Thursday, December 13th, 2018


Manipur PCC celebrated Congress victory

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 13, 2018: Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee today celebrated the victory of the Congress party in three states out of the five states assembly election held recently. During the celebration at Congress Bhavan in Imphal, Congress Legislature leader Okram Ibobi Singh said the defeat of BJP in all five states—Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram indicates the fall of the saffron regime. After four and half years rule of the BJP led NDA government the people now realized that the BJP has been fooling people by makingRead More

State Level Barak Festival launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 13, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Thursday opened the 3-day 1st State Level Barak Festival, held under the theme, ‘Sustaining Peace and Harmony’, amidst much fanfare at Mini Stadium ground, Senapati district headquarters. Biren Singh said that one can’t enjoy the delight of having good roads and owning costly cars if there is no amity among people. Stating that good relationship among people of different communities is of prime importance, the chief minister observed that one who respects fellow people would gain loveRead More

30 acres of poppy plantations destroyed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 13, 2018: In continuation of Manipur’s effort of destruction of poppy plantation a combined team of Tengnoupal district police, Narcotic and Affairs of Border and DC Tengnoupal office today destroyed about 30 acres of poppy plantations at Machi hill range which would worth around Rs 6 crores. The team included SP Dr. S.Ibomcha Singh, DSP Tengnoupal N.Suraj Singh, OsC Tengnoupal inspector John Lamkang,  Machi inspector DK Angrung Maring,  CDO Moreh inspector N. Jatishwor Singh,   NAB team led by Additional SP Saklemba Rajkumar and DC Tengnoupal office represented by SDC Th.Read More

Blast in front of business centre alarms employees

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 13, 2018: Blast in front of a five storied building today morning at Chingmeirong in Imphal where Vishal shopping mall is located has alarmed the employees and the shopping mall remained shut for the day. “There is no extortion notice from any underground group issued to the company as far as I know. We are afraid what would happen again. We depend our living on this job at the mall. If the company leaves Manipur due to such threats we will lose our income opportunity,”Read More

SSUM asks Maipur government to sort out issues

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 13, 2018: Socialist Students’ Union Manipur (SSUM) has slammed Manipur government for failing to be good governance by sorting out the issues in Manipur which are potting people in trouble. Speaking to media persons, president SSUM Yaima Meetei asked the Manipur government to sort out the issues prevailing in the state to ease the struggle and hardship faced by the people of the Manipur. “It is useless to have a government if it cannot solve any state issues and work for the welfare of itsRead More

Juvenile Justice Boards serve ultimatum to release funds

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 13, 2018: Members of Juvenile Justice Boards (JJBs) of different districts of Manipur have today served an ultimatum to release JJB fund by December 20 cautioning that failure of which will invite agitations. The ultimatum was served to the director of social welfare department on December 13. It said the members of the boards are taking vital role in handling the cases of Juveniles in Conflict with law as persons who are empowered by law as belonging to the body of presiding officers. Unfortunately, the entitledRead More

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