Jimmy Leivon

Articles By Jimmy Leivon

Manipur to host UN conference on drugs, HIV/AIDS: Governor Najma Heptullah

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla urged CM N Biren Singh to invite the home ministers of all the north-eastern states to the Conference so that the region can have a comprehensive policy to deal with such issues.

Govt will make RIMS well equipped, PM’s dream to develop N-E India: Harsh Vardhan in Manipur

The Union Minister was speaking to media on the sidelines of the 48th Foundation Day Celebration and Graduation Ceremony of RIMS at its Jubilee Hall today.

Manipur: Illicit liquor manufacturing units worries CM, moots for a policy

Addressing media in a press conference held at the state Secretariat, Singh said liquor is being produced by some section of the community as a part of their customary practice since time immemorial.

Manipur: Nagas will not merge with Union of India but they will co-exist, says NSCN-IM

The Naga rebels pointed out that three years have passed but the ‘Framework Agreement’ is yet to have its fruition as the Government of India is going slow in taking its stand on core issues.

Manipur: Nagas endorse demand for separate ‘National’ flag and Constitution

The statement comes at the time when Modi reportedly asked the Nagaland Governor RN Ravi, who is also the interlocutor of the peace talks, to settle the issue within three months' time.

Manipur: Four Rohingya men deported to Myanmar

According to an official source, they were arrested in 2013 for illegally entering Manipur's Churchanpur and convicted under the Foreigners Act. They had been lodged in Manipur Central Jail Sajiwa.

Manipur: Court rules rigorous imprisonment for duo attempting to sell drugs at school

The counsel of the two convicts appealed for a minimum period of sentence on the ground that the offence committed was the first for both convicts and they were sole breadwinners of their respective families.

Manipur government declares ‘No School Bag Day’ for students

An office memorandum to this effect was issued by the Education department enforcing “No School Bag Day” in all categories of schools including the government and private schools.

Manipur: Kiren Rijiju in Imphal to review progress of National Sports University

While the proposal for the setting up the University was announced in 2014, the foundation stone for the construction of the University was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 16, 2018.

Manipur: Government declares state drought-hit

The Agriculture Department estimated that as of July 2019, nearly 99,153 hectares of paddy fields have been affected by the scarcity of rainfall this monsoon. 

Manipur: Court convicts two men for attempting to sell heroin at school

The Narcotic police recovered two packets containing 200gms and a 100gms of heroin powder. One of the two individuals is a non-teaching staff of the school.

Manipur passes resolution to rename Imphal Airport in honour of Bir Tikendrajit

Bir Tikendrajit was a Manipuri prince who was hanged publicly along with General Thangal on August 13, 1891 for waging war against the then British Raj. Manipur observes August 13 as a 'Patriot Day'.

Solution without Naga flag and constitution not honourable: NSCN-IM

The Naga rebels pointed out that three years have passed but the ‘Framework Agreement’ is yet to have its fruition as the Government of India is going slow in taking its stand on core issues.

Manipur: Intelligence network to check drug-trafficking along Indo-Myanmar border

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said that the Director General of Police has been instructed to lay the network at the Moreh border town.

Manipur: Assam Rifles archery team bags 5 Gold medals in World Police and Fire Games in China

Rifleman G Robert Sharma, who hails from Manipur, clinched three Gold medals in compound bow archery events while Rifleman Z Demo from Nagaland bagged one Gold, one Silver and one Bronze medal in wooden bow events.

Manipur CM launches scheme to improve infrastructure in government schools

The scheme was launched at the cabinet hall of Chief Minister's Secretariat, where the CM interacted with dignitaries and officials present at seven different schools through video conferencing.

Manipur: Man held for trafficking of Nepali girls gets bail

The alleged dealers were trying to traffick a large number of individuals mostly girls and minors from Nepal through Manipur via Moreh to Middle East countries for the purpose of surrogacy and ‘terrorist’ activities.

Manipur: Nagas celebrate Independence Day, hoist ‘Naga National Flag’ across the state

Hundreds of Naga from different places including neighbouring states of Nagaland and Myanmar attended the Independence Day celebration held at Katomei public ground.

Manipur celebrates Patriots’ day, remembers fallen heroes of Anglo-Manipuri war

The Governor said that the Manipuri proved that freedom can neither be traded away nor ceded at any cost under any circumstances.

Students’ group alleges RSS misrepresenting Manipur history, boycotts from hosting historical events

Stating that RSS can no longer host or commemorate events associated with the history of the land, the JSCC convenor demanded a public apology from the organisers for their alleged attack on the unique history of Manipur.