IMPHAL: 21-12 months Ji Ingobi Chingtham activated on his solo international bicycle excursion on Saturday, the first man or woman to do so from Manipur. Tobi could be masking seven countries for his seven-month-long tour – Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and Singapore.
Chingtham is on an assignment to popularise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Act East coverage and ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ movement through his tour. He may also be selling Ema Keithel or the well-known mom’s marketplace in Imphal. Before visiting other nations, Chingtham will embark on a 16-day excursion of all the Manipur districts wherein he can spread the concept of global integration.
The solo cycle rally was flagged off with the aid of client affairs food and public distribution minister Karam Shyam at the western gate of Kangla, the cultural history website online of Manipur. The minister said that Chatham seeks to create a unique identity for Manipur across the world.
The purchaser affairs meals and public distribution department has furnished monetary help to the bicycle owner. Ji Ingobi might be covering 1272 kilometers at some stage in his journey. After journeying Myanmar for 30 days, he can pass through Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Singapore before returning to India.
Drugs worth Rs 41 lakh were seized from sixty five-12 months-old female in Thoubal
IMPHAL: Police on Friday afternoon seized fifty-eight grams of heroin and 60,000 World is Yours (WY) pills worth Rs 41.6 lakh from a sixty-five-year-vintage lady in Thoubal district.
Based on facts received by way of the police declaring that contraband tablets are to be transported in a passenger van from the border town of Moreh closer to Imphal, a sturdy police group, such as ladies personnel, under the supervision of Thoubal SP S Ibomcha Singh accomplished an unexpected take a look at on the Khangabok vicinity along the Imphal-Moreh route at around 1.30 pm.
During the workout, a passenger van was stopped, and the passengers were informed about alighting from the car and their property, a senior police officer of the district said.
The cops observed the heroin concealed internal five soap cases and 30 polythene packets containing 60,000 WY tablets weighing around 6 kg from the ownership of one Sakhitombi Devi of the Yairipok location within the district.
The contraband capsules were seized, and the woman was arrested. The confiscated objects had been passed over to Thoubal police station for essential legal movement, he said.
IMPHAL: Normal activities at numerous Manipur elements came to a grinding halt on Thursday attributable to a bandh called via workers in protest against the “authorities’ apathy” towards the plights of the sand miners, laborers, and transporters.
The workers stated that their sufferings started after the Manipur excessive courtroom on July 2 banned unauthorized stone quarrying and sand mining sports.
Large sections of business establishments in the Imphal metropolis, together with Thangal Bazaar, Paona Bazaar, BT Road, Nagamapal, and Khoyathong, have been closed sunrise-to-dusk bandh called by using the All Manipur Excavator, Local Truck, Tipper Owners and Workers Association (AMELTTOWA). The affiliation demanded that the authorities seek to streamline mining and quarrying activities by issuing licensees to workers.
Life changed into paralyzed in many parts of Imphal East, Thoubal, Bishnupur, and Tamenglong districts. Bandh supporters staged avenue blocks and burnt logs and tires on the street at a few places.
AMELTTOWA president K Rajen said that the high courtroom’s order had left the sand miners, laborers, and transportation sports to be carried out.