Wednesday, March 21st, 2018


CM participates special session on Manipur and India-Japan partnership

Imphal, March 21, 2018 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh participated in the ‘Special Session on Manipur and India-Japan Partnership’ held on March 20, 2018 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The session was attended by Chairperson ICRIER(Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations) Smt. Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Ambassador of Japan to India Shri Kenji Hiramatsu and among others. During the session, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh expressed his strong desire to build a strong Manipur(India)-Japan Partnership. He sought of JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) for InvestmentRead More

MANIRADA for promotion of renewable energy sector: Lourembam Manglem

Imphal, March 21, 2018 (DIPR): Manipur has huge potential to generate solar power using unutilised space on rooftops and wastelands around buildings. Speaking during the evening session of the series of press conference organised by the Directorate of Information and Public Reforms today, Manipur Renewable Energy Development Agency (MANIREDA) Director Shri Lourembam Manglem said the main objective of MANIREDA is to promote the Renewable Energy Sector in the State. MANIREDA was established in 1999 as an autonomous government organisation. Addressing the media interaction, Manglem spoke at length about the ManipurRead More

Gopal Sharma Award 2018 conferred to Airibam Chitreswar Sharma

Imphal, March 21, 2018 (DIPR): Hon’ble Minister ,CAF & PD, Revenue, Shri Karam Shyam shared that even though he himself is not a poet, he feels poetry is a living masterpiece that continues survival and existence even after it was written 1000-2000 years back. He expressed his appreciation for poetry underlyling the indepth philosophy and its mesmerising human appeal on the occasion of World Poetry Day that was observed today at  Priyogopalsana Auditorium, Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy. Renowned writer Aribam Chitreswar Sharma bagged the Gopal Sharma Award 2018 that was sponsored by PoknaphamRead More

Make handloom uniforms mandatory for schools and colleges: Director Lamlee Kamei urges government

Imphal, 21st March, 2018(DIPR): Manipur Handloom & Handicraft Development Corporation Limited has requested the State Government to make mandatory handloom products as school uniform. Addressing media persons at the ongoing  series of press conference organised by Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Managing Director of Manipur Handloom & Handicraft Development Corporation Limited, Shri K.Lamlee Kamei stated that the corporation is in touch with the All Manipur Recognised Private School Welfare  Association regarding supplying and selling of handloom products to education institutions in Manipur. The main objective of the company isRead More

Chanura Lamchinglel Kangleipak celebrates foundation day

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 21, 2018: The Chanura Lamchinglel Kangleipak (CLK) today observed its 26th foundation day at Manipur Press Club, which recalled the achievements and the journey of the organization formed in 1993. Secretary general of CLK, Heikham Eurika Chanu said the organisation was formed at Kwatha with an aim to preserve the indigenous tradition and economy of the state with cotton plantation at Kwatha. President of United Committee Manipur, Johnson Elangbam acknowledged the contribution of CLK and advised the organisation to adapt the and fit into modern andRead More

People’s committee demands immediate construction of Imphal East district hospital

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 21, 2018: Peace and Development Coordinating Committee (PDCC) formed by villagers of Khundrakpam and Saikul assembly constituencies has cautioned to launch agitations demanding to start construction of Imphal East district hospital immediately. The villagers today staged a sit-in in front of the Sagolmang community health centre. The foundation for building the hospital was laid on December 16, 2011 by former chief minister Okram Ibobi. The villagers complain that the construction of the hospital building has not yet started even if the fencing of the three sidesRead More

Training workshop on Hands on Science launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 21, 2018: Deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh today inaugurated a 4-day residential training workshop on ‘Hands on Science’ at Khuman Lampak Youth Hostel, Imphal. The training workshop is organised by Manipur Science and Technology Council in association with Vigyan Prasar, Noida of Department of Science and Technology, government of India. It aims to impart scientific knowledge in the easiest way to school teachers mostly from hill districts of Manipur. Joykumar said teachers should arouse the interest of students and make them think what science is allRead More

Governor’s Cup Polo Tournaments begins

Imphal, March 21, 2018(DIPR): The XXVIII Governor’s Cup Invitation Polo Tournament 2018 and the XVII Governor’s Cup Women’s Polo Tournament 2018 began today at Pologround (Mapal Kangjeibung), Imphal. The event is being organised by the Manipur Horse Riding & Polo Association (MHRPA). Shri Letpao Haokip, Minister for YAS & Water Resources, was the chief guest of the inaugural function. After unfurling the tournament flag, Shri Letpao Haokip took the march past salute for 13 polo teams, which comprised of both men and women teams. Addressing the gathering, Shri Letpao HaokipRead More

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