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AMSU appeals for notice review

IMPHAL | Oct 17 All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) said certain rules implemented by the directorate of other backward classes and scheduled castes regarding the pre matric and post matric scholarship for the year 2017 – 2018, is going to cause disadvantages to the applicants belonging to scheduled caste category. A notification released by the department on October 12 mentions that the applicants must include the original certificate for scheduled caste while applying for the scheme, said a release. The is going to cause unnecessary wastage of time for the students as they will have to undergo process of making original certificates ever

Old age pension

IMPHAL | Oct 17 Department of social welfare has notified that list of expiry, double benefit and ineligible beneficiaries under Indira Gandhi National Old Age pension Scheme (IGNOAPS) has been uploaded in the department web site Any complaint/objection if any may be filed to the undersigned on or before 27th October and no complaint will be entertained after due date, said a release.

UMAA to block NH 53 demanding ST status

IMPHAL | Oct 17 United Manipuri Association, Assam (UMAA) has called for 10-hour road blockade on National Highway 53 (Slichar-Jirighat and Silchar-Airport Road) on October 24 from 7 am to 5pm. A release said, the association has submitted a memorandum to the chief minister of Assam, demanding for immediate inclusion of Manipuri community of Assam in ST (P) category, and immediate inclusion of provision of Manipuri language teacher in the School Provincialisation Act of Assam. The association has been putting the demands for sustainable development of six lakhs Manipuri people of Assam, however there has been no positive initiative from th

Medilane launches Home Healthcare Services

By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 17 The Medilane Health Tech and Consultant Services Private Limited today launched its Home Healthcare Services during the observation of its 1st Foundation Day at Manipur Press Club, Imphal. Delivering the keynote address, the private limited’s managing director, M. Dayananda said that the Home Healthcare Services is launched with the aim of making healthcare services easily accessible and affordable to the general public. With the introduction of the new services people can order medicine from home, offices or hospital and can skip searching of medicine by going from pharmacy to pharmacy, he added. Si
By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 17 Kuki National Front, Ebenezer Peace Camp, spokesperson, Aaron Kipgen said that the Kuki militant group under UPF and KNO is ready to face and fight any forces which try to break the territorial boundary of the ancestral Kukiland. Briefing media persons during the observation of the 100th Anglo-Kuki war today at the Ebenezer Peace Camp, Natheljang, Kangpokpi district Aaron said that despite not having any organised army, their fore-fathers has defended the forceful occupancies of Kuki’s ancestral land by the Britist during the year 1917 till 1919. During the three year war many of their fore-fathers ha

UDWJA organises global hand washing day

From Our Correspondent UKHRUL | Oct 17 Global Hand Washing Day was organised today at Jesus Goodwill School by Ukhrul District Working Journalist Association (UDWJA) in association with PHED Ukhrul and SBM-DSWC Ukhrul. The day was observed under the theme ‘Our Hands, Our Future!’ The campaign was initiated to reduce childhood mortality rates and related respiratory and diarrheal diseases by introducing simple behavioural changes, such as hand washing with soap. AE, PHED Ukhrul division, Themreishang Marei addressed that Global Hand Washing Day was initiated in 2008 at Stockholm, Sweden and is celebrated annually on October 15. He adde
By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 17 Former MLA Sapam Kunjakeswor Singh today extended his appreciation to the football players who represented India in the U-17 FIFA World Cup recently saying that they are part of India’s FIFA world cup participation history now. He said this at the felicitation programme of the players held today at Neinasang community hall, Sagolband Tera Loukrakpam Leikai. The function was organised by North East India Development Committee (NEIDP), Manipur Unit. He encouraged the players to even do better in the future and promised that NEIDP and the people of Manipur will be always there to support them “physica

Minister inspects Kakching higher secondary school

IMPHAL | Oct 17 Education minister, Thokchom Radheshyam Singh today visited the Kakching Higher Secondary School, Kakching. He was disheartened to see the latest built school building of 2005 in a very pity condition. The roofs of the building were totally damaged. The roof of the top floor i.e., of the second floor was built without any pillar. The floors of the school were all broken. The minister expressing dissatisfaction said that such type of constructional work should have been stopped and never been allowed to continue.  The minister had directed the engineering wing of the education department to inspect the school as soon as pos
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