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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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AMSU set up special task force to check class X and XII examination

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Imphal, Feb. 16

All Manipur Student’s Union (AMSU) has stated that the student body will be taken up various programme to maintain  and improve quality education in the state.
A statement by the student’s body said that even as there seems some improvement in the conduct of class X and Class XII examination conducted by the BOSEM and COHSEM in the last few years , however the examination still lack in meeting the goal to improve human resources.
The statement said that beside conducting the examination in a proper way it is also a need to improve the teaching - learning process round the year.
Even though mass copying during class X and XII examination seems to have perished at many examination centers such culture still is continuing at some examination center , the AMSU said. In this situation even though there is no need for paying inspection visit to all the school AMSU definitely feel it necessary to visit some examination center for the class X and XII.  
  For that matter AMSU is setting up a Special task force to look into the matter , said the statement signed by                                                                                                                               Bruce Pebam,  Secretary HRD, AMSU Headquarters.

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Zomi Chiefs’ Association lauds CM

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Imphal, Feb 15

The Zomi Chiefs’ Association had expressed heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to the new initiatives of Chief Minister of N. Biren Singh, for introducing “Go to Hills, “Go to Village” and “Hill Leaders Day” programmes.
The association also applauded the Chief Minister for allocating Rs. 2 crore in the Budget Estimate, 2020-21 for construction of Guest House to be maintained and operated by Village Chiefs.
It is customary for Village Chiefs to host guests visiting their village. Due to limited accommodation facilities in the village, many a times, Chiefs are unable to perform this obligation as is desired. Construction of Guest House in villages is expected to resolve this issue. The new and innovation policies of  Chief Minister bring about positive changes in the lives of the common man and won the hearts of the hill people. It is our earnest prayer that he continues serving the people with the same passion and spirit, a statement of the association said.

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UPF’s Mega Marathon on February 16

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Imphal, Feb 14

Mega Marathon Manipur 2020 an annual event organised by United Peoples’ Front with the theme “Run for Nation” in collaboration with Athletic Association of Manipur since 2007, will be held on February 16, 2020.

The 13th edition of the Marathon which was scheduled to be held on November 3 was postponed due to the restive nature of the State, said by Organising Committee Convenor N. Rupachandra United Peoples’ Front (UPF).

He expressed regrets to all athletes, media fraternity, technical and medical staff, clubs, bodies and organisations along the route of the run and some route are change from Khongnang karak to Nagamapal Traffic point , the new route is from Khongnang Karak to 2nd MR road and then Kangla pat and then to Nagamapal . Media committee Chairman M.Takunkumar distributed tracksuit to the media committee members of the Mega Marathon Manipur 2020.

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MIB organises ‘Community Radio Awareness Workshop’ for Northeast India

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Dimapur, Feb 13

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB), Government of India in association with Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), New Delhi, has successfully organised a three day Community Radio Awareness Workshop at Hotel Acacia, Dimapur, Nagaland from 11th to 13th February 2020. Various NGOs from Manipur and Nagaland participated in this workshop which aimed to build awareness and clear any doubts among the participants around the procedures to set up a Community Radio Stations like programme types they can follow, coverage area for frequencies, costing, basic requirements, role of community etc.
Prof Madhu Parhar, Director, CEMCA who led the workshop along with the team welcomed the different organisations participating in the workshop and shared about the initiatives the Government of India and CEMCA have been taking up to promote community radio in different parts of the country.
Prof Sapu Changkija, Dean, School of Engineering & Technology, Nagaland University, also gave the inaugural address and stressed upon the need of Community Radio Stations in North East India.
Mr. Amit Dwivedi, PMU, Community Radio Cell, MIB also enlisted the advantages of Community Radio along with the details of setting up Community Radio Stations and the various government policies and schemes one need to keep in mind while applying for license.
The workshop also had representatives of various Community Radio Stations from across Northeast India namely, Ms Debanjana Deb Barman of Friends Radio, Tripura and Dr Sangeeta Kakoty of Jnan Tranga from Assam who shared their experiences around the operations and working of CR stations.
With this workshop, the ministry and CEMCA are looking to guide and support the interested participants in their application for Community Radio Station licence hereby increasing the presence of community radio stations across the 8 states of Northeast India.

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