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UCM gears up for mass civil movements

IMPHAL, Oct 19: As a part of the ongoing public alert campaign, the United Committee Manipur (UCM) has geared up to launch different modes of mass movement from October 21. ..

128th Manipur Police raising day CM reiterates commitment to territorial integrity

Imphal, Oct 19 (DIPR) Chief Minister N Biren Singh has reiterated that the State Government is committed to uphold the territorial integrity of the State. He was speaking at the 128th Manipur Police Raising Day held at the Parade Ground of 1st Manipur Rifles Battalion today...

3rd Shirui Lily Festival concludes

Imphal, Oct 19 (DIPR) The 3rd State Level Shirui Lily Festival 2019, organised by the Department of Tourism concluded today at Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) ground, Ukhrul...

TDC slams NHIDCL

IMPHAL, Oct 19: The Transport and Drivers Council (TDC) has lambasted the National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) for suspending works on National Highway 37 (Imphal-Jiribam road)...

Woes on NH 37: No quick solution at sight

IMPHAL, Oct 19: Although transporters as well as general public travelling along Imphal-Jiribam high-way (NH 37) have been enduring several difficulties, there is no quick solution at sight...

Dy CM releases disaster management project report

Imphal, Oct 19 (DIPR) Deputy Chief Minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh released a project report on “Disaster Management System of Manipur” at his Secretariat office chamber here today...

ASIMANICON kicks off

IMPHAL, Oct 19: A 2-day 24th annual conference of the Association of Surgeons of India "ASIMANICON 2019 was opened today at the Jubilee Hall of RIMS...

AMSU hails HC verdict

IMPHAL, Oct 19: Lauding the order of the High Court of Manipur which quashed the Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination 2016, the All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) has demanded that the then Secretary of the MPSC (Manipur Public Service Commission) Shyam Lal Poonia should not leave the State on deputation until the CBI enquiry ordered by the High Court is over...

Woman found dead

IMPHAL, Oct 19: A 22-year-old woman was allegedly found hung to death this morning at Kokchai Mayai Leikai under Mayang Imphal Police Station, Imphal West...

October pay

IMPHAL, Oct 19: The State Government informed that pay and allowance of all Government employees including Gazetted Officers for this month can be drawn from October 22. An order to this effect was issued by the Principal Secretary (Finance) today...

ATRPFM urges Govt to release fund

Imphal, Oct 19 Urging the State Government to release the fund of Family Oriented Schemes (FOS) within the month of October, ATRPFM has cautioned that all means will be explored including filing PIL before the High Court of Manipur if the demand is not met. ..

Intl dance fest today

IMPHAL, Oct 19: Samarpan, an international classical Manipuri dance festival participated by several Manipuri classical dancers from Bangladesh, will be held tomorrow at the auditorium of Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy, Imphal...

Festival of literature, dance and music begins

IMPHAL, Oct 19: A 3 day festival of literature dance and music jointly organised by Writer's Forum Imphal (WFI) and North Eastern Council, Ministry of DoNER began today at the auditorium of Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy, Imphal...

AR conducts anti drug awareness drive

IMPHAL, Oct 19: Tulihal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) conducted an anti drug awareness drive at Brighter Academy Khumbong, Imphal West, today. ..

DESAM distributes prizes for quiz competition

IMPHAL, Oct 19: Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) organised prize distribution function of the State Level Environment Written Quiz Competition 2019 at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound, Imphal today...

MSME secy proposes

IMPHAL, Oct 19: Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) secretary Dr Arun Kumar Panda has directed the authority concerned to link up with National Institute of Design (NID) to promote the handicraft products..

HC quashes MCSCCE 2016, orders CBI probe within 3 months

IMPHAL, Oct 18: In what could be a moral boosting victory for young civil services aspirants and advocates of clean, transparent civil services exams, the High Court of Manipur has quashed the Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination (MCSCCE) 2016 conducted by Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC)...

PCRM dwells on community life on 8th anniv

IMPHAL, Oct 18 : People’s Campaign for Resurgent Manipur (PCRM) has observed its eighth anniversary today at Sinam Shyama Town Hall, Chingmeirong, Imphal. ..

Collective stand call rung out

IMPHAL, Oct 18: "One must shed I and adopt We to become wise. As long as people give emphasis to themselves and use I, there will not be unity and peace. We as people of the State should support each other, encourage one another and strengthen the bond of love between all communities," said Titular King Leishemba Sanajaoba today...

Encroachers evicted

IMPHAL, Oct 18: A number of encroachers have been evicted today from public area along Wahengbam Leikai road today...

AMWJU informs

IMPHAL, Oct 18: The All Manipur Working Journalists Union has stated that for the journalists of the State, Ningol Chakkouba will be held on October 30. As per GAD Manipur holiday list, October 30 is Ningol Chakkouba and a general holiday, it said in a statement today...

Pahari recalled

IMPHAL, Oct 18: Nongmaithem Pahari Memorial Trust (NPMT) observed the 13th death anniversary of Nongmaithem Pahari at Lamyanba Shanglen, Konung Lampak, Imphal today...

Chak-Hao Goola

IMPHAL, Oct 18: Chak-Hao Goola also known Black Rice GulabJamun, a product of Taret Foods Pvt Ltd was launched today at Manipur Press Club. The launching programme was attended by K Devdutta Sharma, CEO, Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA); Rishikumar Sougaijam, president All Manipur Enterpreneurs Association; Hanjabam Shubra Devi, proprietor Meira Foods and Roshnikumar Yambem, managing director, Golbizs Web Solution Pvt Ltd as dais members...

CCSK recalls first sitting of elected Govt

IMPHAL, Oct 18: The Committee of Civil Societies Kangleipak (CCSK) today commemorated the first sitting of the Legislative Assembly of independent Manipur...

Cong protests

IMPHAL, Oct 18: Demanding an apology from Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for his disrespectful comments about All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Sonia Gandhi, several MLAs, ex MLAs and office bearers of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) staged a sit in protest in front of Congress Bhawan, BT Road, Imphal, today...

Brothers open free hospital in memory of sister

Guwahati, Oct 18 Thoibi Ningthoujam of Manipur died in 1989 due to typhoid, as there was no Government hospital near her home and her poor father could not afford to take her to a private one. She was just three years then...

Sitting of NCPCR's Bench/Camp for redressal of matters related to child rights violation held at Cdl

Chandel, Oct 18: The 35th Bench/Camp of National Commision for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), which is the first of its kind for the State in Chandel district as aspirational district, was held at the multipurpose hall of Mini ..

STC BSF observes Martyrs week, honors Inspector Alex

CCPUR, Oct 18: The Subsidiary Training Centre of the Border Security Force have since Tuesday observed Martyrs Week, organizing several activities for students and honor the families of those who have given their life serving the country...

Contestants compete on the theme 'Desserts' on Day 3 of SheChef competition

UKhrul, Oct 18: Day 3 of SheChef 2019 was conducted successfully today TNL ground, Ukhrul on the theme "Desserts"...

FNR appeals

Imphal, Oct 18: Forum of Naga Reconciliation (FNR) appealed Naga national groups, particularly the NNPGs and the NSCN (IM) to refrain from media-confrontation which is only harming the Naga society making the society more ..

Prizes distributed to winners of plastic waste collection competition

Bishnupur, Oct 18: Winners of the 1st Municipal Level Plastic Waste Collection Competition and Ward Level Cleanliness Competition held as part of 'Swachhta Hi Seva' under 'Swachh Survekshan 2020' under the aegis of ..

Pork eating competition marks 3rd day of Shirui Lily Festival

Ukhrul, Oct 18: Pork eating competition marked the Day 3 of Shirui Lily festival at Heritage ground Vangayan Shirui village...

Brown Sugar, Heroin no 4 and WY tablets worth Rs 82 lakh seized

Tengnoupal, Oct 18: Personnel of 12 Assam Rifles while conducting frisking and searching of an Eeco Van at Khudengthabi Permanent Motor Vehicle Check Post seized 11 packets of Brown Sugar, 4 packets of Heroin no 4 and 6 ..

Ningol Chakkouba: Fisheries Department all set to hold fish fair

IMPHAL, Oct 18: Amidst the lack of clarity on the date of Ningol Chakkouba this year, thanks to many contradicting calendars which show October 29 and 30 as the festival day, the Fisheries Department is all set to organise Fish Mela for the festival...

LIC refutes fake news

IMPHAL, Oct 18 Some miscreants have been spreading false information and malicious rumours about LIC on WhatsApp and other social media platforms. The messages wrongly speculate about LIC's financial health and attempt to portray the largest..

IOCL distributes prizes to Fill and Win winners

IMPHAL, Oct 18: Winners of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd campaign "Fill and Win" launched in August were presented with prizes today...

BSF observes Martyrs Week

IMPHAL, Oct 18 Border Security Force, STC BSF CCpur is observing Martyrs week since October 15...

Workshop on Realistic Painting of Tribal Art held

IMPHAL, Oct 18: Tribal Affairs & Hills Minister N Kayisii has urged the tribal artists in the State to sufficiently depict/portray the richness of tribal culture and tradition through their medium of art...

Training programme on early detection of intellectual disabilities conducted

IMPHAL, Oct 18 A 'training programme on Childhood Prevention Early Detection Intervention for Children with Intellectual Disabilities' for female ASHA, Anganwadi workers was held at Utonglok village Saikul, Senapati district today. ..

Prahlad Singh Patel notes rich culture of Manipur

Imphal, Oct 17 (DIPR) Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel has expressed that Manipur has everything ranging from fusion music, martial arts to variety of traditional attires...

At least 22 ill after eating chagempomba

IMPHAL, Oct 17: At least 22 personnel of Manipur Police and Manipur Rifles who are undergoing training at Manipur Police Training College (MPTC), Pangei have been hospitalised at JNIMS after consuming fermented soya bean dish (chagempomba) procured from the family line canteen which is opened inside the premises of the training college...

Ukhrul rocks to Nazareth on first day of Shirock night

Ukhrul, Oct 17 : The 3rd edition of Shirock opened with a bang with Scottish rock band Nazareth rocking the night at Bakshi ground, Ukhrul and mesmerising music lovers who came from different parts of the State and outside Manipur. ..

Biswajit launches SAMARTH

Imphal, Oct 17 (DIPR) Commerce and Industries Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh launched a live streaming and training of SAMARTH, scheme for capacity building in textiles sector today at the Manipur Trade & Expo Centre, Lamboi Khongnangkhong...

Two women held with drugs

Jiribam, Oct 17: A team of Jiribam police including two women Constables under the supervision of Addl SP (OPS), Jiribam, AK Sadananda Singh arrested two women along with 120 gms of heroin powder worth about Rs 12 lakh in the local market while frisking and checking at Foreign Check Post (FCP), Jiribam, yesterday at around 4 pm...

5 cops summoned on November 12

IMPHAL, Oct 17 : Chief Judicial Magistrate today directed 5 cops to appear before session Court Imphal West On November 12 in connection with the death of Khumbongmayum Orsonjit at Taothong Makha leikai on March 12, 2010. ..

Cabinet recommends action against some SoO groups

IMPHAL, Oct 17: For violating the terms of agreement reached between the State Government and Kuki civil organisations to the effect that law and order is not disturbed or challenged on account of celebrating the centenary of the Kuki Rebellion against British colonial rulers, the State Cabinet has recommended the Central Government to take up necessary action against some Kuki militant groups which are under Suspension of Operation (SoO) pact...

SARAS fair

Imphal, Oct 17 (DIPR): Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh has stated that covering 20,318 rural poor households under Manipur State Rural Livelihoods Mission has shown successful implementation of the scheme...

FIRs clubbed

IMPHAL, Oct 17 : The Chief Judicial Magistrate of Imphal West today allowed two different FIRs registered with the arrest and death of Kangujam Ojit of Bashikhong to be clubbed together..

7 years RI

IMPHAL, Oct 17 : RK Memcha Special Judge of POCSO Imphal West today sentenced rape convict Hemam Rajesh to undergo rigorous imprisonment of 7 years and fined him Rs 15 thousand The sentence was announced in an..

MoS to visit

IMPHAL, Oct 17: Union Minister of State for Home, G Kishan Reddy will pay a one day visit to Imphal on October 21 to review the law and order situation in the State. The Union Minister will meet Chief ..

WY tablets seized

TENGNOUPAL, Oct 17: A team of 12 Assam Rifles seized 52,000 WY (World is Yours) tablets and 138 gms of brown sugar while checking a vehicle coming from Moreh side at Khudengthabi check post, ..

KSA demands regular VC for MU

IMPHAL, Oct 17: The Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA) has urged the Ministry of Human Resource Development to appoint a regular Vice Chancellor for Manipur University...

Babysana JAC thanks

IMPHAL, Oct 17: Expressing gratitude to one and all who have supported the 24 total shutdown of Thangmeiband areas which began from 6am of October 14, JAC formed in connection with the death of N Babysana has appealed all to continue to extend their helping hands to deliver justice...

Students protest for adequate teachers

IMPHAL, Oct 17: Demanding adequate teachers, students of Ananda Singh Higher Secondary Academy blocked road and staged sit-in in front of the school gate today...

Training starts

IMPHAL, Oct 17: A 3-day training on 'Market Led Extension & Market Intervention' began at Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Bishnupur training hall today...

Medilane launches ambulance service, mobile app

IMPHAL, Oct 17: Medilane celebrated its 3rd foundation day and launched a mobile application and ambulance service today...

Horticulture Minister distributes seeds to farmers

Imphal, Oct 17: Horticulture and Soil Conservation Department under the Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) scheme today distributed vegetable seeds to 32 registered farmers of 12 districts..

Meira Foods proprietor awarded

IMPHAL, Oct 17: Meira Foods proprietor Hanjabam Shubra Devi has been awarded "Women MSME Achievers Award" by SIDBI..

Ningol Chakkouba Handloom & Handicrafts Expo 2019 starts

IMPHAL, Oct 17: The Manipur Apex Handloom Weavers and Handicrafts Artisans CS Ltd (AWAS) kicked off Ningol Chakkouba Handlooms & Handicrafts Expo 2019 at Gandhi Memorial (GM) Hall, Imphal today...

2nd Special Gram Sabha meeting of Wangoo GP held

Kakching, Oct 17: The 2nd Special Gram Sabha Meeting of Wangoo Gram Panchayat, Langmeidong CD Block, Kakching District was held at Wangoo LYA Community Hall today on the agenda 'Finalization and Approval of Gram..

One-day awareness programme on 'Traditional Embroidery Cluster' held at Khongjom

Thoubal, Oct 17: A one-day awareness programme on 'Traditional Embroidery Cluster' under SFURTI, KVIC New Delhi sponsored by Ministry of Micro, Small, Medium and Enterprises (MSME), GoI was organized by Wangjing-..

No water supply at Moreh hospital for the last 2 months

Tengnoupal, Oct 17: Many patients including doctors and staff of 50 Bedded Moreh Hospital suffered due to non-availability of water for the last two months, reports our correspondent...

NISHTHA training begins at Kakching

KAKCHING, Oct 17: As part of Samagra Shiksha Campaign initiated by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt of India, a five days district level programme on "National Initiative of School Heads and Teachers’ ..

Locals of Uchathol decry deplorable condition of Uchathol-Leisabithol road

Jiribam, Oct 17: The Local of Uchathol, Jiribam decried the deplorable condition of Uchathol-Leisabithol road. In a press meet held today in this connection at Uchathol Pioneer Club, the Secretary of Pioneer Club, Uchathol..

Orientation programme for the ensuing NCPCR bench held

Chandel, Oct 17: An orientation meeting of all the staffs, volunteers and NGOs by the NCPCR team for the ensuing sitting of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights Bench on October 18 in Chandel District..

Yellow line campaign for a 'Tobacco Free Zone' held

Chandel, Oct 17: A Yellow Line Campaign for a Tobacco Free Zone in the surrounding area of educational institutes was held at St Joseph School, Chandel followed by an enforcement drive for the Tobacco Free Society ..

SheChef competition enters 2nd day

Ukhrul, Oct 17 Day 2 of SheChef 2019 was conducted successfully today at TNL Ground, Ukhrul...

3rd edition of Shirui Lily festival opens amid razzmatazz There can be no tourism without culture : Prahlad Singh Patel

Imphal, Oct 16 (DIPR) Chief Minister N Biren Singh along with Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (i/c) Prahlad Singh Patel opened the 3rd Shirui Lily Festival, at a glittering function attended by a number of dignitaries and hundreds of people from different parts of the State at Shirui village today...

Memorial stone unveiled at Kpi

KANGPOKPI, Oct16: Ahead of the centenary celebration of Anglo-Kuki War 1917-1919 at C Aisan village in Saikul sub division of Kangpokpi district tomorrow, Kangpokpi denizens unveiled a monolith erected to commemorate the event today...

Burning of Puya : Puwarigi Amamba Numit observed

IMPHAL, Oct 16: The Puya Mei Thakhibagi Apunba Ningshing Lup (PUMANIL) Kangleipak today observed “Puwarigi Amamba Numit” at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound in commemoration of the 287th anniversary of burning of the Puya, the scripture of ancient Meitei/Meetei...