As incidence of smuggling gold into the country through Myanmar is increasing of late, Customs Division, Imphal has confiscated gold biscuits worth Rs 4.7 crore in the last two months alone.
One person was killed while another was left critically injured after they stepped on an IED in the forest areas of Kanggui under Sangngaikot area in Churachandpur district on Sunday.
Even as more than 1000 loaded trucks are currently stranded along Imphal-Jiribam road due to massive sinking of a portion of NH-37 road at Sinam Khul, none of the ministers or MLAs has visited the spot till date to take stock of the situation.
Conceding that he is deeply concerned over disruption being caused to normal academic chores in Manipur University as well as his appeal for negotiation to the agitating Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) not generating positive response from the latter, varsity vice chancellor Prof Adya Prasad Pandey has sought cooperation of all stakeholders in bringing an end to the current stalemate in the varsity.
All communities settling in the state should come and participate in the 17th The Great June Uprising and Unity Day observance to be held at Kekrupat and show our unity, the Great June Uprising-Unity Day Observation Committee chairman Sunil Karam said on Sunday.
Over a thousand Indians on Sunday called upon Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh to end harassment and attacks on activists and human right defenders who highlighted alleged extrajudicial executions in the state, rights watchdog Amnesty International India said.
People from different walks of life gathered at Kekrupat here on Monday and paid rich homage to the 18 martyrs, who sacrificed their lives during the June 18, 2001 public uprising against the extension of cease fire agreement signed between Government of India and NSCN-IM without territorial limit into Manipur.
Former Deputy Chief Minister and current Nungba AC MLA Gaikhangam has stated that any threat to the territorial integrity of Manipur or any resolution taken against the wishes of the people of the state owing to the Framework Agreement signed between the government of India and the NSCN (IM) will not be tolerated.
The NSCN (K), a banned Naga militant outfit, has claimed responsibility for Sunday’s ambush on an Assam Rifles patrol party in Nagaland.
Flood situation in some parts of the state is improving although some areas are still reeling under the impact of flood water. The government is using all its machinery towards extending maximum help to the flood affected people and is keeping a strict vigil to control the situation both in the hills and valley.
The CIC has directed the government to proactively disclose on its website the details of works undertaken under the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) in every constituency.
Chief Minister N Biren Singh visited Maiba Khul and Mongjam village in Imphal East District and met the flood affected people of the area on Sunday
After the first report of disease outbreak in flood affected areas came in from Iroisemba area under Imphal West district, state health department has formed rapid action forces to fight diseases outbreak post-flood.
Defending champions Germany crashed to defeat in their first game at the World Cup on Sunday as an enterprising Mexico refused to be intimidated and came away 1-0 winners in a thrill-packed Group F opener.
Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 and ended their worrying goal drought with a 1-0 victory over South Korea that was a must-win if they want to progress from a tricky-looking Group F.
Russian President Vladimir Putin declared the FIFA World Cup open after a colourful opening ceremony at the 81,000-seater Luzhniki Stadium here on Thursday.
On Sunday, ( June 17) I came across a number of touching messages written by my friends in memory of their fathers on social media. They expressed their love and gratitude to their fathers for what they had done for them. Perhaps they did not express how much they loved and cared for him when he was alive. I have always said we do not express our love and care for our parents or children.
S KUNJABIHARI SINGH
2019 Parliamentary elections are just one year away. Can the BJP repeat its 2014 magic this time around or would it fade away in the like manner of the Vajpayee regime during 1999-04?
DR. MOIRANGTHEM NARA SINGH
Homoeopathy is a system of medicine discovered, practiced and promoted by Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician of highest repute and a genius. It is medical system based on an infailable Law of Nature i.e. “Similia Similibus Curentur”, meaning similar is cured by similar. Dr. Hahnemann described Homoeopathy as an Art of Healing gifted by the gracious nature to the suffering humanity.
EXCESSIVE rainfall and flooding normally associated with the monsoons compared with acute scarcity of potable water during the short dry spells have been two starkly contrasting characteristics of Manipur for the past many years.
THE hue and cry raised by people of Khundrakpam assembly constituency and adjoining areas against the plan to relocate the site of the proposed Imphal east district hospital from Sagolmang Khewa to Kyamgei
THOUGH the opposition parties, the Congress in particular, have been treading cautiously not to upset the guardians of law, it is gradually getting crystal clear that the deaths of eleven protesters during the recent violent agitation by Dalits against dilution of constitutional provisions for their safeguard has provided the firepower to non-BJP political organisations; excluding the NDA allies, to project the BJP-headed Union government as anti-thesis to the secular ethos of India.