Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

 

STATES’ NATIONAL AWARDEE IN IFFI 2017 PREVIEW COMMITTEE

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had constituted the Preview Committee for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017, with Shri Vivek Agnihotri as the Convenor, on Monday, August 21, 2017. The Preview Committee constituted for the festival, which will be held in November at Panaji, Goa, has altogether 40 members with many National Award winning Directors. States’ National Award Winning Director Maipaksana Haorongbam of Lilong Chajing Chingkhong Leikai, Imphal West and Film-Maker Bhumenjoy Konsam, from Khundrakpam, Imphal East, are among the committee member. (DIPR)


EYE DONATION CAMPAIGN FORTNIGHT

With aims to create mass awareness and to pledge for eyes donation after death, Saksham, Manipur Prant is organising the ‘Eye Donation Campaign Fortnight’ programme on 25th August, 2017 at Iboyaima Sumang Lila Shanglen, Konung, Imphal. The campaign will continue till 8th September 2017. Speaker Manipur Legislative Assembly, Shri Y. Khemchand Singh and Chairman MPCB & KVIB, Government of Manipur Shri L. Radhakishore Singh will grace as Chief Guest and President respectively in the inaugural function of the campaign. It is worth to recall that the National Eye Donation FortnightRead More


BANKS IN MANIPUR JOINS NATIONWIDE PROTEST

Banks in Manipur were today shut down and staged sit-in in front of the SBI Imphal office  showing solidarity against privatisation of banks. The protest in Imphal was spearheaded by United Forum of Bank Unions, Manipur state committee. “People’s money for the people’s welfare, not for corporate loot” was the slogan of the bank employees in the protest. The forum was of the opinion that the hard earned people’s savings have been exposed to unscrupulous loot by the corporate houses in the name of Bank reforms, which created a figureRead More


KSA IMPOSES 48 HOURS GENERAL STRIKE

The Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA) has called 48 hours general strike from the midnight of August 23   against harsh action by the state government towards its volunteers who has been demanding introduction of ILP in the state. The president of the student body, Moirangthem Lakshman said that the general strike is a protest against the ill treatment by the state government towards the activists of indigenous rights in Manipur. So far 15 agitators have been arrested and two have been sent to jail, added the student leader. Lakhsman alleged that the police onRead More


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