One UNLF cadre arrested

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 11, 2018: A team of Imphal East police has arrested one cadre of proscribed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) identified as Shantikumar Meitei, 45, son of late Sapam Mani Meitei, resident of Keibi Kumuda Maning Leikai. He was arrested from his residence during a cordon and search operation that was conducted on Tuesday acting on an information of presence of some cadres of UNLF loitering in the Keibi area said press statement released by W. Basu Singh, superintendent of police/ NAB PRO. On spot verification he disclosedRead More

O. Joy and 31 others join congress

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 10, 2018: Veteran politician and former BJP spokesperson Okram Joy and 31 others who joined Congress were today received by Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee at a gathering at Congress Bhavan, Imphal. The 31others included Dr. Nameirakpam Dwijamani, former BJP candidate, Md. Abdur Rahman Khan, former vice-president, Kshetrigao, BJP Manipur, municipal corporators, pradhans and ward members of BJP and members of BJP, a retired Colonel and a social worker. Joy contested on BJP ticket at Langthabal Constituency, while Dwijamani contested from Uripok constituency in the 2017 ManipurRead More

Strive for iconic village

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 10, 2018: “I want to make my village a model village, I want to light it up like a flame so that it can illuminate all the villages in Manipur like lamps,” said Arunkumar Telem a man who is striving with his “Langei Village”, a unique rural development project being taken up at Nongpok Sanjembam Khunou in Imphal East district. Arunkumar is the managing director of Langei International which is taking up the project. The 43 years old man is providing way to livelihood to theRead More

CM reviews works of PWD, Science and Technology Department

Imphal, December 10, 2018 (DIPR): In continuation of the series of meetings planned for various Government Departments, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh reviewed the works, targets, progress and issues of Public Works Department and Science and Technology Department at the Cabinet Hall of Chief Minister’s Secretariat today. Commissioner (Works) Shri R.K. Dinesh Singh and Chief Engineer (PWD) Shri Kh. Temba Singh explained the Chief Minister about various works taken up by the Department. At the meeting of PWD, Shri N. Biren Singh specifically enquired about the progress of worksRead More

Law to curtail Social Media Post – CM

Imphal, 10th December, 2018: Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said Manipur needs a law to curtail contains uploaded in Social media. He was speaking during the observation of International Human Rights Day today in Imphal. He was addressing as a chief guest of the function organised by Manipur Human Rights Commission with United NGOs Mission, Manipur, Human Rights Alert, Human Rights Law Network and United Voluntary Youth Council at 1st MR Banquet Hall today. Speaking on the occasion as Chief Guest, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh further saidRead More

CM sows rabi crop seeds

Imphal, 10th December, 2018: Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh sowed mustard and pea seeds at Naharup Makha Pat Chandam Loukon, Imphal east today as part of ‘Rabi Crop Campaign 2018’, Visiting numerous fields of Chandam Loukon by foot, Chief Minister personally speak with farmers and cultivators of the area and advised for keeping fields green throughout the year for self sustainability. During the launching ‘Rabi Crop Campaign’ launching programme, he said that the government is committed in uplifting the lives of people and to bring positive changes in theRead More

Shumang Leela is the most vibrant performing art form: Joykumar

IMPHAL, 10th DECEMBER, 2018 (DIPR): Deputy Chief Minister Shri Y. Joykumar Singh has said that Shumang Leela is the most vibrant among the performing art forms in the State. He was speaking as Chief Guest at the inaugural function of 15th Shumang Leela Ningtham Kumhei, 2018 held today at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Sanglen at Palace Compound in Imphal. Deputy Chief Minister said, performing art forms like theatre and drama have been in slow pace of development due to its inability to grasp the attention of its audience. He said, despiteRead More

Shyamkumar inaugurates three retail outlet markets

Imphal, December 10, 2018 (DIPR): Horticulture and Soil Conservation Minister Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar today inaugurated three retail outlet markets constructed under the Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) central scheme under the aegis of Horticulture and Soil Conservation Department, Government of Manipur. A retail outlet market was inaugurated at Tumukhong village under the Andro Assembly Constituency, Imphal East district and one each at Island Risophung and Island Block of Saikul Assembly Constituency, Kangpokpi district. Speaking at the inaugural function at Tumukhong village, Minister Shyamkumar said that the retail outletRead More

Orange producers rewarded

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 10, 2018: Orange producers were awarded today, the last day of the 3-day state level Orange Festival held at Tamenlong district headquarter. The best orange production for the year 2018 was bagged by Gaigupliu of Sibilong village. She was awarded with a cash price of Rs 1,50,000. Gaichungliu Gangmei of Sibilong village under Tousem sub- division and Ramkeliu Gangmei of Chaengdai village under Tamenglong sub- division bagged the second and third prize respectively. The cash award for second prize is Rs. 100000 and third prize is Rs.75000. SeventeenRead More

Accounts of Kabow valley – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. From 2nd December 2018: The Burmese Government were also informed by the Government of India, and they were requested to depute, in November 1833, two officers of rank to meet two British officers, who would deliver over to the Burmese The towns of Khambat, Tamu, .Thangthwot etc., “and fix and point out the line of hills which may be selected as the future boundary between Ava and Manipur.” It was said that the eastern foot of the hills known in Manipur as the Marling hills and supposed to beRead More

Biren promises financial assistance to Orange growers

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 8, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh assured that all the orange growers of Tamenglong who approach to the government with plantation details will be provided financial assistance. Biren made the assurance on the launching day of the fifteenth edition of state level Orange Festival at Mini Stadium ,Tamenglong district headquarter, today. He said what had been promised have been delivering in time, whether it is road, women’s market, helicopter service, road transport service, doctor’s transit house, Tamenglong water supply scheme, FCI godown, SBI TameiRead More

Police rescue abducted drivers

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 8, 2018: Bishnupur Police has rescued two kidnapped JCB drivers engaged in road construction works. The two drivers were identified as Gaidonlung Gonmei, 27, son of Duanlin Golmei of Oinamlong village and Immanuel Topro, 45, son of  Ileestar Topro of Pesam Khuti village Jharkhand at present residing at Awangkhun. The two drivers were rescued during a cordoned and search operation on Saturday at 1: 30 pm by a Bishnupur police teams at S. Nabir, Bunglon, Loilamkot, Dolang and Khoirok area. They were abducted by unidentified armedRead More

No online; consumers jam offline

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 8, 2018: Today, we live in a world where we can do everything from the comfort of our homes. Internet has transformed our lives. But with the coming of smartphones with internet and digital payment gateways has makes our lives easier. Money transfer, online shopping, bill payments for mobile and electricity name anything that you cannot do with your smartphones. In such a time of ease and comfort, consumers in Manipur are facing hard time since the last few days in online recharge of prepaidRead More

Army recruits 87 CCpur youth

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 8, 2018:  Out of 206 candidates from Churachandpur district appeared for the Army recruitment rally 87 were selected. In a press statement issued by 6th Battalion Sikh Light Infantry, Khuga said that the youth were trained by the Battalion. The Battalion through its MITRA vehicle enrolled candidates from far flung areas through “Awareness and Registration Programme” and also established a Career Counselling Cell. Then the candidates had participated the recruitment training conducted by the Battalion, the statement further added. Last year 87 youth were alsoRead More

Chirom Samuyai – A successful Archer and Bowyer

Pothashang News Service, December 7, 2018: A former Archer and a state champion who had represented state Archery team for various national championships is now a successful Bowyer. Chirom Samuyai of Thongju Part Two, who started playing archery in the early 2000s, had to soon start making Bow & Arrows while he was still actively playing the sport. When a Bow was broken players could not afford to buy a new one in those days as most of the players were poor that is why he started making affordable bows.Read More

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