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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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UG cadres arrested

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AMESTA condoles

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AITC rolls up sleeves for 2017 polls

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DESAM bats for upgrading RIMS

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Japanese experts in town to help water supply scheme

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NISA, NACO escape from State League relegation zone

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CBI to quiz more in RIMS case

IMPHAL, Oct 22 : Eight persons are set to be questioned by the CBI in connection with the purchase of dental chairs at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS). A reliable source informed that the eight persons are former employees of RIMS. In the .....

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MSU hails Francis

IMPHAL, Oct 22: The Maram Students’ Union expressed sincere gratitude to Francis Ngajokpa, Minister, RD/PR, Eco & Stats, Manipur, for his efforts to recognise the Maram dialect. According to a statement issued by the MSU, the long aspiration of the Maram.....

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Aviation Ministry not taking action against Pvt airlines : Ministry

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Talk with Govt satisfactory : ATSUM

IMPHAL, Oct 22: The talk between representatives of the All Tribal Students' Union, Manipur (ATSUM) and the State Government held today at the Chief Minister's office was satisfactory, ATSUM said. "The Govt has assured to fulfil our demands. Although we .....

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