April, 2017

 

Radhesyam wants children bring up with positive thoughts

Emphasizing to bring out the fullest of the students by utilizing the best of the available resources, Education, Labour & Employment Minister Th. Radheshyam said children must be brought up with positive thoughts and ideas as they are soft and could be moulded accordingly. Radhesyam was attending as chied guest on the 6th Foundation Day of the Smart Universal Academy, Sekmaijin Khunou, Kakching. When the school can make the weak students better and not discard them because of their weakness, then only the schools are considered to be a goodRead More


Music fest to impede contamination of rivers

The Leipung Wah Entertainment is organising its fourth edition of its River Bank Music Festival for this year carrying a strong message to stop contamination of rivers in Manipur for the sake of the generations to come. This time the venue of the festival is Nongmaishang at Bhagyabati Leikai in Imphal East district near by the river bank of Imphal Turel on April 29 and 30. Tapta will be performing the theme song to open the festival. Sori Senjam, Kennedy Khuman Sampaa, ReCycle, Nongyai Hee, The Cajon Diaries, Echil Enao,Read More


U-16 Triangular Cricket Series

 Nagaland posted 59 runs win over Manipur in U-16 Triangular Cricket Series hosted by Nagaland Cricket Association in Nagaland. In a limited 50 over match, Nagaland winning the toss put up a decent total of 176 runs for 10 wicket from 44 over. Nagaland batsman Chide topscored 36 runs while Allen got 34 runs, Kundan fetch 23 runs, Rajdeep made 21 runs and Arjun chip in with 18 runs among the top run getter. Among Manipur bowler, Dominic was chief wicket taker claiming a hattrick while Jotin, Sanjit bagged 2Read More


Mob guts a killer’s home

An angry mob today set ablaze the house of a police constable Elangbam Rajesh who allegedly shot Kh. Santosh Singh to death during a Thabal Chongba at Ukhongshang Mayai Leikai of Thoubal, yesterday. A bandh was imposed today at Thoubal protesting and demanding justice against the alleged killing. It was alleged that police persons who were on duty had fired gun shots and instantly killed 25 years old Santosh s/o Kh. Ibohal from Thoubal Athokpam Awang Leikai. The death body was taken to JNIMS for post mortem. The police constableRead More


Security forces recover large arms and ammunitions

A combined team of Heirok police and 54 BSF recovered large arms and ammunitions during a search operation at Salungpham Village and Nongpok Sekmei village Thoubal. The arms and ammunitions recovered were five lathode shells, 28 live rounds of 7.62 mm pistol, five live rounds of point 38mm pistol, one live round of 5.56 mm pistol, five pieces of PEK weighing each 350gm, five pieces of safety fuse and 35 detonators. The operation was carried out today early morning at 4:00 till 6: 30. An FIR was lodged and handedRead More


Veteran Football Tournament

Veteran Sports Association Imphal(B) Thangmeiband beat All Thangmeiband Veteran Football Association by a solitary goal in the 1st Sangai Trophy Veteran Football Tournament 2017 played at Pamyal Patsoi ground. Rajen Khanganba struck the winning goal in the 22 minute for the victory today. In another match, MUSA Major Khul blanked United Veteran Sports Association, Chajing by 2-0 goals. S.Somorjit Singh fetch both the goal in 10 and 18 minute for the victory. T.Siehlam of MUSA team got a yellow card in the match.


U-16 Triangular Series

Nagaland beat Manipur by 6 wicket in the U-16 Triangular Series hosted by Nagaland Cricket Association in Nagaland. In a low scoring match, Manipur had a bad start with wicket falling at regular interval and none of the batsman reaching double figure. Rohit Singh scored 9 runs while Dipak got 6 runs, Ulenyai fetch 5 runs and Jotin chip in with 2 runs to bundled out for paltry 45 runs for 10 wicket from a limited 20 over. Nagaland bowler Arjun bagged 4 wicket while Allen fetch 3 wicket, DanielRead More


Zilla Parishad offices to complete in 65 days – govt targets construction of 10, 000 houses

Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh asserted that efforts are on to complete the under-construction Zilla Parishad offices at Porompat within 65 days from today. Biswajit was at the National Panchayat Day observation at Panchayat Bhawan, Porompat this morning. He also expressed the need to upgrade the Rural Development & Panchayati Raj department to a major department. He also said that the government is targeting construction of 10,000 houses under the Housing for All Scheme, which will be launched soon. Issuance of birth certificates will soon beRead More


Governor appeals to stop killing

Governor Najma A. Heptulla has appealed the people in the state to stop killing of birds and animals which adversely affects the environment. In a statement released today Najma Heptullah said, as we are all aware, Manipur is endowed with a rich biodiversity, truly a treasure trove of a variety of flora and fauna. Over the ages, the state has remained covered with thick forest maintaining a fine balance of ecosystem. However, it is very disturbing that large areas in the state especially in the hills have now become barrenRead More


Caution to launch strike

A group of desperate youth—All Manipur D.P.C. Completed Candidate of Police Constable, Male, 2013 has cautioned the state government to launch a severe agitation if the government fails to declare the test. In a press statement released by the police test appeared group thanked the government for assuring to declare the result for the constable candidates as soon as possible after conducting a review. The assurance was made on the All India Radio foundation day. Stating that BJP had raised its voice during the Congress regime to declare the resultRead More


Youths press CM punishment to gang rapists

Youths representing various organisations of the state today staged a sit-in at Keishampat in Imphal protesting against the gang rape of two school girls on Cheiroaba night by seven persons and demanded to punish the rapists at the earliest. Members of Khangabok Development Student Union, Thoubal, Social and Youth Progressive Organisation, Heirok, Youth’s Forum for & Protection of Human Rights, Imphal East, Human Rights forum, Imphal West and Social Youth Development, Kakching staged the sit-in rally. The youths’ organisations submitted a memorandum to the chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh. TheRead More


Sangai Trophy Veteran Football Tournament

Sirti Chandel blanked VSAI(A) Thangmeiband by 3-0 goals in the 1st Sangai Trophy Veteran Football Tournament 2017 played at Pamyal Ground, Imphal West. W.Elvis Mongsang scored two goals while Thumli Lovejoy fetch one goals for the victory.  In another match, Football Lovers Association drubbed VSA Sora by 6-1 goals. AK.Mahesh and K.Khainekhup Vaiphei struck two goals each while Lempa chip in with the fifth goal for Football Lovers. The lone goal for VSA Sora was scored by Md.Iqbal.


Tata Trusts official

The All Manipur Football Association has informed that the Tata Trusts official will be arriving in the first week of May to select a goalkeeper from the state for its six year extensive training with Bundesliga Hoffenheim team in Germany. The AMFA statement further said that player born between 2002-2003 are to submit theirs resume along with date of birth certificates through theirs respective district association to reach AMFA office on or before April 28. It can be mentioned that thirty five members U-15 boys from the North East RegionRead More


Homage to Khongjom war heroes

Paying rich tribute to the war heroes of who laid down their lives during the Andlo-Manipuri War 1891, state observes Khongjom Day at the Khongjom War memorial complex Kheba Ching in Thoubal. Floral tribute led by the governor Najma A. Heptulla and the chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh was paid to Paona Brajabashi and other brave warriors with gun salute. A tarpon was offered for the brave souls and paid homage with Sankritan. Former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh was also present at the observation. Heptulla praising the brave soldiersRead More


Joykishan questions BJP over NSCN IM issue

Congress spokesperson MLA Khumukcham Joykishan has questioned the BJP as to why the party in power has not been responding to the call of NSCN (IM) when it is willing to come to the mainstream and promote peaceful coexistence. Joykishan claimed that NSCN (IM) has realised lately that the Government of India has been using them as a tool. He was at the diamond jubilee celebration of Namthanlong Youth Club, Thangmeiband held yesterday. The Manipur PCC spokesperson seek reasons at the failure of Government of India to bring NSCN (IM),Read More


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