Thursday, February 8th, 2018


House passes demands for grants

Imphal, February 8, 2018 (DIPR): Four Demands for Grants amounting to Rs 14,195,283,000 was passed by the House today. The Demands for Grants include Demand no. 8 (Public Works Department) Rs 990,29,46,000/-, Demand no. 26 (Administration of Justice) Rs 97,09,26,000/-, Demand no. 44 (Social Welfare Department) Rs 327,55,11,000/- and Demand no. 46 (Science and Technology) Rs 4,59,00,000/-. Shri K. Govindas Singh, Dr. Chaltonlien Amo, Shri Th. Lokeshwar Singh, Shri D. Korungthang, Shri Meghachandra Singh, Shri D.D. Thaisii, Km. AK. Mirabai Devi, Md.Abdul Nasir, Shri Kh. Joykisan Singh, Shri Surjakumar Okram and Shri K. RanjitRead More

Government sets March 15 target for Civil Secretariat completion

Imphal, February 8, 2018 (DIPR): The government aims to complete construction of the Civil Secretariat (Capitol Project) by March 15, 2018 to ensure that the building is inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi during his proposed visit to the State, Works Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh informed the House today. Replying to a Starred Question raised by Opposition MLA Shri K. Ranjit Singh, the Minister explained that the main objective of the government is to complete the construction and hand it over to the people. Replying to anotherRead More

Cycle rally flagged off

Imphal, February 8, 2018 (DIPR): CAF & PD Minister Karam Shyam expressed happiness that cyclist Philem Rohan from Moirang would contribute something to the development of Manipur by spreading messages of a healthy, clean life and environment. This was stated by the Minister during a cycle rally held today from Kangla to Moirang. Rohan started his cycle journey from the 8th of January of this year from India Gate, New Delhi on the theme “Pollution Free India” covering a total distance of 2800 km and reached Manipur just yesterday. Appreciating Rohan on his remarkableRead More

Arm smuggler nabbed

Pothashang News Service, Imphal, February 8, 2018 : One arm smuggler was arrested with one M-16 rifle from his residence at Khominthang near Sim Veng cemetery, Churachandpur. He was identified as Thongthansang @ Sang of Khominthang. He was nabbed yesterday by Churchandpur police. The police acting on information searched the house of Thongthasang and apprehended. He disclosed the police that he had procured the gun from one unidentified arms supplier from Chikha, Myanmar in December last. He has been hiding the rifle in his house. He disclosed the police heRead More

Robindro elected as Deputy Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly

Pothashang News Service, Imphal, February 8, 2018: Kongkham Robindro, BJP MLA, Mayang Imphal was elected as Deputy Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly today. The election was held at 10 am in the State Assembly. K. Robindro defeated Md. Fajur Rahim Congress MLA, Wabagai in voice vote. Mr. Robindro is one of the youngest ever Deputy Speakers in Manipur Legislative Assembly.

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