Friday, August 31st, 2018


Manipur governor visits Tengnoupal district

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 31, 2018: Manipur governor Dr. Najma Heptulla today made her maiden visit to Tamenglong district which borders Mynamar where she was accorded with warm welcome ceremony at Tengnoupal Community Hall. The reception function was organised by district administration, Tengnoupal. Najma said she had chosen to visit the district after a great consideration and was happy to be in Tengnoupal today. She said the pending issues regarding administration and development submitted by various civil society organisations’ will be addressed after studying the memorandum. Stating that she had receivedRead More

Panchayat woman member nabbed with drugs

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 31, 2018: Imphal East Police today apprehended a woman member of Gram Panchayat with World is Yours tablets from her resident at Khergao Yumkhaibam Makha Leikai, Imphal East. She was identified as Thoibi Moinam, 44, member of Kshetrigao Gram Panchayat. She was apprehended with her son Md. Lakidur, 20, and his stepsister Rubani Buya, 26. They were apprehended when his team conducted a cordoned search operation at Khergao today morning, said ASP M. Kumarjit. As soon as we nab Thoibi we took her to the police station. SheRead More

Radheshyam inspects Ukhrul schools

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 31, 2018: Education minister Thokchom Radheshyam today made a visit at the Sirarakhong Government High School and Tongu High School and inspected the condition of the schools of the Ukhrul district. Radheshyam said there are few schools in the hills and one can hardly effort to send their children to the private schools. Attempt to give more emphasis and importance on the infrastructure and numbers of staffs required in the government schools are being put in as the government schools in hill districts witness huge enrolment. On the problemRead More

CM Biren bats for full-fledged membership in ASI

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, Augus 31: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has urged the Associations of Surgeons of India (ASI) to examine ways so that surgeons from Manipur are also adequately represented in the association at the national level. He made the appeal while addressing the inaugural session of the executive council meet of the association at the Imperial Hall of Classic Grande on Friday. Stating that he had learned that ASI Manipur State Chapter is not a full-fledged member of the executive council of ASI but a co-opted member becauseRead More

Hathei Phanit concludes

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, Augus 31, 2018: The three day festival of the 9th Hathei Phanit, Sirarakhong concluded today. The festival held under the theme Celebrating the God’s Gift “Hathei” at Sirarakhong village, Ukhrul is organized by the Sirarakhong Hathei Phanit Promotion Committee and Sirarakhong villagers sponsored by NEC through EBADA Manipur, horticulture and soil conservation and Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA). Education, labour and employment minister Thokchom Radheshyam, speaking as the chief guest of the closing function, said that Hathei which grows only in the Sirarakhong village is a beautiful gift of god thatRead More

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