Thursday, June 22nd, 2017


Khango Konyak elected as new chairman of NSCN (K)

Khango Konyak, the 73 year old veteran of the NSCN (K) who was serving as the Vice Chairman of the group has been elected as the new Chairman/President of the NSCN(K) on June 20. A statement issued by the group’s publicity wing on Wednesday stated that “On the demise of S.S.Khaplang, the Chairman/President NSCN/GPRN, Lt.Gen.(Rtd.)Khango Konyak was elected to the Chairman/ President, NSCN/GPRN unanimously by the house on 20th June 2017” The statement also included a brief biography of the newly elected leader which mentioned that he was born onRead More


MAHUD Minister Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar today said stern action will be taken up against contractors, sanction authority and engineers involved in the construction of the new building of the Thoubal Municipal Council office. He made the statement after inspecting the new building located inside the Thoubal Municipal Council office. The Minister said the new building has partially caved in, cracks are visible on the walls and the building is currently tilted due to damage on the retaining walls. MAHUD Minister appealed to the Councillors of the Thoubal Municipal Council toRead More


The revival of the State Transport Department will be a huge challenge to the Department because of the financial shortages. This was stated by Shri M. Lakshmikumar Singh, Commissioner, Transport, Government of Manipur, in a press briefing organised by Transport Department at the Conference Hall, Old Secretariat, today, in connection with the launching of Inter District Bus and City Bus service which will be flag off by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Manipur, Shri N. Biren Singh on 25th June, 2017. Shri M. Lakshmikumar Singh said that the Manipur StateRead More


Public Works, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, IPR, Administrative Reforms and Training, Commerce and Industries and Power Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh met One Million Hockey Legs founding executive business development Shri Rob Van Ness and held a long discussion on how to promote hockey from the grass root level in the State. The latter called on the Minister at his New Secretariat Office, this evening. Following the meeting, the Minister said in January 2014, a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Indian and Dutch governments concerning sports development.Read More

Financial Assistance Extended to hslc topper

Showing its concern and commitment towards promotion of talent and education especially among the financially weaker section of the society in the state , the Government of Manipur has extended financial aid amounting Rs. 2 (two) lakhs to the family of Johnson L. Khongsai, HSLC Topper , the 19th Rank of HSLC Examination, 2017, so as to enable him to continue his studies and to his family for constructing a house. The financial assistance was handed over to Themchin Khongsai, the mother of Johnson L. Khongsai today by Shyam LalRead More


Three Wushu medallists from the State, along with their coach, of the 2017 BRICS Games held at Guangzhou, China today called on State Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Shri Letpao Haokip at his official quarters located at Lamphelpat. Congratulating the medallists for bringing laurels to the State in particular and the country in general in the 2017 BRICS Games, YAS Minister Shri Letpao Haokip assured them to look into the welfare of the players as well as the coach. Amongst others, Shri Gyandash Singh Mayanglambam won Gold in men’s all-roundRead More

Super Division Football League

Manipur Police Sports Club beat Youth Development Organisation by 2-0 goals in the 18th S.Birendra Singh Memorial Super Division Football League 2017 played at SKYC ground, Sekmai. The Youth Development Organisation proved to be a hard nut to be cracked as they hold theirs forth against the policemen. However the latter break the shackles just before the first whistle when Khem Bahadur ruffles the net in the 45 minute for the lead. Making further foray, Manipur Police Sports Club consolidates in the 50 minute when Ksh.Kanta Singh bang home theRead More

Manipur & Nagaland can ‘rise together as one ship’

The Regional Business Meet 2017, a first of its kind to bring business partnerships and inter-state trade between First Generation Entrepreneurs (FGEs) from Manipur and Nagaland was held on June 21. With the theme ‘Interstate trade and land-linked opportunities’, the meet was organised by the Entrepreneurs Associates (EA), and attended by Entrepreneurs from Manipur and Nagaland at Jubilee Memorial Centre, Kohima. Speaking on the theme ‘Manipur and Nagaland –The land-linked states: opportunities and realities’, Editor of the Imphal Free Press, Pradip Phanjoubam classified the successful businesses in Manipur and NagalandRead More

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