In Imphal, a study conducted to assess the ambient air, noise and emission of smoke found that the main cause of pollution and air diseases are the vehicles older than 15 years. Hence, any vehicles which are 15 years or older will be seized by the government in order to create a pollution free environment
After a troublesome period of 85 days agitation, Manipur University is now finally open. A recent release signed by Prof. W. Vishwanath Singh, the vice chancellor in-charge, MU has declared this. Along with this, the results of the sixth-semester examinations of affiliated colleges and that of semester examinations of PG courses have also been announced.
Normal life across the state was disturbed due to the ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by Congress against the increase of prices of fuel and essential commodities. Few vehicles were seen on the roads. Educational institutions, business establishments and markets remained closed. It has been noticed that people remained indoors voluntarily. Even though several residents had supported
According to military sources, Army headquarters truly concerned over the rising casualty figures on the part of the Army in Manipur. The marked slowdown in the intensity of its operations against militants in the state is also a point of concern. The Army is seriously recalibrating its counter-insurgency strategy in the wake of an "overcautious"
Sept 8, 2018, was the painful anniversary of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, (AFSPA) in Manipur in the year 1980. Since then, cases of allegations of extra-judicial killings by security forces have keep on increasing. The Supreme Court, which is currently hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) petition, is going through as many
On August 8, 2018, the international border of Myanmar-India was officially opened. Since then, there is a huge increase in the number of travellers coming into the country for business and tourism purposes. After the international land border crossing opened, there is no longer a special land entry permission required to travel between the two
On Tuesday, the joint of Manipur police and Assam Rifles arrested a woman cadre of United National Liberation Front. UNLF is a banned organization. As per the police statement, this arrest held in Leitanpokpi area in the East district. On the same day, one more search operation held in Andro Lupaochum Leikai in Imphal East
Yesterday, Singa Development Association (SDA) and Singa Ideal Club (SIC) organized a public meeting under the supervisions of Manipur Muslim Welfare Organisation (MMWO) at Yairipok Singa. In this meeting, Md Firoz Khan, General Secretary SDA said that the implementation of Article 371- A, 6th Schedule or other similar acts will not be allowed in the
Yesterday, United People’s Front (UPF) did a press conference at its Keishamthong Nambul Mapal office in Imphal West. Speaking to media persons, W Second, President of UPF, has announced to organise 12th Mega Marathon Manipur, 2018 on November 4. He further mentioned that nowadays, youngsters are having a distance from physical activities and sports. They
I Want To See Manipur As The Number One State In The Country : Mission For Empowerment Of Traditional Artisans Launched
Yesterday, ‘Mission for economic empowerment of traditional artisans and craftsmen (MEETAC)’ was launched with a grand ceremony held at Hotel Imphal’s Sangai Hall. Governor Najma Heptulla, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and Minister of Textiles, Commerce and Industries, Th. Biswajit Singh was present in the launch of MEETAC. A brief presentation of MEETAC was given