Despite rain NH-2 repairing underway: Th Biswajit

Regardless of inclement weather condition, work for mending potholes at different points of National Highway-2 and other maintenance activities have been continuing, said works minister Th Biswajit Singh.

Imp-Pherzawl MST service from Jun 25

Chief minister N Biren will flag off an MST bus ferrying passengers from Imphal to Pherzawl on June 25. Pherzawl deputy commissioner A Tombikanta told this daily that the plan to resume MST passenger service between Imphal and Pherzawl is to alleviate the hardships of people.

Lilong locals impound rice-laden truck

Volunteers of National Food Security Development Co-ordinating Committee 30-Lilong AC handed over 180 (50kg) bags of rice seized from a truck to Lilong police.

Home guards demand hike in duty allowance

Demanding hike in their duty allowance, an order for which the Supreme Court had already passed, personnel of Home Guards carried out a sit-in demonstration at Keishampat Lairembi community hall here on Thursday.

Two MR jawans assaulted, Moreh market shut down

Two personnel of 7th Manipur Rifles were rushed to Moreh hospital after they were assaulted by unknown persons in broad daylight in Moreh town on Tuesday afternoon. Following the incident, panic-stricken vendors of community variety market in Moreh ward no 8 shut down their shops and fled for safety.

Railway minister opens PRS centre at Kamakhya temple

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on Monday inaugurated a new PRS centre at the Kamakhya temple premises by remote from New Delhi.

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Women in distress may now dial ‘181’ for help

Along with launching a round-the-clock toll free helpline number ‘181’ for women in distress, social welfare minister Nemcha Kipgen has pledged to invoke law of the land to punish those found guilty of causing mental or physical harm to women.

State-wide ban on hunting weapons soon

Forest & environment minister Th Shyamkumar announced on Friday that the government, apart from banning air guns to prevent killing of wild animals and maintaining ecological balance, will also forbid the use of barrel guns by those residing in the adjoining areas of Keibul Lamjao soon.

State receives approval to set up more schools

Announcing to set up more than 120 primary and upper primary schools in Manipur, Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar assured on Tuesday that there will be no shortage of funds for improving the state's education sector.

Collective efforts must for state's development, says Letpao

Creating cordial atmosphere and cooperating with government officials is a must to usher in development in the state, and the people of Chandel district should show hospitality to government officials so that the district can progress and proper in all fronts, IFC and YAS minister Letpao Haokip has stated.

Arrested fruit sellers released on bail; DESAM demands action

Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West on Monday released the three fruit sellers/traders, who were arrested on the charge of applying unknown chemical to bananas and selling them to the public.

MLA gives clarion call for Muslim-Meetei camaraderie

Parliamentary secretary (IFCD) L Rameshwor has called for bringing Meetei and Muslim communities settling in the valley together by strengthening fraternal feelings between them like the way the BP-led coalition government under the leadership of chief minister N Biren has improved ties between the hills and valley people.

Training prog on increasing farmers’ income held

A one-day training programme on “Management Practices for Cultivation of Kharif Rice for Increasing Farmer’s Income” was held on Thursday at Khabam Bamdiar Development Farmer’s Club, Imphal West.

BSNL employees stage protest

BSNL employees in Manipur on Tuesday joined other employees of the government-owned telecommunications company across the country in a nation-wide protest to press various demands. 

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