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Rinku Khumukcham

Rinku Khumukcham

Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents. Rinku can be contacted at [email protected] 

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Aimol Khullen Girls Hostel Building Inaugurated

Tengnoupal, Aug.19: The newly constructed Aimol Khullen Girls Hostel building of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) was inaugurated today by 42 Tengnoupal MLA D Korungthang, at Aimol Khullen Village in Tengnoupal district by cut- ting the inaugural ribbon and unveiling a plaque.
MLA of 42 Tengnoupal AC, D.Korungthangna, Member of Autonomous District Council (ADC) Chandel Ch Chanthoi Aimol, ADC Chandel Member M.Morungson,SDO Tengnoupal Rabindar Singh and SP Tengnoupal Dr S.Ibomcha Singh attended the inaugural programme as the chief guest, functional president and guest of honour respectively.
The 34 rooms Aimol Khullen Girls Hostel building was constructed under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyhan (RMSA) an estimated cost of Rs.1.5 Crores.
Organised by the School Management and Development Committee, The inaugural function was also attended by Chief Engineer Education Sarat, SO Mani Pitar,State Coordinator RMSA, Members of SMDC, Village chiefs, Church leaders, civil organisation leaders, Teachers and Students.

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Jiribam Police Conducts Drive, Seize Huge Quantities of Liquor

Jiribam, Aug.19: The Jiribam police team and CDO personnel of Jiribam conducted a liquor drive in an around the Jiribam areas and seized huge quantities of local made liquor, foreign liquor and raw materials for filtration of liquor.
The drive was conducted under the supervision of Addl. S. P, Jiribam K. Ajit Kumar Sharma and the drives were led by SDPO Jiribam RK. Charles and O. C Jiribam Police Station N. Yaiskul Singh.
During the drive 8 persons including sellers and consumers from the various liquor vendors were apprehended along with 55 liters local made and 20 litres of foreign made liquor were also seized.
The drive was conducted as precautionary measures for maintaining proper law and order and to prevent unwanted activities which occurred from consuming illicit liquor.
The seized liquor and raw materials likely to handover the Jiribam Excise department for further necessary action.

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Food-Fest Gusto De ICM Held

Imphal, 19 Aug: A one-day food festival “ Gusto de ICM” was held today inside the campus of Institute of Co-operative Management, Lamphel. The food fest that was organised for the first time by ICM was inaugurated today by its Director Dr.N. Ranjana Devi.

Hosted by trainee officers and students of ICM, today’s food festival comprises of a mixture of wide variety of local as well as foreign delicacies like fermented soya bean to  fried pork  as well as steamed rice cake(changlhah). Other mouth smelling snacks include momo, pork sausage, chicken samosa, singju, kelichana,tharoi thongba, kakching bora, egg roll, mimi chicken bite, French fries , chicken kabab, yerum bora and paknam.

Students of various courses of ICM opened around 18 stalls of  food items ranging from the indigenous local soibum alushak to the very foreign cuisine like pineapple deep chocolate .The main drinks available today were coffee, banana shake, mint lemon tea, coffee and banana shake.

Butter sweet corn is teaming up with chicken popcorn in one stall  while chicken spring roll  pairs up with French fry in the menu of another  stall “Herbs and Spice”.

During the food festival, visitors relished delicacies including momo, chicken kabab, chicken fried rice, chicken chilly, butter sweet corn and faroda. Talking with the press, they said that they found momo, pineapple deep chocolate , French fries and  mint lemon tea quite tasty as usual.

A bunch of young boys and girls rushed in to a stall named “Crazy Boy’s” that includes Chinese and Korean cuisines like kimbap, thai basil noodles, Beijing rice(chicken),megorian noodles, chicken Manchurian, chicken Chinese chopsheuy, chicken thukpa & palak paneer.

The prices of the food items in the festival are quite reasonable, mimi chicken bite at Rs. 50 per plate to coffee at a humble Rs. 15 per cup. French fries costs Rs. 30 per plate while momo(fried) & momo(steamed) can be bought at a slightly low Rs.40 and Rs.30 per plate respectively.

Other entertainment games include lucky pick up and happy balling in which visitors have to pay Rs 10 and get Rs. 20 in return in case they are lucky.

Faculties of ICM, K Joychandra, Mamta Rajkumar, S Saina,T  Bidyachandra, Dr .M Biren, staff and students of ICM participated in today’s food fest.

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Multi Utility Van services launched

Imphal, August 19: A Multi Utility Van of Manipur State Legal Services Authority was launched today by  the Acting Chief Justice of High Court of Manipur, N Kotiswar at the High Court, Manipur.

Speaking at the launching of the service, Rk Memcha, Member Secretary of Manipur State Legal Services Authority said that the multi utility van will reach each and every corner of the state and spread legal awareness among the people of the state.

The initiative is taken under the sponsorship of National Legal Services Authority to raise legal awareness in the state, she added.

Rk Memcha also said that the service is being initiated to use for the proposes like Lok Adalat, spreading awareness campaign to the public how and from where they can get the legal help.

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