February, 2018


3,58,123 job seekers in Manipur

Imphal , February 28, 2018  (DIPR) : The number of job-seekers registered during  2017-18 till December 31 in Manipur was 10,664 (6,745 male and 3,919 female), according to Shri Sh. Bijoy Singh, Addl. Director,  Directorate of Employment Exchange. The number of Job-seekers  registered with all the Employment Exchanges during the period from 01.04.2017 to 31.12.2017 was 10,664 including 6,745 male and 3,919 female whereas the number of jobseekers as per live-register as on 31st  December 2017 is 3, 58,123  which includes 2, 46,056(male) and 1, 12,064 (female), said Sh. BijoyRead More

State to punish paddy land devastators

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 28, 2018: Manipur government has announced to punish those who violate the Manipur Conservation of Paddy Land and Wet land Act, 2014 in the valley areas of the state by effectively executing it immediately to punish paddy land devastators   . The act was enacted to conserve the paddy land and wet land and to restrict the conversion or reclamation thereof inorder to promote agricultural growth in the state. Revenue minister Karam Shyam addressing the reporters at his office said the act even though enacted in SeptemberRead More

Free & full wi-fi at Manipur University campus

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February, 28, 2018: Manipur University will soon be filled with free wi-fi (wireless fidelity) signals provided by Reliance Jio, which was announced on Tuesday by the vice-chancellor professor Adya Prasad Pandey. The announcement was made at the office of the vice-chancellor in presence of vice-president of Reliance Jio Balasubramanium Iyer amid teachers and students of the university. Adya Prasad said as an initial stage the plan for free wi-fi service in the campus wi-fi service has already been provided in some section of the campus. But theRead More

14 MOUs for Rs 36,09,00 crore investment

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 27, 2018: Fourteen memorandums were signed between the state government and private companies/investors for mineral exploration with the total investment of Rs 36,09,00 crore during the North East Business Submit which was held on November,2017. Additional director, geology and mining division, S.I. Sharma said this today during  the press in the ongoing series of press conference organised by DIPR. He maintained that state revenue will be increased and will create job opportunities for the locals. Director, trade, commerce and industries M. Luikham said his department willRead More

Khundrakpam people boycotts former Manipur Speaker

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 27: People of Khundrakpam and Saikul Assembly Constituency have ‘socially’ boycotted their MLA Thokchom Lokeshore, who is former Speaker, alleging him of misleading the House. Lokeshore told the House that he has no obstruction in construction of district hospital and veterinary office at the constituency even as he obstructs in the process of land acquisition, said Peace and Development Coordinating Committee (PDCC) general secretary PDCC A. Joy. Talking to the reporters at Manipur press club Joy said the former Congress chief minister by Okram IbobiRead More

Thoubal (Phase III) and Dolaithabi Barrage project begins this financial year

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 27: The common area development (CAD) department has taken up command area development and water management programme in five on-going projects. The programmes are cluster of the 213 M.I. schemes under Imphal East, Imphal West and Churachandpur districts with a culturable command area (CCA) of the project is 9643 hectors, out of which 1448 hectors had already been achieved. 215 M.I. schemes under Thoubal, Ukhrul and Chandel districts with CCA of the project is 9043 hectors, out of which 1118 has been achieved 169 M.I.Read More

Motivation lecture on ‘Join Indian Army and Assam Rifles’ held

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, Februay 27, 2018: Kakching Battalion of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South) organised a motivational lecture for youth on the topic “Join Indian Army and Assam Rifles” at Kha Manipur College, Kakching. A total of 100 students attended the event which emphasised on creating awareness and provided an insight into various service facilities provided by the armed forces. The young enthusiasts were enlightened with various types of entries and employability conditions of service. It was also aimedRead More

Army volleys Paobitek youth

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 27, 2018: In an attempt to strengthen the relations with the local sports clubs and promoting sports in Manipur, 5 JAK RIF of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised a friendly Volleyball match between Mayang Imphal Company Operating Base and Paobitek Youth Development Organization (PYDO) at Paobitek Mayai Lekai yesterday.  MLA Wangoi A/C Lukhoi Singh and film actor cum social worker R.K.Somendro (Kaiku) were invited as chief guest and Yumnam Jamuna Devi, chairperson of Laxmi Bazaar Nagar Panchayat was theRead More

Gold biscuits worth Rs 69 lakhs seized

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 27: The 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) apprehended two individuals carrying 14 gold biscuits (approximately 2.324 kgs) at PVCP, Khudengthabi yesterday. At around 3:45 pm today, a silver colour Maruti van (MN01G 3002) travelling from Moreh to Imphal was stopped for checking at PVCP, Khudengthabi. On checking, gold biscuits were found hidden in various places – inside the shoes, inside the mobile phone in place of battery and attached to the buckle of the leather belt.Read More

Villagers participate in AR security meet

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 27, 2018: The 11 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter 26 Sector Assam Rifles organised a meeting on “Community Security” at Chavangphai village, Moreh yesterday. The meeting was held to discuss issues of mutual importance for the security of all communities in the village and society. Chief and secretary of the village attended the meeting with a total strength of 47 which included 17 males, 22 females and eight children. The meeting discussed various issues like security infrastructure development, promoting sports and recruitment intoRead More

Nemcha Kipgen calls on spiritual leader Shri Shri Ravi Sankar

Bengaluru, February 26, 2018 (DIPR): Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister      Smt. Nemcha Kipgen calls on spiritual leader Shri Shri Ravi Shankar at The Art of Living International Center during her recent visit to the IT city. During the meeting, the Minister puts forward various achievements of the BJP-led Government under the dynamic leader, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh and emphasized that the government is extending every possible assistance, especially to the poor and needy people, by introducing various Welfare Schemes and Programme to uplift their lives towards betterment. TheRead More

LPG distributors from Manipiur bag top prizes

Imphal, February 26, 2018 (DIPR): Annual Indane LPG Distributors Convention 2018 was held at Spring Valley Resort, Sonapur, Assam on February 23, 2018. Awards were handed over to distributors under Silchar Area Office comprising of 4 States wherein Indane LPG Distributors from Manipur bagged 4 awards. Distributors from Manipur bagged the maximum prizes including Overall Best award. Around 14 more LPG distributorship will be opened in Manipur, where online selection was completed. The Convention was conducted by Silchar Area Office of Indian Oil Corporation, comprising of Barak Valley, Assam; Manipur;Read More

Biswajit urges engineers to engage media coordinators

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 26, 2018: Works minister Thongam Biswajit Singh, today urged the state public works department should engage some officials as media coordinators to provide technical clarifications to the media and improve communications between the department and the general public. Biswajit was at the inaugural of 2-day workshop on Quality Control in Road Construction and Preparation of DPR for Roads and Bridges at the Hotel Classic, Imphal. He said lack of communication between the department and the general public has only negatively impacted the relation. The mediaRead More

State Agriculture Fair, 2018 launched

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 26: State Agriculture Fair, 2018 for the farmers was launched today at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen, Palace compound, Imphal East. The function was organised by Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute, department of agriculture, sponsored by the ministry of agriculture and farmers’ welfare. A total number of 42 stalls of various departments and self help groups are opened where agricultural products and agricultural implements are displayed. Chief secretary R.R. Rashmi, said the opening of  agri-fair would boost up and strengthen  the agricultural products , use of technologyRead More

CM attends to 380 peoples’ complaints

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 26, 2018: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh attended to about 380 complaints on the joint Hill Leaders’ Day and Meeyamgi Numit at his secretariat today. He met nearly 800 people at his secretariat to listen to their grievances. The chief minister told the reporters that the performance of the new government is satisfactory towards bringing development in the state. He said he would continue to hold Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ Day until the problems faced by the people aren’t solved. The chief minister said that grievancesRead More

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