Friday, October 20th, 2017


7th pay commission; Prime Minister writes for appropriate action, Employees campaign for mass casual leave

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 20: Campaign for Mass Casual Leave agitation to be performed on October has been conducted at Manipur secretariat for its demand to implement the 7th Central Pay in respect of Manipur Government employees. Many employee leaders from all Departments took part in the campaign and response from all state government officers working in the secretariat have responded very positively and they are ready to do so. “A letter dated October 9 from the Prime Minister’s office has been received by the chief secretary, which was written inRead More

Grand Ningol Chakouba fish fair attracts many

  Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 20: A grand fish fare cum fish crop competition was held today by fishery department of Manipur at Hapta Kanjeibung, Palace Compound, on the eve of the state’s biggest traditional festival, “Ningol Chakouba”. In Ningol Chakouba, married women are invited to their parental home to lunch with fish as the main menu. Blessings are showered with gifts to the sisters by their brothers and parents on this day. It is the festival that tightens the brother-sister bond. Varieties of fish, including different types of locally-availableRead More


Imphal, October 20, 2017 (DIPR): On the eve of the auspicious occasion of Ningol Chakouba 2017, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh today announced a new scheme “CMgi Laiyeng Shen” under the MOBC Department for all the widows belonging to the under privileged sections of society. Under this new scheme each widow will receive an amount up to Rs 15,000 as reimbursement towards medical expenses every year. All the widows belonging to the Minorities, Other Backward Classes and Schedule Castes will be covered under the new scheme. Biren said that thisRead More

Solid Waste Management Plant Shut Down

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October, 20: Manipur State Solid Waste Management plant was shut down as contractors and workers protest in protest against non clearance of their pending remunerations. Contractors who were allotted works for construction of infrastructures of the Manipur State Solid Waste Management, Lamdeng in Imphal West along with the workers yesterday shut down the main gate of the compound in protest against non clearance of their pending dues. According to contractors the infrastructure of the solid waste management plan started construction from 2009 and completed in theRead More

Biren distributes Rs. 45.5 lakh Loans to self employees

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 20: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today handed over loans of Rs. 46, 50,000 to nine skilled self-employed persons from different districts at chief minister’s office. The beneficiaries were selected from among those who pleaded for financial assistance during, Meeyamgi Numit’or People’s Day held on 15 of every month and Hill Leaders’ Day after Biren Singh took the chief minister’s office. The assistance ranges from Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 10 lakh was provided through Manipur State Co-operative Bank Limited. Out of these nine persons, three are fromRead More

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