Free Press Journal
  • 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.

  • irom sharmila

    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.

  • irom sharmila

    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.

  • Strong temblor jolts Manipur, N-E: 8 killed

    Imphal/Guwahati : At least eight people were killed and over 100 injured as a strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake epicentred in Manipur on Monday hit the northeastern region and jolted eastern India, damaging buildings and triggering panic. While seven people, including an 11-year-old girl, were killed in Manipur’s Imphal West district, one man died in Bihar’s Kishanganj district. Manipur bore the brunt of the temblor which struck at 4.35 am, where seven persons, including an

  • Manipur: A Jewelled Land

    The name Manipur itself means ‘a jewelled land’ is a perfect destination for nature lovers. Due to its breathtaking beauty, situated amidst blue hills and green blankets, Manipur is popularly known as ‘Switzerland of India’.

  • EPFO opens new offices

    New Delhi: Taking a first step that would take EPFO to doorsteps of its members in the North-Eastern States, the Organization has upgraded the District Offices / Services Centres in Gangtok, Imphal, Aizwal, Itanagar and Dimapur to special state offices.  The Special State Office shall be headed by an Assistant P.F. Commissioner level officer and would have an Enforcement Officer and other supporting staff.  The special state offices would focus on special