Court revealed on attempts to foil Tulihal drug haul

IMPHAL: Kangjam Ranjit, who was officer in-charge (OC) of the now disbanded Special Investigation Unit (SIU), claimed that on January 11, 2013, he received phone calls from Okram Henry (presently Wangkhei MLA) and Luwangthem Tarpon (advisor to former Chief Minister) of Keishampat Thokchom Leikai on his mobile number, instructed him to call out the SIU […]

JNIMS starts free dialysis for poor patients

IMPHAL: In sync with chief minister N Biren’s announcement made on June 20, Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) has started giving free dialysis to patients belonging to below poverty line family. Director of the state run medical institute, however, has appealed to patients to bear with inconveniences currently faced in implementing the chief […]

State-wide ban on hunting weapons soon

IMPHAL: Forest & environment minister Th Shyamkumar announced on Friday that the government, apart from banning air guns to prevent killing of wild animals and maintaining ecological balance, will also forbid the use of barrel guns by those residing in the adjoining areas of Keibul Lamjao soon. State’s Forest Department and Wildlife Institute of India, […]

Despite rain NH-2 repairing underway: Th Biswajit

IMPHAL: Regardless of inclement weather condition, work for mending potholes at different points of National Highway-2 and other maintenance activities have been continuing, said works minister Th Biswajit Singh. Addressing media persons at new secretariat conference hall here on Friday, minister Biswajit, while stating that the state government will not deviate for its commitment to […]

FridayWomen in distress may now dial ‘181’ for help

IMPHAL: Along with launching a round-the-clock toll free helpline number ‘181’ for women in distress, social welfare minister Nemcha Kipgen has pledged to invoke law of the land to punish those found guilty of causing mental or physical harm to women. Speaking at the launch function held on Friday at Kuranga Nayani hall of Imphal […]

FridayWomen in distress may now dial ‘181’ for help

IMPHAL: Along with launching a round-the-clock toll free helpline number ‘181’ for women in distress, social welfare minister Nemcha Kipgen has pledged to invoke law of the land to punish those found guilty of causing mental or physical harm to women. Speaking at the launch function held on Friday at Kuranga Nayani hall of Imphal […]

NPCC Statement, a political nonsense : NPF

The Naga People’s Front wonders as to what the president of NPCC, K Therie is trying to prove by continuously attacking the NPF president Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu who is also the Chief Minister of Nagaland. The NPCC and its president has no moral right to grumble or question the decision of the NPF to maintain […]

NPCC Statement, a political nonsense : NPF

The Naga People’s Front wonders as to what the president of NPCC, K Therie is trying to prove by continuously attacking the NPF president Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu who is also the Chief Minister of Nagaland. The NPCC and its president has no moral right to grumble or question the decision of the NPF to maintain […]

Making NFSA meaningful : Inject life into MSF

No doubt about it. In as much as the National Food Security Act is about the efforts of the Government to ensure that people belonging to eligible households get the right to receive food grains at subsidised rates under the Targeted Public Distribution System, it stands that the State Food Commission, set up all over […]

BRICS Games medalists call on YAS Minister

Imphal, June 22 2017: Congratulating the medalists for bringing laurels to the State in particular and the country in general in the 2017 BRICS Games, YAS Minister Letpao Haokip assured them to look into the welfare of the players as well as the coach . Amongst others, Gyandash Singh Mayanglambam won Gold in men’s all-round […]

NE window to India’s Act East Policy : Swaraj

Imphal, June 22 2017: New Delhi, Jun 22 :India is working with ASEAN to evolve “regional security architecture” in the Asia Pacific with the aim of finding collaborative solutions to emerging and non-traditional challenges, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today . Discussing various aspects of Indias strategic partnership with the powerful bloc, Swaraj said […]

Phaknung gang rape case Another accused found to be above 18

Imphal, June 22 2017: The Juvenile Justice Board Imphal East, today, transferred the case of Loushambam Suraj, one of the accused in the Phaknung gang rape case, to Special Judge POCSO Imphal East after ossification test results revealed his age to be above 18 years but below 20 years of age . The JJB Imphal […]

Goodbye old laws Modi Govt scraps 1,200 redundant Acts

Imphal, June 22 2017: Under the Indian Motor Vehicles Act 1914, an Inspector in Andhra Pradesh must have well-brushed teeth, and will be disqualified if he has a pigeon chest, knock knees, flatfeet and hammer toes . This is one among a tangle of bizarre, archaic laws, which survived for years like a relic in […]

Presidential election on Jul 17 Oppn picks Meira Kumar

New Delhi, Jun 22 : Making it a Dalit vs Dalit battle in the Presidential election, the Opposition parties today picked former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar as their candidate for India’s next President . After a meeting of 17 Opposition parties, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said Meira Kumar’s name was selected unanimously by […]

Govt gears up to re-introduce MST bus service

Imphal, June 22 2017: MST, earlier known as Manipur State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) was abolished in 2003.However, the new coalition Government has been working to re-introduce a public transport system since sometime back . As of now, MST buses would be operated by Transport Department before it is outsourced to private operators under public-private […]

2 persons hospitalised: women stabbed and the accused slit his own throat

In a bizarre incident, a women has been hospitalised after she was stabbed by a man in Moreh at around 4:00 pm this evening. The man tried to commit suicide by slitting his own throat after stabbing the women on her head. The women has been identified as Mrs. Vahjaneng Haokip, W/o Letkholun Haokip, resident […]

2 persons hospitalised: women stabbed and the accused slit his own throat

In a bizarre incident, a women has been hospitalised after she was stabbed by a man in Moreh at around 4:00 pm this evening. The man tried to commit suicide by slitting his own throat after stabbing the women on her head. The women has been identified as Mrs. Vahjaneng Haokip, W/o Letkholun Haokip, resident […]

Lt. Gen’ (Retd) Khango Konyak as Chairman/President of NSCN/GPRN

Lt. Gen’ (Retd) Khango Konyak was unanimously elected as chairman/president of NSCN/GPRN on June 20, 2017 following the demise of S.S. Khaplang on June 9, 2017. This was stated in a communiqué issued by the MIP. Born on July 17, 1943 at Yangkhao village and christened Bechung Khango, he joined the Naga national service in […]

Floral Tributes paid on the ’16th The Great June Uprising’ , ‘Unity Day 2017’ observed at Kekrupat

Emotional moment of family members and relatives of the 18 martyrs on the 16th The Great June Uprising , Unity Day 2017 observed at Kekrupat, organised by Observation Committee, AMUCO and UCM. Photos by : Laishram Ranbir

Career Counselling for Bishnupur students held

BISHNUPUR, JUNE 21: Students of Greater Bishnupur on Wednesday (June 21) were for the first time introduced to John L. Holland’s SDS (Self-Directed-Search) for self assessment with regard to finding ways and means to discover their chosen professions and careers in future. This was part of an interactive session “Correct Decision Making for Career” organised […]