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KANGPOKPI | Oct 17 The United People’s Front (UPF), a conglomerate of various Kuki UG groups, which is currently in talks with the government of India conveyed its sincere condolence today, over the untimely demise of Jangkhongam Kipgen on October 13 at AIIMS, New Delhi. The condolence message issued by its information and publicity secretary said that the UPF chairman Lalropui Famhoite, C-in-C HPC (D) and his colleagues have deeply condoled the untimely demise of the chief of Ngahmun village, who is the father of president of KNF and general secretary of UPF, ST. Thangboi. It also said that last rite of Jangkhongam Kipgen was performed at
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From Our Correspondent MOREH | Oct 17 The centenary commemoration of Anglo Kuki War (1917-1919) was organised today by its committee at the conference hall of Hill Tribal Council (HTC). Persons gathered for the ceremony gave floral tributes to the martyrs who lost their lives during the war. Chairman of Political Affairs, Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM), Shominthang Doungel conveyed important messages regarding the observance to the people. The programme was attended by president of HTC, Ginsei Lhungdim, along with representatives of different organisations like KCA, Tengnoupal district, MYC, MPF, KWU and HR. The organisation leaders saluted the stat
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IMPHAL | Oct 17 Zeliangrong Baudi Manipur and the Zeliangrong Youth Front (AMN) have expressed their gratitude to the commander and cadres of the KNF Ebenezer camp, Tuzang near Saparmaina for safely releasing the three persons who accidentally enter the said camp on October 14. A release said that three persons from C-Centre Tamenglong namely, KC Kajanlung (27) son of Namdiyang, Gairanliu (25) wife of Kajanlung and Ringjonlung (23) son of Namdiyang accidentally drove into the KNF Ebenezer camp of Tuzang in search of vegetables. It said that they were released without any physical torture and harm done to them by the KNF commander and cadres i
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IMPHAL | Oct 17 Chief minister, N. Biren claimed that BJP will get the majority in the zilla parishad election, 2017 of the six valley districts of the state. He was addressing the gathering today at BJP office, Imphal during the felicitation of five Thoubal district councillors and three Wangkhem distict councillors. The CM said that as the new BJP-led government works for the welfare of the public and in public interest, the public has given their votes to the candidates supported by the party. Stating that the public is supporting the BJP-led government as they work transparent and truly for the public, the CM predicted that in the forthco
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IMPHAL | Oct 17 Department of social welfare has informed to general public that list of expiry, double benefit and ineligible beneficiaries under Indira Gandhi Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS) has been uploaded in the department website: www.socialwelfare manipur.nic.in, said a release. It said that any complaint or objection if any may be filed to the director of the social welfare, Manipur on or before October 27.
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IMPHAL | Oct 17 A police team of Moreh commandos led by Moreh SDPO reportedly arrested two alleged active members of PREPAK working under the self-styled commander Malem today at around 4.40 pm from Moreh bazar near Moreh parking. According to police source, the duo has been identified as Md. Abdul Rajak (37) son of Abdul Rahaman of Sora Awang Leikai and Soethihanaing alias Fotok (23) son of Kyawzaw of Leizik, Myanmar.
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IMPHAL | Oct 16 It does not matter whether one win or lose, all that matters is the performance and spirit. The whole population of Manipur, both hill and valley, felt so proud of the eight players who represented the country in the prestigious global sporting event. This was stated by chief minister, N. Biren while according rousing reception to eight Manipuri players, who had participated in U-17 FIFA World Cup, at chief minister’s secretariat today. Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem, Boris Singh Thangjam, Jeakson Singh Thounaojam, Nongdamba Naorem, Suresh Singh Wangjam, Ningthoinganba Meitei and Md. Shah Jahan were specially
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 16 The social welfare department in response to a petition challenging the procedure that appointed the new chairman of the Manipur Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MCPCR) has clarified that necessary selection procedure were followed and there was no violation of any Act or rules while appointing the chairman of MCPCR. The department on October 13 through its counsel submitted a counter affidavit against the petition which is pending with the single bench of acting Chief Justice, N. Kotiswar Singh, High Court (HC) of Manipur. The counter affidavit was submitted by Sonia Oinam, serving as under secre
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From Our Correspondent THOUBAL | Oct 16 Eighty percent of the hill ranges of Machi block which comes under the newly created Tengnoupal district have all become barren as there are no more trees growing there. Deforestation has reached an alarming level in this area. The villages of Machi block, Tengnoupal district are Thamlai, Heinoikhong, Wabaching, Konaitong, Parington, Thabi keithel, Warongthel, Ringpam, Khoibu, Tonghang, and Meryland etc. Number of households ranging in between 150 to 300, are there in most of the villages. Deforestation for the purpose of producing firewood, coal, wood for house construction are carried out and “Uyok
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From Our Correspondent MOREH | Oct 16 As the biggest festival of Manipur, Ningol Chakouba and Kut festival approaches, the international border town Moreh is chocked with traffic caused by early shoppers today. The border town has been teeming with shoppers coming from different parts of the valley in particular. Shoppers thronged the town and could be seen scattered everywhere. Having no empty spaces, privately brought vehicles were parked on both sides of the road causing huge traffic jam. From Moreh Bazar bridge to fire brigade service station which lies ahead of the police station, the highway was lined with parked vehicles. Under the sup
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