Wednesday, November 14th, 2018


IPR minister hands over financial assistance under MSJWS to six journalists

Imphal, November 14, 2018 (DIPR): Information & Public Relations Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit handed over financial assistance to 6 (six) media persons at his official residence today. The assistance provided is under the Manipur State Journalists Welfare Scheme (MSJWS), Department of Information and Public Relations, Government of Manipur. The scheme was launched formally on 30th June, 2017 at City Convention Centre, Imphal by the Hon’ble Chief Minister as part of important programme of the new Government’s 100 day’s achievement. While handing over the cheques to the media persons, Minister Th.Read More

Zoologist Shantabi bags 1st position

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 13, 2018: Dr. Shantabi Longjam of Manipur has won 1stposition in the Junior Scientist (poster presentation) competition. The competition was held in a 3-day 12th Annual Convention of ABAP (Association of Biotechnology And Pharmacy) and International conference on Biodiversity, Environment and Human Health: Innovation and Emerging Trends, held at Mizoram University Aizwal from November 12 to 14, organised by ABAP. Dr. Shantabi (daughter of Longjam Bhogendra of Kongba Kshetri Leikai, Imphal East) is wife of Ningthoujam Subaschandra of Konthoujam Maning Leikai, Imphal West. She got PhD degreeRead More

State level painting competition on energy conservation held at Raj Bhawan

Imphal, November 14th, 2018 (DIPR): Hon’ble Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma Heptulla today opened the State Level Painting Competition, 2018 organized by Loktak Power Station of NHPC Ltd under National Awareness Campaign on Energy Conservation launched by Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Government of India at Raj Bhavan today. The painting competition was participated by 49 students in Group -A and another 49 students in Group -B. For the Students in Group -A the theme was “ Use Energy Sensibly, Save Money and live life healthily/ Be aRead More

Manipur to have huge children park soon

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 14, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on the occasion of Children’s Day announced to construct a huge children park in the state soon. He also announced that a toy train would be installed at the Takyel Children Park soon. Biren was adressing at the Children’s Day celebration held at the auditorium of Tribal Research Institute, Imphal, organised by department of social welfare. Biren said the health and social welfare departments would would work together to implement various children welfare schemes in the state. He appealed the parentsRead More

Japanese lady traveller says, No Change in Manipur Road

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 14, 2018: Japanese traveller Yasuko Higashizuno in her third visit to Manipur said, “It is surprising to witness the unimproved road ways of Manipur, but I am amazed with the new achievement in the Imphal City with new buildings.” Yasuko Higashizuno from Tokyo said she finds no difference in Manipur especially the road condition since she visited Manipur since four years back. “In my first visit to Manipur, I focus mainly on the war related places. As my second visit I witnessed Sangai Festival. This thirdRead More

Lone journalist messenger against plastic reaches back in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 14, 2018: A journalist Abhimanyu Chakravorty form Indian Express who has toured in four countries spreading the message “Beat Plastic Pollution” today reached Imphal (Manipur) as he returned after travelling in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Mynamar. He started the trip started from New Delhi on September 12 and will end in New Delhi on December 15 after travelling in Nepal. “I am on a mission to challenge the everyday use of plastic and urge people to re-evaluate their stubborn relationship with single-use plastic items. What I amRead More

Trainers training on climate change adaptation underway

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 14, 2018: A 3-day Training of Trainers Programme on Climate Change Adaptation (Level-4) at Institute of Co-operative Management, Imphal, was launched today. It organised by climate change cell of Manipur directorate of environment. The Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation is being implemented in coordination with the department of science and technology as technical partner of National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem. The programme was organised on the background of becoming precarious of the Indian Himalayan Region whichRead More

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