Phurailatpam Keny Devi
IFP Reporter, IMPHAL, Manipur
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Manipur's Nambul River pollution level drops, but in CPCB most polluted list still
Posted ·4 Jan 2022, 4:28 pm
Nambul river that flows through the heart of capital city Imphal is yet to fulfil the criteria to be removed from the list of the most polluted rivers of India which was declared in 2018 by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
Living as ‘anonymous persons’, female sex workers deprived of government benefits
Posted ·26 Dec 2021, 2:57 pm
Social Welfare director Uttam told the IFP that fear of stigma and discrimination suppress FSWs to disclose their real identity that ultimately lead to losing the opportunity to access government welfare schemes.
Indian Panorama Film Festival Manipur celebration gets bigger with master classes
Posted ·13 Dec 2021, 5:35 pm
The ‘Indian Panorama Film Festival Manipur with Retrospective of Aribam Syam Sharma’ is being organised as a second phase of the Golden Jubilee Celebration of Manipur Cinema that began on April 9
World AIDS Day 2021: PLHIV women fight stigma to access treatment in Manipur
Posted ·30 Nov 2021, 5:56 pm
Manipur is recorded as one of the states in the country with high number of PLHIV, having a percentage of 0.51 of total population which is above the national average of 0.24 per cent.
Manipur COVID-19 vaccination rate still low despite full-swing efforts
Posted ·25 Nov 2021, 4:50 pm
State Mission Director, National Health Mission, Dr N Shyamjai told IFP that the state has been continuously organising COVID-19 vaccination drive in full swing since the last nine months.
Environmental flows worsening due to increasing water extraction from rivers in Imphal valley
Posted ·23 Nov 2021, 10:12 am
Around 42 per cent of springs in Manipur's hill areas has disappeared, according to a report from the directorate of Environment and Climate Change.
Once perennial, springs in Ukhrul are now seasonal
Posted ·19 Nov 2021, 4:45 pm
Manipur has been witnessing dying of natural resources which is a source for many water bodies such as river, lakes, ponds, etc.
Only 1100 beneficiaries treated for COVID-19 under government health insurance schemes in Manipur
Posted ·22 Sep 2021, 12:32 pm
Under the CMHT, only 587 beneficiaries were treated till August 21 with a total 4,16,257 beneficiaries enrolled.
Social stigma major cause of opioid overdose deaths in Manipur
Posted ·3 Sep 2021, 11:09 am
With high number of people who use drugs (PWUD), Manipur has the second highest number of overdose deaths in Northeast India..
With change in rainfall pattern, farmers in Manipur are a distressed lot
Posted ·4 Aug 2021, 12:41 pm
Exclusive: According to official reports, the state is facing rainfall deficit of nearly 64 per cent that makes most of the farmers wait to sow their paddy.
How vaccines can help lactating and expectant mothers keep children safe from COVID-19
Posted ·20 Jul 2021, 4:03 pm
To keep mothers and children free from COVID-19, getting both doses of COVID-19 vaccine could be one of the most effective mechanisms, Dr Rupabati said.
Educationists feel inclusion of drug issues in school syllabus may help crush substance abuse in Manipur
Posted ·9 Jul 2021, 4:58 pm
Till date, drug-related topics are not discussed in schools except conducting awareness programmes by some organisations or associations or asking them in essay type questions in class-X board or class-XII exams, Founder cum Principal of Loyalam Public School, Moirang Khunou, Laishram Joy said.
Rejuvenation of degraded forest eases water problem of Lamdeng in Manipur
Posted ·1 Jul 2021, 5:50 pm
Due to gradual felling of trees for various purposes, the Lamdeng forest was completely cleared and people faced hardship due to the impact of deforestation.
For decades, India's first cashless village Karang waits for visit by state CM
Posted ·9 Jun 2021, 6:44 pm
The Union Electronic and Information Technology Ministry in 2017 declared Manipur's Karang village as India’s first cashless island.
Karang Island villagers seek government attention to ease their plight
Posted ·7 Jun 2021, 3:54 pm
Karang Island, situated about 54 km away from the state capital Imphal, is socio-economically deprived region of Manipur, with a population of just about 3500 to 4000 people.
Despite Covid curbs, Imphal's North AOC remains a haven for drug users
Posted ·11 May 2021, 3:51 pm
Oblivious to the Covid pandemic scare and undeterred by the government restrictions, all types of drug-related activities continue unabated in broad daylight at North AOC, Imphal.
Government must expand Covid vaccination centres as more people come forward to get inoculated
Posted ·27 May 2021, 1:05 pm
For the vaccination drive in Manipur to succeed and to prevent a disastrous fallout, the state government must take speedy actions to fix the drawbacks in the vaccination process.
Driven out by Covid fear, Imphal sanitation workers seek temporary shelter
Posted ·24 May 2021, 8:21 am
Considering the prevailing COVID-19 situation in Manipur, sanitation workers in Imphal area feel the need of a temporary shelter for them, in view of the risk factors in coming home after their day's work.
Limited oxygen cylinders supply hampers expansion of COVID-19 ICU of RIMS
Posted ·8 May 2021, 6:28 pm
RIMS states that it is unable to take new patients as there is an increasing number of staff and patients of casualty ward being infected with COVID-19.
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