Items filtered by date: Sunday, 11 October 2020
Imphal, 11 September 2020 ( Evening News ) : Congress MLA K. Ranjit said Congress party can overpower the BJP led Government at any moment. However, Congress did not take up such step over possible implementation of President Rule by the central government and subside various prevailing major issues in the state against the interest of people. He was speaking at the reception programme of new Congress entrants from BJP held at Kakching Khunou Municipal Council’s ward no. 7 today. Speaking at the event, MLA K. Ranjit said that various MLAs of the government appealed the Congress party to form a new government in the recent Minister Reshuffle. However, Congress did not accept the proposal considering the interest of people. He added, if Congress ever accepted the proposal to be part of the Government, PR might have imposed in the state and various critical issues like Frame work Agreement, Delimitation and others might get concluded against the interest of people.
Imphal, 11 September 2020 ( Evening News ) : Social Welfare Department observed 'International Day of the Girl Child 2020' at Gandhi Memorial Hall today. Commissioner of Social Welfare Department H.Gyan Prakash, Director Ng Uttam and top officials of the department attended the event. Winners of various online competition held in relation to ‘Nasha Mukt Abhiyan’ and ‘International Day of Girl Child 2020’ were also felicitated at the event. A website specially meant for ‘Person with Disabilities’ was launched and a short film titled ‘The Dawn’ ( Anouba Mangal) was also released on the occasion. Speaking at the event, H.Gyan Prakash said United Nations General Assembly adopted a Resolution to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognise girls' rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. He added, today reminds of those gaols mentioned in Millennium Development Goal which includes to give more power to women, to enhance the financial condition of women by taking up various developmental projects for women, to decrease poverty rate and to include women in taking decisions of a society. He asserted that, as per the resolution by United Nations General Assembly, the day acknowledge and celebrate the importance and potential of girls around the world and to promote gender equality. The Commissioner appreciated Social Welfare Department for organising various competitions to spread awareness on the issue amid the COVID19 pandemic.