NSCN (K) cadres apprehended in Manipur

NSCN (K) cadres apprehended in Manipur

IMPHAL: Five cadres of the NSCN (K) were arrested by security forces during a massive operation carried out in Jiribam subdivision of Imphal East. The NSCN (K) cadres were nabbed by personnel of 27 Assam Rifles during an operation conducted in an area between Lamkhai bazar and Hilgat around 1:30 pm yesterday. Some weapons were […]

Manipur: Govt fails to tackle crimes against women

Manipur: Govt fails to tackle crimes against women

IMPHAL: Manipur legislators and government failed to take effective measures against the increasing crimes against women, said a network of social organisations on the occasion of International Women’s Day. “During the recent budget session, the MLAs held a detailed discussion on the Manipuri pony. But they had no time to speak a word on the appalling crimes […]

Powerful grenade explosion in Manipur

Powerful grenade explosion in Manipur

IMPHAL: A powerful hand grenade exploded near a kerosene godown at Toupokpi area in Bishnupur district last night, according to police. The blast took place at around 7.30 PM yesterday near the godown of a kerosene dealer after unidentified miscreants lobbed the grenade, the police said. Though there was no casualties, considerable property worth lakhs […]

Manipuri pony facing extinction

Manipuri pony facing extinction

IMPHAL: The small but efficient Manipuri pony may soon be declared an endangered species like the brow-antlered deer. Both these animals are found only in Manipur. “In the livestock census conducted in 2012, the population of this pony was found to be 1,100 only,” Veterinary Minister Govindas Konthoujam said. Tombiraj, secretary general of the Manipur […]

Imphal included among the 23 Fast Track Cities

Imphal included among the 23 Fast Track Cities

  IMPHAL: Executive officer Ng Uttam Singh of Imphal Municipal Corporation on Saturday said that inclusion of the city among the 23 Fast Track Cities has given the state an opportunity to upgrade earlier Smart City Proposal.   The challenging task ahead in getting the city selected for funding without participating in the second phase […]