August, 2017

 

MANIPUR RICH IN RESOURCES : JAYANTAKUMAR

Art and Culture Minister Shri L.Jayanta Kumar Singh   has said that the state is rich in resources of different kind. Attending the inaugural function of the 10th State Level Manipur Pineapple Festival, 2017 which was held at Khousabung Village, DCC Headquarters, Churachandpur, today. The Minister was addressing the morning session of the festival. He expressed that organizing such festivals with competitive spirit will enhance the performance of the farmers at different levels. Co- operation and mutual understanding should be developed among the farmers in order to enable them to chooseRead More


FEEL PROUD FOR PERFORMING THE BEST : L. JAYANTAKUMAR

Art & culture Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh said that we should feel proud for doing the best. Attending the 12th Foundation Day Celebration of Friends as Chief Guest, the Minister said that concept of feeling proud should not be taken as negative, it needs guts and egos for doing positive activities, he added. The Minister said that the state is rich in resources of different kinds such as sports, arts & culture. The present day parents are more aware of their children’s talents and chose the right path forRead More


SOCIAL WELFARE DEPT HANDED OVER OLD AGE PENSION CARD TO VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHAOBI

As assured by the Social Welfare Minister Smt Nemcha Kipgen that none of the old-aged people of the state will be deprived of their rights, officials of the department today handed over Old Age Pension Card under Manipur Old Age Pension (MOAP) Scheme to visually impaired, 87 years old Mainam Ningol Chaobi Devi at her residence in Thoubal. Along with the MOAP card, one-year full pension amount was also provided to Chaobi Devi, who is blind since birth and who has been living without getting any pension benefits under governmentRead More


MINISTERIAL TEAM INSPECTED HEIROK CHC

A ministerial team led by Health & Family Welfare Minister Shri L.Jayantakumar Singh inspected Heirok Community Health Centre today. The ministerial team comprising OF Health & Family Welfare Minister  L.Jayantakumar Singh, Education Minister Th.Radheshyam Singh, Parliamentary Secretary(H&FW) S.Subhaschandra Singh, DC Thoubal, Additional Director( Health) Dr. Manikanta Singh and other medical staff  met and interact with the Doctors and staff of Heirok CHC.. In the meeting , The Health Minister assured that steps will be taken up to provide all the basic necessities including infrastructures. Expressing his deep diasatisfaction regarding theRead More


SANGAI FESTIVAL 2017 INAUGURAL PROGRAMME TO BE HELD NEAR KEIBUL LAMJAO NATIONAL PAR

The first meeting of the Organising Committee of the Manipur Sangai Festival, 2017 was held yesterday in the Cabinet Hall of the Chief Minister’s Secretariat with the Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh in the chair. In the meeting it was decided to hold the inaugural programme of this year’s edition of the Sangai Festival near the Keibul Lamjao National Park. Hapta Kangjeibung shall continue to be the Main Venue. Opening of Stalls and other activities shall also be taken up at the Trade & Permanent Exhibition Centre at LamboiRead More


CM EXTENDS WISHES TO THE WINNERS OF FIAMA NORTHEAST DIVA

The winners of the FIAMA NorthEast DIVA 2016-17 called on the Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh at his office chamber. The winner of the beauty pageant Miss Peden Ongmu Namgyal, aged 21 years of Sikkim, 1st runner-up Miss Loukrakpam Angobi Chanu, aged 18 years of Manipur and 2ndrunner-up Miss Poonam Das, aged 18 years of Assam sought the blessings of the Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh in their future endeavours. Extending his best wishes to the winners of the beauty pageant, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh expressed thatRead More


KHEMCHAND, RADHAKISHORE, RANJAN AND DINGO DONATE THEIR EYES

Members of Manipur Legislative Assembly Yumnam Khemchand Singh, Speaker; Laishram Radhakishore Singh, Chairman, MPCB & KVIB, Government of Manipur; Parliamentary Secretaries Dr. Sapam Ranjan Singh and Heikham Dingo Singh donated their eyes for the people who are visually impaired. They made the announcement at the inaugural function of the Eye Donation Campaign Fortnight held today at Sumang Lila Sanglen, Palace Compound, organised by Samdrushti Kshamata Vikash Evam Anusandhan Mandal, SAKSHAM, Manipur Prant. Speaking as Chief Guest of the function, Y. Khemchand Singh, Speaker, Manipur Legislative Assembly, said that he couldRead More


6TH STATE OPEN RANKING TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP, 2017 CONCLUDES

Works Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh has assured to look into the appeal for repairing of the approach road to the Indoor Stadium, DM College Campus, Imphal. The Minister made the assurance today while speaking at the Closing Function of the 6th State Open Ranking Table Tennis Championship, 2017 at the Indoor Stadium, DM College Campus, Imphal. Addressing the closing function, Minister Shri Biswajit said sports is part of education and that we get to learn many things by playing a sport including discipline. Assuring all support and cooperation inRead More


SCIENTISTS CAN STOP FARMERS FROM OVERUSING CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS TO PREVENT HEALTH ISSUES: SHYAMKUMAR

Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar, Minister Horticulture & Soil Conservation, Forests & Environment, MAHUD and Town Planning today expressed concern over the rampant use of chemical fertilizers in food crops which is causing many deadly diseases like cancer. He urged the scientists of the state to help the government in preventing the farmers from over using fertilisers. He was speaking as the Chief Guest of the function at the inauguration of the Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Hall at the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Utlou, Bishnupur district. As part of the programme the attendeesRead More


HUNGER MARCHERS DAY

All Manipur Students’ Union, AMSU today observed 52nd Hunger Marcher’s Day in commeration of the historic agitation against the artificial food scarcity in 1965, which took the lives of four persons including three students. Spearheaded by the apex student body large number of students, relatives and friends of the student myrtrs, members of civil society organisations gathered at Singjamei Chinga Macha and paid froral tribute to the portraits of Oinam Nabakumar, Laishram Chaoba, Nongmeikapam Pramodini and Waikhom Nilamani who were killed on August 27, 1965 movement. Manjit Saraangthem, AMSU leaderRead More


VERIFICATION OF BOGUS LAWYERS PRESENCE IN STATE BAR COUNCIL

The Bar Council of Manipur (BCM) has completed alomost 75 % of the process of verification of  the lawyers following directives by the Bar Council of India given to the state bar councils to check presence of bogus lawyers. It was stated by K. Jagajit, executive member of the verification commitee of the BCM while talking to the media at the council’s office in Imphal, today. The bar council of India in order to streamline the legal profession in the country have made a rule “Bar Council of India CertificateRead More


CM HANDS OVER EX-GRATIA AFTER TWO YEARS OF ROBINHOOD’S DEATH

The Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh formally handed over an ex-gratia amount of Rs 5 lakh to the family members of the late Sapam Robinhood in the presence of Deputy Commissioner, Imphal East, Smt. Th. Chitra Devi alongwith the members of the JAC on the brutal killing of Sapam Robinhood. In a solemn ceremony held today at Chief Minister’s Secretariat, Shri N. Biren Singh handed over the cheque to the parents of the Late Sapam Robinhood. Earlier, the State Cabinet has approved to provide a suitable government job toRead More


THE CULTURAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TRIPURA AND MANIPUR TO BE PROMOTED: L. JAYANTAKUMAR SINGH

Art & Culture minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh has said that the cultural relationship between Manipur and Tripura especially with those Manipuri in Tripura, should be kept up. Speaking in a Press Conference at the Conference Hall of the Minister at Old Secretariat Imphal today, Shri Jayantakumar Singh said that the cultural affinity and chronological attachment between the Tripura Manipuri and the statecan’t be ignored. It may be mentioned that the minister was attending “Tripura Manipuri Cultural Meet-2017” which was held recently at Agartala. Narrating his experience about his firstRead More


YET ANOTHER BLAST AT MOREH

An IED was exploded at Moreh ward  number 3 by LIC office, in the Indo-Myanmar border town. The bomb exploded at around 7: 30 pm. It has damaged some portions of the houses of Jamsei Baite and Sanga Mizo. However there was no casualty. There were also a twin blast at Moreh’s at New Sei-jang village one after another at 1:50  and 1:54 pm yesterday. There were no casualty at these blasts too.


LAST RITES OF RISHANG KEISHING AT MANTRIPUKHRI

Last rites of former chief minister of Manipur Rishang Keishing which was decide to be perfomed at his birth place Bungpa Khunou in Kamjong district was buried at his Imphal residence at Mantripukhri. The funeral rites was shifted from Bungpa following diktat from the NSCN-IM not to perform it in Kamjong. Cheif minister Nongthombam Biren Singh told the reporters “So far I have no knowledge about the NSCN-IM matter as I have just returned from outside the state. Actions will be taken up if it was the case.” Biren SinghRead More


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