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Boat capsized in Cachar District of Barak Valley

In Assam, at least three persons are feared dead, after their boat capsized in 
Cachar District of Barak Valley yesterday ( 23 July 2017). According to the reports, the boat with
9 persons on board capsized in flood waters at Lakhipur sub-division in Cachar
district. Following the incident, six persons were rescued by the nearby fishermen
with the help of the locals. The three persons are still missing. The National
Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Response Force teams have been
called and search operation is still on. (Source: AIR)

MYFA urges Assam CM and Education Minister for inclusion of Manipuri as indigenous

Silchar, January 6: The Manipuri Youths Front Assam,MYFA, today submits a memorandum to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Assam minister Dr.Hemanta Biswa Sharma demanding the inclusion of Manipuri community of Assam as indigenous ethnic community of the state.
In their memorandum signed by Seram Herajit Singh, president of MYFA, mentioned that the Manipuri community are coming from neighbouring state Manipur from 300 years ago under different historical circumstances like war, matrimony and business matter.
In their memorandum, the Youths Front also cited many historical points of the earlier settlement of Manipuri in Assam as supportive points.
In the said memorandum it is also narrated that the there have good relations between the Ahom kingdom and Manipuri king because of which many Manipuri princes were married to Ahom.
From the reliable sources, it is also learnt that as per the report of Census of Assam 1881, the population of Manipuri community in Surma Valley is 47356 while the population of this community in Brahmaputra and Hills tracts is 149 and 115 respectively.
From many historical books and documents and also from many research findings,it can be noted that Manipuri community is residing in different parts of Assam before the historic incident of Seven years of devastation.

Lakhipur PHC goes online 

Silchar, Jan 9: Online issuing of birth and death certificate was started at Lakhipur Block Primary Health Centre recently. The online service was inaugurated in a simple function by Dr Y Kishore Singha, SDMO, along with Rimi Paul, chairperson, Lakhipur Municipal Board, and Pradip Kumar Dey, Zila Parishad member. They said it is very important to have online means for receiving birth and death certificates. However, they advised the beneficiaries to fill up the forms correctly.

 The first birth certificate was handed over to Lalsimmwai Hmar who received it for her baby. People expressed their happiness over the digital service. Pradip Kumar Dey further said this service will enable people in receiving birth and death certificates in no time. Sanjukta Das, manager, Lakhipur Block Primary Health Centre, Saumen Chakraborty along with a number of persons assisted in making the programme successful. Other hospitals of the subdivision including Pailapool, Jirighat, Binnakandie, Chotomamda have also gone online in issuing birth and death certificates.

Three injured in tanker-truck collision

photo source: Lakhipuronline
Silchar, Jan 7: A 10-wheeller oil tanker, carrying about 12000 litres of kerosene oil, collided with a 12-wheeller truck near Chiripool at NH 37, at 2.30 pm, last Tuesday. The oil tanker, bearing no MN 056-3276 was going to Jiribam from Silchar and turned upside down after colliding with the truck bearing no NL 01K-8887, which was coming from Jiribam after unloading sacks of cement. About 4000 litres of kerosene oil spilled all over the road. The movement of traffic was affected for around one hour. A police team led by Nobo Kumar Bora, officer in-charge, Lakhipur police station, rushed to the spot. Fire brigade joined the rescue operation. Three persons, Joba Singha (55), Nilolontho Singha (48) and Chittaranjan Singha (31) were injured in the accident. They were rushed to the nearest Immanuel Rural Hospital. (Source:SentinelAssam)