The Manipur government has extended curfew in Imphal West, Imphal East, Thoubal, Bishnupur, Ukhrul, Kakching and Churachandpur till May 28.
One more person from Churachandpur district succumbed to COVID-19 on Sunday.
District magistrate Mahesh Chaudhari on Wednesday declared Senapati headquarter, Maram bazar area, Tadubi Town area and Mao Town area as Containment Zones in an order which will come into effect from 3:00 pm of May 14.
Thoubal district administration opened its second COVID Care Centre in the district on Wednesday by shifting the Community Home Isolation Centre (CHIC) at Wangjing Kodompokpi Sports Complex, Khangabok AC to Lamding High School.
The Manipur government must review the steps taken and formulate comprehensive policy to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Churachandpur has a total of 271 COVID-19 active cases, out of which 128 are in home isolation.
The Manipuri Youth Front of Assam held a meeting on Sunday and decided to intensify the campaign for inclusion of Manipuri as an associate official language of Assam.
During his lifetime, reverend Hawlngam had served many Church bodies in different capacities in the state and abroad.
A contract agreement was signed between the two parties on November 30, 2020 after Rajo’s retirement as director of Medical and Health Services.
The district now has 150 COVID-19 active cases.
Areas under containment zones in Imphal East included Kongpal Kongkham Leikai; Huikap Mayai Leikai; Khergao Makha Leikai; Keirao Bitra Awang Leikai; Naharup; Nongpok Sanjenbam Khunou; Khurai Thangjam Leikai and Sadu Koireng among others.
A 24-hour total shutdown of the state has been imposed, demanding justice for Sanaton Athokpam, a medical student who died in RIMS hostel.
Free movement to be allowed for all goods carrier vehicles including medical oxygen; all essential service establishments like Pharmacies, Clinics, Hospitals, Power supply, Public Health Engineering, Municipal offices engaged in cleaning, Fire services and medical oxygen manufacturing plants.
The Manipur Education Department will issue notice to colleges failing to score the minimum credit point of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
Physical classes for classes 9-12 will continue by strictly observing the approved SoPs.
The state reported no new single-day Covid-19 positive case in about 12 months.
Youths in Manipur demanded urgent intervention by the government and submitted a memorandum to Governor Najma Heptulla against price hike
The demands included grants for – Labour and Employment, Department of Tribal Affairs and Hill Development; Environment and Forest; Power; Sericulture and Information Technology.
Located about 30 km North from Manipur's Ukhrul district headquarter, Peh villagers voluntarily destroyed a poppy in their village without any support from the state police department.
The Intensified Pulse Polio Immunisation 2021 programme in Manipur was inaugurated by advisor to chief minister (Health and Family Welfare), Sapam Ranjan on Sunday
The Manipur chief minister pledged to construct a Rs 5 crore worth ‘amusement cum children park’ at the district headquarters.
The ban has been imposed in the interest of preventing escalation of the Avian Influenza (bird flu) disease in Manipur and other northeastern states.
Biren said at the 187th Death Anniversary of Maharaj Gambhir Singh that the state government has started working on constructing a permanent structure at the two base camps of Dzukou Valley.
All the 246 health centres across Manipur are set for the COVID-19 vaccination programme to take off, Health Services director Dr K Rajo said on Friday.
The Lok Sabha MP from Manipur said to bring further development, certain mindsets of the bureaucrats of the state secretariat need to be changed first.
Manipur People’s Party (MPP) celebrated its 53rd foundation day in Imphal on Saturday.
Although the nationwide shutdown called by the farmers' unions hit Assam, it failed to evoke response in most of the NE states.
Any person, who is under Below Poverty Line (BPL) within the age group of 18 -35, can join the training programme without any cost.
A joint coordination meeting on mining in Manipur was held in Imphal Wednesday.
The COVID-91 death toll rose to 187 and the total number of confirmed cases rose to 19,503 in Manipur on Wednesday..
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The ND&PS (Manipur Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 should not be misunderstood as promulgated as it is at the stage of recommendation.
The police organised COVID-19 awareness campaign at Tengnoupal district headquarter and distributed face masks to the public.
INC candidate Lamtinthang will be contesting with the veteran politician, Ngamthang Haokip, who had more than 20 years experience in politics and a BJP candidate in the upcoming by-election of 51-Saitu AC.
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Young boys and girls in Tamenglong district of Manipur are containing the fear of Covid and rediscovering themselves by engaging in things they love to do.
Chief campaigner of the intended candidate, Jamlet Haokip declared that Chinlunthang is the choice of the tribes.
After consideration regarding reopening of schools, it was decided to adhere to state guidelines.
The cleanliness programme was led by vice-president (in-charge) of BJP Manipur, Kangpokpi district, Jonathan Tao.
The changing lifestyle brought on by the modern influence, cultural integration and new adaptations as been gradually edging out the old beliefs and systems.
NPP interim president N Kayisii said hat that here is no division among the NPP legislators and that they will remain intact.
The awards are presented by the Library and Information Centre, Kakching every year to the outstanding achievers of Kakching as well as other districts of the state in different fields or categories.
Haochong Village Authority strictly monitored Covid-19 SOP issued by the home department before starting the campaign. The campaign began with a special prayer for the intending BJP candidate by Haochong Baptist Church pastor Bungthoi Inka.
In simple word, Meitei tribes are facing harsh challenges to the practice of its religion, language and culture.
The two new development projects are for development of natural grass football ground at Mini Stadium Tamenglong and construction of Library-cum-employment information centre.
If the final solution of the peace talk is to be extended to the state of Manipur, then the Centre should invite the civil bodies of Manipur as a party to the talks, stated a release.
An all-weather road is a dream for villagers residing in far-flung areas of Manipur's hill district, Tamenglong.
The central government imposed AFSPA, 1958 in the entire state, claiming that the entire state is a disturbed area in 1978.
The reason Manipur could not take part in the global race for development, its backwardness in every sector is because it is yet to achieve independence like India.
The "Virus Shut Out" is a lanyard with chlorine dioxide, a compound used for fumigation and disinfecting water.
AMBADA stated that it cannot accept the new guidelines and will not remain as a mere spectator in the relegation of democratically elected villages authorities and grabbing of tribal lands.
Tin roofs were blown away from many buildings and houses. However, there have been no reports of any untoward incidents till the time of filing of this report.
The Joint Committee for Public Awareness is a he joint committee of the state and civil bodies of Manipur on COVID-19 pandemic initiated by the chief minister.
The notification also mentioned that the training programme of Manipur Judicial Academy will be done only through online and the Manipur State Legal Services Authority will take up urgent legal service activities at all levels, as may be possible.
“We appreciate the efforts of the government towards recognising the contributions of the artistes. We are also confident that the government will continue working for the welfare of the artistes,” it added.
The United Manipur Tribal People Forum has called for total shutdown in all national highways connecting Manipur from midnight of July 15 till midnight of July 16.
A massive tree plantation drive was inaugurated at Heirok, Thoubal district by YBC Club, Heirok part - III in collaboration with NYK Thoubal on Saturday. The club members will be planting a total of over 400 saplings over the course of three-four days.
Meanwhile, 11 persons were confirmed COVID-19 positive in Manipur the last 24 hours since Friday.
Subhaschandra has filed a complaint at the Patsoi police station, alleging that two Congress MLAs, K Meghachandra and Th Lokeshwar along with HVS managing director Huidrom Vikramjit had ‘forcefully confined’ him at a place in Patsoi from June 17 till June 23.
According to official sources, the young girl from Thangmeiband returned to the state amid the lockdown with her parents on June 22 from New Delhi.
A notification issued by mission director, MSSD, Manipur, Kh Diana Devi stated that COVID-19 returnees could register their skill data on the website www.mssd.in and the collected data shall facilitate the government in policy making through discussions with key stakeholders.
The rapid destruction of forests and wetlands for human settlement and urbanization has become a threat to MAPs.
One driver told the Imphal Free Press that as there is a small turnout of passengers, they have to double the bus fare from the normal rate.
N Biren Singh should note the difference between fulfilling the demands of the coalition partners and a dispassionate understanding of the issue from a refined perspective.
The CBI team reached Imphal for questioning Ibobi and other accused in the alleged misappropriation of development funds between 2009 and 2017 when he was the chairman of the Manipur Development Society.
An order issued in this regard by deputy commissioner, Imphal West, Naorem Praveen, has sealed the area thereby imposing restrictions on entry and exit of population from the containment area and vehicular movement in the area.
The funds for grants issued under the Ministry of MSME Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries are being distributed to various polling stations of Andro assembly constituency.
The symbiotic relationship between production, supply, and consumption of drugs is openly revealing.
They demanded CM Biren to take urgent cabinet decision not to conduct the delimitation of assembly constituencies of the state based on 2001 census.
Sixty-four persons were confirmed as new COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur in the last 24 hours.
The advocate was released on bail by furnishing PR bond of Rs 50,000 and surety like amount.
Massive landslides triggered by heavy rainfall cut off parts of Imphal-Jiribam road of the National Highway (NH) 37 in Manipur on Sunday.
Ibobi said the speaker took his own decision though the Manipur HC has directed him not to announce the disqualification case of the seven MLAs till June 19.
Titular King of Manipur Leishemba Sanajaoba contested as BJP candidate while T Mangibabu contested as the Congress' candidate
The Secular Progressive Front led by the Congress party on Thursday submitted a memorandum to Governor Najma Heptulla, seeking a special assembly session to adopt a resolution on a no-confidence motion against the N Biren Singh-led BJP government.
Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar called upon scientists to contribute in increasing agricultural production and mitigate difficulties.
In any official meetings, the chairperson of the meeting shall ensure that all participants are wearing face masks. Officials will not entertain any visitor not wearing a face mask.
"Members of the transgender community are very shy and reluctant to say that they do not have something; they are depending on themselves."
There were a total of 103 inmates in the Diligent High School quarantine centre.
The geographic clustering of valley-centric development calls for better integration of standard theories and aspects of the political geography of hill districts.
Relatives and localities of the deceased raised suspicions on the nature of the death and demanded that the demanding that the culprits be arrested.
The government said there will be curfew in Imphal city and other district headquarters from 2 pm to 5 am on all days till June 15 while curfew will be imposed from 5 pm to 5 am till June 30 in the other areas.