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Health Minister lays foundation stone for AYUSH Hospital at CCpur

Imphal, Nov.14: Health Minister L Jayantakumar today laid foundation stone for construction of 50 beded AYUSH Hospital at Muolvaiphei in Churachandpur district today.

Speaking on the occasion, health Minister assured the gathering to complete the hospital before December next year.

“With the blessing of the almighty the government is planing to hand over the hospital as Christmas gift to the people of Churachandpur district”, Jayantakumar said.

he further added that the hospital will have 78 staffs including AYUSH doctors. Quarters for the staffs will also be completed within the time.

The total estimated cost for the hospital is 6.5 core.

Jayantakumar further added that the government is giving message to the people of the state on the slogan of the Chief Minister - Go to Hill.

Jayantakumar said the government now is reaching out to the interior part of the hill district of the region

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Recollecting peoples’ trust


“LIES” no matter how big or small always crack the foundation of “TRUST”.
Sometime peoples’ representative who were elected with high hopes shattered people’s expectation.
The moment they were elected they often forgot what they had promised to the people often led a live thinking that the general public who elected them are bunch of ignorant fools who can be driven at any direction. The sinister concept become phenomenon and now people (almost all) now started thinking that there is no true leader who deserve victory in any of the election. But as the hangover system still has to be followed and continue there cannot be a full stop to the ongoing process. Election is mandatory for a democratic country. And for that candidates are required. In-order to form government there again need political party and those candidates need to be attached to any of the political party to render their service with effective power.
We are not sure if God frequently surfaces in the form of man, as is commonly believed. But what we can be dead certain is the fact that his arch enemy Satan often manifests himself, especially in Manipur, in the form of politicians. These incarnations of Satan, who are now running amok with the people’s sensibilities, have cast such a nasty spell on the state that it is well nigh impossible for the people who elected them in the first place, to retain even a semblance of sanity.

There could be no other logical explanation to the goings on in the political arena than taking refuge in the unnatural and the irrational. And for the teeming millions who had inflicted this handful of pests on themselves, there could be no other option but to bemoan their fate. The curse, call it the millenium curse, is well and truly upon us.
It would be an understatement to say that there is something very basically wrong with our polity. Things have now come to such a pass that our state of Manipur can neither move forward nor backward but remain painfully suspended in a maze of anarchy and disorder.
The scourge of politicians has indeed taken a heavy toll, not only of the riches but also of its psyche. The epidemic is now all pervading and has invaded the very roots of the country’s integrity and well being thereby impeding its prosperity and peace. Whatever the party, whatever their ideology and hue, when it comes to pursuit of power and pelf, our politicians are at their wily best and very united too in their mission.
If only these characters demonstrate the same solidarity and zeal in nation building, things would have been much different. But alas, their penchant for self-preservation has always won over patriotism, their quest for wealth has always been at the nation’s expense and above all their instinct for survival has always prevailed over the nation’s.
They have always prospered even as the state disintegrated, and they are always in a position of strength, be it ‘secularism or communalism’ that is at play. But what about the 27 lakhs people who elected them? They are never in the reckoning.

State pays last respect to two soldiers; Appropriate action will be taken, no one will be spared: Chief Minister

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Imphal, Nov. 14: State paid last respect to the two Assam Rifles jawans who were killedin a bomb blast at Chandel district headquarters yesterday. Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh along with Deputy Chief Minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh led the people in laying wreath to the mortal remains of the two jawans of 18 Assam Rifles at Imphal International Airport today.
After showing last respect to the two jawans,talking to media persons, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said, the incident that happened all of a sudden yesterday morning shocked us. Terming the incident as unfortunate, Chief Minister said, it isa cowardly act to kill jawans who are here to serve us and we condemned it in the strongest term.Government will not tolerate such acts and appropriate action will be initiated against those who are responsible for the killing and no one will be spared. He said, soon after the blast additional forces including police commandos rushed to the area and large scale combing operations has already begunand if required, reinforcement will also be sent. He said, he has already spoken to the Ministry of Home Affairs and appropriate action will be taken in this regard. Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) Ksh. Bhavananda Singh, Director General of Police L. M. Khaute,Deputy Commissioner of Chandel District, Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) Major General Virendra Singh and other top paramilitary officials also laid wreaths to the mortal remains of the two Assam Rifles jawans namely, Sohan Lal and Inder Singh. The two bodies will be sent to their respective native States for the last rites later today.
It may be mentioned that, besides killing two jawans, six others were injured in the blast suspected to be triggered by militants near Chandel district headquarters yesterday morning at around 6 am. One jawan killed on the spot while the other succumbed to his injuries on the way to hospital.

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State LJP blames MLA K. Meghachandra for misappropriation of PDS items for Wangkhem A/C

Thoubal, Nov.14: State executive member of Lok Janashakti Party (LJP), Kangabam Jadumani has alleged MLA Meghachandra of Wangkhem Assembly constituency, for misappropriation of rice which are to be distributed to the public under PDS.  
“MLA of Wangkhem Assembly constituency had looted rice and other PDS items which are to be distributed to the poor people and has been fooling the people by taming the public”, Jadumani said while speaking to media persons at his residence at Charangpat.
Kangabam Jadumani contested as LJP candidate last assembly election at Wangkhem Assembly constituency and was defeated in the hand of MLA K Meghachandra.   He said that PDS items meant for distribution to the poor for seven months starting from Septemebr,2016 to March 2017 has not been distributed. This PDS items for these months have been hijacked by MLA K Meghachandra, he added.
Jadumani however said that after BJP led government come to power in the state PDS items from the month of March are regularly distributed to the beneficiaries. He appreciated for distributing the PDS items to CAF and PD Minister Karam Shyam.
On the other hand, Jadumani also reacted to the recent threat by Maoist Communist Party saying that such threat to workers of the LJP and demand for resignation of MLA K Meghachandra is ‘unfortunate’. He urged all concern authority including the Chief Minister to recover the hijacked rice for 7 months and distribute it to the poor and needy.

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NSCN-IM washes hands in yesterday blast

Imphal, Nov 14: Cleaning its hand to yesterday blast at which two personnel of Assam Rifle were killed leaving six another serious injury, NSCN-IM today said that the incident is designed to trigger the peace talk between India and Nagas which is on the verge of solution.
Rebel group RPF had already claimed responsibility of the blast.
A statement of the NSCN-IM said that such sinister design and devilish act of attacking Indian Arm forces at the heart of District Headquarter is nothing but attacking peaceful coexistent atmosphere and instigating another arm conflict between India and Naga forces. “The political nature of attacking lndian Arm forces at the populace areas of Nagas is nothing but challenging Nagas people movement and its logical conclusion as a Nation”, the statement said.
The statement also expressed heartfelt condolence to the bereave Families of deceased AR personnel and speedy recovery of injured personnel.

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Children should be guided in the right track: Nemcha Kipgen

Imphal, Nov. 14: State joined the nation today in celebrating Children’s Day in commemoration to the Birth Anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The day is observed by Social Welfare Department, Government of Manipur, at G.M Hall, Imphal.
Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Nemcha Kipgen, Director, Social Welfare, Government of Manipur Jacintha Lazarus and Joint Director, Social Welfare Surrender A. Shishak graced this auspicious occasion as Chief Guest, President and Guest of Honour respectively.
On this auspicious celebration, keeping the vision of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in mind, Minister Nemcha urged everyone to join hands from this moment to work for the well being of the children. The profound love and fervour of Nehru towards the children is the big reason for celebrating the Children’s Day. Addressing the gatherings, Minister draws the attention of all to come forward for the children’s rights, care and education of children. “Children should be guided in a right track to become successful in the future as an asset of the country. This can be done by providing the right education, care in a peaceful environment so as to promote their growth and development,” she stated.
She continued – As children are the strong base for tomorrow’s successful society, right education should be imparted to them. Education will empower children to be innovators, scholars, researchers and torch bearers towards the roads to development.
Social Welfare Minister assured that all possible assistance for the welfare and development of our children’s community will be extended and said their rights will not be curtail in any way whatsoever.

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Student-life is the most precious timing as it provides a multi-learning arena: K Shyam

Imphal, Nov. 14: CAF & PD, Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation Minister Karam Shyam today distributed prizes to Urikhinbam Chittaranjan Singh & Miss Maibam Babita for the best teachers’ award on the occasion of 4th Annual Day cum Children’s Day function held at the campus of S.I.School, Canchipur. Sinam Rezia, a class 10 student , bagged the award for the best student of the year.
The best teachers’ award comprises of a certificate, gift voucher, bouquet and a cash prize of Rs.2000 while the best student award includes a certificate, gift and a cash prize of Rs.1000.
The role of today’s students is not merely to earn degrees   but to learn moral virtues, good manners and discipline from their teachers and environment and indulge in social and extra-curricular activities, Minister Karam Shyam advised the gathering speaking as Chief Guest of the function.
Appreciating the work and tedious efforts of teachers in private schools who are tirelessly producing brilliant students every year inspite of their low salaries as compared with teachers in Government schools , he said that students and teachers should collaborate together in order to exploit the talents, potential  and credibility of the students to the maximum extent. To build a better society, the important ingredients are: being  good, ideal, positive in thoughts and outlook like dress, inculcating good teachings from others and developing friendly relations with guardian & family members, he also stressed. Minister Karam Shyam donated Rs.20,000 to the S.I. school fund in order to promote the students of the school for a bright future and as a financial aid to the school management for efficient functioning.
Speaking at the occasion, N. Ibohal said that a school should be child-centred and students should value that time is money and avoid unfair means for success in competitive exams.
Secretary, School Managing Committee, Ch. Jotin Singh; Retired Assistant, Head Master, Canchipur High School, Shri N.Ibohal Singh and Principal in-charge, S.I.School, Canchipur,  Shri S. Chaoba Singh also chaired the function as the President, Guest of Honour and Presidium Member respectively.

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