When will India’s first cashless island go truly cashless?

Sunzu Bachaspatimayum If you google the name of a tiny lake island of Manipur called Karang, the results would all point to one thing – how Karang is the first cashless island of India. The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology made this announcement under its Digital India programme in January 2017. The Quint […]

Urban flood and effective management strategies

Bhavananda Mayengbam Water is essential for our life, however, too much, too little and too dirty water can be a problem for our life. One of the greatest problems related to too much water is flood. Global disaster data (Chart-1) of Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) illustrated in DTE (2015) clearly […]

‘Handloom and handicraft emporium will be opened in all the districts’

Imphal, May 14 (DIPR) : Minister of Textiles, Commerce and Industries Thongam Biswajit stated that handloom and handicraft emporium will be opened very soon in every district of the State with an aim to attract more tourists. The Minister was speaking at the reception ceremony cum opening of new bank account of weavers at Uchekon, […]

Hands that rock the cradle rule the world Saluting mothers

Give me a good mother and I will give you the world. This quote may be attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte but it should stand true for everyone. It may be easy to sing paeans to mothers across the world, but it has increasingly become important to question why place mothers on the pedestal when crimes […]

Minister Th Radheshyam inspects construction works

Imphal, May15 (DIPR) : Education, Labour and Employment Minister Th Radheshyam today inspected the ongoing construction works of girls’ hostel of Chaoyaima Higher Secondary School, Thoubal, Block Institute of Teacher Education (BITE), Ningshing Khul, District Institute of Education and Training, Keikol Koirengei and HASK Skill Development Centre Pvt Ltd, Lilong. While inspecting the building construction […]

Give up Meitei centric mentality: CM Biren

Imphal, May 14 (DIPR) :“Meiteis should play the role of a big bother and should give up the ‘Meitei-centric’ mentality to bring peace, harmony and feeling of togetherness among the different ethnic communities of the State”, said Chief Minister N Biren Singh at the 82nd annual meet cum award distribution ceremony of Manipuri Sahitya Parishad, […]

JAC set to intensify agitation

A JAC formed against the killing of Nengneikim Haokip alias Shila Haokip and Kaikholen Tuboi who were found dead at Moltinchan and Khumjang village has set an ultimatum to intensify their agitation if the State Government fails to produce the culprit s…

MLA feted

Manipur Pollution Control Board and KVIC Chairman and MLA of Oinam AC L Radhakishore Singh was felicitated today at Ngaikhong Khullen community hall, Bishnupur district Source The Sangai Express

Aid to be distributed

Custom and Traditional Observation Committee has stated that it would distribute aids like bags, study materials, financial assistance to the children of widows below 30 years of age, on August 14, this year, as a part of its silver jubilee celebration…

Association appeals for holding vivavoce

All Manipur Education S Office Assistant Successful Candidates and Guardians Association has appealed to the State Government to conduct viva voce for the recruitment, which was kept on hold on account of the election code of conduct for the 11th Ass…

Ningtingale Award

Nampanliu Riamei, a nurse working at Tamenglong District Hospital has been conferred the prestigious Florence Ningtingale Award 2017 Source The Sangai Express

Cycle rally

Youth Forum for Protection of Human Rights YFPHR organised a cycle rally today under the theme ‘Save Women, Punish the Rapist’ Source The Sangai Express