Colts end on a losing note as black starlets qualify

NEW DELHI, Oct 12:Luis Norton de Matos made four changes to the side that had put up a valiant fight against Colombia in the last match. Namit Deshpande, Abhijit Sarkar, Rahim Ali and Ninthoinganba Meetei made way for Jitendra Singh, Nongdamba Naorem, Suresh Wangjam and Aniket Jadav. This meant they lined up in the 4-3-3 […]

Biased national media

Samarjit Kambam Six times Mr World, three times Mr Asia, 12 times Mr India and champions in innumerable national body building championships – herculean achievements, achievements which are meant for superhumans only, not for mere mortals and still remaining as a non-entity in mainland India. In a fast developing country like India, one of the […]

Of Leikhom Leinang and Uphul Waiphul : Rickety ride on NH-2

When it rains it is all Leikhom Leinang and when it does not it is all Uphul Waiphul. And nothing illustrates the truism of this phrase than the two pictures which accompanied the lead story of The Sangai Express under the caption ‘Dust and crater like potholes : Welcome to NH-2’ in the October 12 […]

TBCA president to grace women Centenary celebration

Ukhrul, October 12 2017: The president of Tangkhul Baptist Church Association (TBCA), Rev Jonah M Solo, would grace the four days TBCA women Centenary celebration, by hoisting the centenary flag at Mission ground Alungtang, Ukhrul tomorrow . According to the convener of CoLA (Committee on Local Arrangement) Jaunty Luikham, most of the arrangement and all […]

Rape of minor Convict sentenced to 12 years RI with fine

Imphal, October 12 2017: In a landmark judgement, Special Judge of POCSO Imphal West, Maibam Manojkumar sentenced 62 year old rape convict, Huidrom Bheigya, to 12 years rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 20,000, under section 4 of POCSO Act 2012. The sentence was announced today by the Special Judge POCSO after the sentence […]

Staged encounter case HC orders Rs 5 lakh compensation

Imphal, October 12 2017: The High Court of Manipur has directed the State Government and the Government of India to pay Rs five lakh as compensation to a petitioner whose son namely Ngangbam Naoba alias Phulchand of Uripok Polem Leikai was killed by Manipur Police commandos in the intervening night of May 6 and 7, […]

New check post set up to prevent Rohingya influx Ukhrul police on high alert

Ukhrul, October 12 2017: In order to check infiltration of Rohingya Muslims through the Ukhrul-Myamar border, a police company including MR personnel have been stationed at Tusom CV village since the past one week and Ukhrul police have been put on high alert. This comes after DGP LM Khaute issued strict instructions to open a […]

WWII skeletal remains to be explored in Nov

Imphal, October 12 2017: A team will come from Japan to the State to search for skeletal remains of Japanese soldiers killed in Manipur during the Second World War . A team of Japanese experts would come to the State in the first week of November and search for skeletal remains of Japanese soldiers in […]

Leisha Latpa performed for Barak, Makru bridges

Imphal, October 12 2017: Leisha Latpa (Bhoomi Puja) ritual was performed today for construction of Imphal-Jiribam highway’s Barak and Makru bridges with RCC . Speaking at the occasion, Chief Minister N Biren stated that the previous (Central) Governments did not sanction a single rupee for construction of the two key bridges during the past 40/50 […]

MYFA delegates meet Sonowal

A delegation of the Manipuri Youth Front Assam, MYFA led by its secretary general Fanjowbam Lokenath met Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday at Silchar Circuit House during CM’s special visit to Silchar Source The Sangai Express

Panchayat polls

Khurai Nandeibam Leikai Ward number 7 Member, Tensubam Sobhini, has alleged that unethical practices were carried out at the 5th Panchayat General election which was held on October 7 and the election officials who were on duty did not give voters prop…

Aid distributed

Relief and aid materials were distributed to flood affected people at Ucheckon Yubraj Palli today under the Indian Red Cross Society’s IRCS Disaster Relief Emergency Fund DREF Operations Source The Sangai Express

Free eye screening camp

As part of the World Sight Day 2017 observation, Shija Eye Care Foundation SECF organised a free comprehensive eye screening camp at Shija Hospital today wherein more than 100 patients were treated Source The Sangai Express