Contribution of traditional bone-setters of Maiba-Maibi Laiyeng Pathap in Manipur

Asem Tomba Meetei The art of bone-setting for bone fractures, bone injuries, sprain injuries and twisted dislocation etc., and the use of traditional knowledge and technology such as bamboo splints locally known as watchap thaba is a well-known local health tradition since time immemorial in Manipuri society. The contribution of Maiba-Maibi Laiyeng Pathap, especially by […]

Next round of tripartite talks : Stand over districts creation

The next round of talk, that is at the political level, is yet to be held but both sides have already stated their stand. To the United Naga Council (UNC), the core issue is obviously the creation of the seven new districts, particularly Kangpokpi district and to a lesser extent, Jiribam district, while on the […]

Many areas in Imphal remain inundated

Imphal, July 11 2017: The current spell of flood is the severest in the last 20 years and the rainfall recorded this monsoon is the heaviest during the same period . Usually, Manipur faces flood situation when rainfall rate in catchment areas reaches 30 mm but the rainfall rate recorded this year in catchment areas […]

NH-37 still risky despite repair work : TDC

Imphal, July 11 2017: A team of Transport and Drivers Council (TDC) led by its president H Ranjit and media persons inspected the condition of the various landslide affect parts of Imphal-Jiribam road between T Laijang and Sinme village, today . Even though the road portions damaged by the landslides were repaired and it became […]

Manorama recalled with renewed call to repeal AFSPA

Imphal, July 11 2017: The 13th death anniversary of Thangjam Manorama was observed jointly by Apunba Lup and Thangjam Manorama Memorial Charitable Trust, Bamon Kampu at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound today . Offering of floral tributes to the portrait of Manorama, observing silence as a mark of respect to the departed souls of those killed […]

EGM, MHJU urge for welfare measures

Imphal, July 11 2017: Appealing for a slew of welfare measures for the journalist fraternity of the State, the Editors’ Guild Manipur (EGM) and the Manipur Hill Journalists’ Union (MHJU) have submitted a memorandum to the IPR Minister . Informing that EGM has identified a site for Press Park at Heinoubok, Patsoi in Imphal West, […]

Pressure mounts to pay pending fuel charges

Imphal, July 11 2017: The pressure is mounting on the State Government to pay off the pending charges for the vehicles requisitioned from the Manipur Police Department for use in the 11th State Assembly Election, after the issue reached the Election Commission of India (ECI) . On the other hand, there is a high chance […]

Association urges State Government to review NDPS Act 1985 in the coming Assembly session

Imphal, July 11 2017: The Lamding Educated Welfare Association has urged the State Government to review the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985 in the coming Assembly session slated for July 20 . Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club today, the association’s president Sorokhaibam Ojit Singh said that according to the said […]

800 litres of local liquor seized

Imphal, July 11 2017: Imphal East police seized around 800 litres of local liquor, which were being transported from Andro in two Maruti vans, at Ayangpalli crossing under Porompat police station today morning. According to a reliable source, as a part of the district police’s intensified drive against drug and alcohol in Imphal East district […]

Sub-standard uniform for cops Probe team submits interim report

Imphal, July 11 2017: The enquiry committee constituted by the State Government to investigate into purchase of uniform items and web equipment for Manipur Police submitted an interim report to the Chief Minister today . Speaking to media persons in his office chamber today, IGP (Administration) Dr S Ibocha said that he and Special Secretary […]

Four killed as Dimapur bridge collapses

Dimapur, July 11 2017: Four persons were killed and five others critically injured after a bridge collapsed at the outskirt of Dimapur this afternoon . Reports said the Chathe bridge connecting Dimapur and Niuland near Referral Hospital, officially known as Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research (CISR), at Char Mile (4th Mile) under Diphupar […]

MPP bats for ILPS

MPP has threatened to launch different forms of sustained agitation if a Bill or an Ordinance which can protect indigenous people of the land is not passed in the forthcoming Assembly session which commences from July 20 Source The Sangai Express

EGM, MHJU urge for welfare measures

Appealing for a slew of welfare measures for the journalist fraternity of the State, the Editors’ Guild Manipur EGM and the Manipur Hill Journalists’ Union MHJU have submitted a memorandum to the IPR Minister Source The Sangai Express

UG cadre arrested

Imphal East district police arrested a self styled corporal of KCP Noyon at Sawombung forest gate under Lamlai police station, Imphal East at around 10 Source The Sangai Express