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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 14 The 2nd general knowledge writing and quiz competition and prize distribution organised by Applied Education Forum, Manipur (AEFA), was held today at Uyumpok Community hall, Imphal East district. Nongthongbam Rajendro (alias Boy), president of Information Centre for Hill Area Manipur (ICHAM) attended the occasion as the chief guest. In his speech he said that instead of wasting money and energy in setting up committees for socio-cultural programmes, it will be better to invest interest in the students. He continued that there are committees for every socio-cultural programmes like lai-haraoba, yaoshang and
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 Several organisations and individuals are still extending monetary donations to help flood victims to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Today as well, the Federation of Government College Teachers Association, Manipur (FEGOCTA) donated Rs. 1, 84,000 to the CMRF. In a solemn ceremony held at CM’s Secretariat, the bank draft was handed over to the chief minister. The chief minister expressed gratitude to all the organisations and individuals who had contributed generous donations to CMRF. He also appealed to the public to donate generously to help rehabilitate the victims and rebuild the damaged houses.
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 Th. Shyamkumar, MAHUD and Town Planning minister today assured the people of Jiribam to extend all possible help in the infrastructural development for the district. He also suggested that the existing market to develop into a super market standard, the Jiribam market (keithel) should run all seven days instead of just two-days a week. He was speaking as the chief guest of the function at the inaugural function of the community centre of Jiribam Municipal Council constructed under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNRUM) at Bapupara, Jiribam district. The function was organised by the Jiribam Municipal Coun
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 The Manipuri Diaspora Association, Delhi, an organisation of Manipuris settled in Delhi and its surrounding areas, observed patriots day yesterday at its Kala Darshan, Dwarka Sec-3 office to remember the heroes who sacrificed their lives in Anglo-Manipur was of 1891. A release said N.G. Peni of Delhi Police attained the occasion as the chief guest and one Sh. Chandramohan as the guest of honour. The function was also attended by various other special invitees and dignitaries. Rich homage and floral tributes were paid to the martyrs by all those present in the function. While speaking on the occasion, the chief guest, N.G. Peni
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 It is high time that we unite once again like our forefathers who unitedly fought against the British sacrificing their lives for the freedom of Manipur, said Th. Radheshyam, minister of education, labour and employment at Khangabok today. He was speaking as the chief guest on the 130th birth anniversary of Laininghal Ibungo Phundrei (Phullo) at MMRC & Unity Park, Khangabok, organised by Meitei/Meetei Inaat Saktam Kanba Lup. Continuing his speech, Radheshyam said that change is a phenomenon which no one can stop. In today’s competitive world, tradition that has now become outdated should be abandoned. He explained that t
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 To commemorate the forthcoming 71st Independence Day, 5 JAK RIF of 9 Sector Assam Rifles organised a combined Allopathic and Homeopathic medical camp at Lilong, Thoubal district yesterday, said release by PRO IGAR (S) It said, the area was adversely affected during the recent flood caused by the torrential rains in the month of July and added that Army medical officer Captain J.S. Dhillon, Dr Pooja Bedi, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad, Dr L Rohan Singh, Dr Md Sharif Ahmed, Dr N A Bilhuda and Dr Md Yunus Ali volunteered for the camp. It further said that the medicine for the camp was provided by Y. Antas Khan of Lilong and altogether 537 pat
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 5 JAK RIF of 9 Sector Assam Rifles organised a quiz competition at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Khumbong village, Imphal West district on August 12 where a total of four teams participated in the competition, said release by PRO IGAR (S) A day later, 6 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles organised a security meet at Lilong, Thoubal District with an aim to maintain peace and harmony on the occasion of 71stIndependence Day. The proximate personalities from Lilong including OC Lilong police station, Zilla Parishad member, Lilong, Md Faisal Khan and locals of the area attended the security meet, said the release. Moreover, 2 Assa
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 Directorate of Minorities and Other Backward Classes (MOBC) has notified to all the concerned that the Maulana Azad Educational Foundation (MAEF), ministry of minority affairs, government of India is inviting applications from eligible schools/institutions/Madrasas for construction of Toilets blocks under Swatchh Vidyalaya initiative where such facilities are lacking. A release said that eligibility criteria for applicants with all necessary formats are available in the MOBC directorate website www.mobcmanipur.gov.in and added that applications should be submitted to the directorate at the earliest to enable forwarding of the
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From Our Correspondent MOREH | Aug 14 As a part of the special camp of National Service Scheme, 2017, one-day awareness programme on Cyber Crime and Youth, and vector borne diseases prone in Moreh were held today at Science block conference hall of Moreh College which is under NSS Unit III. Sub-divisional police officer of Moreh police, Lawrence K. Munlou and second MO in-charge of Moreh Hospital, Dr. S. Kumar Singh were the resource persons of the programme and spoke on Cyber Crime and Youth, and vector borne diseases prone in Moreh, respectively. Lawrence K Munlou highlighted incidents of crime, cyber crime in the state and various parts of
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 The proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) has observed the 13th raising day celebration of its Miyamgi Fingang Lanmi (MFL) at different locations such as central headquarters, general headquarters, 131 battalion, training centre, mobile units and united base camp yesterday. A release issued by member in-charge, information and publicity, KCP, S. Mangal said that deputy finance secretary, KCP, Th. Bobby and GSO-2, MFL, N. Mani Meitei attended the occasion as chief guest and president respectively. GSO – 3, MFL, M. Robin Meitei and camp commander, MYL, KYKL, Sangai attended as guests of honour, it said adding that Bobby
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