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IMPHAL | Aug 17 All Manipur Muslim United Clubs’ Organisation (AMMUCO) submitted a memorandum to chief minister of Manipur today demanding the appropriate reservation for the minorities in every respect proportionate to the population for strengthening the Manipuri Muslim. A release said that the memorandum demanded construction of separate market in the heart of the Imphal city as there is unavailability of space in ‘Ema Market’ and 70 percent of the minority Muslims depend their livelihood on agricultural products. AMMUCO demanded inclusion of cultural items of Manipuri Muslims in the Cultural University to preserve state’s centurie
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From A Correspondent THOUBAL | Aug 17 The only existing, government model school of Thoubal, Lamding Model High School that was recently upgraded into higher secondary status, has begun it first session today along by organising a ceremony for the occasion at the hall of the school. The occasion was attended by the principal of the school, M. Munal as president. ZEO of zone III, Thoubal, S. Mangi, councillor of Lamding municipal council, Luwangjing, Shanti and councillor of ward III, Yumnam ibopisak attended as guests of honours. The former MLA of Khangabok assembly constituency, O. Landhoni who attended as the chief guest, expressed that tea
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IMPHAL | Aug 17 A team of Tengnoupal district police led by Inspector, H. Chaoba Singh, OC Moreh and SDPO Moreh, Lawrence K. Munluo under the supervision of Tengnoupal SP, S. Ibomcha Singh reportedly arrested an alleged self-styled major of KYKL today. According to sources, the individual has been identified as Khundrakpam Somorjit alias Santa Meitei (42) son of Kh. Kesho Singh of Thanga Lawai from Moreh Ward Number 4 Premnagar, near Gate Number 2. Investigation revealed that he joined KYKL in the second week of November, 1996 and now holding the rank of self-styled major and also deputy administrator of Imphal East, responsible for collectin
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IMPHAL | Aug 17 Manipur Minorities and OBC Economic Development Society (MOBEDS) has notified that applications are invited from the artisans, crafts person, culinary experts for the participation in the ‘Hmar Haat Exhibition’ A release said that the exhibition will be organised by National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation, New Delhi on behalf of ministry of Minority Affairs, New Delhi from September 24 to 30 at the Craft Bazar, Thidal Beach, Puducherry. It further said interested artisans, craft persons, culinary experts belonging to minority community of Manipur can submit the application form which can be available at MOB
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IMPHAL | Aug 17 Several organisations and individuals have continued to extend monetary donations to help flood victims to the chief minister’s relief fund. Today, Association of Muslim Academicians, Manipur (AMAM) donated Rs. 55,000 to the CMRF. In a solemn ceremony held at chief minister’s secretariat, the amounts were handed over to chief minister N. Biren Singh. A few days back, Dr. G.S. Moirangthem, Professor in surgery and former HOD, dept. of surgery, RIMS also donated Rs. 50,000 to the CMRF. The chief minister expressed gratitude to all the organisations and individuals who had contributed generous donations to CMRF.
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State observes 71st I-Day admits boycott IMPHAL | Aug 16 As in other parts of the country, the 71st Independence Day was celebrated in the State as well. The State level celebration was held at 1st Battalion Manipur Rifles ground with chief minister N. Biren Singh as the chief guest. The observation was held under tight security as different underground outfits have boycotted the Independence Day. Educational institutes, government offices and commercial places wore a deserted look while a few commuters were seen on the road. Meantime the chief minister hoisted the national tricolour amid playing of national anthem by various band contingents
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 16 The 13th To Excel Right to Life was observed today by Manipur Students’ Federation (MSF) to pay tribute to the departed soul of Pebam Chittaranjan Mangang (21st Centuary gi Athouba). Floral tributes were paidto the statue of Chittaranjan at Bishnupur in the morning and a mass silent rally was taken out from Takhellambam Leikai till THAU ground, Thangmeiband. Speaking to the gathering at THAU ground, Senior Citizen for Society, general secretary, L. Sadananda said that men like Chittaranjan who made supreme sacrifice for the right to life is born once in a century and he is the only one in the state who ha
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 16 State home department has failed to take up any initiative on the recommendation made by the State Vigilance Commission (SVC) for removal of six women sub-inspectors (SI) for submitting fake OBC certificates and sports certificates while joining their services. According to source, SVC during August 2012 recommended for termination of Ronita Meisnam for alleged use of false OBC certificate during the recruitment of women SI of police department during 2010. Similarly the commission during December 2013 recommended the home department to take up necessary steps against five women SIs of police department ide
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IMPHAL | Aug 16 Hundreds of people turned up on the joint Hill Leaders’ day and Meeyamgi Numit to air their grievances to the chief minister N. Biren Singh at the CM’s Secretariat here today. The chief minister attended to as many as about 350 complaints and personally met nearly 1500 people from 9 am to 2:30 pm. On the sideline of the programme, N. Biren told the media that due to the recent flash floods and his urgent engagements inside and outside the country, he could not meet the public on August 10 and 15 last which were the actual dates of Hill Leader’s Day and Meeyamgi Numit respectively. So, a joint Hill Leaders’ day and Meey
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From Our Correspondent UKHRUL | Aug 16 Thousands of Catholics turned up at Ukhrul headquarters to take part in the peaceful rally organised by JAC for burial of Ritah Haorei’s mortal remains at Leingangching and for the abolition of the village Constitution “one village, one denomination’’. The rally started from Sacred Heart, Hungpung and ended at Viewland. The JAC submitted a memorandum to the chief minister of the state through the deputy commissioner of Ukhrul. The morning drizzle did not dampen the spirit of the protestors. There was some information doing the rounds that the Tangkhul Naga Long, a civil body was against the rally
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