A 17-year old boy drowned in Khuman Lampak Swimming Pool, where he was reportedly learning swimming, on Saturday afternoon.
Langban Keithel, a mega exhibition cum sale of different products, which is jointly being organised by All Manipur Rickshaw Drivers and Pullers Welfare Association (AMRDPWA) and DS Enterprises, commenced from Wednesday at Hapta Kangjeibung here.
Commerce and Industry minister Th Biswajit Wednesday called upon chilli farmers of Sirarakhong to adopt new technologies for increasing chilli production and export them to other states. The minister was speaking as chief guest at the inaugural of the three-day long 8th Hathei Phanit (Chilli Festival) organised by Sirarakhong Sanaolong at Sirarakhong village ground.
Intensifying the drive against violators of traffic rules, different teams of Motor Vehicle unit of the state’s Transport Department have collected monetary penalties of over Rs 1 lakh in just two days of launching the campaign.
Rural Development and Panchayati Raj minister Thongam Biswajit instructed officials and Deputy Commissioners on Tuesday to implement Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) efficiently in the state by re-verifying the list of beneficiaries included in SECC.
A 40-year-old man reportedly attempted to outrage the modesty of a 37-year-old housewife at Mongshangei Awang Leikai under Singjamei Police Station on Saturday. The culprit who also hails from the same locality is identified as Konthoujam Opendro alias Ibomcha alias Kangsoi, son of Ibobi.
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.
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.
The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India which is under the ministry of health and family welfare has approved of providing a Food Testing Van for the state of Manipur and the same will be reaching the state by October next.
Sustaining verification and checking of illegal immigrants/migrant workers, Jiribam district police detected six non-locals who were trying to enter Manipur without valid documents and all of them have been sent back Friday.
Alleging indifferent attitude of the state government towards its charter of demands submitted last month, All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) Friday staged sit-in protest near MBC Church, Chingmeirong.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that Rohingyas who have entered India from Myanmar should not be mistaken as refugees because they are "illegal immigrants" who need to be sent back due to national security reasons.
Come October 2, the capital city Imphal is going to experience night light like never before in the form of ‘night plaza’.
New world number one Garbine Muguruza overpowered France's Caroline Garcia 6-2, 6-4 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Pan Pacific Open.
BDHA had an easy day while PHAM held on to register a 2-1 win over YCCIC in the 1st President’s Cup Hockey Championship for U14 boys and girls on Friday.
Olympic badminton medallists P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, H.S. Prannoy and the mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa advanced to the second round of Japan Open Superseries here on Wednesday.
Among others, undermining the need to consult the local populace prior to undertaking major construction projects could be the genesis for objections raised against mega dams in the north eastern states at the eastern Himalayan people’s convention, which was organised on Wednesday, as economically underdeveloped communities in the region are of the belief that such massive structures demonstrate both brilliance and arrogance of human ingenuity.
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.
It is over three months since formation of the BJP-led coalition government but minister Thongam Biswajit still harping on the party’s pre-poll promises to revive sick industrial units, develop industrial infrastructure and give emphasis on skill development to generate sufficient employment opportunity to the youth of Manipur does not justify the mandate or expectation of the people that change of government will usher in an era of over-all progress.