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EDITORIAL: Passing The Unpalatable As Manna… Calling The Govt’s Bluff

Comedy is an art, demanding a certain degree of creativity from the man behind the camera as well as the artiste in front of it, not to talk about the script writer. Buffoonery is not comedy and far from being an exercise in creativity, its primary aim is to target the baser instinct of mankind. Poles... 
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July 23, 2009, BT Road Incident- Justice Agarwal Finally Submits Inquiry Report

IMPHAL, May 17: The report of the one man Justice PG Agarwal Inquiry Commission, which was constituted to probe into the controversial BT Road incident on July 23, 2009 that left two persons dead and five others wounded, was submitted to the State Government today. However, an order issued by the Home... 
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River, Pond Water Highly Polluted, Bacterial Content Way Above Limit

Need we say more-Inset lab test underway. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, May 17: Testing on the quality of water in most rivers and community ponds of Manipur has led to the unsurprising revelation of high content of bacteria. As part of the Central Pollution Control Board funded National Water... 

Bharat Nirman Campaign Kicks Off In Tamenglong

TAMENGLONG, May 17: A three- day long Public Information Campaign on the flagship programs of the Central Government has begun from today at the Indoor Stadium of Tamenglong district headquarters. Vice Chairman of Hill Area Committee (HAC) MLA Khangthuanang Panmei and Deputy Commissioner of Tamenglong... 

Govt Bans Sale And Distribution Of 2 Drugs

IMPHAL, May 17: As in other parts of the country, Medical Directorate, Government of Manipur has announced a total ban on sale, manufacture and distribution of two drugs with immediate effect in public interest as the use of these drugs is likely to entail certain risks to human beings. Quoting the reference... 
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PLHIV Seek To Protect Identity

LAMKA, May 17: Barely a year after the State Government promised to provide AAY card to all the people living with HIV (PLHIV), the Consortium of Positive People, Churachandpur (CPPC) has received the first installment of the cards, yet they are anxious over utilizing them as they fear it could inadvertently... 
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Delhi Man Assures No PWD On NH-53

IMPHAL, May 17: All Zeliangrong Students’ Union (Assam, Manipur & Nagaland) has extended its gratitude to Joint Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs (NE in-charge) Shambu Singh for visiting Tamenglong and interacting with the people on May 12 at the district headquarters where the Central officer... 
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Boost To Tangkhul Music, Culture

UKHRUL, May17: Giving importance to Tangkhul songs in the promotion of musical talent as well as for the documentation of the rich cultural identity of the community, Principal Secretary of Works and Trans- ports, Govt of Manipur Ram Muivah yesterday release a collection of Tangkhul songs during a jam-packed... 

Mizoram Ready For Date With Chidambaram

AIZAWL, May 17: Civil and students’ organizations in Mizoram are all set to press for halting the ongoing Bru repatriation process when Union Home Minister P Chidambaram pay a one-day visit to Mizoram on Wednesday. The purpose of the Union Home minister’s visit is mainly to review security situation... 

AMTU Concern Over Diminishing Arable Land

IMPHAL, May 17: All Manipur Tribal Union (AMTU) has expressed concern over the diminishing trend of arable lands in the hill districts following the onslaught of urbanization, infrastructural development and increasing intrusion of living quarters on cultivable lands of Manipur. The State Government... 
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MU Professor Felicitated

IMPHAL, May 17: research Scholars, Department of English, Manipur University today hosted a felicitation program in honor of Prof Thounaojam Ratankumar, who is also the Dean of Students’ Welfare. The event was organized at the Humanities Block conference hall today in appreciation on the inclusion... 

BRIEF NEWS: May 18, 2011

Blood donors’ pass IMPHAL, May 17: In recognition of the altruistic contribution of the Voluntary Blood Donors in Manipur, the State Blood Transfusion Council, Manipur will issue free entertainment pass to enjoy the Miss Manipur Contest 2011, which be held on May 20 at BOAT, said a statement issued...