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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 19 The All Manipur Student’s Union urged to the government to review the order dated August 1, 2017 regarding the appointment of deputy director of Tribal Research Institute (TRI). Speaking to the media at its office at DM college campus, AMSU, president, Manjit Sarangthem said that one N. Pikeshwor topped the MPSC examination for the deputy director (TRI) post which was declared on January 8, 2015 and has completed the police verification and medical test. But before Pikeshwor got the appointment letter, one Gaikhamsin Riamei filed a case that he was unable to appear the said examination as he was out of ou
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From Our Correspondent UKHRUL | Aug 19 As observed in the rest of the world, Ukhrul observed “World Honey Bee Day" at Oasis Hotel, Ukhrul. The program was organised by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Ukhrul and deputy commissioner of Ukhrul Harmit Singh Pahuja attended the occasion as the chief guest. Addressing the gathering Harmit Singh stressed the importance of promoting honey bee rearing among the farmers of Ukhrul district. He also stressed the need to formulate a policy to provide a scheme for the bee rearing community. Harmit Singh added that honey bee rearing is a sustainable income generating mode for the farmers of the district which
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From Our Correspondent KANGPOKPI | Aug 19 A one-day consultative seminar was organised under the aegis of Women Affairs, Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) on the theme ‘Is there Gender Equality in our Society?’ The seminar was inaugurated by S. Prim Vaiphei and moderated by chairperson of the women affairs, Tara Manchin Hangzo. The participants took part actively in the four-hour long deliberation which begin at 11 am, and culminated at 3 pm in the afternoon. Vijaylakshmi Brar presented a paper on ‘Domestic violence prevalent in our Society - Are we doing something about it?’ while Nandini Thokchom led the discussion on the topic ‘Decision Ma
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From Our Correspondent CHURACHANDPUR | Aug 19 A one day consultative workshop for shareholders on Churachandpur Vision 2022 and Manipur Vision 2032 was held today at DTC hall, near DC office, Churachandpur district, along with discussions on work plan to improve and sustain general hygiene and cleanliness in the district. The programme was attended by minister of Agriculture, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry, V. Hangkhanlian as chief guest along with deputy commissioner Shyam Lal Poonia, ADCCs with its chairman Khaipao Haokip, various village authorities, Police department led by the SP Rakesh Balwal IPS and Forest department led by its DFO. D
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From Our Correspondent UKHRUL | Aug 19 Ukhrul District Passenger Service Association (UDPSA) felicitated four students with ‘Rising Star Award 2017’ at the community cafe, Viewland, Ukhrul. UDPSA in a simple function presented the four students with a citation and a free taxi card, valid for three years within Ukhrul town. The four students were chosen for their excellence performance in the recent examination conducted by BOSEM. President of UDPSA Khayui Raleng informed that the holders or award nominees of the taxi card are free to travel in more than 500 taxis registered under the association, plying in Ukhrul town. He also added that
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IMPHAL | Aug 19 M/s Holistic Enterprise, Sangaiprou observed the 2nd Foundation Day of the Ima Chenghi today at Sangaiprou Mamang Community Hall. The observation was attended by MLA, Ak. Mirabai as chief guest, CSIR, principal scientist, Huidrom Birkumar Singh as president and film actor, L. Tonthoi Devi as guest of honour.
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IMPHAL | Aug 19 Film Forum Manipur will support the protest campaign to safeguard the identity of indigenous people. A release said the Film Forum Manipur will take part in the agitation carried out by the people as it is our duty to safeguard indigenous people. It further said that suggestions given by the people for the development of films are welcomed.
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IMPHAL | Aug 19 One-day state level sensitisation cum consultation workshop on conservation of Sangai in Manipur for state legislators, administrators and the media will be organised on August 21 at Classic Grande Hotel, Imphal, said a release. It further said that the objective of the workshop is to consult the legislators, administrators and media regarding their advice on problems and issues for conservation of Sangai and to identify future strategies and bring synergy in the efforts of various interest groups to facilitate the long term conservation efforts of the Sangai.
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Rights defenders and relatives of victims renew repeal call By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 18 Rights defenders and relatives of victims of fake encounter killings renewed their demand for repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act on the completion of 59 years existence of the Act. It was on this day in 1958 that the parliament passed this Act. To renew the demand a one-day public meeting was organised under the theme “59 th year of AFSPA and state of impunity” today at Manipur Press Club, Imphal. The function was jointly organised by Extra-judicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM), Human Rights Alert (HRA), Jus
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From A Correspondent THOUBAL | Aug 18 A district level peoples’ consultation on Manipur Vision 2032 was held today at the meeting hall of Integrated rural development service organisation, Wangjing, Thoubal district today. The meet was jointly organised by IRDSO, Wangjing, women in governance (WiNg) Manipur and coalition for advocacy on lifelong learning (CALL-Manipur) with supports from the centre for study of social exclusion and inclusive policy, Manipur University. The consultative meeting was being organised as a part of peoples’ participation in shaping Manipur vision 2032 in line with sustainable development goals 2032. This comes
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