Ukhrul: A one day celebration of pre-harvest festival “Dhareo Phanit” was held today, at Pakshi ground, Hungpung by Thawaijao Hungpung Youths Organization (THYSO).
Village elder K Solomon inaugurated the festival. According to the organizing committee chairman Barnabas, Dhareo is a nomenclature of “Mawonzai”.
He said that the festival was conducted before the harvest of paddy and for praying to the almighty for a bountiful harvest.
As a part of the festival, varieties of crops were displayed for sale while traditional game for entertainment were also performed.

Ukhrul, Oct 14 : The founding president of Leishiphung Christian Hospital (LCH), Ukhrul Dr Luithuk Zimik passed away at LCH Hospital today, due to severe pneumonia.

Ukhrul, Oct 14 : Ningonla Shimrah, an aged women who earns her livelihood by selling vegetables in an open road side expressed how she struggled to charm and involve other women in the business, in order to provide a way of income for them.

Ukhrul, Oct 11 : The District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Ukhrul in observance to Swachhata Pakhwada, a one day training programme on paper bags making and district level painting competition would be conducted on the theme ” How cleanliness help in improving environment” at DRDA training hall, Mini Secretariat Office complex, Hamleilkhong Ukhrul.

IMPHAL, Oct 10:In view of BRTF’s failure to settle the killing of Lamjaneng Touthang alias Sumana Begum, the KSO, Ukhrul district have decided not to own any responsibility in the event of any untoward incidents that may arise with respect to the issue, if the problem is not settled within October 15, conveyed a press release issued by general secretary of KSO, Ukhrul.

Ukhrul, Oct 9 : The first ever established Church of Manipur, Phungyo Baptist Church (PBC) Tangrei, Ukhrul would host the Tangkhul Baptist Churches Association (TBCA) Women Centenary celebration from October 13-16 at Mission ground, Alungtang Ukhrul.

Wildlife week ends

Ukhrul: The 62nd Wildlife week celebration organized by Divisional Forest Officer cum District Wildlife Warden, Ukhrul concluded today with numerous students participating in a rally from TNL ground to Town Hall, Phungreitang Ukhrul, to spread message and awareness on wildlife preservation.

Training concludes

Ukhrul: The seven days training programme on imparting life skill training on food processing for women and youth concluded today at Resource Centre, Shirui village, Ukhrul.
ADC, Ukhrul Rita Leiyaphi who graced the event as chief guest urged the trainees to improve their skill and produce sufficient local products by processing the available resources so as to establish their individual or group enterprise.
KVK, Ukhrul Senior Scientist Dr Ramakrishna stressed on the importance of correct processing and packaging of food products while Solei Luiram enlightened the trainees on the latest processing techniques.
Women and youths from four districts of the State attend in the seven days residential training programme which was jointly organized by KVK, Ukhrul and Ngayam food, Shirui.

DC launches District Mission Indradhanush

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Ukhrul, Oct 4 : In order to achieve the set target of the District Health Society, Ukhrul for total immunisation programme of children in Ukhrul district, the Deputy Commissioner, Ukhrul Dr Harmit Singh Pahuja launched the Ukhrul District Mission Indradhanush at Mini secretariat office complex today by administering polio vaccine to the people.