Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION BEGINS AMID KCP’S BOYCOTT

Pothashang News Service Imphal, December 20, 2017: The third session of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly began today amid KCP Maoists 12 hours’ general strike imposed to boycott the assembly demanding to punish those involved in misappropriation of public distribution items. The assembly session began with the house house giving obituary reference in connection with the death of  former chief minister of Manipur Rishang Keishing and Ex-MP of the 1st and 3rd  Lok Sabha and also Ex-MP of Rajya Sabha during the year 2002-2014, former Member of the Manipur Territorial CouncilRead More


‘MEETEI CHANU’ FINAL CONTEST ON DECEMBER 23

Pothashang News Service Imphal, December 20, 2017: The final challenge of second edition of Meetei Chanu beauty contest will be held on December 23 at Bhagyachandra Open Air Theatre, palace compound for which 20 finalists has been selected from 35 contestants. The Meitei Chanu is organised to preserve the cultural tradition of  the Meeteis among the youth of today even if many of the traditions followed has been vanished in pace of time, said Lonja Alepa, general secretary of Lainingthou Sanamahi Sanapung, LSSP, organiser of the contest. The contest is organised by forming aRead More


KANGJAM PADMAKUMAR’S PLAY “SAMBAL” STAGED

Imphal, December 20, 2017 (DIPR): A play titled “Saambal” penned by Kangjam Padmakumar was shown at the studio of Huyen Lallong Thang-Ta Cultural Association, Irilbung today. IPR Commissioner Shri Radhakumar Kangjam graced the drama-event who was scripted by his own father, Padmakumar and performed by the artistes of Blooming Cultural Academy of Performing Arts, Thangmeiband Lairenhanjaba Leikai. Dramatised, design and direction given by Ningombam Jadumani Singh, “Sambal” is the second production of the academy for the year 2017. National Filmfare Awardee 2011, Leishangthem Tonthoingambi played the lead cast of theRead More


DMRAO LIFTS THE 8TH SAHEED MANORANJAN FOOTBAL TOURNAMENT TROPHY

Imphal, December 20, 2107 (DIPR): The Dimapur Road Athletic Organisation (DM RAO), Sekmai football team emerged champions in the 8th Saheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial CRPF State Open Football Tournament, 2017 by defeating Southern Sporting Union (SSU) by 1-0. Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh graced as Chief Guest at the closing function of the tournament held at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium, Imphal today.  Speaking as Chief Guest of the function, Chief Minister said that CRPF has played a vital role in maintaining law and order, peace and tranquillity in the State. DuringRead More


Court sends gang rapists to jail

Pothashang News Service Imphal, December 20, 2017: Fast track court, FTC for crime against women, CAW today sentenced life term and twenty years term imprisonment to three gang rapists who were convicted by the court on Monday for raping a girl in January 2014. Additional session judge A. Noutuneshwari Devi, FTC for CAW today announced the quantum of punishment to the convicts Khuraijam Bungbung (30), Nongthombam Bocha (43) and Khuraijam Khamba Singh (26), residents of Lamlongei Mantripukhri Maning Leikai for the offence of gang rape. Khuraijam Bungbung was sentenced to rigorous imprisonmentRead More


RAGAILONG OBSERVES THE 125th QUASQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

Imphal, December 20, 2017 (DIPR): Congratulating the villagers on the occasion of 125th Quasquicentennial Celebration of Ragailong Pei (Village), Education and Labour & Employment Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh said the sense of oneness to thrive together harmoniously abiding the laws of land, respecting the religion and valuing the elderly of the pei is the key for a compatible society. Commemorating the forefathers who had stood for the being of the village, the minister said that todays young generations should be made aware of the contributions so that the youthsRead More


CRAM OPPOSES ASSESSMENT OF MAPITHEL DAM

Pothashang News Service Imphal, December 20: The Centre for Research and Advocacy (CRAM), an indigenous peoples’ organisation has urged the government to initiate necessary steps to comply the directions issued in the judgement of NGT Court, Kolkata Bench, to fully implement the Forest Rights Act, 2006 in commissioning Mapithel Dam. CRAM urged to desist from commissioning the Mapithel dam until vital matters including forest rights violation, rehabilitation and resettlement, alternate livelihood for upstream and downstream affected communities are resolved in interest of the affected community. A press statement released yesterday byRead More


error: Content is protected !!