Monday, October 2nd, 2017

 

State ready for steps to win ST status

Imphal, October 2: The Manipur government is ready to take up appropriate steps following recommendations by Manipur State Commission for Scheduled Tribe after relevant studies and examinations, said a press statement released today by the state government. The press release stated that the Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee of Manipur (STDCM) has been demanding for inclusion of the ethnic Meitei/Meetei Community in the Scheduled Tribe (ST) list since December, 2012. The STDCM has submitted memorandum in this regard to the Government of Manipur and also the Government of India. In replyRead More


Night Plaza launched

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 2: For the first time Imphal City has witnessed a night plaza, “Imphal Evening” which was launched this evening by the chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh at Khoyathong along the Kangla road. Large crowd cheered the chief minister while he cuts the launching ribbon. Biren Singh interacted with many of the food and other variety stall keepers that were opened along the Kangla road stretching from Khoyathong to Raj Bhawan gate. The Biren Singh government had earlier put that the motive of the introduction theRead More


Prayer to win Under 17 FIFA world cup

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 2: Parents of  Ningthoingamba Khumanthem and Thangjam Boris, footballers in the Indian under 17 squad along with the people of Khoyathong Polem Leikai and the members of Rising Knowledge Club, Khoyathong today sought blessings from the almighty for the success of the Indian team in the Under 17-FIFA World Cup to be kicked started onOctober 6. Ningthoingamba and Boris are both from Thangmeiband Polem Leikai. Spearheaded by the Khoyathong club, the prayer was observed at premise of the Khoyathong club in presence of Ima Memchoubi,Read More


1997 SCHOOLS OBSERVED GANDHI JAYANTI

Imphal October 2, 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that with the initiative of the Directorate of Education, Manipur 1997 schools of Manipur celebrated Gandhi Jayanti – the International Day of Non Violence and National Cleanliness Day, today. He said that the new government gives huge emphasis on the environmental cleanliness and hygiene of the people for the making of ‘New India’. The Minister was speaking at a press meet held at the Directorate of Education – S, Lamphel after visiting and interacting with the students andRead More


Save Loktak campaign

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 2: Ranbir Thouna has today announced his thirteenth episode of Save Loktak campaign that will take on stage on October 5 in connection with the Loktak Day at Komlakhong, Mayang Imphal. With the announcement held at Classic Grande T-shirts, printed Loktak was launched. The pre Loktak Day function was participated by MLAs, Kongkham Robindro, Tongbram Robindro, Sapam Ranjan and H. Dingo. The event at Komlakhong is powered by Manipur tourism department and event managed by Tamna Sanggai of Ranbir Thouna.


‘KNOWLEDGE IMPARTED BY OLDER PERSONS ARE PRICELESS’

Imphal, OCTOBER 2, 2017 (DIPR): Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Smt Nemcha Kipgen expressed that the knowledge imparted by senior citizens are priceless and the kind of support and cooperation among the senior citizens are worth learning by the younger generation. This was stated by the Minister at the Observation of International Day of Older Persons (Senior Citizens’ Day) organized by Kuki Senior Citizens’ Welfare Forum (KSCWFM) at Pu Enjakhup Hall, Khongsai Veng, Imphal. Addressing the gatherings as Chief Guest, Social Welfare Minister comforted the elders not to get discourageRead More


SHYAMKUMAR ADVISES WOMEN TO USE TECHNOLOGY WISELY

IMPHAL, OCTOBER 2, 2017 (DIPR): Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar, Minister MAHUD, Forests and Environment, Horticulture and Soil Conservation and Town Planning said that the women should use technology wisely, mainly mobile phones, as the crime against women is on rise in the State. Minister Th. Shyamkumar was speaking as the Chief Guest at the closing function of the three-day 2nd Manipur Catholic Women Convention, 2017 held at the Christ Jyoti School, Mantripukhri on the theme “Women in the family, church and society”. He appreciated women that they have a special giftRead More


HEALTHY PEOPLE MAKE A HEALTHY NATION: NAJMA A HEPTULLA

IMPHAL, October 2, 2017 (DIPR): As in other parts of the country, the State government also observed Gandhi Jayanti- the International Day of Non-Violence and National Cleanliness Day today at the Gandhi Memorial Hall, Imphal. The State function was graced by Hon’ble Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma A. Heptulla along with Chief Minister Shri Nongthombam Biren Singh, other cabinet ministers and Chief Secretary. The event is celebrated in commemoration of the 148th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation. Addressing the function, Dr. Heptulla said that theRead More


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