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Executive members elected

IMPHAL | Oct 20 Pan Hills and Plains Reformists League announced its executive members today and appointed Betterson M. Chahangnao as its president. The appointment was announced at Manipur Press Club. Betterson told reporters that the association was established on October 1, 2017 with the motive of promoting peaceful living and social understanding. Its office headquarter is based in Ukhrul. Benjamin Mahung, Julon, Shanton and Anand Salai were made vice-president administration, vice-president and general secretary respectively.

ZRO issues circular churches

CCPUR | Oct 20 Information and Public Relation secretary of Zomi Re-Unification Organisation (ZRO), Kennet today issued a circular to all different churches and denominations under the United People Front (UPF) dominated area. In the circular, the secretary asked churches to pray for success for the incoming tripartite talk between UPF/KNO, government of India and state government, which will be held on October 24 at New Delhi. The organisation also asked the churches to thank God for everything and pray for the UPF leader who will be attending for the talk.

Consultative meeting

IMPHAL | Oct 20 One-day consultative meeting on social Entrepreneurs will be organised by Sahakar Bharati, Manipur at the Youth Hostel hall on November 2. A release said that the consultative meeting will be attended by All India secretary, Uday Joshi and organising secretary N.E., Bharat Kumar and urged all the voluntary organisation, NGOs, societies, co-operatives, individuals to attain and avail the opportunity by sending their confirmation to email:
IMPHAL | Oct 20 As a part of reaching out to the local populace, especially the neediest sections of the society, 109 Bn CRPF celebrated Diwali with the inmates of Old Age Home and All Manipur Handicapped People’s Organisation, Mongsangei yesterday. A release said that during the function commandant, officers and the families of 109 Bn CRPF distributed sweets, Induction Cooker and toiletry items. The function was also attended by office bearers of Old Age Home and All Manipur Handicapped People’s Organisation, Mongsangei, it added. While speaking during the function, commandant Vinod Kumar stated that during this Diwali, 109 Bn CRPF is

Application invited for Hunar Haat Exhibition

IMPHAL | Oct 20 Manipur Minorities and OBC Economic Development Society (MOBEDS) has invited application from the artisans/crafts for the participation in the “Hunar Haat Exhibition” to be organised by National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation, New Delhi on behalf of ministry of Minority Affairs, New Delhi from November 14 to 27 during the India International Trade Fair (IITF), ITO, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. A release said that interested artisans/crafts persons belonging to minority community of Manipur can submit the application from obtainable the MOBEDS office on or before October 23.
By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 19 Chief minister, N. Biren said police personnel deserve to be appreciated for the sacrifices they have made for the welfare of public and added no violator of the law would be spared. The chief minister’s remark came during the observation of the 125th anniversary of Manipur police organised under the theme “Service always everything” today at first Manipur Rifle parade ground. Biren said the police should be bound by the commitment to nation and state first, adding “we” should come second and “self” last. He said the police department is the backbone of state, and police personnel should w

Court prevents man from taking a second wife

From Our Correspondent THOUBAL | Oct 19 The Family Court, Imphal East, succeeded in restraining a married man from solemnising a second marriage on October 16, a late report from the district said. The man against whom the order was passed is identified as Elangbam Ratankumar Singh, 36, son of E. Kumar Singh of Wabagai Hiyanglam Mayai Leikai Turang, Kakching district. The Court passed the order in response to a petition filed by Ratankumar’s wife, Elangbam Ongbi Wangjam Sumila Devi, pleading court to issue a permanent injunction and ex-parte temporary injunction against two respondents under the Specific Relief Act. It is learnt that t

Striking workers close down garbage dump

By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 19 Association for solid waste management, Imphal city, started an agitation today, and workers affiliated to it stopped lifting solid waste from the city. Speaking to media person, worker of solid waste management for Imphal city, Khoirom Naobi said a dumping site located at Lamdeng, under Lamsang sub-division was set up in 2009 under the project of solid waste management by a firm Ramky of Hyderabad, and since then PDA and MAHUD department have taking care of the project. Eve since the project started, the workers completed black toppings of approach roads and construction of retaining walls of the dumpi
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