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William Gurumayum

William Gurumayum

William Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since beginning. He also looks after the website and application of Imphal Times. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue.

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Present government is a looters’ govt – Ibobi

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Imphal, March 20,

Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Okram Ibobi, who was the Chief Minister of Manipur three Consecutive terms, today said that the present BJP led government is the government of the looters.

Speaking during the election campaign at Hapta Kangjeibung where, AICC President Rahul Gandhi attended as the Chief guest, Okram Ibobi said that during his time they called his government as 10% government , now until and unless 30% to 50% of the total amount of any  government works has been paid no fund entitled are released.

“I can openly said that this government takes 30% to 50% for every works”, the former Chief Minister now leader of the opposition Okram Ibobi said.

He also question the government of its achievement during the two years rule and ridicule the visit of the Union Ministers frequently but return back without announcing any developmental package .

CWC member, Gaikhangam while welcoming the gathering the AICC President also lambasted the dictatorial attitude of the present government. The intrusion to the freedom of speech, arrest of student for raising voice against the government and detention of Journalist under NSA for criticism to the government was severely criticized.

 

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CRPF distributes sports dresses to physically challenge people

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Imphal, March 20,

109 Bn CRPF distributed sports dress to the inmates of All Manipur Handicapped People’s Organisation, Mongsangei today. The programme was organized on the eve of Holi festival in the fond memory of CRPF personnel who laid down their lives in the line of duty. The function was presided over by Shri. Vinod Kumar, Commandant and attended by Officers, Subordinate Officers, Other Ranks of 109 Bn CRPF and Smt. Ibechaobi Devi, Secretary and staff and more than 50 inmates of the All Manipur Handicapped People’s Organisation.
While speaking during the function, Vinod Kumar, Commandant stated that 109 Bn, CRPF is rendering its services to the people of the Manipur by performing highly sensitive duties like escort of IOCL and FCI vehicles between Imphal and Dimapur and area domination duties along NH-2 at Mao and Senapati area.  He further stated that it is the duty of each and every responsible citizen of the society to extend help to the specially abed children.   For use of the children of the institution during this summer season sports dress were handed over to the children. He said that smile on the face of these specially abled children  is the real support to us and it gives innate satisfaction while serving the nation.  
Y. Ibechaobi Devi, Secretary of All Manipur Handicapped People’s Organisation thanked the Commandant and all other ranks 109 Bn, CRPF for their kind gesture and much needed help to the children of their institution.

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Assam Rifles celebrates Yaoshang festival with NGOs

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Imphal March 20,

Keithelmanbi Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) celebrated Yaoshang festival with the children of Legacy Home, Ema Foundation and Ladies of  Dorcas Group on 19 March. As part of the celebrations the Battalion organised a picnic wherein various events including games for ladies and children were organised. During the event a cultural program was also presented by the children of Legacy Home and Ema Foundation.  
Mrs Shubhra kabthiyal, President Assam Rifles Wives Association (ARWWA) and other members of ARWWA also joined the celebrations in which over 54 children and 27 ladies of Legacy Home, Ema foundation and DORCAS compassion home participated. The event was concluded with lunch followed by presentation of gifts and Assam Rifles souvenir badges to children and ladies by Mrs Shubhra Kabthiyal.
The earnest endeavor of the event was to bring joy to the hearts of the children and ladies of these NGOs on the auspicious festival. The NGOs expressed gratitude to the kind gesture shown by the Assam Rifles and requested for more such interaction in the future.

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LNKK Negates the Claims of AR

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Imphal,March.19:

 Lamkang Naga Kver Kunpun (LNKK), the apex body of Lamkang Tribe expressed   displeasure over the report of Assam Rifles portraying NSCN-IM as kidnapper and alleging of kidnapping a woman on 13th March, 2019. In a press statement, the LNKK stated that based on the clarification made by the Village Authority of Thamlakuren and family members, Mrs. Kh. Peileng was not kidnapped by the NSCN – IM cadres but picked up for interrogating in connection with her involvement in a drug peddling case.
Having received information about drug trafficking in the vicinity of Thamlakuren Village, the cadres of NSCN – IM picked up Mrs. Kh. Peileng from her residence for interrogation.
However, before releasing her, the associates of Mrs. Kh. Peileng reported it to the Indian Security Forces and the Assam Rifles raided the spot, added the LNKK.
While advocating any actions to reprimand drug traffickers for drug free society,   the LNKK also expressed its displeasure over the report of Assam Rifles portraying NSCN- IM as kidnapper.

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