Saturday, March 24th, 2018


Illegal logs worth over Rs 1 crore seized in Kamjong district

KAMJONG, MARCH 24, 2018 (DIPR): Forest and Environment Minister Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar said that he will appeal to the Prime Minister and Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India to intervene and stop the incessant felling of trees and timber smuggling in the Indo-Myanmar border. The Minister accompanied by Shri Leishiyo Keishing, MLA Phungyar A/C, seized large number of illegal logs worth over Rs 1 crore at Sorathel village under Phungyar sub-division in Kamjong district yesterday. The Ministerial team including the Forest officials of the district, alsoRead More

Aids distributed to differently-abled persons

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 24: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh said under the Chief Ministergi Sotharabasingi Tengbang(CMST) scheme, around 3000 persons having a disability of 80% or more have been provided Care-Giver allowances, maintenance grant of Rs. 1,500/- per month by the state government till now. The chief minister was at the “Samajik Adhikarita Shivir” and free distribution of aids and assistive devices to persons with disabilities (Divyangjan) held at Khuman Lampak Indoor Statdium, Imphal today. Biren appealed the families of the differently-abled persons to enroll or register them (theRead More

BJP violates constitutional laws: Congress

—demands immediate resignation of 12 Manipur BJP MLA’s & 20 AAP MLA’s in Delhi. Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 24, 2018: All India Congress Committee (AICC) has said the double faced politics of the BJP is blatant, given that in the state of Manipur, the BJP Govt is guilty of the same illegality while expressing its respect toFriday’s judgement of the High Court of Delhi which has directed the Election Commission of India to hear the complaint against 20 AAP MLA’S for holding Office of Profit, but we would like to raise some importantRead More

Governor inaugurates 2-day NE lady advocates conference

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March, 24, 2018: Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla today inaugurated Two Day North East Lady Advocates’ Conference, organised by Adhivakta Parishad, Manipur in association with Legal Cell, Manipur University at the Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan Imphal. Heptulla said that Democracy in the country rests on legislature, judiciary and executive. True democracy thrives where these three pillars are well-balanced. Under the sacrosanct guidelines of the Indian Constitution, their roles are well-defined and complement to each other. The democratic system in the country is likely to be hobbled if theRead More

Education(s) and AAI to construct toilets under CSR

Imphal, March 24, 2018 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh announced that the Airport Authority of India (AAI) and Department of Education (S) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for construction of fifteen (15) toilets in the Government Schools of Manipur. The MoU was signed today at the Minister’s office chamber at New Secretariat, North Block. The MOU for construction of fifteen toilets in Government Schools is signed under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy. Th. Radheshyam said that the MOU was signed between the Director Education (S) ShriRead More

5 welfare TB schemes announced

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 24, 2018: Health and family welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh today announced 5 welfare schemes for TB patients in the state on the occasion of the 37th World TB Day which was organised at the IMA Hall Lamphelpat, Imphal. Speaking as chief guest at the occasion the minister said besides its incentives of nutritional support for TB patients of Rs 500 per month till completion of treatment from April, Rs.1000/- will also be given to all the first informers of new TB cases. A new drugRead More

Manipur High Court celebrates 5th anniversary

Senapati, March, 24, 2018 (DIO): As part of the 5th anniversary celebration of the High Court of Manipur a One Day Legal Awareness programme was organised under the sponsorship of Manipur Legal Services Authority at Mount Everest Higher Secondary School, Taphou, Senapati. Speaking as the Chief Guest Justice Shri Kh. Nobin Singh reiterates the needs of knowing the laws of the land. He said that ignorance of law is not an excuse. Everyone needs to be aware of the laws in order to take the benefits provided under various acts passedRead More

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