Tuesday, August 8th, 2017



Information and Public Relation Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit today launcheda One-year Diploma Course in Journalism and Mass Communication in the State Institute of Journalism, DIPR, Manipur. Addressing the gathering, the minister stated that journalism is a unique profession and those in this field can even criticise the government’s wrongdoing. In this age of information technology, print media is still a crucial medium, he said. The Minister continued that the people still has the habit of clarifying all news that they see on social media platforms with the morning newspaper orRead More


With the ever increasing rates of crime against women in the State, Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Smt. Nemcha Kipgen expressed deep concern and asserted ‘Zero Tolerance’ towards crime against women in the state. This was stated by the Minister during an emergency meeting convened at her residence along with a Manipur State Commission for Women, Chairperson Dr. K. Sobita Devi, MSCW Member Smt. Ranjita Golmei and Manipur State Social Welfare Board, Chairperson Smt M. Priyomala Devi. Most recently, the team under the advised of the Minister, had conducted spotRead More

Rapist shot

An accused rapist was shot with three bullets by unknown persons on his way back from Cherap Court. The victim was Saikhom Bhogen (42) son of S.Bheiga of Sairem khun under Lamshang Police  Imphal West Dist. It is said he was shot by three unknown persons at Takyel near Model Higher Secondary school around 1.30 pm. He got bullet injury on left side hand & belly. He is the accused of rape case in 2013. Today he was summoned  to Cheriap court in connection of rape case and was returningRead More


Information and Public Relations Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh today assured a temporary office for the Editors Guild Manipur at the DIPR Complex, Moirangkhom. The EGM office will be provided an office at DIPR building at Keishampat once construction of the building is complete. The Minister made the assurance during a meeting with a team of EGM held at his New Secretariat conference hall this afternoon. The EGM team led by president A Mobi submitted a charter of demand to the Minister. During the meeting, Minister Biswajit also assured aRead More


Forests and Environment Minister Shri Th. Shyamkumar raised serious concern over the increase in number of illegal villages in the Yaingangpokpi Lockhao Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary is located along the Indo-Myanmar border in Chandel district which covers a total area of 184.8 sq kms. Terming it as unfortunate, Shyamkumar said the Haolenphai village has always been a disputed village as it lies in the border. Speaking to the media persons at the Sanctuary, Minister Shyamkumar said he has spoken with the department officials in Moreh. He opined that enclosing ofRead More

Police nabs a person with demand letter addressing to health minister

State police today nabbed an overground worker of PREPAK along with a demand letter addressing to health minister Jayantakumar. Today at around 9:00 am under the supervision of SP Imphal East K. Kabib received a reliable information that one suspected Over Ground, PREPAK Cadre were moving in and around the palace compound for conducting extortion in the Government Department and private hospitals. A police team led by Wungpam Kasar, Additional  SP (LO)/IE tried to stop one suspected Bolero Jeep bearing Regd. No. MNO7D-1561 but the vehicle managed to fled awayRead More


In the continuing move of the state police to prevent from unwanted incidents on the Independence Day, the police picked up 26 persons including 11 women from Hatta, Today. A combined team of Imphal East police commando and a police team of Porompat police cordoned Hatta and its adjoining areas in Imphal East and took up search operation. In the operation that conducted between 4 am and 6 am 530 males and 368 females were verified. 15 males and 11 female were picked up for further verification. The operation was conducted under the instruction ofRead More


Shri Th. Shyamkumar, Minister MAHUD and Forests & Environment took serious note of the garbage dumped along the Indian side near the Indo-Myanmar friendship bridge. Terming it as dangerous for the environment, Minister Shyamkumar feared that if the dumping continues, than in the coming years, the garbage could pollute the river which flows between the two countries and the neighbouring country may complain over the matter. Speaking to the media persons, Shyamkumar said that, earlier Moreh was under MAHUD department when it was under one town committee. He said thereRead More

Gold smuggler apprehended with 25 gold biscuits

Assam Rifles today apprehended a gold smuggler with 25 gold biscuits at Khudengthabi vehicle check post. The smuggler who was identified as Raju Muniyandi, 45, son of R.  Muniyandi, a resident of Moreh ward number 3, Tengnoupal disrict, was travelling from Moreh to Imphal in a van bearing registration number MN 01G 8270. The 12 AR  found the gold biscuits concealed under the driver’s seat compartment. It was said the gold biscuits weighs 4.175 kgs approximately. Raju was handed to superintendent of customs, Moreh along with the gold biscuits seizedRead More


Full load 30 trucks of fertilizers are on the way from Dimapur to Imphal and will reach soon after which sufficient fertilizers will be available. It was stated by the Agriculture, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Minister Shri V.Hangkhanlian during the foundation stone laying function of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Institute of Agricultural Sciences at Utlou, Bishnupur district on Monday. Attending the function as a chief guest, the Minister said, “The state of Manipur has faced hardship to obtain fertilizers due to flood and landslide along the National Highways, although theRead More

First Division Football

ABA Khetrigao hold on PRYA by 1-1 goals draw in the M.Ibobi Memorial First Division Football League Tournament 2017 played at ABA Ground, Imphal East. Jackson scored the opening goal for PRYA team in the 24 minute and later Jahir Khan fetch the equaliser for ABA team in the 75 minute to share a point each. USA Khurai and PYA Kairang had a goaless draw, to share a point as well.

State Level Fencing Championship 2017

UPAA Kiyamgei fencers added two more gold medals in the13th Governor’s Cup State Level Fencing Championship 2017 at Indoor Stadium, Khuman Lampak. In the Junior Boys Epee event, Chinglemba Singh of UPAA Kiyamgei beat Satish Singh of SWC Khongman by 15-10 point for the gold and silver medals. Nepolian of YASU and Denikumar Singh of SAI RC had to content with the bronze medals. As for the Cadet Girls Sabre event, UPAA fencer L.Ambika Devi added another gold beating K.Jitmala Devi of Miishikhol. SWC Khongman fencer N.Jessi Devi and L.AbiRead More

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