BRIEF NEWS: May 20, 2011

Dad assaults son

IMPHAL, May 19: A son sustained serious injuries when his father clobbered him with a hammer at Kangla Sangomshang under Lamlai Police Station in Imphal East district. The injured son identified as Longjam Manaoba alias Nabakumar (22) was reportedly taking rest on a sofa placed inside their Kangla Sangomshang house when his own father identified as Abhiram (48) attacked him with a hammer at around 5 pm yesterday.

According to information culled from the site of the incident, apart from injuries on his face and hands, Nabakumar suffered a gash measuring around 3 inches   long on his head and he has been admitted to Shija Hospital in a critical condition.

A joint meeting of the Longjam clan has decided to banish Abhiram who gone hiding after the committing the crime.


Tagore birth anniversary

IMPHAL, May 19: Closing ceremony of the five-day 150th birth anniversary celebration of Guru Rabindranath Tagore organized by Lairenkabi Youth Dramatic Union, Kangchup Road will be held on May 20 where distribution of prize in connection with the painting and recitation competitions will be the main event. Presentation of cultural items will be the other highlight of the closing ceremony. The anniversary celebration held since May 16 at the LYDU Hall is being organized under the sponsorship of TCGS, Ministry of Culture, Govt of India.


SDSA hails

IMPHAL, May 19: The Senapati District Students’ Association (SDSA) has congratulated Thohrii Kayio s/o MLA M.Thohrii on clearing the 2010 Civil Service Exam.

His achievement would encourage other aspiring students of district, SDSA president A Pfokrehrii Khrasi said in a statement, while hoping Thohrii Kayio would bring more laurels to the District in future.

The SDSA has also appreciated Dr. Loli, District AIDS Control Officer (then Medical Superintendent) of Senapati District Hospital for giving the much needed facelift to the District Hospital.

It has also called upon other District Level Officers (DLOs) to initiate similar developmental works in the district.


Eye care camp

IMPHAL, May 19: The Lions Club of Imphal would be organizing the 2nd eye care camp on May 22 at its Sangaiprou Service Centre.

The camp would be conducted in collaboration with the District Blindness Control Society, Imphal between 10 am and 12 noon. General public may avail the opportunity, according to a statement issued by Club secretary Kh Khelen Singh.


NSCN-IM sacks

DIMAPUR, May 19: NSCN-IM said tonight that the outfit had court martialed and terminated the two NSCN-IM cadres involved in the kidnapping and murder of Dimapur prominent businessman Md Israr. Rosu Rhi and Umesh Singh were tried and convicted in absentia, said the NSCN-IM. “The panel, in condemnation of the gruesome act, found AB-11501 Major Rosu Rhi and AB-11845 2nd Lieut. Umesh Singh guilty of breaching the military code of conduct in the highest order when they acted in their own selfish motive to kidnap for ransom and ultimately committed the heinous crime,” said the NSCN-IM.  It is worth recalling that on May 12, the dead body of Md Israr was found shot dead at 7th mile in Dimapur, near Essar Petrol Pump after he was abducted two days before for ransom.

In this connection, one NSCN-IM ‘major’ identified as one Rasu has been arrested by Dimapur police.

According to sources, Md Israr dealt in sand and stone chips. He was abducted on May 10 at around 7 am from Burma Camp area of Dimapur but he was found murdered with a bullet mark on his head. The sources further said a sum of Rs three crores was demanded from the business- man for his release which was ultimately negotiated down to Rs 16.5 lakhs after the negotiation.

Large number of people carried out protest rally against the murder.

*Newmai News Network


Veterinary training

LAMKA, May 19: A four-day intensive training for vet farmers here advances successfully as it enters the third day today at Rengkai community hall under the aegis of Veterinary and AH Department.

The training program being attended by over eighty local vet farmers cover wide ranging topics like available breeds, how to select the best breed; feed, housed and manage the farm animals. Besides the five vet doctors who have trained the farmers also highlighted the diseases that are common in the area and measure to tackle them.

Dr Saidoukhum Joute, Jt Director Veterinary, Churachandpur said the training program that will conclude tomorrow is a major initiative of his Department as well as one of the most successful in terms of farmers’ response.

*S Singlianmang Guite


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

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