Huirem Naresh

Huirem Naresh

Huirem Naresh, a resident of Keishamthong Elangbam has been with Imphal Times since its start, 2013. He handles mostly Press release and announcement related news. Naresh is also a social worker. He can be emailed at [email protected]

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Tuesday, 23 June 2015 17:12

Old age pension

The Social Welfare Department will distribute Old Age Pension tomorrow in the entire districts of the state.
It was informed by Social Welfare Minister, AK Mirabai today at her Secretariat office.
The minister also requested all pensioners to bring their original pension passbook, voter ID card, Aadhar card and necessary documents while coming to collect the pension.

The Scheduled Tribe demand committee of Manipur (STDCM) today urged the state government to pass a bill for inclusion of Meitei community in Scheduled Tribe (ST) category during the upcoming state assembly session which will begin from June 26.
Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club today, Dr L. Lokendro, General Secretary STDCM said that the committee will be compelled to launch various form of agitations if the government failed to table a bill for inclusion of the Meitei community in ST category in the upcoming monsoon session.
Lokendro further said that the Meitei/Meetei was counted as Scheduled Tribe category according to the census records of 1891, 1901, and 1931. However, the Meitei community was removed from the ST category from the official gazette of 1951 without any communication to the people of Manipur or to the government of Manipur, without obtaining approval of the Minister of Tribal Affairs, Delhi. 
Dr. Y Mohendra President of the committee while speaking on the occasion said that both the center and the state government has been enlighten about the facts of the Meitei community to be included among the scheduled tribe category. He said the inclusion of the Meitei people to scheduled cast will help to preserve the identity of the Meitei people which is becoming endangered with the flooding of outsider in the state.

State Health Minister Phungzathang Tonsing has appealed the nurse community in the state to serve the patients and to create a friendly health sector.
Speaking to the inaugural function of the 2-day-long nursing national seminar at the convention hall of College of Nursing today, the minister said that words, service and conduct of nurses is a medicine to patients. Without their service a patient could not recuperate automatically.
Nurses are the real caretakers, without their professional service and sacrifices the health sector could never create a favorable atmosphere for patients. Doctors only prescribe medicine for patients and the rest is up to the nurses, he said while appreciating the service rendered by nurses.
More than 12,000 nurses are working in the state, said Dr O Ibomcha Health Director, who also attended the function, and he expressed the need to develop the medical infrastructure and better health facilities in the state.

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 17:05

NSCN constitutes new office bearers

The NSCN/GPRN has constitutes a new team of administrators for Zeliangrong Region. In a press statement of the outfit signed by Col. Isak Sumi, PRO and media in-charge NSCN/GPRN, AimsonDangmei has been appointed as the Regional Chairman, Robinson Panmei has been appointed as the Regional Secretary and Athui Kahmei has been appointed as the Regional Finance in-charge.

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