February, 2017

 

Security measures beef up ahead of Modi’s visit

Security measures have been beefed up ahead of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Imphal which is boycotted by CorCom (Coordinating Committee of six insurgent groups). Narendra Modi is visiting Imphal tomorrow to take part BJP’s election campaign rally at Langjing Achouba ground in Imphal West. The CorCom had announced to impose public curfew from 6:00 am tomorrow which would remain effective until the Prime Minister leaves the state. As a part of the security measures taken police today conducted a cordon and search operation and house to houseRead More


CM Ibobi Challenges PM Modi

The chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh reacting to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech challenged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the economic blockade of the United Naga Council and Framework Agreement of the NSCN-IM and the government of India. Ibobi asked what the harm was for the BJP and the Prime minister to reveal what is in the framework agreement and why did the Prime Minister say that the blockade will be lifted in two days when BJP comes to power after the ensuing election. “I didn’t expect fromRead More


Luwangpokpa Trophy 2017

Tiddim Road Athletic Union pull off 7 wicket win over Yaiskul Athletic Club in the MCA T-20 Luwangpokpa Trophy 2017 played at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium. Chasing a meagre total of 56 runs set by Yaiskul team, Tiddim Road reached the target easily losing 3 wickets from 11 overs. Tiddim batsman Priyojit Singh struck 21 runs while Karnajit Singh got 14 runs  and Rinju remain unbeaten at 11 runs. Yaiskul bowler Jemson claimed a hattrick. Earlier, Yaiskul Athletic Club in theirs inning managed to put up a paltry 56 runs forRead More


AMFA Senior Women’s Football League

Manipur Police Sports Club drubbed Youth Welfare Club, Langthabal by 11-0 goals in the opening match of the 8th AMFA Senior Women’s Football League for BM Singh Trophy 2017 played at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak. Manipur Police team who had many international player in theirs rank including striker Ng.Bala and O.Bembem, faced little resistance from Youth Welfare team, who was at the receiving end in the match. Manipur Police scored six goals including an own goals in the first half period. A.Sakhitombi Devi topscored for Manipur Police with four goalsRead More


Najima Bibi ready to serve anyway

Najima Bibi who is the first woman Muslim contestant in the history of Manipur state legislative election dares to face any consequences to serve the people to get their rights to life. Najima said it is realised to indulge in the political issues after engaging in social issues. I decided to contest in the election so that I could serve the people better after I represent the people, added Najima. Yes, I was prohibited to fight in the election, however, as the law of the land and the customary lawRead More


Sharmila’s PRJA launches election manifesto

Rights crusader Irom Chanu Sharmila’s People Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) has today launched its election Manifesto consisting of ten promises at Manipur Press Club in Imphal. Sharmila said her first priority will be repeal of the draconian law—Armed Forces (special powers) Act by lobbying with the people’s representatives of other states where the army act has been imposed and together table the issue in the parliament. The manifesto which listed the repeal of the army act includes vowed to other nine other promises as establishment of Lokayukta and anti-corruptionRead More


Congress declares vision document of BJP as bamboozle

Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee president T.N. Haokip today declared that the Vision Document of the BJP was meant to bluff the people and it cannot be a manifesto when the points in the vision document are baseless. Any vision document is not a legal document, said Haokip the Manipur CCP president. The congress has published its achievements of the last 15 years and released Manifesto that has proper plans and survey. However the vision document of the BJP is to bluff the people of the state, added Haokip. Talking toRead More


Security force gun down an NSCN-IM cadre

One suspected to be an NSCN-IM cadre was killed in a fire fight between the security force and suspected cadres of the Naga militant group at Chingthak Khoupum village in Noney district. Sources say the firing incident took place between 3:30 am and 4:15 am when a team of 2/5 GR carried out cordon and search operation at the village which is under the jurisdiction of Khoupum PS. In the fire fight one lady namely Ajingna Rongmei, age 50 yrs W/O Hajengrei Rongmei got bullet injury at the front headRead More


Manipur Veteran Cricket Tournament

Champ Khagempalli defeated Cyclone Thangmeiband by 54 runs to lift the champion title of the 5th Twenty-20 Manipur Veteran Cricket Tournament 2016-17 played at Oriental College and Model Higher Secondary School ground in Imphal West. Champ Khagempalli posted 112 runs for 3 wicket with Jodiba making 40 runs in a reduced 10 over match in the aftermath of the rain hampering the outfield. Rajiv Singh and Sanjoy Singh remains unbeaten with 19 runs and 12 runs respectively. Among the Cyclone bowler, Binoy Singh claimed 2 wicket while Arun Singh fetchRead More


Football

The Asian Football Confederation has appointed S.Kenedy Singh as match official of the Erchim FC, Mangolia and Kigwancha SC, North Korea in the AFC Cup 2017 Group I to be played at Ulanbatar, Mangolia on April 4. The AIFF has also shortlisted twelve women players including a standby to attend India preparatory camp for Senior Women team for the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers to be held at Goa from March 1-30. Goalkeeper: E.Panthoi Chanu, O.Roshni Devi. Defendor: Th.Umapati Devi, G.Radharani Devi, Ng.Sweety Devi. Mid fielder: M.Mandakini Devi. Forward: Dangmei Grace,Read More


CBI summons Herojit over Sanjit issue

Following a fresh investigation the CBI today summoned Thounaojam Herojit, the police constable who had earlier disclosed that he shot Sanjit under the instruction of an officer. Talking to the reporters Herojit said, “I am very surprised and hope the judgment will come soon by reopening the case”. Sanjit and Rabina were killed by police commandos in Imphal’s crowded BT Road in July, 2009. Herojit claimed that he had executed the order given by then additional SP (Imphal West) Akoijam Jhalajit Singh. With the CBI reopening the case, Jhalajit, whoRead More


ECI chief ensures good conduct of Election

Chief of Election Commission of India Dr. Nazim Zaidi today ensured of good conduct of election of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly Election provided adequate security forces. Addressing in a press conference held at Hotel Classic Grande Nazim said economic blockade of the United Naga Council will not affect the election process as the election process will receive cooperation from the people who are involved in the economic blockade. He said despite of the blockade there will be enough petroleum product supply in the state for the smooth conduct ofRead More


Blockade hinders railway project: Rajen Gohain

Minister of state for Railway Rajen Gohain blamed the three and half months continuing blockade imposed by the United Naga Council for hampering the Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal railway which would connect the Trans Asian Railway network. Talking to the reporters at BJP office in Imphal, Gohain said out of the 111 km long railway line a distance of 12. 50 km from Jiribam has been completed and will be commissioned soon. The project that began in 2008 has 45 tunnels totalling a distance of 63 km and out of which 43 kmsRead More


57 Mountain Division Polo tournament

Khurai Polo Club riders outplayed Eastern Students Club by 9-1 goals to moves into the semi final of 7th 57th Mtn Division Polo Tournament 2017 played at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium. Khurai Polo team had a whale of time as struck at will hitting home five goal in the half time. Making a full throtle ride in the match, Khurai got the opening goal from N.Homi Achumi and later L.Thomson and K.Jogindro consolidates with a goal each to post 3-0 goals lead in the first chukker. Managing the ground well,Read More


Father of Sanjit exposes

Father of alleged fake encounter victim Chungkham Sanjit Meitei disclosed that negotiators were sent to him to withdraw the family’s petition to the court offering a sum of Rs. 20 lakhs. Talking to the reporters at his residence at Khurai Sajor Leikai, Ch. Khelen father of Sanjit said, I am no more afraid after the disclosure of Herojit that he killed Sanjit following the order of the then additional SP Akoijam Jhallajit. Sanjit was said to be a former cadre of the proscribed outfit PLA. Khelen said One Takhelmayum KenedyRead More


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