Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

 

STATE CABINET APPROVES TWO SOCIAL SECURITY SCHEMES

Imphal, October 11, 2017 (DIPR): The State Cabinet has approved the proposal of implementing Chief Ministergi Sottharabasingi Tengbang (CMST) and Hakshelgi Tengbang in its meeting held with Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh in the chair today. CMST will provide (i) allowance/maintenance grant to persons registered as having high degree of disabilities (ii) self employment loan with subsidy/grants to those who can receive skill training (iii) scholarship to students with disabilities (iv) free travel concession to differently-abled persons and (v) maintenance grant to homeless older persons. The scheme will be notified under Section 24 (3) (i) ofRead More


READY TO INAUGURATE SPORTS UNIVERSITY: BIREN

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 11: “Everything is almost ready for the inauguration of the first Sports University of the country.  The State government is waiting for the confirmation of Prime Minister’s schedule for the inauguration”, said chief Biren Singh, today during his inspection of repairing work being taken up at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, Imphal Biren Singh along with commissioner, youth affairs and sports H. Deelip Singh, director YAS N. Praveen Singh and other officials of the department inspected the ongoing repairing work at the sports complex. Biren Singh visitedRead More


SAVE AMUR FALCON

Tamenglong, October 11, 2017: Akhuaipuina as the people of Tamenglong called it the Amur Falcons, every year starting from first week of October thousands of Amur Falcons arrived in Tamenlong district of Manipur and Wokha district in Nagaland. Amur Falcon, Falco amurensis is a small bird weighing just about 100 to 150 grams and measuring 25 to 30cm in length, the male mostly grey in colour and the females having dark treak cream or orange underpants. The eye ring, cere and legs are orange in colour. The Amur falcon speciesRead More


HONESTY AND SINCERITY A MUST TO BRING CHANGE IN THE STATE: CM

Imphal, October 11, 2107 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh stated that change should start within ourselves to bring positive change in the State and honesty, sincerity, transparency are the integral characteristics to bring change in society. This was stated by him at inauguration of the Police-Press Workshop held at 1st MR Banquet Hall, Imphal today. The workshop is being organised by Manipur Police Department in connection with the 125th anniversary Celebrations of Manipur Police. Speaking as Chief Guest of the function, Chief Minister said that the government isRead More


GOVERNMENT E-MARKET PLACE

Imphal, October 11th 2017: Government e-Market Place (GeM) was officially launched in the State of Manipur in the Cabinet Hall of the CM’S Secretariat in a small function today. Department of Information Technology, Government of Manipur became the first Department to procure product from the Gem Portal and the product was delivered & handed over to the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Manipur by a registered seller in the GeM Portal from the State of Manipur. GeM is a completely paperless, cashless and system driven e-market place that enables procurement of commonRead More


Panic not for fuel

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 11: The Department of consumer affairs, food & public distributionhas appealed the public not to worry for petrol or diesel due to a One-Day General Strike by the petrol pump dealers on Friday in the entire country. A press statement released by the department said, the stock in hand for petrol is for 32 days, for diesel 40 days, for SK Oil 34 days, for LPG 3 days and for Aviation Fuel is 14 days. In the meantime, fuel tankers are also bringing in petroleum products into the state.Read More


93RD BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF R. K. MAIPAKSANA OBSERVED

Imphal, October 11, 2017 (DIPR):  The 93rd birth anniversary of late R. K. Maipaksana, the eminent political activist, journalist, revolutionary and teacher was observed today at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound Imphal. The anniversary was organised by R.K. Maipaksana Memorial Trust Imphal.  As part of the programme, R.K. Maipaksana Journalist Fellowship  2017 was conferred to regular columnist of the Poknapham Daily newspaper, Ningombam  Gunachandra Singh, well known critic Prof. Nongmaithem Tombi Singh delivered the seventh R.K. Maipaksana Memorial lecture on “Journalism ga Manipiuri Sahitya amasung Sanskriti ga leinaba mare”, Souvenir whichRead More


CC PUR REVIEW MEETING

Churachandpur, October 11, 2017 (DIPR): District Level Coordination Committee (DLCC)- cum Review meeting was held this afternoon  at the Conference Hall  of DCs Office, Churachandpur with Deputy Commissioner in the chair. In the meeting; Bio-matric / Aadhar enrollment was discussed, where all the District Level Officers (DLOs) must take responsible to sensitized and aware the general public, Govt.schools, school-dropout etc.; the importance of Aadhar enrollment, as it was believed that it will become mandatory from the Central Government within shortly. In the meeting overall development on Infrastructure, work progress andRead More


TANGKHUL MAGAZINE “AJA KACHANG” RELEASED

Imphal, October 11, 2017 : A monthly Tangkhul magazine titled-“Aja Kachang” was released for the first time at Nagaram Community Hall today. Parliamentary Secretary, Khashim Vashum; MLA, Alfred Kan-ngam Arthur; Meghachandra Kongbam, Director IPR; L Simon Raumei and Ashang Kasar graced the function as Chief Guest and Guests of Honour respectively. Addressing the gathering, Khashim Vashum appreciated the role of media and appealed the Tangkhul community to improve their reading habits of newspapers. He lauded the efforts of Valley Rose and her husband in keeping alive the Aja Daily toRead More


HASTKALA SAHYOG SHIVIR CAMP LAUNCHED

Pothashang News Service Imphal, Oct 11: Lok Sabha MP Dr. Thokchom Meina launched Hastkala Sahyog Shivir camp, initiated by Ministry of Textiles was launch in the state yesterday at MFDS Auditorium, Palace Compound. The camp was jointly organised by development commissioner, ministry of textiles, council of Handicraft Development Corporation and Manipur Handloom and Handicraft Development Corporation Limited. Thokchom Meina said weavers in the state need to make serious effort to promote the handloom products as they contribute to economic development of the state. The main aim of the camp isRead More


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