Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

 

Flood alarms

Heavy rainfall has brought fear of flood in several parts of the low lying areas and some nearby river banks in the state were flooded. Governor Najma A. Heptulla declared half holidays for all government institutions including public sector undertakings for today on account of sudden flood. Imphal River which passes through Imphal East and Imphal West districts has been overflowed. Several villages in Imphal East were flooded. Roads along Lamlong were submerged under water and traffic police abandoned to pass through the road. The flood situation at different partsRead More


STATE GOVERNMENT TO ENACT A NEW LAW TO PROHIBIT BANDHS AND BLOCKADES IN THE STATE

The State Cabinet today discussed at length the suffering to the general public due to frequent bandhs and blockades in the State by various organisations. Having considered the judgments passed by the Hon’ble High Courts of Kerala, West Bengal and Meghalaya, the State Cabinet today decided to enact a new law declaring all such bandhs and blockades illegal and fixing responsibility against the sponsors and organisers of the bandhs and blockades for public inconvenience and damage to properties. The State Cabinet also considered enacting the law providing recovery of costRead More


CABINET APPROVES CREATION OF INTERNAL FINANCE DIVISIONS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS, ESTABLISHMENT OF MSDA

The State Cabinet approved creation of Internal Finance Division (IFD) in all the Departments of the State Government. In its meeting held with Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh in the chair at the Cabinet hall of the Chief Minister’s Secretariat today, the State Cabinet considered that with a view to streamline financial management systems, ensure budgetary discipline internal control across all Departments under the State Government; the existing Accounts, Budgets, Audit, Planning sections in every Department would be amalgamated and re-designated as Internal Finance Division (IFD). The services ofRead More


CENTRAL GOVERNMENT WILL EXTEND ALL POSSIBLE HELP IN PROMOTING SILK PRODUCTION IN MANIPUR: AJAY TAMTA

Union Minsiter of State for Textiles, Government of India, Shri Ajay Tamta has stated that the Central Government will extend all possible help in promoting silk production in the state. Speaking to media person while visiting Regional Oak Tasar Research Station (RTSR) located at Mantripukhri, Shri Ajay Tamta further said Manipur is the largest producer of silk in the entire north eastern state and there are varieties of silk available in the state and Scientist of the Station need to look into the process of producing new breed for higherRead More


DEVOTION BECOMES A WAYS OF LIFE – K. RADHAKUMAR

The 9th Death anniversary function of R.K. Shitaljit Singh was held at Rupmahal Theatre, Imphal today. The function was graced by Commissioner, IPR Shri Kangjam Radhakumar Singh, IAS and Registrar, Manipur University of Culture Shri Longjam Joychandra Singh as Chief guest and President respectively. Speaking on the occassion, K. Radhakumar said that on this day, we should remember him as a teacher, a pioneer of Manipuri short strories writer and as a novelist. We could acknowledge ‘devotion becomes a ways of life’ from his great contribution during his life.  TheRead More


State Level Boxing Championship

Imphal West boxers claimed the overall team champion title of the State Level Boxing Championship 2017 which concluded at Khuman Lampak Boxing Ring. Imphal West finished with 90 points while Bishnupur boxer took the runners up title fetching 79 points and Imphal East collects the third spot with 38 points. The last day action saw Imphal West boxer, who had dominated the championship, adding four more gold medals to theirs overnight total with Y.Priyo Meitei punched out O.Brandon of Bishnupur in the Senior Men’s 64 Light Welter Weight division. TheRead More


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