Manipur has 3,26,548 registered Job seekers till March end

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 17, 2019 :  A total of 3,26,548 (three lakhs twenty six thousand five hundred forty eight) applicants including 2,22,806 male and 1,03,742 female applicants are live-registered in the different employment exchange units of Manipur at the end of March, 2019 according to monthly progress report on the working of state employment service, Manipur issued by the state directorate of  employment. The total number of registered job seekers in Imphal West district is 51,838 including 32,219 male and 19,619 female. Imphal East district has 38,525 (24,983 maleRead More

Customs seizes 15 gold biscuits

Pothashang New Service: Imphal, May 17, 2019: Officers of the Anti-Smuggling unit of Customs Division, Imphal yesterday night seized 15 gold biscuits from near Mayang Imphal Police station along the Mayai Lambi Road, Imphal West. Assistant commissioner of the customs division Modoli Daso in a press statement released today said acting on the specific information the officers of the Anti-Smuggling Unit of Customs Division, Imphal led by the superintendent of the unit detected the gold biscuits of foreign origin from one person identified as Md Ataullah Khan, 43, son of (Late)Md. AmuRead More

Government steps up to Improve Primary Healthcare System: Governor

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 16, 2019: The state government is making serious efforts to improve the primary healthcare as much as originally envisaged, Manipur governor Najma Heptulla said on the occasion of International Nurses’ Day Celebration, 2019 at the Jubilee Hall of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal. Modern nursing and healthcare need another level of nursing expertise than is currently allowed for Nurse Assistants who primarily work in aged care and rehabilitation facilities, the governor said. The celebration was organised by the Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI)Read More

Manipur board exam result to declare on Saturday

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, May 16, 2019: Result of high school leaving certificate examination 2019 will be declared on Saturday  (May 18), education minister Th. Radheshyam said. The minister said this while giving clarification to a news report in which Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur alleged that government’s ‘go to school’ mission has failed. There is  no ‘go to school’ mission but there is ‘school Fagathansi’ mission. The allegation came while the government is moving forward for improvement of quality education, he added. Talking to reporters at his office chamberRead More

Children motivate traffic awareness

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 15, 2019: To make aware the commuters and public of traffic rules children staged a rally in Imphal city today. The traffic rule awareness campaign was organised by Rotary Club of Polo City Imphal in association with Traffic Control Wing, Imphal West with the motive to reduce frequent road mishap in the city. The rally was initiated from western gate of Kangla and ended in front of governor’s gate. During the rally children hold placards embedded “slow down for a happy town”, “stop look and cross”,Read More

‘No FIR against NSCN-IM’

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 15, 2019: No FIR was lodged against NSCN-IM over the April 6 Senapati incident that during an election rally. This was said by Manipur Lok Sabha outer candidate of North East India Party (NEIDP), Asang Kasar at a news conference held at the head office of the party located at Sagolband Tera Sapam Leirak, Imphal West. On April 6, a public meeting in connection with election campaign was held at a community hall in Senapati bazaar. In the midst of the programme, some individuals approached andRead More

Ultimatum served to chief minister over Mapithel Dam

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 13, 2019: Mapithel Dam Affected villagers Headmen/Chiefs and Elder’s Organisation (MDAVHCEO) representing the JAC Against Force Construction of Mapthel Dam (JAC-AFCMD) has served an ultimatum to chief minister N. Biren Singh to enter into a memorandum of agreement between the government and affected villagers by May 15 as agreed upon by the parties in the joint meeting held on November 19 last year. In default the organisation and the JAC will have no alternative but have to resort agitation, tge ultimatum said. It cautioned to callRead More

Student body cautions strike over recruitment

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 13, 2019: Three Rongmei Students’ Organisation Manipur (RSOM) has cautioned the state authority to take up process for fresh recruitment of 210 posts for Residential Model School Tamenglong, Moreh (Chandel) and Sapermaina (Senapati). The student body strongly condemns such misconduct and practice in education sector and appeals the government to check whether the said recruitment has traded money for the job, a statement of the student body said. The said 210 posts (teaching and non teaching staffs) recruitment notification has not been published in any stateRead More

NEIDP refutes Biren’s statement

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 13, 2019: North East India Development Party  (NEIDP) has refuted chief minister N.Biren Singh’s statement that no regional party will be able to come up in north east India. State president of NEIDP, Ng. Bijoy in a press conference held yesterday at the party office in Imphal said political freedom could be enjoyed only if regional party comes to power. The chief minister seems that he doesn’t realise the power of regionalism, he added. NEIDP will get its political right from the centre by making a politicalRead More

AR celebrates mother’s day

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 12, 2019: Mother’s Day was celebrated by Keithelmanbi and Tulihal Battalions of 9 Sector Assam Rifles and Chassad Batallion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) by carrying out various activities. As part of the celebration, Lilong Company Operating Base (COB) of Keithelmanbi battalion organised a lecture cum interactive session on health at Waithou Chiru village. A lecture was delivered on “Benefits of Good Health” by the Unit Regimental Medical Officer during which the attendees were informed on the various healthRead More

Tree plantation programmed held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 12, 2019: Royal Riders Manipur today 150 saplings at the road stretch of Thoubal Ningombam Mini Stadium to Ekop Pat in Thoubal District. The tree planation programme was organised as part of the 11th  Mahousha Ima ningsing Tha (a month-long Environmental Campaign), 2019. The programme was jointly organised Royal Riders Manipur, Salai Kanba Lup, Thoubal and Ningombam Apunba Club. About 150 tree saplings which include fruit were planted at about 2 km distance on the road stretch of of Thoubal Ningombam Mini Stadium and EkopRead More

Differently-abled boy struggles with no scheme benifits

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 11, 2019: A 20 yeras old differently-abled boy, Arow CT from Thingba Khunou Village, Senapati who is studying in class X at Oinam Hill government high school was found struggling without any benefits from government schemes. Arow CT is the son of Thozii CP and Dahu RS. The boy and his family were unaware of the government welfare schemes which are especially established for the dfferently-abled persons due to lack of communication from the outside world. The village of Arow is located about 65 kilometers farRead More

School kids transporters caution strike

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 9, 2019: School van drivers under the umbrella of All Manipur School Students Transporters’ Association demanding a secure environment staged a sit-in at Tidim ground, Imphal today. The transporters denounced firing at a school van and vandalising it by unknown miscreants on May 4 night at Lamlai Mayai Leikai, Imphal East. The van belongs to Thingbaijam Sunil Singh of Lamlai. The drivers appealed not to attack school van and not to threaten the transporters saying that they are part of the education atmosphere transporting theRead More

Noisy bikes seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 9, 2019: As  a part of drive against modified bikes using noisy silencers Manipur police today seized 32 modified bikes at Tidim road in Imphal West. Silencers will be replaced by original ones by the owner at the police station. The owners will be produced before the concerned court and face penalty according to law, said police. Manipur pollution Control Board (MPCB), L. Radhakishore on September 1 last year released an order to banned modified exhaust silencers. According to the chairman of MPCB, as thereRead More

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