Monday, December 17th, 2018


Muslim organisation condemns attack at Wakf Board

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 17, 2018: Condemning the recent attacks at the office of the Manipur Wakf Board, leaders of the Manipur Muslim organisations demands the state government to take up immediate action and award befitting punishment to the culprits at the earliest. The leaders also demanded clarification over the use of abusing and slang words to the girl hostellers of Muslim Girls Hostel, Minuthong Hafiz Hatta, Imphal by the culprits. In a news conference held at Manipur Press club, president All Manipur Muslim Organisations Co-Ordinating Committee (AMMCOC) SM JalalRead More

Memorandum for DDU-GKY signed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 17, 2018:  Manipur State Rural Livelihoods Mission (MSRLM) and different 11 new project implementing agencies of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) today signed memorandum of understanding at Hotel Imphal. The project implementing agencies will train state’s youth in the field of health care, hospitality, documentation, apparel sector, beauty and wellness, hair styling, tourism, retail sector, electrical sector and provide job placement. The agreement was signed in presence of chief minister N. Biren Singh and rural development and Panchayati Raj (RD & PR) minister Th.Read More

Keirao to have a drug testing laboratory

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 17, 2018: Health and family welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh today laid foundation for a drug testing laboratory and a Homeopathy pharmacy at Keirao Khunou in Imphal East. The minister said after the completion of the pharmacy and the laboratory people in and around Keirao will be able to generate employment and their income by growing medicinal plants. Without any service, one should stop thinking of a gain. Rendering a good service will have its positive outcome. We should not sit idle at home. Instead oneRead More

Poppy plantation at Boljang ranges destroyed, men arrested

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 17, 2018: Around 97 acres of illicit poppy plantation was destroyed Old Boljang and New Boljang hill ranges of Kangpokpi district by a combined team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB), Manipur, 5th IRB, Imphal East district police, NCB, concerned executive magistrate along with representatives of forest and horticulture department led by additional superintendent of police, NAB, Manipur. The cultivation would yield 970 kg of Opium said a press statement released by W. Basu Singh, superintendent of police, NAB and PRO, police department, Manipur. The operation beganRead More

Maoist strike paralyses Imphal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 17, 2018: Maoist Communist Party, Manipur’s 24-hour general strike has today paralysed educational institutions and business establishment at large in Imphal. One scooter was reportedly burnt down partially at Waithou near Waithou Bazar in Thoubal district at about 4 am. The strike began yesterday midnight in demand for reconstruction of Mongba Hanba Khubam and Khurai Ahong Pung shrines located in Imphal. The outfit also said the general strike was imposed to express the frustration of the indigenous people of Manipur whose culture and voices have been ignoredRead More

Its as time with Assam Rifles

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 17, 2018: In their effort to further consolidate this encouraging trend the Sajik Battalion of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised Advent Christmas Celebrations over the weekend. The times are changing fast for Sajik Valley and they are changing for good. The bonhomie shared between the locals and Sajik Battalion of Assam Rifles over the last one year has provided positive impetus and accelerated the peace initiatives, says Assam Rifles. The elaborate celebrations witnessed willing and extensive participation from oneRead More