Monday, June 4th, 2018


771 packets of Alprawin seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 4, 2018:  Moreh Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) and Moreh Police commandos recovered 771 packets of Alprawin-0.5 (Alprazolam) from two Maruti Vansin Ward No 7, Moreh, Tengnoupal district, Manipur at the Indo-Myanmar border on Sunday. Each packet contained 400 tablets and the approximate cost of the seizure is Rs 1,05,00,000/- (Rupees one core five lakh only). On June 3 a team of Moreh Batallion of Assam Rifles and a team of Moreh Police commandos rushed toRead More

Radheshyam concerns over encroachment in school boundaries

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 4, 2018: Education minister Thokchom Radheshyam has expressed his concern over the encroachment of the government school’s land boundaries and said the school and all the infrastructures should be protected by each and every individual of the society as their own. He asserted that the conditions of the government schools are in a dilapidated condition and appealed to every stakeholder specially the students to come together for the upliftment of education. He stressed that school is like a holy place where students from different community come to get education.Read More

Slow Loris rescued

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 4, 2018: A slow Loris, an endangered species, was rescued from Mayeng Lamjao Awang Leikai, Hiyanglam, Thoubal district and handed over to Iroisemba zoo by Yening Animal Foundation today. Laishram Ibocha found the animal on the electric post at Mayeng Lamjao Awang Leikai, Hiyanglam, Kakching district. It was handed over to Yening Animal Foundation. Slow Loris, locally known as Loudroubi comes under schedule 1 list of the most endangered animal species’ category in India, under the Wildlife Protection Act (WPA). ‘Due to the lack ofRead More

Training to face disaster

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 4, 2018: A one-day training cum awareness generation programme on disaster management was organized at Panchayat Hall, Bishnupur Mini-Secretariat campus today, by Disaster Management Institute and relief and disaster management. The trainers under the leadership of Namita, relief and disaster training officer and Okram Achou Singh, team commander of state disaster relief force, Manipur demonstrated and exhibited the tools and equipment  employed during disasters and their uses. Dr. Roma Bai, ADHYAKSHA, Bishnupur Zilla Parishad emphasized on the importance of basic intervention techniques on disaster management asRead More

Solar energy in Imphal

Imphal, June 4: Manipur deputy chief minister  Yumnam Joykumar Singh today installed a Grid Connected Roof Top Solar Power Plant (8 KW) at United Friends’ Library and Club, Lamboikhongnangkhong in Imphal West. This is the 8th solar power plant being installed in Uripok Assembly Constituency so far. The first was installed on May 16. Joykumar said, with increasing population, requirements of energy have also been increasing day by day. All conventional sources of energy like hydroelectric projects, thermal plants, nuclear power plants etc. have limitations in power generation. Such non-renewable sources ofRead More

Registration and awareness campaign for job in hospitality industry held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 4, 2018: Khuga Battalion organised an ‘Awareness and Registration Campaign’ through Mobile Interactive Terminal for Rural Area (MITRA) vehicle on June 4 at YPA Hall, New Lakma, Churachandpur.  As an effort towards nation building and also provide common platform to the youth, Career Counseling Cell of Khuga Battalion organised the campaign to promulgate Awareness regarding Golden Threshold program (Phase-III) for placement in ‘Hospitality Industry’ with Taj Group of Hotels. The registration of the aspirants was carried out based on their educational merit and qualifications wherein 186 candidatesRead More

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