Imphal East Zilla Parishad bags Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 18, 2019: Imphal East Zilla Parishad has bagged the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar (DDUPSP) for appraisal year 2017-18. Ministry of Panchayati Raj has announced the annual awards for best Zilla Parishad and Gram Panchayats for state wise on Tuesday. DDUPSP are given to best performing Panchayats (District, Intermediate and Gram Panchayat) across the states and union territories in recognition of the good work that is done by PRIs at each level for improving delivery of services and public goods. This year the nomination for DDUPSP willRead More

Flood lighting at Khuman Lampak sports complex may complete by December

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 18, 2019: The installation of flood lighting system at the main stadium and Hockey stadium at Khuman Lampak sports complex, construction of artificial football turf at Langjing Achouba and upgradation of Luwangpokpa cricket stadium are likely to be completed by December this year. This was stated by Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh as he inspected ongoing construction works at Langjing Achouba in Imphal West District and Khuman Lampak in Imphal East on Wednesday. The chief minister was associated with youth affairs and sports (YAS)Read More

Officials indulging in issuing fake license will not be spared: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 17, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh asked the transport department officials to be careful in issuing driving license after the applicant identities are strictly scrutinised saying that it may be used as a legal document by illegal migrants to even claim themselves as state natives. “No official found indulging in irregularities in issuing driving license would be spared”, the chief minister said. He said many fake licenses were detected during a mass drive conducted last year The chief minister expressed urgent need for strict scrutiny of identitiesRead More

Armed miscreants gutted houses in Senapati

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 17, 2019: Miscreants suspected to be volunteers of Maram Khullen Circle Union armed with AK-47 and M 16 have destroyed and burnt more than ten houses in Makhan Khuman village area in Senapati district in the wee hours at around 4 am on Tuesday. Denouncing the attack as ‘inhuman and barbaric act’ the Makhan People Organisations has restricted all vehicular movement along the National Highway-2 (Imphal-Dimapur road) to book the miscreants within 24 hours. The organisation cautioned that it will continue to call for indefinite bandh onRead More

Biren visits children home on Modi’s birthday

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 17, 2019: In connection with the celebration of the 69th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh distributed sweetmeats and donated sports kits to the inmates of Children Home, Dewlahland run by Mahila Kalyan Samiti on Tuesday. Biren was accompanied by MSPCL and LDA Chairman L. Sushindro, MLAs Awangbou Newmai and Khashim Vashum during the visit. The chief minister told the children that he visited them to celebrate the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with them. Though Modi belonged to a humbleRead More

One stop centre – wayside amenities

Churachandpur, September 16, 2019: State Agriculture Minister V Hangkhanlian has today inaugurated “SAKHI-ONE STOP CENTRE” at Vimala Raina Hr. Secondary School in the District which was followed by inauguration of WAYSIDE AMENITIES with a total cost of Rs. 41.73 Lakh under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan under funding from NEC, Shillong, Ministry of DoNER, Govt. of India at Mata, Churachandpur. Speaking on the occasion, V Hangkhanlian expressed his happiness on the developments of ONE STOP CENTRE which are intended to support women facing physical, sexual, emotional, psychological and economic abuse, irrespective ofRead More

Biswajit inaugurates factory unit of Golden Trans Power Company at Tera Urak Industrial Estate, Bishnupur

Imphal, 16th September, 2019 (DIPR): Textiles, Commerce and Industries Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh today inaugurated factory unit of the Golden Trans Power Company at Tera Urak Industrial Estate, Bishnupur in the presence of Chairman of Manipur Pollution Control Board, L.Radhakishor Singh and Managing Director Of Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited L.Priyokumar. Speaking on the occasion, Minister Biswajit stated that we must pave our own way towards development by utilizing available resources to transform our society. Lauding the proprietor of The Golden Trans Power Company, Minister suggested them to manufactureRead More

Mass joint rally organised at Chandel

Chandel, 16th September, 2019 (DIO/Cdl):Today District Administration Chandel organised a joint mass  rally in collaboration with PHED,SDO,CMO and Social Welfare Department, Chandel, which started at mini stadium near SDO office to the Mini Secretariat, DC office Chandel, in connection with Ayushman Bharat, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Poshan Maah,and Swatchhta Hi Seva  programmes which are being implemented in the district. Today’s rally was flagged off by the Sub-Divisional Officer, Chandel Loitongbam Leander Singh at the Mini stadium Chandel. The rally was participated by different DLOs, Social Workers, and officials of differentRead More

Government welcomes constructive and positive criticism: CM

Imphal, September 16, 2019 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that the present government welcomes constructive and positive criticism by the media for the development of the State. This was stated by him at the 46th Foundation Day Celebration held at Manipur Press Club, Imphal today. Speaking as Chief Guest of the function, Chief Minister said that Media is the fourth estate of democracy. Lauding the efforts of the media persons in the State, he maintained that various unwanted incidents didn’t take place in the State because of the sensibleRead More

Protect environment to save future: CM

Imphal, September 16, 2019 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that protection and preservation of the environment is the need of the hour so as to save our future. This was stated by him at the inauguration of various infrastructure projects/works in Imphal East district today. Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh alongwith Minister for CAF&PD Shri Karam Shyam, Minister for Tribal Affairs and Hills Shri N. Kayasii, Minister for Forest and Environment Shri Th. Shyamkumar inaugurated Tribal Working Women Hostel, Chingmeirong, Nature Learning Centre & CAMPA Data CentreRead More

State to host two days United Nations conference: Governor

Imphal, September 15, 2019 (DIPR): Governor of Manipur Dr. Najma Heptulla announced that State will host the United Nations International Conference to discuss the issues related to drug menace, HIV/AIDS problems in the region on 30th September- 1st October, 2019. She made such announcement at the 13th Foundation Day Celebration of the Manipur State Commission for Women held at Hotel Imphal today. Speaking as Chief Guest of the function, Governor said that delegates from around seven countries would be participating at the International Conference. Governor urged the Chief Minister, Manipur to invite the HomeRead More

A Mukna stadium will be constructed soon: CM

Imphal, September 15, 2019 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh announced that a Mukna Stadium will be constructed soon in the State to preserve and protect the dying indigenous game and also to keep our younger generation fit and healthy. He made announcement at the closing ceremony of the First State Level Mukna Takhatnaba 2019 held at Singjamei Oinam Thingel Lairembi Lampak, Imphal West today. Speaking as Chief Guest of the function, Chief Minister said that the present government is keen to preserve the indigenous games of the State. HeRead More

Ayushman Bharat Pakhwara Rally in Imphal

Imphal, September, 15: Health and family welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh flagged off Ayushman Bharat Pakhwara rally at the western gate of Kangla, which wind up at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), Poromopat where a function was organised in relation with the observation of Ayushman Bharat Pakhwara. CEO, State Health Agency, Ravindra Singh, joint director health, Rang Peter, health and family welfare director, Dr. K. Rajo Singh, additional director (health), Dr. Shyamsunder Singh, state programe manager, National Health Mission, ManipurRead More

Centre determines to push RIMS to greater height: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 14, 2019: Union health and family welfare minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has assured that the central government would take forward all the proposals made by Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh and MP Dr. R.K. Ranjan Singh regarding enhancement of medical facilities of the state with utmost sincerity and commitment. The union minister made the assurance while talking to reporters on the sidelines of the 48th Foundation Day Celebration and Graduation Ceremony of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) at its Jubilee Hall on Saturday. He said theRead More

Youth convention cum cultural meet held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 13, 2019: On the theme ‘Be the voice of New India’ the 3rd State Level Youth Convention 2019 cum Cultural Meet was organised by Service Bridge Agency at Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan, here on Friday. Governor Dr Najma Heptulla said Manipur is a beautiful state with different indigenous tribes living in peaceful co-existence, tolerant attitude and unique hospitality. Hence, it is significant and appropriate that this youth convention is organised with an objective of youth empowerment, to encourage the young people and giving them information,Read More

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