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Jimmy Leivon


Manipur landslide: 8 more bodies found, toll now at 16
Fri, Jul 01, 2022

Among the bodies recovered till now, two are confirmed to be that of the missing personnel of the 107 Territorial Army (TA) stationed at the landslide-hit camp situated near Marangching.

8 killed, over 50 missing as landslide hits Territorial Army camp in Manipur
Thu, Jun 30, 2022

A statement by the Defence Public Relations Office in Imphal said columns of the Indian Army and the Assam Rifles are engaged in the rescue operations. The engineering equipment at the site too has been pressed into the rescue efforts, it stated.

Children among 80 Myanmar nationals arrested in Manipur
Tue, Jun 28, 2022

The police suspect that the Myanmar nationals could have been brought to Manipur to be engaged in weaving activities as most of them were found in rooms crammed with handlooms and other weaving machines.

Manipur sends relief material, SDRF personnel to flood-hit Assam
Tue, Jun 28, 2022

Biren Singh said the relief materials included three trucks carrying 135 quintals of rice, 102 bags of dal, and 120 bags of salt, among other items.

Manipur: JNIMS carries out three kidney transplants, scripts history
Sun, Jun 26, 2022

Terming the operation a huge achievement, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh announced a reward of Rs 5 lakh for the team of doctors, nurses, and other technical staff that conducted the operation at the JNIMS.

Manipur Oppn, civil society up in arms over Biren govt bid to make 1961 ILP ‘base year’
Sat, Jun 25, 2022

The Inner Line Permit is an official travel document issued by the state government to allow the travel and stay of an Indian citizen in Manipur for a specified period of time.

Govt taking steps to convert fuel-based vehicles to electric ones: Manipur CM
Sun, Jun 19, 2022

Biren Singh also said charging points for e-vehicles will be set up in strategic places.

Congress marches to Manipur Raj Bhavan to protest ED summonses for Sonia, Rahul
Thu, Jun 16, 2022

The protesters chant slogans such as ‘stop vendetta politics’, ‘don’t convert police into a terrorist force’ and ‘only truth will prevail’.

Drug lab busted in Manipur, over 222 kg ‘brown sugar’ seized
Tue, Jun 14, 2022

The police said the drug-manufacturing unit was busted during a raid at Moijing Mina Bazaar, around 7am Tuesday. The police team also arrested a woman during the raid.

Manipur: Senior militant leader lays down arms
Mon, Jun 13, 2022

Irom Ibomtombi, a self-styled Lt Colonel, held the post of deputy assistant secretary of the People’s Liberation Army militant group.

Manipur Govt intensifies eviction drive against “illegal encroachers”
Mon, Jun 13, 2022

According to the Thoubal Forest division, the eviction was conducted after “encroachers” failed to give proper justification as to why they should not be evicted from the forest land.

Manipur: GPS-enabled patrol vehicles launched on Indo-Myanmar road
Wed, Jun 08, 2022

Earlier, the state police had launched six GPS-enabled patrol vehicles to cover the stretch between Kangpokpi and Senapati on National Highway-102 with an aim to provide security to the public, especially along the highways.

Manipur: Militant ‘involved’ in Catholic school blast arrested, explosives seized
Tue, Jun 07, 2022

The accused, identified as Thounaojam Rishi Luwangcha, was arrested during a search operation conducted in Imphal East late Monday night around 10pm.

COHSEM Manipur Class 12 results declared, 90% pass percentage recorded
Mon, Jun 06, 2022

As many as 28,166 appeared in the examinations and 25,374 students qualified. The total number of female candidates is 13881 and 14285 are male.

American swine fever breaks out at piggery in Kamjong district of Manipur
Thu, Jun 02, 2022

As many as 80 pigs, including piglets, in the farm have reportedly died of the infection since April this year. The outbreak of African swine fever was also reported in Imphal East and Thoubal districts last year.

Manipur: 14 militants, including top leader, surrenders arms
Wed, Jun 01, 2022

CM Biren Singh said 'not a single bullet' would be fired against militants who want to join the mainstream, and no FIR would be lodged unless they were involved in a heinous crime.

One killed, four injured in suspected IED blast in Manipur
Mon, May 30, 2022

Labourers from West Bengal, the victims were sleeping in their makeshift accommodation when the explosion took place around 1.14 am inside the community hall at Sapam Mayai Leikai in Thoubal district.

Arrested human rights activist brought to Manipur, remanded in judicial custody
Sun, May 29, 2022

Mark Thangmang Haokip, president of the International Human Rights Association, was arrested on Tuesday in New Delhi over a social media post.

Amid tensions between groups, Manipuri activist arrested
Fri, May 27, 2022

Mark T Haokip was arrested on May 24 from his residence in Delhi, under Sections 153(a) and 505(2), over social media posts allegedly promoting communal disharmony.

Manipur: 10 agitators, 3 cops injured in clashes during protest against arrest of human rights activist
Wed, May 25, 2022

The incident comes a day after the Manipur Police arrested Dr Mark Haokip, the president of the International Human Rights Association (IHRA), Chuarchandpur chapter, over his Facebook post.

Covid-free status eludes Manipur, one fresh case detected in Imphal West
Wed, May 25, 2022

With the addition of the new case, the cumulative tally of positive cases in Manipur went up to 1,37,231. The positivity rate in the state was one per cent. Till now, 2,120 persons in Manipur have succumbed to the infection.

Manipur all set to celebrate Shirui Lily festival
Mon, May 23, 2022

The five-day long festival will commence Wednesday with Manipur Governor La Ganesan kicking off the inaugural programme at Shirui village.

Manipur technically Covid-free, no more active cases, says state health director
Sat, May 21, 2022

According to the State COVID-19 Common Control Room, the last three persons infected by the virus recovered Friday. The number of recovered cases in Manipur is 1,35,110. At present, the state has a recovery rate of 98.45 per cent.

Manipur mulling over annual grant for Shumang Leela artistes, says CM Biren Singh
Fri, May 20, 2022

The chief minister urges Shumang Leela groups to produce plays that depict the valiant acts of forefathers who sacrificed their lives to build today’s Manipur.

Manipur: Major rivers flowing above danger mark after incessant rainfall for past week
Tue, May 17, 2022

The minister said that the authority also alerted the local populace to be prepared for joint coordination in the event of any disaster.