News bulletins in local news channels in Manipur resumed on Friday after the journalists fraternity in the State decided to call-off their cease-work strike on Thursday.

Newspapers will reach the doorsteps of every house in Manipur from Saturday.

Journalist returned to their work stations on Friday, after a meeting which was held at the Press Club in Imphal on Thursday decided to call-off the strike.

The All Manipur Working Journalists Union (AMWJU) and Editors Guild Manipur issued statements on Thursday calling off their cease-work strike.

During the meeting on Thursday, the two journalists’ bodies decided not to publish handouts of an organisation which had been issuing different versions on some issues.

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Journalists in Manipur were staging a cease-work strike across Manipur from February 13 in protest against grenade attack on a popular media outlet in the State that publishes 2 newspapers.

Unidentified miscreants on February 12 had hurled grenades at the office of the media house that brings out Poknapham, a vernacular daily, and the English paper People’s Chronicle.

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