Thursday, January 10th, 2019


Central Agricultural University convocation held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 10, 2019: The fourth Convocation of Central Agricultural University (CAU), Imphal was held today at the sports ground of the university at Iroishemba in Imphal West. Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla said agriculture is the biggest private sector economic activity in the country. We must move from 3Ps (public-private-partnership) to 4Ps that is, public-private-producer-partnership. As farmers are the main stakeholders in agriculture, they must be involved in all concerned decision making processes. Farmers should be looked at as agri-preneurs who interact with corporate entrepreneurs, needing business models to beRead More

Manipur Cabinet decides to urge for exemption of Manipur from citizenship bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 10, 2019: Manipur Cabinet on Thursday decided to urge the Centre for exemption of Manipur from the jurisdiction of the Citizenship Amendment Bill after it reviewed the present situation arising after passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Lok Sabha. The Cabinet sitting chaired by chief minister N. Biren Singh after a thorough discussion decided to urge the Union government and concerned authority to give assent to the Manipur Peoples’ (Protection) Bill, 2018, a statement released by the chief minister’s secretariat. The State CabinetRead More

3kg party drug seized from airport

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 10, 2019: For the first notorious party drug Methaqualone @ Mandrax crystals of three Kg at Imphal Tulihal International Airport by a team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB). The drugs were seized on January 8 from the cargo section of the airport afternoon by the team led by NAB additional superintendant of police Th. Brinda, said a statement released by superintendent of police, NAB and PRO of Manipur police department W. Basu Singh today. Methaqualone or Mandrax is a banned psychotropic substance under schedule of Narcotic DrugsRead More

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