Thursday, September 27th, 2018


Tribal food Mela at CCpur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 27, 2018: Many local tribal delicacies caught the fancy of visitors and food lovers alike as they savoured items that are on offer during the Poshan Tribal Food Mela organized by Autonomous District Council, Churachandpur today at ADCC campus, Tuibong as part of Rastriya Poshan Maah observance programme. Besides, ethnic culinary of various tribes living in Churachandpur were showcased. Tribal dishes such as Pachokchonol (mashed wood ear mushroom), Bawngke-rot, boiled pork, sawhchhiar (rice and chicken pilaf), mehpawk (chagempomba), snail, chutney, salad, different kinds of wild/organic fruits and importantly tribal drinks (riceRead More

General strike paralyses Imphal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 27, 2018: Forty-eight hour state wide general strike in Manipur imposed by six students’ organisations demanding to release Manipur University teachers and students has paralysed business establishments and educational institutions in Imphal and several parts of Manipur. The six student groups are All Manipur Students’ Union, Manipur Students’ Federation, Democratic Students’ Alliance Manipur, Kangleipak Students’ Association, Students’ Union of Kangleipak and Apunba Ireipakki Maheiroi Sinpanglup.  The Manipur University students and teachers were arrested following the police crackdown within the campus on the midnight of September 20. TheRead More

Education minister continues to visit schools

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 27, 2018: Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam, today, visited the higher secondary schools assigned as the examination centers for Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) at Imphal. The examination was commenced on September 25 and will continue till 29. The minister expressed that it was important to ascertain whether the examination of D.El.Ed. conducted by National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) is carried out without any disturbances and to confirm that the prevailing law and order condition is not interfering with the examination, he is personally visiting theRead More

Biren appeals for bandh free Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 27, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh today appealed the people to join their hands to make Manipur free from Bandh and blockade. He made the appeal at the World Tourism Day celebration held at Marjing Polo Complex, Heingang, Imphal East. Biren said that let’s not forget that the bandhs and blockades severely affect the day to day lives of thousands of families in the state. He said the government is open to have a dialogue with the students and other stakeholders anytime. The stateRead More

1st North East Olympic Games in Manipur gets boosted by Karate Contribution of Rs 2 Lakhs

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 27, 2018: The Manipur Olympic Association has decided to host twelve disciplines in the 1st North East Olympic Games 2018 at Imphal from October 24-28. The event to be competed are Athletic, Archery, Badminton, Boxing, Judo, Karate, Football, Rifle Shooting, Taekwondo, Table Tennis, Weight Lifting and Wushu. The North East Council has already sanctioned Rs 20 lakhs for the event, but so far only Rs 15 lakhs has been released. As per the organising committee estimate, they need atleast Rs 70 lakhs for the successful hostingRead More

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