Friday, September 21st, 2018


Manipur University faces fresh crisis; new VC takes charge

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 21, 2018: Manipur police has arrested 89 Manipur University students and 6 teachers for acting against the new vice-chancellor by disallowing him to enter the varsity campus on the previous day. The arrests were made following a complaint made by the vice-chancellor of the university professor K. Yugindro at Singjamei Police station against 31 members of Manipur University Students’ Union and Manipur University Teachers’ Association. The state police have also announced to suspend mobile internet services for five days in connection with the issue as itRead More

Manipur PCC cautions government over MU issue

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 21, 2018: Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee has the termed the state action against the Manipur University students and teachers as dictatorial. It demanded immediate release of the students and teachers who were arrested by the police. Former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh told reporters at Congress Bhavan today that “we strongly condemned the raid inside the varsity campus. This dictatorship cannot be tolerated by Congress in this democratic country”, “taking up sudden steps instead of fulfilling the agreement brought with the authorities and varsity communityRead More

Manipur government to launch PradhanMantri Jan ArogyaYojana

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 21, 2018: Manipur government is all set to launch PradhanMantri Jan ArogyaYojana, PM-JAY, a special health scheme for the poor, said Health and family welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh today. Talking to reporters at his office the minister said chief minister N. Biren Singh will formally launch the health scheme for the poor on the September 23 in Imphal. The programme will be launched nationwide by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the same day. Jayantakumar said introduction of the new scheme will be aRead More

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