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Police officer abducted, rescued

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 27 : Additional SP of Imphal West police M Amit who was abducted by armed miscreants from his residence at Wangkhei Tokpam Leikai has been rescued by Central and State security forces.He has now been taken to  Raj Med..

Cong draws up lists to be taken to session

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 27 : The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) has said that they will table suggestions and statements received from the people in connection with Manipur violence during the 5th session of the 12th Manipur  Legi..

Many more rally around call to scrap SoO

OSR/CorrespondentIMP/TBL/MRG/, Feb 27 : There is no let up in the demand to  abrogate the Suspension of Operation (SoO) pact as more people staged different forms of protest against the ceasefire agreement signed between the Government and Kuki milit..

Depts under Kuki Ministers defunct : STNU

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 27 : Saying that there are lapses in the functioning of many Government departments which come under two Kuki Ministers especially Tribal Affairs and Hills, the Southern Tangkhul Naga Union (STNU) has sought the interventi..

All set for start of Assembly session

OSR/DIPRIMPHAL, Feb 27 : A new session of the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly is set to begin tommorow (February 28).Tight security measures have been taken up at Chingmeirong and its adjacent places to ensure smooth conduct of the House.The Assembly se..

Discuss ST demand in House : WMC

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 27: The World Meetei Council (WMC), Manipur Unit has appealed to the Government to discuss the demand of the Meetei/Meitei community for inclusion in the Scheduled Tribe list in the Assembly session which will begin tomorr..

COCOMI lines up protest agenda

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 27 : With Assembly session all set to begin, the Coordinating Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI) has appealed to  all people who want abrogation of Suspension of Operation (SoO) and update of National Register of..

Bereaved dad draws Govt attention

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 27: A day before the State Assembly begins, Hijam Kullajit has urged the Government for justice for his daughter, Hijam Linthoingambi, who was killed by Kuki militants last year.Two teens, Hijam Linthoingambi and Phijam He..

MMTU lists steps to be taken up

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 27: The Meetei (Meitei) Tribe Union (MMTU) has prioritised steps to be taken up against the backdrop of the nearly 10-month-old clash between indigenous Meitei community and Kukis.It said the National Register of Citizens ..

RPF observes Independence Demand Day

IMPHAL, Feb 27: The proscribed Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) observed its 45th foundation day as ‘Independence Demand Day’ on Sunday. The Independence Demand Day was observed at all units, departments and stations of the party and i..

It’s time to march in unison to break the chain of slavery: RPF-II

Contd from previous issueIMPHAL, Feb 27: India is hurtling along a path of destruction on its own accord. Unless it ceases to proceed along this course, it will inevitably face a dismal future, brought about by internal conflicts and tensions with its nei..

Wings of Hope reaches out to crisis affected students

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 27 : Wings of Hope Charitable Trust, a registered organisation operating across India with the commitment to uplift those in need, has reached out to children affected by the ongoing conflict in Manipur.As a part of its 'P..

Newly wed couple hands over donation box to AMWJU

IMPHAL, Feb 27In a bid to help and show respect to frontline journalists for their service during the ongoing crisis, a newly-wedded couple handed over a donation box and its monetary contents to representatives of All Manipur Working Journalists' Union (..

Integrated Communication and Outreach Programmes held

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 27 : A one-day Integrated Communication and Outreach Programme (ICOP) on Systematic Voter’s Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) was organised at Kamakhya Pemton College, Hiyangthang, Imphal West District ye..

SSIAA congratulates Col Ksh John Singh

IMPHAL, Feb 27  The Sainik School Imphal Alumni Association (SSIAA) has congratulated Colonel Kshetrimayum John Singh on being nominated to attend the prestigious Higher Command Course at Army War College, Mhow, this year.According to a release issue..

Unidentified armed miscreants abduct two VDF men

Our CorrespondentBISHNUPUR, Feb 27: Unidentified armed miscreants have abducted two VDF personnel from Bishnupur district yesterday from different locations and their whereabouts remain unknown yet.VDF personnel Arubam Abon (38 yrs) from Toupokpi Mamang L..

Ukhrul District Election Icons launched

Mungchan ZimikUkhrul, Feb 27: Deputy Commissioner, Ukhrul Kengoo Zuringla has launched Ukhrul District Election Icons today to ensure maximum voters' participation in the upcoming General Elections-2024Speaking on the launching programme held at DC's ..

United Committee Manipur Kakching Unit condemns

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, Feb 27: United Committee Manipur (UCM) Kakching Unit strongly condemned the setting ablaze of UCM office at Lamphel in Imphal West by unidentified miscreants on the night of February 23.Addressing media persons during a press me..

Huge quantity of drugs seized

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24 : A combined team of 5 Assam Rifles and Moreh police arrested a couple along with a large quantity of WY  tablets and heroin from a particular house at Homeguard Veng, Moreh yesterday.The arrested persons have been..

Consultative meet on NRC "Issue is not identification but what should be done thereafter"

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24 : Advo-cate Santanu Borthakur of Gauhati High Court has drawn the attention of all civil society organisations  (CSOs) concerned to prepare a me-chanism in advance to ensure effective update and imple-mentation of ..

Imphal Ring Road will be a huge asset, says PWD CE

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24: The Imphal Ring Road which would reduce chances of road accidents to the minimum would be constructed at the international standard, and it is expected to boost the State’s economy, said PWD Chief Engineer (Exter..

CSO offices vandalised, torched

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24: Uniden-tified persons vandalized and burnt down offices of diffe-rent civil society organi- zations located in Imphal East and Imphal West last night.A large number of unidentified persons gathered near the office of U..

Woman, daughter missing

IMPHAL, Feb 24: A woman and her 4-year-old daughter have gone missing since Friday, said a missing report filed with Women police station in Senapati district.The woman, 25, is identified as Veivanai Cherryna, and her 4-year-old as Lilva.They went missing..

Houses gutted

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24: Two houses have been gutted by fire at Vaiphei Veng, under Heingang police station in Imphal East today.The fire broke out at around 6.30 pm.While the exact cause of the fire is known, it is suspected to have originate..

WMC again asks CM to send reports

IMPHAL, Feb 24: The World Meetei Council (WMC) has once again urged Chief Minister N Biren Singh to send the ethnography and socio-economic reports of the Meetei to the Centre without further delay.WMC Chairman Heigrujam Nabashyam made the appeal during i..

Koireng-led UNLF refutes

IMPHAL, Feb 24: Koireng-led UNLF has flatly refuted an allegation which accused its cadres of occupying houses of two persons at new Lambulane.The group said its cadres are not involved in any such actions as accusedThe false claim, it said, was made by R..

Cabinet discusses Budget estimates, Bills

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24 : The State Cabinet has discussed the Budget Estimate and Bills which will be tabled in the upcoming Assembly session.Today, a Cabinet meeting was convened at the conference hall of the Chief Minis- ter's Secretariat wi..

Students, others condemn bomb blast

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24: Dhana-manjuri University students staged a sit-in protest and took out a rally today condemning the bomb blast inside the university campus that killed one student and injured another yesterday night.The students march..

JAC agrees to claim dead body

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24: Mortal remains of Oinam Kenegy who was killed in a bomb blast at the office of a student body inside Dhanamanjuri University campus last night would be claimed tomorrow. The JAC formed in connection with the killing of..

It’s time to march in unison to break the chain of slavery: RPF-I

IMPHAL, Feb 24Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) acting president Mm Ngouba has asserted that it is time for all to take up every available means and march in unison to break free from the chain of slavery. On the 45th foundation day of the RPF, obs..

Pambei-led UNLF greets RPF

IMPHAL, Feb 24: Pambei-led UNLF has greeted the people and Revolutionary People's Front (RPF) on the latter's 45th raising day.In a statement issued to the media today, it greeted the RPF and paid tribute to martyrs of the RPF and its armed wing People's ..

Many decry arson, vandalism, blast

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24: In a series of incidents yesterday night, major fire burnt down the offices of United Committee Manipur (UCM) at Lamphel-pat and Macha Leima at Palace Compound.The offices of the organisations were burnt by unknown mis..

Many condemn

IMPHAL, Feb 24: Physical assault on a journalist by unknown persons has courted condemnation from different organisations. The journalist, working for NEW TV and IMAGE TV, was physically assaulted by unknown persons yesterday. He has been  staying at..

Locals appeal to PWD

IMPHAL, Feb 24: A big bulge on the Wangkei Ningthem Pukhri Mamang Makha Leirak Ayangpalli road due to a culvert near LCP Community Hall has caused many accidents, said locals.The bulge on the road, without any white marking, is invisible to riders. Many s..

Vehicle gifted

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Feb 24: A Maruti Gypsy has been presented to Arambai Tenggol Unit-2 Yairipok by Telem Jiten, a resident of Yairipok Khoirom.The Maruti Gypsy has been presented to help in the activities of Arambai Tenggol Unit which has been play..

Awareness programme organised

JIRIBAM, Feb 24: An educational awareness programme was conducted today at ATM English School located at South Kashimpur organised by the school managing committee.The presentation of the school song by the school students marked the beginning of the prog..

Joint meeting held

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, Feb 24: A joint meeting of clubs/associations/organizations presidents of Kakching district was held today at the Old Age Home, Kakching Wairi Panjao Pallum organised by the Senior Citizens Forum, Kakching to discuss the issues ..

"Scrap SoO pact"

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24: The State Assembly which will convene on February 28 must take a resolution to end the Suspension of Operation (SoO) pact, said Thawai Mirel today.At Manipur Press Club, Imphal, Thawai Mirel convenor Paonam Sanahanbi s..

MTU urges

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24 : The Meetei (Meitei) Tribe Union has called for a House resolution to waive-off loan for the people of Manipur be taken during the upcoming session of the State Legislative Assembly.Speaking to the media at its office ..

Dr Anupam Mishra conferred ‘Life Time Achievement Award’

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24 : Dr Anupam Mishra, Vice Chancellor, Central Agricultural University, Imphal, has been conferred the prestigious ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ by the International Society of Extension Education during the N..

MEELAL inspects examination centres

IMPHAL, Feb 24Volunteers of Meetei Erol Eyek Loinasillol Apunba Lup (MEELAL), Kangleipak inspected numerous schools in the valley including Jiribam today in connection with the ongoing Class XII examinations conducted by COHSEM.It may be noted that studen..

ZUF greets on 14th Raising Day

Imphal, Feb 24On the auspicious 14th Raising Day of Zeliangrong United Front, Jenchui Kamei, chairman, Government of the ZUF, has extended his heartfelt greetings and 'wishes of God's bountiful blessings' upon all his fellow comrades and countrymen.In a r..

Emergency meeting discusses Longmai area issues

NONEY, Feb 24An emergency meeting was convened today attended by various civil society organisations (CSOs) leaders of Longmai Area and Dinganglung Gangmei, MLA 54-Nungba Assembly Constituency and Chairman HAC, Manipur Legislative Assembly at Multipurpose..

Books on NE need proper review : MU VC

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23: Many publications on North East India need proper review and assessment to check propagation of false information, said Manipur University Vice Chancellor Professor N Lokendra today.He said there has emerged a trend wh..

Millet to be cultivated in 350 hectares

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23: Considering the changing climatic conditions and the scanty rainfall witnessed during the last Kharif season, preparations have been initiated for cultivation of millet in around 350 hectares which are not suitable eno..

‘Operative part of HC order on Meitei ST issue still stands’

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23: High Court of Manipur Advocate Ningombam Bupenda Meitei has categorically stated that the operative part of the High Court of Manipur’s judgment and order passed on March 27, 2023 still stands.As per the High Cou..

Naga, Kuki MLAs confer at Guwahati; ST for Meiteis demand not on main agenda Intervention of Delhi to be sought collectively

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23 : With the fifth session of the 12th State Legislative Assembly set to begin in less than a week on February 28, an informal meeting of members of the Hill Areas Committee was convened at Guwahati today and several agen..

Transfer and posting effected

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23 : The State Government has ordered the transfer and posting of 128 police officers in the rank of Inspector.Of the 128 transferred 128 Inspectors, five are women officers.An order to this effect was issued by Director G..

One killed, another hurt in blast

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23 : One person was killed while another was injured in a bomb attack inside DM College complex, today.The deceased person has been identified as Oinam Kenegy (24) son of Ingocha of Upokpi in Bishnupur district while the i..

10 years RI for rape convict

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23 : The Court of Fast Track Special Court number 2 Manipur Special Judge Ch Brajachand on Friday sentenced a rape convict to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment.The Court also directed the State Government to provide Rs 7 l..