Friday, September 22nd, 2017

 

GOVERNMENT SET TO PRESERVE AGRICULTURAL LANDS AND WETLANDS: CM

Imphal, September 22, 2017 (DIPR): With the primary objective to conserve the paddy land and wetland and to promote growth of agriculture sector in the State, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh stated that the State Government has decided to hold any process for conversion or reclamation of paddy land pending finalisation of the Data Bank with details of paddy land and wetland prepared with the help of digitised cadastral maps by the Government. This was stated at the press conference held at the Cabinet Hall of Chief Minister’s SecretariatRead More


CNPO APPEALS TO SEEK PERMISSION FROM THEM FOR PROTEST

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 22: Chandel Naga People’s organisation (CNPO) today appealed to obtain its permission before taking up any form of protest in Chandel district. In a press statement issued today, the CNPO warned for critical consequences if the organisation is undermined or superseded. The president of the organisation, LV  Robert in the statement said, this statement  is released in order to maintain cordial relationship, peace and tranquility in all walks of life. The CNPO comprises of nine Naga tribes which is formed under the Motto, “Unity, Justice,Read More


Differently abled persons meet cancer patients

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 22: All Manipur Handicapped Persons’ Welfare Association today offered sweets and snacks to the cancer patients at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal in observance of National Rose Day. Tongbram Romeo Singh, president of the handicapped persons association said, “We observe National Rose Day with the motive to give hope to the cancer patients at RIMS every year since 2010.” We take them as disabled persons like us. We come here every year here to wish them to overcome the disease and the family atRead More


STATE GOVT APPRISES NITI AAYOG VICE CHAIRMAN ABOUT DEVELOPMENTAL CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF THE STATE

Imphal, September 22, 2017 (DIPR): Dr. Rajiv Kumar, the Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog visited Manipur on September 22nd and had a high level meeting with Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh. Ministers of the Cabinet, Deputy Chairman of the State Planning Board, Chief Secretary, other high ranking officials and heads of different Central Government institutes attended the meeting. This was Dr Kumar’s first visit to any State since he assumed charge as the Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog on September 1, 2017. During the meeting, the State Government sought attention and intervention from NITIRead More


MINISTER NEMCHA KIPGEN ATTENDED ONE-DAY COOPERATIVE SEMINAR

Imphal, September 21, 2017 (DIPR): Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Smt Nemcha Kipgen today attended a One-Day Cooperative Seminar as a part of Shri Laxman Rao Inamdar Birth Centenary Celebration organised by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers, Government of India at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. It may be mentioned that Shri Laxman Rao Inamdar was a pioneering leader of cooperation movement in the country. The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The function was also attended by Union Minister of Agriculture &Read More


ATSUM CAUTIONS FOR GENERAL STRIKE

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 22: All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur, ATSUM has warned the government that a state wide 24 hours general strike will be imposed on September 28 if the government fails to respond their demands submitted to chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh. Members of the student body staged a sit-in today near by DM college in Imphal. The student body complained that they had submitted a charter of demands to the chief minister on August 17. Till today the government remains silent even if they appealed the people to come forRead More


TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT VERIFIED 1852 LICENSES

Imphal, the 22nd September, 2017 (DIPR): Keeping in view the seriousness of fatal accidents in many cases, the Transport Department, Government of Manipur initiated a drive of checking fake / duplicate licenses being used by the drivers in the State in April this year and verified 1852 Licenses. The drive was in close coordination with the Traffic Police. Realizing the magnitude of the matter, a special cell has also been created in the Directorate of Transport under the Asst. Director of Transport, on 5th June 2017. Earlier 1773 Licenses haveRead More


Heavy rain and landslides kill one: cut off connectivity

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 22:One railway construction labour died and one injured at Nungtek under Noney district when a landslide yesterday hit the railway construction site, said a source. Normal life has been disturbed in Tamenglong and other parts of Manipur following land slides due to incessant heavy rains in the past few days. A massive landslide which occured at Inrailong, Khongjaron lasnight along Tamenglong-Khongshang road has also cut off connectivity. Vehicles and commutaters were stranded at the both sides of the mudslides. Landslides were also occurer in otherRead More


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