Chagaa Ngee – Liangmai cultural festival observed, Minister Biswajit assures overall development

Imphal, October 31 2017: The present BJP led Government in the State is working for an inclusive development without any differences between the hills and the valley, said Works Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh today . The Minister was speaking at the Chagaa Ngee – Liangmai Cultural Festival at Makui (Liangchi) village, Senapati district . Biswajit […]

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. […]

2 more Senapati villages reel under flood

Kangpokpi, September 08 2017: Heavy downpour, flash flood and landslide hit Senapati district once again on August 30 after the devastating flood of August 24 which inundated several parts of the district causing extremely hard time to the people. The heavy downpour that caused devastating flash flood and landslide on August 30 struck Sorbung village […]

Manipur govt seeks Centre’s help to settle border dispute with Nagaland

Manipur government has written to the Centre seeking its help to resolve the protracted inter-state border dispute between Manipur and Nagaland with direct involvement of Survey of India. The border dispute between Tungjoy village of Senapati district, Manipur and Kezhakeno village of Phek district, Nagaland has been ongoing for decades. Highlighting the need for a […]

Filled LPG cylinders sold like potatoes : Shyam

Imphal, August 30 2017: CAF&PD Minister Karam Shyam has remarked that LPG refills are being sold like potatoes in the black market . The Minister made this remark at a joint meeting of CAF&PD, police, IOC, journalists and LPG distributors held today at the conference hall of Old Secretariat . The meeting was held with […]

Kayisii visits flash flood scarred areas

Kangpokpi, August 29 2017: Tribal and Hill Areas Development Minister, N Kayasii visited the recent devastating flash flood and mudslide affected places in Senapati district and took stock of the situation. The Minister also met the victims of the flash flood and mudslide during his visit and assured them all assistance in his capacity. The […]

Floods wash away orphanage, mudslides hit hill station again Manipur has been witnessing frequent flash floods after Cyclone Mora hit State in May

Imphal, August 26 2017: An orphanage was washed away due to flash floods at Karong, while mudslides destroyed at least seven houses at Chakhumei, both located along NH-2 in Senapati district . Unrelenting heavy rain wreaked havoc across Manipur’s Senapati district bordering Nagaland in the early hours of Saturday, causing flash floods in the normally […]

Biswajit lights up hills areas with seven sub-stations

Imphal, August 14 2017: As Patriots’ Day and Independence Day gift, the State Govt has lighted up many villagers through seven power sub-stations from today, said Power Minister Thongam Biswajit. The Minister was speaking during the inauguration of a newly constructed 33/11 KV power sub-station at Mao in Senapati district today. Th Bishwajit said that […]

Do not roll back : Kpi bodies

KANGPOKPI, Aug 11: Even as the tripartite talks between the United Naga Council, Government of India and Government of Manipur on the district creation issue was set to start at Senapati district headquarters today, hundreds of people of Kangpokpi district took out a rally to demonstrate its stand against any decision to roll back the […]

School girl raped and attempted to murder

Senapati,2 Aug: A class 8 student of Govt. High School Senapati District was raped and attempted to murder by unknown person at Viewland Colony, District Headquarter at around 4.30pm yesterday. The girl was rapped in a secluded place nearby a stream at Viewland Colony where she went to wash clothes and take bath with her […]

TB free campaign rolled out at Senapati district

Senapati, Jul 27: In pursuance of the Cnetral Government’s plan to make India a Tubercolosis free country by 2025, under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), the Medical Department have started rolling out the ‘Active Case Finding of Tuberculosis (TB)’ with the objective of reaching the remote and far flung areas of Senapati district yesterday.

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Hardselling oneself : Not a bad idea 100 days of BJP led Govt

It should be obvious to all. 100 days in office and the BJP is holding nothing back to publicise what it deems are the achievements of the BJP led Government here in Manipur. Just how seriously it has taken the task to be in the limelight can be easily gauged from the manner in which […]

Development from grassroots level necessary : Dikho

IMPHAL, Jun 10: PHED Minister L Dikho has said that development from grassroots level is necessary to improve the conditions of academic institutions in the hill areas and to solve the problem of lack of proper educational facilities. He made the statement at the inauguration ceremony of a newly constructed building block of Asufii Christian […]

Health minister Senapati inspection tour concludes

IMPHAL | May 28: A ministerial team led by minister, Health & Family Welfare L Jayantakumar Singh inspected various healthcare facilities in and around Senapati district. The team which includes TD & Fisheries, minister N Kayisii and PHED minister, L Dikho, was on a two-day inspection tour to assess the condition and status of several […]

Biren announces Rs 202 crore economic package for Senapati

IMPHAL | May 22: Chief Minister, N Biren Singh has announced an economic package of Rs 202 crore for Senapati district to take up different developmental works in the district. Speaking as the chief guest at the reception cum inaugural function of Barak Spring Festival, 2017 at Senapati district headquarters today, the N Biren said that […]

Koubru, somewhere in the month of April 2017

Around 50 kms from Imphal one can track down to Koubru Hill, one of the holiest places for the people of Manipur, from NH 39 under Senapati district. Koubru is the mountain of origin of various clans and tribes of Manipur and the most sacred place in Meitei folklore and religion. Koubru is of 8404 […]

Sekmai plant sees win-win situation

In wake of resolution of the Naga People’s Organization (NPO) to make separate arrangement for Senapati district to lift LPG gas from Dimapur, senior plant manager of Sekmai Bottling Plant Zephania Panmei, said that the options would be a win-win situation for all. Speaking to Imphal Free Press over the phone, Panmei revealed that Jiribam […]

Love from Ages: Meetei and Thangal relationship

Legend has a touching story about the relationship between the Thangal and the Meetei tribes of modern day Manipur. The Thangal tribes were created by God from the beginning of the earth and they continued to live on here. They are one of the most important tribes in Manipur with indigenous culture and traditions. In […]

Blockade and counter blockade Passing through Senapati dist

Blockade and counter blockade. Complements each other and herein lies the dangerous part. So while the official version of the blockade is the opposition against any design of the State Government to grant district status to Sadar Hills and Jiribam, the people from the valley area are not ready to buy this line and thus […]