Friday, November 17th, 2017

 

Biren Singh refutes opposition

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 17: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has refuted the allegation made by the oppositions party of making false promise, while observing the Hill Leaders’ Day and Meeyamgi Numit at his Secretariat today. Biren Singh said people are witnessing the recent progress and development in the state and what the new government is tirelessly working for its people. He stated that the new government didn’t announce any false promises to the people; everything has been put before the public. Since its inception, the government is maintaining completeRead More


GO BACK NHPC: ITHAI PEOPLE

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 17: People at the surrounding of Ithai in Bishnupur today blocked road pressing on their demand to decommission Ithai Barrage project holding placard embedded “GO BACK NHPC”. National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) takes up the project on Loktak Lake to Loktak Multipurpose Hydroelectric Project. People in the state has been demanding for years to decommission the Ithai barrage and Loktak Hydro project as it bring comparative loss to the people and environment. Governor Dr Najma A Heptulla on November 19 assured that she would pursue the governmentRead More


DRAFT MEMORANDUM TO BE SUBMITTED TO CHIEF MINISTER SOON: DEPUTY CHIEF MINISTER

IMPHAL, 17th NOVEMBER, 2017 : The third and last meeting of Memorandum Drafting Sub Committee of All Political Parties in connection with the Government of India’s talk with NSCN(IM) was held today at the office of the Deputy Chief Minister Shri YumnamJoykumar Singh at Manipur Secretariat (North Block) in Imphal. Speaking to newsmen in a press conference held after the meeting, Deputy Chief Minister who is also the Chairman of the Sub Committee said, after three different meetings of the Sub Committee were held this month, a memorandum has beenRead More


Maoist imposes indefinite cease work from tomorrow

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 17: Maoist Communist Party of Manipur has imposed indefinite public cease work strike tomorrow to save the existence of indigenous people of the state. People of Manipur are fully determined to start the agitations to save the indigenous people said a press statement signed by Kyonghan Mangang, coordinator, standing committee of the armed group. While the president of India is attending the Sangai Festival on November 21 the agitations must be on its full swing; the people ought to clearly express the magnitude of the agitations on the saidRead More


ZUF THREATENS NSCN IM TO VACATE NONEY

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 17: Zeliangrong United Front today fired three rounds near Noney market area last night as a warning to push away the existence of NSCN IM at Noney Bazar. The firing incident took place at around 10:25pm. Denouncing the incident large number of people from different walks of life took out a rally at Noney Bazar road. People demanded no repetition of such terrible act and urged for peace. Sources say  ZUF  Jenchui Kamei group and NSCN-K  are against NSCN-IM .They want to dominate Noney area forRead More


KARAM SHYAM URGES SK OIL DEALERS TO LIFT STOCKS BY NOVEMBER 30

Imphal, November 17, 2017 : Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Shri Karam Shyam today urged the SK Oil (Superior Kerosene) dealers to lift the oil stocks. He said oil stocks have piled up in the oil depots and feared that it might lapse. Speaking to the media persons at his office in Old Secretariat, the Minister urged the dealers to lift SK Oil till November 30, 2017 failing which the SK Oil will be made available to the retail shops through mobile sale. He also said the continuousRead More


CNPO CALLS FOR PEACE

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 17: Chandel Naga Peoples Organization (CNPO) terming the November 13 Chandel blast that killed two AR Jawans injuring three others as barbaric act appealed underground groups to restrain from such inhuman act. In a press statement released today, LV Robert Lamkang said a presidential meeting was convened by CNPO yesterday vehemently condemned the barbaric act of bomb blast on 13th November, 2017 at Mahamani village that killed 2 AR personnel and injuring some. The meeting conveyed condolence message to the bereaved families and pray for theRead More


APPLY THE TRAINING RECEIVED TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION: RADHESHYAM

Imphal, November 17, 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh stressed that education is a need for every person to grow and develop. For an organisation to grow, the human resource needs to be updated. For this, training of Education Department Personnel, specially the teacher is a must and the most important is to implement the knowledge received by them to improve the quality of education, he added. Radheshyam made the statement inaugurating 10 Day Training on School Leadership organised by the Directorate of State Council of Educational andRead More


CENTRE RELEASES RS 106 CRORE FOR IMPHAL SMART CITY; YEAR-LONG CLEANLINESS DRIVE WILL BEGIN TOMORROW: MAHUD MINISTER

IMPHAL, NOVEMBER 17, 2017 (DIPR): Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD) and Town Planning Minister Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar today said the Centre has released Rs 106 crore for the Imphal Smart City Mission. Addressing the media persons at his office chamber in New Secretariat, he said that his department targets to complete 90 percent work of the Imphal Smart City Mission within 3 months. Stating that the Chief Minister will be consulted for the work related to the Mission, he appealed for the support of the general public toRead More


Search operation amid President boycott by CorCom

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 17: State security has been hectic conducting search operations and taking up frisking and checking security measures for uninterrupted Manipur Sangai festival while CorCom boycotts visit of the President of India Ram Nath Kovind. The Coordinating Committee, CorCom of rebel groups has imposed general strike from 5 am of November 21 till 8 am of November 22 boycotting President Ramnath Kovind visit to Manipur. He is visiting Manipur to inaugurate the Manipur Sangai festival on November 21. Thoubal district police today conducted cordon and search operation at Yairipok Singa. During the operation 150Read More


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