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11.12.2018, 8:01 AM

After 15 months, ADC Ukhrul witnessed another change of guard with Dr. Yaronsho Ngalung being elected as the new chairman of ADC Ukhrul replacing Dickson Kamkara.

A farewell for the outgoing chairman cum felicitation function for the incoming Chairman ADC Ukhrul was held today at Town Hall, Ukhrul.

Dickson Kamkara was elected as chairman of ADC Ukhrul on August 29, 2017 after the acceptance of his resignation tender by Dr. Yaronsho Ngalung by the governor of Manipur from the chairmanship of ADC Ukhrul on August 14, 2017.

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01.12.2018, 10:54 AM

UKHRUL | Nov 30

The newly constructed women market complex at Phungreitang, Ukhrul was inaugurated by chief minister, N. Biren Singh on April 24; however, seven months after inauguration, the women vendors are yet to get allocation of spaces or stalls at the said complex.

The women vendors are all set to move into the newly completed women market complex on December 10, unless the authority concerned comes out with a definite solution.

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29.11.2018, 11:44 AM

UKHRUL | Nov 28

The building of Frontier High School at New Tusom today lies in shambles and is yet to be repaired or renovated since its establishment in 1972.

The school was upgraded to Junior High School in 1998 and to High School in 2000. The lone government high school of the remote area is functioning with six teachers and headmaster in-charge.

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28.11.2018, 10:19 AM

Villagers of the remotest part of villages in Ukhrul district, bordering Nagaland in the north and Myanmar in the East, have lauded the initiative of MLA of Chingai assembly constituency, Khashim Vashum.

A warm ‘home visit’ was organised today by the villagers of Tusom CV to Khashim for his outstanding contribution in developing the remotest villages which has been neglected for a long period of time. The reception programme was attended by leaders, party workers and elders from the neighbouring villages. Tusom CV is situated about 100 km from Ukhrul district headquarters and is just 4 km away from the international border pillar no.129 with a total of 168 households.

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21.11.2018, 1:10 PM

Villagers of Halang have begun celebrating the two days long important festival of Tangkhul community ‘Chumpha Phanit (Post-Harvest Festival)’ from today.

Chumpha Phanit is among the three most important agricultural festivals of Tangkhul community and the other two are Luita Phanit, Mangkhap Phanit. The festival is one of the most significant festivals of Tangkhul community especially for the married women as this festival marks a change of hands and exchange of responsibility.

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19.11.2018, 1:33 PM

Organised by Mikpingla Industries (MPI) and Ukhrul Hills Development Foundation (UHDF) in association with NEC, the first ever ‘North East Tourism Festival’ which was held from November 15 at the river bank of Huishu in the northern part of Ukhrul district, concluded on November 17.

The event was organised with the aim of promoting and exploring the exotic regions bordering Myanmar, and Huishu village is situated just 6 kilometres away from the international border pillar no 125 of Indo-Myanmar border making it a perfect venue for the 3-day long tourism festival. The village with a total population of 1018 also stands majestically at an elevation of 1699m above sea level.

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13.11.2018, 7:45 AM

The first North East Tourism Festival 2018 will kick off on November 15 at the river bank of Huishu Village, Ukhrul district and will wind up on November 17.

Managing director of Ukhrul Hills Development Foundation (UHDF) and Mikpingla Industries (MPI), Achui Graceson Shatsang informed that the three-day long tourism festival is being held in association with North Eastern Council (NEC). It will showcase musical nights from various bands, artistes and DJs, and will also provide an opportunity to the visitors to explore the scenic beauty of Huishu mountain, river and neighbouring ranges, he added.

He also said that there will be fishing, mountain trekking, and rifle shooting and photography competition activities during the festival.  

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13.11.2018, 7:43 AM

After only three days of the killing of the released radio-tagged migratory bird Amur Falcon named ‘Manipur’ by miscreants in between the districts of Tamenglong and Noney, at Puching village, there has been another incident of killing of migratory birds at Ukhrul.

A large number of migratory birds ‘Grey Heron’ was reportedly seen perching at the tall tree inside the Duncan Park located at Ukhrul on November 7, and the birds were hunted down by unknown local hunters on the same day.

Upon investigation and confirmation of the killings, the divisional forest officer (DFO) of Ukhrul Forest Division has suspended the chowkidar stationed at Duncan Park, whose negligence in his duties has been the cause of the incident. An order dated November 8 signed by DFO of Ukhrul has immediately terminated the service rendered by R.  Leishipam as chowkidar, and the duties and responsibilities to look after the park on muster roll basis has been entrusted to Semmi Ragui until further orders.  

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13.11.2018, 7:39 AM

Tangkul Music Forum (TMF) is set to present the first Tangkhul Music Award on December 15 at Town Hall, Ukhrul.

A release signed by general secretary of TMF, RR Dueleng stated the main objective of the event is to promote and appreciate the local singers and give them platform to showcase their professional skills and talents.

President of TMF, Nobert Khayi stated that the executive and board members, in its meeting, had decided to organise the said event to honour local artistes. The awards will be presented for different categories including rock, pop and country music. Besides, there will be solo award for best male and female artiste, best music video, best lyricist and life time achievement award.  

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08.11.2018, 11:00 AM

The Ukhrul Divisional Unit of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) (in Manipur) submitted a memorandum on Tuesday to His Excellency Ambassador of France to India Alexander Ziegler seeking immediate French intervention in the Indo-Naga international armed conflict.

In the memorandum, the NPF has mentioned that the Nagas have a “historical reason” to expect due political intervention on the part of the French Government in resolving the prolonged historical problem of Indo-Naga international armed conflict.

To bring in the ‘French connect’, the NPF wrote in the memorandum that about 100 years ago, in the spring of 1917, about 2,000 Naga Labour Corps were last deployed by the British to France mostly in Marseilles as labourers for maintaining the “lines of communication” in the middle of World War I.

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07.11.2018, 2:32 PM

Minister PHED, Losii Dikho attended the opening ceremony as chief guest of the on-going Centenary celebration of the World War I Tangkhul Naga Labour Corps (1917-18) and other Labour Corps of the 22nd Manipur Labour Corps Company at TNL Ground, Ukhrul.

Deputy British high commissioner of India, Bruce Bucknell and Air Force Defence Attache in India and Nepal, colonel Ludovic Dumont representative of France Embassy New Delhi were the guests of honour.

Inspector general of Police, Manipur, I. K. Muivah, Colonel Brigade of Gurkha British Army, colonel James Robinson and colonel, Royal Engineers British Army, Tom Marsden were the special guests.

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30.10.2018, 11:22 AM
Sahamphung SDC Block headquarter is existing only in name without any office infrastructures although the block headquarter was inaugurated on March 19, 1983 by former chief minister of the state, Rishang Keishing and despite being upgraded to the status of Divisional Block Headquarter in 2016.

While emphasising on the upgradation of Sahamphung SDC to block divisional headquarter without any infrastructures, one of the distressed village elders, Ningkhalem Angkang complained about the deplorable road conditions  and the lack of electric supply at the headquarter.” There is only one upper primary school and Anganwadi centre in Sahamphung village,” he added.

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