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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...

22-Dec-2017 Imphal

Rohingya Muslims sneaking into Manipur : N. Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh told the state assembly on Friday that Rohingya Muslims have started sneaking into the state which has a common border with Myanmar.Singh was replying to a calling attention motion tabled by Congress member K. Meghachandra....

08-Dec-2017 Imphal

Rajnath Singh assures territorial integrity of northeastern states

 Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured the Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur that a pact signed by New Delhi with the NSCN-IM will not affect the territorial integrity of the three northeastern states.Rajanath Singh gave this assurance...

05-Dec-2017 Imphal

Kailash Kher supports Manipuri farmers for free

Singer Kailash Kher, a Padma Shri awardee, is set to perform in Tamenglong in Manipur to promote its farmers who produce "international class oranges". He said this is one of the projects that he accepted to do for passion and not for money."We are going for...

29-Nov-2017 Imphal

Manipur CM Biren Singh promises loans to women street vendors

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Wednesday promised soft loans to thousands of women street vendors who have taken over virtually all the footpaths and other available space in Imphal."This will enable the women vendors to earn livelihood through some...

25-Nov-2017 Imphal

Bridegroom, four others killed in Manipur road accident

Five persons, including a bridegroom, were killed and two others seriously injured when the car in which they were travelling after the wedding lunch collided with a mini truck in Manipur's Thoubal distict on Saturday, police said.Four of them died on the...

23-Nov-2017 Imphal

Fuel shortage in Manipur as transporters launch strike

Manipur on Thursday faced an acute shortage of fuel following a strike by owners of oil tankers in protest against government policies.Most petrol pumps remain closed on Thursday but officials said there was enough stock to last 21 days. A. Tamphayai, Secretary...

22-Nov-2017 Imphal

Congress urges President to make agreement with NSCN-IM public

The Congress' Manipur unit on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind, seeking that the Narendra Modi government make public the framework agreement signed with the NSCN-IM in August 2015.Though the Central government has been assuring...

21-Nov-2017 Imphal/Itanagar

Northeast of 2017 is much different : Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday said that northeast region in 2017 is much different from what was said and written about it 2-3 decades ago."For those in the rest of India, the north-east is associated with ethnic conflict and insurgency....

21-Nov-2017 Imphal

President Ram Nath Kovind calls Manipur sports capital of India

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday inaugurated a 10-day Sangai tourism festival in Imphal and said "nobody can forget the magnificent Mary Kom who has done India proud on several occasions".Terming Manipur as the sports capital of India, the President said there...

21-Nov-2017 Imphal

Ram Nath Kovind in Manipur amid general strike

President Ram Nath Kovind arrived here on Tuesday amid a shutdown called by insurgents that crippled life across Manipur.Schools, government offices and markets were shut. Very few vehicles plied on the roads. However, all flights operated normally.The Coordinating...

15-Nov-2017 Imphal

Two troopers among 3 killed in Manipur ambush

Two troopers of the 4 Assam Rifles and another man were killed in a gun-battle between security forces and insurgents in Manipur's Chandel district on Wednesday.Intelligence sources told IANS that the chance confrontation took place at 6 am at a place between...

10-Nov-2017 Imphal

Manipur CM in Myanmar, says Moreh town will be developed soon

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, who is visiting Myanmar, said that the northeastern Indian state is the gateway to Southeast Asia and the border town of Moreh would be "developed" soon.Singh, who is in Yangon, on Friday inaugurated an international conference...

31-Oct-2017 Imphal

Congress creating confusion over Naga talks: Biren Singh

 Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and Naga People's Front (NPF) MLA Awangbou Newmai on Tuesday accused the Congress of trying to create confusion among different communities over the Naga peace talks.Opposition leader Okram Ibobi Singh had dared the BJP...

27-Oct-2017 Imphal

Some northeast states apprehensive of Naga peace talks

A few northeastern states, including those ruled by the BJP, have expressed apprehensions over the Central government's ongoing peace talks with the NSCN-IM with Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Friday saying his government will not remain silent...

18-Oct-2017 Imphal

There are no Muslim or Christian terrorists: Dalai Lama

There are no Muslim or Christian terrorists because terrorists are no more religious once they embrace terror, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday."People cease to be Muslim, Christian or any group the moment they became terrorists,"...

17-Oct-2017 Imphal

Dalai Lama arrives in Manipur

 Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived here on Tuesday on a three-day visit to Manipur.Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and Assembly Speaker Yumnam Khemchand received the Dalai Lama, who has been declared a state guest, at the airport.There was tight security...

15-Oct-2017 Imphal

Bees sting four children in Manipur, three die

Bees stung three children to death in Manipur's Tamenglong district, police said on Sunday.Four children had gone to a mountain vegetable garden near Taju Keiphun village on Saturday. The eldest, Lucky Rongmei, partially damaged a bee hive with his slingshot,...

14-Oct-2017 Imphal

11 injured in grenade blast at Manipur fairground

At least 11 persons, including two children, were wounded in a grenade blast at a fairground in the state capital on Friday night, police said.Hospital sources said some of the injured were discharged after first aid while some sustained critical injuries....

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