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Manipur imposes curfew in seven districts amid highest single-day Covid spike

May 8, 2021 7:45:53 pm

An order issued in this regard on late Friday night stated that the curfew will remain till May 17.

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Manipur: As Covid cases rise, CM authorises DCs to declare curfew in their districts

May 7, 2021 9:49:16 pm

Chief Minister N Biren Singh urged the district administrations and the doctors to strengthen measures to save lives and put in their best efforts to flatten the Covid curve.

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Deceased Covid patient’s body cremated in Imphal allegedly without informing his family members

May 5, 2021 10:19:52 pm

Jugindro’s family members said while they were trying to obtain permission from the concerned deputy commission for performing his last rites, his body was cremated by the Imphal Municipal Council without informing them.

Manipur sees more Covid restrictions, complete ban on vehicular movement in Imphal

May 4, 2021 9:49:40 pm

On May 4, Manipur reported 433 Covid cases, the biggest spike for the current year, and two deaths.

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Manipur HC orders safe passage to seven Myanmar nationals to approach UNHCR

May 3, 2021 10:02:33 pm

“They fled the country of their origin under imminent threat to their lives and liberty. In such a situation, insisting that they first answer for admitted violations of our domestic laws...would be palpably inhuman,” the bench observed.

Manipur Police recover 34 hand grenades following arrest of three militants

April 30, 2021 9:47:54 pm

The grenades were meant for carrying out “prejudicial activities”, including extortion, to raise funds for the outfit, police added.

Manipur forest dept writes to Nestle over ‘factual error’ on chocolate wrapper

Manipur forest dept writes to Nestle over ‘factual error’ on chocolate wrapper

April 22, 2021 9:11:50 pm

According to the department, the food and beverage giant has on the wrapper of its chocolate brand, KitKat, wrongly written the location of Keibul Lamjao National Park as Meghalaya. The park is located at Moirang in Manipur.

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Manipur govt imposes night curfew amid surge in Covid-19 cases

April 16, 2021 10:52:38 pm

In an official order, Manipur Chief Secretary Dr Rajesh Kumar said, “The number of infections has increased exponentially in the last fortnight necessitating many states to impose partial lockdown and night curfew to reduce unnecessary movement and intermingling of people." 

Manipur journalists’ union urges govt to grant safe passage to scribes who fled Myanmar

April 16, 2021 9:36:45 pm

Bijoy Kakchingtabam, president of AMWJU said in a statement that the three journalists are reportedly taking shelter in the Moreh border town of Manipur after fleeing their country.

Manipur High Court nullifies former Cong MLA’s win, declares BJP candidate winner

April 15, 2021 10:15:34 pm

The bench declared Y Erabot Singh, who contested against Congress MLA Okram Henry on a BJP ticket in the last election, as the new MLA.

Manipur observes 77th anniversary of flag hoisting day of INA at Moirang

April 14, 2021 10:01:33 pm

The Chief Minister recalled the invaluable contribution of late Subhas Chandra Bose in liberating the country from the British colonial rule.

Manipur Congress seeks to be included as third party in drugs case MHRC registered

April 12, 2021 10:36:29 pm

The MHRC took up a suo motu case based on purported statements by BJP MLA L Rameshwor, who alleged that some MLAs and police officers in the state appeared to have a nexus with drug lords.

Medical college staffers call off protest after Manipur govt agrees to implement 7th Pay Commission

Medical college staffers call off protest after Manipur govt agrees to implement 7th Pay Commission

April 11, 2021 8:58:47 pm

The employees, under the aegis of TA, TNA, and Association for All Non-Teaching Staff (AANTS), had been demanding implementation of the 7th Pay Commission saying that most of the government employees of the state were getting revised pa

Manipur: Staff of only state-run medical college resign in protest over salary demands

April 8, 2021 11:39:07 pm

JNIMS employees have been demanding the implementation of the 7th pay commission.

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Plea for direction to EC to conduct by-poll: SC asks Manipur BJP leader to approach HC

April 7, 2021 10:46:52 pm

"We are not a one stop solution for every problem in the country," observed the bench, also comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian.

Manipur: Tribal students’ bodies call for total shutdown in hill districts after arrest of three leaders

April 6, 2021 10:38:26 pm

The shutdown was imposed in protest against the arrest of three ATSUM leaders late Monday night by Manipur Police.

Manipur: Drug peddler arrested with 84 kg of opium worth over Rs 4 crore

April 3, 2021 8:50:28 pm

The arrest was made by a team of Imphal West district police commandos on Friday at Shantipur area in Imphal West district. The police team also recovered Rs 19.85 lakhs in cash from the drug peddler.

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NIA court sends separatist leader, who declared Manipur’s independence in London, to custody for 13 days

April 1, 2021 8:41:20 pm

The NIA said Narengbam Samarjit and his associates collected huge amounts of money from the public by duping them and used it for unlawful activities.

Manipur withdraws earlier order to ‘politely turn away’ Myanmar refugees

March 30, 2021 6:06:43 pm

"The state government has been taking all humanitarian steps and had recently taken all steps, including taking them to Imphal, to treat the injured Myanmar nationals. The state government continues to provide all aid," said Gyan Prakash, Special Secretary (Home), Manipur.

Separatist leader, who declared Manipur’s Independence in London, brought back to Imphal by NIA

March 29, 2021 6:55:52 pm

Samarjit, along with one Yambem Biren, had formed a “de-jure” Manipur government based in London after declaring Manipur’s independence from India in 2019.

Manipur: Three Myanmar nationals with bullet wounds cross over to India, brought to Imphal for treatment

March 27, 2021 10:31:25 am

The three have been identified as Phuyoo alias Phuzo, 32, son of Miyantian; Nyae Yoon alias Konanoo, 29, son of Weayyoon; and Nay Nay Thoo alias Nyu Nyu Thun, 31, son of Myinninth.

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Recall Manipur governor or ensure she discharges constitutional duties: Manipur Congress to Prez

March 24, 2021 10:14:26 pm

The Congress team has been camping in Delhi since last week of February over the issue pertaining to the disqualification of 12 ruling MLAs in an ‘office of profit’ complaint against them for holding the position of parliamentary secretaries.

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Govt sets up committee as Manipur grapples with acute drinking water crisis

March 23, 2021 10:21:25 pm

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday convened an emergency meeting to review the prevailing situation.

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Betraying Framework Agreement would be great loss for Centre: NSCM-IM president

March 21, 2021 9:36:10 pm

NSCN-IM president Q Tuccu said Nagas will not merge with the Union of India, but they are willing to co-exist.

Manipur: Three students test Covid-19 positive in Noney district, school declared containment zone

March 19, 2021 8:54:41 pm

The students were tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday after they developed some symptoms like fever. The minors were admitted to COVID Care Centre (CCC) Jawarharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), Imphal, added the CMO.

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