Sunday, February 11th, 2018


Home department appeals not to support KCP bandh

State directs to attend their institutions Pothashang News Service, Imphal, February 11, 2018: The state home department has appealed not to support the 42 hours bandh imposed by KCP (MC) Nongdrenkhomba group that begins at 6 am tomorrow saying that the state government has taken precautionary measures to prevent any untoward incident. The home department also warned that actions will be taken on any employee who fails to attend duty without a valid reason. A press statement released by Rehanuddin Choudhury, home secretary stated that the government appeals to general public not to supportRead More


Imphal, the 11th February, 2018 (DIPR): Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh has assured today for a Public Health Centre (PHC) at Khudei Khunou (Khotle Yulran) of Chandel District. Attending the Foundation Day Cum Platinum Jubilee (75 years) Celebration Khudei Khunou Village as Chief Guest, Minister Jayantakumar said that for longitivity of human life, we need to improve health sector. For meeting this purpose, establishment of holistic and well developed Health Facilities throughout the state is need of the hour, he added. Minister also stated that theRead More

1.5 kg Opium seized

Pothashang News Service, Imphal, February 11, 2018: Narcotic Cell, Imphal West today seized 1.5 kg of opium from the possession of one Taj Muhammad 22 son of Md. Kamaruddin of Yairipok Laikon, Top Chingtha, Imphal East at ISBT, Khuman Lampak. The accused person along with the seized items has been handed over to Imphal Police Station for further necessary action.

Loi communities of Manipur – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. from 28 January, 2018, Ngaroi: The Loi villages which paid fish times as tribute were known as Ngaroi. “Kei Loi Lingkhatpa” an old manuscript gives the name of Ngarois as (1) Thanga (2) Arong and (3) Moirang. Before conversion into Hinduism by the Meiteis, there was no restriction in intermarriage between the Meitei and the Lois. But after conversion into Hindusim in 18th century, the intermarriage between Meitei and other communities like Keis, Lois, hill tribes, Muhamadans (Pangal) had been restricted. After conversion into Hindusim, the Meiteis considered themselvesRead More

8th Red Shield Division Polo Tournament

Pothashang News Service, Imphal, 11th February, 2018: The 8th Red Shield Division Polo Tournament kicked off today at Mapal Kangjeibung organised by the Manipur Horse Riding & Polo Association. Maj Gen Virendra Singh, VSM, Inspector General Assam Rifles (South), and MR H Deleep Singh, IAS, Commissioner, Higher Education & Social Welfare and president, Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association graced the occasion as the chief guest and the president respectively. Speaking on the occasion, Honorary President of Manipur Horse Riding & Polo Association complimented the Army and Red Shield DivisionRead More

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