• 5756 stories IMPHAL

58 seconds ago
Acute urban-rural divide in Internet penetration in India: Report

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Despite so much noise around the Digital India initiative, the urban-rural divide is actually more acute than it appears when it comes to Internet penetration across the country, a new report said on Tuesday. While Internet penetration in urban India was at 64.84 per cent in December 2017 compared to 60.6 per cent in December 2016, the rural Internet penetration ...

7 seconds ago
Acute urban-rural divide in Internet penetration in India: Report

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Despite so much noise around the Digital India initiative, the urban-rural divide is actually more acute that it appears when it comes to Internet penetration across the country, a new report said on Tuesday. While Internet penetration in urban India is at 64.84 per cent in December 2017 compared to 60.6 per cent in December 2016, the rural Internet penetration h...

12 hours ago
Manipur villagers cry foul over compensation, block work on rail tracks

Imphal, Feb 19 (IANS) Residents of a tribal village in Manipur on Monday said they will not allow the construction of railway tracks in the area since they did not get compensation, which they claimed had been cornered by two villagers. Residents of Marangching in Tamenglong district in Manipur said they will not lift the ban imposed on the boring of seven railway tunnels -- which they a...

1 day ago
Manipur government shakes as NPF announces withdrawal of support soon

Imphal, Feb 18 (IANS) The BJP-led Manipur government appeared shaky as the Naga People's Front announced on Sunday that it is likely to withdraw support to it after the Nagaland elections slated for February 27. We have decided to withdraw support from the coalition soon. The decision may be announced shortly after the Nagaland elections, said NPF's state President Marung Makunga.

1 day ago
Delhi youth held in Imphal with smuggled gold

Imphal/New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) An 18-year-old Delhi youth was caught at Imphal Airport on Sunday while trying to smuggle three gold bars weighing 500 grammes in a body cavity on to a flight, a CISF official said. Mohit Kishan was held during pre embarkation security check for a Delhi-bound Indigo flight at around 9 p.m. We noticed presence of metal in a body cavity of the passen...

1 day ago
Mohun Bagan edge past Neroca in I-League

Imphal, Feb 18 (IANS) Dipanda Dicka notched a brace and Akram Moghrabi netted the winner as Mohun Bagan came out 3-2 victors over Neroca FC in an I-League encounter at the Khuman Lampak Stadium here on Sunday. Felix Chidi and Singam Subhash Singh scored the goals for the home side but were not able to hold their lead and allowed the visitors to get back into the game. Felix Chidi...

2 days ago
Goats replace students in classrooms of Manipur school

Imphal, Feb 17 (IANS) Manipur Education Minister T. Radheshyam on Saturday said during a surprise visit, he found goats occupying two empty classrooms of a school in Khelakhong of the state, as there were no students, though the school authorities had claimed a comfortable number of students. On the basis of false claims, mid-day meals, books, and school uniforms were being taken on a re...

3 days ago
Aussie Ward likely to play against Mohun Bagan

Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) In a bid to brighten their title aspirations after winning against Churchill Brothers in their last outing, top of the table Neroca FC are likely to field new signing Nick Ward against Mohun Bagan on Sunday, a club official said. Neroca are currently on 31 points from 16 games but second-placed Minerva Punjab FC have played two games less and have 29 in their kitty...

6 days ago
Securitymen asked not to harass former rebels: Manipur CM

Imphal, Feb 13 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, who also holds the Home portfolio, on Tuesday said that police and paramilitary forces have been asked to stop forthwith harassing former insurgents who have joined the mainstream. There had been allegations of harassment to some former insurgents despite their signing the suspension of operations agreement with the government,...

6 days ago
Stage set for 8th Theatre Olympics, 30 countries to participate

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India is all set to host the eighth edition of the global Theatre Olympics for the first time - that will see participation from 30 countries with performances in cities across the country, over 50 days. Hosted by the National School of Drama in collaboration with Ministry of Culture, the global theatre festival will have 17 Indian cities hosting 450 shows, 600 a...

6 days ago
I-League: Neroca look to grab top spot with win over Churchill

Imphal, Feb 13 (IANS) Title contenders Neroca FC will look to provisionally climb to the top of the I-League standings when they take on a resurgent Churchill Brothers at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium here on Wednesday. Felix Chidi's first-half spot-kick separated the sides when they met in the league in Goa on the penultimate day of January. Since then, Neroca have edged out G...

7 days ago
Air dispensary to start soon: Manipur CM

Imphal, Feb 12 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh announced on Monday that an air dispensary will start functioning soon in Manipur. The Central government plans to introduce a helicopter-based Dispensary/OPD service in far-flung and remote areas where no doctor or medical facility is available and patients also do not have access to any medical care. According to healt...

8 days ago
Padma awardee accuses Manipur government of favouritism over felicitation

Imphal, Feb 11 (IANS) A Manipur weaver conferred the Padma Shri this year on Sunday accused the BJP-led coalition government in the state of favouritism in publicly felicitating another Padma awardee and state weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and not her. Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and other Ministers and high officials attended a felicitation function in Imphal on January 27 at whi...

8 days ago
Will go all out to ensure Neroca FC is part of one football league: Manipur CM

Imphal, Feb 11 (IANS) Underlining the importance of Manipur as a footballing state, its Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh said he will go all out to ensure Neroca FC, currently second in the I-League, is part of the proposed one league that is expected to take shape by the next season. The country's premier club competition I-League, and the Indian Super League (ISL) have been runni...

9 days ago
Modi now a global leader: Manipur Governor

Imphal, Feb 10 (IANS) Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has just concluded a day-long visit to Palentine, is now undoubtedly a global leader. Modi is the only leader whose words are accepted by both Palestine and Isreal. This is because of the fact that both countries repose trust in him. Modi is the only global leader whose efforts t...

9 days ago
Could have been top of league had we converted our chances: Aizawl coach

Imphal, Feb 10 (IANS) A dejected Aizawl FC coach Paulo Menezes on Saturday rued the defending champions' profligacy in front of goal throughout the season, saying if they could have converted half their chances it would have made a world of a difference. I say we convert half our chances and it makes us the first team. I am confident of that. We wasted too many chances in too many games,...

9 days ago
I-League: Draw with Aizawl jolts Neroca's title hopes

Imphal, Feb 10 (IANS) Debutants Neroca FC squandered an opportunity to provisionally go top of the table as they were held to an entertaining 0-0 draw by defending champions Aizawl FC in an I-League encounter at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium here on Saturday. In front of 20,345 vociferous spectators, the home team were guilty of wasting a flurry of chances on either side of half-time as...

10 days ago
I-League: Saighani boost for Aizawl before Neroca clash

Imphal, Feb 9 (IANS) Neroca FC would like to provisionally return to the top of the table with a win over reigning champions Aizawl FC, when the two sides cross swords in an I-League North East derby at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium here on Saturday. Late on Friday night, Aizawl, fretting over the availability of star defender Masih Saighani, received positive news when he got the Prot...

10 days ago
I-League: Aizawl's Saighani cleared for Neroca game

Imphal, Feb 9 (IANS) Aizawl FC breathed a sigh of relief on the eve of their I-League clash against Neroca FC as star defender Masih Saighani finally got the Protected Area Permit (PAP) required for Afghan nationals to enter the state of Manipur. Masih comes tomorrow morning and will play the match straight away. He got the permit. I am relieved just a little bit as we still will be hav...

10 days ago
It's Minerva's title to lose from here: Gouramangi

Imphal, Feb 9 (IANS) Veteran India defender and Neroca FC star Gouramangi Singh feels that the I-League title is for Minerva Punjab FC to lose and his team are taking it one game at a time. We are not thinking we can win the title. It's Minvera's title to lose, Gouramangi told IANS in an interview ahead of their clash against defending champions Aizawl FC at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadi...

Subscribe
Read latest breaking news on IMPHAL in your favourite RSS reader!
All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
News Delivered The Way It Should Be!
INSANELY FAST | RESPONSIVE INTERFACE | NO CLUTTER
Page generated in 0.0003 seconds.