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From A Correspondent THOUBAL | July 24 Regarding the upcoming Manipur panchayat election on September 14, the lottery for the pradhans and members for women seat reservations in SC, ST categories for  gram panchayat under CD block Thoubal,  was held today. The lottery was held at the election counting hall, Thoubal district which was attended by the deputy commissioner, L. Nabakishwar. The gram panchayats where 9 women seats were given reservations out of 27 total seats are Khekman, Maibam Uchiwa, Leirongthel Ningel, Lourembam, Heirok Part II, Khangabok  Part III, Sangaiyumpham Part II, Wangjing , and Samaram. Out of 310 ward members f
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IMPHAL | July 24 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) based on specific information, today apprehended one Khupneihou Baite (22) son of Vahlam Baite of village Chalson of Tengnoupal district. A release said he was found in possession of 45 grams of Brown Sugar worth Rs 18 lakh 40 thousand and 1000 WY tablets worth Rs 5 lakhs, respectively. Khupneihou who came on a Kenbo bike was stopped for checking at PVCP Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal district by the troops of 12 AR. The recovered contraband drugs along with the Khupneihou were handed over to Moreh police station.   Meanwhile a ‘Security Meet’ was conducte
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THOUBAL | July 24  All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) Kakching district will be organising a felicitation programme for the meritorious students of Kakching district to encourage them. On the occasion, students who topped examinations, who are position holders from government and private schools in the class X and XII examinations conducted by COHSEM and BOSEM and those who secured the highest marks will be felicitated. Students can collect information from the district office or from the numbers, 80144747433, 7005320754, 9856334095 and are requested to report before July 31.
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THOUBAL | July 24 Friends in Need Society (Fine Society), Heirok Part II has organised the 2nd spelling competition at Heirok Higher Secondary School, yesterday. A total of 312 students took part in the competition that was divided into four categories, the winners and those who received consolation prizes will be felicitated on August 28, which is the birth anniversary of the society.
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MOREH | July 24 12 Assam Rifles, Khudengthabi recovered 45 grams of brown sugar and 1000 tablets of WY from his possession from a motor cyclist. The man is identified as Khupneihou Baite, son of (Late) Helngam Baite of Maojang village, Moreh. He was handed over Moreh Police Station and a case has been registered.
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IMPHAL | July 24 The office of the Zeliangrong region NSCN (Reformation) have expressed their condolences at the untimely death R.H Shahii. H Shahii was the chairman of Sepou Maramth Region of NSCN/GPRN (R), said a release. He was serving the Nagas National service since 2006, it said adding he contributed numerous works for the upliftment of Naga society and sacrificed his time for the cause of the Nagas. The organisation is grieved to learn about his sudden demise and share the sorrow of the bereaved family, it added.
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IMPHAL| July 24 Patriotic Writers Forum (PAWF) has organised the 1st State Level Sambanlei Sekpil Painting and Recitation Competition as a part of the monthly Children Literary Meet, at Sambanlei Sekpil School, Kumbi Kangjeibung. Khoirom Loyalakpa and Rakesh Norem spoke about patriotism, the Sambalei Sekpil and many struggles and tragedy experienced by Moirangthem Okendro, who created the world record holding Sambalei Sekpil, said a release. Okendro also spoke about the need for keeping maintenance of the Sambalei Sekpil, it added.
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IMPHAL | July 24 Young Pillars’ Union (YPU) in collaboration with Apunba Meira Paibi and various stakeholders of Meino Leirak jointly organised a one day poster campaign cum torch rally under the theme ‘No to Drugs and Alcoholism , Towards  a Healthy and Safe Community’ on July 23. A release said, the purpose of the programme was to provide awareness amongst the people about a better and safe environment so as to ensure a better future for the younger generations. The poster campaign started around 9 am and it was participated by about 50 youths. During the campaign various anti-drugs and anti-alcoholism related posters and slogans
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 23 Manipur today woke up to a political ruckus involving MPCC president T. N. Haokip. A street campaign poster of the BJP prominently featured a picture of he Congress president. When a picture of the poster was uploaded in a social media status update of the senior politician of the Congress, it went viral. The poster of the veteran Congressman in the BJP poster was displayed along busy Kangla park road right in the heart of Imphal city. The photo which was uploaded early in the morning from an unknown source caught more attention and went viral by the seconds as it stated that Haokip is likely to join
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 23 The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president, T. N. Haokip today accused the BJP of playing “dirty political conspiracy” against him and the Congress party by intentionally putting up his poster with BJP symbol along with posters of BJP leaders and uploading wrong information of him on the internet that he would be joining the BJP. Haokip told a press conference that he will seek legal help besides filing a complaint with the police cyber crime unit in connection with the incident. Briefing media persons in this regards at Congress Bhavan, Haokip said the incident was an attempt to tarni
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From Our Correspondent MOREH | July 23 A 13 years old girl was shot dead allegedly by a Kuki National Army (KNA) cadre at Moreh Ward No.1 at around 5 am today. The deceased girl was a class IX student of Mt Moreh Public School, Canan Veng and she has been identified as Nengneingah Khongsai, daughter of Letthang Khongsai of Thingphai village, currently resided at her uncle’s place at Gilgal Veng. The accused has been arrested he has claimed himself to be the boyfriend of the girl and he has been identified as Seikhosat Haokip alias Sasat Haokip, son of Thanglet Haokip of Chavanhphai, Moreh. He is said to be a cadre of Kuki Natinal Army w
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IMPHAL | July 23 The Thadou Students’ Association, Chandel has expressed strong condemnations against the murder of Nengneingah Khongsai (18), who was shot dead by an alleged KNO/KNA cadre identified as Seikhosat Haokip alias Sasat Haokip at Moreh at around 4. 30 am today. The culprit should be given befitting punishment for killing a civilian member of the community as per law of the land, said a release. The government must also arrest the perpetrators involved in the murder of Jamkholal Zou, whose justice is still not delivered, it said adding the organisation condemns the incident of July 20, wherein it was alleged that Jangthang Mate
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 23 The two youths, who saved father and son from drowning in Nambul river on July 19 in a road accident have been rewarded by Marina Spring package drinking water company today at its head office at Moirangkhom today. The duo are Mutum Nanao (23) son of M. Sarat from Khonghampat Mayai leikai and Keisham Sunder (32) son of K. Baruni from Kongba Khetri leikai. Speaking to the media, proprietor of Marina Spring, Khagemba Sanabam said the reward is given to the two brave hearts for praising their bravery and heroic actions. “Besides education certificates the two have achieved social certificates which will
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IMPHAL | July 23 The executive committee of state BJP today resolved to safeguard the territorial integrity of Manipur. “The the state executive meeting of BJP took a firm stand to keep intake the territorial integrity of the state and to provide the necessary service to the needy and weaker people,” chief minister N. Biren Singh announced.  “As opposed to the rumours that NPF ministers will break the unity of the state, the ministers of NPF are now standing for the unity of the state. This is one of the greatest achievements made by BJP. The previous governments aren’t able to do what we have done in just few months after forming
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IMPHAL| July 23 All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) has informed that the government should not take lightly of the present situation where students are coming out at the streets to protest against the ongoing transfer of teachers. A release said the transferring of teachers during middle of ongoing academic sessions is a direct act of disrupting the academic atmosphere of the students. The students have come out to protest as the government have plotted a scheme to make it happened, it further alleged. The union has also inquired why no FIR is registered against the police personnel who have caused physical injuries to the students. It also
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 23 The top prize ‘German Star of India’ of Stuttgart’s 14th Indian Film Festival, Germany was given to Loktak Lairembi (Lady of the Lake), directed by Haobam Paban Kumar and the film has become a bestowed film prize amongst Indian filmmakers. The award recognised the best Indian feature film, along with a cheque of 4,000 Euros sponsored by the main festival sponsor, the entrepreneur from Stuttgart and honourary consul of the Republic of India for Baden-Wu¨rttemberg and Rheinland-Pfalz. Haobam Paban Kumar’s debut feature film Loktak Lairembi was world premiered at the Asian new current section of
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 23 Kumbi Government High School students threatened to boycott the coming half yearly examination which is going to commence from tomorrow if the government fails to revoke the transfer order of the school headmaster and three teachers. Addressing a press meet today at Manipur Press Club, Imphal the game and sport secretary of school student’s association, Seram Suresh Meetei said that the students welcome the seven teachers who are newly transferred to the schools. But they strongly condemned the transfer of their headmaster and three teachers, he added. He said that the students association does not
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IMPHAL | July 23 The body of an unidentified man was found death at Lilong Tairen Makhong Leihingol, which is under the jurisdiction of Lilong police today.The body is kept in JNIMS morgue. Another man was found death at Khundrakpam Anganwadi Centre under the jurisdiction of Heingang police yesterday. The man was identified as Kh. Ranjit (31) son of Kh. Amu from Khundrakpam and he is currently staying at his wife’s house at Waiton Mayai Leikai.
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IMPHAL | July 23 A meeting of the state level road safety council (SLRSC) under the chairmanship of chief minister N. Biren Singh was held today at the CM’s secretariat. A statement issued by the commissioner transport, M Lakshmikumar Singh, said that the meeting after having discussed various issues concerning road safety measures being taken up in the state took decision on six points including road safety fund, lead agency, monitoring cell, fake driving license, state road safety policy and stray cattle/pony. The road safety fund which is under the finance department will release fund deposited/collected as compound fees/penalties lev
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IMPHAL | July 23 All Manipur Petroleum Products Transporters’ Association and Meetei Council, Moreh donated Rs. 1 lakh and Rs. 50,000 to chief minister’s relief fund (CMRF) respectively. These amounts were handed over to chief minister N. Biren Singh. Khaidem Nongthrei of Kairang Mamang Leikai also contributed Rs. 10,000 to CMRF to help the people affected by recent spates of flood.
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From Our Correspondent BISHNUPUR | July 23 A community hall was inaugurated at Nachou Maning Leikai, Bishnupur district by the MLA of Oinam Assembly constituency, chairman of Manipur Pollution Control Board, L. Radhakishore who attended as the chief guest in the ceremony. He expressed that it is time to stop embezzling money by standing in the election and becoming a politician. On should try to become a businessman instead, if the goal is to make money. He further said that there are many instances of funds for people being embezzled by politicians who are creating hindrances to progress. However, the present government is taking steps to
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | July 23 A one day seminar on “Ipudhou Marjing Saphonglakpa amadi Ipudhouga Sagolnaribashing” was held today at Ipudhou Marjing community hall, Ipudhou Khubam Heingang Ching. The seminar was organised by Ipudhou Marjing Khubam Kanba Lup (IMKHUKAL) under the aegis of Arts and Culture department. Delivering the chief guest speech K. Sushila director arts and culture said that the seminar was organised to make the people aware about “Ipudhou Marjing” and his ability. Being one of the most powerful deities in Sanamaheism, people need to know his power. It will be easier for the people to make the temple, i
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From Our Correspondent TAMENGLONG | July 23 First Tamenglong mega trade expo organised by Zeliangrong Youth Front, Tamenglong in association with Kevi Society, Kohima, at Mini stadium Tamenglong district has attracted many locals. As many as 38 stalls are opened with varieties of items including Panitath handloom, herbal medicines, Pals Jewelleries, Mumbai shocks, Samdhi plastic, sofa combed, kitchen items, and other unique items. Thailand Jewelleries, Bangladesh Melamine, Bangladesh garments and Hyderabad food items and gambling stalls also attracted the local people here. Bikul Bora, marketing executive of Kevi Society said that the meg
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Newmai News Network IMPHAL | JULY 23 The Liangmai Naga Katimai Ruangdi (LNKR) or Liangmai Student's Union has endorsed the stand of the Liangmai Naga Council (LNC) that asked any Liangmai individual from Manipur who are associated with any Zeliangrong organisation to withdraw his or her position from LNC immediately. LNKR also said that it fully supports the stand of the LNC on the issue of Zeliangrong and has asked Liangmai individuals and students who are still associated with Zeliangrong bodies to withdraw their position immediately in the interest of the Liangmai community. The LNKR also said that it will fully endorse whatever course
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IMPHAL | July 23 The All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) and Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol (CADA) jointly organised an anti-drug campaign at COMET school, Changangei, Imphal West under the theme ‘Lets Stand Against Substance Abuse’. A release said the campaign was participated by general secretary of AMSU, Haobijam Chalamba Meitei, vice-principal of COMET, Thoudam Devachandra ad vice-president of CADA, Hijam Priyokumar Singh as the presidium members. The resource persons of the campaign were secretary of CADA, Mayengbam Budhi,finance secretary of CADA, Takhellambam Geetchandra and a student of Bachelor of Social Work, Keisham Olymp
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IMPHAL | July 23 The Zillai (Vaiphei Students’ Association) general headquarters vehemently condemning the killing Nengneingah Khongsai, termed the act as inhuman. A statement issued the information secretary of the student’s body, stated that the killing of the girl student raises great concern over the frequent killings and violence to the student community in the state. This latest violence, which is most gory and condemnable one, is far more than an attack on one individual but assault against peace as well as humanistic and Christian values, it said. The Zillai appealed to the law enforcement agencies to investigate the case seri
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