Manipur set to launch air ambulance service soon

Manipur set to launch air ambulance service soon

IMPHAL, May 17, 2018: Manipur will soon launch an air ambulance service to reach out to the hill and rural areas that are difficult to access by roads, Health Minister L. Jayentakumar said on Wednesday. Governor Najma Heptulla said that she had requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an air ambulance service for far-off villages […]

Manipur witnesses first fight nights with ‘Manipur Fight League’

Manipur witnesses first fight nights with ‘Manipur Fight League’

IMPHAL | May 17, 2018 Pounding punches, kicks to the chests and head, vicious uppercuts, knee-cuts, submission holds all joined with blood and sweat, stretchers carrying out injured fighters, Iboyaima Sumang Lilla Sanglen at Palace compound saw the first every mixed martial arts fight night. Commencing from Tuesday, the fighters mostly in their teens and […]

Manipur: Man jailed for raping niece

Manipur: Man jailed for raping niece

IMPHAL, May 16, 2018: Special judge of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO), Senapati on Tuesday remanded a 39-year-old man into judicial custody for allegedly raping his niece. The accused person has been identified as Sakaiyah, 39, son of R. Hingba of Mayangkhang village, Senapati. He was arrested after District Child Protection Unit, Imphal […]

Manipur: Phalong farmers decry inaction on wetlands affected by road construction

Manipur: Phalong farmers decry inaction on wetlands affected by road construction

TAMENGLONG, May 16, 2018: In spite of repeated memorandums submitted to the concerned authorities by the farmers of Phalong (Bhalok) regarding the on-going road construction of Imphal-Kangchup-Tamenglong road (IKTR) that affected the wet lands, the voices of the farmers have been left unheard. Chairman of Paddy Field Affected Association Phalong village, Ramliamang Panmei disclosed that […]

Manipur: LNC-M excommunicates ZB-AMN president

Manipur: LNC-M excommunicates ZB-AMN president

IMPHAL, May 15, 2018: Liangmai Naga Council, Manipur (LNC-M) has called for “social boycott/excommunicate” of Zeliangrong Baudi- Assam, Manipur and Nagaland (ZB-AMN) president “for his anti-Liangmai activities.” The decision was made during the LNC-M annual general meeting held on May 11 at Puilong village. LNC-M in a press release said that “the president may appear […]

Manipur: Damaged culvert blocks highway in Moreh

Manipur: Damaged culvert blocks highway in Moreh

MOREH, May 14, 2018: Vehicles plying along a national highway in the Moreh road are facing trouble crossing the slab culvert over Sabeng Lok at Chahmol village. Although the slab culvert had been constructed recently, it is in deplorable condition. The road is entirely blocked as many vehicles especially heavy loaded trucks got stuck in the […]