BRIEF NEWS: May 29, 2011

General strike IMPHAL, May 28: Normal life in Manipur remained affected today on account of the general strike called by United Committee Manipur to boycott the visit of Nagaland Chief Minister Nephiu Rio to Senapati in connection with the formal launch of the Manipur unit of Naga People’s Front (NPF). The general strike was enforced from 5 am to 6 pm today. With exception to damaging some auto rickshaws...

BRIEF NEWS: May 22, 2011

NSCN (I-M) cadres IMPHAL, May 21: The five NSCN (IM) cadres arrested by troops of 5 Assam Rifles from Senapati have been reportedly handed over to leaders of social organizations yesterday late in the evening. According to a source, troops of 5 Assam Rifles arrested the five NSCN (IM) cadres from Monday Market area of Senapati district, which is not covered by the ceasefire agreement signed between...

Sekmai Community Health Center, First To Get Solar Power Freezer

IMPHAL, Mar 2: Community Health Centre, Sekmai has become the first Government-run health centre in the State to have solar power freezer system as the Health Minister L Jayantakumar Singh formally inaugurated the facility, today. Along with the inauguration of the system a refrigerator to store vaccine and other medicines have also become operational with immediate effect. Cost of installation inclusive...

Measles Immunization Still To Hit Target

IMPHAL, Dec 8: Normal immunization program for measles being undertaken by the Government is still not fully effective. Many children are still suffering from the disease in Manipur, said Family Welfare Director Dr L Joykumar. Speaking to The Sangai Express, Dr Joykumar  informed that Japanese Encephalitis and Hepatitis (B) would be covered under normal immunization program from 2011-12. Whereas 20...