Rebel strikes back: Attacks to Indian army for the 2nd time in 3 days at Chandel district 1 AR, 1 PLA killed 5 including 3 PLA injured; AR recovers AK Rifle, IEDs

Imphal, November 15 2017: At what could be term as another daring attack by rebel groups to Indian Security forces in trouble prone region of Manipur, 1 personnel of the 4 Assam Rifles succumbed to his injury another sustained serious wounds at Indo-Myanmar Border in Chandel district today morning. In retaliation by the Assam Rifle […]

Perpetrators of Chandel bomb attack will not be spared, vows Biren

IMPHAL | Nov 14: State paid last respect to the two Assam Rifles jawans who were killed in a bomb blast at Chandel district headquarters yesterday Chief Minister, N. Biren led the people in laying wreath on the mortal remains of the two jawans of 18 AR at Imphal international airport today.   Talking to […]

Welcome to Southern Nagalim greeting : Turnout defeats agenda

Welcome to South Nagalim. Not just a greeting or a slogan, but pregnant with innuendoes particularly with the intention to insult and elicit a rebuke or an uproar. This is what can be read into the ‘Welcome to Southern Nagalim’ slogan, etched in black on the road near Japhou bazar during Chief Minister N Biren’s […]

‘Welcome to South Nagalim’ greets CM, Ministers, MLAs

Imphal, November 04 2017: Though thousands of people turned out to accord a grand reception to Chief Minister N Biren Singh during his maiden visit to Chandel district today, it was marred by the blazing words, “Welcome to South Nagalim” written in bold on the road near Japhou bazar. The offending words were promptly erased […]

Declare State holiday on Oct 17 call rung out

Imphal, October 17 2017: A solemn centenary commemoration of Anglo-Kuki War (1917-1919) was held today at Lonpi village in Chandel district with the theme “In defence of our ancestral land and freedom” under the auspices of the Anglo-Kuki War Centenary Commemoration Committee and Celebration Committee 2017 . Fitting homage and tributes were paid to the […]

100 years of Anglo-Kuki War : Eimi Riders begins Tour de Lonpi ride

Kangpokpi, October 13 2017: Kukis across the world is all set to observe the 100th year of the Anglo-Kuki War 1917-1919 on October 17 . In Manipur, the commemoration of 100 years of the Anglo-Kuki War will be celebrated at Lonpi village in Chandel district with Chief Minister N Biren Singh as chief guest, Water […]

Chandel College and District Hospital inspected by Education Minister Radheshyam

Imphal, August 08 2017: Education Minister Th Radheshyam has said that the Education Department works as a team of teachers and students and works for the betterment of the society. The Minister made the statement during his visit to Chandel district to inspect the prevailing conditions of the Governmental institutions of education, health and infrastructure today […]

JCB doubles up as ambulance, patient dies on way to hospital

Kangpokpi, July 16 2017: After the shameful incidents in where a man had to carry the dead body of his wife or daughter after being denied a mortuary van sometime back in Odhisa or Bihar, pictures of a sick man, carried by a JCB to the hospital and who died on the way has gone viral […]

Assam Rifles distributes Solar Lamps, Aadhaar Card Drive in Chandel District

Assam Rifles has been at the forefront in providing helping hand to the needy villagers in Chandel district. In yet another initiative, 18 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR(South) presented 40 Solar Lamps to the villagers of Beru Mollabung Village, Chandel District on 09 Jul 17. Chief of […]

School inspected, aid extended

CHANDEL, Jul 6: A team of Social Welfare Department officials led by Deputy Director (Disability) H Dileep Kumar inspected the Mission Blind School, Heikakpokpi, Chandel district today under the supervision of Social Welfare Minister Nemcha Kipgen. The team interacted with the school staff and the students while inspecting the infrastructures and the teaching system of […]

Police-public coordination spelt out Suspect listed in Chandel dist twin deaths

IMPHAL, May 7: A woman suspected to be involved in the death of a man and a woman and whose bodies were found at Moltinchan and Khumjang village under Sugnu police station in Chandel district has been picked up. Talking to The Sangai Express DGP LM Khaute said that the woman suspect has been picked […]

State advocates lemongrass in lieu of poppy

IMPHAL, Apr 15: IFCD & YAS Minister Letpao Haokip has asserted that the State Government has been working to provide viable alternative source of livelihood to people involved in poppy cultivation in a bid to wean them away from poppy cultivation. Towards this end, the State Government has agreed in principle to replace poppy with […]

Climate change and conflict: Manipuri women are fighting a war for survival on two fronts

Rucha Chitnis Lalzamien observed that the rains had become capricious. The farmer from Churachandpur district of Manipur reminisced about ai-ruo, the November rain that brings out the crabs that crawl on the wet, muddy earth. In the Hmar dialect, ai is crab and ruo is rain. Such a name for the rain elucidates how closely […]

4 Manipur Police Personnel Killed, 4 Others Injured In Ambush

Imphal: Militants ambushed a team of Manipur Police personnel on road patrol duty in two different areas in the state’s Chandel district, killing four personnel and injuring four others. The police said that the first incident occurred at Lokchao, located around 21 km from the border town of Moreh, along the Imphal-Moreh route. One policeman […]

Manipur villagers rescue barking deer from hunters

Imphal: Villagers of Tejpur Awang Leikai in Manipur’s Thoubal district rescued a barking deer from armed hunters on Wednesday. The male deer had sustained wounds on its limbs after being chased by 20 armed hunters accompanied by hunting dogs. It is believed to have been chased out of a heavily-forested tribal village in Chandel district […]

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