Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

 

MPP TO ORGANISE GENERAL CONFERENCE

Pothashang News Service Imphal, Feb 3, 2018: Manipur Peoples’ Party (MPP) is set to organise its general conference at Gandhi Memorial hall at 9 am tomorrow along with its party presidential election which is organised for every three years. Party’s state returning officer Th. Udoi Luwang briefing the reporters at MPP office said, 377 delegates will participate in the conference. It will take six resolutions on issues of AFPA, ILP, boundary issue, framework agreement, employment generation and political economy, he added. The regional party will announce the steps to be taken up onRead More


Yet more Opium farms destroyed; worth over Rs. 5 crore

Pothashang News Service Imphal, February 3, 2018: A team of police, NAB, NCB and Assam Rifles accompanied by two executive magistrates destroyed 130 acres of poppy plant farms in three regions of Churchandpur. Poppy plants at Monglian 62 acres at 3 locations; at Salvaphai  60 acres; and at B. khomunnuam 8 acres at 2 locations were destroyed. Approximate worth of opium plantation destroyed today as estimated by NCB team is Rs. 5 crore 32 lakh. The drive will continue for next few days as well said the source.


FREE STALLS FOR 7-DAYS CRAFTS EXHIBITION OF BORDER VILLAGES

Imphal, February 3, (DIPR): Directorate of handlooms and textiles is inviting applications on plain paper from interested craftsperson of the villages located in the outlying border of Manipur to participate in the 7-Days Crafts Exhibition of Border Villages of Manipur to be launched onMarch 13 and continue till 19 of the month. In a press release issued by director, handloom and textiles says t the exhibition to be held at Urban Haat, Nilakuthi, Imphal East is organised under the aegis of Manipur Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited. It said the participantsRead More


Lifted vehicles, gun, 77 Codine bottles seized

Pothashang News Service Imphal, February 3, 2018: A combined team of Thoubal police, Kakching police and NAB, SDC of Lilong, food safety officer of Thoubal and Kakching, members of All Lilong Anti Drug Association today seized three four wheelers, eight two wheelers, one double barren gun and two gm of heroine no. 4 in a search operation at Lilong Leihaokhong, Lilong Yangbi and Lilong Haoreibi Awang Leikai. A total of 77 Del (codine) bottles were also recovered from one person identified as Sheikh Safique Ahamed. He was apprehended. The vehicles are suspected toRead More


GOVERNOR ADDRESSES 4TH SESSION OF 11TH MANIPUR LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Imphal, Feburary 03, 2018 (DIPR): The 4th session of the Eleventh Manipur Legislative Assembly began yesterday with the Governor’s Address. Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla in her address to the first session of 2018 highlighted achievements and issues of the State administration. Dr. Najma Heptulla said that the vibrant diversity and proud traditions of the State inspires all, to continuously work towards a shared vision of collective prosperity and inclusive development for the people of Manipur. Continuous efforts are made to remove the emotional and developmental gaps between various communities ofRead More


DEPUTY CM & EDU. MINISTER INSPECTS GOVT. SCHOOLS

Imphal, February 3, 2018 (DIPR): Deputy Chief Minister Shri Yumnam Joykumar Singh along with Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam today inspected two schools – Langol Ningthou Primary School and Wangdei Primary School located at Langol in Imphal West. During the visit, the Ministerial team inspected the infrastructure development works being under taken by the Government to initiate the academic session as soon as possible. The Wangdei Primary School at Langol in Imphal West is constructed under Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA). Deputy Chief Minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh on 20th April, 2017Read More


MINISTER SHYAMKUMAR APPEALS FISHERMEN TO ADOPT CONVENTIONAL FISHING METHODS IN LOKTAK LAKE

THANGA, FEBUARY 3, 2018 (DIPR): World Wetlands Day 2018 on the theme “Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future” was observed yesterday at the Thanga Khunjem Ground, Bishnupur district. The function was organised by the Loktak Development Authority (LDA) in collaboration with the Morning Star Association (MSA). Speaking as chief guest, Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar, Minister of Forest and Environment appealed to the fishermen of the area to stop using un-conventional methods while fishing in the Loktak Lake. He said the use of LED lights and electric current using battery operated devicesRead More


PRADHAN MANTRI MATRU VANDANA YOJANA LAUNCHED

Pothashang News Service Imphal, February 3, 2018: Social welfare and cooperation minister Nemcha Kipgen today launched the Pradhan Mantri Mantru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), a maternity benefits scheme for all pregnant women & lactating mothers, through the direct benefit transfer (DBT) at the office chamber of the minister at new secretariat, Babupara. It is a centrally sponsored scheme with 10 percent state share. The DBT for this scheme will be operational through the Public Financial Management System (PFMS),a web-based online software application developed and implemented by the office of Controller General ofRead More


Key Role by Media in Spreading Awareness among the Public: Meghachandra Kongbam

Imphal, February 3, 2018 (DIPR): As part of World Wetlands Day 2018 observance under the theme ‘Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future’, a discussion programme was convened yesterday at State Information Centre, Palace Compound, Imphal. The observation was jointly organised by Department of Environment, Government of Manipur and Editors’ Guild, Manipur, to spread awareness to the general public about the importance of preserving wetlands in urban areas. The Day is observed every year on 2nd February since the adoption of Ramsar Convention in 1971 to help raise public awareness about theRead More


Manipur to include in Tiger Map

Pothashang News Service Imphal, February 3, 2018: To bring Manipur on the “Tiger Map” of the country the National Tiger Conservation Authority, ministry of environment, forests and climate change and the state forest department today launched a 3-day training programme of forest field staff of the state, at state forest headquarter, Sajenthong Imphal. The training programme is targeted to conduct at six forest divisions of the state to estimate the existence of tigers. It will be conducted for three months. It is said the districts—Ukhrul, Senapati and Tamenglong are evidentRead More


THE SITE FOR NATIONAL SPORTS UNIVERSITY WILL BE CALLED HARAOTHEN: LETPAO HAOKIP

Imphal, February 3, 2018 (DIPR) : Minister, Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Letpao Haokip announced that the site of the National Sports University will be known as Haroathen. The Minister stated this while addressing a press conference yesterday at the Conference Hall of Old Secretariat, Imphal. The stakeholders such as the Chiefs of Koutruk, Haraothen ,Senjam Chirang and Senjam Khunou villages, National Sports University Haroathen Protection Committee and a student organization were  invited for discussion today. During the press conference, the Minister clarified to all those who were present thereRead More


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