Police net kidnapper

Police have arrested a youth on Sunday on the charge of kidnapping a seven-year-old girl from Heirok part two under Heirok police station. The arrested person has been identified as Moirangthem Lukhoi (22), son of Ibomcha, of Heirok part one.

Two cops suspended as booze laden Gypsy meets accident

Two police personnel involved in carrying huge quantity of local liquor in a police vehicle have been suspended and a departmental inquiry initiated against them. 

Manipur woman hurt in robbery bid

A Manipuri woman sustained injuries after she was dragged for about 20 metres by two bikeborne men in a suspected robbery attempt in south Delhi’s Hauz Khas, police said on Friday.

Man held over KNLF chief’s murder

A joint team of Churachandpur police and 25 Assam Rifles arrested a 23-year-old youth on Wednesday for his alleged involvement in the murder of KNLF (KNO) chief Tonglianlal Haokip on August 2.

Siblings carrying unknown skin disease since birth

CCPUR: A young boy named, Mangkholien and his seven years old sister Lamneinieng, both children of Letsei of Naajang village of Henglep subdivision in Churachandpur district have been silently suffering from a skin disease since birth.

Thayong pineapple festival on Aug 14

On August 14, Pineapple Progressive Farmers, Thayong would be conducting the fourth pineapple festival at Thayong, Imphal East district.

Liquor tragedy: Experts cite Methanol poisoning

With one more liquor consumer succumbed late Saturday night, the death toll in the Oinam Sawombung toxic liquor consumption case has reached five so far.

Moreh PMUY beneficiaries traceless

Even though a number of on-line applications were received from residents of Moreh town and subsequently approved for availing free LPG connections under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), many other selected beneficiaries could not be traced at their respective places when representatives of a gas agency went for spot inspection.

Myanmar team bats for boosting border trade

A business delegation of Union of Myanmar, Federation of Chambers of Commerce led by Wang Yu visited Manipur for promoting border trade between Myanmar and Manipur.

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State’s MBBS/BDS Central Pool quota dips to five

Even as gradual decreasing of MBBS/BDS seats for Manipur from the Central pool has caused disappointment amongst the NEET/ UG medical aspirants, the Ministry of health and family welfare has reportedly trimmed down the state’s quota to only five for the 2017-18 academic session.

Biren leaves to meet Modi with bagful of proposals

Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren left Imphal to attend a meeting of Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah, which would be held on Monday in New Delhi. The meeting is being convened to get update or review the development projects/works being taken up by the party.

Nobody can hold the government to ransom: CM

Claiming that the present Government is fully aware about the issues besieging the State and has been making strenuous efforts to resolve them before people launch agitations, chief minister N Biren has said no organisation or individual, however, should hold the government to ransom for fulfilling their demand. 

Meet demands repeal of AFSPA, rally taken out

Extra Judicial Execution Victim Families’ Association Manipur (EEVFAM), Human Rights Alert (HRA) and Just Peace Foundation (JPF) jointly observed the 59th anniversary of the day when AFSPA was enacted in the state after introducing a bill in the Lok Sabha on August 18, 1958. The observance held at Manipur Press Club demanded the government to repeal AFSPA from the state and later submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister after organising a rally.

Govt okays Rs 32 lakh for Nunggei violence victims

A day after Chief Minister N Biren assured to provide financial assistance as well as housing assistance to victims of the violent incident which took place at Nunggei village sometime back, the state cabinet on Thursday approved compensation of Rs 32,42,300 to 10 victim families for damage caused to their properties. 

CM vows to address hill-valley trust deficit

Chief minister N Biren’s renewed call for settling all outstanding issues through peaceful means, pledge to strengthen the fraternal relationships amongst the hill and valley people, march past by different parade contingents and presentation of awards marked the 71st Independence Day celebration held across the state on Tuesday.

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