Najma inaugurates RIMS’ Obstetrics & Gynaecology OT

IMPHAL, Dec 23 (DIPR) Governor Dr Najma Heptulla inaugurated a newly constructed operation theatre of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department, RIMS through video conference today...

On the road to Parkia festival venue at New Tusom Profiling two budding singers with no support

Ukhrul, Dec 23 : A day-long travel to the last Northern Tangkhul village to attend a Parkia festival at New Tusom village with two young girls who had immense love for music was just exciting and memorable...

Acquittal of main accused in 2018 drug haul case More urge Govt to move higher Court

IMPHAL, Dec 23: Several organisations including CADA (Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol) have also demanded the State to move the higher Court in the 2018 drug haul case...

After brief lull, infection shoots up to breach three figure mark Covid claims one more to take tally to 388

IMPHAL, Dec 23: Even as COVID-19 claimed one more person, the number of fresh infections shot up after falling for some days with 104 persons testing positive in the last 24 hours...

Covid-19 deaths in India largely due to patients reporting late at hospital : Govt

New Delhi, Dec 23 Fewer patients are dying in India due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as compared to other countries, and deaths happen largely because patients are reaching hospital late, say experts in the Government...

NSCN-K announces ceasefire, returns to peace talks

Kohima, Dec 23 Naga insurgent group NSCN-K, led by dreaded militant Niki Sumi, on Wednesday announced a ceasefire and said that it has contacted the Central Government for initiating peace dialogue...

Drug haul case of 2018 3.5 Collective urges CM to go to higher Court

IMPHAL, Dec 22 : The 3.5 Collective, a civil society coalition in Manipur striving to strengthen the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including narcotic drugs and harmful use of alcohol, has urged the Chief Minister..

COCOMI gears up for special status campaign

IMPHAL, Dec 22: The Coordination Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI) has declared that it would launch a mass civil movement demanding the Government of India to grant special status to Manipur...

Intl travellers asked to report to control room

IMPHAL, Dec 22 : Following the discovery of a new strain of coronavirus in the UK, all international travellers who came to the State between November 25 and December 23 have been asked to call the COVID-19 Common Control Room..

Monetary benefits given to 900 fish farmers

Imphal, Dec 22 (DIPR) The Chief Minister today transferred Rs 15,000 each to the bank accounts of 900 fish farmers of 10 hill districts. The assistance was provided under Paddy cum Pisciculture scheme under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana-Remunerative ..

Normal OPD, OT to re-open soon at RIMS, JNIMS; at SHRI from today

IMPHAL, Dec 22: With the COVID-19 graph falling sharply in the State, normal OPD service and surgical operations would be resumed soon at RIMS...

Don’t delay MCSCC (Main) Exam: Group of Aspirants

IMPHAL, Dec 18: The Group of Aspirants has appealed Government not to delay the MCSCC (Main) Examination 2016...

COVID- 19 : Official death toll reaches 334 New cases continue to see dip with 86

IMPHAL, Dec 18 : The State’s official COVID-19 death toll has reached 334 after a 70-year old man from Tamenglong and a 64-year old woman from Imphal East expired at JNIMS and RIMS respectively during the last 24 hours...

Over 4.6 lakh samples tested for COVID-19

IMPHAL, Dec 18: Out of 4,60,665 samples tested for COVID-19 in the State since the outbreak of the pandemic, 27,540 were found infected by the virus...

Th Brinda returns Gallantry Medal

IMPHAL, Dec 18: MPS Officer Thounaojam Brinda today returned the Chief Minister’s Gallantry Medal which was conferred on her on the occasion of the Patriots Day on August 13, 2018...

Let’s respect judiciary, advises Chief Minister

IMPHAL, Dec 18: Claiming that the State Government’s ‘War on Drugs’ campaign has been going on successfully, Chief Minister N Biren has called upon one and all to respect the judiciary...

Covid claims nine more lives to take tally to 290

IMPHAL, Dec 1: COVID-19 claimed nine more lives in the last 24 hours pushing the death toll to 290. A day earlier the virus had claimed 8 lives...

CM reviews COVID-19 situation

Imphal, Dec 1 (DIPR) Chief Minister N Biren Singh reviewed the COVID-19 situation in the State at a meeting held at the lawns of the Chief Minister’s Secretariat today...

Disposal of bodies of Covid victims by IMC Allegations of high charge raised

IMPHAL, Dec 1 : In a surprising development, allegations that Imphal Municipal Corporation is imposing hefty charges for disposing bodies of COVID-19 victims have come to light...

How MCSCCE fiasco of 2016 is ruining lives

Imphal, Dec 1 The Manipur Civil Service Combined Competitive (MCSCC) examination is considered to be one of the most coveted state competitive exams. Each year, thousands of aspirants apply with a dream to get through the civil service exams, but only a handful succeed...

Toll rises by 3, recovery rate improves to 83.78 pc

IMPHAL, Nov 8: Even as the State recorded three COVID-19 related deaths for the second day in a row, the recovery rate has improved to 83.78 per cent during the last 24 hours...

Rajen assures task force for NEP implementation soon

IMPHAL, Nov 8 (DIPR) Education Minister S Rajen Singh has said that the Government has decided to constitute a task force for successful implementation of National Education Policy in the State...

AMSU hails new fee order, lifts ban on schools Now Govt rules 30 pc fees from July

IMPHAL, Nov 8: The Department of Education (S) issued an order yesterday superseding its earlier October 5 order and directed all private and Government aided schools to collect 30 percent of the monthly fees from students from the month of July...

Naga organisations petition PM to intervene

SENAPATI, Jul 24 : Naga organisations of Manipur have petitioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday to intervene and put the Naga peace process on the “right track”. They also expressed serious concerns on the recent ..

India’s first Covid-19 vaccine trial begins

New Delhi, Jul 24 : The human clinical trials of the indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine candidate Covaxin, kicked off at the AIIMS, Delhi on Friday...

India reports highest ever 49,310 cases in 24 hours

NEW DELHI, Jul 24 New coronavirus cases in India rose 49,310 in past 24 hours, pushing the total Covid-19 tally near 13 lakh mark today, while the total number of recoveries crossed 8.17 lakh, according to the Union Health Ministry data. ..

6 more with no travel history test positive

IMPHAL, Jul 24: Fear of community transmission looms large as more and more people with no travel history have been tested positive for COVID-19 in the last few days...

23rd quake jolts Mizoram in 37 days

AIZAWL, Jul 24 : With today's earthquake, Mizoram has experienced 23 earthquakes within the span of 37 days . The first one in this series occurred on June 18...

Dying Nambul River on the course of recovery ; still a long way to go

IMPHAL, Jul 4: After a gap of four/five decades, a boat ride was taken out on Nambul River which is closely associated with the history and civilization of Manipur...

COVID testing on payment to start shortly

IMPHAL, Jul 4: Director Health Services Dr K Rajo today said a COVID-19 testing facility where sam-ples would be tested on payment will be opened shortly in the State but BPL and frontline workers may not be charged any money...

Nagaland Govt rejects Guv RN Ravi’s observation on failure of law & order

KOHIMA, Jul 4 Nagaland Government has termed the claims on failure of law and order in the State made by Governor, RN Ravi as “non-factual” and even rejected the latter’s assess-ment stating that his obse- rvations “do not appear to be factual”...

HSE 2020 result by July 15

IMPHAL, Jul 4: With the remaining subjects/papers of Higher Secondary Exami-nation (HSE), 2020 conduc- ted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (COHSEM) scheduled on July 6 and 7, the result of the examination will be declared by July 15, said COHSEM Chairman Dr L Mahendra today...

Murder accused remanded to police custody

IMPHAL, Jul 4: 52-year-old Nongthombam Haridas who allegedly stabbed a person to death yesterday was produced in the Court of Duty Magistrate, Imphal East and has been remanded to police custody for five days till July 8...

COVID-19 halts movement of fuel TTs

IMPHAL, Jul 4: Movement of CRPF-escorted convoys of empty oil tankers and LPG TTs has been suspended following confirmation of COVID-19 cases among officials working at the IOCL’s LPG bottling plant located at North Guwahati...

India records over 20,000 new COVID-19 cases in a row, tally tops 6.48 lakhs

New Delhi, Jul 4 India recorded another spike in the cases of the corona-virus disease (COVID-19) after 22,771 fresh infections were reported from across the country in the last 24 hours, which have taken the tally to 648,315, Union Health Ministry’s data showed on Saturday...

Skill mapping website launched

IMPHAL, Jul 4 (DIPR): Labour & Employment Minister Dr Thokchom Radheshyam today launched a website www.mssd.in at his New Secretariat office cham-ber. He said that the website has been developed for online data collection of skills/work experiences of COVID – 19 returnees of the State...

COVID-19: 50,000 rapid testing kits expected by Monday : Jiribam goes under complete lockdown

IMPHAL, Jul 4: Jiribam district has been put under complete lockdown after 28 cops and VDF personnel were confirmed positive for COVID-19. Effecting the lockdown, curfew has been imposed in the whole of Jiribam till July 15 allowing only essential services and inter-State goods carrying vehicles to pass Jiribam gate...

Day after latest talk... Deeply committed to FA : NSCN (IM)

DIMAPUR, Oct 11: One day after the latest round of peace talks, which was held in New Delhi, the NSCN-IM made ..

All new Renault KWID launched

IMPHAL, Oct 11: Yambem Romen, general manager of Gibde Motors Private Limited, has launched all new Renault ..

CorCom calls general strike on Oct 15

IMPHAL, Oct 11: The CorCom has called a general strike all over Manipur (Kangleipak) on the ‘National Black Day’ ..

Huge turnout expected at Shirui Lily fest

IMPHAL, Oct 11: The Shirui Lily festival in Ukhrul slated to begin from October 16 is expected to attract more than ..

Convict sentenced to 15 years RI under POCSO Act

IMPHAL, Oct 11 : A 70 year old convict was sentenced to 15 years rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting a ..

Over a dozen indigenous rice varieties vanishing in Manipur

IMPHAL, Oct 11 : Indigenous rice varieties numbering more than a dozen have reportedly vanished from Manipur in ..

Karam Shyam calls for more productivity

CAF and PD Minister Karam Shyam said that only three months out of 12 months in a year can be used productively ..

CM notes rising economic activities

Chief Minister N Biren Singh has claimed that the State has witnessed considerable increase in economic/business ..

TDC berates NHIDCL on Imp-Jiri road

IMPHAL, Oct 9: Transporters and Drivers Council (TDC) has demanded the National Highway Infrastructure and ..

PREPAK releases Kangla Sempung on 42nd B'day

IMPHAL, Oct 9 : Releasing Volume 5 of Kangla Sempung on the 42nd foundation day of PREPAK, acting chairman ..

Joykisan warns against fudged voter list

IMPHAL, Oct 9: Urging all to understand the threat posed by the rapidly increasing population of non-indigenous ..

ANSAM, DESAM reaffirm united stand

IMPHAL, Oct 9: Demo-cratic Students' Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) and All Naga Students' Association, Manipur ..

KIM defends ‘in defence of our ancestral land and freedom’ tag

IMPHAL, Oct 9 : Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) has appealed all concerned not to call bandh or blockade on October 17, ..

Public shaming of woman condemned

IMPHAL, Oct 9: Strongly condemning the assault and public shaming of a man and a woman by a mob at Upokpi ..

Convict detained at Court as penalty

IMPHAL, Oct 9 : Maibam Manojkumar, Session Judge Imphal East today sentenced Om Prakash to the ‘Rising of the ..

FA important document : Rights activists

Ukhrul, Oct 9 : The Framework Agreement signed between NSCN (IM) and Government of India on August 3, 2015 ..

Biswajit assures completion of footbridges before Sangai Fest

IMPHAL, Oct 8: Works Minister Thongam Biswajit has assured that the construction on the footbridges at the back ..

Three more held for assaulting kid, mom, man: All 14 remanded till Oct 14

IMPHAL, Oct 8: Chief Judicial Magistrate, Bishnupur, remanded 14 individuals who were arrested for harassing and ..

PREPAK, PREPAK (Pro) greet on foundation day Caution against CAB sounded

IMPHAL, Oct 9: The proscribed PREPAK has called upon all the people of Kangleipak (Manipur) to rise and fight ..

Bell rung on opium, migration wars

IMPHAL, Oct 8: The proscribed PREPAK (Pro) has categorically stated that minimising indigenous people to ..

MANPAC to continue anti-CAB stand

IMPHAL, Oct 8: Stating that it will intensify its stand and agitation against Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), the ..

Bridge works likely to be delayed

IMPHAL, Oct 8: Construction of Barak and Makru bridges which are two key bridges of NH 37 (Imphal-Jiribam ..

Muivah wary of India after Kashmir status scrapped

Thuingaleng Muivah, leader of India's oldest rebel organisation, has told Al Jazeera that he felt the Indian ..

Mob manhandles child, woman, man; 11 held

IMPHAL, Oct 7: Altogether 11 people including four women have been pulled up by Bishnupur district police for ..

Babysana case : Bail plea of Landhoni rejected

IMPHAL, Oct 7: Session Judge, Imphal West, today, rejected the bail applications filed by Pheiroijam Landhoni, ..

Biren pins hope on special provision for CAB to land in Manipur

IMPHAL, Oct 7: Chief Minister N Biren has exuded confidence that the Central Government would give priority to a ..

Don't tag ‘In defence of our ancestral land and freedom’ : TNL

Ukhrul, Oct 7 : Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) has sternly warned Kuki chiefs in Tangkhul areas to desist from erecting ..

Biswajit studies border trade with BTCC members

IMPHAL, Oct 7: Taking serious note of the cross border trade between Indian and Myanmar through Moreh which is ..

State born Darjeeling MP meets Najma, CM

Darjeeling MP Raju Bista on Monday called on Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla and Chief Minister N Biren ..

NSU construction, administrators demanded

IMPHAL, Oct 7: The National Sports University Construction Demand Committee (NSUCDC) Manipur has urged the ..

After Mizoram CM's 'Floodgate' warning: Amit Shah assures tweak in CAB to stop outsiders

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday assured Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga that Citizenship Bill will ..

Karam Shyam distributes MLADF

IMPHAL, Oct 6: CAF&PD and Revenue Minister Karam Shyam today distributed his MLA Local Area Develop-..

Seminar re-visits Gandhi’s philosophy

IMPHAL, Oct 6: In connection with the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, a one-day seminar was held ..

Meet the Naga women warriors for life

"We have seen our mothers go around and collect the bodies of our fathers and uncles. We don't want a repeat of the ..

Babysana JAC

IMPHAL, Oct 6 : The JAC formed in connection with the mysterious death of Ningthoujam Babysana has once again ..

MLA keeps strict eye on voter list at Thangmeiband

IMPHAL, Oct 6: Thangmeiband MLA Kh Joykisan has urged all the BLOs engaged in voter identification for the ..

Take all groups on board for final solution : NPF to RN Ravi

Amid speculation of an early conclusion of the Naga peace talks, Opposition Naga Peoples Front (NPF) has stated that ..

Bomb blast

TENGNOUPAL, Oct 6: A bomb exploded near the fencing located on the western side of Moreh PS building ..

India to build coastal surveillance system in Dhaka to provide LPG to NE States

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina met on Saturday for more than one hour during ..

MANPAC warns against disastrous impacts of CAB

The Manipur People's Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC) has strongly condemned the act of some ..

Drugs worth Rs 28 crore seized

IMPHAL, Oct 5: A huge quantity of contraband drugs worth Rs 28 crore appro-ximately have been seized from the ..

CM inaugurates CHC staff quarters, girls’ hostel

Chief Minister N Biren Singh inaugurated a new staff quar-ters building of Community Health Centre, Yairipok ..

People still dependent on plastic bags

IMPHAL, Oct 5: Even though Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a ban on single-use plastics all over the ..

Hunting wild animals, Amur falcons totally banned in Tml

IMPHAL, Oct 5: Tameng-long District Magistrate Amstrong Pame issued a notice yesterday completely banning any ..

CM holds meet with top officials on return from Delhi

IMPHAL, Oct 4 : After holding talks with BJP Central leaders on the protracted political crisis which is centred ..

RIMS lab technician remanded till Oct 8

IMPHAL, Oct 4: Police foiled an attempt by irate people to storm Cheirap Court complex and Lamphel PS demanding ..

Supplier convicted of fudging 347 MTs of rice back in 1990

IMPHAL, Oct 4: Session Judge, Imphal East, Maibam Manojkumar, convicted Om Prakash Singh, proprietor of M/s ..

Governor notes talent of youngsters at MMS PIMUN

Governor Dr Najma Heptulla inaugurated the first ever model United Nations conference MMS PIMUN 2019 at Hotel ..

Protest greets Landhoni at bail hearing

IMPHAL, Oct 4: The bail hearing of Pheiroijam Landhoni, founder cum Principal of Standard Robarth Hr Secondary ..

ATSUM questions recruitment process

IMPHAL, Oct 4: The ATSUM has questioned the alleged unethical and illogical recruitment of guest faculties at ..

AIMS drive

IMPHAL, Oct 4 : Apunba Ireipakki Maheiroi Singpanglup (AIMS) has launched a drive to check whether LPG ..

Traffic chaos add to confusion in busy market areas

IMPHAL, Sep 30 : The haphazard parking at Thangal Keithel and Paona Keithel is not only a source of headache for the commuters and people coming to the markets, but is also primarily responsible for the traffic congestion inside the already bustling market area...

Unity, the ideal of Irabot recalled on Irabot Day

Imphal, Sep 30 (DIPR) Jana Neta Irawat Day (Irabot Day) was celebrated today at Irawat Square, Lilashing Khongnangkhong, Thangmeiband. The celebration was graced by Chief Minister N Biren Singh, Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar ..

Licypriya Kangujam conferred the prestigious “India Peace Prize 2019”

New Delhi, Sep 30: International Youth Committee (IYC) Conferred 7- years-old Ms. Licypriya Kangujam from Manipur, India with the prestigious “India Peace Prize 2019” on Friday in Constitution Club of India, New Delhi..