Wednesday, November 27th, 2019


Biren urges COCOMI to lift Sangai boycott

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 27, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has urged the Coordinating Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI) to lift the boycott of Manipur Sangai Festival as the government has fulfilled their demands of calling state Assembly session and fixing an appointment with Union home minister Amit Shah. Biren made the appeal in a press conference held at his secretariat on Wednesday. He said people should not take Manipur Sangai Festival as just a simple event, which is organised for merrymaking and entertainment alone. The festival servesRead More

Darjeeling MP raises questions on Loktak in Parliament

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 27, 2019: Member of Parliament from Darjeeling Raju Bista who was born and brought up in Manipur has raised questions regarding the health and wellbeing of Loktak Lake in the ongoing winter session of the Parliament. Bista has asked about the plights of the farmers who continue to suffer during the floods from the Ithai Barrage. MP Bista has also asked about the steps taken by the government to upkeep the ecological integrity of Keibul Lamjao National Park and the steps to conserve Sangai, the state animalRead More

Education department distributes 327 appointment orders

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 27, 2019: A total of 327  appointment orders of government aided schools were distributed on Wednesday at department of education (schools) campus, Lamphelpat, here. The distribution function was graced by education minister Thokchom Radheshyam as chief guest. Radheshyam said the total sanction post is 1687 whereas the total number of vacancies is 387. However, 327 appointment orders includes 137 graduate teacher, 168 primary teacher, 9 primary teacher (Hindi) and 13 as lower division clerk. He also exhorted the teachers to perform their duty diligently in theRead More

Heroin and WY worth over Rs 5 crore seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 27, 2019: Customs Division Imphal has seized Heroin powder and World is Yours (WY) tablets that would worth more than Rs 5 crores from the possession of a smuggler on Tuesday. Assistant Commissioner, Customs Division Imphal Modoli Daso in a press statement released on Wednesday said acting on the basis of a specific information, officers of anti-smuggling unit of Customs Division Imphal, led by the Superintendent (A/S), effected seizure of 40,000 Amphetamine tablets having marking WY and 59 soap cases of assorted colour containg 708Read More

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