National Deworming Day observed at Tamenglong

IFP News TAMENGLONG | Feb 13 : The District health mission society Tamenglong today observed National Deworming at Higher Secondary School Tamenglong, Tamenglong district. The launching programme was attended by deputy commissioner of Tamenglong, Armstrong Pame as chief guest, while zonal education officer of Tamenglong, Gaidonlung was the guest of honour and principal of Tamenglong […]

Biren hopes to lure militants away from path of violence; New surrender policy from April

IFP News IMPHAL | Feb 13 : Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today informed the state Assembly that a new comprehensive surrender and rehabilitation policy will be finalised and implemented from April this year. Responding to deliberations on the demand for demands for grants, for the police department amounting to Rs. 1422. 21 crore for […]

Terribly wrong outburst from SC Time for SIT to pull up socks

Strong words indeed and take note, these words came not from any quarter but from the Supreme Court of India. Undoubtedly the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the CBI must have squirmed in its seat when the Supreme Court came out with the tongue lashing for not properly investigating the alleged extra-judicial killings by the […]

Are our women safe?

Breaking the gloomy and dark atmosphere of increasing crimes against women hovering over our society, a bright silver lining has appeared with the concerns shown by every stakeholders committed for the rights of the women. Even new legislations passed in the last few years definitely deter the perpetrators and make life safer for women. However, […]

Vehicles along with expired license guns picked up during search operation

IT News Imphal, Feb 13: Nine vehicles including three single barrel gun whose license were expire has been picked up during a search operation conducted as a security measures taken up by Imphal East District Police and teams comprising of commando, women police and Porompat Police Station today at Awaching, Khetri Bangoon Mamang Ching Khunou […]

Floral Tribute paid to the Guerrilla General of allied force WW-II

IT News Imphal, Feb 13: A  commemoration program with wreath laying activity was performed at the plane crash site of General Orde Charles Wingate  on February 10, 2018. The site is located near village Thiulon in Tousem sub-division, Tamenglong District. The commemoration was participated by representatives of “The Chindit Society, United Kingdom” represented by Yumnam […]

State swimmer bags gold at International Master Swimming Championship

IT News Imphal, Feb 11: Manipuri swimmer participating at Master Swimming Championship at Almaty, Kazakhstan has bag gold medal at the championship today. Salam Jayenta Singh (38 yrs), son of Salam Dhaneshwor Singh of Kongba Kshetri Leikai in Imphal East has been participating the Master Swimming Championship at grand pool of Almaty, Kazakhstan which had […]

Be a leader of the people, as you were chosen by them

The way the Members of the Legislative Assembly utilize the Local Area Development Fund in their respective assembly constituency is somewhat skeptical to the people. Not only this time but from time to time LAPDF has always been utilized for political benefits by almost all MLAs. Few handed over the LADF to a committee so […]

Gwarok villagers violate court orders ; continues felling pine trees

IT News Thoubal, Feb 10: In contrary to the efforts presently put in by the Forest Department, Police Department and also the Assam Rifles to protect and conserve the forest wealth of the State and also in contravention to the orders of the High Court of Manipur dated 30.08.2017, 11.10.2017 and 08.12.2017 imposing complete ban […]

Drive against Contraband drugs intensifies; huge quantity of psychotropic drug seized

IT News Imphal, Feb 10: Combine team of Bishnupur District Police Commandos and 42 Assam Rifles seized a large number of contraband drugs with sums of money from a female during a search operation conducted at around 3 am at Kwakta Pangal lamkhai Ward No. 5 area today. The female from whom the contraband drugs […]

‘No dustbin no shop license” policy, no use

IMPHAL | Feb 3 : The flagship policy of ‘No dustbin No shop license’ meant to keep the Imphal municipality areas clean and tidy announced by municipal administration, housing and urban development (MAHUD) minister Shyamkumar to be implemented from the first day of this year has not been complied with. The minister made the announcement […]

The media draws the line : You can’t fool the people all the time

The question we need to ask the government is how committed is the new government and its council of ministers ? How different will the BJP –led coalition government be than the last one ? For example, let us take the forest minister Th Shyamkumar trying to curb timber smuggling. Shyamkumar usually takes a media […]

NAB, Police intensifies drives against psychotropic substances; drugs, heroin and illegal vehicles and gun recovered from Lilong area

IT News Imphal, Feb 3: In response to the Chief Minister’s called for fight against drugs and illegal activities in the state, state police and Narcotic and Border Affairs (NAB) have intensified drive against drugs at various places of the state. In a joint drive led by K. Meghachandra, SP Thoubal district, Shinghajit, SP Kakching […]

Nemcha Kipgen launches Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana in Manipur

IT News Imphal, Feb03: Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Nemcha Kipgen today launched the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), a maternity benefits scheme for all Pregnant Women & Lactating Mothers (PW&LM), through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) at the Office Chamber of the Minister at New Secretariat, Babupara. It is a centrally sponsored scheme […]

Governor highlight achievements on the first day of the 4th Session of 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly

IT News Imphal, Feb 3: Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla highlighted achievements and issues of the State administration on the first day of the 4th session of the Eleventh Manipur Legislative Assembly. Dr. Najma Heptulla said that the vibrant diversity and proud traditions of the State inspires all, to continuously work towards a shared vision of […]

Educating the educators

In a move that promises to alleviate the quality of education in the State, the training program of untrained elementary teachers was formally launched with the Chief Minister lighting the auspicious lamp to commemorate the occasion. Various initiatives and incentives taken up by the ministry of education such as the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and […]

Tripura bamboo farmers welcome Union Budget

Agartala (Tripura) [India] Feb 2 (ANI): The bamboo farmers in Tripura’s Agartala have welcomed the Union Budget 2018 under which Rs 1,290 crore have been allocated for a Restructured National Bamboo Mission. This mission will be launched to promote the bamboo sector in a holistic manner. “The Union Budget 2018 is a farmer-friendly proposal. They have particularly kept provision for the bamboo sector. If implemented […]