Sunday, September 16th, 2018


Manipur CM urges for collective effort

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 16, 2018: Chief minister N. Biren Singh has urged the sports associations in the state to work hard collectively to develop and enhance performance of their respective sports disciplines instead of indulging in infighting among themselves. He was speaking at the Foundation Day of World Funaba Federation cum opening function of the State Level Funaba Championship 2018 at Khuman Lampak Indoor Stadium in Imphal East District today. Stating that some sports associations of the state are apparently defunct due to groupism and infighting, the chief minister stressedRead More

Assam Rifles champions in state level archery tournament

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 16, 2018: The Assam Rifles Archery Team has championed the 30thSenior State Level Archery Championship 2018 held at Imphal during September 12 to 15. Archers from various Archery Clubs of Manipur took part in the competition. The team bagged 7 Gold, 6 Silver and 8 Bronze medals. The Assam Rifles Archery Team with 25 players participated in the competition in three events of Indian, Recurve and Compound Rounds. The team took part in all the events in the men’s category and in Indian and Recurve RoundsRead More

Information minister calls for balance reporting

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 16, 2018: Information and public relations minister Thongam Biswajit has appealed for balance reporting in new publications as media plays the role of a mediator. The minster was addressing on the occasion of 45th foundation day celebration of All Manipur Working Journalists Union (AMWJU), held at Manipur Press Club today. He lauded the contribution of the media fraternity despite of facing numerous challenges .He highlighted the challenges faced by media fraternity like viral of fake news in social media, which media fraternity had a tough verifyingRead More

Guest house foundation stone laid

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 16, 2018: Works minister Thongam Biswajit Singh laid the foundation stone of the Manipur Cultural Integration Conference Guest House today, in the presence of Yaiskul MLA Th. Satyabrata Singh, at Palace Compound, Thangapat Mapal, Dolphin road, Imphal. Biswajit exuded confidence that the guest house will promote integration among the different communities in the State through culture. He said only when we forget and forgive our past mistakes we can bring integration of the different communities in our society. He explained that Manipur is inhabited by differentRead More

Manipuri textile – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. from 9th September 2018 Department of weaving : The manuscript `Loishang Lingkhatpa’, the account of the establishment of various administrative departments during the reign of different kings in Manipur, gives a valuable information about the first establishment of the Thishaba Loishang’, the Department of weaving during the time of Meidingu Pakhangba. He was the first historical king of Manipur who reigned from 33 to 154 A.D. From that time the department had its responsibilities for the task of making royal clothes of various designs. `Charei Phishahanba’ was the headRead More

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