Wednesday, May 16th, 2018


Complain over Go to Village ‘failure’

Pothashang New Service: Imphal, May 16, 2018: Komrem Mothers’ Association has complained over ‘failure’ of the ‘Go to Village’ mission at Samulamlan block, Tuiringphaisen village, Churchandpur. The villagers complain that the Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAP) fails to benefit the deserving villagers who are Kom community. President of Komrem Mothers’ Association Serto Abi Kom told the reporters at Manipur Press club that the IGNOAP beneficiaries list was a fake. “It is very unfortunate that the Go to Village mission camp held at Samulamlan block, Tuiringphaisen village didRead More

Teachers’ workshop on folk tales launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 16, 2018: A seven- day ‘Workshop on Folktales and Its Educative Values for Elementary School Teachers’, was launched on Wednesday at Nambol Higher Secondary School, Bishnupur district, organised by the State Council of Educational Research and Training. Manipur education minister, Thokchom Radheshyam said that telling the tales of folktales to the students can intrigue their interest towards school. He asserted that the folktales are the treasures of moral values and lessons that need to be instilled to the young minds to enhance their conduct. The inaugural programme wasRead More

Transport department employees demonstrate for Central Pay

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 16, 2018: Manipur state transport department today staged a sit-in at the department complex in Imphal demanding to implement the 7thCentral Pay scale as a part of the employees’ cease-work strike spearheaded by   Joint Administrative Council of All Manipur Trade Unions’ Council and All Manipur Government Employees’ Organisation which has crossed 55 days. Ph. Bijoykumar Singh, general secretary of All Manipur Transport Department Employees Union, said the employees will take up every form of agitation which is spearheaded by the joint administrative council of the employees untilRead More

Police raid drug centre at Moreh

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 16, 2018: State police has today raided a drug trading house at the Indo-myanmar border town Moreh and seized varieties of drugs and associated kits. Today   at around 4 pm, a team  Moreh Police conducted a raid at a drug vendor and arrested one lady, Ngashepam Premila Devi, 50,alias Bimola wife of Ngasepam Ibomcha Singh of Prem Nagar Labuk Leikai, Moreh ward no. 5, for peddling drugs at her residence. The police team recovered, 44 WY tablets, six gram of brown sugar, six numbers of whiteRead More

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