Monday, October 16th, 2017

 

Public mobile phones banned inside CM Secretatiate

Pothashang News Service Imphal, Oct 16: Mobile phones are banned with immediate effect said an official order issued by state home department. No individual will be allowed to carry mobile phones inside the premises of Manipur chief minister secretaries except the Ministers, MLAs and administrative secretaries with immediate effect and until further orders. The new official order was issued in suppression of the earlier order of dated March 30 that allowed allowed the general people to carry mobile phones inside the government offices including secretaries and directorate offices of the stateRead More


CHIEF MINISTER FETES U-17 WORLD CUP HEROES OF MANIPUR

Imphal, October 16, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh accorded a rousing reception to eight Manipuri players, who had participated in U-17 FIFA World Cup, at Chief Minister’s Secretariat today. Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem, Boris Singh Thangjam, Jeakson Singh Thounaojam, Nongdamba Naorem, Suresh Singh Wangjam, Ningthoinganba Meitei and Md. Shah Jahan were specially invited at CM’s Secretariat along with their guardians for the reception. The Chief Minister encouraged the World Cup heroes with warm hugs apart from presenting them bouquets and shawls. He also handed over cheques of RsRead More


Bank shareholders allege foul play; threat to shut down the bank

Pothashang News Service Imphal, Oct 16: Shareholders of Imphal Urban Co-operative Bank today alleged foul play by its general manager and her associate over the utilisation of Rs. 1, 000 crore by violating the general guidelines of the Reserve Bank of India. In a press conference held today at Manipur Press Club, S. Rajen Singh, President of the share holder’s body, Imphal Urban Co-operative Bank Share-Holders Development Union (IUCOBSHDU), said that G. Tharaksana Devi, general manager of the bank has been undertaking inappropriate activities by violating the general guidelines of RBI for more thanRead More


MINISTER KARAM SHYAM FLAGS OFF CAR RALLY

IMPHAL, OCTOBER 16, 2017 (DIPR): Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Revenue Minister Shri Karam Shyam flagged off a car rally organised by Lamjingba Cab Service at Nagamapal, Imphal West today. Speaking before the flag off ceremony, the Minister said the taxi service started by a group of educated youths is a testimony that the youths are hard working with determination to bring a change in the society. Encouraging the founders for the venture, Minister Karam Shyam said the taxi service will give employment as well as serve theRead More


GOVERNOR FELICITATES FIFA U-17 WORLD CUP FOOTBALL PLAYERS

Imphal, October 16, 2017 (DIPR): Hon’ble Governor of Manipur Dr Najma Heptulla felicitated the 8 (Eight) players of the State representing India in the Under -17 squad playing for the first time in a FIFA World Cup tournament, at Raj Bhavan today. Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla said that she would try her best to find ways to promote the game commercially like cricket.  She said talks have already begun to promote Polo commercially, which originated from Manipur. Speaking on the Sports University, the Governor said that, the Prime Minister ofRead More


HAND WOVEN TEXTILE FAIR

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 16:  Industry, textiles and commerce minister Thongam Biswajit Singh today inaugurated Hand Woven Garment Fair 2017 at the Panthoibi Complex, Paona Shopping Complex, International Market here in Imphal. The present government is developing an Industrial Policy for the State to facilitate the much-needed acceleration to economic growth and development, said Biswajit Singh. He said that, the government under the leadership of the chief minister is deliberating on how to attract foreign investors and how to promote local entrepreneurs so that these could be incorporated into theRead More


MID DAY MEAL COOKS DEMAND 9 MONTHS’ PAY

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 16:Lady cook staff for Mid Day Meal schemes in schools today staged a sit-in at Thoubal WangmaTaba Bazar Macha demanding payment of pending salaries for nine months. The demonstrators urged the government to make the payments before Ningol Chakouba. They lamented on the negligence of the authorities for discriminating the low income group. The monthly renumeration for a cook is Rs. 1, 000 per month. There are about 200 women cook staff engaged in various schools of Thoubal.


LEARNING TO PRIORITISE ISSUES TO BE SOLVED A MUST: EDUCATION MINISTER

Imphal October 16, 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that the students, to become a good and successful human must imbibe themselves with the capability to learn to prioritise the issues of life. He said every issue can be resolved through talks and peaceful means. The Minister was speaking as Chief Guest at the Annual Fresher’s Meet and Literary Meet of the Johnstone Higher Secondary School, Imphal. He pointed out to the students that to become a good human, one has to have a beautiful mind, soulRead More


4 picked up in combing operation

Pothashang News Service Imphal, Oct 16: Combined teams of Imphal East police commandoes conducted cordoned and search operation at Konungmamang Pureiromba Leikai and Nongpok ingkhol area this morning. The combing operation was conducted as part of security measure taken up by the District Police of Imphal East following series of blast in Imphal in the recent past and in connection with Dalai Lama visit in Imphal on October 18. It was conducted under the supervision of Kabib K. , SP, Imphal East under the command of L.Deben Singh, DSP-CDO, Imphal EastRead More


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