Saturday, January 21st, 2017


Court rejects bail to UNC leaders

The Chief Judicial Magistrate Imphal East today rejected the prayer to give bail to the United Naga Council’s chief Gaidon Kamei and his information secretary Shankhil Stephen who had been in the police custody, and they were remanded to judicial custody till February 4. The accused persons were produced in front of the court with a prayer for 15 days judicial remand on the charge of burning a rice laden truck along the Imphal Jiribam road by the Naga council members. The court rejected the prayer for bail of theRead More

Every vote counts competition

‘Every Vote Counts’ was the theme of State Level Drawing Competition, 2017 organized by the Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur, under the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) Campaign. As many as hundred students took part in the competition held at the Kangsang, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex. The joint CEO, Hrishikesh Modak said, the top ten winners of the State Level Drawing Competition, 2017 will be felicitated on the National Voters’ Day Celebration the 25th of January in Imphal. While the paintings of the first two winners will be sent to ECI asRead More

Manipur observes statehood day

Manipur Statehood Day was today celebrated across the state with full enthusiasm. The day marks the significance of Manipur becoming a full fledged state of the Indian Union. Speaking at the main function held at the Conference hall of Manipur Secretariat in Imphal, Chief Minister Shri Okram Ibobi singh said we are proud to be a responsible citizen of this country. Although the state has a limited resource and financial crunch, the pace of development is advanced to a commendable stage. He said, the state is among the leading statesRead More


Khongman Students Club beat Youth Club cum Information Centre by 8-3 goals in the Manipur Hockey League 2017 played at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium. Bhaskar Singh, Nelson Singh, Kiran Singh scored two goals each while Mukesh Singh and Thoungamba Singh fetch a goal each for Khongman team. The goals for Youth Club were scored by Buddha who struck twice and Devith with a goal. In another match, South Eastern Youth Club thrashed Posterior Hockey Academy Manipur by 14-1 goals. M.Premchand scored six goals while Th.Henthoiba and I.Stelin got a hattrickRead More

USPA win women polo

US Polo Association outplayed U.K’s Hurlingham Polo Association by 9-3 goals to champion the 2nd Manipur Statehood Day Women Polo Tournament 2017. The final match was played at Mapal Kangjeibung, here. The US team started the onslaught early in the game when skipper Carly Persano came up with the opening goal in the 1 minute and went on scored her second goal in the 4.15 minute. Dominating the field, the US riders Anna Winslow struck the third goal in 2.15 minute and later Audry Persano quickfired two more goals inRead More

A4 gets scarce

Price of A 4 sized paper has kicked up with the scarcity of the product which has high demand by copy and printing service providers in Manipur following the indefinite economic blockade of the United Naga Council. At the same time large bulk of the paper products of A4 size had been collected from the Imphal city market for official use of the election process which has again decreased the stock position in the market. Service shops providing Photostat and other printing service which require the particular size paper haveRead More

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