AE, SO suspended for negligence

Imphal, Apr 27 (DIPR): A day after the accident at the work site of the drainage and sewerage at Yaiskul Chingakham Leirak leading to grievous injury of a person, the N Biren Singh led Government today suspended two PHE officials for negligence and dereliction of duty. n an order issued by Addl Chief Secretary (PHE) […]

Modi to review work of BJP CMs every two months

NEW_DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to review the performance of BJP-ruled states every two months, setting new targets for chief ministers belonging to his party. BJP chief ministers got their first assignment at a review meeting on Sunday, with Modi asking them to push insurance companies for the early disposal of claims. Modi told […]

Teacher shot dead, Imp-Moreh road bandh on

THOUBAL, Apr 25: A young bachelor who was a teacher by profession was killed when a police personnel opened fire at a Thabal Chongba venue at Ukhongshang Mayai Leikai under Nongpok Sekmai police station at around 11.55 pm yesterday. To protest the killing, an indefinite bandh on Imphal-Moreh highway has been imposed. The victim identified […]

CM sets eyes on first 100 days

IMPHAL, Apr 20: Taking cues from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement regarding works and projects to be taken up within the first 100 days in office, Chief Minister N Biren is also planning a similar venture. According to a source, the Chief Minister met the different Secretaries of various Departments today afternoon and minutely discussed […]

CM sets eyes on first 100 days

IMPHAL, Apr 20: Taking cues from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement regarding works and projects to be taken up within the first 100 days in office, Chief Minister N Biren is also planning a similar venture. According to a source, the Chief Minister met the different Secretaries of various Departments today afternoon and minutely discussed […]

Manipur: Health Minister L Jayentakumar resigns as BJP-led Biren Singh govt finishes a month in office

Health Minister L Jayentakumar submitted his resignation to Chief Minster N Biren Singh claiming interference in his work as a minister. In what may be called the first sign of fissures in the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Manipur government , Health Minister L. Jayentakumar on Friday resigned from his post. The National People’s Party leader submitted […]

Against Racism: Northeast Student Orgs in Solidarity with Africans

In light of the recent racist attacks against African nationals in India, especially those in Greater Noida, several students’ organisations representing students who belong to Northeast India have come together and issued a letter of solidarity against the attacks. They emphasise that these attacks are rooted in racism and discrimination and that students from the […]

Ministers visit Sirarakhong, environment degradation noted

SIRARAKHONG, Apr 6 : Forest and Environment Minister Th Shyamkumar and Tribal Development Minister N Kayisi visited Sirarakhong village in Ukhrul district to take a first hand account of the ground situation there and take up necessary arrangements for the victims and the village. As immediate aid to the affected villagers, the two Ministers donated […]

Road accident near Tamenglong Khunjao claimed 1 person dead, 5 injured

Tamenglong, 30th March 2017: One person (male) spot dead and 5 persons injured in a road accident today near Tamenglong Khunjao. The incident happened today at around 12.00 pm, when the ill-fated TATA truck carrying 17 persons from Tamenglong Bazar after attending an inauguration function of a new building at Tamenglong District HQ, and was heading […]

Centre, State should do their bit Put RIMS back on track

Something, somewhere is terribly wrong and this commentary may be taken as an open letter or an appeal to the Union Health Ministry, the State Government and the doctors of RIMS. Tough to even imagine that an institute of repute like RIMS should remain without a Director, after the then Director-in-charge retired from service and […]

Manipur CM Ibobi Singh resigns as both BJP, Congress claim majority

HIGHLIGHTS – He had refused to quit earlier saying his party had the numbers – Earlier in the day, BJP announced Nongthombam Biren as its CM face in Manipur – Biren is to stake claim to form the next government IMPHAL: Congress leader Okram Ibobi Singh on Monday resigned as Manipur Chief Minister, paving the […]

IG AR (South) greets on Yaoshang (Holi)

Major General Virendra Singh, VSM, IG AR (South) and All Ranks of Assam Rifles extend warm greetings and sincere goodwill to the people of Manipur on the auspicious occasion of ‘Yaoshang (Holi)’. IGAR (South) prays that the festival heralds an era of peace, progress and prosperity in the region. The Assam Rifles fraternity also wish […]

Career as Chef

Ranjan K Baruah Many of us are fond of cooking, we love to cook and also taste different cuisines. We cook food ourselves or sometime go out and eat outside in restaurants. Cooking is integral part in our life but when we look it as career, there are many option related to it. If one […]

Lifecycle ceremonies of the Zeliangrong of Northeast – Part 2

Dr Budha Kamei From previous issue In Zeliangrong society, marriage is considered not a simple social contract but a religious sacrament. A marriage relation between a man and woman cannot be disunited because it contains rite and rituals performed in the name of Tingkao Ragwang. On the day of marriage, Mhairakmei ceremony is performed in […]

Flag Hosting Ceremony cum Public Meeting for PRJA Candidate, Irom Sharmila

Flag Hosting Ceremony cum Public Meeting for Peoples Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) candidate, Irom Sharmila Chanu who is contesting at Thoubal AC, was held today at the residence of Irom Raghumani ( Sharmilas’ brother) at Kongpal Kongkham Leikai, Imphal East. Photos by: Ranbir Laishram

BJP rule at Centre is dangerous for Manipur, says Deputy CM Gaikhangam

Gaikhangam , the deputy chief minister of Manipur, is eye sore for militant outfits. His tirade against militant outfits has invited as many as 18 life attempts where he had providential escape besides his convoy has faced several ambushes. In an interview to ET ’s Bikash Singh , Gaikhangam said the BJP government at Centre […]

Education – The way I see it

Samarjit Kambam Teaching is an ever evolving process. Traditional system of education has become old school. Nowadays teaching has become a creative and interactive vocation with many technical aides contributing to the process. As per my opinion, education is “Preparing a learner for a better tomorrow”. Even though, I, being a novice in the podium […]

KIM urges PM to disclose FA details

IMPHAL, Feb 23 : The Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to disclose the contents and details of the Framework Agreement signed between the Government of India and NSCN-IM on August 3, 2015 when he visits Imphal for an election rally on February 25. Speaking to media persons at Kuki Inn […]

Filing for an Indian Passport is easier from 2017 – 12 New passport rules announced by Sushma Swaraj

If you are an Indian without passport just because the cumbersome formalities to file for one is not your cup of tea, here comes the good news for you. Taking ahead the excellent workmanship, Sushma Swaraj led Ministry of External Affairs made some amendments in the passport rules in order to liberalize and streamline the […]