Medical profession in Manipur: Humanitarian service or job security?

Sanjoy Akoijam First of all, before I begin this article, I would like to pay my respects to everyone in our State of Manipur who is engaged in the noble profession of Medicine. I thank you for all the countless lives you have saved and for all the smiles that you have brought to the […]

ZUF bats for Zeliangrong unity

Imphal, July 10 2017: The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) has appealed to the Zeliangrong people living in Assam, Manipur and Nagaland to uphold unity and integrity with due regard to the history of Makuilongdi, the place where kindred tribes lived for many generations as one people under the same roof . The Zeliangrong people are […]

Rs 19 cr for 7 new districts

Imphal, July 10 2017: The tentative budget allocation for the financial year 2017-18 has been revised and the budget allocated to 17 different Departments has changed while Rs 19 crore has been set aside to develop infrastructure in the 7 new districts. According to an official source, the tentative budget allocation was revised due to […]

Highways cut off, paddy fields inundated : Staring at shortage !

Highways cut off. Paddy fields inundated. Shelter camps, medical camps opened at different places. Houses destroyed or severely damaged. Not that this could have been avoided, for this is nature at work but the question is, could the impact have been less harmful if the people had accorded due respect to Mother Nature and not […]

For construction and repairing roads : State asks Rs 500 cr, Centre offers Rs 26 cr

Imphal, July 10 2017: Whereas the State Government asked for an assistance of Rs 500 crore from the Central Road Fund (CRF) for construction and repairing roads handled by the State PWD, the Government of India has maintained that only Rs 26 crore is available. In a letter sent to Chief Minister N Biren, Union […]

CM gives ear to 232 petitions

Imphal, July 10 2017: Chief Minister N Biren Singh’s call for bringing the grievances of hill people to his notice on the 10th day of every month has been responded well by the masses so far. On the third Hill People’s Day/Hill Leaders’ Day organised at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat complex today, scores of people […]

TNL president visits landslide hit Hungpung

Ukhrul, July 10 2017: President of Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) V Weapon Zimik along with the Headman of Hungpung village Peter Wungngayung, VAs and the locality chairman today visited the landslide area at Chiyaatung Dungrei Hungpung, Ukhrul to conduct a ground survey and assess the damages caused by the heavy, torrential rain. The landslide occurred […]

TASO submits memorandum to CM

The Tousem Area Students’ Organisation TASO , Tamenglong has submitted a memorandum regarding the development and welfare for the people of Tousem Sub Division, Tamenglong district Source The Sangai Express

Stir threatened

Demanding reinstatement of IAS officer O Nabakishore and revocation of the Govern ment order which removed him from the post of Chief Secre tary, the JAC constituted in this connection has threatened to launch different modes of in j tense agit…

Dept of Taxes denies, clarifies

Referring to the news item published in this paper on June 29 under the head ‘GST to come into force from July 1 New taxation gates likely to come up,’ the Department ofT axes, Govt ofManipur has categorically denied the contents of the news item whic…

Houses and fields flooded

The houses and fields of Nongpok Centre Sualamphai village, lying between Kangpokpi and Thoubal districts, have been flooded due to damages in the small dam built over the Kakmayai river Source The Sangai Express

GI sheets distributed

150 bundles of GI sheets were distributed to underprivileged and downtrodden houses of Kumbi AC under the supervision of Kumbi AC MLA S Bira Singh from the MLA Local Area Development Fund and MOBC Source The Sangai Express

Public meeting

The All Loktak Lake Areas Fisherman’s Union Manipur ALLAFUM is organising a one day public meeting for drafting a National Policy for Inland Fisheries, at Thanga Haoreng Chingyang community hall on July 12 at 1 pm Source The Sangai Express

Free medical camp held

State AYUSH Medical team in collaboration with social worker, Elangbam Ratankumar organised a free medical camp at the community hall of Hiyanglam Waikhom Leikai, Kakching district under the guidance of National AYUSH Mission, Directorate of AYUSH, S…

Local body members join BJP

All India Trinamool Congress, State Mahila unit president N Pramo, Awang Khunou ZP Member Kh Sanahanbi,Lamsang Nagar Panchayat Ward No 2and Ward No 8 Councillors and four other people have joined BJP Source The Sangai Express

MNPF warn Contractors

Proscribed group Manipur Naga People’s Front MNPF warned contractors tendering for a developmental work programs within the jurisdictions of the Naga inhabited areas of Manipur Source IT News

IGNTU shut down

The Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Students’ Union IGNTUSU shut down the University by locking all the department office, classes including the office chamber of Director, guest houses and the main entrance gate of the University in connect…