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From Our Correspondent UKHRUL | Nov 12 The first ever Ukhrul flower festival that began on November 8, at Thahao, Assam Rifles Town Post, concluded today. The event was jointly organised by Ukhrul Flower Society and the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ukhrul, under the theme “Flower for Love & Livelihood". DIG, 10 Sector Assam Rifles Ukhrul, brigadier Mohit Seth attended the occasion as chief guest, while commanding officer, 27 Assam Rifles Ukhrul, colonel Rajesh Dogra, and branch manager, UBI Kakching, Angam Shimray, were the guests of honour, respectively in the closing ceremony of the said festival. CO 27 AR Ukhrul, colonel Rajesh Dogra gave o
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IMPHAL | Nov 12 All Manipur DPC completed recruitment candidate of police constable Tamenglong zone has taken back its call for bandh in view of the chief minister’s proposed Tamenglong visit on November 15. A release said they have received the concern of the JAC of 2013 batch re-recruited in 2016 for Manipur police constable male/civil under the chairmanship of Jayanta. Zone members will also meet the chief minister on November 14 to arrive at a solution for their pending issue, the release said, adding if there is no solution to their demand, the zone will immediately resort to agitation.
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KANGPOKPI | Nov 12 Kuki Students’ Organisation (KSO) and All Naga Students’ Association Manipur (ANSAM) have urged the state government to regularise the contract teachers of 2006 batch in order to ameliorate the acute shortage of teachers in hill areas of the state. A consultative meeting was held today at TRI hall by leaders of KSO and ANSAM along with the contract teachers to discuss for regularisation of their services. Around 200 contract teachers attended the meeting where their grievances were minutely discussed. KSO and ANSAM have strongly urged the government to take up concrete step for regularisation of the contract teachers ju
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IMPHAL | Nov 12 29 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector Assam Rifles based at Jhoupi, Chandel assisted in life-saving treatment of a man who suffered a paralysing brain stroke in Hollengjang village today, said a release from IGAR (South). Nuwas Dung Dung (65) reported to unit MI room in a critical condition in the morning. He was diagnosed with brain stroke leading to unilateral half-body and facial paralysis, it said. Unit medical team under CMO commandant Satish Kumar sprang into action and provided treatment to the individual before he was stabilised referred to RIMS, Imphal for CT scan and further treatment, it added. Meanwhile 31 Battalion of 10 s
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Nov 11 United Committee Manipur (UCM), Committee of Civil Societies Kangleipak (CCSK) and All Manipur United Club Organisation (AMUCO) today reiterated their stand that they will not compromise on the state’s territorial integrity at any cost. President of UCM, Johnson Elangbam said in a press meet held today at UCM’s Lamphelpat office said the recent developments of Naga peace talks with the Centre has alarmed the people of the state. He emphasised on the need to protect indigenous people of the state and its territorial integrity. Johnson asserted that their demands have been clear since ‘Framework Agreeme
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Nov 11 Group of Aspirant MPSC claimed that the result of MPSC (main) examination, 2016 was tempered according to a RTI reply given by MPSC first appellate, H. Gyan Prakash on last Wednesday. Addressing a press meet today at Manipur Press Club, Group of Aspirant MPSC convenor, S. Robertson said that advocate, Th. Lucy under the RTI has requested the MPSC officials to provide photocopy of the answer sheets of the 82 candidates. But the MPSC rejected the request as the RTI is filed by a third party under scheduled 11 of the RTI, he added. The convenor said the reply of the RTI by the MPSC also mentioned that “and w
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From Our Correspondent JIRIBAM | Nov 11 The newly constructed, Jiribam 50 bedded government hospital located at Ningsingkhul, Jiribam is plagued by endless issues. Lack of sufficient doctors has been a major malady even since the hospital was inaugurated two years ago. Besides the dearth of doctors, the beds in the hospital are dirty and the toilet which is attached with the female ward is so untidy that the odour is unbearable to the people. It may be recalled here that the hospital was shifted before from CHC Jiribam since two years ago by constructing well setup infrastructures at Ningsingkhul. The people of Jiribam were expecting that thi
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By A Staff Report IMPHAL | Nov 11 The two-day regional conference on Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 and POCSO Act, 2012, has highlighted that customary laws, widely practice in the NE region, stands as a major hurdle in effective implementation of legislation giving protection to children. The regional conference which was inaugurated on Friday concluded today at Hotel Classic with Justice Darmar Murugesan, member of National Human Right Commission (NHRC), on the chair. As a part of the conference representatives from seven Northeastern states including Manipur presented their initiatives, work progress, failure and challenges that are being face
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IMPHAL | Nov 11 Tamenglong MLA Samuel Jendai has criticised the JAC of All Manipur DPC completed recruitment candidate of police constable male 2013 batch, Tamenglong for threatening to impose a national highway blockade on November 15, the day of the chief minister’s scheduled visit to the district. In a release, Jendai said the JAC is playing a destructive role and needs to immediately recall its call of bandh. The release said the recruitment matter is in the court and under government consideration, adding that it pertains to the whole state batch of 2013 and not to Tamenglong alone.
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From Our Correspondent THOUBAL | Nov 11 A meeting organised today by Manipur Home Guards Adhoc Sub Committee at the meeting hall of MMRC Unity Park at Khangabok, Thoubal district for reforming the Home Guards Organisation was disrupted by another group of home guards who tried to stop the meeting from being carried out. Severe altercations took place resulting in clashes between the two groups. A team of Thoubal police arrived and tried to take control of the situation. The altercations went on continuously for two hours until the people from MMRC and Unity park, seeing that the situation was getting out of hand, declared that they will not a
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