Monday, October 22nd, 2018


National Integration tour flagged off

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 22, 2018: A 15-day National Integration Tour organised by Thoubal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) under “OP SADBHAVANA” was flagged in by Major General KP Singh, YSM, Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) and PaonemBrojen Singh, MLA WangjingTentha at Thoubal on Monday. The tour which comprised of 24 school students from various schools of Thoubal, one teacher and administrative team of Thoubal Battalion, was flagged off from Thoubal. During the course of 15 days, the NIT team visited various placesRead More

Active service aspirants storm CM Bungalow

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 22, 2018: Result waiting candidates of All Manipur DPC completed candidates of Manipur Rifles 2016 batch today stormed Manipur Chief Minister’s bungalow in Imphal demanding to declare recruitment result as per the given date of October 20. A team of police personnel team who were station in the CM bungalow area stop the candidates from further carrying out agitation. Few representatives of the candidates were allowed to enter the bungalow where they submitted a memorandum to the chief minister’s office. The candidates claim that the jointRead More

Manipur Cultural Integration Conference will get a hall

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 22, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has said that cultural exchange brings love and amity among people at the concluding function of the year-long Golden Jubilee celebration of Manipur Cultural Integration Conference (MCIC) at its premises at Palace Compound, Thangapat Mapal in Imphal East today. Biren said he was overwhelmed on hearing the past works and contributions of MCIC towards maintaining cordial relation between the hill people and valley people. The so-called hill-valley divide could have been avoided had the then successive governments sought suggestionsRead More

Rocket shell found at Moreh

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 22, 2018: An explosive rocket shell was found under a tractor parked near the Moreh bridge near Kondong Lairembi Haraobung planted by suspected militants belonging to an armed rebel group operating in the Indo-Myanmar border town area of Moreh. People came across the rocket shell in the morning under the parked tractor which is used by Workers and Traders Association Moreh (WATAM) for collecting garbage. As soon as the news was spread, a team of Police personnel rush at the spot and cordon off theRead More

Minister Biswajit reaches Paris for food exhibition

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 22, 2018: Minister of textiles, commerce and industry Thongam Biswajit Singh has reached Paris, France to participate in the SIAL-2018 world food exhibition event at Paris, France today as part of the Indian delegation led by Union minister of state for food processing industries Harsimrat Kaur.  Biswajit was accompanied by P. Vaiphei, principal secretary (textiles, commerce and industry). SIAL is known to be the world’s largest exhibition of food processing sector and an event that offers wide experience on the latest developments in the sectorRead More

Combing operation continuous in Imphal city

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 22, 2018: Manipur Police continues cordon and search operations in Imphal city since Sunday following the grenade blast at Nagamapal that killed one CRPF personnel injuring another on Saturday evening. The police measures have been taken up measures to thwart any unwanted incident in and around Imphal areas. Today a team of Imphal West District Police commando under the supervision of superintendent of police Imphal West H. Jogeshchandra conducted search combing operation at Kakhulong in Paona Bazar area. During the operation at Kakhulong  22 male individualsRead More

N. Hazari and Dr N. Tombi Polo tournament underway

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 22, 2018: The 34th N. Hazari and Dr. N. Tombi State Polo Tournament was kicked off today at Mapal Kangjeibung (Imphal Pologround) with education, labour and employment minister Thokchom Radheshyam declaring it open. The tournament is organized by the Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association. In the opening match Thangmeiband Youth Polo Club won the match with four goals against two of Samadon Ayangba Polo Club. The first goal of the Thangmeiband Youth Polo Club was struck by Sarengthem Abung Jersey number 1 in the thirdRead More

Journalist and cop sworn in as state commissioner

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 22, 2018: Journalist Oinam Sunil Singh and retired IGP Dr. Soibam  Ibocha Singh, were today sworn in as information commissioners of Manipur  at Raj Bhavan, Imphal . Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla administered oath of office to the two state information commissioners. Speaking to media persons after the swearing-in-ceremony, Oinam Sunil praising the state government stated that it is a proud moment for the journalist fraternity not only in Manipur but the entire North East for appointing a journalist as the state information commissioner. With his appointment the state hasRead More

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