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Manipur: Quarry workers demand alternative site for mining, threaten agitation

The High Court had on July 2 imposed a total ban on unauthorised stones quarrying, sand mining in all rivers of the state in order to prevent river pollution.

Manipur: Mass leave by govt teachers paralyse schools

Representatives of the teachers had a meeting with the additional director and account officer about their grievances.

Manipur airlifted 150 MT of organic pineapples across the country in 2018: CM

Stating that horticulture is a key sector to the economic prosperity of the state, the chief minister stressed the need to focus on some specific items like pineapple, lemon, orange, ginger and Yongchak (tree bean) among others, which are suitable for growing in the state.

Manipur: 18-year-old youth dies of swine flu in Imphal

K. Rajo, Director of Health Department Manipur said that the department has enough stock of Tamivir to counter the disease in the event of an outbreak.

Indian Army busts NSCM-IM camp in Manipur, recovers huge cache of arms and ammunitions

Singh pointed out that the “Cease Fire Ground Rules” lay down basic framework under which both, government agencies and NSCN (IM) are required to operate, however, the NSCN (IM) has continuously been violating the ground rules laid down by them.

Manipur: NSCN-IM cadre escapes from police custody, four policemen suspended

The department has constituted a high-level probe into the incident headed by a Deputy Inspector General of Police.

Manipur: Village chief, nephew shot dead by suspected militant

The deceased chief was identified as Thangneo Kipgen (58), s/o (L) Letkhai Kipgen and Thangminlun Haokip (26), s/o Thenthang Haokip.

Manipur: Farmers growing restless over scarcity of water, stage protest

A group of farmers Saturday stormed the secretariat office in Imphal demanding immediate relief for those affected by the drought-like situation.

Manipur: IED attack outside BJP MLA’s residence

Police said the IED was triggered around 4 pm near the eastern side wall of the MLA’s house.

Manipur CM chairs high-level meeting to tackle possible drought

In June, Manipur, besides the other northeastern states, received 41 percent less rainfall than normal, raising concerns over the kharif crops and a severe shortage of drinking water.

Lab busted, drugs worth Rs 100 cr seized in Manipur

SP of NAB, W Basu said, “This is the biggest drug bust in the history of Manipur and also the first time that a clandestine drug lab was busted.”

‘Manipur’s biggest ever drug haul’: Drugs worth Rs 100 crores recovered, says police

As Manipur shares its border with Myanmar, it is used as a transit point for smuggling drugs, arms, human trafficking and security forces seize different forms of drugs worth crores of rupees every year.