REVAMPING SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY IN MANIPUR : An open letter to the Chief Minister, Manipur

Hon’ble Chief Minister, Please allow me to draw your kind attention to the conditions of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Manipur Science and Technology Council (MASTEC) which I would describe as not very admirable today. Both the organizations are in debilitating conditions languishing for your attention that may restore to them their Continue reading

Saheed Madhumangal’s death anniversary commemorated with lecture on green revolution

IMPHAL, February 11: The 6th Memorial Lecture on “Prime Minister’s Vision 2nd Green Revolution in the North East” was held today as part of the 21st Martyrdom anniversary of Saheed A Madhumangal Sharma. The memorial lecture was delivered by director ICAR, Research Complex, North Eastern Hill Region, Meghalaya Dr SV Ngachan. The Saheed Madhum-angal Foundation Continue reading

OPD to remain closed

IMPHAL, Feb 11: In view of the upcoming Annual Conference of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation which will be held from February 11 to 14 at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), the PMR OPD will remain closed on 11-13 February 11 to 13, conveyed a statement of RIMS. Continue reading

South East Manipur College accuses government of step motherly treatment

IMPHAL, February 11: The governing body and staff of South East Manipur College (SEMCO) have decried the government for meting out stepmother treatment to the college which is one of the oldest colleges in the State. In a press meet held at the college campus located at Komlathabi (Kapaam) village in Chandel district today, SEMCO’s Continue reading

PFA comes to rescue to injured eagle, dog

IMPHAL, February 11: A large eagle who survived a fatal injury on its left wing was handed over to People for Animals (PFA) Manipur yesterday. A statement of PFA Manipur said the eagle known as Steppe Eagle, weighing about 5 kg was handed over by one L… Continue reading

Ram Madhop to settle issue of BJP Manipur president post during visit

IMPHAL, February 11: The uncertainty hovering over the post of BJP Manipur president will be finalised during a two-day visit of the BJP national general secretary (coordination) and in charge of North East Ram Madhop which starts today, reliable sourc… Continue reading

NPF lambasts Congress government

IMPHAL, February 11: The Naga People’s Front Manipur unit president Awangbou Newmai today claimed that the political talks between the NSCN (IM) and the Government of India to find an amicable political solution has been ignored by successive governments of the State without any consideration of the genuine aspects of the Naga issue. Speaking at Continue reading

Matter of Symbols

Despite so much said on the matter, nobody seems moved. The once imposing figure of a monarch taming a rogue elephant was once upon a time the most prominent landmarks of Imphal city, but today it has been reduced to a caricature. For decades, the king… Continue reading

CCpur District Hospital receives Kayakalp Award

IMPHAL, February 11: The Churachandpur District Hospital has received the Kayakalp Award for 2015-16 initiated to promote cleanliness, hygiene and infection control practices in public health care. The award which carries a cash prize of Rs 50 lakh was… Continue reading

AMMSU supports MUTSU demands

IMPHAL, Feb 11: Showing support to the demands of the Manipur University Tribal Students’ Union, the All Manipur Minorities Students’ Union (AMMSU) has urged the concerned authority to immediately translate the demands which have been demanded as a memorandum to the MU Vice-Chancellor HNK Sharma. A statement issued by its general secretary MD Amir said Continue reading

Blast leaves two non-local labourers injured

IMPHAL, February 11: At least two non-local labourers were injured in a powerful explosion triggered by unknown persons in a makeshift camp near the newly constructed bridge at Sawombung Thongkhong along the Imphal-Ukhrul Road in Imphal East today arou… Continue reading

Freedom fighter Ima Rajani remembered

IMPHAL, February 11: Freedom fighter Ima Rajani who was also a Tamra Patra Awardee was today remembered on her 26th Death Anniversary by the Nupee Lal Memorial Association at Nupee- Lal Memorial Complex. Steering Committee of Nupee Lal Memorial Associa… Continue reading

Cabinet decision to rename ‘Thangting sub-division’ incurs stiff opposition

Sub-division should be renamed Khousabung not Kangvai, demands KSDDC IMPHAL, February 11: The Khousabung Sub-Division Demand Committee, (KSDDC) while denouncing the cabinet decision to rename Thangting Subdivision as `Kangvai` subdivision, urged the Ch… Continue reading

Manipur: 5 lesser known facts about Lui Ngai Ni Festival –

thenortheasttoday.comManipur: 5 lesser known facts about Lui Ngai Ni Festivalthenortheasttoday.comThe only common festival for the Nagas in Manipur consisting of 16 Naga tribes. 2. The seed-sowing ceremony is held during the spring season. 3. The gods … Continue reading

Blockade hits transportation of supplies in Manipur –

thenortheasttoday.comBlockade hits transportation of supplies in Manipurthenortheasttoday.comThe blockade has been imposed by the Jiribam Districthood Demand Committee (JDDC) to press its long-standing demand for the upgradation of the Jiribam sub-divi… Continue reading

The B&B #Causelist No.138: National Herald, Sabarimala Temple, Manipur Killings, Marital rape, Illegal hoardings … – Bar & Bench

The B&B #Causelist No.138: National Herald, Sabarimala Temple, Manipur Killings, Marital rape, Illegal hoardings
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A summary of important cases from the causelists of the Supreme Court of India, the Bombay High Court, and the Delhi High Court. Supreme Court of India. 1. Sonia Gandhi v. Dr. Subramaniam Swamy and Anr. [Item 53 in court 3 – SLP(Crl) 1024/2016].

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Mass rally on MSAPCC

Denizens of Chandel district today took out a mass rally de manding immediate implementation of Manipur State Action Plan on Climate Change MSAPCC at District Headquarters, reports our correspondent Source The Sangai Express Continue reading

Vendors warn of stir

Manipur Keithel Phambi Apunba Lup has demanded the State Government to come up with a concrete plan for relocation of quake affected women vendors before February 15 Source The Sangai Express Continue reading

Luira Phanit at Bengaluru

For the first time the Tangkhul Naga community living in Bengaluru will celebrate Luira festival on Feb ruary 15 this year, a statement informed Source The Sangai Express Continue reading

Thousands bid adieu to slain KNOKRA cadre

Thousands of people particularly from the Kuki community from different parts of State gathered at the residence of late Lieutenant Zamkholen Touthang, an active member of KNO KRA in Thongjam Tuinom village today to pay their last tribute and bid a… Continue reading