January, 2017

 

Plea to include child issue in manifestoes

Childs rights group has drawn the interest of political parties to include child issues on their best interest in the election Manifestoes for the forthcoming 11th Manipur Legislative Election. Talking to the reporters at Manipur Press Club here, the core committee member of Manipur Alliance for Child Rights Keisam Pradeep said the committee has begun to submit a 17 points charter of demand to the National and Regional political parties on the best interest of today’s children and their future to include the child issues in Election Manifestoes of theRead More


Angami feels intolerable

The Angami Youth Organisation has imposed bandh against the treacherous and despicable behaviour of the Nagaland government and its diabolical plan to fool Nagas with divide and rule policy. In a statement released today the youth organisation stated that it has found the government administration intolerable which intended to call again bandh in Kohima and Dimapur town along with the rest of the state tomorrow. Dimapur Chakhroma Youth Organisation has been entrusted to co-ordinate with Dimapur Naga Youth Front and to make effective arrangement to ensure the success of theRead More


Cheibi Championship

Miishikhol Khurai claimed the overall team champion title bagging twenty one medals in the 6th Mangsatabam Iboyaima & Arambam Punyabati Memorial and 31st State Level Cheibi Championship 2016 held at YAS Fencing Hall, Khuman Lampak. Miishikhol finished with 9 gold, 4 silver and 8 bronze medals for 65 points while Meehuls Khongman took the runners up with 7 gold, 6 silver and 5 bronze medals for 58 point and EEA Yaingangpokpi fetched the third spot winning 1 gold, 6 silver and 10 bronze for 33 points. Altogether fifteen Cheibi unitsRead More


State polo

Kangchup Road Youth Physical Sports Association beat Tentha Polo Club by 3-2 goals in the 32nd N. Hazari & Dr. N. Tombi State Polo Tournament 2017 played at Mapal Kangjeibung. The match was closely fought game with both team holding on with 2-2 goals till the fourth chukker and to determine the winner, an extra chukker for the golden goal was added where Kangchup Road prevails in the end. Kangchup Road got the early shot when Dollar Seram struck the opening goal in the 2.07 minute but Tentha Polo ClubRead More


Manipur Hockey League

Social Youth Union Club drubbed Posterior Hockey Academy Manipur by 9-0 goals in the senior mens Manipur Hockey League 2017 played at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium. Dominating the match, Social Youth Union team struck at regular interval with Deveshor and L.Ribando scoring a hattrick each while S.Amujao fetch two goals and L.Mantosh chip in with a goal. In another match, Moral Education Intellectual Renascent Athletic Association beat Youth Club cum Information Centre by 6-3 goals. S.Jungson fetched two goals while B. Jashobanta, Th. Athouba, Th.Tompok and Th.Thonglen picked up aRead More


Labour groups demand a separate police branch

Labour organisations today staged a sit in on the Maharani Thong in the heart of Imphal denouncing the killing of two labourers by Kuki Natioinal Front, KNF (N) in a cross encounter on Saturday night at Moulsohoi village in Ukhrul district. The labour groups in the sit-in demanded the state government to open a separate police to rescue people from kidnapping for ransom which has been a common trend in the state. The protest taken up by the Workers Union Manipur, Kanglei Economic Development Organisation and the Loumee Shinmee Aapunba Lup condemnedRead More


Wanted two James

Manipur police has announced a cash reward of Rs, 1 Lakh each over the head of two James for providing information of the two criminal gang members. The two gang members are James @ Max @ Seiboi Guite (33) s/o Lamthang Guite of Bunglung village under Saikul police station, Kangpokpi district and James @ Henkholen Kipgen (36) s/o Somang Kipgen of Gangpijang village of the same district as par a statement issued by the state police department yesterday. One may inform to SP Imphal East (9436023018), SP Thoubal (9436821749), SPRead More


Drivers caution over state’s uniform dacoits

Drivers rendering service along the Imphal-Moreh has warned the government to prohibit state security force and VDF personnel from extorting in the name of tax from the van service runners. Talking to the reporters today here at Manipur Press Club spokesperson of the drivers’ community K. Nabakishore said we are no against the legal tax bound to be paid at Moreh, Pallel and Tengnoupal, but we cannot afford those illegal tax imposed in the form of extortion along Pallel to Imphal. The drivers drew the attention of the state authorityRead More


JDU to contest in 20 seats – Cautions over economic blockade

Announcing two contesters of JDU its state unit’s president Hankhanpao Taithul today declared the party will contest in twenty seats in the ensuing state legislative election. The party president announced Takhellambam Samananda as JDUs candidate for Keirao assembly constituency and Md. Ajijul Haque for Khetrigao assembly constituency. Samananda was a BJP intending candidate but left BJP. In the function held at its state office in Imphal welcome Md. Jalal-Uddin of Mayang Imphal assembly constituency and Haji Asraf Ali of Khangabok assembly constituency. Hankhanpao said the JDU Manipur unit is allyingRead More


Tribute to Ima Rajani

Freedom Fighter and Tamra Patra Awardee Ima Rajani remembered on its 27th Death Anniversary observation held today at Nupi Lal Memorial Complex organised by the Nupee Lal Memorial Association. On the occasion prizes of the state level patriotic song and quiz competition held for the year 2016-17 was also distributed to the deserving winners. Secretary steering committee NLMAM, Longjamba Meetei Netajee said the state government should announce the road stressing from Natyapat chuthek up to Sanjenthong as Nupee Lal Road the name of the road should be embedded on theRead More


Manipur Hockey League

Moral Education Intellectual Renascent Athletic Association beat Posterior Hockey Academy Manipur by 2-0 goals in the senior women Manipur Hockey League 2017 played at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium. Th.Raina Devi in the 10 minute and Ch.Sunibala Devi in the 19 minute scored the winning goal. In another match of the mens category, Khongman Student’s Club tharshed Posterior Hockey Academy Manipur by 11-1 goals. Kirankumar scored four goals while Rohit Singh fetch two goals, Th.Ronaldo, Niraj Singh, Thongamba and Dhanaraj picked up a goal each for Khongman team. The lone goalRead More


Cricket

Reyoungster XI, Nagamapal defeated Cyclone Thangmeiband by 42 runs to lift the champion title of the 3rd MCA W.Prahlada & W.Ramananda Elite Tournament 2016 played at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium. Cyclone Thangmeiband winning the toss, elected to field first in the limited 40 over match where Reyoungster XI put up a respectable total of 178 runs for 9 wickets. Reyoungster batsman Johnson Singh put up a solid stance hitting 49 runs while Guniram made 29 runs, Mintuchandra fetch 23 runs and Jayenta got 22 runs. Among Cyclone bowler, Jempu claimed 3Read More


Voice to punish the guilty

Clubs and women bodies of Sekmaijin has demanded the government to apprehend and punish the Kuki National Front, KNF (N) cadres who allegedly killed two abducted persons when an effort by Kuki National Army, KNA to rescue the persons went wrong on Saturday night at Moulsohoi village of Ukhrul district. The deceased were identified as Laishram Tompok Meitei (27) who was an excavator operator from Sekmaijin and Laishram Thoi (22) who was his helper from Yairipok Khoirom. The people groups of Sekmaijin gathered together and formed a joint action committeeRead More


Iron Lady proves her ability

World boxing champion Iron lady L. Sarita Devi has proved her talent by defeating her Hungarian opponent Zsofia Bedo in the IBC Fight Night held at Khuman Lampak Indoor Stadium today. The dream she had to fight in her homeland came true with the coming up of the Indian Boxing Council organising professional bouts in the ring. Sarita said, “I have come up to this spirit with the support of the people who encouraged me when I was discriminated in the 2004 Asian Games, and every credit of today’s successRead More


Polo

Meiraba Polo Club, Thangmeiband beat Ibudhou Marjing Khubam Kanba Lup, Heingang by 9-4 goals in the 32nd N.Hazari & Dr.N.Tombi State Polo Tournament 2017 played at Mapal Kangjeibung. Both team tested each other in the first chukker to render the first half goaless. However Meiraba team sprang the suprise in the second chukker with A.Ranjan getting the first goal in the 6.28 minute and M.Devnath consolidates in the 6.43 minute to post 2-0 goals lead. In the second chukker, Meiraba team continues theirs good work when M.Devnath scored their thirdRead More


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