Thursday, September 21st, 2017


People celebrates Mera Chaoren Houba

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September, 21: People of Manipur today celebrated ‘Mera Chaoren Houba’ festival with the state festival organised by Lainingthou Sanamahi Temple a at Lainingthou Sanamahi temple, Hiyang Khongbal temple complex inside 1st MR complex, here. A traditional procession marked the beginning of the festival. After fetching sacred water with ritual performances the cultural procession took upto the Lainingthou Sanamahi temple. People offer fruits and vegetables at the shrine of Godess Ima Leimarel Sidabi and Lainingthou Sanamahi. The age old celebration aims to bring peace, integrity and harmony in theRead More


Imphal, 21st  September,2017 (DIPR): Just as the first community radio in Manipur (Diamond Radio:91.2 MHz) started operating from nearby Khongjom Police Station of Thoubal District from the 4th of this year, the first Community Radio Awareness Workshop was organised by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India in collaboration with SMART(Steering Modern Applications For Real Transformation) at Classic Grande Hotel, Chingmeirong today. Diamond Radio was set up with the sole objective to serve the people as a change agent of the economic -cultural barriers within the community. GovernorRead More

Gambling dice confiscated

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 20: Six sets of lagao dice were confiscated from Moreh town by a team of Moreh police, today. Three of the dice sets were seized from Moreh Bazar, one from Prem Nagar and another two sets have been confiscated from Dhramasala, Moreh. It has been part and parcel of town life in Moreh since long. The police action has been appreciated from different quarters. A retired teacher who was posted at Moreh told Pothashang lagao gamblers were seen almost undisturbed during my service period. ThisRead More

General strike paralyses Manipur

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 21: Twenty four hours general strike imposed across the state by CorCom, a conglomeration of several outfits of Manipur and MNRF (Manipur Naga Revolutionary Front) denouncing merger agreement of 1949, has disturbed normalcy in Manipur. The general strike was called to protest against the merger of Manipur to the Indian union on September 21, 1949. It was alleged that Maharaj Bodhachandra Singh, the then king of Manipur was forced to sign the merger agreement following which Manipur became a part of India on October 15, the sameRead More

National Repentance day

Pothashang News Service Imphal, September 21: Coalition for Indigenes’ Rights Campaign Manipur, CIRCA observed National Repentance Day at Sana Konung (royal temple), here recalling the Manipur merger agreement. Angom Ningthou of Utra Sanglen said Manipur has various issues which remains unsolved. We realised that the issues be solved only when Manipur regain pre merger status. Paosing Golmei, co-convener of CIRCA said, although the people of Manipur are aware that Manipur was a sovereign state but seems to have completely forgotten that it was forcively merged to the Government of India.Read More

U-17 World Cup 2017

Pothashang News Service Imphal, Sep 21: The All India Football Federation along with Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports in encouraging the youth to the forthcoming U-17 World Cup 2017 in India, has distributed football and kits to during a football festival held at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak under its scheme of Mission 11 Million. The Mission 11 Million scheme is aimed in imparting basic knowledge of the game to 11 million childrens by distributing football and kits. Around 600 kids and players from different schools of the state participatedRead More

Inter College handball postponed

Imphal, September 21: Manipur University Inter College Handball Tournament (for men and women), 2017 – 18 which was supposed to begin on September 23 has been rescheduled on September 24, said a statement by Dr. L. Vijaykumar Singh, organising secretary of the tournament. It requested all the participating colleges to report at 8.30 am at the SAI Handball unit at Takyel, Imphal.

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