Gold smuggling through Myanmar on the rise

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 dies, another hurt in IED explosion

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.

NH-37 partially opened, says TDC

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.

Prof Pandey hopes MUSU accepts peace gesture

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.

Stage set for June 18 tribute event today

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.

Rajnath, CM urged to safeguard activists

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.

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Calls to protect unity, indigenes mark tribute event

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.

June 18 defines people’s unity: Gaikhangam

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.

NSCN (K) claims Mon ambush, CM Neiphiu Rio appeals for peace

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 improving; over 50K people evacuated so far

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.

Make public details of MP fund use: CIC

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.

MHA processing to release flood relief fund: CM

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

Units formed to fight post-flood disease outbreak

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.

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