Assam Rifles ovserves World Environment Day

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 6, 2019:  Keithalmanbi Battalion of 9 Sector AR observed World Environment Day by organising a series of activities at Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidhalaya and nearby areas. The event commenced with an informative lecture on importance of trees followed by a tree Plantation Drive in which saplings were planted by the students, teachers and troops in nearby areas. The event witnessed the attendance of over 80 students, staff and troops. Mantripukhri Battalion of 9 Sector AR observed World Environment Day by organising a rally against pollutionRead More

Drugs destroyed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 6 2019: Drug Disposal Committee of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Imphal destroyed drug that were seized by the Bureau yesterday at M/s Khuman Brick Field, Mongshangei Maning Ningombam Raod, Imphal. The destroyed drugs were Phentazone (152000 tablets), Phensedyl (49 bottles), and Pseudo-Ephedrine (511650 tablets). A press statement released by Imphal NCB superintendent said the drug disposal commitee consisting of Rakesh Chandra Shukla , zonal director,NCB, Guwahati (chairman), Watham Basu, SP-NAB, Manipur Police, Imphal, Madoli Daso, assistant commissioner, customs, Imphal met at the Mongshangei brick field to destroyRead More

Biren hints of Cabinet reshuffle in June

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 5, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has hinted that there will reshuffle of minister’s in the state Cabinet in this month. Biren revealed this to reporters when he visited Ukhrul to participate World Environment Day observation at Sacred Heart Higher Secondary School, Hunpung, today. He said 40 percent of the ministers in Delhi has been dropped. The dedication for the people and loyalty to the party are monitored at the high level. “I believe that there will be a reshuffle in the stateRead More

Biren bats for “Green Manipur”

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 5, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh today promised to launch ‘Green Manipur, Clean Manipur’ campaign soon to protect environment and combat climate change. For this a Cabinet decision would be taken at the earliest, the chief minuster added. Biren was speaking at the state level World Environment Day observation organised under the theme ‘Air Pollution’ by directorate of environment at the auditorium of Manipur State Film Development Society, Palace Compound, Imphal East. Under the campaign, Biren said, the state government would encourage everyRead More

Mukna held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 4, 2019: One day traditional wrestling competition of “Mukna Changdamnaba” was held today a Mapal Kangjeibung (Polo ground), Imphal. The competition was jointly organised by All Manipur Mukna Association (AMMA) and Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) under the banner “Apunba Manipuri Mukna Sanaroisingi Changdamnaba, 2019”. Secretary games and sports of the student’s body, Thoithoiba Nongthombam told reporters that the event was organised to promote the indigenous games of the state. With the coming of development in the state many indigenous have been ignored, he added.Read More

Forest department levies tax on every betel leaves

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 4, 2019: Forest department has resumed to collect taxes on betel leaves from today against the order of High Court of Manipur. The tax collection was resumed today following an order issued by principal chief conservator of forest and HoFF Manipur yesterday. The order challenging the common judgment and order passed by the High Court of Manipur issued on April 10. The order of the chief conservat directed to levy of royalty and other chargeable on transportation of betel leaves on June 3. The forestRead More

4th 10-day free Acupuncture camp

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 4, 2019: Dr. Kala Nature Cure and Health Centre, Konung Mamang Imphal is organising it’s fourth edition of 10-day free acupuncture camp at the centre commencing on June 12. According to experts of the health care centre, acupuncture is very effective in relieving various health issues like lower back pain(Lumbago), sciatica, neck pain(cervical spondylitis), osteoarthritis of knee, frozen shoulder, migraine, sinusitis, anxiety n insomnia etc. The nature cure camp aims to help ease the pain suffering of the patients who are on medication for yearsRead More

Man arrested with 3 kg Heroin

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 2, 2019: A team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border  (NAB) police, Manipur arrested a drug peddler from Zalenmem Village near a Pan Shop along with three kgs of ‘suspected’ Heroin Powder (Brown Sugar) yesterday evening. The drug peddler was identified as Paosie Haokip, 52, son of Hemkhothang Haokip of Zalenmem Village, Churchandpur police station, Churchandpur district. A case has been registered at NAB Police station and investigation is going on, said a press statement released today by W. Basu Singh, superintendent of Police/NAB, PRO,Police  department.

Drug peddlers arrested with drug worth Rs 7 crores

Pothashang News service: Imphal, June 1, 2019: Narcotics Affairs Border (NAB) has arrested two drug peddlers with seven kilogram of brown sugar (heroin powder) yesterday from Koirengei along national highway. Speaking to media during a press conference held today at the office of superintendent of police (NAB), W. Basu said the two peddlers was arrested yesterday at about 5.30 pm by a team of NAB from Koirengei near CRPF gate by observing the formalities. He said the peddlers have been identified as one Md. Nawaz Khan,25, son of Md. Najir Ahamed ofRead More

Manipur Students to participate International Convention SPIC-MACAY

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 29, 2019: A team of 25 students were flagged off today by Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla to the 7th International Convention SPIC-MACAY (Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth), from Raj Bhavan, Imphal. The international convention will be held from June 3 till 9, 2019 at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi as a part of the university’s Golden Jubilee Year celebration. The team includes the students from Assam Rifles Public School, Keithelmanbi, Assam Rifles Public School, Mantripukhri, Assam Rifles MiddleRead More

AR nabs arms dealer

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 24, 2019: In a “successful” operation conducted on May 22 by Assam Rifles Battalions of IGAR (South), one suspected arms dealer was arrested along with an accomplice in general area Kakching. Based on input received regarding a weapons deal, taking place in the general area of Kakching Garden, troops established multiple Mobile Vehicle Check Posts in the area. A Maruti 800 car was stopped for checking, the accused, Kn Angdum, 43,  son of D Tomba, resident of village Khudei Khunou rushed out of the carRead More

Road mishap kills two

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 21, 2019: Two professional painters died in road mishap today at Sekmai Koujeng Leima Market along national highway -2 in an head to head collision with a two wheeler and one loaded truck. The incident was occurred at about 10 am. The deceased has been identified as one Angom Sandeep, 32, son of A. Shyam of Awang Sekmai Makha Leikai and Maharabam Jackychand, 29, son of late M. Singhajit of Sekmai bazaar. According to family members of Sandeep the incident took place when they were going for work. ARead More

AR celebrates mother’s day

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 12, 2019: Mother’s Day was celebrated by Keithelmanbi and Tulihal Battalions of 9 Sector Assam Rifles and Chassad Batallion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) by carrying out various activities. As part of the celebration, Lilong Company Operating Base (COB) of Keithelmanbi battalion organised a lecture cum interactive session on health at Waithou Chiru village. A lecture was delivered on “Benefits of Good Health” by the Unit Regimental Medical Officer during which the attendees were informed on the various healthRead More

MSF urges government to announce Koubru as heritage site

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 6, 2019: Manipur Students’ Federation  (MSF) has urged the government to announce Koubru as a cultural heritage site to save the nature. MSF president Ngariyanbam Milan made the suggestion during a press conference held today at its head office, Kwakeithel, Imphal afetr 25 volunteers of MSF including three females have completed ‘mission Mt. Koubru afforestation’. The volunteers headed for Koubru on May 4 and return on the next day. Milan said with the raising of global warming and irregularities of climatic condition MSF decided to take the missionRead More

Month-long Environmental Campaign

Pothashag News Service: Imphal, May 5, 2019: As part of the World Environment Day celebration, the Royal Riders Manipur (RRM) will observed the 11th Mahousa Ima Ningsing Tha – 2019 as a month-long campaign under the theme “Air Pollution” from 6th May to 5th June, 2019. Speaking to the media persons at Manipur Press Club, Laishram Momo, President, RRM said a mass public awareness campaign will kick start from 6th May from Western Gate of Kangla which includes Stickers Campaign on Air Pollution at various places. It will be followedRead More

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