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Ashinikumar Mutum

Ashinikumar Mutum

Ashinikumar Mutum, a resident of Sagolband Meino Leirak has been writing for Imphal Times since 2016. He handles mostly Press release and announcement related news. Ashinikumar is also a social worker. He can be emailed at [email protected]

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Govt. issues order to counter MANPAC’s total shut down

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Imphal, Nov. 18

Government of Manipur has issued an order today to counter the total shut down called by Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC) starting from midnight today till 6 pm of November 19.

The MANPAC called the 18 hours total shut down in the state of Manipur in protest against the attempt to pass the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in the upcoming parliament session which will begin tomorrow.

In the order issued by the Chief Secretary all government offices including the Education Institutions have been instructed to open and function normally. All government employees have been instructed compulsory attendance.

The order also instructed the Commissioner of Education –(S) to unsure normal functioning of the schools and colleges. Heads of the Institutions are also instructed to take up necessary action against any employee failing to comply with the order.

On the other hand all Deputy Commissioners are also instructed to ensure functioning of all offices in districts and ensure attendance in all offices. Stern departmental action against employees who are absent has also been instructed.

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Dr. S. Subbiah reelected as National President and Sushri Nidhi Tripathi elected as National General Secretary of ABVP

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Imphal, Nov 15

Dr. S. Subbiah (Chennai) and Sushri Nidhi Tripathi (Delhi) have been elected unopposed as National President and National General Secretary respectively of nation‘s leading student organization Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad for the year 20l9-20. This announcement was made today from the Central Office of ABVP at Mumbai.

According to the statement issued by the Election Officer Dr D. K. Shah: from the Central Office of ABVP, the tenure of both the posts will be of one year, and both the office bearers will assume their responsibility during the 65"I National Conference of ABVP scheduled to be held in Agra (Braj) from 22nd  to 25th  November 20I9.

Prof. Dr. S. Subbiah hails from the Thoothukudi district in Tamil Nadu. He has been an activist of ABVP since his student days. A reputed cancer specialist in medical field, he has done MBBS. MS and M.Ch. (Surgical Oncology).  At present, he is a Professor and Head of the Department of Surgical Oncology at Chennai’s Kilpauk Medical College. So far, he has performed more than 3000 surgeries, published more than 65 research papers in national and international medical journals and guided more than 50 students for super-specialty in Surgical Oncology. He is an honorary member of various national institutions for cancer studies and research. Right since student days he is inclined to serving Society through medical practice. He takes keen Interest In development of education In Tamil Nadu and Tamil history. Cultural Nationalism is his subject of special interest. Since I986,  he has held various responsibilities in ABVP such as Tamil Nadu State President and National Vice President. He has been reelected as the National President of ABVP for this session (2019-20). He resides in Chennai.

Sushri  Nidhi Tripathi hails from Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. She has done BA from Allahabad University and MA. MPhil from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She continues to pursue PhD from JNU. She has been actively associated with ABVP since 2013. After holding various responsibilities in  JNU unit, she represented ABVP as the Presidential Candidate for JNUSU in the year 20l7. She actively participated in the students’ protest against the anti-national sloganeering that took place in JNU In 20l6, and played an important role in taking the Mission Sahasi campaign undertaken by ABVP on national level. She represented India in India’s youth delegation to Sri Lanka organized by Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs. Government of India.  As a researcher In Sanskrit literature she has presented papers in venous national and international conferences. A vociferous spokesperson of nationalism and active on Issues of students‘ interests, she IS presently the National Secretary of ABVP. She has been elected as the National General Secretary of ABVP for this session (20I9-20) she resides In Delhi .

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National Education Day observed

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Imphal, Nov 11

National Education Day is observed today to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first Education Minister of independent India.
In connection with the observance of the National Education Day, Union Minister for Human Resource Development  Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank interacted with the students of Kendriya Vidyalaya from across the nation through video conferencing.
The Minister also launches SWAYAM 2.0. to take education to every doorstep of India,
SWAYAM is a programme initiated by the government to provide the best teaching-learning resources to all.
Here in the state, The day  was observed at Manipur University. In connection with the observance of the National Education Day, 1st State Level Painting Competition was organised at Manipur University.  The observance was graced by Sandhyarani Ningthoujam , Finance Officer as Chief Guest, Dr. R.K. Suresh Singh , HoD ACEE, MU as Guest of Honour and Dr. Maibam Chourjit as President.
The painting competition was organised in three categories. Group A from Class III to V , Group B from Class VI to Class VIII and Group C from Class IX to Class XII under the theme – “Our Environment , Education System and Nation Building.  In Group  A Brikrama Lourembam stood 1st Position , in group C Martine Tongbram of Pitambra English School top and in Group C Venish Keisham of Pitrambra English School top.

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Assam Rifles seizes 2 packets of contraband worth Rs 10 lakh in Tengnoupal

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Imphal Nov. 10,

Troops of Assam Rifles seized two packets of contraband drugs worth Rs 10.40 lakh from a person in

in Khudengthabi Check post, Tengnoupal, Manipur on November 8.

During a routine vehicle check, troops of Assam Rifles recovered two packets of Heroin weighing approximately 26 gms from one of the passenger.

The drugs were seized from a white Colour Bus bearing registration No. MN 0601BA 0066. On carrying out a thorough check of the bus the team recovered two packets of Heroin.

The passenger has been identified as Mr. Lalkhogou, 64-years-old, a resident of Churachandpur.

The detained individual and the recovered items have been handed over to Moreh police station for further investigation.

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