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CM and team back after meeting Shah

IMPHAL, Nov 11: The State Government team led by Chief Minister N Biren which met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at Delhi on the Naga peace talk and its imminent solution returned to Imphal today...

CPI public meeting D Raja bats against conspiracy

IMPHAL, Nov 11: , Categorically stating that the people and political parties of Manipur, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh must be taken into confidence before the Naga peace accord is signed, CPI National Secretary and ex-MP D Raja has declared that the party will continue to stand for the territorial integrity of Manipur and oneness of its people...

Writers convention organised PAWF Manipur to write to UN on Naga political dialogue

IMPHAL, Nov 11 : Patriotic Writers Forum Manipur organised a one day writers convention for "Manipurgee Ngamkhei Amasung Apunbagi Shaktam Ngakpada Ayibasingi Thoudang" at Manipur Dramatic Union hall today...

MSPM celebrates 15th annual conference & literary meet

IMPHAL, Nov 11 Manipuri Sahitya Parishad Meghalaya (MSPM) celebrated its 15th annual conference and literary meet on November 9 and 10 at Shillong. A press release issued by MSPM stated that Governor of Meghalaya Tathagata Roy graced the function as the chief guest while Sahitya Akademi awardee Kshetri Bir, Rajamani Nongthomba and Yengkhom K B attended as the guests of honour...

Retires

IMPHAL, Nov 11 : S Keshoram has retired from the post of chairman of Consultative Committee, JAC of AMTUC & AMGEO...

MDA seeks written assurance from HM

IMPHAL, Nov 11: The Manipur Democratic Alliance has sought a written assurance from Union Home Minister Amit Shah to the effect that a solution to the Naga peace talks would not affect the integrity of Manipur in any manner...

NMA team in town

IMPHAL, Nov 11 : A delegation of the Naga Mothers Association arrived at Imphal on Monday. The development assumes significance as the NMA had already made its intentions clear that ..

Protests lined up

IMPHAL, Nov 11: A weeklong students' protest under the aegis of COCOMI against the likely impact of the Naga peace talks began today with Apunba Ireipakki Maheiroi Sinpanglup (AIMS) organising a human chain protest along Canchipur side...

Charge hearing on December 2

IMPHAL, Nov 11: Session Court, Imphal East, has fixed December 2 for further proceedings against 8 police personnel in connection with the alleged fake encounter/ extra judicial killing of Md Ishque and Md Mustakim of Lilong Chaobok Mairenkhun on January 18, 2012...

Soma enthrals NE Fest audience

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, Nov 11 : Popular fashion designer Maxwell Yangoijam showcased his exquisite collection at the North East Festival Fashion Show, held at IGNCA, Janpath yesterday...

Time for all to stand together : RK Imo

IMPHAL, Nov 11: Sagolband A/C MLA RK Imo has opined that it is time for all the political parties to take a united stand against the threat posed by the Framework Agreement signed between the NSCN (IM) and the Government of India, instead of playing blame game. He made the statement during an alert sit in protest which was organised at Sagolband Lainingthou Khamlangba community hall today by SYDA Club and Sagolband Constituency Progressive Committee (SCPC) today...

Bomb blast

IMPHAL, Nov 11: A bomb blast occurred at the main entrance gate of Bharatiya Infra Project Limited located at Langthabal Lep Awang Leikai, under Singjamei PS, early morning today...

COHSEM exams

IMPHAL, Nov 11: The Class XI and XII examination for the year 2020 to be conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur (COHSEM) has been scheduled to be held during February 14 and March 26. A notice issued by the Secretary of COHSEM, further informed that the detailed programme of the examination will be announced later on...

RK Meghen freed from Guwahati jail after 10-year term Rebel leader unlikely to return home soon

Guwahati, Nov 10 Rajkumar Meghen alias Sanayaima, the 75-year-old leader of Manipur’s banned United National Liberation Front rebel group was released from the Guwahati central jail on Saturday after almost a decade in prison, officials said Saturday...

CM and team talk Naga solution with Amit Shah

IMPHAL, Nov 10: The State Government team led by Chief Minister N Biren has asked Union Home Minister Amit Shah to ensure that the final solution to the Naga peace talk does not harm any community of Manipur...

Prices of essential items escalate

IMPHAL, Nov 10: Amid the acute social unrest gripping the State on account of imminent settlement of Naga peace talk and its possible impacts on the State’s integrity, the State is also facing serious impacts of sharp hike in the prices of essential commodities due to the lack of appropriate authorities to strictly check and control prices...

Imphal-Moreh transporter unions stage sit-in

IMPHAL, Nov 10: Transporter unions operating along Imphal-Moreh route have warned that they may cease their services indefinitely if the Central and State Governments completely disregard the sentiments of the Manipuri people and take any decision concerning the Naga peace talks, which will affect the interest and integrity of the State...

Joykisan turns down Sangai Festival invitation

IMPHAL, Nov 10: Citing the restive situation prevailing in the State on account of the Indo-Naga peace talks, Congress MLA Kh Joykisan has resolved to stay away from this year’s edition of Manipur Sangai Festival...

Mirabai joins protesters on the streets

IMPHAL, Nov 10: Congress MLA AK Mirabai has conveyed that there is no point in being an MLA or a people's leader if the integrity of Manipur is compromised, adding that she will even resign from her post if the worst comes true...

Held with 10 kgs of opium

IMPHAL, Nov 10: Bishnupur district commando arrested two persons along with 10 kilograms of opium yesterday evening, during a regular frisking at Borayangbi Thoubal Leikai..

Dharna staged

IMPHAL, Nov 10: Coordinating Body Khurai in collaboration with Neta Club and Kangla Sangomshang, under the aegis of COCOMI, organised an alert sit in protest today During the protest, the womenfolk cautioned the Central and State Governments against acting which will hurt the sentiments of the people on the Naga political settlement. ..

Speaker's residence

IMPHAL, Nov 10: A large number of womenfolk attempted to storm the Yumnam Leikai residence of Manipur State Assembly Speaker Y Khemchand today, in connection with the COCOMI led agitation against any impact to Manipur as a result of the Naga political solution...

Search Ops conducted

IMPHAL, Nov 10: Imphal West district commando personnel launched cordon and search operations in different parts of Imphal city today...

Alert protests continue at Bpr, Jiri and Tbl

Bpr/Jiri/Tbl, Nov 10: In support of the ongoing COCOMI's demand for the disclosure of the peace talk agreement between India Govt and NSCN (IM) and the Naga accord cannot have any impact on the interest of Manipur..

RNSOM, RNYOM decry deplorable road

Noney, Nov 10: Rongmei Naga Students' Organization (RNSOM), in a press release, expressed heartfelt gratitude to the present State Govt for initiating several development projects under different Ministry of Govt of India..

Soma Laishram to walk the ramp at Northeast Festival 2019

NEW DELHI/IMPHAL, Nov 10: Top actress and fashion icon of Manipur Soma Laishram is all set to walk the ramp at the ongoing Northeast Festival 2019 in New Delhi...

Many voice stand on Naga issue, appeal for peace

IMPHAL, Nov 10 Deeply concerned with the unrest in the State following the agreement reached between NSCN-IM and Government of India, Kabui Mothers' Association (KAMA), Manipur has appealed all concerned..

Pre-Board Examination from Nov 22

IMPHAL, Nov 10 The All Manipur Recognised Private Schools Welfare Association, Imphal- Manipur is conducting Pre-Board Examination for Class X students from November 22, said a statement of the association today...

Temple inaugurated at Hiyangthang

IMPHAL, Nov 10: Heibok Mahadeva Development Committee, Heibokching, Hiyangthang inaugurated a newly built Temple today...

Association provides computer laboratories to schools

IMPHAL, Nov 10 Co-ordinating Committee All Manipur Students & Youths Welfare Association, during its first phase of the 'Free Computer Lab Campaign,' has opened computer laboratories in 35 private schools. ..

Indian Army flags off National Integration Tour to Delhi

IMPHAL, Nov 10 Indian Army under Operation Sadbhavana flagged off a National Integration Tour for 18 students and two staff of Kumbi College, Manipur to Delhi and Agra on November 8. ..

Lions Club of Imphal Greater conducts diabetes detection camp

IMPHAL, Nov 10: Lions Club of Imphal Greater organised a free diabetes detection cum awareness camp at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex today...

Assam Rifles seizes heroin worth Rs 10.4 lakh

IMPHAL, Nov 10 Troops of Assam Rifles under HQ IGAR (South) recovered heroin worth Rs 10.40 lakh from bus passenger at Khudengthabi Check post in Tengnoupal district on Nov 8...

CADA conducts awareness programme at school

IMPHAL, Nov 10 Coalition Against Drugs & Alcohol (CADA) organised an anti-drug abuse awareness campaign at the premises of Serene Educational Foundation, Nagamapal Soram Leirak, Imphal West district today...

Alert rallies, sit-ins go on in full gear

IMPHAL, Nov 9 : People of Keishamthong AC thronged the residence of local MLA and Health and Family Welfare Minister L Jayan-takumar today demanding the MLA to take a firm stand regarding the unrest which has been besieging the State as a result of the Naga peace talks...

O Ibobi lambasts State Govt's 'timidity'

IMPHAL, Nov 9: Ex-Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has asked what is the use of being a Chief Minister or a Minister if one cowers in fear of the Central Government and tries to save only his/her post even when the fate of Manipur and its territorial boundary are under serious threats...

ATSUM alleges red-tapism

IMPHAL, Nov 9: The All Tribal Students’ Union Mani-pur (ATSUM) alleged that “taking undue advantage of the prevailing fluid situation in Manipur, the BJP led coalition Government is now practising red-tapism in pro-cessing all developmental works”. The apex tribal student body of Manipur further alleged that “while the commoners are oblivious of common issues, steps are often taken by the Govern-ment against the interest of the people either by way of diverting relevant issues or dumping common interest”...

Kangleipak should not be within India’s map: PREPAK

IMPHAL, Nov 9 The proscribed PREPAK has asserted that Kangleipak (Manipur) should not be within the political map of India...

No transport service on Imp-Moreh road today

IMPHAL, Nov 9: All passenger services and goods transportation will be stopped along Imphal-Moreh road tomorrow, in solidarity to COCOMI's civil movement against any possible adverse impact of the Indo-Naga peace talks to the integrity of Manipur...

Organic produces

IMPHAL, Nov 9: Organic produces from Manipur were able to pull a large crowd during Biotech India, an annual National organic fair, held at India Export Mart, Greater Noida...

AVBP hails Ayodhya verdict

IMPHAL, Nov 9 : The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad has wholeheartedly wel-comed the unanimous verdict on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case by a five-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court, while stating that today's verdict has put an end to the decades long dispute...

Sports bodies join alert sit-in

IMPHAL, Nov 9 : In the wake of the growing uneasiness in the State due to "Naga Peace Accord", a sit in was staged today at All Manipur Sports Association Complex at Mapal Kangjeibung...

IE Police celebrates Ningol Chakkouba

IMPHAL, Nov 9: To build a better relationship between the police and the public, Imphal East district police organised a Ningol Chakkouba programme at Imphal East SP office complex today where more than 700 Ningols were invited...

Public alert meeting staged in different parts of Tbl, Bpr

Tbl/Bpr, Nov 9: In continuation of the ongoing movement by people at different parts of the State (under the aegis of COCOMI) against the non-disclosure of the agreement brought between GoI and NSCN-IM..

MBC Centre Church celebrates Ningol Chakkouba with valley tribal women

IMPHAL, Nov 9: Manipur Baptist Convention (MBC) Centre Church Imphal welcomed tribal women, who are married to Meiteis, to a grand Ningol Chakkouba celebration today...

Kuki orgs react to CNPO, NSUC claims

IMPHAL, Nov 9 Strongly reacting to the claims of Chandel Naga People's Organisation (CNPO) and Naga Students' Union Chandel (NSUC), the Kuki Reformation Forum (KReF), Kuki Chiefs' Association, Tengnoupal district and Kuki Students'..

FEGOCTA holds discussion on current crisis

IMPHAL, Nov 9: The Federation of Government College Teachers' Association Manipur (FEGOCTA) held a State level discussion on 'Current Challenges and Options in Manipur" at Ima Ibemma Khunthokhanbi Shanglen..

Seminar organised

IMPHAL, Nov 9 Considering the significance of the study of folklore and culture in contemporary Manipuri literature, Society for Folklore and Literary Research Manipur organised a one day seminar on the theme "Folklore and Literature..

Organisation formed

IMPHAL, Nov 9 A joint meeting of all the valley based Zeliangrong organisations was held today at Namdunlong Youth Club, Imphal. The meeting was conducted by ZUCAMV with a view to have a smooth coordination among the various organisations..

Assn informs

IMPHAL, Nov 9: The Federation of Government College Teachers' Association (FEGOCTA) is refraining from all agitations and movements for implementation of 7th Pay Commission considering the prevailing law and order ..

Meitei Pangals' history traced

IMPHAL, Nov 9: Meitei Pangal Khunthok Ningshing Thouram Committee (Meipak Ningthou Committee) has conducted a one day seminar on "Meitei Pangal Khunthok Numit" at GM Hall, Imphal today...

CM-led team leaves for Delhi, COCOMI sit-ins continue unabated

IMPHAL, Nov 8: A team of the State Government led by Chief Minister N Biren left Imphal for New Delhi today to hold a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Naga peace talks and its possible ramifications on Manipur...

RK Anand quits electoral politics, to be back as social activist

IMPHAL, Nov 8: Ex-MLA RK Anand has retired from electoral politics and is all set to return as a social activist...

Bid to storm Dy CM's residence averted

IMPHAL, Nov 8: A large number of womenfolk from Uripok Mayai Leikai attempted to storm the residence of Deputy CM Yumnam Joykumar at Naoremthong today demanding an emergency Assembly meeting to be convened immediately and a firm resolution to be adopted in the interest of the State and its people...

Meghalaya man reunited with family

IMPHAL, Nov 8: A 59 year old man from Meghalaya, who went missing from home for almost a month, was safely reunited with his family today, through the help of good samaritan, Manipuri film actor T Lokendra Singh, National People’s Party (NPP) legislators and Manipur police...

Assam CM talks Naga Accord with PM, HM

IMPHAL, Nov 8: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal held separate meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah at Delhi yesterday...

Cong backs call for House session

IMPHAL, Nov 8: Veteran politician and MPCC spokesman Okram Joy has asserted that the demand for holding a special session of the Manipur Legislative Assembly is a very legitimate one...

Left parties go to Najma with Assembly session call

IMPHAL, Nov 8: Left parties in Manipur, namely the Communist Party of India (CPI), Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM), All India Forward Block (AIFB) and Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) submitted a memorandum to Governor Dr Najma Heptulla to ensure that a Manipur Legislative Assembly session is convened and the stakeholders concerned are consulted by the Centre in the finalization of the Indo-Naga peace talks...

Alert protests continue across Bpr, Kak, Tbl

Bpr/Kak/Tbl, Nov 8: A number of alert sit in protests have been staged across Bishnupur district since yesterday. Continuing the agitation under the aegis of COCOMI, clubs, organisations, Meira Paibi Lup, Nupi Lup in association ..

Heroin seized

TENGNOUPAL, Nov 8 : Troops of 12 Assam Rifles seized heroin worth around Rs 10 lakh at Khudengthabi check post today. The troops were checking a vehicle driven by one Lalkhogou of Churachandpur district coming from Moreh side, when they recovered 26 gm of heroin from inside the vehicle. The individual, along with the drug, were later handed over to Moreh PS...

Father-daughter duo die, 3 injured in road mishap

KANGPOKPI, Nov 8: In a fatal road accident along Imphal-Tamenglong road commonly known as IT Road in Twilang area, a father-daughter duo died on the spot and three other sustained injury this afternoon at around 3.40 pm..

Prize distribution ceremony of 43rd Kha Manipur Drama Festival 2019 held

Kakching, Nov 8: Prize distribution ceremony to the winners of 43rd Kha Manipur Drama Festival 2019 jointly organized by Langmeidong Dramatic Union (LDU) in association with Manipur State Kala Academy..

Warm welcome extended to 2nd position holder in National Science Seminar

Kakching, Nov 8: Naorem Sorinity Devi, a student of Padama Ratana English School Kakching, who secured 2nd position in the National Science Seminar 2019 organized by National Council of Science Museum..

PREPAK condoles

IMPHAL, Nov 8: The proscribed PREPAK has condoled the demise of its Red Army Corporal Sanasam Nanao Meitei alias Rajesh alias Leibakcha (26) s/o S Bijoy of Top Moirang Kampu Sajeb...

AMCO prays for peace

IMPHAL, Nov 8: All Manipur Christian Organization (AMCO) conducted a prayer programme under the theme "Peace and peaceful coexistence of the people of Manipur" at MBC Centre Church, Chingmeirong, today...

Contempt summon on November 15

IMPHAL, Nov 8: The High Court of Manipur has directed Tongbram Bimolchand to personally appear before the Court on November 15 in connection with the contempt of Court case taken up against him for making derogatory remarks against an order passed by Division Bench of the High Court on October 18 quashing the results of the Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination (2016)...

Digital crown on Bpr dist

BISHNUPUR, Nov 8 : As part of the Digital India campaign of the Central Government, Bishnupur district has been given the Digital Transformation Award 2019 for adopting digital payment across various sectors...

MSWC inspects

IMPHAL, Nov 8: A team of Manipur State Women Commission (MSWC) has inspected the living condition of women inmates at Central Jail, Old Lambulane, today...

Memorandum submitted

IMPHAL, Nov 8 The Mapithel Dam Affected Co-ordination Committee has submitted a memorandum to Governor demanding extension of service of G Robindro Sharma, Chief Engineer, Water Resources Department for 2/3 years for completion of pending 'RR works', it said in a statement today...

Thadou Inpi Chandel formed

KANGPOKPI, Nov 8: Thadou Inpi Chandel District was successfully installed today in the presence of Thadou Inpi-GHQs and Zou tribe representatives at KCA Hall, Munpi village in Chakpikarong Sub Division...