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IMPHAL | Sept 10 International exposure tour for media organised by Editors Guild Manipur for the year 2018 will be from March 1 to 7, 2018 and will be made to Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam. A release said that all interested member of the EGM are requested to submit their passports and deposit Rs.10, 000 each by September 30 to the secretary general of EGM. Vietnam has been chosen as it is one of the strategic nations that will play vital role as Indian Act East policy is rolled out, it said. It further said that the international tour of the EGM is a self-sponsored program organised by the EGM for its members as capacity building measure
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IMPHAL | Sept 10 Deputy chief minister Y. Joykumar Singh said success in high and higher secondary examinations should be the base for further achievements for students. He was speaking at the second meritorious award distribution ceremony of United Club and Library (UCAL), held at Uripok Khwairak Selungba Leirak community hall here today. Joykumar said students should realize that success in examinations is the base through which their career should be made. Nowadays, tough competition among students has been increasing and scoring in the examinations has considerably been increased, he added. Further he continued meritorious means not o
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From A Correspondent THOBAL | Sept 10 Sangaiyumpham high school, which is the only government school at Sangaiyumfam under Khangabok assembly constituency, Thoubal, has opened its class for XI Science and Arts after being upgraded to higher secondary status. At the inaugural ceremony held at the hall of the school, the MLA of Khangabok assembly constituency, O. Surjakumar opened the class by cutting the ribbon.  Headmaster of the school, N. Biren, founder head master Md Fazal Karim and SMDC secretary of the school, Md. Amjad Ali also attended the ceremony. On the occasion, Surjakumar said that the responsibility of bringing progress to a
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  IMPHAL | Sept 10 Th. Radheshyam Singh, minister (Education/ Labour & Employment) attended the “Silver Jubilee Celebration" of Chingdompok High School, Heirok as chief guest today. Speaking on the occasion he said elected members are not for a particular party or a region, they are elected as representatives for the people of the state and for bringing development in the state. The elected members in turn need the co-operation and support of the masses, he added. He congratulated student achievers for securing 100 per cent success in the recently conducted BOSEM examination, and said that it is due to the dedication and sacrifices
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 IMPHAL | Sept 10 Minority Upliftment and Progressive Association (MUPA) has strongly condemned the derogatory “Qurbani post” made by Yumnam Devjit, son of deputy chief minister on social media for mocking the religious belief of Islam followers which have existed for more than 2000 years, said a release issued by MUPA assistant secretary, Iliyas Ahamed. Stating that the ‘communal statement’ made by Yumnam Devjit hurt the sentiments of the Islam followers, it questioned, why deputy chief minister is still silent above the issue which has crossed more than one week. It further questioned, is he supporting his son or is he the deput
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IMPHAL | Sept 10 The International Peace and Social Advancement (IPSA) will be organising a three day residential youth leadership camp with the theme ‘Ngasigi Naharol Tungi Laibak’ (Today’s Youth Tomorrow’s Fate) at Khuman Lampak Kangshang as a part of its 19th birth anniversary celebration. A release said that the central council of IPSA sends greetings to all communities living together at Kangleipak regarding its 19th birth anniversary that falls on September 14. All the boys and girls who are interested to participate in the camp may visit the head office of IPSA and KSA to get themselves registered and collect further details
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From A Correspondence THOUBAL | Sept 10 A cleanliness drive was held today at RDS leirak under Ward number V, Lamding Municipal Council, Wanjing in regards to the month long celebration of Lamyanba Irabot’s birth anniversary.  The camp was mainly organised by the councillor of Ward number V, Narengbam Binoi, chairperson of the development committee, Th. Shyamsunder in association with member of Ward number IV, S. Sanjoi. On the other hand, youth enhancement society, Heirok bazaar also conducted a similar cleanliness drive at the areas covered under the club as a part of the month long celebration of Lamyanba Irabot’s brirth anniversa
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IMPHAL | Sept 10 Recognize Rise and Empower Association (RREA) have organised a women’s health care camp today at Lanthungching Village near Shija Hospital today. RREA is a non-profit organisation registered under section 8 of the Companies Act was founded by Mathami Hungyo MSW from Delhi school of social work and Theimpei Raleng (Phd JNU), said a release. More than 200 patients of different communities attended the women’ health camp which was the organisation’s first one to be organised, it added.
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IMPHAL | Sept 10 69 Battalion CRPF have organised its employment cell today at Mantripukhri to create awareness and empower the youths with a goal to further the vision of Vikram Sahgal, IGP M and N Sector, CRPF. About 100 boys and girls from different communities of Imphal participated in the interactions organised at the 69 Battalion CRPF Mantripukhri, said a release. During the interactions, brigadier SK Sharma, DIG IMPHAL Range apprised them about the various opportunities available for the youth in Central Armed Police Forces, Defence Forces and other organisations, it said. Commandant Dharm Prakash informed that the battalion will he
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UKHRUL | Sept 10 State apathy has once again forced the people to take up work that the government is responsible for. People from Viewland, Zone IV, Ukhrul repaired the road running through their locality by contributing money and materials. They decided to do so after a long wait for the government to repair the roads. Nganaomi, chairman Viewland Zone-IV, Ukhrul informed that the locality was compelled to repair the road due to the pathetic condition. Ngaranpam Vashum, a committee member remarked that the locals took up the repairing as it becomes unfit for human and vehicle to travel and especially the school going children had to bear
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JIRIBAM | Sept 10 The R.K. Sanatombi Devi Vidyalaya (RKSDV), Jiribam observed its foundation day today at the auditorium of the school.  At the onset of the observation, the chief guest of the programme Jiribam ZEO, Robert Thomas Koren lighted the candles followed by floral tributes to the photograph of Late Sanatombi Devi.  Later, a group of school students sang the school song.  During the programme the governor’s award and Sanatombi Devi award were conferred to the best students. The function was attended by principal of RKSDV, Jiribam, S. Maniton Singh as functional president and principal of Jiribam Higher Secondary school, L. Ran
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Ex-CM vows to fight for justice, extends cooperation to probe for truth Our Bureau IMPHAL | Sept 9 Denying charges of graft former chief minister O. Ibobi Singh today said the allegations against him of financial misconduct are “baseless,” pledging to fight for clearing his name out of the scam. Making his first reaction after the Imphal police station registered an FIR under sections of IPC and Personal Liabilities Act relating to cheating, criminal conspiracy and breach of trust on September 1 the former chief minister told a press conference at his quarter at Babupara that “registring an FIR against me without any concrete eviden
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Newmai News Network IMPHAL |Sept 9 Following an assurance from the State government today the Liangmai organisations have decided to postpone their proposed agitation indefinitely in connection with the August 1 “rape and attempt to murder incident” in Senapati. However, in the event of the failure from the side of the State government to keep its assurance the Liangmai Naga Katimai Ruangdi (LNKR) and Liangmaipui Naga Ruangdi (LNR) said that they will resort to different forms of strong agitation. Leaders of the two Liangmai organisations and chief minister, N Biren Singh held talks today in Imphal where the latter assured the Liangma
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Sept 9 A one day seminar on “Emerging printing technologies and scope of Manipur vis-à-vis India’s Act East Policy” was held today at Hotel Classic Grande, Imphal. It was organised by the All Manipur Press Association (AMPA). Delivering the chief guest’s speech at the inaugural function of the seminar, printing and stationery minister, L. Dikho congratulated all those people who are taking the initiative to find out the endless possibilities in printing, publishing and packaging market and who are prepare a platform for future globalised market. “The adaptation and installation of modern printing pr
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IMPHAL | Sept 9 Social welfare and cooperation minister, Nemcha Kipgen today lauded the exemplary achievements accomplished by the differently-abled persons of the state in various field, while delivering speech as chief guest at a felicitation ceremony. In the ceremony, differently-abled persons who have achieved success at national and international level in sports and other fields were feted. The minister expressed that persons with disability are gifted with extraordinary skills and talents. As such, our state today has witnessed many awardees among our own brothers and sisters. She urged PWDs to come forward and exemplify their hidden
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IMPHAL | Sept 9 The Rongmei Naga Youth Organization has demanded a clean sheet regarding the suspension order of one F. Gonglin (IPS) SP Senapati and other two officers who also have been kept under suspension and their pensions blocked. A release signed by president of the organisation, G. Gwangphun said that the article published under the caption, “Sub- Standard belt supply to police, 2 cops suspended...” on September 2 in a local newspaper is a matter of serious public concern demanding prompt and remedial measure. The government had made the disciplinary penalty order without making a proper enquiry and appears that the matter is
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From A Correspondent THOUBAL| Sept 9 The 2nd community radio station of Manipur named ‘Radio Loktak’ was inaugurated today at Uchiwa Leirak Achouba, under Mayang Imphal assembly constituency, Imphal west. The radio station which will broadcast at 90.4 Mhz of Frequency Modulation (FM), has got its wireless operating license (WOL) under ministry of information and broadcasting, and ministry of communication and information technology, government of India. The first of its kind in Manipur is Daimond FM Radio, Khongjom, Thoubal district. Health minister L. Jayantakumar and MLA, H. Dingo expressed happiness that the radio station will give
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Sept 9 Senior reporter of Sanaleibak daily, Taorem Biswajit Singh was awarded with Kangabam Chaoba Memorial PACRECPA Society Journalist Award with cash award. The award was distributed at the 30th foundation day cum annual award presentation of Panthoibi Cultural Research Centre for Performing Arts is held today at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound with a good number of attendance. The function was attended by titular king Leishemba Sanajaoba as the chief guest. He said that the successive governments do not seemingly show interest in arts and culture. He urged the present government to change that attitude n
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IMPHAL | Sept 9  North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) along with other organisations including Krantikari Yuva Sangathan (KYS) and Delhi Association of Manipur Muslim Students (DAMM) among others protested against the Myanmar government for persecuting the Rohingya community, today in Chanakyapuri, Delhi. A release signed by convenor of NEFIS, Chinglen Khumukcham said the Rohingya community has historically been discriminated in Myanmar with an active help from the ruling dispensation. In the recent months, however, their persecution has increased manifold taking the form of ethnic cleansing, it said, adding instead of st
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IMPHAL | Sept 9 The 8th foundation day of Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Regional Campus Manipur (IGNTU-RCM) was celebrated today at the university campus at Makhan, Kangpokpi district. The programme was attended by chief secretary of government of Manipur, R.R. Rashmi as chief guest while the director of IGNTU-RCM, Ramjeevan Singh Thakur was the president. The guests of honour were media advisor to chief minister of Manipur, Irengbam Arun, and former OSD of IGNTU-RCM, Th. Oliver Monsang. During the occasion, the chairman of the organising committee, Ng. Ngalengnam highlighted the importance of celebration of foundation day of t
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IMPHAL | Sept 9 Social Welfare and Cooperation minister Nemcha Kipgen today expressed that under ‘Accessible India Campaign’, the State government is in the process of making 30 government office buildings to be easily accessible for the Persons with Disabilities. The minister stated this during her speech as chief guest at the 44th foundation day celebration of Ideal Blind School, Takyel. For the welfare of persons with disabilities, the department is implementing various social security schemes under State plan like scholarship for the students with disabilities, unemployment allowance to the educated unemployed persons with disabili
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IMPHAL | Sept 9 Forest and environment minister, Thounaojam Shyamkumar today seized trucks carrying timbers, illegally on Ukhrul-Jessami road in Ukhrul district. On the way to Kharasom, he intercepted three trucks, loaded with timbers on the Ukhrul-Jessami Road. While checking the papers it was found that the two trucks had no transit pass. Later the trucks were made to pay necessary tax and take the transit pass. Few vehicles flouting traffic rules were also advised to strictly follow traffic guidelines. The minister later inspected the trees planted during Vanamohatsava this year at the New Canal Village. He was pleased with the forest o
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IMPHAL | Sept 9 Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited has informed to all the consumers of 11 KV Canchipur Feeder will be shut down on September 11 from 12.15 pm to 3:30 pm for rectification of HT line sagging, said a release. It further said that consumer covering from Pichu Lampak to Lilong Chajing through Kiyamgei and Kha Naorem Leikai will be affected.
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From Our Correspondent CCPUR | Sept 9 A one day medical camp was organised by Mother’s Care Children Hospital and Research Centre, Imphal and Imphal Hearth Institute in collaboration with the district administration, Churachandpur at District Training Centre, Churachandpur. A medical team comprising of eight specialist led by CMD of Mother's Care Children Hospital and Research Centre, Dr. Kh. Ratan Kumar, attended to more than 400 patients during the daylong medial camp. The team included, paediatric surgeon Dr. Torjam Soni Lungdoh, cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Athouba Arambam, neonatologist Dr. Ksh. Chingthang, paediatric hemato-oncologi
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From Our Correspondent KANGPOKPI | Sept 9 IPS officer Robin Hibu has been selected for stint in Rashtrapati Bhavan to become the first IGP from the NE region to serve as joint commissioner in the Rashtrapati Bhavan Secretariat in New Delhi. Robin Hibu once missed the opportunity while serving the former President of India, (Late) Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. He was selected to serve the nation in the India's majestic secretariat at Raisina Hill recently and joined the assigned job as the first IGP level officer from the NE region to serve as joint commissioner in Rashtrapati Bhavan. “Destiny brought me back today and I have been selected and ha
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IMPHAL | Sept 9 The Irawat Celebration Committee (ICC) will be organising a lecture entitled “Irawat and Left Movement” on September 11 at Bishnupur district. The programme relates with the great revolutionary’s mission to the then Burma during the communist arms struggle in Manipur, said a release. The late leader reached his destination on the historic day, the September 11, 1950, it said. The programme will commenced form 11 am at Open Bhavan, Khwairakpan, district office, CPI, Bishnupur district council, it continued.  The prevailing issues faced by the left movement in Manipur will also be discussed, it added.   Meantime, 
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