Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

 

Biren laments Manipur not given opportunity host FIFA U-17

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 10: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today lamented for not giving an opportunity for Manipur to host even a single match ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017. He was at the closing ceremony of Manipur Police Quasquicentennial Football Cup 2017 held at 2nd MR Ground, Imphal, was organised by Manipur Police Department in connection with the 125th Anniversary of Manipur Police. “If Guwahati can host the World Cup match then why can’t Manipur; it was not given an opportunity to host even a single match of the FIFA U-17Read More


Biren to attend Bhoomi Puja of Barak and Makru Bridges

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 10: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh will be attending the “Bhoomi Puja of Barak and Makru Bridges” on Thursday, 12th October. Due process had been initiated to construct RCC bridges in place of the existing Barak and Makru bridges of Imphal-Jiribam highway during the previous Congress government last year. After the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways sanctioned around Rs 100 crore, National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) had been earlier entrusted for the construction as reported last year. The estimated cost of theRead More


EDUCATION MINISTER TO PROPOSE FOR COMPOSITE QUARTER

Jiribam, October 10, 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Thokchom Radheshyam Singh was satisfied to see huge number of student being enrolled and attending classes in the govt. Schools of the newly created district. However, he was saddened to see the poor infrastructural conditions of the government schools and the bad condition of the approaching roads. He said the first and foremost priority from the department’s side for the school and the people of the district would be to renovate and construct extra temporary classrooms to facilitate the students in attending theirRead More


USE RTI TO PROMOTE GOOD GOVERNANCE AND STRENGTHEN DEMOCRACY: KARAM SHYAM

Imphal, October 10, 2017 (DIPR) : Right to Information Act should be used to promote good governance and strengthen democracy. This was stated by Karam Shyam, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Revenue speaking as the Chief Guest during the closing function of Right to Information Week Celebration-2017 at Lamyanba Shanglen, Konung Lampak, Imphal. Appreciating the role of RTI activists for their commitment to bring transparency and accountability, the Minister said that, sincere approach from the activists can transform the society. Karam Shyam also stated that, activistsRead More


Chief minister receives 191 complaints

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 10: On the 6th Hill Leaders’ Day around 500 people including civil society organisation leaders, village authority executives and village chiefs of hill areas made 191 complaints to chief minister Nongthomab Biren Singh, today. Biren Singh interacted with the huge visitors from 9 am to 1 pm. Many differently abled persons and windows lamented on their woes to the chief minister. He said he will announce a special scheme for the differently persons within this month. The scheme will be implemented on this year’s International Day of Disabled PersonsRead More


DEPUTY CHIEF MINISTER INAUGURATES TWO DAYS NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON PLANT DISEASES

IMPHAL, 10th OCTOBER, 2017 (DIPR): Deputy Chief Minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh today inaugurated two days National Symposium on “Emerging and Re-Emerging Plant Diseases in North East India: Challenges and Strategies” at Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Research Complex for NEH Region, Manipur Centre, Imphal . Speaking at the inaugural session, Deputy Chief Minister said, proper interface between farmers and scientists would be more helpful in controlling pests and other plant diseases hampering productivity in North Eastern region. He said, most of the States in the region have predominantly dependRead More


ONE-DAY REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON ‘CHILD RIGHTS – GAPS & CHALLENGES IN NE STATES’ HELD

Imphal, October 10, 2017 (DIPR): A One day Regional Consultation on ‘Child Rights – Gaps & Challenges in North Eastern States’ was held today at Imperial Hall, The Classic Grande with focus on Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 and The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 2016. The inaugural session of the consultation was graced by Hon’ble Acting Chief Justice of Manipur High Court, N. Kotiswar Singh, Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Nemcha Kipgen, Chairperson, National Commission for ProtectionRead More


RS. 60.62 LAKH WORTH WY TABLETS SEIZED

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 10: World is Yours (WY) tablets worth about Rs. 60.62 lakh were seized yesterday from four persons by 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) at Permanent Vehicle Check Post (PVCP), Khudengthabi of Tengnoupal District. At around 9: 30 am one blue colour ‘Maruti A Star’ vehicle bearing registration No. DL 8C P 3710 moving from Moreh to Imphal was stopped for checking. Three individuals travelling in the vehicle requested passage, citing poor health of one of the individual’sRead More


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