Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
A driver and his helper of an Imphal bound truck ferrying tiles plates from Dimapur were abducted at an area in between Keithelmanbi and Sapormeina of Kangpokpi district this morning. The truck bore the registration number AS-01- DC- 0723. They were abducted by members of KNF (P) in connection with an extortion demand for Rs. 2, 00, 000, said a source. However, they were set free in the afternoon just after about one hour after the abduction. It was uncertain how and why the drivers were released.
Dr. Jitendra Singh, DoNER minister and Chairman in presence of Navin Verma, secretary, ministry of DoNER, C. K Das, member, NEC, Ram Muivah, secretary, NEC and Neeta Verma, DG, NIC, inaugurated the e-Office of NEC Secretariat today through Video Conferencing from ministry of DoNER, Vigyan Bhavan Annexe, New Delhi. e-Office is a Digital Workplace Solution Mission Mode Project under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) ,developed and implemented by National Informatics Centre (NIC). It establishes a Single Product for re use in the Government, Based on Central Secretariat Manual of e-OfficeRead More
Petroleum tanker drivers has resumed oil distribution from the depot to various retailers, but not yet decided when to resume ferrying in of fuel from outside the state. The drivers suspended its cease work strike after chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has assured to enhance security along the national highways and announced premium support for drivers and handyman of trucks and tankers. The oil tanker drivers took up its steering down strike following a gun attack by miscreants to the tankers injuring three drivers along the National Highway-2 in KangpokpiRead More
TheWorld Press Freedom Day -2017 was observed today at the State Information Centre, DIPR, Palace Gate under the theme “Promoting the media’s potential as a catalyser of peace and mutual understanding”. The observation was organised by the Editors Guild Manipur. IPR Commissioner Shri Kangjam Radhakumar, Director IPR Shri Meghachandra Kongbam, Secretary General, Editors Guild Manipur Shri Yumnam Rupachandra and President Editors Guild Manipur Shri Ahongshangbam Mobi Singh attended the function as Chief Guest, Guests of Honour and President respectively. Addressing the gathering, Commissioner Radhakumar said the observance of the dayRead More
Education Minister Th. Radheshyam today launched a two-day Training Programme of the Education (S) at the multipurpose hall SCERT complex, Lamphelpat. The training programme was conducted under the theme “Equiping The Students To Face Challenges Of 21st Century Education : Role Of Teachers & Society”. Radheshyam observed the training as an important part of the effort to develop the education system in the state. He said the rpogramme was aimed to equip the teachers with the latest updates of the teaching and learning process so that they could in turnRead More
Mapithel dam-affected Chadong villagers demanded fair compensation to the villagers who have been displaced by the Mapithel dam like providing alternative livelihood schemes. The demand was made by the Chadong villagers in a meeting held yesterday with the IFCD Minister Letpao Haokip and department officials. Highlighting their woes the Chadong villagers made the demand and extended invitation to the Minister and the IFCD officials to inspect the village and assess the grievances. Letpao Haokip assured the delegates that the Government is committed to solving the prolonged issued plaguing the MapithelRead More