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IMPHAL | June 21
Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industries, Th Biswajit called on chief International Business officer of Yunnan State Farms Agribusiness Group CO LTD, Tang Shangjun, yesterday evening, and discussed ways to promote trade and Agro Based Activities ties between India and China.
The minister met the officer at the latter’s Dongfeng East road official residence in Kunming, Yunnan Province, People’s Republic of China.
During the meeting, the Tang Shangjun expressed his interest in investing in certain prospective agro-based activities in Manipur. He also conveyed his desire to visit the state in the coming

  • 22
  • Jun

By A Staff Reporter
IMPHAL | June 21
A fast unto death protest was staged today by the All Manipur Elementary School Teacher’s Association at Khuyathong Pukhri Achouba Maning demanding their regularisation and 10 months’ pending salary.
Speaking to media persons the association’s general secretary Ch. Santakumar Singh said that though the state government announced that they will not keep any file pending, the 10 months’ salaries of the elementary teachers is kept pending.
They have been demanding regularisation of the downgraded 175 graduate teachers but the government remains unconcerned, he added.
Santak

  • 22
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 21
The Legal Assistance Establishment (LAE) was launched today in the state by Justice Kh. Nobin Singh at Manipur State Legal Service Authority office at the High Court of Manipur, Imphal.
Briefing about the LAE, MASLSA panel advocate H. Raghumani Singh said that LAE will make the public easier in accessing to information with regard to the legal services.
The LAE provides facilities like a toll-free helpline number and video conference for those seeking legal aid so it will save time as well as transportation charges, he added.
Raghumani said that LAE facilities will be available in all the states of the

  • 22
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 21
The Imphal West district police commandos reportedly apprehended an overground worker (OGW) of Kangleipak Communist Party (People’s War Group) from his residence in the wee hour today.
According to official source, the OGW was arrested by a team of police commandos led by the officer inicharge P. Achouba Meetei under the supervision of additional SP (Ops) Imphal West, S Ibomcha Singh from Brahmapur Thangapat Mapal residence.
The OGW has been identified as Aribam Rikesh Sharma alias Tingku, 24, son of A. Sharatchandra Sharma.
He is presently working under the command of Mathoi alias Thoi Luwang alias S

  • 22
  • Jun

From Our Correspondent
KANGPOKPI | June 21
The official statement of the veterinary department has irked the Twilang locals and censured the department officials claiming that nearly hundred cattle have already died of foot and mouth disease outbreak in the area.
Representatives of enraged locals of Twilang areas came down to Kangpokpi today and meet the department’s executive member concerned of ADC Sadar Hills and veterinary officials over the matter.
 Later in the afternoon BP. Vikas Basnet, executive member (Vety.) held a press meet at the district headquarters.
Seilen Lhoujem, elected ADC Member from Wakotp

  • 22
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 21
“The government has started bringing positive changes in the hills under the leadership of the chief minister N. Biren Singh”, said N. Kayisii, minister, Tribal Affairs & Hills while giving the chief guest’s speech.
The TD minister was attending the 38th Foundation Day celebration of the Manipur Tribal Development Corporation Ltd. (MTDC) held today at MTDC office complex located at Lamphelpat, Imphal.
Kayisii further stated that MTDC can take a vital role in bringing positive changes and developments in the hills. He exhorted upon the engineers and staff of MTDC to be positive in their approach and

  • 22
  • Jun

By A Staff Reporter
IMPHAL | June 21
The Manipur Students Federation (MSF) and the teaching staff of The Ngasi Rastra Lipi (NRL) High School today distributed stationery items to the students of NRL High School.
The items were distributed as a part of the campaign “Ekhoi leirik ningthina tamsi” conducted by the MSF.
Earlier on May 28, MSF distributed stationery items to the students of Awang Leikai Primary School, Lilong Haoreibi.
Speaking to media N. Muktangamba, president said that they conducted such campaign in order to bring more quality and development in the field of education.
Distributing such ite

  • 22
  • Jun

By A Staff Reporter
IMPHAL | June 21
Manipur Tribal Development Co-operation Ltd (MTDC) today observed its "38th Foundation Day" at its complex at Lamphelpat.
The function was attended by N. Kayisii, minister tribal affairs and hills fisheries, Kashim Vashum parliamentary secretary planning and transport, Vungzagin Valte, chairman MTDC as chief guest, guest of honour and president respectively.
While delivering the chief guest speech Kayisii emphasized on the role of the employees in order to sustain the co-operation in a long run.
Besides he also promised to increase the yearly fund from Rs. 50 lakhs to some ex

  • 22
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 21
The Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy, Imphal observed the International Yoga day today, at the Priyogopalsana auditorium of the academy, said a release.
All the staff and students of the academy including professor H. Tombi Singh, vice- chairman,JNMDA L. Upendro Sharma, director, JNMDA and A. Tombinou Devi, pradhan guru, JNMDA participated in the observation, it said and added about 150 persons participated in the event.
The academy also organised the International Music Day in the afternoon at the same venue in collaboration with Gitanjali, a leading musical organization of Manipur, it said. Commissio

  • 22
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 21
A team of Yairipok Police station arrested on active member of KCP (Maoist) organisation identified as Sorokhaibam Somokanta Singh (37) son of (L) S. Lokhon Singh of Charangpat Mayai Leikai, said a release.
Acting on reliable information, he was caught after conducting frisking and checking at Yairipok Bishnunaha area by the team, it said. Incriminating articles were seized from his possession and a case has been registered at Yairipok PS it said and added, investigations are going on.

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