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IMPHAL | July 23 For the first time in Manipur, left main coronary angioplasty with stent was performed successfully for K. Ibeton (77) from Kongpal, Imphal East at Sky hospital, RIMS Road on July 6. The patient had undergone coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery back in 2007 and was well till she suffered acute heart failure on July 5, 2017, said a release. After Ibeton opted for the non-operative treatment with balloon angioplasty with stent, she underwent the left main coronary angioplasty with stent at SKY Hospital on July 6 and went home on July 10, it said adding she has been feeling very well since then.   Cheif Cardiologist
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 23 Bisnupur District Women Weavers Welfare Association warned that they will launch agitations if the government fails to revoke the transfer order of O. Nabakishore, who was the chief secretary. Addressing a press meet today at Manipur Press Club, the association’s president, Oinam Sorojini Devi said that they strongly condemned appointing a non-local as the chief secretary by transferring the former chief secretary to a less significant post. As there are many responsible local bureaucrat officers in the state she asked the government to give the post of head of every department to the indigenous peop
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IMPHAL | July 23 Education minister Th. Radheshyam today inspected the infrastructure and the surrounding areas of the the Heirok Higher Secondary School, Heirok, within his constituency. The minister during the visit, checked the classrooms, the under construction kitchen and the playground of the school. The visit was made in order to check the prevailing condition of the school so that certain necessities of the educational institution could be supplemented. Sad by the broken windows and doors, floors and leaking roof, he said, plans to renovate and restructure the school building with proper maintenance are necessary. Later, Radheshyam
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From Our Correspondent TAMENGLONG | July 23 The entrance test for undergoing 2 years diploma in elementary education (D.El.Ed) course for pre-service eligible candidate academic session 2017-2019 was held at Tamei DIET centre. As many as candidates 492 took part in the entrance examination, however, the intake capacity is only 50 students. The examination centre was inspected by Tamei village authority, Liangmei Naga Katimai Ruangdi (LNKR), Tamei HQs Students’ Union and Tamei Town Traders’ Union leaders and others social leaders. Tamei DIET centre is located some 40 kms from Tamenglong district headquarters and some three and half kil
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IMPHAL | July 23 Socialist Students Union of Manipur (SSUM) is going to organise an Imphal trade show at Hapta Kangjeibung (Palace Compound) from July 28 to August 19. People from other states of India and abroad will be participating in the trade show, said a release. The trade show will highlight indigenous food, display playground for children and various items. Variety  shows, drawing competition, debate competition, thang – ta cultural show, bullock car race etc. will be held, it said adding,  interested people can collect forms from Palace compound Hapta Kangjeibung.
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IMPHAL | July 23 A team of Heingang police led by officer-in-charge Inspector Ngangom Romen seized 30 bottles of foreign liquors from Khabam Lamkhai today at around 6.20 pm. The liquors were seized from illegal possession of Haorongbam Mani Singh (57) son of H. Khero Singh from Khabam Lamkhai from his house cum hotel. It is said that Heingang police able to seize the liquors from an intelligence source that the business of selling foreign liquor is conducting in Khabam Lamkhai area illegally. A case has been registered against Mani for selling foreign liquor illegally and he is in Heingang police station custody.
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IMPHAL | July 23 A combined team of district police commando, Imphal East and 45 Assam Rifles arrested one active cadre of KCP (MC-Progressive) from his residence in a search operation in and around Nungoi area on July 22, said a release by PRO Police. The arrested cadre is identified as Laikhuram Bishochandra Singh alias Shenshen alias Naoton (27), son of L Heramani Singh of Nungoi Awang Leikai, and a case has been registered at Lamlai Police Station and investigation is going on.  Meanwhile, a team of cybercrime police station arrested one person named Khoisnam Dalin alias Ango Meitei (38), son of (Late) Kh Koklei Meitei of Top Mayai Le
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IMPHAL | JULY 23 A 10 member delegation of Shiv Sena Manipur state led by president of the state unit, M. Tombi Singh will be leaving for Mumbai on July 24 to attend a National Convention of the Sena on July 27. A release said, the team will have a sitting with Union minister Anant Geete at 2 pm on the day of convention at Shiv Sena headquarters to discuss industrial issues of the state.
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IMPHAL | July 23 A meritorious award cum felicitation ceremony was held today at Recent Higher Secondary School. The function was organised by All Manipur Student Union (AMSU) Yurembam branch under the aegis of AMSU Headquarter. Around 80 students of Imphal East who scored high marks in the examination of class X and XII conducted by Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur (COHSEM) and Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM) were felicitated. The function was attended by Konthoujam Ibochouba assistant engineer PHED Imphal West, Laishram Peter Singh vice-president AMSU head quarter and Th. Ibeyaima  president Nongchup Imphal Mei
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IMPHAL | July 22 The Manipur Legistaltive Assembly today unanimously passed five demands for grants amounting to 502,85,21,00 crores for the year 2017-2018. The demands passed by the House includes demand No. 1 state Legislature for a sum not exceeding Rs 80,35,08,000, demand No. 2 council of ministers for a sum not exceeding Rs 8,62,00,000, demand No. 3 secretariat for a sum not exceeding Rs 77,85,04,000, demand No. 12 municipal administration, housing and urban development for a sum not exceeding Rs 324,37,01,000 and demand No. 27 election for a sum not exceeding Rs 11,66,08,000. The House also unanimously passed the Manipur Appropriatio
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 22 Under the rules of procedure of the Manipur Legislative Assembly, the motion to elect seven members each to the committee on public accounts, committee on estimates and committee on public undertakings was put up by deputy chief minister, Y. Joykumar today. The Speaker announced that the election will be held on July 26. It may be mentioned that six parliamentary secretaries had resigned from their post earlier to facilitate their entry into the various committees of the House.  Teacher transfer is state policy :  N. Biren Regarding the clash which occurred on Friday among students of CC Higher Seco
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Newmmai News Network KOHIMA | July 22 The present political crisis in the party is a blessing in disguise and this is a God-given opportunity to screen out the grain from the chaff, said Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu, President of Naga People’s Front (NPF) and former Chief Minister. Addressing party functionaries at his private residence in Kohima this afternoon, Liezietsu said, “We have identified the polluted leaders and had filtered them from the party for good. Only the faithful leaders are now in the party. The party can work peacefully and conveniently for the welfare of the party and the Naga people since corrupt and polluted leaders
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 22 Students of Ananda Singh Higher Secondary Academy today protested in front of the school at Nongmeibung, Imphal demanding roll back of the transfer order of the four teachers of the school. During the protest which started from around 1.30 pm, vehicles were stopped from passing the road in front of the school gate. Later at around 4 pm police were able to control the situation after negotiating with the student leaders. Speaking to media persons, Ananda Singh Higher Academy Students’ Union, general secretary, Oinam Bonny said that the students of the school strongly condemn the transfer of the four
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Khogen Khoibam IMPHAL | July 22 The Grassy Knoll BMX boys (GBB) today organised the World BMX Day for the first time in Manipur at the Indoor Stadium of Imphal College, Kwakeithel Lamdong, Airport Road. The BMX riders commenced the day by riding all the way from Kangla to Imphal College and the event was packed with performances by B-Boying dancers, magic show and drama that entertained the students and teachers of the Imphal College and other audiences. The founder of GBB, Loyanganba Laishram has said that inclusion and recognition of extreme sports in the Olympics has energised the BMX riders to perform more in the world arena. He also
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 22 Ukhrul has a new tourist spot from today besides Shirui Hill, as Wuya Kachui village in Kamjong district is officially declared as a tourist site for the presence of a flower called in local name as ‘Wuyawon’. Wuya Kachui village in Kamjong district is officially declared a tourist site today after inauguration by deputy commissioner of Kamjong district, Kengoo Zuringla along with sub-divisional officer (SDO), L.H. Ngathungsin. During the function, the chief guest Kengoo Zuringla while expressing his happiness in the inauguration of such a beautiful site also stressed that the thing of beauty in th
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From A Correspondent THOUBAL | July 22 Many students came out to the streets yesterday and blocked the highway near Okram, Thoubal by forming a human chain, shouting many slogans for a new law that prevents outsiders from entering the state administrative services. The demonstration was organised by the Thoubal district council of Kangleipak Students’ Union (KSA) and participated by students of Fancier Higher Secondary School and New Era School. One of the members of KSA expressed that the influx of many outsiders in the state are increasing in an alarming rate. The outsiders have started many big businesses here and the economy of the
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 22 The “lawful chief” of Lamdan/Lamtan village, M. Acham asked the T.A. and Hills and DC, Churachanpur to enquire into whether a criminal can hold the post of village chief or village authority by referring to the Village Authority Act, 1956. Addressing a press meet today at Manipur Press Club, Imphal, Acham claimed that he has been appointed as the lawful chief of Lamdan/Lamtan by the former chief (his father) by convgening a clan meeting on the genuine Meiringmei clan on 2014. He said that M. Khuripou was appointed as the chief of Lamdan/Lamtan village in 2015 with the help of the former deputy chie
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From Our Correspondent KANGPOKPI | July 22 Kuki Inpi Manipur decided to relax the one week deadline given earlier to arrest all the perpetrators involved in the brutal murder case. The decision was made according to the assurance given by of the state DGP and satisfactory efforts of the police department over HSO president killing. The press communiqué of the Information and Publicity Department, Kuki Inpi Manipur said that they have received assurance from the DGP that the police department is assigning to the ongoing investigation regarding the murder of Letkholal Haokip. It also said that the DGP assured that the police department wil
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CCPUR | July 22 The two children who were reported missing on July 19 around 9 pm were recovered by SI Shoiminthang Kipgen under the supervision of SI James Vaiphei  of Churachandpur Police Station and they were handed over to their parents today. The lost and found children were identified as Tinsubam Amarjit (14) and Rishikumar (12), both from Thingkangphai, Churachandpur A feast  was organised by the police under its SP Rakesh Balwal with the media and police personnel at the office complex of the SP. The gathering was attended by as special guest by the deputy commissioner of Churachandpur and treasury officer.
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IMPHAL | July 22 Bangladeshi woman who had been arrested from Churachandpur district died at RIMS hospital on July 19 after she was hospitalised for two days. The woman was identified as Sakala Bibi(45) wife of late Muabi alias Abumunsi from Gabtoli, Bangladesh. She was arrested under the foreigners act 1946 on February 25, 2015 under FIR number 1(2)2015 and under section 14(A) where she was kept at central jail, Sajiwa. According to official source, she was admitted at JNIMS after suffering BP stroke on July 18. Later on the same day she was referred at RIMS for further treatment but Sakala passed away on July 19, 7.15 pm. The dead body h
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IMPHAL | July 22 The ongoing question and answer sessions at the Manipur Assembly are made available from yesterday to the public through a mobile application called ‘DIPR Manipur App’ created by the film section of Directorate of Information and Public Relations.    A release said, the DIPR Manipur App was launched on July 29 and it provides information about latest news, photos, films about important events and relevant schemes regarding various departments. Moreover, it will provide information about the activities of the state government to the people in Manipur and outside the state. The app can be downloaded from Google play s
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SENAPATI | July 22 The Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), Senapati organised a 'One-Day FLower Show cum Sales' under the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' programme, with the theme "There is strength within her to empower her community",  at Senapati Mini Stadium today. Speaking as chief-guest, Athem Muivah, Deputy Commissioner, Senapati said, in comparision, our society is much advance than the rest of the country as empowerment of girls are concerned. He further stated that 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' (BBBP) is a very unique programme as it involves all the different Government Departments, NGOs as well as public. He requested all th
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IMPHAL | July 22 Regarding the question number 734 put up by the state BJP president, K Bhabananda at Rajya Sabha on the online services in Manipur, the minister of state for electronics and information technology, PP Chaudhary provided the answers today as per the date scheduled. A release said, the Manipur State Wide Area Networks (SWANs) has been made operational since March 2011, State Data Centres (SDCs) are operational since January 2013, Common Service Centres (CSCs) 646 centres have been reserved, e- districts along with State Service Delivery Gateways (SSDGs) have been launched and gone live in Manipur. Further, the minister of st
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 22 Well known poet and prose writer Arambam Ongbi Memchoubi’s literary works were celebrated today with a programme named “Through my Window” organised by Sahitya Akademi at Dave Literature auditorium, Imphal. The Akademi award winner’s life and works were looked back through a magnifying lens by another eminent writer K. Shantibala professor Manipuri department, Manipur University by delivering a talk on “Eina Uh-jhaba Memchoubi.” Memchoubi was born at Kwakeithel Moirang Purel Leikai on January 1, 1957 to Thounaojam  Babu Singh and Sanjanbam Ibempishak as eldest of 10 siblings. Memchoubi pub
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IMPHAL | July 22 By A Staff Reporter Shija Hospital and Research Institute is going to launch “Shija subsidized OPD scheme” in its nine departments with a consultation fee of Rs. 50 only per visit every Thursday, 2.00-4.00 p.m. from July 27. The departments include under the scheme are Breast & Thyroid Clinic, Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, Shija Dental White, ENT (Shija ENT Hospital, Sanakeithel, Lamphel), General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Orthopaedics and Plastic Surgery. Dr. Palin Khundongbam, chairman and managing director, said 10 per cent discount on investigations, surgeries and room
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IMPHAL | July 22 A team of district police commando, Imphal East, 6 Assam Rifles and 45 Assam Rifles arrested an active member of KCP from Nongren Keithel on July 21, said a release by PRO Police. The arrested person has been identified as Senjam Robindro (40), son of S Tombi Singh of Nongren Mamang Leikai, and a case has been registered at Lamlai Police Station and investigation is going on. On the same day, the same team arrested an active member of KCP (MC-Progressive) from Sawombung College gate and the arrested person has been identified as Sagolsem Atomba Singh (31), son of S Joykumar Singh of Sawombung Gate Maning Leikai. A case ha
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