November, 2017


Lamphel vendors condemn separate Mao market construction decision at Lamphel

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 28: Lamphel Super Market Development Joint Committee, a committee of vendors at Lamphel market has condemned the chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh’s recent announcement to construct a separate market at Lamphel for the Mao community of Senapati district as Mao Market. The chief minister made the announcement to construct Mao Market at Lamphel market area at the cost of Rs 1-2 crore soon, at the inaugural function of the 3rd Flower Festival cum Manipur 1st Cherry Blossom Festival held at Kayinu Village, Mao Gate, Senapati on Saturday. The agitatingRead More

State is important than chief ministership: Biren; UCM’s Johnson appeal people to stand united

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 27: Chief minister Nonthombam Biren Singh today said state is important than the chief minister’s post on the sideline at the inauguration of two-day Inter-Regional Media Interaction Programme between Myanmar and India at Sangai Hall of Hotel Imphal today. Talking to reporters Biren Singh said, “State and nation are everything. If something unwanted is going to be passed in my state, then I don’t need to remain holding the chief minister’s post” while answering to the reporters on the question in connection with the FrameRead More

Highway blockaded demanding to book rapist

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 27: Demanding to book the culprit who allegedly raped and attempted to murder a school girl from Senapati district in August outraged people spearheaded by women folks today blockaded national highway 2 actively at Kanglatombi bazaar area of Kangpokpi district. The road blockade began from 6 am and lasted till 6 pm. The strike supporters burnt tyres on the road and piled up stones to block vehicles crossing the area. All forms of vehicles transport goods carrier trucks and interstate passenger bus services were blocked during the strike. VehiclesRead More


Imphal, November 27, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister N. Biren inaugurated a two-day Inter-Regional Media Interaction Programme between Myanmar and India at Sangai Hall of Hotel Imphal today. Speaking at the occasion as the Chief Guest, N. Biren stated that the interaction programme had marked the beginning of a new chapter in the bilateral relation of the two neighbouring countries. The programme would definitely bring about a deeper people to people connection, love and friendship amongst the people of the two great Nations, he observed. In a democracy, media should be strengthened so thatRead More


Imphal, November 27, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister N. Biren urged the people of the State to uphold the sanctity of the Constitution. He was speaking as the Chief Guest at Constitution Day celebration held at the Conference Hall of Secretariat South Block today. While laying the foundation stone of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Memorial in Mumbai, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi announced that from 2015 onwards, November 26 of every year, celebrated earlier as Law Day, would hence forth be celebrated as the Constitution Day, the Chief Minister said. Accordingly the Government of IndiaRead More


Imphal, November 26, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said that politicians should refrain from playing politics at the cost of human lives because human life is precious. This was stated by him at the inaugural function of the 3rd Flower Festival cum Manipur 1st Cherry Blossom Festival held at Kayinu Village, Mao Gate, Senapati. Speaking as Chief Guest of the function, Chief Minister said that we follow different religions, cultures, traditions however we are all human beings after all. Mentioning the unfateful incident happened in 2010 at MaoRead More


Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 26: Consumer affairs, food and public distribution minister Karam Shyam today said he will start riding bicycle while going to his office for work every Thursday during the flag off  of ‘Cyclothon’ at Malom Depot IOCL, Imphal. The minister led the Cyclothone which was organised to create awareness of conservation of petroleum. The cycle campaign wind up at Keishampat Oil Pump about 7.5 km distance from the starting venue. It was organised by Public Sector Oil Companies in association with Petroleum Conservation Research Association under the aegis of MinistryRead More


Imphal 26th November 2017, (DIPR): Education Minister Thokchom Radheshyam Singh congratulated the young National Cadet Corps (NCC), cadets on the auspicious occasion of the 70th NCC Day Celebration 2017 for their constant contribution towards the nation. He said nation building is a holistic approach of ideas, action and future planning. Relevance, he explained is the utilization of the knowledge, training and skills obtained for the betterment of the present and future. For this one must know the past, live in the present and think about the future. Therefore it isRead More

Petroleum transporters call off cease work strike

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 26 : Threree day old cease work strike taken up by All Manipur Petroleum Products and Transporters Association and All Manipur Petroleum Products Drivers Association has been called off today after the state government and IOC convinced the representatives of the two associations to discuss on their demands. Talking to reporters near Sangakpham IOC  the transporters association’s Ahongsangbam Tamphayai said the cease work was called to protest against the IOC tender which affects the interests of the two associations.  However they have decided to callRead More


Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 26: As part of World AIDS Day 2017 campaign a one-day free health camp was held today at Manipur Dramatic Union’s hall, Yaiskul Police Lane, Imphal West. World AIDS is observed every year on December 1. This year’s theme of the day is “Right to health”. The World AIDS Day 2017 campaign promotes the theme to reach the goal of universal health coverage. Under the slogan “Everybody counts”, WHO will advocate for access to safe, effective, quality and affordable medicines, including medicines, diagnostics and other health commodities as wellRead More


Imphal, November 25, 2017(DIPR): Manipur is culturally a very rich State, Works Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh said today, adding that we also have tremendous talent and potential in every field, but we haven’t fully explored our strengths and potential. Speaking at the inaugural function of DeltaTech Skill Institute in Senapati district, Biswajit said that this is the time to explore our talents. He said Manipur will be developed when we fully utilise our talents and resources. Apprising the youth to develop a positive attitude, the Minister said we can achieveRead More

Cricket coaching camp for differently abled persons launched

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 26: A 16-day residential cricket coaching camp was launched today at Disabled Development Association, Manipur (DDAM) practice ground, Oinam Saombung Awang Leikai, Imphal East. This is seventh edition of the residential camp. DDAM, Relief Centre for the welfare of Differently Abled Persons, Manipur and State Platform of Disabled People’s Organisation organised the coaching camp. During the launching ceremony tricycles were also distributed to six differently abled persons. DDAM general secretary Yunus Khan said the differently abled persons has come out today to excel their talentRead More

Accident death reaches 6; one critical

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 26: Death figure of road accident that killed a bridegroom has reached to six after another two succumbed to injuries at Shija Hospital and Research Institute; one remained critical. Four died instantly at the accident spot at Moirang Palli area along the road connecting Thoubal and Yairipok, near Somendrosana Higher Secondary School, Thoubal Kshetri Leiakai Moirangpali. Seven of them including a bridegroom were returning from attending Mangani Chakouba, a grand feast after five days of marriage at the bride’s residence. The bride’s residence was atRead More

Court remands NSCN-K cadre to 4 days police custody

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 26: The duty magistrate, Imphal West yesterday remanded an arrested cadre of NSCN-K to four days police custody. The cadre was identified as Ajangmei Golmei, 34, son of late Sangambung Golmei of Kakhulong, Paona Bazar. The alleged NSCN-K carder was arrested on Friday by troops of the 8 Assam Rifle posted at Kangchup and later handed over to Lamsang police station. The arrested NSCN-K carder disclosed the police that he was enrolled in the party in January 2010 under the influence of one Angam Kamei, town commanderRead More

One died and elder brother injured in mishap

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 26: One youth died and another injured when a car travelling towards Imphal from Silchar fell into a gorge at Awangkhul, along the National highway 37, yesterday. Both the injured and dead persons were brothers. The younger brother died at the spot. He was identified as Dingchabou Meijiulak, 28. The injured brother was identified as Kaluhabou, 26. Both were sons of Tathonang Meijiulak of Langmai village, Tamei. The car bore the registration number AS 11M 1497. Security personnel of 14 Sikh Regiment and 143 CRPFRead More

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