Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

 

President launches Manipur Sangai festival

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 21: President Ram Nath Kovind today launched the 8th edition of Manipur Sangai Festival amid boycott imposed by the Coordinating Committee (CorCom), a conglomerate of various rebel groups of Manipur. This was the maiden visit of President Ram Nath Kovind in Manipur. “Manipur is India’s window to South East Asia and key player in our governments Act East Policy. As a result there is a concentrated effort to quickly develop developmental projects.” said the president. The regional connectivity scheme of the union ministry of civil aviationRead More


NORTHEAST REGION IS THE TRUE DRIVER OF ACT EAST POLICY: PRESIDENT

Imphal, November 21, 2107 : President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind today inaugurated the NorthEast Development Summit 2017, a first of its kind in the region to showcase the potential of NorthEast region in terms of trade and investment. Speaking as Chief Guest of the function, President Shri Ram Nath Kovind said that the states of the NorthEast region are the true drivers of the India’s Act East Policy. He mentioned that prosperity is Northeast India’s destiny and development of NorthEast is the true development of India. He said thatRead More


CM INNAUGRATES MANIPUR TRADE AND EXPO CENTRE

Imphal, November 21, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister N. Biren Singh inaugurated Manipur Trade and Expo Centre at Lamboi Khongnangkhong, Imphal today. The inauguration ceremony was organised under the supervision of Department of Textiles, Commerce and Industries, Government of Manipur. Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha Shri Ksh. Bhabananda Singh, Chairman of MANIDCO Dr. Y. Radheshyam, Chairman of Manipur Pollution Control Board Shri L. Radhakishore Singh, MLA Keirao AC Shri L. Rameshwor Meetei, Chief Secretary Shri R.R. Rashmi, Additional Chief Secretary Dr. Suhel Akhtar, officials of Commerce and Industry attended the inauguration function. Speaking onRead More


TWO BAIL-OUT PLA CADRE APPREHENDED ON SANGAI FESTIVAL EVE

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 21: Two bail-out PLA cadres were arrested yesterday during security operation at Kongpal as a part of measures take up on the eve of the Manipur Sangai Festival, which would be inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind. Coordinating Committee, a conglomerate of rebel groups boycott the president’s visit imposing a general strike across the state beginning from 5 am today till 8 am tomorrow. A police source said a combined team of Imphal East police commandoes and a column of 6 AR conducted cordon andRead More


One shot dead

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 21: A non local who runs canteen at Catholic School, Canchipur, Imphal was shot dead by armed miscreants last night near the school campus at Liwa road. The incident occurred at around 7 pm. There was no electricity when the incident took place. It was believed that Murali Thakur, 49 was brought by the armed persons and shot at the dark place. Murali Thakur is son of Bidesh Bari Thakur from Bhirganj, Bihar. The deceased has been running a canteen inside the Catholic School, CanchipurRead More


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