Tongbram Amarjit listed for award

Manipur's Tongbram Amarjit Singh and Khangembam Shamungou are among 21 litterateurs selected by the Sahitya Akademi for this year's Bal Sahitya Puraskar and Yuva Puraskar.

Dr S Ibocha named SoO interlocutor

Retired IGP (Adm) Dr S Ibocha has been appointed the representative of government of Manipur for peace talks between the state and Central governments with underground groups which are signatories to Suspension of Operation (SoO) pact.

AR troops recover drugs worth ` 7 crore

In a major drug haul, Tengnoupal Bn of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) seized contraband drugs worth around Rs 7 crore from a Jungle track near Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal district on Thursday.

Karam Shyam named LJP national VP

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), Manipur State has expressed profound happiness and gratitude over the appointment of CAF & PD/Revenue minister Karam Shyam as national vice-president of the party.

MUSU fumes over new CoE i/c, MUTA flays instrusion

Amid the protest of Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU), the Registrar in-charge (i/c) has been appointed the new Controller of Examinations in-charge of the university.

NH 37 reconnected; stranded trucks heading home

After a gap of one week, the sunken portion of the road near K Sinam village has been repaired Monday evening.

Ceasework continues, students bear the brunt

Students who have recently cleared the HSLCE and HSE are now facing the brunt of the pen down strike being launched by JAC of AMTUC & AMGEO in pursuance of the demand for implementation of the 7th central pay commission in the state.

Posers raised over flood relief fund

The state government has released Rs 3.2 crore as relief fund for flood affected people in the state but where have those funds been used and if they have been properly utilised, asked Committee of Civil Societies, Kangleipak (CCSK) general secretary Moirangthem Rakesh.

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HRD Jt Secy meets MUSU, face off continues

As the row over the demand for removal of the incumbent VC of Manipur University continues, the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has sent its joint secretary GC Hosur, who met representatives of the agitating Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) on Friday, a day after his arrival here to oversee the varsity rage.

Penalty for banned plastic users from August: MPCB

Continuing its crackdown against plastic bags below thickness of 50 microns, Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has announced to slap jail term of five years or Rs 1 lakh fine under Environment (Protection) Act 1986 for using and stockpiling the banned plastic bags from August.

NH-37 restored; trade activities briefly disrupted in Moreh

Though another landslide near K Sinam village snapped the National Highway-37 for some hours, there was serious impact on vehicular movement as the natural calamity occurred late night on Thursday and the damaged portion was partially repaired by Friday morning.

AR seizes WY tablets worth ` 49 lakh

A day after the recovery of contraband drugs worth Rs 7 crore, Tengnoupal Bn of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) recovered 9800 numbers of WY tablets from a Jungle track near Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal district on Friday.

Court upholds plea to grill ADC chief, associates


Even as a court upheld request for 10 days police remand of the eight persons, including chairman of Chandel Autonomous District Council (ADC) Lhukhosei Zou alias Shesei (52), who were arrested on Tuesday in connection with seizure of huge quantities of drugs, for extracting further information on their nefarious activities, anti-drug campaigners, civil societies and political organisations demanded swift and exemplary punishment of the accused persons.

Guv, CM lead state in International Yoga Day celebration

Manipur Governor Dr Najma Heptulla and chief minister N Biren led the state in celebrating International Yoga Day even as different institutions and organisations joined the celebration in different parts of the state on Thursday.

Truth behind viral video about 100-tunnel train route in Assam, Manipur

If you are an avid social media user, chances are that you have seen a viral video about the longest train being operated on a 100-tunnel train route. Several posts on Facebook and Whatsapp have claimed that the breathtaking visuals of the never-ending train have been taken from a new train route in Assam and Manipur.

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