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Ukhrul HIV Patients In Dire Straits

IMPHAL, May 27: In the absence of a Community Care Centre (CCC) and CD4 count facility, people afflicted by HIV and AIDS of Ukhrul district have been facing untold miseries. Under such circumstances, people infected by HIV/AIDS are being compelled to go to Imphal for treatment or resign to their fates. CD4... 

MNP+ Education Balm For Tamenglong Kids

IMPHAL, May 22: Manipur Network of Positive People (MNP+) has started providing support to 10 selected children hailing from HIV affected needy families of Tamenglong district under its education support program. MNP+ has been providing assistance to HIV infected/affected children of underprivileged... 

PLHIV Seek To Protect Identity

LAMKA, May 17: Barely a year after the State Government promised to provide AAY card to all the people living with HIV (PLHIV), the Consortium of Positive People, Churachandpur (CPPC) has received the first installment of the cards, yet they are anxious over utilizing them as they fear it could inadvertently... 
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State Joins Candlelight Memorial Day Observance

Family members taking part in the Candlelight observance. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 15: Joining rest of the world, the State today remembered hundreds of lives lost to HIV/AIDS with the observance of International AIDS Candle- light Memorial Day. Deliberation on issues related to the dreaded... 

Naga Militants Kill Businessman In Dimapur

DIMAPUR, May 12: A prominent businessman from Dimapur has been murdered after abducting him for ransom by Naga militants. The dead body of Md Israr was found shot dead on Thursday early morning at 7th mile in Dimapur, near Essar Petrol Pump after he was abducted on Tuesday for ransom. In this connection,... 

World AIDS Orphans’ Day Observed

IMPHAL, May 7: Along with taking out a rally to spread the message of ensuring the rights due to every child to HIV affected children as well, World AIDS Orphans’ Day was observed at the Singjamei Chongtham Leikai office of FXB India Suraksha, Manipur Branch here today. To mark the occasion, a panel... 

Model Schools Give Ray Of Hope To HIV Affected Kids

IMPHAL, May 7: The Mo-del Schools that have been set up by the Government of Manipur with special emphasis on ensuring quality education are offering a ray of hope to HIV affected children as well. It is the aspiration of every parent to educate their children and send them to reputed schools with adequate... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 17, 2011

Rogue subedar IMPHAL, Apr 16: Allegation has been leveled against a JCO holding the rank of Subedar and posted at the Assam Rifles ‘Transit Camp’ located near Minuthong. According to two persons, who identified them- selves as representatives of a supplier related to military civic action... 

Women Hurdle Health Challenges To Save Manipur

Conflict has marked life in India‘s northeastern state of Manipur for over six decades now. It has affected the lives of people, especially women in many direct and indirect ways. This is a region where even something as basic as clean drinking water is scarce. In many areas, people use either... 

Wrong Test Result Dubs Expectant Mom HB Positive, Young Mom Endures ‘Deep Away’ Tag

IMPHAL, Mar 18: Apart from mental and physical trauma normally associated with an expectant mother, a woman in her mid 30s was kept in isolation at RIMS Hospital as the consultant doctor, relying on the result of a blood test conducted at a private clinic, declared the woman in question as Hepatitis... 

BRIEF NEWS: March 16, 2011

Hemochandra notch up a first : Throwing open the doors of the Assembly to young students. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. Speaker wins young students’ hearts IMPHAL, Mar 15: In a special arrangement taken up by Speaker I Hemochandra, students have been allowed to observe proceedings of the ongoing... 

Legislators Carry On Campaign Against HIV/AIDS With MACS

IMPHAL, Mar 6: As part of its ongoing campaign against HIV/AIDS, Manipur Legislators’ Forum on HIV/AIDS in collaboration with MACS organized a one day ‘Constituency Level Convention on HIV/AIDS’ at Keishampat Keisham Leikai Lairembi Hall today with Health Minister L Jayantakumar Singh as the chief... 

HIV Awareness Held At Singhat

IMPHAL, Feb 19: A day-long Constituency level convention on HIV/AIDS was organized under the aegis of Manipur Legislative Forum on HIV/AIDS at the community hall of Singhat headquarters today. MLA of Singhat Assembly Constituency T Hangkhanpao attended the convention as chief guest. A large number of...