Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

 

State will not remain as mute spectator: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 5, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh today said the state government would never remain as a mute spectator when anybody indulges in anti-social activities or takes law into their own hands. Urging all concerned not to resort to any activity which may incite communal tension, the chief minister said the culprits involved in the Nungba incident would be booked as per the law of the land. Suspected NCSN (I-M) cadres at Nungba Bazar allegedly assaulted a team of 37 members who went to participateRead More


MUSU resumes agitation on Thursday

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 5, 2018: Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) has declared to resume its agitation from Thursday against vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey. The varsity community suspended its strike that was launched on May 30 after an agreement was signed between the varsity community and the state government and Central to probe into the allegation against Pandey by an independent Inquiry committee. MUSU general secretary Laishram Kennedy today claimed that Pandey and self proclaimed registrar (in charge) M. Shyamkesho are ‘mental retarded persons’ and they are ‘anti-Manipur’. He said it isRead More


Political parties committee urges to take action against Pandey

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 5, 2018: The Political Parties Committee of 10 has urged the state government to take action against Manipur University vice-chancellor Pandey for refuting extension of his leave with effect from September 1 given by the varsity authority until the enquiry over him is completed. M. Nara of CPI said even though Manipur university is a central university it is the university for the people and students of Manipur. The varsity has resumed its normalcy after an agreement was brought with varsity community and the state andRead More


Manipur CM announces to set up model residential schools

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 5, 2018: Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today announced to set up model residential schools in seven selected districts soon. The chief minister was addressing at the state level Teachers’ Day celebration held at the auditorium of Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS), Palace Compound, Imphal East. Stating that the state government has been focussing on human resource development, the chief minister said the first session of Dhanamanjuri University would begin from this year. Moreover, the Manipur Legislative Assembly had passed the Manipur International University Bill,Read More


Political parties demand to root out NSCN (I-M) from Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 5, 2018: Committee of Political Parties (a panel of 10 parties) has demanded the Manipur government to root out NSCN (I-M) from Manipur following assault for extortion of a Manipur musical team by self-proclaimed NSCN (I-M) cadres along national highway 2 on Monday. The demand was made during a news conference held at Manipur PCC office. The team led by All Manipur Students’ Union members was returning in a bus from Silchar in South Assam after taking part in a function organised by All Assam Manipur Students’Read More


Manipur got apparel supply offer from Mauritius: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 5, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Wednesday said Manipur has received apparel supply offer from Mauritius during his inspection at the three manufacturing units of Apparel and Garment Making Centre, Lamboikhongnangkhong in Imphal West district. He said ever since these private companies started manufacturing apparels in coordination with the state government, a Mauritian company had inquired the state government whether it can supply 1 lakh pieces of different apparels per month. The building and machinery of Unit-1 of the government-owned centre is currently utilised by Big Concepts FoundationRead More


Shyamkumar inaugurates collection centre for Loulhoumi Organic Producer Co. Ltd at Bunglon Village

Imphal, the 5th September, 2018 (DIPR): Under the Scheme of Mission Organic chain development for north eastern region, Government of India, MAHUD, Town Planning, Forest & Environment, Horticulture & Soil Conservation Minister, Shri Th. Shyamkumar today inaugurated ‘ Center  for Loulhoumi Organic Producer Co. Ltd at Bunglon Village, Churachandpur. On the occasion, Shri Th. Shyamkumar and Director Loulhoumi Organic Producer Co. Ltd Shri S. Paukholal Gangte graced as Chief Guest and President. Principal Secretary and Director Horticulture & Soil Conservation Shri J.C. Ramthanga, IAS and Shri K. Kipgen were GuestsRead More


Wheelchair basketball camp underway

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 5, 2018: First  ever Wheelchair Basketball camp was today launched at Khuman Lampakindoor stadium organized by Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India (WBFI) in collaboration with department of social welfare, and department of youth affairs and sports, and Shishu Sarothi. The camp was launched by social welfare and cooperation minister Nemcha Kipgen. She said NemchaKipgen sports is important in everyone’s life and it is even more important in the life of a differently-abled person. Sport teaches independence, disciplined lifestyle and sense of competition, involvement in any formRead More


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