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From Our Correspondent TAMENGLONG | Aug 14 Different civil bodies of the district have demanded unconditional release of nine NSCN (IM) cadres, who were apprehended by the 6th regiment of 23 Assam Rifles posted at Tamei. If the cadres are not released the public will boycott the Independence Day, they said. Speaking to the media, Agipou Zeliangrong Baudi Tamenglong zone said that the 23 Assam Rifles are trying to disturb and creates troubles to the peace loving people of Tamenglong. Arresting of the NSCN (IM) cadres on Naga Independence Day is condemnable by all, he said. It is painful to see that the civil bodies of Tamenglong have not allow
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 In connection with the Patriots Day and 71st Independence Day celebrations, the state government has completed and commissioned seven numbers of 33 KV sub-stations, funded by the North East Council with a project cost of Rs. 9.79 crores. The Mao sub-stations were launched today by minister Biswajit Singh and they were Henglep (2x1mMVA), Oinamlong (2x2.5MVA), Gelnel (2x2.5MVA), Ukhrul Khunjao (2x2.5MVA), Phungyar (2x2.5 MVA), Chakpikarong (2x1 MVA) and Mao (2x5 MVA). Addressing the formal inaugural function, the minister said that BJP stands for development and the new government aims to bring equal development in the state. He
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 Langol Housing Development Committee which was formed today urged the government to repair Langol Housing complex road which has been in worst condition for more than 20 years. Speaking to media persons today, the newly formed committee’s convenor, S. Vermine said that it has been more than 20 years that the government has not done any developmental works in Langol Housing Complex. The quarters do not get any water so they have been buying water from private water tankers since the last 20 years, she claimed. Vermine appealed to the chief minister, N. Biren to take up necessaries steps to end their sufferings.
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 Chief minister, N. Biren Singh has extended warm greetings and good wishes to the people of Manipur especially to the Hindi brothers and sisters on the occasion of Sri Krishna Janmastami. In his message, he said, ‘Lord Krishna is the embodiment of the sublime and eternal values of life. His life and teaching is a beacon of light to the humanity in times of moral decay, conflict and strife’. He further urged the people to rededicate on the occasion to the teachings of Lord Krishna and strengthen the bonds of friendship, brotherhood and unity amongst the different groups of people in the state.
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 Protection Preservation Committee Manipur (PPCM) observed the 70th Manipur Independence Day at Sana Konung Lampak, Palace Compound today. The celebration was attended by titular king Meidingu Leishemba Sanajaoba, Ph. Deban, chairman, observation committee, PPCM, R.V. Mingthing (ex-minister), T. Lumkin, chairman, Kuki Organization for Human Rights, D. Athuibo (ex-MLA) and Md. Rahijuddin Sheikh Ahamed, principal, Community College. Students from HRD Academy, Imphal Public Higher Secondary School, COMET school, Imphal Valley Academy, MECI Explorer Academy, Regular English High School, Standard Robert Higher Secondary School and E
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IMPHAL | Aug 6 The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) has clarified that it has nothing to do with the reported shoot out that took place at Namdailong village yesterday. A statement issued by the information and publicity secretary of the outfit, MK. Kamei, said that the outfit was not present at the area where the firefight taken place between the NSCN-IM and an armed group. Nor, Malekpou Gangmei, who was reportedly apprehended by NSCN-IM was not a member of the outfit, it said. It warned those using the name and letter heads o the outfit will be dealt with seriously.
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 Red Shield Division extends greetings to the people of Manipur on the glorious occasion of 71st Independence Day. The division enjoys a special bond and affinity with Manipur and has been working towards ushering peace and harmony in the state since the past three decades. A release said the division thanked the wise and courageous people of Manipur who have been instrumental in making the State an integral part of the nation. The division also pays homage to all martyrs of the State who have performed the supreme sacrifice while defending the honour of the nation, it added.
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 Federation of Government College Teachers’ Associations (FEGOCTA), Manipur handed over a bank draft of Rs 1.84 lakhs to the chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh today. A release said, the amount was donated to the relief fund of the CM from the contribution made by the teachers to regain the losses caused by the recent floods in the state, for which FEGOCTA has appreciated immensely.
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From Our Correspondent KANGPOKPI | Aug 14 The 71st Independence Day will be celebrated at Kangpokpi district will also commemoration of 75th Anniversary of Quit India Movement as ‘Sankalp Parva’ and pledge for a new India. The celebration will be done after more than 45 years of districthood demand since 1971. The local populace of Kangpokpi district engaged voluntarily in cleaning the surrounding areas of Mini Secretariat Complex, DC office, Kangpokpi today, where the glorious event will be celebrated on August 15. More than 10 parade contingents conducted rehearsal at the Mini Secretariat Complex where S.F.S. band party also participate
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From Our Correspondent CHURACHANDPUR | Aug 14 The 25 Assam Rifles stationed in Churachandpur organised a programme on empowering youth at St. Mary Higher Secondary School located at Tuibong, Churachandpur. During the programme, a lecture for the youths was held where Major Radha spoke to the students of the school. He said that that the opportunities available for a better future of students of Churachandpur are not able to deliver in their respective fields due to lack of proper awareness. The Assam Rifles has taken a step forward to empower and create awareness among the youths regarding availability of various job opportunities in Indian A
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