Saturday, July 28th, 2018


Governor inaugurates ladies hostel at RIMS

Imphal, July 28, 2018 (DIPR): Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla today inaugurated 80 bedded Ladies Hostel No. 4 at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal. Addressing the gathering as chief guest of the inaugural function, Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla said that medical profession is one of the most demanding professions with new challenges all the time. Congratulating the staffs of the institute, the Governor said that the addition of the hostel is a significant event in the history of the Institute. She said that she came for the inauguration toRead More

Lady apprehended with Rs 1.29 crore worth drug

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 28, 2018: Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) yesterday seized a huge cache of contraband drugs, worth Rs 1.29 crores in International market on Imphal – Moreh National Highway (NH 102) of Manipur. A press statement released by Assam Rifles said a Eeco Van was intercepted at Permanent Vehicle Check Post, Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal district by a team of Tengnoupal Battalion. During the search the security personnel found approximately 258 gm of concealed drugs in the vehicle. The passengerRead More

Education minister assures of more teachers’ post

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 28, 2018: Manipur education minister Thokchom Radheshyam said that the new recruitment process for lecturers of higher secondary school is being carried out on priority basis especially for English and Manipuri language due to acute shortage of teachers of these subjects. There have been complaints for not creating posts in Thang-Ta and Philosophy disciplines. The government has been on process to recruit 688 higher secondary school teachers in 22 disciplines, for which receiving of applications ended on Friday. Radheshayam said recruitment of lecturers for specific disciplines will beRead More

Gold recovered from body cavity

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 28, 2018: Officers of Customs Preventive Force, Pallel on Friday seized 25 gold biscuits of foreign origin from four persons when they were checked in front of the customs check gate at Pallel in Chandel district. The four persons were identified as Abdul Warish, 29, resident of Lilong, Thoubal, Rajak Khan, 28,  of Nungei, Thoubal, Md. Rajaoddin, 27,  of  Lilong Khunou, Thoubal, and Bm. Samir, 15 , of Tarahei Konjil, Hiyangthang, Imphal West, The gold biscuits were recovered from their body cavity (rectum), said R.K. Darendrajit Singh, assistant commissioner, revenue. HeRead More

Village defenders mutiny over pay scale

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 28, 2018: About 4, 000 strong Village Defence Force (VDF) volunteers today took out a silent rally attempting to reach the chief minister’s bungalow to press on the demand to hike their remuneration. The VDF personnel gathered near Imphal International Airport and set off the rally. Besides pay hike the security volunteers have also been demanding to give appropriate monthly honorarium from time to time, to give security service and to give thirteen months pay. When the rally reach along Tiddim ground the demonstrators confronted withRead More

Groups protest against “Special Status” outcome of Framework Agreement

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 28, 2018: Civil society organisations today demonstrated against the milieu of interlocutor R.N. Ravi’s recent statement of offering “special status” to Naga as per the recent report submitted to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Framework Agreement. Joint Committee of AMUCO (All Manipur United Clubs Organisation), CCSK (Committee of Civil Societies Kangleipak) and UCM (United Committee Manipur)organised the public rally at Keishampat, Imphal protesting under the banner “Extension of Article 371 (A) or alike in Manipur”. The framework agreement was signed between the NSCI (I-M) and the governmentRead More

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