Government spokes-person minister Thongam Biswajit Thursday assured that the BJP led government in the state would deliver a better NH-37 (Imphal-Jiri road) by April this year before onset of rainy season.
The agitation launched by RIMS employees under the aegis of three organisations of the medical institute in denunciation of absence of a director has been suspended after chief minister N Biren assured to initiate relevant measures for the appointment of a regular director.
The proposed talk between state government and JAC Churachandpur is likely to be deferred as the latter has made clear its inability to attend the talk on Saturday.
Store room of the state family welfare office in Imphal was found engulfed in fire on Thursday morning. Interestingly, authority could not find out the cause of the fire as they ruled out electric short circuit as the cause.DDO of Manipur Fire Service Laishram Nabachandra, who was on his routine morning jogging, saw smoke emanating in the area at about 6 am on Thursday and rushed there with five fire tenders including a smaller one and doused the fire.
Students of Regular English School staged protest demonstration on Tuesday along Tiddim Road along which AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi passed, as part of the agitation launched by AMSU to make public contents of the framework agreement signed between NSCN-IM and Union government.
Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh said on Tuesday that he was ready for tripartite talks with the United Naga Council (UNC) to end the crippling three-month-long economic blockade.
Poknapham-People’s Chronicle took both volley-ball and cricket titles in the 7th AMWJU Sports Meet that concluded on Thursday.In the final of the vol-leyball tournament, Pok-napham-People’s Chronicle outplayed ISTV in straight sets (15-13, 15-5), while the cricket team of the former also shone in their title clash against ISTV’s team by five wickets.
Champ and Model Club both prevailed over their opponents in contrasting styles in Friday matches of the T20 Luwangpokpa Trophy.
AMID campaigns by many students’ organisations to streamline the education system and bring an end to the culture of using unfair means during examinations conducted by state or central boards/councils, reports published in most of the state dailies about an invigilator assisting students appearing in the on-going HSLC examination at a private centre in Wangoi to take recourse to unfair means tantamount to undermining the collective efforts for eradicating the malaise of mass copying.
WITH the March 19 tripartite talk in Senapati district headquarters resulting in the Government of Manipur’s representatives agreeing to consult all stakeholders as part of the fresh process to redress grievances of the United Naga Council (UNC) in the aftermath of the previous Congress regime creating seven new districts, it would be premature to construe at this juncture that the record-breaking economic blockade has ended for good.
THE new BJP-headed coalition government has on Sunday finally managed to end the record-breaking economic blockade, which the United Naga Council (UNC) had imposed since November 1, 2016 to protest decision of the then Congress government to create seven new districts.
Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) has sought a clarification from both state and Union governments within 24 hours after Th Muivah, who signed the framework agreement on behalf of NSCN-IM, said the agreement signed between the Indian government and Naga militant outfit includes the Naga integration issue.