First hearing on Akha Salouni murder today

First hearing on Akha Salouni murder today

  TNT News NEW DELHI: The first hearing on the murder case of Akha Salouni will be held at the District Court, Saket, tomorrow (May 11) at 10am. People from the Northeast are eagerly awaiting speedy justice for 29-year-old Salouni from Manipur who was beaten to death by five persons in South Delhi’s Kotla Mubarakpur […]

Manipur ADC polls to be held in June

Manipur ADC polls to be held in June

  IMPHAL: Political parties in Manipur have stepped up their campaigns for the June 1 elections to the six Autonomous District Councils (ADC) in the Congress-ruled state, according to reports. The Congress, the BJP and the Naga Peoples Front (NPF) are the three main contenders for the 144 seats of the six ADCs of Senapati, […]

Rare butterfly species discovered in Manipur

Rare butterfly species discovered in Manipur

IMPHAL: A rare species of butterfly known as ‘Slate Awlet’ (bibasis mahintha) have been spotted by wildlife photographers near Kwatha village under Yangoupokpi Wildlife Sanctuary in Manipur. The rare species was discovered and photographed by a joint exploration team of wildlife photographers from PFA Manipur and Assam. The butterfly was photographed by Basabjit Chakraborty, a […]

Myanmar army encroaches Manipur border again

Myanmar army encroaches Manipur border again

  IMPHAL: The Myanmar army, which had encroached on a portion of the Indian territory along the Moreh sector of Chandel district in Manipur just 10 months back, has occupied a 3-sq km area in Ukhrul district of the state again, according to reports. Taking note of the latest ‘incursion’, chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh […]

Manipur: Catholic schools reopen under heavy security in Imphal

Manipur: Catholic schools reopen under heavy security in Imphal

  IMPHAL: After remaining closed for 21 days due to threats from a rebel group, seven Imphal-based Catholic schools resumed classes on Wednesday under heavy security cover and public vigil. Besides state police, alert volunteers of the All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) and parents were also seen moving around the schools. AMSU volunteers also formed […]

48-hour bandh called in Manipur’s ‘Naga dominated areas’

48-hour bandh called in Manipur’s ‘Naga dominated areas’

  IMPHAL: A 48-hour bandh has been called by the United Naga Council (UNC) in Manipur’s ‘Naga dominated areas’ from Monday midnight demanding an Alternative Arrangement (AA) outside the purview of the state government, pending the Naga peace talks, according to reports. In February last year, the seventh round of tripartite talks involving the Centre, […]

72 hour economic blockade choke vehicles along highways in Manipur

72 hour economic blockade choke vehicles along highways in Manipur

  SENAPATI: The All Manipur Hill Districts Contract Basis Teachers Association’s (AMHDCBTA) demands for service regularisation of contract basis teachers of 2006 batch seems to be running successful with support and endorsement from other tribal bodies of the State as the 72-hour bandh for all Inter State Road Transport Services on National/Trans Asian highways has […]

Bomb blast near Manipur University, five injured

Bomb blast near Manipur University, five injured

  IMPHAL: Five labourers were injured in a powerful IED (Improvised Explosive Device) bomb blast on Wednesday near the gate of Manipur University in Canchipur. The bomb was planted by unidentified persons inside a drum. It exploded around 4:20 in the evening. The injured persons were rushed to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital for […]