Sunday, January 21st, 2018

 

MANIPUR CELEBRATES STATEHOOD DAY; PRIME MINISTER GREETS PEOPLE

Pothashang News Service Imphal, January 21, 2018: Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets the people of Manipur on the Statehood Day; it was celebrated today at 1st Battalion Manipur Rifles ground.  “May Manipur continue to scale new heights of growth in the times to come”, the Prime Minister said. He also greeted the people of Tripura and Meghalaya on their Statehood Day that falls on the same day. Manipur celebrated its 47th Statehood Day with colourful state-level function with the participation of maximum 59 march past contingents. Addressing the gathering as the chief guest,Read More


CM LAUNCHES CHIEF MINISTER-GI HAKSHELGI TENGBANG

Imphal, January 21, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh launched Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang (CMHT) along with 10 Advanced Life Support Ambulances as a gift of Statehood Day to the people of Manipur at a grand function organised by Directorate of Health Services at Khuman Lampak Indoor Stadium today. Speaking at the occasion, the Chief Minister said that CMHT was a dream-scheme of the new Government. With the launching of this new scheme today, the BJP-led Government had been able to gift two most noble social security schemes to its people,Read More


FOUNDATION STONE FOR THE LANGMEIDONG HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL LAID

Imphal, January 21, 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radhehsyam said school is a holy place for learning’ providing formal education to the children – the future pillar – that hold the key to solve all the problems for better future. Thus, a necessity, that right infrastructure is maintained at the schools. The Minister made the statement at the foundation stone laying function for the construction of main building of The Langmeidong Higher Secondary School, Langmeidong. Acknowledging high enrolment of students in the Government schools in rural areas, he furtherRead More


KENYA WINS THE 3RD MANIPUR STATEHOOD DAY WOMEN’S POLO TOURNAMENT

Imphal, the January 21, 2018 (DIPR):  Kenya defeated USA  by 5-4 goals in a final match  to lift the 3rd Manipur Statehood Day Women’s Polo Tournament at Mapal Kangjeibung, Imphal Pologround  today. The closing ceremony was graced by Governor of Manipur Dr. Najma Heptulla, President, All Manipur Polo Association  Dr. K. Saratchandra Singh and Chairman, Tourism Corporation of Manipur Ltd. Dr. Sapam Ranjan as Chief Guest, President and Guest of Honour respectively. Speaking as the Chief Guest, Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla said, she considered  it her good fortune to beRead More


PNB TRIUMPHS THE 8th HOCKEY INDIA SENIOR MEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Imphal, January 21, 2018 (DIPR): Punjab National Bank (PNB) triumphs the 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship (B Division) 2018, beating Canara Bank 2-0. Sukhjeet Singh of PNB, shirt no. 10 scored the first goal in the 38 minute during the third quarter of the match followed by second goal in 57 minute of the fourth quarter by shirt no. 21, Dalal Satender. Gracing the closing function of the championship as Chief Guest held at Khuman Lampak Astro Turf Hockey Stadium in Khuman Lampak Sports Complex in Imphal today,Read More


CYCLE FOR A BETTER ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH: SHYAM

Imphal, January 21, 2018 (DIPR): Just as Saksham 2018 one-month Campaign kicked off at Imphal by Hon’ble Governor Dr.Najma A Heptulla on the 16th of this month under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Cycle Day was held today at PCTC, Khoyathong, Imphal in the same manner the event is celebrated at different cities across the country. The event was organised with the main focus to conserve petroleum products, save fuel and its sustainable use in future. A joint initiative of the Public Sector Oil and GasRead More


Loi communities of Manipur – Naoroibam Indramani

The “Lois” were communities which took major part in the development of Manipur in ancient times. The “Loi” (literally tributary) paid tributes to the king in kind instead of “Lallup”, the forced labour during the monarchical period. Indeed, the Loi population of different Loi villages were exceedingly useful in producing several consumable and nonconsumable items for both the king and for the public. Normally, the Lois were hard working communities, amongst them were the distillers of country spirit, the manufacturers of earthen utensils for containing water and cooking, the silkRead More


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