Thursday, May 3rd, 2018


Chief Minister condemns assault on Manipuris

Imphal, May 3, 2018(DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh has strongly condemned the recent violent attack, racial abuse and ill treatment on the 12 youths from Manipur while travelling on train from New Delhi to Guwahati. In this regard, the Chief Minister apprised the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh and requested to take appropriate action regarding the unfortunate incident and also to issue necessary directives to all States, Railways Authority and Security forces for providing adequate security to prevent any assault or misbehaviour with North-East people. The Chief Minister alsoRead More

Higher secondary exam toppers sees a prosperous Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 3, 2018: Higher secondary examination topper girls dream for administrative service expressing their wish to endeavour for UPSC exams. Science stream topper Selina Keisham said, “I will move forward for administrative service and become a successful administrator with education sector as my first service priority”. She said women discrimination begins at homes and the society can be changed only when women are respected and promoted. Selina Keisham secured 482 out of 500. She is from Comet School, Imphal, and daughter of Keisham Sudhir Singh andRead More

Radheshyam inaugurates Temple of Learning Degree College

Imphal, May 3, 2018 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam said that that many students after clearing the 12th standard either go outside the State or get admitted in the State colleges to pursue higher education. However many students are also fail to get admission in colleges either outside or in the State. He stressed that there is a need for more colleges to come up in the State to enable the students to pursue higher education. Traditionally education has been given importance and within a family there is alwaysRead More

Health minister urges for proper documentary evidences over IE district hospital land

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 3, 2018: Health Minister L. Jayantakumar Singh has urged for proper documentary evidences and not just mere words regarding the land acquisition for the construction of Imphal East District Hospital. The people of Khundarkapam and Saikul has been agitating against the shifting of the hospital site at Kyamgei in Keirao Assembly constituency while they were demanding to begin construction of the hospital at Sagolmang district hospital site. Speaking to media today at his office at the old secretariat, the minister said it is unfortunate that someRead More

Shyamkumar promises to shift fruit market from Dharamsala

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 3, 2018: MAHUD and town planning minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar today announced that the fruit vendors running their business at Dharamsala, Thangal Bazaar will be relocated to an appropriate place after a month. The matter will be put forward during cabinet meet regarding a suitable place for relocation, he added. The announcement came after vandalising the fruit market by the members of Joint Committee of Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) yesterday. Twenty-eight members of the student wing of the joint committee who were detained at theRead More

Police trying to build a healthy police-public relationship: Clay Khongsai, IPS

Imphal, May 3, 2018:  Inspector General of Police Shri Clay Khongsai said that the Manipur Police has taken up various measures such as Community Policing and Community Outreach Programmes to encourage the citizens to assist the Police in maintaining public safety and crime prevention and to build cordial relationship between the Police and Public in the State. This was stated by him today at the press conference of HODs organised by DIPR for highlighting the activities and achievements of the Government of Manipur held at DIPR Complex, Moirangkhom, Imphal. BriefingRead More

24 x 7 pre-paid drinking water supply a top priority under Amrut: Gitkumar

Imphal, May 3, 2018 (DIPR): Director, MAHUD & Chief Town Planner, TPD, Shri N. Gitkumar Singh said that it is a top priority to provide 24×7 pre-paid drinking water to households in the Imphal Municipal areas under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation & Urban Transformation (AMRUT). This was stated at the ongoing series of press conference organised by Directorate of Information & Public Relations held today at DIPR Complex, Moirangkhom. He said that the main objective of introduction of pre-paid water metres is to check the water theft, leakage andRead More

Tribal students shut down varsity

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 3, 2018: Students spearheaded by Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Students’ Union – Regional Campus, Manipur today broke through the gate of the varsity to launch indefinite total shut down strike demonstrating inside the campus at Makhan village of Kangpokpi district. The students demanded to provide 99 per cent of reservation in recruitment from the post of grade –IV to the highest rank, vice-chancellor, director and head of departments preferably from tribal community. They also demanded to give admission preference to tribal students. The main objective of the tribalRead More

Halt oil exploration: YFPHR

Imphal, May 3, 2018: Youth’s Forum for Protection of Human Rights has urged Manipur government to stop all form of oil exploration work in Manipur in the best interest of the public and not to continue for the interest of profit making companies. The youth forum yesterday wrote a letter on to minister of commerce and industries, N Biswajit to stop the ongoing 2 D Seismic Data Collection or Oil exploration in Jiribam and Manipur in general. The letter urged to conduct social impact assessments, human rights impact assessment, environment impactRead More

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