Friday, March 24th, 2017

 

DESAM imposes 17 hours general strike

Protesting against the allocation of the portfolio of parliamentary secretary (Minority and MOBC, commerce and industries) to Jiribam representative Ashab Uddin the Democratic Students’ Alliance Manipur (DESAM) has announced a 17 hours general strike which would begin at midnight tomorrow. Talking to the reporters in Imphal, the general secretary of the students’ alliance Namerirakpam Edison DESAM said assigning the portfolio to a non- indigenous person was quite unfortunate for the people of the state while student bodies have been trying to save the indigenous people of Manipur. “Our agitation isRead More


Biren government to strike against corruption

The new state government has decided to set up an anti corruption to receive information on corrupt elements in public service, for ensuring transparency and accountability in governance. It was a landmark decision aimed at transparency and accountability in all spheres of administration and for ensuring corruption free governance. The decision was resolved today by the state cabinet sitting chaired by chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh, which was held at the chief minister secretariat, said a press statement of DIPR. In order to help the Government to ensure transparency andRead More


State Open Football Tournament

IWSC Khumbong edge out AKSA Kwakta by 5-4 goals during a penalty shootout in the 7th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial State Open Football Tournament 2017 played at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium. Both team had an evenly fought match but Khumbong team drew the first blood when Mahesh ruffles the net in the 18 minute for the lead. However Kwakta push up theirs tempo and got the equaliser when Boboi struck in the 25 minute to level 1-1 goals during regulation time, needing the match to be decided by shot fromRead More


Polo

K&MM Riding School drubbed Thangmeiband Youth Polo Club by 8-0 goals to move into the final of the 16th Governor’s Cup Women’s Polo Tournament 2017 played at Mapal Kangjeibung. With three teams in the meet, Imphal Riding Club got a bye and straight away booked a berth to the final. K&MM Riding School met little resistance from Thangmeiband team and the former strike at will with L.Thadoi shooting home the opening goal while I.Sangita got the second goal in the first chukker. In the second chukker, S.Sangita increased the tallyRead More


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