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Nishikant reaches out beyond home turf

Our CorrespondentBISHNUPUR, Oct 23 : If one is determined to serve people, one should serve all irrespective of caste, creed and place where the recipient resides and without any conditions attached, remarked owner of The Sangai Express, Nishikant Singh S..

Locals protest

THOUBAL, Oct 23 : The locals of Heirok part II staged a sit-in today against the assault on two individuals of the locality by masked goons.According to report received by the media, the two victims, Thokchom Sunny Dilon (33), s/o th Ibochouba and Thokcho..

Candidates protest

IMPHAL, Oct 23 : Candidates of 10th and 11th IRB recruitment tried to storm the CM bungalow today at around 1 pm demanding declaration of result of the recruitment of 2019.The candidates were however stopped in front of TG Higher Secondary School by the p..

More pulled up

IMPHAL, Oct 23 : For disobeying standard operating procedure (SOPs), the State police detained 32 persons on Saturday.From them, Rs 7,000 was collected as fine.The State police have so far collected Rs 2,60,80,710...

Governor takes vaccine call to CCpur, Pherzawl

CCpur, Oct 23 (DIO) Governor La Ganesan today raised serious concerns over two important issues-COVID-19 vaccination and Swachh Bharat Mission-amongst others, on his maiden visit to Churachandpur.The Governor urged the people to utilise the opportunity fo..

Poll meet

IMPHAL, Oct 23 : District Election Officer Imphal West Th Kirankumar convened a meeting with all the Nodal Officers of the district in connection with the forthcoming 12th State Legislative Assembly election in the courtroom of DEO, Imphal West.Chairing t..

Covid cases return to three figure mark with 122

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 23 : After a spell of some time, the number of new COVID-19 cases has crossed the three digits mark again with 122 cases and zero fatalities reported in the last 24 hours.The last time Manipur saw new cases in the three fi..

PREPAK gives food for thought on ‘Mt Manipur’

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 23 :  The proscribed People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) has asked whether the people of Manipur should celebrate the renaming of Mount Harriet at Andaman and Nicobar Islands as Mount Manipur on Octobe..

Awareness programme on capacity building of youth held

IMPHAL, Oct 23A one day awareness programme on 'Capacity Building of Youth' was held at Irom Pukhri Mapal community hall at Keishamthong today.The programme has been organised by Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW) in collaboration with Mahila Sahay..

Impacts of climate change on agriculture deliberated in farmers awareness programme

IMPHAL, Oct 23A farmers awareness programme on “Weather and Climate Service in Agriculture” was organised today at ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region Manipur Centre, Lamphelpat to sensitize the farmers about the Agromet Advisory Services in ..

Red Ribbon Club quiz competition result announced

IMPHAL, Oct 23Tensubam Nandakumar and Phijam Bijenkumar of DM College of Arts bagged the 1st Position in the 2nd State Level Red Ribbon Club Quiz Competition 2021-22 held today at Kuki Inn, Imphal.A press release issued today by Manipur State AIDS Control..

Planned power shutdown at many places

IMPHAL, Oct 23The Manager, Transmission Sub-Division no VI, Manipur State Power Company Limited (MSPCL) in a press note informed the general public that high voltage transmission line of 33 KV Napetpalli-Saikul via Sagolmang will be under shutdown on Octo..

Ex ADCs Assn demands for a special Assembly to pass the ADC Bill, 2021

IMPHAL, Oct 23The All Hill Areas Autonomous District Councils, Ex ADCs Association, Manipur has resolved to pursue the State Government to convene a special Assembly session to pass the ADC Bill 2021.The resolution was unanimously taken during a meeting o..

Hearing aids distributed

Our CorrespondentBISHNUPUR, Oct 23: Free consultation and hearing aids worth Rs 20,000 were provided to around 70 hearing impaired people of Moirang AC today organised by CRC Guwahati in association with Swami National Institute of Rehabilitation Training..

Manipur Public Service Commission notifies

IMPHAL, Oct 23: Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) has notified all concerned that Personality Test/Interview of written qualified candidates for the post of Manipur Veterinary Service Grade-IV (Vetrinary Officer) under Veterinary & Animal Husba..

CRYD CRC Kpi celebrates Silver Jubilee with musical night

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 23: The Christian Revival Youth Department of Christian Revival Church Kangpokpi celebrated its Silver Jubilee on Saturday in the presence of local MLA Nemcha Kipgen and 143 Bn CRPF Commanding Officer, Lamkam Lhoujem at the..

N Kayisii inaugurates Zeliangrong Morung at Makuilongdi village

Our CorrespondentSenapati, Oct 23: Former Tribal Affairs & Hills Minister N Kayisii on Saturday inaugurated a Zeliangrong Morung at Makuilongdi village in Senapati district.Speaking on the occasion, D Disuraibou, chairman Makuilongdi Village Council w..

Protest staged against Ukhongang grenade attack

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 23: Locals staged sit-in protest in Heirok and Ukhongsang on Saturday against the grenade attack at the house of Ningthoujam Diten.Villagers of the area came in hundreds to protest the attack purportedly carried out by &..

K Meghachandra dedicates brick paving road at Charangpat

THOUBAL, Oct 23MPCC working president and Wangkhem AC MLA, K Meghachandra on Friday dedicated a brick paving Inter Village Road (IVR) of Konsam Leirak, Ward No 6, Charangpat Maklang Mamang Leikai in Thoubal district.The construction work was taken up unde..

M Binod lauds BJP Govt, takes dig at Sugnu AC MLA

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, Oct 23: Intending candidate of Sugnu AC, Mayanglambam Binod has lauded the BJP led Government for undertaking several initiatives for the welfare of the State.The introduction of the ILP system for the benefit of the indigenous ..

K Gamnom FBBC building inaugurated

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 23: The Fundamental Biblical Baptist Church of K Gamnom under 50-Kangpokpi AC was inaugurated on Saturday.Rev Sheikholen Chongloi who attended the inaugural ceremony as Minister inaugurated the Church building by cutting th..

PMJAY cards distributed

Our CorrespondentTENGNOUPAL, Oct 23: Cecilia Haokip @ Chinneivah, intending candidate of ADC election on Saturday distributed Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) health cards to 243 beneficiaries of Moreh.The programme was attended by HTC president, ..

Honorary Doctorate Degree conferred on Y Lakshman Singh

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 23: On the outstanding contribution and performance made Yumnam Lakshman Singh in the field of youth work, community service and submission of a good number of reports, articles and publications, the Global Human Peace Univer..

TCP, YPA install road dividers

Our CorrespondentCHURACHANDPUR, Oct 23: The Traffic Control Police in association with Young Paite Association, Bungmual on Saturday installed foldable road dividers at Bungmual village to help streamline traffic and avert road accidents.The road dividers..

Vision Saitu 2022 organises motor rally for 'Free & Fair election'

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 23: Vision Saitu 2022 organised its second phase of Motor Rally for 'Free and Fair elections' from Leimakhong to Charoi Pandongba via Kangchup, New Keithelmanbi and Kotlen, all within Saitu Assembly Constituency on Saturday..

12 violators fined

IMPHAL, Oct 21 : The Police Department detained 12 persons for violation of COVID-19 SOP today.A sum of Rs 4,200/- was also collected as fine from the 12 SOP violators who were later released after warning...

Remanded

IMPHAL, Oct 21 : Chief Judicial Magistrate Imphal West has remanded Wairokpam Loyangamba, vice president of AMSU Imphal East district into seven day Police custody for alleged link with a banned underground outfit.Wairokpam Loyangamba (23), s/o Wairokpam ..

Tengnoupal police seize 9 ponies at Moreh Town

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 21 : A team of Tengnoupal police seized 9 Manipuri ponies which are suspected to be trafficked into Myanmar, from Moreh town today.The police reportedly seized the ponies for verification after  they were found convey..

Make victory sign to show Covid vaccination status : Governor

Imphal, Oct 21 (DIPR) Governor La Ganesan visited Thoubal and Kakching district today to acquaint with the people and know the culture and tradition of the area.In connection with the Governor’s visit, Thoubal and Kakching District Administrations o..

Return the money collected from job applicants : PREPAK

IMPHAL, Oct 21 The proscribed People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) has urged the Education Minister and one high ranking Government official to return the money they have allegedly collected from the candidates who applied for different pos..

Ceasework strike

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 21 : ANM and Female Health Workers of Family Welfare Service have started a cease work strike against non-payment of salary for the last 4 months.Routine immunization at the Family Welfare Services office at BT road was af..

Court sends NSCN (IM) 'agent' to judicial custody

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 21: Chief Judicial Magistrate Imphal West remanded the alleged "secret service agent" of NSCN (IM), Bungdon Romeo Anal (55) to judicial custody till November 4.Bungdon Romeo Anal, s/o (L) B D Shammi Anal of Thungcheng vill..

COVID-19 : State adds 81 new coronavirus cases, 1 death in 24 hours

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 21 : Manipur saw a single-day rise of 81 new coronavirus infections and 1 death in the last 24 hours, taking the State tally of COVID-19 cases to 1,23,051.The new Covid cases were confirmed at RIMS (8), JNIMS (18) and othe..

AMWJU election

IMPHAL, Oct 21 : Returning Officer of All Manipur Working Journalists Union (AMWJU) election, Thokchom Ibohal has appealed to everyone to ensure that all COVID-19 related protocols are observed during the election process.The election is slated to be held..

78th Arzi Hukumat Day observed at INA Moirang

BISHNUPUR, Oct 21 (DIPR) Department of Art and Culture, Government of Manipur on Thursday observed the 78th Arzi Hukumat-E-Azad Hind Day at INA Memorial Auditorium, Moirang.The programme was attended by M Joy Singh, Commissioner, Art and Culture; Ng Uttam..

Forest Minister launches 'Save Amur Falcon 2021' campaign

DIPRTamenglong, Oct 21: Forest Minister Awangbow Newmai on Thursday launched the "Save Amur Falcon 2021" or "Gaklou Dikho Akhoipuina 2021" poster campaign at Tamenglong Forest IB, Tamenglong district.The campaign was organised by Tamenglong Forest Divisio..

ICC Moreh Unit constituted

Our CorrespondentTENGNOUPAL, Oct 21: Inpi Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Moreh Unit was formed on Thursday at the office of Hill Tribal Council (HTC).It was attended by leaders of CSOs and entrepreneurs of Moreh town.After thorough discussion, Khailet Guite an..

Manipuri Poetry Day 2021 celebrated

IMPHAL, Oct 21Department of English, St Joseph University, Nagaland in collaboration with Fiction and Poetry Club, Manipur observed Manipuri Poetry Day 2021 with a Poetry Reading Session on October 20 through Google Meet.The event included a recitation of..

Police Commemoration Day observed across the State

Our CorrespondentsJBM/KAK/SPI, Oct 21: Police Commemoration Day 2021 was observed across the State on Thursday to honour the brave policemen who sacrificed their lives while fighting for their Nation.JIRIBAMJiribam District Police Headquarters, District P..

Leibi villagers urge Government to look into PMGSY road

Our CorrespondentTENGNOUPAL, Oct 21: The people of Leibi village have expressed their displeasure over the repair of road leading to Leibi under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana ( PMGSY).Leibi village is located about 18 Km from Imphal-Moreh road in Tengn..

Mass enrolment conducted

Our CorrespondentThoubal, Oct 21: A mass enrolment camp for Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) was held on Thursday at Moijing Community hall, Thoubal district.During the camp, a total of 130 beneficiaries from Polling Station 1 to 6 were registered..

Vision Saitu 2022 to organise second phase of 'Motor rally'

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 21: Vision Saitu 2022 is all set for its second phase of 'Wheels of change' motor rally to be conducted on October 23.In this regard, Vision Saitu 2022 authority has invited volunteers from across the State for its second p..

2nd Federal Assembly of CNPO held; Outstanding achievers of Chandel Nagas feted

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, Oct 21: The 2nd Federal Assembly of Chandel Naga People's Organisation (CNPO) for the term 2021-2025 was held at Langol Maring village community hall today.Outstanding achievers of Chandel Nagas were also feted during the progra..

CADA seize 300 litres of country liquor

IMPHAL, Oct 21As a part of their concerted effort against the use of drugs and alcohol, Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol (CADA) conducted a drive today at Wangkhei Andro Parking, Imphal East around 2pm.Around 300 litres of country liquor and 2 Myanmare..

'Nurturing Future Leaders' scholarship scheme launched

Our CorrespondentBISHNUPUR, Oct 21: Konthoujam Gojendro Trust (KGT) and JECI-IAS, New Checkon jointly launched a scholarship scheme 'Nurturing Future Leaders' for the aspiring IAS and other competitive exams candidates.The scholarship scheme which is aime..

'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' celebration greetings

IMPHAL, Oct 21Dr RR Singh, MOS, GOI has extended warm wishes on the momentous occasion of 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' celebration and expressed joy that the auspicious Victory Flame has reached Imphal after travelling the length and breadth of the country.In hi..

MPDF congratulates L Ichal Leima

IMPHAL, Oct 21: Manipur People's Democratic Front (MPDF) has expressed joy upon learning that Dalit Sahitya Academy, India has conferred the prestigious Dr BR Ambedkar National Award, 2021 to Laishram Ichal Leima from Sabunkhok Mayai Leikai, Imphal East o..

Planned shutdown

IMPHAL, Oct 21: Manipur State Power Company Limited (MSPCL) informed to the general public that the power supply to the consumers of 33KV Thoubal-Thoubal ckt 1 & 2 lines, 33KV Thoubal Usoipokpi line and 33 KV Thoubal-Langdum line from Thoubal 132/33 K..

PSO Sangaiyumpham branch opened

IMPHAL, Oct 21: A new branch of Pangal Students Organisation (PSO), Sangaiyumpham branch was opened today under the aegis of advisor of PSO, Head Office, Kh Serajuddin and general secretary, Md Farid Khan.A press release issued by PSO, Head Office also in..

Aid extended to Covid positive VDF personnel

IMPHAL, Oct 21:  VDF Welfare Association, Imphal West has extended aid to four VDF personnel who tested positive for covid while in the line of duty.A statement from Imphal West district VDF Welfare Association released today stated that 50 kg of ric..

Community hall inaugurated

IMPHAL, Oct 21: A community hall named Modhukeinya Kanglei Khana Shang at Uripok Panchai Maning was inaugurated yesterday. The inaugural ceremony was graced by Joint Director, Environment and Climate Change, Dr Tourangbam Brajakumar, former corporator of ..

Skill upgradation training programme kicks off

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 21: A 45 day skill upgradation training programme of handloom weaving was inaugurated today at Shintha Handloom and Handicrafts Complex (Keirao BLC), Thongju Part 2.The training programme has been organised by Weavers Serv..

Thangmeiband AC should become a beacon of true democracy: H Nutanchandra

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 21: Former Corporator of Imphal Municipal Council (IMC) Hijam Nutanchandra called for people's effort to ensure that Thangmeiband AC becomes an exemplary AC in comparison to other ACs with regard to the upcoming 12th Assem..

Police detain

IMPHAL, Oct 20 : The Police Department detained 34 persons for violating the mandated Covid guidelines on Wednesday.The police have so far collected Rs 2,60,63,210  as fine, including Rs 7,400 collected, today...

Many join BJP in Oinam, Moirang

Our CorrespondentBISHNUPUR, Oct 19: In a major political development, 180 households from Oinam AC and 500 people from Moirang AC joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday.The 180 households of Toubul GP Ward No 1 to Ward no 6, Oinam AC who joine..

Kangabam Jadumani donates Oxygen concentrator

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 20: As part of his ongoing effort to provide medical assistance to the poor and underprivileged section of society, social worker Kangabam Jadumani from Wangkhem AC has donated an oxygen concentrator on Tuesday.The oxygen con..

Spirit of oneness stressed on Mera Houchongba

Imphal, Oct 20 (DIPR) Mera Houchongba, the festival which exemplifies oneness and brotherhood among people of different ethnic communities of Manipur was celebrated with pomp, gaiety and traditional fervour at Lainingthou Sanamahi Temple complex, Haying K..

Low count continues with 71 new cases; three deaths recordedUkhrul leads daily TPR with 9.8 pc

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 20 : As COVID-19 cases in Manipur  witness a sharp decline since the past few days, the State reported 71 new Covid cases and 3 deaths in the last 24 hours , according to COVID-19 Common Control Room.As the 71 new cas..

Nishikant spells out reasons for entering politics

By Our Staff ReporterImphal, Oct 20 : Owner of the The Sangai Express Nishikant Singh Sapam has stated that he wouldn't have entered electoral politics had Keishamthong AC and Manipur been proceeding in the direction towards development.Nishikant further ..

NPF looks to hike tally in 2022 election

By Our Staff ReporterImphal, Oct 20 : The Naga People's Front (NPF) is hopeful of winning more seats in the forthcoming Assembly election, which is due in early part of  2022.Addressing a press conference held at Classic Hotel today, secretary genera..

Iramdam Sheishak Lup observes 8th Foundation Day

Kakching, Oct 20: Iramdam Sheishak Lup, Kha Manipur on Wednesday celebrated its 8th Foundation Day and 'Mera Houchongba' (Integration Day) at Hiyanglam Terapishak, Kakching district.The programme organised with the theme, "Eikhoi Nahaoiribasingbu Pukning ..

MSPP resolves

IMPHAL, Oct 20 : The Manipur State Panchayat Parishad (MSPP) has resolved to launch stern agitations from October 27 onwards if the State Government fails to release the MGNREGA funds sanctioned by the Centre.The resolution was taken during a meeting of P..

Fish fingerlings released in Loktak on its day

IMPHAL, Oct 20 (DIPR)Fishery and Education Minister S Rajen Singh has released more than four lakh fish fingerlings into Loktak lake as a part of Loktak Day today.A Ministerial team led by S Rajen Singh also reinaugurated Experimental Fish Farm at Sendra...

Rally demands

CHANDEL, Oct 20: A joint public rally was organised by different Anal CSOs in Chandel district HQ today condemning the arrest of Romeo Bungdon Anal (54) by the police on the charge that he is a special agent of NSCN-IM.The rally organised jointly by Anal ..

Election triumph reflects performance of party in Government : Sharda

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 20 : Triumph in an election is the display of people's response to the undertakings and endeavours of a party and its governance, remarked State BJP chief A Sharda.She was attending a "Mandal and Booth Committee Parvash" prog..

K Sarat Kumar inaugurates new building of Leisem Club

Our CorrespondentJIRIBAM, Oct 20: K Sarat Kumar Singh, vice chairman Manipur Food Industries Corporation Limited on Wednesday inaugurated the newly constructed building of Leisem Club at Kamranga Maning Leikai, Jiribam district.The inaugural function was ..

PCRM observes 10th foundation day

IMPHAL, Oct 20People’s Campaign for Resurgent Manipur (PCRM) celebrated its 10th foundation day  under the theme “Meeyamgi Leingak, Miyamgi Thoudang: Eikhoi Houjik Kari Tougaani?” on October 18.The programme was presided by Dr RK Ni..

Governor wishes

IMPHAL, Oct 18 : Governor La Ganesan has extended his greeting to the people of the State, especially the Muslim community on the auspicious occasion of Milad-Un-Nabi which falls on October 19.In a message issued today, the Governor appealed to all the pe..

Bomb at roof top

IMPHAL, Oct 18 : A hand-grenade was found on the roof of a house belonging to one E Dhanachandra of Pungdongbam in Imphal East district today.The grenade was spotted by local children on the roof of the house.E Dhanachandra is a police personnel who is cu..

MAHUD Director spells out plans for Imphal

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 18 : MAHUD Director Thingbaijam Harikumar has stated that a process is underway to convert garbage points in Imphal to a public utility infrastructure such  as park, garden and waiting shed.He said this after opening ..

Body retrieved

IMPHAL, Oct 18The body of a 16 year old which remained traceless after falling into Menal River at Sahei village in Moreh was recovered this morning from near a bridge in the border town.It may be mentioned that the teenager Issac Zou, s/o Haothong Zou fr..

GTPDCM general body meeting postponed

IMPHAL, Oct 18: Graduate Teacher Promotion Demand Committee Manipur (GTPDCM) has postponed their general body meeting scheduled to be held on October 19 to October 22 at 1pm instead. A press release issued by GTPDCM today has stated that the meeting ..

Directorate for Welfare of OBC & SCs notifies

IMPHAL, Oct 18Directorate for Welfare of Other Backward Classes & SCs notified to all concerned that the last date for online scholarship registration of Scholarship Schemes viz OBC (Pre-Matric & Post Matric), SC (Pre-Matric & Post Matric) and..

AMESCO to celebrate Ningol Chakkouba

IMPHAL, Oct 18All Manipur Ethnical Socio-cultural Organisation will celebrate the festive occasion of ' Eikhoigi Eche Echalsingbu ningshingba numit' (Ningol Chakkouba) on Saturday, November 6 at Kiyamgei Heibong Makhong KYPC Community Hall.A press release..

Help extended to street vendors, anganwadi workers

IMPHAL, Oct 18Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), Manipur State in association with MSPDCLEU has been tirelessly involved in the work of e-Shram card registration, opening bank accounts and updating Aadhar cards since October 17.A press release issued today by..

NE can be hub of bioresources : Dr Jitendra

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 18 : Union Minister of State (Independent charge) for Science & Technology Dr Jitendra has categorically stated that the North East region could be the hub for bioresources.He was speaking as the chief guest at the Nat..

3 including dad-daughter killed in road mishap

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 18 : In a tragic incident, at least 3 persons died instantly when 3 cars collided near Khangabok Sorojini Oil Pump along  the Asian Highway no 1 at around 3 pm today.The deceased have been identified as  Langhu L..

CIRCA observes 'Manipur National Day'

CIRCA observes 'Manipur National Day'..

IE police seize heroin, recover arms

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 18 : A team of Imphal East district commando arrested two drug peddlers and seized arms and ammos in two separate incidents today.Heroin worth around Rs 60 lakh in the international market and arms and ammunition suspected..

Protest staged in Hnahringkhu village demanding release of BD Romeo

Our CorrespondentChandel, Oct 18: JAC for Justice of BD Bungdon on Monday staged a protest at Hnahringkhu village in Chandel district demanding release of All Manipur Tribal Union (AMTU) president BD Romeo Bungdon.It may be mentioned that BD Romeo Bungdon..

Ukhrul ADC staff bid farewell to Polly Makan

Mungchan ZimikUkhrul, Oct 18: The staff of Ukhrul ADC on Monday organised a farewell programme for the outgoing CEO, Polly Makan at the UADC Office complex, Phungreitang, Ukhrul.During the event, the Department heads of Ukhrul ADC expressed their apprecia..

ZRO/ZRA organises 'Home coming' event

Our CorrespondentCHURACHANDPUR, Oct 18: Zomi Reunification Organization (ZRO/ZRA) on Monday organised a home-coming ceremony for the 18 people who have joined/returned from another group at Tangnuam village, Churachandpur.A release issued by ZRO/ZRA state..

Governor inaugurates 49th All Manipur Shumang Leela Fest

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 18 : Governor La Ganesan inaugurated the 49th All Manipur Shumang Leela Festival 2020-21 at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen at Palace Compound today.The festival is being organised  by Manipur State Kala Akademi, Imph..

Cycle rally organised

Kakching, Oct 18: In line with the celebration of 'International Poverty Eradication Day', members of Kakching High School 1984 Matric Batch on Sunday organised a cycle rally with the theme, "Building forward together: Ending Persistent Poverty, Respectin..

Khuringmul village celebrates 37th Annual Harvesting Festival

CHANDEL, Oct 18Khuringmul village under Chandel district celebrated its 37th Annual Harvesting Festival on October 16 & 17 under the theme, "Give honour to God with thy blessing of harvest."The former chief of Komlathabi and Rina Aimol attended the fe..

CADA calls for collective efforts to tackle substance abuse in State

IMPHAL, Oct 18As a part of its continued campaign to uproot the problems of drugs, alcohol and other toxic substances from the State, Coalition Against Drugs & Alcohol (CADA) in association with Lamboikhul Lamjing Nupi Kanglup organised a public meeti..

Md Nasiruddin Khan, UYDOKK decry

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 18: The intending candidate from Keirao Assembly Constituency in the upcoming State Legislative Assembly election, Md Nasiruddin Khan alias Boboy clarified that he has not done anything to challenge the democracy or violat..

Govt needs support and cooperation of public: Th Satyabrata

IMPHAL, Oct 18 (DIPR)CAF and PD Minister Th Satyabrata has said that the Government needs the support and cooperation of the people to perform its duties effectively.The Minister made the remark while inaugurating a community hall at Khongman Mangjil with..

67 new cases, no deaths reported Only Ukhrul reports TPR in double digit

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 18 :  Even as the State reported 67 new Covid cases and no fatalities in the last 24 hours, 106 persons recuperated from the novel coronavirus.This is the lowest  number of new cases on a day in the last six mont..

CCSK observes

IMPHAL, Oct 18 : The Committee of Civil Societies Kangleipak (CCSK) organised the 6th remembrance of the first elected Government in the erstwhile independent kingdom of Manipur on October 18, 1948 at JNM Dance Academy.Speaking at the occasion, Jeetendra ..

Th Brinda throws hat into electoral ring

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 17 : As anticipated within many in the State, MPS officer Thounaojam Brinda formally threw her hat into the electoral ring at Yaiskul Assembly Constituency today.The police officer is expected to submit her resignation let..

In electoral politics to bring positive changes : Nishikant

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 17 : Owner of The Sangai Express Nishikant Singh Sapam has reaffirmed that he entered electoral politics with a conviction to bring about a positive change in Keishamthong Constituency and Manipur at large.Addressing a pre..

ATSUM takes ADC Bill demand to tribal villages

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 17 : Continuing with its demand that the ADC Bill recommended by the Hill Areas Committee be tabled in the Assembly, the All Tribal Students' Union, Manipur organised a series of ‘symbolic demonstration’ in all..

WMC raises ST call

IMPHAL, Oct 17 : The World Meetei Council (WMC) has appealed to the State Government to send the necessary recommendation to the Centre for inclusion of the Meetei community in the list of Scheduled Tribes.In a statement issued today, WMC said in the next..

2 more deaths

IMPHAL, Oct 17 : The death toll due to COVID-19 has climbed to 1,897 in the State with the addition of 2 deaths in the last 24 hours.Notably, both the deceased are from Imphal West which so far has contributed the maximum number of Covid deaths (633) from..

22 SOP violators fined

IMPHAL, Oct 17In continuation of the crack down on COVID-19 SOP, the Police Department detained 22 individuals today for violation of SOP.A sum of Rs 5,200/- was also collected as fine from the SOP violators. Thoubal district had the maximum number of SOP..

Planned rally foiled at Yaiskul

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 17 : Imphal West police foiled the attempt to take out a bike rally from Yaiskul Janmasthan by supporters of Thounaojam Brinda, who announced her candidacy in Yaiskul Assembly Constituency for the 12th State Legislative As..

CM expresses gratitude for renaming Mt Harriet to Mt Manipur

IMPHAL, Oct 17 (DIPR)Expressing deep appreciation and gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and other Central leaders over the renaming of ‘Mount Harriet’ at Kalapani in Andaman and Nicobar Island to ‘Mount M..

Party reformation meeting of District Congress Committee, Sadar Hills held

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 17: A Party Reformation meeting of the District Congress Committee, Sadar Hills, Kangpokpi was held today at Blossom Home, Motbung in the presence of Sokho George, General Secretary, MPCC In-charge Sadar Hills, N Kipgen, Ge..

N Indrajit stresses on need to empower youths

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 17: MLA Nahakpam Indrajit of Kshetrigao AC has expressed his belief that saving the youth is of the utmost importance as their valuable participation and contribution are necessary to achieve the status of a developed soci..