Friday, December 21st, 2018


Five cops suspended over ‘custodial death’

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 21, 2018: Manipur government has suspended five police personnel in connection with alleged custodial killing of Md. Abdul Gaffar on Thursday, chief minister N.Biren Singh said during the sixth Assembly session of the 11th  Manipur  Legislative Assembly, today. It was stated in reply to MLA Kh. Joykishan who asked what actions have been taken up against the security personnel involved in the custodial death. Abdul gaffer was allegedly picked up by a team of state police and Assam Rifles personnel at about 2.30 am of Thursday from his residentRead More

Manipur Assembly passes 3 bills

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 21, 2018: Manipur Legislative Assembly today passed the “Manipur Protection from Mob Violence Bill, 2018”, the “Manipur Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill”, 2018 and the “Manipur International University Bill, 2018”. Chief minister (in-charge of Home) N. Biren Singh moved ‘The Manipur Protection from Mob Violence Bill, 2018 and ‘The Manipur Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for consideration. Pertaining to ‘The Manipur International University Bill, 2018’ returned by the Governor, Speaker communicated to the House the message from the Governor and urged Education MinisterRead More

Tribute to editor Yendrenbam Mangi

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 21, 2018: The All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) today condoled the sudden demise of Senior Editor Yendrenbam Mangi Ningthouja at Manipur Press Club, Imphal. A two minutes silence was observed for the departed soul to rest in peace. The floral tribute was lead by AMWJU, general secretary. A press release by AMWJU said Yendrenbam Mangi Ningthouja served as editor for local dailies  Wayel Kati, Nonganlakpa, Kangleipaki Meira, Matamgi Yakairol, Huiyen Lanpao, Echel Express and Pandam Manipuri edition. Mangi passed away on yesterday due to anRead More

Special Handloom Expo 2018-19 kicks off

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, Dec 21, 2018: The Manipur Apex Handloom Weavers and Handicrafts Artisans C.S. Ltd. (AWAS), Imphal, Manipur under the sponsorship of ministry of textiles, launched Special Handlooms Expo 2018-19 at Gandhi Memorial Hall, Imphal today. The expo will last till January 3, 2018. Lamshang MLA and chairman, Manipur Handlooms and Handicrafts Development Corporation, and also deputy chairman, Manipur State Planning Board, S. Rajen Singh called for curtailing dependency culture of Manipuri society on imported products instead to depend on the handlooms and handicrafts product. He said the governmentRead More

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