Biswajit chairs RD and PR monthly review

Imphal, Jun 6 (DIPR) : Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh today asked officials of RD and PR Department to conduct mass publicity or awareness campaigns on National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) and asked MGNREGS officials to utilize genuine beneficiaries instead of hiring actors for the campaign. The Minister made the suggestions […]

CBI conducts raid over fund misutilization

IMPHAL, Jun 6 : CBI Anti-Corruption Bureau Imphal Branch today conducted raids in five different locations in connection with the ‘misuse’ of Rs 18, 49, 25, 000 sanctioned under the Ministry of Food Processing Industry for construction of an integrated food chain project at Mao Gate. According to a reliable source, five teams of CBI […]

Sit-in staged, protesters demand judicial probe in Shanti’s death

IMPHAL, Jun 6 : Working Committee of the Apunba Lup today staged a protest demonstration demanding constitution of a high power committee to deliver justice to late Aribam Shanti. Aribam Shanti, a labourer, was shot dead in Moreh recently. The protesters also attempted to stormed the Chief Minister’s office to press their demand but were […]

N Kayisii pays Rs 3 lakh aid to earth crack victims

KANGPOKPI, Jun 6 : The Kalikhola earth crack that developed on June 4 is deteriorating with each passing day with more residential houses in the area being damaged with the earth crack getting wider and wider. Not surprisingly the worsening crack completely shocked Tribal Development Minister N Kayisii, who visited the spot today at about […]

Remuneration for sportspersons to be hiked to Rs 1000 from Rs 200 per day : Letpao Haokip

IMPHAL, Jun 6 (DIPR):Underscoring the need to promote sportspersons of the State, Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Letpao Haokip today announced that the daily remuneration given to sportspersons of any discipline, who represent the State at the National level, will be increased to Rs 1,000 from the existing amount of Rs 200 per day. Letpao […]

Govt’s strength due to selfless sacrifice of some Cong MLAs : CM

IMPHAL, Jun 6: Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said that the BJP led coalition Government has been possible only due to the selfless sacrifice made by some Congress MLAs who defected to BJP. He made the statement at the ‘Sabka Saath, SabkaVikas : Collective Efforts Inclusive Growth’ celebration organised at BJP State Unit office […]

Goods and Service Tax (GST) and its role in Manipur

Dr Mayengbam Lalit Singh The intense wave of GST originated from the centre (Delhi) is spreading across all the states just like Monsoon. But in the minds of millions people, the big questions flourished are (a) What GST is; (b) How it is different from presently existing tax systems; and (c) How it benefits the […]

Freebies galore for winners Competition among schools

It is that time of the year again and with the Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur and Board of Secondary Education, Manipur, announcing the results of the Class XII and Class X examinations respectively, educational institutes have gone to town, highlighting the performance of their students. Not a bad thing at all, and intrinsic […]

‘IPR is an important Department’

The Information and Public Relations is an important Department as it helps in spreading awareness not only on programmes and policies but also various developmental schemes, said IPR Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh during the first monthly review meet…

CBI conducts raid over fund misutilization

CBI Anti Corruption Bureau Imphal Branch today conducted raids in five different locations in connection with the ‘misuse’ of Rs 18, 49, 25, 000 sanctioned under the Ministry of Food Processing Industry for construction of an integrated food chain proj…

Meeting held

A public meeting was held at Sunusiphai market shed, Moirang AC today against the attempt to explore oil from different parts of the State including Khaidem, Moidangpok and Sangaithel Source The Sangai Express

AMTU to hold consultative meeting

The All Manipur Tribal Union AMTU said today that it is planning to hold a consultative meeting with tribal village chiefs, tribal leaders, tribal intellectuals and tribal scholars on ‘Land ownership patta right in hill districts under Autonomous D…

Time set for meeting Ministers

Chief Minister N Biren Singh has announced a new programme to provide an opportunity to the public, BJP workers, unsuccessful BJP candidates, office bearers of BJP to meet and interact with the Ministers Source The Sangai Express

Earth crack Not volcanic, says scholar

Referring to the news report which appeared in this daily today that the earth crack developed in and around Kalikhola in Kangpokpi district slid more than 10 feet last night, Dr Th Ranjit, Associate Professor at DM College of Science has clarified tha…