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5th PK Films’ Production ‘Nangna Kappa Pakchade’ has been selected for 3rd Delhi International Film Festival organised by NMDC and Delhi Tourism from December 20 to 27. 

PK Films in a press release said the script and screenplay of the film was written by MK Binodini and directed by Makhonmani Mongsaba. 

BJP National General Secretary, Shyam Jaju has maintained that the centre will take up appropriate action over those involved in corruption in Manipur after proper investigation. Speaking to the reporters in connection with the nation wide mega drive for enrolment of BJP members today at BJP Manipur Pradesh office, he said the central govt has received detailed information of corruption indulged by the Manipur Govt. 

He further said Narendra Modi has a lot of concern for the people of North East. Special package will be given for North East region during the upcoming budget session.The people of North East will definitely realised the promise of Prime minister Narendra Modi. The party in an effort to make Manipur a corruption free state will do whatever it need to achieve it. 


Speaking on the occasion, State unit President, Th Chaoba said BJP got over 65.67 crore votes in the recent Lok Sabha election. Moreover, the party has 3.5 crore members all over India. The party has given easy options of joining the party through mobile phone and online service. The state unit has set a target to enrol about one lakh new members of the party. He also appealed to enrol as party member to free the state from corrupted Congress Govt and to bring about a new Manipur. 

A one-day Lecture Programme on crime against women and child was held today at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound. The lecture programme was organised by Apunba Manipur Kanba Lup (AMKIL). Different resource persons spoke on the crime against women and children. 

AMKIL Secretary, Laishram Gyaneshori said the programme was organised to sort out a means to check crime against women and children which is increasing day by day in the state.

The three-day Start-Up Weekend organised with the objective to produce entrepreneurs concluded today at Manipur University. The program was jointly organised by Nibia Consultancy, Dynamic Manipur, North American Manipuri Association and Manipur Institute of Management Studies. 

During the three-day event, various knowledge on how to become a successful entrepreneurs were imparted. On the last day today participants were given the opportunity to expose their talents. 

Co-Organizer,  Aeroshil Nameirakpam said the the three day event was a great success. Another Co-Organizer Nickson Sharma said they got many useful suggestions and feedback from the participants. He assured of holding such event in future to impart skill and knowledge to budding entrepreneurs of the state.

Rasheshwori Pala, which has shown various performances at Rangoon, was felicitated today at Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai. The team left for Rangoon on October 5. The team visited Myanmar with the objective of preserving our art and culture and to integrate Manipuris staying in Myanmar. 

Speaking on the occasion, R K Shivachandra, President of Indo-Myanmar Fraternal Alliance said the objective of the cultural team was to showcase the rich cultural heritage of Manipur to the international community. 

During the tour, Rasheshwori Pala were performed at Meetei inhabited areas of Myanmar. He further said Consulate General of Myanmar will take part in the inaugural function of Sangai Festival to be held on November 21.

Frustrated over the state government's attitude on the issue of IPLS, Convenor of JCILP Women's Wing, Nganbi has categorically stated that Home Minister should stop playing delaying tactics in the implementation of ILP in the state. 

Speaking to Impact News at Sekmai police station in connection with the entry of 51 labourers without valid cards, Nganbi accused Gaikhangam of playing delaying tactics, to the demand for implementation of ILP. She said they came to inquire about the entry of non locals after getting specific information from JCILP Kanglatongbi unit. 

She also demanded that Gaikhangam should stop entry of non locals without valid cards and should not be brought in for vote bank politics. Nganbi also asked owner of the two vehicles who brought in the labours of power grid yesterday to come and bring an understanding with JCILP.

Demand for homeland by various ethnic communities cannot address various issues confronting the state.This was asserted by Assistant Professor, Chinglen Maisnam in connection with the one day panel discussion on need for new socio economic and political vision of Manipur organised under the initiative of UPF at Artiste Workshop cum Dormitory Hall of Art and Culture Dept at Palace Compound yesterday. 

He further said in a multi ethnic society like Manipur demand for Kukiland and greater Nagaland which are the demand of particular community will not solve the problems. He said a new and developed Manipur can only be brought by united efforts of various organisations of the state. 


Though the general public is well aware of the fact that Sharmila’s agitation is meant for all of us yet it appears as an individual agitation.The state is surviving through various flagship programs and schemes of Central govt. We might not be able to sustain and survive once these schemes have gone.

The 5th foundation day of Social Reformer Society was held yesterday at its Head Office in Singjamei Mayeng Leikai. Social Worker Laitonjam Ranbir graced the function as chief guest, Social Worker Angom Pishak and Women Activist Kshetrimayum Ibemu as Guest of Honour and President of the Society Sarungbam Dhanajit as president. 

Speaking to Impact News, Mayengbam Manaobi, Secretary of the Society, said the society was formed by like-minded 25 people. He said each member of the society contributed equal amount of money and provide support to aged people and to encourage good student.

Gifts were presented to students who have passed 10th standard examination in 2014 with high marks and senior citizens who are above 80 years. Shumaang leela “Khudol” was played as a mark of celebration. 

Discussion on business development were the main focus of the 2nd day of ‘Start-up Weekend Imphal’ organised by Manipur Institute of Management Studies, MIMS. 8 teams of 6 people each with different business projects were formed on the first day of the event.

Aeroshil Nameirakpam, organiser of Start-up Weekend, said the event is being organised to provide a platform so that people can convert ideas into business.

On the second day, team members discussed their projects with experts on business development process. Bithun Bhomik, Manager of Start-up weekend South-Asia, entrepreneur Gautam Thokchom and members of MIMS faculty attended the discussion. 

The event, which emphasises on the elements of business project development, is jointly organised by Dynamic Change for Dynamic Manipur, Kauffman Foundation, Google for Entrepreneurs and various organisation. The event is concluding today. Start-up Weekend will extend help in staring business to 3 teams picked by experts. 

The Prodigal Ministry Tamei released Manipuri short film ‘Toknga’. The 45-minute long film is produced by Dee Abonmai XL and directed by S Hemanta and Jitendra Ningombam. MLA of Tamei Assembly Constituency along  with Vice Chairman of Hill Area Committee, Z Kikhonbou Newmai attended the releasing function held at Manipur Press Club. Producer of the film, Dee Abonmai XL, said the film outlines the need to preserve our customs and traditions despite following any kind of religion. 

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