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SP Thanchuila crowned Miss Luira 2014

Ukhrul, Feb 20: Beating ten aspirants, SP Thanchuila of Somrei village was crowned Miss Luira 2014 in a keenly contested pageantry held at Mission Ground Alungtang, Ukhrul yesterday.

Thanchuila walked home richer by Rs 50,000 along with the crown.

Cheiyaphy Wungleng of Wino Bazar and Yurlingla Journaran Shaiza of Alungtang were adjudged the 1st and 2nd Runners up respectively.

Other subtitle winners are Runmitha Luikham (Beautiful Hair), Wonmi Ragui (Miss Cat walk), Worleichan A Shimray (Perfect), Cheiyaphy Wungleng (Beautiful smile) and Ringronthing Ngaror (best traditional dress).

Sensational entertainment programme including live musical show and performance from local artists/bands, body show etc were other events that enthralled the jam-packed crowd.

The Miss Luira tiara winner Thanchuila said she wants to become a wedding planner, while Cheiyaphy Wungleng put her hearts on charity works. Journaran aims to become an educationist.

The beauty contest was organised by Hunphun Frontal Organization and supported by Ukhrul Village authority. The TNL President Artax A Shimray dehoisted the Luira festival flag to close the 2014 seed sowing festival of Hunphun/Ukhrul villlage.

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JCILPS states stand

IMPHAL, Aug 22: Maintaining that it does not have any confidence in the newly constituted forum of political parties on leading to any positive conclusion regarding the issue of ILPS implementation, Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS&.....

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Inner Line Permit

(Contd from previous issue) But that in turn invited operation by Army with a strong hand that many left Manipur and took shelter in Burma. This was possible because nearly two lakh Kukis live in Sagaing Division from Kabaw Valley right up to Thungdut ar.....

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JAC resolves to block trucks

The JAC constituted against the abduction of a driver and a helper by a faction of NSCN from Kohima has decided to block movement of all trucks transporting FCI goods in case the driver and the helper are not freed by August 24. Notably, all unloading ac.....

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One nabbed

A team of Imphal Police with the help of Uripok Ahanthem Leikai youths caught an individual today morning who allegedly lifted a scooter. The accused has been identified as Salam Abung alias Rex (23), s/o Tombi of Sagolband Sayang Khwai Ningthou Leirak. .....

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Transgenders join ILPS stir

Under the aegis of Awaken Artisan Shelter Association (AASHA) and Maruploi Foundation, around 50 transgenders staged sit-in-protest demanding ILPS implementation at Sagolband Salam Leikai today. Maintaining that indigenous Manipuri people would become a .....

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MKS concludes Go Green Mission

IMPHAL, Aug 22 : The last phase of Go Green Mission 2014 organised by Maram Students’ Union (MKS) was successfully concluded on August 20 at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Maram. The mission was the 6th annual initiative of MKS to create environmental.....

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Drawing the attentions of State BJP leadership

Sir, Chandel District is with two Assembly Constituencies i.e, 41-Chandel A/C and 42-Tengnoupal A/C. The two Assembly Constituencies are inhabited by both Naga and Kuki Communities. In both the constituencies the two communities “Nagas and Kukis” were li.....

23-Aug-2014 / Sangai Letters / 0 Comments

UNMM urges for reviewing CrPC 144 clamped at Ukl town

Ukhrul, Aug 22: The State Government promulgated 144 CrPC in Ukhrul town in the aftermath of the assassination of ADC member M Ngalangzar. Even though there was no law and order problem, State forces of substantial strength were deployed thereby creating .....

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NSS festival begins at Khuman Lampak

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Imphal, Aug 22: A seven days festival of the Seven Northeast National Service Scheme (NSS), Manipur organised by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports Government of Manipur under the supervision of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Government .....

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Assam, Nagaland Chief Ministers strike deal

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GUWAHATI, Aug 22 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and his counterpart in Nagaland, Mr T.R. Zeliang, agreed here on Thursday to work out a joint mechanism to handle the situation arising from the issue of territory disputed between Assam and Nagaland to .....

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