Inter-District and State Badminton Championship to commence on August 22

Inter-District and State Badminton Championship to commence on August 22 By Our Sports Reporter Imphal, Jul 21: The Manipur Badminton Association is organising the 36th Inter-District and 62nd State Badminton…

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Kuki Inpi, Kangpokpi questions demand to be included in Senapati district

Kuki Inpi, Kangpokpi questions demand to be included in Senapati district KANGPOKPI, Jul 21 Following the demand of Thangal and Liangmei community under newly created Kangpokpi district for inclusion of…

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Manipur’s handloom sector exhibits rich cultural heritage – Business Standard

Manipur’s handloom sector exhibits rich cultural heritage
Business Standard
A handloom centre in Manipur’s Ukhrul district has been promoting the state’s rich cultural heritage through their intricate designs and motifs. Julie Horam, a proprietor of the Y. R. Chon Handloom Weaving-cum Handicraft Centre in Ukhrul district has

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Will SC’s verdict on Manipur fake encounter killings force the Centre to rethink AFSPA?

Ipsita Chakravarty The Supreme Court’s July 14 judgement on alleged extrajudicial killings in Manipur takes an important institutional step. It recognises the presence of state violence in conflict areas. It also notes that the victims of such violence have no access to justice, which is a basic human right recognised by the Constitution. The public […]

Recent flood claimed 19 lives: Biren informs Assembly

Imphal, July 20 2017: Cyclone Mora and the subsequent flood in the State claimed 19 lives in addition to ravaging around 20,000 houses of 268 villages, Chief Minister N Biren stated today in the Manipur Legislative Assembly . As the budget session of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly was opened today, Speaker Y Khemchand directed […]

Skill development, employment generation amongst visions set in budget: Joykumar

Imphal, July 20 2017: Deputy Chief Minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh said skill development, employment generation and providing safe drinking water to all are some of the major thrust areas where Government will pay attention in the current financial year 2017-18 . Talking to media persons on the Budget Estimates for the current financial year which […]

Centre turns down holiday proposal for Chakkouba, Aug 13

Imphal, July 20 2017: The Central Government has turned down a proposal to make Patriots’ Day on August 13 and Ningol Chakkouba which coincides with Bhai Duj as restricted holidays and include them in the National calendar . In a written reply to a question raised by MP K Bhabananda in the Rajya Sabha today, […]