Enraged flight passenger ‘takes on’ Union minister

IMPHAL | Nov 22: An enraged passenger who missed her connecting flight from Kolkata to Patna due to delay of all flights at Imphal Airport with VVIP arrival at the airport, engaged Tourism Union minister, Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam in an angry exchange upon the latter’s arrival yesterday. The passenger identified as Dr. Nirala Singh who […]

Changangei locals block airport gate to protest Ibemcha killing

IMPHAL | Nov 16 : Locals of Changangei Mayai Leikai today blocked the exit gate of the Imphal Airport for around half hour as police stopped them from meeting the chief minister, N. Biren regarding the suspicious death of L. (0) Ibemcha Devi wife of L. Nabakanta Singh of Khangmong Meisnam Leikai. Earlier before blocking […]

Changangei locals block airport gate to protest Ibemcha killing

IMPHAL | Nov 16 : Locals of Changangei Mayai Leikai today blocked the exit gate of the Imphal Airport for around half hour as police stopped them from meeting the chief minister, N. Biren regarding the suspicious death of L. (0) Ibemcha Devi wife of L. Nabakanta Singh of Khangmong Meisnam Leikai. Earlier before blocking […]

Dalai Lama arrives

Imphal, October 17 2017: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama arrived here today on a two-day visit to the State . As the spiritual leader landed at Imphal airport at 11.35 am, he was accorded a warm reception by Chief Minister N Biren and Speaker Y Khemchand. Dalai Lama would stay at Raj Bhavan tonight and […]

5.97 Kgs gold concealed inside rectums seized

Imphal, September 15 2017: Altogether 5.97 Kgs of gold concealed in rectums of six individuals have been seized by Customs Division, Imphal and CISF from Imphal airport . Speaking to media persons at their Sangakpham office this evening, Customs Division, Imphal Deputy Commissioner Gaikhonlung Panmei said that acting on a specific tip off, air intelligence […]

Cargo terminal to come up at Imphal airport

New Delhi, September 11 2017: State-owned AAI will construct a cargo terminal at Imphal airport at a cost of Rs 16.20 crore, with Commerce and Industry Ministry sanctioning a grant of nearly Rs 13 crore. This follows Manipur Government’s plans to establish an Export Import Cargo Terminal (EICT) at Tulihal, Imphal airport under a scheme […]

Joykishan promises drug free Manipur

BJP MLA Khumukcham Joykishan has asserted that Manipur would be freed from all drug-related issues within five years provided the party is elected to power in the forthcoming Manipur State Assembly election. If elected to power, BJP would take up exemplary action against drug smugglers. The BJP Government would also formulate a policy to keep […]

Centre plans new terminal at Imphal Airport

Union civil aviation minister Pusapati Ashok Ganapati Raju today announced a proposal for construction of a new terminal at Imphal Airport at an estimated project cost of Rs 450 crores. The minister made the announcement while speaking at a BJP conference in connection to 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly election organised by the BJP Khurai Mandal […]

Man held for raising hoax bomb threat at Imphal airport

A Delhi bound 39-year-old was arrested after he allegedly shouted of having a bomb in his luggage by security personnel at the Imphal International Airport. The outburst eventually delayed flights departing the airport by more than two hours today. Robinson Paotei, 39, son of Raphie Paotei of Purul Atongba Village, Senapati district was going to […]