Free Press Journal
  • Congress & RJD meet governors, submit letterS to embarrass BJP

    Patna/Panaji/Imphal : Seeking a uniform rule for a Governor to follow in a hung assembly, the RJD in Bihar and the Congress in Goa and Manipur on Friday staked claim to form the government, citing the example of Karnataka where the BJP was invited after it emerged as the single largest party.

  • Neat, tidy Mirabai wanted career in archery before mentor stepped in

    New Delhi : An obsession with being “neat, tidy and stylish” almost led her to archery, says world champion and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who feels a chance meeting with her eventual coach changed her career plans.

  • Her dreams realised, Mary Kom gives wings to others’ through academy

    Imphal : Eager to ensure that aspiring boxers get what she did not have growing up, five-time world champion M C Mary Kom is continuing to expand her regional academy here even though a long-pending inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains in waiting.

  • Bigs wins for Bengaluru, Puducherry in Hockey Nat’s

    Imphal : Bengaluru Hockey Association and Hockey Puducherry registered emphatic 15-0 and 13-1 wins respectively on the second day of the 8th Senior Men’s National Championship here o Monday.

  • Every medal is a story of struggle

    New Delhi : Every medal is a story of struggle, says the indomitable M C Mary Kom, who considers her fifth Asian Championship gold medal special as it came despite the many roles she has had to play outside the ring in the past one year.

  • Manipuri players accorded warm welcome

    Imphal : Seven Manipuri players, who participated in the Under 17-FIFA World Cup, returned here on Saturday to a rousing reception.

  • Manipur cut off as crucial Barak Bridge collapses

    Imphal : The crucial Barak bridge located along the National Highway-102 collapsed this morning, cutting off land-locked Manipur from rest of the country, an official said.

  • Heavy rains cause havoc in Manipur

    Imphal : Incessant rains over the past few days has left many parts of Manipur flooded and major rivers flowing above the danger mark.

  • Heavy rain causes water logging, flood situation in Mumbai, Manipur

    Imphal/Mumbai: Due to heavy rain in the past few days, the Nambul River and Imphal River breached the banks and overflowed near Sagolband Moirang Leirak, Kairang and Chabung Company, Mayang resulted in flooding houses. The most severely affected area is the Mayang Imphal area and its neighbouring villages.

  • 15th Mumbai International Film Festival on at MSFDS in Imphal

    Imphal: The nine-day 15th Mumbai International Film Festival is on at the Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS) in Imphal. The festival, which began on March 27, has been organised by the Films Division (FD), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

  • AirAsia announces discount on fares

    New Delhi :  Malaysian no-frills carrier AirAsia on Monday announced discounted fares, starting as low as Rs 899 for travel within India and Rs 4,999 for international flights for a limited period.

  • Shutdowns, blockades continue to hit Manipur

    Imphal : Normal life in Manipur continued to be affected on Sunday in the wake of multiple strikes and blockades since October 30, with essential commodities either in short supply or available at inflated prices.

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    Red Cross Society to shelter Sharmila

    Imphal: The Indian Red Cross Society will provide shelter to Irom Sharmila, who is being shunned by many in Manipur after she ended her 16-year-long fast against a draconian legislation.

  • No more on fast, Manipur now shuns Sharmila

    Imphal: A day after she broke her 16-year fast against a law that gives sweeping powers to the military, Irom Sharmila is suddenly finding herself virtually friendless in Manipur.

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    Sharmila under supervision of JNIMS doctors; on liquid diet

    Imphal: Manipur’s ‘Iron Lady’ Irom Sharmila, who broke her 16-year-old hunger strike yesterday, is now under supervision at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) and has been put on a special liquid diet.