ISTV News – 28 September 2011 (Wednesday)

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Daily News Digest – e-pao.net – 28 September 2011

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Daily News Digest – Hueiyen Lanpao – 28 September 2011

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Sadar Hills only after district re-organisation says N Biren

Spokesperson of the SPF government, N Biren, who is also the IFCD Minister has made it clear that Sadar Hills cannot be converted in to a full fledged district until and unless district re-organisation is done. ……

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Goods are sold higher than the govt fixed rate

Even though AMSU is continuing its agitation against price rise, the shops and establishment in Imphal are selling essential goods at the rate fixed by the Imphal Bazar business community, which is much higher than the price fixed by the government itself ……

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JAC will launch agitation shortly

The Joint Administrative Council (JAC) of All Manipur Trade Unions Council (AMTUC) and All Manipur Government Employees Organisation (AMGEO) expressed its anguish over the delaying tactics played by the Congress led SPF Government. Time and again the Sta ……

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TET 2011 results declared, TET certificates mandatory even in private schools

The results of the State Teacher Eligibility Test conducted by the BSEM was declared today. The result was declared today at the office of the Board of Secondary Education, Manipur by the Principle Secretary, Education (S), Dr J Sureshbabu and Secretary, ……

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UNC calls for boycott of ADC by-polls

Days after the Okram Ibobi Singh government issued notification for the by-elections to the Autonomous District Council (ADC) in six constituencies in Manipur, the United Naga Council (UNC) has yet again issued a blanket boycott of the polls in the Naga a ……

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Merger Agreement not tenable: Prepak

In a press issued by its Assistant Secretary, Publicity and Propaganda, the proscribed P R E P A K stated that the Manipur State Legislative Assembly elected under the Manipur Constitution Act 1947 and the government headed by M K Priyobrata as Chief Mini ……

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‘All of us have a role in ensuring the transgender a life of dignity’

31 contestants walk down the aisle contesting for the crown in one of the biggest transgender beauty contest in the state at BOAT on Monday last.Mona Okram of Singjamei Sapam Leikai bagged the Miss Transgender 2011 while H. Ashananda, Thoubal, and Pebam B ……

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BJP national leaders to press for imposition of PR in Manipur

BJP National President along with other leaders of the Party will meet the Prime Minister and Home Minister of India and will press the Centre to impose President’s Rule in the state. Addressing media persons here at the office of the BJP, Manipur Pradesh ……

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RLP Condemn

The Rongmei Lu Phuam (RLP) Assam, Manipur and Nagaland condemned the incident of damaging one Maruti Van and one Alto Car and assault of the unsuspected families of Pastor/Reveend Mansi Gangmei and Reverend Apan Panmei by local people of Moidangpok, truck ……

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Sports News

Manipur to be the sports capital of India

Revealing lofty contents of its Vision Document 2025, BJP national convener Sunil Deodhar hold out the party’s plan to transform Manipur into a sporting capital of the country. …..

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Officials selected for Women Football League

The All Manipur Football Association has appointed one Match Commissioner and ten Referees to conduct the 3rd AMFA Senior Women Football League tournament 2011 and the 15th Sub-junior …..

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State Judo Championships

The 18th State level Judo championships 2011 being organized by the Manipur Judo Association started today at the Khuman Lampak Indoor stadium. …..

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Daily News Digest – The Sangai Express – 28 September 2011

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GK Pillai for repeal of controversial AFSPA, says time to ‘amend past mistakes’ Moots apology from PM as starting point

New Delhi, Sep 26: Former Union Home Secretary GK Pillai today said there was a need to repeal the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act and for the Government to make amends to the people of Manipur for “past mistakes”.

At a lecture titled “Manipur — the way forward”, Pillai said the Justice Jeevan Reddy Committee had already given its report that it was now under the consideration of the Union Home …..

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Drivers refute police report

IMPHAL, Sep 27 : Refuting the claim of SP Chandel district, OC of Tengnoupal Police and CNPO over the September 23 incident at Thamnapokpi along Imphal-Moreh Road, All Manipur Road Transport Drivers and Motor Wor-kers’ Union has denounced it as discriminatory attitude towards the drivers.

On September 23, an Imphal-bound loaded Tata Sumo coming from Moreh met with an accident at Thamnapokpi following an alleged stone attack by …..

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No sugar, rice stock in Tml

IMPHAL, Sep 27 : After all pumps have run out of petroleum stocks, there is no stock of rice or sugar in the CAF&PD godown of Tamenglong because of the ongoing twin blockades.

According to information received from Tamenglong district administration, price of Super Fine rice at Tamenglong market has escalated to Rs 900 per bag of 50 Kg capacity from the earlier price of Rs 800 per bag. The same variety of rice costs around Rs 60 …..

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Siltation raising Loktak bed

IMPHAL, Sep 27 : On account of continuous siltation, the bed of Loktak lake has been rising steadily, making the lake shallower with each passing year, stated Chief Secretary DS Poonia while commenting on the global phenomenon of climate change

The Chief Secretary was talking to media persons in relation with a national workshop on “Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity in North East India with Special Reference to Manipur& …..

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Minister stands guard at petrol outlets, hikes allotment to pumps

N Biren

IMPHAL, Sep 27: Consu-mer Affairs, food and Public Distribution (CAF& PD) Minister N Biren while launching a drive to curb irregularities, if any, in the sale of petrol-diesel to the public today announced increase in the allocation of petrol to the fuel outlets.

Speaking to newspersons during inspection of the retail outlets, the Minister sai …..

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Merger Agreement invalid : PREPAK

IMPHAL, Sep 27 : The proscribed PREPAK has declared that the Merger Agreement signed between king Budhachandra and the Government of India on September 21, 1949 at Shillong is an invalid document.

At that time, Manipur was an independent nation ruled by elected representatives.

The Manipur State Legislative Assembly formed by 53 elected representatives with MK Priyobarta as Chief Minister in its 3rd session held on …..

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UNC iterates anti-ADC polls stand

Imphal, Sep 27 : Amid hectic preparations for smooth conduct of election to the ten left out Auto-nomous District Council (ADC) constituen-cies in Senapati and Ukhrul districts slated for October 24, the United Naga Council (UNC) has iterated its opposition to the polls.

At present, the UNC is imposing economic blockade on the National High- ways to denounce the State Government’s alleged bid to bifurcate Naga-dominated areas …..

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DCs re-posted

IMPHAL, Sep 27 :As a part of the preparatory exercise for the Assembly elections which are likely to be held in the early part of next year, Deputy Commissioners of the four valley districts have been re-posted, while a number of Sub Divisional Officers have been transferred.

In accordance to an instruction from the Election Commission of India, the Department of Personnel issued an order for transfer and re-posting of DCs and SDOs …..

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UCM offers tarpon

IMPHAL, Sep 27: As a part of culmination of the Langban Heitha Leithaba (Tarpon) today the United Committee Manipur offered tribute to martyrs souls of the Great june 18 Uprising at Kekrupat Memorial Complex.

Talking to newspersons on the sideline of the closing observance of Tarpon, UCM president Yumnamcha Dilipkumar said conduct of rituals and paying obeisance to the departed souls is to remember their supreme sacrifice for the te …..

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BJP to highlight State crisis to Prez, PM

Imphal, Sep 27: BJP leader Sunil Deodhar, who is currently camping in Imphal to study the people’s untold sufferings owing to the intensified economic blockade on the National High- ways, has said the matter would be highlighted to the President and Prime Minister for immediate redressal.

“As asked by our party president Nitin Gadkari, I’ll submit a report to him after which he would highlight the same to the …..

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Vaipheis recall first settlement

IMPHAL, Sep 27: Comme-morating the first peaceful settlement of Vaiphei group of people in the northern part of Manipur, Thangzing Lap, 2011 was celebrated at Salam Patong in Senapati district today along with a cultural extravaganza.

Organised jointly by Salam Patong Village Authority, Salam Patong Sporting Youth Club and Zillai Eastern Block, the celebration was attended by Commissioner in-charge of Co-operation Paulunthang Vaiphe …..

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TET results declared

IMPHAL, Sep 27: The results of  first ever Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) for teaching in Primary and Upper Primary schools conducted by the Government of Manipur through Board of Secondary Education, Manipur (BSEM) on September 16 have been declared today.

In all 33,381 candidates passed in the test.

Announcing the results at the office of BSEM, Principal Secretary in-charge of School Education Dr Suresh Babu explai …..

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Awareness programme on relic preservation held

IMPHAL, Sep 27: A one day awareness programme cum record exhibition was organised today by Tangkhul Miyur Art and Culture Society at Laikoi Ching under Senapati district.

Attended by Deputy Director of Manipur State Archives Dr K Sushila and Laikoi Ching village head K Paisho, among others, items/artifacts used by the  Tangkhul forefathers were put on display.

The villagers also handed over a memorandum to the Archiv …..

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Manipur to be the sports capital of India

Imphal, Sep 27: Revealing lofty contents of its Vision Document 2025, BJP national convener Sunil Deodhar hold out the party’s plan to transform Manipur into a sporting capital of the country.

BJP national convener in-charge of Northeast India Sampak cell Sunil Deodhar arrived Monday in the state capital Imphal on a three-day visit and took first hand account of the prevailing situation which was con-veyed to BJP nationa …..

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