‘Welfare policy for artists of the state will be introduced soon’

IMPHAL | Dec 16: Chief minister, N. Biren Singh said that the root cause of the present unrest in the state is due to mistakes committed in the past. The CM was speaking as chief guest at the 9th and 10th Manipur State Film Awards Distribution Ceremony held at the auditorium of Manipur State Film […]

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 […]

The good and some bad of Sangai Fest Need to reach out to more

The good and the bad of the Sangai Festival. Fortunately not much can be said about the ugly part of the festival this year. This much is true of the biggest State festival in Manipur and come 2018, Manipur will once again be hosting the same festival, which it has done so at the State […]

Selling Manipur

There can be no dispute that the Sangai Festival this time is much more elaborate. It is for one spread over several venues, including at the Keibul Lamjao at Moirang in the Bishenpur district. Indications are, it will expand even farther from next year, when the newly introduced Cherry Blossom Festival of the Maos will […]

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 […]

Inking 39 MoUs : Opening to investors

Time for locals to be prepared The record is impressive. Thirty nine MoUs signed between the State Government and different Central Government enterprises, companies, investors etc during the two day North East Development Summit and if at all Sangai Festival, 2017 will be remembered in the years to come, it will depend largely on the […]

Salvaging artists’ lost space

With much pomp and gaiety the annual Sangai festival has begun. With the president of India inaugurating it, this edition of the festival has drawn more significance. The praises on the beauty and potentials of the state showered by the dignitaries were received with resounding applauses by the jam-packed audience. We are sure the heart […]

Civil aviation to introduce direct flight service to New Delhi

IMPHAL | Nov 21: Union civil aviation ministry is introducing direct flight service between New Delhi and Imphal from January 1 next year said Union civil aviation minister Jayant Sinha, speaking at the North East Development Summit, City Convention Center Konung Mamang here today. The Union minister made the announcement today at the inauguration of […]

CM inaugurates trade expo centre

IMPHAL | Nov 21: Chief Minister N. Biren Singh inaugurated Manipur Trade and Expo Centre at Lamboi Khongnangkhong, Imphal today. The inauguration ceremony was organised under the supervision of department of Textiles, Commerce and Industries, Government of Manipur. Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Commerce and Industries, RD & PR, Power and IPR, Th. Biswajit […]

‘Development of NE region is development of India’ – Ramnath Kovind Singh

IMPHAL | Nov 21 : Making his maiden visit more significant, President of Inida, Ramnath Kovind Singh today inaugurated the North East Development Summit at City Convention Centre, Palace Compound. Speaking at the summit, he said that development of Northeast region is development of the nation and the true measure of India’s partnership with Association […]

Manipur to host 1st North East Development Summit

Imphal, Nov. 19 (EMN): Manipur is all set to host the first ever North East Development Summit (NEDS) 2017 in Imphal from November 21-22. NEDS 2017 which will be jointly organised by state government in collaboration with Union commerce ministry and India Foundation will be also formally inaugurated by the President of India Ram Nath […]

CM N Biren Singh attends to about 500 complaints on Peoples’ Day

Imphal, November 17 2017: Thousands of people turned up on the joint Hill Leaders’ Day and Meeyamgi Numit to highlight their grievances to the Chief Minister N.Biren Singh at CM’s Secretariat today. The Chief Minister attended to as many as 500 complaints and personally met nearly 1500 people from 8:00 am to 3:15 pm. On […]

CM N Biren Singh attends to about 500 complaints on Peoples’ Day

Imphal, November 17 2017: Thousands of people turned up on the joint Hill Leaders’ Day and Meeyamgi Numit to highlight their grievances to the Chief Minister N.Biren Singh at CM’s Secretariat today. The Chief Minister attended to as many as 500 complaints and personally met nearly 1500 people from 8:00 am to 3:15 pm. On […]

All is set for 1st North East Development Summit at Imphal

Imphal, November 13 2017: State Government is all set to organising a North East Development Summit from November 21 to November 22 , 2017 . This submit being organise by the Manipur Infrastructure Development Agency (MIDA), a Government of Manipur undertaking in collaboration with India Foundation, New Delhi is the first of its kind being […]

All is set for 1st North East Development Summit at Imphal

Imphal, November 13 2017: State Government is all set to organising a North East Development Summit from November 21 to November 22 , 2017 . This submit being organise by the Manipur Infrastructure Development Agency (MIDA), a Government of Manipur undertaking in collaboration with India Foundation, New Delhi is the first of its kind being […]