Friday, November 1st, 2019

 

Biren calls for united Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 01, 2019: Union home minister Amit Shah has assured that all stakeholders will be consulted before final decision of the Indo-Naga peace talks. This was told to reporters by Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on the sideline of the state level Kut festival held at 1st Manipur Rifles Battalion ground on Friday. Biren said the central government is taking the issue seriously and state government trust the positive commitment made by the Prime Minister and home minister. He appealed the people of the state toRead More


COCOMI demands to reveal agreements of Naga peace talk conclusion, appeals people to remain alert

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 1, 2019: Coordination Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI) has demanded the Centre to disclose the agreements brought in the conclusion of the peace talks between the NSCN (I-M) and the Government of India. It also urged the Manipur Government to press the Centre to reveal the agreements. “Before the agreement been has been brought there might be secrecy or confidential in the talks. Now the Government of India should make the people know what the points of agreement brought yesterday (Thursday) in concluding the peace talks,” COCOMIRead More


Three more GPS satellite radio transmitters tagged Amur Falcon released

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 1, 2019: Three more GPS satellite transmitters tagged Amur Falcon birds were released on Friday at Puching, Tamenglong. The three birds were named as “ Barak”  “Phalong” and “Chiulon”.Barak is female and weighed 185 gm, Phalong and Chiulon are male and weighed 170 gm and 150 gm respectively. They were released after releasing of two GPS satellite transmitters tagged Amur Falcon on Thursday. Both the birds were female. They were named as “Irang” and “Puching”. They weigh about 155 gm and 195 gm respectively. The satelliteRead More


Governor urges not to resort to violence

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 1, 2019: Manipur Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla has urged the people of Manipur not to resort to violence and to ensure that differences are settled through talks and negotiations. She said people should restrain from violence including bandhs and blockades as it severely impacts the poorer section of the society. The governor was addressing at the state level Kut celebration at 1st Manipur Rifles ground here on Friday. She said Kut festival is a festival of thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest and one of the mostRead More


Pandam Amada to have its world premiere at Dhaka International Film Festival 2020

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 1, 2019: National Award Winning Film Director Oinam Goutam’s  Manipuri feature film-Pandam Amada (In Pursuit of) produced by Sarokons under the banner of Takhel Films will have its  world premiere at the 18th Dhaka International Film Festival 2020 to be held at Dhaka in Bangladesh  from January 11 to 19, 2020. The Manipuri film has been selected among 15 films to be screened in the Children’s Film Section, one of the important segments of the festival. Ahmed Muzraba Zamal, the Festival director of the Dhaka InternationalRead More


People agitate for Manipur integrity across state, CM appeals people to remain calm

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 1, 2019: The general strike imposed by ceasing routine works for the cause of protecting Manipur integrity on the backdrop of the concluding peace talk between the NSCN (I-M) and the Government of India has paralysed normalcy in Manipur. The strike that began at 4 am of Thursday was extended till 6 pm of Friday. Coordinator of Coordination Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI), Sunil Karam said people of Manipur need to remain alert as the settlement of the Naga issue was still unclear. He said agitationsRead More


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