Friday, February 16th, 2018


Chief minister felicitates Neuro-surgeon Dr. Parkinson

Imphal, February 16, 2107 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh felicitated Dr. S. Parkinson Singh, Nuero-Surgeon, JNIMS who successfully performed the first open head surgery at JNIMS after a gap of 10 years yesterday. The felicitation ceremony was held at Chief Minister’s Secretariat today. On the occasion, Chief Minister congratulated Dr. S. Parkinson Singh and whole team of JNIMS for performing the open head surgery for the first time after the erstwhile JN Hospital became JNIMS in the last 10 years. Encouraging the Nuero-Surgeon and the team, Chief Minister handedRead More

Manipur Folktales’ book released

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 16, 2018: A Manipur folk tale book entitled “The Tales Of Kanglei Throne” written by Linthoi Chanu has been release today at the auditorium of Ibotombi Institute of Education, Kha Naorem Leikai, Canchipur. The book release event was hosted by Council of Teacher Education(CTE) Manipur. Professor Nilima Bhagyabati, international secretary general, CTE said  NorthEast states are extremely rich in folktales and a young girl like Linthoi who has written and published book based on the folktales of Manipur is very motivational for the young generation. Folktales needRead More

First Head Surgery performed successfully at JNIMS

IMPHAL, FEBUARY 16, 2018 (DIPR) : On the day 10 of the 4th session of 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly, Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri L. Jayentakumar Singh during the question hour informed the House that an open head surgery was performed successfully at the JNIMS yesterday for the first time in the State. The surgery was performed under the supervision of a Super Specialist Nuero surgeon on an 84 years old woman from Thongju Assembly Constituency. Minister Jayentakumar Singh said the whole surgery cost Rs 15,000 at JNIMS whereasRead More

Ephedrine worth over Rs. 6 crore recovered

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 16, 2018: Continuing with its efforts towards a drug free Manipur and assisting civil administration to eradicate this ‘social menace’, a combined team of 5 JAK RIF of 9 Sector Assam Rifles along with Thoubal Police, NAB, Manipur and volunteers of ICRO (Islamic Cultural Research Organisation) and ALADA (All Lilong Anti Drug Organisation) recovered a huge quantity of banned drug Ephedrine. In a major success against drugs in the state, the combined team recovered drugs hidden inside a hume pipe in the paddy fieldsRead More

Seminar on Multiplying Farmers’ Income held

Imphal, February 16, 2018 (DIPR): A seminar on Multiplying Farmers’ Income Opportunities in Animal Husbandry and Processing of Organic Pig and Fish Products – Potential for Exports – Focus North East was held today at Hotel Classic, Imphal, Manipur. The seminar was jointly organised by PHD chamber of commerce and industry, ministry of food processing industries and North Eastern Council. Minister of fisheries, hill and tribal area department, N. Kayishii said unemployment problem among the youths is on the rise with each year. The unemployment issue poses a challenge toRead More

Chandel children leave for National Integration Tour

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 16, 2018: Children of Chandel district today left Imphal to participate in the National Integration Tour to Delhi and Agra organized by 4 Assam Rifles of HQ 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR(S). The tour was flagged off by Brig R K Singh, deputy IGAR(South) at the headquarter of IGAR (South) Mantripukhri. The tour consist of 20 students (9 girls and 11 boys) with 2 teachers from St. Mary’s School and Government High School, Sajik Tampak, Standard English High School, Sugnu, St.Read More

AICTE conducts PMSSS workshop at Aryans Group, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, 16th February: All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi conducted a scholarship workshop for JK students studying under Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) today at Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh. Thousands of JK students studying in around 80 Colleges of Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh under PMSSS participated in this one day workshop. Prof. Alok Prakash Mittal, Member Secretary, AICTE, New Delhi was the Chief Guest on the occasion while Dr. Manpreet Singh Manna, Director, PMSSS & SWAYAM; Prof. Ajeet Angral, Nodal officer,Read More

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