7 Catholic schools shut in Manipur; govt. asks schools to open

7 Catholic schools shut in Manipur; govt. asks schools to open

  Seven Catholic schools in Manipur have failed to resume classes despite student bodies and parents protesting the indefinite ban imposed on Catholic schools by an armed group. Students and parents of Manipur’s Little Flower School and Christ Jyoti School staged a sit-in demonstration on Tuesday but school authorities refused to resume classes. A Kangleipak […]

Imphal to host 3 day Music and Arts Fest

Imphal to host 3 day Music and Arts Fest

Imphal will be hosting a three day music and arts festival from May 1 to 3 to celebrate the legacy of the late American activist/environmentalist and folk singer, Pete Seeger’s 96th birthday. The festival named after one of Seeger’s famous songs, “Where Have All The Flowers Gone?”, the festival will also feature art installations and […]

Manipur: MHA rejects CBI enquiry into skeletal remains

Manipur: MHA rejects CBI enquiry into skeletal remains

TNT News Imphal: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has not given the ‘green signal’ by the Ministry of Home Affairs to investigate into the discovery of human skulls and other skeletal remains from the erstwhile Tombisana High School campus which was in the heart of Imphal during the peak of insurgency in 1980s. Ministry […]

‘Dead wife’ found with ‘new husband’

‘Dead wife’ found with ‘new husband’

  A husband was driven away from the locality on charges of murdering his wife and sent to jail  thereafter. The charge was based on the findings of a woman’s body whose face was brutally beaten to make it unrecognizable. However, the crime was never proved scientifically. Konthoujam Naobi ( 19) daughter of Konthoujam Kunjarani of […]

Rape accused becomes police officer

Rape accused becomes police officer

  According to reports, an undertrial rape accused who is on bail has joined the Manipur Police as an Assistant Sub Inspector. He is currently undergoing police training at Manipur Police Training Academy, Pangei in Sawombung Sub Division of Imphal East district in Manipur. At a press meet at Tarung, the family of the rape […]

Binalakshmi Nepram wins L’Oreal Paris Femina Women award

Binalakshmi Nepram wins L’Oreal Paris Femina Women award

TNT News MUMBAI : Manipuri civil rights activist Ms. Binalakshmi Nepram has been awarded the prestigious Loreal Paris Femina Women Award 2015 in the category of “Face of A Cause”. Nepram is the first recipient from the Northeast to have won such a prestigious award. The awards were given away in Mumbai last week in […]

Rebels kill 2 Assam Rifles personnel in Manipur

Rebels kill 2 Assam Rifles personnel in Manipur

IMPHAL: Two Assam Rifles personnel were killed and one was injured, in an ambush by rebels in the remote Kamjong subdivision of Manipur’s Ukhrul district on Tuesday, police said. Personnel of the paramilitary force’s 44 battalion were on a routine patrol on foot in the Kongkan East area when a powerful IED exploded around 6 […]

Security guard sentenced to 10 years’ RI for raping minor

Security guard sentenced to 10 years’ RI for raping minor

IMPHAL: The security guard of a private school has been sentenced to 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment by an Imphal court for sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl four years ago. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on him. Special judge, Manipur East, A Guneshwar Sharma, convicted Golmei (29) of Ramji Khul in Imphal West […]