Monday, April 23rd, 2018


Tribute to Anglo-Manipuri War heroes

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 23, 2018:  Paying tribute to the Manipuri heroes who valiantly fought in the Anglo-Manipuri War in 1891, Governor Najma Heptulla urged the people to co-operate with the government in eradicating social evils. Unlike the past, where our forefathers fought against the mighty British to save the freedom of our motherland, it is time we stand united against all the evils which is within our society, she added. The Governor was addressing as the Chief Guest at the observation function of the Khongjom Day 2018 at Khongjom WarRead More

AMSU’s rally to tribute of Khongjom war heroes

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 23, 2018: All Manipur Students’ Union today took out a bike rally to mark the observation of Khongjom Day. The rally was set off at Kangla in Imphal to reach Khongjom. The students of around 300 paid tribute to the brave warriors of the soil at Khongjom War Memorial Complex, Kheba Ching, Thoubal. People from different parts of the state came to Khongjom to pay tribute. “Are we still free within the free nation? In this juncture of hardships in the society the generation needRead More

Good governance requires unity of legislature, executive and judiciary: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 23, 2018: There should be good relationship between legislature, executive and judiciary so as to have good governance in the state said chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh at the closing ceremony of the 5th anniversary of the establishment of the High Court of Manipur held at its auditorium, today. Biren said it is our bounden duty to help and improve the lives of the people of the region. He maintained that if we don’t work there won’t be a positive change in the state. Mentioning that the ‘GoRead More

Finance department clarifies on Finance Software utilisation

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 23, 2018: Finance department has clarified against the ‘allegations’ published in local papers on the finance software and its utilisation in the department in a press release issued by undersecretary to the government of Manipur, Aribam Amarjit Sharma. The release states that the state Cabinet in its meeting held on September 5, 2015 approved for development of Finance Management Software and Engagement of Appoids Tech Solutions Private Limited for this purpose. Since the Cabinet decided to engage the firm for development of the software, in the said meeting,Read More

Radheshyam hands over Heisnam Basantakumar award, 2018

Imphal, April 23, 2018 (DIPR): Education, Labour & Employment Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam today, conferred the first Heisnam Basantakumar Award, 2018 to the eminent writer Shri Keisham Priyokumar, popularly known for his story ‘Nongdi Tarakhidarae’. The Heisnam Basantakumar Award-2018 observed to mark the World Book Day Celebration carries a cash prize of Rs 10,000/- along with a citation and a shawl. The award ceremony was organized by Sahitya Thoupang Lup. The Minister said that the conventional books have been the source of knowledge and passion implanting to the human toRead More

Project on floating fish cage launched

Churachandpur, April 23, 2018: The Stiner Initiative, a project by RUTAG IIT Bombay funded by ministry of development of north eastern region and implemented by north eastern region community resource management project (NERCORMP) on ‘Floating Fish Cage for Inland Aquaculture’ was inaugurated today by joint secretary (Minitry of DoNER), S.N. Pradhan at Mata Mualtam Village, Churachandpur District. Director (Admn, NERCORMP), K Hrishikesh  Singh said this is the initiative to increase the population of the fishes to tenfold through practices of proper organic fishing. Delving on the issues of unethical fishing, heRead More

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