Thursday, November 16th, 2017

 

Woman burnt to death

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 16: People of Changangei, ImphalWest today staged a sit-in adjacent to the exit gate of the Imphal international airport demanding justice against allegedly burning to death of a lady by her husband’s family. ‘Joint Action Committee against the brutal killing of Ch. Ibemcha’ organised the protest. Family members took part in the sit in protest demanding to give befitting punishment to the culprits.  A team of Imphal West police intervened in the protest that continued at Keishampat, upon learning that the JAC was planning to submit aRead More


WILL PROVIDE 20 LAKH EACH TO DECEASED FAMILIES: CM

Imphal, November 16, 2107(DIPR): Chief Minister N. Biren Singh announced that the government would provide Rs 20 lakh financial assistance to the next of kin of the deceased in the road mishap that killed three Manipur Rifles personnel when the escort vehicle fell into a gorge in the Tamenglong-Khongsang road near Khongsang yesterday. This was stated by him while meeting the family members of the deceased at JNIMS Morgue today. Speaking to the media persons, Chief Minister said that the security personnel had died in the line of duty onRead More


8 JOURNALISTS RECEIVE AWARDS

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 16: Eight journalists were today feted Manipur State Journalist Award for the current year on the National Press Day observation at I Battalion Manipur Rifles’ banquet hall, Imphal. The journalists were editor Hueiyen Lanpao (Manipuri), Hemanta Kumar  Ningomba (best editor on national integration and communal harmony); senior staff reporter Sangai Express Laishram Shamungou Singh (science and technology); political chief Sangai Express Ahongsangbam Dilipkumar Singh (parliamentary reporting); reporter Hueiyen Lanpao Kumari Ashem Babycha (art and culture); Sub-Editor Poknapham Daniel Chabungbam (rural reporting); reporter Sangai Express KumariRead More


BISWAJIT PROMOTES INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN STATE AT 12TH NE BUSINESS SUMMIT

Imphal, November 16, 2017 (DIPR): Textiles, Commerce and Industries, Works, Power, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Administrative Reforms and Information and Public Relations, Minister    Thongam Biswajit Singh has invited investors from across the country to visit and invest in the State saying that Manipur will be the gateway of India to South East Asia. He said Manipur will have good opportunities for investment in the various industries because railway connectivity will come to Imphal City by 2019 and with the Trans Asian highways expected to connect the ASEAN countries. TheRead More


SANGAI FESTIVAL SECURITY MEASURES INTENSIFIED

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 16: Manipur police in its continuing effort for undisturbed celebration of the Manipur Sangai festival and President Ram Nath Kovind’s visit to the state, conducted cordon and search operation at Okram Chuthek in Imphal East, today. Every year Manipur celebrates its “Maanipur Sangai Festival” since 2010 with the objective of promoting of tourism in the state. It is held from November 21 to 30. In the surprise security conduct at Okram Chuthek at around 5 am a combined team of state police team and a column of 6Read More


THE SCOUTS MOVEMENT IS ONE BEST WAY TO PROJECT UNITY AND DIVERSITY: GOVERNOR

Imphal, November16, 2017 (DIPR): Manipur Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla distributed certificates of honour to 17 Manipur State Bharat Scouts  & Guides belonging to different districts of Manipur including Tamenglong, Ukhrul, Senapati  and Imphal West in connection with the 9th Governor Rally Rajya Puraskar Distribution Ceremony held today at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan. The Rajya Puraskar awardees were Chunchamliu Gonmei,Norma Y L, Sopemchon Shingnaisui,Theiya Varam,Th. Maraila Christina,Sandhyarani Thoudem,Ksh Lanleima Chanu, Dimring Mehnaaz,Thounaojam Vishal,Irom Bushan Singh,Aadarsh Haobijam,Gaithaochung Pamei,Jaikaolung Pamei,Gailanguang Kamei,Kazipkhui Raiping,Vareiso Hungyo & Arnold Naorem. Education Minister   Th Radheshyam &Read More


CHIEF MINISTER INSPECTS GROUNDWORK PROGRESS FOR UPCOMING SANGAI FESTIVAL

Imphal, November 16, 2017 (DIPR): Preparations are in full swing for the upcoming Manipur Sangai Festival 2017 which will be held at different venues viz. Hapta Kangjeibung, Lamboi Khongnangkhong and Keibul Lamjao etc. in the State. Chief Minister Biren today visited Hapta Kangjeibung and Lamboi Khongnangkhong venues to oversee the arrangements for the upcoming ten-day long Manipur Sangai Festival 2017 which is beginning from 21st November, 2017. The Chief Minister inspected the progress of the groundwork at Hapta Kangjeibung, BOAT, Keishampat to Airport road stretch and construction work being takenRead More


RADHESHYAM ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO NEVER STOP LEARNING

Imphal, November 16, 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said a student should be most concern to never stop learning. The day a person stops learning, they are almost similar to being death, he added. He was speaking as the chief guest of the inaugural of the MIT’s RESO 2017 at the Manipur Institute of Technology, Takyelpat today. Life is all about management, he said adding that only proper managing can ensure one’s success. He said that one’s mistakes are lessons for life to be learnt to become betterRead More


WY WORTH RS 5.55 LAKH RECOVERED

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 16: As a result to the extensive efforts to curb the drug menace in the state, 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) recovered WY tablets quantity 1110 in numbers worth Rs 5.55 lakh approximately. On Monday based on specific information one blue coloured Eeco van travelling from Moreh to Imphal was stopped for checking at PVCP, Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal District. During checking of the vehicle and individual, 1110 WY tablets were recovered hidden inside his inner wear, said aRead More


3 SUCCUMBED OUT OF SIX INJURED IN ROAD ACCIDENT

Pothashan News Service Imphal, November 16: Three died and three others injured in an accident yesterday near Khongsang while security personnel on ROP returned back to Imphal from Tamenglong where the chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh interacted with the villagers and held a cabinet meeting. The escort team of Adim Pamei, vice chairman of Manipur Disaster Management Committee. The team included K. Sararjit Sing, L. Jibankumar, Domonic Rongmai, K. Mongsang maring , Kh. Bungo Singh and  Paopugulung Kamson of 5 Manipur Rifles. The deceased personnel were identified as Havildar SamarjitRead More


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