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Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum

William Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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Humanism Foundation organizes placement counselling

IT News
Bishnupur, Feb. 25

With an aim to provide job placement to unemployed youths of Bishnupur district, Humanism Foundation in association with Loktak Brigade has organized a counselling session yesterday at Loktak Skill Development Center, co-existed with Loktak Brigade at Bishnupur district headquarter.
The session was specially organized for unemployed youths and trainees, who are undergoing free training on computer (FTCP) and Retail Sales Associate at the skill development center run by Humanism Foundation.
During the session, two entrepreneurs namely Sapam Itombi, Proprietor of SJ Plastics and S Okendro Sharma, Proprietor of Okendro Catering Services attended as resource person and motivated the trainees to become an entrepreneur.

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CM attends around 500 complaints on joint Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ day

IT News

Imphal, Feb.22

The Chief Minister N. Biren Singh attended the complaints and grievances of the people at the joint Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ Day held at Chief Minister’s Secretariat, Imphal today.

Hundreds of people turned up with their grievances to the Chief Minister on the joint Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ Day for the month of February. First preference were given to differently-abled persons, widows, and old-aged people to hear and resolve their grievances and issues. Chief Minister N. Biren Singh personally attended around 500 complaints and met nearly 1500 people from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 Health Department officials had been deputed at CM’s Secretariat for the day to attend to the people, who seek medical assistance, issuing of CHMT Cards, reimbursement and health care in Government medical hospitals. Officials of Manipur State Co-operative Bank Ltd, Education (S), Minority and Other Backward Classes, Social Welfare, Police Dept, State Bank of India etc. were also deputed at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat to help attend to the grievances of the public.

Huge numbers of people were seen gathered at the gate of CM’s Bungalow since early morning to obtain gate pass. The Chief Minister’s Secretariat made elaborate arrangements for the convenience of the general public. Light refreshments including water, tea and snacks were provided to the visitors. A medical team along with an ambulance and a team of Manipur Fire Service were kept on stand-by at the complex for any emergency.

 

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Team of CII called On CM

IT News

Imphal, Feb. 22

Officials of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) led by Chairman CII North East Council and Managing Director of Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. S.K. Barua called on Chief Minister N. Biren Singh at Chief Minister’s Secretariat today.

During the meeting, S.K. Barua briefed the Chief Minister about the skills intervention in the state through its expertise in skill development. After hearing the suggestions and proposals, Chief Minister welcomed the suggestion and asked to submit a proposal in this regard.

Managing Director of Tripura Natural Gas Company Ltd., B. Sinha, Director of CII North East Subhajit Podar, Regional Director CII, Saikat Roy Chowhury, Deputy Director CII Pryankarjit Baruah, Senior Manager of Numaligarh Refinery Ltd.,   Eebon Datta, Chairman cum Managing Director of Shija Hospitals and Research Institute Pvt. Ltd Dr. Palin Khundongbam and Hero Thokchom of Golden Trans Power were present during the meeting.

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AR disposes off two World War - II Bombs

IGAR (South)

Imphal Feb 22

Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) disposes off two World War - II bombs through demolition on yesterday.

Unexploded Artillery shell and Mortar bomb of World War – II origin were recovered during excavation work undertaken for expansion of National Highway - 102 in Tengnoupal Police Station premises on 15th February 2019 and Loisi village on 18th March 2019 respectively. Pursuantly, the police authorities of Tengnoupal Police Station approached Tengnoupal battalion on 17th February 2020 to dispose off the recovered bombs as they were facing difficulties for doing same. As an aid to Civil Administration, Tengnoupal battalion accepted the request and initiated preparation for disposal of bombs. The preparations for demolition of bombs keeping safety of civilian populace of Tengnoupal and livestock alike as centre of gravity were completed on 20th February 2020. The administrative authorities of Tengnoupal district were apprised of the impending demolition to warn civilians to prevent any untoward incident as a safety measure. Requisite medical cover was also provided at the demolition site by Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Tengnoupal battalion. The demolition was conducted on 21st February 2020 using explosives maintaining safe distance from the habitat. The demolition was undertaken by Bomb Disposal Squad under the supervision Tengnoupal battalion in the presence of police representatives. Post demolition assessment confirmed that the bombs were completely destroyed without causing any damage to property, livestock or any civilians.

The police authorities of Tengnoupal expressed gratitude to Assam Rifles for promptly disposing off bombs as an humanitarian aid and thus rendering significant assistance to Police Authorities. Tengnoupal battalion is resolute to provide assistance to administrative authorities in future also.

 

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