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Manipur: Sambit Patra arrives in Imphal for three-day visit, decision on state BJP chief likely

June 19, 2021 8:23:30 pm

The main purpose of Sambit Patra’s visit is to discuss issues pertaining to the appointment of BJP Manipur Pradesh president, the post which has been lying vacant since the death of Prof. S Tikendra Singh due to Covid-19 complication on May 13.

Covid-19: Manipur reports 18 cases of Delta variant

June 18, 2021 8:07:28 pm

Terming the development as alarming, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said the new variant had been a major cause of rapid spread of Covid-19 in the state.

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Manipur cancels board exams for classes X and XII due to ongoing Covid-19 crisis

June 16, 2021 8:20:29 pm

The decision was taken after thorough deliberation and consultation with the stakeholders and local educationalists and experts, Education Minister S Rajen Singh said.

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Manipur: Congress asks CM Biren to apologise for remarks on price rise

June 16, 2021 12:51:06 am

Manipur Congress chief Konthoujam said, “The CM was asking what the previous Congress governments had done for the state. Wasn't he a Cabinet minister in the Ibobi Singh govt?”

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Manipur: Farmers export organic pineapple worth Rs 78 lakh outside state

June 13, 2021 9:41:40 pm

After the successful run of pineapple export in the previous years, airlifting of fresh organic pineapples grown in different parts of Manipur has begun for the current year on Sunday, said Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA), a government undertaking.

Alienation of Naga ancestral land with proposed Karbi-Anglong territorial council not acceptable: NSCN-IM

June 7, 2021 9:24:19 pm

The NSCN-IM asserted that Karbi Anglong, erstwhile known as Rengma Hills, is the victim of aggressive influx of outsiders for vested interests.

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Manipur: Indian Army orders probe into controversial death of villager in Kangpokpi district

June 6, 2021 10:24:02 pm

The PIB clarified that based on specific intelligence, security forces had launched an operation on Friday to nab the secretary of Kuki Revolutionary Army along with 3-4 cadres in Kangpokpi.

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Manipur: Villager allegedly shot dead by Assam Rifles’ major, police to probe case

June 6, 2021 1:50:11 am

According to villagers of Chalwa, the major of the 44 AR post along with three of his jawans came to the Chalwa in civies late Friday night to carry out an operation.

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Manipur Congress party demands free vaccinations for all

June 4, 2021 9:57:02 pm

The delegation was led by CLP Leader and former Chief Minister of Manipur, Okram Ibobi Singh. He was accompanied by Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee President K. Govindas, AICC CWC Regular Member Gaikhangam and MLA K. Meghachandra.

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Manipur: Two cases of black fungus found, ‘aggressive’ mass testing begins

June 2, 2021 12:43:36 am

The state has advised sitting MLAs of all 60 seats to set up community isolation centres in their respective constituencies for accommodating Covid-19 patients.

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Manipur to provide financial assistance to children who lost their parents to Covid

May 30, 2021 8:49:13 pm

The Chief Minister said that under the scheme, the state would provide financial assistance of Rs 3500 per month to children who lost their parents due to Covid and are now staying with their extended family members or guardians.

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Manipur govt extends curfew in seven districts for another 14 days

May 29, 2021 2:29:38 pm

The districts under curfew are Imphal West, Imphal East, Bishnupur, Thoubal, Kakching, Churachandpur and Ukhrul.

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Manipur govt caps charges for treatment of Covid patients in private hospitals

May 26, 2021 8:44:12 pm

The development comes in the wake of reports of allegations that private hospitals are charging exorbitant rates for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.

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Manipur’s Imphal West district bans all forms of Covid relief by NGOs

May 25, 2021 10:43:29 pm

An order issued by the district administration stated that the ban was necessitated in the interest of the general public.

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Manipur CM assures oxygen plant for every district in state

May 24, 2021 10:32:16 pm

The announcement was made during his visit to the three hill districts of Manipur - Ukhrul, Senapati and Tamenglong - to take stock of Covid-19 situation.

Irom Maipak, Manipur’s only national award-winning cinematographer, dies of Covid-19

May 21, 2021 4:33:13 pm

Irom Maipak, the only national award-winning cinematographer of Manipur, was also the founder president of the All Manipur Cinematographers’ Association.

Who is Erendro Leichombam, Manipur activist facing NSA case

May 20, 2021 5:30:50 am

In July last year, a sedition case was filed against Erendro over a Facebook comment on a picture of Sanajaoba Leishemba, then newly elected Rajya Sabha MP, greeting Home Minister Amit Shah.

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Manipur: HC directs state to take steps to monitor oxygen supplies to hospitals

May 19, 2021 11:59:37 pm

The directive was issued by the HC after N Kumarjit, Advocate General (AG) of Manipur, informed the court that the state has no machinery in place to monitor how oxygen supplies made to hospitals are being utilised.

Manipur: Three JNIMS’ Covid lab staff, including senior-most doctor, test positive

May 18, 2021 10:46:41 pm

As a result, the JNIMS laboratory, one of the main testing facilities in the state, apparently stopped conducting Covid-19 tests.

Journalist, activist booked under NSA for posts on Manipur BJP chief’s death

May 18, 2021 2:52:34 pm

The duo was arrested Thursday. Both the accused had said after Singh’s death that cow urine and dung were not cures for Covid-19.

Manipur govt extends curfew in seven districts by 10 days

May 17, 2021 10:29:24 pm

In the districts, vegetables vendors and one out of three grocery stores will be allowed to operate on May 20, 23 and 26 from 7am to 10 am, subject to safety guidelines. 

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Manipur CM urges people to donate oxygen cylinders as Covid-19 cases soar

May 14, 2021 10:12:56 pm

The Chief Minister said all these cylinders would be returned to the owners after the pandemic is over.

Ensure ATMs are re-filled, shops have adequate supplies of essentials: Manipur HC to state govt

May 13, 2021 10:09:03 pm

The court asked the state government to ensure pharmacies have adequate stocks and sufficient number of shops are kept open in each and every market area so that people from one area do not have to travel to buy their supplies.

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Manipur eases Covid restrictions: Check out what services are now allowed

May 12, 2021 11:47:42 pm

The Manipur home department said the complete closure of certain critical services was hampering government work and causing undue hardship to the public.

Manipur: Centre allocates over 18,000 quintals of rice for May, June

May 9, 2021 10:03:11 pm

The scheme will benefit all ration card holders who will get additional 5 kilograms of rise over and above the normal NFSA allocation.

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