Manipur PCC celebrated Congress victory

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 13, 2018: Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee today celebrated the victory of the Congress party in three states out of the five states assembly election held recently. During the celebration at Congress Bhavan in Imphal, Congress Legislature leader Okram Ibobi Singh said the defeat of BJP in all five states—Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram indicates the fall of the saffron regime. After four and half years rule of the BJP led NDA government the people now realized that the BJP has been fooling people by makingRead More

State Level Barak Festival launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 13, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Thursday opened the 3-day 1st State Level Barak Festival, held under the theme, ‘Sustaining Peace and Harmony’, amidst much fanfare at Mini Stadium ground, Senapati district headquarters. Biren Singh said that one can’t enjoy the delight of having good roads and owning costly cars if there is no amity among people. Stating that good relationship among people of different communities is of prime importance, the chief minister observed that one who respects fellow people would gain loveRead More

30 acres of poppy plantations destroyed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 13, 2018: In continuation of Manipur’s effort of destruction of poppy plantation a combined team of Tengnoupal district police, Narcotic and Affairs of Border and DC Tengnoupal office today destroyed about 30 acres of poppy plantations at Machi hill range which would worth around Rs 6 crores. The team included SP Dr. S.Ibomcha Singh, DSP Tengnoupal N.Suraj Singh, OsC Tengnoupal inspector John Lamkang,  Machi inspector DK Angrung Maring,  CDO Moreh inspector N. Jatishwor Singh,   NAB team led by Additional SP Saklemba Rajkumar and DC Tengnoupal office represented by SDC Th.Read More

Blast in front of business centre alarms employees

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 13, 2018: Blast in front of a five storied building today morning at Chingmeirong in Imphal where Vishal shopping mall is located has alarmed the employees and the shopping mall remained shut for the day. “There is no extortion notice from any underground group issued to the company as far as I know. We are afraid what would happen again. We depend our living on this job at the mall. If the company leaves Manipur due to such threats we will lose our income opportunity,”Read More

SSUM asks Maipur government to sort out issues

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 13, 2018: Socialist Students’ Union Manipur (SSUM) has slammed Manipur government for failing to be good governance by sorting out the issues in Manipur which are potting people in trouble. Speaking to media persons, president SSUM Yaima Meetei asked the Manipur government to sort out the issues prevailing in the state to ease the struggle and hardship faced by the people of the Manipur. “It is useless to have a government if it cannot solve any state issues and work for the welfare of itsRead More

Juvenile Justice Boards serve ultimatum to release funds

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 13, 2018: Members of Juvenile Justice Boards (JJBs) of different districts of Manipur have today served an ultimatum to release JJB fund by December 20 cautioning that failure of which will invite agitations. The ultimatum was served to the director of social welfare department on December 13. It said the members of the boards are taking vital role in handling the cases of Juveniles in Conflict with law as persons who are empowered by law as belonging to the body of presiding officers. Unfortunately, the entitledRead More

Biren appeals women to join politics

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 12, 2018: Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has appealed the women of Manipur to join politics and earn seats at the Manipur Legislative Assembly on the occasion of Nupi Lal Day observed held today at Nupi Lal memorial complex, Imphal, in memory of the Manipuri ‘Imas (mothers) who fought against the mighty British. The state women have already participated at Panchayat level. Today it is highly needed for women’s participation in the law making body, added the chief minister. Manipuri women still have the courageRead More

Differently abled body resolves to fight for rights

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 12, 2018: Disabled Development Association Manipur (DDAM) has resolved to struggle for complete implementation of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. The resolution was taken during a meeting held today at DDAM office. It decided to create awareness among people in the state regarding the rights of differently abled people. The meeting was chaired by advisors of DDAM Y. Kiran Singh, Md. Wahajuddin and Th. Chandramani Singh. DDAM also resolved to continue its Skill Development Training on Kouna (water reed) craft, cricket coaching camp forRead More

CM joins celebration of Sikpui Ruoi festival

Imphal, December 12, 2018 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh has said that politics should never be done on the basis of community or religion, and it should be based only on human service and humanity. He made the observation while speaking at Imphal Hmar Sikpui Ruoi celebration as the chief guest at the auditorium of Tribal Research Institute (TRI), Chingmeirong today. Sikpui Ruoi is one of the most important festivals of the Hmars celebrated mostly in winter. The Chief Minister said that serving the masses should be theRead More

Socio economic development hardly possible without good health: Jayantakumar

Imphal, the 13th December, 2018 DIPR: Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar expressed that good health is necessary for good progressive development during an inaugural function of the Zonal Health Public Laboratory and Barrack Type Quarter at Primary Health Centre, Moreh. The Minister maintain that the present government is trying its best to boost health sector  in the state New health and wellness centers  were opened with an object to improve health care syatem. Due to changes in lifestyles , new diseases are coming up, so we needRead More

Inculcate hard work as a habit to achieve success in live: Th Radheshyam

Imphal, December 12th, 2018 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam advised the students to inculcate the habit of hard work and a strong determination to achieve their goal in life. He said that to accomplish the aim in life one must have a clear vision and learn how to attain it. He said that education is not just to get good marks, and appealed to the teachers and parents not to pressurize the children as it could hinder the growth and progress of the children. In life some may getRead More

Blood donated on Nupi Lal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 12, 2018: At least 35 persons donated blood during a 1-day voluntary blood donation camp organised today at Singjamei Super Market, Imphal West, Manipur from morning 10 am till afternoon 1 pm. The camp was organised under the theme “Ngasigi Nupisingna Hayengi Thounagidamak Kathokchaba Ee” by Life Savers Manipur jointly with Singjamei Local Voluntary Blood Donor, Singjamei; HDFC BANK, Imphal; State Blood Cell-NHM Manipur and JNIMS Blood Bank and Transfusion Units, Porompat in connection with the 79th Nupi Lal observation. Life Savers Manipur and Singjamei Local Voluntary BloodRead More

Police nabs Prepak (Pro) woman cadre

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 12, 2018: Manipur police has nabbed a woman cadre of proscribed Prepak (Progressive) cadre who allegedly involves in extortion activities. The arrested woman has been identified as Wakongthem Ningol Moirangthem ongbi Abe a Tababi, 30, wife of M. Romi Robert of Sugnu Khabuk, said W. Basu Singh, superintendent of police/NAB, PRO Manipur police in a press stamen released today. She was arrested yesterday when a police commando team under the supervision of Th. Krishnatombi Singh, additional superintendent of police (Operations) Imphal West acted on reliable information aboutRead More

State honours Mc Mary Kom with “MEETHOILEIMA” title

Imphal, December 11, 2018 (DIPR): State honours the Gold Medallist of the recently held AIBA World Women Boxing Championship, 2018 New Delhi, Smt. MC Mary Kom with the title “Meethoileima” in a felicitation function today at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex today. On the occasion, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh who was the Chief Guest of the function announced the title “Meethoileima” and handed over a cheque of Rs. 10,00,000/- ( Rupees ten lakhs) to her. She was also adorned with the attires particularly worn by a queen/ maharani including HeadRead More

Police officer posted in SIT arrested for involvement in drug racket

Imphal, December 11: Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB), Manipur has arrested a deputy superintendent of police Takhellambam Bangkabihari Singh for involvement in drug trafficking. Bangkabihari is presently posted in Special Investigation Team (SIT), Manipur. He is a resident of Uripok Achom Leikai. He was arrested at 5: 15 am today from Uripok Kangchup road nearby near Heritage Convent School, Imphal, said a press statement released by superintendent of police/ NAB PRO. The police officer was arrested as disclosed by one accused Khumujam Robindro, 46, who was arrested by NABRead More

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