Monday, February 4th, 2019


Core commitee against citizenship bill hails Shyam Sharma

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 4, 2019: Members of ‘Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016’, a core committee of 72 civil society organisations of Manipur today hailed noted film maker and music composer Aribam Shyam Sharma for returning his Padma Shri award opposing the bill. Shyam Sharma declared returning of the award yesterday. Showing gratitude to this step taken up by the iconic senior citizen to dishonour the award the members of the people’s core committee presented flowers and shawl at his residence at Thangmeiband Lourung Purel Leikai. Ningthouja Lancha,Read More

World bamboo workshop in Imphal, first in Asia

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 4, 2019: For the first time in Asia Word Bamboo Workshop was opened as its third edition in Manipur on Monday by Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh in the presence of dignitaries and delegates from around 34 countries. The delegated are from countries like Mexico, US, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Uruguay, Chile, Germany, UK, France, Australia, Vietnam, Japan, Philippines, Malaysia, China and Thailand etc. The 5-day workshop is jointly organised by World Bamboo Organisation and the Government of Manipur at City Convention Centre, Palace Compound inRead More

120 acres of poppy cultivation destroyed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 4, 2019: A combined team of NAB, Manipur, NCB Imphal Sub Zone, 7th MR armed personnel, district police personnel of Imphal East and Kangpokpi, personnel of Home Guard, Manipur, officials of agriculture department, personnel of district administration, Kangpokpi, executive Magistrate, Saikul  under the supervision of SP/NAB, Manipur destroyed about 123 acres of illegal poppy cultivation by observing all formalities at Chanung Chingmang, Laikot Hill Ranges, Kangpokpi District under Sagolmang police station today. A case has been registered at NAB PS for further investigation.

Assam Rifles brings solar power to Samtal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 4,, 2019: Sehlon Battalion of Assam Rifles operationalised the provision of 80 solar panel electricity sets in the villages of Samtal Salient thereby ensuring that 80 families get electricity in their households. Villages of Samtal Salient are situated in isolated exteriors of Chandel district which has no electricity, road connectivity and basic amenities. Although villages were being supplied with electricity from the generators of Sehlon Battalion, the battalion envisaged the idea of liaising with Luminious India Pvt Ltd for provision of solar panel electricity setsRead More

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