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Rabi Takhellambam

Rabi Takhellambam

Rabi Takhellambam, a resident of Kairembikhok Mayai Leikai, ThoubaI District has been in the field of Journalism for more than 10 years. Rabi, is well known for his reporting from Thoubal side and Indo-Myanmar border. Rabi is also a member of All Manipur Working Journalist Union, the parent body of Journalist Union in Manipur. He can be contacted by email at [email protected]

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Workshop on “Role of NGOs/Civil Societies in Nature Conservation” held

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Imphal,Feb.21

A One day Workshop for Civil Societies on ”Role of NGOs/Civil Societies in Nature Conservation” Organised by Nature Learning Centre, Forest Department Manipur under the aegis of National Mission on Himalayan Students (NMHS), Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change Govt of India was held today at Hotel Imphal Classic, North AOC.
The inaugural function was attended by Principal Chief Conservator of Forest Kereilhouvi Angami IFS as Chief Guest, Addl. PCCF & Project Investigator NLC Manipur Anurag Bajpai IFS as President, Member Secretary of Manipur Biodiversity Board (MBB) D.J.N. Anand IFS, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest Dr.Lokho Puni IFS and Director of Manipur Zoological Garden Gaithaolu Thaimei IFS as Guest of Honours.
Speaking at the event, Principal Chief Conservator of Forest Kereilhouvi Angami said that it is the duty of the people to protect and conserve nature and wildlife. It is high time to conserve the resources which are provided by nature instead of recklessly laying waste to everything, he added.
In the Technical Session, The Resource Persons of this workshop spoke on the topics “Significant of Good Forest Cover in Preserving Water Resources, Conserving Wildlife and Ensuring Food Security” and “Role of NGOs/Civil Societies in Preventing Use of Plastics and Prevention of environmental degradation” as the resource persons.
As part of the workshop, NGOs/ Civil Societies Visited to Nature Learning Center, Mantripukhri. Officials of the Forest Department & Nature Learning Center also attended the programme.

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18th Raising Day of UFO East Manipur

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Thoubal, Feb 20:

The 18th Raising Day of Universal Friendship Organisation(UFO) East Manipur Bn. H/Q No. IV Thoubal Kshetrileikai was celebrated today at Kshetri Leikai, Thoubal district.

The celebration, which was held on the theme “Universal Love and Peace” began with the hoisting of UFO flag at the premises of UFO Thoubal Kshetri Leikai by the Chief Guest followed by paying of floral tributes and respect to the late members of UFO. Scores of UFO members from different parts of Manipur attended the celebration.

Shedding light on the underlying theme of holding the function, Commander Naokhomba shared that altogether 227 Satjal Academy had been opened and raised 38 Battalion so far in Kangleipak adding that Satjal Academy believes in peaceful co-existence and respect other culture and religion.

He further said that Kangleipak used to be an independent nation having her own scripts, religion, culture, rule of law, and self-sufficient kingdom for a long period of time and added that the episode of Puya Meithaba some 200 years back was the most unfortunate incident happened in the history of Kangleipak.

The function was also attended by Social Worker Leitanthem Basanta, All Manipur Nupi Samaj Imphal President Thokchom Ramani Leima, Social Worker Laishram Domen and Register Officer of Manipur Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board I. Subhashchandra as Presidium Members.

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Eastern Suzuki Opens Authorised Sub-Dealer “Kamini Suzuki” at ThoubaI

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Thoubal, Feb.20

Eastern Suzuki has today launched a new Authorised Sub-Dealership of Suzuki two wheelers for the people of Thoubal. The sub dealer named as “Kamini Suzuki” is an authorised sub dealer in sales, service and spares and located at Thoubal Bazar Opp. SBI ATM.

The launch was attended by HDFC Thoubal Branch Manager Okram Arun Singh, Managing Director of Eastern Suzuki Hairidas Sinam and Laxmikanta Singh, Proprietor of Kamini Suzuki. 

Speaking on the Occasion Haridas singh has said that the opening of the Authorised Sub dealership will be a great help for the people of Thoubal as well as near it, people can now avail vehicles at dealer rates and will get Five (5) years engine warranty as well as free servicing. The sub dealer will also provide servicing to the old existing Suzuki customers of Access and Swish through Suzuki trained mechanics. 

The main purpose of the opening of this sub dealer is for the comfort of the people so that there is no need to travel all the way to Imphal to buy a vehicle and customers can just browse through the variety of scooters and take a pick. The models available are All New Access (BS-VI), Burgman S-VI), Gixxer(BS-VI) and Intruder(BS-V 1).

Also there is offer of Free Family Vacation stay from our side on purchase of Suzuki scooters for which destination include Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and many more including 26 Indian holiday destination.

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Drive against trapping of migratory birds conducted

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Thoubal, Feb.19

A surprise drive against illegal trapping of migratory birds in Pumlen pat and Khoidum pat were conducted today. N. Munal Meitei, Range Forest Officer, N. Brojen Singh, Forest Beat Officer, Waikhong and his staffs and M. Open Singh, Honorary Wildlife Warden, Thoubal were also in the drive.

In today’s drive, 5 (five) number of 300 feet long bird traps were recovered and removed. Luckily, no bird was found in the traps. The trap offenders escaped taking the advantages of the thick morning fog.

With the occasion, N. Munal Meitei, Range Forest Officer told that last year after a frequent drive, bird trapping were much reduced in these wetlands but unluckily today we come to know that frequent visit to these wetland areas and conducting the awareness program with the villagers in and around these wetlands may be required. His told that their such drive in all wetlands his Range will continue from tomorrow.

Munal mentioned that one of the fish farmer namely O. Ingobi Singh did a tremendous job for protecting and guarding about 30-40 shurit birds in his fish farm. It was really a wonderful work for saving the migratory birds in his own field. Therefore N. Munal Meitei appeal to all other fish farmers to love and care for the migratory birds  just like Ibocha in their fish farms also. The migratory birds have best senses and they want to live at the places where they are loved and cared.

Munal Meitei told that migratory birds are precious gift of God to us and we should not kill them. The present day dreaded coronavirus in China is also claim to be related with the killing and eating of the wild birds and animals. Therefore he appealed to everyone not to kill wildlife and birds for the sake of future generation and a beautiful Manipur.

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