Monday, May 21st, 2018


Nine Rhohingya held from Imphal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 21, 2018: In continuation to drive against the illegal migrants (rohingyas), Manipur Police on Monday apprehended nine persons including four females from Hatta Golapati area of lmphal East. Four of the them were identified Mohammad Younus, 27, son of late Abdul Hakim of Laungdung Fakiduang village, Nakura N.M.5 Maundaw, Myanmar; Mohmad Anwar, 28, son of Kulla Miya of Manrunah village, Buthidang, Myanmar; Md.Ismaile, 28, son of Md. Savar Ahamad of Buthidaung Block-II, Myanmar; and Sultana, 27, a resident of Thoubal Moijing, wife of Md, Ayub, who is originallyRead More

AMSU appeals CM to oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 21, 2018: All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) today protested against the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 staging a rally at Keishampat in Imphal. A sit-in rally was organised by North East Students’ Organisation with AMSU. The students urged the chief minister to come forward and oppose the bill. A memorandum was prepared on their demand to submit to the chief minister. Vice-president of AMSU Peter Laishram said, “We are submitting a memorandum to the chief minister to express our dismay and displeasure for bringing the proposedRead More

National seminar on Human Development and Gender launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 21, 2018: A 2-day national seminar on Human Development and Gender was launched today at Ideal Girl’s College, Akampat, Imphal East, with financial assistance from department of social welfare and department of university and higher education. The seminar is organised to draw a road map for human development by focussing the importance of gender equity and removing all the discriminations and differences which are the hurdles of human development. Education minister Thokchom Radheshyam said women’s inclusion in every societal platform is a necessity to defineRead More

Assam Rifles recovers huge cache of arms and ammunition

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 21, 2018: In a major breakthrough 6 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles and 27 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) launched an operation and recovered huge quantities of arms, ammunition and explosives. The consignment of the weapons and ammunitions which included two GSG-5 German rifles with four magazines, one Uzkon semi automatic shot gun with three magazines, two 9 mm Beretta pistols with four magazines, one 9 mm Sigsauer pistol with two magazines, cordtex, detonatorsRead More

Assam Rifles held drug smuggler with drugs worth Rs. 1. 70 crores

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 21, 2018: 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) apprehended one drug smuggler carrying Heroin and WIY tabs worth Rs1.70 Crores at Khudengthabi. On Monday a Silver colour Maruti Eeco Van travelling from Moreh to Imphal was stopped for checking at Khudengthabi. While frisking and carrying out thorough check of the vehicle and driver, a total of 230 grams of Heroin and 11000 numbers of WIY tablets worth Rs 1.70 crores were found hidden inside the tool kit bagRead More

‘Punish the Rapists in Manipur’

 —Don’t allow to intervene by Ruling Elites: CPI (M) Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 21, 2018: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) Manipur State Committee condemns the atrocities committed against the womenfolk of Manipur by the anti-social elements in the recent past. Kshetrimayum Santa,Secretary, CPI(Marxist), Manipur State Committee in a press statement said, we are deeply concerned particularly about the  victim of Sekmai atrocity and Thanga rape victim and their families . Allegedly high profile ruling party leaders intervene in the smooth investigation and the culprits were not punished according toRead More

Reports on Manipur women’s socio economic status released

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 21, 2018: A survey report publication on Socio-Economic Status of Women in Manipur by Drishti Stree Adhyayan Prabodhan Kendra (Women Studies and Training Centre), Pune, was released today at Court Hall, Manipur University. As chief guest of the report release function, Nemcha stated that the contribution of Manipuri women in the socio-economic aspect is significantly large; whether in the organized or unorganized sector, they have been making their presence felt everywhere. Our women have also been known for their courage, skill and active involvement in manyRead More

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