Saturday, September 16th, 2017

 

Grenade attack injures 4

Imphal, September 16: A hand grenade lobbed at a residential complex at Mantripukhri in Imphal East has injured four persons. Unidentified miscreants lobbed the grenade at 5 pm today in the lawn of a five storey building of one Mukesh K. Sharma at Mantripukhri. The building  is occupied by private companies staff for residential purpose. The injured persons were rushed to Raj Medicity hospital. They were identified as Tapan Bardhan (50) son of Nadi Gopa Bardhan and Jafar Sekh (40) son of Ashiruddin Sekh, both from West Bengal, they areRead More


CM PRESIDES FIRST STATE LEVEL MEETING ON MERA HOUCHONGBA

Imphal, September 16, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh chaired the first State Level Organising Committee meeting for the celebration of Mera Houchongba in a grand manner on 5th October, 2017. During the meeting, Chief Minister mentioned the significance of organising State Level Mera Houchongba, one of the oldest living festivals in the world, in bringing unity and solidarity among different communities living in the State. He said that celebrating such festival would build and revive the unity and integrity of the State by sharing and reconnecting theRead More


Caring under the sun

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 16: Manipur observed World Ozone Day at G.P. Women’s college, Imphal on the theme—Caring for all life under the sun, which was jointly organsied by the directorate of environment and department of forest and environment. Minister of Forests and environment, horticulture and soil conservation, Mahud and town planning Th. Shyamkumar said, “The environment is degraded today, Loktak is now detroyed. We can protect the environment as well as the ozone layer only when we realise the world belongs to us. We all talk only theoriesRead More


NGOs CAN PLAY A SIGNIFICANT ROLE AS SOCIAL ACTIVIST IN CURBING THE DIVIDE BETWEEN THE RICH AND THE POOR : S SUBHASHCHANDRA

Imphal, September 16th , 2017 (DIPR): The 59th Workers’ Education Day organised by the Regional Directorate, Dattopant Thengadi National Board For Workers’ Education & Development, Ministry of Labour & Employment,Government of India on the theme “Enhancing Effectivenesss of Workers’ Education-Role of Trade Unions/NGOs/Social Activists” was observed at Kuki-Inn today. Hon’ble Parliamentary Secretary, Health & Family Welfare, Manipur, Soibam Subhashchandra; Eminent Economist & National Secretary, AIPP, Prof. Dr. N. Mohendro Singh; Director, ICM Lamphelpat, Dr.N.Ranjana Devi and Regional Director, DTNBWED, W.I.Singh graced the celebration as Chief Guest, Special Guest, Guest ofRead More


BISWAJIT CALLS MEDIA FRATERNITY TO ABIDE BY MEDIA PRINCIPLES

Imphal, September 16, 2017 (DIPR): Information and Public Relation Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh said journalism is a responsible profession as a journalist serves as a mediator between the public and the government. The minister was speaking at the 43rd Foundation Day of the All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union at the Manipur Press Club. Addressing a hall filled with media persons from different media houses and veteran media persons, the Minister said a media person should always abide by the journalistic principle and to maintain accuracy while filing any report. HeRead More


SHYAMKUMAR INAUGURATES ‘LOAN MOHATSAV’

IMPHAL, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 (DIPR): Th. Shyamkumar, Minister MAHUD, Town Planning, Forests and Environment and Horticulture and Soil Conservation inaugurated the ‘Loan Mohatsav’ organised by the HDFC Bank at its’ Imphal Branch in MG Avenue. Similar ‘Loan Mohatsav’ was also held at HDFC Bank Paona Bazar Branch and Chingmeirong Branch today. Speaking as the Chief Guest of the function, Minister Th. Shyamkumar appreciated the HDFC Bank for providing vehicle loan to the unemployed youths saying that it will give an opportunity to them to earn livelihood. He appealed to theRead More


42ND ANNIVERSARY OF MANIPUR CRICKET ASSOCIATION CELEBRATED

IMPHAL, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 (DIPR): The 42nd Anniversary of Manipur Cricket Association (MCA) was held at the Classic Grande, Chingmeirong today. At the function, floral tributes were paid to the late four founder members of the MCA. An anniversary souvenir was also released at the function. Speaking as the Chief Guest of the function, Th. Shyamkumar, Minister MAHUD, Town Planning, Forests and Environment and Horticulture and Soil Conservation said that we need to give support to the young players from the grassroots level. Stating that the State has a tendencyRead More


Manorama Year Book set ablaze

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 16: Kangle Salai Apunba Lup (KSAL), a socio cultural organisation has banned Manorama Book Year Book for publishing an article which reciprocates the history and culture of Manipur. A group of supporters of KSAL today put copies of Manorama book into fire in protest demonstration at the south gate of DM college, here. “Time has come for all the people in the state to stand united and fight against any misinterpretation of our culture, tradition and history”, said Yumkhaibam Meerenkhomba, president of the association inRead More


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