Thursday, January 23rd, 2020


President to confer national award to Imphal East DC Rangitabali

Pothashang News Servcice: Imphal, January 23, 2020: The Election Commission of India is conferring deputy commissioner/district election officer Imphal East, Dr Rangitabali Waikhom with the “Best Electoral Practices Awards, 2019” under “Inclusive and Participative Election.” The Award will be distributed by the President of India on January 25 in connection with the National Voters Day at Zorawar Auditorium, Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi, a DIPR press release said. Manipur became the first state in the country to introduce all-women polling booths in an entire assembly constituency in the recently concluded Lok SabhaRead More

Imphal company produces paper cups

Pothashang New Service: Imphal, January 23, 2020: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Thursday launched GAT Cup, single use disposable cups manufactured by Global Approaching Track, an Imphal based private company. This was the first time to produce production bio-degradable disposable paper cups in Manipur. The launching ceremony was held at the chief minister’s office. Biren said it was really encouraging that the state has started witnessing an entrepreneurship movement in the past couple of years with many educated and talented youth putting in efforts to run their own businessRead More

Manipur targets to eliminate Hepatitis by 2030: Health minister

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January, 23, 2020: Manipur health minister L. Jayantakumar Singh on Thursday informed that the state government sets its objective to eliminate Hepatitis disease by the year 2030. The minister was a dressing at the Empathy Campaign cum awareness programme of Viral Hepatitis with free vaccination held at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), here. National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme was launched in 2018 by the ministry of health and family wellfare, government of India with the objective to provide free screening, testing, diagnosis and treatment ofRead More

‘Manipur government looks for solar energy park site’

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 23, 2020:  Manipur government is looking for a suitable site for setting up of a solar energy park in order to supplement to state’s power requirement, Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh said on Thursday. He said this on the back drop of providing uninterrupted power supply as required in modern development. Biren was speaking at the opening ceremony of the 1st MITCON 2020, a conference of IT companies of the state at Hotel Imphal. The conference was organised by Information and Technology (INCOTE) Foundation, aRead More

Blast in Imphal injures girl

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 23, 2020: An early morning blast in the heart of Imphal along the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences road injured a minor girl on Thursday. The blast took place at around 4: 55 am in front of a shop ahead of the Republic Day March Past rehearsal that passed through Kangla road which is about half a kilometer away from the blast site. State security force has been alert in Imphal since the past few days in connection with the upcoming Republic Day celebration. So farRead More