Sunday, March 25th, 2018


Government committed to execute promise

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 25, 2018: The government is committed to execute every promise made so far and would not give any false promises to the people of the state, said chief minister N. Biren Singh at the inauguration of the Marjing Polo Complex at Heingang, Imphal East today. Biren said we, politicians have the bounden duty to provide quality of life to the citizens of the and we should not do politics which would hamper the developmental process in the state. He continued that the only reason for theRead More

People’s body cautions against Mapithel dam water release

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 25, 2018: The Mapithel Dam Downstream Affected People, Mapithel Dam Downstream Affected Village Level Committee and Citizen’s Concern for Dams and Development have strongly objected to ‘arbitrary informal order’ served by the irrigation and flood control department (IFCD) that dam water will be released on Monday. The information was served on Saturday late evening to some local youth clubs of the affected villages. No formal written notice was issued specifying the time of release, the volume of water to be released and the reason of releasing the waterRead More

Shyamkumar inaugurates adventure and allied sports institute

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 25, 2018: Manipur Adventure and Allied Sports Institute Complex (MAASIC) was inaugurated today by Thounaojam Shyamkumar, minister of forest and environment, horticulture and soil conservation, MAHUD and town planning at Keirao, Imphal East district. The minister said MAASIC is a suitable place for adventure lovers. Regarding a memorandum submitted to the chief minister through him demanding blacktopping of road from Keirao to Uran Chiru, he said the place can become a tourist hotspot if blacktopping is extended upto Santhei Natural Park, Andro. Assuring all possible help fromRead More

Malaria to be eliminated in Manipur by 2020

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 25, 2018: Under the Intensified Malaria Control Project (IMCP), state is aiming to be the first malaria-free state in India by 2020. This was stated by T. Kamini Singh, biologist at National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme at the one-day media sensitisation programme on prevention and control of vector borne diseases held at conference hall of State Malaria office. Kamini said the numbers of malaria cases have decreased drastically since 2014 with 145 cases to 80 cases in 2017 and two cases have been recorded soRead More

Ancient Medical Practices – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. from 18 March 2018 : 3. Konde Nkthangmai: Konde Nkthangmai is a kind of Maiba who practices the religious work or a priestly person who practices exorcism and carry out customary rites and rituals in the therapy for curing, healing and preventing the diseases. 4. Maiba Khuttamba: Maiba Khuttamba is a kind of physician who practices the method of treatment as surgeon-cum-physician for any kind of bone fractures in leg, hand and to any part of body, and diagnosis of

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