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Imphal, 12 December 2017 ( Evening News ) : The 78th Nupi Lal Memorial Day was also observed at Ima Keithel in Khwairamband Bazar. Speaking on the occasion MAHUD Minister Thounaojam Shyam Kumar lauded the contribution of the Manipuri women towards the development of the state. Shyamkumar however expressed grave concern at the consumption of tobacco products by the Manipuri women and made an appeal to them to give up the habit of eating Zarda Paan. The Minister also offered floral tributes to those brave women who fought against the mighty British in 1939. Cultural Activist Ningthoucha Lancha stated that women must be included in decision making process and women must be given equal respect and equal regard. He also appealed to men not to delegate household chores to women alone but do them together. Prizes were also distributed to the winners of the race conducted as part of the event. The race began from the Kangla and ended at Ima Keithel 1. Lamabam Ibemcha from Loitam Khunou bagged the first position, Phuritsabam Sanamacha from Senjam Chirang second and Pheiroijam Heiton from Kyamgei bagged the third place.
Imphal, 12 December 2017 ( Evening News ) : Manipur today paid rich tributes to those brave Manipuri women who opposed the indiscriminate export of rice from Manipur by businessman with the support of the British govt. The State function was held at Nupee Lal memorial complex, today. Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren and Agriculturem inister V. Hangkhanlian led the people in offering tributes to those brave women who fought gallantly against the monopolistic policies of the colonial rule in 1904 and 1939. Speaking at the observance Chief Minister Biren appealed to the women of the state to join the efforts of the govt to bring peace and harmony in the state. He asserted that people should remember those courageous women who marked their significance in the history of Manipur on the occasion of Nupi Lal Day. He expressed the hope that women of Manipur will continue to take active roles and responsibilities as in the past. The chief minister also mentioned that the entire north eastern region is in turmoil at present due to the self centric and communal ideologies of some sections of the society. He appealed to the women to stand united and strive for integrity and harmony between the people of the hills and valley and bring peace in the state.
Nongthongbam Biren also asserted that the present situation does not call for blame game to gain political mileage. He called for unity among the people and declared that his government is always in the forefront to work for the interests of the people. Ministers, MLAs, top civil and police officials, and several distinguished persons were present at the observance. Artists of Nupee Lal Memorial Association and Nupee lal and Khongjom War memorial society performed a play on Nupi Lal on the occasion.
Imphal, 11 December 2017 ( Evening News ): Lack of adequate Infrastructure at Women's ITI centre at Takyel which was set up exclusively for providing vocational trainings to women has created apprehensions among the students of the institute that it might hamper the outcome of their trainings at the institute. Students at the ITI centre complained that the Center which is supposed to provide various trainings like Dress Designing, Fabric Making and different other trainings lacks in adequate infrastructure and that proper trainings are not imparted to them.There are only 6 computers for 20 students at the Center for its Computer Operator Programming Assistant course. While the sewing machines procured in 1993 for the Center's Dress making laboratory are non functional and at present there are only 17 sewing machines to cater to the present batch of 32 student. The Center also lacks in creams and other materials required for make-up training which is also a Vocational training course provided at the Center. Students expressed that though theory classes are imparted, lack of adequate infrastructure has greatly affected the practical aspects of their trainings. They expressed discontenment that despite approaching the Joint Director of the ITI many times to look into the matter, no steps are taken up till date.
Imphal, 11 December 2017 ( Evening News ) : The total Manipur shut down called by All Manipur DPC completed re - recruitment candidate Of police Constable Male, 2016 K.Jayenta Singh Batch has been withdrawn indefinitely with immediate effect. President of the Batch, A. Binoy clarified that the total shut down was called due to lack of awareness on the part of the association regarding the high court's ruling and the state government's stand on the matter and appealed for apology from the public for causing inconveniences. Addressing media persons at IGP Admn. Dr. S Ibocha 's Office Chamber at Police HQ today, Binoy further appealed the concerned department of the Government to consider the future of the 8 individuals who were arrested in connection with the call made for total shut-down. He said, the total shut down is revoked until further notice from the court.
Imphal, 10 December 2017 ( Evening News ) : Chief Minister has stated that more police check posts will be constructed at different places of the state mainly at the border areas like Behang,Kwatha,Jiri and ukhrul.He made the statement while meeting Hill leaders at his residence today.He said such initiative are necessary in order to curb illegal migrants and drug peddlers in the state.The chief minister further stated that Manipur State Human Right Commission will soon be created and appealed to the people that to respect fellow human being.
Chief minister also expressed that the bandh called by police constable for failing to declare the police recruitment result is very unfortunate.He stated that the case is still pending at the high court and solution to the issue will take some time however, he stated that the state will not remain silent to the bandh as it will create lots of inconveniences to the people of the state.He also warn the protesters that the state might imposed lifetime ban to any govt jobs on individuals involved in unnecessary general strike