Solo cycle rally to save Sangai flagged off

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 12, 2018: A solo cycle rally carrying the message “Save Sangai Ride for Changes” was today flagged off by Manipur titular king Leishemba Sanajaoba at Palace Compound, Imphal. The cycle rally that took off by Jacky Phuritsabam targets to cover all Manipur districts. Leishamba told reporters that there is need to promote and know the value of Sangai, the one any only rare deer species found only in the state. He appealed the people of the state to encourage the solo cycle rider Jacky whoRead More

Minister Urges All the Stakeholders to Comply with MCPCR’s Recommendations

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 12, 2018 (DIPR): Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Smt. Nemcha Kipgen graced the 7th Foundation Day of Manipur Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MCPCR) organised under the theme “Revisiting and Exploring more for Justice to Children,” held today at its office complex, North AOC, Imphal. Addressing the gatherings as Chief Guest, Minister Nemcha highlighted the importance of the commission in protecting, promoting, constant monitoring of the basic fundamental rights of the child, generating mass awareness regarding child rights laws and many more welfare programs and activitiesRead More

Birla’s “The Hidden Treasure” launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 12, 2018: Minister of consumer affairs, food and public distribution, revenue and relief and rehabilitation Karam Shyam today launched 2-day special crafts exhibition “The Hidden Treasure” at Nupilal Memorial Complex, Imphal. Crafts items exclusively produced by state awardee Soibam Birla Devi, 38, a differently abled woman of Laipham Khunou, Imphal, were exclusively displayed in the exhibition. The exhibition was organised by Relief Centre for the Welfare of Differently Abled Persons, Manipur to promote Birla who was conferred state award for excellence in doll making for theRead More

Suitcase at hospital entrance alarms people

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 11, 2018: Peoples were frightened when an unidentified suitcase was found unattended at the entrance of Raj Medicity at North AOC, Imphal in the intervening night of November 10 and 11. A team of City Police and QRT Police team cordoned the area for precaution but the suitcase was found to a hoax when bomb expert from Manipur Police creak open the suitcase. However, what surprising was that an old newspaper of Huiyen Lanpao publish in the year 2013 page 5,6,7 and 8 was found insideRead More

Chakouba organised for differently abled women

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, November 11: International Handicapped Welfare Mission (INHAWEM) today organised 7th Ningol Chakouba for differently abled women at INHAWEM hall Moidangpok with a grand feast gift presentation ceremony. Speaking on the occasion, INHAWEM president, Angom Momo said it have been celebrating the festival since 2011 with the mentally challenged and differently abled women as they are mostly unmarried and lack the understanding of the beautiful festival. He lamented that the government has never extended any assistance in organising the event. Momo further said we had asked theRead More

Khelen Thokchom Trust condoles on demise of Bipin

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 11, 2018: The Khelen Thokchom Trust has conveyed its profound sorrow and on the untimely demise of video journalist of Impact TV Kakchingtabam Bipinchandra Sharma alias Ibomcha who breathed his last on Saturday night at his Brahmapur Harikhagok Makhong residence after battling prolonged illness. The Trust shares the grief and lost with the bereaved family members and prays for the departed soul to rest in the heavenly abode. Press fraternity today paid floral tribute to the departed soul at Manipur Press Club, Imphal. Bipinchandra started hisRead More

2-day Free Nature Cure and Yoga Health Camp

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 11, 2018:  Dr Kala Nature Cure and Yoga Health Centre, Konung Mamang Imphal is organising a 2-day a two days Naturopathy and Yoga Health camp to be held on November 15 and 16 at the health centre from morning 10am to evening 3.30pm.  Back pain, neck pain, frozen shoulder and other pain related problems, paralysis, bronchitis, asthma, sinusitis , obesity, insomnia and other stress related problems, hypertension and diabetes etc are the diseases being dealt by the health centre and are treated successfully, claims the health centre. Read More

History teachers’ exam rescheduled following ‘disruption’

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 11, 2018: The examination for history subject teachers has been postponed following ‘disruption’ of the exam by Kanglei Indigenous Martial Arts and Cultural Society members soon after the commencement of the exam at Ananda Singh Higher Secondary Academy. Written examination of the History subject was rescheduled on November 13 at the same venue at 3 pm, said a press statement released today by director, education (schools) Th. Kirankumar. Written examination for appointment of higher secondary school lecturers on contract basis for 13 subjects was successfully heldRead More

World War-I recalled after 100 years

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 11, 2018: As observed in the United Kingdom and in  the Commonwealth nations as the Remembrance Sunday 2nd World War Imphal Campaign Foundation (2WWICF), Imphal today observed the Remembrance Sunday or Armistice Day with a commemoration function at Imphal War Cemetery, Dewlaland, Imphal. It was observed as a day to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the World Wars and later conflicts. The observation in Imphal marked the importance and to remember those Manipuri who participated as labourRead More

Manipuri textile – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. from 28 October 2018: The ‘Pang-Iyong’ (Throw shuttle loom) is a weaving implement made of wood has four wooden posts and this implement has its size measuring about 157.5 c.m. each in breadth and length. This loom is used by the Manipuri handloom weavers in a wide scale for weaving different kinds and designs of Manipuri handloom products. In early period, it was made of bamboo. Small wooden bars are fitted to connect the four wooden posts at about 7.5 c.m. from the floor. Again wooden bars are fittedRead More

Young scientist award to Modhuchandra

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 10, 2018: Dr. Laishram Modhuchandra will be conferred Young Doctoral Scientist Award-2018 (Under Age 30) at the AAPPS-DPP Conference (Nov. 12-17) organised by Association of Asian Pacific Physical Societies in Kanazawa, JAPAN. This award is being conferred to Laishram Moduchandra for his outstanding theoretical and numerical contribution in the field of plasma physics, said a statement by PFA. Modhuchandra is son of L. Kamdebo Singh and Pujari Devi resident of Khangabok Mayai Leikai, Thoubal district. He did B. Sc and M. Sc in Physics at Delhi UniversityRead More

Satellite tagged Amur Falcon killed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 10, 2018: Forest and environment minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar on Saturday informed that the migratory bird Amur Falcon which was satellite tagged and named ‘Manipur’ at Tamenglong district has been killed by unknown miscreants at Kebuching bordering Tamenglong and Noney districts. Shyamkuar said cancellation of gun licence (air guns) will be discussed in the Cabinet meet soon. On November 4, a team of officials led by Dr Suresh Kumar of Wildlife Institute of India, forest department Tamenglong including DFO (divisional forest officer) Arun RS and Peter, RaptorRead More

Tankhul Sahanao Long celebrates silver jubilee

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 10, 2018: Manipur governor Dr. Najma Heptulla appealed the Tangkhul Shanao Long, Imphal, a Tangkhul women’s body to work for spreading education among women folk, on the occasion of silver jubilee celebration of the women’ body at Manipur Baptist Convention recreation centre, Imphal today. Heptulla made the appeal saying that women in the hill districts are lagging behind in education. She said in order to truly empower women in the society, education is a must. Not only on the educational front, village women should be appropriatelyRead More

Gold medalists feted

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 8, 2018: A grand reception was held today at Imphal International Airport to encourage the gold medalists of Commonwealth Judo Championship 2018 which is being held in Jaipur from November 14. They got the medal in the pre-cadet girls under 15. The medalists are Irengbam Kalpana Devi daughter of I. Megha Singh from Mayang Imphal Anilongbi and Laishram Guguria Devi, daugter of L. Joy Singh from Mayang Imphal Thana Awang Leikai. I. Kalpana Devi got her medal under 63kg category and L. Guguria got above 63kgRead More

CM Biren felicitate transport staff on winning National award

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 8, 2018: The staff of Manipur State Transport (MST) was today feted by Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on being conferred the ‘Commendable Initiative’ award to the state transport department by the Union ministry of housing and urban affairs in the category of the Best City Bus Service project. The honour was given for the re-introduction and efficient operation of public transport in the State with the revival of MST. The ministry in the commendation certificate of the award mentioned that the MST project hadRead More

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