Daily News Digest : Imphal Free Press – 24 October 2011

 

State fire service updates arsenal; inducts Cheetah fire-tenders [Imphal Free Press]

October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL October 23: Chief Minister Okram Ibobi and PDA chairman Kh Loken Singh jointly flagged off 29 brand new fire fighting vehicles from the Manipur Fire Service Headquarters near Polo Ground today. The vehicles include six CHEETAH fire tenders. The CHEETAH machines which are made in Germany uses the most advanced fire fighting (Water […]

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ANSAM bandh supporters torch MR vehicle on ROP duty [Imphal Free Press]

October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 23: Bandh supporters of the three days total bandh imposed by All Naga Students Association Manipur (ANSAM), today torched a mini truck of the 7 MR after pushing it down the gorge in the morning at Lukhumbi part 2, in Tamenglong district. The incident comes barely a day after several Zeliangrong Naga civil […]

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KCP Noyon army chief arrested at Guwahati [Imphal Free Press]

October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 23: Security forces have arrested the KCP Noyon faction from Guwahati on October 22. A combined team of Imphal east district, Thoubal and Bishnupur commandos assisted by the Assam Police arrested the self proclaimed army chief of Kangleipak Communist Party-Noyon faction from Guwahati on October 22. The Superintendent of Police of Thoubal district, […]

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Pending ADC election to be conducted today amidst tight security [Imphal Free Press]

October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 23: The election commission of Manipur will be conducting the pending Autonomous District Council election to the 17-Phaibung Khullen district council constituency under Senapati Autonomous District Council and 13-Chingai district council constituency under Ukhrul district, tomorrow amidst huge security arrangement. The commission is going ahead with the election amidst the total bandh imposed […]

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Late night SHDDC talk with Chief Minister remains inconclusive [Imphal Free Press]

October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 23: A team led by SHDDC general secretary Tonghem Kipgen and Co-ordinating committee of various valley-based civil organizations, convenor Sunil Karam late in the evening at around 10 pm met with the Chief Minister and submitted a memorandum containing the resolutions taken up by the SHDDC and various other valley based CSOs at […]

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MPP in the process of forming pre-poll alliance with other parties: Nimaichand Luwang [Imphal Free Press]

October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 23: The Manipur People’s Party Chanura Marup, Heingang kendra today conducted an awareness programme on the theme ‘Ngashi Eikhoigee Khunaisida Nupigee Thoudang’ at the Luwangshangbam Mayai Leikai community hall. Speaking at the programme, MPP president Nimaichand Luwang stated that active role from the women of the state is needed to save the state […]

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Police dispose bomb left at dentist’s residence [Imphal Free Press]

October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 23: Police safely disposed a hand grenade retrieved from the residence of a dental surgeon identified as Leishangthem Nandalal of Iwaibam Leirak, Thoubal. The grenade was retrieved around 8:15 am in the morning from the premises of the doctor’s residence believed to be left as a threat. The bomb was later disposed off […]

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JAC to begin cease-work strike from today [Imphal Free Press]

October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 23: The Joint Administrative Council of AMTUC and AMGEO will begin indefinite cease-work strike from October 24 demanding the implementation of 6th pay and other benefits for the employees. A release of the JAC stated that the employees have finally taken decided to go on indefinite cease work strike following the failure of […]

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Explore and develop more tourist spots says tourism commissioner to Chandel [Imphal Free Press]

October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

CHANDEL, Oct 23: The Chamdil festival of the Anal tribes was celebrated today under the theme “Cultural Renaissance” at Maha Union Government Higher Secondary School Ground, Chandel. While inaugurating the festival, tourism commissioner KK Chhetri stated that the Chamdil festival not only promotes the old aged traditions of the Anal tribes but also exposes the […]

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UNC calls public meeting on MLR and LR act a wake up call for tribals [Imphal Free Press]

October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 23 (NNN): Reacting strongly to certain comments during the public meeting on Manipur Land Reforms (MLR) and Land Revenue (LR) Act held in Imphal on Saturday, the United Naga Council (UNC) on Sunday cautions that those organisations and individuals will be held responsible if any catastrophic situation arises. “The meeting which was telecast […]

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