September, 2017

 

NSCN (K) Ambush kills 3 Indian Army

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 28: At least 3 Indian Army personnel were killed and several others injured in a gunfight between Army and mobile unit of NSCN(K) in Lankhu village of Myanmar at the Indo-Myanmar border, yesterday morning. Reports say, the encounter took place from 3 am till 10 am. It occured when Indian Army tried to sneak in Langkhu village of Myanmar from Khonsa area of Arunachal Pradesh. Langkhu village is located10-15 kms away from the Indo-Myanmar border, which is a NSCN(K) stronghold area. NSCN(K) says there was no casualtyRead More


SUSTAINABLE TOURISM CAN HELP IN ERADICATION OF POVERTY: BISWAJIT

Imphal, September 27, 2017 (DIPR): Commerce and Industry Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh said sustainable tourism will help in the government’s initiative to eradicate poverty in the State. The Minister was speaking at the World Tourism Day observation at the Manipur University Courthall today. Elaborating further, Minister Biswajit said sustainable tourism will enhance our economy and at the same time bring positive social impacts. Manipur has a lot of tourism potentials, he said and added that, the Centre has released funds for development of tourism sector in the State. HeRead More


CALL FOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM ECHOED DURING WORLD TOURISM DAY AT PHAYENG

Imphal, September 27, 2017 (DIPR): World Tourism Day on the theme “Sustainable Tourism- a Tool for Development’ was observed at Phayeng Village, Imphal West.  Speaking as the Chief Guest, Shri Karam Shyam, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Revenue said that, the government led Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh is giving special emphasis to tourism sector. He said the Chief Minister currently in New Delhi is meeting Union Ministers and officials in this regard. Shri Karam Shyam also said sanction to build ropeway connecting Siroi toRead More


MINISTER NEMCHA KIPGEN INUAGURATED D. PHAIHEL GROUND

Imphal, September 27, 2017 (DIPR): Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister and also the local MLA Smt Nemcha Kipgen today inaugurated D. Phaihel Ground at D. Phaihel, Kangpokpi District. During the occasion, Invitation Football Tournament – 2017 was also kicked off at the newly inaugurated ground. Addressing the gathering as Chief Guest, Social Welfare Minister lauded the efforts of the people of this area for considerably improving their way of living and said, it is all God’s grace that the people have now seen a lot of development in recent times.Read More


MAIPAKSANA’S EIBISU YAOHANBIYU SELECTED IN INTERNATIONALCOMPETITION SECTION OF ICFF

Imphal, September 27, 2017 (DIPR): Eibusu Yaohanbiyu (Let Me Join You) directed by Haorongbam Maipaksana that clinched the Best Regional Feature Film in Manipuri Language in the 63rd National Film Awards 2015 has been officially selected for International Competition at 20th International Children’s Film Festival, India (ICFFI) organized by the Children’s Film Society India (CFSI) under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to be held in Hyderabad from November 8-14, 2017. Eibusu Yaohanbiyu has opened a new chapter of the history of Manipuri cinema for the first Manipuri feature film selected in the International competition section of the prestigiousRead More


CHIEF MINISTER INTERACTS WITH UNION MINISTERS ON SEVERAL ISSUES

Imphal, September 26, 2017 : Chief Minister N. Biren Singh today met Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari regarding the improvement of road connectivity in Manipur. The Union Minister agreed to release some funds immediately for repair of flood damaged National Highways in the State. He assured that he would come for Bhumi Pujah for Imphal-Moreh National Highway once the land acquisition is finished. During the meeting, Nitin Gadkari also agreed in principle to declare the Singhat-Behiang Road as National Highway and Behiang would be developed asRead More


RADHSEHSYAM ATTENDS LAUNCHING OF ‘PENCIL’ PORTAL AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHILD LABOUR

Delhi/Imphal September 26, 2017 (DIPR): Labour & Employment Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh attended the launching of the web portal PENCIL – Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour – to fight against child labour at the National Conference on Child Labour. The PENCIL web portal was launched and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on Child and Adolescent Labour was released by the Hon’ble Home Minister, Government of India, Shri Rajnath Singh at the National Conference on Child Labour held at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, Chanakya Puri, New Delhi, today. DevelopedRead More


MLA Joykishan and journalist team hand out support to ailing Journalist

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 26: MLA Khumukcham Joykishan and a team of journalist today met ailing journalist Puyam Romeshwar of Khongman Mayai Leikai, who is serving the people as reporter at Hueiyen Lanpao daily. Joykishan hearing the news of the ailing journalist went to his home to see his conditions and prayed for his return to normalcy. Later a journalist team too visited him. Romeshwar was taken to Shija Hospital and Research Institute, Lamphel on Sunday as he was continuously bleeding through his tooth gums. After giving medical treatment through outRead More


AMIK invites all on Manipur Matam Ishei Numit

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 16: All Manipur Matam Ishei Kanglup has invited all communities in the state to take part in the Matam Ishei Numit on Irabot Day, September 30 at Maharaj Chandrakirti Auditorium hall, Hafta Kangjeibung, Imphal. The event will showcase entertainment music composed in different themes of about 10-15 minutes each. There will be programmes by different communities and “Best of AMIK” award winners will present songs. A discussion on the value of the lyrics of renowned lyricist Khuraijam Phulendra will be a part of the day. The eventRead More


NATIONAL SEMINAR ON DEMOCRACY

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 26: A two day national seminar on “Democracy; Social Political exclusion in Tribal areas of North East India” was organised today by the department of political science, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Regional Campus Manipur, sponsored by the North-eastern Council, Shillong. Professor Adya Prasad Pandey, vice-chancellor, Manipur University, Dr. Ringkahao Horam, associate Professor, department of political science, modern college, Imphal, Dr. Ngalengnam, head of department of political Science and human rights, IGNTU-RC, Manipur, Prof.  Amjeevam Singh Thakur, Director, IGNTU RCM, were present as presidium members. AdyaRead More


Chandel bandh cuts off Imphal Moreh connectivity

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 26: Imphal-Moreh road has been cut off, brought down trade volume with the 48 hours Chandel district Bandh imposed by the Naga Chiefs Association (NCA) and Kuki Chiefs Association (KCA) of Chandel district since yeatrdaymidnight. The bandh has brought down trade volume. Bandh supporters came out and blocked the Imphal- Moreh road at Thamnapokpi area of Chandel, which is between Imphal and Tengnoupal. The bandh was imposed in protest against against the alleged misappropriation of MGNREGS wages for the first phase of the year 2016-17 byRead More


46 picked up in combing operations

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 26: Atleast 46 persons including 10 women were picked up by state police in a cordoned and search operation conducted at three locations of  Mantripukhri in Imphal East. The search operation was conducted under the command of Wungpam Kasar ASP(LO/OPS), Robinsun Khamnam DSP-CDO, RK.Saklemba DSP (Ops), L.Deben-DSP CDO-1, Roni Mayengbam  (DSP Car), Shankerjit SDPO(PRT), Bishorjit SDPO(LLI) , Lunthang Vaiphei OC-CDO/IE , OC-PRT-Ps, OC-HNG-Ps and RI/IE and OC-Women police station  at the following three at Muslim colony of mantripukhri, Mother teresa area & Mercy land GaliRead More


PRAVISH’S DEATH: CM BIREN SINGH MEETS UP CM

Imphal, September 25, 2017 : Chief Minister N. Biren Singh met UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath regarding the suspicious death of Pravish Chanam at UP Bhawan, New Delhi today. The two leaders studied the information gathered by Manipur ADGP (Intelligence) Pramod Asthana, who has been camping at Noida to take first hand account of the case. N. Biren later handed over the report to Yogi Adityanath for further investigation by UP Police. Adityanath assured N. Biren to deliver justice by finding out the truth at the earliest. On the otherRead More


Cow values higher than NE people: Joykishan

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 25: MLA, Khumukcham Joykishan of Thangmeiband today said cow has high value comparing to the people of North East while he was protesting at Khoyathong Andolan Keithel along with the people of Thangmeiband over missing of a man from Manipur in Delhi and alleged suspicious death of a Manipuri student in Noida. People alleged Prabish Chanam an engineering student from Uripok, Imphal who went on missing since September 8 in Noida was found cremated by police despite of complaints made twice to the police on September 9Read More


115-ULTRASOUND MACHINES REGISTERED FOR SMOOTH IMPLEMENTATION OF PC AND PNDT ACT

IMPHAL, the 25th SEPTEMBER 2017 (DIPR): For smooth implementation of Pre Conception and Pre Natal Diagnostic Technique Act (PC & PNDT) in the State, so far 115-Ultrasound machines, both in private and government hospitals, have been registered. With the formation of implementing bodies like State Supervisory Board (SSB); State Advisory Committee (SAC) and State Appropriate Authority (SAA), the PC and PNDT Act was fully implemented in Manipur from the year 2003. Under this programme so far, 115-Ultrasound machines, both private and government hospitals, have been registered for smooth implementation ofRead More


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