Friday, February 1st, 2019


101 girls rescued from trafficking

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 1, 2019: Manipur Police has rescued 101 girls from from trafficking. Forty were rescued from Indo-Myanmar border town Moreh in Tengnoupal district today morning while 61were rescued from Imphal. Police said the girls in Moreh were rescued acting on receiving an information from Impulse NGO Network through Childline Bishnupur that some girls from Nepal around 70 in number are likely to be trafficked to Myanmar  and further to other South East Asian and middle east countries  through Moreh. Immediately a combined team led by SDPO, MorehRead More

Two died and mother injured in blast

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 1, 2019: Two sisters died and their mother was injured during a bomb blast incident at Subunglong/Leishok village under Khoupum police station of Noney district. The deceased have been identified as Gaikhuanliu Kamei, 17, and Akhiuna Kamei , 15, both are daughters of Poudinchung Kamei of Subunglong/Leishok Part-1 village. According to police it is said that the incident was occurred at about 10 while the family went for jhum cultivation at the nearby forest. While they were in the farm an unknown origin bomb exploded atRead More

4 arrested with US Dollars

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 1, 2019: Officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence Regional Unit, lmphal have seized 102000 US Dollars having a value of Rs.72,56,280 from the possession of four persons. A press statement released by the Imphal unit of the directorate said the four persons were identified as Shankar Prasad Sharma, aged about 46 years old, residence of Mantripukhri , Shiva Sharma, aged about 44 years old, resident of Moreh, Varun Bhalla, aged about 23 years old from Burari, North Delhi and Manmohan, aged about 42 years oldRead More

MPP cautions to demand pre-merger status

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 1, 2019: Manipur People’s Party (MPP) lamented for not allowing it’s representatives to meet Prime Minister and Home minister when the representatives of the party submit a memorandum demanding for immediate withdrawal of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on January 30. President of the party, Oinam Jugindro made during a press conference held today at its party office in Imphal, said MPP condemns the passing of the bill in the Lok Sabha. He said president and general secretary (administration) of the party wet to Delhi to urgeRead More

Municipal corporators protest against Citizenship bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 1, 2019: Corporators of Imphal Municipal Corporation (IMC) today staged sit-in rally in front the corporation’s office in Imphal in protest against the passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Hijam Nutanchandra, corporator of Thangmeiband ward number 3 said, “Inserting a clause in the bill and implementation of Manipur People’s Bill, 2018 will not help to protect the indigenous people Manipur from the bill.” The corporators opposed the bill demanding to withdraw the bill that was passed in the Lok Sabha and not to pass itRead More

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