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Manipur: One arrested in Class XI question paper leak case

February 24, 2020 9:39:22 pm

Examinations to Class XI were called off on February 19 after question papers of some subjects were found leaked on social media.

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Congress fumes over questions on BJP symbol, Nehru in Class 12 exams; saffron party claims no role

February 24, 2020 8:26:23 pm

The two questions carrying four marks each, which had gone viral on the social media, asked the students to draw the poll symbol of the BJP and analyse four negative traits of Nehru's approach to nation building.

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Manipur: Suspension of Operation with Kuki militants extended for 6 months

February 22, 2020 4:39:32 pm

KNO and UPF signed the tripartite Suspension of Operation (SoO) agreement with the Government of India and Manipur on August 22, 2008. Since then, the government has been extending the agreement after it expired.

Manipur University V-C Pandey sacked: Failed miserably in performing duties

Manipur University V-C Pandey sacked: Failed miserably in performing duties

February 22, 2020 10:46:50 am

Appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Manipur University on October 26, 2016, Adya Prasad Pandey was placed under suspension in 2018 after violent protests erupted on campus, which led to the prolonged shutdown of the university.

Solar, hydro projects in focus as Manipur aims for self-reliance in power generation

February 16, 2020 10:40:17 pm

The government report claimed that Manipur has achieved 2.46 lakh LED distribution in 2018-19 which is 146 percent more than the targeted figure, including 75,000 solar-powered LED study lamps are distributed to students.

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Manipur: Naga appeals all communities to join hands in strengthening peace process

February 15, 2020 10:38:34 pm

The Nagas in Manipur have been celebrating the Lui-Ngai-Ni for over three decades. However, this was the first time that non-Nagas community leaders came together in a large number to participate in the festival.

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Manipur CM announces state budget estimate of over Rs. 20,000 crore

February 14, 2020 10:50:27 pm

Biren Singh informed the House that revenue expenditure is estimated at Rs 16,445 crore. As such, the capital outlay is estimated at Rs 3,356 crore, which is an increase of Rs. 397 crore over revised estimates of 2019-20.

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Number of students enrolled in government schools increased: Manipur CM

February 12, 2020 9:30:05 pm

The 'School Fagathansi Mission' is an ambitious scheme launched by the Manipur government on January 18 last year with the objective to give a facelift to government schools by developing modern infrastructure and deputing adequate manpower to enhance enrolment.

Manipur: Speaker tribunal hears disqualification petition of seven Cong turncoats

Manipur: Speaker tribunal hears disqualification petition of seven Cong turncoats

February 11, 2020 9:05:28 pm

During the hearing that lasted for about an hour Tuesday, all the seven respondents filed preliminary objections questioning the maintainability of the petitions in all the petitions filed against them.

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Manipur: Day after drug haul worth Rs 120 crore, CM Biren Singh talks tough

February 9, 2020 10:30:49 pm

Chief Minister N Biren Singh stated that appropriate action will be taken against the drug traffickers under the law. He informed that in the 'War against Drugs' various security agencies have so far confiscated illegal drugs amounting to more than Rs. 2000 crores.

Manipur: Assam Rifles personnel held for possessing drugs worth over Rs 2 crores

February 7, 2020 10:08:13 pm

The AR trooper, identified as Yengkhom Bikram Singh of Kakching Moirangthem Leikai was in possession of synthetic drugs — WY tablets when his car was intercepted by the police along the national highway of Imphal-Moreh.

Coronavirus infection: Manipur bans import of packaged foods made in China, Myanmar

February 6, 2020 10:17:58 pm

Manipur, which shares 398 km of its border with Myanmar, imports a huge quantity of goods from Myanmar, China and other Southeast Asian countries through its border town Moreh in Tengnoupal district.

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Manipur: Two samples sent for coronavirus screening detected with swine flu

February 4, 2020 10:32:51 pm

Dr K Rajo, director, health, said the two affected individuals are sisters from Imphal West district.

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Manipur: Drug kingpin from Myanmar detained under NSA

February 3, 2020 10:05:02 pm

Thirty-three-year-old kingpin Kyaw Kyaw alias Abdul Rahim, a resident of Kamhmu village, Moha in Myanmar, was booked under section 3(2) NSA 1980 a day after he was granted bail by the Special Court of Thoubal NDPS.

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Manipur: Nearly 34,000 ILPs issued in January alone, revenue worth a crore raised

February 2, 2020 9:13:01 pm

There are four types of permits that are issued against payment of certain amounts as per the nature of the permits. The permits are issued in ILP counters set up in border areas, airports and all the districts which include special, temporary, regular and labour permits.

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Manipur: Trial court frames charges against six cops in fake encounter case

January 30, 2020 8:15:41 pm

This is the seventh chargesheet filed by the SIT after it was constituted by the CBI in compliance with a Supreme Court order issued on July 14, 2017, to probe into as many as 1,528 cases of extrajudicial killings in the state.

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Manipur: Health dept refutes social media rumours, says no coronavirus case in state

January 29, 2020 9:57:11 pm

Messages circulating on social media had claimed that a dancer who recently returned from Hong Kong had been hospitalised with symptoms of the viral infection.

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NIA creating trust deficit, Centre must respect commitments: NSCN-IM

January 27, 2020 8:28:02 pm

The Naga outfit said the NIA, "while protecting criminals", is implicating its members in various crimes.

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Amid shutdown call by militants, Manipur celebrates Republic Day

January 26, 2020 8:48:10 pm

CM N Biren Singh said the participation of all communities in the Republic Day parade signified the revival of the close bond between different people of the state.

Manipur cabinet resolves to replace Assam Rifles check post by state police

January 26, 2020 3:27:20 pm

Manipur government spokesperson Th Radheshyam said, "the state government is seriously concerned about the alleged molestation which is drawing flak from different organizations including organised service of the state and central government," he said.