Global Shapers Community Imphal Hub is organizing the 3rd (and last) round audition for the Standup Comedy show, ‘Fagi Unplugged’ this 11th of November 2017 from 7 pm at Imphal Evenings (Kangla Main Gate). After a slight change from the initial program plan, GS Imphal is organizing one more audition to participate in the Standup […]

Rethinking Japan’s Investment in Manipur

By Jiten Yumnam Development financing by International Financial Institutions such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank (WB), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has become more intense in Manipur in recent years. India’s Look East or Act East policy has further facilitated the intrusion and investment of such financial institutions. The ADB […]

Bad roads a boon

 Who profits from bad roads? One answer aside from the motor repair workshops would be obviously the contractors! The mechanics would be obviously happy as they would have ample business from the broken down vehicles, the contractors would earn an annual amount from blacktopping a particular stretch. So, when the rains wash away the tar […]

HC directs state govt to explain scarcity of cooking gas

IMPHAL | Nov 10: The High Court of Manipur has today directed the state government, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and gas agencies of the state to submit a report within six week for the hearing after a PIL case was filed against them by one Prasanta Oinam. The petitioner’s counsel submitted before the division […]

‘Framework Agreement highway for complete independence of the Nagas’

DIMAPUR | Nov 10: NSCN-IM leaders including the outfit’s home minister said that the Framework Agreement signed between the Government of India and the outfit “is the highway for complete independence of the Nagas”. The NSCN-IM leaders also said that “the unique history and the legitimate rights of the Nagas have been firmly asserted and […]

Biswajit inspects highways, says still committed to improve surface connectivity

IMPHAL | Nov 10: Public Works Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh today inspected road repairing and pot hole mending works along Imphal –Dimapur National Highway No. 39 and Tiddim Road ahead of the President of India’s visit to the Manipur Sangai Festival 2017. Speaking to media persons on the sideline of the inspection tour at […]

UNC demands ‘concrete proposal’ on district creation issue

SENAPATI | Nov 10: In today’s round of tripartite talks, the UNC has urged the state government to come with a “concrete proposal” on the district creation issue by the next round of talks which has been scheduled for February 23, 2018. Another notable development in today’s talks on the district creation issue is that the […]

CM moots better relations with Myanmar

IMPHAL | Nov 10: Chief minister N. Biren Singh said that Government of Manipur is planning to construct guest houses for Buddhist pilgrims from Myanmar as well as tourists and patients in the State. He was speaking at the inaugural session of International Conference ‘Looking Forward: India Myanmar Relations’ held at Yangon during his four-day […]

HC quashes suspension order of Dr. Ibomcha

IMPHAL | Nov 10: The High Court of Manipur has today quashed the suspension order of Dr. Okram Ibomcha Singh, ex-director of Medical and Health Services, and State Mission director, State Health Society government of Manipur, who was placed under suspension for allegedly misusing his powers. The suspension order was quashed and set aside by an […]

Ganja seized

A team of Ukhrul police led by SI Ngoruh Samson, under the supervision of SP Hemant Pandey seized a huge quantity of Ganja from Hoomi Village under LM block, Ukhrul Source The Sangai Express

Tobacco products seized

Ahead of the Sangai Festival the President’s visit to the State, a combined team of CDO and Special Task Force STF Jiribam District Police intensified frisking and checking in and around Jiribam as a part of the security measures Source The Sangai…

National integration tour organised

A National Integration Tour from Saikul to Kolkata and back was organised by Jwalamukhi Battalion under the aegis of Senapati Brigade of Red Shield Division from November 3 to 9, said a press release of PIB Defence Wing Source The Sangai Express

HC fixes next date on Nov 17

Acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Manipur, N Kotiswar, fixed November 17 to announce whether the objection filed by the State Government against the anticipatory bail concerning the MDS scam case is admissible to be furnished to the petitioners…