Monday, April 16th, 2018


Cabinet meeting held at Senapati – Cash incentives for Government school students approved

Imphal, April 16, 2018 (DIPR): In line with the State Government’s popular slogan, ‘Go to Hills’, a State Cabinet meeting was held at Senapati District headquarters with Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh in the chair today. It was first the ever Cabinet meeting held in Senapati and fourth among hill districts after Churachandpur, Chandel and Tamenglong. Speaking to media persons, Information and Public Relations Minister and Government Spokesperson Shri Th. Biswajit said that the Cabinet decided to introduce cash incentives for the meritorious Government school students who secure positions in the HighRead More

Demand for a state anti-rape law

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 16, 2018: Victims communities of sexual assault, various joint action committees against sexual assault and Youth Forum for Protection of Human Rights (YFPHR) today staged a sit-in at Pishumthong Ningom Leirak, Community Hall demanding for a Manipur State’s Anti-Rape Law for speedy investigation and trial against crimes against women. Speaking to media persons, Wahengbam Premila Devi, a demonstrator said whenever the public took out protest against any crimes against women in the state, the government remained silent until the protests die out. Premila also saidRead More

CM, Ministers accorded warm welcome at Senapati

Imphal, April 16, 2018 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh and his Cabinet Ministers were warmly welcomed by the people of Senapati district as they visited the district to attend a Cabinet meeting today. Large number of people including huge number of school children and womenfolk stood on both sides of the road to welcome Shri N. Biren and Cabinet Ministers. They were not only presented traditional scarfs and spears as a mark of respect and love but also escorted by huge number of men and women clad in traditional attires upRead More

Paan Thaba staged

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 16: ‘Paan Thaba’ a theatre play based on the folk tale of Manipur popular as ‘Hanuba Hanubi Paan Thaba (Old man and woman planting taro) was staged at MDU hall on Sunday. The play was scripted and directed by Usham Rojio, a JNU scholar. Rojio says, the play is an attempt to bring consciousness against the system of corruption which has engulfed the Maniuri society. Taro is one of the earliest cultivated plants in Southeast Asia and it is a symbol of indigenous civilisation. The folktaleRead More

Biswajit inspects bailey bridges at Motbung and Saparmeina

IMPHAL, April 16, 2018 (DIPR): Works Minister Shri ThongamBiswajit Singh today inspected two bailey bridges at Motbung and Saparmeina in Kangpokpi District. The Bailey bridge at Motbung built across the Imphal River along the Pukhao – Kanglatombi Road is an important bridge for the local populace, however, it was washed away during the 2015 flood. Since the bridge acts as an important connectivity means for the local villages, the people has constructed a footbridge nearby the bailey bridge for the people of the either side of the river to commute.Read More

Construction of 33/11 kv power sub-station at Kachai will started soon: Biswajit

IMPHAL, April 16, 2018 (DIPR): Construction of 33/11 kV power sub-station in Kachai Village in Ukhrul District will start by April end or May beginning, said Power Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh. The power sub-station will improve the existing power supply quality in the area, he said. Shri Biswajit who is also the government spokesperson was addressing the public at Kachai Village, Ukhrul district on Sunday. Unemployment is a major problem in the State, however, it is also a fact that skilled workers are able to generate their own income,Read More

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