Zingyat mamathãsã lala, pung 5/6 shakha zangda kala shongfa zakshilãk kahai alungli kilometer 25 shakha cover sãda nganuilãk kahai, Mapum Government High School wui mayarnao kala shanao 78 shakhana Ukhrul Headquarter li rãda 72nd Independence Day khamayon, khare sãda rãzangda, border shanao bingna maikhayã samphangda thotrinchan kadhar semhaira.
School contingent bing, Manipur Police, Manipur Rifles kala Assam Rifles wui band display kasã china, Ukhrul District Headquarter li Independence Day khamayon wui matailãk kahai ãkha sãda mayon kahaina. Hili kha ngatateidawui einala rãzanga.
Langdang eina Shirui wui ngachaili Shongfa minkhai kahai (land slide) wui maram eina Shirui wui eina khuikhaung PHED Water Supply Pipeline khanini chi minthui haira.
Minthui kahai pipeline khani hi GREF/ BRTF na Retaining Wall eina ngasoda Shongfa hi masem akha Pipeline hi semkapai position li malei thuda PHED na yaruili tara supply sãngai sãlala masãkapai maram leikahai hina kachang khani shakha Ukhrul HQs hili tara supply maleifa mara da Qr. Themreishang, AE PHED na The Ãja Daily wui paomeli chitheimi haira.
India wui apam ngatateidali mayon khangarok thãda ayã Kasom Sub-division HQ lila 72 kãkashung Independence Day, Sub-Division hiwui SDO Qr. David Kashung na masowo samida kakhalat leilak eina khuikã haira.
Kamjong District Trade Union wui President Qr. M. Wungreingam eina Secretary Qr. Letsei Mate na chiho kashok lairik akhali, ID wui programme chili rãkazang area chiwui awungabingli football, volleyball kala red blanket hikathãbing yaomi hairada hanga.
Four vehicles were Thursday set ablaze while another vehicle was damaged along NH-37 as normal life was affected in parts of Manipur during a 24-hour bandh in Zeliangrong area called by Zeliangrong civil organizations.
According to official reports, suspected bandh supporters torched two loaded trucks carrying essentials along NH-37 at Pongringlong area (between Tupul and Seijang). The suspects further set afire to two more passenger vehicles at Keiphundai area along the same highway at around 11 am. They also damaged another passenger vehicle in the same area.
IMPHAL | Aug 16 : State government has declared holiday for government institutions and banks on August 17 as mark of respect for the death of former Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari, who expired today at AIIMS hospital, New Delhi.
As a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, mourning will be observed throughout India from today till August 22, said a statement by Ministry of Home Affairs.
Chief minister, N. Biren Singh, in his condolence message said that Vajpayee was one of the leading and longstanding politicians of the country, who had left a mark of his own during his long public life.
TAMENGLONG | Aug 16 : Despite the efforts of Parent and Guardian Association, Tamenglong and NFSA Consumer Welfare Association, Tamenglong, to refrain students from taking part in the march past during the 72nd Indian Independence Day celebration at Tamenglong, the event was celebrated in a grand and peaceful manner.
It may be mentioned here that the parent and guardian association has been demanding the district administration to make the Mini Stadium Tamenglong a standard ground while the consumer welfare association is demanding the supply of backlog rice under NFSA.
IMPHAL | Aug 16 : President of United Committee Manipur (UCM), Sunil Karam today recalled the episode of burning down of Manipur Legislative Assembly in 2001 and cautioned the Central government for an intense form of protest that had never happened before, if the government goes against the wish and interest of the people of the state.
The protest against the Naga Framework agreement and extension of Article 371(a) in Manipur continued in many parts of the state. Various sit-in protest were staged at Yairipok Bazaar, Singjamei Bazaar, Thangmeiband, Chingmeirong Khongnang Ani Karak, Chingmeirong Mamang community hall, Wangkhei Angom Leikai, Nagamapal, Waheng Leikai. Many auto drivers also halted their daily service and protested at their respective parking lots.
IMPHAL | Aug 16 : At around 7:30 am in the morning today, two trucks and one cruiser jeep were set ablaze along Imphal - Jiribam road near Tupul by suspected supporters of the 24 hours bandh and ban on all national projects constructions works in Zeliangrong areas called jointly by Zeliangron civil bodies.
Moreover, the ongoing national projects including railway line construction remained paralysed by the bandh called by the bodies from midnight of August 15 to midnight of August 16.
The bandh was called as the 72 hours deadline given to arrests the NSCN-lM functionaries who were allegedly giving life threat to leaders of Zeliangrong civil bodies expired.
“Ami laga bhai aru boyni-khan. Aami Nagaland-te matiye karone besi khusi paise dei. (My dear brothers and sisters. I am very happy to be amid you on the soil of Nagaland.)”
This was Atal Bihari Vajpayee, opening his speech at a public reception in Kohima on October 28, 2003. He went on to speak about the “unique history” of the Nagas — the sentence that Nagas, and especially the NSCN (IM), have always remembered.
Manipur University on Thursday agreed to temporarily suspend its strike for shutdown, which has paralysed the varsity for over two months, after a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed with the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry and state government to constitute an independent enquiry committee to probe the allegations against incumbent vice-chancellor Prof Adya Prasad Pandey.
The MoU was signed after a marathon meeting between the three sides which lasted for three consecutive days.
Guwahati/Imphal, Aug 16: In a shocking turn of events, a BJP Minister in Manipur allegedly damaged properties of a Hotel located at Chingmeirong Mamang Leikai on Tuesday.
According to local media reports, BJP Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar Singh who was originally elected on a Congress ticket from Andro constituency was allegedly attending an entertainment programme at the Classic Grande when the minister’s wife and the son arrived at the hotel.