Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019


India champions in International Thang-Ta

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 3, 2019: India has championed in the 5th International Thang-Ta Championship 2019-India by bagging 14 gold and four silver medals. Philippines and Uzbekistan took the second and third position. Eight countries participated in the championship that began on August 30 at World Martial Arts Park, Chungju City in  Republic of Korea. The championship was organised by World Thang-Ta Federation and World Martial Arts Union. The ongoing World Martial Arts Festival 2019 at the same venue, participated by 23 countries, will conclude on September 6.

Agitators burn effigy of CM Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 3, 2019: Effigies of Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh and principal of Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School were set ablaze by agitators at Thangmeiband Sinam Leikai during 48 hours general strike that began at 6 am of Monday. The general strike was imposed by the “JAC (joint action committee) against the murder of Ningthoujam Babysana” demanding to release the JAC members from jail without condition and to handover the case to the CBI and to show the CBI’s acceptance document to the JAC. Babysana, a classRead More

90 radio sets recovered

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 3, 2019: Assam Rifles in two separate operations recovered 90 radio sets from Khudengthabi check post, Manipur on Sunday. During routine check of vehicles, a team from Assam Rifles intercepted a silver colour Maruti Van travelling from Moreh to Imphal. On carrying out a thorough check of the vehicle, 10 Radio sets of make Baofeng Model No – UV-8D were recovered from the possession of the driver. The apprehendee identified himself as K. Jagdish Singh, son of K. Jugindro Singh, 37, resident of Bramhapur Nahabam BamomRead More

AR recovers Rs 12 crores worth Brown Sugar

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 3, 2019: Assam Rifles recovered brown sugar worth approximately Rs 12.34 crores from Chelep and Moreh of Tengnoupol district on August 28 and 30 in two separate incidents. On August 28, based on specific input regarding smuggling of drugs and contraband items, a unit of Assam Rifles laid an ambush on Laibi – Chelep road. On detecting move of two suspicious individuals, the team challenged them, a thorough check of the individual’s bag, 300 packets of suspected brown sugar weighing approximately 12 grams each, with aRead More

Huge cache of arms and ammunitions recovered

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 3, 2019: In a major breakthrough, Assam Rifles in a joint operation with Manipur Police recovered huge cache of arms and ammunitions on Saturday in Imphal.  A detailed search of the specified area was carried out by the joint team along with explosive detector dog and Metal detectors along a track going up a hill feature dominating the Sandangsenba village. Upon detailed search of the area, the dog indicated a suspicious spot which was dug up. This revealed a blue coloured plastic sheet which contained twoRead More

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