Monday, March 12th, 2018


PM will not inaugurate incomplete projects: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 12, 2018: Chief minister Biren Singh today clarified Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not inaugurate incomplete project. He said this at a solemn ceremony organised by the state government to celebrate winning of the award for the best implemented Public Health Programme by Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbag (CMHT)  at CM’s secretariat today. Praising Narendra Modi as a man of great principle, Biren said the Prime Minister would never inaugurate any unfinished project but dedicate only the projects, which are fully ready for commissioning, to the public. HeRead More

YAS Minister inaugurates various sports infrastructures

Imphal, March 12, 2018(DIPR): Hon’ble Minister for YAS Shri Letpao Haokip today inaugurated three sports infrastructural sites in various parts of the state. The events are a part of the ongoing series of inaugurations of government projects to mark the first anniversary of the BJP-led government in Manipur. The projects that were inaugurated today are the Multipurpose Indoor Hall at Senapati Headquarter, the Multipurpose Indoor Hall and a Pavillion for Archery-both at the Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, Imphal. Shri Letpao Haokip inaugurated the multipurpose hall at Rikhumai Taphou area ofRead More

Manipur University is hosting the 105th Indian Science Congress for the first time in its history

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, 12 March 2018: Manipur University is hosting the 105th INDIAN SCIENCE CONGRESS – 2018 from 16 – 20 March. The focal Theme of this year’s meet is “Reaching the Unreached Through Science and Technology.” Indian Science Congress is the biggest scientific event of its kind nationwide. Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 105th India Science Congress (ISC) at Manipur University, Manipur on 16th March. India Science Congress has been organised by the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) a premier scientific Organisation ofRead More

Biren assures quality life; Jayantakumar reacts ‘childish’ Congress

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 12, 2018: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today assured the people to deliver quality of life to the people while he inaugurates Primary Health Centre building, Kairang and PHSC Building, Laipham Khunou held at Primary Health sub-centre, Laipham Khunou, Imphal East. Biren Singh said the state has been experiencing some positive change and the government is focusing to uplift the socio-economic status of the needy and poor people living in the state. After the government launched new welfare and health schemes for disabled persons and needy peopleRead More

Nursing school inaugurated

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 12, 2018: As a part of the “Inaugural Fortnight” health and family welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh handed over the newly constructed General Nursing and Midwifery School, Thoubal today along with a hostel for the nursing students to the people of Manipur. “Inaugural Fortnight” is a series of project inauguration to highlight the achievement the new government that completes one year on March 15. Jayantakumar expressed his happiness for such a milestone achievement. He assured for the required staff and equipments for successfully running the nursing school.Read More

Power vital for industrialisation: Biswajit

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 12, 2018: The industrialisation process is not possible without electricity, said power minister Thongam Biswajit Singh, adding that the target to provide electricity to all households of the State by December 2018 is a commitment of the state government made to the people. Minister Biswajit said this while attending the Ringui Luira Phanit cum Cultural Festival, 2018 at Ringui village in Ukhrul district on Sunday evening. He also for inaccessible areas in the interior villages where installation of poles is inconceivable, power supply will be made through off-gridRead More

Woman caught with Heroin and Brown Sugar in cooker

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 12, 2018: In yet another incident of woman involvement in drug trafficking in the state security forces arrested a woman who was ferrying Heroin and Brown Sugar inside a rice cooker in Tengnoupal district. The lady was identified as Mayengbam Ongbi Tombimacha Devi, 66 wife of late M. Madhumangol Singh resident of Nungoo Wangpokpi, Pangantabi Chingkha Leikai, Thoubal district. She was apprehended by a team of Tengnoupal district police and 12 Assam Rifles yesterday afternoon. Tombimacha was carrying the drugs containing cooker in a passenger vanRead More

Ibobi expects disqualification of legislatures in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 12, 2018: Former chief minister and Congress leader said Okram Ibobi said parliamentary secretaries in the Manipur Legislative Assembly can be disqualified for violation of 91st amendment act passed by Supreme Court. He said 20 MLAs has been disqualified for violation of the Supreme Court directives. Ibobi was speaking to reporters his party office in Imphal on Sunday. He said the laws in the nation are common to all the state. “I don’t believe that Manipur or any state would have a separate disqualification law. The 91stRead More

Security measures heightened at the border

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 12, 2018: Security measures have been tightened at the Indo-Myanmar border town Moreh especially around the integrated check-post which will be inaugurated by Union home minister Rajnath Singh on March 15 as a part of “Inaugural Fortnight” to mark the achievement of the Biren Singh led government. The BJP-led coalition government completes one year on March 15. The government has been inaugurating projects in the fortnight inaugural series since the first day of March amid mockery for bluffing by Congress. As a part of the security measure in connection with theRead More

Drug trader arrested with drug and cash

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 12, 2018: District police arrested a drug trader along with two kilo opium with a cash of Rs. 1, 74, 000 (drug sales return) while he was ferrying the drug in Churchandpur on Sunday. A police team trapped a black car bearing registration number MNO2B 8567 and found Rs. 1, 74,000 in the car. The man in the car was Md Nazir ahmed, 43, resident of Kwakta, Bishnupur district. He revealed the police that the money with him was the collected from selling 2 kg of opium. ActingRead More

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