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Shutdown total in Imphal, different districts

IMPHAL, Dec 10: The total shutdown imposed by All Manipur Students' Union (AMSU), from 3 am to 5 pm today greatly affected normal life in the State...

BJP leads in celebrating ILPS promise, hails Centre

IMPHAL, Dec 10: A public gathering was held today at BOAT, Konung Lampak to celebrate the announcement that the Inner Line Permit System (ILPS) will be extended to Manipur, and the gathering conveyed gratitude to the Central Government for this decision...

Hero of ILPS movement : Robinhood fondly remembered

IMPHAL, Dec 10: Family members of Sapam Robinhood, who died in police action during a protest demanding Inner Line Permit System on July 5, 2015, as well as members of Robinhood Foundation and the JAC formed in connection with his death, visited Robinhood's memorial at Awang Ching today and paid floral tributes in his memory following the announcement that ILPS would be extended to Manipur...

ILPS not enough, says JCILPS

IMPHAL, Dec 10: While welcoming Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s announcement in the Lok Sabha yesterday that Inner Line Permit System (ILPS) would be extended to Manipur, the JCILPS has categorically stated that people of the State cannot afford to be complacent as ILPS would not be enough to protect the indigenous communities fully...

Rights violation noted on Intl HR Day

IMPHAL, Dec 10: Committee on Human Rights (COHR) Manipur, observed International Human Rights Day, at its office at Singjamei Wangma Bheigyabati Leikai today under the theme 'Youth standing up for human rights'...

Oppose CAB : CPI

IMPHAL, Dec 10: Despite lauding the plan to extend Inner Line Permit System to Manipur, CPI Manipur State Council has reasoned that the people still need to stand together and oppose the Citizenship Amendment Bill...

Justice demanded

IMPHAL, Dec 10: The JAC formed in connection with the death of Advocate L Roshmani, who was a standing counsel for Manipur at the Supreme Court of India, staged a sit in protest at Singjamei Parking today demanding the authorities concerned to deliver justice at the earliest...

NPP rejoices

IMPHAL, Dec 10: Lauding the announcement by Union Home Minister Amit Shah that Inner Line Permit System (ILPS) will be enforced in the State, National People's Party (NPP) gathered at Nupi Lan complex today to celebrate the development...

Border meet

IMPHAL, Dec 10 : The 15th Indo-Myanmar Bilateral Regional Border Committee meet was held at Imphal today and the Indian delegation was headed by Lt General Rajeev Sirohi GOC Spear of Corps while the Myanmar delegation was headed by Major General Soe Tint Naing, Commander, North West Command. ..

2nd North East Multimedia Campaign on Dec 18; Min appeals youth to participate

IMPHAL, Dec 10 : Declaring that the 2nd North East Multimedia Campaign 2019-20 will be held on December 18 at BOAT, Health Minister L Jayantakumar has appealed all the youth of the State to take part in the campaign..

Thadou Inpi, ILP Demand Committee laud assurance on ILPS

IMPHAL, Dec 10 : Thadou Inpi welcomed the historic announcement by Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the Parliament yesterday assuring the extension of Inner Line Permit (ILP) system to Manipur. ..

Workshop on rights of PwDs held

IMPHAL, Dec 10 A workshop on "Rights of persons with disabilities, career counselling and soft skills" for students with disabilities was organised by Shishu Sarothi, under Bharati Infratel Scholarship Programme, in collaboration with Spastic Society of Manipur. ..

87 Bn CRPF dedicates waiting shed

IMPHAL, Dec 10 : With a view to express profound humanitarian gesture and respect for the late freedom fighter Haipou Jadonang Malangmei, 87 Battalion CRPF stationed at Jiribam conducted a civic action programme..

'Staff shortage hindering services of Ukhrul fire station'

Ukhrul, Dec 10: Ukhrul firemen continue to bear the burden and brunt of public anger in wake of any emergency fire outbreak in the district, stated KD Rongmei, Sub-officer, Ukhrul Fire sub- station...

Jiribam districthood celebrated

JIRIBAM, Dec 10: Meitei Convention celebrated Jiribam districthood day at Sanamahi Shanglen, Lairembi Leikai, Jiribam today...

Manipur gets ILPS promise as shield from CAB, CM hails Modi, Shah, Singh

IMPHAL, Dec 9: Chief Minister N Biren has expressed profound gratification on Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s announcement that Inner Line Permit System (ILPS) would be extended to Manipur and the State would be protected from CAB. ..

MANPAC hails Amit Shah, cease work stir relaxed

IMPHAL, Dec 9: The MANPAC has hailed Union Home Minister Amit Shah for his declaration in the Lok Sabha today that Inner Line Permit System would be extended to Manipur and Manipur would be protected from the Citizenship Amendment Bill...

AMSU refuses to back off, shutdown on

IMPHAL, Dec 9: Explaining that its demand, under North East Students' Organisation (NESO), is to scrap Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), the All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) has announced that it will never compromise on CAB with the extension of ILPS in Manipur...

Every Nation has right to independence : CorCom

IMPHAL, Dec 9: The CorCom has categorically stated that every Nation has the right to independence and self-rule and this is guaranteed by the first article of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)...

SLCC discusses

IMPHAL, Dec 9: The State Level Coordination Committee (SLCC) on Regulation of the Activities of Non-Banking Financial Companies was held today at Guwahati under the aegis of the Reserve Bank of India, Department of Supervision, Guwahati...

Guardians question

IMPHAL, Dec 9: Following the quashing of the MPSC 2016 results, some guardians of candidates who were selected during the said exams, have raised questions on the future of their children. Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club today, one of the guardians, S Gourikumar raised questions on what the parents and the candidates who were selected due to their immense hard work and struggle, must be going through now. He then appealed for the issue to be investigated at the earliest by the CBI ..

CM inspects solid waste treatment plant at Lamdeng Khunou

Imphal, Dec 9 : Chief Minister N Biren Singh, today, inspected the solid waste treatment plant located at Lamdeng Khunou, Imphal West district, and a site located nearby where a new biomedical treatment plant would be set up soon...

CPI opposes CAB: Dhananjoy

KAKCHING, Dec 9: Communist Party of India (CPI), Kakching Local Council has resolved to take active participation in all protest movements staged against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB)...

Cease work strike paralyses life across districts

Spt/Bpr/Jiri/Kak, Dec 9: The 50 hours cease work strike called by Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC) against CAB has paralysed different districts of Manipur, today...

SPDPO condoles demise of advocate Roshmani

IMPHAL, Dec 9 State Platform of Disabled People's Organisations (SPDPO) Manipur has mourned the sudden demise of standing counsel of the government of Manipur in the Supreme Court of India, I Roshmani. ..

CPI(M) mourns demise of its veteran leader Meitram Shamu

IMPHAL, Dec 9 Manipur State Council, Communist Party of India has condoled the demise of its comrade Meitram Shamu, a veteran leader of CPI(M) and Kisan Sabha leader of Manipur who expired on December 8 in his village Awang Jiri, Imphal at the age of 92...

AITUC Manipur, NEFIS demand reinstatement of FCI workers

IMPHAL, Dec 9 All India Trade Union Congress, Manipur State Committee (AITUC) has condemned the abrupt termination of labourers, who were engaged in FCI godowns at Sangaiprou and Jiri and for appointing new labourers by one FCI contractor, Mathai Enterprises...

Applications invited from OBC & SC, minority community for several training programmes

IMPHAL, Dec 9 The Directorate for Welfare of OBC& SC has invited application for availing Pisciculture/Fishery, Poultry rearing, Piggery and Mushroom cultivation trainings under Skill Development Programme for the year 2019-20 from OBC & SC community...

MUSU election on Dec 18

IMPHAL, Dec 9 The office of the Returning Officer, MUSU Election 2019-20 Manipur University has notified all the concerned that the election of the office bearers (president, general secretary, finance secretary, cultural secretary and sports secretary), class representatives of all departments/centres and a representative of PhD Scholars of MUSU 2019-20 will be held on December 18...

Many laud ILPS extension

IMPHAL, Dec 9: Lauding the announcement that ILPS will be extended to Manipur, Kangleipak Students Association (KSA) has conveyed that today, the CSOs working together with KSA for many years demanding ILPS for Manipur, namely IPSA, ACOAM-Lup, PANDM, IPAK, KANGLAMEI, KILL and CLK, have been granted their wish...

Financial aid extended

IMPHAL, Dec 9: All Manipur Drivers Welfare Association (AMDWA) extended financial aid to the family members of two truck drivers who perished in road accidents...

MANPAC reiterates cease work strike call

IMPHAL, Dec 8 : With the Centre set to table the Citizenship Amendment Bill on the floor of the Lok Sabha on Monday and get it passed, the Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC) has reiterated the call to the people to cease work by suspending all daily activities from 1 am of December 9 till 3 am of December 11...

Wild birds return to flock at Yaralpat

IMPHAL, Dec 8 : With Yaralpat now rejuvenated after it went through a critical phase of total extinction, wild birds are now seen feeding in the lake...

ANSAM backs NESO's bandh call

SENAPATI, Dec 8 : All Naga Students' Association, Manipur (ANSAM) has resolved to "fully" endorse the 11-hour North East bandh on December 10, from 5 am to 4 pm, to protest the Central Government’s move to provide "Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees" coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, called by the North East Students’ Organisation (NESO). ..

Overhaul MPSC, demands ATSUM

IMPHAL, Dec 8: Citing the quashing of the Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination (MCSCCE) 2016 by the High Court of Manipur, the All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) has demanded a total revamp of the Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) by removing all corrupt officers and employees...

NEFIS voices anti-CAB stand

IMPHAL, Dec 8: The North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) has strongly condemned the BJP Government’s communal intent in stirring up the ongoing controversy over the Citizenship Amendment Bill...

DESAM, AIMS back MANPAC call

IMPHAL, Dec 8: DESAM and AIMS have pledged support to MANPAC’s call for suspension of daily activities from 1 am of December 9 till 3 am of December 11...

TUC backs bandh

IMPHAL, Dec 8: Thangmeiband United Club (TUC) has pledged to fully support the 15 hours bandh called by All Manipur Students' Union (AMSU) on December 10 against Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB)...

Women vendors protest

IMPHAL, Dec 8: Women vendors of Temporary Market Shed No 4 Ima Panthoibi Sana Keithel Lup and the shopkeepers of the surrounding areas ceased work today and began a protest condemning the attempt by the Central Government to pass the Citizenship Amendment Bill...

MPDA, MPDF fix responsibilities

IMPHAL, Dec 8: Manipur People Democratic Alliance (MPDA) and Manipur People Democratic Front (MPDF) have cautioned that the BJP MLAs and MPs have to bear the full responsibility for any untoward incident which might occur in Manipur if the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) is passed and implemented in the State...

Manipedicon 2019 held

IMPHAL, Dec 8: The XXIII Manipedicon 2019 under the theme 'Prevention of Childhood Obesity: Way Forward' was held at IMA conference hall Lamphelpat today. ..

MMWO celebrates foundation day, backs MANPAC on CAB

IMPHAL, Dec 8: Manipur Muslim Welfare Organisation (MMWO) celebrated its 9th foundation day today. The celebration at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen was attended by Adyaksha Thoubal district Hasina Begum, ..

Sport fishing centres inaugurated

IMPHAL, Dec 8 With the aim to produce quality local fishes in plenty in Manipur, a mass enrolment programme was organised and two sport fishing centres were inaugurated by K Nabachandra Singh, Board of Director, National Federation of Fishers Cooperatives Limited, New Delhi today. ..

Protest staged against CAB at Moirang

BISHNUPUR, Dec 8: Endorsing the protest movement initiated by Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC) against CAB, volunteers of Joint Committee for Manipur Integrity Moirang Sub-Division..

Turbidity level of Thoubal River crosses 1,000 NTU, TRCC unloads sand carried on trucks

THOUBAL, Dec 8: Though the High Court of Manipur has imposed a ban on unauthorized quarrying works and sand mining in all the rivers of the State, failure of the State Government to check such illegal activities..

Nagaland Government 'forcibly' celebrates Hornbill Festival in our land, alleges Tungjoy VA

Senapati, Dec 8: Tungjoy Village Authority Council has alleged that despite strong protests and repeated complaints not to organize the Hornbill festival (People’s Festival of Khezhakeno) at Tungjoy village under Senapati District..

Special worship service for Kpi DHQs, KTC held at KBC

KANGPOKPI, Dec.8: No matter what you are and who you are, a prayer for where you live and your leaders is a sign of caring. With this idea the Kuki Baptist Convention, Centre Church Kangpokpi held a special worship service..

Silver Jubilee of NWU commences; Kayisii inaugurates handicraft exhibition

Senapati, Dec 8: On attaining 25 years of its existence, the Naga Women’s Union (NWU) has celebrated its silver jubilee under the theme, “Towards Maturity” at Katomei village, Senapati. ..

Training prog on beekeeping held

JIRIBAM, Dec 8: Friendly Environment Warriors (FEW) Jiribam in collaboration with the New Incarnation (Integrated Rehabilitation Centre for Addiction), Kalinagar organised a beekeeping training programme at the auditorium hall of the latter, today. ..

AMGSU helps T Vaichong fire victims

KANGPOKPI, Dec 8: The All Manipur Gorkha Students’ Union (AMGSU), Manipur today visited the fire victims of Tujang Vaichong with various relief materials and sought early compensation from the Government..

Womenfolk march to Dr Ranjan's residence

IMPHAL, Dec 7: A large number of womenfolk, under the aegis of Coordina-ting Committee On Manipur Integrity (COCOMI) attemp-ted to storm the residence of Inner Lok Sabha MP Dr RK Ranjan at Kongba Nandei-bam Leikai at around 2 pm today, demanding the MP and the authorities concerned to pressure the Central Government to declare the details of the Naga peace talks, and warning against any harm to the integrity of Manipur or the creation of territorial council inside the State...

New Sangai enclosure opened to public

Imphal, Dec 7: Forest and Environment Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar inaugurated an enclosure of Sangai (brow-antlered deer) and declared it open to public at Manipur Zoological Garden today...

DG AR visits Moreh

IMPHL, Dec 7: Lt Gen Sukhdeep Sangwan, Director General Assam Rifles visited Moreh Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles wherein he was briefed about various initiatives undertaken by AR in far flung areas to improve the lifestyle of common men...

Anti-CAB stand reaffirmed

IMPHAL, Dec 7: A one-day leaders’ meet held today at the Kwakeithel office of AMUCO under the aegis of the MANPAC has reaffirmed the resolu-tion to oppose implemen- tation of CAB in Manipur and other Northeastern States. ..

AMSU calls 15 hrs strike

IMPHAL, Dec 7: Endorsing the 11 hours bandh called by the North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) all over the North East region on December 10 in protest against the Central Govern-ment's vigorous push to pass the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), AMSU has called a 15 hours general strike all over the State with effect from 3 am of December 10 till 6 pm of the same day...

CM launches Imp-Dpr flight

Imphal, Dec 7 (DIPR): Chief Minister N Biren Singh launched a new direct flight service between Imphal and Dimapur at Bir Tikendrajit International Airport today...

Manipur was never a British colony: MSC

IMPHAL, Dec 7 The Manipur State Council (Government-in-exile) has categorically stated that Manipur was never a colony of the British empire whereas British India was a colony of the British empire which was later bifurcated into India and Pakistan...

Tributes paid to M Ibotombi

THOUBAL, Dec 7: Former Minister late Moirangthem Ibotombi was remembered today with many including ex-Chief Minister Okram Ibobi, ex-Deputy CM Gaikhangam and MPCC president M Okendro paying floral tributes...

Headed for South Africa

IMPHAL, Dec 7: The three Amur Falcons, which were tagged with satellite radio transmitters by State Forest Department and Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in an attempt to study their migra-tory routes and patterns, are currently heading to South Africa...

Search Ops

IMPHAL, Dec 7: Bishnupur district police, as a part of the security measures taken up in connection with scheduled visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Manipur, conducted a cordon and search oper-ation at Nambol Kongkham Makha Leikai today morning...

Mishap claims driver

NONEY, Dec 7: In an unfortunate event, a cement carrying truck fell into a gorge near Taobam/Irang village along Imphal-Jiribam hghway at around 2.30 am today, killing its driver in the process...

Union appeals

IMPHAL, Dec 7: LPG Loading and Unloading Labourers' and Allied Workers' Union has filled potholes on road leading to Awang Sekmai Nongthonband LPG Bottling Plant from National Highway 2, said a statement of the union today...

High Court directs Government

IMPHAL, Dec 7: A Division Bench of the High Court of Manipur, has directed the Chief Secretary, Home Secretary and the Director General of Police to ensure that a utilization report concerning Nirbhaya Fund for Forensic Science Laboratory Upgradation, reaches the Court on December 12 without fail...

SMSU urges

IMPHAL, Dec 7 Decrying the decision of Bus Authorities (based in Shillong) of increasing the bus fare from Shillong to Imphal, Shillong Manipuri Students' Union (SMSU) has appealed the authorities concerned to provide 50 percent concession for students. A press release issued by external affairs secretary, SMSU stated that the bus fare was increased from Rs 800 to Rs 1200 while adding that this will be inconvenient for the students...

Seminar on crimes against women held

IMPHAL, Dec 7: A one day seminar on 'Increasing crime against women under the saggy information, security/law and the impacts of social media in the context of Manipur', at Manipur University Linguistics Department today...

PWD notifies

IMPHAL, Dec 7 : In connection with the visit of the Prime Minister of Japan and India, the Public Works Department has notified the public including shop owners, who are residing or doing business along NH-150 on both sides of the road from North AOC to Moirang ..

Committee visits women inmates in jail

IMPHAL, Dec 7: The Manipur Legislative Assembly Women and Child Committee inspected the condition of women inmates at the Central Jail in Old Lambulane today...

Federation of Haomee picks holes in Manipur People Bill 2018, labels it more dangerous than CAB

IMPHAL, Dec 7 : The Federation of Haomee has alleged that the Manipur People Bill, 2018, is far more dangerous than the Citizenship Amendment Bill, reasoning that the Manipur People Bill has many points which are a threat to the indigenous people...

Nemcha disburses funds for 20,833 beneficiaries

IMPHAL, Dec 7 (DIPR) Social Welfare Minister Nemcha Kipgen today disbursed funds of 20,833 beneficiaries for Manipur Old Age Pension (MOAP) scheme, which was received through Go to Village (GTV) mission..

No more factional killings, says KNO/KRA-U

KANGPOKPI, Dec 7: While observing the 5th death anniversary of its former Chairman Paokhothang Chongloi today, Kuki Revolutionary Army-Unification (KRA-U) under the umbrella of Kuki National Organization..