Thursday, June 21st, 2018


Drug worth 7 crore seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 21, 2018: Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) seized a huge cache of contraband drugs worth Rs 7 crores from a Jungle track near Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal district, Manipur, said a press statement released by Assam Rifles. Acting on specific information regarding carriage of contraband drugs through the jungle track near Khudengthabi, the team of Tengnoupal Battalion launched an operation on June 20. The team observed some suspicious movement on the jungle track and intercepted an individual, whoRead More

Trinamool Manipur condemns politician in drug cartel

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 21, 2018: The Manipur Pradesh Trinamool Congress Committee has expressed its shock and anguish at the seizure of large quantities of heroin powder and WY tablets worth Rs. 27 Crores in addition to seizure of 57,18,000 in hard cash, arms and ammunition from the possession of Lutkhosei Zou, chairman of Autonomous District Council, Chandel yesterday. This seizure had been made from his residence at Lamphel. The seizure of such a huge quantity of contraband drugs, cash and arms from the custody of a person like theRead More

MUSU cautions to intensify agitations

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 21, 2018: Manipur University Students Union has cautioned to intensify its strike on June 24 if the authority fails to replace the university vice-chancellor Adiya Prasad Pandey. The varsity students today took up Human Chain demanding replacement of the VC. The student body has been complaining that the university has been defunct since Adiya became the vice-chancellor of the university. Pandey was appointed as vice-chancellor on October 24, 2016, and joined the university on December 13 that year. Dayaman Mayanglambam, president of the student’s union said, “Our strike hasRead More

Unity requires national characteristics, says Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 21, 2018: “We won’t be able to maintain unity and integrity of the state if we don’t have nationalistic feeling among us” said Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh at the 4thInternational Day of Yoga held at Indoor Stadium, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, Imphal today. The present government has zero tolerance approach against drugs. The government won’t encourage any anti-social people regardless of their connection with any political party, family etc. If we want to bring positive change then change should begin within ourselves, Biren said. HeRead More

Yoga at Raj Bhavan

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 21, 2018: Manipur governor Dr. Najma Heptulla joined the rest of the globe on International Day of Yoga which was under the theme Yoga for Harmony and Peace, today. The 4th International Day of Yoga was observed at Darbar Hall, Raj Bhavan. Najma Heptulla said today we all should take the pledge to practice Yoga in our everyday life. We should commit ourselves to practice Yoga, as it is beneficial for the body as well as for the soul. We must take pride in the fact thatRead More

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