September, 2017

 

THE 2nd MANIPUR CATHOLIC WOMEN CONVENTION 2017 COMMENCES

Imphal, September 30, 2017 (DIPR): The 2nd Manipur Catholic Women Convention 2017, organised by Manipur Catholic Women Organisation (MCWO), to be held for 4 days from September 30, 2017 to October 3, 2017 commences today at Christ Jyoti School, Mantripukhri, Imphal under the theme “Women in the family, church and society.” Hon’ble Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma Heptulla attended the Inaugural function as Chief Guest. Governor, Dr. Najma Heptulla said, the theme, “Women in family, church & society”, under which the convention is being held is remarkable. She congratulated theRead More


People celebrates Irawat Day

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 30:  The 121 birth anniversary of Jana Neta Hijam Irawat Day was celebrated today across the state with its main event held at Iboyaima Shuman Leela Shanglen, Palace Compound, Imphal, organsied by Irawat Celebration Committee. Today’s celebration marked the conclusion of the month celebration of the birth anniversary. It recalled the contribution of the social, political and revolutionary leader of Manipur in the human history. Irabot/Irawat was born on September 30, 1896 and died on September 26, 1951. Moirangthem Nara, state secretary CPI said theRead More


BISWAJIT CALLS FOR CONCERTED EFFORTS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF STATE

Imphal, September 30, 2017 (DIPR): Information and Public Relations Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh today called for a concerted effort from all sections of the society to bring development in the State. Addressing the 121st Birth Anniversaries of Lamyanba Hijam Irabot and Athouba Angom Ibungohalmani at the Leishang Hiden Heritage Site today, Minister Biswajit said the elected representatives alone could not bring development, but require support and cooperation of the people to bring development to the society. He further stressed on the responsibilities of all towards bringing development in the society andRead More


‘AUTUMN SHOWER’ CAPTIVATES VISITORS IN PURUL

PURUL, SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 (DIPR): Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar, Minister for Horticulture and Soil Conservation attended a two-day Autumn Shower – a mega flower show at Daphao, Purul, Senapati district. The flower show held with the theme “Home to Cosmos” was organised by Eco-Tourism Me, (ETM) a non-governmental organisation. The flower show sponsored by Horticulture and Soil Conservation Department, came to an end today, which began on 29th September, 2017. Speaking as the Chief Guest of the inaugural function, Minister Th. Shyamkumar said Purul is a peaceful place which has producedRead More


ONE CANNOT BE ABOVE THE LAW: JAYANTAKUMAR

Imphal, September 30, 2017 (DIPR): Law and Legislative Affairs Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh has expressed that no one can be above the law. Speaking as Chief Guest at the Legal Awareness cum Fresher’s Meet Programme, 2017 organised by Tribal Students’ Union LMS Law College at the Amity Hall, Adimjati Complex, Chingmeirong, Imphal today, Law Minister asserted that young lawyers must know the reason why lawyers are addressed by the word Learned. A lawyer needs to learn and equip with knowledge of all fields, he added. Saying that going withRead More


NEMCHA KIPGEN FELICITATED TAEKWONDO GOLD MEDALLIST

Imphal, September 30, 2017 (DIPR): Miss Hathoikim alias Hoikim Chongloi, who bagged Gold Medal at The 10th Open National Taekwondo Championship 2017 held recently at Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir was today felicitated by Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Smt Nemcha Kipgen on her arrival at Tulihal International Airport, Imphal. Addressing the media, Minister Nemcha congratulated Hoikim and expressed extreme happiness on her achievement. She asserted that Manipur is indeed the powerhouse of sports in India. Hoikim’s achievement will set as an example for all the upcoming girls in the fieldRead More


Football craze seek permission; Leptao announes Rs. 10, 000 for Manipur footballers in the Indian Squad

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 29: Football Lovers Manipur, a group of football enthusiast and the NEROCA FC Fan Club today requested the chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh to permit them install flex banner to support the Indian under 17 football squad in the ensuing Under 17 FIFA world cup, starting from October 6. The football craze people congratulated those eight players selected in the list of 21 in the Indian squad. In the request letter submitted today to the chief minister’s office said, the football lovers and fan club has been planning to show respectRead More


STATE CABINET WOULD ADOPT THE MANIPUR STATE POLICY FOR CHILDREN 2017 SOON: CHIEF MINISTER

Imphal, September 29, 2107 (DIPR): To ensure that all children live in a child friendly, protective environment, their rights are secured in the state, Chief Minister said that the State Government would discuss and adopt “The Manipur State Policy for Children 2017” in the State Cabinet soon. This was stated by him at the 8th State Level Children’s Cultural Meet 2017 held at Jubilee Hall, RIMS, Imphal West. The programme was organised under the theme “Save us from Drugs and Child Traffickers, if not today, there will be no tomorrow” by Manipur AllianceRead More


CLEANLINESS IS NOT LIMITED TO ANY PERSON OR PLACE : GOVERNOR

Imphal, the 29th September 2017 (DIPR): Cleanliness is not limited to any person or place, it is the responsibility of everyone to keep themselves clean as well as their surroundings to make India a clean India in the real sense. This was stated by Manipur Governor of Dr. Najma Heptullah at the inaugural function of Swachh Bharat Week at Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Regional Campus, Makhan, Manipur in Kangpokpi District. The celebration of Swachh Bharat Week was begins from 25th September will conclude on 2nd October, 2017. Speaking onRead More


POSITIVITY CAPACITATES YOUTHS TO BRACE PROBLEMS: RADHESHYAM

Imphal, September 29, 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that positivity and eagerness to support the people even with facing problems can craft the youths to a capable solution provider. Thus to become a motivator, a mentor to serve right to and for the people, one should always be constructive avoiding negative advances or approaches. The Minister was speaking at the 17th Joint Tribal Students Union – Annual Fresher’s Meet under the theme ‘Remember now thy creator on the day of thy youth’ at the Tribal ResearchRead More


Royal Riders trip to Peren

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 29: Royal Riders Manipur (RRM), a local club of Royal Enfield riders today kicked off its “Nagaland Paren Medical Camp Ride” from DM College road near Thangmeiband Athletic Union ground, here. Fiftyone riders on 30 Royal Enfield bullet bikes left Imphal this morning to conduct a free medical camp at Tenning village in Paren district of Nagaland. The camp will be conducted tomorrow in association with Nagaland Motor Cycle Club, a group of Royal Enfield riders of Nagaland. Six doctors accompanied the adventure for the medical camp.Read More


State transport bus mishap

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 29: An Imphal bound bus of the State Road Transport slided towards the hill at Khongshang area along the Indo-Myanmar road in an accident occurred today morning. According to a source the bus was leading to Imphal ferrying 51 travellers. However there was no report of any casualty. Khongshang village is about 96 km. The incident location was about 18 kms away from Moreh town. This was the second time Manipur had witnessed bus accident at Khongshang this year. In the first accident thatoccur ed on March 27 killed eight persons and injured six.


Prides of Manipur receive financial supports

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 28 : Families of two under 17 national football team,  from Thangmeiband, Imphal West today received financial aid to enable them watch their sons’ performance at the Under 17 FIFA World Cup hosted by India between October 6 and 28. Yengkhom Sanjeep from Thangmeiband Polem Leikai, who is serving as assistant commandant in the CRPF today donated Rs.60, 000 to the family of Ninthoingamba Khumanthem and Rs. 30, 000 to the family of Thangjam Boris through Rising Knowledge Club (RKC), Khoyathong, Imphal West. Other supporters from different quartersRead More


Son of the soil greets another son of the soil

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 28: Romi Industries’ proprietor Khumbongmayum Dhanachandra today wished  Asian Body Building Sport junior champion Laitonjam Rishikanta for his bright success in the 9th World Body Building and Physique Sports Championship to be held in October at Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia in a simple ceremony held at Romi Industries’ branch office Kwakeithel, Imphal. In the wish giving event Dhanchandra presented him different kinds of sports suits and carry bags produced by Romi Industries while ecourage the emerging muscle man who has high hope in winning the contest at Ulaanbaatar.Read More


NO BILL ON KEROSENE QUOTA FOR MLAs PASSED BY THE ASSEMBLY: KARAM SHYAM

IMPHAL, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 (DIPR): Shri Karam Shyam, Minister, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said that, the State Government is now able to regularly supply kerosene oil to the beneficiaries after oil adulteration was put into check. Speaking to media-persons at his official quarter at Sanjenthong, the Minister said that, the allegation levelled by the Spokesperson of a political party against the Government is incorrect and baseless. He said that, there is no bill passed by the Manipur Legislative Assembly entitling kerosene quota to the MLAs. The present governmentRead More


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