Thursday, March 15th, 2018


Technology business incubation centre inaugurated

Imphal, the 15th March, 2018 (DIPR): Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Environment & Forests and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has inaugurated Technology Business Incubation Centre at IBSD Campus, Takyelpat, Imphal today. Speaking as Chief Guest, the union minister urges the people to join and promote the “Green Good Deeds” movement which focuses on social & public activities. Planting of Bamboo is also a part of Green Good Deeds and reminds to perform at least one Green Good Deed every day. Anybody can access the 500Read More

Biren launches Startup Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 15, 2018: Chief Minister N. Biren Singh today launched two schemes – “STARTUP Manipur” and “Lairik Tamhanlasi”. The official launching of the schemes was held at chief minister’s secretariat in the presence of minister for education Th. Radheshyam and minister for agriculture V. Hangkhanlian. Biren said various schemes has been launched for the poor, needy and disable people of the state and many projects have been inaugurated during the ‘Inauguration Fortnight’ being held in connection with the first anniversary celebration of the BJP-led state government. TheseRead More

CM Biren seeks blessing from people

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 15, 2018: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has urged the people to keep on shower blessings to the government saying that the new government has been working with a commitment to execute all the developmental activities and implement different schemes with a ‘humane touch’ as a mission since the past one year. The chief minister was speaking to media persons during his visit to different old age and children homes on the occasion of one year completion of the BJP-led government today. He visited Old Age Home, Mongshangei,Read More

Manipur cyclists hopes to complete ‘India tour’ ahead of Sangai festival

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 15, 2018: Philem Rohan, a Manipur cyclist who  recently made a ride from Delhi to Manipur hopes to complete his ‘India tour’ ahead of the next Sangai Festival. He completed 28 days solitary ride from Delhi to Manipur carrying the message “Pollution free India and a journey taken with an extra mile”. It was a distance of 2,800 kilometres ride. His next trip starts on March 17 at Kangla, west gate to reach Kolkata. Minister Karam Shyam will flag off the trip. “It will be a distance ofRead More

Farmers caution strike for government negligence

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 15, 2018: Farmers of Lamai, Imphal East have cautioned to take up mass agitations by blocking Imphal-Ukhrul road if the government fails to assure to provide irrigation water from Thoubal Multi-purpose project and Dolaithabi Barrage project to their agricultural land by March 31. Prime minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the projects during his visit to Manipur on Friday. Thoubal Multi-purpose Project Neglected Area Agricultural Development Organisation (TMPNADO), secretary Telem Dara Singh said the organization is an apex body of various organizations of 60 villages of Lamlai, majorityRead More

Joykumar Inaugurates Technologies Display and Dissemination Facility Centre

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 15, 2018:Deputy chief minister YumnamJoykumar Singh today inaugurated department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Technologies Display and Dissemination Facility Centre at Takyelpat in Imphal. The centre which has been developed in collaboration with Bhaba Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai and built up in the office complex of Manipur Science and Technology Council (MASTEC) comprises a tissue culture laboratory, an exhibition hall and a green house. Joykumar said, technologies which have been developed by BARC are very impressive and it will cater the needs mostly for ruralRead More

True leaders needed for the welfare of all: Radheshyam

Imphal, March 15, 2018 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radhehsyam said a true leader is a must in every field to achieve the intended goal for the welfare of all sections of the society. Teachers and officials should be encouraged to join training programmes to become a true leader, he added. The Minister was speaking at the inauguration of State Leadership Academy, Keikol Koirengei, organised by the Directorate of State Council of Educational & Research Training, (SCERT). Cherishing the officials and staffs of Education Department for their dedication and hardRead More

Archery championship concludes

Pothashang News Service: Imphal; March 10, 2018: State Level Archery Championship 2017-18 which was launched on March 13 at the 6 Assam Rifles ground, Keithelmanbi concluded today. The championship was organised by the 6 Sector Assam Rifles, Keithelmanbi. The competition was held in three different categories namely Indian, Recurve and Compound rounds. Health minister L. Jayantakumar Singh said organising such competitions will indeed help to groom the young sporting talents of the state. He appreciated the Assam Riffles in the state saying that they are helping the state in manyRead More

AMWJU boycotts MLA Samuel Jendai

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 15, 2018: The All Manipur Working Journalists Union (AMWJU) has boycotted MLA Samuel Jendai for insulting journalist using offensive language during inspection of the district sports complex on Wednesday. A press statement released by AMWJU said the Tamanglong District Working Journalists Union (TADWJU) gave the information. The MLA, according to TADWJU, used the rude language in the presence of a minister and other personalities hurting the sentiments of the local reporters to a great extent. AMWJU has strongly condemned the indecent manner and the unbecoming attitude ofRead More

KCP Mastermind apprehended

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 15, 2018: In a major breakthrough 6 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter IGAR (South) conducted a joint operation with Imphal East commandos in Kontha Aallup in which two cadres of the proscribed group KCP were apprehended with huge quantities of weapons, explosives and drugs including two 9mm pistols, two mines, one improvised explosive device, four live rounds, about 1.8kg opium and other contraband items. Both the cadres were involved in extortion activities and threatening and boycotting Catholic schools. OneRead More

Huge drugs seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 15: Large quantity of drugs—1.86 kg of brown sugar and 10.27 kg of ATS/WY tablets were seized at Tengnoupal by 12 Assam Rifles from a youth of 21 years of age. The the Assam rifles posted at Tengnoupal on Tuesday night stopped and apprehended one person with one vehicle. The drugs were recovered from the vehicle. After confirmation of the contraband prohibited under NDPS Act 1985, 12 Assam Rifles informed the Narcotics Control Bureau Imphal unit to take further action of seizure and investigation as prescribedRead More

Journalist union condemns Samuel Jendai

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 15, 2018: The Manipur Hills Journalist Union (MHJU) has condemned in strongest term the ‘verbal abuse’ towards media persons of Tamenglong by local MLA Samuel Jendai during an event held today at Tamenglong. The incident happened amidst the inauguration programme of various projects and particularly during inspection of District Sports Complex gallery in the presence of education minister Radheshayam and PDA Chairman K.Robindro Singh. Extending unconditional solidarity to Tamenglong District Working Journalist Union (TDWJU), the MHJU has expressed ‘resentment and disheartening’ over the provocative attitude ofRead More

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