CHANDEL, Dec 15 : Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Chandel, ICAR Research Complex, Manipur Centre organised World Soil Day at the conference hall of KVK, Chandel, Monsang Pantha today.
IMPHAL, Dec 15:Officials have clarified about a news item which was published in the local daily which stated that out of five MI dams at Longkhuilong, Lumbanglong, Luwanglong Khullen, Khoupum Gaidingjang and Riangpagjang (which was shifted at Khatao village due to land dispute at original site) taken up by Minor Irrigation Department, Manipur in Khoupum Sub Division, Noney district works at Longkhuilong and Luwanglong Khullen are sub-standard and the remaining three works does not exist at all.
The EE of Minor Irrigation Division, No IV, MID Manipur in a press release issued today, stated that the Executive Engineer along with Assistant Engineer undertook the inspection of these particular ongoing works and found out that most of the works were intact and have brought a sizeable area of arable land under its command.
It clarified that the work at Luwanglong Khullen had been damaged severely by the recent flood and the contractor concerned had been intimated to repair the same at the earliest.
TENGNOUPAL, Dec 15:The 13th foundation day of The Imphal Moreh Ta Ta DI Owner’s and Driver’s Welfare Association, was held at Moreh town parking today, in which Manipur Legislative Assembly Speaker Y Khemchand graced as chief guest of the function.
Thoubal: The 4th death anniversary of Sambanduram Nandakishwor, a Sahitya academy awardee and a former president of Sahitya Parishad, Thoubal district MASA, Wangjing was held at Sambanduram complex, Wangjing Sorokkhaibam Leikai today.
The anniversary was organised by Khorirol Sandok Lup, Wangjing and the family members of late Nandakishwor.
Manipur Sahitya Parishad, Wangjing branch president M Rajendro and Khorirol Sandok Lup, Wangjing president T Babulal attended the ceremony as dignitaries and floral tributes were paid to the late photo of Nandakishwor.
Thoubal: With a view to protect and safeguard wildlife animals, Divisional Forest Officer, Thoubal organised a one day training programme on “Introduction to bird watching” at Thoubal Forest Division office today.
A total of 52 students from Kakching and Thoubal took part in the programme in which DFO, Thoubal RK Amarjit, Forest Range Officer, Kakching, N Munal, Forest Range Officer, Thoubal S Samungou also attended.
Speaking as resource persons, Wildlife Warden, Bishnupur K Jugeshwor and RK Birjit of IBCN stressed on ‘Introduction to bird watching’ and ‘Science and arts of bird watching’. The students were taken to Kharungpat and Lousipat to watch different kinds of migratory birds who arrive during the winter season.
Churachandpur: The Chief of Suangdoh, Paukhenkhup Guite took appealed the district administration for an Aadhar enrolment team, considering the Government’s decision to link Aadhar number to all its schemes.
Accordingly, a team led by Jamkhanpau (Head Lambu) and several Aadhaar Enrolment Agents began enrolment exercise on December 13. A total of 150 applicants are enrolled on the first day while many others avail the service ever since.
Jiribam: Members of Jiri College Employees Association, while meeting the Deputy Commissioner of Jiribam on occasion of People’s day, addressed the grievances of Jiri College today.
Kakching: A team of Kakching district police arrested an individual with 120 WY tablets, worth around Rs 12,000, today afternoon.
IMPHAL, Dec 15 : The work order for the construction of the road connecting Rangkhung village to Khebuching village and Tamenglong HQs, has been issued by EE, PWD, Tamenglong Division to the contractors concerned, on December 20, 2016, but no work has been taken up till date, conveyed a press release issued by secretary of Duiluan Village Authority.
Tpl, Dec 15 : A two-day workshop on “Export promotion marketing and design development for comprehensive development of North Eastern handicraft”, organised by Export Promotion Council for Handicraft organised commenced today at the conference hall of Moreh Trade Centre.
The event was attended by SDPO, Moreh police, Lawrence, UDC, M & SEC, Imphal, N Nupamacha Singh, ACODOM vice president O Lukhoi as dignitaries.
IMPHAL, Dec 15 : The State Government has effected the transfer and posting of 26 MFS officers with immediate effect. An order to this effect was issued by the Joint Secretary of DP today evening.
Imphal, Dec 15: Leimarol Khorjeikol (Leikol) Imphal organised the Bimla Basanta Award 2017 at the Dave Literature Centre, DM College Campus today and gave the award to eminent writer Prof Elangbam Dinamani.
Art and Culture Director Dr K Sushila and Leikol President Professor Nahak-pam Aruna attended the programme as the chief guest and the president respectively, and former Dean, School of Humanities Professor P Naba- chandra also took part in it.
Imphal, Dec 15: The North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) condemned the firing of bullets on tea-garden workers in Numaligarh area of Golaghat district in Assam, according to a press note from the forum.