Thursday, January 18th, 2018

 

Three Manipuri receive Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards from President Kovind

Pothashang News Service Imphal, January 18, 2018 : Three artistes from Manipur received Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards from president Ram Nath Kovind in the award presentation ceremony held Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday. Ningthoujam Shyamchand (Nata Sankritana music), Oinam Biramangol Singh (Acting, theatre) and Maisnam Kaminikumar  (Manipuri Dance) were the Sangeet Natak Akademi awardees from Manipur. President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, presented the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Fellowships (Akademi Ratna) and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar) for the year 2016. Speaking on the occasion, the President said art connects people with culture.Read More


MINISTER SHYAMKUMAR INAUGURATES 14TH DISTRICT LEVEL KACHAI LEMON FESTIVAL IN UKHRUL

Minister Shyamkumar announces Rs 24 lakh fund for construction of rural market & retail market in Kachai Ukhrul Town, January 18, 2018 (DIPR): Horticulture and Soil Conservation Minister Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar inaugurated the14th district level Kachai Lemon Festival at the Kachai local ground, Ukhrul district. The festival is organised by Kachai Fruit Farming &  Processing Cooperative Society Ltd and will conclude on 20th Jan, 2018. All together 147 stalls are displaying the best lemons cultivated in the village. Speaking as the Chief Guest of the inaugural function, Th. Shyamkumar announcedRead More


‘DBT FOR OLD AGE PENSION WILL BE LAUNCH SHORTLY’

Kangpokpi, January 18, 2018(DIPR): Highlighting the various schemes and projects taken up under her departments, Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Smt Nemcha Kipgen said that once 100 percent Aadhaar linking are completed for all the beneficiaries, the 17 months Old Age Pension will be given to the beneficiaries through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). DBT will be launch by the team from the Centre. So, she sternly instructed the concerned officials of Social Welfare Department to complete the Aadhaar linking process at the earliest so as to deliver the pension amountRead More


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