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Friday, May 13, 2022


Manipur: N Biren Singh rewards traffic policeman for performing duty amid heavy showers

May 11, 2022 10:39:26 pm

A video clip of the traffic policeman, identified as BT Henjoy Vaiphei of Churachandpur district, performing his duty amid heavy showers had gone viral on social media, drawing the attention of netizens including Biren Singh

Explosion at engineer’s house in Manipur; police suspect militants’ extortion bid

May 6, 2022 7:46:08 pm

Though no one was hurt, the blast caused extensive damage to properties including three cars and shattered windowpanes of neighbouring buildings.

Manipur court orders judicial probe into goldsmith’s death in police custody

May 6, 2022 7:37:06 pm

The victim, 37-year-old Arambam Nanao, a resident of Imphal West district, was picked up from his residence by a police team on the morning of May 2.

Manipur: Nearly 200 kg cannabis seized, 3 arrested

May 4, 2022 10:37:37 pm

According to police sources, the contraband was seized around 11.30 pm Tuesday at a check post near the Jiribam police station by a joint team of police, including personnel from the anti-narcotics department.

Manipur gets first-ever Tele-ICU hub at JNIMS hospital

May 3, 2022 9:14:34 pm

Terming health as first priority, the Chief Minister maintained that there shouldn’t be any compromise on the quality of equipment procured for use in hospitals and health centers.

Pune traffic cop who saved 8-year-old girl’s life gets bravery award

Manipur media continues boycott against govt related news over unpaid bills

May 2, 2022 8:25:03 pm

The protest was a fallout of the failure of the state to clear the pending bills even after a series of assurances given by Chief Minister N Biren Singh and chief secretary Rajesh Kumar.

Over a month after Manipur CM Biren Singh was sworn in, six new ministers get portfolios

April 29, 2022 9:38:45 pm

Five ministers from the BJP and one from the Naga People’s Front were inducted on April 16 though the government was formed on March 21, when Chief Minister N Biren Singh and five others were sworn in.

Manipur: Customs officials seize illegal gold worth Rs 4.43 crore, two held

April 26, 2022 11:10:25 pm

The seizure came a day after the seizure of another consignment of illegal gold weighing 10.79 kg worth above Rs 5.7 crore at the Imphal airport from a person who was intercepted at the Bir Tikendrajit Imphal Airport.

Manipur: Customs dept seizes gold bars worth over Rs 5 crore at Imphal Airport

April 25, 2022 7:18:14 pm

The gold bars were seized on Sunday morning from the possession of an individual who was about to travel to Delhi by Air Asia flight, said customs officials.

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Manipur media boycotts news related to state government, BJP over unpaid bills

April 25, 2022 11:43:11 am

The boycott came into effect a day after a joint meeting of the publishers, representatives of Editors’ Guild Manipur (EGM), All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU), and Manipur Hill Journalist Union (MHJU).

Manipur suspends all three teachers of a school for not following new timings

April 23, 2022 9:40:00 pm

Though schools in the state now start at 8 am, a social media video showed that Maibam Pali Junior High School in Thoubal remained closed till 10 am, which prompted an inquiry.

Khongjom Day: State government pays homage to martyrs of Anglo-Manipur war

April 23, 2022 9:45:41 pm

Rich tributes were paid to the martyrs across Manipur and the state function was organised at the Khongjom War Memorial Complex in Thoubal district, about 40 km from Imphal.

Manipur: Court grants bail to lawyer arrested under sedition charges for remarks against Amit Shah

April 20, 2022 12:07:41 pm

Singh, a lawyer and also the spokesperson of Manipur Congress, was arrested on April 12 midnight for allegedly “abusing mainland Indians” and using “foul and derogatory” language against Shah on a local television talk show.

Will urge Centre to withdraw AFSPA if law and order improves entirely: Manipur Governor

Will urge Centre to withdraw AFSPA if law and order improves entirely: Manipur Governor

April 19, 2022 10:34:31 pm

The partial withdrawal of AFSPA drew flak from several civil bodies based in the hill districts of Manipur, questioning the motive of both the state and the central government.

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Manipur CM, ministers call on PM Modi, Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah

April 19, 2022 9:52:50 am

The development comes two days after the BJP government in the state led by Singh expanded his ministry to full strength, 12 ministerial posts, with the induction of six more ministers.

Manipur CM Biren Singh expands cabinet to full strength with six more ministers

April 16, 2022 2:47:37 pm

The 12-member cabinet has 10 ministers from the BJP and two from the Naga People’s Front. The JD(U), the Kuki People’s Alliance and two independent MLAs also support the government.

Manipur: Amit Shah to unfurl tricolour atop tallest flagpole in Northeast

April 14, 2022 8:38:19 pm

On April 14, 1944, the INA headed by Subhas Chandra Bose liberated Moirang, in Bishnupur district of Manipur by hoisting the first INA flag on Indian soil.

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Manipur: Lawyer arrested on sedition charge for ‘derogatory’ remark against Amit Shah in TV talk show

April 13, 2022 1:28:20 am

Sanaojam Samachoron Singh, a lawyer practicing in the lower court was arrested following a complaint filed by the president of BJP Yuva Morcha (BJYM), Manipur M Barish.

Manipur: BJP MLA Diganglung Gangmei elected chairman of Hill Areas Committee

April 12, 2022 8:42:21 pm

The HAC of the Manipur Legislative Assembly is empowered to monitor legislation and administration for the hill areas. All 20 MLAs from the hill districts are members of the committee

Manipur Film Awards: Bishesh Huirem becomes first transgender to win best actor award

April 9, 2022 9:18:08 pm

Bishesh Huirem received the award for her sterling performance in portraying a transgender character in the film 'Apaiba Leichil' (floating clouds), which also clinched the Special Mention Award.

Manipur: Gold bars worth Rs 1.55 crore seized from youth at Myanmar border

April 7, 2022 9:50:28 pm

Moreh is the last Indian town at the Indo-Myanmar border and 110 km away from Manipur’s capital.

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Manipur: Congress seeks parity between hill and valley districts over removal of AFSPA

April 5, 2022 10:35:10 pm

The working president of the MPCC, Kh Devabrata, said that by not removing the ‘disturbed’ tag from a single police station area in the hill districts, the BJP government has contradicted its own claim of having improved the law-and-order situation in the state.

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Manipur to hold Class 10 and 12 board exams this week as Covid situation improves

April 5, 2022 12:13:58 am

Class 10 examinations will start from Tuesday and Class 12 board examinations from Thursday

Manipur lifts all restrictions related to Covid as cases fall

April 1, 2022 8:06:18 pm

However, the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and guidelines issued by the Education Department shall continue to be in force.

Railways urged to step in as road blockade leads to acute shortages in Manipur

March 30, 2022 10:46:34 pm

RK Ranjan Singh, minister of state for external affairs and an MP from the Northeast state, writes to Ashwini Vaishnav as the indefinite bandh imposed by a Nagaland group enters its tenth day.