Th Biswajit assures better NH-37 by April

Government spokes-person minister Thongam Biswajit Thursday assured that the BJP led government in the state would deliver a better NH-37 (Imphal-Jiri road) by April this year before onset of rainy season.

RIMS stir ends on CM’s assurance

The agitation launched by RIMS employees under the aegis of three organisations of the medical institute in denunciation of absence of a director has been suspended after chief minister N Biren assured to initiate relevant measures for the appointment of a regular director.

Talk with CCpur JAC unlikely today

The proposed talk between state government and JAC Churachandpur is likely to be deferred as the latter has made clear its inability to attend the talk on Saturday.

Inferno destroys family welfare storeroom

Store room of the state family welfare office in Imphal was found engulfed in fire on Thursday morning. Interestingly, authority could not find out the cause of the fire as they ruled out electric short circuit as the cause.DDO of Manipur Fire Service Laishram Nabachandra, who was on his routine morning jogging, saw smoke emanating in the area at about 6 am on Thursday and rushed there with five fire tenders including a smaller one and doused the fire.

Students seek disclosure of framework agreement

Students of Regular English School staged protest demonstration on Tuesday along Tiddim Road along which AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi passed, as part of the agitation launched by AMSU to make public contents of the framework agreement signed between NSCN-IM and Union government.

CorCom boycotts PM’s visit, calls total shutdown

Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh said on Tuesday that he was ready for tripartite talks with the United Naga Council (UNC) to end the crippling three-month-long economic blockade.

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Anti-graft cell to be set up at CM secretariat

Govt To Discontinue Interview Stage In Direct Recruitment Of Junior Level Posts

In what could be described as a landmark decision aimed at maintaining transparency and accountability in all spheres of administration and ensuring graft-free government, a cabinet meeting held on Friday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren has decided to set up a special cell at Chief Minister’s Secretariat to receive information on corrupt elements in public service.

Bus drivers stage protest in front of BJP office

Reacting against the instruction given by some motor vehicle department officials who prohibit bus drivers from parking their buses in front of BJP office, bus drivers providing passenger services along Indo-Burma launched “hands off steering” agitation by parking their buses in front of state BJP office at Nityaipat Chuthek on Friday.

Portfolios distributed, CM takes home

The BJP-led coalition government has on Friday officially allocated portfolios to the 12 council of ministers in addition to finalising charges for the 12 parliamentary secretaries. A day before official allocation of portfolios there were widespread speculations in the social media.

DESAM calls bandh to protest induction of Jiribam MLA

While sticking to its stand that independent MLA from Jiribam assembly constituency Ashab Uddin is not a native of Manipur, Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has declared that it will impose a 17-hour long state-wide bandh from March 25 midnight.

Manipur gets Rs 19.11 crore disaster relief assistance

A high-level committee chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday approved a total of nearly Rs 5,021-crore assistance to 10 states affected by natural disasters.

Governor calls for collective efforts to eliminate TB

Governor Dr Najma Heptulla called upon all stakeholders to pursue vigorously to contain and eliminate Tuberculosis (TB), while addressing the 36th World Tuberculosis Day observance at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Science auditorium here on Friday.

Drivers’ association repairs Imphal-Moreh road

With the state government remaining silent over the dilapidated condition of Imphal-Moreh road which serves as the lifeline of Manipur, Imphal-Moreh Tata DI-207 Owners & Drivers Welfare Association has repaired the said road stretch on Friday.

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