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Jimmy Leivon


Coronavirus: Northeast on alert as Assam, Manipur, Arunachal report cases linked to Tablighi Jamaat event
Thu, Apr 02, 2020

The Northeast has reported 18 cases linked to the religious congregation organised by the Tablighi Jamaat at Delhi’s Nizamuddin Markaz. Here are the latest updates from across the region.

Tablighi Jamaat event: 16 test positive in Assam, one each in Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh
Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Assam’s new cases were confirmed by health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in a tweet around midnight Thursday.

Meet the country’s first all-transgender football team
Sun, Mar 29, 2020

Manipur has become the first state in the country to have an all-transgender football team. The team, formed by an NGO called Ya-All (Yawol), comprises 14 transmen, mostly college students, passionate about the game.

Manipur MLA disqualified by Speaker tribunal
Sun, Mar 29, 2020

The Speaker’s Tribunal of the Manipur Legislative Assembly disqualified MLA of the Andro constituency, Th Shyamkumar, with immediate effect from Saturday.

Manipur: COVID-19 patient health improving, curfew remains effective 
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Health Director of Manipur Dr. K Rajo said that the only “major challenge” in combating COVID-19 is the “spread of rumours”.

Manipur woman who returned from the UK is first coronavirus case in Northeast
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Officials in Manipur said her younger brother, who flew in from the US and joined her in Kolkata, before the two flew to Manipur, has tested negative for coronavirus.

Manipur reports first confirmed case of COVID-19, curfew clamped
Tue, Mar 24, 2020

The 23-year-old arrived in Delhi from UK on March 18 and headed to Kolkata on March 19. In Kolkata, she was joined by her younger brother, who came from the US and stayed at a hotel before going to Manipur on March 21.

Manipur government announces lockdown till March 31
Mon, Mar 23, 2020

To mitigate the distress faced by the economically backward sections of the society during the lockdown, the minister said that under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), entitled food grains will be availed to the beneficiaries free of cost for the month of April.

SC removes BJP MLA Th Shyamkumar from Manipur cabinet
Wed, Mar 18, 2020

Shyamkumar was elected from Andro constituency as a Congress candidate in the 2017 Manipur Assembly polls but switched to the BJP even before being sworn in as an MLA.

Manipur: Mobile internet services restored as normalcy returns in Kamjong district
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

A police officer informed that a detailed report on the damage inflicted during the violence will be submitted to the government to enable the rehabilitation of the displaced villagers.

Manipur: Mobile internet services suspended as tension grips Kamjong district
Mon, Mar 16, 2020

According to official sources, several houses and vehicles were burnt down by miscreants after a confrontation between two groups.

COVID-19 in Northeast India: No confirmed case yet, but borders sealed, vigil up
Sat, Mar 14, 2020

COVID-19: A round-up of the precuationary measures across Northeast India

Coronavirus India updates March 5: Cases rise to 30; more visa curbs imposed; 28,529 persons under surveillance
Thu, Mar 05, 2020

Coronavirus India updates March 5: On Thursday, the Union Health Ministry asked states to form rapid response teams at the district, block, and village levels, stating cases of community transmission have been observed.

Manipur: ‘First-ever’ online portal launched to monitor forest dept activities
Tue, Mar 03, 2020

The online portal was launched at the Chief Minister’s secretariat in the presence of forest officials, an official of the NIC and IT department. The CM also launched a “dynamic and interactive” official website for the department.

Wanted Manipur underground leader, aide held in Delhi
Mon, Mar 02, 2020

The KCP chairman, who is known by his alias Lamyanba Khuman, is allegedly involved in several criminal cases, including extortion and planting of bombs.

Manipur: Accused in Class XI question paper leak case sent to jail
Sun, Mar 01, 2020

The police said Suderchand had clicked pictures of the question papers and sent them to his wife, who runs a hostel at Canchipur.

Born on February 29: New parents hail newborns as special, in Chennai an 88-year-old says how she made it so
Sat, Feb 29, 2020

For the so-called leaplings, or those born on February 29, the Leap Year calls for a bigger celebration.

Manipur: Absconding district council chairman accused in multi-crore drug case surrenders before court
Fri, Feb 28, 2020

Lhukhosei Zou alias Shesei Zou, 51, of Phaicham Veng, Chandel, who was arrested on June 20, 2018, went missing in January 2019 after the court had granted him interim bail

Rs 23.43 crore released for 486 surrendered cadre under rehabilitation scheme: Manipur CM
Wed, Feb 26, 2020

The Chief Minister was replying to queries raised by opposition MLA K Ranjit in the state Assembly.

Manipur militant leader, two aides arrested from Bengaluru
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

Officers said Sarangthem Guneshwor Singh and his associates were involved in extortion and intimidation of bank officials in Imphal.