Saturday, May 5th, 2018


New ILPS bill will be tabled in the assembly soon: CM

Imphal, May 5, 2018(DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh has said that the State Government will put in best possible effort to table a Bill similar to ILPS in order to protect the indigenous people of the State in the coming Assembly session likely to be held in July or August this year. He was speaking at the Aajeevika Evam Kaushal Vikas Diwas organised by Manipur State Rural Livelihoods Mission (MSRLM), Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Government of Manipur under Gram Swaraj Abhiyan at Manipur Trade andRead More

Abide the teachings of the teachers of become a better human: Radheshyam

Imphal, May 5, 2018 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam said that a school has two parts like the humans having a body and a mind. He said the body acts as a hardware and mind as software, and as we grew old our body may get unattractive, but our minds become more beautiful. Similarly, in an educational institute, the infrastructure acts as the hardware and the young students and teachers as the software. Therefore, it is very important that the students take up the teaching of the teachers whoRead More

Jayantakumar inaugurates PHSC building

Imphal, May 5, 2018 (DIPR): Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh has inaugurated Kangchup Chiru Primary Health Sub-Centre (PHSC) building in Kangpokpi District today. Speaking at the inaugural function as Chief Guest Minister Jayantakumar said that everybody wish to live a longer life. It is also the expectation of all of us to lead a healthy life. In order to fulfil the wishes of the public the Govt. has launched many health policies and schemes, he added. Stating about the role of ASHA workers he said thatRead More

Drug top dogs arrested

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 5, 2018: A family of three, who runs cross-border drug trade, were arrested from the Indo-Myanmar border town Moreh, yesterday morning by a team of Narcotic and Affairs of Border (NAB) and Tengnoupal Police. Talking to reporters at her office in Imphal, deputy superintendant, NAB police, Th. Brinda, said the trio were arrested from two different locations in Moreh following disclosure of several arrested accused drug traffickers. The arrest was a follow up of a drug haul case involving retired senior cop Md. Abdul Latif who wasRead More

Tourism department promoting eco-friendly and sustainable tourism: Ibohal

Imphal, May 5, 2018(DIPR): Director of Tourism Department Shri W. Ibohal Singh said that the Tourism Department is giving its priority to promote eco-friendly and sustainable tourism 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. Speaking to the media persons, Shri W. Ibohal Singh said that a good hospitality is a must to promote tourism in the State. The Tourism Department is tryingRead More

Aajeevikas Evam Kaushal Vikas Mela organised

Churachandpur, May 5, 2018: The Aajeevikas Evam Kaushal Vikas Mela under Gram Swaraj Abhiyan was organized under the initiative of the District Administration, Churachandpur District today. Attending the programme at District Training Centre, Near DC Office Shri V Hangkhanlian, Hon’ble Minister (Agri/Vety.& AH) said most of the people of Churachandpur District are ignorant about the schemes being provided by the Govt. of India and Govt. of Manipur. As we have been observing the Abhiyan for the last 20 days, it is our sole duty to make the public aware ofRead More

Sericulture (Queen of Fabrics) now catering for domestic consumption needs only: Kunjakishore

Imphal, April 27, 2018 (DIPR):  The present status of the Sericulture Industry of Manipur is mostly focussed on sufficing the domestic consumption of the State with the raw silk production during the past one and a half decade giving remuneration of Rs.1,50,000 to Rs.2,50,000 per annum with one acre systematic plantation and proper mulberry rearing, stated Shri S Kunjakishore, Sericulture Director, Manipur today during the ongoing series of Press Conference organised by Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Government of Manipur, at Moirangkhom, Imphal. A strong movement towards Sericulture started in 1997-98 withRead More

Tribal Affairs and Hills department highlights its achievements and activities

Imphal, May 5, 2018 (DIPR): The ongoing series of press conferences for Heads of Departments organized by DIPR which began from Feb 24, 2018 concluded today. In the concluding session held at DIPR head office in Moirangkhom, the Tribal Affairs and Hills Department, Manipur highlighted the various achievements and programmes of the department to the media today. Shri Joseph Pauline, Director, Tribal Affairs & Hills, informed the media that the Department of Tribal Affairs and Hills (TAH) is established in the year 1976. Through a three dimensional approach, the departmentRead More

MSAD discusses on Communal Harmony

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 5, 2018: Manipur Studenrs’ Association, Delhi (MSAD) organised a discussion program on the theme “Communal Harmony in a Multicultural Society:a perspective on communal conflicts during 1990s” with a view on the ongoing political scenario in Manipur and its relevant past. The program was organised by taking into consideration the past unfortunate historical events related to communal conflicts among the various communities of Manipur during 1990s, Makakmayum Furkan Sharief, vice-president, MSAD, in a press statement issued on Friday. It is a known fact that Manipur wasa multi-culturalRead More

AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019

New Delhi, 5th May, 2018: India have been clubbed with hosts United Arab Emirates, Thailand and Bahrain in Group A of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, the official draw for which was held at the Armani Hotel Ballroom at the iconic Burj Khalifa in Dubai yesterday (May 4, 2018). National Team Captain Sunil Chhetri, Iranian legend Ali Daei, iconic Chinese player Sun Jihai and Philippines’ star Philip James Younghusband coordinated the picks for the four respective pots as they helped AFC General Secretary Dato Windsor John to conduct the draw. Besides, National Team CoachRead More