Students’ stir against transfer of teachers continues

For the second consecutive day, students of several schools staged protest on Saturday against mass transfer of teachers and demanded revocation of the transfer order.

Shija to discount OPD services from July 27

Noting financial constraints as one of the factors for many families reluctant to undergo treatment at Shija Hospitals, Dr Kh Palin, managing director of the private healthcare centre, has announced that from July 27 till September month people may avail OPD services at highly discounted fee every Thursday.

Moreh PMUY beneficiaries traceless

Even though a number of on-line applications were received from residents of Moreh town and subsequently approved for availing free LPG connections under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), many other selected beneficiaries could not be traced at their respective places when representatives of a gas agency went for spot inspection.

Myanmar team bats for boosting border trade

A business delegation of Union of Myanmar, Federation of Chambers of Commerce led by Wang Yu visited Manipur for promoting border trade between Myanmar and Manipur.

Seven parliamentary secretaries resign

In what could be a serious blow to the BJP led government and chief minister N Biren, seven parliamentary secretaries have reportedly resigned from their respective posts.

Dr Bhimo appointed JNIMS director in-charge

The state government has appointed Dr Thongam Bhimo as director in-charge of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences, the only state-run medical institute.

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CM vows action against violators of SoO pact

STAFF REPORTER IMPHAL, 24th July, 2017: Terming the incident of gunning down of Nengneingah Khongsai, a class nine girl student, by Sasat Haokip, a cadre of Kuki National Army (KNA) which is under suspension of operation agreement with the government, at Moreh on Sunday as extremely unfortunate, chief minister N Biren asserted on Monday at the ongoing Assembly session that cadres of underground outfits under SoO agreement cannot do as they please by carrying arms.

Non-local arrested for alleged rape of minor stepdaughter

A non-local man has been arrested by Sekmai police on Monday on the alleged charge of outraging modesty of his minor step daughter in their rented quarter at Pheidinga Bazar on Sunday afternoon.

NPF no threat to Manipur's integrity, says CM

Claiming that the three-month old BJP-led coalition government has managed to undertake all the activities which the previous Congress government cannot achieve in 15 years, chief minister N Biren has pointed out that the Naga Peoples' Front (NPF), which many observed should not be an alliance partner of the new government or wished to be prevented from joining the Manipur Legislative Assembly, has pledged to preserve the territorial integrity of Manipur.

Teenage girl shot dead, Moreh bandh begins

A girl student of Mt Moreh Public School was killed in a cold-blooded manner by a gun wielding youth at Moreh early Sunday morning which triggered a 27-hour shutdown in the border town.

Rallies, sit-in endorse demand for indigenes only ACs

Supporting the demand of Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA) for declaring Wangkhei, Thangmeiband, Uripok, Sagolband, Sugnu, Bishnupur, Kangpokpi and Jiribam as reserved assembly constituencies for indigenes, students of different schools took out rallies at Imphal and Mayang Imphal on Saturday.

Manipur Appropriation Bill, five demands passed

Along with passing The Manipur Appropriation Bill (No.3) 2017, members of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly on Saturday approved Rs 502,85,21,000 for five demands relating to state legislature, council of ministers, secretariat, municipal administration housing & urban development (MAHUD), and election.

Shortage of ammunition: Army can't fight full scale war

The Indian Army is battling critical shortage of ammunition, especially for its tanks and artillery, and 121 out of the total 152 types of munition do not meet the minimum levels needed to fight a full-scale war, the government auditor has found.

Toddler goes missing after fall into river

A barely two years old boy went missing after he fell into Manipur river at Nungoo area under Sugnu police station. The missing toddler has been identified as Thingnam Malemnganba Singh son of Sanatomba of Nungoo Mamang Leikai.

No isolation ward for JE patients in JNIMS

Regardless of the health department authorities claiming that isolation wards would be set up at JNIMS hospital for patients suffering from highly contagious Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and dengue diseases, no such arrangement could be seen at the government-run health centre.

NPF youth wing organises ‘Beef Feast’, invites Governor

As a show of resentment against the alleged unconstitutional and political actions of Nagaland Governor PB Acharya over the recent ‘political crisis’ in the state, the youth wing of Naga People's Front (NPF) Friday organised a beef party christened as ‘Beef Feast’ in Kohima and ‘invited’ the Governor to the dinner party.

Jiri meet demands befitting district level facilities

Taking serious note of lack of developmental initiatives in the newly created district, people of Jiribam have urged the state government to ensure availability requisite infrastructure and services commensurate with full-fledged revenue district.

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