Thursday, May 10th, 2018


Biren says ‘Manhunt On’; urges people to bear inconvenience

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 10, 2018: An active manhunt is underway to nab the culprits behind the series of blasts that recently occurred in the state capital, said chief minister N. Biren Singh. He was interacting with reporters on the sidelines of Hill Leaders’ Day camp held at the Durbar Hall of the chief minister’s secretariat on Thursday. Two BJF Jawans were killed in a blast near the entrance of 49 BSF, yesterday, which injured three civilians including two ladies, one of whom who was admitted to Raj Medicity was said to beRead More

73 gold Gold bars seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 10, 2018: In a major blow to illegal gold smuggling in the state, today, 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles seized 73 gold bars worth Rs. 3.6225 crores from two Maruti Vans (both silver coloured) which were moving from Moreh to Imphal. The gold bars were seized at permanent vehicle check post, Khudengthabi during the routine checking of vehicles plying along the Moreh – Imphal National Highway (NH-102), said a statement released by PRO cell IGAR (South). Both the van drivers, Mufijuddin, residentRead More

Most crowded press meet witnessed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 10, 2018: It was the most crowded press meet ever seen complaining of people’s grievances through reporters when women of about 500 turned up at Manipur Press Club, Imphal on Wednesday to show solidarity against the shifting of Imphal East district hospital to Kyamgei. Members of JAC Women Front against Unnatural Shifting of District Hospital at Sagolmang said Sagolmang serves the centre for both Khundrakpam and Saikul Assembly Constituencies. They cautioned that an incident more severe than Kangla naked protest would come up if the governmentRead More

Speaker inaugurate reverse osmosis plant

Pothashang news Service: Imphal, May 10, 2018: Speaker, Manipur Legislative Assembly, Y. Khemchand Singh inaugurated a drinking water project (reverse osmosis plant), today, at Chingmeirong Maning Leikai, Imphal, today. The inaugural function was organised by Bharat Vikas Parishad, Manipur, at Sinam Shyama Town Hall, Chingmeirong Maning Leikai, Imphal. The project was installed under Bharat Vikas Parishad, a non-profit organisation, working for the welfare of the people since inception. It may be mentioned that the parishad was started in the year 1999 in the state and had 7 branches now. The RO plantRead More

Belgium Ambassador called on Manipur chief minister

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 10, 2018: Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to India Jan Luykx called on chief minister N. Biren Singh today in his office chamber. In the meeting they have discussed the possibilities of co-operation in trade and investment, food processing, agriculture, tourism and Smart City project etc. During the meeting, Biren Singh proposed to Jan Luykx to extend Belgium’s support in developing a football academy in the state. Biren said that such a Football Academy would hone the skills and ability of young and aspiring footballersRead More

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