Friday, September 8th, 2017

 

Indefinite 22 bridges blockade from September 11 midnight

Imphal, September 8: Social Welfare Forum, Barak to Phaitol (NH 37), Tousem Sub-Division, Tamenglong District, Manipur has announced to impose indefinite blockade 22 bridges along the National Highway 37 frommidnight of September 11. The announcement to blockade was made demanding compensation for land aqusition in construction of the bridges. In a press statement released by the welfare form stated that the construction of 22 bridges between Barak to Phaitol road of NH-37, land acquisition processes had been completed as per the act of 1894 during 2011 and in relevant to this ,Read More


Rs. 100 CRORE SANCTIONED FOR ACTION PLAN TO CHECK FLOODS IN NE

IMPHAL, September 8, 2017 (DIPR):  Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh has said that the Central Government has sanctioned Rs 100 crore to study the causes of frequent floods in the North East region and prepare an Action Plan to check it. He was speaking as the Chief Guest at the inaugural session of the Convention on Climate Change – Manipur State Action Plan on Climate Change, 2013, organised by Centre for Social Development (CSD) at 1st MR Banquet Hall today. The Chief Minister said that during a recent reviewRead More


MINISTER SHYAMKUMAR CLOSES VIII SIRARAKHONG HATHEI PHANIT

IMPHAL, SEPTEMBER 08, 2017 (DIPR): Horticulture and Soil Conservation Minister Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar today closed the VIII Sirarakhong Hathei Phanit (Chilli Festival) organised by the Sirarakhong Shanao Long at the Shining Hall Ground near the Sirarakhong Baptist Church, Ukhrul. The Minister expressed his hope that from next year the festival will be organised with more hathei (chilli) production. This year, more than 5,000 kilograms of hathei (chilli) production was recorded. All together 16 stalls were opened at the festival. Locally grown hathei (chilli) were sold at 12 stalls while fourRead More


FIRST TO CONCENTRATE ON BASIC EDUCATION: Y. JOYKUMAR SINGH

IMPHAL, 5th SEPTEMBER, 2017(DIPR):  51st International Literacy Day, the day to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies was celebrated today. State level celebration jointly organised by Department of Adult Education and State Literacy Mission Authority was held at GM Hall in Imphal. Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Chief Minister Shri YumnamJoykumar Singh said, imparting basic education to the illiterates is the first and foremost step to bring down therate of illiteracy in the State. He said, to educate is to infuse rationale thinking which will betheRead More


Rotary Club honours teachers National Builder

Imphal, September 8: Rotary Club of Imphal today felicitated National Builder Award to five teachers of Manipur in the 8th International Literacy Day function held at Rotary Multiservice centre, Mantripukhri. Manikumar of Vairodan Maxwel Hindi Primary School, Imphal, H. Victoria of Budhimanjuri Junior High School, Sagolband, A. Sorojini Devi of Khunthokhanbi Upper Primary School, Thangmeiband, P. Dhanbati of Laijing Ningthou Junior High School and L. Bimola Devi of Lilashing Khongnangkhong Primary School were the teachers hounoured today. Rotary believe that teachers are the nation builders as they are who develop youthRead More


Come and witness a fashion extravaganza in Imphal

Imphal, September 8: This season the state’s own fashion enthusiast, Robert Naorem stikes back  throwing a mega show “Ningtham Charei—keeping the tradition alive” at Imphal Hotel lawn, tommorrow. Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has been invited to launch the eletricfying event, projected to promote the cultural and traditional wears of Manipur through the so called fashion show. There will be several rounds of ramp including a vibrant kids wera show collection of Caroline Laishram, an emerging designer of the state. “It is nothing commercial, this is all about tradition andRead More


HSEC begins to bear fruit

Imphal, September 8: “We have started bearing fruit of skill development programme”, said Wahengbam Rorrkychand Singh, a human resource promoter who has been dedicating as chief of Human Skill Empowerment Center (HSEC), Keishamthong, Imphal West. Rorrkychand was speaking at the Certificate Award Ceremony of Successful PMVKY (Pradhan Matri Kaushal Vikash Yojna) Trainees at Manipur Press Club, organised by HSEC. The empowerment center has been taking up skill training programmes under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and National Skill Development Corporation as well as digital literacy programmesRead More


Pottery crafts exhibition underway

Imphal, September 8: Manipur Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited has provided the oppportunity to the people to witness unique potteries of the state in an exhibition which was launched today. Speaker Khemchand inaugurated a 5 days workshop-cum-exhibition of pottery crafts of Manipur at Nupilal Memorial Complex here. Altogether 16 stalls were opened by the artisans from popular pootery crafts village from Ukhrul, Imphal East and Kakching districts. Varieties of clay and stone pottery crafts ranging from toys to traditional cookers and others ktichen utensils were exhibited. Yiemayo Luiram, anRead More


FORMULATION OF POLICY FOR CHILDREN, A WELCOME STEP: CHIEF JUSTICE

Imphal, the 8th September, 2017 (DIPR): Formulation of policy for children in the state is indeed a welcome step towards the welfare of the children and to mould them to the right path during this formative phase of one’s life. This was stated by Chief Justice, Manipur High Court, Shri. N. Kotiswar Singh while delivering a speech as Chief Guest at the ‘One Day Consultation on the Formulation of Manipur State Policy for Children-2017’ held today at Sangai Conference Hall, Hotel Imphal. The event was organised by Manipur Commission forRead More


Manipur State League

Imphal, September 8: Tiddim Road Athletic Union blanked Southern Sporting Union by 3-0 goals in 12th Manipur State League 2017 played at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak. Southern Sporting Union seems toothless in theirs attack against a formidable opponent Tiddim Road Athletic Union throughout the match. Though Southern Sporting played hard, lack of conversion cost them dearly today. Tiddim Road make theirs presence felt in the game quite early with Seiminmang open the goal account in the 11 minute of play for the lead and later he fetch his team secondRead More


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