Saturday, August 25th, 2018


Youth should Stand up Against Drug Abuse: Governor

Imphal, August 25, 2018 :  2nd One Day State Level Youth Convention, 2018 was held today at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan, Imphal. The Convention was organized by Service Bridge Agency, Imphal under the theme ‘Engaging Young People in Nation Building’ focusing mainly on youths highlighting their potentials in development of the country. The Youth Convention was graced by Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla and Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly, Y. Khemchand Chief Guest and President of the function. Welcoming the gathering, Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla said that Manipur isRead More

Manipur CM assures to act according to peoples’ wish

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 25, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh today said that his government will always take people’s wish into account in taking any final decision concerning state issues. The state government has started consulting leaders and individuals from different sections of the society to seek their opinion on different issues. Biren Singh was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the joint Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ Day held at chief minister’s secretariat. Regarding deferment of the special session of the state Assembly, the chief ministerRead More

Shyamkumar declares to organise Lemon festival at state level

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 25, 2018: Horticulture and soil conservation minister Th. Shyamkumar yesterday announced that the district level Kachai Lemon Festival will be held at the state level from the next year. He made the announcement while inaugurating the rural market shed constructed under the Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) scheme at Kachai, Ukhrul district. Addressing the villagers, the minister appealed to the villagers of Kachai to produce more lemons. He said the lemons from the place are different in taste which is truly a gift of GodRead More

Manipur turmeric airlifted to Delhi

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 25, 2018: Manipur horticulture and soil conservation department has achieved yet another milestone as the department today airlifted one metric tonne of dry turmeric to New Delhi after the department had successfully exported one metric tonne of organic pineapples from the state in July this year. NERAMAC (North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Ltd) under the Ministry of DoNER, in collaboration with the Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA) have procured five metric tonnes of organic dry turmeric and one MT black aromatic black rice (locally,Read More

KSA suspends 12-hr general strike

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 25,2018: Twelve hours general strike across the Manipur which was scheduled to enforce tomorrow has suspended as chief minister N. Biren Sing has assured to fulfil the demands of Kangleipak Students Association (KSA). Vice-president of KSA, Sukham Bidyananda said this after negotiation with chief minister today evening in front of chief minister’s secretariat office, Babupara. Demanding to fulfil a list of demands, KSA announced to impose 12 hours general strike across the state on August 26. Bidyananda said KSA’s demands not to allow non-locals contest in the 2019 election. The stateRead More

Manipur Architect Forum to organise first MAD Expo

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 25, 2018: Manipur Architect forum today announced to launch a three-day “MAD Expo 2018” on September 14, which is the first-ever industry event for material, architecture, and design. The expo will be held on the theme “Designing a better future” at Manipur Trade and Expo Centre, Imphal. It will host firms and professionals from across country and build industry awareness. “Construction industry is believed to play an essential role in the economic growth, job generation, and business opportunities as well as infrastructure development. To furtherRead More

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