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  • 26
  • Jun

From Our Correspondence
THOUBAL| June 25
Shrimati Likmabam Radhe Devi Trust has organised yesterday, The 20th Shrimati Likmabam Radhe Devi HSSLC Award, which is a prize felicitation program at the club of Education Enhancement (EED).
The award has been given to 6 students, from Thoubal distrct and Wangjing Private Centre, who secured highest marks in HSSLC exams. The annually held award was provided by the descendants of Likmabam Radhe Devi from Lamden bazaar, Wangjing in her name. She had been in the teaching profession for a long time.
On the occasion, Okram Surajkumar, MLA, Khangabok assembly constituency attended th

  • 26
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 25
All Manipur Fire Service Candidates’ & Guardians’ Association has appealed to the chief minister to declare the results of the DPC interview for  Manipur fire service post 144, said a release.
Drawing attention to the fact that the candidate are about to cross the age bar regarding the post,  the association informed that they have appealed to the government many times before but to no avail, it said.
The association have also urged the authorities concerned not to conduct a fresh DPC without declaring the results of the DPC conducted at 2014, it said adding if the government forcefully takes new r

  • 26
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 25
All India Trinamool Congress Manipur has wished “Eid ul Fitr 2017” to all the Muslim communities and a very happy “Rath Yatra” for Hindus which is known as “Kang Festival” in Manipur, said a release. The festivals should remind the people to embrace peaceful co-existence and to strive unitedly so as to bid goodbye to hatred, jealousy and enmity, said the release.

  • 26
  • Jun

IMPHAL| June 25
The Thadou Students' Association - General Headquarters (TSA-GHQ) has condoled the untimely demise of former TSA leader, Letkholal Haokip alias Palal Haokip, who was president of HSO, said a release. The association has expressed their respect and heart-felt appreciation to late Palal for his valuable contribution to the cause of Thadou community while serving as a TSA leader, it said. The association is sharing the grief and anguish of the bereaved family and pray that the departed soul rests in peace, it added.

  • 26
  • Jun

From A Correspondence
THOUBAL | June 25
An unexploded bomb believed to be of WWII era was found today, at the river bank of Sekmai River, Kakching, Sana Khongnung stretch, opposite the TWLA club. The bomb was found by local fishermen while pulling up a cast net from a fishing spot. The incident was immediately reported to Kakching police. A team led by O.C Nandababu Sharma of kakching Police station came to the spot and recovered the bomb.

  • 26
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 25
People for Human Rights and Climate Change in collaboration with Naharol Lamjin Furup organised today, a public meeting against the oil explorations at Khewa Phurju, Pukhao under Imphal East said a release.
Speakers at the meeting expressed their disapproval that government of India and oil companies tried to pursue oil exploration without conducting an impartial and detailed impact survey assessment with community participation. The companies failed to give any prior notice to the village and also take their consent, it added.
After the meeting, the people of the area took resolution that they will oppose t

  • 26
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 25
A motivational lecture on “Career Counselling for SUPER 20” was organised by the officers of the Noney Battalion for students of Noney Area on June 23 at Hunters’ Valley Headquarters of Noney Battalion, said a release.  The aim of the lecture was to motivate the students for the “SUPER 20’’ initiative being undertaken by the Indian Army, it said adding, SUPER 20 is an initiative by Red Shield Division for coaching the state youths for Engineering Entrance Exams at Centre for Social Responsibility & Learning (CSRL).
A motivating lecture cum awareness of the same was conducted, covering various asp

  • 26
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 25
Assam Regiment of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) conducted a medical camp in Phaisanjang village, Chandel district yesterday in which 6 children and 30 elders benefited, said a release.
Medical officer of the unit educated locals on significance of hygiene and preventive measures against diseases prevalent during monsoon, it added.
Meantime, medical team of 2 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles saved the life of one snake bite victim on June 23, it said, adding the victim named Samuel (15) resident of Khangabok, Thoubal district was bitten by a snake while playing and was immedia

  • 25
  • Jun

By A Staff Reporter
IMPHAL | June 24
Chief minister, N. Biren Singh today urged police department not to hesitate in taking action against activities particularly in social media that could disturb communal harmony of the state and nation.
Biren Singh was addressing a gathering during the launch of community policing in Manipur organised at Banquet hall of 1 st Manipur Rifles.
Prior to the launch of community policing, the chief minister also inaugurated office of the superintendent of police traffic and cyber crime police station (CID headquarter) as a part of the 100 days programme of the BJP led Manipur government.

  • 25
  • Jun

By A Staff Report
IMPHAL | June 24
The Manipur University Students Union (MUSU) appealed to civil voluntary organisations and student organisations in the state to support them in the movement to remove Assam Rifle (AR) camps from the university campus.
Addressing a press meet today at MUSU office at MU campus, Chanchipur the union’s president Buchi Mayanglambam said that the environment of the university is disturbed by presence of the AR camp and their movements and the students feel that the environment of the university is like a war zone.
Until the AR camp is taken out from the campus the students cannot have a p

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