Wednesday, August 30th, 2017



Imphal, August 30, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh called for exploring scientific means to conserve the precious biodiversity wealth of the State including rare Shirui Lily and Sangai. He was speaking as the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Session of the 7th Review and Monitoring cum Mentoring Meeting of Department of Biotechnology (DBT) sponsored Biotech Hubs in North East India at Hotel Imphal today. The Chief Minister said, “We need to learn live in harmony with nature. While utilizing biotechnology, let’s not forget how to conserve our precious biodiversity wealth andRead More


IMPHAL, AUGUST 30, 2017 (DIPR): Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Shri Karam Shyam today chaired an interactive session of CAF&PD officials, IOC officials and LPG distributors at the Conference Hall, Old Secretariat. The interactive session was held to find mechanism to control the sale of LPG cylinders in the black market. Minister Karam Shyam said the sale of LPG cylinders in the black market can be controlled if all the stakeholders work together. He also said that, the sale of rice in the open market under NFSA(National FoodRead More


Imphal, 30th August 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said best use of time is the only way to become success and an effective personality. The people of our state should use time economically by avoiding oneself to remain idle so that the state could grow. The Minister made the statement in his speech as Chief Guest at the 45th Annual Prize Distribution Function of Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM). During the ceremony he congratulated all the achievers and encouraged those students who couldn’t receive the awardRead More

Two OGW of UNLF apprehended with extortion letter

Imphal, August 30: Imphal East police has apprehended two overground workers of UNLF along with extortion notice letters from Hatta in Imphal East. They were identified as Mutum Naobi Singh @ Mahindra, aged about 40 years, son of (Late) M. Kalachand Singh of Nongmeibung Pung Makhong, at present residing at Khanglabung, Soibam Leikai and Md. Yunus Khan, son of Md. Chaoba Khan aged about 30 years resident of Kelrao Makting Makha Leikai, Irilbung PS P.O. Hatta near Orient Hotel. Two Extortion Notes of UNLF bearing Ref. No, DOF/U-DL/023/2017 and DOF/U-DL/025/2017Read More

Former UNLF Corporal apprehended with modified AK rifles

Imphal, August 30:  A joint team of state police and 5th JAK Rifles have apprehended one former self style corporal of UNLF along with a modified AK Rifles and a fake police vehicle. He was identified as Salam Dinachandra Meitei @ Poireiton (39) son of S. Naranbabu Meitei resident of Kiyam Mayai Leikai, Patsoi, Imphal West from his residence this morning. One AK-56 type modified DBBL gun bearing regd No. 112646, one Maruti Gypsy white in colour bearing regd. No. MN1A/4977, one forged gun licence one mobile phone along withRead More

Police recovers stolen car

Imphal, August 30: Police today recovered a stolen car from a person who was travelling in the car at Ayangpali road in Imphal East. The recovered car was Swift Dzire VDI model, white in colour bearing registration number MN07D/2493 with Engine No. 1737352 and Chassis No. MA3FSEB1500426914. In that, one suspected vehicle, Swift Dzire, white in colour was detained for verification. On questioning the driver of the vehicle, Heikrujam Bijando, a resident of Nungbrang Mayai Leikai, Imphal East disclosed that the vehicle was bought from one Ningthem who is accusedRead More

Rights bodies and CSOs seek clarification from CM

Imphal, August 30: A group of rights bodies and civil society organisations has urged the chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh to clarify on a news report that the Manipur police department allegedly collected funds from majority of its junior and senior ranks to fight the Impending case of fake encounters. In a press conference held today Babloo Loltongbam said, “We, the civil society organisations, are shocked to learn from the Imphal Free Press of August 29 that Police Collects fund to engage lawyer.” RenuTakhellambam, President EFVFAM, Babloo Loltongbam of Human Rights Alert,Read More

KYKL cadre arrested

Imphal, August 30: Police today arrested a cadre of KYKL Moreh van parking area. Moreh police commonado acting under the supervision of SP Tengnoupal Dr. S. Ibomcha Singh arrested one cadre of KYKL identified as Chungkham Raju Meitei (33) alias Sanahal son of Ch. Singhajit Meitei of Kakwa Sairom Leirak. The police team apprehended him from Moreh- Imphal van parking, Moreh. Police says Raju joined KYKL in December, 2012 and trained at Eastern Nagaland in 2013 in 32nd batch. He has been working under self style Lieutenant Sangai of KYKLRead More

Sub-Junior Boys National Football Championship 2017

Imphal, Aug 30: Mizoram thrashed Arunachal Pradesh by 4-1 goals in the opening match of the Sub-Junior Boys National Football Championship 2017 for North East Zone Qualifying Round held at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak. Though the match was schedule to kick start from 2.45pm, lack of proper medical aids delayed the match till 3.30pm. The match schedule(fixture) is yet to be circulated to the media. Sports Minister Letpao Hoakip inaugurated the championship and left the stadium soon after the customary introducation to the players. Mizoram dominated the match right from the wordRead More

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