Get together of sister tribes of Manipur

Imphal, June 29 NNN : The first get-together function of some ‘sister tribes’ of Manipur was organised at Koirengei, Imphal West under the aegis of the Thadou Students’ Association (TSA), general headquarters on Saturday. During the function, the participants reaffirmed the common brotherhood and solemnly pledged to work hand in hand in happiness and grief. […]

Imphal, June 29 NNN : aaThe first get-together function of some ‘sister tribes’ of Manipur was organised at Koirengei, Imphal West under the aegis of the Thadou Students’ Association (TSA), general headquarters on Saturday.
During the function, the participants reaffirmed the common brotherhood and solemnly pledged to work hand in hand in happiness and grief.
At the first get-together event, which will be held biannually, took several resolutions. The next get-together function will be held in Churachandpur district, they agreed.
It was attended by president of Siamsin Pawlpi (Paite tribe students), general headquarters, president of Tedim Chin Students’ Association (Chin tribe students), General Headquarters, president of Gangte Students’ Organisation (Gangte Tribe Students), General Headquarters, president of Thadou Students’ Association, general headquarters and president of Aimol Students’ Association, general headquarters. The participants also appealed to all those who could not present in the get-together function to take part in its next edition.

Bomb found at School

Imphal Jun 29 MNS/UNA : Suspected militants Saturday launched a failed bomb attack at a private school in Imphal which police suspect related with monetary demand from the school authority even though the principal of the school denied having serving monetary demand from any underground outfit. The hand grenade was lobbed at the COMET English […]

Imphal Jun 29 MNS/UNA : Suspected militants Saturday launched a failed bomb attack at a private school in Imphal which police suspect related with monetary demand from the school authority even though the principal of the school denied having serving monetary demand from any underground outfit.
The hand grenade was lobbed at the COMET English Higher Secondary School, Ghari in Imphal East in the early morning, around 6.30 am. It failed to explode.
Personnel of the state police bomb detection and disposal squad safely defused the Chinese made hand grenade and disposed off at an open place around 9 am.
This was the second time in which the militants attack the school with hand grenade in the recent time.
Decrying the bomb attack, students of the school staged a sit-in protest in front of the school campus with slogan “make education sector a free zone” by boycotting the class of the day.
Informing that today’s bomb attack was for the second time in the recent time, the principal of the school said that they had not received monetary demand from any underground organizations. It may be mentioned here that a group of KCP planted a bomb near the school gate of the school in January.
In a similar incident a bomb was found near the gate of Progressive English School, Wangjing Lamding under Thoubal Police this afternoon around 1.10 p.m.
Meanwhile public health engineering dept. workers and employees organization, Manipur expressed dissatisfaction as some persons hurled a hand grenade at the residence of EE, PHED Nongthombam Bipin of Khagempalli Panthak on June 27 around 7.15 p.m.
The workers also appealsed the concerned not to repeat such incident in future.

P. Sathasivam next Chief Justice of India

New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): Supreme Court Judge P. Sathasivam will be appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) after the retirement of the present incumbent Altamas Kabir. President Pranab Mukherjee has given his approval to the appointment of Sathasivam as the next Chief Justice. The 64-year-old Sathasivam joined as a permanent judge […]

New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): Supreme Court Judge P. Sathasivam will be appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) after the retirement of the present incumbent Altamas Kabir.
President Pranab Mukherjee has given his approval to the appointment of Sathasivam as the next Chief Justice.
The 64-year-old Sathasivam joined as a permanent judge of the Madras High Court in January 1996. He was transferred to the Punjab High Court in April 2007, and became a Supreme Court judge on 21st August 2007.
Sathasivam, who will be the 40th CJI, will have tenure till 26th April 2014.
The incumbent Chief Justice who assumed office on September 29 last year, retires on 18th July.

ILP stir continues

Mail News Service Imphal, June 29 : Students of schools blocked half road to demand implementation of ILP today. Students of Mem Higher Secondary School, HRD blocked half road today around 1.30 p.m. Students of Millennium also went out of the school however police dispersed them. Students of CC Higher Secondary School also tried to […]

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Imphal, June 29 : Students of schools blocked half road to demand implementation of ILP today.
Students of Mem Higher Secondary School, HRD blocked half road today around 1.30 p.m.
Students of Millennium also went out of the school however police dispersed them. Students of CC Higher Secondary School also tried to block road near the school gate however police also dispersed them.
Meanwhile a press release of Manipur Muslim Welfare Orgn. Said the govt. should stop atrocities on the students who have been launching democratic agitation for the implementation of ILP in Manipur.
The orgn. Condemned Manipur Police who beat up and torture students without any reason. The incident of June 18 may occur in the contest of ILP. The orgn will support the agitation being launched by ILP demand committee.
The present govt. should know the implementation of ILP during the British India.

Protest held against crime on women

Imphal Jun 29MNS UNA : Hundreds of people mostly women participated in a massive rally that meandered down the streets in Imphal on Saturday in a collective outcry against the growing incidence of atrocities against women, including rape in different parts of the state. Starting from Thongju part-2, the rally marched on the streets along […]

Imphal Jun 29MNS UNA : Hundreds of people mostly women participated in a massive rally that meandered down the streets in Imphal on Saturday in a collective outcry against the growing incidence of atrocities against women, including rape in different parts of the state.
Starting from Thongju part-2, the rally marched on the streets along the Imphal-Moreh section of NH-2 upto Singjamei Bazar where a public meeting was held at the auditorium of the Leimayol Arts Centre (LAC).
Leaders and members of various NGOs and civil organizations, particularly working for the caused of the women and children also took part in the rally organized by the Women Action for Development (WAD). Opposition MLA Th Bishwajit of Thongju A/C flagged off the rally.
Placards with various slogans protesting against increasing violence against women like rape and murder of women and demanding befitting punishment to the culprits arrested in connection with recent rape cases and booking of those who were still at large were displayed during the rally.
Leaders of the NGOs and civil organizations who spoke at the meeting appreciated the state chief minister, home minister, home department and police department for their role in delivering justice to a victim of rape in the infamous U-morok (king chili) trader rape case in which the four rapists were awarded life imprisonment sentence.
They further lauded the public prosecutor of the case and counsel of the rape victim for their tireless efforts for justice, asserting that the historic judgment of the case would encourage the women, particularly rape victims, to come out and fight for justice in future.
Expressing hopes that authorities of the government would work sincerely to deliver justice to the recent rape of a 60-year old tribal woman of Ukhrul district and a girl student at Yairipok of Thoubal district, the leaders demanded speedy trial to the pending rape cases in the court.
They demanded a debate on the increasing violence against women in the state in the house of the ongoing monsoon session of the state Assembly, asserting that crime against women in the state has become very serious in the state as murder of women after rape have been reported frequently in the state.
It further raised the question of the conspicuous absence of any discussion or debate regarding the issue of violence against women which is widely prevalent in the society at present.
The meeting resolved to place a charter of demand to the chief minister to hold a debate on various issues confronting by the women of the state in the house of the Assembly by tabling the an action taken report of the rape cases that were registered by the police in the recent time.
To publish reports of investigations of cases of crimes against women, kinds of support mechanism in place for the victims, and also to equip the forensic department for an effective functioning were also resolved to press  the chief minister.

MK Preshow new Deputy Speaker

Imphal Jun 29 MNS/UNA : Congress legislator from Ukhrul district MK Preshow Shimray is all set to be the Deputy Speaker of the Manipur Assembly as he was the only one who filed nomination for the post till 4 pm of Saturday, the last date of filing the nomination. He is likely to declare elected […]

Imphal Jun 29 MNS/UNA : Congress legislator from Ukhrul district MK Preshow Shimray is all set to be the Deputy Speaker of the Manipur Assembly as he was the only one who filed nomination for the post till 4 pm of Saturday, the last date of filing the nomination.
He is likely to declare elected unopposed for the post on Monday in the house of the state Assembly which the monsoon was going on. Meanwhile, the ongoing monsoon session which had begun on June 10 last and which was earlier scheduled to conclude on June 1 is likely to extend for some more days as some important government agenda which has been approved by the business advisory committee of the Assembly were yet to be discussed by the house.
A meeting of the business advisory committee convened under the chair of the chief minister who is the leader of the house of Assembly has agreed extend the session. However, the number of sitting to be extended could not be confirmed from the source.

Manipur godowns lack sufficient capacity: FCI – E-Pao.net

Manipur godowns lack sufficient capacity: FCIE-Pao.netManipur godowns lack sufficient capacity: FCI Source: The Sangai Express / TNN. Guwahati, June 29 2013 : The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has admitted that the existing godowns in Manipur are not…

Manipur godowns lack sufficient capacity: FCI
E-Pao.net
Manipur godowns lack sufficient capacity: FCI Source: The Sangai Express / TNN. Guwahati, June 29 2013 : The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has admitted that the existing godowns in Manipur are not sufficient to store a year's requirement of food-grain.

Justice Madan inaugurates Manipur Judicial Academy – E-Pao.net

Justice Madan inaugurates Manipur Judicial AcademyE-Pao.netJustice N Kotiswar of Manipur High Court said that the Judicial Academy would be of great help to train and build up the capabilities of lawyers in the State. The inaugural function was also at…

Justice Madan inaugurates Manipur Judicial Academy
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Justice N Kotiswar of Manipur High Court said that the Judicial Academy would be of great help to train and build up the capabilities of lawyers in the State. The inaugural function was also attended by Chief Justice of Manipur High Court Abhay Manohar 
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TKS condemns life attempt

Tangkhul Katamnao Saklong TKS , an apex body of Tangkhul students, has strongly condemned the life attempt on Naga Students’ Federation NSF assistant general secretary Kesosul Christopher Ltu on June 25 at Kohima by unidentified gunman Source Hue…

Tangkhul Katamnao Saklong TKS , an apex body of Tangkhul students, has strongly condemned the life attempt on Naga Students’ Federation NSF assistant general secretary Kesosul Christopher Ltu on June 25 at Kohima by unidentified gunman Source Hueiyen News Service

Education campaign continues

Persevering with its campaign to protect sanctity of educational institutions, Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur Desam today carried out poster campaign at Ghanapriya Women’s College Source The Sangai Express

Persevering with its campaign to protect sanctity of educational institutions, Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur Desam today carried out poster campaign at Ghanapriya Women’s College Source The Sangai Express

KCA clarifies stand on MGNREGS

Kuki Chiefs’ Association KCA , Tengnoupal Machi Block of Chandel District has clarified their stand over the issue of implementation of 25 of the works under MGNREGS by ADC members Source Hueiyen News Service Gynand Naorem

Kuki Chiefs’ Association KCA , Tengnoupal Machi Block of Chandel District has clarified their stand over the issue of implementation of 25 of the works under MGNREGS by ADC members Source Hueiyen News Service Gynand Naorem

Shiv Sena condemns

Shiv Sena Manipur State has strongly condemned injuring of CPI Manipur State workers on June 20 when they tried to storm the Assembly complex presssing various demands including repeal of AFSPA Source The Sangai Express

Shiv Sena Manipur State has strongly condemned injuring of CPI Manipur State workers on June 20 when they tried to storm the Assembly complex presssing various demands including repeal of AFSPA Source The Sangai Express

NWU flays killing of ‘K’ cadres

Naga Women Union NWU has condemned the alleged cold blooded murder of six NSCN K cadres by the 10 Assam Rifles AR at K Source Hueiyen News Service

Naga Women Union NWU has condemned the alleged cold blooded murder of six NSCN K cadres by the 10 Assam Rifles AR at K Source Hueiyen News Service

Liquor seized in Kangpokpi

In yet another drive against liqour, Kangpokpi police today seized 268 litres of DIC liqour in three separate incidents Source The Sangai Express

In yet another drive against liqour, Kangpokpi police today seized 268 litres of DIC liqour in three separate incidents Source The Sangai Express

TSLD celebrates 1st anniversary

Tangkhul Shanao Long, Delhi Tangkhul Women Union Delhi has celebrated its first anniversary at Constitution Club of India, Rafi Marg, New Delhi today Source Hueiyen News Service

Tangkhul Shanao Long, Delhi Tangkhul Women Union Delhi has celebrated its first anniversary at Constitution Club of India, Rafi Marg, New Delhi today Source Hueiyen News Service

Training programme

A training programme for farmers was held today at Chanam Shandrok under the aegis of KVK, Andro of Central Agricultural University, Iroishemba Source The Sangai Express

A training programme for farmers was held today at Chanam Shandrok under the aegis of KVK, Andro of Central Agricultural University, Iroishemba Source The Sangai Express

State Cabinet nod to land compensation

A meeting of the State Cabinet today has approved payment of compensation to the owners of the land affected in connection with developmental work of Adim Jati complex at Chingmeirong Source Hueiyen News Service

A meeting of the State Cabinet today has approved payment of compensation to the owners of the land affected in connection with developmental work of Adim Jati complex at Chingmeirong Source Hueiyen News Service

JCILPS appeals for consistent movement

Appealing the people for a consistent movement until ILP System is implemented in the State, Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System JCILPS said the Government stayed idle after taking the first resolution in the Assembly for implementation of th…

Appealing the people for a consistent movement until ILP System is implemented in the State, Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System JCILPS said the Government stayed idle after taking the first resolution in the Assembly for implementation of the same Source The Sangai Express

State saying byebye to Malaria

The death rate in the State due to Malaria has reduced considerably during the last couple of years with zero death recorded since 2012 Source Hueiyen News Service

The death rate in the State due to Malaria has reduced considerably during the last couple of years with zero death recorded since 2012 Source Hueiyen News Service

Pineapple festival from Jul 10

The 5th Pineapple cum Youth Festival would be held from July 10 at the historic Thambalnu Market, Andro under the aegis of Development Organisation, Andro Kendra Source The Sangai Express

The 5th Pineapple cum Youth Festival would be held from July 10 at the historic Thambalnu Market, Andro under the aegis of Development Organisation, Andro Kendra Source The Sangai Express