Daily News Digest : The Sangai Express – 17 October 2011

MC Mary Kom, Sh Sarjubala bag gold medals in boxing nationals [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 16: Led by five times world champion MC Mary Kom, Manipur clinched two gold medals, one silver and a bronze in the 12th Senior Women national Boxing Championship. With a competition total of 22 points Manipur secured the overall runners-up title as Haryana eves claimed the champions crown with 34 points. The last […]

Joint deliberation session by womenfolk on highway blockade mooted from Oct 20, Ibobi meets Sonia on blockade Possibility of medical oxygen running low not ruled out, drugs on move [The Sangai Express]

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 IMPHAL, Oct 16 : On account of the record-breaking highway bloc- kades, the possibility of medical oxygen exhausting cannot be ruled out entirely though it is not acute any more.  However, following the Government’s assurance to compensate for the drugs set afire by blockade supporters, drug companies have started dispatching medicine to the State. A […]

Delhi cops probe PLA-Maoists links [The Sangai Express]

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New Delhi, Oct 16 : The Delhi Police are continuing their investigation of the two high-ranking cadres of banned Peoples Liberation Army with the Maoists arrested here on October 1. The police found out during interrogation that the two arrested PLA cadres Dilip Singh and Arun Singh were in the city to provide logistical support […]

Rally demands status quo for Imphal West [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 16 : Demanding that the status quo of Imphal West district should be maintained and that no parts of Sekmai Assembly Constituency should be incorporated in the proposed Sadar Hills district, thousands of people took out a mass rally at Lamshang today. After the rally, the Land Protection Committee of Sekmai Assembly Constituency […]

NPF negates Joy’s assertion [The Sangai Express]

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Imphal, Oct 16 : The Manipur unit of Naga People’s Front (NPF) said today that the comment of Manipur People’s Party (MPP) leader O Joy on the former party was unfor-tunate. On Friday, one of the local dailies in Imphal had quoted O Joy as saying, “NPF is a communal party and that the Nagaland […]

River Lift Irrigation (RLI) scheme inaugurated [The Sangai Express]

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 IMPHAL, Oct 16 : A River Lift Irrigation (RLI) Scheme taken up at Mayang Imphal Yurembam Awang Leikai was inaugurated today by MLA Dr Kh Ratankumar. It is expected that the scheme can irrigate 15/16 hectares of agricultural fields. Speaking at the inaugural function, Ratankumar claimed that Mayang Imphal has witnessed many developmental changes in […]

Abuse of appointment norms in MOBC feared [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 16: There is strong suspicion of appointment anomaly in the Economic Development Society, a unit of Minorities and Other Backward Classes (MOBC) Department under the pretext of deputation and contract engagement basis of employees without any Government sanction on the said post. According to an informed source, the MOBC Economic Development Society, which […]

annual conference of All Manipur Shops and Establishment Employee Association

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IMPHAL, Oct 16: The fifth annual conference of All Manipur Shops and Establishment Employee Association was held at Irawat Bhawan BT Road today with Labour Minister P Parijat Singh and DLC Labour Department E Tomba Singh as the chief guest and president respectively. CPI Manipur State Council General Secretary L Sotin Kumar Singh and AMSEEA […]

Mass campaign to precede International Drug Users Day observance [The Sangai Express]

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Imphal, Oct 16: Ahead of the International Drug Users Day observance on November 1, the Community Network for Empowerment (CoNE) will embark on a mass campaign from tomorrow under the theme ‘A new beginning for a long journey’. a state level network of 13 community based organisations of people who use drugs in Manipur, newly […]

High-end weapons for NSG [The Sangai Express]

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Gurgaon, Oct 16: The country’s elite NSG has embarked on an ambitious project to prepare new-age commandos equipped with high-end weapons to undertake specialised counter-terrorism and counter-hijack operations through land, air and water. The force, known as the ‘black cats’, will churn out close to 2,000 commandos by 2015-16. They will be completely independent to […]

Jawaharlal Nehru doctors petition Govt [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 16 : Doctors of erstwhile Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) Hospital have drawn the attention of the Government of Manipur seeking explicit specification with regard to service conditions entitled to a Government employee. In a memorandum addressed to the Commissioner (Health and Family Welfare) as well as to Director JN Institute of Medical Sciences, the […]

Three books by Mutuwa Tomba released [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 16 : On the concluding day of the months long celebration on Mutuwa Tomba completing 40 years as a writer, three books authored by Mutuwa Tomba was released today at Manipur Press Club. While Apunba Mashak (Volume 2) and Thawaigi Mani Sanamatum were released by Health Minister    L Jayantakumar who was chief […]

Wild bird rescued from Sangaiprou [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 16: A healthy falcon was today handed over to the authority of Manipur Zoological Garden, Iroisemba by Managing Director of Hostel Brightway, Barun Oinam.  The wild bird was rescued from Sangaiprou area, said a press release. Source : The Sangai Express

Indian Made Foreign Liquor seized @ Tatbung [The Sangai Express]

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 Jiribam , Oct 16 : Troops of 22 Assam Rifles during a frisking drive at Tatbung Outpost along NH-37 seized 540 cases of Indian made foreign liquor worth Rs 14 lakhs from an Imphal bound truck (MN-06T/0263), reports our Jiribam Correspondent. The liquor was illegally brought in by one Premjit (43) s/o Tomba of Lamlong […]

Four-day Adventure Awareness Training camp kick started @ Mao [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 16: A four-day adventure awareness training camp jointly organised by MMTA and Mao Tourism Club has kick started at Mao today. With an objective to give awareness to the youths living in tourism potential areas, the camp is being organised under the aegis of Regional Director NE Indiatourism of Ministry of Tourism, Government […]

Meritorious student feted [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 16: Nupi Khunai, Liwa Road Bokul Makhong has feted Maibam Valentina Chanu who secured first class first in the 4th semester examination of MSc Biochemistry conducted by Manipur University. A reception ceremony to honour the meritorious student, who has won Kangjam ongbi Nungshina Memorial Gold Medal, was organised at YMDA ground today. Social […]

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