IMPHAL, Oct 2 (Newmai): First satellite television channel was launched in Manipur on Tuesday. Lamjingba Times satellite television channel was launched by chief minister, N Biren Singh at Uripok Khoisnam Leikai, Imphal.
Speaking on the occasion, Biren Singh said that Media has a big role in maintaining peace and tranquillity in the State. The chief minister also stated that it was a dream for all the people of the State and the government to have a satellite television channel from the State “so that we can showcase the scenic beauty and unique culture and tradition to the outside world”.
Congratulating the Lamjingba Group for launching the satellite television and a daily newspaper, the chief minister said that, “now the world would know what is happening in the State”. He then cautioned that negative news has negative influence on individuals and society at large. He appealed to publish news which carries positive stories so as to build up good image of the State to the outside world.