Tuesday, March 20th, 2018


State holds a lot of potential for food processing, explore it: Dr. Najma Haptulla

Imphal, the 20th March, 2018 (DIPR): The 105th  Indian Science Congress, inaugurated by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on 16th March, 2018 here in Main Pandal, Manipur University, Imphal was concluded today. Speaking on the occasion as Chief Guest, the Governor of Manipur Dr. Najma Heptulla said that the state holds a lot of potential for food processing; explore it particularly to the scientists and researchers of the country. Manipur is rich bio-diversity, within the top 10 hotspot in the world with the wealth flora and fauna. New speciesRead More

Manipur Pollution Control Board calls for concerted efforts to curb pollution

Imphal, March 20, 2018 (DIPR): Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB) is taking up various steps to monitor water bodies from various sources of contaminants from further polluting the major water bodies of the State through awareness to the masses. Speaking during the 2nd session of the series of Press Conference of HODs organised by Directorate of Information and Public Relations at DIPR Complex at Moirangkhom, Shri T. Mangi Singh, Member Secretary, MPCB said that concerted efforts from all sections of society is needed to help in curbing environment pollution inRead More

MTDC to develop bridges in Tamu-Kalewa region of Myanmar

Imphal, March 20, 2018 (DIPR): The Manipur Tribal Development Corporation Limited (MTDC) has been awarded the project for construction of 69 bridges in Myanmar. Shri Joseph Pauline (IAS), Managing Director of MTDC during media interaction in the ongoing series of Press Conference of HODs organised by Directorate of Information and Public Relations at DIPR Complex, Moirangkhom stated that the current status of the project construction of 69 bridges in Myanmar is under DPR preparation stage. The estimated cost of the above project, which is being funded by the Ministry ofRead More

Communicating and advancements in science and technology need of the hour: Radheshyam

Imphal, March 20, 2018 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that communicating to the masses about advancements in science and technology is the need of hour for an inclusive growth and development of the country. Communication Skill is one of the important factors for the progress of society without which there can be no progress or growth. The Minister was speaking at the Valedictory Ceremony of the 11th Rastriya Vigyan Sancharak Sammelan (11th Science Communicators’ Meet) at Court Hall, Manipur University as a part of the ongoing 105thRead More

TLM kits distributed to intellectual disable persons

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 20, 2018: Teaching/learning materials were today distributed to 160 persons with intellectual disabilities in a distribution function held at Gandhi Memorial hall, Imphal, organised by Relief Centre for the Welfare of Differently Abled Persons, Manipur and office of the state commissioner for persons with disabilities. The distribution was sponsored by National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (Divyangjan), NEIPID and department of empowerment of persons with disabilities (Divytangjan), ministry of social justice and empowerment. The TLM kits distributed today varies according to fourRead More

Statewide Measles Rubella vaccination campaign to launch on March 26

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 20, 2018: A media sensitization workshop on Measles Rubella vaccination campaign was held today Classic Hotel, Imphal, which will be launched statewide on March 26. The workshop elaborated on role of media over the deadly diseases of measles and Rubella. Vaccination will be run at all schools, across communities, at government hospitals and health centres and will be free of cost and will go on for five weeks. This vaccine is to be administered as a single shot to children in the age group of nine monthsRead More

Assam Rifles celebrates Cheiraoba

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 20: Units of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter IGAR (South) celebrated the auspicious and pious festival of Cheiraoba at various locations. 15 Assam Rifles celebrated Cheiraoba at Chingarel temple with the locals. The arrangements for smooth conduct and refreshments for all devotees were done by Sawombung Company Operating Base of 15 Assam Rifles. The festival started with influx of devotees to the Chingarel temple by first light. 15 Assam Rifles had done all arrangements to increase the succor of devotees. Approximately 2500Read More

Bus stand constructed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 20: Assam Rifles of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under aegis of has constructed a bus stand at Meizailung Tang village, Ukhrul sistrict. The village authority of Meizailung Tang village had approached 27 Assam Rifles for construction of bus stand at Meizailung Tang village. The project was completed and handed over to village authority on March 18. Meizailung Tang has a sizeable population of ex-servicemen and the project was whole-heartedly welcomed by them. Amidst a well attended inauguration ceremony, the local population conveyed their heartfelt gratitudeRead More

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