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By : Mungchan Zimik


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.

21-Feb-2014 / Mungchan Zimik
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Rise of militancy in North East Congress responsible : Kiren Rijiju

NEW DELHI, May 21:Blaming the Congress-led UPA Government’s “mis-governance, mistreatment and neglect” for the rise of insurgency in the North East, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday appealed to the youth to shun violence a.....

22-May-2015 / Press Trust of India

Flag hoisting for BJP candidate held

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22-May-2015 / Our Correspondent

3-day International conference begins at MU

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22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

NSCN-IM accuses State Govt

DIMAPUR, May 21: Reacting to certain reports in the media regarding the assault of a Congress worker at Ukhrul, the NSCN-IM has said today that the Congress Government under Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and Home Minister Gaikhangam has the habit of blamin.....

22-May-2015 / Newmai News Network

New initiatives taken up by the Govt Understanding education

Good timing. Good publicity too-that is the new initiatives taken up by the Department of Education (Schools). Coming close on the heels of the Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur (COHSEM) and Board of Secondary Education, Manipur (BOSEM) annou.....

22-May-2015 / The Editor Speaks