Salam Chingkheinganba

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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Imphal April 1,

Co- Convenor of JAC against the custodial killing of S.M. Manjur Ahmed, Miraz Shah questioned whether the deceased Manjur was a scapegoat in order to protect the high profile police officers to the escape of Nando.

Speaking in a public meeting held by JAC against the custodial killing of S.M. Manjur Ahmed at Orient Coaching institute situated at Hatta,  Miraz said that they only want justice for the deceased. He further said that no positive response to the JAC was given from the government side regarding the memorandum submitted to CM where they appealed the government to hand over the case to CBI because they cannot trust the police department as it was a case of police personnel killing other police and also to take up an FIR against the culprits.  He also said that without delivering such simple demands how can they talked with the government. Responsible steps should be taken up first he added. 

He also said that many cases of such extrajudicial killings happened in the past and now also without delivering justice and asked whether justice will not be delivered to them. He added that lessons need to teach for such government, government officials.

Miraz further questioned the police colleagues why they were silent and not supporting the custodial death of their colleague. He added that the police personnel should show solidarity to them.

The public meeting was attended by Salim Jalald Convenor of the JAC, Jakir Hussain Advisor of the JAC, SM Jalal Convenor of AMMCOC and convenor of JCILPS Yumnamcha Dilip.

Sunday, 31 March 2019 15:55

Liquors amounting Rs 23,74 ,965 seized

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Imphal March31,

Huge amount of Indian made foreign liquors and country liquors which will approximately amount around Rs 23, 74,965 which was seized in connection with the 17th Lok Sabha Election. The seized liquors  were burnt and destroyed inside the Excise Department, Lamphel.
Speaking to media Persons Deputy Superintendent of Police of Excise Department Th.Imo said that around 425 raids were conducted mainly in both the two districts of Imphal and some parts of Thoubal area. He added that 325 cases detected and arrested 325 persons. He further said that amount of fine imposed was Rs 4,09,950.
It can be mentioned that dry day was also declared on the two election days of Lok Sabha by the Excise Department, which is on April 11 and April 18, where there will be no exemptions including security personnel. Also,  the Excise department had intensified drive to check flow of liquor in the state as part of measures being taken by the election authority to ensure smooth conduct of free, fair and peaceful election.

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Imphal, March 30,


A sixteen day Special Handloom Expo -2018-19 was inaugurated today at Gandhi Memorial Hall, Imphal West under the sponsorship of the Development Commissioner for Handlooms, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India with Manipur Apex Handloom, Weavers and Handicrafts Artisans C.S Ltd (AWAS) Paona Bazar, Imphal

The inaugural function was attended by Langpoklakpam Subdani Padmashree  Sant kabir  Naienel Awardee K . Indira Devi ,President of the Manipur Apex Handlooms Weavers and Handicrafts Artisans C.S. Ltd; N.Nilabantajit Singh ,Project Manager ,District Handloom & Textiles Imphal West Govt .of Manipur ;C.Rajesekaran ,Assistant Director (Design),Weaver’s Service Center(WSC),Porompat  ,Imphal East and Y. Shantikumar Singh ,Officer in-charge(Marketing ),National Handloom Development Corporation Ltd. (NHDC) Porompat ,Imphal East as the Chief Guest ,the president and the Guest of Honour respectively .

S.Bhubol ,Board director of the Manipur Apex Handloom Weavers and Handicrafts Artisans C.S.Ltd. while delivering welcome address and the key note speech said that the handloom expo and exhibition at the right time and right venues is giving opportunity of marketing of the state’s handloom  products. 

The reason for organizing the special handloom expo at this time is because of the upcoming Sajibu Cheiraoba festival - an Indigenous new year and the venue has been chosen at G.M Hall as it is the most appropriate venue, Bhubon.

M.Priyomala Devi in her speech said that the participants as the Chief Guest of the inaugural function highlighted that the state’s weaver and artisans have been taking huge responsibilities in maintenance of family expenses by taking up weaving up weaving and craft activities but this important roles of women are, though having high values ,have not often been understood which is yet to be corrected . She added that the present government has been taking many development and welfare schemes for betterment of the society and the benefits of these developmental programme shall have to be taken by the stakeholders with property implementing the components. clear understanding of the project to be  applied for and applying the same in right time with submitting all required documents including a well equipped project is the basis for getting a right project and any habit of indulging into corrupt practice to get a project or programme  should never be encouraged  as any act of nuisance will not last long she added. Indira Devi the president of the inaugural function assured the participants in the special handloom that the Manipur Apex handloom weavers and handicraft artisans C.S Ltd .as it is the sole apex society of the state’s primary weavers cooperative societies shall continue to work for the welfare and development of the state’s weavers and artisans by organizing such melas, exhibitions and other state as well as centrally sponsored schemes she said that the former Board of Director of this Apex society did not properly implementing the projects and schemes there are still having for the present Board to clear off obstacles including some difficult ones and improperly handing over thing to succeeding management is the reason for slowing the progress of activities . she future appealed the state’s weavers to come to Apex Handloom for any grievances in respects of weaving related works and door is always opened for giving counseling to weavers and artisans of the state.

Y.Shantikumar , Officer –in-Charge of the National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC) spoke clearly on the subsidized yarn schemes; N.Nilabatajit ,Project Manager (Handlooms), District Handloom sector . C.Raasekaran ,Asst .Director (Design) Weavers service Center (wsc) spoke on the centrally sponsored in Handloom and he appreciated the works of Manipur apex handlooms .The Weavers service Centre, Imphal is always ready to extend helps to the state’s weavers  in any weaving related works. Cheeng Tam Luwang , Chief Functionary of Handloom promotion Council Manipur said he with an expert committee is trying Leirumphee to get G.I. Registration . L. Ojit  Singh Business  Manager of the Apex Handloom giving the vote of thanks appealed the state’s weavers to come to the offices of the apex Handloom or Directorate of Handlooms & Textiles, Govt. of Manipur to District Handloom officers for getting details information of the present handloom related projects and Welfare Schemes.

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Imphal, March 29,

Committee to protect Journalists (CPJ) and Khelen Thokchom Trust (KTT) today organised an interaction cum workshop on the Digital  on Digital Security for Journalists covering Election at Manipur Press Club Imphal.
CPJ is an Independent nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide, while KTT is a trust of the fans of late Journalist Khelen Thokchom which aims to promote quality journalism in the state.
Indi Correspondent of the CPJ spoke as resource person and elaborated the activities of the CPJ besides distributing the Journalists Safety Kit.
Members of the Hill Journalists Union including Ramkung Panmei, Sothing Simrray, Jimmy Panmei among others and members of the KTT along with journalist from various media houses in the state attended the workshop.

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