Wednesday, September 4th, 2019


State leaders shower teachers day greetings amid boycott

Pothasnang News Service: Imphal, September 4, 2019: Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla, chief minister N.Biren Singh and ministers have showered greeting and wishes to the teachers’ fraternity on the occasion of Teachers’ Day amid boycott of the Teachers’s Day by Joint Students Coordination Committee (JSCC). Heptulla extending her greeting to teachers said Teachers’ Day is celebrated all over the country on September 5, the birth day of Dr. Radhakrishnan to honour teachers for their precious contribution towards the society and the country. “Teachers should instil in children value of sacrifice, tolerance, pluralism,Read More

Strikes hampers development, tarnishes state’s image: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 4, 2019: Bandhs, blockades and strikes hamper development in Manipur and also tarnish the image of the state, said chief minister N. Biren Singh at the inauguration various infrastructure projects in Kakching district on Wednesday. The number of tourists including foreign tourists is increasing in the last two years. Around 8000-10000 foreign tourists are visiting the state every year. The disturbing issues have tarnished the image of the state to the outside world, Biren said. The infrastructure projects inaugurated were SDC office and sub-registrar office ofRead More

Saturday to be “No School Bag Day”

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 4, 2019: Manipur government has decided to declare every working Saturday as “No School Bag Day” considering the long term physical and mental effects of carrying heavy School Bags every day by the young students. The “No School Bag Day” shall be enforced in all categories of schools including the government, government aided and unaided/private schools for students studying in Classes I to VIII. On all working Saturdays, the students shall not carry any school bag and schools shall ensure taking life skill activities including extra co-curricularRead More

MPCC accuses existing Manipur government as illegal

Pothasnang News Service: Imphal, September 4, 2019: The present coalition government of Manipur was formed illegally under conspiracy and hence it does not have a name, said Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), president, Gaikhangam. He made the accusation during one-day interaction programme booth level congress worker of 57- Henglep constituency and MPCC held on Wednesday at Tokpa Kabui community hall, Churachandpur district. Government has to protect and honour law but the present government violates law. Nothing can be expected from the government, said Gaikhangam. The present government was formed beyond rulesRead More

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