Wednesday, August 29th, 2018


Haipou Jadonang remembered

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 29, 2018: Manipur today observed 87th Martyrdom of Haipou Jadonang held at Leishangkhong Zelianrong Village, Wangoi, and at Jadonang Park, Keishampat in Imphal West. Chief minister N. Biren Singh said we need mutual respect, understanding, sharing and recognition among the different communities so as to have oneness and unity in the state. He said the state government would consider to declare August 29 every year as state holiday and state Cabinet would thoroughly discuss the matter in this regard. Stating that the state government would take stringent action for crime againstRead More

Socialist students caution agitation

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 29, 2018: Socialist Students’ Union of Manipur (SSUM) has cautioned  to launch a month long mass protest against gifting away Manipur land to Myanmar by the Centre. General secretary of the student body Bhushan Longjam today said it is very unfortunate that the BJP led government is not deeply concerned about the loss of Manipur land to Myanmar. He said the state government remains silent despite the statement of the government at the Parliament that there is no issue to the Border Pillar No. 81 inRead More

Congress asks to fulfill NSCN-IM demand

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 29, 2018: Manipur PCC has asked the Central government to give away the demand of the NSCN-IM if it is not going to hurt the sentiment of any community as claimed by BJP leaders. The central leaders and state leaders have been claiming that there is nothing in the Indo-Naga Framework Agreement to affect the integrity of Manipur and other neighbouring states. If so, why is the government taking so long to announce the agreement signed in the Framework Agreement? Why is the government keepingRead More

Manipur’s Ukhrul celebrates chilli festival

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 29, 2018: The ninth edition of the Hathei Phanit festival of Hathei Chilli kicked off today at Sirarakhong village, Ukhrul district, where the unique chilli is grown. Hathei is an eight-inch long peculiar kind of chilli not grown in other parts of the world; it is the pride of Ukhrul which is used to add colour and flavour in non-vegetarian menu. The festival is held on the theme ‘celebrating the god’s gift – Hathei’ by the Sirarakhong Hathei Promotion Committee and Sirarakhong villagers and sponsored by NECRead More

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