Monday, October 1st, 2018


Biren urges for proper care to elderly persons

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 1, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has urged to ensure proper care to elderly persons so that they may lead a secured, dignified and productive life stating that a large number of aged parents are neglected by their children and families. He was speaking as the chief guest at International Day of Older Persons, 2018 observation organised by social welfare department at Multipurpose Hall, Near Bal Bhawan, Khuman Lampak in Imphal East today. He said the state government had already cautioned its employees that theyRead More

UCM to organise mass rally against threat to integrity

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 1, 2018: United Committee Manipur (UCM) has sought support from the people of Manipur and appealed people from all walks of life including ministers to participate in the rally for protection of Manipur integrity. UCM today announced to organise a mass rally in the heart of Imphal to oppose threat against Manipur’s integrity allegedly posed by the conclusion of Indo-Naga peace talk through the Naga Framework Agreement. The united committee alleged that the India government continues to attempt to break the emotional and territorial integrity ofRead More

Varsity girls suspend hunger strike

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 1, 2018: Manipur University’s girl hostellers have suspended their hunger strike today following assurance to release arrested teachers and students of the varsity by professor K.Yugindro. The varsity community were arrested on the charge of assaulting Yugindro when he came take charge as pro vice chancellor as vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey was on forced leave in connection with enquiry being taken up over allegations of financial and administrative irregularities by Manipur University Students’ Union. The varsity community was of the opinion that the order of appointingRead More

Students protest arrest of headmaster for participating “egg protest”

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 1, 2018: Students of “Wisdom English School” along with their guardians and teachers protested against arrest of their headmaster Mr. Popilal Ningthoujam for allegedly participating in the Egg Protest organized by PRJA in Thangmeiband on September 27 protesting against police action on the Manipur University campus on September 20 midnight. The protest was also joined by the people of Phayeng and Meira Paibi in large number and condemned the arrest. The protestors held placards embedded “We love our teacher,” “Release Popilal without conditions,” “Stop PoliticalRead More

Plea against fertilizers

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 1, 2018:  Horticulture and soil conservation minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar today appealed to the farmers of the state to end the use of fertilizers to achieve organic state status for Manipur during a two-day Interface Programme on Strengthening of Farmer Producer Companies under MOVCDNER’ held at training hall of directorate of agriculture, organised by Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA), department of horticulture and soil conservation and department of agriculture. He urged the farmers to unanimously stop using fertilisers for a healthier Manipur. Shyamkumar said that he hasRead More

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