Manipur extends complete lockdown till August 31

Imphal (Manipur) [India], August 15 (ANI): The government of Manipur on Saturday extended the complete lockdown to August 31 in light of the rising cases of COVID-19 in the state, an order from the Manipur government said. “The State Disaster Management Authority hereby orders the extension of the complete lockdown in the entire state till… Continue reading Manipur extends complete lockdown till August 31

Rajesh Kumar appointed Manipur Chief Secretary

Imphal, Aug 1 (PTI) Senior IAS officer Rajesh Kumar was appointed the new chief secretary of Manipur on Saturday, as per an official order. Kumar, who was the additional chief secretary, is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the 1988 batch, belonging to the Manipur cadre. “The Governor of Manipur is pleased to allow… Continue reading Rajesh Kumar appointed Manipur Chief Secretary

CRPF DIG Tripathi accused of throwing hot water on Jawan, shifted to Manipur

New Delhi: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Deputy Inspector General D K Tripathi, who was accused of throwing hot water on Jawan, has been shifted from Bihar to Manipur on Saturday. The purported incident had taken place in Bihar’s Rajgir district on January 2, and the victim who suffered severe burn injuries to his face,… Continue reading CRPF DIG Tripathi accused of throwing hot water on Jawan, shifted to Manipur

12-year-old Manipur boy Isaac all set to be youngest to appear in Class X board exams

Churachandpur (Manipur): A 12-year-old boy from Manipur’s Churachandpur district is all set to become the youngest student to appear in Class X board examinations scheduled to take place in February next year. Isaac Paulallungmuan Vaiphei, who belongs to Kangvai village, is the eldest son out of six siblings of parents Genkholien Vaiphei and Nemngaijin Vaiphei.… Continue reading 12-year-old Manipur boy Isaac all set to be youngest to appear in Class X board exams

Nagaland Governor gets additional charge of Manipur

New Delhi: Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balkrishna Acharya has been asked to discharge the functions of Manipur in absence of Najma Heptulla, a Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesman said on Tuesday. In a communique, the spokesman said the orders for Acharya for holding additional charge of Manipur Governor was issued by President Ram Nath Kovind. Acharya has been… Continue reading Nagaland Governor gets additional charge of Manipur

Disciplinary action if govt employees don’t attend office

Imphal: The Manipur government has said that disciplinary action would be taken against government employees if they don’t attend offices during the 48-hour general strike called by joint students organisations which will commence from Wednesday midnight. Chief Secretary J Suresh Babu Tuesday evening issued an order stating that disciplinary action would be initiated against those… Continue reading Disciplinary action if govt employees don’t attend office

40 gold biscuits worth over Rs 2 crore seized in Manipur

Imphal: Customs department sleuths seized 40 gold biscuits worth over Rs 2 crore from Manipur’s Tengnoupal district, a Customs officer said today. Assistant Commissioner of Customs R K Darendrajit told reporters here that acting on a tip-off Customs sleuths seized the gold biscuits which were hidden in a “specially built cavity” of a truck from… Continue reading 40 gold biscuits worth over Rs 2 crore seized in Manipur

‘One nation one tax’, ‘one nation one election’, why not ‘one nation one retirement age’?

New Delhi: Our country has replaced its numerous Union and state taxes with the Goods and Services Tax (GST), designed to unify the country into a single market. In other words, we may call, the GST brought ‘one nation one tax’ regime in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and… Continue reading ‘One nation one tax’, ‘one nation one election’, why not ‘one nation one retirement age’?

Abhilasha Kumari sworn-in as Manipur HC Chief Justice

Imphal (Manipur): Justice Abhilasha Kumari on Friday was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Manipur High Court. Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla administered the oath ceremony. Justice Kumari, who was transferred from the Gujarat High Court, was elevated on Tuesday. Justice Kumari, a resident of Himachal Pradesh, is the daughter of former state chief minister… Continue reading Abhilasha Kumari sworn-in as Manipur HC Chief Justice

Govt staff go on leave for 7th Pay Commission implementation

Imphal: Several government offices today wore a deserted look here after employees affiliated to Manipur Government Services Federation went on mass casual leave, demanding implementation of the 7th Pay Commission. General Secretary L Purujit of MGSF told reporters it was the “first phase of agitation” for implementation of the pay commission in the state. He… Continue reading Govt staff go on leave for 7th Pay Commission implementation