Saturday, August 4th, 2018


Manipur takes up vigilant security measures along Indo-Myanmar border

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 4, 2018: Manipur police has taken up vigilant security measures opening various check posts at the Indo-Myanmar border district Tengnoupal to restrict immigrants entering the state following the publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam. Tengnoupal district police has deployed large number of police personnel in various check posts at the border town Moreh and other parts of the district to conduct frisking and identification-procedures of people entering and exiting the state. Superintendent of Tengnoupal Police, Dr. S. Ibomcha who was on duty atRead More

Manipur University community continues agitation

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 4, 2018: Manipur University community today claimed that miscreants have destroyed the shed and stolen the materials of the shed where they have been taking up relay hunger strike demanding ouster of vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey. The varsity community also claimed that executive member of Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU), Moirangthem Khagemba has been arrested  by a team of Kakwa Police from his rental resident at Kyamhei in on Saturday morning without giving any reason for the arrest. General Secretary of MUSU L. Kennedy said the struggle of MUSURead More

NEFIS condemns arrest of MUSU Councillor

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 4, 2018: North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) strongly condemns the arrest of Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) Councillor by Manipur Police last night. The arrest should be seen against the backdrop of the ongoing joint struggle of students, teachers and staff members of MU against the incumbent vice-chancellor, Adya Prasad Pandey, said Chinglen Khumukcham, member, convening committee, NEFIS in a press statement released today. The arrest was followed by the dismantling of the dais which had been erected at the site where protests had beenRead More

Gold biscuits heading to Kolkata seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 4, 2018: Customs Division Imphal today apprehended two non-local gold smugglers with eight gold-bars of foreign origin. They were identified as Amit Kumar Verma, 40, son of Ramesh Kumar Verma resident of Jaganath, Suri Lane, Mandroja road, Bhagalpur, Jagdishpur, Bihar and Rajat Soni, 26, son of Misra Lai Soni, resident of 55 Netaji Subhas Road, Rishra Hoogly. They were apprehended from Waheng Leikai Jiribam taxi parking, Imphal West. The gold biscuits were recovered from their rectums (four each). R.K Darendrajit, assistant commissioner said the gold biscuitsRead More

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