B Rakesh Sharma
Staff Reporter, Imphal
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This woman entrepreneur from Manipur produces beauty products, medicinal tea using natural resources
Posted ·21 Dec 2021, 6:16 pm
"I feel proud that I could generate income for myself as well as for others by using the raw materials found in the state," Langanglu Dangmei from Imphal East said..
Never give up your dreams, pursue them: Padma Shri Oinam Bembem Devi
Posted ·9 Nov 2021, 1:56 pm
Oinam Bembem Devi also popularly known as the "Durga of Indian Football" is the first ever Indian woman footballer to be honoured the Padma Shri
'Illegal vaccines, injection trade cases not related with state's supply'
Posted ·27 Aug 2021, 1:20 pm
SIO Dr Th Manihar, replying to a query raised by the Imphal Free Press during a state-level briefing on COVID-19 pandemic, said the illegal vaccines seized are different from the vaccines and injections supplied to the Manipur government by the Central government.
Remove 'Disturbed Area' status from Manipur: MHRC tells government
Posted ·17 Aug 2021, 1:04 pm
The Manipur Human Rights Commission had directed the chief secretary, the DGP and the special secretary (Home) to submit action taken report on the recommendation to remove 'disturbed area' status from Manipur within three months.
After 130 years of Anglo-Manipur War, Manipur honours unsung heroes with monolith
Posted ·13 Aug 2021, 3:43 pm
The monolith engraved with the names of the 21 exiled and five war heroes who were hanged was unveiled on Friday during the inauguration of the Memorial Complex of Exiled Heroes of Anglo-Manipur War.
Parents must support their children in games, sports: Mirabai Chanu
Posted ·6 Aug 2021, 3:41 pm
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, who won a silver in weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics, gave credit to her family members for making the nation proud of her achievements
Government restrictions render thousands with zero earnings and debt
Posted ·24 Jun 2021, 10:50 am
The government restrictions imposed to control the surge in COVID-19 cases have severely impacted the lives and earnings of several daily wagers across Greater Imphal.
Hit hard by COVID-19 ban, Manipur musicians sell their instruments as they struggle for livelihood
Posted ·2 May 2021, 11:31 am
Since March end 2020, the initial stage of the COVID pandemic in Manipur, restriction on social gatherings, including musical concerts and Thabal Chongba (traditional festival dance form of the Meetei community), was imposed by the state government
Meet the man from Manipur who offers poor students free auto-rides to school
Posted ·16 Mar 2021, 10:15 am
Auto driver Oinam Raja Singh popularly known as Ningamdaba Raja in social media from Nongchup Kameng, Imphal West has started free auto rides for school and college students and senior citizens on the route - Kameng via Lamdeng to Imphal since March 1.
Promoting zero waste farming and new job opportunities through low-cost eel farming in Manipur
Posted ·12 Mar 2021, 5:09 pm
Starting the low-cost eel farming in October 2019, Zidda Ahamad from Thoubal district in Manipur became the first and the only eel farmer in Manipur till date.
Street food gaining popularity as source of livelihood for unemployed in Imphal
Posted ·22 Feb 2021, 3:31 pm
Maximum of the food stalls and trucks did not have the government permission for selling street foods.
Why microfinance is gaining popularity in Manipur
Posted ·8 Feb 2021, 2:16 pm
The microfinance market in Manipur is making a boom and the state has been witnessing an increase in the number of micro finance companies in recent years.
Students worry over uncertain future as college teachers intensify stir for 7th Pay in Manipur
Posted ·13 Feb 2021, 2:54 pm
College teachers under FEGOCTA have been conducting sit-in protests in different government colleges of the state for 12 days since January 28.
'Roadside vendors a suppressed lot as government delays implementation of Street Vendors Act in Manipur'
Posted ·19 Jan 2021, 2:01 pm
Celebration of Roadside Vendors Welfare Association foundation day was marked with the demand for the implementation of the Street Vendors Act in Manipur.
COVID-19 Vaccine: Is the government ready for any eventuality post vaccination?
Posted ·14 Jan 2021, 1:54 pm
India is ready to roll out the COVID-19 vaccination drive nationwide, but is the government ready to deal with adverse results of the vaccination if any?
Mental health issues increasing among children during Covid pandemic
Posted ·19 Oct 2020, 4:12 pm
MCPCR to launch tele, video conference counselling for children
CBI probe into fake encounters raise more questions as sanction denied to prosecute security personnel
Posted ·2 Dec 2020, 3:34 pm
Of the 39 cases where the Supreme Court directed to complete the investigations by December 2018, the CBI have submitted only 14 charge sheets against 78 Manipur police personnel and nine closure reports for the alleged fake encounter cases before the court till date.
COVID-19 victims' families continue to pay for funeral despite government assurance to bear expenses
Posted ·1 Dec 2020, 1:27 pm
Till today, Manipur has no separate burial or funeral place for cremating COVID-19 victims yet.
Hundreds of pigs dying of Classical Swine Fever, but government yet to act
Posted ·20 Nov 2020, 12:58 pm
The epidemic started in October at Kakching, Thoubal, Imphal East, Imphal West and Chandel districts as per the report from the Veterinary and Animal Husbandry department made available to the 'Imphal Free Press' when enquired.
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