May, 2018


Heart check-up camp held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 27, 2018: A one-day free heart check-up camp was organised by Manipur Heart Foundation in association with SKY Group of Hospitals and Manipur Photography Club at SKY Hospital, P0rompat, Imphal East. Altogether 62 persons, who are members of the photography club and their family members were checked. Among them four were echo-scanned, 31 were ECG tested and 18 of them were also tested for sugar presence.

Biren calls for emotional integrity

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 26, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has urged his people to discard the notion of belonging to small or big community and put in joint effort to bring development of the state by upholding the sense of oneness. Biren was speaking at the opening session of the 24th Khurpui-Lam Festival of Kom tribe held at Chandrakirti Auditorium, Palace Compound in Imphal East District on Saturday.  People of around 36 communities have been living together harmoniously in the state since time immemorial, and this is the beautyRead More

BJP Manipur Pradesh hails Narendra Modi

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 26, 2018: Manipur Pradesh BJP hails Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for progressing the country and Manipur with implementation of several scheme during four years of BJP led NDA government. Manipur Pradesh BJP today celebrated ‘successful completion of four years of central government and one year completion of Manipur government’ at Imphal BJP office. BJP Manipur Pradesh president Ksh Bhavananda said with the support of the people BJP has been able to root out previous Congress government. Now the country has changedRead More

Transport Association announces prohibits travelling without proper identification

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 26, 2018: All Manipur Interstate Bus and Allied Transport Association  has declared that outsiders without proper identification proof will not be allowed to travel into Manipur. The decision was taken in support of Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) demand for imposition of an inner line permit law in the state. Secretary general of the transport association, Mongjam Bimol said, “The bus service counters opened at Guwahati, Shillong and Dimapur should not give passenger tickets to non locals who do not possess proper identification proofRead More

Biren launches ‘Go to Village’ mission website

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 25, 2018: Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has today launched website and dashboard of ‘Go to Village’ mission and held reviewing meeting of the mission at Darbar Hall of the chief minister’s secretariat. The website is powered by department of information technology, government of Manipur in association with X-treme Wave. Biren Singh appealed the officials of the government change the working style to bring positive change and for the welfare of the people. Addressing the officials, Biren Singh said the government officials might be facing difficulties and inconveniencesRead More

PMAY beneficiaries demands second installment

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 24, 2018: Oinam municipal council area beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awaz Yojana, Housing for All (Urban) scheme has urged the state government to immediately release second installment of the scheme. They complain that they are facing problems as rainy season begins when there is no roof of the houses constructed. Sixty-five beneficiaries, out of 380 short listed for the economically weaker section in Oinam for the second phase of the scheme, who have got the first instalment of Rs. 60, 000 in February. The secondRead More

Biren received 780 complaints on Meeyamgi Numit

—Urges landlord to identify tenants to control illegal immigrants Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 23, 2018: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Sigh today received 780 complaints and personally met 2, 500 people on Meeyamgi Numit. Talking to reporters the chief minister appreciated the tireless efforts of the government officials to make the new initiatives of the government successful. He said that it is indeed glad to see that the employees of the government are working with sincerity and seriously for the welfare of the people. The government officials are very supportiveRead More

Last electrified Leisang village people plea for infrastructure set up

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 23, 2018: People of Leisang village met the chief minister on Wednesday during the Meeyamgi Numit (People’s Day) camp at the chief minister N. Biren Singh’s secretariat in Imphal and urged to take up necessary infrastructure in the village. The village representatives headed by the village chairman Tongsat Haokip thanked the government for electrifying the village. They tabled a memorandum to the chief minister. It complained that Liesang village is very backward even though it is just 77 km away from Manipur capital city, Imphal.Read More

Biswajit assures all possible assistance to local entrepreneurs

Imphal, May 23, 2018 (DIPR): Commerce and Industries Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh assured all possible assistance to local entrepreneurs, and stated that the Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana is one such scheme of the government aimed at helping and encouraging local entrepreneurs. Shri Biswajit chaired a meeting on Kisan Sampada which was also attended by members of All Manipur Entrepreneurs Association and officials of Commerce and Industries Department. The Minister also urged local entrepreneurs to apply for the scheme so that they can avail the feasible projects under theRead More

Biren assures bill to protect indigenous people

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 22, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday said the state government would table a bill to protect indigenous people of the state in the coming Assembly session. Biren Singh was speaking to the media about state government policies to curb influx of illegal migrants in Manipur. Eight Rohingya including five minors were arrested yesterday from Hatta Golapati in Imphal East. It is indeed surprise and anxious to see that how such illegal immigrants had entered inside the heart of Imphal. It clearly indicates that our ownRead More

One day awareness programme on child rights held

Imphal, May 23, 2018 (DIPR): A ‘One Day Awareness Programme on Child Rights with a focus on Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 & POCSO Act, 2012’ organized by the Manipur Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MCPCR) as part of the ongoing District Level Child Rights Awareness Programme under the sponsorship of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) for Thoubal District was today held at Umang Laikon, Heirok. Speaking as the Chief Guest, Education, Labour & Employment Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam said that the information being imparted through theRead More

New payment portal for pensioners launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 22, 2018: Chief minister N. Biren Singh today launched the payment of pension benefit through National Social Assistance Programme NSAP-PPS using Public Financial Management System (PFMS) portal to ease the difficulties faced by the pensioners. The PFMS was launched at chief minister’s secretariat. Biren Singh said such system would ease the difficulties and inconvenience faced by the older persons to get their pension. It would ensure complete transparency in the payment of pension to the old and senior people of the state. Under the PFMS, the funds wouldRead More

MPCC, Youth Congress and NSUI protest against fuel price hike

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 22, 2018: Manipur PCC, Youth Congress and NSUI Manipur unit today protested in front of the MPCC office in Imphal against the rise in price of fuel and failure of National Food Security Mission. The protestors allege the Narendra Modi government for hiking the fuel price all over the state. They also alleged the Biren Singh government in Manipur for hike in fuel price as well as for failure of the food security mission. Secretary, MPPCC, M. Subhaschandra Singh who also holds in-charge of Youth Congress,Read More

Nurei premiered

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 22, 2018: Nurei, a Manipuri film on romance was premiered on May 20 at Yaiskul range ground. The film cast by Kaiku, Araba and Soma as main actors was directed and edited by Rakesh Moirangthem. It was screen played by Herojit Naoroibam, cinematographed by Sanjoy Chingangbam and the choreographed by Saterjit Thiyam. The film Nurei is a GN Entertainment production produced by Gope and presented by Nandi. One can enjoy its Ngammadi Fajou song at Nurei tells the story and struggle of a girl, Nurei, whoseRead More

Nine Rhohingya held from Imphal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 21, 2018: In continuation to drive against the illegal migrants (rohingyas), Manipur Police on Monday apprehended nine persons including four females from Hatta Golapati area of lmphal East. Four of the them were identified Mohammad Younus, 27, son of late Abdul Hakim of Laungdung Fakiduang village, Nakura N.M.5 Maundaw, Myanmar; Mohmad Anwar, 28, son of Kulla Miya of Manrunah village, Buthidang, Myanmar; Md.Ismaile, 28, son of Md. Savar Ahamad of Buthidaung Block-II, Myanmar; and Sultana, 27, a resident of Thoubal Moijing, wife of Md, Ayub, who is originallyRead More

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