Saturday, August 18th, 2018


MAKU and Humanism Foundation organises Plantation drive at Kumbi

Pothashang News Service: Kumbi, August 18, 2018: Matingleiba Kumbichasing (MAKU) and Humanism Foundation has jointly conducted a mega mass Plantation drive cum awareness rally at Kumbi under Bishnupur district today. Around 2000 saplings were planted during the mega mass tree plantation drive, which was participated by around 500 people from schools, colleges, local governing body (Kumbi Municipal Council) and local clubs from Kumbi Assembly constituency. The plantation drive was conducted under the theme “live green and let green live” and the main objective was to create the awareness about theRead More

Minister Shyam launches web for paddy land data bank

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 18, 2018 (DIPR): Revenue Minister Karam Shyam launches website for implementation of Manipur Conservation of Paddy Land & Wetland Act, 2014 today at his office chamber at Old Secretariat that depicts baseline data (satellite image of September 2014 with cadastral data). The website contains Data Bank with details of the paddy land along with survey numbers with the help of the map prepared on the basis of satellite pictures. The website was prepared by Manipur Remote Sensing Applications Centre (MARSAC), Department of Science & TechnologyRead More

MU community dissatisfied to new HRD’s enquiry committee

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 18, 2018: Manipur university students, teachers and staff have shown dissactisfaction against the HRD’s Fact Finding Committee reconstituted to enquire into the financial and administrative irregularities allegedly committed by vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey. The varsity community has been demanding ouster of the vice-chancellor. Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) launched agitation on May 30. Later the Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA) and the Manipur University Staffs’ Association (MUSA) joined the shut down strike which was launched on June 6. In due course the HRD ministry constituted a factRead More

JCILPS students’ wing shut down NIT, Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 18, 2018: Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) students’ wing today locked Nation Institute of Technology, Manipur opposing against conducting of interviews for recruitment of 22 faculties of the institute in Kolkata. The JCILPS students’ wing of Manipur has been demanding that the National Institute of Technology, Manipur authorities conduct the interviews here instead of in Calcutta. The interview for the recruitment was scheduled to be held on August 18 and 19 at Hotel Gateway in Calcutta. A memorandum was submitted on Thursday to the director, NIT Manipur,Read More

18 Gold biscuits seized from Imphal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 18, 2018: Gold biscuits worth Rs. 1,06,34,389/- (One Crore six lakh thirty four thousand three hundred eighty nine) have been recovered today in two different cases by Anti-Smuggling Unit, Customs Division Imphal. Officers of anti-smuggling unit, Customs Division Imphal, led by the Superintendent yesterday afternoon detected 16 gold biscuits in rectangular form cut from the 1 kg gold bar having marking as “Fine Gold 999.9” of foreign original from four persons, Sanjoy Kumar Krishnani, 32, son of  Rajkumar Shyamdas Krishnani of Flat No. 601, Ashirwad Apt. Plot No. 409, Section-3, BOTRead More

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