Friday, October 6th, 2017


Rishikanta Bags Gold in world body building

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 6: Laitonjam Rishikanta has once again brought laurel for Manipur and India winning Gold in the 9th World Body Building and Physique Sports Championship held at Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia. He won in the 75 kg + category (Junior Open). This was Rishikanta’s first appearance in the world body building contest. He was also the winner in his first appearance in the Asian Body Building Championship held this August in the 70 kg + category (Junior Open). Rishikanta before leaving Imphal for the contest told Pothashang, “I love body buildingRead More

No changes in Tripartite talk

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 6: The Tripartite Talk among government of India, government of Manipur and United Naga Council which was held at Senapati District Headquarters ended fruitless with the resolution as in the first talk after BJP came to power. The United Naga Council raised objection to the constitution of Boundary Commission by the State Government. However the talk once again remained the same with the same previous resolutions. Today ends with the previous proceedings will be upheld by the party concerned. It ended fixing another round ofRead More

Ban on Transgender organising events

Potthashang News Service Imphal, Oct 6: Lamlai Students’ Ideal Club has imposed ban transgenders from organising any event in the Lamlai areas indefinitely. A press statement released by the student club, said, the decision to ban transgender from organising any event was taken unanimously by Lamlai Development Committee, Lamlai Apunba Meira Paibi and Lamlai Students’ Ideal Club following an disgraceful incident which occurred during a birthday celebration on September 29, 2017. The decision was taken after a public meeting was held after the incident , said the press statement.

Vehicle blockade & national project halt on October 11

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 6: Tamenglong and Longmai (Noney) District Welfare Citizens’ Forum has announced to block vehicular movements along the National Highway 37 and halt all national projects along the highway on October 11. The  citizens forum announced its agitation reacting to the silence of the government after it had served an ultimatum of October 5 to the chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh following a memorandum served on September 24 to take up necessary administrative step on the defunct of the Autonomous District Council, Tamenglong. Rangam Thoitak, presidentRead More

ADC employees caution severe agitations

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 6: All Manipur Autonomous District Council Retired Employees Welfare Association has warned to intensify agitations if the government fails to implement retirement  policy before Ningol Chakouba. Organised by the welfare association, ADC employees staged a sit-in at Keishampat Leimajam Leikai community hall demanding to implement the retirement provisions as par the proceeding of commissioner, finance department meeting held on Septemeber 17. The meeting passed an order to implement a retirement scheme by opening a pension cell under the control of administrative department. We will takeRead More


Imphal, October 6, 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said that the expectations and concerns of the trainees should be prioritized and tried to be solved during the training. He said, imparting education or training to the youths should be done according to the demand and supply of the markets. The trainees, he pointed out, if trained according to the market’s demand, the qualified, skilled professions can avail job through placements or become an entrepreneur. He said proper counselling about the courses is a must to guide the studentsRead More

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