Wednesday, February 20th, 2019


4 KCP-PWG cadres arrested

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 21, 2019: A combined team of Imphal West police commando and a column of 6 Assam Rifles has arrested four cadres of Kangleipak Communist Party People- War Group (KCP-PWG) in connection with the planting of IED at the southern gate of Catholic School, Canchipur on February 14. Superintendent of police Imphal West, H. Jogeshchandra in a news conference held today evening said during the course of investigation join commando and 6 AR team arrested one Sanabam Gunajit on February 16, who served as an activeRead More

Former chief secretary and Trinamul state leader join Congress

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 20, 2019: Former chief secretary O. Nabakishore and president of All India Trinamool Congress Manipur Pradesh Dr. Soraisham Manaoton and 16 others from different walks of life joined Congress. The 16 others were ex-BJP candidate Sword Vashum of Chingai autonomous council, ex-NEIDP candidate Paukhansuan Khuptong of Churachandpur, ex-ADC members Zino Kamei and Satkhojang Kipgen of Tamenglong, Imphal Municipal Corporation’s corporators Y. Lukamani Devi of Yaiskul, Th. Purnachandra and H. Nutanchandra of Thangmeiband and O. Romeo of Keishamthong retired IRS officer W. Lalkholam Hanshing, retired professorRead More

41st National Junior Boys handball championship 2019 kicks off

Imphal, 20 February, 2019 (DIPR): The 41st National Junior Boys Handball Championship 2019 kicked off today at the Indoor Stadium, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, Imphal. The Championship will conclude on 25th February and is being organised by the Manipur Handball Association under the aegis of the Handball Federation of India. Around 500 boys from 28 states and 2 Sports Academy are participating in the Championship. Apart from the home team Manipur, players from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Khasmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka,Read More

Finance minister presents budget estimates, 2019-20

Imphal, the 20th February, 2018 (DIPR): Shri Yumnam Joykumar Singh, Deputy Chief Minister of Manipur (in charge Finance) presented budget estimates of the Government of Manipur for the year 2019-20 amounting Rs 14,636 crores in the Assembly. Presenting the budget estimates, the Finance Minister said that the total receipt is estimated at Rs 14,636 crore. The revenue receipts is estimated at Rs 13,157 crore and capital receipts at Rs 1478 crore. Total estimates of State’s own tax and non-tax receipts assumed in the Budget Estimates are Rs 1,185 crore andRead More

Governor addresses seventh session of 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly

Imphal, Feburary 20, 2019 (DIPR): The 7th session of the Eleventh Manipur Legislative Assembly began today with the Governor’s Address. Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla in her address to the first session of 2019 highlighted departmental achievements and developments of the State Government. She said the Government strongly believes in this principle in letter and spirit and is doing its best to bring communal harmony with inclusive development. The Government launched “Go to Village” programme in mission mode to bridge the emotional and developmental gap between hill and valley areas withoutRead More

Myanmarese national arrested with Brown Sugar

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 20, 2019: A Myanmarese national was today arrested along with 143 packets of Brown sugar from near Sunrise Ground, Ward no. 4, Moreh, Tengnoupal district bordering Myanmar. The drug weighing 1.817 kg would value around Rs 3.63 crores in International market. The Myanmarese national was identified as Themneilam Haokip @ Neilam, 35, daughter of Ngamsei Haokip of Namphalong, Ward no. 12, Tamu district, Myanmar. She was arrested by a combined team of Moreh Police including Woman Police constables led by sub-inspector N. Prabin Singh under theRead More

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