Wednesday, February 7th, 2018


House passes five demands for grants amounting to Rs. 7,802,563,000

Imphal, February 7, 2018 (DIPR): The State Assembly today passed five Demands for Grants amounting to Rs 7,802,563,000. The Demands for Grants include Demand no. 1 (State Legislature) Rs 81,48,99,000,  Demand no. 2 (Council of Ministers) Rs 6,84,14,000, Demand no. 3 (Secretariat) Rs 101,56,78,000, Demand no. 12 (Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development) Rs 539,39,07,000, Demand no. 27 (Election) Rs 50,96,65,000. Opposition MLAs’ Shri K. Meghachandra and Md. Abdul Nasir made their observations while participating in the discussion of the demands. Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh gave his clarificationRead More

Khurai people demand strict action MLA Sushildro

Pothashang News Service, Imphal,February 7: People of Khurai today staged a sit-in protesting against Khurai MLALeishangthem Sushildro  threatening his neighbor Laishram Bishwajit of Khurai Sarjor Leikai, Imphal East by firing rounds of bullets yesterday. The locals demanded strict action against the MLA for his act that occurred at around 5:30 pm. According to Bishwajit (45 yrs), son of Laishram Netrajit, he and his workers had removed an air conditioner machine attached at the building of the MLA which had obstructed the construction of retaining wall of Biswajit after taking the permission of MLAs’Read More

Army busts Arms and Drug rackets

Pothashang News Service, Imphal, February 7, 2018: A combined team of 5 JAK RIF of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) and Thoubal commandos along with the volunteers of two civil organisations—All Lilong Anti Drug Association and Anti Social Preventive Organisation, a women based organisation conducted a search operation based on a reliable input at Lilong Haorebi Turel Ahanbi. The main accused Md Indur Rehman fled from the scene however his wife Sultana @ Mumtaz, 35 was apprehended with drugs and some ammunition during the search of the house ofRead More

Manipur Pollution Control Board to make out a detailed report

Pothashang News Service, Imphal, February 7, 2018: Manipur pollution control board will bring out a detailed report by March on the causes and consequences of environmental damages and climate change affecting the rivers and lakes of the state. Chairman, Manipur pollution control board, Laishram Radhakishore Singh made the statement during the release of the official souvenir titled “Eishu Makhoigumna” of Saksham Manipur Prant 2018 at the auditorium of Nupee Lal Memorial Complex, Imphal in connection with Eye Donation Fortnight Campaign, 2017. He said the government will try to change the conditionsRead More

Poppy plants worth 1.5 crore destroyed

Pothashang News Service, Imphal, February 7, 2018: Poppy plants valued around Rs 1.5 crore were destroyed today in the hill range located between Tarao Lamkhai and Lamkang Khunyai village in Tengnoupal District. The poppy farms were taken up at around 25 acres. They were destroyed during 9 am to 1.30 pm by a combined team of Chandel Police, Tengnoupal Police, NAB and 8 MR in presence of SDC Tengnoupal N.Kamei as executive magistrate.