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Share-holders want action against GM

IMPHAL | Oct 16 The Imphal Urban Co-operative Bank Share-Holders Development Union urged the authority concerned to take up action against the bank’s general manager and manager for breaking the RBI general guideline by misusing around Rs. 800 crores of the bank. Speaking to media persons today at Manipur Press Club, Imphal, the union’s secretary, M. Bomomali Singh said that the RBI has already notified to take up a case against the general manager but till today the authority concerned has not taken up any action and are still unable to make an enquiry. Moreover the bank general manager is using more than one broker breaking the RIB n
IMPHAL | Oct 16 The present government is developing an Industrial Policy for the State to facilitate the much-needed acceleration to economic growth and development, said textiles, commerce and industry minister, Thongam Biswajit Singh today. Biswajit was addressing the inaugural function of the Hand Woven Garment Fair 2017 at the Panthoibi Complex, Paona Shopping Complex, International Market, Imphal. He said the government under the leadership of the chief minister is deliberating on how to attract foreign investors and how to promote local entrepreneurs so that these could be incorporated into the policy.  Manipur has everything, we
Newmai News Network IMPHAL |Oct 16 Following media reports on the acute rodent menace in Tengnoupal district, officials from the agriculture department rushed to the affected areas and carried out a thorough survey work. The survey was carried out along with the village level extension workers/field assistant (VLEW/FA) and villagers on October 14. Y Kunjo Singh, EO of Tengnoupal block (Agriculture department), led a five-member team including two villagers from the affected areas. According Lr Meran, of Leibi the villagers will not be able to have good harvests this year because of the rodent attack on standing crops. The affected villag

Consumer club against unfair price rise

IMPHAL | Oct 16 Consumers’ Club, Manipur have requested market vendors and shops in all districts regarding the upcoming Ningol Chakouba festival to conduct their jobs fairly without raising the prices and urged shoppers to check the prices while shopping. A release said vendors and shops must not sell things by raising the prices. Adulterated food, selling without issuing cash memo, using unapproved weighing machines, cheating customers by selling substandard items that may put risks on them must be avoided at all cost, it said. Shoppers are encouraged to check details printed on the cover of packaged food while buying them, and ensure

MSF shuts down Lamlong Higher Secondary School

By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 16 The Manipur Students’ Federation (MSF) has today locked up the Lamlong Higher Secondary School and has boycotted the school students’ election which is to be conducted tomorrow. Speaking to media persons today at MSF office at Keishampat, Imphal, the school students union’s finance secretary, Huidrom Rohit said that while five students of the school went to file their nomination today at 10.30am the principal of the school, H. Sobita did not accept their nomination tough the last hours of nomination was 11.30 am. Moreover the principal challenged them to do whatever they please and said she will n

MPSC job recruitment

IMPHAL | Oct 16 Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) will be conducting examinations for recruitment for Unani physician, MHS Grade-IV (AYUSH cadre) and nature cure physician, MHS Grade-IV (AYUSH cadre) in the department of Health. A release said that details of the posts, procedure to apply, eligibility, timelines, mode of examination, etc. are available in the and It said that the dates of interview of shortlisted candidates for recruitment to the posts of assistant architect in PWD and OSD (Law) in MPSC is on October 28, assistant director in Economics and Statistics department is on Oc

SUV stolen from Delhi found abandoned in Ukhrul

From Our Correspondent UKHRUL | Oct 16 In a major breakthrough, a team of Ukhrul police tracked down a stolen vehicle abandoned at Awontang Ukhrul and returned the same to a car rental company. The stolen vehicle fitted with GPS which was found lying at Awontang Ukhrul on October 9 at around 2 pm. As per information given by the investigating officer, W. Jajo, a team of Ukhrul police tracked down the Fortuner Stigma 4, black in colour, bearing Chassis No. MBJBA3FS40080-6030, Engine No. 1GDA098611 with Registration No. DL1NA 2083, which belongs to Pannu Car Rentals (P) Limited located at G-22 Plot No. Sector 12, Vardhman Bahann of Plaza, Dw

Special Handloom Expo, 2017 kicks off

By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Oct 16 Organised by Manipur Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited (MHHDCL) and sponsored by Development Commissioner for Handlooms, Ministry of Textiles, this year’s edition of “Special Handloom Expo 2017” kicked off today at Panthoibi Arcade, Wangkhei Keithel Ashangbi. Chairman of MHHDCL, S. Rajen Singh attended the function as chief guest. He said that he has been wanting to organise such expo since a long time. He said the expo aims to bring awareness of how rich Manipuri culture is in apparels and handicrafts. This is a festive season and therefore also a time for shopping, so this
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