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 […]

HC rejects to file petition against government reports in connection with MDS scam

IMPHAL | Dec 13 : The High Court of Manipur today rejected the prayers of the petitioners counsel to file petitions against the bail objection reports that were submitted by the state government against the former chief minister, Okram Ibobi, MDS former project director, Y. Ningthem, MDS former chairman, DS. Poonia, former chief secretary, O. […]

Japanese Delegates Called on the Governor of Manipur

Manipur had an Emotional Relationship with Japan – Governor Imphal, December 13, 2017 (DIPR): A team of 10 member Buddhist delegation led by Mr. Bhikshu Gyomyo Nakamura, Japan called on the Hon’ble Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma Heptulla at Raj Bhavan, today. Sharing her experiences on her visits to Asian countries, Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla […]

No force can disintegrate Manipur if people stand united: CM

IMPHAL | Dec 12 : No power or force in the world can disintegrate Manipur if the people of the state stand united, said chief minister, N. Biren Singh at the observation of Nupi Lal Day, held at Nupi Lal Memorial Complex, Imphal today. Speaking as chief guest of the function, the CM stated that […]

Forget and forgive past mistakes and put in collective effort towards integrity, urges CM

CHURACHANDPUR | Dec 11 : Kuki Students’ Organisation (KSO), Churachandpur today celebrated its golden jubilee with a motto ‘Ever onward: Celebrating 50 years of Excellence Service’, at Peace ground, Tuibong, Churachandpur. The celebration was attended by chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh as chief guest, while minister of Agriculture, Vety and AH, V. Hangkhanlian […]

State should not endorse imposition of AFSPA for security reason

IMPHAL | Dec 10 : “Manipur government should not endorse imposition of AFSPA in the name of bringing peace and security rather they should have courage and urged central government for withdrawing of the draconian law”, said Phulindro Konsam, coordinator Apunba Lup. Phulindro Konsam, was speaking as one of the speaker during the observance of […]

Agitations will continue as long as the contents of framework agreement are not disclosed to public: Ibobi

THOUBAL | Dec 9 : At the public meeting organised by Heirok Block Congress Committee under the supervision of Manipur Pradesh Committee at Umang Laikon under Heirok part I, former chief minister, Okram Ibobi Singh said the public is still suspicious of the secrecy behind the framework agreement. He said the agitations of the congress […]

CM distributes monetary aid of over Rs. 1 Crore under MSIAF

IMPHAL | Dec 8 : Chief minister, N. Biren distributed monetary aid worth Rs. 1,10,58,858 to 91 selected beneficiaries under Manipur State Illness Assistance Fund (MSIAF) at a simple ceremony held at Durbar Hall of Chief Minister’s Secretariat today. The beneficiaries were selected from among the applications received between December 15, 2014 and February 2015. […]

Main fear is that framework may affect state’s administration: Joykishan

IMPHAL | Dec 7 : MLA, Kh. Joykishan said that the main fear of the people of the state is that the framework agreement may bring two administrations in the state which will break the relationship between the people of hills and valley. He was addressing protesters today during a sit-in protest organised by Thangmeiband […]

Review banning of hindi films in Manipur, appeals Bhabananda

IMPHAL | Dec 6: The inaugural function of Thangal Cinema was held today at Dolby Digital Pro-Logic Movie Theatre at Thangal Bazar with honourable MP, Rajya Sabha, Shri K Bhabananda Singh and Director, IPR, Government of Manipur, Meghachandra Kongbam gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest and President respectively. Owned by filmmakers- M.C.Binod, Bishwamitra Sharma […]

Manipur and Nagaland share history and cultural affinities: Biren

IMPHAL | Dec 5 : The chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh visited ‘Hornbill Festival’ at Kisama today. He was accompanied by PHED minister, Losii Dikho, along with MLAs, L. Susindro, K. Robindro, L. Rameshwor, Th. Satyabrata, S. Subhaschandra, Awangbou Newmai and advisor to CM Rajat Sethi. On the grand occasion, N. Biren Singh […]

Governor proposes creation of Research Centre in Culture Varsity

IMPHAL | Dec 4: The 4th International Sankirtan Day was celebrated today, organized by the 4th International Sankirtan Day Celebration Committee in collaboration with Shree Shree Govindaji Nat Sankirtana Academy, Wangkhei Palace Compound, Imphal. The event celebrated at the auditorium of Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound, Imphal with Dr. Najma Heptulla, Governor of Manipur gracing the […]

BJP Manipur warns AMWJU chief of legal suit

IMPHAL | Dec 3: BJP Manipur Pradesh today clarified that no BJP member threaten AMWJU president, W. Samjai, on the question of VIP culture in a local electronic media. BJP secretary of administration, R.K. Shivchandra, however, said in a press meet held at its Nityaipat Chuthek office that Samjai defamed his party and he should […]

‘Manipur needs more Renu to develop economically through cooperative society’

Imphal, December 02 2017: Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Nemcha Kipgen exclaimed that if we have more people like Renu, Manipur will be economically developed through cooperative society. She stated this on the opening ceremony of 28 branches of the Renu Handloom & Handicraft Cooperative Society Limited held today at Hotel Classic Grande, Imphal. Minister […]

President Kovind confident Naga solution will be found soon

KOHIMA | Dec 1 : President of India, Ram Nath Kovind while commenting on the Naga political issue expressed confidence that solution will be found soon. The President of India said this while inaugurating the Hornbill Festival at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama, near Kohima today. Ram Nath Kovind expressed hope and confidence that “a final […]

President, PM hail Mirabai’s feat Mirabai Chanu wins gold at World Weightlifting Championships

California, Nov 30: Mirabai Chanu became only the second Indian (after Karnam Malleswari) to win the gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim (California), USA on Thursday. This was after she lifted a new world record of 194kg (85 snatch and 109 C&J) in women’s 48kg category. Thailand’s Sukcharoen Thunya won the silver […]

Education Minister praised young NCC cadets on 70th NCC Day celebration

Imphal, November 26 2017: Education Minister Thokchom Radheshyam Singh congratulated the young National Cadet Corps (NCC), cadets on the auspicious occasion of the 70th NCC Day Celebration 2017 for their constant contribution towards the nation. He said nation building is a holistic approach of ideas, action and future planning. Relevance, he explained is the utilization […]

Elected local body members felt neglected; ZP, Pradhans and ward members not invited to NEDS or Sangai Festival

Imphal, November 25 2017: Zilla Parishad members, Pradhans and Ward members who were elected in the recently held local body election for Panchayat felt neglected by the state government as they are being forgotten in the largest state tourism festival – The Sangai Festival. They are not only ignored by the organizing committee of the […]

Ima Market basements to be turned into parking lot

IMPHAL | Nov 23: MAHUD minister, Thounaojam Shyamkumar today announced strict prohibition on storage of goods and use of electric appliances at the basement of Ima Market. He also directed the Imphal Municipal Corporation to strictly follow the instructions. The minister’s announcement came after a minor fire broke out at the basement of the Ima […]

State inks 39 MoUs as North East Development Summit concludes

IMPHAL | Nov 22: The two-day business summit of Northeast India and Association for South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries concluded today at City Convention Centre, Palace Compound signing 39 agreements worth Rs. 4000-5000 crores. Chief minister N. Biren in the valedictory function said that the summit was an effort to showcase and explore the potential […]