Manipur: Massive fire at Moreh engulfs 10 houses, injures child

April 20, 2018, 8:15 pm
Moreh (Manipur) , April 20 : At least 10 houses have been gutted in a massive fire in Manipur’s Moreh town, officials said on Friday.
A 10-year-old boy sustained injuries in the fire that broke out on Thursday night at Prem Nagar in Moreh, located along the India-Myanmar border.
“We are trying to establish the cause of fire. An FIR has been registered and investigation is on,” Superintendent of Police S. Ibomcha said. 

Manipur can have fishery projects: Vice President

April 19, 2018, 1:02 pm
Imphal (Manipur) , April  19 :Vice President M. Venkaih Naidu on Wednesday said that there could be various fishery and aquarium projects in Manipur to increase income of farmers since the state has sufficient rainfall round the year.
The projects could be extended through the entire northeast, he said at a function at the City Convention Centre organised to to discuss ways to help increase income of farmers.

Missing for 40 yrs, ex-rifleman from Manipur found on Mumbai streets, to be reunited with family

April 17, 2018, 1:33 pm
Imphal (Manipur) , April 17 :A video, posted in October, 2017, was spotted by Gambhir’s younger brother after which he wrote in to Imphal police, asking for help.
Khomdram Gambhir was part of the Manipur rifles for seven years after which he left his house in Imphal in 1978, without informing his family.
Khomdram Gambhir was part of the Manipur rifles for seven years after which he left his house in Imphal in 1978, without informing his family.

Cabinet passes resolution to fill up MPS vacancies in Manipur

April 17, 2018, 11:27 am
Imphal (Manipur), April 17 : In line with the State Government’s popular slogan, ‘Go to Hills’, a State Cabinet meeting was held at Senapati district headquarters with Chief Minister N Biren Singh chairing the event on Monday.
It was the first ever Cabinet meeting held in Senapati and fourth among the hill districts after Churachandpur, Chandel and Tamenglong.

Manipur staged gunfights: SC wants officers named in FIR

April 16, 2018, 8:54 pm
New Delhi , April 16 :The Supreme Court on Monday directed the CBI’s SIT to file a supplementary FIR naming the officers involved in the alleged extra-judicial killings and staged gunfights by the Army, Assam Rifles and Police in Manipur.
A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice U.U. Lalit asked the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to file the supplementary FIR in the existing FIRs which will include the name of officers or commanding officers of the units, and told the NHRC to also assist the team.

Magnificent Mary Kom wins CWG title

April 14, 2018, 10:22 am
Gold Coast (Australia), April 14 : Star Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom won gold in the women's 48 kilogram category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Saturday.
Mary defeated Kristina O'Hara of Northern Ireland by a unanimous 5:0 verdict to take the title.
She has achieved almost everything that women's boxing can offer, but five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom is still yearning for the greatest accolade in the world of sports -- winning gold at the Olympics.

Manipur : Woman, infant son killed in a tragic accident

April 13, 2018, 4:33 pm
Imphal (Manipur) Apr 13 : A truck rammed into an auto-rickshaw, carrying a man's dead body, at the Tendongyang area in Imphal on Wednesday night. The man's wife and infant son, who were also travelling with his body, died in the accident.
On Wednesday morning, H Rakesh (43) of Sekmai was rushed to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences hospital here following an illness and died at the hospital in the evening, sources said. His wife Kanao (35) then hired an auto-rickshaw to take her husband's body for performing last rites, they added.

Sacked Manipur Cop Turns Luxury Vehicle Lifter

April 13, 2018, 1:45 pm
Imphal (Manipur) , Apr 13: A sacked police constable with India Reserve Battalion from Manipur turned into a vehicle-lifter within no time. How? Well, he formed a gang that carried out vehicle-theft in south and west Delhi. They used to sell the stolen vehicle in Imphal at half the price.
Till now, the gang has stolen over 50 luxury vehicles, including BMW, Chevrolet Cruze, Toyota Fortuner and a Skoda Yeti.

CWG 2018 : Mary Kom enters women's 48kg final

April 11, 2018, 10:00 am
 Gold Coast (Australia),  April 11: Veteran Indian star M.C. Mary Kom defeated Anusha Dilruksh of Sri Lanka to enter the final of the women's 48 kilogram category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Wednesday.
Mary's experience and superior technique stood her in good stead as she carved out a unanimous 5:0 verdict against the veteran Sri Lankan fighter.
The 39-year-old Anusha gave a good account of herself against the five-time world champion Indian before falling short in the end.

Manipur: Two human traffickers nabbed in Moreh

April 9, 2018, 11:32 am
Imphal (Manipur), April 9 :Police said on Sunday they arrested two people on charges of trafficking a Rohingya girl in Moreh, a border town in Manipur.
Police officer Lepkhohao Waiphei said the two were taken into custody from their homes late on Saturday. Mohammad Salam, 25, and Mohammad Seifullah, 30, were remanded in police custody.
The girl told the police that she entered Manipur through the international border at Moreh .(IANS)


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