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IMPHAL | Aug 19 The first state level debating competition organised by Sapam Robinhood Remembrance Committee on the topic ‘Manipur Da Mob Violence Heng-gat Laklibasi Police Na Achumba Tourak Kani Thajadabagi-Ni” which was scheduled to be held tomorrow at Ananda Singh Higher Secondary Academy has been postponed to September 3 due to unavoidable circumstances, said a release issued by secretary of the committee, Th. Malemnganba Meitei.
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IMPHAL | Aug 19 The inaugural batch of COAL India ‘Manipur Super 30’ was flagged off in a grand ceremony at Leimakhong military garrison on August 19. A release said, the project is first of its kind in the state of Manipur and is a joint venture of Red Shield Division, Coal India Limited and Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility and Leadership (CSRL) to provide quality coaching and guidance of IIT/JEE to meritorious and deserving students who are economically deprived in the society. The inaugural batch of 18 students was flagged off to Guwahati by Brigadier SKS Chauhan, officiating GOC Red Shield Division, in presence of Brigadier
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IMPHAL | Aug 19 Various organisations and individuals have been generously contributing financial donations to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to help the flood victims. Today as well, staffs of public works department, Manipur donated Rs. 4, 50,250 and the Manipur Olympic Association donated Rs. 1, 00,000 to the CMRF. In a simple ceremony held at CM’s secretariat, the amounts were handed over to the chief minister N. Biren Singh. 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 vi
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IMPHAL | Aug 19 A book entitled “Echeldugi Eraokhol” written both in Bengoli and Meitei Mayek script by Lairenlakpam Sharat was released today at Manipur Press Club, Imphal by Ashangba Communication, Imphal. The function was attended by ex-MLA, Alexander Pao as chief guest, Manipur Sahitya Parishad, ex-president, E. Dinamani Singh as president and North East Writers Forum, Manipur Chapter, president, Jodha C. Sanasam as guest of honour. School of Humanities MU, former dean, P. Nabachandra Singh spoke about the book.
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 19 The Tribal Committee under 18 Hilghat Zilla Parishad urged to the government to give reservation seat for scheduled tribe (ST) for the 18-Hilghat Zilla Parishad for the coming Manipur Panchayati Raj Election, 2017. Speaking to media persons today at Manipur Press Club, Imphal the committee’s advisor, Tahemang Panmei said that as per the earlier reservation policy and practices for conduction of Manipur Panchayati Raj election since 1997, the 2017, 18-Hilghat Zilla Parishad must be reserved for ST. According to the lottery for Manipur Panchayati Raj election, 2017, held on July 24, 2017 at Panchayat Bhavan
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 19 The All Manipur Student’s Union urged to the government to review the order dated August 1, 2017 regarding the appointment of deputy director of Tribal Research Institute (TRI). Speaking to the media at its office at DM college campus, AMSU, president, Manjit Sarangthem said that one N. Pikeshwor topped the MPSC examination for the deputy director (TRI) post which was declared on January 8, 2015 and has completed the police verification and medical test. But before Pikeshwor got the appointment letter, one Gaikhamsin Riamei filed a case that he was unable to appear the said examination as he was out of ou
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From Our Correspondent UKHRUL | Aug 19 As observed in the rest of the world, Ukhrul observed “World Honey Bee Day" at Oasis Hotel, Ukhrul. The program was organised by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Ukhrul and deputy commissioner of Ukhrul Harmit Singh Pahuja attended the occasion as the chief guest. Addressing the gathering Harmit Singh stressed the importance of promoting honey bee rearing among the farmers of Ukhrul district. He also stressed the need to formulate a policy to provide a scheme for the bee rearing community. Harmit Singh added that honey bee rearing is a sustainable income generating mode for the farmers of the district which
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From Our Correspondent KANGPOKPI | Aug 19 A one-day consultative seminar was organised under the aegis of Women Affairs, Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) on the theme ‘Is there Gender Equality in our Society?’ The seminar was inaugurated by S. Prim Vaiphei and moderated by chairperson of the women affairs, Tara Manchin Hangzo. The participants took part actively in the four-hour long deliberation which begin at 11 am, and culminated at 3 pm in the afternoon. Vijaylakshmi Brar presented a paper on ‘Domestic violence prevalent in our Society - Are we doing something about it?’ while Nandini Thokchom led the discussion on the topic ‘Decision Ma
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From Our Correspondent CHURACHANDPUR | Aug 19 A one day consultative workshop for shareholders on Churachandpur Vision 2022 and Manipur Vision 2032 was held today at DTC hall, near DC office, Churachandpur district, along with discussions on work plan to improve and sustain general hygiene and cleanliness in the district. The programme was attended by minister of Agriculture, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry, V. Hangkhanlian as chief guest along with deputy commissioner Shyam Lal Poonia, ADCCs with its chairman Khaipao Haokip, various village authorities, Police department led by the SP Rakesh Balwal IPS and Forest department led by its DFO. D
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From Our Correspondent UKHRUL | Aug 19 Ukhrul District Passenger Service Association (UDPSA) felicitated four students with ‘Rising Star Award 2017’ at the community cafe, Viewland, Ukhrul. UDPSA in a simple function presented the four students with a citation and a free taxi card, valid for three years within Ukhrul town. The four students were chosen for their excellence performance in the recent examination conducted by BOSEM. President of UDPSA Khayui Raleng informed that the holders or award nominees of the taxi card are free to travel in more than 500 taxis registered under the association, plying in Ukhrul town. He also added that
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