...

As Fall Armyworm destroys crops... Sensitise farmers, make control measures accessible, PFA urges ICAR

IMPHAL, May 18 Concerned with the incidence of Fall Armyworm, People For Animals has urged the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Manipur and authorities concerned to make available the measures to control the invasive pest at the earliest...

Annual conference held

IMPHAL, May 18: In order to deliver effective care and support to veterans and NoKs, a conference and training programme was organised from May 16-17 at DIAV, Delhi Cantt. The aim of the programme was to discuss existing and future initiatives associated with veterans & NoKs and obtain feedback from officials who are directly handling the veteran affairs, said a statement of PIB (Defence Wing)...

Annual conference held

IMPHAL, May 18: In order to deliver effective care and support to veterans and NoKs, a conference and training programme was organised from May 16-17 at DIAV, Delhi Cantt. The aim of the programme was to discuss existing and future initiatives associated with veterans & NoKs and obtain feedback from officials who are directly handling the veteran affairs, said a statement of PIB (Defence Wing)...

AIMS volunteers donate blood on 7th foundation day

IMPHAL, May 18: Apunba Ireipakki Maheiroi Shinpanglup (AIMS), in connection with its 7th foundation day celebration, organised a one day mega blood donation programme at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) Blood Bank Saturday...

Toppers share thoughts, aspirations

IMPHAL, May 18: Bhu-mika Shamurailatpam, of Pitambara English School, Kwakeithel, who topped the HSLC examination 2019 conducted by BoSEM, has expressed her desire to become a scientist in the future. She is the youngest daughter (among three daughters) of Sh Tomba Sharma and Sh Shanti Devi of Kakwa Naorem Leikai. Her father is a cook at Narsingh Mandir and also runs a pharmacy at the locality while her mother is a housewife...

HSLCE 2019 results declared; 74.69 pc makes the cut

IMPHAL, May 18: Results of HSLC Examination 2019 conducted by Board of Higher Secondary Education Manipur (BoSEM) were declared this afternoon with the aggregate pass per-centage touching 74.69 which is the highest in the last 10 years...

Training for counting personnel begins at Bpr

BISHNUPUR, May 17: The first round of training for counting personnel to be deployed on duty in the counting station for the 17th parliamentary elections started today at Kyamba Ningshing Shanglen, Bishnupur for Bishnupur district...

'86 including minors voted in 17th Lok Sabha elections'

IMPHAL, May 17 Alleging that as many as 86 including several minors and expired people voted in the 17th Lok Sabha elections from Chadong area, one Yurmung Kasar of the village has filed a complaint to the Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur. These persons including minors aged 10 were wrongly enrolled in the electoral roll of 43/12 Chadong (T) (B) of 43 Phungyar Constituency, he alleged in his complaint which provides a list of the names of the persons. Demanding immediate action and punishment as ..

2021 Census process set for kick off

IMPHAL, May 17: With the State Level Coordination Committee for Census 2021 already constituted with the Chief Secretary as Chairman, the committee will hold its first sitting at 3 pm tomorrow...

NPF’s support to Ibobi doubtful : Surchandra

IMPHAL, May 17: Even if the incumbent coalition Government led by N Biren must be replaced by a Congress Government with Okram Ibobi as the Chief Minister, it is highly doubtful whether Naga People’s Front (NPF) would support the new Government, said MLA Y Surchandra who is supporting the BJP-led coalition Government after defecting from Congress party...

Over 12,000 postal ballots received

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 17: The number of voters polled in elections held in the State through postal ballots has considerably increased this Lok Sabha election following introduction of Electronically Transmitted Postal Ballot System (ETPBS) by the Election Commission of India. Electronically transmitted postal ballots were sent to record officers of armed forces so that 20,185 service voters could exercise their right to vote in the Lok Sabha election held in the State on April 11 and ..

Monsang tribe bereaved

IMPHAL, May 17: Noted Monsang tribe folk singer and historian Ng Benou passed away in Imphal on Friday after a short illness, reports NNN...

INC candidate complains

IMPHAL, May 17: Congress candidate in Inner Manipur PC Oinam Nabakishore has lodged a complaint with all relevant authorities saying that Presiding Officers concerned did not say anything when rampant proxy voting was done at five polling stations...

Gold bars seized

IMPHAL, May 17: Anti Smuggling Unit Customs Division Imphal, arrested an individual along with 15 gold bars of foreign origin worth Rs 80, 62,620, from Mayang Imphal yesterday night...

Decision on NPF's stand after LS polls : Biren

New Delhi, May 17 : Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday said the demands of BJP's ally Naga People's Front (NPF) will be taken up by senior party leaders after the Lok Sabha elections conclude. Speaking to ANI, Singh said, "There was an understanding between NPF and BJP during the formation of Government in the State. But due to some unavoidable circumstances, the demands of NPF leaders are pending. These will be taken up by senior party leaders in the State after the Lok Sabha elections ..

HC admits PIL on water scarcity

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 17 : A Division Bench High Court of Manipur, on May 14, admitted a Public Interest Litigant (PIL) filed over the water scarcity faced by the people of Ukhrul district and directed the Executive Engineer of PHED to assess the situation of drinking water facility in Ukhrul and other districts of Manipur so that a master plan can be prepared with the aim of providing clean and potable drinking water to all...

Workshop on Fall Armyworm held

IMPHAL, May 17: A two-day workshop on Management of Fall Armyworm in the Scientific Production of Maize was opened today at the Lamphelpat complex of ICAR, Manipur Centre. ..

3,26,548 registered job seekers till March

Imphal, May 17 (DIPR) A total of 3,26,548 (three lakhs, twenty six thousand and five hundred forty eight) applicants including 2,22,806 ( two lakhs, twenty two thousand, eight hundred and six) male and 1,03,742 (one lakh, three thousand, seven hundred forty two) female applicants are Live-Registered in the different Employment Exchange of Manipur at the end of March, 2019 according to monthly progress report on the working of State Employment Service, Manipur issued by the Directorate of Employment, ..

Destitute woman gifted house

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 17: RK Fortune Developer Pvt Ltd MD RK Rameshwar Singh on Friday gifted a newly built house to Khoirom Ningol Sadokpam Ongbi Memcha of Moirang Hanuba Mamang Leikai...

Excise officers harassing drug users unnecessarily: CoNE

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 17 : Claiming that a group of Excise officials have been habitually targeting drug users as source of their clandestine revenue, Community Network for Empowerment (CoNE) has appealed the authority concerned to take cognizance of such extortion racket and arrest the individuals involved at the earliest...

Ragailong celebrates Gudui Festival

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 17: People of Ragailong on Friday celebrated Gudui festival with much prompt and gaiety. Women prepared their best ginger soup and drink - Zoungao (Yungou - liquor) and offered them to Tingkao Rakwang and Kangdailu (Phouoibi)...

Hee-Yai Furniture Studio, Hee-Yai Foundation launched

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 17: Hee-Yai Group of Company and Registered Firms launched its furniture studio named Hee-Yai Furniture Studio and a non-profit foundation called Hee-Yai Foundation, yesterday...

DESAM negates stand of Edn Minister

IMPHAL, May 17: Expressing shock at the claims made by Education Minister Th Radheshyam yesterday that the Government does not have any programme called 'Go To School' but has only 'School Phagathansi' mission, DESAM has fired back with a myriad of questions to the State Government...

Mega Society states stand, clarifies

IMPHAL, May 17: Clarifying on the charges levelled by Top Dusara Land Protection Committee in many local dailies, Mega Manipur Society has announced that it welcomes the ruling of the High Court of Manipur and appealed to the Top Dusara Land Protection Committee and the Pradhan of Top Dusara to settle the matter properly as per the legal provisions...

Ed Minister promises to look into problems faced by armed forces veteran of the State

IMPHAL, May 17: Education Minister paid a visit to the Rajya Sainik Board (RSB) Manipur, located at Lamphel and interacted with representatives of the Ex Servicemen today...

AAI Chairman reviews

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 17: Airports Authority of India Chairman Guruprasad Mohapattra today reviewed the infrastructure development works being undertaken at Imphal airport. The review meeting held at the Old Secretariat conference hall was also attended by Chief Secretary Dr J Suresh Babu. During the meeting, officials of KB Enterprises sought the AAI Chairman’s attention to the proposed introduction of KBZ flight service between Imphal and Mandalay...

Cong ready to tap into coalition fissures : MPCC

IMPHAL, May 16: As an Opposition party, it is only natural for Congress to take full advantage of the unfolding situation if the BJP-led coalition Government collapses on account of dissent among the coalition partners, asserted MPCC president Gaikhangam...

Quiet burial given to Imphal Evening

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 16: Imphal Evening, which was introduced by the State Government supposedly to give a taste of night life to the people of the State, is now gone without any explanation...

Govt focused on primary healthcare system : Najma

Imphal, May 16 (DIPR) Governor Dr Najma Heptulla has stated that the State Government has been making serious efforts to improve primary healthcare system in the State...

Jap delegates offer nursing jobs

Imphal, May 16 (DIPR) A Japanese delegation called on Governor Dr Najma Heptulla at the Raj Bhavan today and discussed about providing nursing jobs to State youth in Japan. ..

‘Invasion’ of Fall Armyworm studied

IMPHAL, May 16: Some scientists have opined that the invasion of Fall Armyworm in the State might have been invited by the State’s rising temperature which is quite favourable to the particular which is notorious for causing even famine in some African countries...

CBI submits another charge sheet

IMPHAL, May 16: CBI submitted yet another charge sheet before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West, against 5 cops in connection with the alleged fake encounter/extra judicial killing of one Irengbam Ratankumar by a team of Imphal West commando at Ningombam to Mongshangei inter-village road, near Vale Academy, under Singjamei PS, on September 1, 2010. The Court also registered a cril misc case in connection with the charge sheet today and fixed May 29 for taking up cognizance of the case...

NPF will not pull out : BJP

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 16: BJP Manipur State unit has clarified that it does not believe Naga People's Front (NPF) will pull out from the BJP led coalition Govern-ment, adding that even if the party does decide to end the alliance, it will not have any tangible impact on the State Government...

Strike notice

IMPHAL, May 16: The All Manipur Minor Irrigation Department Employees Association has submitted a memorandum to the Chief Secretary threatening to launch an indefinite strike from June 1, if the State Government fails to pay the pending 9 months worth of arrear for ROP 2010 for the work charge staff of Minor Irrigation Department at the earliest...

Matric results on May 18

IMPHAL, May 16: Results of the HSLC Examination 2019 conducted by BoSEM from February 20 to March 15 would be announced in the evening of May 18, according to a notification issued by BoSEM Secretary Dr Chithung Mary Thomas. No result sheet would be displayed on the notice board of BoSEM but results can be accessed on www.manresults.nic.in; www.bosem.in; www.manipureducation.gov.in and www.manipur.gov.in. ..

Matric results on May 18

IMPHAL, May 16: Results of the HSLC Examination 2019 conducted by BoSEM from February 20 to March 15 would be announced in the evening of May 18, according to a notification issued by BoSEM Secretary Dr Chithung Mary Thomas. No result sheet would be displayed on the notice board of BoSEM but results can be accessed on www.manresults.nic.in; www.bosem.in; www.manipureducation.gov.in and www.manipur.gov.in. ..

Brown sugar seized

TENGNOUPAL, May 16: A combined team of Moreh commando, police and Moreh Battalion Assam Rifles, seized a huge amount of brown sugar worth more than Rs 3 crore from Moreh Ward No 1 today...

Green Mountain frog

IMPHAL, May 16: Sighting of Green Mountain frog which is native to Myanmar, was reported for the first time in Manipur at Tamenglong Biological Heritage site by Tamenglong Rainforest Club and Corbett Foundation members. Photos of the frog species, which is know as 'Gousuha' in Kabui dialect, were sent to Wild Life Institute which identified the frog as the Green Mountain frog. Futhermore, the Forest Department has been urged to take up necessary measures to prevent any capture or killing of the ..

Awarded

IMPHAL, May 16: Dr Indira Maisnam, MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Endocrinology), d/o Professor Maisnam Iboton Singh and Elangbam Banabati Devi, of Kwakeithel Thokchom Leikai, who is currently a senior consultant endocrinologist based in Kolkata, was awarded the Fellow of the American College of Endocrinologists (FACE) on April 27 at Los Angeles, California...

KSO Gunpi Block executives turn in to police

Our Correspondent KANGPOKPI, May 16 :The seven executives of KSO Gunpi Block who have been accused of burning down St Joseph's School turned themselves in to the SP Kakching today. ..

Atal Tinkering Lab, school website launched for CC Hr Sec School

By Our Staff Reporter Imphal, May 16 : Th Kirankumar Singh, Director of Education (S) inaugurated Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL) and launched the school website of Churachand higher Secondary School Imphal "http://cchrsecschol.in" at the school premises today. Speaking as chief guest of the function, Education (S) Director Th Kirankumar stated that Atal Tinkering Lab and school website have been launched at 25 Government and private owned schools...

SDJM felicitates its 13th position holder

IMPHAL, May 16 : Managing Committee of Shree Digamber Jain Mahavir (SDJM) Higher Secondary School, Ghari felicitated the Dinajit Mangang, who is the student of the school and the 13th position holder of the recently declared class XII examination in Science stream. Dinajit was accorded a warm welcome at the school premises in Ghari Awang Leikai today...

Mahei Masing app launched

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 16 : Mahei Masing Education Technology Pvt Ltd launched its application and e-commerce, both for mobile phones and computers, at Classic Grande Imphal today...

Another exclusive outlet of Likla at Sega Road

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 16 : Likla Bakery opened another exclusive outlet at Sega Road, Thouda Bhabok Leikai near Huiyen Lanpao Press today. Thangjam Agro Industries Private Limited Managing Director Th Joykumar and Likla brand ambassador Bala Hijam inaugurated the outlet. Joykumar stated that the company aims to launch three new exclusive outlets in major towns of the State including Kakching, Nambol, Bishnupur, Churachandpur, Senapati. ..

K-pop band VAV to perform on June 2

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 16 : Popular K-pop band in South Korea, VAV will be visiting India on June 2 for a concert organised by Hyped and Kiwa Consultants Private Limited at Indoor Stadium. Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club today, Kiwa Consultants Private Limited Director Sanjib Ghatak said that VAV is a popular K-pop boy band in Korea and has fans all over the world. VAV has performed in 24 countries, he said adding that the band will be coming to Manipur a number of fans ..

Jiribam locals denounce poor quality J-T road blacktopping

Our Correspondent JIRIBAM, May 16: Blacktopping at section of Jiribam - Tipaimukh road has courted condemnation from locals. With the surface breaking at many places as the road is being blacktopped "literally on mud", the locals have decried and demanded that the road construction work be stopped if it is to continue the same way...

Tangkhul woman to host Love Feast for differently abled persons

Ukhrul, May 16: A philanthropic and charitable Tangkhul woman of Ukhrul is hosting Love Feast to feed all the disabled persons across the State and show her 'equal love and concern for them'...

New Vespa/Aprilia outlet launched

THOUBAL, May 16 Tulasi Motor, a new outlet of sales, service and spare part of Vespa/Aprilia was opened today at Thoubal Okram. This outlet at Thoubal is the fourth after Churachandpur, Sangaiprou and Kakching. With increasing demand, the outlet at Thoubal is one most awaited outlets, said a statement of its proprietor Okram Shyamananda Singh. The outlet will minimise the servicing issue of Thoubal customers, said Soubam Deepu Singh, general manager of Piaggio Main Dealer Imphal, who inaugurated ..

Education Minister clarifies on Go to School mission

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 16: In connection with the allegations by a certain student organization, Education Minister Th Radheshyam has clarified that there is no mission named as 'Go to School' of the present State Government and it only has 'School Phagathansi' mission, which is also in the initial stage...

EKHSS fetes meritorious students

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 16 : Enlighten Knowledge Higher Secondary School (EKHSS), Sangakpham felicitated its position holders of the HSE 2019 and distributed other meritorious students at its campus today...

Catholic teachers refute

IMPHAL, May 16: Teaching and non-teaching staff of Catholic School Canchipur held a meeting today and rejected the allegation of KCP-MC that the school Principal appeared to have molested three girl students of the school as false...

MCPCR takes up suo moto case

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 16: The Manipur Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MCPCR) has taken up a suo moto case in connection with the death of newborn baby at Little Clinic, Nagaram on April 11 which has gone viral on social media. The baby was delivered by one Leishangthem Prema Leima of Langthabal before it died soon after. After registering a suo moto case following detection of certain suspicious aspects through social media, a team of MCPCR conducted a spot enquiry at Little ..

Exam fixed

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 16: The group C and D examination for MSPDCL and MSPCL, will begin from June 10. According to an official source from the Power Department, the date of the exam had been fixed earlier but was later postponed due to the enforcement of the Model Code of Conduct...

6 films from Tunisia to be screened on May 25 and 26

IMPHAL, May 15: A package of six contemporary award winning feature films from Tunisia will be screened at MSFDS auditorium on May 25 and 26 in a bid to promote good film movement in the State...

MPP sees red over ‘ regionalism is passe'’ statement of CM

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 15 : While condemning the recent statement of Chief Biren N Biren Singh that "Regionalism is passe' and it will be extinct in North East India", Manipur People's Party has responded that no amount of force can root out regional political parties from any State as long as there is support from the indigenous people. The statement of N Biren clearly revealed the hidden agenda of Bhartiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to exterminate all the indigenous ..

Fissures with coalition partners haunt BJP led Govt NPF threatens to rock coalition Govt

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 15: In a development which can rock the foundation of the present N Biren Singh led BJP coalition Government, the Naga Peoples' Front (NPF) is set decide whether it should continue to stay in the coalition or pull out completely...

DESAM inspects Government schools Meira Paibis finance Govt school

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 15: Even though the State Government supposedly took up many measures to improve the education system in the State, going so far as to even introduce schemes like 'Go to School', it has come to light that the Meira Paibis of the area where Wangoo Laipham Upper Primary School (Kakching) is located, have been raising money through Marup to engage the necessary teachers needed by the school as all appeals to the State Government to address the shortage of teachers ..

Sekmai bodies condemn apathy

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 15: Condemning the apparent lack of any positive steps from the Government's side, the Sekmai Protection Committee and Advanced Women Society (AWS), Awang Sekmai, have questioned if the Government has no authority to prevent the sand and stone quarrying works at Sekmai river...

To combat Fall Armyworm... 44 more surveillance team formed

To combat Fall Armyworm... 44 more surveillance team formed..

Proposed bandh called off

IMPHAL, May 15: Mapithel Dam Affected Villagers Headmen/Chief and Elders Organisation (MDAVHCEO) and the JAC have called off the indefinite bandh scheduled from today midnight, after getting assurance from Education Minister Th Radheshyam today..

BJP protests

IMPHAL, May 15: Condemning the act of crashing the road show of BJP National president Amit Shah at Kolkata by Trinamool Congress supporters, BJP Manipur State organised a sit in protest in front of the party office at Keishampat today. Speaking at the protest, BJP State unit general secretary N Nimbus said that the party strongly condemns the crashing of the road show by supporters of Trinamool Congress and alleged that it was an arrogant violation of the spirit of democracy. It may be mentioned ..

MSF members visit schools at Boroikhal, Sabhughat and Babukhal in Jiribam

Jiribam, May 15: As part of its ongoing campaign "Ekhoi Lairik Ningthina Tamsi", Manipuri Student Federation (MSF), Head Office, Imphal together with MSF, Jiribam District Committee inspected several schools located in the remote area of Jiribam at Boroikhal, Sabhughat and Babukhal yesterday and were stunned to find lack of proper roads that lead to the schools and absence of regular footpath for the villagers, said Ngariyanbam Milan, president MSF Head Office, Imphal...

AHTA threatens to shut Airtel office at Ukhrul

Ukhrul, May 15 : All Hunphun Tangs Association (AHTA), Ukhrul has warned to shut the Airtel office in Ukhrul as a result of the frequent internet failure and bad services to its customers...

Kakhulong Kabuis prepare for Gudui festival on May 17

IMPHAL, May 15: In connection with Gudui festival, which falls on 13th day of Kalen, Kabui community at Kakhulong village on Tuesday started brewing their best traditional drinks- Zoungao, Zoushoumei etc which will be shared among the members of the community during the festival...

Imphal Hospital reaches out to 'deserving' patient

IMPHAL, May 15: Imphal Hospital and Research Centre, under its corporate responsibility scheme, is treating a BPL patient free of cost, said its managing director Maipak. Speaking to media persons at the hospital's auditorium today, Maipak said that the Imphal Hospital had earlier treated two patients also under the scheme. The scheme identifies deserving patients who have no income and no source to get healthcare. It is a scheme for those patients who genuinely deserve help, added Maipak...

N'Jang-Ngi fest begins

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 15: N'Jang-Ngi, a festival of the Thangal community under theme "Revitalize our Traditional Culture" has started at Mayangkhang Ningthoupham village today...

Rotary Club of Polo City Imphal gives awareness on traffic rules

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 15: Rotary Club of Polo City Imphal, in association with Traffic Control Wing, Imphal West, organised an awareness campaign on traffic rules today at Kangla Western Gate...

Limited labourers delay bridge works: TDC

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 14: The Transporters and Drivers Council (TDC) has asserted that engagement of limited number of labourers, not law and order situation, has been delaying construction works of Barak and Makru bridges along Imphal-Jiribam highway. Speaking to media persons at their MG Avenue office today, TDC president H Ranjit dismissed NHIDCL’s claim that the bridge construction works have been delayed due to volatile law and order situation as illogical...

Potential explosive delivered at Moreh No signs of radioactivity detected

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 14: The suspicious article placed at the home of one Neng-khoneng Munlun of Moreh Ward No 7 by a masked man yesterday and later taken into the custody of Tengnoupal District Police has turned out to be not radioactive...

Govt apathy robs antiques of display gallery

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 14: At a time when special importance is being given to conservation and restoration of cultural heritage all across the country and the world, Manipur State Museum is suffering a set-back when it comes to fost- ering the State’s heritage due to the State Government’s apathy. More than a hundred archaic and valuable relics and articles, including those related with ancient Mani-puri kings and royal fami- lies, are not displayed at the museum owing to absence of ..

AR seizes brown sugar worth Rs 1.16 cr

TENGNOUPAL, May 14 Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles, under the aegis of IGAR (S), apprehended a drug smuggler carrying brown sugar worth Rs 1.16 crore, at Permanent Vehicle Check Post (PVCP), Khudengthabi today. ..

3 hurt in storm

IMPHAL, May 14: Following the storm which occurred during the wee hours of yesterday morning, a woman and her two daughters, who were sleeping, sustained injuries after a wall collapsed at Singjamei Chingamakha Kshetri Leikai...

APSCS condoles

IMPHAL, May 14: The Association of Premiere State College Seniors (APSCS), Manipur held a meeting on May 11 chaired by its president K Chandradhan Singh, to condole the unti-mely demise of RK Sana- jaoba, retd Principal of DMC Science and former president of APSCS...

Body claimed

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 14: The family members and the JAC formed in connection with the brutal murder case of Khunjamayum Arun Meetei, have decided to claim the dead body of the victim, after SP Imphal East gave them proper assurance that a charge sheet would be filed against the wife of the victim and her paramour, before May 18...

ATRPFM urges for resettlement

IMPHAL, May 14: The All Tribal Rights Protection Forum Manipur has appealed to the State Government to resolve the issue of resettle-ment and rehabilitation of people affected by the Thoubal Multipurpose Project...

Up to 7 storeyed buildings permissible, says IMC

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 14: Apart from making necessary pre-parations to create a draft building bye law in order to enact a proper Building Bye Law for areas covered by Imphal Municipal Corpo-ration (IMC), the corporation has decided to allow cons-truction of buildings having upto 7 storeys in the said areas...

State toppers of AISSE 2019 felicitated

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 14 : A felicitation ceremony for the toppers of All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSE) 2019, from the State, was organised at Classic Grande under the aegis of CBSE Affiliated Schools' Association today. Director of Education , Manipur, Th Kirankumar, Deputy Secretary Manipur, Regina Hongray and president of CBSE Affiliated Schools' Association, Manipur as well as Principal of Manipur Public School, S Premabati Devi, attended the event as the chief ..

No Budget shown at National Mime Festival in Kerala

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 14 : Artistes of Kanglei Mime Theatre Repertory Imphal Manipur presented the play, No Budget during the three days National Mime Festival 2019 organised by Bharat Bhavan at Trivandrum, Kerala...

One day legal orientation program conducted

IMPHAL, May 14 A one day legal orientation program under the theme 'Legal assistance to the family members of the prisoners' was organised at the conference hall, MASLSA, ADR building, Lamphel Court complex today. The event was organised as part of the Statewide campaign to provide free of cost legal assistance and other services to the family members of the prisoners by MASLSA starting from May 1...

Jaisalmer gets ready to host Intl Army Scout Masters competition 2019

IMPHAL, May 14 : The International Army Scout Masters Competition, as a part of International Army Games, will be organised under the aegis of Konark Corps at Jaisalmer from July 24 to August 17...

In the course of studying vast scale destructions caused to maize plantations... New butterfly species detected

IMPHAL, May 13: Central Agricultural University, Imphal has claimed that a new species of butterfly has been detected in the State while studying the maize plantations which have been extensively damaged by a pest. It is still yet not clear whether the new butterfly species is responsible for the vast destruction caused to maize platations...

Imp-Moreh highway handed over to AR ?

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 13: Many quarters have questioned if the civilian authorities concerned have handed over Imphal-Moreh highway to the Assam Rifles completely. For many years, Assam Rifles have been checking and frisking both vehicles and people at Tengnoupal and Khudengthabi which usually takes a very long time. ..

Renovate Khoupum Dam : KAVAC to Govt

IMPHAL, May 13: The Khoupum Area Villages Authority Council (KAVAC) has urged the State Government to repair/renovate the Khoupum Dam before the arrival of monsoon season...

Shiitake mushroom to tickle palate soon

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 13: In an attempt to bring Shiitake mushroom to the table of the people in a large way, a group of Japanese experts have begun imparting training to 10 staff of Salai Agro Production Pvt Ltd Mushroom Unit, at Lamshang road Lairenkabi, on the steps to cultivate the mushroom variety which grows only in areas with temperature under 5 degree Celsius...

Alert sounded over ‘gift’

Our Correspondent MOREH, May 13: A masked man gifted a potential explosive to one Nengkhoneng Munlun (60) of Moreh Ward No 7 at around 8.30 am today. ..

Sugnu police appeal

IMPHAL, May 13: Sugnu police has appealed to the village chiefs to provide any information regarding the 7 accused who are still at large, evading arrest, in connection with the arson at St Joseph’s Hr Sec School, Sugnu. According to a reliable source, the OC sent an official letter to the village chief of some villages where the alleged accused persons are suspected to be hiding, to provide any kind information which can lead to their capture...

Mapithel Dam body states stand

IMPHAL, May 13: Mapithel Dam Affected Villages Headmen/Chiefs & Elders Organisation (MDAVHCEO) has announced that it will not change its stand if the State Government fails to implement rehabilitation and resettlement as well as livelihood packages of the villagers who were affected by the construction of the dam...

HCM appealed

IMPHAL, May 13: Session Judge Imphal West has requested the Registrar, High Court of Manipur, to transfer the July 23 (Khwairamband Keithel firing incident) case to any other competent Court and fixed June 17 for further proceeding of the matter...

Remand for accused

IMPHAL, May 13 : Habitual rape accused Oinam Robinchandra was remanded to seven days in police custody by Duty Magistrate Bishnupur today. Oinam Robinchandra (49) s/o (L) Chandramohan of Tokpa Ching Mayai Leikai, was arrested yesterday morning from Uripok Bachaspati Leikai by Cyber Crime Unit Imphal West, based on the requisition sent by Women PS Bishnupur to establish the identity and arrest an accused who had raped a girl...

Hearing begins

IMPHAL, May 13: The argument hearing of the murder case of a JRF student of RIMS began today before the Court of Session Judge Imphal East, after the Court registered the case on April 24 on receiving the case record from Additional Session Judge, Manipur East...

Fall Armyworm spreads wider

IMPHAL, May 13: Notwithstanding all the measures taken up by Agriculture Department and other relevant authorities to contain Fall Armyworm, the pest has been attacking more and more maize plantations in different parts of the State. Agriculture Department has been continuously receiving reports of invasion on maize plantations by Fall Armyworm from different corners of the State. In response, the department has been spraying pesticide at affected areas, informed a source. Whether pesticide being ..

JAC formed, resolves to drive out accused of rape attempt

Bishnupur, May 13: A public meeting, in connection with the alleged rape attempt on a minor girl of the same locality by Henam Robindro (47) s/o Henam Mohindro of Oinam Nongthombam Leikai, Bishnupur District on May 7, was held at Oinam Awang leikai Community Hall today. During the meeting, which was organized by the members of various Clubs, Meira Paibis and organizations of Oinam, a JAC was formed and elected convenors to bring the issue forward...

International Mother's Day observed at Heirok

Thoubal, May 13: Ningol Club Heirok and Social Youth Progressive Organisation (SYPO), Heirok observed International Mothers Day yesterday at Devi Mandap, Heirok Part-II. The function was attended by former secy, All Manipur Bar Association, advocate B Supriya; gen secy, Ningol Club Heirok, Kh Sophiya; secy Leimakol, AC Nganthoi and secy CADA, Geetchandra Mangang. They spoke on the various role played by mother in ones life...

Over 200 students in hot water following seizure of fake certificates by AIMS

IMPHAL, May 13 : Apunba Ireipakki Maheiroi Sinpanglup (AIMS) detained over 200 students from 50 different Higher Secondary Schools who allegedly used fraudulent documents/certificates for admission...

102nd birth anniv of Khelchandra held

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 13 : The Cultural Forum Manipur, BT road, Rupmahal Tank Imphal observed the 102nd birth anniversary of Pandit Ningthoukhongjam Khelchandra Singh at Manipur Hindi Parishad Hall, All Assembly road Imphal today...

One day workshop on solid, plastic waste management held

IMPHAL, May 13 : Municipal Administration Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD) in collaboration with Manipur Urban Development Agency (MUDA), organised a one day workshop on Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules 2016 and Plastic Waste Management rules 2016, for Urban Local Bodies at City Convention today...

RSOM demands cancellation of teachers' recruitment process

IMPHAL, May 13 : Rongmei Students' Organisation Manipur (RSOM) has demanded all the recruitment process for 70 teaching and non teaching posts of Eklavya Residential Model School (ERMS) Tamenglong to be cancelled and a new recruitment process to be organised in its stead at the earliest...

All districts affected by Fall Armyworm

IMPHAL, May 12: Maize plantations in Ukhrul and Tamenglong districts too have been invaded by Fall Armyworm which means all the districts of the State have been affected by the highly invasive pest which can cause extensive damage to standing crops within a very short time...

Emu meat, eggs to debut in market soon

IMPHAL, May 12: Salai Agri Consortium Private Limited (SACPL) is successfully breeding Emus. With 270 adults and 80 chicks, the farm at Kangchup Sanjembam run by the SACPL is the largest in the State, said its secretary Takhellambam Tomba...

MBC comes alive to the spirit of Mother's Day

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 12 : As a part of the worldwide observation of Mother's Day, the same was also organised at Manipur Baptist Convention Centre Church today...

KYKL, UNLF dismiss arrest claim

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 12: Both UNLF and KYKL have dismissed the claim of Assam Rifles that seven militants belonging to PREPAK, UNLF and KYKL have been arrested and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Kamjong district on May 9 as fabricated...

Forest fire

IMPHAL, May 12: The Safe Environment Campaign Committee has questioned the seriousness of the State Forest Department on forest management and conservation programmes, owing to its alleged lack of any attempts to stop forest fire despite increasing rate of such incidents in the State year by year...

UT prisoner

IMPHAL, May 12: Cyber Crime Unit Imphal West arrested one Oinam Robinchandra (49) today, after a case was filed by a woman before Bishnupur women PS, on April 11 for allegedly sexually assaulting her younger sister...

Hubby stabs wife

IMPHAL, May 12: A woman was grievously wounded after getting stabbed by her husband at Moreh at around 4 pm today...

Let Me Be Honest

IMPHAL, May 12: Birkarnelzelzit Thiyam’s stand-up comedy show entitled “Let Me Be Honest” was showcased today at New Auditorium, Central Agricultural University, Iroishemba, Imphal. Grand Finale of Mega Talent Hunt which ran as the first Manipuri online talent hunt programme was also held as part of the programme. Altogether five finalists selected from the online talent hunt programme performed, which included Manipuri modern song, Manipuri folk song, painting and magic show in the grand finale ..

AMWJU names

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 12: The first standing committee meeting of All Manipur Working Journalists' Union (AMWJU) was held today at Manipur Press Club...

Mothers honured on International Mother's Day

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 12: Indigenous Minorities Socio Cultural Organisation Manipur (IMSCOM) on Sunday celebrated World Mother's Day at its office in New Checkon, Imphal. To mark the celebration, the organisation honoured mothers with simple gifts of appreciation...

International Nurses Day observed

IMPHAL, May 12: Nurses team of Imphal Hospital & Research Centre on Sunday celebrated International Nurses Day at the hospital's auditorium. The observance under the theme "Nurses - A voice to lead health for all" witnessed floral tributes to photo of Florence Nightingale...

Students Union of Kangleipak elects new office bearers

IMPHAL, May 12 : An oath taking ceremony cum exchange of chair for the office bearers of Students Union of Kangleipak (SUK) was held today at the office of Committee of Civil Societies Kangleipak (CCSK) located at New Checkon, Imphal...

Wreath laying ceremony held at Tulihal Airport

IMPHAL, May 12 In memory of CT/GD Kh Shyamchand Singh of 32 Bn CRPF, who expired on June 9 at Delhi Hospital , a wreath laying ceremony with full military honour and decorum was conducted at Tulihal International Airport, today. Brig Sk Sharma, YSM, DIGP, Imphal Range; SH JS Chauhan, Officiating Commandant, 32 Bn CRPF and several other Officers and CRPF troops paid tribute to the deceased, said a statement of 32 Bn CRPF...

Residents repair Pallel Bazar to Aimol village road; seek Govt's attention

Thoubal, May 12: Residents of 9 villages under Tengnoupal AC come together to raise fund and started repairing of 15 km long Pallel Bazar Aimol road led by Aimol Students Union in association with All Aimol Village Authority from yesterday to bring some respite to the denizens of the area who are facing lots of hardship due to the dilapidated road condition which got worsen and deteriorated as a consequence of delayed work by the concerned department...

Arts topper felicitated

BISHNUPUR, May 12 : Topper in Arts stream of the recently declared Class XII Examination conducted by Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur (CoHSEM), Oinam Barlin Meitei of Wangoo Sandangkhong, Kakching district was felicitated during a simple function held at Wangoo Laipham Chithek Leikai, Kakching, today...

Land demarcation begins at Kumbi Uchanmakhong

bishnupur, May 12: Following the complaints received from the residents of Kumbi Municipal Council (KMC) regarding encroachment of public place along both sides of Leirak Achouba road that passes through Kumbi Uchanmakhong, at ward no 1 under KMC and to prevent encraochment of public places, a team led by SDC Kumbi, Yambem Haridas along with its staff, under the instruction of DC Bishnupur and SDO Moirang conducted demarcation work along the said stretch but their ..

Patriotic poetry recitation competition held

Thoubal, May 12: Kha Maikei Ngakpa Apunba (KMNA) organized a patriotic poetry recitation competition for students in connection with Wangkhei Meiraba memorial day at Auditorium of Library and Information Centre, Kakching Phoushupat Leikai today...

Postponement of MCSCCE (Prelim) Aspirants decry, demand compensation

IMPHAL, May 11: Decrying that the repeated postponement of Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination, MCSCCE (Prelim) 2019 is due to incompetency of Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC), aspiring candidates who stay outside the State have asked the MPSC to compensate the expenditure they have incurred in coming to Imphal to appear for the exam...

UG cadres held with arms at border area

UG cadres held with arms at border area..

Road repairing work at Ukl irks many

Mungchan Zimik Ukhrul, May 11 : The All Hunphun Tangs Association, Ukhrul (AHTA) has taken strong exception to the shoddy road repairing work that is underway at Ukhrul town under the Bharatiya Infrastructure Private Limited (BIPL). ..

Mason alleges

IMPHAL, May 11: A head mason, who had gone to collect pending wages for construction of the house on being supposedly called by the said owner (a doctor) for settling the dues, was allegedly stripped naked and brutally thrashed by the owner and some of his friends. On the other hand the doctor has refuted the allegations levelled against him...

No to weighbridge

IMPHAL, May 11 : The All Manipur Road Transport Drivers’ and Motor Workers’ Union has categorically stated that they would never allow operationalisation of any weighbridge at Jiribam...

Imphal sweats as temperature surge from last year

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 11: With the sharp increase in temperature in the State, it has been learned that the amount of rainfall experienced from May 1 to 10 this year is around 136 mm less compared to the same period last year...

Mishap claims child

IMPHAL, May 11: A nine month old baby girl was killed after a diesel auto-rickshaw, (carrying 7 passengers including the girl and her mother) rammed into a roadside post while swerving to avoid a two wheeler near Lamsang oil pump today...

RPF refutes

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 11: The proscribed RPF/PLA, through a press release issued by its Assistant Secretary, Publicity Bangkim, has refuted any connection whatsoever between the outfit and Chongtham (O) Khundongbam (N) Rebika alias Inaobi (50) w/o late Chongtham Meghajit of Nongpok Senjenbam Kabongfut who was reportedly arrested by a combined team of Imphal East commandos and 6 Assam Rifles on May 5. ..

World Migratory Bird Day observed

Our Correspondent Tml/Noney, May 11: The youth club and village authority of Azuram has observed World Migratory Bird Day at Azuram Village, Tousem Sub Division, Tamenglong, today. Several students, youth, Churches leaders and elders of the village took part in the observance...

Bikers knock down pedestrian at Spt

Our Correspondent Senapati, May 11: In what could be termed as rash and negligent driving, an old age pedestrian was knocked down by bikers who succumbed to injuries later at Senapati on May 9 (Thursday), reports our correspondent...

MPSC caught in yet another round of controversy MCSCCE (Prelim) exam postponed indefinitely

IMPHAL, May 10: Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination 2019 which is scheduled on May 12 has been postponed indefinitely. After perusing three related writ petitions filed by the Group of Aspirants, Justice Lanusungkum Jamir of the High Court of Manipur passed an order to this effect today. Following the ruling of the High Court of Manipur, the MPSC issued a late evening notification postponing the Preliminary examination until further notice...

One dies as railing of building next to RK Book House collapses

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 10: One man was killed while three others sustained injuries when certain portions of an old building collapsed near RK Book House this afternoon...

Apprehension reigns high as... Cracks appear in Khoupum dam

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 10: Villagers near Khoupum Dam are in a panicky state as the dam has developed cracks at many places over the years, said chairman of Khoupum Area Villages Authority Council, Athon Remei...

Posers raised over weighbridge’s real purpose

IMPHAL, May 10: Many quarters particularly transporters have questioned if the Jiribam weighbridge is serving its intended purpose or not. ..

All dists except two under Fall Armyworm

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 10: With the exception of Ukhrul and Tamenglong districts, all the districts of the State have come under the invasion of Fall Armyworm, the highly invasive pest which can cause massive destruction of crops within a very short time...

Imphal-Mandalay flight to start

IMPHAL, May 10: Myanmar’s private airline Air KBZ is all set to introduce flight service between Imphal and Mandalay twice a week...

Three Nongin chicks hatch

IMPHAL, May 10: For the second time, three Nongin chicks hatched today at the Sangai Second Home, Langol. Notably, Nongin is the State bird of Manipur. Forest Department has been implementing a captive breeding programme of Nongin at Manipur Zoological Garden and the Sangai Second Home...

Ban put on stone and sand quarrying at Sekmai river

IMPHAL, May 10: Sekmai Protection Committee (SPC) and Advanced Women Society (AWS) Awang Sekmai have effectively banned any form of stone and sand quarrying at Sekmai river following unprecedented negative impact on the river due to such projects...

DLSA, Spt extends aid to challenged youth

IMPHAL, May 10: District Legal Services Authority Senapati, with an objective to ensure justice to all, has taken up steps for extending necessary assistance to a 19 year old physically challenged youth under different schemes of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA). This was stated by A Noutuneswhari Devi, Chairman of the District Legal Services Authority Senapati, during an interaction with media persons, today...

Police accused

IMPHAL, May 10: An individual identified as one Thoudam Martin of Lamboikhongnangkhong, has alleged that police are trying to turn him into a scapegoat and pin the death of an accident victim on him just because he found the said victim lying on the road side and took him to the hospital...

Arun JAC convenes public meet

IMPHAL, May 10: The JAC formed in connection with the murder of Kh Arun of Bamon Kampu Maning Leikai, organised a public meeting at Bamon Kampu today to deal with the rising rate of crime in the State...

MU Administrator Jarnail Singh urges youth to get innovative

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 10: Saying that innovation is an important aspect of work, Manipur University Administrator Jarnail Singh has urged the youths, particularly students to use their innovative ideas whenever they work in their respective fields/trades...

23 die in every 100 accidents in Manipur

IMPHAL, May 9: As per a report published by the Transport Research Wing of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the country has witnessed a rapid increase in the number of road accidents during the last few years and in the case of Manipur, around 23 people die for every 100 accidents as per the report...

Specify complaints: CEO to Cong candidate James

IMPHAL, May 9: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) PK Singh has categorically asked Congress candidate in Outer Manipur PC K James to specify his complaints about alleged irregularities committed in entire Assembly segments included within Outer Manipur PC in the polling held on April 11, informed a source. ..

Fall Armyworm spreads to Bpr, Imphal West

OSR/Correspondent IMP/TBL, May 9 : Even as joint action teams constituted by the Agriculture Department have started spot assessment of the areas already affected by Fall Armyworm, the highly invasive pest has spread to Leimaram in Bishnupur district and Ngairangbam in Imphal West district. ..

One camera for each counting table

IMPHAL, May 9: One CCTV camera would be installed for each and every counting table on which votes for Outer Manipur PC and Inner Manipur PC would be counted on May 23. ..

KSA questions prescription of two textbooks

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 9: The KSA has questioned proscription of two textbooks for standard III Environmental Studies by BoSEM and demanded review of the same at the earliest. Speaking to media persons at their Khoyathong office this afternoon, KSA president N Chetan said that the first edition of standard III Environmental Studies was published in 2011 followed by reprints in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. ..

Villagers affected by Trans Asian Railway Project Attention of Najma, Biren drawn

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 9: Authorities of 12 villages which have been affected by the Trans Asian Railway Project in the State and representatives of various CSOs, submitted a memorandum to the Governor and the Chief Minister today urging them to address the grievances of the affected villagers which are caused by the said railway project...

Solid Wastes

IMPHAL, May 9: The National Green Tribunal has instructed the State Government to come up with district management plans concerning solid waste management and sewerage of District HQs and towns of the State, within a period of one month...

3 posts to one

IMPHAL, May 9: As if there is no other qualified officers, a single officer has been serving as Additional Director, Joint Director and Deputy Director of Horticulture and Soil Conservation Department and it is evoked serious grievances among fellow officers, subordinate officers and other staff...

Twin trees planted to continue legacy of Khongnang Ani Karak

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, May 9 : With the intention to do justice to the name, Khongnang Ani Karak, after the felling down of the two ancient peepal trees, titular king Leishemba Sanajaoba, priest and priestess of Uttra Shanglen and officials of PWD planted two new peepal trees along with religious rituals today...