MUSU fumes over new CoE i/c, MUTA flays instrusion

Amid the protest of Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU), the Registrar in-charge (i/c) has been appointed the new Controller of Examinations in-charge of the university.

NH 37 reconnected; stranded trucks heading home

After a gap of one week, the sunken portion of the road near K Sinam village has been repaired Monday evening.

Ceasework continues, students bear the brunt

Students who have recently cleared the HSLCE and HSE are now facing the brunt of the pen down strike being launched by JAC of AMTUC & AMGEO in pursuance of the demand for implementation of the 7th central pay commission in the state.

Posers raised over flood relief fund

The state government has released Rs 3.2 crore as relief fund for flood affected people in the state but where have those funds been used and if they have been properly utilised, asked Committee of Civil Societies, Kangleipak (CCSK) general secretary Moirangthem Rakesh.

Bodies seek help to end impasse

Endorsing the demand of Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) for removal of Vice Chancellor Prof Adya Prasad Pandey, Manipur  University Development Committee (MUDC) has sought attention of all students’ bodies of the state towards the prevailing issue in the varsity.

Gold smuggling through Myanmar on the rise

As incidence of smuggling gold into the country through Myanmar is increasing of late, Customs Division, Imphal has confiscated gold biscuits worth Rs 4.7 crore in the last two months alone.

One dies, another hurt in IED explosion

One person was killed while another was left critically injured after they stepped on an IED in the forest areas of Kanggui under Sangngaikot area in Churachandpur district on Sunday.

NH-37 partially opened, says TDC

Even as more than 1000 loaded trucks are currently stranded along Imphal-Jiribam road due to massive sinking of a portion of NH-37 road at Sinam Khul, none of the ministers or MLAs has visited the spot till date to take stock of the situation.

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ADC Chandel chief among eight held, ` 18 cr worth drugs seized

In yet another major achievement of the anti-drug squad of Manipur police, Lhukhosei Zou alias Sheshei Thongmang Zou (51), who is the current chairman of Autonomous District Council (ADC), Chandel and seven other persons have been arrested and huge consignment of narcotic drugs and cash recovered from their possession.

Work to repair flood-damaged infrastructure soon: Letpao

Noting inconveniences being faced by the people of Makuli area in Kangpokpi district due to devastation caused to vital infrastructure and terrifying incidence of large tract of land getting sunken, Water Resources minister Letpao Haokip has assured that all efforts would be made to repair the damaged roads and bridges.

CPI protests price hike, threat to indigenes

CPI Manipur State Council organised a protest meet against hike in prices of petroleum products, move to set up Naga Territorial Council and the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at Irawat Bhawan here Wednesday.

MLAs agree to rebuilt flood-ravaged houses

While conveying gratitude to individuals and organisations for their generous contributions to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for further assistance to flood-affected people, chief minister N Biren has said that houses damaged by the floods will be constructed through the MLA local area development fund.

Congress forms committee as MUSU, MUTA demand VC’s exit

As the row in Manipur University continues to cripple its academic atmosphere for around 20 days without any visible solution in sight, Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) has formed a high level committee, which went to the university and talked to representatives of Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) and Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA) in an attempt to find a solution and restore normalcy in the varsity.

Feeding Rohingyas pinching hole in state’s budget

Thanks to absence of any specific policy for deporting foreign nationals who are illegally entering the state, the government of Manipur has been spending additional amount to feed and accommodate increasing number of Rohingya Muslims arrested and lodged in the jail here.

Political crisis in J&K as BJP-PDP Govt falls

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Tuesday evening suggested to the Union Home Ministry that Governor's Rule should be imposed for six months in the state after the PDP-BJP coalition collapsed, official sources said.

Earth fissure revisits Kpi, fear grips Makuli, Kalikhola locals

Similar to the unprecedented Kalikhola earth-crack witnessed in June last year, during which large chunk of land sunk at J Songtun and Kalikhola villages in Kangpokpi district, gaping fissures have started to develop around the same sunken zone this monsoon again.

Calls to protect unity, indigenes mark tribute event

People from different walks of life gathered at Kekrupat here on Monday and paid rich homage to the 18 martyrs, who sacrificed their lives during the June 18, 2001 public uprising against the extension of cease fire agreement signed between Government of India and NSCN-IM without territorial limit into Manipur.

June 18 defines people’s unity: Gaikhangam

Former Deputy Chief Minister and current Nungba AC MLA Gaikhangam has stated that any threat to the territorial integrity of Manipur or any resolution taken against the wishes of the people of the state owing to the Framework Agreement signed between the government of India and the NSCN (IM) will not be tolerated.

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