Fire safety and prevention – Part 2

RK Babloo Singh (Contd from yesterday) The acts and rules enacted by the State of Maharashtra has well defined on these points. According to Section 3 of the Maharashtra Fire Prevention and Life Safety Measures Act, 2006, the developer, owner, occupier or whatever name called shall comply with all the fire and safety measures adhering […]

Making education a free zone Creating the right ambience

Make education a free zone. This has been the slogan of student body, DESAM for long now and the motorbike rally held under the theme ‘Disturbance Free Education Zone Demand’ on July 5 was perfectly in line with its slogan of freeing education from all sorts of disturbances. In as much as the exercise staged […]

Mangka on a mission to revive folk music

Imphal, Jul 6: Mangka Mayanglambam is a Manipuri folk, classical and contemporary song performer and a pena player, who is singing her way to glory, taking the Manipur folk music to places. India is well-known for its folk music. The folk music of its north eastern part speaks volumes of its diverse and rich culture […]

To help flood victims in NE… Vodafone offers 50 minutes free talktime

Guwahati, July 6:To help flood victims in North East, telecom major Vodafone on Thursday said it is offering a 50-minute free talk-time to its customers to contact anyone in case of emergencies. “With monsoons in full force in North East, many areas are flood affected. To help people, we are offering 50 minutes free talk-time […]

School inspected, aid extended

CHANDEL, Jul 6: A team of Social Welfare Department officials led by Deputy Director (Disability) H Dileep Kumar inspected the Mission Blind School, Heikakpokpi, Chandel district today under the supervision of Social Welfare Minister Nemcha Kipgen. The team interacted with the school staff and the students while inspecting the infrastructures and the teaching system of […]

Heroin worth Rs 60 lakh seized

IMPHAL, Jul 6 : Narcotic Affairs and Border (NAB) Manipur seized 500 grams of heroin worth around Rs 60 lakh in the local market, yesterday at Kakching Lamkhai. Briefing media persons at his office chamber in the presence of AGP (Law and Order and Intelligence) P Asthana, IGP Administration S Ibocha (IPS) stated that acting […]

Many protest change of Chief Secy

MOIRANG, Jul 6 : Taking strong exception to the decision of the BJP led State Government to replace Chief Secretary O Nabakishore, who is a native of Manipur, with RR Rashmi, different voice of protest has been raised at Bishnupur with womenfolk staging a sit-in-protest at Ningthoukhong Keithel and staging protest march. Incidentally O Nabakishore […]

Rashmi new CS, Nabakishore moved to SAT

IMPHAL, Jul 6 : In a surprising sand rare move, the State Government has appointed RR Rashmi, a 1983 batch of IAS as the Chief Secretary of the State, replacing incumbent Oinam Nabakishore Singh. An order to this effect was issued today. Apart from holding the post of Chief Secretary RR Rashmi will also hold […]

Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink… Amid flood, drinking water scarcity hits valley

IMPHAL, Jul 6: Amidst the flood that hit the State following torrential rain, scarcity of drinking water has surfaced as people of the State particularly the valley districts are facing an acute shortage of clean water supply. Meanwhile, officials of Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) have appealed to all to use drinking water thriftily. Talking […]

Once Irom Sharmila’s jail, flood-hit Manipur hospital suspends routine operations – Hindustan Times


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Once Irom Sharmila’s jail, flood-hit Manipur hospital suspends routine operations
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Flooding has virtually paralysed a Manipur hospital that had been rights activist Irom Sharmila’s jail for almost 16 years. The Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) in Imphal has weathered adversities such as periodic highway

Demand for barrier free access raised again

The Relief Centre for Differently Abled Persons Manipur while describing the social welfare department as the most likely place for the differently abled to get succor raised doubt whether the department has been failing to dispense its responsibility …

RMSA teachers lock director office

Teachers of RMSA today executed their pledge to lock the doors of the director of education office and squatted at the office complex as part of their ongoing agitation to demand the release of their salaries for the last seven months Source IT News

CSOs convey faith upon Biren039s Govt

Conveying its faith upon the BJP Government led by N Biren Singh over a speedy development in Kangpokpi district, Civil Society Organization of Kangpokpi district called on the Chief Minister to take up every necessary steps to develop the nine sub div…