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Jimmy Leivon


Manipur: Farmers export organic pineapple worth Rs 78 lakh outside state
Sun, Jun 13, 2021

After the successful run of pineapple export in the previous years, airlifting of fresh organic pineapples grown in different parts of Manipur has begun for the current year on Sunday, said Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA), a government undertaking.

Manipur: Doctor suspended for allegedly assaulting nurse in Covid care centre
Fri, Jun 11, 2021

The doctor was suspended following a complaint lodged by the Trained Nurses' Association, JNIMS to the director of the institute demanding termination of the doctor from his medical officer post following the alleged assault on one of its staff nurse.

Dingko Singh, Asian Games gold-winning boxer, dies after long battle with cancer
Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Dingko’s gold in the Bangkok Asiad was the first in 16 years for Indian boxing after Kaur Singh’s top finish at the regional showpiece’s 1982 edition.

Nagaland extends lockdown till June 18 while allowing additional relaxations
Wed, Jun 09, 2021

While regular religious services and gatherings will continue to remain suspended, the fresh order permits prayer meetings with not more than 20 people.

Alienation of Naga ancestral land with proposed Karbi-Anglong territorial council not acceptable: NSCN-IM
Mon, Jun 07, 2021

The NSCN-IM asserted that Karbi Anglong, erstwhile known as Rengma Hills, is the victim of aggressive influx of outsiders for vested interests.

Manipur: Indian Army orders probe into controversial death of villager in Kangpokpi district
Sun, Jun 06, 2021

The PIB clarified that based on specific intelligence, security forces had launched an operation on Friday to nab the secretary of Kuki Revolutionary Army along with 3-4 cadres in Kangpokpi.

Manipur: Villager allegedly shot dead by Assam Rifles’ major, police to probe case
Sun, Jun 06, 2021

According to villagers of Chalwa, the major of the 44 AR post along with three of his jawans came to the Chalwa in civies late Friday night to carry out an operation.

Manipur: Two cases of black fungus found, ‘aggressive’ mass testing begins
Wed, Jun 02, 2021

The state has advised sitting MLAs of all 60 seats to set up community isolation centres in their respective constituencies for accommodating Covid-19 patients.

Mortgaging property, selling jewellery, drawing loans: how high Covid-19 bills are pushing families to the brink of penury
Tue, Jun 01, 2021

Across the country, many may have successfully beaten the virus, but their lives have been upended by the loans they have to repay courtesy of huge Covid-19 medical bills.

Manipur to provide financial assistance to children who lost their parents to Covid
Sun, May 30, 2021

The Chief Minister said that under the scheme, the state would provide financial assistance of Rs 3500 per month to children who lost their parents due to Covid and are now staying with their extended family members or guardians.

Manipur govt extends curfew in seven districts for another 14 days
Sat, May 29, 2021

The districts under curfew are Imphal West, Imphal East, Bishnupur, Thoubal, Kakching, Churachandpur and Ukhrul.

Manipur: Oxygen plant with 10 KL storage capacity starts operation
Fri, May 28, 2021

Singh said another Cryogenic oxygen plant of 20 KL capacity would be installed in Imphal at the earliest. The state now has around 4000 oxygen cylinders and over 1000 oxygen concentrators, he added.

Manipur govt caps charges for treatment of Covid patients in private hospitals
Wed, May 26, 2021

The development comes in the wake of reports of allegations that private hospitals are charging exorbitant rates for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.

Manipur’s Imphal West district bans all forms of Covid relief by NGOs
Tue, May 25, 2021

An order issued by the district administration stated that the ban was necessitated in the interest of the general public.

Manipur CM assures oxygen plant for every district in state
Mon, May 24, 2021

The announcement was made during his visit to the three hill districts of Manipur - Ukhrul, Senapati and Tamenglong - to take stock of Covid-19 situation.

Irom Maipak, Manipur’s only national award-winning cinematographer, dies of Covid-19
Fri, May 21, 2021

Irom Maipak, the only national award-winning cinematographer of Manipur, was also the founder president of the All Manipur Cinematographers’ Association.

Manipur govt to constitute village, ward-level Task Force to tackle Covid-19
Thu, May 20, 2021

The responsibility of each Task Force is to ensure that Covid-appropriate behaviour is followed by everyone, including whenever shops or vegetable vendors are allowed to function.

Manipur: HC directs state to take steps to monitor oxygen supplies to hospitals
Wed, May 19, 2021

The directive was issued by the HC after N Kumarjit, Advocate General (AG) of Manipur, informed the court that the state has no machinery in place to monitor how oxygen supplies made to hospitals are being utilised.

Manipur: Three JNIMS’ Covid lab staff, including senior-most doctor, test positive
Tue, May 18, 2021

As a result, the JNIMS laboratory, one of the main testing facilities in the state, apparently stopped conducting Covid-19 tests.

Manipur govt extends curfew in seven districts by 10 days
Mon, May 17, 2021

In the districts, vegetables vendors and one out of three grocery stores will be allowed to operate on May 20, 23 and 26 from 7am to 10 am, subject to safety guidelines. 

Manipur CM urges people to donate oxygen cylinders as Covid-19 cases soar
Fri, May 14, 2021

The Chief Minister said all these cylinders would be returned to the owners after the pandemic is over.

Ensure ATMs are re-filled, shops have adequate supplies of essentials: Manipur HC to state govt
Thu, May 13, 2021

The court asked the state government to ensure pharmacies have adequate stocks and sufficient number of shops are kept open in each and every market area so that people from one area do not have to travel to buy their supplies.

Manipur eases Covid restrictions: Check out what services are now allowed
Wed, May 12, 2021

The Manipur home department said the complete closure of certain critical services was hampering government work and causing undue hardship to the public.

Manipur: Centre allocates over 18,000 quintals of rice for May, June
Sun, May 09, 2021

The scheme will benefit all ration card holders who will get additional 5 kilograms of rise over and above the normal NFSA allocation.

Manipur imposes curfew in seven districts amid highest single-day Covid spike
Sat, May 08, 2021

An order issued in this regard on late Friday night stated that the curfew will remain till May 17.