Sunday, October 14th, 2018


‘No hills in valley cannot be claimed by the tribes’

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 14, 2018: Affected Valley Villages from the District Boundary of Kangpokpi District (AVVDBKD) today claimed that no hills in the valley districts cannot be claimed by the tribes of the state. It says no district boundary must be affected while mapping the district boundaries in the state. The claim was made during a public meeting held at Sekmai Kangjeibung Ground today organised by Sekmai Protection Committee and Awang Sekmai Advance Women Society on the theme “We Stand For Our Boundary” and motto “Save Our Boundary”. SpeakingRead More

Shreeshreemadanmohanjiu released

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 14, 2018: A religious book titled “Shreeshreemadanmohanjiu” by Parthasarathi Das (N.Poulendrajit Singh) was released by  CAF & PD and revenue minister Karam Shyam at Priyogopal Sana Auditorium, Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy, Imphal today. The book is mainly based on the intense devotion of the Vaishnavaites of Manipur for the Tribhanga Rup of Lord Shree Krishna. It contains 13 chapters. The event was organised by Bhagyachandra Research Centre, University of Bhagavata Cuture, ISKCON,Imphal. Shyam stated that it is due to the lack of dharma inRead More

Circus players apprehended

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 14, 20187: Manipur Police today apprehended six minors and four mothers who were performing street circus at Old Assembly road near Prajatantra gali in Imphal. The children and the mothers were handed over to Child Line, Imphal. They were apprehended following a complaint lodged by Manipur Child Right Commission to City police station stating that under-aged children were made to perform street circus for earning money which is a kind of child labour.

Manipur government schools to have uniform

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 14, 2018: Education minister Thokchom Radheshyam said the government has planned to initiate uniform for teachers of government schools, at the inaugural ceremony of the New Academic Block of the N. Gulap Memorial English School, Haraorou,Imphal East. The minister said the uniform for teachers has already been started in some private schools it will be implemented for the teachers engaged in Government schools too. The van services for transportation of school students will also be scrutinised soon after discussing with the people concerned, he said. The normsRead More

Manipur University community condemns “inhuman treatment” to professors

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 13, 2018: The Joint Action Committee of the Manipur University Community comprising of Manipur University Students’ Union, Manipur University Teachers’ Association and Manipur University staffs’ Association has condemned for ‘inhuman treatment’ to professors who are in jail. The varsity community on Sunday held an emergency meeting with the teachers’ association’s president Professor I. Tomba Singh in the chair. It resolved to condemn in strongest terms the inhuman and insulting treatment of members of the University Community currently lodged in jail on false charges and even taking them toRead More

Manipuri textile – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. from 30 September 2018: Manipur has different festivals within a calendar year. The name of the festivals may be mentioned as Lai Haraoba, Hiyang Tannaba, Pam Kangjei, Kwak Tanba, Sanamahi Chenghongba, Pakhangba Chenghongba, Mera Haochongba, Mera Men Tongba, etc. In such festivals, various kinds of dresses were worn. In the festival of Lai Haraoba (the merrymaking festival of the Umanglai), the Maibis are wear the dresses of white colour, bracelets and armlets. Sarong is also worn around waist by the Maibis. The Salai Kokyet is also worn by the Maibis andRead More

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