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Saturday, November 28, 2020


Manipur: Security forces recover arms, ammunition in counter-insurgency operations

October 10, 2020 11:00:35 pm

With five assembly seats in Manipur scheduled for bye-election on November 7, security has been beefed up in the state, especially in districts where the bypolls are due.

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Spinning a success story: How a Manipur woman is getting noticed for her lotus fibre products

October 8, 2020 10:13:33 pm

Bijiyashanti Tongbram lives near the Loktak, the largest freshwater lake in the Northeast region. She is now using lotus stems to weave delicate mufflers and stoles.  

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Manipur govt: Private schools can collect 30 percent tuition fee, student’s body unhappy

October 6, 2020 8:13:46 pm

Under any circumstances, the amount of tuition fees to be collected shall not exceed 50 percent of the payable monthly fee. The salary of the staff and teachers should not be below 50 percent of the payable monthly salary, the commissioner said in the order.

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Manipur: ECI gives nod for by-poll in three more constituencies

October 5, 2020 9:42:39 pm

Wangoi, Saitu and Singhat will go to polls on November 7.

Manipur: HC asks state to set up special courts to try cases against MPs, MLAs

October 2, 2020 8:10:41 pm

The exclusive special court, to be known as Special Court (MP/MLA), will be based in Imphal at the sessions and magisterial levels having jurisdiction over entire Manipur.

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Manipur: Two Assembly seats to go for by-poll on November 7

September 29, 2020 10:55:50 pm

The last date for filing nomination papers is October 20 and scrutiny of nominations will be held the next day.

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Manipur CM distributes portfolios to newly inducted ministers

September 27, 2020 11:42:38 pm

Of the five newly inducted ministers, three are sitting MLAs of the BJP and two are former Congress MLAs who defected to the BJP.

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As Covid hit state’s economy, Manipur govt announces new measures to curb expenses

September 25, 2020 9:49:58 pm

In an office memorandum, state Chief Secretary said that the economic dislocation inflicted by the pandemic has seriously impacted the resources of the state government.

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Manipur: Six cabinet ministers dropped, nephew of ex-CM among five new faces

September 24, 2020 8:35:56 pm

One cabinet berth has been left open. One of the Congress MLAs is Okram Henry Singh, the nephew of former CM Okram Ibobi Singh.

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Manipur cabinet rejig today, 3 BJP and 2 NPP ministers may go

September 23, 2020 2:34:14 am

The NPP, led by Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar, another Biren detractor, had pulled out of the government days before the Rajya Sabha election this year to back the Congress.

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Private schools in Manipur resolve to ‘re-open from October’

September 23, 2020 1:54:18 am

It was also decided that private schools will collect 50 per cent tuition fee from students from April.

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Manipur: Congress to approach Governor seeking disqualification of 12 ruling MLAs

September 19, 2020 8:55:21 pm

Manipur Congress Pradesh Committee (MPCC) president, M. Oken, said the party will submit a representation to the Governor of Manipur with regards to their demands.

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Manipur Police arrests three suspects in armed robbery case

September 17, 2020 8:08:09 pm

On September 4 morning, armed miscreants shot a security guard of the WSG who was guarding cash transporting van before robbing around 1.15 crore rupees. The security guard later succumbed to his injuries.

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Private schools in Manipur’s hill districts to suspend all mode of teaching

September 16, 2020 11:16:57 pm

Schools with an enrolment rate of less than 200 students have been asked to waive students’ tuition fee and pay 50 per cent salaries to teaching and non-teaching staff. The same shall be applicable to schools with student enrolments between 200 and 7,000.

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Conrad Sangma planning a coup in party: Expelled NPP leader Kipgen

September 15, 2020 11:30:45 pm

Kipgen has contended that Conrad Sangma has been planning a coup in NPP in the soil of Manipur for wanting to establish his late father PA Sangma as the founder of NPP.

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Meghalaya CM on 2-day visit to Manipur, kicks off NPP’s bypoll campaign amid pandemic

September 13, 2020 10:47:39 pm

The NPP launched its campaign three days after Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh officially launched the by-election campaign for the BJP at Wangoi Assembly constituency.

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Manipur man who was reunited with family after 40 years ends life

September 10, 2020 11:11:17 pm

Gambhir’s story went viral on social media when in April 2018, a video of him singing in Mumbai surfaced on the internet, subsequently reuniting him with his family after four decades.

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Manipur launches e-office File Management System, targets to go fully digital by 2021

September 8, 2020 9:55:15 pm

The e-Office application will ensure moving towards functioning of Government offices with less paper work and ushering in more efficient, effective and transparent inter-government and intra-government transactions.

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14-year-old raped, killed in Manipur: CM says 6 arrested so far

September 6, 2020 10:04:20 pm

The 14-year-old girl was found unconscious on the road last Monday by a pedestrian.

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Centre’s scholarship: Manipur students in a fix due to ‘confusion’ over nodal officer

September 5, 2020 9:02:15 pm

The Ishan Uday (NER) scholarship, especially for the North-East, was launched by the UGC in 2014-15.

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Manipur: Security guard of van transporting cash to ATMs killed in armed robbery

September 4, 2020 10:18:03 pm

Police said that a sum of around Rs.1.15 crore that was brought to be distributed in various ATMs was robbed by the miscreants.

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Manipur: 14-year-old girl gangrape victim dies in hospital

September 3, 2020 10:52:35 pm

The key accused in the case, a 19-year-old man has been arrested. He is booked under Sections 307 and 325 of the IPC and the POCSO Act.

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Manipur: Crisis within NPP escalates, interim chief appointed by Sangma ‘expelled’

August 27, 2020 11:29:15 pm

Kipgen alleged that N Kayisii, appointed by Sangma, had indulged in anti-party activities and also failed to renew his party membership.

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NPP chief Conrad Sangma expels Manipur unit president for ‘going against party’s constitution’

August 26, 2020 10:56:41 pm

The development comes in the wake of the controversy surrounding the election of the state unit's party president which was conducted last Sunday for the term 2020-2023.

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Have asked Centre to suspend CAPF postings in Manipur due to rising Covid cases: CM Biren Singh

August 25, 2020 9:16:03 pm

Of the total 1,608 active cases in Manipur, around 800 are Paramilitary personnel.