Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

 

Students demonstrate over varsity crisis

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 3, 2018: Demanding immediate release of Manipur University teachers and students and members of agitating six student organisations about one thousand strong students on Wednesday staged human chain agitation along Tiddim road in Imphal. Nine students and six teachers of the varsity have been arrested following September 20 midnight police raid on the varsity campus. Demanding to release them the six student organisations All Manipur Students’ Union, Democratic Students’ Alliance Manipur, Kangleipak Students’ Association, Manipur Students’ Federation, Students’ Union of Kangleipak and Apunba Ireipak Maheiroi Singpang Lup haveRead More


Bow maker Chaoba receives Governor’s Innovation Award

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 3, 2018: Bow maker Bachaspatimayum Chaoba Sharma today received ‘Governor’s Innovation Award’ from Manipur governor Najma A Heptulla at Durbar hall, Raj Bhavan, Imphal. The award carries a Citation, a trophy and Rs. 50,000. Heptulla said that the wood and bamboo bows made by Chaoba are very light comparing with the steel ones being used by the archers in international and national competitions. Their prices are within the affordable range of between Rs 5,000 to 6,000 whereas the imported steel bows cost above Rs 2,00,000. AsRead More


8 kg IED detected along Indo-Myanmar highway

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 3, 2018: An IED weighing approximately 8 kgs placed near a culvert with explosive carefully concealed in an aluminium vessel under earth amongst the foliage along the Imphal-Moreh highway near Wangjing. A major disaster was averted today morning by the troops of Thoubal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) with timely detection of a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) placed astride National Highway 102, said a statement by Assam Rifles.    . Based on specific input about the IED, aRead More


Awards distributed on Leikol anniversary

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 3, 2018: Thiyam Krishnachandra Radehesakhi Award and  Kshetrimayum Yaima and  Thambal Devi Memorial Literary Award for the year 2018 were conferred to Yumnam Rajendra and Lanchenba Meitei respectively for their outstanding contribution to literature   and its development in Manipur. Renowned writer, educationist and social activist Dr. Chongtham Jamini Devi bagged the first Khaidem Pramodini Memorial Literary Award as a mark of recognition for her dedicated and conscious efforts towards serving our society and humanity. The award presentation was held in an auspicious ceremony held at Manipur DramaticRead More


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