Saturday, April 28th, 2018


SHIRUI FESTIVAL 2018 COMES TO AN END: Shirui Lily symbolic of emotional bond in state: Biswajit

UKHRUL, April 28, 2018: The Shirui Lily Festival 2018 came to an end this evening at the Tangkhul Naga Long Ground in Ukhrul amidst much pomp and gaiety. The festival which was opened by Chief Minister Shri Nongthombam Biren Singh on April 24 was spread across three venues. Addressing the closing function, Works/Rural Development &Panchayati Raj/Commerce and Industries/Power/Information and Public Relations/AR & Training Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh said that the Shirui Lily has now become a gift from the Almighty to bring an emotional bonding amongst us all andRead More

8 years old student whipped, hospitalised

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April, 2018: An eight year old boy studying in class I at Bethel Upper Primary School, Churachandpur has been hospitalised at the district hospital as a substitute teacher gave him physical punishment for not bringing text books. Demnang assaulted the boy on April 26 at the school. He was not an appointed teacher but a substitute of his mother L. Chingkholam Haokip, posted at the school. Demnang went to the school in place of his mother who was said to be sick. The education department suspended ChingkholamRead More

Women bio-fertilizer producers conferred women entrepreneur of the Year

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 28, 2018: The directors of Green Biotech Ecosolutions Pvt. Ltd., Dr. Ashem Sundari Devi and Geetashori Yumnam, have were conferred with Vasundhara NE women entrepreneur of the Year for Manipur award for the year 2016-2017 in New Delhi on April 26. Both the winner directors said “We feel privileged that our hard work and efforts are recognised at the national level.” Geetashori Yumnam is the daughter of Yumnam Gambhir singh and Leibaklei devi of Naoremthong and Dr. Asem Sundari Devi is the daughter of AsemRead More

Sports infrastructures to reach corners through Khelo India

Imphal, April 28, 2018(DIPR): Sport-lovers and especially children of the state will get to hone their sporting talents conveniently as each and every nook and corner of Manipur will get basic infrastructures through the Khelo India scheme. In the ongoing press conference of HODs organised by DIPR at its Moirangkhom office, YAS Director Shri N Praveen said that the problem of sporting infrastructures concentrating in Imphal will be solved as State Level Khelo India centres comprising of basic primary level training grounds will be set up in hills and remoteRead More

BJP accepts congress challenge, but on the House floor

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 28, 2018: BJP Manpur Pradesh, reacting to Manipur PCC spokesperson Kh. Joykishan’s challenge to debate with the works minister Th. Biswajit, said that the Assembly floor would be the most appropriate proper platform to debate. MLA Joykishan made the challenge yesterday alleging the minister responsible for misappropriation of funds in renovation of MPSC building. Contractor, SN Pamei who is close to BJP-led government is involved in scams including the latest MPSC  renovation involving over Rs. 3 crores is kept defending by the government, said the Congress MLA.Read More

World Veterinary Day observed

Imphal, 28th April,2018 (DIPR): World Veterinary Day 2018 was observed under the theme,” The role of veterinary profession in sustainable development to improve livelihoods, food security and safety” at the Auditorium of Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Gate, Imphal, today. Speaking  as  Chief Guest at the function, Shri H.Dingo Singh, MLA, Legislative Assembly, Manipur said that the relations between human being and animals give us huge benefits and quantity of products for the sustainable development to improve livelihood of people. He appreciated the department for their effort in taking care of animalsRead More

Governor felicitates Commonwealth Games Gold medalists

Imphal, April 28, 2018 (DIPR): Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla felicitated the three Gold Medalists – World Boxer Smt. MC Mary Kom, Weightlifters Km. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and Km. Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu, today, at Raj Bhavan. It may be mentioned that MC Mary Kom bag the gold in boxing in 45-48 kg category whereas, Km. S. Mirabai Chanu and Km. Kh. Sanjita Chanu bags gold in weightlifting in the 48 kg Category and 53 kg category respectively, in the recently concluded Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, 2018 held in Australia. Expressing herRead More

Manipur grabs the second spot in revenue collection: Ravender

Imphal, 28th April, 2018 (DIPR): Commissioner Taxation Manipur, Shri Ravender Singh emphasised on the role of the Taxation Department of the State as extremely important because whatever taxes/revenue collected by the Dept. are not tied to any of the schemes funded by the Central Government. These taxes are available at the disposal of the State Government and the State can invest that money for the upliftment of the people in any way and it is important to ensure that there is greater tax collection, he stated. In  the press conferenceRead More

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