Workshop on marriageable age for girls

IMPHAL, April 2: The Dr. L. Ibotombi Devi, chairperson and S. Meghachandra Sharma member secretary Manipur state commission for women left Imphal to attend a seminar-cum-workshop on the subjet “Marriageable… Read more »

IMPHAL, April 2: The Dr. L. Ibotombi Devi, chairperson and S. Meghachandra Sharma member secretary Manipur state commission for women left Imphal to attend a seminar-cum-workshop on the subjet “Marriageable age for girls” scheduled to be held on April 4 at orchid Lake resort, Umiam.
The seminar is jointly organized by the National Commission for Women, New Delhi Government of India and Social Welfare Department, Government of Meghalaya.
The seminar will discuss about the lacunae in the Hindu Marriage Act, 1995 which says that any marriage between a male less than 21 years of age and female less than 18 years of age is neither void nor voidable.
Dr. L. Ibotombi Devi, chairperson and S. Meghachandra Sharma, will also be attending a centenary celebration of International Womens’ Day observation by the National Commission for Women, New Delhi under the topic “Women in the world of tomorrow” on April 7.
The workshop will deliberate on the responsible age for women accordingly.

Public Toilet donated

IMPHAL, April 2: The 37 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) inaugurated a Public Toilet under “ARMCA PROJECT” at Joupi village in Chandel District. Provision of this… Read more »

IMPHAL, April 2: The 37 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) inaugurated a Public Toilet under “ARMCA PROJECT” at Joupi village in Chandel District. Provision of this Public toilet has come as a great relief for the village as it will help them to maintain their surroundings neat and clean. This project by 37 Assam Rifles will certainly go a long way in attending to the development in the region.

GOC 3 corps visits the state

IMPHAL, April 2: Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh, AVSM, VSM, GOC 3 Corps visited IGAR (South) and the Red Shield Division.A statement issued by the PRO IGAR (S) said that the… Read more »

IMPHAL, April 2: Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh, AVSM, VSM, GOC 3 Corps visited IGAR (South) and the Red Shield Division.A statement issued by the PRO IGAR (S) said that the GOC 3 Corps was briefed on the prevailing security situation in state.  The GOC 3 Corps appreciated the efforts being put in by the Army and Assam Rifles and encouraged the troops to keep up the good job.
It said Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh alongwith IGAR(S) and GOC Red Shield Division also called on Okram Ibobi Singh, Chief Minister of Manipur at his office on March 31.

Sit in protest

IMPHAL, April 2: A sit in protest was staged at Wangkhei Meihoubam Lampak against the killing of Irom Rozer organized by the Nongpok Leingak Nupi Lup. While speaking to media… Read more »

IMPHAL, April 2: A sit in protest was staged at Wangkhei Meihoubam Lampak against the killing of Irom Rozer organized by the Nongpok Leingak Nupi Lup.
While speaking to media person president of the Lup, Sakhi Phanjoubam, demand the authority concerned to take up appropriate action against the culprit involve in killing Irom Rozer.
She said that only exceptional cases normally are handed over to the CBI but for Rozer’ case all the culprits involved are custody. Handing over the case to CBI shows the incompetency of the current government.
If justice cannot be delivered in the current case more similar cases will arise adding the Lup will not remain a silent spectator until justice is delivered, said Sakhi.

AR aid

IMPHAL Aprtil 2: 37 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR(South) inaugurated a Public Toilet under “ARMCA PROJECT ” at Joupi village in Chandel District. Provision of this Public… Read more »

IMPHAL Aprtil 2: 37 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR(South) inaugurated a Public Toilet under “ARMCA PROJECT ” at Joupi village in Chandel District. Provision of this Public toilet has come as a great relief for the village as it will help them to maintain their surroundings neat and clean. A PRO (AR) press release said.

Interaction programme with Sports Minister

IMPHAL, April 2: An interaction programme between Shri Ajay Maken, Honble Minister, Youth Affairs and Sports and sportspersons of the state will be held on 5th April, 2011 at 3… Read more »

IMPHAL, April 2: An interaction programme between Shri Ajay Maken, Honble Minister, Youth Affairs and Sports and sportspersons of the state will be held on 5th April, 2011 at 3 pm  at National Sports Academy, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex. The programme will be participated by state sports associations, players of repute, medal winners of recently concluded Commonwealth, Asian and National Games.

7 state oficials for disaster management

IMPHAL, April 2: At least seven officials from the state including three IAS officials  of the state have accorded sanction for the deputation to attend Pacific Regional Group Earthquake Reesponse… Read more »

IMPHAL, April 2: At least seven officials from the state including three IAS officials  of the state have accorded sanction for the deputation to attend Pacific Regional Group Earthquake Reesponse Exercise to be held at Agra, Uttar Pradesh from May 3 to May 6 this year to be hosted by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Ministry of  Home Home Affairs Government of India in assocition with the  INSARAG, Secretariate (UNOCHA).
In this connection an official order has been issued by the state Home Department to accord sanction for the said officials who have been accorded sanction for the deputation to attend the said meeting identified as Suhel Akhtar, IAS, Commissioner (Relief & Disaster Management ) Government of Manipur, H Deleep Singh, IAS, Deputy Commissioner Chandel District,  Jacintha Lazarus, IAS, DC Churachandpur, N Ashokumar, IAS, DC Ukhrul District,  N Nabakishore Singh, Chief Medical Officer, Chandel District, Dr N Ritindramohon Singh, Chief Medical Officer, Bishnupur District and Dr S Bimolakumari Devi, CMO, Imphal West District are to tilted TA/DA as oper Rules, the official order added.

Renewal

IMPHAL, April 2: Hony. Secretary of All Manipur Body Building Association (AMBBA) in a press release notified all judges of the Indian Body Building and Fitness Federation from Manipur to… Read more »

IMPHAL, April 2: Hony. Secretary of All Manipur Body Building Association (AMBBA) in a press release notified all judges of the Indian Body Building and Fitness Federation from Manipur to clear their renewal fees and renew their identity cards on or before the 5th of April, 2011. The release further stated that the identity cards should be deposited to the Secretary, AMBBA

Appointed football coach

IMPHAL, April 2: S. Ekendra Singh, AFC ‘A’ licencee was appointed as the coach of the state football team which will participate in the forthcoming N.E. Games to be held… Read more »

IMPHAL, April 2: S. Ekendra Singh, AFC ‘A’ licencee was appointed as the coach of the state football team which will participate in the forthcoming N.E. Games to be held in Arunachal Pradesh and the 65th National Football Championshiop for Santosh Trophy in Assam. Kh. Ashok Kumar Singh and S. Maniratan Singh were also selected as the Manager and Coach of the Sr. Women Football Team which will participate in the 19th Sr. Women national Football Championship to be held in Chattisgarh stated the press release by L. Ranjit Roy, Hony. Secretary, All Manipur Football Assocation.

Police nabs vehicle lifters

IMPHAL, April 1: A special team of the Singjamei police has apprehended five gang members of vehicle lifters operating in the area and recovered three Honda active from their possession…. Read more »

IMPHAL, April 1: A special team of the Singjamei police has apprehended five gang members of vehicle lifters operating in the area and recovered three Honda active from their possession…. Read more »

AR blood donation camp

IMPHAL April 1: Displaying the spirit of nobility and gesture towards the needy, all ranks of 12 MARATHA LI numbering 150 and a large numbers of locals voluntarily donated blood… Read more »

IMPHAL April 1: Displaying the spirit of nobility and gesture towards the needy, all ranks of 12 MARATHA LI numbering 150 and a large numbers of locals voluntarily donated blood at the blood donation camp conducted at Tulihal.
The Camp was organised by 12 MARATHA LI of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR(S) and Association of Voluntary Blood Donors, Manipur in collaboration with State Aids Control Society, State Blood Transfusion Council and Department of Blood Transfusion RIMS. Commandant 12 MARATHA LI was the first to donate blood and initiate the drive.  A number of civilians from nearby villages also joined in for the cause.  An awareness session was also conducted by Prof A Meina Singh, Dr Thomcha Khuman and Mr Pradeep Saikia; during the camp.  A couple donating blood for more than 25 times was the remarkable highlight of the camp. A PRO (AR) press release states.

Zeliangrong Solidarity

IMPHAL, April 1: The 77th commemoration of Zeliangrong Solidarity Day (Chuk-Sumei Rites) was observed today at Zeliangrong Building, Kakhulong under the aegis of Zeliangrong Union (ZU) and Zeliangrong Youth Front… Read more »

IMPHAL, April 1: The 77th commemoration of Zeliangrong Solidarity Day (Chuk-Sumei Rites) was observed today at Zeliangrong Building, Kakhulong under the aegis of Zeliangrong Union (ZU) and Zeliangrong Youth Front (ZYF), Imphal Zone.
The function was president by Simon Chawang, vice president, Zeliangrong Union (AMN).
The general secretary ZU, in a statement stated that the historic occasion of Chuk-Sumei rites were performed by the forefather of the community 77 years ago on April, 1934 at Tamenglong district head quarter. The observation signifies of a sacred customary rite of cleansing all the sins of inter village feuds, intra tribe was, killing and blood revenge committed in the past by the tribe, with blessing for brighter future of the posterity.
It said the observation forbade any inter village and intra tribe war and bloodshed in future, and pronounced a curse to befall on those who would subvert the unity and solidarity of the Zeliangrong community.
The function was attended by leaders of ZU, ZYF, ZCCHCP, Village elders, youth clubds and general public of the community, said the statement.

43 Assam Rifles provides solar light system

IMPHAL April 1: 43 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Head Quarter 59 Mountain Brigade of Red Shield Division, presented eight sets of solar lighting system to remote villages of… Read more »

IMPHAL April 1: 43 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Head Quarter 59 Mountain Brigade of Red Shield Division, presented eight sets of solar lighting system to remote villages of Chonglang, Makokching, Songbem and Gangpijang of Saikul region under MCA projects today. Chiefs and representative of respective villages received the solar lights for their schools and villages.  These solar lights are a big step towards over all development of these remote villages especially for school children. Further, as part of ‘Op Sadbhavana’ project, 43 Assam Rifles  under the aegis of Head Quarter 59 Mountain Brigade presented five computers with accessories to Maira Paibi Apunba Lup School, Kanglatungbi today. The representatives of the school and village received the computers and thanked the commander for his benevolence and philanthropic act.  These computers will help the school children to match the fast growing pace of modern world in computer field and orientate themselves for the job avenues available in the field of computer science. A PIB (DW) release states.

AR nabs drug peddlers

IMPHAL April 1: Discovering the transportation of contraband items, troops of 42 Assam Rifles  launched an  operation in  Bongyang area on 30 March and apprehended four individuals  and one woman… Read more »

IMPHAL April 1: Discovering the transportation of contraband items, troops of 42 Assam Rifles  launched an  operation in  Bongyang area on 30 March and apprehended four individuals  and one woman along with contraband items from  two Scorpio vehicles bearing registration number MN04 A /5537 and MN01/ 0836 moving from Imphal towards Moreh.
 The apprehended persons are  identified as Th Sankhm Akash Singh, 25, s/o Yaisku singh of Moreh Turel Wangma Leikai,  Amrjeet,   26, s/o late  N Ibopishak Singh of Lamding Cherapur,  Pritam Singh ,20 , s/o Late Bijoy Sningh of Moreh Town,  Dipak Ashebam , 28 , s/o Purna Chandra Ashelam of Porompat, and  Haymar Devi, 22 , d/o Bahadur Prasad of Shantinagar ward No 7 Moreh.25 Bags of Actifield tablets were recovered from the apprehendees and later handed over to customs office, Pallel. A press release states.

TRUGPU beat SSU to enter final

IMPHAL April 01 : TRUGPU beat SU 1-0 in the second Semi final in the ongoing 1st M. Mahendra Memorial Football tournament which is being held at the Moirang Multipurpose… Read more »

IMPHAL April 01 : TRUGPU beat SU 1-0 in the second Semi final in the ongoing 1st M. Mahendra Memorial Football tournament which is being held at the Moirang Multipurpose Higher Secondary School.
The lone goal of the match was scored by M. Dhananjoy of TRUGPU of a flag kick by Anthony in the 56th minute. Gobin of TRUGPU was booked with a yellow card in the 17th minute of the match for unsporting behaviour. TRUGPU will clash with SSU in the final of the 1st edition of M. Mahendra Memorial football tournament on the 3rd of April, 2011.

Glory of India award for MLA Lokeshwor

IMPHAL April 1: Deputy speaker and MLA of Khundrakpam constituency Thokckom Lokeshwor Singh has been awarded the “Glory of India” certificate of excellence for individual excellent performance and out standing… Read more »

IMPHAL April 1: Deputy speaker and MLA of Khundrakpam constituency Thokckom Lokeshwor Singh has been awarded the “Glory of India” certificate of excellence for individual excellent performance and out standing… Read more »

Governor`s Taekwondo Cup

IMPHAL April 01 : UTA of Keishampat still leads the ongoing 7th Governor’s Taekwondo Cup, Manipur which is being held at the indoor stadium of the Khuman Lampak Sporting Complex… Read more »

IMPHAL April 01 : UTA of Keishampat still leads the ongoing 7th Governor’s Taekwondo Cup, Manipur which is being held at the indoor stadium of the Khuman Lampak Sporting Complex… Read more »

Women football exhibition match

IMPHAL April 01 : An exhibition football match will be held at 1:00 pm on the 3rd of April, 2011 at the ESA ground, Charangpat Mamang Leikai to promote women… Read more »

IMPHAL April 01 : An exhibition football match will be held at 1:00 pm on the 3rd of April, 2011 at the ESA ground, Charangpat Mamang Leikai to promote women football in Thoubal district. A press release by the Hon. Secretary L. Ranjit of All Manipur Football Assosciation (AMFA) stated that the exhibition match would be conducted on request of District Football Association, Thoubal.

Landhoni`s health deteriorates

IMPHAL April 1:  Moirangthem Landhoni, who has been undergoing a hunger strike at Guwahati Central Jail since March 8 is said to be in serious and her condition is deteriorating…. Read more »

IMPHAL April 1:  Moirangthem Landhoni, who has been undergoing a hunger strike at Guwahati Central Jail since March 8 is said to be in serious and her condition is deteriorating.
According to reliable sources, doctors are having a tough time trying to find her veins for administering life saving drugs at present.
It may be mentioned that, Landhoni was arrested at Guwahati when she went to meet her husband Kh Jiten, an UNLF cadre arrested from Guwahati and presently imprisioned at Guwahati jail. She was charged by the NIA for allegedly having links with the UNLF outfit even though she was granted bail earlier.
She completed 25 days of fast decrying the NIA charge against her. She was earlier discharged from Guwahati Medical Hospital as her health had improved and sent back to Guwahati Jail.

Science aquarium inaugurated at DM college commerce

IMPHAL, March 31: For the first time, Manipur Science aquarium has been inaugurated in the state today at D.M. college commerce campus organized by Manipur Science and technology council central… Read more »

IMPHAL, March 31: For the first time, Manipur Science aquarium has been inaugurated in the state today at D.M. college commerce campus organized by Manipur Science and technology council central… Read more »