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IMPHAL | Oct 17 Youth’s Forum for Protection on Human Rights has appreciated the prompt action taken by the Thoubal Youth’s Child Protection officer (DCPO), Thoubal District Child Marriage Prohibition Officer (DCMPO) Reena and her team, Thoubal District Childline team and Thoubal police team under the direction made yesterday by the Social Welfare department and Manipur State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights to rescue a 12 years old minor from getting married. A release said that the marriage of the child was fixed today at the residence of the bridegroom somewhere in Thoubal district and the said team rushed to the residence
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IMPHAL | Oct 17 The district authority of Imphal East district has banned the use and sale of fire crackers during the celebration of Diwali festival within the jurisdiction of the district with immediate effect. According to an order issued by the deputy commissioner of the district, it said fire cracker should not be used in public places, crowded areas, streets etc., and not to create public nuisance to the general public. Meantime our Moreh correspondent adds that under the supervision of SDPO of Moreh, Lawrence along with 2nd OC, Md. Akbar, a team of Moreh police seized various fire crackers from the town. The action was taken up by the
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 17 Anglo-Kuki War 1917-1919’s hundredth commemoration was held today at Longpi village, Chandel district, organised by Anglo-Kuki War Centenary Commemoration Committee (AKWCCC) under the theme “In defence of our ancestral land and freedom.” Speaking on the occasion, education, labour and employment minister Th. Radheshyam, said the government will consider making October 17 an official holiday in honour of the martyrs of the war. He said the martyrs who had sacrificed their lives defending the land, should inspire all to continue to wage a collective war against poverty, illiteracy and underdevelopment i
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Newmai News Network DIMAPUR |Oct 17 Coming down heavily against threat and intimidation towards the media community, a joint statement of seven newspapers published in Nagaland has urged all sections of society to enable a free and vibrant fourth estate. The statement from Nagaland Post, The Morung Express, Nagaland Page, Capi, Ao Milen, Eastern Mirror and Tir Yimyim has come amid rising cases of intimidation, pressure and coercion against the media houses. Media houses in the State of Nagaland asked whether they have the space to exercise freedom of the press. It said that every citizen is “responsible to ensure that the media is allowed t
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IMPHAL | Oct 17 MLA of Yaiskul Assembly constitution, Thokchom Satyabrata Singh has been appointed as chairman of the committee on public undertaking for the year 2017-18. He has been appointed by the Speaker of the Manipur Legislative Assembly as per the rules of procedure and conduct of business in the Assembly.
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IMPHAL | Oct 17 Newly Regularised Staff Association categorically stated the allegations that 38 employees were wrongly appointed and regularised at Council of Higher Secondary Education beyond the rules, are false and baseless. A release said the 38 staffs were appointed as per the order of high court that came out in 2015 and they were regularised on December 31, 2016 after making resolution in the year 2015 and 2016. Their regularisation was not related to election code of conduct, it said. As for the employees regularised recently, they were regularised after the resolutions that were made in the year 2013 – 2014, it added.
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IMPHAL | Oct 17 All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) said certain rules implemented by the directorate of other backward classes and scheduled castes regarding the pre matric and post matric scholarship for the year 2017 – 2018, is going to cause disadvantages to the applicants belonging to scheduled caste category. A notification released by the department on October 12 mentions that the applicants must include the original certificate for scheduled caste while applying for the scheme, said a release. The is going to cause unnecessary wastage of time for the students as they will have to undergo process of making original certificates every y
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IMPHAL | Oct 17 Department of social welfare has notified that list of expiry, double benefit and ineligible beneficiaries under Indira Gandhi National Old Age pension Scheme (IGNOAPS) has been uploaded in the department web site www.socialwelfare.nic.in. Any complaint/objection if any may be filed to the undersigned on or before 27th October and no complaint will be entertained after due date, said a release.
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IMPHAL | Oct 17 United Manipuri Association, Assam (UMAA) has called for 10-hour road blockade on National Highway 53 (Slichar-Jirighat and Silchar-Airport Road) on October 24 from 7 am to 5pm. A release said, the association has submitted a memorandum to the chief minister of Assam, demanding for immediate inclusion of Manipuri community of Assam in ST (P) category, and immediate inclusion of provision of Manipuri language teacher in the School Provincialisation Act of Assam. The association has been putting the demands for sustainable development of six lakhs Manipuri people of Assam, however there has been no positive initiative from the s
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 17 The Medilane Health Tech and Consultant Services Private Limited today launched its Home Healthcare Services during the observation of its 1st Foundation Day at Manipur Press Club, Imphal. Delivering the keynote address, the private limited’s managing director, M. Dayananda said that the Home Healthcare Services is launched with the aim of making healthcare services easily accessible and affordable to the general public. With the introduction of the new services people can order medicine from home, offices or hospital and can skip searching of medicine by going from pharmacy to pharmacy, he added. Similar
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