BRIEF NEWS: April 12, 2011

Peidai miffed

IMPHAL, Apr 11: Chakanlong (Charoichagotlong) Peidai has complaint against the alleged illegal laying of Vodafone cable and BSNL cable without the knowledge of land owners and prior permission of Chakanlong villagers and Peidai.

In a complaint lodged with the Manager of Imfratel Site Acquisition Head through Bharati Imfratel Ltd, Site Acquisition Executive, Babupara, Imphal, Peidai chairman Kaphunsin Kamei and Peidai secretary Baorei Kamson reminded that they have already expressed their opposition to illegal construction of Airtel towers and laying of cables including that of Vodafone. However, it has been learnt that BSNL and Vodafone mobile network operators have been extending their services through attaching with Airtel towers. Although, the villagers welcome extension of various mobile networks in their area, prior permission of the land owners and Peidai should have been sought before installation of any networks.

Moreover, it has been learnt that Airtel which has made an agreement with the villagers (Peidai) of Chakanlong has been extending contract with the Vodafone and BSNL and collecting revenue and rent from those companies in connivance with some vested interested parties, the Peidai alleged, while asking Vodafone, BSNL or any other company to come and report to the Chakalong Peidai in this regard at the earliest.


Joint meet on April 15

IMPHAL, Apr 11: S Kula Women’s College, Nambol will organize a parents-teachers meet on April 15 at 12.30 pm at the college.


AZSU decries Assam police

IMPHAL, Apr 11: All Zeliangrong Students’ Union (Assam Nagaland Manipur) has condemned Assam police for its excesses meted out to peaceful demonstrators at Haflong of NC Hills in Assam on April 8.

The demonstration was staged in support to the bandh called by Indigenous People’s Forum demanding bifurcation of NC Hills Autonomous District Council, said a press release.

Nine persons were severely injured in the police action, it added.

The union urged the Assam Government to immediately suspend ASP Amitabh Singha and OC Shanker Swarggwary in connection with the incident.

The union also demanded for adequate compensation for the victims.



IMPHAL, Apr 11: Following demise of the proprietor of M/s Hrangchal Gas Agency, the distributor-ship has been put under suspension with immediate effect. A notice issued by IOC said, M/s GBD Indane Service, Lamlong will supply cylinders to consumers.


Grenade attack

IMPHAL, Apr 11: Unidentified miscreants exploded a hand grenade at the residence of a Primary school teacher at Lilong Bazar last night. The incident occurred at around 10 pm at the residence of one Md Nashir, who works as a Primary school teacher at Tamenglong. Nobody was injured in the incident.


MPSC chairman

IMPHAL, Apr 11: The vacant posts of Chairman and Members of Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) have been filled up by the State Government today along with issuing necessary appointment orders by the Department of Personnel.

Accordingly, former Chief Conservator of Forest Dr S Singsit has been appointed as the new Chair- man of the Commission with retired IAS officers P Bharat and SA Sattar as Members of the Commission.


Mishap kills IRB man

IMPHAL, Apr 11: An IRB Rifleman, who was walking along the road side, was killed when a truck knocked him down at Waiton under Heingang Police Station of Imphal East district yesterday afternoon.

According to police report, the victim identified as Ningombam Hemanta (24) s/o Ibocha of Sawombung, who was undergoing training as a Rifleman of 7th IRB at Manipur Police Training School at Pangei, was walking when the truck (MNP/5781) knocked him down.

Hemanta died on the spot. Heingang Police has taken up a case in connection with the incident.

***(BRIEF NEWS- Courtesy: The Sangai Express)

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