Thursday, February 1st, 2018


Poppy worth Rs. 3 crore & 25 lakh destroyed

Pothashang News Service Imphal, February 1, 2018: A team comprising  of about 60 personnel led by DC/CCP, SP/ CCP, Add SP(LO),SDPO, SDC has destroyed opium plantation in 55 acres at 4 different locations (15,15,15,10) acres in remote hill ranges of Saikot sub-division between Thuijangphai and Benazou village. The team were engaged from 9 am till 4 pm. In another move 10 acres of poppy worth about 50 lakhs destroyed at Lungthul (T) in Singhaat sub-division by a 2nd team of 70 personnel led by Add SP(ops)/ Churachandpur, SDPO ccpur, Singhat policeRead More

Drug worth over Rs 3 lakh seized

Pothashang News Service Imphal, February 1, 2018: State police and NAB today seized drugs from a lady in Imphal East that would worth Rs. 3,42,825. A combined team of Narcotic Cell, Imphal East, NAB-PS Manipur, CDO-IE along with women police while on patrolling duty at the Kairang Khomidok Area of Imphal East apprehended one Mayari, 55 wife of Md. Rocky of Kairang Khomidok Mamang Leikai, Imphal East district along with 1,117 numbers of World is Yours tablets, 1,163 numbers of loosen Spasmo Proxivon Capsules, 50 numbers of of Nitrosun-10 tabletRead More


Imphal, February 1, 2018(DIPR): CAF & PD, Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation Minister Shri Karam Shyam today said one oil tanker was found guilty of supplying adulterated oil to PCTC. He also said the Government is committed to maintain transparency regarding the matter and warned stern action against those who disobey the IOC rules. At a press conference held at the Minister’s office today at Old Secretariat, the Minister said according to IOC report, testing was conducted from oil samples of the Oil Tanker taken from PCTC, Malom Depot and TinsukiaRead More


Imphal, February 1, 2018 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that lack of civic sense and common sense among the public are the major cause of environmental pollution. This was stated by him at the inaugural function of the Administrative wing and Laboratory wing of the Manipur Pollution Control Board building located at Imphal West DC Office Complex, Lamphelpat today. Speaking as Chief Guest of the function, Chief Minister said that Steps would be taken to ban vehicles above 15 years which are in bad shape. Mentioning about theRead More


Imphal, February 1, 2018 (DIPR): To enhance transparency and efficiency of the government, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh launched the official website of Chief Minister’s Office and Manipur Police Citizen Portal. The launching function of the two websites and was held at Chief Minister’s Office today.  During the function, Chief Minister said that the primary objective of the present government is to simplify the way of life of the people in the region. Chief Minister said that the website would act as an interface for the citizens living outside theRead More


Imphal, February 1, 2018 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam today stressed on the importance of Community Museum in preserving the traditional and cultural artifacts. He was speaking as the Chief Guest at the 2nd Heinoukhong Students’ Unit Conference at Tengnoupal district held under the theme ‘Enlightened Our Vision’. The Minister said that various communities and ethnic tribe inhabit in the State and Community Museum will help in maintaining the fading traditions and cultural valuables. The museum will also help in reviving the ethnographic richness of the State. Traditional clothes,Read More

PFA rescues wild animals

Pothashang News Service Imphal, February 1, 2018: Continuing its service for distressed animals, People for Animals Manipur had recently rescued various wild animals including a monkey from Thoubal Khangabok. A large and weak Steppe Eagle was handed over by one Lairenlakpam Momojit Meitei and his friends of Yumnam khunou Awang Leikai. They found it flightless in the nearly paddy fields. Renowned film actor N. Bhogendro  of Heirangkhoithong handed over a barn owl. Another barn owl was also handed over by Imphal Police Sation, I W which was found from KanglaRead More

Union budget 2018-19 presented

Pothashang News Service Imphal, February1, 2018: Finance minister Arun Jaitley today presented the Union Budget 2018-19 in Parliament. This budget is Jaitley’s fifth budget and the first budget after economic reforms like the GST, dynamic fuel pricing, mega public bank recapitalisation, etc. This budget session kicked off on January 29 when chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian tabled the Economic Survey 2017-18 in Lok Sabha. The survey predicted India’s economy a GDP growth rate forecast at 7-7.5 per cent. Highlights of Budget 2018-19 (PIB)  Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley presents general Budget 2018-19 in Parliament. BudgetRead More

Kanto women protested against bomb attack at MLA Dingo’s residence

Pothashang News Service Imphal, February 1, 2018: Kanto Khulen Apunba Nupi Lup (a women organisation) today staged a sit-in at Kanto Makha Leikai community hall condemning the bomb attack at the residence of Sekmai assembly constituency MLA Hekham Dingo at Khurkhul Makha Leikai in Imphal West on January 27 morning. The bomb was exploded nearby Khurkhul Dispensary which is next to the residence of the MLA. When the bomb blast took place Dingo was out of home; his old mother and his sisters were at home. Ton Shija, former presidentRead More

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