Janma-ashtami Festival

Hundreds of devotees young and old flocked to Hanuman Temple (Mahabali) at Palace Compound, Imphal to offer prayers as part of the Krishna Janma-ashtami festival, August 15, 2017. Security arrangements were taken up at the temple complexes. Vehicles were barred from entering all the temple complexes. Heavy rainfall did not deter devotees from visiting the […]

Nagaland: Unconstitutionality of TR Government

Nagas need to know why this Government is unconstitutional The present political imbroglio started from the 7th of July 2017 when majority of the   misguided   NPF Legislators initiated their impractical motion demanding the resignation of the   Chief Minister Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu from Kaziranga through the Governor’s Office. When   it is within the ambit of a political […]

Squeezed by an India-China Standoff, Bhutan Holds Its Breath

Earlier this summer, China began extending an unpaved road in the disputed territory, and India sent troops and equipment to block the work. The incursion has resulted in a tense standoff that has lasted more than 50 days, with Indian soldiers facing Chinese troops who have dug in just a few hundred yards away. At […]

The martyr, Haipou Jadonang Marangmei – Part 2

Dr Heera Marangmei (From previous issue) The imprisonment did not cow-down, instead he gained more mileage in his freedom movement. He ordered to procure more fire arms from the plains of Cachar. He engaged some blacksmiths to manufacture traditional fire arms and weapons. All the freedom movements and activities were kept a strict secret. Jinlakpou […]

A musical revolution asking ‘Where Have All The Flowers Gone?’

Jyaneswar Laishram A vast green moor at the foothill of Kounu Chingsang topping a blanket of fluffy cottony summer clouds at Maning Sabal Lampak of Khukhrul Makha Leikai in Sekmai was where the stage of ‘Where Have All The Flowers Gone?’ stood. Such a tranquil open air venue full of green virgin grass, chosen for […]

The human torch and AFSPA

One may call it sheer coincidence or perfect synchronization. Whereas the State of Manipur has been commemorating the painful but heroic death of Pebam Chittaranjan, then just 28 year old who self immolated demanding complete repeal of the infamous Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act or AFSPA 1958 from Manipur, there is a news report which […]

Paban’s Loktak Lairembee to compete in 11th APSA

Imphal, August 16 2017: International award winning filmmaker Haobam Paban Kumar yet again made history of sorts with entry of his debut feature film Loktak Lairembee for competition at the prestigious Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), the region’s highest accolade in film. APSA acclaims cinematic excellence and cultural diversity of the vast Asia Pacific region […]

Union Cabinet nods to budgetary support in NE

New Delhi, August 16 2017: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today has given its approval to the scheme of providing Budgetary Support under Goods and Service Tax Regime for the eligible industrial units located in the States of Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and North Eastern States […]

CCpur bags cleanest DHQs award, DC lauds people’s altruism

CCpur, August 16 2017: Subsequent to the persistent efforts of the Churachandpur district administration to clear the town area of litter and garbage and promote healthy living to its residents, the district was adjudged the ‘Cleanest District Headquarters’ on the occasion of the Independence Day. Chief Minister N Biren Singh presented the award to CEO […]

Village authorities clarify on National Sports varsity dispute

Kangpokpi, August 16 2017: The village authorities of Leilon Vaiphei and Konsa Khul have strongly denied the press statement of National Sports University Haraothel Protection Committee (NSUHPC), Senjam Khunou and Senjam Chirang Joint Development Organization over the controversial National Sports varsity. A press communique signed by Chief of Leilon Vaiphei, Khupneilun Vaiphei and Chief of […]

Hundreds pay tributes to Chittaranjan

Imphal, August 16 2017: The 13th death anniversary of Athouba Pebam Chittaranjan Mangang was held at THAU Ground, Thangmei-band today, under the aegis of Manipuri Students’ Federation (MSF). A large number people offered floral tributes to the memorial of Pebam Chittaranjan at Bishnupur and at Takhellambam Leikai, Tiddim road. A rally was, then, carried out […]

Hill Leaders’ Day and Meeyamgi Numit : Will announce Govt’s one year prog soon: CM

Imphal, August 16 2017: Hundreds of people turned up on the joint Hill Leaders’ Day and Meeyamgi Numit to air their grievances to Chief Minister N Biren Singh at CM’s Secretariat today. The Chief Minister attended to as many as about 350 complaints and personally met nearly 1500 people from 9 am to 2:30 pm. […]

Deserter, says RPF

G Jame who took part in the alleged surrender drama staged on August 14 was a deserter who fled away from the party and took refuge with another group Source The Sangai Express

ZUF clarifies

The Zeliangrong United Front ZUF has today denied any involvement whatsoever in the reported clash with suspected NSCN IM cadres at Namdailong village, Cachar district, Assam on August 13 Source The Sangai Express

Four injured in 039revenge039 strike

Four members of Oinam Wangoi Muslim Welfare Association were injured yesterday when they were attacked by the associates of a drug peddler who was arrested by a joint team of Wangoi police and the association’ members on August 14 at around 8 pm Sou…

JCC opened

With a view to facilitate smooth coordination among different security forces in tackling insurgency and un lawful activities on National Highways, a Joint Command Centre JCC has been open ed Source The Sangai Express