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Rs. 80 lakh worth property gutted down in fire

Imphal, May 17: At least 7 (seven) shops were gutted in a fire accident at Khangabok Keithel in Thoubal district at around 11.30 pm yesterday.
According to report 4 (four) shops are of Khundrakpam Bibison (62), s/o late Anou and 3 (three) shops belongs to one Laishram Punam.

After locals have contacted two fire tender vehicles of Thoubal Fire services rushed at the spot and tried to extinguish the flame. However, goods inside the shops were totally charred and around Rs 80 lakh worth property were lost in the fire.

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Suspected thief died in mob action

Imphal, May 17: A person suspected to have been indulging in burglary activities at Thangmeiband Yumnam leikai area was caught by the locals at 3.30 pm today morning. He was beaten by the locals on charge of attempting to commit burglary at a house belong to one Irengbam Joybi Singh (61) s/o Late Irengbam Ango of the locality.
Report said that the person was first caught by Irengbam Joybi Singh and later handed over to members of Thangmeiband Improvement Club (TIC), Thangmeiband Yumnam Leikai.

The person was reportedly assaulted by the club member and later evacuated to RIMS hospital where he succumbed to his injury.
Police had filed a case  and deposited the dead body at JNIMS morgue.

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JAC against the death of Chaoba Singh blocked road; demand punishment of culprits

Imphal, May 16: The JAC formed against the suspicious death of  Moirangmayum Chaoba Singh (aged About 55) has blocked MI Road at Shamurou area demanding immediate punishment of those involved in the killing. Chaoba’s dead body was found at Nambul River day before yesterday evening inbetween Shamurou Makha Leikai Thounaojam in Imphal West.
A Joint Action Committee was formed today after convening a public meeting at Shamurou Awang leikai Community Hall. A public meeting held today resolved not to accept the dead body until the authority find the culprits involved in the killing of the person. According to report police had picked up five persons suspected to have been involved in the killing of the person. However, as the police had failed to revealed the identity of those arrested, the JAC today blocked road at Shamurou Keithel area. Large number people including meira paibi came out at the street and prevented all sorts of movement.
Earlier the JAC had stated that they will not accept the death body until those involved in the killing of Chaoba were punished within 3 pm today.

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World Hypertension Day observed

Imphal, May 17:  ‘Stress Management’ is one of the most effective therapies for Hypertension while the therapy is mostly subjected to those hypertension patients with 50% coronary artery blocked.
Dr Palin, Chairman cum Managing Director, Shija Hospitals and Research Institute stated this at a function held in connection with World Hypertension Day observance under the theme: “Know Your Blood Pressure” at its auditorium hall this afternoon.  
Speaking on Stress Management, he said stress is nothing but negative thoughts. And negative thoughts come from regretting about past which is never coming back again and worrying of future which does not exist at the moment. So he said living at the present moment forgetting past worries and future worries will be the basis for a stress free life.
He said that ‘thought’ has been scientifically proven as ‘vibration’ and almost 900 different chemicals are released according to different types of thoughts which affect human brain at the cellular level thus positive vibrations has positive effect on human body and vice- versa. The observance was organized by Lions Club, Imphal in association with SHRI.
Resource person of the observance, Prof M Kulachandra Singh, Senior Consultant, General Medicine of Shija critically highlighted and discussed about cause and different types of treatment for Hypertension.
Presently 30% of Manipur Population has been affected by hypertension, according to statistical figure. 

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