Sunday, June 24th, 2018


Plea for ‘time consuming’ sewage project details

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 24, 2018: Manipur social researcher Serto Tondana Kom has today appealed the state government to produce a detail project report of Imphal Sewerage Project, which could tell the exact date of completion of the project that has begun almost 15 years back. He also urges to discuss for completion of the project during the monsoon Assembly session. Talking to reporters at Manipur Press Club here on Sunday, Serto said the foundation stone for the French assisted project was laid on March 5, 2002 by the then governorRead More

VC Pandey declares not to resign

– Congress terms MUSU’s allegation appropriate Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 24, 2018: Manipur University vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey has denied allegations made by Manipur University Students’ Union and declares that he will not resign from the post. “I came to Manipur to serve the university and not to resign,” said Pandey, talking to reporters at his Imphal residence. I deny forthwith all the MUSU’s allegations, contentions and averments against me, which are mentioned in points, simply on the ground that they are baseless, malicious and mala fide. I am notRead More

Manipuri Sahitya Parishad presents 32 awards

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 24, 2018: Manipur Sahitya Parishad today conferred 32 different awards on the occasion of the 83rd Award presentation ceremony of the Manipuri Sahitya Parishad held at Maharaja Chandrakirti Auditorium, Place Compound, Imphal. It was attended by governor Dr. Najma Heptulla and art and culture minister L. Jayantakumar. Literature reflects the level of civilization the human society attains and constitutes an eloquent index to gauge the march of human progress intellectually and materially, said Heptulla. The governor said she was happy to be with the distinguishedRead More

CM launches Agar tree plantation in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 24, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh today said Agar cultivation would provide a new ray of hope to the villagers for a sustainable economic development in the state. Biren Singh was at the launching of ‘Agar Tree Plantation in Manipur’ held at Langol Reserved Forest, Luwangshangbam, Imphal. The function was organised by forest department and Joint Forest Management Committee, Luwangshangbam. Biren said it is an initiative to provide alternative livelihood to the villagers who had earlier practised poppy cultivation in the state. Moreover, such plantationRead More

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