Thursday, September 6th, 2018


People denounce ‘ethnic based policy’

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 6, 2018: People under the aegis of All Manipur United Clubs Organisation, Committee of Civil Societies Kangleipak and United Committee Manipur today stage a mass protest rally along along the Imphal-Moreh road denouncing ‘ethnic based policy’ by government of India during the Naga Peace process. The protest demonstration was participated by a large number of people including various clubs organisations, Meira Paibi rganisations of the Imphal-Moreh stretch. They said any attempt to extend Article 371(A) or alike, constitutional provision of VI-schedule and ethnic division to ManipurRead More

CPI demands installation of highway protection force

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 6, 2018: CPI Manipur state council today demanded the state government to install highway protection force in Manipur following the assault of a Manipur musical team led by members of All Manipur Students’ Union at Nungba Bazar on September 3. It also demanded to book and punish the miscreants at the earliest. State secretary CPI, L. Sotin Kumar speaking to media persons at its office chamber said the open assault to Manipur team some self-proclaimed NSCN-IM cadres while the state is facing a big threatRead More

Manipur varsity students resume agitation — Burn effigies, storm Pandey resident

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 6, 2018: Manipur University students today burnt effigies of vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey and registrar in-charge M. Shyamkesho Singh in front of the varsity gate to resume its strike demanding ouster of Pandey. The students also locked the office of Shyamkesho. Later the agitating student thronged at the official quarter of VC Pandey at Sanjenthong. They opposed the opening of Pandey’s office at Sanjenthong and allegedly having two VCs of the varsity. After a long confrontation with the Police students were apprehended and taken toRead More

HT lines threat life

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 6, 2018: Families of High Tension power wire electrocution victim boys from different hill districts of Manipur have complained the government against presence of high tension wires close to dwellings. The two victims were Warshang Ronra Shimray, 12, from Kamphasom Ukhrul district and the other boy, a Tamil named P. Ashwin, 9, residing at a rental home at Moreh Ward number 1, Tengnoual district. Father of Warshang, Mathotmi Shimray said his son was found fainted at the roof of newly constructed building of a neighbourRead More

Pineapple festival at Churachandpur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 6, 2018: Manipur chief minister Biren Singh on Thursday inaugurated11th State Level Pineapple Festival at Khousabung in Churachandpur district where he announced inclusion of Khousabung in the list of selected places where food processing unit having cold storage facility would be constructed. Biren said the processing units worth Rs. 20 crore each would be constructed at four different places under a central scheme. The list had already been forwarded to the central government a few days back, he informed. About 35 farmers of different groups exhibited naturally grown pineapples. Lamhoi Gangte,Read More

Photo exhibition on Saaf Niyat, Sahi Vikas launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 6, 2018: Information and public relations minister Thongam Biswajit Singh on Thursday inaugurated a five-day photo exhibition on Saaf Niyat, Sahi Vikas (on achievement of 4 years of NDA government) at INA memorial hall, Moirang, Bishnupur district. The photo exhibition is organized by Regional Outreach Bureau, Imphal, ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The exhibition aims to sensitize the public regarding various programmes and policies of the central government and at the same time to highlight the achievements of the government. Biswajit said the government isRead More