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Manipuri Mumbai Assn extended monetary support to 2 talented kids from Manipur

Imphal, Feb 23: Members of the Manipuri Mumbai Association handed over a cash amount of Rs.15000/-to the two talented kids Baby Alina Hidangmayum, Nambol Awang Leikai and Master Chongkhonba Hijam, Singjamei Waikhom Leikai from Manipur who are taking part in the reality show Dance India Dance, Little Champ as a small help. The monetary assistant were  provided in a small function held at Mumbai.

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AR seizes smuggled lucky stones

Imphal, Feb 23: Troops of 12 Assam Rifles seized lucky weight around  1.5 Kg while checking a vehicle at Khudengthabi check post along Imphal Moreh route from  2 persons.
A statement of the PRO Assam Rifles said that lucky stones were seized from 2 person coming towards Imphal from Moreh in a blue colour Maruti Van bearing registration No. MN04A 9154 at around 10 am on Wednesday .
The seized lucky stone includes Red Spinel, weigh around1.5 kgs and 120 pieces of  of Blue Sapphire  weighing approximately 100 gms.

The two person smuggling the lucky stones are identified as Mohon Bhandari, age 30 years, s/o Mr Bishnu Bhandari Rao, of Moreh Ward No 6, PO-Moreh and District-Tengnoupal, Manipur and A Raju, age 55 years, s/o Mr Annamalai, of  Moreh Ward No 2, PO-Moreh and District-Tengnoupal, Manipur.
The seized  items alongwith apprehended persons have been handed over to Custom Preventive Force, Moreh, the PRO IGAR(S) statement added.

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MOs training on Population Based Screening of common Non Communicable Diseases

Thoubal, Feb.23: Training of Medical Officers on Population Based Screening of common Non Communicable Diseases under National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer Diabetes Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke( NPCDCS ) of NHM was started in District Hospital, Thoubal from today.
The inaugural function was attended by Dr. Jayantakumar Singh, Chief Medical Officer, Thoubal as Chief Guest, Dr. N. Hemantakumar Singh, Medical Superintendent, District Hospital Thoubal as President. Dr. Homeshwar Singh, Nodal Officer, NCD Cell District Health Society Thoubal and Dr. H. Nirendra Singh, Asst. Prof. Community Medicine, JNIMS were also attended as Guest of Honour of the function.
In his keynote address Dr. Homeshwar Singh, Nodal Officer NCD Cell Thoubal highlighted the importance of organising the training programme. He said that PBS will roll out in Thoubal and IW districts of Manipur in the 1st phase. PBS will be done for 30 yrs and above of population including pregnant women of every house hold.Training of ANM, ASHA on PBS has already completed. PBS will start rolling out in Thoubal and IW as soon as the 1st batch training of MO and SN is completed. COM Thoubal explained about the prevailing scenario of non communicable diseases in the state. He appealed all the medical officers to  attend actively all the sessions during the training programme. 30 Medical Officers are attending in the training programme
Altogether 18 training of trainers will the Medical Officers in four days. There will be  both theory and practical sessions with PowerPoint presentation and handbooks.

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Handloom fair begins at Chandel

Chandel, Feb.23: Two day Handloom fair organized by the Autonomous District Council (ADC) Chandel begins today at Japhou Keithel Chandel.
The inaugural function was attended by Lukhosei Zou, Chairman ADC Chandel, Vice Chairman Joy Lamkang,  Kalun Anal Executive member ADC Chandel , Ts. Kothar, CEO ADC Chandel and other executive members of the ADC as dignitaries on the dais.
Speaking on the occasion Lukhosei Zou, Chairman ADC Chandel said that the two day fair is being organized to encourage the weavers of the district under the sponsorship of the Handloom and Industries Department Government of Manipur. “This kind of fair (Mela) will give opportunity to the weavers of the district to showcase their products and generate income to help their family”,  Zou said.
Handloom products of various communities of Chandel district were showcase in the stall open for the exhibition. The ADC also extended some monetary assistance to the stall owners.

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