Thursday, July 12th, 2018


Manipur asked Centre to verify border pillar positions: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 12, 2018: Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has said the state government has written the Centre to send a survey team of the government of India to conduct verification on the positions of subsidiary pillars between main Border Pillar No. 80 to 82 along the India-Myanmar boundary and more particularly main Border Pillar No. 81 in the presence of all stakeholders so as to clear doubts in the minds of the general public. In a press conference held on Thursday at the chief minister’s secretariat Biren Singh refutedRead More

State team to meet HRD minister over varsity issue

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 12, 2018:  Chief Minister Biren Singh said a team of the state government led by him would meet Union human resources development minister Prakash Javadekar to apprise him about the present situation of the varsity tomorrow. He was talking to reporters at his secretariat today. Biren said that taking the present unrest at the varsity seriously, the state government has been making all possible efforts including meeting with the representatives of MUTA and MUSU and explaining the stand of the Manipur University community to the Union Human ResourcesRead More

Organic pineapple aggregation unit at Angtha

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 12, 2019: Horticulture and soil conservation minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar today announced that a total of 7,500 organic farmers of the state will be covered in the 2nd phase of Mission Organic Chain Development for North East Region (MOCD-NER), ministry of agriculture, for which the ministry has given a green signal. Altogether 650 organic pineapple farmers will be covered in the region in the 2nd phase of the scheme, said the minister. The minister made the announcement during the inauguration of an aggregation unit for pineapple at AngthaRead More

Indefinite total shut down of colleges launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 12, 2018: Joint College Students’ Forum (JCSF), has today launched indefinite total shut down of all colleges affiliated to Manipur University bu shutting doen at least twenty colleges. JCSF is a conglomerate body students’ union of colleges in Manipur. The university has been paralysed since Manipur Students’ launched strike demanding replacement of vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey from the post. The students termed him as ‘irresponsive’ vice chancellor. The students’ forum demands to declare the results of third, fourth and sixth semester college examinations. There are 86Read More

Minister Kayisii visits landslide area in Kangpokpi

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 12, 2018: Tribal affairs and hills and fisheries minister N. Kayisii today visited Thonglang in Kangpokpi district which falls under his constituency Tadubi, to take stock of the situation post the devastating landslide that occurred in the village last week. Interacting with the villagers, Kayisii encouraged the villagers to plant more trees to maintain the ecological balance in the area. The minister assured to provide CGI sheets to the affected households. Expressing concern over the poor connectivity in the village especially the road condition, mobile and powerRead More

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