January, 2017

 

Manipur Hockey League

Youth Club cum Information Centre, Kontha Ahallup beat Posterior Hockey Academy Manipur by 8-4 goals in the senior mens Manipur Hockey League 2017 played at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium. In another match, Khongman Students Club also prevails upon Moral Education Intellectual Renascent Athletic Association, Bashikhong by 7-3 goals.


Cricket

Cachar Road Athletic Union has been relegated to Plate Group after they have been beaten by Thangmeiband Athletic Union by 7 wickets in the 3rd MCA W.Prahlada & W.Ramananda Elite Cricket Tournament 2016 played at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium. The title match for Elite Group will be played between Cyclone Thangmeiband and Reyoungster XI Nagamapal to be played tomorrow.


Polio immunisation underway

Polio immunisation programme was initiated today under the supervision of Family Welfare Services and State health Society, Manipur with its inaugural function held at premise of Family Welfare Services office in Imphal. The immunisation mission was targeted to administer through 3585 booths throughout the state for today and the organisers will conduct a two days house to house campaign. A total of 4, 55, 280 doses to cover a target of 3, 58, 474 children have been provided by the ministry of health services, government of India. The services ofRead More


Hoax bomb terrifies residents

A packet expected to be an IED found at the gate of a resident at Lamboi Khongnangkhong in Imphal West this morning had terrified the residential area. The packet was found at the gate of R.K. Heramot, 45 at around 6 am. A team of police along with a bomb squad rushed at the spot. When the packet was split it contained three Eveready dry battery cells, a yellow wire piece, a spectacle box and a black plastic base wrapped with sol tape. This is not the first of hoaxRead More


Mega Singju festival kicks off

Singju, the Manipuri favourite vegetable mixture has got its excellent pace with the beginning of the second Singju Festival organised by the Singju Yokhat Lup festival committee at MMRC & Unity Park of Khangabok in Thoubal district today. The festival set with the theme “Save our culture and identity” will continue till February 8. Altogether 150 stalls were opened displaying various types of Singju and other cuisines of Manipur. Hand crafts products were also displayed to attract the visitors. The festival was opened with cultural events showcasing the rich culturalRead More


Manipur Hockey League

Hockey Union drubbed Posterior Hockey Academy Manipur by 13-2 goals in the senior mens Manipur Hockey League 2017 played at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium. L.Tomthin and A.Suresh scored a hattrick each while M.Bravery, M.Sanjoymani fetch two goals, W.Amarjit, W.Nirajkumar and H.Amarjit chip in with a goal each for Hockey Union. As for Posterior Hockey Academy Manipur, M.Sushanta and Y.Bidyananda fetch a goal each. As for the women category, South Eastern Youth Organisation thrashed Youth Club cum Information Centre by 6-0 goals. N.Diana scored two goals while N.Raju, Ksh.Jotibasu, Ksh.Sonia andRead More


Polo

Nambul Mapal Polo Club(A) thrashed Chingkhei Hunba Polo Club by 10-1 goals in the 32nd N.Hazari & Dr.N.Tombi State Polo Tournament 2017 which got underway at Mapal Kangjeibung. It was complete domination by the Chingkhei Hunba Polo Club as they scored at will in all the chukkers but Chingkhei Hunba came good only in the first chukker that too from their women rider Th.Tanna Devi. For Nambul Mapal Polo Club, L.Tarun Singh topscored with five goals while A.Abung fetch four goals and Th.TK Meitei chip in with one goals.


AIFF Indian Women League

Eastern Sporting Union, Manipur thrashed Jepplaar IT FC, Puducherry by 7-1 goals in the AIFF Indian Women League 2016-17 which kicks off at Dr. Ambedkar Stadium, New Delhi. Jepplaar IT FC put up a tough fight but just before the first half whistle Y.Kamala Devi break loose to slot home the opening goal for Eastern Sporting Union in the 44 minute for the lead. Picking up momentum in the second half, Y.Kamala Devi shines again with her second goal in the 62 minute to boost Eastern Sporting scoreline to 2-0Read More


Sarita vows to silence Zsofia

Iron Lady Sarita Devi has vowed to knock down Hungarian veteran boxer Zsofia Bedo when she faced off with her opponent today ahead of the IBC Fight Night that would open another chapter to the glory of Manipur boxing. World champion and Asian games Bronze medalist Sarita is making her first professional boxing debut taking on Zsofia at Khuman Lampak Indoor Stadium tomorrow. Manipur boxer Sarita will be the first Indian female professional boxer stepping into the pro circuit. Sarita said, “I will knock down her in two rounds.” “IRead More


Hockey League

Students Club beat Social Youth Union Club by a narrow margin of 3-2 goals in the Senior Mens Manipur Hockey League 2017 played at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium. Nelson Singh provided the lead for Khongman froma field goal in the 3 minute of play but Social Youth Union team replied positively whe Deveshor Singh fetch the equaliser in the 8 minute to level 1-1 goals. However Social Youth team tightens their grip in the match bringing up their second goal from Anil Singh in the 20 minute. Picking up pace,Read More


Cricket

Royal Eleven Youngster Cricket Club, Nagamapal will clash with Cyclone Cricket Club, Thangmeiband in the final of the 3rd MCA W.Prahlad & W.Ramananda Elite Tournament 2016-17 to be played on Monday at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium. Veteran cricket: Cyclone Cricket Club beat Kuki Sporting Club by 4 wicket in the 5th Twenty-20 Manipur Veteran Cricket Tournament 2016-17 played at Oriental College and Model Higher Secondary School ground. In a low scoring match, Kuki Sporting Club batted first to put up a meagre 82 runs for 9 wickets from 20 over withRead More


MI Khan left BJP

MI Khan joins Nationalist Congress Party after he left BJP for not offering its ticket for the candidature to the ensuing assembly election. NCP welcome the indenting candidate of Keirao assembly constituency MI Khan in a function held at Manipur Press Club here. The NCP state unit’s president Soram Iboyaima appealed the NCP intending candidates to serve application for the ticket on or before January 30 as NCP intending candidates have been pressuring to announce its candidature list. He also said the party manifesto will be released soon.


Art competition on fair election stretches 1.5 km

About a thousand students today exercised their art along the flex that stretches one and a half kilometre along the Kangla Park footpath in an art competition organised in the theme “Free, Fair & Peaceful Election and Ethical Voting”. The competition titled—‘The Longest (1.5 Kilometer) Art Competition’ was organised by the office of the chief election officer, Manipur, Editor’s Guild and NEO GENE: contemporary artists of Manipur, ahead of the forthcoming state assembly election that was fixed to be conducted on March 4 and 8. “We want to capture theRead More


BJP will not announce its Chief Ministerial Candidate

BJP will not announce the chief minstrel candidate for the ensuing 11th Manipur Legislative Election state assembly election while the remaining list of 29 candidates may announce tomorrow. Nongthombam Biren Singh said he was not the authority to say on the announcement of the Chief minstrel candidate for BJP, but according to the information from the centre it will not be announced this time. Biren has blamed the congress government in the past and present responsible for the present chaos in the state. Saying BJP has never formed a governmentRead More


Cricket

Saddam unbeaten 59 runs knock helped Force Khetrigao prevails upon Eastern Sporting Union by 7 wickets in the 3rd MCA Plate Tournament 2016-17 played at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium. With the win, Force Khetrigao have qualified for the champion title clash with SCCC Singjamei on February 1. Eastern Sporting Union winning the toss, decided to bat first where they could muster to put up 117 runs for 8 wickets from 35 overs.  Mihul Singh top scored with 25 runs while Manikanta Singh fetched 19 runs, Sanjay Singh got 17 runs and ChitranjanRead More


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