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Sh Ajit, a resident of Khongman, Imphal East is a regular contributor of Imphal Times mostly news photo and articles. He is a father of a lovely son. His favourite quote is " A Picture is worth Thousand words". He can be contacted at [email protected]

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Mask distributed, KUMBI AC FIGHTS CORONA taskforce formed

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Kumbi, March 30

In a bid to create mass awareness on the pandemic Corona Virus outbreak and to facilitate the distribution of essential commodities, Humanism Foundation has distributed mask made by the trainees of its Skill Development Center, Kumbi today.
The trainees of the Skill Development Center, who are undergoing skill training under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojana at the Kumbi Center of Humanism Foundation, has prepared the mask with an intention to fight the present issue of Corona virus outbreak and make aware about the preventive measures from the deadly virus.
At the first phase of distribution, a total of 500 masks were distributed to locals who are residing at the remote areas of Kumbi Assembly Constituency today at the Kumbi Mayai Leikai office of Humanism Foundation.
Meanwhile, a taskforce named as KUMBI AC FIGHTS CORONA has also formed by Humanism Foundation with the local representatives and district administration.

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MACR urges MHRC to ensure all beneficiaries to Children and those in 64 Child Care Centers

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Imphal, March 29

Manipur Alliance for Child Right (MACR) has lodged a complaint to the Manipur Human Rights Commission over failure to provide food grains to the children of the poor families under various beneficiaries of the govt. scheme like Mid Day meal, ICDS, ICPS by taking up special arrangement as the Children have been seriously affected by the ongoing nationwide lockdown taken up in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the complaint lodged by Keisham Pradipkumar, Executive Member MARC, the Manipur Human Right Commission to intervene the situation by issuing directives to the concerned authority to ensure that basic food grain, soap, mask, sanitizer, disinfectants be provided to the 64 child care institutions (CCIs) which have been operating in the state under integrated child protection scheme (ICPS) of the Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Government of India, being implemented by the Social Welfare Dept. Govt of Manipur. The 64 CCIs are currently housing around under the juvenile (care and protection of Children) Act,2015.
The complaints to the MHRC also stated that the concerned NGOs running the CCIs are in need of such arrangement as they are facing inexpressible difficulties because of the ongoing 21 days total lockdown and curfew imposed in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  ”Ready to eat food items, food grains entitled for children, lactating mother and adolescent girls under supplementary nutrition programme of ICDS project being implemented by social welfare Dept Govt of Manipur are made available to the beneficiaries of the concerned Anangwadi centers operational in every locality of the state so that beneficiaries could get sustained food security during the 21 days Lockdown period”, the complaint lodged to the MHRC by Pradip stated.
The complaint also urged the Chairperson of the MHRC to make sure 21 days food grain of middy meal for school students are distributed at the doorsteps of the child concerned, through home delivery mode,so that no child remains hunger while staying inside their homes during the 21 days national wide lockdown.

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Chassad villagers call on CM

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Imphal, March 24

A four-member team representing Chassad villagers met Chief Minister N. Biren Singh at Chief Minister's Secretariat today.

After patiently hearing their grievances, the Chief Minister assured the villagers that houses of all those whose houses were burnt would be built anew by the government. He also said that more relief materials including drinking water would be sent to the village soon. He also handed over some amount to the villagers for use in urgent needs.

Khurai AC MLA L. Susindro, who was also present during the meeting, also assured to provide all possible assistance from his side as well.

ADGP L. Kailun and Kamjong DC Smt. Kengu Zuringla were also present during the meeting.

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Wife of Late SS Khaplang passes away 

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Imphal, March 16

Chimroi, wife of former Chairman of National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang), Shangwang Shangyung Khaplang, died Friday morning after a prolonged illness.
According to sources, Chimroi breathed her last at around 2 am Friday morning at Myitkyina in Kachin State, Myanmar. She was staying at her grandchildren’s residence.
Naga organisations, including Naga Students’ Organisation (NSO), have extended their condolences to the bereaved family members.
Her husband, popularly known as SS Khaplang died on June 9, 2017 after a brief illness.
In his later life, Khaplang began to suffer from diabetes and other age-related ailments. He died of cardiac arrest in Taga, in Myanmar’s Naga Self-Administered Zone in Sagaing Region, where the NSCN-K was based during the time. It was reported that he had returned from China after a treatment and was to head to Waktham, his birthplace.

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