Unique aspect of youth fest brought fore ; Chosen girl hosts Halang Youth Festival

Ukhrul, October 07 2017: The uniqueness of the Halang Youth Festival lies in the fact that this is the only festival of the Tangkhul community where a single girl is named to host the festival every year at this time of the year, when October is picnic season in Ukhrul. Halang village youth celebrate the […]

A slap on the face of Christianity : Sordid story of Leingangching

This is a slap on the face of Christianity. Correction, a slap on the face of humanity. No one except those in the Baptist denomination of Christianity will be allowed to stay at Leingangching, a small hamlet near Litan on the Imphal-Ukhrul road. This is the pronouncement made in a communication by the Village Authority […]

Manipur’s handloom sector exhibits rich cultural heritage

Ukhrul, July 21 2017: A handloom centre in Manipur’s Ukhrul district has been promoting the State’s rich cultural heritage through their intricate designs and motifs . Julie Horam, proprietor of the YR Chon Handloom Weaving-cum Handicraft Centre in Ukhrul district has been promoting the rich legacy of Manipur’s Tangkhul community . “There are lots of […]

Inclement weather fails to dampen Shirui Festival spirit

Development Sans Communal Differences Will Prevail Now, Says CM Biren IMPHAL: Chief Minister N Biren Tuesday inaugurated the five-day Shirui Lily Festival, 2017 amidst dazzling display of cultural items, modern art and music on Tuesday. The colourful opening function was held at Vangayan ground, Shirui village in Urkhul district wherein hundreds of people from across […]

Tourism PS takes stock of preparations for Shirui Lily fest Steps on to hardsell State Flower

Mungchan Zimik Ukhrul, Apr 29 : Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism Dr Sapam Ranjan who is also the working chairman of the scheduled Shirui Lily festival visited Ukhrul today along with Parliamentary Secretaries Leishiyo Keishing, Khashim Vashum, MLA Alfred Arthur Kangam and Tourism Secretary N Ashok Kumar to get a first hand report of the ongoing […]

Menu laid out for Shirui Lily Fest

IMPHAL, Apr 24: The first ever State-level Shirui Lily Festival scheduled from May 16 to 20 would feature cultural dance and music programmes of different ethnic groups of the land. Moreover, all the visitors would be treated with delicious indigenous dishes of the Tangkhul community. A meeting of the festival’s programme sub-committee was held today […]

TNL urges CM to back Framework Agreement, Naga integration

Ukhrul, Apr 11: Marking a significant change in the relationship between the State Government and the Tangkhul community, the Tangkhul Naga Long today submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister N Biren urging him and his Government to back the Framework Agreement signed between the Government of India and the NSCN (IM) on August 3, 2015. […]

Ukl set to roll out red carpet for CM today

Mungchan Zimik Ukhrul, Apr 10 : To roll out the red carpet for Chief Minister N Biren when he comes visiting here tomorrow, hectic preparations have been on since the last one week. The dilapidated Ukhrul town has been given a major face lift and the main road which passes through the town of the […]

Ukl to roll out red carpet for CM

UKHRUL, Apr 1 : The Tangkhul community under the aegis of Tangkhul Naga Long would host a red carpet reception programme to welcome the newly elected Chief Minister N Biren Singh and his Cabinet Ministers at TNL ground Wino Bazar, Ukhrul on April 11. CM N Biren would be visiting Ukhrul for a tour programme, […]