Wednesday, January 4th, 2017


CEO releases election code of conduct

For the first time photos of candidates would be made available on the electronic voting machine for the election polling for the Manipur state assembly election that would be conducted on March 4 and March 8. Addressing the reporters at old secretariat hall in Imphal, the state chief electoral officer, Vivek Kumar Dewangan said Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail will be used at 15 Assembly Constituency besides live video streaming. Election expenditure for hiring purpose should be made through direct transfer without loss of time, added the CEO. The pollingRead More

Hongmahn villagers appeal for peaceful co-existence

Villagers of Tangkhul/Hongmahn villagers appeal all communities living in Manipur to stay away from any enmity created by few sections and try to live together with love and harmony, while celebrating Chumphut Phanit Festival of the Tangkhul community. People from various communities participated in the festival celebrated at Hongmahn village in Kangpokpi district. The festival was celebrated today to mark first drawing out of unprocessed rice from the granary. The village chief invited the villagers to take part in the festival on its eve. People together enjoyed sumptuous cuisine merrily.Read More

Plea for government’s attention

As one of the oldest schools, Khongbal Tangkhul Junior High School in the Kangpokpi district which was separated from the Senapati district, established in 1949 has been facing infrastructure and manpower shortage for long, village authority drew attention of the government. The school got government recognition in 1953. The school building is in bad shape have poor infrastructures. It has at present only seven teachers against the required 13 teachers as par the government school guidelines. However, the village community has been helping the school run by adding four localRead More

Four political parties urge to end the blockade

Following the announcement of the date of election poll the Manipur Democratic People Forum, Janata Dal (S), Aam Adami party and Janata Dal (U) have appealed the BJP government at the centre to take up measures to an end to the United Naga Council’s economic blockade that has crossed 64 days. Moirangthem Tombi, Chairman of election board committee Janata Dal (U) addressing the reporters at Manipur Press Club in Imphal, said the Prime minister, home minister and the interlocutor of the peace talk between NSCN-IM and the government of IndiaRead More

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