Friday, March 16th, 2018


Centre to invest Rs. 30,000 crore for National Highway and Road Development in Manipur: PM Modi

IMPHAL, MARCH 16, 2018 (DIPR): Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today announced that the Centre will invest Rs 30,000 crore in the next 3 to 4 years to develop National Highways and roads in the State. He said the focus will be also on connecting rural areas through the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today laid foundation stones and inaugurated 11 projects worth Rs 750 crore at Luwangsangbam, Imphal East. He unveiled the plaques marking laying of foundation stone of National Sports University,Read More

Students’ committee urged for an end to discrimination against NE people

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 16, 2018: A conflict between some Manipuri students of the university and students from Rajasthan that arise on March 2 appeared to break a communal clash, says Joint Students’ Co-ordination Committee of Manipur. The students’ committee draws the attention of chief minister Nongthongbam Biren Singh to take up a concrete initiative to bring a solution to the issue and initiate to end discrimination against people of the region. The situation at Gujarat came up while people at the mainland India have been creating issues ofRead More

Modi inaugurates 105th National Science Congress; urges scientists for advance effort

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 16, 2018: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the 4-day 105th National Science Congress at Manipur University besides laying foundation stones and inauguration of different projects. This was his third visit to Manipur. Modi called upon the scientific community of the nation to extend its research from labs to the ground. Time is ripe to facilitate ease of living through the power of science and technology, he added. He also called upon the scientists to develop an appropriate mechanism for interaction with school going childrenRead More

Family and JAC receive corpse

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 16, 2018: Family and JAC formed against the killing of Moirangthem Megha, who was killed for allegedly disrupting Lai Haraoba ritual ceremony on March 7, has accepted the corpse today. This development came after the state police and JAC negotiated to an agreement after four persons involved in the killing were arrested and produced before the district magistrate yesterday. Konjengbam Nilakanta from Yairipok Top Chingtha Mathak, Pukhrihongbam Raju from Yairipok Laimanai, Maibam Jiban from Yairipok Top and Laishram Munal from Yairipok Top Chingtha Pukhri Achouba MapalRead More

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