Monday, May 22nd, 2017
Dummy coffin shed locally known as Salpha Pumbuk of the nine Churachandpur martyrs who were killed during the anti-bill agitation in 2015 was set into fire by miscreants early morning today. The residents around called out for help which helped to bring the arson under control, say reports. This was the second attempt in few days to torch down the symbolic coffins after Joint Action Committee against Anti-Tribal Bills on May 10 brought an agreement with the state government to bury the eight dead bodies on Wednesday. The dead bodiesRead More
Sinking of a portion of lmphal-Dimapur highway at Lalmati in Nagaland has stopped loaded heavy vehicles crossing the portion of the highway. Vehicles weighing over 40 tonnes have been banned from crossing the highway portion and the Nagaland Government has issued a notification to this effect. The Surface Transport, Eco and Environment Society, Nagaland general secretary Bipin Sophie gave the information through the All Manipur Road Transport Drivers and Motor Workers Union. Heavy rain in the past few days had resulted to sinking of about 150 feet from Kharakhatti.
A woman was shot to death this afternoon when two men in arms on bike fired at a woman vendor at border town Moreh near Gate no 2. As soon as the woman was hit, she was rushed to Moreh Hospital and succumbed to injury. Police has rushed at the spot after the shoot out. No one was arrested so far in connection to the incident. This incident took place after a series of blast took place at the border town. Two bombs were exploded at two places of MorehRead More
Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has launched the Barak (Spring) Festival at Senapati, where he was warmly welcome by thousands gathered at Senapati Mini Stadium, today. The festival was organised by the Naga people’s organisation with the motive of conservation of the Barak river valley and rejuvenate the cultural heritage of Manipur. Biren Singh asserting the Naga issue as the issue for everyone in the state said the government and people of Manipur welcome every peace initiative in the state. The past mistakes should be forgotten and forgiven and workRead More
‘Clean and Green’ Cleanliness and Tree Plantation Campaign on the occasion of Guru Pujah was organised today at Raj Bhavan by the Governor of Manipur Dr. Najma Heptulla and the staff of Raj Bhavan. Altogether 210 numbers of saplings of different species were planted at the Raj Bhavan park. While planting the first sapling , the Governor said that she returned her obligation to mother earth and dedicated the second sapling ( Bokul : Mimosops Elengi) to (Late) Anil Madhav Dave , Minister of State(IC) Environment , Forest and ClimateRead More
Commerce & Industries Minister Shri Th. Bishwajit has said that the State Government has been trying to promote industries to generate income in the State. He was speaking at the inauguration of Banana Fibre Development Centre and Opening of 5-days Training Programme on Novel Products based on Ethnic Designs and Fabrics of North East India at CSIR-North East Institute of Science & Technology Branch Laboratory at Lamphelpat, Imphal today. He said Industries is very important Department and therefore there is the need to encourage our entrepreneurs to solve unemployment problemsRead More
International Day for Biological Diversity was observed today on the theme ‘Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism’ organised by the Directorate of Environment. The function was held at the auditorium hall of the Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS), Palace Compound, Imphal. Forests and Environment Minister Shri Th. Shyamkumar, speaking as the Chief Guest of the function, said that, the day is observed across the world to promote conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. He said that, the day is an opportunity to raise awareness of the important contribution of sustainable tourismRead More