Thursday, April 13th, 2017


State government not in the position to create Lamka District: Biren

Cheif Minister Ningthombam Biren Singh is against the demand of formation of Lamka district by the JAC Against Anti-Tribal Bills. Biren Singh today addressing at the function of inauguration of a PMKVY Training Centre at Thangmeiband said that the state government is not in a position to fulfil the demand for Lamka district as raised by JAC Against Anti-Tribal Bills for the time being. He said that the State Government had told the JAC that the demand can be considered after the District Boundary Commission submits its report.


Recieving two surrendered militants of PREPAK (PRO) today chief minister Biren Singh Singh said the surrender policy for the rehabilitation of the surrendered militants to join the mainstream will be reviewed. A homecoming ceremony of the two cadres of PREPAK (PRO) who surrendered to the chief minister was held the chief minister’s secretariat. He said the new surrender policy would accommodate more humane features and assured that the government would give protection and shelter to the property, lives and families of those who have surrendered to the government to joinRead More

Monitoring committee to assess anti-corruption cell

A monitoring committee would be formed to assess the activities of the Anti Corruption Cell said Chief minister Nogthombam Biren Singh, today. The chief minister made the statement at Thangmeiband as he inaugurated a PMKVY training centre. Biren Singh said the Anti-Corruption Cell set up by the Government had started receiving many complaints. Some of the cases had been forwarded to DCs and SPs concerned for further action, added the chief minister. A cabinet meeting held on March 24 decided to immediately set up the anti-corruption cell. The cell hadRead More

Biren inaugurates PMKVY Training Centre

Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh today inaugurated a PMKVY Training Centre at Thangmeiband DM College Road (opposite ABC Godown). Biren Singh said skill development is a must to empower the youths of the State. As par the records provided by different employment exchanges, the state now has more than 7 lakh unemployed youths, added Biren Singh. Conveying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a dream to provide employment to every Indian, Shri Biren informed that the state cabinet had decided to operationalise Manipur Skill Development Mission under Labour andRead More

Modi will handover prizes for Yojanas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will handover prizes to the winners of Lucky Grahak Yojna for consumers and Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojna for merchants tomorrow in Nagpur and will launch several other initiatives relating to digital payments on the occasion. The live telecast of Narendra Modi’s address will be viewed through Doordarshan at the old secretariat conference hall at 12.25 P.M. to 1:40 P.M. on 14th April, 2017 itself. The state’s chief secretary has appealed to all additional chief secretaries, principal secretaries, commissioners, secretaries, department heads to present at the conference hallRead More

Manipur’s prosperity requires Social equality: Kayisii

Minister of tribal and hill development N. Kayisii said unless there is equal distribution, respect and concern for one another there will not be true development and peaceful co-existence in our society. Thaisii was addressing at the Manipur University Court Hall on the observance of the 126th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar today. He said, “The Hill-Valley division of our state should be addressed in the true spirit of Dr. Ambedkar. The minister said his departments with the government will try the best to bring about just and positiveRead More

People pay tribute at Cheiraoching

Amid tight security, a large number of people today turned up to pay floral tributes to the nine persons who were killed by security forces at Kodompokpi incident on April 13, 1982 at their memorial site located on Cheiraoching, Thangmeiband. Relatives, well-wishers, friends and relatives of the nine deceased paid tribute at the memorial complex. As a pre-emptive measure, large number of security personnel including women police personnel was deployed in and around the area from Thangmeiband Watham Leirak to Cheiraoching. Checkings were carried out at various points at theRead More

Sumang Leela Day

Shumang Leela Day was celebrated yesterday at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen, Palace Compound organised by Manipur State Shumang Leela Council (MSSLC) to commemorate the artiste for their endeavour in preserving and protecting the folk theatre, and to cherish the theatre which has been changing with time. Education Minister, Th. Radhesyam said the teachings of Shumang Leela should be inculcated within the society. There is a need to understand the teachings of story portrayed in the Shumang Leela and its importance in the society as a didactic form. Being an importantRead More

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