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Month long Nupi Lal celebration concludes

Closing function of the month long Nupee- Lal celebration was held at Nupee- Lal memorieal complex today. The function was organized by Nupee-Lal Memorial Association. The celebration began from December 1. During the function senior advocate Khaidem Mani Singh, vice president NLMAM Th.Ibemhal Devi, president of Mahilla MPCC L. Tilotamaya, Secretary Organisation of NLMAM Samurailatpam Sheitya bhama among others graced the function as Chief Guest, President, and Special Guest of Honour.Speakers on the occasion stressed on the significance of celebrating Nupi Lal in the present day context where crime against women and children are on the rise.

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GOC, IGAR(S) Greets On New Year

Maj Gen PN Rao, Sena Medal, General Officer Commanding Red Shield Division extends his heartiest greetings and best wishes to the people of Manipur on the occasion of the upcoming New Year. Wishing every citizen a very prosperous & happy 2016.He urged the people to recall the teachings of compassion, love and kindness of the Lord on this auspicious occasion and live in harmony to ensure collective progress of the State. Major General VS Sreenivas, VSM**, IG AR (South) and all Ranks of Assam Rifles extend warm greetings and sincere goodwill to the people of Manipur and wish everyone a very Happy New Year. IG AR (South) also conveys his earnest message of peace, harmony, unity and understanding on this joyous occasion. He earnestly wishes that all the goodwill should bring us together, irrespective of caste, creed and faith. To commemorate the New Year we all must take a resolve to weed out the inimical elements of the society and forge towards the path of unity, peace and prosperity. May the lord almighty bless us all with joy and happiness and guide us in our endeavors towards building a strong and prosperous nation.

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Union cabinet approves Rs.5000 crore for promotion of Solar Rooftops in the country 

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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the scaling up of budget from Rs, 600 crore to Rs. 5,000 crore for implementation of Grid Connected Rooftops systems over a period of five years upto 2019-20 under National Solar Mission (NSM). This will support Installation of 4200 MW Solar Rooftop systems in the country in next five years.
The capital subsidy of 30% will be provided for general category States/UTs and 70% for special category States i.e., North-Eastern States including Sikkim, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, There will be no subsidy for commercial and industrial establishments In the private sector since they are eligible for other benefits such as accelerated depreciation, custom duty concessions, excise duty exemptions and tax holiday etc,

This capacity of 4200 MWp will come up through the residential, Government, Social and institutional sector (hospitals, educational institutions etc.). Industrial & commercial sector will be encouraged for installations without subsidy. This will create the market, build the confidence of the consumers and will enable the balance capacity through market mode to achieve the target of 40,000 MWp by 2022.
The Government has revised the target of National Solar Mission (NSM) from 20,000 MWp to 1,00,000 MWp by 2022. Out of the 40,000 MWp is to come through grid connected solar rooftop systems. This approval will boost the installations in a big way and will act as a catalyst to achieve the goal of 40,000 MWp.

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5 year old minor girls found murdered with signs of rape

Suspected accused let free after settling the matter as according to customary laws

In yet another heinous crime against women and children, a five years old minor girl was found mercilessly murdered and left without any clothes on the eve of Chirstmas festival. What is more surprising is that there were signed that showed probable rape or molest before being murdered but the suspected accused which was rounded up by the villagers was let off free after settling the issue as according to customary law of the village. The police which rushed the spot have to return helpless as both the family of the deceased minor girl and the suspected accused settled the matter as according to their customary law. The incident happened at a remote village in Senapati district.
The deceased minor girl has been identified as Helena, d/o Kalubi of Maram Kabanam Village, Senapati District under Tadubi Police station. She was reported missing when her family members and neigbours are busy preparing for Christmas celebration. At around 7.30 pm of the same day when most Christian across the globe are praying for peace and harmony to lord Jesus, the minor girl was found death without any clothes near a house of one David, aged 21, s/o Charang of the same village. The villagers found David staying alone on that evening at his house alone when the dead child was recovered. He was rounded up by the villagers and later was deal as according to the customary law of the village.
Police team was not allowed to take up a case regarding the matter.

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