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07-Apr-2019 Imphal

Congress didn't do anything for sportspersons: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a scathing attack against the opposition Congress, saying it had been in power in Manipur for 15 years but had not done anything for the people, especially sportspersons."Sportspersons like Mary Kom, Bombayla Devi...

20-Mar-2019 Imphal

Congress alone can protect Northeast people : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said it is his party alone which can protect the culture, language and history of the people of the Northeast, and claimed to have blocked the passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Rajya Sabha.Launching...

19-Mar-2019 Imphal

Rahul Gandhi launches election campaign in Northeast

Launching his party's election campaign in the Northeast from Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Tuesday evening for a two-day visit to Manipur.Party sources said during his stay, the Congress Chief will finalise his...

27-Nov-2018 Imphal

1 killed, 15 injured in Manipur road accident

A boy was killed and at least 15 others, including two Japanese nationals, were injured when a loaded bus plunged into a gorge in Manipur's Kangpokpi district on Tuesday, police said.The incident took place around 10.30 a.m. on National Highway-2, which...

12-Sep-2018 Imphal

4 militants arrested in Manipur

Four militants of the banned People's Liberation Army (PLA) were arrested by the Manipur police from two different parts of Imphal east district, according to a press release issued by the police department on Wednesday.In a raid conducted on Tuesday evening...

05-Sep-2018 Imphal

NSCN(IM) militants will be booked: N. Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren announced on Wednesday that the troopers and police commandos have been rushed to Tamenglong district here to arrest the militants of the NSCN(IM), for beating up some AMSU members and singers."The NSCN(IM) militants had used...

22-Aug-2018 Imphal

7 injured in Manipur bridge collapse

At least seven persons were injured when a bridge under construction in Manipur's Jiribam district collapsed on Wednesday. Two of them are in critical condition, police said.The debris from the falling bridge over the Gaokhal river hit the seven persons.The...

15-Aug-2018 Imphal

All set to make Manipur corruption free : N. Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Wednesday that his BJP-led coalition government was all set to make the state corruption free.During his Independence Day speech at the Manipur Rifles parade ground, Singh claimed that his government has drastically...

04-Aug-2018 Imphal

2 gold sumgglers held in Imphal

Sleuths of Customs Division on Saturday nabbed two international gold smugglers from a parking lot in Imphal.Preliminary investigation showed they had smuggled gold from Myanmar. The value of the confiscated gold is over Rs 39 lakh in the international market,...

31-Jul-2018 Imphal

Rapist gets death sentence in Manipur

A tribal youth in Manipur found guilty of raping and murdering a four-year-old was sentenced to death on Tuesday.The sentence against David, 23, was pronounced by A. Noutuneswori in the district court in Senapati district.The convict allegedly raped and...

28-Jul-2018 Imphal

Contraband gold worth over Rs 1 cr seized from Manipur border

Gold worth Rs 1.25 crore smuggled from Myanmar has been seized by customs officials during a raid at a Manipur border town, a top officer said.According to Assistant Commissioner R.K. Dorendrajit, four smugglers with the contraband gold were nabbed in Pallel...

11-Jul-2018 Imphal

Nine killed in Manipur landslides

Heavy rain triggered landslides in three places in Manipur's Tamenglong town early this morning, killing nine persons and injuring seven, officials said.The bodies of two children are yet to be recovered, said Chief Minister N Biren Singh.The seven injured...

14-Jun-2018 Guwahati/Agartala/Imphal

Northeast flood situation grim, Army help sought

The flood situation in the Northeast continued to be grim on Thursday with at least nine people losing their lives and thousands displaced in Assam, Manipur and Tripura, where the state governments have sought Armys help in rescue operations.Two people lost...

18-Apr-2018 Imphal, Manipur

Equip farmers with knowledge, insights and products : Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu said that India must equip farmers with knowledge, insights and products. He was addressing the Valedictory Session of the One Day State Level Workshop on Biodiversity and Sustainable Agriculture for Doubling...

06-Apr-2018 Imphal

Sanjita's rise a saga of grit and determination

One of the stars of Indian weightlifting, Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu's rise to the top of her sport is a saga of grit and determination against great odds.Hailing from remote Umathel Kakching village in Kakching district of Manipur, Sanjita took to weightlifting...

16-Mar-2018 Imphal

Narendra Modi inaugurates 105th Indian Science Congress

Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the 105th Indian Science Congress at Manipur University today. He began his inaugural address by paying tributes to three very distinguished Indian scientists whom we lost in recent times – Padma Vibhushan...

16-Mar-2018 Imphal

Centre for northeast's development : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Centre is giving special attention towards northeastern states for their balanced development.He was speaking on the occasion of the first anniversary of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition government headed...

16-Mar-2018 Imphal

Narendra Modi wants scientists to spend time with students

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged scientists "to spend 100 hours a year" with school students to teach them various aspects of science.Modi made the remarks after inaugurating the five-day Indian Science Congress at the Manipur University here."I...

16-Mar-2018 Imphal

PM opens Science Congress in Manipur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the five-day Indian Science Congress at the Manipur University here."I appeal to the scientists to spend at least 100 hours a year with 100 school students of classes 9 to 11 to teach them the aspects of science....

13-Feb-2018 Imphal

Securitymen asked not to harass former rebels : N. Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, who also holds the Home portfolio, on Tuesday said that police and paramilitary forces have been asked "to stop forthwith harassing former insurgents" who have joined the mainstream.There had been allegations of harassment...

12-Feb-2018 Imphal

Air dispensary to start soon: N. Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh announced on Monday that an air dispensary will start functioning soon in Manipur.The Central government plans to introduce a helicopter-based Dispensary/OPD service in far-flung and remote areas where no doctor or medical...

07-Feb-2018 Imphal

NIA to probe 'puzzling' bomb blasts in Manipur : Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh informed the State Assembly on Wednesday that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) will probe the three "puzzling" bomb blasts that took place this year in Imphal's high security areas.The first grenade exploded on January...

31-Jan-2018 Imphal

Manipur to set up fast-track court for drug offenders : N. Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Wednesday said a fast-track court will be set up by March to try increasing drugs-related cases in the state."Drugs-related cases are increasing and many of them pending in courts. If a fast-track court is set up in Manipur,...

26-Jan-2018 Imphal

Manipur CM invites insurgents for talks

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Friday invited insurgent groups in the state to come to the negotiating table for hammering out a "political solution".Speaking at a Republic Day function, the Chief Minister also spelt out his government's achievements...

05-Jan-2018 Imphal

Officers involved in Manipur belt scam will be punished : Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has said that all guilty police officers involved in a scam involving purchase of sub-standard belts for the police and paramilitary battalions will be punished.The police department had purchased 20,000 leather belts at...

27-Dec-2017 Imphal

Saving Manipur's Sangai from untreated human waste

"I managed to catch a glimpse of its tail", "I saw its shadow," "Lucky if you spot one!"This usual banter among tourists at the tiny Keibul Lamjao National Park (KLNP) in Manipur -- the world's only floating national park -- is not about catching the Unicorn.They...

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