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Items filtered by date: Sunday, 17 January 2016 - Imphal Times - A Daily Eveninger

1st round of Pulse Polio Immunization launches

State Health and family Welfare Services T Phunzathang Tonsing today launched intensified pulse polio immunization program for the year 2016 at the premise of the Family Welfare Services, Manipur.
Speaking at the occasion Phunzathang said although polio virus has been declared to be eradicated from the land India, the nation continues this program as there are still number of polio cases in the neighbouring countries like Afganistan, Pakistan and so on.
He seeks public co-operation from public to make Manipur one of the healthiest state.
He further assures to renovate the old aged building structures prevailing at the premises of  Family welfare  services Manipur. PK Singh (IAS), Commissioner Health and Family Welfare Services, L Menjor, Joint Director, F&W Services, Dr K Rajo, Director, F&W,Manipur were also present in the function.

Meanwhile, District Family Welfare Offices & District Health Societies in all the districts of Manipur also launched the intensified pulse polio immunization programs at district levels.
In Thoubal district, T Ranjit (IAS), DC,Thoubal launched the program in a function held at NHM Conference hall, CMO Complex, Thoubal. The program was organized by District Family Welfare Office & District Health Society, Thoubal.
While the launching was assisted by De N Jayantakumar (CMO), Dr N Akendra, Deistric Family Welfare Officer and Thangpa Serto, District AIDS officer of Thoubal.

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Manipuri youth attempting world record in Micro Painting

36 years old Elangbam Tulu Meitei is all said to try for the Guinness book of World record by painting the smallest portrait. Elangbam Tulu Meitei Son of E. Ibohabi of Uripok Khoisnam is known for his talent in painting on wheat, rice and dal. He had already painted the famous Taj Mahal on the surface of a single dal. Other painting that he had painted on rice or wheat includes those of Rabindranath Tagore, Mother Teresa or Indira Gandhi. Interestingly the surface he painted measures around 0.6mm. Recently Tulu Meitei also painted the portrait of Mahatama Gandhi, Manipur Chief Minister O. Ibobi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Monalisa on 0.8mm surface of wheat and rice. One painting that mesmerize the reporters present in today occasion is the artistic work at his a painter painted fisher women catching fish using fishnet from a traditional boat on the surface of a rice. The paintings are done using oil colour. Speaking to the reporters Tulu said he can now finished a micro painting of a portrait in less than an hours.

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1 KNF-N arrested

A Combined team of Lamlai Police and 49 BSF arrested one active member of KNF-N while conducting search operation in Ethem village of Imphal east district under Yairipok Police station at around 8 pm yesterday. The arrested person has been identified as Kamilun Kipgen (25) son of Ngulmang Kipgen of Singsit Veng of Kangpokpi. One AK Rifle along with 10 live rounds, a voter ID, and a Rs 500 note were recovered from him . The arrested person was handed over to Yairipok police station.

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Manipur Minister inaugurates cafe

When the state is facing various problems at the aftermath of the Jan 4 Earthquake, Manipur Ministers are seem busy attending inaugural function of cafe centers in Imphal. After Speaker of the Manipur Legislative Assembly had inaugurated a business center Social Welfare Minister AK Mirabai today inaugurated a ‘Cafe’ center at a commercial site called at LG Rose Garden at Yurembam.
Interestingly MLA Y Surchandra of Kakching Assembly constituency also attended the inaugural function of the cafe center. He said the cafe is a commodities to promote tourism in the state and added that since the possibility for heavy industry is very limited in the state, tourism must be the best option for all round development. MLA TN Haokip of Saikot A/C,  MLA K Sharat of Konthoujam A/C and Padma Shri Awardee were also present in the inaugural function.

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NSUC conducted HSLC and HSSLC pattern Mock Examination

Letmang Haokip
Chandel, Jan.17: The Naga Students’ Union Chandel (NSUC) organized the1st District Level High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) and Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) pattern Mock Examination 2016 for the students of Class X and XII (Science) today.
The examination was conducted at Union Model High School, Komlathabi (Kapaam) and Maha Union Government Higher Secondary School in Chandel District Headquarters.
Altogether 187 students from different schools located in the District appeared the mock examination in Mathematics and Science subjects. Speaking to the media persons, Sr. Joningam, President of NSUC told that the examination is the first of its kind in the District organised by the Union so far. And the objective of the examination is to build up confidence in the mind of the students as well as to encourage them to study hard and prepare to excel in the fort coming Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM) and Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur (COHSEM) Examination 2016, he added.
The Student’s Union President also maintained that the mock examination is a small initiative of the Union to send a clear message for eradication of impersonation and unfair means in the HSLC and HSSLC Examinations for bringing quality education in the District.
The President also expressed gratitude to all the school students and Principals who extends support and cooperation for successfully conducting the said examination.

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Karbi Anglong bandh

All Adivasi Students Association of Assam (AASAA) has announced to call a 12-hour Karbi Anglong bandh on January 20 in protest against the handing over of the Lahorijan T.E.(Garden) to the Defence. The bandh will begin from 5 am. According to AASAA, the Lahorijan T.E.(Garden) has been handed over to the Defence

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Advanced Hospital conducted free health camp

Advanced Speciality Hospital Institute of Palace Compound under the sponsorship of Advanced Healthcare Foundation today conducted a free health camp at Bamon Leikai Community Hall Yairipok. Bamon Leikai Youth Club Yairipok and Anand Diagnostic Yairipok Bazaar also extended support to the free health camp. Speaking to reporters Dr. Ibomcha Thokchom Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and also Managing Director of Advanced Hospital said that the free health camp is being organised to reach out the patient of the rural areas. Around 250 patients were treated during the health camp by Specialist Doctors of Advanced Hospital

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STDCM organizes public meet for demand of ST status for Meitei/Meetei

Scheduled tribe demand committee of Manipur (STDCM) organized One day public discussion for early inclusion of Meitei/Meetei in the scheduled tribe list of India at THAU ground today.
Dr L. Lokendro, General Secretary STDCM said that the Meitei/Meetei was counted as Scheduled Tribe category according to the census records of 1891, 1901, and 1931. However, the Meitei community was removed from the ST category from the official gazette of 1951. The inclusion of the Meitei people to scheduled cast will help to preserve the identity of the Meitei people which is becoming endangered with the flooding of outsider in the state, and will bring peace and harmony within the people of the state. Working President of Naodalenkhomba, President of STDCM Dr.Y. Mohendra and Ex. President of Manei P.Sonamani singh were grace the function as chief guest president and guest of honour respectively.

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AR conducts football and volleyball tournament

29 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) is conducting a football and volleyball tournament at Laijang in a remote area of Chandel district. The matches are scheduled from 12 to 17 Jan 2016 in which teams from nearby villages are participating. To this end 29 Assam Rifles also provided the Joupi Team with a sports kit. The interest shown by the unit to promote sports among the young population of Joupi village was well appreciated by the youngsters and elders alike. The team members were all excited having received the requisite kit and much required motivation.

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Commemorative function

First commemorative function of Major Chongtha Mia who was the commander of the Khongjom battle in 1891, “ Ahanba Chongtha Mia Ningshing Thouram was held at Manipur Press Club. The function was organized by The Khonghom Battle Memorial Celebration Committee, Manipur and The United Congthas, Imphal.

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