CYLC open tennis champs

IMPHAL, May 8: Beckar and Amarjit will meet in the final of the U-16 category of the 1st Chingamathak Young Leaner’s Club state open tennis championship being held at Chingamathak. In… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 8: Beckar and Amarjit will meet in the final of the U-16 category of the 1st Chingamathak Young Leaner’s Club state open tennis championship being held at Chingamathak. In the semi final matches played today Beckar defeated Vishal by 7-5, 3-6, 10-7 while Amarjit beat Thoungamba by 6-3, 6-2.In the girls U-16 singles semi final, Puja beat Rina by 4-0, 5-3.

MPP Singjamei kendra committee

IMPHAL May 7: A press release by the general secretary (Orgn).MPP stated that Dr. Nimaichand Luwang had approved the reconstitution of Khaidem Biramani Singh,Waikhom Leikai as president, Thounaojam Debadas, Thongam… Read more »

IMPHAL May 7: A press release by the general secretary (Orgn).MPP stated that Dr. Nimaichand Luwang had approved the reconstitution of Khaidem Biramani Singh,Waikhom Leikai as president, Thounaojam Debadas, Thongam Leikai as vice president, Jadumani Khomdram, Thongam Leikai as secretary, Sapam Rocket Singh, Sapam Leikai and Khomdram Sanjeet Singh, Thongam Leikai as Joint secretaries,T.Suresh Singh , Chinga Makha Ningthoujam Leikai as Treasurer and Openjit Sougrakpam, S. Dilip Singh(ex-general secretary, MPP) both from Sougrakpam Leikai, Y. Iboyaima Singh, Chingamakha Jaganatha Achouba leikak, S.Umananda Singh(Retd lecturer M.B. COLLEGE), S.Maipak Singh,both from Okram Leikai, M.Nilachandra Singh (Advocate),Thongam Leikai and A. Bishwojit Singh, Yanglem Leikai as executive members of Manipur People’s Party Singjamei Kendra Committee.

Dead body found

IMPHAL, May 6: A dead body of a newly born baby was found abandoned by passersby from the eastern gate of the temporary market shed of Khwairamband Bazar this early… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 6: A dead body of a newly born baby was found abandoned by passersby from the eastern gate of the temporary market shed of Khwairamband Bazar this early morning.
The corpse of the baby was later picked up by a team of Imphal City police this morning at around 7.30 am and kept at the RIMS morgue for post mortem.

Manipur beat Bihar in Santosh trophy preliminary

IMPHAL, May 6: Manipur defeated Bihar by 4-1 in their first encounter in the 65th edition of the Santosh trophy football tournament today. The tournament is being held at Shivsagar,… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 6: Manipur defeated Bihar by 4-1 in their first encounter in the 65th edition of the Santosh trophy football tournament today. The tournament is being held at Shivsagar, Assam.
Manipur is grouped with Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar in the cluster III preliminary round league.
Santosh opened goal account for Manipur in the 35th minute while Tiken increased the margin to 2-0 just before the half time whistle blows.
Later in the second half, Nabakumar consolidate Manipur’s position by netting in third goal while Nilakumar sealed the victory for Manipur by scoring fourth goal in the 76th minute.Manipur next play Andaman & Nicobar on May 8.

United NGOs mission appeals

IMPHAL, May 6: In press release, the United NGOs Mission has strongly condemned the arrest of twenty five street vendors without proper consideration by the government, on their way to… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 6: In press release, the United NGOs Mission has strongly condemned the arrest of twenty five street vendors without proper consideration by the government, on their way to submit a memorandum. It further stated that it is wrong on the part of the government to coerce the vendors into shifting without proper assessment of the inevitable inconvenience; the vendors will face in the future.
It further appeals the concern authority for the release of the women in the best interest of their children.

YOSC to clash TBSFA in Birchandra football final

IMPHAL, May 6: The YOSC Khurai will clash with TBSFA in the final of the 3rd Th Birchandra Football Academy memorial football tournament being held at Toubungkhok. In the semi… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 6: The YOSC Khurai will clash with TBSFA in the final of the 3rd Th Birchandra Football Academy memorial football tournament being held at Toubungkhok.
In the semi final matches played today YOSC defeated Linthoi FC by 2-1 while TBSFA  beat GSC by 4-3 goals.

Bidai Abhisap show in Dhaka

IMPHAL, May 6:  In a press release, the Jawaharlal Nehru Dance Academy Repertory’s ‘Bidai Abhisap’ will be shown in Dhaka on May 8 at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on the occasion… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 6:  In a press release, the Jawaharlal Nehru Dance Academy Repertory’s ‘Bidai Abhisap’ will be shown in Dhaka on May 8 at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on the occasion of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranth Tagore.  It is sponsored by the Sangeet Natak Academy, New Delhi under Indo-Bangladesh Cultural Exchange Programme. The much appreciated dance-drama is based on Tagore’s poem of the same title and translated in Manipuri by the renowned theatre-director, Ratan Thiyam, choreographed by N.Amusana Devi, Sr.Production Asst.
The show in Dhaka will be the seventh show including two shows in Santiniketan and Kolkata, it further added. It further mentions that a five member team of Pung Cholom artists will depart for Ethiopia on May 13.

HU, COSMO win in hockey league

IMPHAL, May 6: Hockey Union, Lairikyengbam Leikai defeated YAC Yaiskul by 10-0 in the 35th mens state league hockey being held at Hockey Stadium, Khuman Lampak. W Chitrasen, ch Reshikanta,… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 6: Hockey Union, Lairikyengbam Leikai defeated YAC Yaiskul by 10-0 in the 35th mens state league hockey being held at Hockey Stadium, Khuman Lampak.
W Chitrasen, ch Reshikanta, Ch Dayananda, W Johny and Th Roshankumar were goal scorers for HU.
HU got five penalty corner while YAC got only two in the match.
In another match of the day, COSMO Wangkhei beat rival MEIRAA by 2-0. Bronson and L Sanajaoba scored for COSMO.

Annual general meeting

IMPHAL, May 6:  The annual general meeting of United Committee Manipur (UCM) will be held on May 15 at 9a.m. at the UCM Headquarter, Lamphel, stated a press release of… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 6:  The annual general meeting of United Committee Manipur (UCM) will be held on May 15 at 9a.m. at the UCM Headquarter, Lamphel, stated a press release of the committee.
It further requests the timely presence of its members and mentions of an interaction amongst its members on the annual report of the committee, on the said date.

MSL reduces to 10 Clubs

IMPHAL, May 6: The 6th edition of the Manipur State League football will be competed by only 10 clubs as no Clubs has applied for filling up two Clubs relegated… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 6: The 6th edition of the Manipur State League football will be competed by only 10 clubs as no Clubs has applied for filling up two Clubs relegated based on the league table of the 5th Manipur state league.
Executive council of the AMFA has decided to fix the number of Clubs for the 6th MSL to 10 only with no fresh selectio.
The AMFA executive council meet held today also decided that the principle of relegation o two teams and selection/promotion of two teams to replace the relegated two clubs will maintain and continue.

Selection process for ManU tournament finalised

IMPHAL, May 6: Manager’s meeting of the participating teams in the selection competition of the Manchester United Tournament will be held on May 8 at 4pm at the AMFA office…. Read more »

IMPHAL, May 6: Manager’s meeting of the participating teams in the selection competition of the Manchester United Tournament will be held on May 8 at 4pm at the AMFA office.
A AMFA release said selection competition will be held at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium from May 9.
In the meantime, AMFA has assigned Ng Brojendra Singh as convenor of the competition for the selection of one club to participate in the ManU tournament to be held at Pune, Maharastra from May 16.
On the other hand, altogether eight match officials have been assigned to conduct matches of the selection competition. They are Ksh Saratchandra, N Ibungo, L Tarun, Y Ingobi, K Mosses, Amarjit, A Boren, Th Seityajit and E Premjoy Singh.

Common entrance examination

IMPHAL, May 6: Common entrance examination to be held at foalpara (Assam) on May 29 for soldier gd, tech and clk/skt category. According to a PIB release medical fit candidates… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 6: Common entrance examination to be held at foalpara (Assam) on May 29 for soldier gd, tech and clk/skt category.
According to a PIB release medical fit candidates of Zakhama, Imphal, Zunheboto  Senapati rally of Soldier GD, Tech & Clk/SKT will attend the common entrance examination (CEE) to be held at DN Singha Sports Stadium, Goalpara (Assam) on 29 May 2011. Further details can be had from the PIB Office.

Just Peace foundation

IMPHAL, May 5: In a press release by the Just Peace Foundation, it is calling for a nation wide protest for the repeal of AFSPA on May 22. Along with… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 5: In a press release by the Just Peace Foundation, it is calling for a nation wide protest for the repeal of AFSPA on May 22.

Along with the protest, a debate competition will also take place on the same day, on the topic `It is right time to repeal AFSPA`™ and application forms are available at Job Centre, Babupura, Imphal. Applicants at the age of eighteen or below are eligible, it further added.

FIFA official dissapointed over slow progress of work

IMPHAL, May 5: FIFA official Eric Gordon Harrison, who arrived in Imphal to review ground work for installation of artificial turf football ground at Khuman Lampak was left shocked on… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 5: FIFA official Eric Gordon Harrison, who arrived in Imphal to review ground work for installation of artificial turf football ground at Khuman Lampak was left shocked on seeing slow progress of work.

The FIFA official along with an official of the AIFF visited the NSA ground at Khuman Lampak and they were dissapointed at the progress of the work and the quality of the work.

The upcoming artificial turf football ground is being constructed at the National Sports Academy ground with the funding of the international football body and it will have to develop as international standard.

The FIFA official Eric Gordon Harrison arrived in the state this afternoon and inspected the installation of the artificial turf football ground at around 1pm.

Speaking to mediapersons at the sideline of the inspection, he stated that foundation of the pitch is not hard enough and that quality has not been maintained in laying the foundation of the pitch.

He was left disappointed as he could not find any progress in the installation process since his last visit to the site recently.

Regarding the problems faced in the installation process, he stated that according to the contractors responsible for the installation process the present issues in the state including the present strike of the stone clusters has slowed the progress of the installation.

The official also inspected the surrounding drainage and the fencing of the academy which is being constructed to be made of international class.

Condolence

IMPHAL May 16: The Kuki National Front has deeply condoled the tragic death of Paomang Kuki, president of KLA/KLO on May 8 said a statement released by the general secretary… Read more »

IMPHAL May 16: The Kuki National Front has deeply condoled the tragic death of Paomang Kuki, president of KLA/KLO on May 8 said a statement released by the general secretary of KNF Aaron Kipgen. The statement stated that a great loss had been meted out to the Kuki revolutionary movement and the Kuki society as a whole. The statement further condemned all those responsible leading to the unfortunate incident and demanded an explanation for such an act.

YWC/Model enters final of MCA cricket tournament

IMPHAL, May 5: Combined team of YWC/Model defeated CRAU by six wickets in today`™s match of the 2nd MCA U-14 cricket tournament-2011. In a match played today at Luwangpokpa ground,… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 5: Combined team of YWC/Model defeated CRAU by six wickets in today`™s match of the 2nd MCA U-14 cricket tournament-2011.

In a match played today at Luwangpokpa ground, CRAU won the toss and elected to bat first.

CRAU scored a total of 94 runs with the loss of all their wickets in 34 overs thereby setting a target of 95 runs for the YWC/Model.

Chasing a low target Model reached the target in 26 overs with the loss of only four wickets and won the match by six wickets.

During the match, Joykumar of CRAU scored 22 runs while Suresh of Model took four vital wickets.
Model batsman N Pai scored 42 runs.

Ng Suresh of YWC/Model who took four wickets was declared man of the match.

YWC/Model have entered the final.

Plebiscite meet at Lamshang

IMPHAL May 5: Lamsang Nupi Khunai Apunba Lup organized a pubic meet on plebiscite at Heibongpokpi Comunity hall today. The meet was attended by Mutum Manbi Leima , president of… Read more »

IMPHAL May 5: Lamsang Nupi Khunai Apunba Lup organized a pubic meet on plebiscite at Heibongpokpi Comunity hall today. The meet was attended by Mutum Manbi Leima , president of Nupi Khunai Apunba Lup , Sapam Pari khuman , social activist, Laisram Irabot social activist, Chirom Nabadweep retired superintendent of YAS and S. Momon Leima, president All Manipur Tammi Chingmi Apunba Lup as the presidium members .

Y. Nabachandra ,vice president of UCM and Dhiren Yengkokpam , president of UPF spoke as the resource persons.

The resource persons opined that the conflict situation which have long prevailed in the state cannot be brought to an end through military might and violence alone. The call for self determination and for holding the plebiscite is a democratic process and the public needs to be aware that this is the lone means to end the conflict scenario.

The meet resolved to urge the public to endorse the plebiscite stance and to submit the wants of the public to the UN and other human rights organizations.

MPSC wins in state league hockey

IMPHAL, May 10: MPSC defeated UYAC by 5-1 while HU drew with SSA with the score of 3-3 in today’s matches of the 35th mens and 17th womens state hockey… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 10: MPSC defeated UYAC by 5-1 while HU drew with SSA with the score of 3-3 in today’s matches of the 35th mens and 17th womens state hockey league being held at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium.

Rongali Bihu in Imphal

IMPHAL, May 5: The Rongali Bihu Celebration Committee, Imphal is celebrating the Rongali Bihu at Devalaya (Kalibari), Imphal, on May 8 organized by the Rainbow and Asom Samaj.

IMPHAL, May 5: The Rongali Bihu Celebration Committee, Imphal is celebrating the Rongali Bihu at Devalaya (Kalibari), Imphal, on May 8 organized by the Rainbow and Asom Samaj.

Nagaland, FC Imphal move into Challenge Cup semis

IMPHAL, May 5: Nagaland veteran football team has entered semi final of the 13th Challenge Cup veteran football tournament being held at Mapal Kangjeibung. In the third quarter final match… Read more »

IMPHAL, May 5: Nagaland veteran football team has entered semi final of the 13th Challenge Cup veteran football tournament being held at Mapal Kangjeibung.

In the third quarter final match played today Nagaland team defeated UVFA by 3-0 goals.

In the semi final, the Nagaland veteran football team will clash with IMVFA Heingang on May 7.

In the fourth quarter final match played today, FC Imphal defeated KVFA to move into the semi final.

FC Imphal won the match 2-1.

Krishna Kumar scored first goal for FC Imphal in the 8th minute. Seven minutes later Krishna Kumar scored again and increased the goal margin which was reduced by KVFA`™s Kendrajit in the 33rd minute.

FC Imphal will clash FLAM in the second semi final to be played on May 8.