Monday, January 28th, 2019


Political parties’ delegation to rush to Delhi over citizenship bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 28, 2019: A political parties’ delegation will leave for Delhi tomorrow to urge the Centre to insert a clause in the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 to protect Manipur. The decision was taken by a political parties meeting chaired by chief minister N. Biren Singh was held today at the chief minister secretariat to take a decision over the bill issue. Education minister Th. Radheshyam said the political delegation will leave Imphal tomorrow. CPI, CPI (M), (RSP), Forward Bloc, NCP, AAP, Peoples’ Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRAJA),Read More

Toilet tank blast kills 2, injures 1

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 28, 2019: Two persons including a boy died while another boy injured in a toilet septic tank blast at Madrasa Mazharul Uloom located at Bengoon, Mayang Imphal in Imphal West today. The incident was occurred today at about 2.40pm when the pipeline septic tank of the school toilet blasted suddenly while checking it to coming of bad odour. The deceased have been identified as vice-chairman of the Madrasa Md. Latif, 50, son of late MV. Aoudrana of Bengoon and Md. Huissan, 13, son of Ravizuddin ofRead More

Irate locals block road

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 28, 2019: Irate locals of Kwakeithel Akham Leikai today blocked the local road denouncing the authority for not completing road construction with black-topping. The residents of the Kwakeithel area complained that the road remain dusty for a long period as it has not been blacked topped after the first round of construction with stones and earth. It has disturbed the locality and people passing the road. They appealed the authority to complete construction of the road immediately.  “The road condition is hazardous to health. WeRead More

Labour welfare union cautions strike

Pothashabg News Service: Imphal, January 28, 2019: All Manipur Skill Development Training Providers and Labour Welfare Union has cautioned to launch various forms of strike demanding to release fund to training providers under Manipur Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board by February 4. The welfare board president Ksh. Biren said this during a news conference held at Manipur Press Club today. A meeting held at the press club had decided to launch agitation. Biren said the training providers have not been provided fund for long since 2015 besides appeal toRead More

Biren urges people not to be apprehensive about citizenship bill, distributes loans to 2965 persons

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 28, 2919: Chief minister N. Biren Singh has urged the people of the state not to be over apprehensive about Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019. “Taking note of the people’s apprehension after the passing of the Bill by the Lok Sabha, the state government had sought a written assurance from the Centre that no one would be given Indian citizenship without the state government’s recommendation, said Biren. The state government government has also been pressing the Centre to give Presidential assent to the Manipur People Bill, 2018 toRead More

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