Tuesday, January 29th, 2019


Chief minister directs for speedy construction of market shed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 29, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh today directed officials to take up necessary steps to expedite construction of market shed at the compound of erstwhile Tombisana High School during a review meeting of Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD) department held at the Cabinet hall of the chief minister’s secretariat. Stating that construction of the market shed had consumed too much time, he instructed the higher officials of both MAHUD and public works department to do the needful to complete the market shed atRead More

Manipur PCC to seek support from leaders to campaign against C-bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 29, 2019: Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee leaders are set to leave the state tomorrow to meet national Congress leaders and other likeminded party leaders to campaign against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Former chief minister of the state Okram Ibobi said Congress party had made a firm stand against the bill since the day it was introduced in the parliament. We had earlier urged the like-minded political parties to oppose the bill from passing it, he added. Memorandums against the bill were submitted to Union homeRead More

Imphal in protest against citizenship bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 29, 2019: Imphal today witnessed series of protest rallies opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with a major gathering of women vendors at Ima Market organised by Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MPACAB). MPACAB is core committee formed by 66 organisations in Manipur at a public convention held yesterday, organised by All Manipur United Clubs’ Organisation, Committee of Civil Society Kangleipak, Ethno Heritage Council and League of Indigenous People Upliftment. Vendors of all the four women markets stopped vending showing solidarity against the citizenship bill. Shops atRead More

Have bamboo cookies and biscuits in World Bamboo Workshop at Imphal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 29, 2019: Bamboo cookies and biscuits apart from bamboo cuisines will be introduced in the 5-day 3rd World Bamboo Workshop that would begin on February 4 at City Convention Centre, Imphal. This was said by ambassador of World Bamboo Organisation professor Nirmala Chongtham, while announcing the schedule of the bamboo workshop at the Manipur forest department. The workshop is first of its kind in India. She said 34 countries are participating with about 300 delegates from all over the globe. Nirmala said two memorandums of understanding willRead More

24-hr general strike from Wednesday midnight

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 29, 2019: Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill’ (MPACAB), a committee of 64 civil society organisations declared 24-hour general strike from January 30 midnight opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The committee was formed on Monday at Sangai Hall of Imphal Hotel during an emergency leaders’ meet of civil society organisations from various parts of the state. The emergency meeting on the citizenship bill was organised by United Committee Manipur, All Manipur United Clubs’ Organisation, Committee of Civil Society Kangleipak, Ethno Heritage Council and League of IndigenousRead More

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