Churachandpur new hub for rhino horn trade

GUWAHATI, Apr 27:Churachandpur district in Manipur has emerged as the new hub for illegal trade in rhino horns and body parts of other animals. Experts dealing in wildlife crime said Churachandpur has beaten Nagaland’s commercial centre Dimapur, which used to be the centre of rhino horn smuggling. “Now, the bulk of the illegal trade in […]

NSCN (IM) reiterates Greater Lim demand

GUWAHATI, Apr 27 :A week after the last round of talks with Centre, the NSCN (IM) on Thursday made a strong pitch for its demand for unification of the contiguous Naga inhabited areas in Assam, Arunachal and Manipur into a greater Nagaland, “Nagalim.” The NSCN (IM) reiterated its demand after the Ministry of Home Affairs […]

RIMS dental chair purchase case Warrant issued against an accused

IMPHAL, Apr 27: In a landmark judgement, Special Judge Imphal West has issued a warrant against one of the accused in RIMS dental chair purchase case for failing to appear before the Court yesterday. The accused has been identified as Subhendu Mukherjee, proprietor of MS Mukherjee Enterprises, Kolkata. Two prosecution witnesses of CBI namely Bhavesh […]

Protest rally staged against gang rape

IMPHAL, Apr 27 : Core Committee Against the Phaknung Gangrape today took out a mass rally in Imphal area demanding exemplary punishment for the 7 persons involved in the April 14 gangrape of two minor girls. The protest march took off from Thangmeiband Khunthokhanbi and passed through Khoyathong, North AOC, Khongnang Anikarak, Dingku Road, Khuman […]

SC upholds order against use of excessive force by army in Manipur

New Delhi, Apr 27 :In a huge setback to the Centre, the Supreme Court has re-affirmed its July 2016 order that the army or the Manipur police had violated human rights by killing innocent people in the guise of encounter of militants. The Court in its order had held that the army cannot use excessive […]

PM reviews highway via video conferencing

IMPHAL, Apr 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reviewed the existing condition of Imphal-Jiribam highway together with Chief Secretary O Nabakishore, officials of National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) through video conference. After enquiring about the existing condition of the highway, the Prime Minister instructed […]

HCBAM mulls legal action on 2 senior scribes

IMPHAL, Apr 27: Appropriate legal action will be taken up against tweo senior journalists for making “irresponsible” and “derogatory” remarks against former Advocate Generals of Manipur during a news analysis on All India Radio Imphal and in an electronic news channel. This was conveyed by Yumnam Nimolchand, vice-president of High Court Bar Association, Manipur (HCBAM) during a press conference held at the association’s office today afternoon.

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Mass Rally against Phaknung Gangrape

For the first time in the history of Manipur, mass protest rally took out in Imphal city against the April 14 Phaknung Gangrape on April 27, 2017. Large number of peoples from both valley and hill areas, various Civil Society Organisations, Student’s Body, Clubs took part in the rally which is organised by Core Committee […]

Nagaland’s CM meets Kohima Administration

The Kohima District Administration led by the Deputy Commissioner, Rajesh Soundararajan, IAS called on the Chief Minister, Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu at the Chief Minister’s Office, Civil Secretariat on 27th April, 2017 and apprised him on the Energy Efficient programme which is under the umbrella of National Programme Ujala. The Chief Minister expressed happiness over the […]

JAC demands priority on completing Mapithel dam

IMPHAL: There should be no official process to commission the Mapithel dam as there are pending constructions of various components in addition to continuous seepage of water from underneath the earth dam, said chairman of JAC Mapithel Dam Downstream Affected People, Yumlembam Thoiba. Speaking to newspersons on the side-lines of an inspection visit on Wednesday, […]

Still loyal to Congress despite CM Biren being my father-in-law

IMPHAL: Maintaining that all Congress MLAs should not lose heart over the inability of the party to form the government, Congress MLA of Sagolband AC RK Imo appealed to all his party colleagues to stick to the party and remain united. Imo was speaking at a felicitation function organised in his honour at Usha Bhawan Club […]