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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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Medical assessment camp

IMPHAL, Oct 21 : A medical assessment camp jointly organised by SSA/RTE, Tamenglong and NRHM, Tamenglong was held at Khoupum valley located under Gaidimjang Cluster Nungba Block yesterday, conveyed a press release issued by District Cordinator IED, SSA/RT.....

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TSA against land acquisition

IMPHAL, Oct 21: Reiterating its stand against the proposed acquisition of 3000 acres of tribal land at Haolenphai for setting up a smart city, the Thadou Students' Association (TSA), general headquarters has warned that it would launch a series of agitati.....

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Swachh Bharat Mission

IMPHAL, Oct 21 : Two cleanliness campaigns under Swachh Bharat Mission organised by Ukhrul PHED division in association with Northeast Border Area Development Organisation (NEBADO) Manipur were held on October 12 and October 18, 2014 at Phungyar and Kamjo.....

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NEROCA down USA to set up final clash with TRAU in MSL

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Imphal, Oct 21 : The North Eastern Re-Organising and Cultural Association (NEROCA), Sangakpham downed United Sports Association (USA), to reach the final, setting up a show down with Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) in the 9th Manipur State League organi.....

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'Children deprived of routine immunization'

THOUBAL, Oct 21: The villagers of Saibol Joupi and surrounding villages under Khengjoi Sub-Division in Chandel District have reportedly faced acute medical problem and children have been deprived of routine immunization facilities due to unavailablity of .....

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Boxing India may postpone National Championships

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JAIPUR, Oct 21 : With the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the sports ministry yet to grant it full recognition, the Boxing India (BI) is likely to postpone next month’s Senior Men’s National Championships for an indefinite period. Scheduled t.....

22-Oct-2014 / Agencies / 0 Comments

Corruption in Manipur : Some reflection

Based more on concept than on evidence, it is taken for granted that corruption is cause by few dominating factors; authoritarian rule, intervention in economy and pre-modern cultural values and institutions. In this conception, corruption is a problem am.....

22-Oct-2014 / Pamreihor Khashimwo / 0 Comments

Pensioners' Day

Pensioners of the State today observed 9th Pensioners' Day at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound. The observance programme, organised by the Manipur State Pensioners' Union was attended by Th Kiran Kumar, Director of Treasuries & Accounts; Dulal Chandra .....

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Manipur Theatre Day celebrated

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IMPHAL, Oct 21: Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam has said that theatre and drama are important forms of art, which educate people and contribute a lot in the protection and promotion of culture and tradition. He was speaking as chief guest at Manipur The.....

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Newly elected MLA from Hiyanglam AC felicitated at Congress Bhavan : CM cites Maharashtra, Haryana as lessons

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IMPHAL, Oct 21 : Asserting that the dethronement of the Congress party in Delhi, Haryana and Maharashtra has taught the party a lesson, Chief Minister O Ibobi today appealed to the Congress workers to introspect and study the reasons for the defeat and st.....

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