IPSA demands immediate demarcation of district boundaries

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 12, 2019: International Peace and Social Advancement (IPSA) has demanded to immediately begin demarcation of district boundaries to avoid misunderstanding among the people staying at district boundaries of Manipur. President of International Peace and Social Advancement (IPSA), Joychandra Konthoujam, in a press meet held today at its office located at Keishampat along Irabot road (Mayai Lambi), Imphal West, said since decades the then government had been ignoring to bring permanent solution on district boundaries of Manipur. Instead of bringing a permanent solution the then government has beenRead More

Order to hold recruitment processes

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 12, 2019: Department of personnel and administrative reforms (personnel division) today notified to all departments including all agencies, societies, undertakings, boards, corporations etc. under them to put on hold any recruitment process currently undertaken by them whether for regular, contractual, casual and adhoc appointments with immediate effect. No recruitment process shall be resumed or initiated without specific permission or instruction from the department of personnel.

RBI bans withdrawal of fund from the Manipur government’s account

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 12, 2019:  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has banned withdrawal of fund from the Manipur government’s account from today. RBI assistant general manager Anita Kumari, in a letter to chairman of State Bank of India on Tuesday, instructed to cease payments of Manipur government. The letter stated that the government account has been overdrawn in excess of the arrangements agreed upon with RBI. It advised the SBI chairman to instruct its offices and branches, which are transacting government business for Government of Manipur to take necessaryRead More

Manipur zoo gets a veterinary hospital building and Slow Loris enclosure

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 12, 2019:  Forest and environment minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar today inaugurated a veterinary hospital building and Slow Loris enclosure at Manipur Zoological Garden, Lamphelpat. The veterinary hospital has an operation theatre, X-ray room, examination room, lab, sterile room, doctor’s room, staff room, inpatient ward for herbivores and carnivores quarantine rooms. The veterinary team includes veterinary surgeon and animal attendants to take care of the medical needs of the animals. Shyamkumar said depending upon the severity of the illness of animals, there is provision to either isolate orRead More

Expired food items stock found with fresh levels

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 12, 2019: Kangleipak Students’ Association seized a large amount of expired food items and other items stocked with fresh labels with extended from the godown of a wholesale dealer at Dharamsala on Tuesday. The expired items included papad, masala, chilli powder, honey, cooking oil, glycerine, etc. They were products of ‘Kaapaa’. The godown belongs to Niraj Mahawar from Rajasthan. Sources said the business to resell the expired items has been carried out for the last 40 years by Niraj and his family, being the dealer of Kaapaa products.Read More

AR organises students trip to Sarita Boxing Academy

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 11, 2019: Tulihal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised an educational field trip for the students of CT Higher Secondary School, Mayang Imphal to Sarita Devi Boxing Academy today. The field trip was organsied by Mayang Imphal Company Operating Base with an aim to promote sports for overall development of the school students. As part of the field trip, the students were taken to the Sarita Devi Boxing Academy and briefed about the basics of boxing including variousRead More

NEIDP urges people need to be cautious of immoral politicians

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 11, 2019: What would happen to Act East Policy when it is fully implement if the ‘politician drunken revelry at Tamu caught on tape’ was first step on the announcement of Act East Policy. Mongoloid looking people must be cautious against immoral mainland politicians, said state president of North East India Development Party (NEIDP), Ng. Bijoy in a press conference held today at its party head office located at Sagolband Tera Sapam Leirak, Imphal. The party strongly condemned the “immoral act” of the mainland politiciansRead More

Biren invites Myanmar investors

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 11, 2019: Manipur chief Minister N. Biren Singh invited the Myanmar delegates to come and invest in Manipur, at the inauguration of the conference on “Connecting India’s Northeast with North West Region of Myanmar: Roadmap for all-round Prosperity” held here on Tuesday. He highlighted the potential of Manipur in terms of organic production, textiles, tourism, skills, etc to draw the interest for investment in the state. He assured the delegates that Manipur remains safe and productive. “We believe our future lies in engaging actively to buildRead More

AR seizes 16 rifles scopes

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 10, 2019: Assam Rifles Battalion under IGAR(S) has seized 16 rifles scopes with different magnifications of foreign origin at PVCP Khudengthabi, which were transported through Moreh into Imphal. The rifles scopes were found inside a vehicle which was travelling from Moreh to Imphal on June 8. A team  of Khudengthabi post, based on specific input received from a reliable source  regarding smuggling of arms and ammunitions, stopped a white colour Bolero with registration number MN 02 G 3230 travelling from Moreh to Imphal for checking.Read More

Ultimatum to ban government vehicles

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 10, 2019: Maphou Dam Road Ching-Tam Action Committee has served an ultimatum to chief minister N. Biren Singh to start repairing the dam road by June 13. The committee cautioned that government vehicles will not be allowed to pass the road if the government fails to take up repairing works as per the deadline saying that people of the dam area will start repairing the road. A memorandum containing the ultimatum was submitted today to the chief minister. It drew the attention of the chiefRead More

Myanmar delegates visits SKY hospital

Pothashang news service: Imphal, June 10, 2019: Ahead of the Imphal Conference (India-Myanmar) to be held tomorrow, the visiting 10–member Myanmar delegates led by H.E Dr Aung Moe Nyo, chief minister of Magway Region Government of Myanmar visited SKY Hospital on today afternoon. They were accompanied by V. Vumlunmang, Principal Secretary, Manipur. The visit was to inspect the infrastructure available at the “super specialility” Cardiac Hospital where world class facilities for Interventional Cardiology and Cardio Thoracic Vascular Surgery (open heart surgeries) are available. The visiting team inspected the Cath-lab, CTVSRead More

Organisations caution bandh in hills

Organisations caution bandh in hills Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 9, 2019: Social organisations have cautioned to impose bandh in hill areas if the maintenance of Imphal-Tamei road is not taken up in this month. The road maintenance work has been taken up by locals inhabited at the surroundings of the roadside due to overlook by North Eastern Council (NEC) since the past two years. Imphal- Tamei road, about 75 kilometer from Kangpokpi headquater has been neglecting by both state and NEC for the last two years. Due to theRead More

Security meet by Assam Rifles

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 8, 2019: Keithelmanbi Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) conducted a security meet at Lilong Company Operating Base (COB). The security forum was attended by the Meira Paibis, Ward Councilors along with representatives of local youth clubs. During the meet various aspects concerning security in the area were discussed and the locals were sensitized on current situation existing in the area of responsibility. An interaction was carried out on necessary measures to be undertaken for maintaining a strict vigilRead More

10 lakh saplings plantation in Manipur

Imphal, June 8, 2019 (DIPR): Forest department has has targeted to plant around 10 lakh saplings this year, said forest and environment and MAHUD (Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development) minister Th. Shyamkumar. He said the plantation will be taken up in collaboration with various stakeholders during the ongoing week-long observance of World Environment Day (June 6-11) and Van Mohatsav which will be observed in July. The minister was attending a tree plantation programme held as part of the week-long observance of the World Environment Day 2019 at the complexRead More

Drug user died, scribe and police injured in mob violence

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 7, 2019: One person allegedly a drug user reportedly died during interrogation by Anti Drug Joint Committee (ADJC), Kairang, Khomidok and Khabeisoi last night. A journalist was allegedly assaulted by an angry mob that dismantled the office of the anti-drug committee and residence of its president today at Kairang, Imphal East. The journalist was trying to fetch report of the incident. The deceased has been identified as one Md. Abdul Helim, 61, son of late Md. Abdul Majid of Khomidok Jama Masjid Maning, Imphal East.Read More

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