Friday, March 23rd, 2018


Independent Judiciary is a National Asset and Essential for a Modern Society: Governor

Imphal, March 23, 2018 (DIPR): Hon’ble Governor of Manipur Dr. Najma Heptulla inaugurated the 5th Anniversary of the establishment of High Court of Manipur, held at the auditorium of the High court of Manipur, today. Speaking at the function as the Chief Guest, Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla said that she felt privileged to be in the company of the Learned Judges of the Manipur High Court as well as the Judges of Subordinate Courts of the state and distinguished lawyers and officers of Manipur Judicial Service who form an importantRead More

Government already taken up steps to restore Lamphelpat into waterbody: CM

Imphal, March 23, 2018 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that the present government has taken up various steps for the restoration of the Lamphelpat into a waterbody and a total of 475 acres has been earmarked for the purpose. This was stated by him at the Special Session of the Manipur State Meet on “Promoting Space technology Based Tools and Applications in Governance and Development” of MARSAC held at Classic Grande, Imphal today. Speaking as Chief Guest of the function, Chief Minister said that such initiative of theRead More

‘Tripartite talks’ ends with state assurance

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 23, 2018: The  seventh round of talks among the United Naga Council (UNC), state government and the Central government ended with the assurance from the state government to finalise its stand on the UNC’s demand by April 10. The talks was held today at District Rural Development Agency conference hall in Senapati town. It was initiated in March last year finding a solution to the UNC’s demand to revoke the Congress government order of creating seven new districts. The last round of talk was heldRead More

Its Financial year, suspend Cease-work strike: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 23, 2018: The cease-work strike would affect the financial year transactions at the end of the financial year which would directly or indirectly affect the people of the state, said chief minster Nongthombam Biren Singh as he appealed the state employees to suspend the employees’ cease-work strike. The employees under the umbrella of Joint Administrative Council of All Manipur Trade Unions’ Council (AMTUC) and All Manipur Government Employees’ Organisation (AMGEO) launched cease-work strikeon Thursday demanding implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations in the state. The council blames the Biren SinghRead More

Minister Shyamkumar inaugurates first Kamo Hau Cultural festival 2018

IMPHAL, March 23, 2018 (DIPR): Shri Thaounaojam Shyamkumar, Minister of Forest & Environment, MAHUD, Town Planning and Horticulture & Soil Conservation today inaugurated the 1st Kamo Hau Cultural Festival 2018 at Phalang village, Phungyar Sub-division under Kamjong district. The five-day festival is being organised by Kano Hau Arts and Cultural Organisation (KHACO) under the theme “Our Land, Our Culture”. Speaking as the chief guest at the inaugural function, Th. Shyamkumar stressed on the need for preserving the age old traditional culture both in the hills and valley. He said peaceRead More

Increasing numbers of entrepreneurs will minimize the problem of unemployment

Imphal, 23rd March, 2018 (DIPR): Commerce, Industries and Textiles Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh today inaugurated one day job fair at National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Imphal. The one day job fair was organized by National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology in collaboration with Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India. The main objective of the one day fair is to provide jobs to trained job seekers of the state. Speaking on the occasion Minister Th. Biswajit stated that increasing numbers of entrepreneurs will minimize theRead More

Congress hopes back to power in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 23, 2018: Congress media in charge and spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala has said the All India Congress Committee (AICC) has resolved to bring back Congress government in Manipur in a meeting with the party president Rahul Gandhi in Delhi on Thursday. The meeting was attended by former deputy chief minister Gaikhangam Gangmei and MLA Kh. Joykishan, MLA Govindas Konthoujam, MLA A. Mirabai Devi, MLA K. Ranjit Singh, Chaltolian Amo, MLA Th. Lokeshwar Singh, MLA N. Loken Singh,  MLA Henry Okram, MLA Surjakumar Okram among others. Joykishan saidRead More

Cease-work strike paralyses offices

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 22, 2018: Cease-work strike launched, on Thursday has paralysed the government offices of Manipur, by the apex state employees’ body, Joint Administrative Council of All Manipur Trade Unions’ Council (AMTUC) and All Manipur Government Employees’ Organisation (AMGEO). The indefinite cease work strike was launched to push for implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations in the state. “Eighty to ninety percent of the employees have effectively responded to our cease work strike. This shows that employees support the strike”, said Biken Laitonjam, general secretary of the joint administrative council. TheRead More

Measles outbreak at Phoklong kills 4

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, Mar 23: Measles has killed 4 at Phoklong village of Tamenglong district including one four years old boy who died on Wednesday night while two are said to be in critical condition among sixty children who are suffering from the disease. Elungtuing Pame, a four-year old boy from Phoklong village, Tamenglong had for two-three days experienced fever, headache and diarrhea with red skin rashes, and on March 21 he coughed whole night and breathed his last. Doctors confirmed that Elungtuing died suffering from measles. Three other children have diedRead More

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