Thursday, July 26th, 2018


Students’ forum pulls back shut down strike, stages light demonstration

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 26, 2018: Joint College Students’ Forum has withdrawn its shut down strike imposed in all the colleges affiliated to Manipur University demanding to declare graduate semester exams. Supporting the varsity community in the demand for ouster of vice-chancellor Pandey the students’ forum staged a candle light demonstration crafted “Go Back A.P. Pandey” in front of Kangla gate. The college strike was withdrawn as assurance by education minister Th. Radheshyam, in a meeting held today, to declare college exam results by second week of August. The students’Read More

Biren pleads to build unity

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 26, 2018: Chief minister N. Biren Singh today said the ideology of the present government is to build unity among various communities and to fight collectively against any evil. “All communities living in the state, such as Naga, Kuki, Meitei, Meitei Pangal etc., should show the oneness to protect the territory and integrity of the state as done in the past,” said the chief minister. Biren Singh was addressing at the observance of Kargil Vijay Diwas held at Banquet Hall of 1st Manipur Rifles Battalion, Imphal on Thursday. He mentionedRead More

Kargil war heroes honoured

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 26, 2018: The 19th Kargil Vijay Diwas was today observed at DRDA Hall, Chandel to pay homage to the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country in Kargil war 1999. Three out of the five martyrs of Kargil war were from Chandel district. They are Ng. Beningvir Moyon, Khukthar village, Chara Nicholas Moyon, Heigrutampak village and S. Gerneithang Aimol from Unapal village. SP, Chandel Kamei Angam Romanus, CO 8th MR S. Somorjit Singh, ADC/ADM, Chandel Dr. A. Chinglenkhomba Meitei and CEO, ADC ChandelRead More

Cultural bodies demand post for Thang-Ta lecturer

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 26, 2018: Kanglei Indigenous Martial Arts and Cultural Society (KIMACS) and cultural bodies today agitated at education (S) department protesting against government’s failure to respond for creation of posts for Thang-Ta lecturers. The agitators prohibited receiving of application forms for teachers’ post at the department. The cultural society denounced avoidance of Thang-Ta teacher aspirants in the notification for recruitment of 688 secondary school teachers. The association demanded to immediately discontinue issuing of application forms for the 688 posts. “We have submitted memorandums several times to theRead More

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