Agreement anatomy

Worries about the Framework Agreement signed in 2015 between the Government of India representatives and the NSCN(IM), is once again at its periodic crest. This is so on account of the approaching election to the Nagaland Assembly due in February 2018, and the possibility that the BJP government at the Centre may be under pressure […]

Minister Karam Shyam inspects Jiribram FCS godowns

IMPHAL | Dec 12 : Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Revenue, Karam Shyam inspected FCS godowns in Jiribam district during his two day tour from December 10 to December 11. The minister was apprised by the concern officials that acquisition process obstacles and pending court cases have prevented the godowns from […]

Minister Radheshyam extols Tongbram Shabi

IMPHAL | Dec 12 : Education, Labour and Employment minister, Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that the root cause of every revolution is and has always been against the injustice and exploitation of the rights of the people. The Minister was speaking at the observation of ‘2nd 1939 Nupi Lal Luchingbi Tongbram Shabi Ningshing Khubam’, organised […]

‘Nupi Lal Day is an important date in the history of Manipur’

IMPHAL | Dec 12 : Today is an important day in the history of Manipur, said minster of Information and Public Relations, Thongam Biswajit Singh while attending ‘Nupi Lal Ningshing Thouram’, held at the MMRC and Unity Park, Khangabok. Addressing the function, the minister stressed on the importance of the Nupi Lal movement and the […]

‘Women of the state have excelled in all fields’

CHURACHANDPUIR | Dec 12: Social Welfare and Cooperation minister, Nemcha Kipgen today observed Nupi Lal Day as part of the Thanksgiving cum Advent Christmas function with the widows of Churachandpur district and Sadar Hills, Kangpokpi district held at Lajangphai, Churachandpur, organised by Widows Welfare Association Asia (WWAA). Addressing the gatherings as chief guest, minister Nemcha […]

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 […]

Kala Utsav A Prospect For The Students To Develop Holistically: Apunba Kangla Kangleipak

Imphal, December 12, 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that the Kala Utsav is a prospect for holistic development of the students. It is a platform specially for the students to promote and showcase the artistic talent along with education to inscribe in them the quality of completeness of being a good […]

Ima Keithel Symbolises Hardworking And Courageous Women of Manipur: Shyamkumar

MINISTER SHYAMKUMAR APPEALS MANIPURI WOMEN TO STOP USING TOBACCO PRODUCTS IMPHAL, DECEMBER 12, 2017: Acknowledging the significant role taken up by the women in shaping our society, Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD) Minister, Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar said the women of the State are hardworking and courageous. The Ima Keithel is a testimony of […]

Article 3 woes

In the wake of the perceived threats that Manipur may end up dismembered, causing in its wake violent upheavals that the state can ill afford, there has been a demand to have a clause added to Article 3 which allows the Union government by an Act of the Parliament to form a “new State by […]

Constable candidates suspend indefinite shut down agitation

IMPHAL | Dec 11 : The All Manipur DPC Completed Candidate of Police Constable, Male Batch 2013 has suspended the indefinite state width shut-down. Briefing media persons today at the office of IGP (administration), S. Ibomcha at Manipur Police head quarter, Babupara, the president of the association, A. Binoy said that they have called the […]

Financial independence of women vital for their empowerment: Radheshyam

IMPHAL | Dec 11 : Labour and Employment minister, Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that the financial independence of the women is very much a compulsion for empowering them. The minister was speaking at the opening ceremony of the 4-Month Tailoring and Cutting Training Programme held at the community hall of Keibi Khullen, organised by the […]

HC directs RIMS to submit action taken report on mismanagement charges

IMPHAL | Dec 11 : The High Court of Manipur today directed authorities of RIMS to submit in detail of the steps already taken and the steps they proposed to take in order to improve their institute on or before December 15. Although the RIMS has submitted their reports as directed earlier the division bench […]

Congress will not tolerate over two years of secrecy

THOUBAL | Dec 11 : In the sit in protest organised by Khangabok Block Congress Committee under the supervision of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee at Wangbal bazaar, former chief minister Okram Ibobi said Congress party will not bear with the secrecy that is being kept for more than two year regarding the Framework Agreement. The […]

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 […]

Discussion on human rights, armed conflict and pre-merger status held

IMPHAL | Dec 10 : As part of the International Human Rights Day observation, a discussion on human rights, armed conflict and pre-merger status of Manipur was held today at State Guest House, Sanjenthong. The event was organised by Coalition for Indigenous Rights Campaign (CIRCA). Research associate at Centre for South East Asia Study, MU, […]

No religion advocates any act that is contradictory to love, peace and harmony: Nemcha Kipgen

IMPHAL | Dec 10 : Social Welfare and Cooperation minister, Nemcha Kipgen today expressed that the basic beliefs of all religions are of love, peace and harmony and there is no religion which promotes or advocates any act that is contradictory to love, peace and harmony. The minister was speaking as chief guest at the […]

Hill Leader’s Day: Adequate measures put in place to thwart unlawful activities in border areas, says CM

IMPHAL | Dec 10 : Chief minister, N. Biren said that the state government has taken up adequate security measures at all the border areas of the state to check entry of illegal migrants and thwart unlawful activities in the wake of Rohingya crisis in Myanmar and outsiders identification exercise in neighbouring Assam. Addressing media […]

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 […]

Miscreants disrupt Congress protest against “Framework Agreement”

IMPHAL | Dec 10 : The Congress party was compelled to shift the venue of its sit-in protest demonstration demanding the content of the “Framework Agreement” following disturbances caused by miscreants in Heingang constituency. As a part of the their continued protest demanding the contents of “Framework Agreement” the Congress party scheduled was to organised […]

The Dalai Lama was a big meat eater like most Tibetan Buddhists but later on He became a vegetarian

By Sanjoo Thangjam According to the Buddha’s principle, a Buddhist monk or nun have to accept a gift of food if it is offered to them, whether it has meat in it or not. The monks can refuse it if they know that the creature was killed especially for them or will be killed for […]