Friday, February 23rd, 2018


Government at its best to improve the police-public relationship: CM

Imphal, February 23, 2018 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that the government would try its best to improve the police-public relationship by holding talks with various stakeholders in the State. This was stated by him at the closing function of the 6th All India Police Archery Championship, 2017 held at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium, Imphal today. Speaking as the Chief Guest of the function, Chief Minister said that with the advent of the new government, rationalisation of transfer and postings of Police personnel are being introduced in the State. He remindedRead More

Manipur displays organic products in Myanmar

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 23:  Manipur organic products were displayed in the 2-day North East India-Myanmar EXIM Conclave that was launched today at the conference hall of Mandalay Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Manipur occupied a stall represented by Debadutta Sharma in collaboration with Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA) along with organic products produced in Manipur. Varieties of unique products of NE were displayed in eight (8) stalls at the conclave. The conclave aims at promoting trade for horticulture, handloom and handicrafts, bamboo products of North Eastern statesRead More

No discrimination among districts: Biren

Imphal, February 23, 2018 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Sigh said that the present Government is giving equal attention to all the districts in terms of enhancing education system and setting up of educational institutions. He made the statement while making clarifications to the arguments raised by Opposition MLAs during the discussion of the Manipur Appropriation (No.2) Bill, 2018 in the State Legislative Assembly today. Acknowledging the fact that hill areas usually face extreme scarcity of drinking water during dry seasons, the Chief Minister said that the Government is focussing on takingRead More

ST demand ‘will not affect’ ATSUM, STDCM or any community

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 23: Schedule Tribe Demand Committee of Manipur (STDCM) has reacted over opposing its demand to include Meitei in the Schedule tribe list of the Constitution by All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) and All Tribal Rights’ Protection Forum, Manipur (ATRPFM). The demand committee was reacting to the comments of the two tribal bodies over the consent of former politician and president of Senior Citizens Forum Manipur, R. V. Mingthing that he supports the campaign to include Meitei in the schedule tribe list. STDCM said itRead More

Justice Kotiswar as Chief Justice

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 23: Justice N. Kotiswar, senior most judge of the High Court of Manipur has assumed the charge of Chief Justice of the High Court of Manipur with effect from today as per notification issued yesterday by the joint secretary to the government of India, ministry of law and justice. Justice Kotiswar assumed the charge consequent upon the retirement of Justice Abhilasha Kumari as Chief Justice of the state high court.

Gyan Garima Manad Alankaran to Sonamani

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 23, 2018: Gyan Garima Manad Alankaran, 2017 has been awarded to E.Sonamani Singh, noted litterateur of Manipur. Sonamani has authored more than 40 books is a doyen of the Manipur Literary and Socio-cultural fraternity. He has enriched Manipuri language with his adept multi-faceted creations through novels, short stories, poetry, translation and Khan Kavyas. The award will be formally handed over by chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh on February 26 at 4 pm at Maharaj Chandrakirti auditorium, palace compound, Imphal.

Seminar on Migration and Ethnicity in NE India

Imphal, February 23: Governor Najma Heptulla today launched a 2-day national seminar on “Migration and Ethnicity in North-East India” at Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Regional Campus, Makhan, Kangpokpi. Najma said there is a serious concern about illegal migration in the North Eastern states. Illegal migration has been considered as a cultural and demographic threat for the numerically smaller communities of the region. The North Eastern states share long borders with neighbouring countries and this has led to a more pronounced feeling of insecurity among the local populace in the region forRead More

Water scheme poured to Suangkuang

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 23, 2018: A water supply scheme was handed over to the villagers of Suangkuang village by Khuga Battalion under the aegis of HQ 27 Sector Assam Rifles today. Suangkuang village is one of the remotest village of Churachandpur district and was without permanent source of water. The villagers were dependent of a seasonal nala which was four kilometers away from the village. The water supply scheme handed over was prepared under Border Area Development Project. HQ 27 Sector Assam Rifles besides looking after security situationRead More

Saklon released

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 23, 2018: 11th Edition of Saklon, an annual international Manipuri magazine, was releaed today, at the auditorium of directorate of information and public relations, Moirangkhom Imphal. The magazine edited was by Sahitya Akademi Awardee, Saratchand Thiyam and published by Sahitya Thoupang Lup (Sathoulup). It is dedicated to Mahakavi Hijam Anganghal Singh as part of a year-long observance to commemorate his contribution to the Manipuri literature. Meghachandra said literature has a strong correlation with journalism. To be a successful journalist, students of journalism should know the word powerRead More

20 students injured in road mishap at Senapati

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 23, 2018: At least twenty students of Don Bosco College Maram who were volunteering in poppy plantation destroying drive were injured. The injured, 12 male and eight female students were rushed to 34 AR hospital, Maram and later referred to district hospital. Eleven of them were referred to JNIMS. Five of them were critically injured. The incident happened at around 9:45 am yesterday and 27 student volunteers were there when the incident occured. The drive was organised by the district administration led by P.P. RONALD SDO/SDMRead More

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