Monday, January 16th, 2017


Sailors on Loktak in despair

Sailors on the Loktak Lake has suffered stopping their sailing business since the past about ten days as the wind carried up the floating swamps (Phumdi) and deposited by the shoreline. Dweller at Moirang area who depends their livelihood on the lake specially the sailors has been cursed by the wind with the widely covered mass of the swamps but cutting their source of earning. Locals who take up sailing business under the banner ‘Loktak Lake Tourism Development Co-operative Society, Ltd’ has been providing boating service to the tourists andRead More

3rd MCA Plate Tournament

Sangai CCC Singjamei registered 63 runs victory over Eastern Sporting Union to qualify for the final match of the 3rd MCA Plate Tournament 2016-17 to be played at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium. In the champion qualifier match, Sangai team posted a respectable total of 126 runs at the expense of all its wicket from 38 out of the allotted 40 over match. Heman led the charge hitting 32 runs while Netra got 19 runs and Salman chip in with 16 runs. Eastern bowler Shankar proved the chief wrecker as he claimedRead More

England and US to gallop in Polo on statehood

The second State Hood Day Manipur Women’s Polo Tournament will begin tomorrow at the Mapal Kangjeibung, the ground where polo was originated with the participation of teams from USA and England. The tournament is to be organised by All Manipur Polo Association under the aegis of state’s Directorate of Tourism till January 27 the day Manipur got statehood in 1972. Asok Kumar secretary, Manipur tourism said, the tournament will be participated by United States Polo Association from USA and Hurlingham Polo Association of England will take part besides a teamRead More


The District Election Office, Imphal West today organized an interaction programme on SAMADHAN and SUVIDHA software at Kombirei Hall , DC Office, Lamphel with Village Level Entrepreneurs(VLE) of Common Service Centres(CSC)in connection with the ensuing 11th State Legislative Assembly to be held in March. SAMADHAN nodal officer Ph. Bhabananda briefed the participants of the session on the important tips of using SAMADHAN software through a presentation. He stated that electors should make proper use of this online public grievance redressal system for Assembly Election . Bhabananda explained thoroughly all theRead More

Governor launches Saksham 2017

Governor of Manipur Najma Heptullah today launched the Saksham 2017 which is a month long observation on the theme “Conservation of Fuel is Responsibility of One and All in Society”. The launching function was organised by Public Sector Oil and Gas Companies in association with Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India. Heptullah administered pledge to participants which included students, to conserve petroleum products, endeavour to educate young people to avoid wasteful use of petroleum products and use cleanerRead More

Centre to remove blockade

Top Central Ministers, along with security officials, yesterady reviewed the prevailing situation in Manipur where a 75-day long economic blockade on National Highways has crippled normalcy in the state. According to a PTI report, Home minister Rajnath Singh, defence minister Manohar Parrikar, finance ,minister Arun Jaitley, army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat, home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and other top officials discussed the situation in the North Eastern State. The high level meeting discussed to find a way to reopen the blockade along the National Highway 2 and restore normalcy. The topRead More

Black Day

Commemorating the 288th Puya Meithaba, Black Day was observed by International Observation Committee on Puya Meithaba (ICOP), Kangleipak at Kindergarten Montessori School, Takyel Kolom Leikai yesterday. M. Naokhamba, convenor, ICOP said culture, language and its script are the identity of a community which should be upheld with pride. Burning of Puyas was a very unfortunate incident. The common genealogy would be very much alive even today and there would have been complete unity among the communities if the Puyas had not been destructed, added Naokhamba. Following the mass destruction ofRead More