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Jeet Akoijam

Jeet Akoijam, Resident Editor of Imphal Times hails from Singjamei Liwa Road. Has been with Imphal Times since its start. A regular Trekker and Nature Lover, loves spending time in lap of Mother Nature. Jeet is the father of two lovely kids.

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New Vespa /Aprilia outlet opens at Thoubal Okram

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Thoubal, May 16 ,

A new outlet of Sales Service and Spare part outlet of Vespa /Aprilia was opened under the proprietorship of Okram Shymananda Singh at Thoubal Okram .The outlet was inaugurated by Soubam Deepu Singh, General Manager of Piaggio 2 wheeler Main Dealer Imphal with a team from HDFC two wheeler Loan. 

This is the fourth outlet of Vespa /Aprilia after CC.Pur, Sangaiprou and Kakching. With increasing Customers demand and need ,it is very much required to open many outlets at various place and Thoubal is the most awaited place to open .The outlet aims  to minimize the servicing issue of Thoubal customers said Sobam Deepu Singh ,General Manager of Piaggio  Main Dealer Imphal who was  also  present at the event .

The New outlet is offering the loan Facility at lowest interest rate and easy documentation. Thoubal customers can get Vespa /Aprilia on loan instantly and also get their servicing done without any hassle. 

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Six contemporary award winning feature films from Tunisia to be screened at MSFDS on May 25 & 26

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Imphal, May 15,

A package of six contemporary award winning feature films from Tunisia will be screened at MSDFS Auditorium, Imphal on May 25 and 26, 2019 in order to promote good film movement in Manipur.
The 2-day Tunisian Film Festival is jointly organized by the Federation of Film Societies of India, Film Society of Manipur with the support of Tunisian Embassy in New Delhi and the Manipur State Film Development Society.

The films to be screened on the first day are  1. Porto Farina/2019/ 88M/ Dir: Ibrahim Letaief. The film was premiered on Friday, January 18, 2019 and tells the story of a man, Aly in need of a child, refractory to adoption, back in his native country to marry his first cousin. 2. Mostafa Z/ 2017/ 81M/ Dir: Nidhal Chatta- The film traces 24 hours of the life of an ordinary Tunisian, Mustafa, caught up with the absurdity of the system. Mustapha has a tumultuous relationship with his teenage son and his wife who blame him for his lack of ambition and his effaced nature.   3. Shattered Waves/2017/90M/ Dir: HabibNestiri. Hassouna, an officer in the French army in spite of himself, is faithful to the cause of the independence of his country. Disregarding the risks, he transmits information to the network of separatist activists.
Films to be screened on the last day are- 4. Whispering Sands/2018/95M/ Dir: Nacer Khmir. An encounter in the desert between a lady brought by the tragic past of her family and a guide who discovers, at the end, the dark future of his family. 5. Visit (El Ziara)/2014/106M/ Dir: Nawfel Saheb Ettabaa.  A dreamlike journey of Youssef, 30 years old sick with the amnesia. A girl leads him in front of the “House of the light”, that recalls something in him. He researches the missing piece of memory.6. Sweet Smell of Spring/2016/103M/ Dir: Ferid Boughedir
Aziz, nicknamed Zizou, young unemployed graduate, leaves his village on the border of Sahara for Tunis, the capital in quest of a job. He becomes installer of satellite dishes on house roofs. One day, while working on the terraces of the beautiful village of Sidi Bou Saïd, he falls madly in love with a girl, who looks locked up by a mafia group close to the regime.
All the films are subtitled in English. There will be interaction session on the films after screening Entry passes are available at the MSFDS Complex from May 16 onwards. Film society members and film lovers are requested to submit two stamped size photographs and collect the passes instantly in advance to avoid the rush.
The Federation of Film societies of India is organizing the Tunisian Film festival at different cities  of the country like Kolkata, Jamshedpur, Imphal, Guwahati, Delhi, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pondicherry, Madurai, Thiruvanathapuram, Kochi, Thrissur and some other places to propagate the film culture of Tunisia country.

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State police continue to comb Anti- social element

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Imphal, May 14,

In an effort to flush out anti social element, state police team has been intensifying search operation at various part of the state. Recent bomb blast and attack to private schools as well as extortion threat to medical practitioners and traders has alerted the police team since the last couple of days.

Today morning too, a team of Imphal West district police conducted search operation at various places of Imphal area. Around 220 suspected persons were rounded up at Wahengbam Leikai Jiri Parking area and made them stand in line while the police team conducted verification one after another. Similar verification of suspected persons was also conducted at the road located to the eastern side of Nambul River.

14 persons who failed to produce valid identity proof documents were picked up for further investigation. 

 The Imphal West police team had conducted similar operation at Wahengbam Leikai Jiri Parking area some days back. 

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Sanamahi Kiyong to be inaugurated on June 8

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Imphal, May 11,

The Sanamahi Kiyong which is the abode of Lainingthou Sanamahi situated at Nongmaijing Hills, Imphal East will be inaugurated on June 8, 2019.

Speaking to media persons in a press meet held at Press club spokesperson of Foundation for University of Sanamahism, Laishram Poireiton said that the place was previously planned to inaugurate on May 16. The reason behind the changing of date for inauguration was because religious leaders told that it should be done on Manipuri month of Enga not on Kalen where June 8 falls on Enga.

The inauguration function of the University of Sanamahi Culture will also be attended by Chief Minister N.Biren and titular king of Manipur Leishemba Sanajaoba.

Sanamahi Kiyong is a centre of the followers of Sanamahism in the State of Manipur.

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