Sunday, September 2nd, 2018


Varsity community cautions to resume strike

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 2, 2018: Manipur University teachers, students and staffs community on Sunday cautioned to resume its strike that has been suspended temporarily after an agreement was signed between the varsity community on one side and HRD ministry and government of Manipur on the other to take action against vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey. The strike was suspended on August 23 in the wake of an independent inquiry committee being set up by the Centre to inquire into the allegations made against Pandey and with the approval of the memorandumRead More

Rally at 24 location demonstrate for Manipur integrity

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 2, 2018: United Committee Manipur today organised sit-in rallies at 24 locations in Imphal protesting against possible extension of Article  371 (A) to Manipur as a result of the Naga Framework Agreement which was signed between the Centre and NSCN-IM on August 3, 2015 to settle over two decades long Indo-Naga issue. Today’s sit-ins were staged at the locations stretching from Keishampat to Ghari. Soibam Indrani, a demonstrator at Takhel Leikai said, “We are not idle people. We abstain from our works today to rallyRead More

Pothashang celebrates first official launching day

Imphal, the 2nd September, 2018 (DIPR): Director of Information and Public Relations, Manipur Shri H. Balkrisna Singh grace the official launching day celebration of Pothasang an online news web portal as Chief Guest at a function held today at Manipur Press Club, Imphal. The web page with a motto “Serving through information” has been rendering its services by providing state related news globally. The main objective of the page is to highlight the negative and positive impacts of the society and also to motivate the younger generation follow the rightRead More

Tree plantation for Kaina atmosphere

Pothasgang News Service: Imphal, September 2, 2018: Forest and environment minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar today led a mass tree plantation program at the surroundings of the Kaina temple at Poiroukhongjin Yairipok, Andro Assembly Constituency, Imphal East. The Thoubal Forest Division officials led by Divisional Forest Officer N. Ganesh organised the tree plantation drive with an objective to boost the number of tourists, maintain scenic beauty and conserve the environment at the religious and historical site of the Kaina. Shyamkumar said the Thoubal Forest Division has organised the mass tree plantation program aheadRead More

MSRAM donates blood

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 2, 2018: At least 37 people donated blood in an awareness blood donation camp opened today at department of transfusion medicine, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences in connection with the celebration of 27th foundation day of Medical and Sales Representatives’ Association of Manipur. The blood donation camp was sponsored by State Blood Cell, NHM, Manipur.

Manipuri textile – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. from 26 August 2017 Free translation: During the time of Meitengu Khuiyoi Tompok, his head weaver `Laikoksu’ began weaving the silk cloth called ‘Punting Wanphakphi’ by adopting the pattern of the skin of ‘Laken Hangkok’ (Chameleon) on Saturday of Mera month (sept.- Oct.). The cloth was woven without any error and completed in seven months. A weaver called `Khoriyan. Phishaba’ carefully measured the length of the cloth and cut off the just finished cloth by holding a `Khoirel-thang’ (a kind of small knife). Thus the weaving of the clothRead More

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