Thursday, April 26th, 2018


Biren reviews for ‘Go to Village’ mission

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 26, 2018 : Chief minister N. Biren Singh reviewed the preparations for ‘Go to Village’ mission to be launched on May 1 in a meeting attended by Cabinet ministers, administrative secretaries, nodal officers, DCs and head of departments and other officials of the state government held at the conference hall of Manipur secretariat, today. The chief minister asked the DCs, HODs and officials of various departments to take their work seriously and to put in all possible efforts to make the mission a success. He said such mission wouldRead More

Minister’s brother ‘loots’ betel leaves on gun point

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 26, 2018: Betel leaves transports and suppliers today alleged brother of forest and environment minister Th. Shyamkumar of looting two betel leaves loaded mini trucks by threatening with gun. Protesting against the incident the betel leaves transporters and suppliers today staged a protest demonstration at Thangal Keithel. Minister Shyamkumar announced ban on betel leaves in the state on April 13. But was suspended following a Manipur High Court order of April 19. The drivers who were working under R.S. Transport Agency, identified as Waikhom Daniel SinghRead More

Shirui Festival continues to attract tourists on day 3

Ukhrul, April 26, 2018 (DIPR): The third day of the Shirui Lily Festival, 2018 began at 3:00 p.m. at Shirui Local Ground showcasing different form of traditional dances with flavours from singers and musicians along with the beginning of the first ever ‘ShiChef Season 1.0’ today. A dance group from Ukhrul marked the opening of today’s function followed by the Maibi and Thougal Jagoi by artistes of Government Dance College. Artistes from the state of Assam also performed the famous Jhumur Dance. Cultural troupe from Phaibung village presented a traditionalRead More

Nutrition have been provided regularly for Anganwadi centres: Director Social Welfare

Imphal, the 26th April, 2018 (DIPR): The Department of Social Welfare, Manipur provides welfare programmes and services towards realizing goals and objectives of the Social Welfare especially for weaker sections of the Society through its five major heads namely Welfare of Disabled, Child Welfare, Women’s Welfare, Welfare of Aged, Infirm & Destitute and Social Defense (Prohibition and Compensatory Justice). This was conveyed to the media persons today by Smt. Jacintha Lazarus, Director of Social Welfare, Manipur in the Series of Press Conference of Head of Departments for highlighting the activitiesRead More

Conservation and promotion of Manipuri pony a top priority: Chaoba

Imphal, April 26, 2018 (DIPR):  The Directorate of Veterinary & Animal Husbandry, Government of Manipur has taken up an important project to conserve and promote Manipuri Pony, a threatened breed of the State. The State Government has allocated Rs. 2 crore for setting up a Pony Sanctuary at Heingang to conserve and rehabilitate the ponies that are roaming around, creating nuisance to the public. As the fund allocated will be insufficient, the Department is pursuing to get a loan of Rs. 6 crore from NABARD under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund to provide aRead More

All treasuries & sub-treasuries on online mode, digitisation of pension records in the pipeline: Ajit

Imphal, 26th April, 2018(DIPR): All 18 (eighteen) Treasuries and Sub-Treasuries in Manipur are equipped with online mode giving easy and quick access. This will facilitate real time monitoring of expenditure. This was stated by Director of Treasuries & Accounts, Shri Ch. Ajit Singh while interacting with media persons as a part of the ongoing series of press conferences which are being held at DIPR Office complex at Moirangkhom in Imphal, highlighting developmental activities taken up by various departments in the state. Shri Ajit Singh said, 11(eleven) District Treasuries and 7(seven)Read More

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