Thursday, April 19th, 2018

 

At home after 40 years

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 19, 2018: Khomdram Ghambir Singh, a resident of Khumbong, Imphal West, who has been missing since the last 40 years and recently found loitering in Mumbai by a street photographer reunited with his family on Thursday. Ghambhir arrived here in Imphal by Indigo flight at around 2.30 pm today. Large number of people from his locality, well-wishers, relatives and media personnel received him at Imphal airport. Gambhir has forgotten his native language and said “Bahut atsha laga, jinda wapas aa gaya, mara hua ko jinda kar diya”. HeRead More


CM Biren agrees Joupi youth to cultivate lemon grass instead of poppy

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 19, 2018: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has expressed his happiness on hearing that Joupi villagers of Chandel district had agreed to cultivate lemongrass instead of poppy at around 300 hectares of land at Joupi area on the insistence of 29 Assam Rifles. The chief minister today interacted with around 50 students, two teachers and a few village chiefs from Joupi area in Chandel district at the Durbar hall of chief minister’s secretariat today. Informing that the new state government had initiated a campaign known as ‘War onRead More


Minister Kayiisii inaugurates residential quarters and town beautification drive

IMPHAL, April 19, 2018 (DIPR): Official residential quarters for the Chairman and Vice Chairman of Ukhrul ADC was inaugurated by Tribal Affairs & Hills and Fisheries Minister, Shri N. Kayiisii at Ukhrul today. The quarters are located near the ADC office which is in the heart of the town. Later in the day, the TAH Minister also attended the launching function of “Ukhrul Town Beautification Drive” as the Chief Guest. Addressing the gathering, N. Kayisii applauded Ukhrul Autonomous District Council for the noble initiative. Kayisii opined that maintaining physical andRead More


CM Biren demands apology from INC leader

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 19, 2018: Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has urged that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi should apologise the entire country for his conspiracy, attempting to defame BJP president Amit Shah and also defame the Indian Judiciary. Biren made the call following the Supreme Court’s decision on the Judge Loya’s death, which exposed the Congress party and its allies. The Supreme Court has stated that Justice Loya had a natural death, and there dismissed the PIL stating that the PIL is politically motivated and filed toRead More


Rs. 19 crore earmarked for infrastructure development in new districts: Temba

IMPHAL, April 19, 2018 (DIPR): A total of Rs. 19 crore has been earmarked from the Budget Estimate 2017-18 for Public Administrative Building for development of infrastructure of the newly created seven districts including Rs. 5 crore each for Kakching, Kamjong and Noney and Rs. One crore each for Tengnoupal, Jiribam, Kangpokpi and Pherzwal. This was stated by Public Works Department Chief Engineer Shri Kh. Temba Singh during the afternoon session of today’s press conference held at the Moirangkhom office of the Directorate of Information and Public Relations. The seriesRead More


Employees of Agriculture and Horticulture departments demand immediate implementation of 7th central pay

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 19, 2018: Demanding to implement the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations the employees of Manipur agriculture and horticulture departments on Thursday staged a sit-in at the directorate of agriculture complex, Sajenthong, Imphal. Both the departments have been in the employee’s cease-work strike since “Joint Administrative Council of All Manipur Trade Unions’ Council and All Manipur Government Employees’ Organisation” launched the strike on March 22. Loitongbam Sanatomba, general secretary of All Manipur Agriculture Department Employees Welfare Organisation said the employees of the horticulture and agriculture departments as a part of the employeesRead More


Solid waste management for Imphal city completed: PDA

Imphal, 19th April, 2018 (DIPR): The Solid Waste management for Imphal City was completed in the year 2014. This was stated by Executive Engineer, Division-II of PDA Shri Prasanta Wahengbam during the series of press conference organised by Directorate of Information and Public Relations at Moirangkhom office complex today. Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme and NEC funding PDA under Division -I has executed projects such as upgradation and construction of urban slum, roads, women vendor shed, infrastructural development of JNIMS, renovation of Indira Park and construction of infrastructure for shiftingRead More


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