Tuesday, November 5th, 2019


Education Minister assures to raise issues faced by IGNTU at the centre

Imphal, November 5, 2019 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam assured the students of Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Regional Campus Manipur (IGNTU-RCM) that the problems and issues faced in the institution will be put up to the Hon’ble Minister of HRD. He informed that in a recent meeting with the Minister of HRD at Delhi, the issues faced by the central institutions and their achievements of the State as such in the IITs, NIT, IBSD and the Manipur University of the states were highlighted. A letter to the MinisterRead More

Governor inaugurates Manitex 2019 edition

Imphal, the 5th November, 2019 (DIPR): Manipur International Textile Expo (MANITEX) 2019 Edition was inaugurated by Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla today at Lamboikhongangkhong, Imphal. In her inaugural speech as Chief Guest, Governor said it is gratifying to know that Seminar and Workshops on technical textiles and Loin Loom are organizing during the Expo and    believe that the Seminar and the Workshops will certainly have a fruitful deliberation among the experts and explore ways and means to solve the problem She expressed her  confidence  that the emphasis will be onRead More

Newly appointment of staffs will better the functioning of Education Department: Radheshyam

Imphal, November 5, 2019 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam said that the appointment of a total of 76 applicant appointed under the die-in-harness scheme under the Department of Education (S) will better in the functioning of the education sector. The appointment order distribution ceremony was held at the Conference hall of SSA, Babupara organized by Department of Education (S). The Minister said that after a long pending, the Department of Education (S) started to issue appointment order in respect of die-in-harness applicants from 383 reserved vacancies (i.e., 20%). AsRead More

Korea Manipuri Association jointly celebrated Ningol Chakouba and Chavang Kut 2019

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 5, 2019: Different communities from Manipur now living in Korea celebrated Ningol Chakouba and Chavang Kut 2019 together under the aegis of Korea Manipuri Association (KMA). The gathering was held on November 2, 2019 at Lake Town pension house at Anseong City, South Korea. This celebration was observed sharing harvesting festival of tribal cousins of Chin Kuki Mizo, and special luncheon to Meitei married women (Ningols) offered by their brothers (pibas) at their natal homes respectively. This year, the joint event was celebrated with the themeRead More

Manipur Police announces Rs 1 lakh for clue to Imphal blasts culprits

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 5, 2019: Manipur Police has on Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh for giving information leading to identification and arrest of culprits involved in Telipati and Thangal Bazaar blasts. The announcement came following the blast that triggered at Thangal Bazaar near Sani Thakur temple in Imphal on Tuesday morning which injured five policemen and a civilian. The blast at Telipati that occurred on Saturday night had injured three BSF jawans. The police statement said both the blasts took place in public placesRead More

Bomb blast at Thangal Bazar, 6 including 5 police personnel injured

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 5, 2019: Five police personnel including an Additional SP and one civilian were injured when a powerful bomb suspected to be an IED exploded today in Imphal. The incident happened near Sani Mandir at Thangal Bazar Khuyathong road on Tuesday at around 9:22 am. The injured were rushed to Raj Medicity for treatment. Chief Minister N. Biren had visited the blast site and inspected the area. The injured police personnel were identified as Imphal West Additional SP (Ops) Lamabam Amarjit, Thongam Devan of Lalambung, SI,Read More

AR seizes contraband drugs worth Rs 95 lakhs

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 5, 2019: Troops of Assam Rifles under HQ IGAR (South) recovered contraband drugs worth Rs 92 lakhs from Khudengthabi Check Post in Tengnoupal district. On November 3, during search at a vehicle check post, troops of Assam Rifles intercepted a suspicious  silver colour van  driven by Md Rafik Khan of Thoubal district. After a through check of vehicle, the team recovered 19 packets of Heroin weighing  230 gms worth approximately Rs 92 lakhs. The detained individual and the recovered items have been handed over to MorehRead More