IFP reporter, IMPHAL, Manipur
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Increasing detection of poppy fields a sign to end of poppy cultivation in Manipur?
Posted ·25 Dec 2021, 5:47 pm
Increasing discovery of poppy cultivation areas does not mean that cultivation has increased but it is the achievement of the survey team, officials say.
Lack of action and awareness about PUCC causing rise in air pollution in Imphal valley
Posted ·20 Sep 2021, 12:20 pm
“The large number of unfit vehicles is one of the main reasons for air pollution in Manipur,” said Manipur Pollution Control Board official Jhashankar.
It’s a dream come true for me, I thank the billion prayers of all Indians: Olympic medallist Mirabai Chanu
Posted ·24 Jul 2021, 4:46 pm
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu from Manipur won the silver medal in the women’s 49 kg weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics 2020..
Frontline worker pushes vaccination drive by donating his honorarium to vaccinated persons
Posted ·20 Jul 2021, 9:03 am
In the effort to encourage vaccination among the people, a frontline worker in Imphal donated his three-day honorarium as lucky prizes for three vaccinated persons.
Hit by financial woes, COVID-19 victims’ families question cremation charges in Manipur
Posted ·17 May 2021, 7:12 am
As the poor questions the cremation charges, concerned authority says cremation money is charged for the purpose of paying the cremators.
Is Manipur ready to meet oxygen requirement as COVID-19 second wave hits state?
Posted ·22 Apr 2021, 8:22 am
As a PSA oxygen generation plant is being set up at JNIMS by the state government, a health official said there is no price hike in oxygen cylinder rates and there is adequate supply of oxygen for both medical and industrial purposes in the state.
How transgender community is contributing towards sports in Manipur
Posted ·28 Mar 2021, 12:12 pm
Queer Games Northeast 2021: 'Queer sports event will help reduce social stigma that the transgender community has been facing for decades'.
Water crisis looms large over Imphal valley as Singda Dam water level falls to alarming stage
Posted ·23 Mar 2021, 4:53 pm
On normal days, a private water tanker with the capacity of 2,500 litres reportedly charge Rs 450 per trip. However, the charge has increased to Rs 900 per trip recently.
Forced selling of sweets to customers amid shortage of small denomination notes and coins increasing
Posted ·21 Mar 2021, 6:07 pm
Customers often have to accept sweets and other candy items in place of balance cash to be returned by shopkeepers due to shortage of small denomination notes and coins.
We destroyed illegal poppy cultivation to save society, not to collect rewards, says Paoyi village chairman
Posted ·7 Feb 2021, 4:26 pm
Located about 30 km North from Manipur's Ukhrul district headquarter, Peh villagers voluntarily destroyed a poppy in their village without any support from the state police department.
Should indigenous country liquor be legalised in Manipur?
Posted ·27 Jan 2021, 7:44 am
While local liquor brewers feel legalisation of DIC liquor could bring good revenue, several civil bodies are strongly against it, citing ill effects on society.
Over 3,000 school van drivers left in lurch despite HC directive to provide assistance
Posted ·13 Dec 2020, 5:38 pm
As thousands of school van drivers and owners in Manipur struggle for alternative livelihood amid the COVID pandemic, they demand minimal loan from the government.
Aiming to become global champion for world to know Manipur has strong MMA fighters: Jojo
Posted ·10 Dec 2020, 4:54 pm
Jojo Rajkumari, the first female Mixed Martial Art fighter from Manipur, is dreaming of hitting the international arena.
PA system at RIMS helps nurses avoid unnecessary contact with COVID-19 patients
Posted ·1 Nov 2020, 3:35 pm
With the installation of PA system, patients and nurses can communicate by maintaining distances, RIMS Nurses Association president T Sunita told the Imphal Free Press over the phone.
Prices of essential items skyrocket within days of landslide along NH-2 in Manipur
Posted ·28 Oct 2020, 1:33 am
‘Repairing works likely to complete within two days’
National Black Day in Manipur: Partial response to general strike in Imphal valley
Posted ·15 Oct 2020, 8:46 am
The general strike call to observe National Black Day in Manipur by various proscribed organisations in opposition to Manipur's merger agreement drew mixed response.
Manipur's LGBTQ+ dream of separate transgender category in sports
Posted ·14 Oct 2020, 4:24 pm
Among the state players, there are some ‘transmen’ who play in the women category by hiding their real identity of being a transgender
India’s first transgender team celebrate Football People Week with exhibition match
Posted ·12 Oct 2020, 4:56 am
The transgender team exhibition match was held in Imphal on Sunday
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