Monday, November 6th, 2017

 

WANGBREN-SHANGNU LEGEND TESTIFIES AGE-OLD HILL-VALLEY BOND

Imphal, November 06, 2017 (DIPR): Legends tell everything, Meiteis and Anals has inseparable centuries-old bond and close connection. During an undisclosed pre-historic era, Ibudhou Wangbren Khana Chaoba, the Meitei deity, who manned the southern frontier of Manipur, dared to compete with strong Anal youths to claim the hand of Shangnu Shanghra (also known as Shangkhurembi), the only daughter of Anal Chief Mongyam Ngamba. It is widely believed among the Anals and the Meiteis that Ibudhou happily settled with the beautiful lady after coming out victorious in the competition. Centuries have passed and civilizationRead More


Biren lambast those against demonetisation

Pothashang News Service Imphal, Nov 6: Chief minister N. Birem Singh today lambasted Congress and other opposition party who term the demonetisation and GST as anti-people. He said such political parties are misleading the general public are addicted to scams and black money. Biren Singh was at the inaugural function of Yuva Sammelan at Khundrakpam Lainingthou Panganba Community Hall in Kundrakpam Assembly constituency. The Yuva Sammelan is being organised by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha in support of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetization and GST. Biren Singh said, in 60Read More


OFFICE FOR DIRECT LOAN IN ANDRO SOON: SHYAMKUMAR

IMPHAL, NOVEMBER 6, 2017 (DIPR): Thounaojam Shyamkumar, Minister of Forests and Environment, MAHUD, Horticulture & Soil Conservation and Town Planning today said, to ease the problems faced by the people of Andro Assembly Constituency in availing loan, an office will be inaugurated at Ngariyal Chingkhong on 20th November, 2017. He said the office will give awareness on various loans which will be provided directly to the beneficiaries. Shyamkumar was addressing as the Chief Guest of the function at a one day awareness campaign programme on Handlooms & Handicrafts Delivery andRead More


MMM distributes food items

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 6: Supporting the food drive campaign initiated by the Starland Foundation campaign across the state, Manipur Muslim Mirror, MMM today distributed food items to over 1000 children at various part of the state. MMM in press statement stated that the edible items were distributrd to children under poverty line at Lillong Haoreibei Cahndakhong, Haoreibi Makha Leikai, Salam Manung, Haoreibi Mayai Leikai Hayelbuk and Irong of Thoubal district; Hatta and Kshetrigao in Imphal East district  under the food drive campaign.


IMPHAL-UKHRUL ROAD UNDER BLOCKADE; BOYCOTTS KHURAI MLA

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 6: Angry people under Khurai assembly constituency today blocked the Imphal-Ukhrul road for taking into consideration of consistent appeal by the people to repair the road. The people of the constituency boycotts the local MLA. The protestors lamented that the MLA promised to repair the road but failed to keep the promise. The road stressing from Khurai popular high school to Chaithabi Leirak along the inter district road was blocked. The protestors asserted not to open the road until the government begins to repair theRead More


PWD to repair roads ahead of Sangai Festival

Pothashang News Service Imphal, Nov 6: State public works department is set to repair the Tiddim road ahead of the upcoming Manipur Sangai festival. Chief Engineer of National Highway and Buildings, PWD, N. Noren Singh today announced the repairing of the Tiddim road will be completed ahead of the Manipur Sangai Festival during a media interaction at his office chamber. He said potholes on Tiddim road will be repaired by November 15. Rpairing works of the Tiddim road were halt due to the heavy rains and bad weather conditions in theRead More


Police aspirants caution 3-day general strike

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 6: All Manipur Police Constable Male Civil Viva Voce Completed Candidate, 2016, 10 + 2 Fresh Batch” today cautioned the government to launch a three day general strike throughout the state demanding to immediately declare the test result conducted in 2016 for recruitment of constables. The members of the aspiring police service candidates conducted a meeting at Manipur Press Club. It decided to impose general strike starting from 5 am ofNovember 10 to 5pm of November 13. Chanambam Manichandra Sharma, general secretary of the fresh constable candidate body said, “The governmentRead More


IAWA India contestants take road rally

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 6: Innovative Artists Welfare Association (IAWA) India, Manipur today took out a peace road rally in the heart of Imphal with the slogan “Lets voice together to end domestic violence and child abuse” The rally was flagged off from Kangla Gate and winded up at Uripok, near Cheirap court complex. Six selected Manipur contestants for Miss, Mrs and Mr AIWA India 2017 contest spearheaded the rally. The AIWA contest is scheduled to be held at Mumbai onDecember 4 and 9. In the unmarried category ArchanaRead More


Euphoric 2.0

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 6: Manipur Photography Club, Delhi Unit conducted a 3-day national photography exhibition entitled “Euphoric 2.0” from November 3 to 5 during the North East Festival held at Janpath, New Delhi. A total of 90 photos were exhibited in the Euphoric 2.0. The photos in the exhibition highlighted the landscape, lifestyle, portraits, festivals, food and dance forms which covers the diversity of all states of the North East region of India. The response from the visitors to the exhibition was overwhelming, said H. Nirjen Sharma, viceRead More


MGSF cautions pen down strike

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 6: Manipur Government Services Federation, MGSF cautions the government to undertake pen down strike on November 8 in case five fellow employees who have been suspended for participating in a mass casual leave strike demanding implementation of the 7th Pay are not reinstated to their respective posts by November 7. A decision to this effect was adopted during a general body meeting yesterday. The five employees who were suspended are M. Iboyaima , A. Indubala , P. Shyamkumar, L. Deven and N. Jugeshwar . They were arrested on October 25Read More


KSA & MSF clash injured 2 KSA volunteers; MSF charges KSA for theft

Pothashang News Service Imphal, November 6: Two Kangleipak Students’ Association, KSA volunteers were physically assaulted yesterday after five KSA volunteers were allegedly taken into custody of Manipur Students’ Federation, MSF on Saturday night. While KSA demandes a clarification from MSF at the earliest regarding the incident the MSF turns up with allegation of theft against the KSA. Vice president Ningthoujam Chetan, talking to reporters at its office in Imphal said, some people led by MSF vice president Lucky Konsam and general secretary Wanglemba forcibly took away five KSA volunteers on Saturday night. The MSF volunteersRead More


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