Minister calls for two-fold increase in food grains

Agriculture, Veterinary & Animal Husbandry minister V Hangkhanlian Saturday inaugurated a Sub-divisional Agriculture Office (SDAO) and a Sub-Deputy Collector (SDC) Office at Salam Mamang Leikai in Imphal West district.

Burial of tribal martyrs today

The district administration of Churachandpur on Tuesday distributed compensation amount of Rs 5 lakh each and appointment orders for government jobs to next to kin of the eight tribals who were killed in agitations against passing of three bills by the state legislative assembly on August 31, 2015.

UCM clarifies over president’s statement

Maintaining that the statement released by Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JAC-AATB), Churachandpur on Thursday was nothing but an attempt to create confusion and misunderstanding among the people, United Committee Manipur (UCM) has clarified that comments by its president on the 6th foundation day of Kanglei Ima Lup (KIL) was simply a general reference to some of the current issues and nothing in particular.

MPCC observes Jawaharlal Nehru’s death anniversary

Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) Saturday observed the 53rd death anniversary of India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru at Congress Bhavan here.

CM condemns Kwatha attack

Chief Minister N Biren strongly condemned the attack on Manipur Police commandos at Kwatha Lamkhai area along NH-2 in Tengnoupal district, which left four personnel injured. 

JAC serves ultimatum, demands arrest of killers within 48 hours

The JAC against the killing of Nengneikim Haokip @ Shila and Kaikholen Tuboi has served an ultimatum to intensify agitations if state government fails to produce the culprits involved in the twin killing within 48 hours.

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Officials stammer to posers on school project
Education Minister Mulls Amalgamation Of Government Schools

In what could be termed as a testimony about lack of coordination and transparency, education department officials stuttered in providing convincing reply when posers were raised on non-completion and purpose for building construction at Lilong higher secondary school.

Thailand business delegation explore trade feasibility in state

A business delegation led by ambassador of Thailand in Myanmar, Jukr Boon-Long arrived here on Friday to explore feasibility of trade activities between the south-east Asian country and borders states on India.

Prahlad likens Bhabananda's RS poll triumph as gift to Modi Govt

The Manipur government has presented one MP as gift to Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government as it completes 3 years’ of rule in India, thereby increasing the number of BJP MPs in the Parliament, BJP Manipur in-charge Prahlad Singh Patel has stated.

‘No helmet, no petrol’ system enforced in all fuel outlets

As part of its initiative to prevent/reduce fatalities in road related accidents by ensuring mandatory use of helmets by those driving two-wheeler vehicles, the police department has strictly instructed fuel outlets not to allow any individual without helmet to fill the tanks of their two-wheelers.

AMBA petitions BCI against SC lawyer

All Manipur Bar Association (AMBA) on Tuesday filed a written complaint to Bar Council of India (BCI), New Delhi against Supreme Court lawyer Utsav Singh Bains under section 36 of the Advocates Act, 1961 and demanded disciplinary action against him for attempting to malign and tarnish the integrity of lawyers in Manipur and also restrain him and his clients from politicising sensitive issue through media trial.

Slaughter rules unlikely to affect business in NE

People across sections in the northeastern states are more or less unanimous in their opinion that enforcement of the cattle slaughter rules issued by the central government on Friday will have little or no impact in the region.

Former MP calls for honouring tribals’customary rights to protect forest

Tribal Youth Council Manipur (TYCM) conducted a seminar on Tribal Rights & Forest at Tribal Research Institute, Chingmeirong on Saturday. In his inaugural speech as the chief guest, former Lok Sabha MP Mani Charenamei noted the significance of forests in the lives of tribals and how they were sustained by forests before the inception of modern civilization.

Suspended JNIMS staff alleges coercion by director

An attendant of Department of Radio Diagnosis, JNIMS, who has been placed under suspension pending an inquiry for alleged corruption, contended that he confessed about taking money from patients due to insistence of director of the medical institute.

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