Saturday, January 18th, 2020


Biren launches Chief Minister’s Indigenous Martial Arts Meet

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 18, 2020: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Saturday opened the 1st Chief Minister’s Indigenous Martial Arts (Thang-Ta/Cheibi) Meet, 2020 at Khuman Lampak indoor stadium. Around 1500 participants representing 43 different associations are vying for a total of 159 medals in the competition which will continue till January 22. Cash prizes and medals consisting of Rs. 15,000, Rs. 10,000 and Rs. 5000 would be given to gold, silver and bronze medal winners respectively. The overall team champion, the overall team runner up and the overallRead More

3 from Manipur arrested with Rs 2.5 crore worth Heroin in Meghalaya

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January18, 2020: Three persons including a girl from Manipur have been arrested with Heroin worth around Rs.2.5 crores in Meghalaya. They were identified as Thangsiam Haokip alias Robinson, 24, son of Kamzathang Haokip resident of M Songgel, T. Sonlian, 22, son of Paupi Tonsing resident of Zogam Bazar Zenhang Lamka, Churachandpur and Hatneikim Kuki, 21, daughter of Yanglet Kuki resident of M Songgel, Churachandpur. They were travelling in maroon cloud Maruti Suzuki Swift car bearing registration number ML-05-L-8177 which was intercepted by a joint team ofRead More

Drug worth Rs 8.58 crore seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 18, 2020:  Troops of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) recovered contraband drugs worth more than Rs 8.58 cores along Indo-Myanmar Border on Thursday. Based on specific input, troops of Assam Rifles challenged a person crossing Indo-Myanmar border on an unregistered two wheeler near Moreh. The two wheeler was loaded with three gunny bags. The individual on being challenged by the troops, dropped the two wheeler along with the load and fled towards Myanmar. On thorough search of the bags and two wheeler,Read More