Revisiting CCTVs, traffic lights fiasco Idea of decorative pieces

Catch them ‘live’. This was obviously the mantra behind the decision to instal CCTV cameras at some of the strategic locations in Imphal to make the security agencies more effective in tackling crimes in the capital city. This was way back in 2011, but as is the wont with anything that has to do with […]

A note on Cheiraoba as practiced by Meitei Hindus

Hareshwar Goshwami Meitei Hindus of Manipur and others elsewhere in the world observe New Year or Cheiraoba every year sometime in mid April when the Sun enters the house of Aries or Mesha Rashi. This day is also called Mesha Sankranti (transmigration of the Sun into the house of Aries) by the Hindus. Mesha Sankranti […]

2nd round of IPPI programme opened

IMPHAL, Apr 2: The 2nd Round Intensified Pulse Polio Immunisation (IPPI) programme was inaugurated today at the conference hall of Family Welfare Services, Imphal by Family Welfare Services and State Health Society, Manipur. Health and Family Welfare Service’s Minister L Jayantakumar, Parliamentary Secretary Soibam Subhas and Commissioner PK Singh took part in the event as […]

Shyamkumar inspects Khwairamband Keithel

IMPHAL, Apr 2: Manipur Administration Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD) Minister, Thounaojam Shyamkumar Singh inspected Khwairamband Keithel and its surrounding areas today. The Minister also inquired about the repairing work of the Ima Keithel building, which was damaged in the Jan 4, 2016 earthquake. The Minister inspected the temporary market shed, the three Ima markets, […]

Speaker inspects flooded areas

IMPHAL, Apr 2 : Manipur Legislative Assembly Speaker Yumnam Khemchand today made a spot inspection of the flood prone and flooded areas of Singjamei Assembly Constituency such as Thokchom Leikai, Waikhom Leikai and Thongam Leikai. The Speaker instructed IFCD Engineers to start dredging and de-clogging the canals that run to the east of Chingamakha and […]

State observes Digi-Dhan Mela No more economic blockade in State : CM Biren

IMPHAL, Apr 2: Observing that the economic blockades imposed in the State earlier were due to communication gap and misunderstanding amongst each other, Chief Minister N Biren assured that there will be no more economic blockade in the State. He was addressing the inaugural function of Digi-Dhan Mela organised by Department of Information and Technology […]

NAKYU, MAYO urge

Northern Area Kuki Youth Union NAKYU and Mayangkhang Area Youth Organisation MAYO have addressed the deplorable road condition of NH 2 particularly from Kangpokpi DHQs to Senapati DHQs Source The Sangai Express

N Kayisii, L Dikho felicitated

Tribal and Hills Areas Development and Fisheries Minister, N Kayisii and PHED Printing and Stationery Minister, Losii Dikho were felicitated yesterday at Makhel Memorial Hall, Senapati district Source The Sangai Express

Financial aid

Langthabal Kendra Widows Welfare Association distributed 3rd Educational Financial Assistance for the children of widow at Lilong Chajing Mairenkhong community hall today Source The Sangai Express

Minor girl allegedly raped

In yet another instance of crime against women in the State, a minor girl was allegedly raped by a 30 year old man in a brick farm located at Thinungei, Bishnupur district Source The Sangai Express