Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Normalcy returns in Manipur as month-long blockade lifted

Imphal (Manipur) [India] | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Life has returned to normal in Manipur as the month-long blockade imposed by the United Naga Council has been lifted. The blockade on the national highways came to an end after tripartite talks between the Centre, state and the agitating Naga group. The n... read..

18 die in Manipur road accidents (Lead)

Imphal |Monday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
At least 18 persons were killed in two separate road accidents in Manipur on Monday.... read..

18 killed in three accidents on Manipur highways

Imphal | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
Altogether eighteen people were killed in separate accidents today in two national highways of Manipur. In the first accident ten people including a woman were killed and seventeen injured when a passenger bus fell into a ditch near Makhan bridge in S... read..

Make agriculture an organized sector: Manipur Dy CM

Imphal | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
Manipur deputy chief minister Y Joykumar Singh today appealed to make agriculture an organized sector through participatory approach in order to enhance production. He said majority of the population is dependent on agriculture and allied activities f... read..

10 die in Manipur accident

Imphal |Monday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
At least 10 persons were killed when a bus fell into a deep gorge in Senapati district of Manipur on Monday, police said.... read..

Ten killed in Manipur highway accident

Imphal | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
Ten persons, including a woman, died and three others were injured when a passenger bus fell into a ditch near Makhan bridge, Senapati bridge on national highway no 2 today morning. A bus bearing no MN01A 9503 was coming towards Imphal from Dimapur early... read..

Manipur: 10 killed after bus falls into stream in Senapati

Senapati (Manipur) [India] | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As many as 10 people were killed after a bus fell into a stream in Manipur's Senapati on Monday.... read..

Miss Manipur Queen 2017 attracts young Manipuri models

Imphal (Manipur) [India] | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Given the love for music and football, the north-eastern people are heavily inclined towards fashion. Their skill to design their wardrobes is always meticulous.... read..

Twin strike affects life in Manipur

Imphal | Sunday, Mar 26 2017 IST
A twin strike called by two organisations on different issues affected life here today. This is the first strike of the Nongthombam Biren Singh government. Democratic Students Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has called a statewide bandh from the midnight of... read..

Anti-Corruption Cell launched in Manipur

Imphal | Sunday, Mar 26 2017 IST
The Manipur government has launched an Anti-Corruption Cell in the state. P Gojendra Singh MCS and Hemanta Singh MPS were also appointed as officers of the Anti-Corruption Cell set up at the office of Chief Minister, Manipur. The state Cabinet on March... read..

Trade disrupted on India-Myanmar border in Manipur

Imphal |Sunday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
Border trade between India and Myanmar was disrupted on Sunday for several hours along the international border in Manipur due to protest by villagers on the Indian side.... read..

Manipur territorial integrity will be protected, says CM

Imphal |Sunday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Sunday the state's territorial integrity will be protected.... read..

Call off stir, Manipur CS appeals

Imphal | Saturday, Mar 25 2017 IST
Democratic Students Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has called a statewide bandh from the midnight of March, 25 for 17 hours to oppose alleged that appointment of a person who is not an indigenous people as a Parliamentary Secretary. Representatives of DESA... read..

Strike called in Manipur from Saturday midnight

Imphal |Saturday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
The Democratic Students Alliance of Manipur (Desam) and two Muslim organisations have called a general strike from Saturday midnight till 6 p.m. on Sunday to protest against the "reward" given to an independent legislator who has extended support to the r... read..

Manipur launches anti-corruption cell

Imphal |Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
The BJP-led coalition government in Manipur on Friday, has launched an anti-corruption cell to check all kinds of corruptions in the state.... read..

Manipur govt to set up anti-corruption cell

Imphal | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
The Manipur Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren today decided to set up a special cell at the Chief Minister's Secretariat to fight corruption. The cell will receive information on corrupt elements in public service and it will ensure... read..

Manipur ministry expanded with induction of 3 ministers

Imphal |Thursday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The BJP-led coalition ministry in Manipur was expanded on Thursday with induction of three ministers.... read..

Manipur Assembly passes appropriation Bills

Imphal | Thursday, Mar 23 2017 IST
The Manipur Assembly today passed the Manipur Appropriation (No.1) Bill, 2017 and the Manipur Appropriation (No.2) Bill, 2017. With the passing of the Bills, the first session of the 11th Legislative Assembly of Manipur concluded today. Dur... read..

Congress MLA in Manipur faces disqualification

Imphal |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Manipur speaker Y. Khemchand told the assembly on Wednesday that a notice has been received seeking disqualification of T. Shyamkumar, who was elected on a Congress ticket.... read..

Manipur Assembly passes demands for supplementary grants

Imphal | Wednesday, Mar 22 2017 IST
The Manipur Legislative Assembly today unanimously passed 45 Demands for Supplementary Grants. Chief Minister, Nongthongbam Biren Singh moved the demands which was discussed by the members. Opposition leader Okram Ibobi Singh, K Meghanchandra, CM N Bir... read..

Out of Manipur 9 ministers, six are crorepatis

Imphal | Tuesday, Mar 21 2017 IST
Out of nine ministers, six are crorepatis, who was sworn in as ministers in the nine-member BJP-led coalition government, headed by Nongthombam Biren Singh. The average assets of nine ministers is Rs 1.26 crore, according to a report released by the stat... read..

Manipur Assembly condoles death of former members

Imphal | Tuesday, Mar 21 2017 IST
Members of the Manipur Legislative Assembly paid obituary reference to seven former members of the House and Parliament who died recently. Speaker, Y Khemchand said Lhingjangeng Gangte, Th Kunjo, Gangmumei Kamei, H Thoithoi, Haji Abdul Sal... read..

Manipur Governor assures to make blockade free Manipur

Imphal | Tuesday, Mar 21 2017 IST
Governor of Manipur, Dr Najma Heptulla today said while addressing the first session of the N Biren government at the Assembly, "It is also a time to strengthen old cherished fraternal bonds between communities and amongst their members, and to strive tog... read..

Governor promises blockade-free Manipur

Imphal |Tuesday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla on Tuesday promised that the newly installed BJP-led government will ensure a blockade-free state that only till Sunday was reeling under a four-month-long economic closure.... read..
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