Eight students expelled on the first day of board exam

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 17, 2020: Eight students were expelled from five exam centres on the first day of High School Leaving Certificate examinations conducted by Board of Secondary Education, Manipur. One student each of Lamdangmei High School, Khoupum and Thangal High School, Nungba were expelled from the exam centre at Tenkhojang Higher Secondary School, Noney. Two  students of Khelakhing Khongjil High Madrassa and one from Ehsas Standard English High School, Mayang Imphal from Pisakmacha Bidya Mandir centre. One student each of St. Stephen English School, Hiyangthang, Songpao LhingatRead More

Manipur will be transformed into Golden Land: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 16, 2020: Manipur will be transformed into Golden Land in the next 5-10 years, chief minister N. Biren Singh said at the inauguration of staff quarter at the community health centre, Lilong Haoreibi Makha Leikai on Sunday. Biren said his government is committed to render human service and work for the welfare of the people regardless of their political affiliation, caste, creed, religion etc. “The present government has fulfilled every promise made to the people,” he added. “When we uplift the lives of the poorRead More

Wanted tag on KCP (PWG) chief

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 16, 2020: Manipur Police has announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh to any individual who provides information leading to arrest of Laishram Mangoljao Singh, ‘self-styled chairman’ of Kangleipak Communist Party (Peoples’ War Group), KCP (PWG). According to the announcemenr Laishram Mangoljao Singh alias Lamyanba Khuman alias LK alias Shamu alias Chingkheinganba alias Hirachandra alias Pibarel alias Jagdish Koirela alias Shamu son of Laishram Mono Singh of Awang Khunou Mayai Leikai, is involved in several cases involving heinous offences including the cases of FIRRead More

2,000 kg betel nuts seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 15, 2020: In continuation of its crusade against smuggling in the border villages of Ukhrul district, Somsai Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) seized 2,000 kg smuggled betel nuts loaded in three trucks at the vehicle check-post on Ukhrul-Tadubi road. At around 9:45 pm on Friday, during a routine checking of the vehicles, troops of Tadubi post stopped three Tata 407 trucks and on carrying out a check of the vehicles, it was found that each truck was carryingRead More

MOMA opens its fifth organic store in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 15, 2020: Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA) has opened its fifth organic outlet at Tusii Nganii Khumai (TNK) Village, Senapati district on Saturday. The outlet was inaugurated by horticulture and soil conservation minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar It is the first organic outlet in the hill district to be opened by the Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA) under the aegis of horticulture and soil conservation separtment. Horticulture and soil conservation department aims to open such kind of outlets in every district so that the organic produces whichRead More

Lui-Ngai-Ni celebrated

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 15, 2020: Lui-Ngai-Ni, a seed sowing festival for the 20 ‘Naga’ clans in Manipur particularly Anal, Aimol, Chothe, Chiru, Inpui, Kharam, Khoibu, Lamkang, Liangmai, Mao, Maring, Maram, Moyon, Monsang, Poumai, Rongmai, Tarao, Tangkhul, Thangal and Zeme was celebrated at TNL ground, Ukhrul district on Saturday. A two-day celebration which is hosted by the Tangkhul Naga Long(TNL) was organised by the State Level Organising Committee(SLOC) under the aegis of United Naga Council (UNC). Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh extended his greetings on the festival eve.Read More

National seminar on Mahatma Gandhi held in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February, 15, 2020: In commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti organised a national seminar on ‘Mahatma Gandhi’s inclusive approach to humanity’ at Raj Bhawan, here on Saturday. Manipur governor, Dr. Najma Heptulla said Mahatma Gandhi is recognized as the Father of this great nation. His struggle was first and foremost for the freedom and independence of the people of India. But his message was also one of universal relevance. His voice for humanity, equality, justice and non violence gained globalRead More

Employment news: Jobs vacant at Manipur town planning department

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 15, 2020: Manipur government has invited applicants for the posts of LDC, office assistant, driver and peon at town planning department, Manipur Willing eligible candidate who were registered in Imphal East employment exchange may contact vacancy assistant for sponsoring their name during office hours from February 17 to 19. Number of post for LDC is one reserved for ST, for office assistant it is one unreserved, for driver it is three, two are reserved for OBC (M) and ST and for peon it is three,Read More

Tenth session of 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly commence with Governor’s address

Imphal, February 14, 2020 (DIPR): The 10th session of the Eleventh Manipur Legislative Assembly began today with the Governor’s Address. Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla in her address to the first session for the year 2020 highlighted departmental achievements and developments of the State Government. In her address, the Governor focused on Law and Order and Justice, Finance and Planning, Tribal affairs, Minorities and SC & OBC Welfare, Food Security, Education, Power sector, Agriculture and allied activities and natural resources, Pisciculture and veterinary and animal husbandary, water resources and management, waterRead More

Finance Minister presents supplementary demands for grants 2019-20 and budget estimates, 2020-21

Imphal, February 14, 2020 (DIPR): In the evening session of 10th session of the Eleventh Manipur Legislative Assembly today Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh also in-charge of Finance presented Supplementary Demands for Grants, 2019-20 for expenditure from the consolidated funds of the State of Manipur during the financial year 2019-20. The Demands for Supplementary Grants included an additional expenditure of Rs 484479.17 lakhs (Rs 135943.18 lakhs in Revenue Expenditure and Rs 348535.99 lakhs in other expenditure). Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh, also in-charge of Finance, reaffirming the commitmentRead More

Manipur CM and EM extend wishes to students appearing Class X and Class XII examinations

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 13, 2020: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh and education minister Th. Radheshyam have wished students appearing Class X and Class XII examinations conducted by BOSEM, COHSEM and CBSE to perform successfully. Biren in his message said, “I extend my best wishes to the students, who are appearing in the ensuing Class X and Class XII examinations being conducted by BOSEM, COHSEM and CBSE.” No matter how crucial and important these examinations are in shaping one’s career, it is for the parents and teachers toRead More

Online portal for Manipur Inner Line Permit launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 13, 2020: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh launched Inner Line Permit (ILP) portal www.manipurilponline.com at a  function held at his secretariat on Thursday. The portal was launched with an objective to improve the efficiency and maintenance of records with proper database of the number of non-Manipur native entering Manipur. Biren said after the implementation of ILP system in the state, the government decided to launch the web portal for issuing of ILP where the records of the applicants can be maintained including the detailsRead More

Employment news: Jobs at planning and development authority, Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 13, 2020: Manipur government through Imphal East employment exchange has invited job seekers to apply for the posts of four LDC/office assistant and six grade IV in the planning and development authority, government of Manipur on temporary basis. Willing eligible candidate who were registered in this employment exchange may contact vacancy assistant for sponsoring their name during office hours during February 17-19. For LDC/office assistant the applicant should be graduate who have completed a course on computer Concepts (CCC) IDOS+Windows + Ms UR-4 Office +Read More

Manipur CM distributes Rs 11,18,54,800 to 1300 beneficiaries of sericulture project

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 13, 2020: Manipyr chief minister N. Biren Singh on Thursday distributed Rs 11,18,54,800 to 1300 beneficiaries of Integrated Sericulture Development Project (ISDP) in a function held at Manipur Sericulture Project Management Complex, Sangaipat in Imphal East. Out of dustributr fund Biren transferred a total amount of Rs 7,41,12,000 to the bank accounts of 1000 beneficiaries of valley districts through DBT and handed over a cheque of Rs 3,77,42,800 to the managing director of Manipur State Co-operative Bank Limited, A. Subhash for further distribution to 300Read More

Manipur government submitted Rs 260 crore proposal for irrigation: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 13, 2020: Manipur government had submitted a Rs 260-crore proposal to the Centre for construction of ground water pumping sites for irrigation, chief minister N.Biren Singh said at the Anganphou Hunba (sowing of first crop paddy) programme Arapti Mayai Leikai Tanakha Pat in Imphal East on Thursday. The programme was organised by Arapti Urup Farmers’ Association under the supervision of Keirao AC MLA L. Rameshwor. Spreading the idea of making Manipur a self-reliant state in food grains production, Biren with Rameshwor and MLA Md. AbdulRead More