Tuesday, June 5th, 2018


31 DESAM protestors detained

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 5, 2018: At least 31 mass court arrest agitators of Democratic Students’ Alliance Manipur (DESAM) have been detained as they tried to storm into chief minister’s bungalow today afternoon. The mass court arrest agitation was taken up as a part of decrying the alleged harassment to their family members and search of their volunteers and leaders in their respective houses by the state police for making arrest in connection with the vandalising of National Sports University office. Confrontation took place between volunteers of DESAM andRead More

JAC appeals to stop dividing among employees

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 4, 2018: Joint administrative council of AMTUC and AMGEO, has urged the state not to create divide and rule policy among the employees of the state. JAC general secretary, Biken in a press conference said the on-going indefinite cease work strike has become the longest strike in the history on demand of central pay scale. He said the council welcomes the invitation of chief minister to discuss the matter on a negotiation table. But as said the show cause notice issued to secretary general of theRead More

Manipur to ban polythene bags soon

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 5, 2018: Chief minister N. Biren Singh has announced on the occasion of the world environment day celebration to ban polythene bags in Manipur within three months of notification that would be issued soon. Biren Singh made the announcement at the launch of Cherry Blossom Avenue at Luwangshangbam in Imphal on the occasion of World Environment Day. He said a notice to instruct the shopkeepers to replace plastics with alternative materials within three months would be issued by the government soon. It is a part of government’s efforts towards imposing a completeRead More

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