Tag - Manipur

4911 hearing aids fitted ,Manipur now in Guinness World record

4911 hearing aids fitted ,Manipur now in Guinness World recordManipur sets its first ever record for fitting 4911 hearing aids  in a span of 8 hours.This  record was  achieved at a Grand hearing aids distribution at Khuman Lampak, Indoor Stadium, sports complex. The event was jointly organised by the National Programme for Prevention of Deafness, National Health Mission, Manipur and ALIMCO( India). Around about 4911 hearing aids were distributed till 4:45p.m evening. The distribution started sharp at 8:45 a.m where patients came from all [...]

1st Manipuri transgender to exhibit INDIA in Miss International Queen contest

1st Manipuri transgender to exhibit INDIA in Miss International Queen contest  , She is a well known celebrity and a household name in Manipur, with her beauty she is accomplished and She is also a transgender What is it that a strong willpower cannot endure? Bishesh Huirem, the first ever Indian transgender to take part in an international beauty pageant asks all the transgenders in Assam to have each other’s backs and come out without fear to ensure equal rights. The [...]

Iron Lady decided to end life long Fast

Hunger striker Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been demanding repeal of AFSPA, has decided to break her 16-year-old fast and contest election instead. The human rights activist said she would join politics to continue her movement which she said lacks support from the public. "I'm tired of the people's ailing support to my struggle. I've decided to contest election but the agenda will be the issue of AFSPA always, she told journalists after a court appearance here on Tuesday.The anti-AFSPA crusader said [...]

Manipuri Film Phum Shangwon Golden Conch Award At MIFF – Mumbai International Film Festival

Manipuri Film Phum Shang won Golden Conch Award At MIFF“Phum Shang “ A Manipuri  Film Won the coveted Golden Conch Award at the 14th Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) for the Best documentary  film Category which ended on Wednesday 3rd January 2016. An Indian Film “Placebo” and Swiss film “My name is Salt “ shared the Golden Conch Award for the best feature length documentary film. The Film “Phum Shang “ directed by Hao Bam Pabankumar specially focused the serious ecological [...]

20 suffer minor injuries in Assam due to Quake

20 suffer minor injuries in Assam due to Quake Today (04/1/2016) At least 20 people suffered minor injuries here on Monday when a quake hit the north-eastern region. Cracks developed in some buildings across Assam as the temblor hit around 4.35 a.m. with its epicentre in Manipur's Tamenglong district.Chief Executive Officer of Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) P.K. Tiwary said about 20 people received minor injuries in Guwahati town. "There are also reports pouring in from different parts of the state [...]