Sunday, April 16th, 2017

 

Plastic free rally

Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly, Yumnam Khemchand Singh today flagged off a cycle rally from Yumnam Leikai Lairembi lampak which carried the message of “Let’s make plastic free rivers” on saving the Rivers of Manipur. The rally crossed Heirangoithong, Wahengbam Leikai, Nagamapal along the Nambul River side heading towards Khurai, Kongba, Uchekon Bashikhong along the Kongba River and back to the river bank at Nongmaishang (Singjamei) Bheigyabati leikai passing through Singjamei Kshetri Leikai where a concert on the same theme was held. Khemchand Singh said though Manipur has been includedRead More


ALTERNATIVE SOURCE OF LIVELIHOOD TO POPPY CULTIVATORS

Irrigation and Flood Control Department, and Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Letpao Haokip stated that the government is putting in efforts to provide viable alternate livelihood source to people involved in poppy cultivation in a bid to wean them away from poppy cultivation. Letpao said towards this end, the State Government has agreed in principle to replace poppy with lemongrass cultivation and motivated people involved in poppy cultivation to switch over to lemongrass cultivation for sustainable livelihood. Letpao was at a gathering of villagers, church and village leaders and chiefsRead More


Manipur Veteran Cricket

All rounder Binoy Singh three wicket haul and 40 runs knock helped Cyclone Thangmeiband beat Champ Khagempali by 28 runs in the 14th Manipur Veteran Cricket Tournament 2016-17 played at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium. Winning the toss, Cyclone Thangmeiband took to the crease with Binoy Singh hitting 40 runs while Arun chip in with 22 runs and Brojen Singh got 12 runs to post 116 runs for 8 wicket from 30 overs. Champ bowler Jodiba and Gopal Singh claimed a hattrick each giving away 12 runs and 20 runs respectively whileRead More


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