Free Press Journal
  • Manipur ambush: Two jawans, one terrorist killed in Chandel

    Chandel (Manipur): At least two security personnel and one terrorist were killed in an ongoing encounter in Chandel’s Sajik Tampak in Manipur. One AK-47, and two unexploded Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were also recovered. A search operation by 4 Assam Rifles (28 Sector) was launched earlier in the day, where armed terrorists ambushed the Regiment at Chamoli Top at around 05:30 am. Firing is underway. Further details are awaited.

  • Two Assam Rifles jawans killed in IED explosion in Manipur

    Chandel (Manipur): Two Assam Rifles jawans were killed in an IED explosion, while they were patrolling near Manipur’s Chandel, on Monday morning. The jawans were from of 18 Assam Rifles. Further details are awaited. Reportedly, on June 15, an Assam Rifles jawan was killed while four others got injured due to a similar attack carried out against them. A banned terror outfit Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) had claimed the responsibility of the

  • Jeakson fasted2 days when told to stop football

    New Delhi : Jeakson Singh Thounaojam, who became the first Indian to score a World Cup goal, was so passionate about football even in his childhood that he did not take food for more than two days when his parents told him to stop playing the game and concentrate on his studies.

  • Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 jolts Manipur

    New Delhi: An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale jolted Manipur on Tuesday morning at around 6 am. The epicentre of the earthquake was Manipur’s Churachandpur district and was located 35 km below the surface of earth. No losses of lives and properties have yet been reported.

  • PM Modi announces `2,350 cr package for flood-hit NE states

    Guwahati : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a total package of Rs 2,350 crore for all north eastern states for mitigating the impact of floods in short and long term basis, and an immediate release of Rs 250 crore for flood-hit Assam.

  • Developments in Bihar ominous for democracy, says Mayawati

    Lucknow : BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday termed the developments in Bihar in the last 24 hours as ominous for democracy and said that the “hunger for more power” was leading the BJP into misusing government machinery and investigative agencies.

  • 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.

  • 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. The bridge collapsed when a 10-wheeler goods-laden truck was passing through it, a transport department official said, adding that the structure was in a fragile condition since last night.

  • Irom Sharmila to tie the knot

    Kodaikanal (Tamil Nadu) : Finally, Irom Sharmila, the indefatigable fighter against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Manipur, has decided to tie the knot.

  • Rs 131 crore lost in Manipur flood

    Imphal: Manipur suffered a loss of around Rs 131 crore in the floods since cyclone Mora hit the state in late May, a senior officer said here today.

  • Surgical strike was in planning for 15 months: Manohar Parrikar

    Panaji : Former defence minister Manohar Parrikar has said the planning for the September 2016 surgical strikes in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir started in June 2015 after the NSCN-K ambushed an army convoy in Manipur.

  • 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.

  • Baichung inaugurates SESA Football Academy

    Panaji : Former India skipper Baichung Bhutia on Wednesday inaugurated the SESA Football academy, which aims to create the conditions for discovering, creating and building talent for Indian football.

  • Meghalaya to host Nat’l Games

    Shillong : Meghalaya will be hosting the National Games 2022 coinciding with the 50th year of the creation of the state, Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Zenith M. Sangma informed the assembly on Thursday.

  • Biren Singh wins trust vote in Manipur

    Imphal : Manipur’s new Chief Minister N Biren Singh, heading the state’s first BJP-led government, on Monday won the floor test in the assembly by voice vote.

  • ‘192 MLAs in 5 new assemblies have criminal cases’

    National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed, jointly, the self-sworn affidavits of 689 out of 690 newly elected MLAs in the five states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa. Details of one candidate have not been analysed. (more…)