Thursday, January 25th, 2018

 

ALL SET FOR REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION AMID MILITANT’S BOYCOTT

Pothashang News Service Imphal, January 25, 2018: All set to celebrate the 69th Republic Day to be held at Kangla, Imphal on Friday at 8 am with Governor of Manipur Najma A Heptulla as the chief guest amid 11 hours total shut-down imposed by several revolutionary organisations from 6am to 5pm of Friday boycotting the celebration. At Kangla the Governor will inspect the Guard of Honour commanded by Ms. Bidyapati Thingbaibam, commandant 8th IR(CDO) battalion, and unfurl the National flag. She will distribute Police medal for gallantry, Fire Service medalRead More


8 STATE COPS TO BE HONOURED AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Pothashang News Service Imphal, January 25, 2018: Altogether eight policemen from Manipur will be honoured with Republic awards. Thangkhanlal Guite, IGP, PHQ, will be awarded President’s Police medal for distinguished services along with other 74 policemen. Seven policemen out of 613 selected from Manipur for Police medal for meritorious services are K Ajikumar Sharma (Addl SP, Ops, Jiribam), Sorokhaibam Rudra Narayan Singh (Inspector, CBI, Manipur), Elangbam Bhubaneshwor Singh (Inspector, CID CB PHQ), Yambem Anderson (Subedar, MPTC), Pebam Inaoba Singh (Havildar, 2nd IRB), Khomdram Indrakumar Singh (Havildar, MPR) and Kh. SuranjoyRead More


Father receives bravery award for her departed daughter

Pothashang News Service Imphal, January 25: Father of the brave heart late Loukrakpam Rajeshwori on Wednesday received National Bravery Award from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a function in New Delhi. The award was honoured to  Rajeshwori Chanu gave her life saving Inunganbi (3 years) and another girl Rajeshwori Chanu, 13 years and seven months old, from drowning in the Imphal river. The incident occurred on the afternoon of 10 November, 2016. Ongbi Kebisana was crossing a wooden suspension bridge alongwith her daughter Inunganbi (3 years) and another girl Rajeshwori Chanu. TheRead More


CM CONGRATULATES MIRABAI CHANU AND LANGPOKLAKPAM SUBADANI

Imphal, January 25, 2018 (DIPR): Chief Minister N Biren has congratulated Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and Langpoklakpam Subadani Devi on receiving Padmashree Award 2018, which was announced today.  In his congratulatory message, the Chief Minister said the whole State feels proud of Saikhom Mirabhai Chanu and Langpoklakpam Subadani Devi on receiving one of the country’s highest civilian awards, Padmashree.  He mentioned that the star weightlifter Mirabai became the second woman from India to win gold medal at the Senior World Weightlifting Championships after Karnam Malleswari. He stressed that Langpoklakpam Subadini Devi, a traditional weaverRead More


EVMS IN INDIA ARE AMONG THE BEST: MANIPUR CEO

Pothashang News Service Imphal, January 25: Chief electoral officer (CEO), Manipur today celebrated the 8th National Voters’ Day, 2018 on the theme “Accessible Elections” at Gandhi memorial hall, Imphal. The electronic voting machines used in our country are one of the best, most secured and nothing can be tampered. Many experiments had shown that the machines are foolproof, said the secretary, Rajani Ranjan Rashmi during the celebration. He said the motive of celebrating the day is to make the young voters understand the importance of voting. Election Commission of India (ECI) cameRead More


Assam Rifles displays weapons to children

Pothashang News Service Imphal, January 25: With the motive to increase awareness of the students about the avenues to join the Defence Forces, 5 JAK RIF of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under aegis the of IGAR (South), organised a weapon display and motivation lecture as part of upcoming Republic Day at Bhaktivedanta Institute Mission Higher Secondary School, Sangaiprou, Imphal East district. Approximately 300 students and 20 teachers of the school visited the stands put up during weapon and equipment display. The students were also made aware about the avenues andRead More


EDUCATION MINISTER INSPECTS COLLEGE INFRASTRUCTURE

Imphal, January 25, 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam today inspected Dhanamanjuri College of Science and LMS Law College which is among the five colleges to be a Cluster University to upgrade Dhanamanjuri College as Dhanamanjuri University under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) scheme. The Minister visited the main building of the LMS Law College which was badly damaged in the 2017 earthquake. He also visited D. M. College of Science and inspected the infrastructures of the college which is needed improvement for upgrading to university level standard. Th.Read More


Sekmai people warns to launch indefinite Highway bandh

Pothashang News Service Imphal, January 25, 2018: Progressive Youth Development organization has cautioned the government to impose indefinite bandh along the National Highway 2 if the government fails to provide ration card to the villagers of Laipak area of Sekmai by February 5. Ahongshangbam Ashokumar general secretary Progressive Youth Development organization talking to the reporters at Manipur Press Club on Thursday said the public distribution system has not been functioning properly at Awang Sekma Bazar Leipak, ward number 1, also known Laipak. “Every since the implementation of the food security act on AprilRead More


NEMCHA KIPGEN FELECITATED UNION MINISTER SHRI PARSHOTTAM RUPALA

Imphal, January 25, 2018(DIPR): Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Smt Nemcha Kipgen today felicitated Shri Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Panchayati Raj, Government of India, on his August visit to the state, at the campus of the Institute of Cooperative Management (ICM), Cooperative Complex, Lamphelpat. Addressing the gatherings as the Chief Guest, Union Minister of State, Shri Parshottam Rupala expressed that there is a huge scope for developing cooperative sector in Manipur. Citing the Gujarat pattern of dairy farming where Diary production areRead More


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