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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Sept 15 The National Peoples Party needs to make a clear stand and we want deputy chief minister Y Joykumar to clarify whether he instigated his son Y Debjit to post a communal statement in the social media against the minority muslims, said president of the Manipur Muslim Welfare Organization Abdulla Pathan to mediapersons today. The Manipur Muslim Women Organisation organised a sit in protest at Hatta blocking one side of the road demanding that the police take up stringent action against Y Debjit. Abdullah mentioned that the action of the deputy chief minister’s son is condemned by all for his remarks and Y J
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IMPHAL | Sept 15 Education, Labour & Employment Minister Shri Radheshyam Singh held meeyamgi numit at Laikol Community Hall, Heirok. The Minister said it has been observed at this single location the bringing all the people there so that they could obtain their required information from the respective department’s stall. He pointed out that as most of the people are daily wage earners their one day’s time is very precious. So as to enable to save their time, money and energy the observation is being done at Heirok with the initiative of Deputy Commissioner. In the Meeyamgi Numit fourteen different departments under the Government of M
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IMPHAL | Sept 15 Chief minister N. Biren Singh today launched the “Swachhata Hi Seva” campaign to mobilise and create awareness on environmental cleanliness in the entire state towards making a ‘New India’. The event was organised by forest department, government of Manipur held at the King’s English School, Koirengei. On the occasion, chief minister administered the Swachhata Hi Seva pledge to make cleanliness drive across the state to make a better eco-friendly and clean environment, elimination of open defecation, promote the idea of reduce, recycle and reuse, behavioural change regarding healthy sanitation practices, importance
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IMPHAL | Sept 15 The workers of Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) launched indefinite cease-work strike against alleged neglect of the department. Secretary of ID (1), Nityaipat Chuthek centre, Landeibam Vikas said that the agitation started on September 13, but “this is intensifying our agitation to pressurise the present government and the power department.” He further said that “it seems the higher officials are disinterested in our demands, salary is not disbursed on time and many other things have angered the staffs.” Sit-in-protest was staged in various distribution channels like Nityaipat Chuthek, Khuman
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JIRIBAM | Sept 15 A mass drive of Jiribam police continued at the various localities of Jiribam for the detection of illegal migration at Jiribam. The drive was conducted under the supervision of SP of Jiribam district, Moirangthem Mubi Singh. Talking with the media persons, the additional SP of Jiribam, Ajit Kumar Sharma and SDPO, Jiribam Rajkumar Charles said that the mass drive was started from the September 13. Jiribam police conducted mass drive rigidly for detection of illegal migrants and fake electoral card, in which the team minutely checked documents and identity proof issued by competent authority, reported Charles. He further adde
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IMPHAL | Sept 15 Thirty-six gold biscuits weighing 5976.2 grams worth around Rs. 1.79 crores were seized today by the customs department from Imphal international airport from the possession of six passengers. The six individuals are identified as Kewal Singh (27) son of Lekh Raj from Jammu and Kashmir, Dulair Singh son of Suresh Kumar from Jammu and Kashmir, Neeraja (29) son of Ratan Chand from Punjab, Rintu Halder son of Arup Halder from West Bengal, Mintu Pan son of Sunil Pan from West Bengal and Rohit Bagga son of Pramod Bagga from Delhi. Speaking to media persons custom division, Imphal deputy commissioner, Gaikhonlung Panmei said that t
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IMPHAL | Sept 15 Education Minister Shri Radheshyam inaugurated the 50-bedded Sports' Hostel of Waikhom Mani Girls’ College, Thoubal today. It was constructed under the University Grant Commission's sponsorship to facilitate the girls’ student of the college who are associated with games and sports of different disciplines. During the inauguration ceremony, the Minister said that people involved in education need to put extra effort to be able to address the issues of increasing number of drop – out among the youths after attaining certain educational standards. He said, in an effort to identify the reason for the drop out a survey is b
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IMPHAL | Sept 15 ‘Meeyamgi Numit’ (People's Day) was also held at Noney, presided by the deputy commissioner, H. Worshang. All the district level officers were also present at the interaction programme with the public leaders. The villages chairmen, village authority leaders, CVO leaders, village development leaders put up their grievances of water supply ,roads connectivity, education system, health centres and other basic amenities. The villagers of Haochong also plead to shift the C/8 Assam Rifles Company from the building of Haochong High School. In Moreh border town, ‘Meeyamgi Numit’ was observed today at the Moreh police IB. In
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DIMAPUR | Sep 15 (NNN) The Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu led Naga People’s Front (NPF) said today that the present “revolt” in the NPF against the “Central office” of the party is in many ways, a repeat of what transpired in the early part of 2015 when majority of the NPF legislators along with a sizeable number of party functionaries revolted against the Chief Minister and the party leadership. According to the press statement of the party, this time too, in the latter part of July, majority of the NPF legislators “selected” Neiphiu Rio as the “Interim President” of the NPF, served a date line of 15 days for party President of t
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Sept 15 An anti-terrorism drill was carried out today at Hotel Classic Grande, Imphal as a part of the safety and security of the guests and employees, who are staying or working at the hotel. The drill was organised by Manipur police department and the Classic Group of Hotels under the supervision of director general of police, L.M. Khaute and inspector general of police zone-I, Clay Kongsai. Briefing media persons, Clay said that Manipur police department is all prepared to tackle any unwanted terrorist act in the state. From time to time the department send their personnel to US, NSG and other various military

        

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