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Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - Imphal Times - A Daily Eveninger

Patience and hard-work will lead to success: Minister Biswajit

DIPR Imphal, Nov. 7:Patience and hard-work will lead us to success, said Works Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh, today, encouraging students of the Herbert School, Imphal. The Minister was addressing students and staffs of the school during the 18th Foundation Day Celebration of the school at the school’s Changangei campus. Minister Biswajit said a nation cannot be developed without education. Human Resource is the most important resource in today’s time, he said before adding that everything is possible if one is hard-working and has patience. Manipur has enough resources and potential, but the only thing is we are yet to fully explore them, he said. Encouraging the students further, he said only if we strengthen out today, we will be able to enjoy our tomorrow. Assuring to black-top the approach from Tiddim Road to the school, Minister Biswajit said there can be no development without connectivity. He continued our only lifeline is the surface connectivity so it is all the more important to improve our road connectivity. Black-topping of the approach road will be taken up under the Road for All mission, he said. While encouraging the students to work hard to achieve their aims, Minister Biswajit also lauded the school staff for producing good students. Meanwhile, as part of the celebration, prizes were distributed to rank holders and subject toppers of the school. The celebration was also attended by Manipur University, Department of Chemistry Prof. N. Rajmuhon Singh, Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur, chairman L.Mahendra Singh.

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For elderly people

Old is gold so goes the much repeated and proven adage.
Age brings experience, and with experience comes wisdom. These citizens have accumulated a lifetime of experiences and wisdom which is for us to learn and benefit from. The young and busy working people does not seem to have the time or the inclination to interact and consult older people often sidelining them in various matters personal and public. They are often viewed as people who are past their productive stage therefore becoming a burden to their families and are often mistreated and abused. Their opinion does not matter much ad are often ignored and neglected. There have been instances where the old are physically abused. Their opinion does not matter much and are often ignored and neglected. There have been instances where the old are physically abused and ill-treated. They are left to fend for themselves and the few “Old Age Homes” which are being run in the state are no better and are often the last resort for these people to lead their remaining years. Government efforts in uplifting the welfare of the senior citizens have been dismal and inadequate, even negligible.

Still than Chief Minister N. Biren Singh announcement to take up measures for the welfare of the aged people during his visit at Chandel district needs appreciation from all sections of the people.
A pragmatic solution to the problems plaguing the older people in the state needs to be brought out and put into action in right earnest for them to have a better life and a sense of participation. Indeed it is the society which will stand to benefit from the vast experience and wisdom these people have acquired in their lives and their studied opinion and inputs will definitely be a guiding principle in the formulation of various plans and schemes. A place to start can be recreation homes where the senior people can collect and discuss various issues with the youths and even government officials can and should consult them in their official capacity with the old who have had experienced the particular field or department. These places may be constructed as strategic locations to enable them to have easy access and be made to have a cheerful and informal atmosphere with various items of entertainment which engages and relaxes them. The steps taken up by these wise people should be appreciated and encouraged with more opportunities for the youths be made to increase interaction which will lead to mutual appreciation on both sides which in turn will enable to build a balanced and improved society.
It is time to give back to these people who have contributed their lifetimes for the society. 

Pravish death: Justice still not delivered; PAC urges govt. to hand over the case to CBI

Imphal, Nov 7: Justice is still not delivered to the Manipuri student Chanam Pravish, who was found death in Uttar Pradesh in a mysterious circumstance after he went missing on September 8 after witnessing a concert at Greater Noida.
A statement of the Peaple Action Committee Against the Brutal  Killing of Pravish Chanam of Uripok Achom leikai at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh said that even though the Uttar Pradesh Government has directed for a investigation over the dead nothing has been done till today to book those culprits behind the death.
The committee said that, during a meeting with the Chief Minister of Manipur N. Biren Singh, the family and the committee has been assured to deliver justice. N. Biren Singh also showed a written assurance from the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh which stated that the matter will be investigated by the Uttar Pradesh if in case the investigation is not satisfies than the matter can be handed over to the CBI, the committee’s statement said while thanking the chief Minister N. Biren Singh for his concern to the case. The statement said that when the family members went to inquire about the progress of the case at Noida, it is learnt that the case remain pending. It said the government should handed over the case to CBI .
Pravish Chanam was suspected to have been a victim of a gang involved in organ transfer. His death body was cremated by the government authority of UP without informing to the family member who were searching for his whereabouts by filing report to the police station.

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Combing Operation

Imphal,Nov.7:  A team of Imphal East Police Police Comando led by OC/CDO L Vaiphei under the supervision of SP Imphal East today conducted search operation at New Checkon Mandop Leikai from 6.30 am to 8 pm.
The police team comprising of Women police varified a total 355 persons including 105 female. 7 man who fail to produce proper verification documents were picked up by the police team for further investigation.
The combing operation is a part of the security measures taken up ahead of the Manipur Sangai Festival which is scheduled to begin from November 1.

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Teacher suspended for working in two schools

Imphal, Nov 7: A primary teacher identified as Mrs. Minarjan Begum serving as Matron of the Oinam Primary Madrassa has been suspended after she was found to have been working as Primary Teacher at Thiyam Konjil High School in the the name of Mrs. Hamida Begum. Department of Education (S) has constituted a departmental enquiry to find out how Mrs. Mirnajan Begum has been working at both the schools in the name of Mrs. Hamida Begum.  

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Gojendro appeals people to respect their parents

Moreh, Nov. 7: Additional Deputy Commissioner of Moreh N. Gojendro today said that credit for success of a person should be given to their parents.
Speaking on the Parents Day function St. George High School, Moreh, Gojendro said that parents spare no pain in the making of their children so as to compete the world.
“Today’s success is the hard earn sacrifices of the parents and we should give credit to our parents for what we are”, Gojendro said. The parents day function which begins at 10 am today was attended by Parliamentary Secretary  Soibam Sudhaschandra, MLA Heikham Dingo and BJP General Secretary Nongthombam Nimbus as dignitaries.
Students of the school performed Manipuri  Cultural Dance  , Gujarati Cultural Dance , Tamil Cultural Dance , Kuki Cultural Dance etc.

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Overcoming obstacles, Popular Front Delhi Conference proved a grand success

Imphal, Nov 7: Popular Front of India, Manipur State today said that the conference organised at Shastri Park, Delhi, was a grand success amidst attempt by administration and police.
A statement said that the conference was part of the campaign “We also have something to say” being organized by Popular Front of India across the country to expose the false allegations against the organization.
It said there was an attempt by the administration and police to foil the programme by creating obstacles in the arrangements of the programme. After initially giving a nod to conduct the conference the police tried to stop the conference in the morning by disturbing the arrangements at the venue already completed.
Finally, the Police administration had to adjust with the masses that had thronged to the
Shastri Park to convey their support to Popular Front. More than 400 buses were prevented from moving to the venue at the Delhi-UP border and different localities of Delhi. There were attempts to stop people from even coming to the ground but the masses displayed exemplary courage and thwarted all attempt to curb their democratic right. The turnout was massive and exceeded all expectations, which is indeed an indication that the people of Delhi and surroundings have rejected the allegations against Popular front. The event started when A.S Ismail, North Zone President of Popular Front hoisted the tricolor flag of the organization at the conference venue. Anis Ansari, Zonal Secretary of Popular Front of India welcomed the guests and people attending the conference. The conference was inaugurated by the Chairman of Popular Front of India E. Abubacker. He appreciated and congratulated the masses for participating in the conference. He reiterated the commitment of Popular front for the protection of people’s rights and promised the masses that such smear campaign cannot frighten Popular Front of India. The Secretary of Popular Front, Anis Ahmed presented the keynote address in which he exposed the nefarious plans of
the fascist forces and also presented the truth behind the fake allegations against the organization.
The programme was attended by prominent personalities who spoke on the occasion and conveyed their support for Popular Front. The guest speakers also urged the Popular Front leadership to initiate legal action against the police and administration for disturbing the conference. The guest speakers included Mumbai High Court retired justice B G Kolse Patil, Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan – Chairman, Delhi State Minorities Commission, Dr. Taslim Rahmani – President, Muslim Politics Council of India, Kamal Farooqui – Former Chairman, Delhi State Minority Commission, Ravi Nair – Executive Director, SAHRDC, Mrs. Lubna Siraj - General Secretary, NWF, A Sayeed – President, SDPI, Moulana Ahmed Baig Nadvi -
President, All India Imams Council and Ashok Bharti - Founder Chairman, Jan Samman party. The vote of thanks was given by Parvez Ahmed, President, Popular Front Delhi state. Imams Council and Ashok Bharti - Founder Chairman, Jan Samman Party. The vote of thanks was given by Parvez Ahmed, President, Popular Front Delhi state.
The conference was a sign of the growing support and acceptance that Popular front of India is able to garner in Delhi adjacent areas. The massive turn out in spite of the atmosphere of terror created to thwart people away, has illustrated their resolve to rally with Popular Front for attaining total empowerment and their democratic rights, the statement added.

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