Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018


CM Biren avows to continue talks for restoration of Manipur varsity normalcy

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 2, 2018: Manipur chief minister today said Talks and dialogues would continue to restore normalcy and academic atmosphere in Manipur University. Biren Singh was addressing on the observation of National Cleanliness Day in Imphal. He said with the sincere efforts of senior journalists, the government has started talks with Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA). The talks began yesterday at the chief minister’s secretariat with MUTA and Manipur University Staffs’ Association. MUTA demanded immediate and unconditional release of all persons arrested in connection with the varsity crisisRead More

Manipur declared as Open Defecation Free state

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 2, 2018: Manipur has become the 23rd state to be declared as “Open Defecation Free (ODF) State” in the country said Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh on the occasion of National Cleanliness Day and Declaration of ODF Manipur held at Gandhi Memorial Hall, Imphal today. Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla handed over the certificate of ODF Manipur to the chief minister. Recently, Google Toilet Locator was launched, which enable people to locate the nearest public toilet for would use when needed from their mobile in the state,Read More

Kidnappers of Reddy Construction Company manager nabbed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 2, 2018: Kadamtala Battalion of 22 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) in conjunction with Manipur Commandos and Police Team from Tamenglong apprehended one cadre of UTLA (SKT) and recovered sophisticated weapons and ammunition from New Kaiphundai yesterday. The apprehended cadre along with two additional cadres were involved in the kidnapping incident of September 29 in which the project manager of Reddy Construction Company was abducted near Vangaichungpao in Tamenglong, Manipur, said a statement released by Assam Rifles. Assam Rifles’Read More

Biren bats to uplift minorities

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 2, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh said that the present government would give its priority to uplift the minorities and weaker sections of the society. This was stated by him at the Silver Jubilee Celebration of the All Manipur Muslims (Meitei Pangal) Welfare Association held at Hotel Imphal, North AOC Imphal today. The chief minister announced that a sum of Rs. 2 crore has been earmarked in the state budget for the construction of Women’s Market at Lilong. The government would also construct Model schoolsRead More

Regional Saras Fair to begin on October 30

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 2, 2018: To showcase and sell products of rural self help groups, Manipur State Rural Livelihoods Mission is organising Regional SARAS Fair at Iboyaima Sumanglila Shanglen, Palace compound, Imphal from October 30 to November 8. The main objective of the SARAS fair is to provide a platform for rural poor families to showcase and sell products made out of their talent and skills and encourage them for incremental production through organised groups as self help groups. It also emphasis more on their sustainable livelihoods through groupRead More

Lamjingba launches first satellite TV channel of Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 2, 2018: Lamjingba Group, a private company on Manipur today launched Lamjingba Times of Manipur Satellite Television Channel and Newspaper held at Uripok Khoisnam Leikai, Imphal. Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh said Media has a big role in maintaining peace and tranquility in the state. It was a dream for all the people of the state and the government to have a satellite television channel from the state so that we could showcase the scenic beauty and unique culture and tradition to the outside world, he added.Read More

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