Saturday, April 14th, 2018


Collective determination is key to bring a change: CM

Imphal, April 14, 2018 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh has said that a collective determination is needed to bring about a change in the society. He was speaking as the Chief Guest at Samajik Nyaya Diwas (Ambedkar Jayanti) at Sangai Hall, Hotel Imphal today. The Chief Minister said that people need to cooperate to the Government’s effort towards bringing a change because legislators and executives alone can’t make it happen without mass support. He said that the State Government’s ‘Go to Village’ mission would promote social harmony, spread awareness aboutRead More

Retired police officer arrested

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 14, 2018:  A retired deputy Superintendent of police, Abdul Latif, 63, a resident of Dewlaland Kabow Leikai, Imphal West, was arrested by narcotics Affairs of Border (NAB) yesterday evening in connection with drug trade. The retired police officer was arrested after one Manzil Ahmed Laskar who is in police custody named him of involving in the drug racket. Manzil Ahmed was arrested after he was apprehended by 23 Assam Rifles, posted at Kaimai, Tousem, Tamenglong, on April 10 along with 11.34 kg of ‘World isRead More

Hangkhanlian launches Gram Swaraj Abhiyan

CHURACHANDPUR, APRIL 14: Agriculture Minister Shri V. Hangkhanlian today launched Gram Swaraj Abhiyan in Churachandpur district –a special initiative for villages with large number of saturation under Sabka Sath, Sabka Gaon, Sabka Vikas campaign- during a function organized by the District Administration on the occasion of Bhimrao Ambedkar Jayanti at District Training Centre, Tuibong. While speaking at the launch function, Shri V. Hangkhanlian said that the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan aims to cover weaker sections of the society under key welfare schemes of the Government. His first public speech in MeiteilonRead More

573 villages identified for conversion to a smokeless village by 5th May 2018

IMPHAL, APRIL 14, 2018 (DIPR): “Ujjwala Diwas” will be celebrated in Manipur on 20th April, 2018 as part of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan an initiative of the Ministry of Rural Development. Under the directive of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas – Sapka Saath Sabka Gaoo ka Vikas Sammelan, 573 villages in Manipur have been identified for conversion to a Smokeless Village (100% Domestic LPG provision/ conversion) by 5th May 2018. This initiative is to be executed by Indian Oil in consultation and assistance of State Government. Stephen Chinkhanson Guite, Manager –Read More

Cabinet decision soon on filling up vacant posts: Shyamkumar

Kakching, April 14, 2018 (DIPR): MAHUD and Town Planning Minister Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar today announced that cabinet decision will be taken up soon regarding filling up of the vacant posts in Imphal Municipal Corporation and other Municipal Councils to increase the staff strength in order to carry out various schemes/flagship programmes. He was speaking at the observation function of the Samajik Nyaya Diwas (Social Justice Day) organised by the District Administration Kakching at the Kakching Municipal Council (KMC) conference hall today. Addressing as the chief guest of the function, MinisterRead More

Governor hoists national flag at INA

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 14, 2018: Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla today wished the people of Manipur – a very happy new year on the occasion of Cheiraoba and also congratulated pugilist MC Mary Kom on winning gold in the women’s 48 kg boxing final held last Saturday at the Commonwealth Games in Australia. She was speaking as chief guest at the 74th Anniversary of Flag Hoisting Day at I.NA. Martyr’s Memorial Complex, Moirang, today. The event was observed to commemorate the historic event of the first hoisting of the Tri-Colour FlagRead More

Social Justice Day observed

BISHNUPUR, April 14, 2018(DIPR):   As a part of Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan, the District Administration, Bishnupur observed the Samajik Nyaya Diwas or Social Justice Day in at Panchayat Resource Centre, Bishnupur Mini-Secretariat complex today to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s Dalit social reformer and the principal architect of the Constitution of India, Dr. BR Ambedkar. Befitting floral tribute was also paid by the guests and district administration during the program. Speaking on the occasion as one of the Chief Guests, Hon’ble MLA from Nambol AC P. Saratchandra Singh stated thatRead More

Immediate ban on male vendors at Ima Keithel; drive from April 15

IMPHAL, APRIL 14, 2018 (DIPR): Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar today announced that immediate ban/prohibition has been imposed on male vendors selling goods in and around the Ima Keithel, Khwairamband Bazaar. He was addressing the media persons at his office chamber in New Secretariat office yesterday. Minister of Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD) and Town Planning, Th. Shyamkumar said the male vendors can not sell their goods in the surroundings of the historic Ima Keithel mixing up with the women vendors, who have been traditionally selling the goods since ages.Read More

Bobby’s “Matamgi Manipur” won the best book on cinema

Imphal; March 14, 2018: Bobby Wahengbam’s “Matamgi Manipur: The First Manipuri Feature Film” won the Best Book on Cinema at the 65th National Film Awards 2018, which was announced yesterday. It is the first time that a book on Manipuri Cinema won the coveted award for the Best Book on Cinema. As usual, the Award Ceremony will be held on 3rd May at New Delhi, where the President of India will honour the recipients. The book provides a vivid account of the socio-political scenario in which Manipur regional cinema wasRead More

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