Education minister urges students to become job provider

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 12, 2019: Education minister Thokchom Radheshyam urged the students to overcome fear and worries, and, become a job provider rather than a job seeker with their intellect and capability. The motto of education should be to create and pave new opportunities for others who need support, he added. The minister was speaking at the Annual MUTSU Meet 2019 of the Manipur University Tribal Students’ Union (MUTSU) being held on the theme, ‘Invigorating Knowledge Performance’ at the Auditorium, Catholic School, Canchipur. He said education is a process,Read More

ANMOL tablets distributed to nurses

Pothashang News Service: Imphal,  December 12, 2019: Health and family welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh has distributed ANMOL (ANM On Line) tablets to the staff nurses serving in Tengnoupal district, on Thursday. Altogether 20 numbers of mobile tablets were given away to twenty selected nurses from different sub-divisions of the district in a function held at deputy commissioner’s office complex, Tengnoupal. Jayantakumar said ANMOL mobile tablets are being distributed with the objective to keep in touch between the nurses, doctors and people who are in need of medical attention more especiallyRead More

Manipur pays tribute to mothers on Nupi Lal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 12, 2019: Remembering the brave mothers of Manipur who fought against the mighty British the state level Nupee Lal day was observed at Nupee Lan memorial complex, here on Thursday. Chief minister N. Biren Singh said the present government is fully committed to uphold the dignity and honour of women. He mentioned that the government has established Fast Track Court to deal crimes against women to deliver justice in short period of time. Special Women Cells have been also opened in all the police stationsRead More

CM Biren rejoices on extension of ILP in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 11, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh announced that the Inner Line Permit System (ILPS) has been enforced in Manipur from Wednesday. The historic announcement was made by him during a press conference held at his secretariat. He told reporters that after the verbal assurance by Union hime minister Amit Shah in the Parliament on Monday, the extension of Inner Line Permit System to Manipur is being published in the Gazette of India on Wednesday. With such publication in the Gazette of India, it isRead More

Indo-Myanmar regional border committee meet held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 11, 2019: The bilateral 15th Indo-Myanmar Regional Border Committee Meet was held at Imphal on Tuesday. The Indian delegation was headed by lieutenant general Rajeev Sirohi, AVSM, VSM, GOC Spear Corps while the Myanmar delegation was headed by major general Soe Tint Naing, commander, North West Command. A 19 member delegation consisting of officials of the Myanmar Army, Police and other agencies attended the meeting. The Indo-Myanmar Regional Border Committee Meet is a bi-annual landmark event held alternatively in Myanmar and India. The meeting addressedRead More

Biren happy over announcement for extension of ILP in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 9, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh expressed his happiness over the announcement by the Union home minister to extend the Inner Line Permit System in Manipur on Monday. Biren, on behalf of the people of Manipur, expressed his sincere gratitude to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah and former Union home minister Rajnath Singh for keeping their commitment and promises. He also paid tribute to the late Sapam Robinhood who sacrificed his life for the implementation of Inner LineRead More

MANPAC suspends total shutdown strike, AMSU to sustain strike

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 9, 2019: Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill  (MANPAC) has suspended its total shut down strike, that was imposed on Tuesday, following the announcement of the Union home minister Amit Shah in the Parliament to extend Inner Line Permit (ILP) system in Manipur. Manpac convenor Yumnamcha Dilipkumar said the strike is suspended as the Union minister has announced that ILP system will be extended in Manipur and that CAB will not cover Manipur. However an emergency review meeting will be held on Tuesday at AMUCO office,Read More

Biren inspects solid waste treatment plant

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 9, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Monday inspected the Solid Waste Treatment plant located at Lamdeng Khunou in Imphal West district and a site located nearby where a new bio-medical treatment plant would be set up soon. Biden told reporters that the existing plant has no treatment facility for bio-medical wastes. Moreover, its daily consumption capacity is only 100 tonnes though Imphal city produces around 130 tonnes of garbage every day. As such, there is urgent need for a new plant which alsoRead More

AR seizes Heroin worth Rs 57 lakh

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 9, 2019: Assam Rifles under HQ IGAR (South), in a joint operation with Kakching Police, seized drugs worth Rs 57 Lakh at Pallel, Kakching district on December Saturday Based on the specific information, troops of Assam Rifles and Kakching Police established a Mobile Vehicle Checkpost along NH-102 road from Pallel to Kakching and intercepted an auto rickshaw in which a woman passenger was traveling with a hand bag, said a press statement released on Monday. During the checking 11 soap cases containing 142.67 grams ofRead More

MANPAC to intensify anti-CAB movements

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 8, 2019: Manipur People Against Citizenship  (Amendment) Bill (MANPAC) has resolved to intensify people’s movement against Citizenship  (Amendment) Bill from Sunday. The resolution was taken in a one-day leaders’ meet held at the office of All Manipur United Clubs Organisation, here. The meet was moderated my MANPAC convenor Yumnamcha Dilipkumar and participated by representatives of different political parties, civil society organisations and MANPAC reaffirmed to oppose the Bill. It agreed to urge all the MPs from Manipur to actively oppose the Bill when it is tabledRead More

Biren inspects preparation for Japan PM visit

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 7, 2019: Manipur chief minister along with his Cabinet ministers inspected the preparations being made for the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at Maibam Lotpa Ching, also known as Red Hill at Bishnupur district on Saturday. Modi and Shinzo is likely to visit Manipur on December 17. During the visit, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay tribute to the Japanese soldiers who lost their lives during World War II in Manipur at Imphal Peace Memorial located at MaibamRead More

Imphal-Dimapur flight service launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 7, 2019: Manipur chief minister Shri N. Biren Singh on Saturday launched the Imphal-Dimapur direct flight service at Imphal International Airport. The flight service would be operational thrice a week. Biren expressed his happiness over the launching of the Imphal-Dimapur flight service which is being operated by Alliance Air, a private airlines company. He said better connectivity would build deeper connections among the people of the two states. He maintained that such flight service would further strengthen the friendly relations between the states. Thee AllianceRead More

Manipur zoological garden gets Sangai enclosure for display

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 7, 2019: Citizens can now watch Sangai in full view, forest and environment minister Th. Shyamkumar said as he inaugurated enclosure of the brow entlred deer at Manipur Zoological Garden, Lamphelpat on Saturday. The minister declared the Sangai enclosure opened for public display. The Sangai enclosure has an area of 4,800 square metres with marshy vegetation, similar to the natural habitat of Sangai. The enclosure houses a large paddock area to meet the animal’s biological requirements including provision for night shelter, kraal and keeper gallery. TheRead More

Manipur will be fully protected from CAB apprehension: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 6, 2019: The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) will not affect Manipur and its people in any way and the Union home minister Amit Shah had pointed out two-three options so that Manipur remain protected from the apprehension the outcome of the bill, Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh said this on Friday. Biren was interacting with reporters at Imphal airport.  He said he along with representatives of some political parties and civil society organisations met Union Home minister Amit Shah regarding CAB. The option of protectionRead More

IED explodes in front of Vishal shopping mall

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 6, 2019: A ‘low intensity Improvised Explosive Device’ was blasted in front of Vishal shopping mall, Chingmeirong here on Friday early morning. According to locals the bomb was blasted at around 6 am. The bomb was suspected to be planted by some unknown miscreants. According to police the bomb was a low intensity explosive device and made with simple Royal Demolition Explosive (RDX) type explosive which is attached to a mobile phone as trigger device mechanism. It is reported that there was some monetary ransom demandsRead More

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