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IMPHAL | June 20
More than 120 new schools including primary and upper primary schools would be constructed in Manipur soon, said Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar in a press conference held at Hotel Classic, Imphal today.
Addressing the media, Prakash Javadekar said that under the leadership of the chief minister N. Biren Singh, the government has achieved many impossible things within 100 days which the previous government could not in last 10-15 years. The new government has brought peace, stability and prosperity, corruption-free State with the support of the people in the State and Manipur is s

  • 21
  • Jun

By A Staff Reporter
IMPHAL | June 20
A prosecution witness (PW) in the RIMS dental chair purchase scandal deposed before the court of special judge, Imphal West, M Manojkumar.
The PW number 3 has been identified as Tabitha Keishing (52) wife of R. Tomba Thangal of Makeng Katomei village, Senapati district at present staying at Sangakpham Paomei colony, Impha East.
Tabitha is a UDC working in the account section as cheque writer.
She submitted her job profile before the court that every cheque book of RIMS remains under her custody and that every bill passed by the authority has been written by her.
Tabitha fur

  • 21
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 20
The directorate of youth affairs and sports has clarified that the cash incentive under the ‘Incentive State Sports Award’ could not be disbursed to the outstanding sportspersons in time for the year 2011-2015 due to shortfall in outlays in the respective annual plans.
A release signed by YAS director, N. Praveen said the directorate has been facing difficulties in fulfilling the objective of giving incentives to the sportspersons within the limits of the budgetary provision to meet various indispensible expenses.
According to the release, the indispensible expenses are organisation of various level tour

  • 21
  • Jun

By A Staff Reporter
IMPHAL | June 20
The Private School Survey Committee of the Socialist Students Union of Manipur asked the authority of BOSEM and COHSEM to take action against private which who do not follow the rules and regulations of BOSEM and COHSEM.
Addressing a press meet today at Manipur Press Club, Imphal the survey committee’s convenor Y. Rishikanta said that they have conducted survey in different private schools in Imphal area regarding the school infrastructure, laboratory, toilets etc from June 1.
During the survey many schools which include Maria Montessori, Langol, Assemble of God, Langol, Gurunanak

  • 21
  • Jun

By A Staff Reporter
IMPHAL | June 20
A student of the state who got selected in the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharakpur is looking for sponsors as his family is unable to admit him in the institute.
N. Rapsan Singh (20) son of N. Manoyaima and N. Purnamashi Devi of Khangabok Sorok Wangma got ranks 7086 in common rank list and rank 1193.01 in OBC-NCL rank list in the JEE (Advance ) Examination 2017.
His dream is to become an engineering professor as there is less number of engineering professors in the state.
His father is suffering from some disease and is unable to work anymore so their livelihood is earned

  • 21
  • Jun

Wildlife Institute of India framing management plan for Keibul Lamjao national park
IMPHAL | June 20
A site level stakeholder consultation workshop for the conservation of Sangai and the management of Keibul Lamjao national park was held at Ema Phouoibi community hall, Keibul Lamjao Makha Leikai, Bishnupur district on today.
Officials from the Manipur forest department Kh. Shyam Singh, conservator of forest (Wildlife), Arun RS, deputy conservator of forest (Wildlife), faculty members from the wildlife institute of India Dr. S. A Hussain, scientist G and Dr. Ruchi Badola, scientist G and representatives from local communities

  • 21
  • Jun

By A Correspondent
THOUBAL | June 20
Four houses of Khudei Khullen has been burnt down and four persons including three women got injured following a clash that broke out between the villagers of the Machi Khun and Hongkong (Khudei Khullen) under Tengnoupal district this morning.
 The incident took place at around 10.30 am due to an unsettled land discord between the villagers.
As per the police source, the four injured have been identified as C.H. Todar, (33) son of Mathew of Machi Part one, P Muishangdar, (35) wife of Agam, Machi Part three, K Tamuisim, (45) wife of Anga of Machi Part one and DK Sangkhu, (40) wife of

  • 21
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 20
With an attempt to set a Guinness world record on the occasion of 3rd International Day of Yoga, Yoga Training and Research Centre Manipur, Sagolband Tera Keithel, will conduct the largest diabetes awareness lesson.
A release said the event will be held at SAI-NERC Indoor Hall, Takyelpat, on June 21 at 8.00 am. It will be attended by L. Radhakishore Singh, chairman, KVIB/MPCB, M. Homeshwor Singh, environment director, K. Sunita Devi, zilla parishad member, Mayang Langjing, A. Gojendro, pradhan, Phayeng gram panchayat, Imphal West and Dr. Y. Bajao Singh, president, YRTC, Manipur as the chief guest, guests of honou

  • 21
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 20
The three fruit sellers who were arrested for adulterating Jihaji banana with chemical on last Thursday and Friday were given bail by the chief judicial magistrate, Imphal West.
Dost Mohammad and Ansari Shaktinath Prasad were arrested on Thursday and Ngathem Budha Singh the next day for using chemical as ripening agent in Jihaji banana.
From their disclosure and possession police seized some adulterated banana and unknown chemicals used for the adulteration process. The chemical was imported from Myanmar.  
Earlier they were remanded to police custody till today.
The court warned them not to repea

  • 21
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 20
The three fruit sellers who were arrested for adulterating Jihaji banana with chemical on last Thursday and Friday were given bail by the chief judicial magistrate, Imphal West.
Dost Mohammad and Ansari Shaktinath Prasad were arrested on Thursday and Ngathem Budha Singh the next day for using chemical as ripening agent in Jihaji banana.
From their disclosure and possession police seized some adulterated banana and unknown chemicals used for the adulteration process. The chemical was imported from Myanmar.  
Earlier they were remanded to police custody till today.
The court warned them not to repea

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