Thursday, March 2nd, 2017


Films on ethical voting

(DIPR): A short film on ethical voting produced by DIPR, Manipur and sponsored by CEO, Manipur titled “Achumba Meekhal Yaominnarasi” directed by Bobby Wahengbam will be telecast on local channel IMPACT TV MIX on March 3, 2017 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. The short film will also be telecast on ISTV Siroi on March 3, 2017 from 6:30 pm. Short films which bagged 1st, 2nd and 3rd position Hayeng Gi Damak, Ei Vote Thadarani, Eikhoi Vote Thadarasi and Vote Ki Meiri respectively in the “Short Film Competition on Ethical Voting” organised by DIPR, Manipur and  sponseredRead More

Blast injures eight

At least eight persons including women were today injured when an Intensified Explosive Device blasted at the residence of Naga People Front (NPF) candidate of Ukhrul’s Fungyar constituency at Langol in Imphal West near Shija Hospital. The IED which was said to have planted my miscreants at the toilet complex of the NPF candidate Keishing Leishiyo’s residence and the blast took place at around 5:00 this evening. The blast injured the father of the candidate K. Shamphang. All of them were rushed to the Shija Hospital and Research Institute. TwoRead More

Angry polling station officers vandalised IW-DC

Polling stations officers who were given duty for the first phase of election vandalised the DC office of Imphal West district when the ballot papers were not distributed to them. As par the order issued by the DC office ballot papers were distributed to the polling station officers at around10:00 this morning. However one duty returning officer instead of distributing ballot papers further to the polling officers made them start casting their votes as par spontaneous order from the DC inside Linthoingambi DC office hall. Some of the polling officersRead More

All District Magistrates issues orders under section 144 CrPC

Chief election officer notified ending of election campaign with district magistrates issuing order under 144 CrPC regarding ban on unlawful assemblies and prohibition on holding of public meetings during the period of 48 hours ending with the hour fixed for the close of the poll, applicable for the areas/constituencies bound for polls. The notice of the election authority says all restrictions provided in excise law on the storage of liquor in unlicensed premises shall be vigorously enforced from P-2 day Special drives should be launched to unearth illicit liquor makingRead More

Eastern Sporting Union emerge champion; BM Singh Trophy 2017

Eastern Sporting Union emerge champion as they hold on Kangchup Road Youth Physical Sports Association by 2-2 goals in the 8th AMFA Senior Women’s League for BM Singh Trophy 2017 played at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak. The match turn into high drama in the injury time, with a minute left, of the final whistle after Kangchup Road team protested Eastern Sporting Union equalising goal by W.Ranjibala was offside. Kangchup Road questioned assistant referee Ph.Lanthoiba decision and went of rampage damaging chairs and lodge strong protest to the organiser. Playing theirsRead More

MPSC(A) beat KPC by 3-1

Manipur Police Sports Club(A) beat Khurai Polo Club by 3-1 goals to claimed the champion title in the 7th 57 Mtn Division Polo Tournament 2017 played at Mapal Kangjeibung. Both team struggle in the first chukker rendering it goaless. However Khurai rider T.Roshan scored the opening goal in the 6.21 minute of the secod chukker for the lead. The police rider who seeking for the equaliser faced stiff resistance from Khurai team and went goaless in the third chukker. But Manipur Police riders rode back in the fourth chukker withRead More

Plea for quick justice against fake encounter

Rights activists and students spearheaded by Extra-judicial Execution Victims Family Association, EEVAM and Kangleipak Students’ Association, KSA staged a sit-in rally demanding quick justice to the fake encounter/extra-judicial killing victims and their families at Keishampat in the heart of Imphal city. Human rights activists Onil pressing for speedy justice and to prosecute the perpetrator involved in fake encounter cases said, 1,528 cases have been filed at the Supreme Court and 20 additional similar cases have also been noticed. “These cases have been pending and very soon they will be heardRead More

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