Sunday, March 18th, 2018

 

Cheiraoba celebrated amid greetings

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 18, 2018: Cheiraoba, New Years Day was celebrated on the first day, today, of lunar month Sajibu with pomp and gaiety by a large section of the Meitei/Meetei community. People enjoyed sumptuous meal served with multiple cuisines in the families. Married women gets blessing from her brothers receiving gifts from their sisters. President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their greetings wish for a prosperous Manipur on the auspicious occasion of Sajibu Cheiraoba. Governor of Manipur Njama Heptulah greeted the people of Manipur on theRead More


DG Assam rifles visits Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 18, 2018: Lieutenant General Shokin Chauhan, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, Director General Assam Rifles, arrived in the state on his farewell visit to HQ IGAR (South) on Saturay. The DGAR was received by Major General Virendra Singh, VSM, Inspector General Assam Rifles (South). Addressing the troops at a Special Sainik Sammelan organised in Mantripukhri, the Director General appreciated their selfless service to the nation, the courage and valour they displayed during any adverse situation and the sacrifice they made to safeguard the country. The General OfficerRead More


Ancient Medical Practices – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. from 11 March 2018: The duties of the Maibas: The Maibas (physician/priest) are divided into different categories according to their method of treatment of diseases. According to the book “Maibarol Manga”, the Maibas were incarnated from five gods i.e. (1) Atingkok (2) Atiya (3) Amamba (4) Ashiba and (5) Konjin Tingthokpa. These are the goods of the cosmological period. These five gods incarnated as the following Maibas – (1) god Atingkok incarnated as the Maiba call ” Yoinou Lapoksu”, (2) god Atiya incarnated as Maiba call “Nongchip Haorongmai”. ThisRead More


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