Officers involved in Manipur belt scam will be punished: CM

Officers involved in Manipur belt scam will be punished: CM

Imphal, Jan 5,2018: Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has said that all guilty police officers involved in a scam involving purchase of sub-standard belts for the police and paramilitary battalions will be punished. The police department had purchased 20,000 leather belts at Rs 24,40,000 that were supplied during 2013-14. At his press conference late Thursday, […]

Manipur: First robot model maker felicitated in State

Manipur: First robot model maker felicitated in State

Imphal, Jan 5,2018: A student of the prestigious Johnstone Higher Secondary School,Imphal was felicitated for his achievement of being the first robot model maker  from Manipur. Thiyam Nandalal was felicitated in a function at the premises of the school on Thursday. The felicitation function which was jointly organised by the school authority and Information Centre for […]

Rape accused shot dead in Manipur

Rape accused shot dead in Manipur

Imphal Jan 5,2018: An accused in a rape case was shot dead yesterday by unknown armed persons while he was driving his vehicle at Zoo road, Iroisemba towards Lamdeng. The deceased was identified as Laiphrakpam Sana Ningthem, 35, son of L. Inaobi of Lamdeng Makha Leikai and the incident took place at around 10.30 in […]

Manipur border draws tension after Myanmar army’s demolition drive on ‘no man’s land’

Manipur border draws tension after Myanmar army’s demolition drive on ‘no man’s land’

Imphal, January 4, 2018: The demolition of “illegal constructions” by the Myanmar Army on the no man’s land along the India-Myanmar border has led to some tension in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district. According to district collector K. Raghumani, the Myanmarese authorities had not informed them about the demolition drive. However, the matter would be brought to […]

Police brace for influx from Assam to Manipur

Police brace for influx from Assam to Manipur

Imphal, Jan 4,2018: Manipur Police have tightened security to check the possible influx of migrants after a draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) published in neighbouring Assam has sparked fears that many may be declared non-Indians. Director General of Police L.M. Khaute has supervised security measures along the Assam-Manipur border on the state’s eastern […]

Manipur: Forest and environment minister assures action against bird hunters

Manipur: Forest and environment minister assures action against bird hunters

IMPHAL, January 4, 2017: Manipur’s forest and environment minister has assured action against people who hunt and trap migratory birds. Thounaojam Shyamkumar, Manipur’s Minister for Forest and Environment during an event in Imphal said that his department was keeping ‘strict vigil to safeguard the Loktak Lake’ including its wildlife. He said that the department will […]

Manipur: Doctors stages sit-in-protest against medical bill

Manipur: Doctors stages sit-in-protest against medical bill

Imphal, January 3, 2018: The Indian Medical Association state branch staged a sit-in-protest yesterday at IMA house, Lamphelpat in tandem with Indian Medical Association (IMA) declaring January 2 as a “black day” for medical practitioners all over the country. The doctors staged the protest by holding placards that read “NMC is costly education, costly treatment […]

Manipur: Trader escapes grenade attack in East Imphal

Manipur: Trader escapes grenade attack in East Imphal

Imphal, Jan 3,2018: A trader dealing in cement escaped unhurt on Wednesday when unidentified persons hurled a grenade at his shop at Khurai in Imphal East district. Police said the grenade was hurled on the roof of the shop but failed to explode. They suspect it as an extortion threat aimed at P. Singhajit. On Sunday, […]