Saturday, February 2nd, 2019


SSA and RMSA teachers declares indefinite cease work strike

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 2, 2019: Joint SSA and RMSA teachers’ association today declared to launch indefinite cease work strike from January 4 against irregularities of clearing salaries. The teachers have been demanding to absorb them in the education department so that there would be no irregularities in the payment of salaries. The association served a deadline to meet its demand by February 2. Teachers under the umbrella of the association have taken a unanimous decision that teachers will not take duty on the coming Lok Sabha election andRead More

World Wetlands Day at Sendra

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 2, 2019: The World Wetlands Day for this year was today observed at the state-level on the theme ‘Wetlands and Climate Change’ at Sendra in Bishnupur district. It was jointly organised by the Loktak Development Authority (LDA) and Loktak Lake Tourism Development Co-operative Society Limited. A spot painting competition was held at the Loktak Inland Transport complex. It was participated by 109 school students. Cash rewards of Rs 3,000, Rs 2,000, Rs 1,000 as first, second and third prize respectively.  Two students received Rs 500 eachRead More

National symposium on ‘Revisiting Colonial Legacy in Northeast India’ underway

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 2, 2019: A 2-day National Symposium on ‘Revisiting Colonial Legacy in Northeast India’ began today at G. P. Women’s College, DM University, Imphal, today to discuss the impact of colonial legacy on six sub-themes. Education minister Thokchom Radheshyam said understanding and appreciating the cultural indegeneity is a must for self realisation. He expressed that the socio, political, economic and culture practices of the land needs to be re-research for better understanding of societal developments and better future. The symposium will help in analyzing the historical events andRead More

220 acres of poppy plantations destroyed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 2, 2019: Poppy plantations at about 220 acres grown at Lamkhang Khunyai and Lamkang  Khunkha hill ranges by a team of Tengnoupal district police. According to police source the poppy plantations would have the potential of yielding 1540 kg of Opium that would value around Rs. 7 crores 70 lakhs. The team comprised of SP Tengnoupal Dr S. Ibomcha Singh, additional SP,  Tengnoupal Kh. Robinsun,  DSP Tengnoupal N. Suraj, DSP CDO Thomas Thokchom,  OC Tengnoupal Inspt John Lamkang, in-charge  CDO Moreh N. Jatishwor,  NAB team Read More

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