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THOUBAL | Aug 16 President of Lamding Educated Welfare Association (LEWA), Sorokhaibam Ojit made a narrow escape today when he was allegedly chased with a harvest knife by one Md Ayamuddin Khan (42), son of Md Amubi Khan from Sangaiyumfam Ningthou, Thoubal. The incident happened around 1.30 pm when Ojit and his team of LEWA, Lamding Khumanthem Leikai was conducting a drive against drugs at the said area. Ojit and his team were allegedly attacked and chased by Amubi Khan, who is presently a rifleman at 3rd IRB. It has been alleged that Khan is involved in selling Heroine and SP Capsules. It is further reported that around 20 – 30 people visi
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From Our Correspondent TAMENGLONG | Aug 16 Despite heavy rain and unfavourable weather condition the 71st Independence Day was celebrated at the Lower ground, Tamenglong district headquarters today with Armstrong Pame, deputy commissioner, as the chief guest. Armstrong Pame, unfurled the tricolour national flag and took the salute. Addressing the public Armstrong Pame said that people Tamenglong have shown immense love for the government represented by attending the 71st Indian Independence day celebration despite of unfavourable weather condition. He said that the district is blessed with many natural resources. But human resource is less th
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From Our Correspondent KANGPOKPI | Aug 16 Leilon Vaiphei village authority and Konsa Khul village authority jointly denied the press statement regarding National Sports University by National Sports University Haraothel Protection Committee (NSUHPC) and Senjam Khunou and Senjam Chirang Joint Development Organisation. A press communiqué signed by chief of Leilon Vaiphei, Khupneilun Vaiphei and chief of Konsa Khul, A.B. Lempu has stated that based on history, culture and identity with strong supportive documents, Leilon Vaiphei and Konsa Khul are the parental villages of Haraothel and it is their clarification towards NSUHPC and the joint deve
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From Our Correspondent KANGPOKPI | Aug 16 Thousands of people across Kangpokpi district pledged for a new India and commemorated the ‘Quit India Movement’ on the celebration of 71st Independence Day of India at Mini Secretariat complex, deputy commissioner office, Kangpokpi. The Independence Day marked the first ever celebration of the day after attaining district status which will be remembered significantly in the hearts of every people of the district. People from different parts of the district gathered at the Mini Secretariat complex around 7 am with enthusiasm. The occasion was attended by deputy commissioner T. Ranjit Singh as chie
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 16 The Nungba Kendra Citizens’ Forum (NKCF) today expressed resentment against the absence of Khoupum sub-divisional officer in Khoupum headquarter, under Noney district and urged that the SDO be stationed in the headquarter in regular basis. In a release signed by chairman of the forum, Aphuna Gangmei said that the people of Khoupum are facing inconveniences and grievances because of his absence. People are compelled to travel to Imphal just to get his signature when needed and this causes inconvenience for the locals and even developmental projects are delayed, it said. The release urged the concerned auth
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IMPHAL | Aug 16 District Legal Service Authority, Imphal West in association Handloom and Handicrafts CS Ltd organised a one day legal awareness programme at Hiyangthang Tarahei, community hall and it was attended by around 100 people. A release said, the resource persons in the awareness programme were advocate Th. Ibeyaima, advocate L. Rebada Devi and advocate Sh. Romilla and they spoke on Juvenile Justice Act, divorce and maintenance and the need of law. The programme was sponsored by Manipur State Legal Service Authority (MASLSA).
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 16 A book entitled “Co-operatives and audit of co-operative societies” was released today at Manipur Press Club. The function was attended by joint registrar (audit) co-operative societies, Michael Bepot, managing director, sericulture federation, L. Dorendro Singh, assistant registrar co-operative societies (ARCS) N. Birendra Sing and S. Mahendra Singh as chief guest, president and guest of honour respectively. The author of the book, sub-registrar, co-operative societies, Maisnam Budha Singh said every year many clubs, voluntary organisation, civil society organisation in the state are registered at stat
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From Our Correspondent BISHNUPUR| Aug 16 The 13th memorial ceremony for Pebam Chittaranjan was organised today by Manipur Students Federation (MSF) and floral tributes were paid to his stone bust at Bishnupur Bazar. It may be mentioned that Chitaranjan committed self- immolation on August 16, 2014 at the Bishnupur district headquarters, demanding for the repealing of Arm Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). On the occasion, state president of MSF, Nongthomba Muktangamba gave the inaugural speech. Many people that arrived from different areas of Manipur paid floral tributes to the statue of Pebam Chittaranjan. A medical camp was also organised a
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IMPHAL | Aug 16 As part of the monthly exercise of the government works, rural development and PR, commerce, industries and textiles, power minister Thongam Biswajit Singh today met the public and heard their grievances. Minister Biswajit said the government takes the ‘Meeyamgi Numit’ seriously as it was initiated so that the government could understand the grievances and aspirations of the public. Many of the people visiting the minister today also included those coming from the border area villages. A group of villagers from border area in Senapati appealed to the minister to provide power connectivity and solar lighting systems in thei
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IMPHAL | Aug 16 As a part of 71st Independence Day, 11 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles celebrated the day with Myanmar army on August 15, said a release by PRO IGAR (S). It said the function was attended by commanding officers of 11 Assam Rifles and 87 LIR from Myanmar side along with several senior officials. Various cultural and sports events were also conducted during the event, followed by a grand feast for all dignitaries and troops from both sides. Meanwhile, 31 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector Assam Rifles took another step ahead to strengthen the relationship with Myanmar after post level friendly matches. Assam Rifles deployed in Ind
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