Coaching Class For Minority Students Begins

IMPHAL, May 22: A six-month long coaching class for students from economically backward minority community has commenced from today at Azad High School, Yairipok. The coaching class for class VI to X standard students is being organized by Manipur Minority and OBC Economic Development Society with the financial assistance of Department of Welfare for Minorities and OBC, Govt of Manipur. Inaugural program...

BRIEF NEWS: February 24, 2011

Hovercrafts arrive The hovercrafts procured from the US to flush out UG from Loktak Lake at the Toubul VDF post. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Fed 23: To flush out UGs from Loktak Lake, Hovercrafts would be inducted in the counter-insurgency operation from next month, SP of Bishnupur district K Jayanta has disclosed. Three Hovercrafts that Government of Manipur procured from USA with a funding...

MGNREGS Benefits Still To Reach Many Rural Poor

IMPHAL, Feb 6: Because of many unscrupulous elements and discrepancies deliberately manufactured by the implementing agencies, the UPA Government’s flagship program. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) is unable to deliver its intended benefits to a large section of the rural poor in Manipur. ‘I possess a job card but I don’t get any job. At Khwairamband...

Congress Lose Thoubal MC Poll

Supporters celebrate victory of the NCP candidates in the Municipal Council Elections. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 8: In what could be described as a shocking outcome, the ruling Indian National Congress nearly suffered a complete rout as five independents were elected to the Thoubal Municipal Council, having seven seats. With only two Congress councilors elected to the seven-member...