Civil aviation to introduce direct flight service to New Delhi

IMPHAL | Nov 21: Union civil aviation ministry is introducing direct flight service between New Delhi and Imphal from January 1 next year said Union civil aviation minister Jayant Sinha, speaking at the North East Development Summit, City Convention Center Konung Mamang here today. The Union minister made the announcement today at the inauguration of […]

CorCom’s General Strike affects normal life in state

IMPHAL | Nov 21: The 26 hours general strike imposed by the CorCom, a conglomerate of several militant groups operating in the state against the visit of President of India, affected normal life in the state. In response to the strike, major business establishments and streets in Imphal including the two main markets in the […]

CM inaugurates trade expo centre

IMPHAL | Nov 21: Chief Minister N. Biren Singh inaugurated Manipur Trade and Expo Centre at Lamboi Khongnangkhong, Imphal today. The inauguration ceremony was organised under the supervision of department of Textiles, Commerce and Industries, Government of Manipur. Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Commerce and Industries, RD & PR, Power and IPR, Th. Biswajit […]

‘Development of NE region is development of India’ – Ramnath Kovind Singh

IMPHAL | Nov 21 : Making his maiden visit more significant, President of Inida, Ramnath Kovind Singh today inaugurated the North East Development Summit at City Convention Centre, Palace Compound. Speaking at the summit, he said that development of Northeast region is development of the nation and the true measure of India’s partnership with Association […]

President of India hails Manipur as ‘Paradise’

Sangai Festival begins with fanfare and gaiety amidst general strike. IMPHAL |Nov 21 : Despite the general strike called by the CorCom, President of India Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Manipur Sangai Festival 2017, watched by several hundred delegates and over a thousand spectators at the Bhagyachandra Open Air Theatre (BOAT), Imphal. In his address, […]

Mayang Imphal locals decry alleged murder

IMPHAL | Nov 21

The locals of Awang Wangbangai, Mayang Imphal have urged the government to arrest and punish the culprits behind the alleged killing of one Yumnam Basanta Singh, a resident of Mayang Imphal.

Speaking to media persons today at Manipur Press Club, one of the locals, Sagolshem Sushil Kumar claimed that Y. Basanta, 37, son of late Yumnam Gandhar Singh of Mayang Imphal was found throat slit to death on the midnight of November 19 at a stone crusher owned by one Ashanbam Suresh at Awang Wangbangai Leikai.

The victim has been working at the stone crusher since the past five years, he added.

In connection with the case Sekmai police have arrested two individuals identified as Ksh. Bungo, 37, son of Ksh. Ibomcha and Khanyenbam Anand, 30, son of Khanyenbam Thoiba as they are suspected to be behind the alleged murder, he contimued.

Sushil said that according to Sekmai police’s statement given to court, a knife and three blades covered with blood were found at the crime scene and the door of the victim’s room was found locked from inside.

He said that the local along with the Leimarel Singdam Lup, Mayang Imphal Thongkhong strongly condemn the alleged cold blooded murder of Basanta.

Mayang Imphal locals decry alleged murder

IMPHAL | Nov 21

The locals of Awang Wangbangai, Mayang Imphal have urged the government to arrest and punish the culprits behind the alleged killing of one Yumnam Basanta Singh, a resident of Mayang Imphal.

Speaking to media persons today at Manipur Press Club, one of the locals, Sagolshem Sushil Kumar claimed that Y. Basanta, 37, son of late Yumnam Gandhar Singh of Mayang Imphal was found throat slit to death on the midnight of November 19 at a stone crusher owned by one Ashanbam Suresh at Awang Wangbangai Leikai.

The victim has been working at the stone crusher since the past five years, he added.

In connection with the case Sekmai police have arrested two individuals identified as Ksh. Bungo, 37, son of Ksh. Ibomcha and Khanyenbam Anand, 30, son of Khanyenbam Thoiba as they are suspected to be behind the alleged murder, he contimued.

Sushil said that according to Sekmai police’s statement given to court, a knife and three blades covered with blood were found at the crime scene and the door of the victim’s room was found locked from inside.

He said that the local along with the Leimarel Singdam Lup, Mayang Imphal Thongkhong strongly condemn the alleged cold blooded murder of Basanta.

CorCom strike affects normal life in state

CorCom strike affects normal life in state

By A Staff Reporter

IMPHAL | Nov 21

The 26 hours general strike imposed by the CorCom, a conglomerate of several militant groups operating in the state against the visit of President of India, affected normal life in the state.

In response to the strike, major business establishments and streets in Imphal including the two main markets in the city, Thangal and Paona bazaar, remained closed.

All forms of transports like the inter-state and district transports services suspended their services due to the strike.

Educational institutes both government and private also remained closed during the general strike. Although government offices were opened employees turned out was apparently very low.

Heavy security measures including state forces, para military forces and army were seen deployed in different places of Imphal to prevent any unwanted incident during the President’s visit.

But later in the evening the roads surrounding BOAT, Palace compound, the main venue of Sangai Festival remained crowded with visitors having turned up in several hundreds to witness the inaugural function of the festival.

Amidst the bandh, the visiting President of India, Ram Nath Kovindh, today inaugurated Manipur biggest festival “Sangai Festival” at the BOAT and Northeast Develop Summit at city convention centre both located within the Palace Compound.

The CorCom imposed the general strike from 5 am today to boycott the visit of the President of the India as a part of its ongoing ‘war of independence’ of Manipur against the Indian Union. The strike will come to an end 8 am tomorrow.

CorCom strike affects normal life in state

CorCom strike affects normal life in state

By A Staff Reporter

IMPHAL | Nov 21

The 26 hours general strike imposed by the CorCom, a conglomerate of several militant groups operating in the state against the visit of President of India, affected normal life in the state.

In response to the strike, major business establishments and streets in Imphal including the two main markets in the city, Thangal and Paona bazaar, remained closed.

All forms of transports like the inter-state and district transports services suspended their services due to the strike.

Educational institutes both government and private also remained closed during the general strike. Although government offices were opened employees turned out was apparently very low.

Heavy security measures including state forces, para military forces and army were seen deployed in different places of Imphal to prevent any unwanted incident during the President’s visit.

But later in the evening the roads surrounding BOAT, Palace compound, the main venue of Sangai Festival remained crowded with visitors having turned up in several hundreds to witness the inaugural function of the festival.

Amidst the bandh, the visiting President of India, Ram Nath Kovindh, today inaugurated Manipur biggest festival “Sangai Festival” at the BOAT and Northeast Develop Summit at city convention centre both located within the Palace Compound.

The CorCom imposed the general strike from 5 am today to boycott the visit of the President of the India as a part of its ongoing ‘war of independence’ of Manipur against the Indian Union. The strike will come to an end 8 am tomorrow.