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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 26 The Audit Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) of Government of Manipur for the year ended March 31 2016 have been released today by accountant general D. Jaisankar. Three reports on social and general sections, economic and revenue sectors and on state finances 016 were released today. The reports have also been placed on the table of the state Assembly on July 21. Addressing media persons in a press conference held at conference hall of the office the Accountant General (Audit), D. Jaisankar said the audit report is characterised by much negativity because many of the state’s d
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IMPHAL | July 26 The people of Manipur can live better without the Loktak Project. But we cannot develop without the Loktak. The Loktak Hydro Electric Project and Ithai dam have been disastrous projects and they must be decommissioned. This was stated by M. Asnikumar, who is the vice chairman of Manipur Infrastructure Development Agency (MIDA) and also the state vice president of BJP Manipur unit in a statement handed out to the media. The statement continued that Ithai dam has been the main reason for flash flood in an around the Loktak lake. Since the commissioning of Ithai Barrage in 1983, there have been disastrous flash floods in and aro
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From Our Correspondent KANGPOKPI | July 26 Village chief of L. Tangnaum, previously known as Haraothel expressed his apprehension over the controversial issue of the construction of National Sports University, which could affect hill-valley relationship. Vaiphei, Chief of L. Tangnaum village also blamed the state government and the authority concerned for the unwanted development and the alleged intimidating policy of acquiring land for the proposed university. He continued that recently some persons from the neighbouring villages have been destroying the hills and forest plantation of L.Tangnaum (Haraothel) without any official authorisation
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JIRIBAM | July 26 A man was found dead under mysterious circumstances inside a room of Star Hotel of Babupara, Jiribam today. The deceased is identified as Konsam Chandrakriti Singh (24), son of (Late) K. Chandrakanta Singh of Ramnagar Tuko Silchar, Assam. The hotel staff became concern when Chandrakriti failed to open the door when they went to inform about the travel agent who came to receive him. He was supposed to leave for Imphal today morning. Later, the hotel staff called Jiribam police and the police broke the door which was locked from inside and found the man hung in a doubtful position. The reason of his dead is yet known. The body
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THOUBAL | July 26 A clash between two groups of prospective candidates for Panchayat elections took place today around 2.30 pm at Yaripok Tulihal village. One group was led by Md Abdulkalam (42) son of Rafiq Ali while the other group was led by Md Kamal Hasan, (22) son of Md Sirajuddin. Both are residents of Yaripok Tulihal. Tension erupted between the two groups while discussing the nomination for the ensuing panchayat elections. A brief scuffle took place between the groups but no injuries were sustained by any person. Supporters of Md Abdulkalam called the police immediately and the matter was settled. In this regard a FIR was filed by Md
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IMPHAL | July 26 A Monitoring Cell Help Line for swine flu, dengue, Japanese Encephalitis and scrub typhus has been opened in the medical directorate and it will function from 6 am to 10 pm on all working days, said a release by health services, Manipur. The monitoring cell will be fully under the control of state epidemiologist Dr Thangpa Serto, medical directorate, and the help line will be connected to Elangbam Ajay, pharmacist, CMO Imphal East in mobile number 8794386732, R. K. Basumani, pharmacist, CMO Imphal West in 8794391551 and Th. Ashu, pharmacist, CMO Imphal East in 8794386503.
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IMPHAL | July 26 The State today observed the 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas at 1st Manipur Rifles Banquet Hall to pay tribute to those soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the Kargil War in 1999, organised by government of Manipur. Speaking as the chief guest, minister for PWD and IPR, Th. Biswajit praised the courage of the soldiers for their selfless service for the country. He said people should feel proud of the valour shown by the Indian soldiers in the Kargil war. He stressed that we all should give due respect to those soldiers who made ultimate sacrifice for the welfare and integrity of the nation. He continued the soldiers did not fight
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 26 Democratic Students' Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) urged the authority of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences to make public the enquiry report about the kidney operation case of Elangbam (O) Eseihanbi. Addressing a press meet today at DESAM office at Sagolband Moirang Leirak, Imphal, DESAM, secretary general, N. Edison accused Dr. N. Jitendra of the institute’s urology department, who is also working at Asian Hospital and Raj Medicity that he took out the right kidney of Eseihanbi without any consent of the patient and her party on June 9. While the patient party was waiting outside the operati
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 26 MPSC 2016 candidates today demanded that re-evaluation of answer scripts of the examination conducted by the Manipur Public Service Commission, alleging that there were several irregularities in the marking system. Convener of the group, Soroikhaibam Robertson Singh alleged that there were many mistakes in the tallying and giving marks in the photocopies of 12 answer scripts that were given by the commission after filing an RTI application. He said that the photocopies were recently received after nine to ten months of filing the application to the commission. He further charged that the required signature
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 26 All Manipur Ayush Doctors Association strongly condemned the recruitment notice of homoeo and ayurvedic doctors by MPSC on July 21. Addressing a press meet today at Manipur Press Club, Imphal the association’s president, Dr. Th. Dhanashyam Singh said that as per rule the ayush doctor who works under National Health Mission (NHM) should be given regularisation. But the ayush doctors who work under NHM for 11 years and are actively involved in all national programmes are still not given regularisation, he added. Dhanashyam said that according to the statement of health minister, L. Jayantakumar on the floo

        

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