Friday, October 12th, 2018


Jarnail Singh is Manipur University’s new administrator

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 12, 2018: Former chief secretary of Manipur Jarnail Singh today joined Manipur University as administrator. The varsity teachers, students and staff warmly received the new administrator of the varsity who would discharge the functions of the vice-chancellor. Singh also served the Prime Minister’s office as joint secretary. High Court of Manipur on Thursday appointed Jarnail Singh as administrator yesterday. The court empowered him to discharge the functions of the vice-chancellor as provided under the Manipur University Act, 2005 and other relevant statutes. “I have just taken charge. I will haveRead More

Congress terms Judiciary intervention in MU crisis as defeat of Legislature

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 12, 2018: Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee has claimed that the intervention of the judiciary in the varsity crisis for a solution is due to the failure of the Executive and the Legislature. Former vice-chancellor of Manipur University and Congress executive member Ng. Bijoy said the intervention of the judiciary over the failure of the state and central governance is shameful.   The PCC demanded the Union HRD minister to step down on moral ground. MLA K. Ranjit, spokesperson of MPCC said the state government and theRead More

Birth anniversary of Saheed Madhumangol Sharma

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 12, 2018: Like every year, the Saheed Madhumangol Foundation will be observing the 80th Birth Anniversary of Saheed Madhumangol Sharma on October 22 at Bal Vidya Mandir, Porompat near Imphal East Police Station. As part of the observance, one day State Level Painting Competition under the theme “Manipur gi Phunga Wari (Folk Tales of Manipur)” will also be held. Speaking to media persons, Vice Chairman of the Foundation and also convenor of the event,  Chingsubam Tomba Singh maintain that the event is being organise in remembrance of the hard work, contributionRead More

KKL opposes construction of the Ras Leela dance hall inside Kangla

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, Oct 12, 2018: Kangla Kanba Lup (KKL) has appealed the state government to stop the ongoing construction of the “Ras Leela Dance Hall of Hindu religion” at the religious land inside Kangla. A press statement released by KKL publicity secretary Irengbam Teirenthaba stated that KKL will never accept the state government intention to construct “Ras Leela Dance Hall of Hindu religion” inside the sacred Kangla land while the state facing so many problems like the Framework Agreement, Citizenship Amendment Bill, Border Pillar 81 etc. Although the “RasRead More

3-day ‘National Seminar cum Training workshop “Youth and Agenda 2030” underway

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 12, 2018: Education, labour and employment minister Thokchom Radheshyam stated that the driving force for India’s attainment to superpower is the youth of the nation. He said that the most important resource in the world is the human resource and for India 35% of the population are the youths. The minister was speaking at the inauguration function of the 3-day ‘National Seminar cum Training workshop “Youth and Agenda 2030” at the City Convention, Imphal, organised by the People’s UNESCO Club of Manipur in collaboration with theRead More

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