Wednesday, July 4th, 2018


Police clarifies against presence of cannibals in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 4, 2018: Kangpokpi district police of Manipur has clarified that there has been no presence of cannibals in Kangpokpi following a rumour of two cannibals in police custody. Superintendent of Police, Kangpokpi, Hemant Pandey on Wednesday said, “The two people taken into protective custody by Saikul police yesterday are not cannibals.” He said so far no complaint has been lodged by any person neither has any group come forward with any material in this regard. They were beaten up by locals on suspicions of beingRead More

AR conducts lecture on drugs

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 4, 2018: Phundrei Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised an awareness program at Assam Rifles Middle School, Thoubal for spreading consciousness regarding drug abuse and its illicit trafficking amongst the students on  July 3. Around 250 students were present during the event which included a lecture and a March Past. The locals expressed their gratitude towards the Assam Rifles for having organised the awareness drive for the betterment of the society, said a release by Assam Rifles.

Assam Rifles on plantation drive

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 4, 2018: As a follow up of the “Green Campaign”, a tree plantation drive was taken up by Chandel Battalion of HQ 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) at Chandel, Manipur on July 3. The event was in continuation with unit’s sustained efforts towards enhancing environmental awareness among locals. All the officials and members of Naga Village Chief Association took part in the event with the great zeal and enthusiasm. In this initiative, hundred saplings were handed over to NagaRead More

Water supply scheme inaugurated

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 4, 2018: 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South), organized the inauguration ceremony of Water Supply Scheme at B Bongjang village at Moreh, Tengnoupal District under Assam Rifles Civic Action Project on July 2. The villagers had approached Moreh Battalion for construction of reservoir to address the problem of water scarcity in the village. The team of Moreh Batallion responded to the problem and undertook the water supply scheme under Border Area Development Projects and dedicated the water supply scheme toRead More

Vanamahotsava observed in hills for first time

Pothashang News Service: Imphal: July 4, 2018: The forest department today observed the 69th Vanamahotsava at St. Joseph’s College, Shiphaikhong, Ukhrul, which is the first time that the state level festival of trees is organised at a hill district. Forest and environment minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar, K. Leishiyo, MLA, Phungyar Assembly Constituency, K. Dickson, Chairman, ADC Ukhrul, Father Parvis, Principal, St. Joseph’s College were the dignitaries of the function. Forest and environment minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar said protecting the environment of the state is impossible without the protection and preservation of the greenRead More

Langei Village gets a water supply project

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 4, 2018: CAF and PD, revenue minister Karam Shyam inaugurates RO (reverse osmosis) Water Supply project today at Langei village, Nongpok Sanjenbam with the objective to provide hygienic water to the community. The project was launched just 6 months after launching free range poultry, duck projects and their production house and loin loom weaving project at the village. Langei International website created by Digital Manipur was also launched at the function. The minister appreciated Telem Arunkumar, managing director, Langei who is the brainchild behind theRead More

AR seizes dietary supplements worth Rs 1.14 crore

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 4, 2018: Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) apprehended one smuggler carrying dietary supplements of foreigh origin worth Rs. 1.14 crore at PVCP Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal District on July 2. A release by Assam Rifles said based on specific input received from reliable source regarding illegal import of goods, a white colour TATA DI bearing registration number MN04 A 6843 travelling from Moreh to Imphal was stopped for checking at Permanent Vehicle Check Post (PVCP), Khudengthabi. While friskingRead More

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