BRIEF NEWS: May 30, 2011

HTC Moreh

IMPHAL, May 29: Hill Tribal Council, Moreh and Meetei Council, Moreh have urged the Leibi Village Authority to call off the ongoing bandh being clamped along Imphal-Moreh section of NH-39.

The bandh has caused immense inconvenience to the general public, said a press of HTC Moreh.

Expressing serious concern over the issue, the council urged the State Government and Leibi Village Authority to bring an early solution to call off the bandh.

The standoff between Leibi and Kwatha village is a matter to be solved on the negotiating table and mutual agreements; it said and added that calling bandh is not the solution. The council also flayed the Govt for remaining as a silent spectator on the issue.

Meetei Council, Moreh also urged the Leibi Village Authority to call off the ongoing bandh to ease the inconvenience being faced by the general public.


Unity Day

IMPHAL, May 29: As in past years, All Manipur United Clubs’ Organization (AMUCO) will organize the 10th Unity Day on July 18.

Paying floral tribute at the martyrs’ memorial at Kekrupat and organizing of public meeting at THAU ground would mark the day, said a press release.

All Manipur United Clubs’ Organization urged all the related individuals of transport bodies to take part in a meeting to be held at AMUCO office on May 31 at 11 am.


Book released at Thayong

IMPHAL, May 29: A book entitled, Learn Hindi English Kom in 30 days was released in a function held at Thayong village today.

Vice-Chairman of ADC Kangpokpi, Haokholel Hangshing and KUM President M Hmanghlolar Kom were the chief guest and functional president respectively.

Executive Members of ADC Sadar Hills, Zilkhothang Touthang, ML Dominic Kansouwa, ADC Member Thangjakam Missao and NIPCO President L Khuplar Kom were the guest of honor and general secretary of Kom Literature Society, K Hmangpu Kom was the special invitee of the function.


Joint meeting convened

IMPHAL, May 29: A joint community meeting was held at Ichum Kom village with NIPCO vice-president Sunil Karam presiding over the meeting today.

The gathering was taken part by people of Meitei, Kuki, Kom, Thadou-Kuki, Aimol and Khongsai communities.

A body christened NIPCO Ichu Kom Ching Tam Area Committee (NICTAC) was formed in the meeting.

N Achou Singh, Solar Telen, Seimang Khongsai and DK Akhup were appointed chairman, convener, co-convener and treasurer of the newly formed body, said a press release.


Yoga program concludes

IMPHAL, May 29: The two-day National campaign on yoga and naturopathy for holistic health, organized by Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy, concluded at CC Higher Secondary School today.

The program was organized in collaboration with Department of Education (S), Anandsingh Yoga and Nature Cure Research Hospital, Yoga Physique Institute and Studies and Indian Naturopathy and Yoga Medical Guarantee Association, NE Branch Manipur.

Agriculture Minister Ph Parijat, MP Thangso Baite, Wabagai A/C MLA U Deven, Additional DGP P Mallana Goud and Additional Director of Education (S/V) CB Poudyal were the chief guest, president, and guests of honor of the function respectively.

Speakers of the function expressed hope that the campaign would encourage the youths to embrace yoga for maintaining good health.

Nowadays, back pain has become a common disorder to most of the people; they said and added that it is due to lack of physical movement in day to day life.

In all, 402 people took part in the yoga program, out of which 247 were students.


Body wishes

IMPHAL, May 29: Asom Samaj, Manipur has extended best wishes to the Manipur football team for their final match to be played with West Bengal on May 30 at Nehru Stadium, Guwahati.


UNM-M flays

IMPHAL, May 29: United NGOs Mission (UNM-M) has strongly condemned the bomb blast triggered at near ADC office at Khuman Lampak yesterday.

The blast unnecessarily injured innocent people for no fault of theirs and gave disturbances to the general public, said a press release.

UNM-M also urged all to give peace a chance.


Santosh trophy live telecast

IMPHAL, May 29: Doordarshan Kendra Imphal will relay live telecast of the final match of Santosh Trophy to be played between Manipur and West Bengal from 5.30 pm till end of the match on May 30. As such, Manipuri news at 5.30 pm stands cancelled and Manipuri news at 7.15 pm has been preponed at 6.15 pm. In case the match goes beyond 7.15 pm, the Northeast News would be telecast through satellite mode, said a press release.


Medical camp organized

IMPHAL, May 29: More than 1000 people were diagnosed and provided with free medicines in a medical camp organized at Maram of Senapati district today.

The medical camp was conducted under the supervision of Tadubi A/C MLA K Raina.

Manipur Legislators Forum on HIV/AIDS also organized a Constituency level convention on HIV/AIDS as a part of the medical camp.

Maram Union President RK Peter, MO of PHC Maram, Dr Peter and Tadubi A/C MLA K Raina and JNIMS Associate Professor Dr N Jitendra were the chief guest, president and guests of honor of the convention respectively.


Maring Lane society decries

IMPHAL, May 29: The Maring Lane Women Society has condemned the alleged act of opening fire by Commerce and Industries Minister Y Erabot and assault on three women.

Maring Lane Women Society chairperson Sangnu accused Y Erabot of physically assaulting three women.

One Asem of Phunal village said that one Lucy Keishing thrashed one Khambi (15) of Phunal village, staying at the former’s rented room.

Khambi ran out from the house and took shelter in the house of one of her friends.

Later, family elders of Khambi’s friend took her to JNIMS.

On hearing the news, some family members of Khambi came to Maring Lane from Phunal village.

The family members went to Lucy Keishing’s house to talk about the matter with Khambi’s elder brother Samuel and sister-in-law Grace who too stayed in Lucy’s house as tenants. But they found a group of Minister Erabot’s men there in Lucy’s house. The henchmen of Erabot opened fire and kicked out the family members of Khambi coming from Phunal village, Asem said.

As Samuel and Grace were brought out to be taken to Phunal village, Erabot’s team blocked the way and took away the couple.


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

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