Friday, July 27th, 2018


Agitators clash police at Jiribam

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 27, 2018: At least six agitators and police personnel including two officers and few women police were injured in police clash at Lalpani Bazaar, Sonapur in Jiribam district of Manipuron Friday over the Manipur People’s Bill – 2018. The agitators were against the bill. The incident occurred during CrPC 144 restriction. When JAC against Base year 1951 of Manipur People’s Bill – 2018 was preparing to begin a sit-in to protest against the Bill police intervene saying that there is public curfew under CrPC 144.  The police askedRead More

Agar plantation launched in Chandel

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 27, 2018: Forest and environment minister Th. Shyamkumar along with forest department officials launched agar tree plantation programme on Friday at Utangpokpi village, Chakpikarong subdivision under Chandel district. The program was organised by Forest Department. Shyamkumar said the agar plantation will help the locals in increasing their income. He appealed to the villagers to protect the trees which are being planted today. He said the agar plantation will generate income of Rs 30,000 to 40,000 per tree after a gap of 7-8 years for the villagers and itRead More

Teacher aspirants appeal for posts

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 27: Philosophy scholars today appealed the state government to create higher secondary lecturers posts for Philosophy after Thang-Ta teacher aspirants agitated for their posts at the department complex on Thursday. Premkumar Singh, a philosophy scholar told reporters at Manipur Press Club here the government has recently announced to recruit 688 higher secondary school teachers in 22 disciplines. It is unfortunate for us that no philosophy teacher’s post has been included in the recruitment notice, he added. The government is in fact discriminating the youth who haveRead More

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