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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Dec 7 In a heroic public gesture, several firms and organisations extended a financial assistance to Chandoi Shanoi, a Tarao boy who sustains severe burn injuries when he came in contact with a high tension, HT, electric wire accidentally on October 20, in his rented house at Poumei colony. The crowd funding effort was initiated by Nimol Ningombam, chief editor of Phijigi Mani Laktagi: A hidden Treasure, a bi-lingual half yearly journal especially published for differently-abled person. Nimol partnered with former chief resource person of the Centre for Tribal and Endangered Languages under ministry of Human Resou
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Dec 7 MLA, Kh. Joykishan said that the main fear of the people of the state is that the framework agreement may bring two administrations in the state which will break the relationship between the people of hills and valley. He was addressing protesters today during a sit-in protest organised by Thangmeiband United Club demanding the government to assure with proof that framework agreement will not affect the interest of the state today at D.M. College gate, Imphal. The MLA said that he believed the framework agreement might not break the territorial integrity of the state but have the fear that it might affect th
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Dec 7 General secretary of Lilong Haoreibi College Students’ Union, Md. Sabir Ahamed alleged principal of Lilong Haoreibi College, Ushoipokpi, Thoubal district, Md. Sahidur Rahaman of pocketing college funds. In a statement during a press meet held today Manipur Press Club Sabir said a total of 1760 students who took admission in the college for the session 2017-18. The fees for admission forms forms along is Rs. 92,42,815, and this has been withdrawn by the principal without the consent of college cashier, the student leader claimed. He said this became known when the students’ union checked the details of of
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Newmai News Network DIMAPUR | Dec 7 The Nagaland Legislators Forum (NLF) comprising the sitting MLAs of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly in its ‘consultative meeting’ held today resolved to urge the Government of India and other “stake holders” to resolve the Naga political problem well before the next assembly election of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly. The NLF also resolved to “request” the Election Commission of India to conduct the Nagaland Assembly election only after “an honourable and acceptable solution is reached in regard to the Naga political problem”. Today’s consultative meeting also resolved to “request
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From Our Correspondent JIRIBAM | Dec 7 The Kuki Students’ Organisation (KSO), Jiri - Tamenglong branch vehemently condemned the activities of 37 Assam rifles personnel in which they allegedly arrested innocent villagers, including mentally challenged person from Longphailum under the sub-division of Nungba, Tamenglong. A statement released by president, Kuki Students’ Organisation (KSO), Jiri-Tamenglong branch, Haokhosiem Singson said the villagers Kapminthang, Nemneihat and Baby Thangpilun was allegedly arrested by personnel of 37 Assam rifles. The organisation has called for the attention of the concerned authorities against such inhuma
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IMPHAL | Dec 7 Minister of forests and environment and horticulture and soil conservation, Thounaojam Shyamkumar, today expressed satisfaction at the work of the officials and staff of forest department in nurturing saplings in Tamei, Tamenglong district. During his visit to Sonpram village, which is located 24 km from Tamenglong district headquarters, the minister along with MLA Tamei assembly constituency, Awangbow Newmai, checked 22,000 saplings and plants which were planted in July, under the state compensatory afforestation fund management and planning authority (CAMPA), and under the supervision of DFO, Tamenglong forest division. Speak
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IMPHAL | Dec 7 Union minister for Power, RK. Singh today hailed Saubhagya (Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana) model launched in Manipur recently under the initiative of power minister of Manipur, Th. Bishwajit as the best model so far. The Union minister stated this during the conference for Power and Renewable Energy of Ministers of states and UTs held today at New Delhi organised by the Ministries of Power and NRE, Government of India. The new policy introduced by the Manipur Government, which aimed at maintaining quality has able to bring down the loss from 44.5 percent to 28.6 considerably contributing in the power sector, he sai
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IMPHAL | Dec 7 The eastern army commander, lieutenant general, Abhay Krishna arrived in Manipur on a two days visit from December 7-8, said a release. He was accompanied by general officer commanding 3 corps, lieutenant general, Anil Chauhan, AVSM, SM, and VSM, it added. During his visit, the army commander was briefed on the prevailing security situation in the state by the head of Assam rifles in Manipur, major general, Virendra Singh, the release mentioned. Further, lieutenant general, Abhay Krishna reviewed the operational preparedness of the formations and appreciated the endeavours of security forces in ensuring peace and tranquillity i
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From Our Correspondent TAMENGLONG | Dec 7 As part of the ongoing 14th State Level Orange Festival 2017, a seminar was held for orange growers at Indoor Stadium Tamenglong today. As many as 285 orange growers attended the seminar. The seminar was attended by executive member of ADC Tamenglong, Pouhotlung Panmei as chief guest. It was also attended by deputy commissioner of Tamenglong, Armstrong Pame, SDO of Tamei, Robertsem, SDO of Tamenglong, Kachamthai Pheiga Gangmei along with other dignitaries. As the resource persons, assistant agriculture officer of Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA), Horticulture and soil Conservator Department, S. D
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IMPHAL | Dec 7 The proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (Military Council-Progressive) said the Standing Committee of the party has decided in a meeting that the organisation will put a ban on Sawombung Biramangol College under Imphal East district. A release signed by chairman Chingkhei said until the college and the party come to terms under a proper understanding, the ban will stay. The party has been undertaking measure to root out corruption in Manipur, especially in the education sector as a part of the party’s Operation Mangal (OM), Kangliepak, it said. The party said that the mentioned college was found to be existing under a truly
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