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  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 22
All Manipur Muslim Development Committee (AMMDC) will be hosting “4th Ching Tam Iftar Party”

for both the people of hills and valley on June 25 at the office of AMMDC, Lilong

Ushoipokpi.
A release said a prayer ceremony will also be held to bring peace, love and integrity among

the people of different communities of Manipur and has invited people of different

communities to attend the Iftar party in time.

  • 23
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 22
Post cyclone Mora which wreaked havoc in the Khengjoi sub-division of Chandel district during the first week of June, 4 Assam Regiment provided relief to the ailing locals by undertaking rehabilitation work.
A release said being located in one of the remotest corners of the state the region has some of the most erratic lines of communication which get disrupted in wake of landslides and flood.
The 4 Assam on the request of locals, helped in erecting an adhoc bridge on Tuivang Dung Nala which restored the connectivity of Khengjang village with the other villages of the region, it said.

  • 23
  • Jun

By A Staff Reporter
IMPHAL | June 22
A one-day consultation on climate change and Manipur State Action Plan on Climate Change, 2013 was held today at Hotel Classic, North AOC. It was organised by Centre for Social Development (CSD).
Project manager of CSD, Bebicha Suraisam briefed media persons that this consultation is organised to discuss in detail about the Manipur State Action Plan on Climate Change, 2013 which is not yet implemented in the state even after four years of declaration.
She said that the NGO has reports of the non-implementation of action plan and so the ‘status on implementation of MSAPCC, 2013: its

  • 23
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 22
The Nungba Kendra Citizen’s Forum has said that the Loktak Downstream Hydro Electric Project which was supposed to be taken up during 90’s is still lying unattended and has become one of the longest delayed projects in the state, in a release
Complaining that the long waited project has not been started yet despite urgent needs of the general public, especially the people of the affected villages in Nungba Kendra, the release said that once the project is implemented successfully, the poor villagers will experience new ways of living by accessing the uninterrupted power supply.
NKCPF has appealed to the

  • 23
  • Jun

From Our Correspondent
CCPUR| June 22
In a remote place where no one would dare to venture out in the night, a team of officials led by the chief manager of SBI Churachandpur branch, who went to attend the Special outreach programme at S.Mollen village, were rescued by the 26 Assam Riffle personnel.
The AR personnel rushed to the spot with their recovery van to pull out the stranded Jeep of the officials. It took 6 hours to free the stranded vehicles from the mud.
Ironically, the condition of the road was such that the recovery vehicle also got stuck. More than 20 AR personal had to battle the mud for many hours in ord

  • 23
  • Jun

From Our Correspondent
THOUBAL| June 22
The first international Imphal art camp, 2017, organised by Northeast Scholar, begun yesterday at Slopeland public school, Khongjom salt village. The 6-day camp was inaugurated by the director of Art and Culture K. Shushila.
The camp is being held with financial support from Manipur Toursim, department of Art and Culture and Slopeland public school. The inaugural ceremony was attended by director, , K. Shusila as chief guest, former advisor RK Nimai as president and principal of Imphal art college Yumnam Nabachandra as special guest, respectively.
Chieif guest of the ceremony, Sus

  • 23
  • Jun

From Our Correspondence
BISHNUPUR| June 22
The 12th birth anniversary of the organisation Apunba Nupi Lup (ANUL) Bishnupur District has been observed today at Kiyamba Shanglen, Bishnupur district.
Flowers and garlands were offered to the photo of the former vice-president (L) L. Ibemhal and given due respects at the inauguration of the anniversary observation.
The observation was attended by the president of ANUL L. Pramo, president All Manipur Kanba Ema Lup, Ph. Shakhi, president ?of All Manipur Tammi Chingmi Apunba Lup, L. Momon Leima and OC Women's Police Bishnupur, Luxmi Heisnam. Members from various civil voluntary

  • 22
  • Jun

Yoga is soft power and country’s treasure, says Javadekar  
IMPHAL | June 21
With a strong message to keep our body and mind healthy, the 3rd International Day of Yoga was observed at the Indoor Stadium, Khuman Lampak, Imphal, jointly organised by directorate of AYUSH, National Health Mission, Manipur and department of YAS.
Chief minister N. Biren Singh along with Union Human Resource Development minister, Prakash Javadekar led hundreds of Yoga practitioners through a series of poses and breathing exercises.  More than 500 yoga enthusiasts participated in the event.
Highlighting that International Day of Yoga is be

  • 22
  • Jun

By Thomas Ngangom
TAMENGLONG June 21
People of Tamenglong have been suffering with the construction of railway tracks for the past 10 years. Now they are going to face another problem - oil exploration.
To understand likely impact of oil exploration people gathered at Goinanglong (Oinamlong), Tamenglong district yesterday. The agenda was “Stop oil exploration and drilling in Tamenglong.”
Admin Gangmei, a villager said Asian Oils Field and Oil India Ltd did not come to explore oil but to take natural resources without the consent of the people. He said “without the consent of the people and village chief the compan

  • 22
  • Jun

IMPHAL| June 21
With the BJP-led coalition government completing 100 days in office within a few days, chief minister N. Biren Singh reviewed the status and progress of various developmental projects being undertaken by the government.
He expressed satisfaction when the ministers and commissioners concerned conveyed to him that almost all the enlisted tasks were ready for launch while many of the works had already been translated into action.
Biren assessed the present status of all the projects one by one and directed the officials concerned to take up necessary steps to launch the remaining tasks within this month.
La

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