The reminder came in connection with an application filed by an RTI activist, who wasn’t provided with the information he sought for over a year.
The festivities around Yaoshang are likely to increase human interaction and physical contact, adding to fears of a second wave amid a fresh wave of infections being reported in some states, the order stated.
The Superintendent of Police said four others, who are involved in the drugs racket, are still at large.
AMWJU and EGM resolved to condemn the action of the Manipur government, which tried to use the new online media regulation introduced by the Central government in the state for the first time in India.
This is the third time in less than a month that the media fraternity has resorted to such protest.
The decision comes four days after an SoP was prepared by the state in line with the guidelines of the Union Ministry of Education. The SoP, which is divided into two parts, deals with health, hygiene and safety and learning with physical and social distancing.
Addressing a press conference, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi, former Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, CWC member Gaikhangam and Manipur Congress president Govind Das said it will delay the process of disqualification further.
Speaking at the inauguration of several new pieces of infrastructure at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in state capital Imphal, the minister that the N-E will see a significant lift in general living standards in the coming years, with more central funds going into key sectors such as healthcare, sanitation and drinking water services.
On February 13, unknown persons who came on a scooter lobbed a hand grenade at the office of the same newspaper. However, the grenade did not explode.
Manipur CM N Biren Singh said he was moved by the overwhelming public response to his appeal for support, adding that the convention was a historic event which would be remembered forever.
In September 2020, the government came out with a similar order, suspending all ongoing recruitments barring those that were already underway with the approval of the cabinet.
Family sources said Sundari was administered a shot of the Covishield vaccine around 1pm on February 12. Day after, she complained of fever and allergies, they said, adding that assuming that she was experiencing normal side effects, she took a medicine bought from a local pharmacy.
The decision was taken at a general body meeting of journalists at the Manipur Press Club in the state capital.
The Chief Minister was replying to a query raised by opposition MLA K. Ranjit Singh regarding media reports on land encroachment and border disputes in Dzuko Valley and Tungjoy
Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Tuesday that his government had set up a four-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the recent grenade attack on a local newspaper office. He added that the team is being headed by an SP. Responding to a Calling Attention Motion moved in the Assembly by opposition […]
Local journalists on Sunday converged at Keishampat, Imphal and staged a sit-in demonstration demanding that those behind the dastardly attack on press freedom issue an unconditional apology for the same.
Condemning the attack, the All Manipur Working Journalist Union (AMWJU) and Editor’s Guild Manipur (EGM) resolved to immediately cease news broadcasting and publication.
Replying to a query raised by Congress MLA Surjakumar Okram, the deputy CM, who also doubles up as the finance minister, said that the existing VAT levied on petroleum products in the state is comparatively similar to other states in the Northeast.
Manipur Transport Minister Vungzagin Valte said the volume of traffic in the state, particularly in Imphal, has become ‘alarmingly problematic’.
“Peh (Paoyi) would be promoted as a role model for other villages in our ‘War on Drugs’. I urge residents of all other villages to follow the example of Peh (Paoyi),” the CM said.
The extended border closures at Moreh, near the India-Myanmar border in Manipur, have resulted in the loss of business for the approximately 200 shops tightly packed around the integrated check post on the Indian side.
Tabling the ‘Demand for Supplementary Grants 2020-’21 in the Assembly on Friday, Singh said the state’s total budgeted expenditure for fiscal 2020-’21 had been estimated at Rs. 20,870 crores and it has now been revised to Rs 24,986 crores.
“We have been urging the central government to withdraw AFSPA as the law-and-order situation in Manipur has improved considerably. We are ready to take adequate measures to ensure it is rolled back,” Singh said.
Addressing the opening day of Budget session of the Assembly on Wednesday, the Governor informed the House that as many as 1,02,000 doses of Covishield vaccine has reached the state for the second phase of vaccination.
Dr K. Rajo, director, Manipur health department, said there were many factors for the low turnout and the side effects, although mild, is one of them.