Daily News Digest – Imphal Free Press – 07 October 2011

fffCAF&PD minister N Biren during the surprise inspection at Khwairamband bazar.

Minister Biren conducts surprise inspection of Khwairamband bazar

IMPHAL, October 6: The grievances faced by the people due to the price hike in the state during the economic blockade imposed along the national highways of the state have lessen to quite an extent, stated CAF&PD minister N Biren today…..

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Decamped MR men arrested with weapons

IMPHAL, October 6: The Tengnoupal Police have arrested three personnel of the 7th Manipur Rifles including a Jemander and havilder of Moreh post who reportedly deserted their camps along with several weapons this early morning…..

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Blockade supporters overpower escorts, set FCI truck ablaze

IMPHAL, October 6:: A rice laden truck of the FCI was set ablaze by suspected UNC blockade supporters late in the evening today along the National Highway 37 (formerly known as 53) near Noney…..

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CM assures to develop Sanamahi Temple

IMPHAL, October 6: Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has assured that the Sanahami Temple located inside 1st Bn Manipur Rifles campus would be developed soon in view of its religious significance to the people of the state…..

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JAC demands Y Sarojbala to support her claim of assualt with evidence

IMPHAL, October 6: The JAC against the Brutal Assault of Councilor, IMC ward No…..

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“Nagas ready for meeting with SHDDC to bring understanding”

IMPHAL, October 6 (Newmai News Network): The Naga people in Sadar Hills area of Senapati district have strengthened their stand against the formation of Sadar Hills district and vowed to shed blood for the cause of their land, saying the Nagas will not compromise with anyone over their land…..

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Printers demand materials for timely completion of book printing

IMPHAL, October 6: All Manipur Offset Printers’ Association (AMOPA) has appealed to the authorities concerned to provide the required materials in time so as to complete the task of printing books within the stipulated time…..

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Foundation stone inaugurate

IMPHAL, October 6: Public Health Engineering department minister TN Haokip today laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Accelerated Rural Water Supply Scheme, ARWS at Heignang Makha Leikai this morning…..

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Brief News

Dept enquiry

IMPHAL, October 6: A departmental enquiry headed by IGP intelligence KT Vaiphei, IPS, has been instituted to investigate the escape of KCP (MTF) leader Sunil Meitei from the lockup of Porompat Police Station during the intervening night of October 3-4 .

According a highly placed official source, the order constituting the enquiry was issued by the DGP Y Joykumar on October 5 a day after the militant leader made his escape.

Further, the order has advised the team constituted to submit their enquiry report to the department in seven days time.

Meanwhile, it may be mentioned that after the escape of the KCP leader seven police personnel including the officer-in-charge of Porompat police station K Geetchandra were suspended for dereliction of duty.

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IMPHAL, Oct 6: The Manipuri Students’ Federation (MSF) head office today felicitated newly elected executive members of MSF Bishnupur district today with the MSF HQ vice president as the chief of the function.

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IMPHAL, October 6: The Federation of All Tribal Youth Clubs, Manipur has submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister requesting for the release of post matric scholarship arrears of the ST students for the period of 2010.

The memorandum signed by the federation’s secy Letthang Haokip alleged that even though the centre and the state government gives utmost importance to the concern of the tribal and other backward students, the Manipur government and its departments concerned have not given any attention to the cries and plights of the tribal and backward students of the state.

It further requested the government to use its authority and direct the department concerned to release the arrears for the period mention above and be made to release the said period at the earliest possible time.

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UG apprehend

IMPHAL, October 6: A combined team of Bishnupur district commandos and 5/9 GR of 73rd Mountain Brigadier conducted cordon and search operation at Naranseina Awang leikai in which one s/s district commander of KCP (MC) Nongdrenkhomba group identified as Khwairakpam (n) Oinam (o) Romila Devi alias Pepi alias Purnima alias Chanuleima, 28, w/o O Debendro Singh of Naranseina Awang Leikai was arrested on October 4, stated a release of the SP, Bishnupur district.

It has further added that two 9 mm pistols, 10 live rounds of 9mm ammunition, 13 numbers of demand letters of KCP (MC) Nongdrenkhomba group, one mobile hand set with sim cards were recovered from her possession, it stated.

On verification it revealed that the apprehendee was involved in a number of cases relating to extortion in Bishnupur district for raising funds for the party, it added.

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AIYF demands re-organization of transport dept

IMPHAL, Oct 6: All India Youth Federation (AIYF), Manipur State Council has demanded the authorities concerned to reorganize the transport department for failing to regulate the fares of passenger vehicles.

A release of the front stated that the officials of the transport department have also misplaced the complaint letter which was addressed to the transport director regarding the irregularities in transport fares. The transport department should announce a fixed transport fare as soon as possible, it added.

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AITSA Manipur Branch

IMPHAL, Oct 6: All India Tribal Students’ Association has formed Manipur Branch with Gonmei Janlung as the president and Winson Zou as the general secretary, stated a release.

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Football match organized

IMPHAL, Oct 6: The 10 DOGRA Regiment of 59 Mountain Brigade under Red Shield Division organized the final Football match of the Senior Girls at Apou Kading High School of Tamei Sub Division during their Annual sports on October 5. The students displayed high degree of sportsmanship during the match. The regiment assisted the school authorities by giving various sports equipment and organizing feast for more than 300 students, informed a statement of PIB Defense Wing.

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Cultural programme

IMPHAL, Oct 6: The Tumnoupokpi Women Development Committee organized a two day cultural exchange programme on cultural unity and role of women in cultural presentation on October 1-2 at Tumnoupokpi Thangal village community Hall, Senapati which was sponsored by the North East Zone Cultural Centre.

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Gold medal awarded

IMPHAL, Oct 6: Maibam Valentina Chanu, d/o of Maibam Iboyaima Khuman and Maibam Ongbi Mirabai of Heirangoithong Ahongsangbam Leikai has been awarded Kangjam Ongbi Nungshisana Memorial Gold Medal for securing first class first in Msc (biochemistry) final examination, 2011conducted by Manipur University.

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Discussion held

IMPHAL, Oct 6: A one-day discussion on the topic “How overseas Manipuris can contribute to the socio-economic development of Manipur via knowledge exchange network” was organized by commerce and industries department today at State Guest House, Imphal.

The discussion was attended by O Nabakishore, principal secretary of commerce and industries, V Tholthang, director of commerce and industries, and Prof N Iboton, dean of CAU as the dignitaries of the discussion programme while Sanjoy Mairembam from London, MC Talukdar and Uttamchand Laishram, director of science and technology, were the resource persons.

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MSCP VP clarifies on Wungnaoshang

IMPHAL, Oct 6: The Manipur State Congress Party in a statement issued by its vice president Adim Pamei, clarifies that Phungyar MLA, W. Wungnaoshang Keishing has not been issued with a party ticket to contest the upcoming general election but only given an application to the party president for enrollment.

It mentioned that as per the earlier agreement within the MSCP the issuing of the ticket for the hill constituency is to be done with the concern of the vice president (himself) while the valley ticket by the president, Y. Mangi.

On behalf of the party, it expressed its regret to the opinions of some individuals criticizing the UPA government. It asserted that the development work initiated under the UPA in both Hills and valley is appreciated by MSCP.

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NWU anniversary

IMPHAL, Oct 6: Naga Women’s Union observed its 21st anniversary on October 5 at Tangkhul Theological Centre, Ukhrul under the sponsorship of Tangkhul Shanao Long where 42 delegates from different constituent units from four districts participated. NWU also felicitated ten toppers and outstanding women including world champion MC Mary Kom and also recognized K Matia of Robunamai, Kamei of Machiang and K Marigold who have made first access into the men’s domain, stated a release.

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Source: www.ifp.co.in