Thursday, November 14th, 2019


Students enjoy helicopter ride on Children Day

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 14, 2019: Manipur government school students enjoyed helicopter ride on Children Day. The department of school education in collaboration with transport department took this initiative under the leadership of education minister Th. Radheshyam. The helicopter ride will be continued till November 22. Thirty students from three zones – Imphal East, Imphal West and Wangoi took the helicopter ride on the first day. Radheshyam said the helicopter ride was initiated as an innovative step to inspire the students to learn and know more about the state.Read More

2 lakh green bags distributed at Ima Market

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 14, 2019: Two lakh green paper bags were distributed in and around the Khwairamband market on Thursday with the launching of the bags by municipal administration, housing and urban development minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar. The paper bags were a local product of Usham Group. Shyamkumar said plastic pollution is currently one of the biggest concerns in the world. It negatively impacts the natural environment, creating problems for the plants, wildlife and human population. The threat of plastic pollution includes killing plant life and posing dangers to animals,Read More

Forest minister put on the need for security force to deal wildlife trafficking

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November, 14, 2019: Manipur forest department needs support of the state police and paramilitary forces in dealing with any matter related to trafficking and smuggling as the forest officials are unarmed. Forest and environment minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar said this while inaugurating the 2-day workshop on Law Enforcement and Countering Wildlife Trafficking for the frontline field staff of Forests, Wildlife, Assam Rifles, Paramilitary Forces and Manipur Police in the State of Manipur held at forest head office, Sanjenthong, here. While addressing the problems and threats faced by the forestRead More

Children Day

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 14, 2019: Children’s Day was celebrated at the state level at the auditorium of Tribal Research Institute, Chingmeirong here on Thursday. Deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh stressed on the need to acquaint with the beauty of nature and its importance in human lives to children for a peaceful and harmonious human existence. He said, celebration of Children’s Day is to commemorate the birthday of late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, has a significant connotation which has to be rendered uponRead More

50 more gold biscuits seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 14, 2019: Officers of Customs Preventive Force, Moreh, Customs Division, Imphal seized 50 gold biscuits of foreign origin from the possession of a lady on Thursday. The Gold biscuits weigh 8300 grams. They were seized from the possession of Tingkholam of Moreh, near Indo-Myanmar Friendship Gate (Gate No.2) / Moreh, Tengnoupal district. The seized gold biscuits valued at Rs. 3,16,14,700. A case has been registered and further investigation of the case is going on, assistant commissioner, Customs Division, Imphal, Modoli Daso said. This seizure cameRead More

30 gold biscuits seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 14, 2019: Anti-smuggling unit of Customs Division, Imphal has seized 30 gold biscuits of foreign origin along with a passenger bus that was transporting the gold, from North Sekamai along Imphal-Dimapur road on Wednesday. The gold biscuits were recovered from the box above the driver’s seat of the bus that bore registration number MN04P 0629. The gold biscuits weigh 4980 grams and the value would be over Rs 1 crore and 87 lakhs, assistant commissioner, Customs Division, Imphal, Modoli Daso said in a press statement releasedRead More

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