Police have arrested a youth on Sunday on the charge of kidnapping a seven-year-old girl from Heirok part two under Heirok police station. The arrested person has been identified as Moirangthem Lukhoi (22), son of Ibomcha, of Heirok part one.
Two police personnel involved in carrying huge quantity of local liquor in a police vehicle have been suspended and a departmental inquiry initiated against them.
A Manipuri woman sustained injuries after she was dragged for about 20 metres by two bikeborne men in a suspected robbery attempt in south Delhi’s Hauz Khas, police said on Friday.
A joint team of Churachandpur police and 25 Assam Rifles arrested a 23-year-old youth on Wednesday for his alleged involvement in the murder of KNLF (KNO) chief Tonglianlal Haokip on August 2.
CCPUR: A young boy named, Mangkholien and his seven years old sister Lamneinieng, both children of Letsei of Naajang village of Henglep subdivision in Churachandpur district have been silently suffering from a skin disease since birth.
On August 14, Pineapple Progressive Farmers, Thayong would be conducting the fourth pineapple festival at Thayong, Imphal East district.
With one more liquor consumer succumbed late Saturday night, the death toll in the Oinam Sawombung toxic liquor consumption case has reached five so far.
Even though a number of on-line applications were received from residents of Moreh town and subsequently approved for availing free LPG connections under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), many other selected beneficiaries could not be traced at their respective places when representatives of a gas agency went for spot inspection.
A business delegation of Union of Myanmar, Federation of Chambers of Commerce led by Wang Yu visited Manipur for promoting border trade between Myanmar and Manipur.
Amid prayers and rendition of gospel numbers, thousands of people from all walks of life thronged the Mantripukhri residence of (late) Rishang Keishing to pay their last respect to the mortal remains of the former parliamentarian and four-time chief minister on Wednesday.
Former Chief Minister of Manipur Rishang Keishing, who was also former member of Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha, passed away on Tuesday evening at about 8.15 at RIMS hospital here. He was 98 years old.
A digital police portal under the CCTNS project, which aims to create a national database of crimes and criminals, was launched by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday. Rajnath said the digital police portal will provide the citizen, facility for online complaint registration and request for antecedent verification.
Even as gradual decreasing of MBBS/BDS seats for Manipur from the Central pool has caused disappointment amongst the NEET/ UG medical aspirants, the Ministry of health and family welfare has reportedly trimmed down the state’s quota to only five for the 2017-18 academic session.
Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren left Imphal to attend a meeting of Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah, which would be held on Monday in New Delhi. The meeting is being convened to get update or review the development projects/works being taken up by the party.
Claiming that the present Government is fully aware about the issues besieging the State and has been making strenuous efforts to resolve them before people launch agitations, chief minister N Biren has said no organisation or individual, however, should hold the government to ransom for fulfilling their demand.
Extra Judicial Execution Victim Families’ Association Manipur (EEVFAM), Human Rights Alert (HRA) and Just Peace Foundation (JPF) jointly observed the 59th anniversary of the day when AFSPA was enacted in the state after introducing a bill in the Lok Sabha on August 18, 1958. The observance held at Manipur Press Club demanded the government to repeal AFSPA from the state and later submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister after organising a rally.
Indian Female footballer Oinam Bembem Devi brings laurels to the state by becoming the second woman from India to be awarded with the prestigious Arjuna Award. Also famously known as the ‘Durga of Indian Football’, Bembem is the 25th footballer to have won the award, the last being Subrata Pal in 2016. In addition, she has also won the AIFF Woman Footballer Award twice, in 2001 and 2013.
Goals galore as MPSC and KRYPHSA romped past their opponents on the first day of the pre-qualifying round of the Indian Women’s League at Artificial Turf Ground, Khuman Lampak.
As the Indian football team prepares for the tri-nation series in Mumbai, starting August 19, India winger Jackichand Singh said the tournament was important for the AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Macau on September 5.
THE Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA) alleging excesses by the state police, in the latter’s pursuit to hunt down members of the students’ organisation for orchestrating the on-going movement to demand reservation of eight assembly constituencies for indigenous people, has the potential to snowball into a major issue in case the state authorities do not exercise restraint or convince the agitation spearhead to come to the negotiating table.
The Manipur Private School (Registration and Regulation) Bill, 2017, appears to be heading towards a bitter bickering between the private educational institutes and the government as was evident from the discussion programme convened on Saturday by the All Manipur Recognised Private Schools Welfare Association taking strong exception to the Bill’s provision that all existing private schools should get registered with due compliance with criteria like having a playground, garden, building and safety norms.
THE report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India with regard to ruling parties in New Delhi neglecting the flood situation in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur, could be construed as yet another testimony about successive Union governments not very much concerned with issues afflicting the north east region.