Friday, September 7th, 2018


AMSU demands to flush-off NSCN-IM

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 7, 2018: All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) has demanded the Manipur government to push away NSCN-IM operating in Manipur charging the outfit for harassing people in the state. The student body also declared imposition of 100 hours blockade along the national highway 37 (Imphal-Jiribam road)  demanding to arrest the NSCN-IM cadres who were allegedly involved in assaulting and extorting an AMSU team at Nungba Bazar along the highway. Alleging both the central and state government for allowing the outfit operate freely in the state volunteers ofRead More

Varsity students met Heptulla, demonstrators picked up

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 7, 2018: Spearheaded by Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) large number of students of Manipur University thronged towards the governor bungalow demanding to settle the varsity issue. The demonstrating students raised slogans “Go Back A.P. Pandey”. They protested against the inaction of the government toward the ‘high handedness’ of professor A.P. Pandey and professor M. Shyamkesho. The student agitators staged sit-in in front of the governor’s bungalow. A team of 10, including executives of MUSU and students representatives were allowed to meet Manipur governor Najma A.Read More

Biren inaugurates production units of Salai

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 7, 2018: Manipur chief minister on Friday inaugurated Edible Oil and Refinery Plant, Rice Milling Plant and Mushroom Cultivation with Research and Development Unit of Salai Agro Private Unit at Lairenkabi Maning Leikai, Imphal West. Biren Singh said that private discontents should not create problems to the public of the state. He said Manipur is a unique place in terms of its climate, weather, food, culture etc. and there is no other place like Manipur in the planet. However, frequent bandhs and blockades affect theRead More

Humanism Foundation on dustbin mission

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 7, 2018: With an aim to create awareness on the use of dustbin and clean environment, Humanism Foundation, a public charitable trust, today started its state wide campaign ‘mission dustbin’ at the SDC office of Heingang, Imphal East. Volunteers of Humanism Foundation distributed dustbins to the office of SDC of Heingang, Chirom Somorendro Singh (Jr MCS). Humanism Foundation started the mission to keep local administrative offices, block and district levels and spread the use of dustbin from these offices where locals frequently visited. SDC of Heingang,Read More

Biren expects progress

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September  7, 2018: Manipur is experiencing positive change and progressing in the path of development said chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today at the certificate distribution ceremony of Bhubon Technical and Skill Development Private Limited, Lamdeng Khunou. The chief minister said the responsibility of being a politician is to make the people’s life simpler and happier. Since the inception of the BJP led government in the state various schemes and programmes have been initiated such as CMHT, CHST, Go to Hills, Go to Village mission forRead More

NIELIT study centre Chandel, inaugurated

Chandel, September 7, 2018 (DIPR): Deputy Commissioner, Chandel,  Shri Krishna Kumar  today inaugurated the “NIELIT Study Centre, Chandel” at D Block, DC office complex,. Today’s  inaugural function was graced by , DC Chandel, Shri Krishna Kumar, Executive Director, NIELIT Imphal, Shri Th. Prameshwor Singh,  State Information Officer, NIC, Manipur, Shri Kh. Rajen Singh and Superintendent of Police, Chandel, Shri Kamei Angam Romanus, IPS as the Chief Guest, President and the Guests of Honour respectively. The NIELIT Study Circle has commenced its first batch of Basic Computer Courses at DC complex,Read More

LGBTIQA+ communities celebrates Supreme Court verdict

Imphal, September 7, 2018: The members and allies of the lesbian, gay, bi, trans, intersex and other queer (LGBTIQA+) communities yesterday the Supreme Court verdict that has decriminalized consensual relationships among adults of any gender, effectively reinstating the Delhi High Court’s verdict in 2009. Welcoming the verdict the communities celebrate with joy by sharing cake at Manipur Press Club yesterday. Shanta Khurai Co-founder of All Manipur Nupi-Manbi Association said Section 377 had been an obstacle for the LGBTIQA+ communities, used as a tool for blackmailing and harassment, as an affront toRead More

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