Manipur Teen reveals Suicide plan, hangs himself hours later

NEW DELHI, AUGUST 10, 2017 01:34 IST: A 19-year-old Delhi University student who hailed from Manipur allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his rented accommodation in north Delhi’s Burari on Tuesday. His body has been kept at the mortuary for a post-mortem examination, which will be conducted after his family reaches Delhi. ‘Didn’t take […]

Leave nature alone

Gonmei Meithuanlungpou Sebastian (An extract from my forthcoming book “Beautiful Manipur Hills”) Over all the things created by God, man, i.e., the image of God is given dominion; to rule, use, care, enjoy, respect and be grateful for the goodness, wisdom and power of the Creator. However, God does not authorise man to destroy His […]

Viewing through one’s community : The tragedy of Manipur

24 hours total shutdown called by the Kuki Students’ Organisation, Sadar Hills. A sit-in protest called by the National Sports University Haraothel Protection Committee and the Senjam Khunou and Senjam Chirang Joint Development Committee at the time the total shutdown was on. At centre of it all is the decision of the State Government to […]

UNLF claims shooting at Takyel Khongbal

Imphal, August 09 2017: The proscribed UNLF has claimed responsibility for shooting one Sandam Bhogen at Takyel Khongbal near SAI complex at around 1.40 pm yesterday. A press release issued by the outfit’s department of publicity director M Sakhen said that Sandam Bhogen (37) s/o Bheighya of Sairemkhul Mayai Leikai committed the most heinous crime […]

KNLF chief murder accused arrested

Imphal, August 09 2017: A combined team of Churachandpur district police and personnel of 25 Assam Rifles arrested Ngamminlen Haokip (23), the accused in the murder of KNLF (KLO) Chief Tonglianlal Haokip yesterday . According to a reliable source, yesterday, a combined team of Churachandpur district police and 25 Assam Rifle, under the overall supervision […]

SoO extended by one year

Imphal, August 09 2017: The Suspension of Operation (SoO) pact signed by the Central Government, the State Government and two conglomerates of Kuki militant groups namely KNO and UPF has been extended by more year. A tripartite meeting involving the Central Government, the State Government, KNO and UPF was held today at New Delhi at […]

Drugs worth Rs 8 lakh seized

Imphal, August 09 2017: Imphal East District Police arrested three individuals and seized drug items worth more than Rs 8 lakh in two separate raids today at around noon. The arrested individuals and the seized drugs were displayed before media persons at Imphal East SP Office complex. Briefing media persons, SP, K Kabib stated that […]

States asked to terminate ‘untrained’ teachers

Imphal, August 09 2017: As the Parliament has passed the amendment to the Section 23 (2) of RTE Act to extend the period for training of un-trained in-service elementary teachers in the Govt/Govt-Aided/Unaided-Private schools till March 31, Ministry of Human Resource Development has asked the States and Union of Territories not to allow any teacher […]

KSA locks Imphal West DC office

Imphal, August 09 2017: Joining the agitation being spearheaded by the Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA), a large number of students today locked the gate of Imphal West DC office complex on the pretext that the district administration has failed to translate into action Chief Minister N Biren’s assurance given on the floor of the Manipur […]

In Laos and South East Asian countries..CM bats for people to people connectivity

Imphal, August 09 2017: DIPR): Chief Minister N Biren Singh stressed on promoting people to people connectivity between Manipur and Laos during his meetings with different Ministers of the country yesterday. At their capital Vientiane, the Chief Minister had separate meetings with Prime Minister’s Office Minister Alunkeo, Commerce and Industry Minister Khemmani Pholsena and Information, […]

JCILPS demands new Bill, gears up for renewed stir

Imphal, August 09 2017: The Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) has demanded the State Government to pass a new Bill in place of the Protection of Manipur Peoples Bill 2015 which would be acceptable to all sections of people and enforce it within the current year. Speaking at the International Day of […]

Drug worth Rs 3 lakhs seized

Team of CDO Imphal East Unit under the supervision of Additional SP Ops Imphal East, W Kumarjit Singh, MPS and under the command of Inspector B Lunthang Vaiphei recover 25 gms of Heroin No Source IT News

International Day of Indigenous People

Tripura People’s Front TFP , North East Indigenous People’s Parliament NIPP and International Human Rights Association, Tripura Chapter today jointly observed the World Indigenous Day at Jampuijala community hall, Jampui, Sepahijala Source The S…

Diabetic Clinic at RIMS

As a part of the hospital development and patient care services, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital, Imphal opened an additional Endocrine Clinic Diabetic Clinic Unit and the clinic will remain open every Saturday except holidays at the …

Locals boycott Councillor

Locals of Kakching have boycotted Councillor of Ward No 6, Kakching Municipal Council, N Narajit for misusing an amount of Rs 3,26,133 sanctioned under the first instalment of the 14th Finance Commission Award Source The Sangai Express

Senapati district bandh called off

The proposed 24 hour Sena pati district bandh announced earlier by the civil society organisations of the district from midnight of August 9 in protest against the inclusion of Hengbung check post in Kangpokpi district has been called off Source Th…

UNLF claims

The proscribed UNLF has claimed responsibility for shooting one Sandam Bhogen at Takyel Khongbal near SAI complex at around 1 Source The Sangai Express