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Newmai News Network DIMAPUR |Nov 19 Leaders of the Working Committee of the six Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs) returned to Dimapur today from New Delhi after signing ‘an agreement’. Two days ago, Dimapur based Nagaland Post had reported that the Working Committee of six NNPGs had signed ‘an agreement’. However, the signing of the paper was not the final solution. Both the Working Committee of the six NNPGs and the Centre will negotiate based on the ‘agreement’ which was inked on November 17, sources said. The 6 NNPGs are GPRN/NSCN, FGN, NNC (Parent Body), NPGN/NNC (NA), NSCN (R) and the NNC/GDRN (NA). Meanwhile, according
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Sangai population has increased with local support says Biren By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Nov 19 The state government has created history in the field of tourism by bringing in a positive change, said chief minister, N. Biren delivering the chief guest speech during the curtain raiser function of the Sangai festival today at YICC ground, Keibul Lamjao, Bishnupur. The chief minister said that the seven-month old government’s commitment is to preserve and protect the history of the state and also to create new history. Mentioning that Sangai population has increased mainly due hard work and efforts of the locals of Keibul Lamjao and forest d
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Nov 19 Qaumi Ekta Diwas was observed on the 100th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, at Congress Bawan today organised by the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee. The programme began with floral tribute paid to the portrait of Indira Gandhi followed by oath taking ceremony. Leaders of the Congress party took part in today’s ceremony. In his speech on the occasion, former chief minister O. Ibobi Singh said, “We are celebrating her birth anniversary not just for the purpose of remembrance of her birth anniversary, but also for the sacrifice and remarkable role she played during her tenure a
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IMPHAL | Nov 19 The Maoist Communist Party said the organisation has lifted the ongoing cease work agitations as per the assurance given by the state government that the indigenous peoples of Manipur will be officially identified in the state’s official Gazette. A release signed by coordinator, standing committee, Kyonghan Mangang said the resolution made by the government to exclude those, who are not amongst the immigrants who arrived and settled in the state, and give them recognition as the indigenous peoples of Manipur, is the biggest achievement. Many times, the people have witnessed non locals claiming themselves as indigenous people
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Nov 19 The first North East India Regional Women’s Conference was held today at Marwari Dharamsala Hall with an aim to empower women of the Northeastern states and to focus on development. The event was organised by Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP), Manipur and Bharat Vikas Parishad, Imphal (Mahila). Works minister Thongam Biswajit Singh attended the function as chief guest. Speaking on the occasion he said almost half of the population of the state are women but they face certain problems such as unemployment. He said poverty could be eradicated from the state when women are given the right kind of education. When w
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IMPHAL | Nov 19 Chief minister N. Biren informed the State is ready to host the first ever North East Development Summit (NEDS) 2017, during a press conference held at Cabinet hall today. Speaking to the media, Biren said that around 20 Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) is expected to be signed between various departments of government of Manipur and national and international companies/investors. The primary objective of organising such festival is to showcase the existing economic potential and to attract investors in terms of food processing industry, bamboo industry, fisheries, real estate etc., he added. Stating that preparations for t
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Nov 19 A ceremony to felicitate Rajyogini Brahma Kumari Sheela, sub-zone in charge of Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya North East, Guwahati was held at Marwari Dharmasala here today as part of the organisation’s golden jubilee celebration. Education minister Thokchom Radheshyam Singh attending the function as chief guest said that there will be no peace of mind without instilling love and compassion. Radheshyam said he came to learn from the Brahmakumaris, and not as an education minister. Pointing out the importance of developing positive attitudes and good thoughts in human, he said nowadays
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IMPHAL | Nov 19 All Manipur Madrassa Modernisation Teachers’ Welfare Association (AMMMTWA) demanded regularisation of teachers recruited under Madrassa modernisation scheme, by November 30, a release said. The release further mentioned that the said teachers had been recruited on a contract basis, after undergoing due process of selection, on November 24, 2011, as a part of Madrassa modernisation scheme, implemented by WAQF Board, which functions under the directorate of Minorities & Other Backward Classes, Manipur. The selected teachers had been working in various Manipur traditional Madrassa in the interest of the minority Muslim stud
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IMPHAL | Nov 19 Directorate of Tourism today announced the launch of Sangai festival mobile application to help ease visits to the festival. The free app, which can be downloaded from the Android play store, will provide online information about the festival across venues, said a release. To avoid last minute hassles, tickets for the festival can also be booked through the app or online at www.sangaiticket.com, the release added. News about the festival will be updated daily on the app, which will act as a personalised guide for visitors, it said. The release added that Google map locations of each venue embedded in the app will help visitors
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From Our Correspondent UKHRUL | Nov 19 District Water and Sanitation Committee (DWSC), Ukhrul, today observed World Toilet Day 2017, with the theme ‘Wastewater’, at the Common Facility Centre, Lunghar Village, Ukhrul district. Executive member of ADC-Ukhrul, Ngamsung Hashuwo attended the function as the chief guest. In his address, he urged the gathering to reap the benefit of this project so as to live a clean and disease free life. He further added that it is also the duty and responsibility of every citizen to keep their courtyards, roads, and surrounding clean. According to the district co-ordinator, SBM Ukhrul district, Themreishang
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