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Student leaders arrested ahead of tribal group’s shutdown in Manipur released by court

August 8, 2022 10:38:43 pm

The All Tribal Student’s Union Manipur leaders arrested ahead of the group’s shutdown seeking the passing of Manipur (Hill Areas) Autonomous District Council Bill 2021 were released Monday evening.

Manipur suspends mobile net for five days, cites tense communal situation

August 8, 2022 2:32:49 am

In the first incident, a vehicle was set ablaze at Phougakchao Ikhai Awang Leikai in Bishnupur district. In retaliation, members of the rival group torched a vehicle in Churachandpur district, police said.

Tension in Manipur after vehicles set ablaze, mobile internet services suspended for five days

August 7, 2022 5:28:27 pm

According to the police, in the first incident, a vehicle plying along Tiddim Road was set ablaze by people belonging to a particular community at Phougakchao Ikhai Awang Leikai in Bishnupur district.

Manipur ADC Bill row: 2 cops among 32 injured in student-police clash

August 7, 2022 2:25:43 am

The protesters, however, were dispersed by the police citing the prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC. Aggrieved by the police action, the protesters erupted in fury and a confrontation ensued with the police.

Manipur: 30 tribal students, 2 policemen injured in clash in Imphal

August 6, 2022 10:37:40 pm

The students were demanding the release of arrested leaders of All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM).

Manipur Assembly adopts resolutions to establish population commission, implement NRC

August 6, 2022 2:30:10 pm

The resolutions were moved by JD(U) legislator Kh Joykishan on Friday, the last day of the budget session of the state assembly.

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Manipur Assembly adopts resolutions to set up population commission, implement NRC

August 6, 2022 7:31:14 am

The private member resolutions were moved by Janata Dal-United MLA Kh Joykishan Singh on the last day of the Budget session of the Manipur Assembly.

Tribal student leaders held on Manipur hours after minister tables ADC Bills in Assembly

August 2, 2022 11:06:35 pm

Interestingly, the introduction of the Bills was not a part of the agenda of the House Tuesday.

Manipur to make Inner Line Permit System more effective: CM Biren Singh

July 30, 2022 9:44:49 pm

The chief minister made the remark while responding to queries raised by Congress MLA Okram Surjakumar during the Question Hour of the ongoing Budget session. The Opposition MLA drew the attention of the House over the low renewal rate of the ILPS.

20 non-locals killed in Manipur since 2017: CM Biren Singh informs state Assembly

July 27, 2022 9:32:44 pm

Manipur Chief Minister Biren Singh added that most of the attacks were carried out in the election seasons.

Manipur proposes to spend Rs 34,930 crore for fiscal 2022-23

July 26, 2022 7:56:52 am

As per the budget, the total revenue expenditure for 2022-23 has been estimated to be Rs 17,914 crore, and capital outlay projected at Rs 9,272 crore.

Manipur landslide search operations called off; five still missing

July 20, 2022 10:29:24 pm

“After a thorough discussion with all stakeholders, the government has decided to officially close the rescue operation today,” the Manipur Chief Minister said.

Manipur landslide search ops called off; final toll at 61

July 20, 2022 7:58:08 pm

Fifty-six bodies have been retrieved from under the debris. Five people, including four civilians and one Territorial Army personnel, are still missing.

Manipur: Noney landslide due to unprotected slope cut for railway project, says GSI report

July 19, 2022 4:56:15 pm

The area where the landslide occurred is a ‘highly susceptible zone’ as per the National Landslide Susceptibility Mapping (NLSM) of 2019, said the report.

Covid-19 vaccination: Manipur begins administering precaution doses to adults

July 15, 2022 8:50:18 pm

Citing the low vaccination rate in the state, CM Biren Singh urged eligible adults to take the vaccine as well as encourage others to do the same.

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Manipur govt announces free Covid precaution doses for all adults

July 14, 2022 10:34:03 pm

The Manipur government said the vaccine will be made available in all government Covid-19 vaccine centres for a period of 75 days.

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Manipur: Man from Rajasthan’s Jodhpur arrested with 136.03 kg opium

July 14, 2022 7:14:30 am

The Superintendent of Police said the opium was found concealed in hidden compartments of the truck carrying plywoods, adding that it was worth over Rs 10 crore in the international market.

Manipur orders closure of schools as Covid-19 cases increase

July 12, 2022 8:52:07 pm

On Tuesday, 59 persons, including 26 men and 33 women, tested positive.

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‘Entire landscape has changed’: Diminishing hope, trauma as Manipur landslide ops continue

July 4, 2022 7:29:24 am

The disaster has so far claimed 42 lives — 27 Territorial Army personnel and 15 civilians, including railway employees, construction workers and villagers — a defence spokesperson in Guwahati said.

Death count in Manipur landslide rises to 42, rains affect search for missing 20

July 3, 2022 10:39:16 pm

So far, 13 Territorial Army personnel and five civilians have been rescued.

Manipur landslide: 8 more bodies found, toll now at 16

July 1, 2022 8:59:36 pm

Among the bodies recovered till now, two are confirmed to be that of the missing personnel of the 107 Territorial Army (TA) stationed at the landslide-hit camp situated near Marangching.

8 killed, over 50 missing as landslide hits Territorial Army camp in Manipur

June 30, 2022 11:55:27 pm

A statement by the Defence Public Relations Office in Imphal said columns of the Indian Army and the Assam Rifles are engaged in the rescue operations. The engineering equipment at the site too has been pressed into the rescue efforts, it stated.

Children among 80 Myanmar nationals arrested in Manipur

June 28, 2022 10:38:22 pm

The police suspect that the Myanmar nationals could have been brought to Manipur to be engaged in weaving activities as most of them were found in rooms crammed with handlooms and other weaving machines.

Manipur sends relief material, SDRF personnel to flood-hit Assam

June 28, 2022 6:54:18 am

Biren Singh said the relief materials included three trucks carrying 135 quintals of rice, 102 bags of dal, and 120 bags of salt, among other items.

Manipur: JNIMS carries out three kidney transplants, scripts history

June 26, 2022 10:07:38 pm

Terming the operation a huge achievement, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh announced a reward of Rs 5 lakh for the team of doctors, nurses, and other technical staff that conducted the operation at the JNIMS.