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Governor pays homage to Rani Gaidinliu

IMPHAL, Jan 27 (DIPR) : Governor of Manipur La Ganesan led the people in paying tribute to freedom fighter Rani Gaidinliu on her 107th Birth Anniversary yesterday.In the main function held at Rani Gaidinliu Park at Mantripukhri in Imphal, Governor laid a ..

Cong forms pre-poll pact with 5 pol parties

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 27 :  Congress has formed a pre-poll alliance with at least five political parties to defeat the ruling BJP in the  12th State Assembly election, today.The parties that have forged an alliance  with Congress..

Tri-colour flies high on R-Day

Imphal, Jan 27 (DIPR)Manipur celebrated the 73rd Republic Day with festivities and patriotic fervour joining the Nationwide celebration, yesterday.At the State level celebration held at Kangla, Governor La Ganesan unfurled the National flag and received s..

BJP yet to issue list of candidates

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 27 : BJP Manipur Pradesh president A Sharda Devi has said that the party has not received any intimation on whether to announce its candidates in one go or in phases for poll bound Manipur from the Central office.Even as S..

MNF, ICOP recall 'Puya Mei Thaba' incident

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 27 : The 44th commemoration programme of "Puya Mei Thaba" was observed yesterday as the 'atrocious incident' completed 293 years.The commemorative event was jointly organised by Manipur National Front (MNF) Kangleipak and ..

PREPAK claims hand in series of blasts

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 27 : The People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) has claimed responsibility for the series of bomb explosions that took place at four different places on January 26.A press release issued by PREPAK publicity of..

Bandh affects

IMPHAL, Jan 27 : The 36 hour bandh called by Manipur State Panchayat Parishad from  6 am today affected normal life in the State today.During the bandh called against the non-release of MGNREGA fund under 15th Finance Commission, members of Panchayat..

Shutdown effective

IMPHAL, Jan 27 : Total shutdown called by different underground outfits on 73rd Republic Day affected normal life in the State yesterday.The total shutdown was called by the UPRFM, CorCom, NRFM, ASUK and SOREPA to boycott Republic Day yesterday.All the ma..

WMC website

IMPHAL, Jan 27 : World Meetei Council has launched its website, www.worldmeeteicouncil.com through a virtual ceremony held on January 26, 2022 at 5 pm.According to a statement from WMC, the launching ceremony was graced by Heigrujam Nabashyam, Chairman of..

NPF candidates list likely on Feb 2

Senapati, Jan, 27 The Naga People's Front is likely to issue the list of its candidates for the coming Assembly election on February 2 at its central office, Kohima. According to a functionary of the NPF, as many as 45 party ticket forms have been taken f..

5 deaths, 753 cases logged in last 48 hrs

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 27 : Altogether Manipur reported 5 deaths due to Covid in the last 48 hours and 753 new cases during the same period to take the total number of deaths due to the virus to 2036 and the cumulative number of positive cases t..

MLA Joykisan joins JD (U) ahead of polls

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 27 : Thangmeiband AC MLA Kh Joykisan has joined Janata Dal (United), today.During a function held at Keishamthong Hodam Leirak today, JD (U) State unit president Hangkhanpao Taithul accorded a warm welcome to Joykisan with..

RIMS to get funds at par with AIIMS

IMPHAL, Jan 27RIMS Director Prof A Santa Singh has said that RIMS will be getting funds at par with other institutes like AIIMS in the next budget.The Director made the remark while speaking at the 73rd Republic Day celebration at RIMS yesterday. Santa sa..

73rd Republic Day celebrated across State

Our Correspondents/DIOBPR/CHD/CCP/KAK/KPI/SPI/TML/TPL/THB/UKL, Jan 27: As observed across the country, 73rd Republic Day was also celebrated across the state on Wednesday.BISHNUPURDistrict Administration of Bishnupur celebrated the 73rd Republic Day at Mi..

2 NSS volunteers in Republic Day Parade at Rajpath

Our CorrespondentSENAPATI, Jan 27: The 73rd Republic Day celebration was indeed special this year as two NSS volunteers namely Daikho Kayio from DBC Maram and Sajabam Nargis of Biramangol College represented Manipur at the grand March-past parade held at ..

Chief Association calls for resumption of road work

Our CorrespondentCHURACHANDPUR, Jan 27: The Saichang Area Chiefs Association has called for immediate resumption of the 26 km long road construction work between Santing and Saikom under PMGSY which was otherwise halted mid-day due to discord and tussles ..

"Olympian Park" is at S Saheibung, not Sangaithel: KSO Moltam Block

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Jan 27: Kuki Students’ Organization (KSO) Moltam Block has clarified that the newly-inaugurated 'Olympian Park' is at S Saheibung in Kangpokpi district and not at Sangaithel, Imphal West as published by the Government.In ..

Normal water supply to be affected

Our CorrespondentTENGNOUPAL, Jan 27: Normal water supply to consumers of Moreh Water Supply pump house near Indo-Myanmar Border Friendship Iron bridge will be affected until further notice.Speaking to media persons, PHED, AE, Basanta stated that the steal..

Zeliangrong United Front greets

IMPHAL, Jan 27Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) has extended their greetings to the people on the occasion of 107th birth anniversary of Rani Gaidinliu and Republic Day of India.In a release, ZUF stated that the day was observed  by offering prayers wit..

Youth Day observed at Moreh

Our CorrespondentTENGNOUPAL, Jan 27: Shijang Veng Youth Club, Moreh celebrated 1st Youth Day at  Nengtinkai Primary school in Shijang veng.It was attended by J Khongsai, vice president ST Morcha BJP Manipur Pradesh; social worker Haopu Haokip; Philip..

Like Minded Group continues its philanthropic activities

IMPHAL, Jan 27In a bid to alleviate the problems of the needy and to uplift them, Like Minded Group (LMG) has been extending every possible help to the needy and downtrodden in the State.In continuation of such activities, LMG extended monetary aid of Rs ..

73rd Republic Day celebrated

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 27: The District & Sessions Courts, Imphal West and Imphal East jointly observed the 73rd Republic Day at the Cheirap Court complex yesterday morning.As a part of the observation, the District and Sessions Judge Imphal..

CPI decries

IMPHAL, Jan 27CPI intending candidate from Khurai Constituency, RK Amusana has categorically stated that the BJP led Government is attempting to erase the principles of a 'secular, socialist, republic' India embedded in the Indian Constitution.According t..

75 Crore Surya Namaskar Project held

IMPHAL, Jan 27Various yoga centres in the State, namely, Yoga Training and Research Centre, Kakching District, Yogasana Sports Association, District Yoga Association Tentha Thoubal, Shri Shri Radha Govinda Yoda Centre Uripok, Manipur State Yoga Associatio..

107th Birth Anniversary of Rani Gaidinliu observed

IMPHAL, Jan 27The Zeliangrong Civil Organisations (ZCOs) comprising of Zeliangrong Baudi, Zeliangrong Youth Front and Zeliangrong Students Union organized the observation of 107th birth anniversary of freedom fighter Rani Gaidinliu at Sangaiprou Village C..

All Manipur Recognised Private Schools' Welfare Assn denounces

IMPHAL, Jan 27All Manipur Recognised Private Schools' Welfare Association (AMRPSWA) has strongly condemned the total shutdown imposed in the areas of the State under Panchayat jurisdiction on January 27 amid the ongoing pre-board examinations of Class 10 ..

Condolences pour in

IMPHAL, Jan 27The All Manipur Tammi-Chingmi Apunba Nupi Lup (Taami-Chingmi) and Ereipak Enaat Chanura Loisinlon (EECHAL) have expressed their deepest condolence at the untimely demise of Phanjoubam Sakhi Leima, fondly known as Ima Sakhi on the evening of ..

DESAM warns against extra charge of examination fees

IMPHAL, Jan 27Democratic Students' Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has urged all the authorities of educational institutions concerned in the State to refrain from charging extra examination fees for Class X, XI and XII.DESAM in a press release has alleged th..

Central Election Control Room informs

IMPHAL,Jan 27The In-charge of the Central Election Control Room, 1st MR, Imphal has informed to all that the following phone/cell numbers of District Police Election Control Rooms have been opened with immediate effect in public interest.The phone numbers..

Meet held to ensure smooth conduct of polls

IMPHAL, Jan 27 (DIPR)In view of the upcoming 12th General Elections to the Manipur State Assembly, scheduled to be held on February 27 and March 3, 2022, District Election Officer/DC, Imphal West Th Kirankumar, IAS, yesterday convened a meeting to facilit..

Pay order

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 27 : Sanction order for Rs 87 crore including a Central share of Rs 50 crore and a State share of Rs 37 crore meant for the wages of job card holders under MGNREGA was passed today by the RD & PR Department.As per info..

Election office issues info for public

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 27: Additional Chief Electoral Officer, N Praveen Singh has provided a list of information/instructions of the Election Commission of India to bring awareness to the general public regarding carrying/transportation/storing..

Gangte Officers hail

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 25 : The Gangte Officers' Forum has congratulated HT Gangte IGP (Cyber Crime) on being selected for the Police Medal for Meritorious Service on Republic Day...

Gouralila

IMPHAL, Jan 25 : The valedictory function of the month-long "Workshop cum production of Gouralila (Jugai Madhai Udhaar)" was conducted on January 16, 2022 at Thoupang Shanglen of KYSPA, Naoremthong Khumanthem Leikai.It may be noted that the workshop was o..

No guarantee that all sitting BJP MLAs will be given ticket : Biswajit Candidate list of BJP likely on Jan 27

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 25 : Even as anticipation ran high that the BJP may announce the list of candidates after the Central Election Committee meeting held at the party's headquarters at New Delhi today, sources informed The Sangai Express that..

CEO Manipur observes 12th National Voters' Day

Imphal, Jan 25 (PMC) Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Manipur  observed the 12th National Voters’ Day 2022 under the theme ‘Making Elections Inclusive, Accessible, and Participative’, today.The National Voters’ Day, 2022 celebra..

CM Biren to lead BJP's poll campaign

Imphal, Jan 25 In the high-level meet today, BJP has started parleys on finalizing candidates for the Assembly elections in Manipur. Chief Minister N Biren Singh will lead the party's campaign in the North Eastern State for the February-March polls, sourc..

JCILPS protests

IMPHAL, Jan 25 : The student wing of Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) staged a protest at Mantripukhri denouncing Amra Bangali, a Kolkata based political party, for requesting the Supreme Court to squash ILP system in Manipur.Volunteer..

3 more Omicron cases detected, tally rises to 42

IMPHAL, Jan 25 : The State detected three more cases of Omicron variant, taking the tally to 42.A press release issued by Health Director Dr K Rajo said that all the three persons have been discharged after completing mandatory isolation.Saying that traci..

33 personnel named for police medals

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 25 : Altogether 33 officers and personnel of Manipur Police have been awarded Police Medal for Gallantry, President's Medal for Distinguished Service, Police Medal for Meritorious Service, Union Home Minister's Medal for E..

Court directs

IMPHAL, Jan 25 : Special Judge NIA Manipur has directed the SP, Manipur Central Jail Sajiwa to submit a detailed medical report in connection with the bail application filed by Narengbam Samarjit.Narengbam Samarjit 48 s/o (L) Jugindro of Tera Loukrakpam L..

Punam Rani, Binarani quit Cong

Imphal, Jan 25 : The voice of dissension within the Congress party is growing louder after the  party released the first list of candidate list for the State Assembly election as two office bearers of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) have re..

Kpi, Ukl continue to be two least vaccinated dists Manipur reports 4 deaths, 461 new cases

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, Jan 25 : Manipur reported 4 deaths and 461 new cases in the last 24 hours to take the total number of deaths to 2031 and the total number of positive cases to 1,30,951.The 461 cases were detected out of a total of 2687 sample..

Tourism Day celebrated

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 25 : Manipur celebrated the National Tourism Day under the theme Rural and Community Centric Tourism at Ibudhou Marjing polo complex, Heingang in Imphal East district, today.The function was graced by Tourism Commissioner ..

National Voters' Day celebrated across the State

TBL/TML/CCPUR/BPR, Jan 25 (DIOs)The 12th National Voters' Day was observed at district headquarters of Thoubal, Churachandpur, Bishnupur and Tamenglong today.THOUBALThe program was organised by District Election Office,Thoubal. under the theme is "Making ..

Poumai Naga Catholic Women's Union expresses gratitude

SENAPATI, Jan 25The Poumai Naga Catholic Women's Union (PNCNM) has extended gratitude to all concerned on having successfully celebrated its silver jubilee from January 21-24 at St Savio Church, Paomata Centre village. The silver jubilee was celebrated un..

TKS boycotts Republic Day, urges schools not to participate

Mungchan ZimikUKHRUL, Jan 25: The Tangkhul Katamnao Saklong (TKS) has informed all the schools within the jurisdiction of Ukhrul district to refrain from attending the Republic Day celebration.In a statement issued today, TKS president Shimri Raising and ..

10 'Vaccine Express' flagged off in Churachandpur

CCPUR, Jan 25 (DIO)As the state is rushing to vaccinate more people, Additional DC (Development) Khaikhopau Ngaihte flagged off 10 ‘Vaccine Express’ vehicles at District Immunization Office, Churachandpur today to help speed up the district..

Vaccination camp conducted

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Jan 25: A COVID-19 vaccination drive was conducted at Kekru Yairi Keithel for residents of Yairipok Kekru ward number 8 and 9 yesterday.Yesterday was 5th such mass vaccination drive conducted after the Government had directed to ..

Gifts presented to destitute homes on occasion of Republic Day

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 25: Social Welfare Director, Ngangom Uttam has appealed to all concerned who are managing charitable homes and orphanages in the State to work with dedication and honesty and strive for the well being of the needy and dest..

Drivers' Associations warn

IMPHAL, Jan 25All Manipur Petroleum Products Drivers Association and All Manipur Bulk LPG Drivers Association have cautioned of launching fresh agitations if the cause of security lapses on the convoy on January 21, 2022 are not revealed and suitable acti..

Plantation drive organised

IMPHAL, Jan 25A tree plantation ceremony was organised in observance of the 63rd foundation day of State Bank of India, Imphal Branch at Khuman Lampak VIP Gallery Gate today.As per a statement from SBI, the tree plantation ceremony was led by Hepuni Bisma..

Many condole Ima Sakhi

IMPHAL, Jan 25Many organisations of the State have expressed deepest condolences over the demise of Phanjoubam Sakhi Leima  popularly known as 'Ima Sakhi', president of Apunba Manipur Kanba Ima Lup who passed away yesterday evening.Indigenous People'..

One day consultation on 'LGBTQI+ Social Protection and Human Rights in Manipur' held

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 25: A one day consultation on LGBTQI+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex) Social Protection and Human Rights in Manipur was held today at the conference hall of the Institute of Cooperative Management..

Free eye check up camp conducted

IMPHAL, Jan 25A comprehensive free eye check-up camp was jointly organized by Shija Eye Care Foundation and K Lhangnem Youth Club at K Lhangnem Village, Churachandpur today In today's camp, 80 patients were examined for eye related problems wherein 8 cata..

ZUF to celebrate Rani Gaidinliu's birth anniversary

IMPHAL, Jan 25 : The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) said the party will be celebrating the 107th birth anniversary of Haipei Rani Gaidinliu on January 26.A statement signed by Jenchui Kamei, chairman ZUF, said the party will be celebrating the day with pr..

Decontamination box displayed

IMPHAL, Jan 25The 25 BRTF had displayed an indigenously conceived, designed and fabricated decontamination box comprising of Ultra Violet (UV-C) lamp, 360 degree glass mirrors and the disinfectant spray mechanism to the Governor, La Ganesan.On the occasio..

Diabetes detection camp held

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Jan 25 : A one day diabetes detection camp was held today at Heirok Tomal Makhong.The camp was organised by Tomal Makhong Youths Club, Heirok Part 2 in collaboration with SRI Diagnostic Care, Thoubal and Medilane Pharmacy, Heirok..

Congman resigns

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, Jan 25 : Social worker Yengkhom Nilachandra has resigned from INC today along with his supporters.Yengkhom Nilachandra, who had been preparing to contest the upcoming 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly election announced his resi..

Police seize 100 boxes of beer

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 25 : A team of Bishnupur commandos arrested one non local along with 100 hundred boxes of Kingfisher beer at Bishnupur Block Lamkhai this morning.According to reliable information, the team detained one one Tata Ace Van wh..

Cancer patient delivers baby boy at SHRI

IMPHAL, Jan 25 : A 42-year-old patient from Chandel District who was diagnosed with Grade 3 (aggressive) breast cancer delivered a baby boy on January 12, 2022 at Shija Hospitals & Research Institute (SHRI).A statement from SHRI Pvt Ltd informed that ..

Dept cancels trade certificates of unauthorised dealers

IMPHAL, Jan 25 : Transport Department, Government of Manipur has canceled the trade certificates of 17 unauthorised dealers in the State as per a notification issued on January 25.Sale of motor vehicles by the 17 unauthorised dealers are henceforth deemed..

Governor leads in extending R-Day greetings

IMPHAL, Jan 25 : Governor La Ganesan has led in conveying his greetings to the people of the State on the occasion of Republic Day, 2022 on January 26.Stating that the Indian Constitution was birthed on this day in 1950, the Governor asserted that the exp..

143 Bn CRPF organises Civic Action Programme

NONEY, Jan 24As part of the Civic Action Programme, 143 Bn CRPF on Monday distributed 4 solar street lights to the underprivileged people of Khongsang village, Noney District.Jackson Singh, Assistant Commandant, 143 Bn CRPF handed over the solar street li..

NPP announces first list of 20 candidates

By Our Staff ReporterImphal, Jan 24 : Just a day after announcing its manifesto, the National People's Party (NPP), an ally of the BJP led State Government, today released its first list of 20 candidates for the 2022 Assembly election during a function he..

RSS chief honours descendants of Anglo-Manipuri war heroes

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 24 : Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Dr Mohan Bhagwat  honored the descendants of Anglo-Manipuri war heroes on Sunday during the book release function of ‘Unsung Anglo-Manipuri War Heroes at KalapaniR..

First time candidate Apao Haokip kickstarts campaign

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 24 : National People's Party candidate for  Chandel Assembly Constituency Lunkhopao (Apao) Haokip started his campaign for the 12th State Assembly election amid strong opposition by a section of people, today.Reported..

Ima Sakhi no more, many condole

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 24 : President of All Manipur Kanba Ima Lup (AMKIL), Phanjoubam Sakhi popularly known as Ima Sakhi passed away yesterday at around 6.15 pm. She was 86.A condolence meeting was held today at Lizard Library at Wangkhei Meiho..

Intake halved

IMPHAL, Jan 24 : The Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) has informed that the OPD intake for each department and superciality unit has been reduced by 50 percent from Jan 24.The decision to reduce the intake was taken in view of the increase in..

2 deaths, 418 new cases logged

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 24 : Manipur witnessed two deaths, 418 new cases and a daily positivity rate of 18.1 percent in the last 24 hours  even as two districts, Pherzawl and Noney registered zero cases. This is the third day on the trot tha..

Kakching BJP Yuva and Mahila Morchas state stand

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 24 : Yuva and Mahila Morchas of BJP Kakching Mandal have decided to not support their parent party if Kakching AC ex MLA Y Surchandra is given the BJP ticket for the State Assembly election.Speaking to the media at Manipur..

R-Day rehearsal

Imphal, Jan 24 (DIPR) : Ahead of Republic Day 2022, a full dress parade rehearsal was held at Imphal, this morning.The rehearsal parade which commenced from 1st MR parade ground  headed towards Kangla before returning to the starting point again.Alto..

Voters' Day

IMPHAL, Jan 24 (PMC): The office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Manipur is gearing up to observe the 12th National Voters’ Day 2022 on January 25, 2022 at City Convention Centre, Palace Compound, Imphal from 10 am onwards.The day will be cele..

Advocacy meeting on COVID-19 vaccination held all over

CCP/KPI/SPI, Jan 24 (DIO)To evaluate the knowledge, attitude and practices of the masses towards Covid vaccine, District Administration Churachandpur on Monday conducted a one day Covid vaccination advocacy at DTC Hall, Tuibong.Speaking on the occasion, J..

National Girl Child Day 2022 observed

TPL/TML/THB, Jan 24As observed across the country, National Girl Child Day 2022 was also celebrated in the State on Monday.As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, District Legal Services Authority, Chandel under the aegis of Manipur State Legal Services Autho..

Review polling date for 9 hill ACs in Manipur: NWU

SENAPATI, Jan 24The Naga Women Union (NWU) has appealed to the Election Commission of India (ECI) and Chief Electoral Officer, CEO, Manipur State to review its earlier election notification of January 8, 2022, which scheduled the date of poll for the 9 Hi..

Tousem Area Students' Organisation appeals

TAMENGLONG, Jan 24The Tousem Area Students' Organisation (TASO) has appealed to the authority concerned to take prior consent from the Village Authority before carrying out any developmental activities in Tamenglong District.In a release, TASO reiterated ..

Annual conference held

IMPHAL, Jan 24Communist Party of India Hiyanglam Local Council held its 39th annual conference yesterday at Hiyanmei.Speaking at the meeting which was attended by more than 100 party members, L Sotinkumar, CPI state secretary , alleged that the BJP led Go..

Debate competition conducted

Our CorrespondentSenapati, Jan 24: District Legal Services Authority, Senapati under the aegis of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) conducted a debate competition on the theme "Gender Based Discrimination in Workplace" at St Joseph’s Hr Sec ..

Chief's Welfare Association clarifies

CHURACHANDPUR,  Jan 24The Chief's (Khullakpas) Welfare Association, Bishnupur and Loktak Project Are, 57/Henglep AC, Churachandpur district on Monday conducted its executive body emergency meeting to discuss the unauthorised open declaration of UDCLP..

AMRPSWA inspects pre-board examination at various schools

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 24: The pre-board examination, 2022 conducted by the All Manipur Recognized Private School's Welfare Association (AMRPSWA) is going on successfully across the State.The examination which was started on January 19 is being ..

Monthlong training programme kicks off

IMPHAL, Jan 24Two Skill Development Programme for Mushroom Growers and Bee Keepers under MIDH from 24th January to 23rd February, 2022 was opened today at ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region Manipur Centre, Lamphelpat, Imphal. The programme was attended ..

JCREmeds launches 'Bike Ambulance' in Imphal

IMPHAL, Jan 24JCREmeds has launched the one of a kind 'First Responder-Bike Ambulance' in Imphal. The bike ambulances were launched as a part of 'platinum ten minutes' trauma care initiative aimed at reducing deaths due to road accidents and other medical..

DLSA Imphal West organises painting competition

IMPHAL, Jan 24District Legal Services Authority, Imphal West under the aegis of Manipur State Legal Services Authority conducted a Painting Competition as a part of National Girl Child Day Celebration, today at Nirvana Foundation, Nabalini Astham Children..

Elocution competition conducted at United College

IMPHAL, Jan 24A programme on 'National Girl Child Day' was conducted today at United College, Lambung in Chandel district.The programme organised by NSS unit of the college featured elocution competition on the theme 'empowering girls for a better future'..

MPP appeals

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 24: Taking election as a festival will make it hard for the State to choose efficient leaders in the upcoming election.Dr S Ibomcha and A Bele, MPP intending candidates in Sugnu and Andro ACs said this at a press conferenc..

Held with hand grenades

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 24 : A combined team of Imphal East police and a column  of 15 Assam Rifles arrested one person along with two hand grenades and  a demand letter from Khurai yesterday.Briefing the media today, SP Imphal East M P..

Village decries

IMPHAL, Jan 24 : The chief and chairman of Muktokhal (Leisangphai) Village Authority, Tousem sub-division, P Lenthang has come out strongly against the construction of a bridge at Muktokhal village under Tousem sub-division carried out by a group from Nga..

Blockade warned

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 24 : Phaitoul village chief PM Thanga has informed that an indefinite blockade will be called along National Highway 37 from midnight of January 27.Speaking on behalf of the 12 village chiefs of Village Authority Chairman ..

Oil pumps reopen

IMPHAL, Jan 24 : All Manipur Petroleum Products Drivers' Association has called off the ongoing agitation staged by AMPPDA and All Manipur Bulk LPG Drivers' Association which was launched from January 21, 2022.In a statement AMPPDA informed that the decis..

DPS urges adequate rabies vaccine

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 24 : Dog Protection Society, (DPS) Manipur has discovered a shortage in supply of anti-rabies vaccine at the State Veterinary Department.This information was relayed at a press briefing held today at the residence of DPS, ..

Assembly Secretary urged

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 24 : A written submission has been filed before the Secretary of Manipur Legislative Assembly to prohibit Okram Henry Singh from contesting election for six years.According to a reliable information, the application was fi..

UNC imposes shutdown on Jan 26

Newmai News NetworkSENAPATI, JAN 24: The United Naga Council (UNC) has announced to impose a 6-hour "total shut-down" on coming January 26 (Republic Day) to demonstrate the Naga people's resentment against "delaying and frequent backtracking" on the polit..

NPP will form next Govt : Joykumar

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, Jan 24 : Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar has once again claimed that the next State Government will be formed by the National People's Party (NPP) after emerging as the single largest party in the 2022 State Assembly electio..

PM honours 29 children including one Manipuri with Bal Puruskar, CM Biren congratulates

New Delhi, Jan 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has on Monday honoured 29 children from across the country including one Manipuri with Bal Puruskar for innovation, bravery and art.The Bal Puraskar was conferred by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who gave di..

AFSPA removal in poll manifesto of NPP

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 23 : The National People’s Party (NPP), one of the allies of the BJP-led Government in Manipur, on Sunday released its manifesto for the upcoming Assembly election which underlined in clear cut terms that it will wor..

Mohan Bhagwat leads in paying homage to Netaji

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 23 : Chief of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Dr Mohan Bhagwat paid floral tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on Sunday at Rajarshi Bhagyachandra Skill Development Centre, Haraorou, Imphal East on the 125th birth ann..

Spurned Dwijamani ‘dissolves’ Cong at Hiyanglam AC ‘Cong veteran’ cries foul, speaks out angst

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 23 : Strongly protesting at being overlooked over the ticket allocation for the coming Assembly election, former MLA Dr E Dwijamani has announced the dissolution of Congress party in Hiyanglam Assembly Constituency during ..

Oil pumps to close today

IMPHAL, Jan 23 : Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Nayara Energy have resolved to close their oil pumps (retail outlets) in Manipur tomorrow (January 24)...

3 deaths, 411 more cases recorded; no test at Pherzawl for second day

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jan 23 : Even as Manipur continued to report above 400 new cases for the fourth day on the trot, no samples were tested at Pherzawl district for the second day today, with the result that the said district reported zero daily ..