April, 2018


Tamenglong District Administration decided to “Go to the remotest Village”

Tamenglong, April 30th, 2018, (DIPR): To fulfill the dreams of the people of remotest villages of Manipur under the slogan “Go to Village” the District administration of Tamenlong has decided to go to the remotest Village of Tamenlong district as discussed during the DLO (District Level Officer) meeting held today at the Tamenglong District headquarter. The meeting chaired by the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Tamenlong Lamabam Kiran Kumar has choose to go to the Khonpung Village at Tamei Sub-division in Tamenlong District and launch the programme “Go to Village” tomorrow​. Tamei MLARead More

The quality of education link to textbook: Ranjit

Imphal, the 30th April, 2018 (DIPR) :  “The quality of education is link to textbooks  so in order to achieve quality education  new textbooks with e-learning contents and  bar codes will be prescribe from the next session” .This was stated by Th, Ranjit Singh, Director, Department  of Education in a series of Press Conference held at DIPR, Moirangkhom today organised by DIPR for Head of Departments for highlighting the activities and achievements of the departments under the Government of Manipur. During the Press conference, the Director highlighted the actions initiatedRead More

LASI field survey launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 30, 2018: Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI) Main Wave I Phase II field survey was launched in five districts of Manipur on Monday. LASI is a nation-wide survey to recognise health, economic, social, and overall wellbeing of people aged 45 years and above in India. The survey is undertaken by the International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai under the aegis of the ministry of health and family welfare and Helping Organisation for Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development (HOPARD), Lamphel is the field agency. TheRead More

Preservation and conservation of water bodies need of the hour: Radheshyam

Imphal, April 30, 2018 (DIPR): Education, Labour & Employment Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam said that the people of the State need to preserve and conserve the water bodies. He stressed that water is one of the basic essentials for human survival besides air, sunlight and food. Th. Radheshyam was speaking as Chief Guest at the Prize Distribution Ceremony of a Painting Competition on the theme ‘Save Nambul’ organised by the Solidarity of Women and Peace at the Community Hall of Haobam Marak Keisham Leikai. The Nambul River, he added hasRead More

Establishment of Dhanamanjuri University a big achievement: Nodel Officer RUSA

Imphal, 30th April, 2018 (DIPR): Joint Director, Department of Education (U), Shri L. Iboyaima Singh said that the department had taken a bold step to address the challenges faced in higher education by appointing 223 Assistant Professors and 12 College Principals. He said this while interacting with media personnel at the Series of Press Conference of Head of Departments for highlighting the developmental activities and achievements of the govt. at DIPR complex, Moirangkhom today. He further stated that the department had introduced vocational courses in 29 Government Colleges and 11Read More

Final electoral roll stood at 19,15,243: Bono

Imphal, 30th April, 2018 (DIPR) : With the prior approval of Election Commission, the Final Electoral Rolls  was published on 12.01.2018. The Total voters in Manipur as per the Final Electoral Roll stood at 19,15,243 said, Shri K. Bono Singh, Joint Chief Electoral Officer (Jt. CEO) while addressing the press conference organized by DIPR in the Series of Press Conference of Head of Departments for highlighting the developmental activities and achievements of the govt. at DIPR complex, Moirangkhom today. He said that out the 19,15,243 voters, no. of male electors are 9,32,791 andRead More

Chandel is all set for “Go to Village” mission

Chandel, April 30, 2018 (DIPR): The District Administration, Chandel is all set to launch its “Go to Village” mission on May 1. The launching programme of the mission would be held at S.Molnom village (Sajik Tampak) under Chakpikarong sub-division, Chandel. All preparations for delivery of services and addressing queries and concerns of the public have been finished and 19 departments/agencies have been instructed to set up stalls for delivery of services. The Deputy Commissioner, Chandel Krishna Kumar appealed the people of the district for their support and sought the concertedRead More

Plea for strong bridge instead of hanging bridge

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 30, 2018: Bailey Bridge Construction Demand Committee (BBCDC) of Sekmaijin Khunou and Phoubakchao today urged the chief minister Nonthombam Biren Singh for construction of an all-weather bridge instead of the hanging bridge. The appeal was made on the eve of the launching of “Go to Village’ mission, which was scheduled to launch on May Day at Laphupat Tera Komlakhong Gram Panchayat in Konuma, Mayang Imphal constituency of Imphal West district Secretary of the committee, Konthoujam Manihar talking to reporters at Manipur Press Club saidt the Litan bridgeRead More

UCM reaffirms for integrity

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 29, 2018: United Committee Manipur’ new president and its office bearers reaffirms to stand for Manipur’s territorial integrity and fight those issues that challenges the integrity and unity of the people of different communities of the state. The united committee today appointed 25 new office bearers for the term 2018-21. UCM is a citizens’ organisation formed to protect Manipur boundary. The new president of UCM, Sunil Karam said, “My first task as a president is to strengthen the unity of the ethnic communities of the state. IfRead More

Special features of Kangla – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. from 22nd April, 2018 – Other clans that reigned at Kangla in different ages: In the previous ages before the reign of Meitei king Nongda Lairel Pakhangba who reigned in the 1st century A.D. at Kangla, we find in the book “Leihou Naophamlon” mentioning about the reigns clan reigned. Next, the Kege (Moirang) reigned. In the Langbachak, the Luwang clan reigned. In the Konnachak, in the 33 A.D. of the Christian era, Nongda Lairen Pakhangba ascended the throne at Kangla. From that period of 33 A.D., the Ningthouja clanRead More

SHIRUI FESTIVAL 2018 COMES TO AN END: Shirui Lily symbolic of emotional bond in state: Biswajit

UKHRUL, April 28, 2018: The Shirui Lily Festival 2018 came to an end this evening at the Tangkhul Naga Long Ground in Ukhrul amidst much pomp and gaiety. The festival which was opened by Chief Minister Shri Nongthombam Biren Singh on April 24 was spread across three venues. Addressing the closing function, Works/Rural Development &Panchayati Raj/Commerce and Industries/Power/Information and Public Relations/AR & Training Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh said that the Shirui Lily has now become a gift from the Almighty to bring an emotional bonding amongst us all andRead More

8 years old student whipped, hospitalised

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April, 2018: An eight year old boy studying in class I at Bethel Upper Primary School, Churachandpur has been hospitalised at the district hospital as a substitute teacher gave him physical punishment for not bringing text books. Demnang assaulted the boy on April 26 at the school. He was not an appointed teacher but a substitute of his mother L. Chingkholam Haokip, posted at the school. Demnang went to the school in place of his mother who was said to be sick. The education department suspended ChingkholamRead More

Women bio-fertilizer producers conferred women entrepreneur of the Year

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 28, 2018: The directors of Green Biotech Ecosolutions Pvt. Ltd., Dr. Ashem Sundari Devi and Geetashori Yumnam, have were conferred with Vasundhara NE women entrepreneur of the Year for Manipur award for the year 2016-2017 in New Delhi on April 26. Both the winner directors said “We feel privileged that our hard work and efforts are recognised at the national level.” Geetashori Yumnam is the daughter of Yumnam Gambhir singh and Leibaklei devi of Naoremthong and Dr. Asem Sundari Devi is the daughter of AsemRead More

Sports infrastructures to reach corners through Khelo India

Imphal, April 28, 2018(DIPR): Sport-lovers and especially children of the state will get to hone their sporting talents conveniently as each and every nook and corner of Manipur will get basic infrastructures through the Khelo India scheme. In the ongoing press conference of HODs organised by DIPR at its Moirangkhom office, YAS Director Shri N Praveen said that the problem of sporting infrastructures concentrating in Imphal will be solved as State Level Khelo India centres comprising of basic primary level training grounds will be set up in hills and remoteRead More

BJP accepts congress challenge, but on the House floor

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 28, 2018: BJP Manpur Pradesh, reacting to Manipur PCC spokesperson Kh. Joykishan’s challenge to debate with the works minister Th. Biswajit, said that the Assembly floor would be the most appropriate proper platform to debate. MLA Joykishan made the challenge yesterday alleging the minister responsible for misappropriation of funds in renovation of MPSC building. Contractor, SN Pamei who is close to BJP-led government is involved in scams including the latest MPSC  renovation involving over Rs. 3 crores is kept defending by the government, said the Congress MLA.Read More

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