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Manipur BJP Govt inducts NPF MLA as cabinet minister amid lockdown

May 29, 2020 9:46:27 pm

The development comes nearly two months after Manipur Deputy Chief Minister, Y. Joykumar Singh, of the National People’s Party (NPP) was stripped of his portfolios.

Assistant professors from city govt colleges move CAT, seek extension of contract period

HC directs MHRC to find out whether Manipur has adequate quarantine centres

May 26, 2020 11:07:15 pm

The HC also directed the MHRC to find out whether the quarantine centres are strictly following the guidelines issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and National Centre for Disease Control.

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Manipur to set up dedicated quarantine centre for transgender community

May 21, 2020 10:24:23 pm

The government decided to set up separate quarantine centres for the transgender community so as to ensure them emotional security during the pandemic.

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Manipur civil bodies demand suspension of Senapati DC for violation of Covid-19 protocols

May 18, 2020 12:25:43 am

The outcry against the DC, Salam Somorjit, followed after a picture of him allegedly inside a bus carrying 36 stranded people, who had returned from Mumbai, went viral on social media.

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Fresh COVID-19 case in Manipur, man who return from Mumbai tests positive

May 14, 2020 10:05:34 pm

The 31-year-old from Imphal East district arrived in the state on Wednesday by road in a private vehicle. He was accompanied by four others including his father, who is a cancer patient. Five of them were evacuated to a quarantine centre in Imphal East district the Wednesday.

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Mass evacuation of stranded migrants taking toll on Manipur’s two COVID-19 testing labs

May 11, 2020 6:12:14 pm

The successful evacuation and pool testing has resulted in bringing more stranded particularly in the Northeastern region into the state by road on a daily basis.

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Manipur gears up for mass evacuation of stranded from mainland, 1200 to arrive from Chennai by train

May 8, 2020 10:44:52 pm

After the successful evacuation of 92 Manipuris from Guwahati and Mizoram on May 2, the state has geared up for large evacuation of stranded from the mainland.

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State govt to bear train fare of Manipuris stranded outside Northeast region

May 6, 2020 10:08:01 pm

The chief minister said that the decision was taken by the state cabinet on Wednesday. Besides evacuation of stranded Manipuris, the cabinet also reviewed the lockdown measures and management of quarantine centers.

Manipur in green zone: Markets to open, govt offices to operate with 50% staff

May 4, 2020 11:19:25 pm

As a relaxation of restrictions, a large turnout of people was witnessed in Imphal city. The sudden surge in movements of vehicles created traffic congestion in some streets.

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First batch of 84 stranded Manipuris arrive home from Guwahati

May 2, 2020 1:27:55 pm

Before proceeding to Imphal, all the passengers of the buses were screened by the official of the health department at Mao gate, which is the entry point to Manipur bordering Nagaland. However, no one was found with symptoms during the initial screening.

C'garh: Lockdown violation fine amount to help buy PPE, masks

Manipur: Two govt doctors suspended for skipping Covid-19 duty

May 1, 2020 8:31:22 pm

Both the doctors had been assigned at the Integrated Check Post (ICP), Moreh, bordering Myanmar since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak but had failed to report to duty.

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Manipur: Inmate of rehab succumbs to thrashing, three accused surrender to police

April 29, 2020 10:22:35 pm

The incident occurred on Tuesday morning when the deceased, identified as Yengkhom Dhanabir Meitei (26), along with other inmates attempted to flee the rehab centre.

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Manipur government books several people for criticism of handling Covid-19 crisis

April 29, 2020 8:42:18 am

One of those booked under the DMA in the first week of April was Yumnam Devjit, allegedly for a voice message in which he urged people not to obey the Prime Minister’s for lights-out at homes.

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Lockdown: Manipur Govt mulls evacuation plan to bring back stranded state natives

April 25, 2020 11:40:57 pm

The development comes a day after the state consultative committee for COVID-19 chaired by Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, on Friday discussed to work out a mechanism to bring back stranded state natives in the state, among others.

Manipur: Second patient tests negative for coronavirus, likely to be discharged soon

April 18, 2020 9:59:17 pm

The 56-year-old man from Lilong in Thoubal district had first tested positive for coronavirus on April 1, making him the second positive case in the state.

This Manipur family is making free masks, face shields for Covid-19 frontline workers

April 18, 2020 4:15:59 pm

What started out as a humble initiative to help a handful of people around them, is now reaching out to those at the frontline fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Manipur: BOSEM launches e-textbook for Class 1 to 10 students

April 16, 2020 10:21:34 pm

The textbooks will be available from the website as well as through mobile application “Bosem eBook” which can be downloaded from Google Play store.

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Manipur: Deputy CM stripped of all portfolios after criticising Chief Minister

April 9, 2020 10:24:13 pm

Biren Singh has taken over the charge of all portfolios held by Joykumar.

Manipur announces 35 lakh reward to team who treated state’s first COVID-19 patient

April 9, 2020 8:43:49 pm

Chief Minister N Biren Singh said that the cash reward is to express the Manipur government’s appreciation of the tireless and selfless work by the medical professionals in combating COVID-19

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Manipur: Govt doctor booked for fleeing COVID-19 quarantine centre

April 7, 2020 9:23:27 pm

The doctor is also facing action for practising in a private hospital, in violation of rules.