Yairipok councillor, Konjengbam Ito missing

THOUBAL| Oct 20

Present councillor of Yairipok Municipal Council, Ward no –VIII, Konjengbam Ito, 58, has been missing after he left home in the morning of October 19.

The councillor has not returned back home after he went for some personal tran…

THOUBAL| Oct 20

Present councillor of Yairipok Municipal Council, Ward no –VIII, Konjengbam Ito, 58, has been missing after he left home in the morning of October 19.

The councillor has not returned back home after he went for some personal transact……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62277/yairipok-councillor-konjengbam-ito-missing

Service extension of engineer decried

IMPHAL | Oct 20

Demanding that the service extension of engineer-in-chief, G. Robindro Sharma must be withdrawn, protestors marched a rally at Maphou dam area today carrying a banner which read ‘BJP government does not honour High court’s order in …

IMPHAL | Oct 20

Demanding that the service extension of engineer-in-chief, G. Robindro Sharma must be withdrawn, protestors marched a rally at Maphou dam area today carrying a banner which read ‘BJP government does not honour High court’s order in Mani……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62278/service-extension-of-engineer-decried

Indigenous ornamental fishes face severe lack of breeding centres

IMPHAL | Oct 20

The 6th state level aquarium exhibition cum flower show which commenced on October 11 concluded today at Manipur Science Aquarium, DM college campus.

As many as around 25 indigenous species and 50 exotic species of ornamental fis…

IMPHAL | Oct 20

The 6th state level aquarium exhibition cum flower show which commenced on October 11 concluded today at Manipur Science Aquarium, DM college campus.

As many as around 25 indigenous species and 50 exotic species of ornamental fishes ……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62280/indigenous-ornamental-fishes-face-severe-lack-of-breeding-centres

UNLF justifies killing of rapist

IMPHAL | Oct 19

The proscribed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) has stated that concerning the allegations raised during a press meet held at Manipur Press Club on October 19 by one Mina Chote, who claims to be a human rights activist, that …

IMPHAL | Oct 19

The proscribed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) has stated that concerning the allegations raised during a press meet held at Manipur Press Club on October 19 by one Mina Chote, who claims to be a human rights activist, that she ……

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AMWJU condoles

IMPHAL| Oct 20

All Manipur Working Journalist’s Union (AMWJU) has extended its condolences over the sudden demise of its member and sub-editor of Sangai Express daily, Yumnam Homer who breathed his last today.

A release stated that a condolence …

IMPHAL| Oct 20

All Manipur Working Journalist’s Union (AMWJU) has extended its condolences over the sudden demise of its member and sub-editor of Sangai Express daily, Yumnam Homer who breathed his last today.

A release stated that a condolence meet……

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‘State needs to focus on ILP issue’

IMPHAL | Oct 20

“Manipur Democratic Alliance (MDA) has urged the state government to focus on implementation of inner line permit (ILP) system to protect Manipur from the possible influx of outsiders with the implementation of Citizenship Amendment…

IMPHAL | Oct 20

“Manipur Democratic Alliance (MDA) has urged the state government to focus on implementation of inner line permit (ILP) system to protect Manipur from the possible influx of outsiders with the implementation of Citizenship Amendment Bil……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62271/state-needs-to-focus-on-ilp-issue

Moreh police seizes drugs worth Rs 19 crore

MOREH| Oct 20

A team of Tengnoupal District police seized a huge contraband of drugs worth Rs 19 crores on October 19.

Upon receiving credible information that a huge quantity of brown sugar was going to be smuggled from Myanmar towards India at…

MOREH| Oct 20

A team of Tengnoupal District police seized a huge contraband of drugs worth Rs 19 crores on October 19.

Upon receiving credible information that a huge quantity of brown sugar was going to be smuggled from Myanmar towards India at any……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62270/moreh-police-seizes-drugs-worth-rs-19-crore

Government of India backtracking from ‘Framework Agreement’: NSCN (IM)

IMPHAL | Oct 20

Convener of steering committee of the NSCN (IM), Hutovi Chishi has in a release alleged the government of India is backtracking from the ‘Framework Agreement’ in complicit with some few Nagas who are ‘dancing to the tune’ of the Ind…

IMPHAL | Oct 20

Convener of steering committee of the NSCN (IM), Hutovi Chishi has in a release alleged the government of India is backtracking from the ‘Framework Agreement’ in complicit with some few Nagas who are ‘dancing to the tune’ of the Indian ……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62282/government-of-india-backtracking-from-framework-agreement-nscn-im

Two-day science awareness mela concludes

IMPHAL | Oct 20

Minority Peoples and Rural Development Society (MPRDS) has stated that a two-day Science Awareness Mela on Children Centric Outreached Programme for popularisation and promotion of scientific culture amongst the students in the mino…

IMPHAL | Oct 20

Minority Peoples and Rural Development Society (MPRDS) has stated that a two-day Science Awareness Mela on Children Centric Outreached Programme for popularisation and promotion of scientific culture amongst the students in the minority……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62269/two-day-science-awareness-mela-concludes

CPI-(M) condole demise of Ibocha

IMPHAL| Oct 20

CPI-(M) has expressed condolences over the demise of the party’s late leader, Tongjam Ibocha who breathed his last today at his residence located at Khundrakpam Mayai Leikai Imphal. While mentioning that Tongjam Ibocha was 98-year ol…

IMPHAL| Oct 20

CPI-(M) has expressed condolences over the demise of the party’s late leader, Tongjam Ibocha who breathed his last today at his residence located at Khundrakpam Mayai Leikai Imphal. While mentioning that Tongjam Ibocha was 98-year old wh……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62268/cpi-m-condole-demise-of-ibocha

Seeking justice and the wall tells a story

If the rights of a citizen cannot be upheld by the judicial system, who will look after the same rights? Who will look after the rights of the hungry farmers, the weeping widows, the framed innocents, the honest officials targeted by the system, the s…

If the rights of a citizen cannot be upheld by the judicial system, who will look after the same rights? Who will look after the rights of the hungry farmers, the weeping widows, the framed innocents, the honest officials targeted by the system, the soldi……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62260/seeking-justice-and-the-wall-tells-a-story

Live-in woman partner to pay Rs 70 lakh to legal wife under tort law

By Babie Shirin

IMPHAL | Oct 20

In an order considered truly significant for a state like Manipur, Civil Judge, Senior Division, Imphal East has directed a woman to pay Rs 70 lakh as compensation to the legal wife of a man with whom the former h…

By Babie Shirin

IMPHAL | Oct 20

In an order considered truly significant for a state like Manipur, Civil Judge, Senior Division, Imphal East has directed a woman to pay Rs 70 lakh as compensation to the legal wife of a man with whom the former has b……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62281/live-in-woman-partner-to-pay-rs-70-lakh-to-legal-wife-under-tort-law

Literary festival held at Jiribam

JIRIBAM| Oct 20

A one-day Literary Festival on the theme of ‘Laklo Eikhoi Punlashi’ (Come, Let us Unite)’ was held today at Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library hall located at Jiribam, Babupara. It was organised by Manipuri Sahitya Parishad, Jiribam in asso…

JIRIBAM| Oct 20

A one-day Literary Festival on the theme of ‘Laklo Eikhoi Punlashi’ (Come, Let us Unite)’ was held today at Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library hall located at Jiribam, Babupara. It was organised by Manipuri Sahitya Parishad, Jiribam in associat……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62264/literary-festival-held-at-jiribam

‘Dance to draw attention, but don’t lose its basic tenets’

IMPHAL | Oct 20

To draw attention of the audience, artist should focus both on modification of the art form as well as maintaining its basic tenets of traditional practices, said Padmashri awardee, S. Thanil Singh.

He expressed his views during …

IMPHAL | Oct 20

To draw attention of the audience, artist should focus both on modification of the art form as well as maintaining its basic tenets of traditional practices, said Padmashri awardee, S. Thanil Singh.

He expressed his views during the ……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62275/dance-to-draw-attention-but-dont-lose-its-basic-tenets

Requital day held in Tml

TAMENGLONG| Oct 19

In regard to the alleged Naga people killed during the Kuki Rebellion (1991- 1995), a ‘Requital Day’ was held here at Rani Gaidinliu Women market, Tamenglong district headquarters. The event was organised by councils of Zeme Naga…

TAMENGLONG| Oct 19

In regard to the alleged Naga people killed during the Kuki Rebellion (1991- 1995), a ‘Requital Day’ was held here at Rani Gaidinliu Women market, Tamenglong district headquarters. The event was organised by councils of Zeme Naga, Li……

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Traffic cracks down on Wahengbam Leikai encroachers

IMPHAL | Oct 19

State police including traffic police dismantled about 50 encroached shop portions along Wahengbam Leikai stretch on October 18.

Speaking to the media, superintendent of police (traffic), KS Sarma said police will continue drive …

IMPHAL | Oct 19

State police including traffic police dismantled about 50 encroached shop portions along Wahengbam Leikai stretch on October 18.

Speaking to the media, superintendent of police (traffic), KS Sarma said police will continue drive agai……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62242/traffic-cracks-down-on-wahengbam-leikai-encroachers

Samarpan to host Manipuri classical dance fest

IMPHAL | Oct 19

“Twenty two artists from outside the State will be demonstrating Manipuri classical dances on Sunday at Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA) located at Khuyathong, Imphal.”

Manipuri classical dancer, Latasana Devi state…

IMPHAL | Oct 19

“Twenty two artists from outside the State will be demonstrating Manipuri classical dances on Sunday at Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA) located at Khuyathong, Imphal.”

Manipuri classical dancer, Latasana Devi stated th……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62241/samarpan-to-host-manipuri-classical-dance-fest

NSCN (IM) delaying final Naga pact over flag and constitution: RN Ravi

Final draft agreement ready to be inked

IMPHAL | Oct 18

The government of India’s representative and interlocutor for Naga peace talks RN. Ravi has accused the NSCN (IM) of adopting a procrastinating attitude by raising the contentious symbolic …

Final draft agreement ready to be inked

IMPHAL | Oct 18

The government of India’s representative and interlocutor for Naga peace talks RN. Ravi has accused the NSCN (IM) of adopting a procrastinating attitude by raising the contentious symbolic issu……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62232/nscn-im-delaying-final-naga-pact-over-flag-and-constitution-rn-ravi

Licences mandatory for private security agencies

IMPHAL| Oct 19

Home department, Secretariat has informed that the ‘Manipur Private Security Agencies (Regulation) Rules 2019’ has come into force in the State of Manipur with effect from the day of its publications on ‘Manipur Extra-Ordinary Gazett…

IMPHAL| Oct 19

Home department, Secretariat has informed that the ‘Manipur Private Security Agencies (Regulation) Rules 2019’ has come into force in the State of Manipur with effect from the day of its publications on ‘Manipur Extra-Ordinary Gazette’ o……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62240/licences-mandatory-for-private-security-agencies

Vices and the Ban

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” Charles Dickens wrote in ‘The Tale of Two Cities’. With the burgeoning of economic conditions in the State, Manipur is in a similar stage of crisis with the upper classes of the society reaping th…

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” Charles Dickens wrote in ‘The Tale of Two Cities’. With the burgeoning of economic conditions in the State, Manipur is in a similar stage of crisis with the upper classes of the society reaping the be……

Read more / Original news source: http://www.ifp.co.in/page/items/62214/vices-and-the-ban