2 construction workers rescued, 3 still held captive in Manipur

Imphal, December 8 (IANS): Two construction workers, who were held captive by armed tribal miscreants, were rescued by the police in Manipur’s Bishnupur district on Saturday. However, the kidnappers managed to escape, police sources said.   They were identified as G. Golmei and Immanual. Police suspect they were taken hostage to extort ransom from the […]

Iroisemba incident: ATSUM calls adequate compensation of victims 

Newmai News Network  Imphal | December 6     The All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) has threatened to take up its own course of measures if the “innocent couple who are victims” of November 27 Iroisemba incident are not compensated “adequately,” and the culprits punished.   While appealing the Government, law enforcement agencies and […]

Experts working to identify predators in Imphal

Newmai News Network Imphal | December 3   Experts from Wildlife Institute of India based in Dehradun, after arriving in Imphal, have started investigating into the mystery killings of domestic animals in Manipur. The experts including wildlife forensic scientist Dr Gopi GV and Aisho Sharma Adhikarimayum (camera track expert) arrived on Sunday. It can also […]

Manipur CM inaugurates State TB Hospital

Newmai News Network Imphal | December 3   Chief Minister, Biren Singh stressed on the need to change the pattern of imparting awareness on prevention and treatment of tuberculosis (TB). He stated this while inaugurating the State TB Hospital constructed at an estimated cost of Rs. 8.74 crore by Manipur Police Housing Corporation (MPHC) at […]

Manipur: Alleged attacks by ‘mysterious predator’ continue’

• Cyber Police help sought to rein-in ‘fake news’   Newmai News Network Imphal | December 2   Fear continues to grip the valley districts and adjoining areas in Manipur as unknown “predators” continue to attack live-stocks even as official sought the assistance of the police cyber wing to curb circulation of unverified photographs and […]

Rabi Campaign launched in Manipur

Newmai News Network Imphal | December 2   With an objective to help the farmers to increase their productivity and achieve higher yield of various crops during Rabi season, the Chief Minister N Biren Singh today launched the ‘Rabi Campaign 2018’ at Haotal Pangei, Imphal East.   The Chief Minister said that the launching of […]

Bullet riddled body of former cadre found

Imphal, December 2 (PTI): A bullet riddled body of a former militant was found Sunday morning at Lokchao area in Manipur’s Churachandpur district, a senior police officer said.   Superintendent of Police of Churachandpur, K Kabib said the deceased person was a former cadre of proscribed militant outfit United Socialist Revolutionary Army (USRA).   The […]

Police in Manipur intensify efforts to rescue construction workers

Imphal, December 2 (IANS): Police in Manipur on Sunday intensified efforts to rescue three construction workers kidnapped by suspected tribal militants on November 29.   According to authorities, the workers identified as Veer Singh from Haryana and Ranjit and D.K. Yadav from Uttar Pradesh were kidnapped when they were working along the National Highway 2 […]

Manipur Minister attends 11th Int’l conference on Tourism in Italy

Newmai News Network Imphal | December 1   Manipur’s Minister for Education, Labour & Employment, Thokchom Radheshyam attended the 11th International Tourism Conference on “Innovations & Opportunities in Global Tourism” in Palermo, (Sicily), Italy as a Special Guest. The conference which began on November 28 was jointly organized by the Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress […]

Sangai Festival 2018 culminates

Newmai News Network Imphal | November 30   The 10-day annual Manipur Sangai Festival, 2018 organised by the State Government of Manipur with a vision to promote tourism sector in the State came to an end with a glittering function held at Bhagyachandra Open Air Theatre (BOAT) in Imphal today.   Governor Dr Najma Heptulla […]

S Kho John elected new President of UNC

S Kho John elected new President of UNC

From Left: Newly elected UNC president S Kho John with the four former UNC presidents Gaidon Kamei, L Adani Mao, Samson Remei and K S Paul Leo after the election in Senapati on November 28.   Newmai News Network Senapati | November 28   The United Naga Council (UNC) went to the poll today after […]

Thai Princess attends Manipur Sangai Festival

Newmai News Network Imphal | November 28   Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of ‘Kingdom of Thailand’ attended the biggest annual tourism festival of the State, Manipur Sangai Festival 2018 at Bhagyachandra Open Air Theatre (BOAT) in Imphal on November 27.   The Princess was accompanied by Thailand Ambassador to India Chutintorn Gongsakdi, officials of Royal […]