No alternative to co-existence

Yambem Laba (Courtesy: The Statesman) If Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh is on a mission to appease the Nagas, he seems to be making some progress in easing the otherwise strained relations between the Naga communities of Manipur and Nagaland and the Manipur Government. Some years ago, the apex body of the Nagas in […]

Veil of secrecy over Framework Agreement Pervading air of suspicion

There must be a reason why the Framework Agreement inked between the Centre and the NSCN (IM) is such a highly kept secret. The BJP, notably Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP National president Amit Shah, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Centre’s Interlocutor to the peace talk RN Ravi have all maintained that the Framework Agreement […]

Cabinet decides to ban bandh/blockade

Imphal, May 30 (DIPR) : Taking cognizance of the suffering caused to the public by the frequent imposition of bandhs and blockades, the State Cabinet today decided to enact a new law to declare bandhs and blockades illegal. The decision of the Cabinet was taken after considering the judgments passed by the High Courts of […]

Central Govt will extend possible help to promote silk production in State: Ajay Tamta

Imphal, May 30 (DIPR): Union Minister of State for Textiles, Ajay Tamta has stated that the Central Government will extend all possible help in promoting silk production in the State. Speaking to media persons while visiting Regional Oak Tasar Research Station (RTSR) located at Mantripukhri today, Ajay Tamta said Manipur is the largest producer of […]

Cyclone Mora heads to NE States

Dhaka, May 30 :The impact of the severe cyclonic storm Mora began to decline as it has crossed the coast. The cyclone was advancing at a speed of over 100 kilometres. After crossing the coastal districts of Bangladesh, the cyclonic storm is now headed towards Indian States like Meghalaya, Manipur and Mizoram. The cyclone has […]

Najma bats for flying docs at NEC meet

IMPHAL, May 30 : Governor Dr Najma Heptulla and Chief Minster N Biren yesterday attended the 66th Plenary Meeting of the North Eastern Council at New Delhi. At the meeting, Governor Najma Heptulla reiterated her suggestion on the ‘Flying Doctors’ or Air-Dispensary. She emphasised on a joint strategy for tourism for the entire North East […]

PMUY to be launched on June 5

IMPHAL, May 30: Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), designed to reduce the emission of harmful gases from using wood, straws, dried cow dungs, charcoal for cooking purposes by households, will be launched in the State on June 5. Under the PMUY scheme, free LPG connection would be provided to women of the below poverty line […]

Pregnant woman, mother murdered

IMPHAL, May 30: In a gruesome incident, an eight month pregnant woman and her mother were found dead with their throat slit in their respective bedrooms at Uripok Bachaspati Maning Leikai under Imphal Police station today at around 4.30 pm. The deceased pregnant woman has been identified as Soram Monika (30) while her mother has […]

Forum demands action

Kakching Khunou Youth Forum has demanded the authority concerned to take up necessary actions against those responsible for the non distribution of rice under the National Food Security Act for the people of Kakching Khunou under Sugnu A C Source T…

Farmers plea for quality seeds

With the arrival of the rainy season, All Manipur Progressive Farmers’ Association AMPFA has appealed to the State Government to provide good quality rice seeds to farmers abundantly so as to augment rice production in the State Source The Sangai …