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IMPHAL | May 25 Newly constructed resort at the bank of Leishang Hiden cannel has turned into a haven for notorious people as the government is yet to inaugurate it. Many items of the resort have been stolen. Considering the fact that Manipur is becoming tourist destination for both domestic and foreign tourists Manipur Development Society constructed a resort near the bank of Leishang Hiden near Manipur University’s main gate. But the resort has not been inaugurated after the construction completed in 2016. Speaking to the media, Haobam Sanajaoba, chief advisor of Leishang Hiden Development Committee, Kyamgei said yesterday some unknown pe
  • 25
  • May
From Our Correspondent KANGPOKPI | May 25 An old staff quarter of Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) was damaged by a major fire while the neighbouring quarter was partially damaged today noon. The fire broke out at around 12:10 pm due to short circuit in the power line connected to a mobile charger and within a span of a few minutes the 50 year old quarter was reduced to ashes and the neighbouring quarter was partially damaged. The neighbours rushed to the spot instantly and members of Kanggui Youth Union and personnel of 38 Assam Rifles, Kangpokpi arrived at the spot along with its post commander, Major Syed Irfan to look into the
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  • May
KANGPOKPI | May 25 Though transferred Superintendent of Police (SP) of Kangpokpi district continues to assist a prominent social worker of Kangpokpi so as to motivate the latter to sustain his extraordinary social service. The social worker Nehkholam Kipgen works on hygienic and cleanliness ways of living in the town for the past many years and on his own pocket he carried out various cleanliness drives in the town alone and sometimes with likeminded people. Nehkholam Kipgen is now physically weak due to illness and he was introduced to the SP by the local media person and the SP immediately met him and handed over Rs 10,000 in cash so as to
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  • May
JIRIBAM | May 25 (JNN) The United Chiefs Committee (UCC) Jiribam block, in its core meeting held on May 23 at Tuisuolien unanimously adopted a significant resolution that the power of attorney which was given to three individuals namely, Tahemang Panmei, S K Adipou and Lalhmingthang Hmar has been removed. A release said the power was conferred to them on January 30, 2017 to act as link - men between the chiefs and the government in connection with the compensation related affairs in the imminent Jiribam to Tipaimukh road construction by NHIDCL under the ministry of Road Transport and Highway New Delhi. Further, the statement added that the co
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  • May
IMPHAL | May 25 The JAC of All Manipur Refresh Written Test Successful Candidate of Police Constable, Male, 2013 Batch has expressed their gratitude to the government of Manipur for conducting the pending Viva-Voce of DPC and also appealed to the government to declare the final result by the month of June. The JAC has stated in a release that the candidates who have applied for the Manipur Police Constable have been facing hardship for four years and the authority concerned should take up measures in this regard. The JAC further requested all the candidates and guardians to attend the General Body Meeting on May 28 at 10 am.
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  • May
JIRIBAM | May 25 The 10-day training programme on kouna (water reed) mat making which began from May 15 was concluded today at Sanamahi Laisang Irum Sanglen Lairembi Leikai, Jiribam, organised by Jiri Development Organisation (JDO) under the sponsorship of Senmitlon Sintha Chaokhat Lup, Jiri & Relief Foundation for the destitute, Imphal. Today on the outset of the closing function an exhibition of the kouna-made materials which was manufactured during the training programme was displayed. The materials included kouna mat, bags, baskets, purse and flower bases. The keynote address of the closing programme was delivered by W Nilamani Singh. In
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  • May
IMPHAL | May 25 The Manipur People’s Party (MPP) has strongly condemned the act of shooting and killing of a woman labourer, Shanti at Premnagar, Moreh by unknown miscreants on May 22. A release said the present state government’s assurance to maintain peace in the state is failing with the increase of many crimes and killings in the state. The duty of Manipur police and paramilitary forces deployed in the area is questionable regarding the incident, stated the release. MPP further urged the government to look into the matter seriously and take stringent actions against the culprits instead of making false promises.
  • 25
  • May
IMPHAL | May 25 The Manipur People’s Party (MPP) has strongly condemned the act of shooting and killing of a woman labourer, Shanti at Premnagar, Moreh by unknown miscreants on May 22. A release said the present state government’s assurance to maintain peace in the state is failing with the increase of many crimes and killings in the state. The duty of Manipur police and paramilitary forces deployed in the area is questionable regarding the incident, stated the release. MPP further urged the government to look into the matter seriously and take stringent actions against the culprits instead of making false promises.
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  • May
IMPHAL | May 25 Cease work strike for Manipur University Contractors’ Association’s demanding payment of bills for the construction works in the last two years MUCA ended today. Pending bills for the construction of Manipur university campus building will start processing of clearing bills from tomorrow, registrar of Manipur University, M Shyamkesho assured. Speaking to the media, president of MUCA, L Guni said bills have been pending since last three years with a sum of 14 cores. Also construction work has been halted since May 17. But with the commitment of registrar, MU strike of MUCA will be ended from today, he said. And further cons
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  • May
IMPHAL | May 25 The North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) is organising admission counselling centres across the Northeast as well as in Delhi and Chandigarh. It will provide admission counselling through helpline numbers. A release said, as student faces a lot of problems during admission time, its activists will help aspiring students and provide them with necessary information so that they get hassle-free admission in Delhi University and Panjab University, Chandigarh. NEFIS volunteers can be contacted for admission related information on the following numbers: Delhi unit - 09205375857, 09818689635, 07838983871, Assam unit

        

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