Prowling tigers trigger fear in Senapati village

Newmai News Network Senapati | October 10   Prowling tigers are triggering fear among the villagers of Sangkhumei village in Senapati district, Manipur, as the wild animals attack cattle and other domestic animals. The villagers also fear that the wild animals may attack villagers.   Sangkhumei village is located some 60 km north-west of Senapati […]

Apex tribal bodies seek President of India intervention

Newmai News Network IMPHAL | OCTOBER 9   Various apex organizations from the hills have urged the President of India, Ramnath Kovind to “immediately intervene” into the ongoing Manipur University impasse. The hill based organizations also demanded that a “separate Hill Tribal Central University” be set up at the earliest for the tribal people of […]

Students withdraw proposed economic blockade

Newmai News Network Imphal | October 8   The tribal student bodies have withdrawn the proposed economic blockade along the national highways following an understanding reached with the State Government of Manipur this afternoon.   In another development, a committee has been formed by the State Government to “look into all pending demands” of the […]

Manipur-Nagaland inter-college debate on Oct 20

Imphal, October 8 (MExN): The first ever Manipur-Nagaland inter-college debate under the banner of ‘Voices of Brotherhood-A debating festival,’ organized by the Senapati District Debating Society and hosted by Don Bosco College, Maram will be held on October 20.   The competition will witness students from the tops colleges to debate on the topic ‘Monopoly […]

Manipur tribal insurgent killed by suspected rival group

Imphal, October 7 (IANS): A tribal insurgent was shot dead by people suspected to be of a rival group, police sources said on Sunday.   The victim was identified as S. Paomei of Thangla village. He was accosted and gunned down near the Keithelmanbi police station.   He was a ‘captain’ of the outlawed Zeliangrong […]

Dialogue between tribal students, Manipur Government on Sunday

Newmai News Network Imphal | October 6   The State Government of Manipur will hold dialogue with the All Tribal Student Union, Manipur (ATSUM), the Kuki Student Organization-General Headquarters (KSO-GHQ) and the All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM) at 5:00 pm on October 7 (Sunday) in Imphal on the issues related to the university impasse […]

Security forces recover IED in Manipur

Imphal, October 3 (PTI): Security forces recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) in Manipur’s Thoubal district Wednesday, police said.   Troops of the Assam Rifles while conducting regular patrolling at Wangjing Urakhong area in the district detected the IED planted by unidentified miscreants at around 10 am, they said.   After the detection of the […]

International Day of Older Persons observed in Manipur

‘80 years and above may send nominees for withdrawal of pension’ CM   Newmai News Network Imphal | October 1   Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said that the State Government is now in active consideration to introduce an arrangement in which elderly persons whose age is 80 years and above may send their […]

Manipur University impasse continues, four professors suspended

Manipur University impasse continues, four professors suspended

Manipur University (Image Courtesy: http://www.manipuruniv.ac.in/)   Newmai News Network Imphal | October 1   Even as the State Government of Manipur invited the Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA) for talks, four professors of the university have been placed under suspension.   According to the suspension orders issued by Professor M Shyamkesho Singh who is the […]

Manipur trying to achieve organic status

MOMA, Department of Horticulture, Soil Conservation & Agriculture organize two days interface prog   Newmai News Network Imphal | October 1   Manipur is trying to achieve the “organic status” by not using fertilizers while farming. As fertilizers are one of the factors that bring health hazard, the Agriculture minister of Manipur is on all […]

Action against officials if they abandon parents: Manipur CM

IMPHAL, OCTOBER 1 (PTI): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh said Monday his government will take legal action against officials who fail to look after their parents.   Speaking on the occasion of International Day of Older Persons at Khuman Lampak here, the chief minister said one cannot succeed without the blessings of his or […]

FSWs on the rise in narrow alleys of Manipur

IMPHAL, OCTOBER 1 (PTI): The dingy motels that dot the narrow alleys of Paona Bazaar in Imphal, amid the liquor dens and roadside eateries, have become the latest hub of flesh trade in the city, a study conducted by a local non-government organization (NGO) has claimed.   At nearby Thangal Bazaar and North AOC areas, […]