August, 2017

 

CHIEF MINISTER CALLS FOR CONSERVING BIODIVERSITY WEALTH

Imphal, August 30, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh called for exploring scientific means to conserve the precious biodiversity wealth of the State including rare Shirui Lily and Sangai. He was speaking as the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Session of the 7th Review and Monitoring cum Mentoring Meeting of Department of Biotechnology (DBT) sponsored Biotech Hubs in North East India at Hotel Imphal today. The Chief Minister said, “We need to learn live in harmony with nature. While utilizing biotechnology, let’s not forget how to conserve our precious biodiversity wealth andRead More


GOVT COMMITTED TO REMOVE LPG BLACK MARKET FROM THE STATE: KARAM SHYAM

IMPHAL, AUGUST 30, 2017 (DIPR): Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Shri Karam Shyam today chaired an interactive session of CAF&PD officials, IOC officials and LPG distributors at the Conference Hall, Old Secretariat. The interactive session was held to find mechanism to control the sale of LPG cylinders in the black market. Minister Karam Shyam said the sale of LPG cylinders in the black market can be controlled if all the stakeholders work together. He also said that, the sale of rice in the open market under NFSA(National FoodRead More


Romi Bags Industries launches shoes factory to produce 4, 000 pairs per day

Imphal, August 31: Romi Bags Industries today launched a shoe factory, first of its kind in the North East India which targets to produce 4 lakh school shoes by March 2018. Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren inaugurated the factory in a mega event held at Kwakeithel, Imphal West. Encouraging and promoting the local entrepreneurs would not only improve the state’s economy by exporting our products but also to become self reliant, self sustained market economy and generation of employment, said Biren Singh Biren Singh said the state government has already earmarked a budgetRead More


BEST USE OF TIME THE ONLY WAY TO SUCCESS: TH RADHESHYAM

Imphal, 30th August 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said best use of time is the only way to become success and an effective personality. The people of our state should use time economically by avoiding oneself to remain idle so that the state could grow. The Minister made the statement in his speech as Chief Guest at the 45th Annual Prize Distribution Function of Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM). During the ceremony he congratulated all the achievers and encouraged those students who couldn’t receive the awardRead More


FINAL INQUIRY REPORT ON RADIO SETS PROCUREMENT SUBMITTED

Imphal, August 31, 2017 (DIPR): The Inquiry Committee, which was constituted to probe the irregularities in the procurement of Digital Radio Sets with Repeaters in Manipur Police Department under Modernisation of Police Forces 2013-14, submitted its Final Inquiry Report to Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh at Chief Minister’s Secretariat today. The Committee was constituted vide Government of Manipur Order No. 3/6 (5) 2013-14/H (MPF) Com (Pt), dated 10th July 2017 with Additional DGP (AP) Shri Anand Prakash as the Chairman and IGP (Adm) Dr. S Ibocha Singh and Transport Department Director Shri C.Read More


Two OGW of UNLF apprehended with extortion letter

Imphal, August 30: Imphal East police has apprehended two overground workers of UNLF along with extortion notice letters from Hatta in Imphal East. They were identified as Mutum Naobi Singh @ Mahindra, aged about 40 years, son of (Late) M. Kalachand Singh of Nongmeibung Pung Makhong, at present residing at Khanglabung, Soibam Leikai and Md. Yunus Khan, son of Md. Chaoba Khan aged about 30 years resident of Kelrao Makting Makha Leikai, Irilbung PS P.O. Hatta near Orient Hotel. Two Extortion Notes of UNLF bearing Ref. No, DOF/U-DL/023/2017 and DOF/U-DL/025/2017Read More


SCHEMES FOR MINORITIES SHOULD BE MADE SURE, TO REACH THE BENEFICIARIES: TH. RADHESHYAM

Imphal, 31st August 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister, Shri Thokchom Radhashyam said that schemes meant for the minorities should be made sure to reach them. The scheme or programmes could improve the socio-economic conditions of the minority communities through inclusive development as per the motto ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’. The minorities thus, like every citizen could have an equal opportunity in education, employment and economic activities. The minister was speaking as a Chief Guest at the prize distribution ceremony of The 3rd State Level G.K., Maths, & Meitei Mayek Competition –Read More


Former UNLF Corporal apprehended with modified AK rifles

Imphal, August 30:  A joint team of state police and 5th JAK Rifles have apprehended one former self style corporal of UNLF along with a modified AK Rifles and a fake police vehicle. He was identified as Salam Dinachandra Meitei @ Poireiton (39) son of S. Naranbabu Meitei resident of Kiyam Mayai Leikai, Patsoi, Imphal West from his residence this morning. One AK-56 type modified DBBL gun bearing regd No. 112646, one Maruti Gypsy white in colour bearing regd. No. MN1A/4977, one forged gun licence one mobile phone along withRead More


AR FELICITATES WINNERS OF ‘OORJA’ U-19 TALENT HUNT TOURNAMENT

Imphal, August 31 : Felicitation Ceremony of Manipur Girls Team which won the National Phase of ‘OORJA’ U-19 TALENT HUNT TOURNAMENT was organised by 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) at Mantripukhri. The tournament was conducted in three phases wherein football clubs from all over the State participated. The selected teams of both boys and girls participated in Zonal Tournament at Shillong, wherein the girls team emerged as champions and the boys team was Runners Up. In the National phase held at New Delhi, theRead More


Police recovers stolen car

Imphal, August 30: Police today recovered a stolen car from a person who was travelling in the car at Ayangpali road in Imphal East. The recovered car was Swift Dzire VDI model, white in colour bearing registration number MN07D/2493 with Engine No. 1737352 and Chassis No. MA3FSEB1500426914. In that, one suspected vehicle, Swift Dzire, white in colour was detained for verification. On questioning the driver of the vehicle, Heikrujam Bijando, a resident of Nungbrang Mayai Leikai, Imphal East disclosed that the vehicle was bought from one Ningthem who is accusedRead More


Rights bodies and CSOs seek clarification from CM

Imphal, August 30: A group of rights bodies and civil society organisations has urged the chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh to clarify on a news report that the Manipur police department allegedly collected funds from majority of its junior and senior ranks to fight the Impending case of fake encounters. In a press conference held today Babloo Loltongbam said, “We, the civil society organisations, are shocked to learn from the Imphal Free Press of August 29 that Police Collects fund to engage lawyer.” RenuTakhellambam, President EFVFAM, Babloo Loltongbam of Human Rights Alert,Read More


KYKL cadre arrested

Imphal, August 30: Police today arrested a cadre of KYKL Moreh van parking area. Moreh police commonado acting under the supervision of SP Tengnoupal Dr. S. Ibomcha Singh arrested one cadre of KYKL identified as Chungkham Raju Meitei (33) alias Sanahal son of Ch. Singhajit Meitei of Kakwa Sairom Leirak. The police team apprehended him from Moreh- Imphal van parking, Moreh. Police says Raju joined KYKL in December, 2012 and trained at Eastern Nagaland in 2013 in 32nd batch. He has been working under self style Lieutenant Sangai of KYKLRead More


Sub-Junior Boys National Football Championship 2017

Imphal, Aug 30: Mizoram thrashed Arunachal Pradesh by 4-1 goals in the opening match of the Sub-Junior Boys National Football Championship 2017 for North East Zone Qualifying Round held at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak. Though the match was schedule to kick start from 2.45pm, lack of proper medical aids delayed the match till 3.30pm. The match schedule(fixture) is yet to be circulated to the media. Sports Minister Letpao Hoakip inaugurated the championship and left the stadium soon after the customary introducation to the players. Mizoram dominated the match right from the wordRead More


COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY TO INITIATE MAKING HANDLOOM PRODUCTS AS UNIFORMS FROM NEXT SESSION: BISWAJIT

Imphal, 29th August, 2017 (DIPR): Commerce and Industry/ Handloom and Textiles Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh said that after the upcoming Panchayat Election, the Commerce and Industry department will take the initiative to table the introduction of handloom products as uniforms of government educational institutions in the State from next academic session before the State cabinet. Minister Shri Biswajit said introduction of State handloom products as school uniforms will not only help the State weavers but will also help the State economy. He was speaking at the Foundation Day andRead More


VOCATIONAL TRAINING COURSES INTRODUCED IN 40 COLLEGES

Imphal, the 29th August 2017 (DIPR): The Department of University and Higher Education, Government of Manipur has introduced Vocational Training Courses in 40 colleges (29 Government Colleges and 11 Government Aided Colleges). It was a part of 100 days programmes of Government of Manipur, under Rashtriya Uchchattar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), Ministry of Human Resources Development, (MHRD) Government of India. The MHRD, Government of India has sanctioned Rs. 15 crores for implementing the project. The Vocational Training Courses is designed and finalized by Board of Studies appointed by Department of UniversityRead More


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