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Imphal, 17 May 2016 ( Evening News ): An IED exploded at Reliable Cargo Movement, RCM - a private transport office near Thangal Bazar, Khoyathong this morning around 4.15. The blast damaged the shutter and  and window glasses of RCM Transport office and nearby buildings. Health Care Centre - a fitness centre located opposite the RCM building also suffered damages due to the explosion. There was no report of human casualty. Reacting to the blast, Athokpam ongbi Leibaklotpi a client of the Health Care Centre condemned the blast at public place. She appealed to all not to repeat such act in future.

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Imphal, 16 May 2016 ( Evening News ) : National Students’ Union of India, (NSUI) Northeast cell is organising academic career counselling programme from May 20 at DM college. Speaking to media persons today at Congress Bhawan, NSUI Manipur State In-charge, Amin Shah said that students who want to study outside Manipur faces lots of problem while getting admission at new places. To ease the problems NSUI is organising career counselling programme, legal awareness and clear cut guidelines for the students of Manipur who recently passed the 12 standard while seeking admission in particularly at Delhi University, Jamia Milia University and JNU for their studies.

Addressing the gathering NSUI Northeast convenor P. Bakim-chandra Meitei said that the career counselling will be held at 4 zone that is Imphal, Bishnupur, Thoubal and Komlathabi in Chandel district. For Imphal east and Imphal west the career counselling will be conducted on May 20 May at DM college.

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Imphal, 16 May 2016 ( Evening News) : State Revenue Department today evicted shops and private houses built on the encroached land on both sides of National Highway 37 near Government Polytechnic Training Centre at around 9.30 this morning. Officials of the department along with police dismantled the illegal structures using JCB. However, shopkeepers opposed and resisted the step. A shopkeeper S. Amudom said an order was issued on May 14 stating the people to remove the structure on their own. He said shopkeepers have been trying to remove the structure following the order. But the officials without any prior information came and forcibly dismantled all the shops and house along the stretch beyond usable.

Imphal, 15 May 2016 ( Evening News) : In support of the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System, JCILPS demand for implementation of inner line permit in the state, people today blocked Moirangkhom to Lilong stretch of the national highway 2 for one hour. Protestors also prevented vehicular movement during the agitation and staged sit-ins at various places from Moirangkhom till Lilong Thong demanding conversion of the 3 bills to an act. The protestors which included members of meira paibi organisations, young men and women placed bamboos, logs, electric poles and large stones on the middle of the road and halted traffic movement  at Moirangkhom, Singjamei, Kakwa and Lilong. Commuters was badly hit by one-hour blocking of the road. They managed to reach their destination by taking alternate routes. However the protestors allowed the candidates who were appearing in the civil services examination conducted by Manipur Public Service Commission to pass. The protestors later formed human chains and chanted slogans demanding ILP in Manipur.

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Imphal, 15 May 2016 ( Evening News) : A vehicle thief was captured by a team of  Patsoi Police station and locals of Yurembam Awang Leikai. The arrested person is identified as W. Somananda @ Yaima, 27 years son of late Deban of Sagolband Bijoy Govinda Mamang Leikai. Sources said Somanada was captured while he was trying to steal a red Honda Dio, MN01-V2381 at Yurembam yesterday. Patsoi P.S and Lilong P.S recovered 3 two-wheelers from Lilong Mamang Leikai after questioning him. The recovered  two-wheelers are Honda Dio- MN07-0626, on Pulsar 150-MN04-B3319 and a Yamaha Fascino without registration number.

Imphal, 15 May 2016 ( Evening News) :  Three active cadres of Kuki National Front (KNF) Douthanglen group including a woman cadre were arrested by police during an operation led by Additional SP (Operation), Th. Bikramjit DySP, Sachidananda, and Officer-in-Charge Potsangbam Sanjoy of Imphal West Commando. They were arrested on the 13th of this month during a search operation at New Checkon, Nongpok Engkhol in Imphal East. The arrested cadres are identified as  Lunliansiam Vaiphei, 21 years, son of Letzathang Vaiphei, Tingngaineng Vaiphei wife of lateThanglalian Vaiphei alias Avi Vaiphei, and Let-khogin Vaiphei alias Agin son of late Nekthang Vaiphei Meeoi. All of them are from Salam Patong Village in Senapati District. Police have recovered Rs 4 lakh 47 thousand, 4 demand letters of KNF (Democrats) and 4 mobile phones from the arrested cadres. Preliminary enquiries revealed that the three cadres were involved in the abduction of PRO of Singhat MLA and driver of a JCB from Churchandpur and collected ransom for their release.

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Imphal, 15 May 2016 : Chingmeirong Yengkhoiba Menjor Mamang Makha Leikai Singlup demanded the government to take action against corrupt officials including SDC of settlement office of revenue department, Heigang Circle who are involved in issuing  illegal allotment order and Jamabandi. Addressing media persons today at Manipur press club, secretary of Chingmeirong yengkhoiba Menjor Mamang Makha Leikai Singlup, Arambam kuber stated that two years ago they wrote to the chief minister, deputy commissioner and Sub deputy collector seeking permission to construct community hall and a pond at Dag no 316 under Laipham Siphai. He said meanwhile Aribam Ibomcha started building structure on the particular plot. When they tried to get information on the matter through RTI, the SDC concerned   stated that no allotment order was issued under Dag 316 and Dag no 312. At the same time the same SDC has issued illegal Jamabandi (without allotment order ) of the said land to Aribam Ningol Kongbrailatpam ongbi Inaotombi and Hidangmayum Purnachandra sharma. He further stated that even though the Chief Minister has directed authorities concern for necessary action regarding the land allotment, the SDC concerned has failed to provide detailed report. If the SDC fails to submit the report within 5 days they will close down SDC office at Laipham Khunou.

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Imphal, 15 May 2016 :Drugs worth Rs 50 lakh 41 thousand were seized from 6 persons including one woman near City heart hospital at MG avenue yesterday afternoon. A team of inspector of Customs Headquarters Preventive Unit, Shillong and Deputy Commissioner Customs Division, Imphal seized 5 thousand 41 tablets of Amphetamine popularly known as “World is Yours” from six persons including one woman. The arrested persons are identified as Th. Nemjalam Mate from Chandel, Bijit Das from Karimganj, Assam now staying at Thangal Bazar, Manoranjan Modak from Jalpaiguri-West Bengal, Ajit Kumar Das from Cachar now staying at Sagolband Moirang Leirak, Vinod Prasad from Bihar now at Checkon Awang Leirak and Amar Kumar Das from Kolkata now at Soibam Leika. The combined team of Inspector of Customs Headquarters Preventive Unit, Shillong and Deputy Commissioner Customs Division, Imphal conducted an oparation  following a tip off at MG avenue yesterday and nabbed the 6 persons. A case has been registered against them under  the Narcotics Drug and Psychotropic Substance Act, 1985.

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Imphal, 11 May 2016 ( Evening News) : Science and Technology Minister, T. Manga Vaiphei today inaugurated a 5 day Science Meet 2016 of National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT), Akampat. The Science Meet was organised jointly by NIELIT,  Manipur Science and Technology Council, Science Teachers Forum, Association for the Promotion of Science, Manipur Science Communicators Association and Generation De New Image on the theme ‘Make in India: Science and Technology Driven Innovations’. Speaking on the occasion the minister said a nation cannot develop without science and today science is not just for science teachers and students but for the mass. He maintained that science has a huge role to play in the advancement of a society. Special Secretary, Science and Technology, Government of Manipur, Director of Manipur Science and Technology Council, former Director, NIELIT, teachers and students from various institutes took part in the Meet.

   A ‘Science Model Exhibition’ was also held as part of the event where students from different schools demonstrated their science models. Students expressed that their innovative models are based on the idea of affordable and sustainable products and plans.

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Imphal, 10 May 2016 : Sky Hospital & Research Centre for the first time performed a complex coronary Angiosplasty and Stenting (PCI) saving a woman’s life who was in a critical condition following a cardiac attack. Sky Hospital and Research Centre’s Chief Cardiologist Dr. L. Shyamkishore and his team performed the life saving surgery on Lucy Hungshi, 54 years from Poumai Colony, Imphal East. Lucy was brought to the hospital following an attack on the April 25 with breathing difficulty and she could barely move. The hospital informed that she would be discharged soon.

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