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Pinky Salam

Pinky Salam, a young and enthusiastic Reporter  is working with Imphal Times since 2018. Apart from being a reporter, he is a musician and plays Guitar in his spare time. Pinky is a resident of Sagolband Salam Maning Leikai, Imphal and lives with his parents. He can be reached at [email protected]

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Outreach programme on Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat

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Imphal Feb.28

A one day special outreach programme on Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat was organised at Thoubal College, Thoubal District by the Field Outreach Bureau, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, Imphal today.
Ms. O Chaoba Devi, Principal and Dr. S. Lokhon Singh, Head of Department, Chemistry of Thoubal College, Thoubal District were the presidium members of the event. The broad objectives, key activities between the paired States under Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat was thoroughly discussed during the interaction programme with the students. As part of the programme, a quiz contest was also conducted and prizes along with certificates was distributed.

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Arjuna Awardee Surjalata Devi files case against her husband for domestic violence

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Imphal Feb 19

Former skipper of Indian women’s hockey team and Arjuna awardee Surjalata Devi has filed a complaint against her husband for alleged domestic violence during her visit to the town in November. Investigation is on following a complaint filed by her at Heingang Police station Surjalata said while talking to media persons at Manipur Press Club today.

She said she had filed the complaint at Heingang PS  in January. The case was transferred to Sultanpur Lodhi as the incident had reportedly occurred there during their stay for a tournament at the Rail Coach Factory.

Surjalata Devi reportedly married with Ksh Shantakumar of Singjamei Kshetri Leikai on November 4 , 2004 and have two sons. The hockey player, on whom the Bollywood film ‘Chak De India’ was based, has got her husband booked under Sections 325, 343, 354 and 498A of the IPC.

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Machi High School condition in dilapidated condition despite government promises to improve it

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Imphal, Feb 17

A team of AMSU, while conducting inspection visits to government schools as a part of their campaign for Total Education today found Machi High School in Tengnoupal district Manipur in total disgrace manner with unsatisfactory school infrastructures besides having inadequate teachers.
A press statement, issued by the AMSU Thoubal district committee sent along with video footage of the school campus and classroom showed unfulfillment of promises made by the government for improvement of education sectors.
It said the school which has 146 students from class 1 to class 10 is being allotted with only five teachers. Among the five teachers, 4 are primary teachers and one Graduate teacher.
The building of the Machi High School was inaugurated on December 4, 2006, by the then Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and Education Minister L. Nandakumar. The condition of the school is that the first-floor portion could not be used due to any maintenance of quality.
On April 8, 2018, the present Education Minister Th, Radheshyam visited the school and after inspection assured to improve the school by providing the requirement, however, nothing has been done till today.
AMSU appealed to the government to act as per their assurance to improve the education sectors.  

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Fishery Skill Development (SKD) Training Programme held

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Imphal, Feb 3

Krishi Vigyan Kendra Churachandpur has successfully launched the Fishery Skill Development (SKD) Training Programme sponsored by National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad which comprises of series of training modules from 12th to 29th February 2020 at the training hall of the office.
The programme was inaugurated by Shri Khaikhopau Ngaihte, AC-DC Churachandpur as Chief Guest, Dr. N. Prakash, Joint Director, ICAR-RC for NEH Region, Manipur Centre as President, Dr. S. Roma Devi, Head in-charge KVK Churachandpur and Dr. N. Soranganba, SMS (Fishery) & Course Director of the SKD programme
Dr. N. Prakash in his presidential speech highlighted the importance of fisheries in the state and the need to cope up with the demand and supply deficient. He mentioned that the state has about one lakh hectare water bodies and produced about 32,000 MT of fish, out of the total requirement of 52,000 MT of fish. This gap could be filling up by increasing the local production and productivity. There is need for new scientific technology and intervention by the fishery experts/specialist and work more towards feed management, stocking management and latest technology in fishery to increase production and become self-sufficient.
The chief Guest of today’s function Mr. Khaikhopau Ngaihte, AC-DC, Churachandpur in his speech congratulates and warmly greets the trainees for their huge response and participation. He also cite that the local fish produce is not sufficient and there is more need for scientific method of aquaculture practice to garner more production and increase the productivity thus increasing production.

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