Wednesday, September 26th, 2018


Students burn CM’s effigy

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 26, 2018: Demanding unconditional release of arrested Manipur University students and teachers; members of Joint Students’ Coordinating Committee; three members of All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) and two students of Dhanamanjuri College students of burnt down the effigy of Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh inside the campus of the college located in the heart of Imphal. The students succeeded to burn the effigy in their second attempt. The first attempt was foiled when a police team rushed the site in time and prevented the students fromRead More

Minister makes surprise visit

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 26, 2018: Education minister Thokchom Radheshyam today made a surprise visit at two Higher Secondary Schools of Imphal – Ananda Higher Secondary School and The Churachand Higher Secondary School accompanied by the joint secretary, education L. Nandakumar Singh and concern officials of engineering department, RMSA. The ministerial team inspected the classrooms, laboratories and the school premises. The minister said that the inspection of these schools is to analyse the prevailing conditions of the schools and to plan out proper infrastructure development of the schools. He saidRead More

Tarpan at Khongjom

Pothashang News Service: Imphal 26, 2018: The 25th anniversary of Khongjom Tarpan was today observed at Khongjom river in Khongjom War Memorial Complex in Thoubal district. The ritual marked the significance of pleading blessings for a peaceful and prosperous Manipur to the departed freedom fighters who fought for freedom in 1891-Khongjom War, in the history of Manipur. Deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh led the people to offer Tarpan to the departed freedom fighters at Khongjom Turel. He also led the people to pay floral tribute to the Statue of Paona BrajabashiRead More

Instruction to expedite on decades old murder case

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 26, 2018: Social welfare minister Nemcha Kipgen reiterating the stand of the government against all forms of crime against any person including women and children today instructed and supervised Manipur State Women Commission (MSCW) to expedite the decade old murder case of Anarkali alias Kimboi, who was allegedly killed by her husband in the year 2005.  Minister Nemcha stated that law will definitely takes its own course of time and justice will be delivered to the victims and all the guilty person/persons will be punished according to the law. AsRead More

CM Biren appeals to call off 48 hours bandh

Pothashang News Service: Imphal September 26, 2018: Manipur chief minister Biren Singh today said the state government is ready for talks to find an amicable solution on the varsity issue. He appealed to withdraw the 48 hour bandh and urged the people to advise and guide the students and other stakeholders to come forward for talks with the government. The chief minister was talking to reporters at his secretariat today. He appealed the people of the state to make a collective effort in restoring normalcy and peaceful academic environment of Manipur University.Read More

Biren disposes huge quantity drugs

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 26, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Wednesday set on fire huge quantity of drugs which were seized by Manipur Police in connection with 24 cases.  The drugs were disposed off at Pungdongbam Khanglahoubi Lampak in Imphal East district in the presence of ministers, MLAs, high ranking police officers, media persons, villagers and local leaders.  The contraband items which were disposed in flames were 11,302 kg and 647 gm of Ganja, 3,97,740 Pseudo-ephedrine tablets, 2,63,600 Respifed tablets, 90,174 Spasmo Proxivon capsules, 228 WY (World isRead More

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