Discussion on human rights, armed conflict and pre-merger status held

IMPHAL | Dec 10 : As part of the International Human Rights Day observation, a discussion on human rights, armed conflict and pre-merger status of Manipur was held today at State Guest House, Sanjenthong. The event was organised by Coalition for Indigenous Rights Campaign (CIRCA). Research associate at Centre for South East Asia Study, MU, […]

No religion advocates any act that is contradictory to love, peace and harmony: Nemcha Kipgen

IMPHAL | Dec 10 : Social Welfare and Cooperation minister, Nemcha Kipgen today expressed that the basic beliefs of all religions are of love, peace and harmony and there is no religion which promotes or advocates any act that is contradictory to love, peace and harmony. The minister was speaking as chief guest at the […]

Hill Leader’s Day: Adequate measures put in place to thwart unlawful activities in border areas, says CM

IMPHAL | Dec 10 : Chief minister, N. Biren said that the state government has taken up adequate security measures at all the border areas of the state to check entry of illegal migrants and thwart unlawful activities in the wake of Rohingya crisis in Myanmar and outsiders identification exercise in neighbouring Assam. Addressing media […]

State should not endorse imposition of AFSPA for security reason

IMPHAL | Dec 10 : “Manipur government should not endorse imposition of AFSPA in the name of bringing peace and security rather they should have courage and urged central government for withdrawing of the draconian law”, said Phulindro Konsam, coordinator Apunba Lup. Phulindro Konsam, was speaking as one of the speaker during the observance of […]

Miscreants disrupt Congress protest against “Framework Agreement”

IMPHAL | Dec 10 : The Congress party was compelled to shift the venue of its sit-in protest demonstration demanding the content of the “Framework Agreement” following disturbances caused by miscreants in Heingang constituency. As a part of the their continued protest demanding the contents of “Framework Agreement” the Congress party scheduled was to organised […]

The Dalai Lama was a big meat eater like most Tibetan Buddhists but later on He became a vegetarian

By Sanjoo Thangjam According to the Buddha’s principle, a Buddhist monk or nun have to accept a gift of food if it is offered to them, whether it has meat in it or not. The monks can refuse it if they know that the creature was killed especially for them or will be killed for […]

New Residential Design in the Foothills of Manipur

By JN Lai The woe of the recent floods in Manipur triggered me an idea of possible alternative to avoid the recurring worries in future. As we know, there are multifold factors and causes of such frequent water worries in Manipur. They are unattended deforestation in the catchments, anarchical drainage system, chaotic residential occupation, mindless […]

Sports helps in building human relations and there is no religion, caste or creed in it says Biren

IMPHAL | Dec 9 : Chief minister, N. Biren Singh said that there is a strong need to dig out more inner potential and talents in the field of sports of the state and explore it to the world. This was stated by the CM at the closing function of the 11th Jadonang Memorial Football […]

Good relationship between doctors and patients is a must: Radheshyam

IMPHAL | Dec 9 : Education, Labour and Employment minister, Thokchom Radheshyam has addressed that improvement of relationship between the doctors and patients is highly required for a better progressive functioning in the health sector. The minister was speaking at the inauguration of the 33rd All Manipur Medical Conference (AMAMECON 2017), organised by the Indian […]

‘Children should be given much care’

IMPHAL | Dec : Team of Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), a statutory body of ministry of Women and Child Development, government of India today called on Social Welfare and Cooperation minister Nemcha Kipgen at her office chamber at New Secretariat, Imphal to discuss on how to effectively promote legal adoption in Manipur. The visiting […]

Agitations will continue as long as the contents of framework agreement are not disclosed to public: Ibobi

THOUBAL | Dec 9 : At the public meeting organised by Heirok Block Congress Committee under the supervision of Manipur Pradesh Committee at Umang Laikon under Heirok part I, former chief minister, Okram Ibobi Singh said the public is still suspicious of the secrecy behind the framework agreement. He said the agitations of the congress […]

Government Appeals Peple To Refrain from Indefinite Shutdown

Imphal, December09,2107 (DIPR): Inspector General (Admn.) of Manipur Police Dr. S. Ibocha Singh said that there was no decision taken and assurance given from the Chief Minister’s side that the Government would declare the results of the recruitment of the Police Constable, Male/Civil2013/2016 Batch on or before 7th December, 2017 to the JAC against All Manipur DPC completed re-recruitment candidates […]

“Chingtam Nongsha” Book Released

Imphal, Dec 9, 2017: A book entitled “Chingtam Nongsha” was published today at the Head Quarter of Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM), Sagolband Moirang Leirak, Imphal-West. The writer of the released book “Chingtam Nongsha”, Leishangthem Lamyanba Meitei, was born and bought up at Paona Keithel, second son to L Mangisana and Indira with two […]

Need For Alternative Mode of Transport of LPG & POL Into The State – Minister Karam Shyam

GUWAHATI, DECEMBER 8, 2017(DIPR): Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Shri Karam Shyam expressed the need for exploring an alternative mode of transportation of LPG and POL products in to Manipur and made functional. He was speaking during the Review Meeting on Marketing Infrastructure and Availability of Petroleum Products in North Eastern Region at […]

Health minister inaugurates new CHC quarter for doctors

IMPHAL | Dec 8: Minister of Health and Family Welfare, L. Jayantakumar Singh today inaugurated the newly constructed doctors’ quarter of Community Health Centre (CHC), Saikul in Senapati district. Speaking at the occasion as chief guest, minister Jayantakumar said that in order to meet the required doctors in various health centres in the state, the […]

Veterinary defies HC order, conducts DPC of 22 veterinary officers

IMPHAL | Nov 17 : The department of veterinary and animal husbandry has allegedly conducted the DPC for the recruitment of 22 veterinary officers (VO) (Grave-IV) in the wake of a standing order of the High Court not to declare the result of the said examination conducted by the Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC). It […]

Gadkari assures improved road infrastructure in State

IMPHAL | Dec 8: Union Minister for Road, Transport, Highways, Shipping and Water Resources Nitin Gadkari inaugurated today the two day national conference “New Technology for Road Construction” attended by Works Ministers of all States. PWD, Manipur Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh also attended the conference. During the inaugural function, the Union Minister said Manipur’s connectivity […]

Announcements of new districts useless without infrastructure development

IMPHAL | Dec 8: MLA of Jiribam, Ashab Uddin said during first districthood day observation of Kangpokpi and Jiribam held today at Manipur Press Club, Majorkhul that the state had announced Jiribam and Kangpokpi as new districts but the government has underestimated the need for infrastructure development. The observation was jointly organised by Joint Observation […]

Territorial boundary of Manipur will never be disturbed: CM

IMPHAL | Dec 8: He made the statement while speaking to media persons on the sidelines of a function held to distribute monetary aid under Manipur State Illness Assistance Fund at the Durbar Hall of Chief Minister’s Secretariat today. It may be mentioned that he returned to Imphal from Kolkata today after meeting union home […]

CM distributes monetary aid of over Rs. 1 Crore under MSIAF

IMPHAL | Dec 8 : Chief minister, N. Biren distributed monetary aid worth Rs. 1,10,58,858 to 91 selected beneficiaries under Manipur State Illness Assistance Fund (MSIAF) at a simple ceremony held at Durbar Hall of Chief Minister’s Secretariat today. The beneficiaries were selected from among the applications received between December 15, 2014 and February 2015. […]