House adopts motion of thanks on Governor’s address

Imphal, February 17, 2020 (DIPR): The 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly adopted the Motion of Thanks on Governor’s Address on the second day of its 10th Session today. The Discussion on the Motion of Thanks on the Governor’s Address was moved by Shri MLA P. Saratchandra Singh and seconded by MLA Shri Awangbow Newmai. Meanwhile, during General discussion on Budget Estimates, Chief Minister Shri N.Biren Singh said that the government has created a corpus fund of Rs.200 crore to be utilized by all departments for state matching share of Centrally SponsoredRead More

House approves supplementary grants amounting to Rs. 218,09,293,881

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 17, 2020 (DIPR): On the 2nd Day of the 10th session of the Eleventh Manipur Legislative Assembly, House unanimously approved Supplementary Grants 2019-2020 amounting to Rs. 218,09,293,881. The Supplementary Grants for State Legislature is Rs. 7,81, 64,000, Secretariat Rs. 24, 32,65,000; Land Revenue, Stamps & Registration and District Administration Rs. 2,60,23,000; Finance Department Rs. 58,48,24,000; Transport Rs. 20,57,95,000; Police Rs. 43,07,44,881; Public Works Department Rs. 69,23,76,000; Education Rs. 268,92,07,000; Health and Family Welfare Rs. 98,77,16,000; Municipal Administration Housing And Urban Development Rs. 101,02,62,000; Department OfRead More

Manipur Police thwarts blast in Imphal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 17, 2020: Manipur Police has prevented IED blasts in Imphal with the recovery of explosive materials from an oil station and arrest of three persons including a woman. Three persons including a woman have been arrested in connection with the recovery of explosive device materials. They were Samukcham Mobi singh, 53,  son of late S. lboyaima singh of Khagempalli Panthak Leirak Macha, Huidrom(N) Lairenlakpam(0) lbemcha Devi, 38, wife of late I. Indrakumar singh of Mongjam Mayai Leikai, presently residing at Langol Warok Leikai and  LourembamRead More

Eight students expelled on day on of boats exam

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 17, 2020: Eight students were expelled from five exam centres on the first day of High School Leaving Certificate examinations conducted by Board of Secondary Education, Manipur. One student each of Lamdangmei High School, Khoupum and Thangal High School, Nungba were expelled from the exam centre at Tenkhojang Higher Secondary School, Noney. Two  students of Khelakhing Khongjil High Madrassa and one from Ehsas Standard English High School, Mayang Imphal from Pisakmacha Bidya Mandir centre. One student each of St. Stephen English School, Hiyangthang, Songpao LhingatRead More

Manipur will be transformed into Golden Land: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 16, 2020: Manipur will be transformed into Golden Land in the next 5-10 years, chief minister N. Biren Singh said at the inauguration of staff quarter at the community health centre, Lilong Haoreibi Makha Leikai on Sunday. Biren said his government is committed to render human service and work for the welfare of the people regardless of their political affiliation, caste, creed, religion etc. “The present government has fulfilled every promise made to the people,” he added. “When we uplift the lives of the poorRead More

Wanted tag on KCP (PWG) chief

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 16, 2020: Manipur Police has announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh to any individual who provides information leading to arrest of Laishram Mangoljao Singh, ‘self-styled chairman’ of Kangleipak Communist Party (Peoples’ War Group), KCP (PWG). According to the announcemenr Laishram Mangoljao Singh alias Lamyanba Khuman alias LK alias Shamu alias Chingkheinganba alias Hirachandra alias Pibarel alias Jagdish Koirela alias Shamu son of Laishram Mono Singh of Awang Khunou Mayai Leikai, is involved in several cases involving heinous offences including the cases of FIRRead More

2,000 kg betel nuts seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 15, 2020: In continuation of its crusade against smuggling in the border villages of Ukhrul district, Somsai Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) seized 2,000 kg smuggled betel nuts loaded in three trucks at the vehicle check-post on Ukhrul-Tadubi road. At around 9:45 pm on Friday, during a routine checking of the vehicles, troops of Tadubi post stopped three Tata 407 trucks and on carrying out a check of the vehicles, it was found that each truck was carryingRead More

MOMA opens its fifth organic store in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 15, 2020: Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA) has opened its fifth organic outlet at Tusii Nganii Khumai (TNK) Village, Senapati district on Saturday. The outlet was inaugurated by horticulture and soil conservation minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar It is the first organic outlet in the hill district to be opened by the Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA) under the aegis of horticulture and soil conservation separtment. Horticulture and soil conservation department aims to open such kind of outlets in every district so that the organic produces whichRead More

Lui-Ngai-Ni celebrated

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 15, 2020: Lui-Ngai-Ni, a seed sowing festival for the 20 ‘Naga’ clans in Manipur particularly Anal, Aimol, Chothe, Chiru, Inpui, Kharam, Khoibu, Lamkang, Liangmai, Mao, Maring, Maram, Moyon, Monsang, Poumai, Rongmai, Tarao, Tangkhul, Thangal and Zeme was celebrated at TNL ground, Ukhrul district on Saturday. A two-day celebration which is hosted by the Tangkhul Naga Long(TNL) was organised by the State Level Organising Committee(SLOC) under the aegis of United Naga Council (UNC). Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh extended his greetings on the festival eve.Read More

National seminar on Mahatma Gandhi held in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February, 15, 2020: In commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti organised a national seminar on ‘Mahatma Gandhi’s inclusive approach to humanity’ at Raj Bhawan, here on Saturday. Manipur governor, Dr. Najma Heptulla said Mahatma Gandhi is recognized as the Father of this great nation. His struggle was first and foremost for the freedom and independence of the people of India. But his message was also one of universal relevance. His voice for humanity, equality, justice and non violence gained globalRead More

Employment news: Jobs vacant at Manipur town planning department

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 15, 2020: Manipur government has invited applicants for the posts of LDC, office assistant, driver and peon at town planning department, Manipur Willing eligible candidate who were registered in Imphal East employment exchange may contact vacancy assistant for sponsoring their name during office hours from February 17 to 19. Number of post for LDC is one reserved for ST, for office assistant it is one unreserved, for driver it is three, two are reserved for OBC (M) and ST and for peon it is three,Read More

Tenth session of 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly commence with Governor’s address

Imphal, February 14, 2020 (DIPR): The 10th session of the Eleventh Manipur Legislative Assembly began today with the Governor’s Address. Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla in her address to the first session for the year 2020 highlighted departmental achievements and developments of the State Government. In her address, the Governor focused on Law and Order and Justice, Finance and Planning, Tribal affairs, Minorities and SC & OBC Welfare, Food Security, Education, Power sector, Agriculture and allied activities and natural resources, Pisciculture and veterinary and animal husbandary, water resources and management, waterRead More

Finance Minister presents supplementary demands for grants 2019-20 and budget estimates, 2020-21

Imphal, February 14, 2020 (DIPR): In the evening session of 10th session of the Eleventh Manipur Legislative Assembly today Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh also in-charge of Finance presented Supplementary Demands for Grants, 2019-20 for expenditure from the consolidated funds of the State of Manipur during the financial year 2019-20. The Demands for Supplementary Grants included an additional expenditure of Rs 484479.17 lakhs (Rs 135943.18 lakhs in Revenue Expenditure and Rs 348535.99 lakhs in other expenditure). Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh, also in-charge of Finance, reaffirming the commitmentRead More

Manipur CM and EM extend wishes to students appearing Class X and Class XII examinations

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 13, 2020: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh and education minister Th. Radheshyam have wished students appearing Class X and Class XII examinations conducted by BOSEM, COHSEM and CBSE to perform successfully. Biren in his message said, “I extend my best wishes to the students, who are appearing in the ensuing Class X and Class XII examinations being conducted by BOSEM, COHSEM and CBSE.” No matter how crucial and important these examinations are in shaping one’s career, it is for the parents and teachers toRead More

Online portal for Manipur Inner Line Permit launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 13, 2020: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh launched Inner Line Permit (ILP) portal at a  function held at his secretariat on Thursday. The portal was launched with an objective to improve the efficiency and maintenance of records with proper database of the number of non-Manipur native entering Manipur. Biren said after the implementation of ILP system in the state, the government decided to launch the web portal for issuing of ILP where the records of the applicants can be maintained including the detailsRead More