Thursday, March 8th, 2018


Manipur second N-E state to qualify for PMGSY – II: Biswajit

Imphal, March 8, 2018 (DIPR): Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh today announced that the state has qualified for PMGSY -II and 325kms road stretch will be upgraded to the width of 5.5m. He was speaking at the inauguration of Bailey Bridge (170 ft) which was built over Kanto River,Yumnam Khunou to Sinam Kom Road, National Highway-150 to Naranseinya Maning Road ,Wangjing to Heirok Part I & II Road and Pallel to Mantak Road which was held at Kanto. The inauguration was organised by Principal SecretaryRead More

State identifies two alternative crops for poppy cultivation

Imphal, March, 8, 2018 (DIPR): Horticulture and Soil Conservation Department Director Shri K. Kipgen said the State has a potential area of 2.7 hectares of land for cultivation of horticultural products. Stating that farmers suffer 35-40 percent post production loss on perishable products, he hoped that it will be solved with the setting up of cold chains, which are almost ready. He was addressing the media persons at the series of press conference organised by the Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) in collaboration with the head of theRead More

Hardcore bomb expert nabbed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 8, 2018: In what can be termed as a major blow to the nefarious activities of the insurgent groups, 26 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR(South) in a joint operation with Thoubal Commandos nabbed a hardcore Improvised Explosive Device (IED) expert of the People Liberation Army (PLA), a banned insurgent outfit. The individual was apprehended while he was trying to link up with an IED courier who was smuggling the explosive consignment from Myanmar through Kamjong District. The individualRead More

Governor hails Manipur women

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 8: Sixteen women from different parts of all the districts were honoured on the occasion of the International Women’s Day celebration held today at Durbar hall, Raj Bhavan, Imphal. The day was celebrated on the theme “Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives” Governor Najma Heptulla exclaimed that Manipuri women are very much empowered than the women from the rest of the country. This is because they are traditionally better placed in the social rung than their counterparts in other parts ofRead More

Four including a KCP cadre arrested on killing Jagat

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 7, 2018: A member of KCP with three persons was arrested in connection with the killing of Thokchom Jagat alias Tony during Yaoshang festival that broke the melody of the festival. The person who shot Jagat was a member of KCP group which is under suspension of operation, said police. He has been identified as Haobijam Dillip alias Taibangnganba from Bishnupur residing at Langol Lai Manai in Imphal West. He was arrested with the double barrel gun used to shoot Jagat. His companion has beenRead More

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