Friday, January 13th, 2017


Honour to departed Guru

Renowned theatre exponent Late Padmashree Heisnam Kanhailal was honoured the “Khundongbam Brojendro Ningsing Mana” for his excellent contribution in the world of theatre. The award has been presented for every three alternative years since 2008. The fourth edition of the award presentation ceremony was held at Dev Literary hall inside DM College campus in Imphal. The award carried a cash reward of Rs. 25,000. Theatre activist Naoram Kalimohan Singh and Writer’s Forum’s president Lamabam Biramni were present among the dignitaries in the occasion. Kalimohan presented the award to the betterRead More

Awareness programmes lines up ahead of election

Following the announcement of the Manipur state assembly election schedule to be held in two phases the election authority has lined up different programmes with the holding of one day hands on training programme on the SUBIDHA application at State Academy of Training, Takyelpat, today. SUVIDHA is an application software developed by Election Commission of lndia with a view to provide single window service for issuing permits of various kinds such as use of loud speakers, holding of meetings/ processions etc. to political parties during conduct of the ensuing elections.Read More

CSCHR tips off to invoke UN over blockade

Civil Society Coalitions on Human Rights in Manipur and UN (CSCHR) presage to invoke the international rights bodies and the UN if the central government and state government fails to stop the ongoing economic blockade. Human rights activist Babloo Loitongbam who is also a member of the coalition said imposition of blockade in the state is disrespect of the human rights and against the international human right norms, and the government is responsible to safeguard the rights of the people. It is their profound duty to seek intervention of internationalRead More

NSCN-IM attack kills one

One killed and three injured when suspected NSCN IM cadres attacked trucks ferrying essential commodities which were coming from Jiribam with security escort at Lukhambi village along the national highway 37. Sources say heavily armed cadres opened indiscriminate firing on the security convoy of state police and CRPF personnel who were escorting loaded trucks. The security team retaliated resulting in a heavy gunfight that lasted for more than 20 minutes. One civilian travelling on a car was killed and injured three including a truck driver in the attack. The deceasedRead More

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