Monday, January 21st, 2019


MPCC members meet governor over Citizenship bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 21, 2019: Representatives of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee led by its president T.N. Haokip, CLP leader and former chief minister Okram Ibobi and CWC member, AICC Gaikhangam asked governor Najma Heptulla to governor Najma Heptulla asking her to convene a special session of Manipur State Assembly at the earliest to oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The governor replied that it will not be possible to convene a special session immediately as the house has been prorogued. It would take 15 days to convene a session,Read More

Biren appeal to together strive for prosperous Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 21, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh appealed the people “let us all take a pledge to work together for a prosperous and peaceful Manipur and take our state to greater heights” on the occasion of Statehood Day celebration held at 1st Manipur Rifles Parade Ground today. He conveyed his heartiest greetings and best wishes to the people of the state. Biren said the newly launched ‘School Fagathansi’ mission would bring visible changes and improvement in the education sector of the state. A new revolution in education sectorRead More

Security operation for smooth R’Day

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 21, 2019: As a part of security measures taken up for smooth functioning of the Republic Day Celebration, police today conducted cordon and search operation at different parts of Imphal. In Imphal West a cordon and search operation was conducted at Wahengbam Leikai, Paona Bazar at Keishampat and at Bapupara. At Waheng Leikai, altogether 663 persons were conducted at the spot and 31 persons who failed to provide their identification proof were picked up and handed over to City Police station for further verification. AtRead More

STDCM’s 24-hours general strike postponed till January 30

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 21, 2019: Schedule Tribe Demand Committee, Manipur (STDCM) has postponed its 24-hours general strike till January 30 which was scheduled to begin from today midnight. The strike was postponed following a positive response from state government and rescheduling next meeting on January 30, general secretary of STDCM, K. Bhogendrajit said during a press conference held today at Khunthokhanbi campus, D.M. University. The general strike was imposed under as resolved in the one-day public convention of the committee held on January 13 at G.M. on “recommendation must beRead More

Training program on identification of ‘disabilities’ held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 21, 2019: Once day training program on “Early Identification and Intervention for Children with Disabilities” was today held at Manipur Press Club, Imphal. It was organised by National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (Divyangjan), NIEPID, Secunderabad, department of empowerment of persons with disabilities (ministry of social justice and empowerment), Manovikas Nagar, Secunderabad in collaboration with State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities and Relief Centre for the Welfare of Differently Abled Persons, Manipur. Speaking to media persons on the sideline of the event,Read More

CC Meet to resume

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 21, 2019: The major worry for all the football lovers of the state, it seems, is almost solved as the long-pending imbroglio between All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) and some major football clubs has been solved said a government release.  With the strong initiative from the youth affairs and sports minister Letpao Haokip, an understanding has been reached between the AMFA and the six clubs who had been on a stand-off with AMFA. A case was being battled in court between these two sides, said theRead More

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