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Salam Chingkheinganba

Chingkheinganba has been a journalist for more than 4+ years and is popular among the team for his reporting style. In his spare time, he teaches kids from his locality. He and his parents reside in Singjamei Chingamakha Kshetri Leikai . He holds a Masters Degree in Mass Communication from Manipur University. Chingkheinganba is available via email at [email protected]

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10 days filmmaking course at MU concludes; Smartphone filmmaking a legitimate way of storytelling - Ajmal Jami

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Imphal Nov. 14

Exploring the potential of smartphones as a powerful filmmaking device, Course Director of 10 days film making course which was held at MU, Ajmal Jami shared that smartphones film making is a legitimate way of storytelling. He was interacting with the media persons on sideline of the valedictory function of the film making course organised by Dept. of Mass Communication MU and FTII.

He continued that smartphones were underrated as a film making device and mostly used for other purposes and added that it can be extended further as a powerful film making tools.

Ajmal further said that cameras on smartphones are getting better.

Highlighting that the idea is the paramount in film making he stressed that phones can translate the ideas into reality through its capabilities to capture both audio and visual. 

Ajmal concluded that the even though smartphones film making have both pros and cons the net outcomes of it is ever presentable.

Speaking at the event Registrar in charge of Manipur University Prof. Chandbabu stressed that the course will help in the teaching learning process of higher education. 

He added that it will explore untouched areas and will have good impact to the society, state and the world through the films.

As many as 37 participants participated in the film making course. 

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MU community staged sit-in-protest demanding not to disintegrate Manipur 

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Imphal Nov 12,

Echoing the demands of the COCOMI in connection with the Indo Naga peace talk, Manipur University communities staged a sit-in-protest inside the varsity demanding restoration of communal harmony and integrity of Manipur.

Speaking to media person, executive member of Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA) Dr. N Sanatomba said that the people feel apprehension that the Indo Naga peace talk will surely disintegrate the territorial, emotional, cultural and administrative integrity of Manipur. 

He stressed that the varsity community felt the same as similar to the people and COCOMI where the deployment of various paramilitary forces in the states and the closure of NSCN IM designated camps signifying that the integrity of Manipur is disintegrated in one way or other.

He urged that the integrity of the land should not be compromised at any cost.

The people of the land should unite and save the integrity with the strong motive of ‘Do or Die’ or else such integrity cannot be replenished in the future, he added. 

Sanatomba further said that the government should never try to disturb the communal harmony among the communities and the integrity of the land.

President of Manipur University Students’ Union K. Lebanan said that even though several assurance were given by the government that the talk will not affect the integrity of Manipur, people of the land still fails to trust as the assurance were not given in written form.

He further said that the union will follow the future course of action taken up by the COCOMI for a unified and integrated Manipur.

Slogans such as ‘Long Live Manipur’, ‘We want peace’, ‘integrity is our soul’ and ‘Don’t Destroy Harmony’ fills the air around the varsity campus.

The protest was jointly organised by Manipur University Teachers’ Association, Manipur University Students Union, Manipur University Staffs Association and Manipur University Women Association. 

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Countdown begins for MANITEX- 2019: 15 stalls from foreign countries and 56 from different states of India will take part - Bishwajit

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Imphal, Nov 3

State government is set to host the grant MANITEX -2019 – for the second time to showcase quality textile products for promotion of the state weavers. The grand Expo will begin on November 5 and concludes on November 15 at Manipur Trade and Expo Centre, Lamboi khongnangkhong, in Imphal West.
To keep the surroundings and all routes leading to the Manipur Trade and Expo Centre is also important for drawing attention of the visitors and with objective to attract visitors Minister for Textiles , Commerce & Industry , Thongam Biswajit Singh today kick start a social service campaign at Naoremthong. The Minister himself joined the Social Service. He lead other volunteers in cleaning the route  from Naoremthong, DC Office Junction, Imphal , the routes leading to the venue at Manipur Trade and Expo Centre, Lamboi khongnangkhong.
Talking to reporters Minister Bishwajit said that it is very necessary to maintain cleanliness for bringing development in the society. He asserted that politician alone cannot bring changes in the State, there is need for responsibilities for all in bringing development in our Society.
Minister maintain that handloom is second livelihood next to agriculture in our State and every household  either in valley and hill owns loom. Manitex is being organised since last year with an aim and objective to showcase all the quality textile products of our State in international level and to promote our weavers and artisans.
Minister Biswajit also highlighted the importance of youth in bringing a new India. He also informed that 12 international countries and 56 stalls from different states of India are going to participate in this year Manitex.
Ahead of Manitex 2019 , Directorate of Handlooms& Textiles is organising the social service to maintain cleanliness along the route leading to the venue at Manipur Trade and Expo Centre, Lamboi khongnangkhong. And the social service is being organised to seek the cooperation and support of public in general and weavers and artisans in particular.
The Manitex Social Service flagged off function was attended by Deputy Commissioner of Imphal West, N. Prabin Singh, Director, Handloom and Textiles Lamlee Kamei and officials of the Directorate.
More than 300 volunteers including weavers, entrepreneurs, fashion designers, local clubs and NGOs participated the Manitex Social Service.

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Women’s body stage rally, submits memorandum to CM and Governor over FA

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Imphal, Oct 28

12 major women’s organizations of the state, under the aegis of COCOMI, today staged a protest demonstration sending message to the Government of India of serious consequences if the final agreement likely to be signed between the GoI, NSCN-IM and the NNPGs hurts the sentiment of the people of the state.

The rally kicked start from Checkon area and proceeded towards the Chief Minister’s Bungalow. They were however intervened by a team of state police at Konung Mamang in Imphal East. Placards that read warning about serious consequences were displayed by the ladies.

A minor confrontation took place between the protestors and the police after the protestors started shouting slogans for protection of the state. Traffic along the route was put to halt for almost an hour at all direction coming from Porompat, Sanjenthong and Wangkhei area.

The situation was however brought under control after the police allowed representatives from each of the 12 Women’s organizations to meet the Governor of Manipur.

The 12 representatives of the women’s bodies submitted a memorandum to the Governor and the Chief Minister separately under the banner of the COCOMI.

The memorandum categorically stated that any solution to the vexed Naga issue must not be at the cost of the existing socio-political, economic and cultural setup of the State. COCOMI has been spearheading different modes of civil movement against any possible impact on the integrity of Manipur and its administrative setup as a result of any solution to the Naga peace talk.

On the other hand, at Jiribam Auto Rickshaw also staged a protest rally at Jiribam under the aegis of COCOMI.

Meanwhile COCOMI held a  press meet at Lamyanba Shanglen.

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