Tuesday, November 7th, 2017



IMPHAL, NOVEMBER 7, 2017 (DIPR): Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar announced that the buildings of Ima Keithel No. 2 (Emoinu Ima Keithel) and Ima Keithel No. 3 (Phouoibi Ima Keithel), will be handed over to MAHUD Department by January 22, 2018 after completion of the renovation/reconstruction work. Shyamkumar today inspected the renovation work of the Ima Keithel buildings which was badly damaged in the January 4, 2016 earthquake. He interacted with the officials of Works Department, contractor handling the renovation/reconstruction work and women vendors of KhwairambandRead More

Drug dealers apprehended with heroine and Rs. 12, 90,000

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 7: Churachandpur police today apprehended drug dealers and seized big quantity of Heroine with Rs 12, 90,000 in cash said to be sale proceeds of drugs. Today following a source of one Lalchaamrem of Khumujamba from Churahandpur was selling contraband Herroin No. 4 at her residence, Drug Cell Unit of CCpur police under the supervision of AddlSP(LO) CCP rushed and conducted house search. Two drug dealers, Lalchaamrem(56)wife of (L)  Lalthanlian as well as her daughter Suanngaih (32)were apprehended at the spot when the police team recoveredRead More


Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 7: Original polo animal Manipur ponies are often seen along the streets and garbage sites as their happy homes and people had been complaining for a rigid plan to save the pony from extinction. In the midst Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today said grazing fields will be identified soon. He reaffirmed state government’s determination and efforts to preserve and protect the endangered ‘Manipuri Pony’ breed, in the first meeting of the Manipuri Pony Development Board held at chief minister’s secretariat. The meeting discussed theRead More

Graduate teacher suspended

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 7: A lady Hindi graduate teacher has been suspended from her service by an order issued education department today. Ch. Surodhoni Devi, a Hindi graduate teacher serving at Ngashi Rashtralipi High School is the contemplated teacher. She was suspended with an order issued by the director of education (S)Th.Kirankumar in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-rule (I) of Rule 10 of the Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965. The order further stated that during the period that the order shall remainRead More


MOREH, November 7, 2017 (DIPR): Water Resources and YAS Minister Letpao Haokip urged residents of Moreh to show maximum cooperation to the developmental initiatives of the Govt and take maximum benefits from the projects and schemes instead of opposing them. The Minister was speaking at a felicitation programme organised in his honour at the conference hall of HTC, Moreh, Tengnoupal district during his visit to the border town today. Shri Letpao Haokip said that Moreh is a home to many ethnic communities. He urged all concerned to show mutual love,Read More

275 litre country liquor seized

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 7: Under liquor preventive drive with the approaching of the Manipur Sangai Festival, Narcotic Cell Imphal East seized 275 litre of distilled indigenous country (DIC) liquor. The liquor was found from the possession of Puthem Saratchandra Singh (27), son of (L) P. Purnachandra Singh of Andro kharam leikai during frisking and checking in and around Wangkhei Ayangpali area in Imphal East this morning. The liquor trader and seized liquor were handed over to Excise department, Porompat branch through OC-PRT for further necessary action.

Combing operation

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 7: In continuation of security measures taken up in and around Imphal for smooth conduct of the upcoming Manipur Sangai Fetival, police today conducted cordon and search operation (CASO) at New Checkon in Imphal East. The CASO was conducted from 6:30 am to 8 am at New Checkon Mandop leirak under the supervision of superintendent of Imphal East police Kabib. Police commandoes and women police were utilised in the operation. During the search operation 250 male and 105 female were checked for verification. Seven men were pickedRead More

Matron suspended

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 7: A primary school matron was suspended today for working in two schools using different names by an order issued today by the education department. The order issued by director of education (S), Th. Kirankumar stated that Minaranjan Begum who was working as matron at Oinam Primary Madrassa School was fund simultaneously working in the name of Hamida Begum at Thiyam Konjil high school. By exercising the powers conferred by sub-rule (I) of Rule 10 of the Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules,Read More


Imphal, November 7, 2017 (DIPR): Patience and hard-work will lead us to success, said Works Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh, today, encouraging students of the Herbert School, Imphal. The Minister was addressing students and staffs of the school during the 18th Foundation Day Celebration of the school at the school’s Changangei campus. Biswajit said a nation cannot be developed without education. Human Resource is the most important resource in today’s time, he said before adding that everything is possible if one is hard-working and has patience. Manipur has enough resources andRead More