November, 2017

 

CABINET APPROVES NEW TRANSFER AND POSTING POLICY; ASSEMBLY WINTER SESSION FROM DECEMBER 20

Imphal, November 30, 2017 (DIPR): The State Cabinet has approved a new Transfer and Posting Policy for Government servants today. The new policy was passed in a Cabinet meeting held at CM’s Secretariat with Chief Minister Shri N. Biren in the chair. As per the policy, normal tenure of posting of an officer/employee in a post will be a minimum of two years and maximum of five years in a place of posting. Any Government servant who brings or attempts to bring any political or other external influence to bear upon any authorityRead More


MINISTER KARAM SHYAM CYCLES TO WORK AND CABINET MEET

IMPHAL, NOVEMBER 30, 2017 (DIPR): Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Shri Karam Shyam today arrived at his office riding a bicycle. He also rode bicycle till the Chief Minster’s Bungalow for the Cabinet Meet held in the afternoon today. As announced on November 26, 2017 during Cyclothon at Malom Oil Depot, the Minister began his cycle ride from his official residence at Sanjenthong till his office at Old Secretariat, Babupara. Speaking to media persons at his office at Old Secretariat, the Minister said the objective of the cycleRead More


Lifter Mirabai Chanu creates history

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 30: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu of Manipur became the first Indian to win gold after two decades in the World Weighting Championship being held at Anaheim, CA in USA. Today the 48 kg category lifter created world record by lifting 85kg in snatch and 109kg in clean and jerk to total an impressive 194kg. The 23 years old young lifter had won medals in commonwealth games and became an Olympian in the 2016 Rio Olympics in the same weight category. Mirabai Chanu is the daughter of Saikhom KritiRead More


IED THREATENS LAST DAY OF MANIPUR SANGAI FESTIVAL

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 30: A powerful explosive device, IED was safely exploded by a bomb disposal squad of Manipur police at Khoyathong in the heart of Imphal at about noon today, the last day of the Manipur Sangai Festival. The explosive device was found fitted at lock of the shutter of an iron godown at the south of Khoyathong Pukhri Achouba. The bomb experts couldn’t move away the bomb. However it was exploded safely after people was prohibited crossing the area. The explosion shook Imphal city. The bomb was foundRead More


India team B (Manipur) lift 11th Manipur International polo cup

Pothashang News Service Imhal, November 29: India team B (Manipur) lifted the Manipur International Polo Tournament 2017 cup beating Argentina by a narrow margin of 7-6 goals in the final match played today at Mapal Kangjeipung, the original polo ground in Imphal. Argentina entered final by defeating England by 6-3 goals while the Manipur team beat USA by 10-2 goals in the semi finals. Altogether six teams gallop to tussle for the cup. The foreign teams were England, USA, Morocco and Australia. Last year Australia was the champion of theRead More


RICE STACK SET ABLAZE YET AGAIN

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 29, 2017: For the fourth time in the harvesting season another harvested rice stack was found burnt today at Bashikhong Kajipat Loukol in Imphal East when the labourers went to thrash the paddy.   The paddy belonged to Sapam Jitendra son of (L) Sapam Bishambhor from Khongman Okram Chuthek. The paddy was harvested Monday. Those who went to harvest their paddy saw the burning paddy this morning. Annoyed over the incident, Jitendra said he will approach the police to book the culprit involved in the burning.Read More


Biren Singh assures soft loans to street vendors

Imphal, November 29, 2017: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today assured to provide soft loans to the street vendors of Khwairamband Bazaar during a truck donation ceremony at the market. Chief General Manager of SBI, north east circle donated a tipper truck to Imphal Municipal corporation. Biren Sing urged the officials of Municipal Administration Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD), Imphal Municipal Corporation (IMC) and women vendors of Khwairamband Bazaar to jointly study whether it is possible to provide an alternative livelihood to street vendors by arranging loans for them. He informed theRead More


SELECTED LDC CANDIDATES DEMAND APPOINTMENT LETTER  

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 29, 2017: “All Manipur Village Level Workers/Lower Division Clerk Selected Candidates 2016 (Rural Development and Panchayati Raj)” today protested in front of the office of DC Imphal East demanding appointment letter. The protesting candidates tried to storm the DC office but police prevented them. Later they continued their sit in. The notification for the post of VLW and LDC were issued on August 4, 2016. The written examination was conducted on 25 September and it goes on and the final stage interview result was declared on December 31 last. AltogetherRead More


PCI, IJU, EGI and Press Association members call on Guv, CM

Imphal, November 28, 2017 (DIPR): Members of Press Council of India (PCI), Press Association, Indian Journalist Union (IJU) and Editors Guild of India, who visited the State to take part in the Two-day Inter-Regional Media Interaction Programme, called on Governor Smt. Najma Heptulla at Raj Bhavan today. The delegates presented a memento from Press Association to the Governor. The team recounted recommendations of the Interaction Programme between Myanmar and India held from November 27-28 at Hotel Imphal. Later, the team also met Chief Minister Shri N. Biren at Chief Minister’s Secretariat. The seniorRead More


UNION MINISTER PROMISE 24 X 7 POWER SUPPLY

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 28, 2017: Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy R.K. Singh today launched Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya Scheme) in Manipur held at Hotel Classic Grande, Imphal. R.K. Singh promised round the clock power supply to every household in Manipur by March, 2019. Wthout the development in power sector, there won’t be any development and industrialization in the State. It is the vision of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide electricity to every household of the country. NowRead More


Manipur to clash with Argentina in final

Imphal, 28 November 2017: India B (Manipur) will fight it out with Argentina in the final of the 11th Manipur Polo International 2017. In the two semi final matches played today at the Mapal Kangjeibung, Argentina outclassed England 10-5, while Manipur overcame a spirited challenge from USA to emerge 7-6 winner. The 2nd semi final match between Manipur and USA proved to be a cliff hanger and the enthusiastic spectators enjoyed the match thoroughly. The Manipur team was the first to find the target in the 19th minute, a hitRead More


HIYANG TANABA HELD AS PART OF MANIPUR SANGAI FESTIVAL

Imphal November 28th 2017 (DIPR): As part of the ongoing Manipur Sangai Festival, 2017, Hiyang Tanaba, the Traditional Boat Race was today held at the Sana Konung Thangapat, Imphal East. The programme was held under the aegis of Directorate of Tourism, Government of Manipur organized by the Manipur Artist Association (MAA) Thangapat Mapal. Education, Labour and Employment Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that Hiyang Tanaba, the traditional boat race is an inseparable part of the people of Manipur and the State. Before appropriate roads were developed, waterways were theRead More


Police arrested RPF/PLA with large arms and ammunitions

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 28: Police today arrested four RPF/PLA cadres including two women cadres from their residences at Imphal West. They were arrested during preventive measures taken up in connection to the ongoing Manipur Sangai Festival, the biggest tourism festival of the state. The arrested persons along with the arms and ammunitions recovered from their possession were displayed before the media.   The arrested persons were identifies as Naorem Bhume Singh, 44, of Naorem Leikai, Imphal West, Konsam Joykumar Singh, 47 from Thongju Part II, Imphal West, NaoremRead More


POLICE SEIZE WY WORTH RS POLICE SEIZE WY WORTH RS 15 LAKH15 LAKH

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 28: Narcotic Cell of state police yesterday seized 10 thousand World is Yours (WY) tablets from Andro Parking near the Manipur Sangai Festival venue. The seized WY tablets were displayed before the media, today. SP Imphal East, Kabib K told the media that the Imphal east police conducted operations as part of preventive and security measures in connection with the Sangai festival in and around Andro parking last evening. Yesterday at around 7.30 pm, Narcotic Cell Imphal along with team of Narcotic Cell, Imphal East whileRead More


WANTED TAG OF RS 1 LAKH TO RAPIST

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 28: The home department has declared wanted an accused rapist accused Kh. Kashin @Ashin @ Kasinba, 50, son of late Mangainanba. A cash reward of Rs one lakh has been announced for information leading to his arrest. Kh. Kashim was accused of raping a 14 year old girl from Viewland colony in Senapati District on August 1 this and he has been absconding. Kh. Kashin is a resident of Nungtek, Karvangmuang village part 2, under Noney police station. Various organisations including Liangmai Pui Naga Ruangdi, Liangmai Naga KatimaiRead More


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