Monday, September 18th, 2017



Imphal, September 18, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh has directed the officials concerned to expedite works regarding opening of a police station at Behiang. He made the instruction while speaking at a review meeting held at CM’s Secretariat to discuss the targets of the developmental projects or schemes undertaken by different Government Departments to be completed in the current year 2017-18. The meeting was conducted in continuation of the earlier meetings held on September 13 and 16 last. The Chief Minister also directed to constitute a committee and conduct aRead More

Needy Academy Needs special attention

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 18: Needy Home Academy of Mapao Zingtun Khullen, Awang Sekmai, Saikul Block, Senapati district has drawn the attention that the school is reeling under a crucial stage and there is need for recognition from the government of Manipur up to the secondary level. Needy Home Academy is a residential school established with the vision to impart quality education with sound spiritual and moral principles to the needy who are not in a position to go to well-regarded institutions in the cities. Through our school, they are nowRead More


Imphal, September 18, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh today minutely assessed the status and issues regarding the various development projects being taken up in Chandel district in a review meeting held at Cabinet Hall of Chief Minister’s Secretariat. In the three hour long review meeting, Deputy Commissioner, Chandel Shri Krishnakumar made a detailed power point presentation and highlighted the issues faced by the District Administration such as shortage of staffs, shortage of official vehicles of various departments, issues regarding drinking water, health sector etc. Prior to the meetingRead More

Green Gold Day

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 18: Manipur joins the rest of the globe launching the World Bamboo Day on the theme ‘E3= Environment, Energy and Employment’, which was today organised by World Bamboo Day Celebration  Committee, Manipur at Singjamei, Imphal as its ninth episode. The observation by its theme carries the message of bamboo as a source of employment by adopting bamboo industries which can substitute the hazardous materials that affect the environment, while at the same time can produce bio-energy, said Sukumar Haobam, coordinator, Bamboo Forum of India. ToRead More

Our Cultural Richness Is One of Our Biggest Assets: Governor

Imphal, September 18 (DIPR): The Silver Jubilee Celebration of Meitei Traditional Dance Teaching School & Performing Centre, Imphal was held at Chandrakriti Auditorium, Art & Culture Complex, Palace Compound today. The 25 years completion function of the centre was based on the theme “Preservation of Traditional culture for peace and prosperity under the roof of love & unity: One family One nation ONE WORLD.” Hon’ble Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma Heptulla and Director, CHORUS Repertory Theatre, Imphal and also Former Chairmen, National School of Drama, New Delhi, Dr. Ratan ThiyamRead More

Babul Supriyo inaugrates ‘Naya Bharat – Hum Karke Rahenge’

Imphal, September 18 : Union minister of state, heavy industries and public enterprises Babul Supriyo today inaugurated exhition cum seminar ‘Naya Bharat – Hum Karke Rahenge’ and pledged for New India at Manipur State Film Development Society hall, Palace compound, Imphal. It was organized with the objective to spread Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message amongst the people of the country for achieving the vision of New India. The programme was conceptualised to commemorate the ‘75 years of Quit India Movement and forthcoming 75 years of Independence in 2022’ by the ministryRead More

Football lovers ask for standard score board

Imphal, September 18: A group of football enthusiasts—‘Football Lovers of Manipur’ has urged the All Manipur Football Association for installation of a standard score board at the artificial turf ground, Lamlong and other football fields. Representatives of the football fans thanking the AMFA for their endeavour in the field of football urged the association for the installation of the score boards in a letter written on Saturday after they felt disappointment in the programme management section in the ongoing Manipur State League, 2017-18 , the biggest football league in Manipur. That, we haveRead More


IMPHAL, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 (DIPR): Hon’ble Governor of Manipur Dr. Najma Heptulla addressing at the 2-days Workshop on Gender Sensitive Best Practices, Implementations and Capacity Building of Police Officials at Manipur Police Training College, Pangei, today, said that police should treat those people in distress with equality. The 2-day Workshop, 17th-18th September, was organised by Manipur Police Training College in collaboration with Centre for Social Research, New Delhi, a Non-Governmental Organization, working on gender issues for the police personnel. Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla applauding the work of the NGO, inRead More

Digital India workshop

Pothashang News Service Imphal, Sept 18:  A one day workshop program on “Digital India” was today held to sensitise people in IT sector about the benefit and limitation of government IT schemes, at the auditorium of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Mantripukhri. The workshop was organised by Software Technology Park of India (STPI). Gautam Kumar, deputy director of STPI, Guwahati deliver presentations on the cashless transaction and benefits and limitation of cashless transaction. Laimayum Motilal Sharma, joint director of STPI, Imphal also presented various schemes on North-East BPO’s. Representatives ofRead More

Medical camp at Tokpa Ching

Imphal, September 18: 39 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) with the assistance of wildlife Institute of India and health department, Manipur organised mega medical camp, counseling – cum – interactive session at Tokpa Ching village, Chandel district on 16 Sep 2017. A total team of five Doctors along with 12 Nursing staff rendered their service in medical camp. Health counseling was given in small groups regarding adoption of healthy lifestyle, early detection of diseases, timely referral and management of non communicableRead More

300 BJP volunteers donate blood

Pothashang News Service Imphal, Sept 18: About 300 BJP volunteers have donated blood in a camp organised today in connection with the birth centenary of Pandit Din Dayal Upadhyaya at the office of BJP Manipur Pradesh, Nitaipat Chuthek, Imphal. The camp was organised by Pandit Din Dayal Upadhyaya Birth Centenary Celebration Committee BJP Manipur Pradesh, and Shija Blood and Transfusion Unit. Ksh Bhabananda, president of BJP Manipur Pradesh thanked the blood donors  for as many of the people can be saved by donating blood and said, one should take prideRead More

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