Wednesday, September 19th, 2018


First chopper service in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 19, 2018: Manipur has got a civil helicopter service with its launching flight taking off from Imphal International Airport carrying chief minister N. Biren Singh and his ministers to Jiribam. The Imphal-Jiribam helicopter service will operate daily except Sundays and holidays. The helicopter service is provided by Pawan Hans. The chopper has 13 passengers seat. There will be four flights, two each from Imphal and Jiribam. The flight will depart from Imphal at 9 am and 2:30 pm and from Jiribam it will depart at 9:50Read More

Police arrest mastermind of Rohingya trafficking

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 19, 2018: Manipur police has today arrested one mastermind of Rohingya Muslim trafficking along with his wife. The couple, Rashid Ali, 51 and Khulakpam Tahir Begum were arrested from Yairipok Ningthounai Sabal Leikai. Police says Rashid and his wife have been absconding since May 1. They were involved in trafficking of four Rohingya Muslims including one lady in connection with an FIR lodged against one Takhellambam Gobin Singh who was arrested on May 1. Gobin in his earlier statement disclosed the police that he transported Rohingya Muslims 5-6Read More

Drug trafficker arrested with “881” tablets

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 19, 2018: Officers of the Customs Preventive Force, Moreh, led by the Superintendent CPF detected a huge quantity of amphetamine tablets 30,000 (thirty thousand) having trade mark “881” total weighing 3 kgs. According to a statement released by assistant commissioner R.K. Darendrajit Singh one person, David Doungel aged about 32 years, son of Shigil Doungel, residence of N. Chajang of Saikul sub division, Kangpokpi district has been arrested in this connection. The seized contraband drug and the arrested person was intercepted at about 10.30 am, nearRead More

Manipur to introduce Anti mob violence bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 19, 2018: Manipur state Cabinet has today decided to introduce the Manipur Mob Violence Control and Prohibition Bill in the State Legislative Assembly soon. The decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting held for the first time at Jiribam district Headquarters. It was the fifth Cabinet meeting held outside the state capital. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, works minister and government spokesperson Th. Biswajit said the rate of awarding instant punishment by mob without any fair trial is increasing day by day in the state. AsRead More

Seminar on Home Stays & Sustainable Tourism

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 19, 2018: A seminar on Home Stays and Sustainable Tourism was held today at Sangai Hall, Hotel Imphal. The seminar was organized by Manipur Tourism as a part of ‘Paryatan Parv 2018’ celebration. Director, Manipur Tourism, W. Ibohal Singh said the department was in the process of preparing guidelines of home stay for the state in line with the guidelines issued by the ministry of tourism. The department was also planning to provide training to the registered home stay owners and district wise awareness regarding importanceRead More

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