Tuesday, November 28th, 2017


PCI, IJU, EGI and Press Association members call on Guv, CM

Imphal, November 28, 2017 (DIPR): Members of Press Council of India (PCI), Press Association, Indian Journalist Union (IJU) and Editors Guild of India, who visited the State to take part in the Two-day Inter-Regional Media Interaction Programme, called on Governor Smt. Najma Heptulla at Raj Bhavan today. The delegates presented a memento from Press Association to the Governor. The team recounted recommendations of the Interaction Programme between Myanmar and India held from November 27-28 at Hotel Imphal. Later, the team also met Chief Minister Shri N. Biren at Chief Minister’s Secretariat. The seniorRead More


Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 28, 2017: Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy R.K. Singh today launched Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya Scheme) in Manipur held at Hotel Classic Grande, Imphal. R.K. Singh promised round the clock power supply to every household in Manipur by March, 2019. Wthout the development in power sector, there won’t be any development and industrialization in the State. It is the vision of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide electricity to every household of the country. NowRead More

Manipur to clash with Argentina in final

Imphal, 28 November 2017: India B (Manipur) will fight it out with Argentina in the final of the 11th Manipur Polo International 2017. In the two semi final matches played today at the Mapal Kangjeibung, Argentina outclassed England 10-5, while Manipur overcame a spirited challenge from USA to emerge 7-6 winner. The 2nd semi final match between Manipur and USA proved to be a cliff hanger and the enthusiastic spectators enjoyed the match thoroughly. The Manipur team was the first to find the target in the 19th minute, a hitRead More


Imphal November 28th 2017 (DIPR): As part of the ongoing Manipur Sangai Festival, 2017, Hiyang Tanaba, the Traditional Boat Race was today held at the Sana Konung Thangapat, Imphal East. The programme was held under the aegis of Directorate of Tourism, Government of Manipur organized by the Manipur Artist Association (MAA) Thangapat Mapal. Education, Labour and Employment Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that Hiyang Tanaba, the traditional boat race is an inseparable part of the people of Manipur and the State. Before appropriate roads were developed, waterways were theRead More

Police arrested RPF/PLA with large arms and ammunitions

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 28: Police today arrested four RPF/PLA cadres including two women cadres from their residences at Imphal West. They were arrested during preventive measures taken up in connection to the ongoing Manipur Sangai Festival, the biggest tourism festival of the state. The arrested persons along with the arms and ammunitions recovered from their possession were displayed before the media.   The arrested persons were identifies as Naorem Bhume Singh, 44, of Naorem Leikai, Imphal West, Konsam Joykumar Singh, 47 from Thongju Part II, Imphal West, NaoremRead More


Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 28: Narcotic Cell of state police yesterday seized 10 thousand World is Yours (WY) tablets from Andro Parking near the Manipur Sangai Festival venue. The seized WY tablets were displayed before the media, today. SP Imphal East, Kabib K told the media that the Imphal east police conducted operations as part of preventive and security measures in connection with the Sangai festival in and around Andro parking last evening. Yesterday at around 7.30 pm, Narcotic Cell Imphal along with team of Narcotic Cell, Imphal East whileRead More


Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 28: The home department has declared wanted an accused rapist accused Kh. Kashin @Ashin @ Kasinba, 50, son of late Mangainanba. A cash reward of Rs one lakh has been announced for information leading to his arrest. Kh. Kashim was accused of raping a 14 year old girl from Viewland colony in Senapati District on August 1 this and he has been absconding. Kh. Kashin is a resident of Nungtek, Karvangmuang village part 2, under Noney police station. Various organisations including Liangmai Pui Naga Ruangdi, Liangmai Naga KatimaiRead More

Lamphel vendors condemn separate Mao market construction decision at Lamphel

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 28: Lamphel Super Market Development Joint Committee, a committee of vendors at Lamphel market has condemned the chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh’s recent announcement to construct a separate market at Lamphel for the Mao community of Senapati district as Mao Market. The chief minister made the announcement to construct Mao Market at Lamphel market area at the cost of Rs 1-2 crore soon, at the inaugural function of the 3rd Flower Festival cum Manipur 1st Cherry Blossom Festival held at Kayinu Village, Mao Gate, Senapati on Saturday. The agitatingRead More