Friday, January 24th, 2020


Manipur GDP doubled: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 24, 2020: Gross domestic product of Manipur has increased to double, from 4 percent to 8 percent, during the present government. Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh said this at inauguration of the consultative meeting on food processing cum technology exhibition under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Connect North East at CSIR – North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST), branch laboratory, Lamphelpat on Friday. Biren said the revenue collection has increased from around 500 crores to around 900 crores after the implementationRead More

Assam Rifles Director General visits Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 24, 2020: Lieutenant General Sukhdeep Sangwan, SM**, Director General of Assam Rifles, visited Manipur on a one-day visit to inspect functioning of the Assam Rifles units deployed in different parts of the state including Somsai on Friday. The Army General is the head of Assam Rifles and is responsible for the Assam Rifle personnels throughout North East. The Director General Assam Rifles was received by Major General KP Singh, YSM, Inspector General Assam Rifles (South), said a statement released by Assam Rifles. The General OfficerRead More

Manipur guv pitches for gender budget allocation

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 24, 2020: The state government should consider for gender budget allocation specifically for women in the state, Manipur governor Najma Heptulla said at the National Girl Child Day 2020 held at City Convention Centre, here on Friday. Heptulla said ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ is not just a slogan but to commit ourselves to save and educate girl child so as to make a good citizen of this country. We need to counter the negative gender stereotype as it would hamper in harnessing the potential andRead More

Manipur Photography Club celebrates foundation day

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 24, 2020: Manipur Photography Club on Friday celebrated its 9th foundation with a function held at Sagolband Thangapat Mapan, here. To mark the foundation day the photography club had scheduled to organise a night photo shooting programme on the same day at Tentha village in Thoubal district. The foundation day was observed in presence of its president Devendra hijam, vice-president Bishambor Kshetrimayum and general secretary Radhakant Sharma. The club has been registered at Federation of Indian Photography. It has a total of 120 members.