Thursday, January 16th, 2020


Education minister inspects makeshift school at Chadong

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 16, 2020: Education minister Thokchom Radheshyam on Thursday visited Chadong village and inspected the makeshift school built by the villagers following inundation of the entire village with the coming up of the Mapithel dam. The Minister was accompanied by the ZEO Kamjong, S. Mangi Singh and officials of the Engineering Wing of Department of Education (S). The team interacted with the villagers and heard their grievances. The minister was apprised by the villagers about the hardships and lack of basic amenities in the village after theyRead More

100 years of Manipuri dance in Santiniketan celebrated

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 16 : A two-day celebration of 100 years of Manipuri Dance in Santiniketan and Festival of Dance-Drama was inaugurated on Thursday by Governor and Chairperson of JNMDA Dr. Najma Heptulla at Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy, here. The governor said it was a privilege for her to be in the midst at the celebration of 100 years of introduction of Manipuri Dance at Santiniketan and observance of 44 years of foundation day of the production unit of the dance academy.  She congratulated distinguished artistes who haveRead More

Minister Nemcha appeals for involvement in building a good society

Pothashang News Service: Moreh, January 16, 2020: Manipur social welfare and cooperation minister Nemcha Kipgen appealed the masses not to indulge themselves in any forms of illegal activities, instead to avail various government schemes and projects to improve their living conditions. The minister was addressing at inaugural function of the 3rd Thangkholun Memorial Football Tournament (TMFT), 2020 held at Jangmunthang playground, Sahei village, Moreh. She said through cooperation department, there are various schemes that can be implemented to improve the economic condition of our people like engaging themselves in handloom andRead More

Two arrested with seizure of Brown Sugar production materials

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 16, 2020: Manipur police has arrested two persons in connection with production of Brown Sugar and seized materials used in production of the drug. They were identified as Md. Rashid Ali, 32, son of Md. Kheiruddin of Moijing Awang Leikai and Md. Firoj Khan, 39, son of Md. Ajijur Rahaman of Yairipok Kekru Makha Leikai. Rashid Ali was apprehended from Tangjeng and Firoz Khan was apprehended from Yairipok Lamkhai. A team of thoubal police commando apprehended Rashid Ali on Wednesday along with one Alto car, withoutRead More

Rs 59 lakh worth drug seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 16, 2020: Troops of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) seized contraband items valued more than 59 Lakhs at Khudengthabi Check Post in Tengnoupal district of Manipur on Monday. Acting on a specific input,  troops on duty at the checkpost stopped a suspicious and unregistered Black  Scooty driven by Md Wahidur Rahaman, resident of Moreh along with two pillion riders Md Mukram resident of Moreh and Md Imtiyas Khan resident of Wangjing in Thoubal district. On carrying out a thorough check of theRead More