Tuesday, February 27th, 2018


14 MOUs for Rs 36,09,00 crore investment

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 27, 2018: Fourteen memorandums were signed between the state government and private companies/investors for mineral exploration with the total investment of Rs 36,09,00 crore during the North East Business Submit which was held on November,2017. Additional director, geology and mining division, S.I. Sharma said this today during  the press in the ongoing series of press conference organised by DIPR. He maintained that state revenue will be increased and will create job opportunities for the locals. Director, trade, commerce and industries M. Luikham said his department willRead More

Khundrakpam people boycotts former Manipur Speaker

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 27: People of Khundrakpam and Saikul Assembly Constituency have ‘socially’ boycotted their MLA Thokchom Lokeshore, who is former Speaker, alleging him of misleading the House. Lokeshore told the House that he has no obstruction in construction of district hospital and veterinary office at the constituency even as he obstructs in the process of land acquisition, said Peace and Development Coordinating Committee (PDCC) general secretary PDCC A. Joy. Talking to the reporters at Manipur press club Joy said the former Congress chief minister by Okram IbobiRead More

Thoubal (Phase III) and Dolaithabi Barrage project begins this financial year

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 27: The common area development (CAD) department has taken up command area development and water management programme in five on-going projects. The programmes are cluster of the 213 M.I. schemes under Imphal East, Imphal West and Churachandpur districts with a culturable command area (CCA) of the project is 9643 hectors, out of which 1448 hectors had already been achieved. 215 M.I. schemes under Thoubal, Ukhrul and Chandel districts with CCA of the project is 9043 hectors, out of which 1118 has been achieved 169 M.I.Read More

Motivation lecture on ‘Join Indian Army and Assam Rifles’ held

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, Februay 27, 2018: Kakching Battalion of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South) organised a motivational lecture for youth on the topic “Join Indian Army and Assam Rifles” at Kha Manipur College, Kakching. A total of 100 students attended the event which emphasised on creating awareness and provided an insight into various service facilities provided by the armed forces. The young enthusiasts were enlightened with various types of entries and employability conditions of service. It was also aimedRead More

Army volleys Paobitek youth

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 27, 2018: In an attempt to strengthen the relations with the local sports clubs and promoting sports in Manipur, 5 JAK RIF of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised a friendly Volleyball match between Mayang Imphal Company Operating Base and Paobitek Youth Development Organization (PYDO) at Paobitek Mayai Lekai yesterday.  MLA Wangoi A/C Lukhoi Singh and film actor cum social worker R.K.Somendro (Kaiku) were invited as chief guest and Yumnam Jamuna Devi, chairperson of Laxmi Bazaar Nagar Panchayat was theRead More

Gold biscuits worth Rs 69 lakhs seized

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 27: The 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) apprehended two individuals carrying 14 gold biscuits (approximately 2.324 kgs) at PVCP, Khudengthabi yesterday. At around 3:45 pm today, a silver colour Maruti van (MN01G 3002) travelling from Moreh to Imphal was stopped for checking at PVCP, Khudengthabi. On checking, gold biscuits were found hidden in various places – inside the shoes, inside the mobile phone in place of battery and attached to the buckle of the leather belt.Read More

Villagers participate in AR security meet

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 27, 2018: The 11 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter 26 Sector Assam Rifles organised a meeting on “Community Security” at Chavangphai village, Moreh yesterday. The meeting was held to discuss issues of mutual importance for the security of all communities in the village and society. Chief and secretary of the village attended the meeting with a total strength of 47 which included 17 males, 22 females and eight children. The meeting discussed various issues like security infrastructure development, promoting sports and recruitment intoRead More