Daily News Digest : Imphal Free Press – 28 October 2011

 

Manipur to witness hunger strike on Ningol Chakkouba [Imphal Free Press]

IMPHAL, October 27: Save Sharmila campaign, Jan Karwan launched by a group of human rights activists from Srinagar has reached Imphal this morning. The rights activists also took out a rally from North AOC to the birthplace of Irom Sharmila at Kongal where a public meeting was also held at the ground of Amateur Athletics […]

 

SHDDC volunteers block works minister’s way, two injured in police action [Imphal Free Press]

IMPHAL, October 27: Works Minister K Ranjit and his entourage were blocked by the volunteers of Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee today at Kangpokpi Bazar on their return from Senapati after inspecting the mini secretariat complex. A large number of women volunteers of SHDDC blocked the minister’s way to Imphal demanding immediate declaration of Sadar […]

UTLA in process to join SoO fold [Imphal Free Press]

IMPHAL, October 27: In a landmark peace initiative, 43 cadres of the United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA) including the political wing and armed wing formally return to the mainstream during a home coming ceremony. The homecoming ceremony organized by Red Shield Division was held at the Banquet Hall of the 1st Battalion of Manipur Rifles […]

 

Governor, CM greet people on Ningol Chakkouba [Imphal Free Press]

IMPHAL, October 27: The Governor of Manipur, Gurbachan Jagat has greeted the people of Manipur on the auspicious occasion of Ningol Chakkouba. In his message, the Governor stated that Ningol Chakkouba is a unique social festival of the Meiteis and it is observed on the second day of the new moon of the Manipuri month […]

MU security guard physically abuses girl student [Imphal Free Press]

IMPHAL, October 27: Students of Manipur University once again faced harassment from ill-mannered security personnel right inside the university campus. A drunken security guard of Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) posted at the Main Gate of Manipur University today physically abused a student girl of third semester of mass communication department. According to the victim, the […]

 

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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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Daily News Digest : Imphal Free Press – 25 October 2011

 

CM inaugurates longest bridge in Manipur [Imphal Free Press]

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IMPHAL, October 24: In a landmark event, the Chief Minister O. Ibobi Singh today inaugurated the longest bridge of the state, ‘Serou Bridge’ over the Chakpi river, at Serou, Thoubal. Over 15 thousand people from Sugnu constituency, Thoubal, Chandel and other parts of the state turned up to witness the grand event. A formal […]

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SHDDC talk fails to materialise [Imphal Free Press]

October 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL October 24 : Post talks between the SHDDC and the Chief Minister yesterday, the public hopes that the scheduled talk between the two sides which was supposed to be held today may have a positive outcome fell short. The proposed meeting failed to take place despite the assurance given by SHDDC general secretary Tonghen […]

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HRD ministry approves upgradation of 49 junior high schools to high schools [Imphal Free Press]

October 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 24: Under the initiative of the Union ministry of human resource development, the state education department has decided to upgrade 49 junior high schools to high schools and to further create 294 posts for graduate teachers, 116 posts for laboratory attendant and another 116 post for librarian cum assistants under Rastriya Madhyamik Shiksha […]

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State receives solar run fish-dryer from CIFT Cochin [Imphal Free Press]

October 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 24: Dr B Meenakumari, deputy director general (fisheries) ICAR, New Delhi today inaugurated the Solar Fish Dryer at the ICAR Research complex, Lamphelpat. The function was also attended by Dr N Prakash jt director, ICAR Manipur, Dr TK Sirinivasgopal, director CIFT, Cochin and K Sharatkumar, director fisheries Manipur as the president and guests […]

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Moderate turn-out recorded despite boycott call of pending ADC polls [Imphal Free Press]

October 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 24: Elections to 17-Phaibung Khullen district council constituency in Senapati and 3-Chingai district council constituency in Ukhrul have been conducted under tight security arrangement today. The voters’ turnout in the election was moderate despite of  the boycott call from various organizations. The turnout at Phaibung was 63.28 percent while Chingai recorded only 44.71 […]

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Hand grenades found at three different places [Imphal Free Press]

October 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 24: Three hand grenades were found at the residence of three individuals at Naoremthong, Wangjing Tentha and Yairipok Bamon Leikai. The first grenade was found at the residence of Senjam Mani, 55, s/o Paka of Naoremthong Khumanthem Leikai at around 6:15 am today. Mani is the principal of Cosmopolitan High School, Chingkhu. The […]

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Dailong villagers condemn burning of bulldozers [Imphal Free Press]

October 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 24: Villagers of Dailong village in Tamenglong district have strongly condemned the act of burning down two bulldozers and pushing down another dozer into a gorge by some unidentified armed persons in the wee hours of October 22. Speaking to media persons, the convenor of District Protection Joint Forum, G Garailong stated that […]

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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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Daily News Digest : Imphal Free Press – 23 October 2011

SHDDC solicits support from titular King [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 22: Unable to attain the demand for Sadar Hills district despite of months of agitations, the Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee (SHDDC) has today submitted a memorandum to the titular King of Manipur Leishemba Sanajaoba praying for his support to the demand. The representatives of SHDDC, namely president Ngamkhohao Haokip and general secretary […]

KSO asserts respect and not communal hatred needed for survival [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 22 (Newmai News Network): Stating that any political agenda of the government directed along communal lines would spell their (Meiteis, Nagas and Kukis) doom, Kuki Students’ Organization (KSO) said it is on this ground that the students’ body is apprehensive of the move for ‘alternative arrangement’ for Nagas within Manipur state which, in […]

Mutual respect key to peaceful co-existence in state says Awangbou [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 22: The “IX Indigenous Brothers’ Meet, 2011” was held today at Rupmahal Theatre, B.T road, Imphal organized by the League of the Fourth World People Kangleipak, North-Eastern Region of India. A two day seminar on the “Indigenous Legendary Tales (Folk Tales) of all communities of Kangleipak (Manipur)” which will continue till October 23 […]

Armed miscreants torch excavator, bull dozer before pushing down another bull dozer down the gorge [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 22: Some armed miscreants torched an excavator and a bull dozer while another bull dozer was pushed down the gorge during the wee hour today in Tamenglong district. According to police sources the incident occurred around 1 am when heavily armed individuals came to a labour camp situated in between Dailong and Tamenglong […]

Unity can bring solution to state issues says AMTU [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 22 (NNN): Stressing that the Nagas will need the Meiteis and the Kukis and vice versa to bring a regional political solution, the All Manipur Tribal Union  said it is only a matter of misunderstanding and frustration that bring hatred due to manipulative temptation which can be solved through reconciliation and ethical parleys. […]

NEC planning advisor inspects development projects in state [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 22: Planning advisor of Northeastern Council (NEC), J Lhungdim has arrived at Imphal today to overview various development projects and schemes undertaken by the state government with the funding from NEC. Soon after his arrival to the state, the planning advisor visited ISBT, Imphal accompanied by chief engineer of PWD and officials of […]

Zeliangrong bodies extend support to ANSAM agitation; warn to intensify agitation [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 22: Several Zeliangrong civil organizations today declared to fully co-operate with the ongoing agitation of the All Naga Students’ Association Manipur (ANSAM) in all Naga inhabited areas in protest against the failure of the centre to materialize UNC’s demand for “Alternative Arrangement”. The civil bodies further threatened to intensify its agitation until the […]

Village committee demonstrates to spread climate change awareness [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 22: The Village Women Co-ordinating Committee, Kachi Khul Lamsang a/c today organized its first demonstration cum awareness programme demanding action from the government regarding climate change. The demonstration titled ‘Malemgi Meisha Hengatlukpa amasung Aying Asha Hengatlakpa’ was observed at the community hall, Kachi village today. Informing media persons during the demonstration, W Prabha […]

Manipur District Council teachers hold sit-in-protest, submit memorandum to Governor [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 22: All Manipur District Council Teachers’ Association today staged a sit-in-protest at Thangmeiband Lilashing Khongnangkhong and also submitted a memorandum to the Governor of Manipur demanding immediate release of pending arrears and implementation of pension scheme. Speaking to mediapersons today during the sit-in-protest, secretary general of All Manipur District Council Teachers’ Association, Letkhosei […]

Daily News Digest : Imphal Free Press – 22 October 2011

CM in national capital to attend NDC meet [Imphal Free Press]

October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 21: Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has left Imphal for the national capital this morning to attend a meeting of the National Development Council organized by the Planning Commission of India scheduled for tomorrow at Bigyan Bhavan New Delhi. According to an official source, Chief Minister who will be assisted by the state […]

State CPI holds rally in protest against price hike [Imphal Free Press]

October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 21: As part of the nation wide protest against price rise and pressure to pass stronger version of the Lok Pal Bill, the Communist Party of India, Manipur also organized a similar protest rally in Imphal east and Imphal west. Over hundreds of CPI members took part in the rally that started from […]

Governor sceptical on NH 53 work: ICHAM [Imphal Free Press]

October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL October 21: “Governor Gurbachan Jagat has expressed doubt that the construction of the NH 53 will be completed within the timeframe of December 2013 set by the BRO. The Governor has also given assurance that the matter will be taken up with the officials of the home and defence ministry at the Governors’ Meet […]

Youth handed over to police for allegedly threatening RTI activists [Imphal Free Press]

October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 21: General public of Khergao area apprehended a youth and handed him over to the police for allegedly threatening RTI activists last night at Khergao Awang Leikai. Briefing media persons Md. Ibungo a local club member, revealed that the incident occurred around 8 pm when MA Rahman, an RTI activist was threaten with […]

12 year old found dead after missing for two days [Imphal Free Press]

October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 21: A 12 year old student of Bishnupur Public School, who had failed to return home after leaving for his school on the morning of October 19 was found dead inside the CI College, Bishnupur district late this morning at around 11 am. According to a family source, the boy identified as Mutum […]

Education volunteers agitates against recruitment of primary teachers [Imphal Free Press]

October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL October 21: Decrying the notification of the principal secretary education (s) regarding recruitment of primary teachers made yesterday, the All Manipur Education Volunteers Welfare Association has locked up the offices of the SSA of all districts from today onwards. Briefing media persons in the regard at Manipur Press Club, president of the association, Oinam […]

Manipur Theatre day observed [Imphal Free Press]

October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 21: The Theatre Centre Manipur today observed the Manipur Theatre Day at the Manipur Dramatic Union. The function was attended by health minister L Jayantakumar, director Kalakshetra Manipur and secretary, Manipur State Kala Akademi S Vedeshwar Sharma as the chief guest, president and guest of honour. Speaking at the observation, minister Jayentakumar stated […]

Three militant cadres arrested : PRO IGAR (S) [Imphal Free Press]

October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 21: Troops under the IGAR (S) arrested at least three militant cadres in separate counter insurgency operation since yesterday, informed a statement issued by the PRO IGAR (S). In the first incident, troops of 27 AR discovering the movement of UG cadres in general area Maringbal  of Thoubal district, launched a search operation […]

Combined forces arrested one KCP MC cadre [Imphal Free Press]

October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 21: A combined team of Imphal East district police commandos and 28 AR reportedly arrested a cadre of the proscribed KCP MC militant on October 18 near NRL oil pump, Khurai Thangjam Leikai along with weapons. A statement issued by the office of the Imphal East district police, the combined team arrested the […]

Daily News Digest : Imphal Free Press – 21 October 2011


Civil Society Organisations threaten with stir in case of govt’s failure to address present hardship [Imphal Free Press]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 20: In an attempt to prevent frequent public hardship arising out of blockades, strikes and other forms of agitations, several valley-based civil society organizations today unanimously drafted a number of resolutions urging the government for immediate intervention during any such eventualities.  In the meantime, they have further declared to launch a massive public […]

Cabinet approves upgradation of Imphal Municipal Council to corporation [Imphal Free Press]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 20: The state cabinet meeting held this evening under the chair of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi at his official Bungalow has approved the upgradation of Imphal Municipal Council to the status of Corporation. The cabinet further approved the placement of principals in the higher scale of Rs. 4500-150-5700-200-7300 rectification date of placement, Manipur […]

18 militants lay down arms before Chief Minister [Imphal Free Press]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 20: Altogether 18 militants belonging to seven different underground organizations have laid down their arms before Chief Minister Okram Ibobi today in a home coming ceremony held at HQ IGAR (South), Mantripukhri, Imphal. The surrendered militants were 11 cadres of Kuki National Liberation Front (KNLF), namely army no. 1014 s/s Capt Lunkholal Lalboi […]

READ global inaugurates second community library in state [Imphal Free Press]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 20: Tazei community Library and Resource Centre was inaugurated today by Dr Antonia Neubauer, founder READ Global at Sangaiprou Kabui village, Imphal west, under the joint sponsorship of READ India and Sangaiprou Naga Youth Organization . The inaugural function was attended by K Kadudai, village chief and Geeta Malhotra, country director READ India […]

Free medical test conducted for veteran journalists [Imphal Free Press]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 20: Free medical tests were conducted for veteran journalists of the state today at JN School of Nursing, Porompat, Imphal east. A release of Manipur Veteran Journalists’ Union stated that the managing director of the institute Dr Brajamani Mangang and his team thoroughly conducted various medical tests for various veteran journalists, namely Naorem […]

Grenade explosion near minister’s residence @ Nambol [Imphal Free Press]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 19: A hand grenade exploded near the residence of social welfare minister N Loken located at Nambol Leimapokpam at around 11:30 pm yesterday. However, there was no casualty during the blast. As of now, the organization responsible for the bomb attack could not be ascertained. Several attacks have been made at the minister’s […]

Martial Arts Manipur team trial selection will be held on October 23 [Imphal Free Press]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 19: The 3rd phase Bruce Lee’s fighting method ‘Jeet Kune-DO’ Martial Arts Manipur team trial selection will be held on October 23 at 8 am at Tentha Khongbal Multi Complex, Thoubal district for the 24th sub-junior/junior/senior national Jeet Kune-do martial art championship 2011 on November 26-27 at Talkotara Indoor Stadium, New Delhi. All […]

Sanitation campaign – Swatchhta Utsav’ @ Churachandpur [Imphal Free Press]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

LAMKA, October 19: In the first of its kind in Churachandpur, the District Level Water & Sanitation Committee, DSWC, organized a total sanitation campaign under the code name Swatchhta Utsav today from about 11 am at Synod Hall during which the importance of maintaining proper sanitation with a clean surrounding was emphatically stressed. The occasion […]

RIMS stand-off resolved [Imphal Free Press]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 19: The patient’s relatives who had assaulted one post graduate student in the Paediatric department following the death of a patient-a one year old have tendered unreserved apology. The family members regretted the inconvenience caused to the general public. The settlement was brought about in the office of the medical superintendent, Prof H. Shanti. […]

Daily News Digest : Imphal Free Press – 19 October 2011

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Chief Minister welcomes eight newly elected ADC members [Imphal Free Press]

October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 11: The government is sparing no efforts in trying to solve the Sadar Hills issue, however regarding the United Naga Council’s demand for alternative arrangement, the government will have to wait for UNC’s response at the ongoing tripartite talk between the state government, the central government and the UNC, stated Chief Minister O […]

Alternative arrangement demand should not encroached upon Kuki traditional lands says KSO [Imphal Free Press]

October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL October 18: The Kuki Students’ Organisation, (KSO), general head quarter in a statement issued by the information and publicity department, has urged all concerned to refrain from making any hasty decisions in issues concerning the political aspiration of a community no matter how legitimate or genuine the case might be. It is imperative that […]

Second NSCN (IM)-ZUF gun-fight of the fortnight reported at Tamenglong [Imphal Free Press]

October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 18: An armed encounter took place between the cadres of NSCN-IM and Zeliangrong Youth Front (ZUF) in a jungle at Guitang village under Khoupum Police Station in Tamenglong district this morning. According to local sources, the gun fight between the heavily armed cadres of NSCN-IM and ZUF started from around 5 am and […]

Loktak Project glitters with development photo exhibition [Imphal Free Press]

October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

  LOKTAK PROJECT, October 18: Continuing the campaign for creating awareness among the rural populace, a five-day long Photo Exhibition on the theme ‘Development Initiatives in North East’ kick-off at NHPC Community Hall, Loktak Project in Churachandpur District. The exhibition, which would continue till October 22 is being organized by the Directorate of Advertising & […]

Singer Pahari fondly remembered on death anniversary [Imphal Free Press]

October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 18: The 5th death anniversary of Nongmaithem Pahari was observed today at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen, Konung Lampak, Imphal. The observation was attended by Thoidingjam Tombi, National Lalit Kala Akademi Awardee and B Jayantakumar Sharma, president of Nongmaithem Pahari Memorial Trust as the chief guest and president respectively. Speaking at the occasion, Th […]

Altogether 1350 Children vaccinated against measles on opening day of MCUP at Moreh [Imphal Free Press]

October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Our Moreh Correspondent MOREH, October 11: A Measles Catch Up Programme, MCUP was started at Moreh under the leadership of Dr S Priyokumar Singh, district immunization officer, Moreh on October 17. During the opening day, students of two schools located at Moreh, namely St. George Eng School and Moreh Government Hr Sec School were […]

All India fast on Nov 5 in support of Sharmila [Imphal Free Press]

October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 18: Save Democracy Repeal AFSPA Group, New Delhi is planning to organise a one day fast and demonstration at various cities in India and around the world on November 5, 2011. A release of the group stated that all individuals, professionals, students’ organisations, civil society organisations, women’s groups, theatre activists, academic communities, activists […]

Daily News Digest : Imphal Free Press – 18 October 2011

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Civil bodies show support to Sadar Hills district demand [Imphal Free Press]

October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 17(Newmai News Network): Seventeen different civil society organizations in Manipur have extended their support to the agitation launched under the aegis of Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee, SHDDC, on the demand of formation of Sadar Hills district, SHDDC president Ngamkhohao announced today. This came after a consultative meeting between representatives of 17 civil […]

Three Assam Rifles personnel injured in Ukhrul IED blast [Imphal Free Press]

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IMPHAL, Oct 17: At least three personnel of 23 Assam Rifles posted at Litan were injured in an IED blast that occurred at around 5:30 am today at Sangkai Village under Litan Police Station in Ukhrul district. The injured personnel have been identified as rifleman no. 231040 Sudhir, 46, s/o Gopulan of Kerala, rifleman no. […]

Monetary donation to KCP may lead to social degradation: City Meitei [Imphal Free Press]

October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 17: The emergence of fake revolutionaries along with the involvement of state security forces, commandos and drug addicts in making monetary demands in the name of KCP has diluted the revolutionary movement and become a major factor for social degradation, stated  chief advisor of KCP (MTF), City Meitei during an interview with a […]

Prime Minister has consented to inaugurate capitol project says Chief Minister [Imphal Free Press]

October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 17 (Newmai News Network): The Capitol Project and High court complexes which are under constructions in the Imphal city will be completed by November, said Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh while on an inspection visit at the site today. Asked about the ongoing economic blockade on national highways on the sideline of the […]

ADC teachers’ associaiton to launch agitations against govt inability to pay arrears [Imphal Free Press]

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IMPHAL, October 17: The All Manipur District Council Teachers’ Association has decided to launch various forms of agitations from October 20 following the failure of the state government to fulfill their various demands including payment of dearness allowance arrears, pay arrears and implementation of pension schemes even after repeated appeals. Informing this during a press […]

NSUI launches free coaching classes at Khurai [Imphal Free Press]

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IMPHAL, October 17: Bharat Kumar, president  National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) opened a free coaching class for classes of VII to X at Khurai Popular High School, Khurai Knsam Leikai this morning. The objective of the opening of such coaching classes was to supplement teachings for the uncovered syllabus of the students and support […]

Disable persons face hardship to get disability certificate [Imphal Free Press]

October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Kaimuanthang LAMKA, October 17: Many of the actually disable persons in the state are unable to get their disability certificate as  easily as it has been stated in the Persons With Disability Act, 1995 due to which many have given up their bid to obtain it after a long chased though they are genuine […]

JDDC appeals for non-cooperation movement [Imphal Free Press]

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IMPHAL, Oct 17: The Jiribam District Demand Committee (JDDC), as per the executive body meeting held today, has resolved to appeal to all concerned to render support to the pen down strike of all government employees from October 19 to 23 and non-cooperation movement at the office complex of Jiribam ADC from October 24 to […]

PREPAK Cadre Arrested [Imphal Free Press]

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IMPHAL, October 17: A team of the Imphal east CDO has arrested one Prepak cadre identified as Phijam Robert alias Tomba, 18, s/o Ph Nabachandra Singh of Lamlai Makha Leikai from Lamlai Bazar and recovered one live round of 9mm ammunition from his possession, stated a press release of the SP, Imphal east. It has […]

Teachers appointed in College of Nursing, RIMS [Imphal Free Press]

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IMPHAL, Oct 17: 11 teaching staff have been appointed in the College of Nursing, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal. There are six tutors, namely, Dayabati Hajarimayum, Thokchom Jupita, T.S. Ezung, O. Anita, Laishram Bidyapati and L. Santarani. On the same day five lecturers were also appointed. They are L. John, T. Nolini, S. Silbia, […]

Water supply irregular [Imphal Free Press]

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IMPHAL. Oct 17: There will be irregularities of water supply in the general areas of Sanjenthong Officers Colony,  JNIMS,  DDK, Imphal, and Zonal reservoirs located at Khurai Sajor Leikai, Khurai Laiwangma, Minuthong due to the inability to get accurate power voltage at the intake pump house maintained at Iril River for the Porompat Water supply […]

Daily News Digest : Imphal Free Press – 17 October 2011

Sekmai villagers rally against inclusion of their villages to proposed Sadar Hills district [Imphal Free Press]

October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 16: Thousands of people today carried out a mass rally against the inclusion of some villages under Sekmai assembly constituency to the proposed Sadar Hills district. The rally started from two different locations of Phayeng and Khurkhul, and later converged at Lamsang. However, the rally was disrupted by the police at Lamsang Bazar […]

NPF answers O Joy communal slur on it terming the comment as unfortunate [Imphal Free Press]

October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 16 (Newmai News Network): 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 unfortunate. On Friday, one of the local dailies in Imphal had quoted O Joy as saying,” NPF is a communal party and that […]

Development more visible at ruling party MLA’s constituencies asserts Thangso Baite [Imphal Free Press]

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IMPHAL, October 16: A one day Khurai block Congress workers’ conference was held today at Amateur Athletic Association ground, Kongpal organized by the Khurai Block Congress Committee. The conference was attended by Outer MP from the state Thangso Baite as chief guest. Speaking at the conference, Thangso Baite said Congress with a history of 125 […]

Wangkhei a/c reels under high tension as election approaches [Imphal Free Press]

October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 16: Tension between the supporters of commerce and industries minister Yumkham Irabot and upcoming candidate of Wangkhei assembly constituency Okram Henry is one the rise with the intensification of electioneering campaign for both the candidates. The supporters of O Henry today staged a sit-in-protest at Mantripukhri Community Hall against the conduct of minister […]

“Villagers taking up road maintenance work due to government’s failure” [Imphal Free Press]

October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 16: A release of the Khousabung Youth Club signed by its president Hemang Khongsai has alleged that no government agencies have attended the road connecting Moirang to Khousabung even though it is just 5 kms long. It has further alleged that the road has been black topped just once in 75 years, when […]

Lamphelpat, a neglected wetland in Imphal [Imphal Free Press]

October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Khuraijam Jibankumar Singh  IMPHAL, October 16: Imphal Valley is the most fertile place in the state of Manipur. The valley is known for its centuries old civilization, rich culture and tradition, and rich diversity of plants and animals. The oval shaped valley is dotted by many wetlands. These wetlands provide many services like ecological […]

PREPAK cadre Arrested [Imphal Free Press]

October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 16: A press release of the Imphal east SP has claimed that a team of Imphal east CDOs has arrested a cadre of the proscribed PREPAK identified as Elangbam Romio area. On spot verification he disclosed that he joined Prepak (GS) in the year 2010 through one Baleshwor Singh s/s project officer of […]

Japanese Encephalitis vaccination camp at Keithelmanbi [Imphal Free Press]

October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 16: 28 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR(South) organized a Japanese Encephalitis vaccination camp at Keithelmanbi on October 16. According to a PRO IGAR release, more than 200 children between the age of one to 15 from Keithelmanbi and neighboring villages were immunized against Japanese Encephalitis. An awareness lecture about Japanese […]

Cultural and Teachers Training workshop by Sanskar Bharati Poorvotar [ Imphal Free Press ]

October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 15: Sanskar Bharati Poorvotar will organize cultural workshops in different districts of the state in the art field of Manipuri dance (folk and classical) with the objective of rejuvenating and promoting the rich cultural heritage of the Northeast at the national level. A release of the organization stated the teacher training workshop will […]

Best award in classical solo senior group @ Cuttack [ Imphal Free Press ]

October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 16: Konsam Sangita Devi, d/o Indra of Thongju Pheijaleitong Awang Leikai, an artiste of United Women’s Social and Cultural Forum, Chingamakha has bagged the best award in classical solo senior group at the 19th All India Multi-lingual Drama/Classical and Folk Dance/Vocal & Instrumental Music Competition, 2011 held at Cuttack, Orissa. Source: Imphal Free […]

Women organisations to organize meet on Oct 20 [Imphal Free Press]

October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 16: Various women organizations of the state including Poirel Leimarol Meira Paibi Apunba Manipur, Apunba Manipur Kanba Ima Lup, Kangleipak Lamjing Apunba Meira Lup, Women Association for Civic Action Kangleipak announced today that the organizations alongwith with other major civil society organizations will organized a one day meet on the state government and […]