Daily News Digest : Imphal Free Press – 26 October 2011

JAC blames MSCW [The Sangai Express]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 25 : The JAC Against the Illegal Eviction of Yaipha Leikai, Lamphel has accused the Manipur State Commission for Wom-en of refusing to take their complaint against the Government. Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club here today, JAC president Tongbram Gunadhor said that the commission paid little attention to their tales [...]

HRI decides to approach NHRC and NWC on Lamphel eviction issue [Imphal Free Press]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 25: Following the failure of the state government to provide rehabilitation and alternative arrangement for the displaced villagers of Lamphel Yaipha Leikai who have been evicted forcibly for the construction of National Institute of Technology (NIT), the Human Rights Initiative (HRI) is going to approach National Human Rights Commission and National Women’s Commission [...]

Governor greets on Diwali [Imphal Free Press]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 25: The Governor of Manipur, Gurbachand Jagat has greeted the people of the state on the auspicious occasion of “Diwali”, the festival of light which is celebrated all over the country with great enthusiasm and gaiety over the centuries. He said Diwali marks the return of Bhagawan Ram to Ayodhya after victory over [...]

Chief Minister greets on Diwali [Imphal Free Press]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 25: The Chief Minister of Manipur, O. Ibobi Singh, has sent his warm greeting the people of Manipur on the jouyour occasion of Diwali festival. In a statement, the CM said “I convey my warm greetings to the people of Manipur on the joyous occasion of Diwali, festival of lights”. “Diwali festival of [...]

Students demand early solution to Sadar Hills issue [Imphal Free Press]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Around 300 hundred students of Saint Francis School (SFS) Daili village from class VII to Class X took part in the rally. The rally started from the campus of the school from 10am in the morning and proceeded along the National Highway 2 towards the office of the quarter of the Additional Deputy Commissioner [...]

Cabinet sub committee meeting decides to submit assets and liabilities of ministers [Imphal Free Press]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 25: The second meeting of state cabinet sub-committee for the adoption of revised code of ministers held today under the chairmanship of minister law and legislative affairs Th Devendra Singh at his office chamber has decided to make it convenient to submit the assets and liabilities of the ministers to the committee before [...]

Khuga dam JAC alleges minister of unbecoming behaviour; minister clarifies [Imphal Free Press]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 25: The Joint Action Committee on Khuga Dam Project, Churachandpur district in a statement jointly signed by Lalpu Hangsing, chairman of the JAC and Lun S. Gangte secretary JAC, claimed that on October 24 the JAC was left utterly shocked and disappointed beyond expression by the rude and unbecoming behaviour of IFCD minister [...]

MPCC touches down at Moirang [Imphal Free Press]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 25: The Moirang Block Congress Committee today organized a one day block level training programme on flagship schemes and other schemes under the UPA and the SPF government cum reception programme of Salam Gopal Singh ex-MLA Moirang, Hemam Bira Singh, Md Abdul Mutalip into the Congress Party this afternoon at the INA ground, [...]

BJP submits memorandum to ECI to ensure free and fair state poll [Imphal Free Press]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 25: Bharatiya Janta Party, Manipur Pradesh has submitted a memorandum to the Chief Election Commissioner of India urging him to ensure free and fair poll in the upcoming 10th Manipur Legislative Assembly Election. Addressing media persons today at the office of BJP Manipur Pradesh, state president Sh. Shantikumar stated that a delegate of [...]

Newly appointed Mahila Congress secretary expresses willingness to compete in general election [Imphal Free Press]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 25: Poonam Raani Wangkhem has been appointed as the secretary of the All India Mahila Congress, making her the first person from the state to have ever earned an office at the All India Congress Committee (AICC), head office, New Delhi. She was appointed for the post on October 7 by the AICC [...]

UGs apprehended [Imphal Free Press]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 25: Troops of 27 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (S) apprehended one UNLF cadre today from Chabam Khunou in Thoubal district, namely Sangapam Naotomba alias Tomba, 28, s/o Kanibabu of Chabam Khunou, stated a release of PRO IGAR (S). The release further mentioned that the troops of 23 Assam Rifles [...]

Inaugural function held at Lamdangmei village [Imphal Free Press]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 25: A newly leveled site inauguration and corner pillar erection service for a Church building construction was held today at the Lamdangmei village, Nungba sub division Tamenglong district. M Daniel, member Autonomous District Council, 19 Doulang constituency cut the ribbon for the newly corner pillar erection. Speaking at the function, he stated that [...]

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