Thursday, January 24th, 2019

 

MEPWAK jubilee gathering opposes citizenship bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 24, 2019: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is a bill to eliminate the indigenous people of the North East and if the President gives his ascent for passing the bill in upper house of parliament the north eastern region will be in trouble. It was put by vice-president of All Manipur United Clubs’ Organisation, Ph. Nando Luwang during silver jubilee celebration of Meira Paibi Welfare Association Kangleipak (MEPWAK) held today at Maklang Bazar, Imphal West. Nando said it is time find ways to save the people of theRead More


Five student agitators hospitalised

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 24, 2019: Five students were hospitalised as they fainted when police lobbed smoke bombs in the midst of a group of students who tried to storm at the residence of Rajya Sabha MP Ksh. Bhabananda Singh at Wahengleikai. The students were demanding to declare his stand on the citizenship bill. They demanded to oppose the bill from passing it in the parliament session which is scheduled to begin on January 31. Two students groups of demonstrators tried to storm at Bhabananda’s residence one after another. TheRead More


Second round of StartUp Manipur interview underway

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 24, 2019: Interview for the second round of StartUp Manipur today began in the presence of chief minister N. Biren Singh and consumer affairs, food and public distribution minister Karam Shyam at the Durbar Hall of chief minister’s secretariat. Around 4000 applications were received online seeking assistance from the government in the second round of StartUp Manipur. A high level selection committee headed by chief Secretary Dr. J. Suresh Babu would interview the shortlisted applicants/entrepreneurs of the Revenue Stage and assess their project proposals in a transparentRead More


Lok Sabha election preparation underway

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 24, 2019: Preparations for the upcoming 17th Lok Sabha Elections – 2019 is underway in the Manipur where 19,30,912 voters would exercise their franchise in 2,861 polling stations, which is an increase of 44 polling stations compared to last time. Addressing media persons at his office in Lamphelpat, chief electoral officer (CEO) PK Singh said that more than 4,000 electronic voting machines (EVMs) are already placed in the strong room. Stating that the last batch of 1,000 voter verifiable paper audit trails (VVPATs) will be brought fromRead More


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