In Manipur, cynicism abounds over surrender of 68 militants – and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s role in it – Scroll.in


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In Manipur, cynicism abounds over surrender of 68 militants – and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s role in it
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The press meet came more than a fortnight after 68 militants in the state on August 14 gave up arms – which Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh credited to the efforts of Shankar and his Art of Living Foundation. The press meet was held on the

Mapithel Dam: The sorrow of Tumukhong village

Mamta Lukram The told and untold miseries engrossed in the construction of the Mapithel Dam over the Thoubal River in Manipur has attracted much of the international attention. In last visit of UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing and Land Rights, Miloon Kothari, in his meeting with the affected community at Thoyee Community Hall, on […]

Another spell of cooking gas shortage : Nature and greed at work

Booking date-sometime in April or May. Delivery date-the present. That is book one’s cooking gas four or five months back and get the delivery today. This is how the present situation has unfolded and if one looks back to the UNC highway blockade days, then one may say that the State has come back full […]

Manipur boy missing at Noida

Imphal, September 12 2017: A Manipuri youth, who had gone to attend the September 8 musical concert of the popular band Chain Smoker organised by Ultra Music in Noida, remains untraceable for the fourth day. Prabin Chanam arrived at the National capital in the midnight of September 7 and stayed for the night at his […]

Call against underaged driving

Imphal, September 12 2017: Institute of Driver Training and Research Centre (IDTRC) organised a one day road safety awareness programme exclusively for students, at Kendriya Vidyala Lamphelpat, today . Speaking at the event, Superintendent of Police, Traffic Control Wing, Khoisnam Sarma, said that one needs to be careful and alert at all times, especially when […]

Release file on time instruction goes awry

Imphal, September 12 2017: Even as the Chief Secretary instructed all administrative Secretaries and heads of departments to ensure that all official files are released promptly and they are not delayed for more than one day, the same instruction has brought little positive results so far. Notably, the particular instruction was issued soon after the […]

Manipur lady set to circumnavigate globe

Imphal, September 12 2017: Manipur has produced a long list of globally recognized women icons who are a constant source of inspiration to the rest of the world. Another lady joined the illustrious list which has made the country proud . Six naval officers have embarked upon a first-of-its-kind circumnavigation of the globe by an […]

State Govt cracks whip against lethargic progress of Civil Sectt Finish in time or face annulment : Commissioner

Imphal, September 12 2017: The State Government today reviewed the work progress of the Civil Secretariat being constructed at Chingmeirong after which Commissioner (Works) K Radhakumar warned that the agreement signed between the State Government and Simplex Company regarding the project would be annulled in case the company does not ensure that the project is […]

CCpur throws door wide open for Biren ; CM announces Rs 300 Cr worth projects in CCpur

CCpur, September 12 2017: Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today told a massive reception ceremony organised by the people of Churachandpur that his Government is and will be investing Rs 300 crore worth of projects in Churachandpur district but fell short of making any new announcements, a good four months after he first revealed the […]

HSEC organises blood donation camp

Under the aegis State Blood Cell, NHM, Manipur today Human Skill Empowerment Center HSEC , Manipur in association with Department of Transfusion Medicines, RIMS has organised a voluntary blood donation camp at the premise of the Transfusion Medicines,…

Committee demands

The Joint Co ordination Demand Committee of Appointment Under Die In Harness Scheme has urged the State Government to make special arrangements for the applicants under the Die In Harness DIH scheme Source The Sangai Express

GST impact to media houses

Directorate of Information Public Relations with Editors’ Guild Manipur including publishers from different Media Houses based in the State today had an interaction on Goods Services Tax GST related with Media at State Institute of Journalism, DI…

Workshop begins

A 5 day workshop on techniques of paper setting and evaluation conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur in collaboration with NCERT was set into motion by L Mahendra Singh, Chairman, COHSEM today at the Central Hall, GP Women 821…

IMFL seized

Imphal West district commando seized a huge quantity of Indian Made Foreign Liquor and beer concealed at the residence of one Koijam Ibemhal of Thangmeiband Maisnam Leikai by one Kangabam Tony of Uripok Laikhurembi Source The Sangai Express