Monday, September 4th, 2017


FIR loged to Ibobi is not political vendetta: Biren Singh

Imphal, September 04: Clarifying on the recent FIR lodged against former Chief Minister O. Ibobi Singh and five former bureaucrats of the state for alleged financial irregularities in the Manipur Development Society (MDS), chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh said the government has taken such step not for political vendetta or political revenge against any political parties or persons. The step was taken to find out the responsible person or authorities for the mismanagement, misappropriation and misuse of funds. Everybody is answerable to the Rule of Law and no one is aboveRead More

JCILPS resumes ILP movement

Imphal, September 4: JCILPS has today launched its agitation demanding to pass a bill to control influx in the state and urged not to allow the immigrants to contest and caste votes in the forthcoming panchayat elections to be held on October 7. Sperheaded by the members of the JCILPS (Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System) people took out a demontration rally in Imphal, which kicked off from JCILPS office at Keishampat. Arjun Telheiba, convenor JCILPS said, “We are initiating our movement from today itself demanding to pass a billRead More

How will be teachers’ day

Imphal, September 3: Amid the diktat by Joint Students’ Coordination Committee formed by AMSU, MSF, KSA and SUK to celebrate Teachers Day on October 5 instead of celebrating on September 5 greetings of Teachers Day have been released from various quarters. Governor Najma A. Heptulla has extended her greetings to the people, especially the members of the teaching community on the occasion of Teachers Day, 2017. In her message the Heptulla said 5th day of September is celebrated across the country in memory of Dr. S. Radhakrishnan a renowned educationist, scholar and a formerRead More

Demand to employ Meitei Mayek teachers

Imphal, September 4: The Meetei Mayek TET Supplementary 2016 Successful Candidates Association, Manipur has cautioned to excercise agitations if the government fails to materialise their demand by September 30. The teacher aspirants demanded to absorb those who cleared the teachers eligibilty test in government schools immediately and not to take up new recruitment process untill they are emloyed. The association today submitted a memorandum to chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh. The teacher aspirants staged a sit-in pressing their demand, at Keishampat and took up a rally to march to the chief minister’s office toRead More

Consultation programme on child abuse

Imphal, September 4: A one day consultation program on Child Trafficking and Child Sexual Assault (CSA) was today organised at Tengnoupal Police Station, by New Era Environmental Development and Society in collaboration and supported by Child Rights and You. The consultation was focused on “Police personal posted on highway”. The programme was conducted with the objectives to prevent the vulnerable children from the being trafficked; to sensitize the police especially posted on highways; and to network the police and child activist in preventing the child trafficking to the South AsiaRead More

Complain against removing voters

Imphal, September 4: Phumlou Apunba Nupi Samaj has complained over removal of 19 persons , name from voters’ list of Phumlou. Talking to the reporters in press conference held at Manipur Press Club today touba, Ahenthem (O)Sunita Phumlou Ward No.1 stated that it was very unfortunate that 11 men and 8 women were removed from the voters’ list while Panchayat election is approaching. The Panchayat elections fall on October 7.


Imphal, September 4, 2017 (DIPR): Education, Labour and Employment Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that playground needs to be preserved to make the dreams of young spirited sport children come true. He was speaking as Chief Guest at the Closing Function of the 3rd District Level 7 A Side Under 13 Football Tournament – 2017 at Tourangbam Leikai Ground, Heirok. The event was organised by Tourangbam Leikai Youth Club (T.L.Y.C.) which carries a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 10,000 for the winner. While the runners up beingRead More

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