August, 2017

 

BISWAJIT CALLS FOR ZERO DEFECT ZERO EFFECT CERTIFICATION TO ENHANCE PRODUCT QUALITY

Commerce and Industries Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh today called on the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to apply for Zero Defect Zero Effect, ZED Certification. Shri Biswajit was addressing the inaugural session of a One Day Awareness Programme on ZED Certification organised by the MSME-DI, Imphal at Classic Hotel, Imphal. Explaining the benefits of the ZED scheme, Shri Biswajit said that the scheme was launched for MSME sector to enhance product quality and match global standards. The manufacturers should ensure that there are zero defects in their products soRead More


STEPS TAKEN TO CURB SALE OF LPG IN BLACK MARKET: KARAM SHYAM

Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Shri Karam Shyam today said measures have been taken up, to check the sale of LPG cylinders in the black market. The Minister was speaking as the Chief Guest during the LPG Safety Clinic cum Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Awareness programme. Shri Karam Shyam said a survey has been completed and a meeting with the officials of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will be held to check the sale of LPG cylinders in the grey market.He also said a meeting with the LPG distributorsRead More


POLICE SETS ABLAZE WHISKY

Police has put large quantity of Indian made foreign liquor into fire. A team of Khongjom police led by SI K. Vikramjit seized 507 whisky bottles from one Soibam Ibotombi Singh, 46 of Khongjom Laibung Leikai.


ON THE DEMISE OF RISHANG KEISHING

Governor Najma A Heptulla, former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh and minister of consumer affairs, food and public distribution and revenue minister Karam Shyam met the family members of late Rishang Keishing at the residence of the late leader at Mantripukri, Imphal West and offered condolences. Heptullah expressing her sorrow to Khatingla Keishing, better half of Rishang said the veteran leader tirelessly dedicated his whole life for the development and welfare of the state and his passing away is an irreparable loss which will be difficult to fill up. OkramRead More


POLICE TOWARDS MOREH DEVELOPMENT

Police has today interacted with various community representatives at Moreh and discussed on various aspects of development of Moreh and it’s people. The meeting was spearheaded by Police Community Liaison Group at Police Guest House, Moreh. It was attended by leaders of various communities, MCM, MMC, Gorkha Samaj, HTC , Tamil Sangam and KSO. The meeting welcome and congratulated the newly elected office bearers of HTC. It concluded with the observance of 2 minutes silent condolence, paying homage to late Honble ex-CM and Rajya Sabha MP Rishang Keishing. After theRead More


KSA CALLS OFF GENERAL STRIKE

KSA has called 48 hour general strike till Friday as the student body is meeting the chief minister on the same day. The general strike was announced to begin tonight alleging the state government for harassing those who had been involving in the movement for implementation of Inner Line Permit system in the state. The student body decided to step back its stand of imposing the strike till Friday.


CM CONDOLES THE DEMISE OF RISHANG KEISHING,THREE-DAY STATE MOURNING TO BE OBSERVED

Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh condoled the sudden demise of former Chief Minister and Parliamentarian Shri Rishang Keishing. In his condolence message, the Chief Minister remembered Shri Keishing as one of the longest serving Chief Ministers of the State. He said, “Shri Rishang Keishing’s contribution towards Manipur’s progress will always be remembered. I offer my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family of Shri Rishang Keishing.” The Chief Minister said that ShriRishang Keishing was a people’s man and a pragmatic leader. The veteran politician was one of the oldest ParliamentariansRead More


OLDEST PARLIAMENTARIAN RISHANG PASSES AWAY

Rishang Keishing oldest parlimentarian and veteran Congress leader who served as chief minister of Manipur and member of Rajya Sabha has passed away at 97. Doctor declared his death at around 8: 15 pm, yesterday. He was admitted at RIMS on July 1. He was suffering from heart and kidney ailments. His participation in politics is recalled by the people of the state. News of his death has gone viral on social media in which many prays for his soul to rest in heaven. Rishang Keishing was born October 25,Read More


STATES’ NATIONAL AWARDEE IN IFFI 2017 PREVIEW COMMITTEE

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had constituted the Preview Committee for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017, with Shri Vivek Agnihotri as the Convenor, on Monday, August 21, 2017. The Preview Committee constituted for the festival, which will be held in November at Panaji, Goa, has altogether 40 members with many National Award winning Directors. States’ National Award Winning Director Maipaksana Haorongbam of Lilong Chajing Chingkhong Leikai, Imphal West and Film-Maker Bhumenjoy Konsam, from Khundrakpam, Imphal East, are among the committee member. (DIPR)


EYE DONATION CAMPAIGN FORTNIGHT

With aims to create mass awareness and to pledge for eyes donation after death, Saksham, Manipur Prant is organising the ‘Eye Donation Campaign Fortnight’ programme on 25th August, 2017 at Iboyaima Sumang Lila Shanglen, Konung, Imphal. The campaign will continue till 8th September 2017. Speaker Manipur Legislative Assembly, Shri Y. Khemchand Singh and Chairman MPCB & KVIB, Government of Manipur Shri L. Radhakishore Singh will grace as Chief Guest and President respectively in the inaugural function of the campaign. It is worth to recall that the National Eye Donation FortnightRead More


BANKS IN MANIPUR JOINS NATIONWIDE PROTEST

Banks in Manipur were today shut down and staged sit-in in front of the SBI Imphal office  showing solidarity against privatisation of banks. The protest in Imphal was spearheaded by United Forum of Bank Unions, Manipur state committee. “People’s money for the people’s welfare, not for corporate loot” was the slogan of the bank employees in the protest. The forum was of the opinion that the hard earned people’s savings have been exposed to unscrupulous loot by the corporate houses in the name of Bank reforms, which created a figureRead More


KSA IMPOSES 48 HOURS GENERAL STRIKE

The Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA) has called 48 hours general strike from the midnight of August 23   against harsh action by the state government towards its volunteers who has been demanding introduction of ILP in the state. The president of the student body, Moirangthem Lakshman said that the general strike is a protest against the ill treatment by the state government towards the activists of indigenous rights in Manipur. So far 15 agitators have been arrested and two have been sent to jail, added the student leader. Lakhsman alleged that the police onRead More


DRIVE AGAINST LIQUOR AND DRUGS

As a part of drive against Illicit liquor and drugs in the run up to 5th General Panchayat Election 2017, a team of Khongjom Police station arrested Moirangthem Somen Singh(47) son of (L) M. Chandramani Singh of Tentha Marongban today at 4.30 a.m. The police team seized 200 litres of DIC liquor from his possession at Samaram crossing. The arrested person along with seized articles will be handed over to Excise Department further necessary action, says police.


ONE ACTIVE KCP (NOYON) MEMBER ARRESTED

A member of KCP (Noyon) was today apprehended in an operation jointly conducted by state police and Assam Rifles. The operation was conducted at 2.30 pm by Thoubal police commando and a column of 6 AR and arrested Moirangthem Loyangamba Meetei @ Kangleipuba (25) son of M. Sanayamba of Sekta Awang Leikai an active member of KCP (Noyon) from Lilong Bazar near Arapti Lamkhai. He joined KCP (Noyon) on 15 May 2017 through one Mr. Guliver of Moirang. He got 45 days basic military training and his army number isRead More


VEHICLE LIFTER ARRESTED WITH A TOY GUN

A member of a gang who happens to be a vehicle lifter was today arrested from Lilong Kaleikhong. At about 9.00 am on receiving a reliable information about the presence of armed gang members at Kaleikhong area, a joint operation was launched by a combined team of Thoubal police commando and 6 AR at Kaleikhong Turel Ahanbi. In the operation one suspicious unknown person was detained for proper verification. He was identified as Md. Ayajuddin (25) son of Late Md. Jamalludin of Leihaokhong Mamei, a member of gang of vehicleRead More


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