Monday, December 2nd, 2019


Manipur Sangai Festival 2019 concludes with grandeur

Imphal, December 2, 2019(DIPR): The 9 day long Manipur SangaiFestival 2019 concluded today with the closing ceremony held at Bhagyanchandra Open Air Theatre (BOAT) with Governor of Manipur Dr Najma Heptulla and Chief Minister N. Biren Singh as chief guest and president respectively. The 10th Edition of the Manipur Sangai Festival which started on 24th November 2019 and scheduled to conclude on 30th November, 2019 was extended for two days till 2nd December, 2019 on popular demand from the public.  Speaking at the closing ceremony function, Dr NajmaHeptulla said thatRead More

Home ministry invites MANPAC and political parties on CAB

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 2, 2019: Home ministry had invited Manipur People against Citizenship Bill (MANPAC) and different political parties active in the State for consultation regarding Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019. This was told by chief minister N. Biren Singh while interacting with reporters at his secretariat on Monday. Biren said Union home minister Amit Shah would meet the delegates from the state on December 3 at 10:30 pm in New Delhi. The state government had also sent necessary intimation letters to MANPAC and political parties in this connection,Read More

Biren launches Matru Vandana Saptah

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 2, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Monday launched Matru Vandana Saptah, a week-long maternity benefit programme taken up under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), at his secretariat. The scheme is an effort of the government to provide monetary help to pregnant women and lactating mothers to have proper diet and nutritious food. Under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), Rs. 5000 is provided to pregnant women and lactating mothers for first living child of the family in three instalments. The amount willRead More

Ministerial team inspects Manipur-Nagaland boundary disputed area

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 2, 2019: A ministerial team led by PHED minister Losii Dikho,  inspected  the disputed area at Mai Hills, Tungjoy Village at Senapati district adjoining the border with Nagaland state on Sunday. Revenue minister Karam Shyam and tribal affairs and hills minister N. Kayisii also accompanied Dikho during the visit. The disputed area between Tungjoy Villlage of Senapati district, Manipur and Khezhakeno Village of Phek District, Nagaland is a long standing conflict over the traditional land ownership. The locals of Tungjoy village also informed the Ministerial teamRead More