June, 2018


Minister of state Ahluwalia interacts with IT youths

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 30, 2018: Minister of state for electronics and information technology, Surendrajeet Singh Ahluwalia today interacted with local youths who are engaged in the field of information technology at Manipur Information Technology Park, Mantripukhri, Imphal. Most of them are from the three Business Process Outsourcing (BPOs) such as Cube Ten Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Unitrans Solutions Private Limited, Imphal and RK Marvin Communication Private Limited, Imphal. Ahluwalia said there will be one day that people need not to travel as selling or popularising a brand is doing through Business Process OutsourcingRead More

Grenade found on director’s table

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 29, 2018: One Chinese hand grenade was today found on the table in the office of director of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ranjan Yumnam. Speaking to media persons, peon of the department, H. Ngouba said as daily routine he open the office of director at around 7.30 am so that sweepers can clean up the room. He said according to the sweeper one stranger came when she was about to clean the office. Ngouba said when he went inside the office of director to take a fileRead More

National Seminar on ‘An Autonomous College’ held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 29, 2018: A two-day National Seminar on ‘An Autonomous College: Problems and Prospect’ was launched on Friday at Imphal College by education minister Thokchom Radheshyam. The minister urged the gathering to have a positive approach towards the College Autonomy Scheme. He stressed that there are hundreds of higher educational institutions in the country and the government has been trying to make these institutions a self sustaining institutes. The Minister maintained that the time maybe right for the government is proposing such scheme to make colleges an autonomous body.Read More

Sanamahee Ahong Khong Chingba observed after 350 years

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 28, 2018: After ‘350 years’ Sanamahee Ahong Khong Chingba, a Manipur traditional ceremony for peace and prosperity was witnessed in Imphal City. In the ceremony Lord Sanamahee was adorned on a chariot and travelled in the heart of Imphal city. People offered fruits, flowers and money as the chariot passes along the busy street of Imphal during the travelling locally known as ‘Kang Chingba’.  Cultural ritual with traditional Pena music and dances were performed praising the glory of Lord Sanamahee as the devotees move the chariot.Read More

NAB nabs two with 7. 52 kg Brown Sugar

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 28, 2018: Narcotic and Affairs of Border (NAB) Manipur on Thursday arrested two drug traffickers at Sapermeina bazaar in Imphal West with 7.52 kg of Brown Sugar. They were identified as Longjam Tomchou Meitei, 49, son of L. Iboton Meitei of Koirengei Bazar, Achanbigei and Yummnam Ibotomba Meitei, 54, son of  late Y. Bira Meitei of Kongampat Awang Leikai, Imphal West. Superintendent of Police, NAB, W. Basu Singh said one Maruti Wagon R Car silver in colour and bearing registration No. AS01 BG/1493, a sum of Rs. 15,260 and other incriminatingRead More

Manipur denizens demands justice for Sanjita

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 27, 2018: Demanding to give justice for Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu who was alleged on doping case, Proletarian Feminist Movement, Manipur (PoFM) today took up a demonstration rally at Thongju Chigonglei Makhong Pichu ground, Imphal West. PoFM president, Nongthombam Sarjubala said the authority should give a clarification of the result of Sanjita. She said during the doping test two test results in different numbers came up which is a mystery as it seems to be setting a game to finish the career of Sanjita. Joint Action Committee againstRead More

Fifth phase of “Go to Village” mission launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 27, 2018: The fifth phase of the “Go to Village”(GTV) mission was launched today with mission camps opened at different parts of Manipur with the mission objective to deliver benefits of government schemes to doorsteps. In Imphal East GTV mission camps were held at Lilando Lampak, Thongju Part I and Angtha community hall, Angtha, Lemba Khul. Government spokesperson and minster, Thongam Biswajit Singh attended the camp at Thongju while forest and environment minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar attended at the Angtha camp. Biswajit said the GTV mission is an ambitious one with the mainRead More

CM Biren urge for collective effort against drug

-launches  “Nisha Thadoklasi” campaign Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 26, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh said, “A collective effort is needed to curb the drug menace in the state and let us take the pledge to save our future generation from drug abuse and building a drug free society.” Biren was at the observation of “International Day Against Drug abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 2018” and launching of “Nisha Thadoklasi” campaign (anti-drug use campaign) held at auditorium hall of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal East on Tuesday. The government is draftingRead More

AR seizes 20 gold bars

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 26, 2018: A combined team of Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) apprehended one gold smuggler carrying 20 gold bars weighing 3.316 kgs worth one crore at PVCP, Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal district yesterday. A press statement released today by AR said the team, based on specific input regarding carriage of gold, stopped a Maruti van bearing registration number MN 01 AK 4870 travelling from Moreh to Imphal for checking at permanent vehicle checkRead More

40 gold biscuits seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 26, 2018: A team of the officers of Customs Preventive Force Moreh and Anti-Smuggling Unit, Customs Division, Imphal on Monday effected seizure of 40 gold biscuits of foreign origin along the Indo-Myanar road in Thengnoupal district. Assistant commissioner, customs division, Imphal, R.K. Darendrajit Sing on Tuesday said the gold biscuits which are of foreign origin were seized on Monday from one person identified as Md Askar, 40, son of Salamatulläh, Bengoon Mayai Leikai, Mayang Imphal, Imphal West. He said acting on specific information the combined team acted along the national highway 102, Imphal-Moreh routeRead More

Sub-registrar posted by lucky draw

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 25, 2018: Sub-deputy collector of Sagolmang, Imphal East has been posted as sub-registrar of Imphal West DC office by lucky draw system conducted at the revenue minister Karam Shyam’s office on Monday. The lucky draw was held in presence of the minister, revenue secretary T Ranjit and deputy secretary Y. Rajen and other officials. Minister Shyam highlighted that he wants to support the initiative and steps taken up by   Manipur chief minister Biren Singh of opening Anti-Corruption Cell and promoting transparency in governance. He said theRead More

Food processing conclave held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 25, 2018: A one-day food processing conclave under the theme ‘Awareness and UP- gradation of technology and promotion of Kishan Sampada Yojana’ was held today at Hotel Classic Grande, Chingmeirong, Imphal in presence of minister of state, ministry of food processing industries, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti as chief guest. The conclave was jointly organised by ministry of food processing industries and Indian Chamber of Commerce with the support of department of commerce and industries. While addressing the gathering, the chief guest said the main objective of the governmentRead More

Manipur University teachers and students refutes VC Pandey’s clarification

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 25, 2018: Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA) and the Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) have rejected the clarification made by vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey on the allegations made against him by MUSU. MUTA today held an emergency executive committee and special invitees meeting at the office of MUTA to discuss the on-going impasse in the university. The meeting resolved to confirm the proceedings of the executive committee meeting held on June 19 which reads “Resolved unanimously that the present vice-chancellor, professor A P Pandey, be requested toRead More

Disappoint over involvement of ADC chairman in drug trade

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 25, 2018: Members of Autonomus District Council (ADC) and Bharatya Janata Yuba Morcha (BJYM) of Chandel district have expressed disappointed on the involvement of ADC chairman, Chandel in a huge drug racket, at the launching of one-day programme of “Fight Against Drug cum Free Health Medical Camp”. The programme was today organised by BJYM at Behlung Memorial Town Hall, Chakpikarong in Chandel with the support of ADC, Chandel. Chairman of ADC Chandel, Lhukhosei Zou along with his seven associates were arrested by Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) andRead More

CM reviews next GTV preparations

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 25, 2018: Chief minister N. Biren Singh today reviewed the preparation work for the next round of ‘Go to Village’ (GTV) mission held at Cabinet hall of the chief minister’s secretariat. Biren said that success will come with hard work and determination and the present government would deliver that have been promised or committed to the public. He maintained that the GTV mission is being appreciated not only in the state abut also at the national level. Biren expressed his satisfaction over the performance and efforts of theRead More

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