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International Earth Science Olympiad

IT News Imphal, Dec 29, Geological Society of India is organizing an International Earth Science Olympiad 2019. For this Olympiad an entrance test will be held on Saturday 19th January 2018 at Senate Hall, Department of Earth Sciences Manipur University. The Student (born after 01-07-2000) who will be studying in IX, X, XI, XII Standard who were during September 2019 may participate the entrance test. The 1½ hour test at 10.30 am will be English and comprise objective type questions spanning the Geosphere, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere and Astronomy. Twenty five students chosen in order of merit from India will attend a training Camp. The top four students will represent India at the 13th IESO 2018 in Daegu, South Korea. And a special prize for top three from Manipur University centre will be awarded. Last date of submission application form is 15th January 2019 details will be available at Department of Earth Sciences Manipur University or Office of the Dean, School of Human and Environmental Sciences, Manipur University For Application form, syllabus and limited reading materials, visit www.geosocindia.org/ index.php/ieso. Headmasters/ Headmistress/Principal may contact, Dr. Sunil Laishram, Department of Earth Sciences Manipur University

 

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Muslim body says reservation roaster not followed in the recruitment of police constable; staged protest

IT News Imphal, Dec29, Manipur Muslim Welfare Organization (MMWO) today staged a sit in protest at Hatta in Imphal today against the failure to follow the reservation roaster for the Muslim in the recently declared result for recruitment of Manipur Police Constable post. Reacting to the Chief Minister’s statement regarding the failure to follow reservation for Muslim during a public meeting held at Lilong yesterday, the Muslim body said that Minority Meitei Pangal have been deprived of their rights by adjusting their seat with the backlogged tribal quota. Chief Minister N. Biren Singh yesterday said that some of the seat meant for Metei Pangal have been adjusted with the backlogged quotas of the tribal. Phundreimayum Abdullah Pathan, President of the Manipur Muslim Welfare Organization (MMWO) said that never in the history of Manipur had ever witness adjustment of rights of the Minority. Phundreimayum Abdullah Pathan said that today’s sitin-protest is staged against the irregularities to the recent declaration of results of 2013 batch constables where four percent of the total seats reserves for OBC Meetei Pangal were not followed. Out of the total 2000 selected candidates 80 seats should be reserved for OBC Meetei Pangal but unfortunately only 61 OBC Meetei Pangal candidates were selected violating the reservation norms, he added. He appealed the government to find a solution as the state has violated the guidelines for reservation of seats for minority in the recruitment of government jobs. He urged the chief minister to clarify on the statement about the backlogged of 474 tribal candidates and asked whether there is any new law where backlogged seats are to be taken from the OBC seats not from the general seats. They felt blissful in selecting the deserved amount of candidates for the tribals and added that they also will not withstand any inadequacy in selection of the minority Meetei Pangal. It can be mentioned that a memorandum has been submitted to the CM to reserved seats for minority. Abdullah Pathan warned the government of intense agitation if the government fails to find a quick possible solution to for protecting the rights of the Minority Meitei Pangal.

 

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Aadhaar enrollment initiative for media persons

IT News Guwahati, Dec 29, City based journalists will get an opportunity to enroll their names in Aadhaar at the city centre adjacent to Guwahati Press Club for five days starting from the first day of 2019 thanks to the initiative of Kamrup (Metro) district administration. Interested media families may arrive at the centre (office of the assistant director of Handloom & Textiles, Ambari, GN Bordoloi Path, Guwahati 781001) during the office hours (11 am to 5 pm on 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 January 2019) for enrolling their names in the unique identification number process. It may be noted that the Union Government has proposed this unique identification number for the citizens of India that would act as an identity. Aadhaar has a 12-digit identification number that is allotted to the Indian citizens, which is unique to the holder. For getting enrolled to Aadhaar, individuals need to visit the prescribed centre, where biometrics and demographic details are captured from the individuals after they fill the enrolment form along with their proof of identity and address documents. The participants are requested to carry their PAN or any government ID cards, ration cards, driving licenses, passports, electricity- water landline telephone bills for the last three months. The press club has offered thanks in advance to Kamrup (metro) District Magistrate VK Mittal, Additional DC Gunajeet Kashyap, Public Relation Officer Ratan Saud for the initiative and hoped that the media families would come forward to take advantages of the exclusive arrangements.

 

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KASIL submits a Memorandum to CM for protection of Ima Keithel

IT News Imphal, Dec29, Kangleipak Apunba Sinpang Lup (KASIL) has urged Chief Minister, N. Biren to stop male Vendors from transacting business inside the new market amongst the lady vendors. In a memorandum submitted today by KASIL, four charters of demands for the welfare of all the vendors transacting in the Khwairamband area namely the Temporary market, New Market, Laxmi Keithel and Khwai Nagamapal area was submitted. The demands include to check and to stop illegal vending in groups without cards or genuine documents in the temporary market. It also added to look into matters of the women vendors and to verify the vendor card holders for the identification of genuine vendors. They also urged to give appropriate and reasonable spaces for the vendors. The memorandum demands to take up appropriate actions in terms of the charter of demands on or before 11th of January 2019 and warned that if the government fails to take suitable actions they will organized agitation to achieve the genuine demands for the welfare of the poor Vendors who are subjected to inhuman gesture and step motherly treatment by the concerned authority.

 

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