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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.
Imphal, 10 October 2020 ( Evening News ) : National Sports University Haraothel Protection Committee has decided to suspend its agitation. Sekmai MLA Heikham Dingo, representatives of National Sports University Haraothel Protection Committee and villages in Sekmai Constituency met with Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren yesterday. They apprised the Chief Minister about the ongoing tension in various parts of the Constituency with regards to construction of National Sports University at Haraothel. It maybe recalled that intense agitations erupted between two communities over the jurisdiction of Haraothel, as one party claims it falls in Kangpokpi District while the Committee claims that it falls in Imphal West District. Following an agreement in the meeting with the Chief Minister, National Sports University Haraothel Protection Committee has decided to withdraw its agitation.The agreed terms included reaffirmation of the venue for the construction of National Sports University at Haoraothel as earlier submitted to the Central Government, to award befitted punishments to those culprits who uploaded fake documents on social media which incited controversies over the venue for the construction of the Sports University and to hold discussions with various stakeholders concerned to ensure smooth construction of the National Sports University.
Imphal, 09 October 2020 (Evening News): National Postal Week begins today until October 15. While, the World Post Day falls on October 10. Department of Post, Manipur Division launched the event at the Head Post office in Babupara. Speaking on the occasion, Superintendent of Post Manipur, Postal Division L. Tiken stressed on the significance of Post office. He said, apart from dispersal of letters and couriers, Post office provides benefits of various welfare schemes as well as life insurance, Aadhaar card and passport making facilities. L. Tiken also highlighted various activities to be taken during the postal week.
Imphal, 05 September 2020 ( Evening News ) : CrPC section 144 has been imposed at Leimakhong Chingmang in Sekmai Consituency following a clash between two communities. Leimakhong Chingmang Village Development Protection Committee has appealed to the government to resolve the matter at the earliest. Members of the Committee and locals held a meeting in this regard at Kanto Sabal Community Hall today. Speaking to media, Advisor of Leimakhong Chingmang Village Development Protection Committee, Phuritsabam Jeevan Meitei said, Leimakhong Chingmang is inhabited by various communities and that scuffles occurred among youths of two communities on Sunday which got intensified with the involvement of others of each communities on October 4. He added that Sekmai police, locals and committee members held a meeting to resolve the matter at Leimakhong Chingmang Konu Lairembi Community Hall. Jeevan said, one woman attendee, Lhinlhing Chongloi who is not from Leimakhong Chingmang tried to assault a victim, hence the meeting could not come to any conclusion, rather it led to more heated arguments and eventually led to vandalisation of the Community Hall. Subsequently, massive Police personnel rushed to contain the situation. He also said that a woman called Ningleithem alias Tombi expelled people staying in her rental rooms today leading to mass scuffle. He appealed to the relevant authorities to take necessary measures at the earliest.
Imphal, 03 October 2020 ( Evening News ) : Lamphel Sub-Divisional Officer- Pooja Elangbam appealed people to remove illegal constructions and encroachments on Government’s land. She was speaking to media on the sidelines of eviction of illegally constructed houses and shops from Maharani Bridge to Naoremthong along Uripok Kangchup Road today. The eviction drive was conducted around 8 this morning. Speaking further, Lamphel SDO Pooja Elangbam said the drive was carried out followed by complaints of people which was evoked by occurrence of road mishaps and Traffic Jam due to illegal encroachments and hoarding of items in front of shops. She added, one month notice was even serve to people to remove illegal constructions and encroachments. A team led by Imphal Police SDPO Th. Bidyapati, Imphal West District Commando DSP Thomas kept a strict vigil to avoid any untoward incidents during the Eviction drive.