In memory of a Nupi Lan leader

In memory of one of the versatile leaders of Nupi Lan 1939 Tongbram Shabi, her statue was erected at Ningthem Pukhri Mapal a few years back and also a road was named after her as Sabhi Leirak as a mark of respect for the great work done by her. Late Tongbram Shabi d/o T Ningthoukhomba […]

US Ambassador interacts with MNP+

IMPHAL, Nov 30 : Ahead of World AIDS Day, US Ambassador to India Richard R Verma visited the State and interacted with members of Manipur Network of Positive People (MNP+) at Yaiskul today. Richard R Verma was in Imphal as part of a regional visit to engage with the people of North East India. While […]

Come up with action plan, tourism secy tells NE states

The Union tourism secretary Vinod Zutshi today asked all the states in the Northeast including Sikkim to formulate comprehensive action plans for promoting tourism and develop infrastructure to attract foreign and domestic tourists. Addressing the inaugural programme of a 2-day 5th International tourism mart for the Northeast region at City Convention Centre here today he […]

Central minister promises upgradation of RIMS

Union minister of state for Health and Family Welfare Faggan Singh Kulaste today promised upgradation of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences to be one of the best medical institutes in the country. The MoS stated this before media persons while inspecting the hospital today. He inspected various departments of the institute including the casualty, OPD, […]

A paradigm shift in India’s development approach : A boon or a bane

Dr S Benjamin Nattar With the achievement of independence in 1947, the Indian leaders’ biggest concern was all round development of the country. Nation-building, after the tedious job of state building under the astuteness of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, the iron man of India, was not going to be an easy task. It had to be […]

Of each seal of people’s priceless votes

Rajendra Kshetri Good morning Manipur! This is Mark Antony speaking to the electorates of this golden land of Manipur – our ‘Sanaleibak’. Though India could not emerge as a ‘developed’ country even after sixty-nine years of its independence, there exist in India a ‘highly developed’ state whose development indictors are out of this world. The […]

World’s highest skywalk foundation stone laid in Sikkim

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling recently laid the foundation stone of a ropeway and support facilities for the Bhaleydhunga Skywalk Project at Dhapper in Yangang, which once completed, will be the world’s highest skywalk. Conceptualized by Chamling himself, the Bhaleydhunga Skywalk will be built at a height of 10,300 feet with world class infrastructure and […]

Development as Security

The relevance of the “Look East Policy”  now “Act East Policy” can also be seen very much as India reassessing its security concerns vis-a-vis the Northeast. The government’s seriousness in taking this policy forward, and without skirting the Northeast, therefore will also be a measure of how much the Union has changed its attitude towards the […]

News on Conservation and Development of Manipuri Pony

Comments on Manipuri pony conservation policy invited Imphal, Nov 11: After the State Cabinet has approved in Principal the Conservation and Development of Manipuri Pony”, the Directorate of Vety. & Animal Husbandry Services is inviting comments/suggestions from all stakeholders and general public. It may be mentioned that the Cabinet had approved the Conservation and Development […]

Mary Kom launches model village in CCpur

CHURACHANDPUR – November 7 It was a boon for Saidan village of Churachandpur when it was selected by Rajya Sabha MP Mary Kom as a model village. The model village was today formally launched by Mary in a solemn function held at the community hall of Saidan village at 10.30 am. Saidan village inhabited by […]

Development is panacea for myriad Manipur problems: Gowda

Development is the only relief for all the issues being faced by the state including political issues, said Union minister of statistics and programme implementation D.V. Sadananda Gowda today. Speaking at a press meet at Secretariat South Block here the minister said that the progress of the scheme – Support for Statistical Strengthening (SSS), MPLADA […]

Shyamkumar links crime with illiteracy

Andro MLA Thounaojam Shyamkumar today elucidated on the importance of education and said a proper education system will help a drop in the crime rate by 90 percent in the state, as we can clearly see that most of the crimes committed are due to illiteracy. The MLA who recently joined the Congress was speaking […]

Centre ready to put Loktak on world tourism map: MoS Anil

Environment and Climate Change minister of state (independent charge) Anil Madhav Dave today spoke extensively on the Centre’s commitment to put Loktak Lake in the world tourism map. Addressing a press conference here at the Hotel Classic Grande today, the MoS said the lake has huge potential of being developed into a world class eco-tourism […]

Grassroots democracy a complete failure: Th Chaoba

Thanaojam Choaba, state BJP leader has blamed the Chief Minister O Ibobi led government of exercising power like a despot and its favourable treatment of ADC members at the expense of Panchayati Raj representatives’ interests. He was speaking at the reception function of Adhyaksha Imphal West district and Zilla Parishad members joining BJP after leaving […]

Grassroots democracy a complete failure: Th Chaoba

Thanaojam Choaba, state BJP leader has blamed the Chief Minister O Ibobi led government of exercising power like a despot and its favourable treatment of ADC members at the expense of Panchayati Raj representatives’ interests. He was speaking at the reception function of Adhyaksha Imphal West district and Zilla Parishad members joining BJP after leaving […]

Human resource key to development: Guv

Human resource is the key to a nation’s development, strength, progress and prosperity. Purpose of education is to inculcate among students the ability to think and apply the knowledge they acquire in class rooms in solving social problems. This was stated by the Governor Najma Heptulla during the award ceremony of Rajkumari Sanatombi Devi Award, […]

More than Rs 100 cr given to State in 5 months

NEW DELHI, Sep 15: More than Rs 100 crore were released by the Centre for various development projects in Manipur in the first five months of this fiscal, DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh said today. Chairing a meeting of the Ministry for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Singh said that among the North Eastern States, […]

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More about development and welfare of the people

There is no doubt that India is experiencing rapid development and is expected to soon become a fully developed nation. Manipur too being part of this huge subcontinent, hectic development activities are taking place in it. Manipur also seems to cherish the dream of becoming a tourist hotspot in the near future. Indian railway too […]

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