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04.07.2018, 9:17 AM

Guwahati/New Delhi, July 3: The National Investigation Agency (NIC) recovered over Rs 40 lakh in cash, demonetized currency notes and gold from the residence of a former director of an Imphal-based medical institute as part of a terror-financing probe against a banned outfit in Manipur.

According to information, as part of a probe into the financing of and supply of arms, ammunition, and explosives to the proscribed terror group Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), the agency raided the residence of Shyamo Singh, former director of the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) on Monday.

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04.07.2018, 9:11 AM

UKHRUL | Jul 3 : MLA of Chingai assembly constituency, Khashim Vashum laid the foundation stone of Talui police station, Ukhrul district, today.

In his speech, Khashim informed that Talui police station has been specifically set up to protect National Highway 102A.  He expressed gratitude to the chief minister for allowing in materialising it within a short span of time. The construction of the police station will surely benefit the people, he remarked.  

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04.07.2018, 9:09 AM

UKHRUL | Jul 3 : Villagers of Talui celebrated Shumkhap Phanit 2018 under the theme ‘Remembering God's Blessing’.

The celebration which is done after paddy transplantation was attended by MLA of Chingai assembly constituency, Khashim Vashum as chief guest along with executive members of ADC Ukhrul Kapangpam Zimik, Khayinghor Valui, Mashunngam SP, Thuingahan Pheirim and deputy commissioner of Ukhrul, Harmit Singh Pahuja at Pre Centenary Hall of Talui village.

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04.07.2018, 9:09 AM

IMPHAL | Jul 3 : The special judge, Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (ND and PS) has remanded the Chandel, ADC chairman and other seven individuals to judicial custody for fifteen days, in connection with the recent infamous drug haul case.

The accused ADC chairman is identified as Lhukhosei Zou and the other seven associate are identified as M. Lawrence Zou, 50, son of Lungin Zou of Lamlongei Mantripukri, Jamkhohao, 28, son of Jamthong of Moreh, Minlal Mate, 22, son of Jamthang Mate of Moreh, Thangminlun Zou, 30, son of Chinsuanlam Zou of Lunmual Village, Teresa alias Nengboi Ngaite, 54, wife of late Langlenkhup Ngaite, Ester Vungheinuam alias Esther, 22, wife of Paopu Nagihte and Mung Zou alias Aric, 19, son of Ginsamum both from Moreh.

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04.07.2018, 9:07 AM

IMPHAL | Jul 3 : One Maruti 800 and a Honda Activa were burnt today during the 72 hours total shut down imposed by All Manipur Muslim Organisations Co-ordinating Committee (AMMOCOC) against the ongoing eviction.

The agitators against eviction burnt down the two vehicles today at around 3 pm at Khabeisoi, Imphal East near oil pump.

It is said that a confrontation took place between police and agitators at the area. To control the agitators, police fired tear gas shells and the agitators also pelted stones in retaliation. Alleging that a heavy vehicle workshop helped the police personnel to hide themselves inside, the agitators burnt down the car and the active which were being kept in the workshop.  

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04.07.2018, 9:02 AM
A joint team of Assam Rifles and Army under the aegis of DAO division conducted operations in Motongsa village in Arunachal Pradesh and destroyed three major NSCN (I-M) camps and a logistic base.
 
According to a press statement by Kohima based PRO (Defence), the massive operation was launched based on specific intelligence about presence of cadres trying to terrorize and attempting extortion in and around Motongsa village. 
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04.07.2018, 9:01 AM
Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr. Jitendra Singh on Tuesday reiterated the central government’s commitment to ensure fast-track development in the eight North Eastern states. 
 
“There has been a “sea-change” in the North East in comparison to what it was four to five years ago,” he said while addressing the ancient Behdeinkhlam, festival of the Pnars here in West Jaintia Hill district. 
 
The Behdienkhlam festival is a unique and ancient festival of the indigenous Pnar people and is celebrated mid-July every year after the sowing is over. “Khlam” means plague or pestilence’and “beh dien” means to drive away with sticks.
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03.07.2018, 10:41 AM

Guwahati, July 3: In yet another shocking incident, a school teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a Class X student inside the school premises during an exam.

As per reports, the victim is a resident of Milanpur and a student of Gargaon High School, situated adjacent to the historic Garhgaon Palace, 15 kilometres from Sivasagar district, in Upper Assam.

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03.07.2018, 7:45 AM
Reacting to the clarification of NDPP over chief minister Neiphiu Rio’s purported statement on
integration of all contiguous Naga areas, NPF has asked Rio to make his stand clear on the issue before the Nagas as it had become a big hurdle in the ongoing peace process. 
 
The opposition party also warned that, should the peace process get derailed, Rio and the PDA government should be solely held responsible.
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03.07.2018, 7:40 AM

IMPHAL | Jul 2 : Manipur University Students Union (MUSU) today cremated the effigy of Adya Prasad Pandey, as a part of series of agitation taken up by the student body demanding his removal from the vice-chancellor post of the Manipur University.

On the other hand, a total of 28 heads of department out of 32 have so far tendered resignation, intensifying non-cooperation movement against the vice-chancellor, said a source.

Four of them are currently out of station added the source.

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02.07.2018, 5:07 PM

The Punjab government on Monday recommended the death penalty for those convicted in drug smuggling cases. Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh said the recommendation was being forwarded to the Centre. The decision to recommend the death penalty was taken in a cabinet meeting held in the state.

Making Punjab free from drugs was one of the commitments of the Congress ahead of the Assembly election last year. “Since drug peddling is destroying entire generations, it deserves exemplary punishment. I stand by my commitment for drug-free Punjab,” Singh said.

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02.07.2018, 5:04 PM

12-year old girl was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Dimapur on July 1. A suspected case of murder, the girl was found dead at her home in Phaipijang village in the evening.

The deceased was found with her throat slit around 7:00-7:30 pm, informed the police. The police said that the girl, a class 6 student, was staying with her aunt and uncle at Phaipijang. Her biological parents live in the village.

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