Saturday, September 8th, 2018


CM Biren wants MU crisis settled

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 8, 2018: Manipur government is pursuing with the HRD ministry to act as per the terms of the memorandum of agreement signed between the Manipur University community and the HRD ministry with the Manipur government to conduct enquiry over vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey. Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh made the statement during a news conference at his office today. He said the agreement was signed in front of him. It was signed on August 16. He appealed to stop spreading false information regarding the varsityRead More

Congress appeals all to support bandh

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 8, 2018: Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee has appealed the people of Manipur to support the all India bandh called on Monday to protest against rise in prices of essential commodities especially petroleum products. In a press conference held at Congree Bhavan today former chief minister of Manipur Okram Ibobi Singh said the BJP led central government is ruling like a dictator which largely affects the daily wage earners and poor people. Congress cannot remain silent and resorted to impose bandh against the government which try to woo theRead More

Laining Ngak Senba Numit observed at Kangla

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 8, 2018: Consumer affairs, food and public distribution minister  Karam Shyam  and  MLA L. Susindro Meitei today hoisted the sacred flag of Kangleipak  portraying Pakhangbagi Paphal at Kangla Laiphamlel to mark the observance of 71st Laining Ngak Senba Numit. The message behind the observation is to commemorate the same day in 1947 when Maharaj Bodhachandra revived and promoted our indigenous Meitei religion, puya and hill-valley communal integration in Manipur. The dignitaries led the gathering in offering prayers and flowers during the auspicious religious ritual. Shyam recollectedRead More

DM commerce college celebrates Alumni meet

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 8, 2018: Former students of the DM College of Commerce (DMCC) today celebrated 1st Alumni Meet at the college Hall. Organised by the organising committee of the DM College of Commerce Alumni felicitated the position holders of B.Com final Year-University Exam 2018 conducted by the Manipur University to encourage for their further study. Dr.Nivedita Lairenlakpam, IAS, registrar Dhanmanjuri University grace as chief guest of the function and Dr.Asem Nabachandra Singh, Principal DMCC presided over the function. “It was really excited to see ex-students in different walksRead More

Governor calls for healthier lifestyle

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 8, 2018: Observance of  World Physical Therapy Day celebration was today held at Lamyanba Shanlen, Palace Compound. The event was organized by All Manipur Physiotherapist Association (AMPA) under the theme “Physical Therapy and Mental Health”. Manipur governor Najma Heptulla urged the gathering to spread awareness to general public about the importance of physical exercise. With the development of new technology, machine etc. physiotherapy has gone much further with the hands of Neurologist. We needed more time and effort to keep it up our health. Including physical exerciseRead More

Biren appeals AMSU to withdraw 100-hr blockade

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 8, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has appealed the All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) to withdraw its 100 hours blockade imposed along the national highway 37 to be effective from today midnight. The blockade was announced yesterday demanding arrest of NSCN-IM cadres who were involved in harassing and extorting a cultural team of AMSU at Nungba on September 3 evening while returning from Silchar of South Assam. Addressing the reporters at his office Biren said he has already given orders to nab the culprits.Read More

Biren announces to have Citizen Facilitation Centre

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 8, 2018:  Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today announced to introduce Citizen Centric Service Delivery System by establishing Citizen Facilitation Centre under MAHUD Department in the State. For this the state government signed a memorandum with VFS Global. Chief secretary Dr. J. Suresh Babu and Debkumar Bandyopadhyay, head of business, South Asia Region, VFS Global exchanged the memorandum in the presence of chief minister at a press conference held at the Cabinet hall of chief minister’s secretariat. Biren said more than 50 services would beRead More

International Literacy Day

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 8, 2018: International Literacy Day, 2018 was celebrated today at Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS) Auditorium, Imphal. Education minister Th. Radheshyam said literacy is the foundation for advancement of a society. Without literacy no one can proceed for higher learning. Literacy holds the key to overall development of the humanity. The celebration was organised by the department of adult education and state literacy mission authority, on the theme ‘Literacy and Skills Development’. Radheshyam said illiteracy is the biggest obstacle to the human development andRead More

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