RIMS pensioners enjoy JNIMS salary!

Imphal, August 14 2017: Some doctors who have retired from RIMS after attaining the age of superannuation have been appointed at JNIMS as regular employees. As such, these doctors have been enjoying regular salary from JNIMS and monthly pension from RIMS. As per rules laid down by the Medical Council of India (MCI), an individual […]

Manipur’s Roona Begum finally in Imphal

Kangpokpi, August 12 2017: Manipur’s Roona Begum, Seiminsang alias Mimin Kipgen, from the border village of India and Myanmar, Govajang finally reached Imphal on Monday, August 7 after travelling almost 113 kms looking for a ‘Miracle’ for his survival. The little boy, whose head has swelled to a circumference of 70 centimeters (27 inches) owing […]

RIMS plunges into a sea of woes

Imphal, August 12 2017: Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) which is fully funded by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India is now quite disoriented and it would have serious impacts on its health care services. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare was not monitoring RIMS properly and it was […]

Liquor tragedy : Mother-son duo remanded

Imphal, August 05 2017: The mother and son duo arrested in connection with the death of five individuals after consuming spurious liquor have been further remanded to four days police custody after they were produced before the Judicial Magistrate First Class Imphal West I, today afternoon . Bina Kamei (45) w/o (L) Khamba Kamei and […]

Liquor samples collected, more rush to different hospitals ; Death toll in liquor tragedy climbs to four

Imphal, July 30 2017: The death toll in the Oinam Sawombung liquor tragedy that has already claimed two lives climbed to four today with two more men losing their lives last night and today afternoon. 55 years old Khumanthem Muhindro of Sawombung Mayai Leikai, who was rushed to RIMS yesterday after he complained of severe […]

2 dead, 30 hospitalised after consuming local liquor

IMPHAL, Jul 29 : In a tragic turn of event, two persons have died after consuming locally brewed liquor while 30 others have been admitted to different hospitals in Imphal. Out of the 30, five of them are stated to be in critical condition and are undergoing treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). According […]

2 dead, 30 hospitalised after consuming local liquor

IMPHAL, Jul 29 : In a tragic turn of event, two persons have died after consuming locally brewed liquor while 30 others have been admitted to different hospitals in Imphal. Out of the 30, five of them are stated to be in critical condition and are undergoing treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). According […]

Unauthorized selling of high priced Medicines in Government Hospitals Casualty Department

I would like to get the attention of the concerned authority towards rampant open extortion of patient party visiting the emergency and Casualty departments of Government Hospital like JNIMS and RIMS by pharmacy runners in collaboration with the Doctors on Duty. Recently due to a physical illness, I had to rush my mother to JNIMS […]

RIMS A Block to be shut

Non-Teaching Employees’ Welfare Association, RIMS has resolved to shut Administrative Block of the hospital from July 4 and launch cease work strike from July 6 if the pending two months’ salary for its employees, pensioners, contractual staff and daily wage employees is not released by July 3.

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Diabetes Detection – Free Medical Camp” held at the Community Centre, former Bishnupur Municipality Council complex

BISHNUPUR, JUNE 25: Around 100 residents of Greater Bishnupur received the benefits of a “Diabetes Detection – Free Medical Camp” at the Community Centre, former Bishnupur Municipality Council complex on Sunday, the 25th of June. The health camp was organised by Citizens Development Forum, (CDF) Bishnupur in collaboration with volunteer doctors from Regional Institute of […]

Unpaid RIMS faculties mull class boycott stir

IMPHAL: Regardless of the state government recently announcing a slew of people-friendly programmes, including free dialysis service for the economically underprivileged section of the society, non-release of salary for May month to the faculty members even as June is nearing completion is threatening to derail the academic activities of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS). […]

6Teachers to continue strike despite Govt assurance

IMPHAL: Teachers who are on the indefinite hunger strike have made it known that the agitation launched by All Manipur Elementary Teachers’ Association (AMESTA) in pursuit of their demand for immediate regularisation of 1786 requisite qualification scale and 175 downgraded graduate teachers and the payment of their ten month’s pending salaries will go on until […]

Treat people with human touch : CM to doctors

IMPHAL, Jun 19 : Observing that doctors of the State do not lack knowledge and expertise, Chief Minister N Biren asserted that medical practitioners should treat patients with a human touch. He said this while launching the Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Programme (PMNDP) at the mini auditorium of JNIMS today. The launching ceremony was jointly […]

MR man among two held for stealing gold

IMPHAL: Two persons, including a rifleman of 7 Manipur Rifles, involved in stealing gold jewelleries from an officers’ quarter of RIMS campus on May 9 last have been arrested by police. All the stolen gold jewelleries have also been recovered and handed over to the owner. The nabbed thieves are identified as Md Salim (27) […]

State health care scheme for needy in offing: Biren

IMPHAL | June 16: Chief minister N. Biren Singh said the state government is planning to introduce a health insurance scheme to provide financial assistance to those who cannot afford medical treatment. Air mobile healthcare facilities would be made available soon in Manipur, he added. He was speaking as the chief guest at the North East […]

Union Minister inspects RIMS

IMPHAL, May 31: Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Anupriya Patel today inspected Regional Institute of Medical Science (RIMS). She was accorded a warm welcome by Director of the medical institute RK Dinesh who reminded the Union Minister that the Ministry concerned approved only Rs 175.17 crore against the proposed Rs 430 […]

Pregnant woman, mother murdered

IMPHAL, May 30: In a gruesome incident, an eight month pregnant woman and her mother were found dead with their throat slit in their respective bedrooms at Uripok Bachaspati Maning Leikai under Imphal Police station today at around 4.30 pm. The deceased pregnant woman has been identified as Soram Monika (30) while her mother has […]