Sunday, September 9th, 2018


AMSU 100 Hours Blockade Affects Vehicular Movement in Imphal-Jiri Highway

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 9, 2018: The 100-hour national highway-37 blockade imposed by All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) from yesterday midnight has affected vehicular movement on the Imphal-Jiribam road. The total blockade is imposed against the government failure to book the culprits involved in harassing AMSU cultural team at Nungba Bazar on September 3 evening by cadres of NSCN-(IM). AMSU cautioned to intensify its agitation if the state government fails to book the culprits within this blockade. Its vice-president Victor Laishram said simply promising on the media is not theRead More

Salai bats to support TBSFA

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 9, 2018: Salai Holdings Private Limited has showcased an exhibition football match to its business partners from Czech Republic who is currently on visit in Manipur state at Th. Birachandra Singh Football Academy (TBSFA), Taobungkhok in Imphal West today. Former MLA and vice-president, CWC, NEIDP Sapam Kunjakeshwor said as a part to uplift, to encourage and promote the games and sports enthusiast youths of the state, Salai Holdings will provide all the required essentials to TBSFA. He said in-order to give awareness to the people ofRead More

KSA denounces counting of Teli Badi and Nepali as OBC

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 9, 2018: Kangliepak Students Association Manipur (KSA) has opposed the inclusion of Teli Badi and Nepali in OBC to the notification for recruitment of the Multi Tasking Staffs at the directorate of education (S). The student body  has banned recruitment of the multi tasking force for inclusion of outsiders as OBC in the state. Addressing in a news conference  at KSA Khuyathong office today, President  M. Chetan said when there has already been an agreement to flush out the outsiders from the voter list of eightRead More

Fake Board certificate issuance of class XII exposed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 9, 2018: Socialist Students’ Union of Manipur (SSUM) has today exposed illicit trade on education being carried out by a gang which provides Class XII passed Certificates and Mark Sheets to students. In a statement SSUM stated that the collects huge amount of money from the students and make them get a Class XII passed certificate along with excellent grade in their mark sheet. The statement said the gang informed the students of admitting them at schools which is stated to have been affiliated toRead More

Kamesh Salam awarded Outstanding Green Activist- Jury Choice Awards

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 9, 2018: Kamesh Salam, founder of World Bamboo Day, awarded for Outstanding Green Activist- Jury Choice Awards as part of India Green Energy Awards, 2018. IFGE hosted its first green energy award “India Green Energy Awards, 2018” in New Delhi held on September 7. The event was held with Care Ratings as knowledge partner and BTVI is the Media partner also supported by Solar Energy Society of India (SESI), Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) & Central Institute of Road Transport (CIRT). Under a category “Outstanding Green Activist-Read More

Maharani Preneet Kaur graced Aryans Function

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 9, 2018: Maharani Preneet Kaur, ex-minister for state graced “Zaika- The Great Indian Feast” of Aryans Group of Colleges, Near Rajpura on the theme “Eat Healthy & Say No to Drugs”. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the function. The function was organized by Aryans Group of Colleges, Co-Linkers and BYE. Sh. Ashwani Sekhri, Chairman, JAC; Young leader, Sh. Gagandeep Singh; Sh. K.K Sharma, Chairman, PRTC; Sh. Sanjeev Sharma, Mayor; S. Kumar Amit, D.C Patiala; S.S.P S. Mandeep Singh Sidhu; Sh.  Yoginder Singh Yogi, Senior DeputyRead More

National seminar on culturo-religious transition begins

Pothashang Service: Imphal, September 9, 2018: A two-day national seminar on ‘Culturo-Religious Transition among the Native Communities of Northeast India’ was launched on Sunday at the central hall, DM College of Science, Dhanamanjuri University, Imphal. The seminar was jointly organized by India Foundation, New Delhi, department of Social Work, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Regional Campus, Manipur and Centre for Manipur Studies, Manipur University. Education, labour and employment minister Thokchom Radheshyam said understanding the socio-cultural and religious practices of the indigenous community can bring integrity in the state and country asRead More

Kakching World War – II memorial run

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 9, 2018: Kakching World War II Memorial Run 2018 programme  was held today at Assam Rifles Garrison Kakching. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Guest Dr. Heptulla said we are gathered here today to remember the sacrifices of those soldiers who died in the Manipur theatre of the World War-II. They were the valiant soldiers of the Azad Hind Fauj who fought for India’s Independence, soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army and those of the Allied Forces. Thousands were killed. A number of those were interredRead More

Manipur journalists tour Yangon

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, September 9, 2018: Nine-day external press tour to Yangon in Myanmar was set off today from the directorate of Information and Public Relations (IPR) office complex at Keishampat, here. The tour was of 20 Member team of media persons  led by H. Balkrisna Singh, director (IPR). The team of media persons will reach Moreh today and will go to Mandalay overnight on board. The team will meet the press fraternity of Myanmar in Yangon.  They will call on the Consulate General of India to Myanmar. They willRead More

Manipuri textile – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. from 2nd September 2018 Free translation: At the time of king Hemdou Loiyamba’s reign, the royal head weaver `Roso’ wove a `Ningthouphr (royal cloth) with Kabrang thread. The cloth with the red colour below, green colour above, half green at the centre, blue colour as the design of the nest of Urit Lonyambicha (a small local bird), fire red colour around the border was woven on Friday, the 15th of Thairen’ (January-February). The cloth was finished in 360 days and `Khoiriyan Phishaba’ cut off the cloth with a knife.Read More

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