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Friday, December 04, 2020

Jimmy Leivon


Manipur: Nongpok Sekmai police station selected as best in country
Wed, Dec 02, 2020

Union Home Minister Amit Shah virtually presented the trophy in a virtual conference.

Most Covid-19 deaths in Manipur caused due to late hospitalisation: Experts
Tue, Dec 01, 2020

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh reviewed the prevailing situation of the state in a meeting held on Tuesday. Singh, who was under home isolation, tested negative for Covid-19 on Monday.

Amit Shah to visit Manipur in December, could discuss Indo-Naga peace talks with CM
Mon, Nov 30, 2020

Shah was to visit Manipur in November, but his trip was deferred as Chief Minister N Biren Singh is under COVID-19 home isolation.

Myanmar hands over 34 Indians to Manipur
Thu, Nov 26, 2020

The Indian nationals were handed over to authorities in Manipur at the Moreh border town in Tengnoupal district of Manipur.

Manipur: Media protests against militant diktat, halts news publication
Wed, Nov 25, 2020

Journalists at the protest--jointly organised by the All Manipur Working Journalist Union (AMWJU) and Editors Guild Manipur (EGM) at the Manipur Press club--demanded freedom of press.

Manipur repatriates 10 children from Kerala
Mon, Nov 23, 2020

The social welfare department appealed to the general public that no child be sent to other states on the pretext of giving free education and shelter by any organisation or individual.

Former Manipur CM Ibobi Singh files for anticipatory bail in money laundering case
Sat, Nov 21, 2020

The bail plea was filed on the basis of a report that the ED is likely to register a case against Okram Ibobi under the Prevent of Money Laundering Act

NSCN-IM, Assam Rifles personnel clash in Manipur; no one hurt
Wed, Nov 18, 2020

The shootout reportedly broke out when the Assam Rifle personnel was conducting an operation in the area. However, there was no report of any casualty on both sides.

Blast outside Imphal hospital, two injured
Mon, Nov 16, 2020

The blast came at the time the state is celebrating the Ningol Chakouba festival, one of the biggest festivals of Manipur.

Manipur to start sero-surveillance from November 30
Fri, Nov 13, 2020

Six more COVID-19 related deaths were recorded on Friday pushing the tally to 213. With 214 more testing positive for COVID-19, the total tally of positive cases has climbed to 21,425.

Manipur government launches Oil Palm Project
Thu, Nov 12, 2020

The Oil Palm Mission Manipur was constituted on August 20 this year with the Joint Director of Agriculture as Mission Director with technical staff supported by a consultant.

Manipur bypolls: BJP wins three of four Assembly seats
Tue, Nov 10, 2020

The BJP won in Wangjing Tentha, Saitu and Wangoi constituencies, while Lilong was won by an Independent candidate.

Manipur bypolls see over 92% voting
Sun, Nov 08, 2020

K Bono Singh, the joint Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), said the bypolls remained peaceful except for stray incidents which did not affect the voting process. Voting began as scheduled at 7 am and concluded at 5 pm, he said.

Manipur: Bypolls to 4 seats tomorrow; Covid protocol in place
Fri, Nov 06, 2020

Voting will begin at 7 am and conclude at 5 pm. Around 2,294 polling personnel including security will be used in 203 polling stations spread across the four constituencies.

Manipur: HC scraps Kakching MLA’s election over non-disclosure of info in affidavit
Thu, Nov 05, 2020

The HC said BJP candidate Mayanglambam Rameswhar, who secured the second highest vote, be duly elected as the new MLA of Kakching constituency.

Manipur: College teacher suspended for speech against Lilong bypoll candidate
Tue, Nov 03, 2020

Md Sidiqur Rahman made the speech against Md Abdul Nasir, who is fighting the by-election as an Independent, backed by the BJP.  

Manipur: Congress writes to ECI, alleges Kuki militant threatened bypoll candidate
Thu, Oct 29, 2020

KRA is a signatory of Suspension of Operation (SoO) agreement with Manipur and Centre governments.

Manipur: Court frames charges against Congress MLA, others in arms theft case
Mon, Oct 26, 2020

As many as 56 9-mm pistols and 59 magazines were stolen from the armoury of 2nd Manipur Rifles garrison between 2016 and early 2017.

Manipur: Incessant rains trigger massive landslide, flood alert issued
Sat, Oct 24, 2020

As the downpour continues, a massive landslide was occurred along the National Highway-2, Imphal-Dimapur road on Saturday disrupting the traffic completely.

Manipur: BJP wins Singhat Assembly seat unopposed
Fri, Oct 23, 2020

This is the third win for BJP's Ginsuanhau who was first elected on a Congress ticket in 2012.

Citing Covid impact, Manipur sets budgetary ceilings to control expenditure
Thu, Oct 22, 2020

The finance department has imposed additional restrictions in ceilings in certain expenditure head-of-accounts of all departments, where expenditure is likely to be limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Manipur sends proposal to Centre seeking permission for lockdown
Wed, Oct 21, 2020

The Manipur government has sought permission for state-wide lockdown of at least 10 days.

Manipur: 10 candidates file nomination for bypolls
Mon, Oct 19, 2020

The last date for the withdrawal of candidature has been fixed on October 23 while counting of votes will be held on November 10.

Manipur announces ‘focussed-containment’ plan to curb COVID-19 surge
Fri, Oct 16, 2020

Under the new plan, containment measures will be enforced strictly by restricting the movement of people in and out of the zones, except in case of medical emergencies and supply of essential goods and services, Vumlunmang said.

Manipur: Boy declared dead by hospital found alive during funeral preparations
Fri, Oct 16, 2020

However, the boy later passed away at a private hospital in Imphal on Thursday.