Sunday, April 30th, 2017


Storm blows away River Bank Fest

Strong storm of last night had blown off the River Bank Festival on the first day compelling to cancel the second day of the festival. The heavy rainstorm occurred in the midnight had shattered the stage of the musical festival while the concert was going on. The few stalls opened at the concert ground premise were also destroyed. Following the total destruction the organisers had no option, but to cancel the second day of the festival. The festival was jointly organised by Leipung Wah Entertainment and Nongmaishang as its fourthRead More

Sangai Trophy Veteran Football Tournament

Veteran Sports Association Imphal(A) thrashed VSA Sora by 4-1 goals in the 1st Sangai Trophy Veteran Football Tournament 2017 played at Pamyal Ground, Patsoi. Veteran Sports got the early breakthrough in the 4 minute when Md.Azad got the opening goal for the lead in the first half. Later S.Gandhi consolidated for Veteran Sports team in the 31 minute to post 2-0 goals. The VSA Sora seems to regain theirs composure when Md.Iqbal struck his team opening goal in the 36 minute but that turned out to be theirs last asRead More

U-19 cricketers

The Manipur Cricket Association has informed that four U-19 cricketers have been selected to attend the Under 19 National Camp 2017 at Agartala from May 8-28. The selected four player are Ng.Johnson Singh, Rk.Rex Singh, Sandeep Chakravorty and Alfred Hmar, based on theirs earlier performances by a panel from the All India Junior Selection Committee meeting held at NCA, Bangalore on April 22 last. This is the first instance of Manipur cricketers being selected for National Camp after Manipur Cricket Association gained full membership this year after nineteen year ofRead More

Attack at oil tankers injures three

Attack at two diesel oil tankers and a petrol tanker has injured three drivers along National Highway-2 in between Changoubung and Kangpokpi. The incident took place at around 5: 40 this morning while the tankers were heading towards Imphal. Raju Karki, driver of a diesel tanker bearing MN-03-0911 got bullet injury at his arm and 6-7 rounds of bullets hit the vehicle. The other diesel tanker that was hit by bullets bore the registration number AS-01-DD-4718 and the petrol tanker bore the registration number MN-01-8327. The drivers were T.B SinghRead More

Ambush kills two

Two local labourers engaged with BRO/GREF were killed in an ambush at a water tanker by a heavily armed group in between Khenman village in Myanmar and Behiang in India along the Indo-Myanmar border, yesterday. The driver of the water tanker identified as Lallianmang, 40 of Behiang and his helper identified as Ginlam Khaute, 50 died instantly on the spot. There are no official words on who the attackers are but several CSOs have swiftly condemned the incident. CSOs from Behiang area and from Singngat sub-divisional managed to enter theRead More