Items filtered by date: Thursday, 03 September 2020
Imphal, 03 Sep 2020( Evening News ) : United Committee Manipur (UCM) President Sunil Karam has said that there is no objection to the finalisation of the Framework Agreement signed between NSCN-IM and the Indian Government, however the settlement should be confined within the Nagaland State. He was speaking on the sidelines of Tarpon Heishoi ceremony performed at the sacred shrine at Kekrupat, organised by UCM today. Sunil Karam said the Union Home Minister assured Chief Minister of Manipur and COCOMI members on November 25 last year, that stockholders concerned especially the people of Manipur will be consulted before the final settlement of the Indo-Naga Framework Agreement. He demanded the Home Minister to keep his promise and disclosed the content of the agreement which is expected to be finalised this month.The UCM President called upon people of the state to stand against any divide and rule policies and against any threats to the territorial integrity of Manipur. It maybe mentioned that a press release from the Prime Minister's Office had stated that the over 23 years long pending Indo-Naga Framework Agreement may get finalised by this September.
As in the previous years, United Committee Manipur (UCM) organised Tarpon Heisoi ceremony at the sacred shrine at Kekrupat today. Speaking on the occasion, UCM President Sunil Karam called upon people of the state to always revere the courage and bravery of those forefathers who had laid down their lives for the motherland. He lamented that unlike the previous years, Tarpon offerings will be made only on the first and last day of the half month long traditional ceremony owing to the prevailing COVID-19 Pandemic this year. Sunil Karam said today's tarpon offerings were made especially for the 18 brave-hearts who laid down their lives for the territorial integrity of Manipur on June 18, 2001 Uprising. Family members of the martyrs and many women leaders took part in the ceremony.
Imphal, 03 Sep 2020( Evening News ) : Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI in a letter on September 1, to the Secretary of Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) has requested to share the necessary steps already taken and has also suggested various measures to hold the Manipur Civil Service Combined Competitive (Main) Exam, 2016 afresh in a fair and transparent manner. In the letter, the CBI had also suggested certain steps and measures based on the observations made by the High Court of Manipur in the relevant Paras under the heading “Appreciation of Lapses & irregularities” of its common Judgement & Order of October 18, 2019, which include laying down of proper procedures by the MPSC for evaluation and tabulation of answer books or sheets in compliance of sub-rule 18 of Rule 26-B of the MPSC (Procedure & Conduct of Business) Rules, 2011. CBI has laid down 7 guidelines for the examination including instruction to MPSC for CCTV coverage during the Main Examination covering the entire Examination rooms/centres, Strong rooms where the Questions papers or answer scripts are kept, during evaluation of answer scripts by the examiners, scrutiny of the answer scripts, codification and interview etc..and for proper preservation of the CCTV footages.