Thursday, June 14th, 2018


Flood relief assistance of Rs 3.2 crore released

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 14, 2018: Manipur government has released an immediate relief assistance of Rs. 3.2 crore for the flood affected families of the areas reeling under flash flood. It is estimated that about 1.5 lakh families affected while more than 12 thousand houses are damaged in 150 villages due to heavy rainfall and flash flood that has been lashing Manipur state for past one week. State government has also announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 5.00 lakhs to each of 5 persons who lost their lives due toRead More

State leaders greet for Eid-ul-Fitr

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 14, 2018: Chief minister, Nongthombam Biren Singh today greeted the people of Manipur especially the Muslim on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. In his message the chief minister said Eid-ul-Fitr marks the culmination of Ramzan and highlights the spirit of sacrifice and the joy sharing and reflects the true spirit of composite culture of Manipur. Bireh wished that the noble ideals of Eid-ul-Fitr enriches lives with peace, prosperity and harmony, and unite all in the spirit of brotherhood. Deputy chief minister, Y. Joykumar also wished the peopleRead More

Governor declares two more flood holidays

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, Jun 14, 2018: Governor Najma Heptulla today declared holidays on Thursday and Friday for all government offices and educational institutions including public sector undertakings, corporations, and autonomous bodies in all the valley districts under the government of Manipur on account of the prevailing flood situation in the state. Yesterday was also declared holiday. Police department, fire service, water resource, health and family welfare departments and hospitals, revenue department, PWD, PHED, municipalities, deputy commissioners and SDOs offices are not included. The declaration came after announcing ‘Alert of flood and landslide’ predicting thatRead More

Relief materials distributed in Bishnupur

Pothashang New Service: Bishnupur, June 14, 2018: Deputy commissioner Pawan Yadav provided relief materials including rice, oil, pulses and other items to the flood affected people sheltered in 3 different camps. He was assisted by ADC, N. Gojendro Meitei, SDC, Sanasam Dhiren, CMO Ng. Jayenta Singh and other officials from the district administration. The DC has also advised the general public not to venture out to any water sources and to remain alert at all times to minimize losses occurring due to the rain. He also issued instructions to the District Disaster ManagementRead More