IFP Reporter, IMPHAL, Manipur
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Manipur records 148 incidents of crimes against women in 2021
Posted ·11 Jan 2022, 6:17 pm
Imphal West has the highest crime rate of 31 cases followed by Imphal East and Bishnupur with the crime rate of 15 and eight cases respectively.
'Sexual harassment of women at workplaces unreported due to fear of social stigma'
Posted ·14 Dec 2021, 3:55 am
Several factors keep most sexual harassment cases away from being reported, officials said during an awareness programme conducted by the Department of Law, Manipur University.
A year after approval, Manipur's Champu Khangpok floating village Polling Station shifted
Posted ·2 Dec 2021, 5:42 pm
The Election Commission of India had approved Champu Khangpok village at Loktak Lake as a polling station on November 11, 2020. However, the polling station has now been shifted to Karang High School.
Manipur farmers suffer less yield due to poor rainfall, irregular irrigation
Posted ·25 Nov 2021, 4:45 pm
The irrigation system in Manipur is not fully developed and therefore, the main source of water for agricultural purposes is rain water.
Schools reopen, but abnormal fare hike puts students at crossroads
Posted ·25 Nov 2021, 5:21 am
School transport issue, including lack of vehicle and hike in fare, may deter some students from attending physical classes.
'Manipur's Leimatak River in vulnerable condition'
Posted ·16 Nov 2021, 9:15 am
The serious environmental concern was highlighted during a consultation and awareness programme on “Protection of Land, Rivers and Forest in Leimatak Area,” that was held at Luangjeng (Thangal) village in Manipur on Sunday.
Vendors of Special Mao Market voice satisfaction amid heavy Ningol Chakkouba rush
Posted ·6 Nov 2021, 3:41 am
A special Mao market was opened for Ningol Chakouba Festival at Tera Ideal Club campus in Imphal on Friday.
Ningol Chakkouba: Ima Market lacks lustre despite high festive fever
Posted ·6 Nov 2021, 3:01 am
This Ningol Chakkouba, the trend of online shopping has impacted the business of vendors at Ima Keithel in Imphal.
Rampant flouting of ban on plastic bags in Manipur: Are we doing our bit?
Posted ·21 Sep 2021, 11:14 am
The demand is so high that the prices of plastic bags per kilogram have increased. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the prices of single use plastic bags per kilogram ranged from Rs 90 to Rs 100. Now, the prices have increased to Rs 140-150 per kilogram.
Manipur PDS website remains non functional for lodging grievances
Posted ·15 Sep 2021, 3:11 pm
National Lok Adalat sends case record back to State Food Commission.
Insect infestation wreaks havoc in Manipur's Willong village
Posted ·13 Sep 2021, 5:56 pm
Yongchak is the main source of income of the village. Almost all the households of Willong Khunou and Rajaimei village of Senapati district depend on Yongchak for earning.
Pandemic drives thousands to selling vegetables and fruits in localities
Posted ·9 Sep 2021, 2:59 pm
In local streets, some shops that used to sell clothes and accessories now sell vegetables. Wholesale grocery shops too have started selling vegetables and fruits.
People living with HIV struggle to get Antiretroviral therapy amid pandemic
Posted ·17 Aug 2021, 2:42 pm
Financial woes and difficulty in accessing ART amid the pandemic is posing a major problem for PLHIV in Manipur
Petition seeks filling up of vacant posts of Manipur Consumer Redressal Commission
Posted ·5 Sep 2021, 3:57 pm
Set up separate district commission for Ukhrul, Kamjong districts, petitioners urge
Fake Covid-19 vaccination certificate issue adds to Manipur’s pandemic challenges
Posted ·9 Jul 2021, 7:00 pm
On July 7, one of the two CoWIN verifiers accused of providing fake COVID-19 vaccination certificates to four non-unvaccinated persons was arrested by the police.
Untouched by COVID-19, but villagers of floating Champu Khangpok in Manipur suffer from lack of essentials
Posted ·30 Jun 2021, 4:23 pm
The people of Champu Khangpok village in Manipur’s Loktak Lake whose livelihood depend on fishing are now struggling to survive owing to the lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus as the second wave hit the state.
Inaugurated two years ago, National Centre for Disease Control branch yet to be constructed in Manipur
Posted ·26 Jun 2021, 7:32 am
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh laid the foundation stone for setting up the National Centre for Disease Control branch on March 5, 2019.
Beneficiaries voice discontentment over alleged mismanagement in NFSA-PMGKAY rice distribution
Posted ·17 Jun 2021, 1:28 pm
Instances of beneficiaries refusing to accept rice when agents allegedly tried to distribute in lesser quantities cropped up in almost all districts of Manipur. Several beneficiaries from different districts have urged the authorities concerned to look into the alleged irregularities in the distribution of rice.
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