Tuesday, June 12th, 2018


Manipur deserves to be popular: Governor Najma Heptulla

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 12, 2018: Manipur deserves to be known in the country and abroad because of its uniqueness, especially in culture and its scenic beauty said governor Dr. Najma Heptulla at a press conference held at Raj Bhavan, Imphal, on Tuesday. Addressing the media persons, the governor said during her visit to the United States recently, she had the opportunity to interact with the non-resident Indians and discuss about the uniqueness of Manipur and the need for development in the state. Many of them had expressed their willingnessRead More

Lt. Shougrakpam Vijaya Devi felicitated

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 12, 2018: Lieutenant Shougrakpam Vijaya Devi, North East first woman sailor among six naval officers who circumnavigate the globe in 254 days in was today felicitated at Little Flowers School, Imphal, organised by the Assam Rifles and the school. The expedition ‘Navika Sagar Parikrama’ has been the first-ever attempt by an all-woman crew to circumnavigate the globe, covering more than 22,000 nautical miles. The expedition started on September 10 last year.  “Being in a team of an all women crew to sail across the globe is a wonderful experience,” Vijaya toldRead More

Start-Up applications assessed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 12, 2018: In connection with the selection of beneficiaries under Start-Up scheme, a high level committee led by chief minister N. Biren Singh made an assessment of the project proposals presented by shortlisted applicants/entrepreneurs in a transparent manner at CM’s secretariat on Tuesday.  Every applicant was given three minutes’ time to exhibit their proposals through power point presentation before the committee which included CAF and PD and revenue minister Karam Shyam, Speaker K. Robindro, Manipur Infrastructure Development Agency vice-chairman and MLA O. Lukhoi, MLAs H. Dingo, L. Susindro, Th.Read More

Nemcha inspects Government Ideal Blind School

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 12, 2018 :As assured for better and up-to-date infrastructures during the last visit, social welfare minister NemchaKipgen today inspected the newly renovated infrastructural development of the Government Ideal Blind School and directorate of social welfare buildings. The retrofitting work of the social welfare building was taken up to provide easy access to differently-abled persons. Nemcha expressed contentment on witnessing the improved condition of the school campus and social welfare office building. She said there are still some loopholes to look into and take action; for this,Read More

Joint administrative council opposes pay scale agreement

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 12, 2018: Joint administrative council of All Manipur Trade Unions’ Council and All Manipur Government Employees Organisation has opposed the agreement inked between the government and three employee groups which are Manipur Secretariat Service Association (MSSA), Manipur Government Service Federation (MGSF) and Manipur State Pensioners’ Union (MSPU) over the central pay scale. A memorandum of understanding was signed on Friday. Manipur government agreed to extend the 7th Pay Commission benefits to the employees and pensioners of the government with the Fitment Factors (FF) of 2.57Read More

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