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Imphal, 10 June 2016 ( Evening News) : Information and Broadcasting ministry today framed a New Print Media Advertisement Policy for Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP) with the objective to promote transparency and accountability in issuing of advertisements in print media. The policy focuses on streamlining release of Government advertisements and to also promote equity and fairness among various categories of newspapers and periodicals. For payment and adjustment of Bills, the policy framework mandates that DAVP will release payment of advertisement bills in the name of newspaper or company account directly through ECS or NEFT. The policy has classified newspaper and journals into three categories namely small, medium and big copies or more, per publishing day. DAVP is the nodal agency of the Government of India for advertising on behalf of various Ministries and Departments which are funded by the government.
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Imphal, 09 June 2016 ( Evening News) : Khurai MLA and Chairman of Manipur Pollution Control Board, Dr Ng Bijoy today stated that the govt should rethink the legality of declaring the former Convenor of Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System, Khomdram Ratan wanted and rectify it if there had been lapses in the decision. Speaking at the consecration of Chingkhei Ebudhou Ebendhou temple organised by Phaknung Village Development Committee, Phaknung in Imphal East, Dr Bijoy added that both the govt and the people must carefully understand the responsibility and act accordingly at this critical juncture of ILPS movement. He said people often talk about the govt being not pro active in any issue of the state and insincerity in any legitimate demand of the people. He asserted that it is time that the govt changed its approach in addressing any issue facing the state.

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Imphal, 07 June 2016 ( Evening News ): Report has suggested that President Pranab Mukherjee has withheld The Protection of Manipur People Bill 2015 passed by Manipur Legislative Assembly on August 31 last year. This was the first bill of the 3 bills passed by the state assembly after the state witnessed widespread protests by the people demanding protection of indigenous people of Manipur. Under Secretary of Union Ministry of Home Affairs Surinder Rani has intimated the matter to the secretary of Law & Legislative Affairs, Govt of Manipur. The letter dated May 11, 2016 addressed to the Secretary mentioned that the  President has withheld the Protection of Manipur People Bill 2015. The letter has been widely shared on a Social Networking Site. It may be mentioned that the Congress govt has so far remained silent about the letter.

Meanwhile reacting to the report of the president withholding the Protection of Manipur People Bill 2015, JCILPS Convenor in Charge, B.K. Moirangcha today told the Impact news that the JCILPS will decide next course of action after it confirms whether the letter written by the Under Secretary, Government Of India to the secretary, Law & Legislative Affairs, Govt of Manipur is true or not.

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Imphal, 06 June 2016 (Evening News) : Kangleipak Students Association, KSA volunteers forcibly closed the shops run by non-locals along the Paona road and Masjid road today. The KSA volunteers were protesting the arrest of 5 KSA volunteers including the general secretary. They were arrested by police for interrogating 2 non-locals who allegedly adulterated salt packets of two different companies. KSA volunteers also ransack food products on the road for which police arrested a volunteer of KSA.

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Imphal, 06 June 2016 : Normal life hit by bandh called along the Singjamei-Kongba Road. The bandh has been called to protest the allegations levelled aganist JCILPS convener Khomdram Ratan with the aim to derail the ongoing pro-ILPS movement. The indefinite bandh was jointly called by people of Bheigyabhati Leikai, Khongman Mangjil, Kshetri Leikai, Mongkhang Lambi, Pebiya Pandit Leikai, Ningomthong and vendors of Singjamei bazar. Protesters blocked the road in the area by placing wood logs, electric poles, stones and stopped all vehicular movement along the Singjamei-Kongba Road. All kinds of vehicles remained off the road due to the bandh. However it did not disturb patients and people going for religious functions.

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Imphal, 04 June 2016 ( Evening News) : Student volunteers of ILP Movement disrupted the Semester Examination of Bachelor Degree at DM College of Arts Centre against the non-release of arrested students Pebam Brush and Bidyalaxmi Loitongbam. Police arrested the two school students during ILP stir last month. Students’ Union of the College halted all the preparation of the examination around 9 in the morning whereas tribal students stood firm on taking the semester examination. The agitating students tore the answer sheets and threw them out of the examination rooms. Police quickly rushed to the spot and put the situation under control. However, the examination was cancelled at DM College of Arts and DM College of Commerce centres while the examination continued peacefully at DM College of Science Centre. Students Union of DM College of Arts affirmed that they will continue the boycott of examination until the arrested students are released unconditionally and demanded that Manipur University must reschedule the examinations on a later date. Mention may be made that College Students Council, an amalgamation of 20 colleges boycotted the semester examination starting today.

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Imphal, 03 June 2016 (Evening): Thangmeiband MLA Kh Joykishan today demanded the govt to prove that the allegations made against JCILPS Convenor Khomdram Ratan is legitimate within 7 days or the MLA himself will initiate agitation. Speaking to media at his residence at Khoyathong, Joykishan also slammed the allegation that Khomdram Ratan is a member of the banned UNLF and announcement of Rs 5 lakh reward for giving information of his whereabouts is a tactic to suppress the ILP movement and avoid implementation of inner line permit system in Manipur. Joykishan also questioned whether the police have authenticated the photo or will police apologise if the photo was morphed. He said if the police has registered an FIR and issue an arrest warrant if the photo was genuine and which court has declared Ratan as an absconder. The MLA also added that silence maintained by Congress MLAs and Ministers in the matter will not be a right decision.

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Imphal, 25 May 2016 ( Evening News) : Scuffles between the students of Tamphasana girls Higher Secondary School and police personnel occurred this afternoon when the students tried to carry out a protest rally and stage sit-in against the arrest of students yesterday during the storming of political party offices as announced by JCILPS. The students demanded that they should be allowed to stage a sit-in with the gate open. Police stopped the students at the gate and locked the gate from outside. Infuriated by the closure of the gate, students tried to break open the two gates of the school and shouted to open the gate. Police were on high alert with barricades, water canon and large number personnel on stand by. At around 4 in the afternoon, some parents reached the school and picked their wards from the school. Police then allowed the students to go home one by one.

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Imphal, 25 May 2016 ( Evening) : Volunteers of JCILPS wing today stormed the Congress office at BT road and Manipur people's party office near Imphal polo ground demanding conversion of the 3 bills passed by the state assembly into an act. Joint Committee On Inner Line Permit System has earlier decided to close down the office of the regional and national parties in the state as part of its demand for implementation of ILP. A large number of women protestors tried to storm the Congress office however police personnel of Imphal West managed to disperse them. Police personnel drove them back till the east end of the flyover. The protestors then attempted to storm the MPP office. They shouted slogans and tried to lock the office. But the police once again managed to control them and put the situation under control.

Volunteers of JCILPS students Wing and Women's wings today burnt the effigies of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi, Manipur Pradesh Congress Party President TN Haokip and BJP Manipur Pradesh President Kshetrimayum Bhabananda at Kwakeithel Takhel leikai in protest against the arrest of student protestors. They were also protesting the failure of all political party team to approach the central leaders on the 3 bills. The protestors also took out a rally from Takhel leikai but police halted them at Sega Road Thouda Bhabok Leikai. Scuffles ensued between police personnel and the agitators forcing the police to fire tear gas shells to disperse the crowd. The protestors pelted stones at the police. Police arrested a student protestor. Tiddim road witnessed chaotic traffic during the protest.

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Imphal, 20 May 2016 ( Evening News) : Five persons including three women were injured when police tried to disperse a group of ILP protestors who were taking out a rally from Tiddim road towards the CM Bungalow this afternoon. The protestors were coming from Kwakeithel shouting slogans when they were stopped at Keisampat traffic point by police personnel who were already stationed there. Scuffles ensued between the police and the protestors as the latter struggled to proceed further. Police fired tear gas shells and stun grenades to disperse the protestors. Police personnel continued to keep a strict vigil in the area to prevent untoward incidents.

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