Manipur: Missing boy fished out from CM’s pond

Manipur: Missing boy fished out from CM’s pond

IMPHAL: The body of 19 year old Hoirongbam Sudesh, son of Sobha Athokpam Awang Leikai, who had gone missing after a Maruti 800 car he was travelling in accidentally plunged into a pond situated inside the premises of Chief Minister, Okram Ibobi Singh’s residence at Thoubal Athokpam Leikai, was fished out on January 12. The body […]

106-year-old goes extra mile to attend Army event

106-year-old goes extra mile to attend Army event

IMPHAL: On Tuesday, Saolet Haokip traveled the 90-odd kilometers from his village in Changjal, or New Wayang, in Chandel district of Manipur to state capital Imphal. For the first about 15 km, he rode pillion on his grandnephew’s motorcycle, traveled the next 30 km from Chandel to Kakching in a shared taxi — a Tata […]

Manipur: Anti-Tribal Bills JAC calls Five-Day Blockade

Manipur: Anti-Tribal Bills JAC calls Five-Day Blockade

IMPHAL: The Joint Action Committee (JAC) Against the Anti-tribal Bills supported by other tribal bodies including the United Naga Council has called a 5-day total chakka bandh/blockade on all highways passing through the tribal territories of Manipur as well as all national projects starting from February 1. The decision to call the blockade was arrived […]

Manipur Youth Wins ‘Youth Icon Award 2016’

Manipur Youth Wins ‘Youth Icon Award 2016’

Thang-Ta player Gurumayum Biseshwor Sharma has been awarded the Youth Icon Award 2016 by Youth Pathshala Foundation supported by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations. The award was handed to him on the occasion of Yuva Diwas—the birth anniversary of India’s youth icon Swami Vivekananda—held at the auditorium of Azad Bhavan, New Delhi on January 12. Biseshwor […]

3 militants arrested in Manipur

3 militants arrested in Manipur

Three militants of outlawed Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) were arrested by a joint team of security forces during a joint search operation at Tamukhong area of Manipur’s Imphal East district. The joint team comprised 45 Assam Rifles and Imphal East district police commando of Manipur police and the arrests were made on the 12th, a release […]

Centre’s talks over Manipur bills not ‘acceptable’: Congress

Centre’s talks over Manipur bills not ‘acceptable’: Congress

IMPHAL: Congress legislator R.K. Anand said on Tuesday that the central representatives’ participation in the talks over the three pending bills related to implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Manipur is not “acceptable”. A trouble shooter of the chief minister, Anand was associated with the protracted talks with the ILP campaigners. He said […]