Saturday, October 14th, 2017

 

Bee Sting kills, another 2 critical

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 14: Two children one girl of aged about 3 years and one boy of 5 years old from the same family today died of bee sting at Tajeikaiphun (Keikru Naga) village under Nungba police station. Both the children succumbed due to severe condition at Nungba C H.C. Two boys from the same have also been hospitalised and they were said to be in a critical condition at Nungba CHC. The incident happen when the four brothers and sister went to their farm and one ofRead More


DEMAND FOR MEITEI/MEETEI ST IS CLAIMED BY VESTED INTEREST GROUP: MTFD

Imphal, October 14: Manipur Tribals Forum, Delhi (MTFD) today asserted, the regression of the Meitei/Meetei, as claimed by some vested interest group, spearheaded by the Schedule Tribe Demand Committee of Manipur, is a serious matter to merely keep aside, as it has the potential to widen the gap by rubbing salt in the already wounded relationship between the hill tribes and the valley community. Manipur merged with the Union of India in 1949, since then it status has gone through series of changes: from Part-C State to Territorial Council andRead More


PEOPLE RECEIVE TEENAGE FOOTBALLERS AT IMPHAL AIRPORT

Imphal, October 14 : Seven out of eight footballers who participated in the ongoing FIFA Under 17 world Cup Manipuri footballers were today received at Imphal International airport. Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem (Goal Keeper), Boris Thangjam (Defender), Amarjit Kiyam (Mid Fielder-Captain), Jeakson Thounaojam (Mid Fielder), Md Shah Jahan (Mid Fielder), Nongdamba Naorem (Mid Fielder), Suresh Wangjam (Mid Fielder) and Ningthoinganba Meitei (Mid Fielder) were among the Indian squad of 21.


JNIMS GETS ADDITIONAL 60 CRORE GRANT, MBBS SEATS INCREASE TO 150

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 14: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has expressed his happiness to the people of the state at the approval of JNIMS increase the MBBS seats from 100 to 150 by the medical Councl of India, and for giving an additional grant of Rs. 60 crore to JNIMS Hospital. Showing his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and union health minister JP Nadda for the approval, Biren Singh posted the message on his Facebook page, today. The JNIMS medical college was established in 2010 under theRead More


CHIEF MINISTER GRACES UKAL’S MERA MEEPHAM

Imphal, October 14, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has said that educating the masses about the philosophy, implications and components of Lai Haraoba can do wonders in strengthening the sense of oneness among the people of different communities of the State. He was speaking as the chief guest at Mera Meepham (Annual Conference of Umang Lai Haraoba) organised by Umang Lai Kanba Apunba Lup (UKAL) at Maharaja Chandrakirti Auditoirum, Palace Compound, Imphal today. Biren said that tranquillity remained elusive in the State due to paying less attention toRead More


CM BIREN TERMS TERA BLAST “TERRORIST ACT”; KCP CLAIMS RESPONSIBLE; PEOPLE PROTESTS

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 14: Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has termed yesterday’s blast at temporary amusement park Tera Lukram Leirak that injured 11 persons including a lady and a minor as Terrorist act while the KCP claims responsible of the blast. Bren Singh said, “I strongly condemn the blast; this is a terrorist act and nothing else”, “I do share the sentiment of the victim families”. Banned militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Part (Peoples War Group), in an email circulated to local media houses, has claimed responsible for powerful bombRead More


CHILDREN MEDICAL CAMP

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 14: At least 135 children today attended at the Free Health-Camp for children upto 10 years at Angom Thong Meira Sang Kongpal Kshetri Leikai Imphal-East. The medical camp was jointly organised by Medical & Sales Representatives’ Association of Manipur and Paediatric Department of JNIMS with the help of Eastern Youth Construction Association, Kongpal Kshetri Leikai. It carried the theme “Healthy Child for a Better Society”. This camp was conducted with the assistance of Dr. L. Ranbir Medical Superintendent of JNIMS with Dr. RK. Rupabati, Dr.Read More


GOVT DEDICATED FOR THE WELFARE OF PEOPLE: KARAM SHYAM

Imphal, October 14, 2017 (DIPR): Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Revenue Minister   Karam Shyam today said the State Government will not neglect demands of the people which are in the interest of the society. He was speaking as the Chief Guest of the 2nd Observation of AMSSTA Day (All Manipur School Students Transporters’ Association) at Naharol Sintha Kanglup Community Hall, Wangkei Keithel Ashangbi, Imphal East. Addressing the gathering, the Minister said that, policies and programmes are approved and implemented keeping the welfare of the people as the primaryRead More


Hand grenade threat to MLA Dingo

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 14: A hand grenade was today found at the residential complex of Sekmai MLA Heikham Dingo Singh, Khurkhul and the police bomb experts took it away to defuse at a safety site. The grenade was found lying at the courtyard of Dingo’s residence at around 7: 10 am. The cause of the grenade was uncertain and no individual or group has so far claimed responsible of the bomb threat. The family members of Dingo and the locality denounced against the threat. The bomb greeted theRead More


INDIGENOUS GAMES REFLECTS MEITEI CULTURE AND PHILOSOPHY: JOYKUMAR

IMPHAL, 14TH OCTOBER, 2017 (DIPR): Deputy Chief Minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh said, indigenous games of Manipur like Thang-Ta clearly reflected the aged old Meitei Culture and Philosophy and therefore it is time to infuse it to the younger generation of these days. He was speaking to the closing function of 14- Days Workshop Cum Training for Manipuri Martial Arts (Thang-Ta, Sarit Sarat, Sajel Kanglon, Arambai) held at Uripok Achom Leikai, Basketball Ground in Imphal today. Joykumar Singh said, Manipuri Martial Arts have a number of events/tactics that will be helpfulRead More


Total shut down tomorrow

Imphal, October 14: KYKL, KCP and the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) have imposed total shut down in Manipur and Tripura tomorrow denouncing against the alleged Indian colonial rule which came into effect since October 15, 1949. The shutdown will begin from today midnight till 6 pm tomorrow. A joint statement of the three proscribed groups asserted that refusal of Tripura Merger Agreement (TMA) and Manipur Merger Agreement (MMA) which were signed respectively on September 9 and September 21, 1949 have been at the very heart of people’s struggle for freedom and changeRead More


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