Sunday, March 11th, 2018


Minister Biswajit inaugurates bridges

Imphal, March 11, 2018 (DIPR): Works Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh inaugurated the Challou River Bridge today in the presence of MLA of 45-Chingai (ST) AC Shri Khashim Vashum at Ukhrul District today. The bridge, connecting Chingai (Kungai) and Tusom Manipur, was constructed under NLCPR at a cost of Rs. 299.92 lakhs. Addressing the inaugural function at the bridge site, Minister Biswajit explained the correlation between good connectivity and economic development of the State. He also stressed that improving the quality of communication is a priority of the present Government.Read More

Manipur women tour reaches Delhi

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 11, 2018: The religious tour comprising 16 Meitei women on their first day of visit to Delhi visited the famous Lotus Temple. They also visited the Akshardham Temple which is a symbol of traditional Hindu and Indian Culture with glimpses of historic spirituality and architecture. The team on their second day of visit in Delhi visited Birla temple, Chhatarpur Temple and Yogmaya Temple. This visit not only helped the tour members in gaining knowledge on ancient Hindu architecture, but also gave them an insight to the richRead More

Assam Rifles assists polio campaign

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 11, 2018: As a part of the national aim of a polio free country, battalions under 9 Sector Assam Rifles contributed towards the same by establishing Pulse Polio centres. Pulse Polio drop administration kiosks were established by the battalions at Thoubal, Yairipok, Keithalmanbi and Mantripukhri. A total of 250 children were administered with polio drops. The locals have expressed their gratitude to the Assam Rifles for facilitating the outreach of the national program. 11 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter 26 Sector Assam Rifles also organizedRead More

12 thousand WY in a lady’s rice cooker found

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 11, 2018: 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter IGAR (South) apprehended one lady drug peddler with 12,000 WY tablets worth approximately Rs. 60 lakhs at Khudengthabi check post yesterday. It was at around 11: 45 am, a silver coloured Maruti Eeco bearing Registration number NL01 H 9550 was stopped for checking at Khudengthabi check post travelling from Moreh to Imphal. While frisking the passengers and thorough checking of their baggage, 12,000 WY tablets were found hidden inside aRead More

97 gold bars seized

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 11, 2018: 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter IGAR (South) apprehended one gold smuggler carrying 97 Gold bars weighing approximately 16.045 kg worth Rs 4.8135 crore at Khudengthabi Check Post on Friday. This was one major gold recovery from smugglers by the Assam Rifles. A joint team of Company Operating Base Khudengthabi and DRI (Directorate of Revenue Intelligence), Imphal, stopped a Silver Coloured Maruti Van bearing Registration number MN01 AK 1912 for checking at Khudengthabi Check Post whichRead More

Manipur PCC mocks BJP led government for ‘bluffing’

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 11, 2018: Manipur PCC has mocked the BJP led Nongthombam Biren Singh government for inaugurating projects that were ‘almost completed’ by the Congress government and for inaugurating incomplete projects to mark its achievement during first one year of its governance. BJP-led Manipur government is inaugurating series of projects under its “Inaugural Fortnight” that began on March 1 to mark its achievement during first one year of its governance that completes on March 15. The government scheduled to inaugurate 120 projects during the ‘Inaugural fortnight’. PrimeRead More

Ancient medical practices – Naoroibam Indramani

Manipur, from its early period, has its own unique features in different cultural aspects. Among the cultural aspects of Manipur, the traditional practice of medical treatment for various diseases may be mentioned. From various texts and other literary works which are related with this subject, we can understand that the traditional practice for treatment of various kinds of diseases is a very old practice in Manipur. The Meitei Maibas (physicians) were well acquainted with a number of diseases and they had good knowledges and experiences about the technique and methodRead More

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