Delegates of AMUCO, UCM, CCSK to leave for Delhi today CSO team to apprise PM about people’s will

IMPHAL, Dec 15: An eight-member team of AMUCO, CCSK and UCM would leave Imphal for New Delhi tomorrow to apprise the Prime Minister, the Union Home Minister, the AICC president and other Central leaders about the people’s collective will and standpoint with regard to any settlement to the protracted political dialogue going on between the Government of India and NSCN-IM.

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AMSU protests in front of CM’s office, 17 held

IMPHAL, Dec 15: Decrying alleged failure on the part of the State Government to take up prompt action against attempts by some elements to keep away Tribal Research Institute (TRI) Deputy Director Pikeshwar from the post even though he has been appointed to the same post by Manipur Public Service Commission, AMSU volunteers marched to the Chief Minister’s official residence this afternoon.

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GST fails to ensure 100 pc tax collection

IMPHAL, Dec 15 : Even though the State’s Taxation Department is still unable to ensure regular payment of taxes by all citizens liable to pay taxes, the rate of tax collection has improved following introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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Meeyamgi Numit Govt to give Hakshelgi Tengbang gift on New Year’s day

Imphal, Dec 15 (DIPR):Chief Minister N Biren Singh said that the Government is planning to introduce a new healthcare scheme ‘Hakshelgi Tengbang’ (Manipur Health Protection Scheme) on January 1, 2018. This was stated by him while briefing media persons on the occasion of ‘Meeyamgi Numit’ held at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat today.

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Resolution on Naga political issue – Nagaland Assembly

DIMAPUR | Dec 15: The 12th Nagaland Legislative Assembly passed a resolution on Naga political issue today, the second and the concluding day of the winter session that, “solution to the Naga political issue cannot afford any more delay and thereby interminably deny the Nagas their democratic right to self- determination and other concomitant rights […]

CM Attends To Around 620 Complaints On Meeyamgi Numit

GOVERNMENT WOULD LAUNCH ‘HAKSHELGI TENGBANG’ ON 1STJAN. 2018: CM Imphal, December 15, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that the government is planning to introduce a new healthcare scheme ‘Hakshelgi Tengbang’(Manipur Health Protection Scheme) on 1st January, 2018. This was stated by him while briefing the media persons on the occasion of […]

Give evidence to prove FA not inimical to State : O Ibobi

IMPHAL, Dec 14: Asserting that the Congress party’s campaign against the secretive Framework Agreement is in the interest of the State, CLP leader and ex-Chief Minister O Ibobi has asked BJP leaders of both the Centre and the State to produce evidence in support of their assurances that the Framework Agreement does not contain anything inimical to the interest of Manipur.

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Imphal sees highest rainfall this year since 1956

Imphal, Dec 14 : Manipur capital Imphal received the highest rainfall since 1956, recording 2,439.4mm in 2017 till December 13 or 68.71% above the State’s annual precipitation of 1446.3mm, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research’s (ICAR) Imphal centre has said.

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Direct transfer to beneficiaries from Dec 31

IMPHAL, Dec 14: As a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India and cashless transaction policies, the State Government has started taking up necessary steps to enable Direct Benefit Transfer of 75 Central sponsored schemes to the individual bank accounts of the beneficiaries from December 31.

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Meetei Chanu contestants to qualify traditional practices

IMPHAL | Dec 14 : After the success of first event, Lainingthou Sanamahee Sana Pung (LSSP) is organising the second edition of Meitei Chanu, a beauty pageant, said a release by Organising Committee Meetei Chanu. The release said that screening and audition of the beauty pageant was conducted on December 10 and the grand finale […]

Locals block Uripok Kangchup road demanding justice for Pravish Chanam

IMPHAL | Dec 14 : Demanding justice for late Pravish Chanam, who died in mysterious circumstances in Uttar Pradesh ,irate locals of Naoremthong and Uripok blocked the Uripok Kangchup road for around one hour today at Naoremthong area. The road remained blocked from around 2.30 pm near Naoremthong bridge crossing after staging a sit-in protest. […]

HC grants Rs.7 lakhs compensation in fake encounter case

IMPHAL | Dec 14 : Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) said High Court of Manipur has awarded 7 lakhs as compensation in a case of fake encounter killing. A release said division bench of the high court of Manipur comprising of acting justice, N. Kotiswar Singh and Justice Kh. Nobin Singh has awarded Rs. 7 […]

Congress party never remained idle on state integrity issue: Ibobi

THOUBAL | Dec 14 : The state Congress party has never remained idle; we always acted in public interest, said opposition leader and former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh at a sit in protest held at Thoubal Mela ground today. The protest organised by the Thoubal Congress Block Committee demanded that the framework agreement between […]

Sangita Thiyam crowned Miss Orange Queen

TAMENGLONG | Dec 14: Sangita Thiyam has been crowned ‘Orange Queen 2017’. She was contestant no.2 in the beauty pageant held last night at the main venue of Orange Festival, Lower Ground, Tamenglong district. She is a daughter of (Late) Thiyam Ibotombi Singh of Irom Meijarao, Imphal West. Contestant no.5, Lumgailiu Panmei was crowned as first […]