Churachandpur: The United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA/KNO) has called for the completion of road construction work in Thanlon and Nungba sub-division taken up under PMGSY packages.
A statement issued by the outfit alleged that funds to the tune of Rs 4,30,00,000/- (Rupees four crore thirty lakh) has already been withdrawn under PMGSY 2013-14, Package No 359 for the construction of 11 kms stretch between Songsang to Pangen Phaijang in Churachandpur’s Thanlon sub-division.
Concurrently, Rs 2,30,00,000/- (Rupees two crores thirty lakhs) under Package No 796 for the construction of Leikot to Leihaojang villages in Nungba Sub-Division has been withdrawn as well, but the two projects stands neglected and incomplete till date, it asserted.
The statement appealed the contractors concerned to complete the construction for the public interest.
The contractors would be held responsible and the State Government would face consequences and if the demands are not fulfilled at the earliest, the statement added.

KBBWA condemns

Kakching: A sit in protest was staged by Kakching Bazar Business Welfare Association (KBBWA) and women vendors of the Bazar yesterday condemning the construction of 64-stall shop by Kakching Municipal Council and demanding the authority concerned to construct the shop according to the choice of the people.
Later, the protesters stormed the Municipal Council office where they raised their demands to the officials.
Subsequently, a joint meeting of the representatives of the people, Kakching Municipal Council members and Kakching police officials could not adopt an amicable solution which led to a public meeting in the end. Several resolutions were adopted during the meeting including to boycott Kakching Municipal Council and Councillors by KBBWA and to hold another public meeting, comprising of clubs, organisations under Kakching district, at the earliest.

Kangpokpi: IGP M&N Sector Vikram Sahgal inaugurated the first batch of PI (pre- introduction) training for CRPF personnel deployed in the State and Nagaland at training hub, Chilchil under Kangpokpi district on August 14.
A batch of 100 troops joined the PI training in Manipur.
Initially the training hub conducted rotational training to CRPF Coys to refresh their training skill and now the PI training is conducted for those personnel who are inducted in Manipur and Nagaland for the first time.
The first three weeks of the training will be conducted at the training hub in Chilchil and the last week will be held at the respective unit headquarters.
The overall training and responsibility of the training was entrusted to 86 Bn CRPF under the supervision of Commandant Kalyan Singha, to impart effective training to the trainees.

Inauguration ceremony

Thoubal: The new session of class XI and XII for Arts and Science stream of the newly upgraded Lamding Model High School was inaugurated today at the school auditorium hall.
Former MLA of Khangabok AC, O Landhoni who attended the event as chief guest urged the teachers to dedicate their time in making the students grow into a sucessful people and further urged the students to work hard as it is the only path to becoming sucessful in life.
Principal M Munal, ZEO, zone III, Thoubal S Mangi, Wangjing-Lamding Municipal Council ward no 2 Councillor S Shanti and ward no 3 Councillor Y Ibopishak attended the programme as dignitaries.

Thoubal: Properties of Salungpham High School were stolen on the August 16 midnight.
A statement signed by Principal of the school Ph Tomba stated that some unknown miscreants broke into the school and stole one computer, a cycle and some other computer parts. The statement appealed the authority concerned to look into the matter at the earliest.

THOUBAL, Aug 17: Earth care Foundation (ECF) in collaboration with District Legal Service Authority, Thoubal organised a one day legal awareness programme at Paradise English School, Thoubal Okram today.
The programme which was organised under the supervision of Manipur State Legal Service Authority, Imphal was attended by District and Session Judge as well as Chairman of District Legal Service Authority, Thoubal Salam Imocha Singh as chief guest, Thoubal Municipal Council ward no 15 Councillor Ningthem Shanti Devi as president, Paradise English School, Thoubal Okram Principal Dr Ningombam Ranjit Singh as guest of honour.
A total of 295 people took part in the programme.

Commemoration

Bpr/Jiribam, Aug 17: Commemorating the martyr who sacrificed his life demanding the withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the State, the 13th commemoration of Pebam Chittaranjan was held at Bishnupur Bazar today by Manipur Students’ Federation.
MSF District Committee Jiribam observed the “13th Student Martydom Commemorating the Sacrifice of Pebam Chittaranjan Mangang” at Jiribam Government Higher Secondary School (JHSS) auditorium today. JHSS lecturer Ng Kamaljit Singh, MSF District Committee Jiribam Advisor N Dhamendra Meitei and AJUCA secretary Y Ibomcha Singh attended the ceremony as dignitaries.

Free health camp conducted

TENGNOUPAL, Aug 17: A free health camp was jointly conducted at the Meetei Council, Moreh office today.
The camp was jointly conducted by State Director (Health), AYUSH, Asian hospital, Kwakeithel, Th Birchandra Singh Football Academy, Moreh police department, Moreh Customs Preventive Force, Moreh Forest Department, organisation/community including MCM, Gurkha Samaj, Tamil Sangam, MMCM, HTC, Imphal Moreh DI Tata Drivers Welfare Association. A total of 15 doctors attended to the locals were medicines were distributed for free.
Speaking to media persons, spokesperson of Th Birchandra Singh Football Academy Rajen stated that the camp was organised for the people residing in remote areas of Moreh and added that the organisations and departments would continue the camp in the near future as well.

IMPHAL, Aug 17: Tengnoupal district police arrested self style Major of KYKL from Moreh Ward Number 4, Premnagar, near Moreh Gate number 2 today.
According to reliable information, a team of Tengnoupal district police, under the supervision of Tengnoupal SP, S Ibomcha and under the command of Moreh SDPO, Lawrence K Munlou and led by Moreh police station OC, H Chaoba, arrested self style Major of KYKL identified as Khundrakpam Somorjit alias Santa Meitei 942) s/o Kesho of Thanga Lawi from Moreh Ward Number 4, Prem Nagar, near Moreh Gate number 2 area.
During preliminary interrogation, he revealed that he had joined KYKL in the 2nd week of November, 1996 and is presently holding the rank of self style Major/ Administration Imphal East. The arrested individual has been handed over to Moreh police station and a case has been registered to take up legal action against him.

ASHA training programme held

TENGNOUPAL, Aug 17: A two day training programme for ASHA on ‘Vector Borne Disease Control’ began at Moreh hospital today. Altogether 101 ASHAs were present in the training programme organised by National Vector Borne Disease Control programme, Moreh, Tengnoupal district.

SENAPATI, Aug 17: The 202nd birth anniversary of Don Bosco was celebrated at the Don Bosco College Ground yesterday.
Organised by the Alumni of Don Bosco, Maram unit, the college basketball court, was also inaugurated by DC, Senapati Athem Muivah.
The Alumni Maram unit also identified two youths, Gaikaunglung Gonmei, B Com, 2nd Semester and Glenda Boibila Rangnamei, BA, 2nd Semester and were given the ‘Youth of the Year’ award. Athem Muivah extolled the institute for producing good students and citizens.