Thursday, September 14th, 2017



Imphal, September 14, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister N. Biren Singh assessed various development projects being taken up in Ukhrul and Kamjong districts in a marathon review meeting held at Chief Minister’s Secretariat today. The meeting which began at 10 am and continued till 1:45 pm was attended by Chingai AC MLA and Parliamentary Secretary (Transport and Planning) Khashim Vashum, Ukhrul AC MLA Alfred K. Arthur, Chief Secretary R.R. Rashmi, Administrative Secretaries, DCs of Ukhrul and Kamjong Districts, Kamjong SP, head of departments and other officials concerned. Ukhrul DC Harmit Singh PahujaRead More


Imphal, September 14, 2017(DIPR): Deputy Chief Minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh said, maintaining ethics and to serve should be an important aspect of people in healthcare profession. He was speaking at the 46th Foundation Day Celebration of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Imphal today. Deputy Chief Minister said, attending patients in need with proper care and attention should be the driving force to mend the gap between people and those in the profession. People in healthcare profession,may be doctor, nurseor paramedical staffs should pay respect to any individual whoRead More

Moreh police busy dealing liquor sales and immigration

Pothashang News Service Imphal, Sept 14: Moreh police personnel have been hectic fighting against alcohol while at the same time trying to prevent possible immigration of Rohingya refugees. With the reports of Rohingyas issue fills the air, the state police has been acting alert round the clock to prevent entry of refugees from the Myanmar side towards the border town Moreh. So far there has been no report of any unwanted situation at the border in this regard. A team of Moreh police under the supervision of SDPO Moreh seizedRead More


IMPHAL, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 (DIPR): Patanjali Ayurved Limited wich is the fastest growing FMCG Company in India may soon provide a global market for the black rice grown in Manipur and other horticulture products of the State. A delegate of the group led by Acharya Balkrishna, co-founder and Managing Director of Patanjali Food and Herbal Park was accorded a grand welcome on his maiden visit at the Imphal International Airport today. Thounaojam Shyamkumar, Horticulture and Soil Conservation Minister, Dr. J. Suresh Babu, Additional Chief Secretary (Horticulture and Soil Conservation), KRead More

Students warn against non local candidature

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 15: The Kangleipak Students’ Association, KSA and the JCILPS Students’ Wing, today warned of stern agitation against all non-locals if non-local candidates contesting in the ensuing  Panchayat election do not withdraw from their candidatures. The KSA warned them to withdraw by September 20. KSA President Moirangthem Lakshman told the reporters at KSA’ s office in Imphal said,  a total of 71 non-local candidates–14 in Kanglatongbi, 16 in Serou, 34 in Jiribam, 2 in Waiton and 5 in Saiton, are contesting in Panchayat election. It is againstRead More

IPSA celebrates F’Day

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 14: A 3 day Residential Youth Leadership Camp was today kicked off  at Kangsang  in Khuman Lampak with the celebration of its 19th foundation. Speaking as the chief guest of the day, education minister, Th. Radheshyam said the desires of the leaders for skate and money has led to disintegration. He asserted that efforts to instill the prerequisite qualities of a good leader to present generation of youth is of utmost importance. The state would be unrest as long as there is no peace amongst families, colonies and communities, addedRead More

PG diploma course at Yoga Physique Institute & Studies

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 14: Deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar today launched post graduate diploma  course at Yoga Physique Institute & Studies, Uripok. Joykumar said, one can now pursue PG diploma in Yoga education at the institue which is affiliated to Manipur University. Government has taken decision to include Yoga Course in every educational Institute, added the minister. He said practising Yoga not only prevent people from diseases, but also gives mental peace. People all over the world have begun to be aware of the benefits of Yoga. TrainedRead More

Manipur State League

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 14: KLASA Keinou surprised Tiddim Road Athletic Union by a solitary goal in the 12th Manipur State League 2017 played at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak. This is KLASA Keinou third straight victory, giving them a total of 9 point. It is worth mentioning that KLASA team had upset formidable teams including Neroca FC and Tiddim Road Athletic Union, to showered them rare praise from the spectators. Tiddim Road Athletic Union have 6 point from three matches. The all-important goal for KLASA Keinou team was scoredRead More

Trade unions demand welfare

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 14: The Co-ordinating Body of Trade Unions (CBTU), Manipur today organised a protest meeting at Manipur Press Club hall here. It demanded to stop recruitment on contract basis; to pay a salary of Rs. 18, 000 per months at the minimum and a pension of Rs. 4, 000 each to the labourers in the state; and abolish corruption. It also demanded to implement Lok Ayukta which has the power to punish even the chief minister for corruption charges, and to make PDS supply items reach toRead More

Manipur Cricket Association

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 14: Manipur Cricket Association will be observing its 42nd Anniversary Function on Saturday at Classic Grande with Forest Minister Th. Shyamkumar Singh along N. Praveen Singh, IAS Director, YAS and Sagolband legislator and MCA president Rk.Imo Singh to grace the function.

Demand against fresh recruitment

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 14: Pressing the government to fulfill a list of demands the out sourced and engaged staff of Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited today staged sit-in at different parts of the state their cease work strike that was launched yesterday. They were demanding to give them priority to in the fresh recruitment, regularisation of the out sourced and engaged staff and regular payment of monthly remuneration. “Former general manager of MSPDCL told us verbally during June-July to fulfill our demands against fresh recruitment of staff.Read More


Imphal, September 14, 2017 (DIPR) : Education Minister Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that learning of Hindi as a language should be a passion for the language rather than driven by notion of getting employed.  He was speaking as Chief Guest of Hindi Diwas Celebration at Manipur University (MU), organised by the The Official Language Cell, MU. Radheshyam said that learning a language depends on the need and requirement. Language is a medium of life in which one expresses and defines oneself. He said language should not be imposed on the peopleRead More

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