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From Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI | June 6Motbung Area Women Union has drawn the attention of the state government over the awful condition of Motbung-Pukhao bridge that connects more than 40 villages with the rest of the state.The iron Bailey bridge over Gundung along Motbung-Pukhao road, which was the only rural road connectivity in the entire area had been collapsed and washed away when a massive flood occurred in the year 2015 and the temporary bamboo bridge constructed over the river was washed away again during the recent heavy rainfall and flood.Now, the area where more than 40 villages have been situated is completely isolated from the
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From Our CorrespondentTAMENGLONG | June 6Unbearable with the excessive charged of taxi fares plying between Imphal to Tamenglong joint meeting of frontal civil organisations of Tamenglong was held yesterday at Zeliangrong House, Tamenglong.The meeting re-fixed the ticket fares for Rs 350 per ticket on temporary basis until next meeting schedule on June 13. The meeting was organised by Joint Forum for Transport Welfare Tamenglong district, in which representatives from Zeliangrong Union, chairmen Association Tamenglong, Rongmei Naga Youth Organisation, District Concern Development Agency, Zeliangrong Women Union, Rongmei Naga Council Manipur,
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IMPHAL | June 6Democratic Alliance Tamenglong (DAT), a body of Naga People’s Front (NPF) has today felicitated S G Pammei, member of ADC Khoupum segment independent which has defected from BJP camp at Tamenglong ADC office, Tamenglong HQ.Namsinrei Panmei, chairman of DAT, welcomed Pammei to the NPF family and said that it will be a second home for him.S G Pammei, who was the former camp commander of BJP, said that he was not given full freedom in BJP party and as a Naga, he said he will stand and work for the Naga people in Naga party.It can be noted that DAT was formed in June 2015 during the Member of District Council (MDC) Election on ac
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IMPHAL | JUNE 6The Thoubal district police commando unit including women police arrested a women drug peddler along with WY tablets from Pallel today.Reports said that the women Lamneilhing Haokip@ Lhingboi(35) w/o Lelen Haokip of Moreh ward No. 9 near Forest gate, was arrested at about 1pm while the team was on checking duty at Pallel near the gate of Pallel Police Station.
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IMPHAL | June 6United People’s Front (UPF) has informed that the organisation, in association with Artiste Training Education Research Centre (ATREC), is going to observe the 17th Arambam Somorendra memorial ceremony at GM hall, Imphal for two days i.e on June 9 and 10.As a part of the observation, UPF is organising a patriotic song competition, said a release. The programme will start at 9 A.M and participants are requested to come with their admit cards, it added.
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IMPHAL| June 6Condemning the planting and explosion of a landmine by unknown militants on June 2, the H Monjang Village authority has held a meeting on June 3 and appealed to militants not to repeat such acts in the future. A release said it may be mentioned that around 3 jawans of the 11 Assam Rifles were injured in the attack around the Mongjang Village area, along the National Highway. THMVA expressed that it was unfortunate that miscreants have instilled fear upon the villagers while targeting security forces and cannot settle peacefully when such incidents occur, it said.
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IMPHAL| June 6The village chief of Chakanlong, Tamenglong district has requested the government and authorities concerned to look into the tragedy faced by the villagers after the thunder storm that passed the village on May 30 and 31 caused destruction.Necessary relief and rehabilitation have been requested, as the thunderstorm destroyed properties worth lakhs of rupees and many crops, trees and plants have been damaged, said a release.
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IMPHAL | June 6Student’ Union of Kangleipak (SUK) has questioned a list of schools that followed the eligibility criteria of their own choices for allowing entrance to the students who have passed the recent matriculation exams.A release said these schools have ignored SUK’s previous requests, made through the media, to allow all students who have cleared Class 10 to sit on the entrance examination, and select the students for admission on basis of their marks secured on the entrance test. SUK has also demanded an immediate change for the eligibility criteria affecting from tomorrow, to allow entrance for all students, including those wh
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IMPHAL |June 6Two militants belonging to different underground organisations have been arrested on June 5 by police of Imphal East and Imphal West district.An over ground worker of PLA, identified as Toijam Sheetan Meitei alias Gane son of T Punshi Meitei of Kiyamgie Maning Leikai was arrested after a combined team of district police commando, Imphal East and 6th Assam Rifles conducted a cordon and search operation at Kiyamgei Area, a release said.Another militant, an active cadre of UNLF organisation, identified as Private Warepam Milan Singh alias Tayai, 30, son of W Rajendro Singh of Hoabam Marak Ngangom Leikai was arrested after a team of
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From Our CorrespondentCHURACHANDPUR | June 6A high level team from North Eastern Council (NEC) lead by its financial adviser today inspected the council funded project at two places in Churachandpur district. The inspection was one at Zoumunnuam village where a massive retaining wall under anti erosion Scheme was constructed at the cost of Rs 7.3 crore with the work being 90 percent completed which lies at Sialmat Stream Chengkon river and Khuga river.Earlier the crossing these particular areas which is about 1200 meter long was prone to flood and others calamities. The work of VIP gallery taken up at Hiangtam Lamka public ground, which was

        

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