Congress candidates promise for welfare and development

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 24, 2019: Lok Sabha candidates for Manipur K. James  (Outer Manipur) and Oinam Nabakishore (Inner Manipur) promise to work for welfare and development of Manipur. Congress party announced its candidates yesterday night. It was informed by Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee president Gaikhangam in a news conference held at Congress Bhawan today. Former Manipur chief secretary Oinam Nabakishore Singh said he joined politics to participate in the decision making of the Government of India and address the problems and issues of Manipur. “If I am electedRead More

State level media certification committee re-constituted

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 22, 2019: The State Level Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) has been re-constituted as per an order issued by Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Manipur, today in partial modification of the Office Order, dated March 6. The re-constituted MCMC includes Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Manipur as Chairman, Additional CEO/Jt. CEO, Manipur as Member Secretary, Observer appointed by ECI, director (IPR), Manipur, an IIS Officer (News Editor, AIR, Imphal), Independent Journalist/Citizen and Intermediary Expert/Social Media Expert as members, said an official statement. The re-constitution of theRead More

NPP hopes to win in about 12 Lok Sabha seats

Pothashang News Service: Imphal 22, 2019: NPP leader and Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma today said his party will win in 10 to 12 Lok Sabha seats in the coming Lok Sabha election. Sangma was talking to reporters at a news conference held at Hotel Classic Grande this afternoon. NPP will be contesting in 25 seats. The party has been working very hard to put up candidates in many constituencies as much as possible, he said. For Manipur the NPP has decided to contest in outer parliamentary Constituency seat. ManipurRead More

5 former MLAs from Congress join NEIDP,  announces candidates

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 21, 2019: Five  former MLAs left  Congress today and joined North East India Development Party (NEIDP); NEIDP announced its candidates for the Lok Sabha election. The Congressmen who joined the regional party were R.K. Anand, E. Chand, Ng. Bijoy,  I. Ibohanbi and K. Sarat. They submitted their resignation letter to Congress party at 11 am and joined the NEIDP at 2 pm. Immediately Bijoy was appointed as the president of the NEIDP Manipur unit in front of the media persons at its office. The MLAs saidRead More

Sanction letters for start up distributed

Pothashang News Service, Imphal, March 10, 2019: Sanction letters to selected beneficiaries of Idea Stage of StartUp Manipur Phase-II by chief minister N. Biren Singh at a StartUp Conclave organised by the state planning department at chief minister’s secretariat complex. Biren also handed over cheques to six beneficiaries of Phase-I, who have completed mandatory training. In all, 3966 applications were received in the Phase-II of StartUp Manipur out of this 42 entrepreneurs were selected under Revenue Stage, 575 under Idea Stage and 177 under Entrepreneurship Support Scheme. In the Phase-IRead More

General strike disturbs normalcy

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 10, 2019: Thirty-hour general strike imposed by the Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee Manipur since yesterday 6 pm has disturbed normalcy in Imphal and other parts Manipur. The strike was imposed by the demand committee demanding the Manipur government to immediately recommend for inclusion of the Meitei/Meetei community in the scheduled tribe list of the Indian Constitution. Commercial centres and markets in Imphal including the Khwairamband Ima Market were shut down. Road transports were shut down. Similar impact was witnessed in the valley districts of Manipur. People blockedRead More

VISA service in Imphal 

Pothashang News Services: Imphal, March 10, 2019: People of Manipur canapply for VISA to Italy, Estonia and Thailand and  VISA service is likely to be introduced for 30 countries including UK and Japan as well within six months, chief minister N. Biren Singh said as he launched Citizen Facilitation Centre in a ceremony organised by department of Manipur administration, housing and urban development at the Cabinet Hall of the chief minister’s secretariat today . The centre is located near the 2nd Manipur Rifles gate, here. It would have 24 different services and VISA service,Read More

Manipur will have sports policy soon: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 25, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh said his government is trying its level best to rollout a “Sports Policy” so as to encourage and produce more sportspersons in the state. He stated this at the ‘Shannaroishingee Numit 2019’ held at Main Stadium, Khuman Lampak today. In order to encourage sportspersons in the state, the government has reserved five percent sports quota in government jobs and is offering government jobs to gold medallists iat sational and international tournaments, Biren said. He appreciated the efforts ofRead More

Tractors and power tillers distributed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 23, 2019: Horticulture and soil conservation minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar today distributed tractors and power tillers at subsidised rate to 22 selected farmers to the selected beneficiaries during a function held at the office complex of Horticulture and Soil Conservation Department, Sanjenthong today. A subsidy of Rs 1 lakh each on tractors and Rs 75,000 each on power tillers were given to the selected beneficiaries for buying the machineries by the department. The farmers were from the districts of Imphal East, Imphal West, Kangpokpi, Churachandpur andRead More

Appointment orders handed under die-in-harness scheme

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 23, 2019: Consumer affairs, food and public distribution Karam minister today Karam Shyam distributed appointment orders to more than 20 deserving candidates of the state revenue department who have applied in the die-in-harness scheme. He gave away the appointment orders to the candidates in a news conference held at his office after clearing 37 out of a total of 101 applicants after proper scrutiny, screening and strict verification. Mandol, jilladar, stenographer and LDC posts in the Grade III category and process server and peon postsRead More

Six hospitalised of Bee Bite

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 23, 2019: At least six men, who were today attacked by a swarm of bees on the road at Yaralpat near Mega Manipur School in Imphal East, were hospitalised. Six of them were taken to Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) hospital. One of them was taken to Raj Medicity for he faced breathing problem. He was later discharged. Three of them remained at the JNIMS hospital till the filing of this report. The six bee-bite victims include an employee of state police department,Read More

Drug worth Rs 1.75 crores seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 23, 2019: In continuation to its run of seizures and apprehensions, Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) once again apprehended one drug smuggler carrying Brown Sugar and Heroin that would worth approximately Rs 1.75 crores from Khudengthabi check post yesterday. A team of troops of Khudengthabi Post stopped a Red Colour i20 car bearing registration No MN 06LA 7405 travelling from Moreh to Imphal for checking. While carrying out a thorough checking of vehicle, 50 packets of brownRead More

Imphal markets shut down

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 9, 2019: Vendors of Ima Market of Khwairamband today shut down their markets and staged sit-in rally on the market street in the heart of Imphal demanding unconditional withdrawal of the Citizenship Amendment Bill,  2019. Shops in Paona Bazar and Thangal Bazar were shut down by the agitating women. The protest was taken up in support of ‘Indefinite on road mass agitation’ against the bill that was launched on February 7 by Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 which is a conglomerate forum ofRead More

Large people throng Arogya Fair

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 6, 2018: Large people thronged on the first day of 4-day Arogya Fair 2018 Manipur at City Convention Centre, Imphal. It was launched today in presence of Union minister of state for Ayush, Shripad Yesso Naik and Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh. Biren said Manipur accounts for a fraction of a per cent of the total land area of the Earth. However, of the total 10,000 identified medical and aromatic plants found in different parts of the world, Manipur has around 500 varieties. The state governmentRead More

KTT invites for fellowship

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 6, 2018: Khelen Thokchom Trust with the support of Manipur Cricket Association invites young journalist to apply for 3-month media fellowship of Rs. 20,000. The journalist should who works as a reporter/correspondents/contributor of newspapers/periodicals with 3 years of experience in print journalism to explore the issues and concerns of the game of cricket in Manipur, their prospects and other positive areas in the state, said a press release of the trust. The announcement is made following the formal launching of Khelen Thokchom Media Fellowships (KTMF) by holdingRead More

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