Sunday, September 17th, 2017


Hectic effort to prevent Rohingya refugees

Imphal, September 17: As instructed by the chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh state police force has started using boats along the Jiri Mukh to prevent Rohingya refugees entering the state while the state forces and Assam Rifles remained busy for the same. Biren Singh on his facebook page posted the recent development yesterday. Following the fleeing of Rohingyas from Myanmar due to the backlash against them state police and Assam Rifles Manipur remained red alert along the Manipur side which share around 364 km of porous borders with Myanmar. SecurityRead More


IMPHAL, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017 (DIPR): ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’, a cleanliness campaign was organised by Directorate of Environment at Changangei, Ucheckon, Imphal West today. Forests and Environment Minister Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar, speaking as the Chief Guest of the function, said ensuring cleanliness will be a true tribute to the Mahatma Gandhi as the nationwide campaign is concluding on Gandhi Jayanti. He said the Directorate of Environment conducted the campaign to create mass awareness of the environmental cleanliness. Minister Th. Shyamkumar, officials of Directorate of Environment, club members and local residents cleanedRead More

Awareness programme on cyber crime

Imphal, September 17: One day awareness programme on Cyber crime was today jointly organised by Social Empower Organisation Khekman and Cyber Crime Police station and District Police Thoubal at Khekman Zilla Keithel Community Hall, Thoubal. Audio visual on E-Swachhta Abhiyan for Students  (ESAS) and other aspects of cyber crime were presented by Cyber Crime PS led by I/C Mohit K. Garg. Meghachandra Singh, MPS SP of Thoubal; Dr W Indrajit Singh, associate professor of Thoubal College; Inspector B. Rishikesh Sharma, OC of Thoubal and Inspector N Sadananda Singh, OC CommandoRead More

Saplings planted on Modi’s B’Day

Imphal, September 17: Pradhan of Wangoo Terakhong Gram Panchayat P. Baleshwor with the youths of Wangoo Sabal Makha Leikai  today planted tree saplings along the road stretch of Wangoo to Kumbi as a part of Sewa Diwas on the occasion of 67th birthday celebration of Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of Inda. The tree plantation was jointly organised by BJP Kumbi Mandal and P. Baleshwor Singh, Pradhan of Wangoo Terakhong gram Panchayat. BJP Thanga Mandal also carried out a tree plantation drive in honour of the Prime Minister. They wished ModiRead More

Landslide cuts off Imphal – Moreh

Imphal, September 17: Heavy rain has caused landslide near Lokchao along the Indo-Myanmar road which cuts off connectivity between Imphal and Moreh. An Assam Rifles team and the police reached the landslide location. They were trying to reconnect the road using JCB. However it was uncertain how long will it take to recover the connectivity. Large numbers of vehicles remained stranded on both sides of the landslide area.

AJLMPO reacts against KSA & JCILPS

Imphal, September 17: All Jiribam Linguistic Minority Peoples’ Organization (AJLMPO) has urged the Kanglepak Students’ Association (KSA) and Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) to wthdraw their statement of bannning non-locals participate in the 5th gram panchayat election that falls on October 7. KSA and the JCILPS’ students’ wing on Thursday warned of stern agitation against all non-locals if non-local candidates contesting in the ensuing  Panchayat election do not withdraw from their candidatures. KSA said  a total of 71 non-local candidates—4  in Kanglatongbi, 16 in Serou, 34 in Jiribam, 2 in WaitonRead More

Three died in UTLA factions clash

Imphal, September 17: Three militants including a woman died in a clash between Thadou UTLA and Poukai UTLA at Muktakhal village, Jiribam. The firing incident between the cadres of the UTLA factions took place at around 12: 30 this morning when a group of Poukai faction attacked the Thadou camp at Turbung. The deceased militants were identified as Ngamboi (22) male, Mangmimlen (20) male and  Hatsei (25) female of  Thadou faction, said a source.

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