Friday, March 9th, 2018


Biswajit attends Luira Phanit at Teinem village

Imphal, March 9, 2019 (DIPR): Works Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh said that he will look to it that work on the 1.5 km long Link Road of Teinem Village in Ukhrul district is included in the work programme and work started by first week of April. The Minister said this while attending Luira Phanit- seed sowing festival at the village today. He also assured to look into the demand of the village authority to black top the road connecting the village to Tolloi junction via Makuikong and ensured toRead More

Security operations along the Indo-Myanmar border

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 9, 2018: Ahead of the proposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Rajnath in Manipur state police today conducted a combing operation at the Indo-Myanmar border town Moreh. A police team with its commandoes conducted the operation at as a part Siang Veng, Mauriang Veng and Khonophai near Integrated Check Post as a part of security measures in connection with the visit of the leaders. The operation took two hours beginning at 2 pm. Altogether 120 persons of  were verified during the operation. ThereRead More

District hospitals for Imphal East and West on the pipeline: Dr Manikanta

Imphal, March 9, 2018 (DIPR): Additional Director Health Dr. Manikanta has informed the media that the work for the construction of District Hospitals at Imphal East and Imphal West is on the pipeline. For the purpose required land has been acquired by the Government. He was speaking at the series of Press Interaction Programme with the Head of Departments organised by the Department of Information and Public Relations. Highlighting the achievements of the present Government he said that 50-bedded new building of District Hospital Chandel and Tamenglong has been inaugurated.Read More

Press conference series highlight DIF role

Imphal, the 9th March, 2018 (DIPR):  The Directorate of Institutional Finance (DIF) is one of the smallest Directorates under the Finance Department is playing key role in the Banking Development of the State, said Md. Ismat Khan, Under Secretary, Institutional Finance, Finance Department, Government of Manipur during the ongoing Press Conference series of DIPR at its office premises of Moirangkhom Imphal. The Directorate is also responsible for establishing an effective co-ordination between the State Government and the financial sectors particularly Banks and Financial Institutions, the under secretary added. Under theRead More

State questioned if Muslims are not Manipuri – cautions mass agitation

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 9, 2018: All Manipur Muslim Organisation and Co-ordinating Committee (AMMOCOC) has questioned the Manipur government if the Muslims are not the people of the state alleging the government for trying to evacuate the people inhabiting at Kshetri Awang Ching in Imphal East. Recently all of sudden the government machinery conducted an operation at Kshetri Awang Ching and it was wrongly expressed on media that the indigenous people of the place as non-locals despite of possessing Aadhar card and voter card, said SM Jalal Sekh, presidentRead More

Three guns and ‘stolen’ vehicle recovered

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 9: A team of Thoubal police has recovered two double barrel guns and a single barrel gun with cartridges and one Activa scooter from a resident of Lilong, Thoubal. The guns and the scooter were recovered during a cordon and search operation at Lilong Arapti Maning Leikai. The items were found from the possession of Md. Niyamattulla , 60 son of (L) Md. Amalatula of Lilong Chaobok Mairenkhul. He was handed over to Lilong Police. The search operation was conducted during 4:30 am to 6:45 am. TheRead More

Samik Bandyopadhyay lecture to restore poetry

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 9, 2018: Eminent critic of Indian art, theatre and film, Samik Bandyopadhyay will deliver lecture on “To Restore Poetry to Theatre” on March 11 at Chorus Repertory Theatre, Shamushang Uku, Imphal in the second Kangjam Padmakumar Memorial Lecture. The event will be chaired by Longjam Joychandra Singh, registrar of Manipur University of Culture. Scholar, editor-publisher, translator, lexicographer, bibliophile, Samik Bandyopadhyay was the Rabindranath Tagore National Fellow at the School for Arts and Aesthetics, JNU, New Delhi (2015-2017) and Member, Publication Committee, Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi since 2016. He was visiting professor,Read More

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