IMPHAL: 21-year-antique Ji Ingobi Chingtham spark off on his solo global bicycle excursion on Saturday, the first individual to do so from Manipur. Tobi could be covering seven nations at some stage in his seven-month-lengthy tour – Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Singapore.
Chingtham is on a task to popularise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Act East coverage and ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ motion thru his tour. He may also be selling Ema Keithel or the famous mom’s marketplace in Imphal. Before visiting other nations, Chingtham will embark on a sixteen-day tour of all the districts of Manipur wherein he could be spreading the idea of global integration.

The solo cycle rally became flagged off through customer affairs meals and public distribution minister Karam Shyam at the western gate of Kangla, the cultural heritage website online of Manipur. Chatham seeks to create a unique identity of Manipur across the world, the minister stated.
The customer affairs food and public distribution branch have furnished financial help to the bike owner. Ji Ingobi will be covering 1272 kilometers during his adventure. After touring Myanmar for 30 days, he can be passing through Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Singapore before returning to India.

IMPHAL: Police on Friday afternoon seized 58 grams of heroin and 60,000 World is Yours (WY) capsules well worth Rs 41.6 lakh from a sixty five-yr-old female in Thoubal district.
Based on information acquired via the police stating that contraband pills are to be transported in a passenger van from the border town of Moreh towards Imphal, a strong police team, consisting of women personnel, below the supervision of Thoubal SP S Ibomcha Singh finished a sudden take a look at on the Khangabok place along the Imphal-Moreh direction at round 1.30pm.
During the exercising, a passenger van changed into stopped and the passengers had been informed to alight from the car along side their property, a senior police officer of the district said.
On looking, the law enforcement officials discovered the heroin hid inside five cleaning soap instances and 30 polythene packets containing 60,000 WY pills weighing round 6 kg from the possession of one Sakhitombi Devi of the Yairipok place inside the district.
The contraband drugs have been seized and the woman arrested. The confiscated objects have been passed over to Thoubal police station for vital prison movement, he said.

IMPHAL: Normal activities at various components of Manipur got here to a grinding halt on Thursday owing to a bandh called via workers in protest in opposition to the “government’s apathy” closer to the plights of the sand-miners, laborers and transporters.
The employees said that their sufferings commenced after the Manipur excessive court on July 2 placed a ban on unauthorized stone quarrying and sand mining activities within the country.
Large sections of enterprise establishments in Imphal town, together with in Thangal Bazaar, Paona Bazaar, BT Road, Nagamapal and Khoyathong, had been closed because of the sunrise-to-dusk bandh called through the All Manipur Excavator, Local Truck, Tipper Owners and Workers Association (AMELTTOWA). The association demanded that the authorities need to assist streamline mining and quarrying sports via issuing licensee to employees.
Life changed into additionally paralyzed at many elements of Imphal East, Thoubal, Bishnupur and Tamenglong districts. Bandh supporters staged roadblocks and also burnt logs and tyres on the street at a few locations.
AMELTTOWA president K Rajen stated that the high court’s order has left the sand-miners, laborers and transporters struggling for a means of livelihood. He demanded that the government need to claim particular areas as ‘prison quarries’ and to permit sand mining, quarrying, and transportation sports to be finished.
Meanwhile, chief minister N Biren Singh on Wednesday convened an emergency assembly with senior officials to clear up the disaster.

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