Mary Kom nominated for Rajya Sabha seat

Mary Kom nominated for Rajya Sabha seat

NEW DELHI: With a clear aim to ensure representation from Northeast, the PMOs office nominated Internationally acclaimed boxer from Manipur, MC Mary Kom for the Rajya Sabha. There are 12 nominated members in Rajya Sabha and there are seven vacancies at the moment. According to media reports, a list of six people was on Thursday […]

Shutdown in Manipur affects border trade

Shutdown in Manipur affects border trade

IMPHAL: The legalised border trade between Manipur and Myanmar was brought to a standstill on Thursday due to the 12-hour shutdown called by several voluntary organisations in the northeastern state. The shutdown was called to protest five bomb blasts triggered near Hollenphai village in Manipur on Wednesday that injured three troopers of Assam Rifles. The troopers […]

Declare us tribal, say Meiteis

Declare us tribal, say Meiteis

IMPHAL: The demand by Meiteis to be declared a Scheduled Tribe is gaining strength in Manipur. But the already existing tribes are not pleased. The Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee (STDC) is planning a mass demonstration on May 22 in a bid to force the government to accept the community’s demand. But the tribes in Manipur […]

Manipur CM reshuffles ministry, inducts three new faces

Manipur CM reshuffles ministry, inducts three new faces

IMPHAL: Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi reshuffled his ministry on Tuesday by inducting three new faces. Three senior ministers were dropped earlier. Manipur Governor V. Sanmuganathan administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-inducted ministers — Khetrimayum Biren, Manga Waiphei and R.D. Korungthang. Earlier, forest minister Thoudam Debendra, rural development and panchayati raj minister […]

Minor Manipur girl goes missing in Delhi

Minor Manipur girl goes missing in Delhi

Deepa a resident of Lairouching, Manipur and a student of Class 12 was found missing since yesterday in Delhi. Deepa is a minor girl aged 14 years and she just appeared her 12th examination. According to reports given to the PRO Delhi Police, she was found to be lured and brainwashed by her fake Facebook […]

250 migrants found working illegally in Manipur

250 migrants found working illegally in Manipur

IMPHAL: Over 250 migrant workers were found working illegally at different construction sites in and around Imphal in the last three days and were handed over to police for necessary action, an umbrella organisation of Manipuris said on Friday. However, there are no reports so far that these workers — suspected to be from Bangladesh […]