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IMPHAL | Nov 11 A joint meeting to resolve the issue pertaining to the alleged intended displacement of a mosque in light of the construction of a new district court in Ukhrul, has been held on November 8, at DC office room, Ukhrul district, a release said. With the district commissioner of Ukhrul district as the moderator, Ukhrul district session judge CJM, team ADC, SDO, headmen and secretary of Hunphun village, along with president AMMOCOC SM Jalal, legal advisor AMMOCOC, Rabi Khan, president (Advocate) Muslim Council Manipur, Haji Arafat, coordinator Alhaj MVMuhiddin, Anjuman Eslahi-Muwshara, and 15 delegates of AMMOCOC, were present in t
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IMPHAL | Nov 11 Thounaojam Shyamkumar today said development work will be taken up by the departments under him giving equal opportunities to all the districts. Minister of MAHUD, town planning, forests and environment and horticulture and soil conservation made the statement during the inauguration of the Andro Cultural Museum constructed at the cost of Rs 10 (ten) lakhs under the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) 2015-2016 at the premises of the Andro Pana Loisang, Andro Assembly Constituency, Imphal East. Addressing the gathering as the chief guest of the function, Th. Shyamkumar spoke regarding the development p
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IMPHAL | Nov 11 Education minister, Thokchom Radheshyam Singh today visited the Senapati Aided Junior High School located at the Tusii Nganii Khumai Senapati Village (TNK Senapati village). The minister was delighted to see many students studying at the school. The school though lacks certain infrastructural condition; he was pleased to have interacted and met the students at the school. He also inspected the school campus. On learning the lack of proper toilet facility in the co-ed school, he said from his side he will help in constructing a proper toilet for the students. He was at the Senapati district for the 17th Foundation Cum Parent’
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IMPHAL | Nov 11 Thadou Students’ Association, today held a thanksgiving ceremony for the successful celebration of its diamond jubilee at Taloulong village in Kangpokpi on October 28 and 29, said a release. The ceremony was attended by social work and cooperation minister, Nemcha Kipgen, Thadou women’s association president Chingsawmching Kilong, Thadou Inpi speaker Lalkholen Singson and ADC-SH executive member Kaikhosei. Rev Satkhothang Singson, who was the minister of the ceremony, launched TSA ambulance project. 47 individuals pledged support for the project. The pledged amount reached 5.7 lakh rupees on the day of its launch. Kipgen i
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Nov 11 The 129th birth anniversary of national freedom fighter and an educationist, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad was today observed at Congress Bhavan organised by Minority department, Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee. Former chief minister and MLA of Thoubal constituency, Okram Ibobi Singh told media persons at the side-lines of the programme that Maulana was a true patriot of India who worked hard to bring unity of every community and to live in harmony. Ibobi said that Maulana was not just a freedom fighter but also a supporter of minority community development and the downtrodden people. Among him was MPCC presi
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IMPHAL | Nov 11 The Rongmei people staying in Delhi and National Capital Region held their Charuangc 2017 on Saturday at Thyagraj Stadium, New Delhi. The function was attended by Gaikhangam, MLA, Manipur Legislative Assembly as the chief guest. A statement issued by the organizing committee, Charuangc in Ruanglat (language of the Rongmei people) means “social gathering for a cause”. In the hectic life of metros, Charuangc was started in 2012 to provide a platform for the Rongmei people to come together, meet each other, interact with each other, know each other and build unity and build up community spirit. Charuangc encourages socializat
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IMPHAL |Nov 11 The president of Manipur Forward Youth Front (MAFYF) Sapamcha Kangleipal has decided to self-immolate in front of Kanga gate on November 25 to galvanise Maoist Communist Party Manipur’s movement to save the indigenous people of the state. A release signed by coordinator, standing committee, Maoist Communist Party-Manipur, Kyonghan Mangang said Sapamcha Kangleipal was arrested by the government in 2008 under false charges and put behind bars. After suffering in the prison for eight months, he escaped from jail by the end of December 2008, it said. Manipur’s foreigners act was abolished by the Indian government on November 18
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From Our Correspondent UKHRUL | Nov 11 Environment Force at Grassroot Level (ENFOGAL) today carried out a "No To Litter" campaign at Hunphun-Ukhrul headquarter, with the aim to harness clean environment in the district. The first phase of the said campaign was carried out from Town Hall to Dungrei Junction, Hungpung. And the second phase will soon be taken up from Town Hall to Wino Bazaar. Around 30 young volunteers took part in the campaign. The organising society of today’s campaign, ENFOGAL, was formed on November 14, 2016 with the aim to tackle environment related issues and bio diversity conservation, informed president ENFOGAL, Yoyung
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IMPHAL | Nov 11 Assam Rifles Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel unity and heritage tri-nation motorcycle rally reached Imphal on November 11 and was welcomed at Mantripukhri by personnel of 9 sector Assam Rifles and IGAR (South), said a release from IGAR (South). The team was flagged in by major general Virendra Singh, VSM IG AR (S). Singh appreciated the effort of team members in spreading goodwill, faith and harmony towards the greater cause of unity, it said. The royal riders club of Imphal and riders of 9 sector Assam Rifles welcomed the team at Pallel along with the students of ARPS Mantripukhari and escorted it to Thoubal where 26 Assam Rifles or
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 From Our Correspondent TAMENGLONG | Nov 11 In a historic surgical outreach camp underway at Tamenglong district hospital, Duigailong village, 54 patients will be operated in the district hospital. The camp is being organised by District Health Mission Society, Tamenglong, in collaboration with Rotary Club of Imphal and JNIMS Imphal, free of cost. Altogether 54 sick patients were registered to undergo operation—out of which 38 patients were said to be major cases while the rest were minor cases. Local MLA, Samuel Jendai opened the camp, yesterday evening. Deputy commissioner of Tamenglong, Amrstrong Pame, also visited the surgical camp and
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