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 […]

Rs 5 lakh cheque each to magnificent 8 : Najma, CM felicitate U-17 WC players

Imphal, October 16 2017: Governor Dr Najma Heptulla and Chief Minister N Biren felicitated the eight players of the State who represented India at the Under-17 FIFA World Cup today. At a felicitation function held at the Raj Bhavan where Governor Dr Najma Heptulla assured she would try her best to find ways to promote […]

6th Meeyamgi Numit : CM gives priority to differently abled persons

Imphal, October 15 2017: Chief Minister N Biren Singh personally attended to around 200 complaints and met nearly 1000 people from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm on the 6th Meeyamgi Numit at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat today. Hundreds of people turned up to highlight their grievances and the Chief Minister gave priority to differently-abled persons, […]

Govt frames uniform land purchase policy

Imphal, October 14 2017: The State Government has framed a policy to do away with non-uniformity in prices of land when the Government goes for direct purchase of land for different development projects . There is a practice of negotiating prices with land owners when the Government must acquire land through direct purchase for implementing […]

Pride of place: Meet six designers from Northeast who are making it big

We’ve spotted Madonna, Freida Pinto and Sonam Kapoor in them. Meet six designers from the Northeast who are building on their heritage to rock the world stage Chic, edgy, polished — adjectives come easily when you describe the Northeast sense of style. A standby of fashion magazine editorials, especially their street swag, it inspires Instagram […]

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 […]

Leisha Latpa performed for Barak, Makru bridges

Imphal, October 12 2017: Leisha Latpa (Bhoomi Puja) ritual was performed today for construction of Imphal-Jiribam highway’s Barak and Makru bridges with RCC . Speaking at the occasion, Chief Minister N Biren stated that the previous (Central) Governments did not sanction a single rupee for construction of the two key bridges during the past 40/50 […]

Dust and crater like potholes : Welcome to NH-2

Kangpokpi, October 11 2017: The picture here clearly demonstrate the condition of National Highway 2, or the Trans-Asian Highway No 1, across Kangpokpi district and anyone coming across the picture can definitely conclude how the people must be suffering due to such a deplorable condition of the highway. Travelling along the highway calls for all […]

Renu Takhellambam (EEVFAM) calls upon UN to be proactive against AFSPA and Fake encounter

UN to be proactive against AFSPA and Fake Encounter. Speech delivered by Renu Takhellambam (EEVFAM) at the 36th session Human Right Council, general debate agenda 10, September 2017. Mr. President We welcome the resolve of experts and digntaries that HRC should find ways to bring changes on ground; and not only make recommendations and resolutions. In […]

Tourists inflow to State fluctuates with little growth down the years

Imphal, October 10 2017: Even though the State’s tourism potential has been acknowledged by one and all, and the State Government started celebrating Manipur Sangai Festival since 2010 with the primary objective of projecting Manipur as a popular tourism destination, the volume of tourist inflow into the State has been fluctuating with little growth . […]

Royal Riders Manipur in Association with Nagaland Motorcycle Club organised Free Health Camp at Tening, Nagaland

Royal Enfield riders from Royal Riders, Manipur (RRM), toured the border areas of the neighbouring states which do not have proper roads and communication system and organised free medical camp. For four days from September 29, 2017 to October 2, 2017, the riders of RRM in association with Nagaland Motorcycle Club toured to Tening Village […]

U17 World Cup: India-1, Colombia-2 Hosts’ knockout dreams fade despite first ever goal

New Delhi, October 09 2017: Host Nation India were defeated 1-2 by Colombia in their second Group A game of the 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi on Monday . Juan Penaloza’s (49′ 83′) brace sandwiched what was India’s first ever goal in a FIFA tournament by Jeakson […]

Deteriorating relationship between the medical community and the public

To the Honorable Chief Minister, Government of Manipur, MR. NONGTHOMBAM BIREN Dear Mr. Chief Minister, After a thorough and passionate discussion with many experienced and thoughtful doctors, we find that most of the complaints from the medical fraternity stem from the fact that they are not given sufficient resources: human resources as well as machineries […]

No compromise on integrity of Manipur : CM Biren Singh

Imphal, October 08 2017: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said that solution to the Naga issue should not disturb peace in his State, while maintaining that an early resolution of peace talks between the Centre and NSCN-IM is desirable in the interest of the entire North East region. Asserting that any agreement on […]

5th General Panchayat election Ballot boxes confiscated, re-poll likely in some PSs

Imphal, October 07 2017: Even though the 5th General Panchayat election held today was by and large peaceful, isolated incidents of confiscating ballot boxes marred the election at three polling stations and these polling stations are likely to go for re-poll . Reports received from the State election office recorded 90 per cent poll percentage […]

U17 World Cup: India 0-3 USA : Young colts succumb to defeat in opener

New Delhi, October 06 2017: India U-17’s opening day efforts were in vain as USA clinched a dominating 3-0 win over the hosts to register three points in Group A of the FIFA U-17 World Cup opener held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi on Friday. Star striker Josh Sargent broke the deadlock through […]

Tripartite talks should not negate interests of other communities : Kuki Chiefs ; ‘Do not roll back districts creation on the demand of one community’

Kangpokpi, October 05 2017: Kuki chiefs across the State held a consultation meeting today at Imphal under the aegis of Kuki Inpi in connection with the prevailing political and land issues and resolved that the scheduled tripartite talks between the State Government, Central Government and UNC should not infringe on the interest of other communities. […]

World Tourism Day – 2017

World Tourism Day, 2017 organised by Tourism Department, Government of Manipur under the theme “Sustainable Tourism – a tool for development” was held at Phayeng Village, Imphal West on September 29, 2017. Cultural items like Khou Chongba, Thougal Jagoi, Exhibition of Mukna, Wa-Chingba (Khangching), Chakpa Song and different musical items were performed including “The Vinyl […]

World Tourism Day – 2017

World Tourism Day, 2017 organised by Tourism Department, Government of Manipur under the theme “Sustainable Tourism – a tool for development” was held at Phayeng Village, Imphal West on September 29, 2017. Cultural items like Khou Chongba, Thougal Jagoi, Exhibition of Mukna, Wa-Chingba (Khangching), Chakpa Song and different musical items were performed including “The Vinyl […]

ATSUM against demand to include Meiteis in ST list

Imphal, October 04 2017: Even as campaign for Scheduled Tribe status of Meetei/Meitei by Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee (STDC) has intensified, All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) said it will fight to the end opposing the inclusion of Meetei/Meitei in the ST list . ATSUM president Vareiyo Shatsang said today that the apex tribal students’ […]