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Driving test for MST drivers

IMPHAL | Oct 19 Manipur State Transport (MST), government of Manipur has notified that the schedule for driving test of drivers and conductors who were recruited for MST on casual basis will be available at MST office, Moirangkhom or Directorate of Transport, Babupara on October 23 and October 24.

Miss Kut video shoot

IMPHAL | Oct 19 State Level Kut Committee has notified that there will be a video shooting with an interview round of the Miss Kut contestants on October 22 at 1st MR Hall, Imphal from 11 am onwards. A release has informed all the selected contestants to participate in the events. The committee will not take any responsibility for the absentees, it said.

AR distributes solar lamps

IMPHAL | Oct 19 17 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector Assam Rifles distributed 12 solar lights to the people of village Bungdung, Kasong, Kamojng district, said a release by IGAR (South). It said that the provision and installation of solar lights was attended by the headman and 10 prominent village representatives and added that the village has no source of electricity and has been facing problems since decades due to lack of connectivity and power supply. The program was followed by interaction with village authorities for cooperation between civil and Assam Rifles authorities, it said.
By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 18 “No one religion is greater than the others. Everyone should respect every religion for they all have the potential to bring peace”, said Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama while addressing a global peace conference at the city convention centre Imphal. A public convention was held for the visiting spiritual leader by the state government at the City Convention Centre where he addressed the media followed by a public convention on the topic “On peace and harmony”. Responding to queries on the growing right wing religious intolerance in India, he said “India historically is a multi-religious c
By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 18 Deputy Chief Minister of the state, Yumnam Joykumar Singh today said that productive economic activities are important for development. He was speaking at the launch of “Uripok Green City” project of Panthoibi Housing Finance Company Limited (PHFCL). The project was launched today at Classic Grande, Chingmeirong. The deputy chief minister speaking as the chief guest of the function said that this project by PHFCL is a way of fostering economic activities of our state. He appreciated and congratulated the efforts and initiatives of PHFCL for starting such an urban project in the state. He lauded the
By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 18 Rural Development and Panchayati Raj minister Thongam Biswajit Singh today asked the officials of the MSRLM to provide a platform for grievances to be redressed by opening a toll free number in the office. The minister was speaking on the occasion of valedictory function of the 10-day regional SARAS fair, 2017 at Iboyaima Sumang Leela Shanglen, Palace Compound. He said this toll free number will solve much of the problems faced by self-help groups (SHG) of the state. This will be also a platform to redress grievances and to know more about schemes and beneficiaries and so on. It will improve the livelih

First Naga woman pilot feted

Newmai News Network SENAPATI |Oct 18 Rovienai Paotei, the first Naga woman pilot from Manipur gave credits for her success to God and her parents. The young woman pilot said this during the ‘thanks giving’ programme was organised for her at Poumai Baptist Church in Senapati today. Rovienai Paotei, daughter of PD Sele of Purul Atongpa Rosofii, Senapati district, came home few days ago where she was accorded warm welcome at Imphal airport by a large number of people. Sharing at the ‘thanks giving’ programme, the young woman pilot said that she dreamt of becoming a medical doctor but she changed her mind later. Sele Rovienai also sha
Our Bureau IMPHAL | Oct 18 The Coalition for Indigenes’ Rights Campaign in its ‘Manipur National Day’ observation today has demanded that Manipur should be accorded separate membership of the British Commonwealth as it was under the suzerainty of the latter and allow participating in the 2018 Commonwealth Games as a separate entity.  To commemorate the first session of the then Manipur Legislative Assembly which took place on October 18, 1948, CIRCA organised a public discussion forum on the theme, ‘Rights of the Indigenous People on Education, Natural & Environment, Cultural, Sports and Pre-Merger Status’, with Prof W. Naba
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