Tuesday, December 19th, 2017


Biren Singh visits Indo-Myanmar border along Behiang

Pothashang News Service Imphal, December 19: Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today visited the site where the monument stone installed by King Chandrakiriti at Indo-Myanmar border, about 2 km away from Behiyang in Churchandpur.     Biren Singh revealed his happiness when he reached the site where the memory stone was erected by the king in 1872 after he drove away the Lushai King Kebel Lushai and marked the boundary of Manipur. The stone possesses scriptures about Chandrakirti. “It was indeed a mixture of pride and heart-tugging to be there atRead More

KCP Maoist boycotts assembly; imposes 12 hours general strike in Manipur valley

Pothashang News Service Imphal, December 19, 2017: Boycotting the winter state assembly session that begins tomorrow, the KCP Maoist has imposed a twelve hours general strike in the valley districts of the state allegedly against misappropriation of the PDS (public distribution) items to the people. The general strike was declared to begin at 5 am. It exempts essential services, media and religious ceremonies. In a statement signed by coordinator, standing committee, KCP Maoist, Kyonghan Mangang the rebel group stated that it had imposed a 12 hours general strike on NovemberRead More

I-League: Mighty Mariners Held To Goalless Draw By Neroca

Kolkata, 19 December 2017 : An insipid looking Mohun Bagan were frustrated to a goalless draw with NEROCA FC in the 2017/18 Hero I-League at the Vivekananda Yuvabharati Krirangan (Salt Lake Stadium) on Tuesday (December 19, 2017). Much to the delight of the Mariners’ faithful, Sony Norde and Ansumana Kromah were back after they saw their side miserably stutter against Shillong Lajong to a 1-1 draw after sustaining injuries against Churchill Brothers. Eze Kingsley was suspended and Rana Gharami made his first Hero I-League start with the Green and Maroons. DipenduRead More


Imphal, December 19, 2017 (DIPR): Commerce and Industry Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh inspected the Urban Haat at Nilakuthi, Imphal East next to Food Park today late evening. Minister expressed dismay over seeing the condition of the project lying incomplete for 6 years. Urban Haat is a scheme of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and it aims to provide marketing access to weavers and artisans for showcasing their handloom and handicraft products for attracting the tourist in the state. Urban Haat, once completed will be a permanent fair centreRead More


Pothashang News Service Imphal, December 19 2017: First ever state level film festival for the tribal concluded today with its closing ceremony held at Amity Hall of Adimjati Complex, Chingmeirong in Imphal. The 3-day festival was organised by State Level Tribal Films’ Festival Committee, Manipur. Deputy CM  Yumnam Joykumar Singh said film is an important medium to take the lead to cultural integration and peaceful co-existence among communities in the state. Film festivals are not only a showcase but also a right platform to exchange cultures of various communities in the state.Read More

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