Sunday, October 21st, 2018


Sangai Run 2018 on November 21

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 21, 2018: Manipur tourism department today officially announced that the Sanagai Run 2018 to held at three locations, Imphal, Mao and Loktak on November 21, 2018 as a prelude to the Manipur Sangai Festival, 2018. The announcement was made at Classic Grande. Tourism director W. Ibohal Singh told the organising committee that if all the communities from all sector of Manipur are made to take part when an event like Sungai Run is being organised in the state it will a good message to the societyRead More

Manipur CM urges for unity

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 21, 2018: Chief minister N. Biren Singh on the occasion of felicitating nine body builders appealed the people to shun all forms of factionalism and disunity so that the state may march forward towards development with unity. The felicitation function organised by the youth affairs and sports department to fete nine body builders, who have won prizes in different International competitions, at multipurpose indoor hall, Khuman Lampak in Imphal East today. Biren said that infighting and factionalism is usually seen in many organisations including sports bodies inRead More

Combing operation in Imphal city

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 21, 2018: As a part of precautionary measures to thwart any unwanted incident in and around the Imphal areas, a team of Imphal West district police commando today afternoon conducted a combing operation at Dahrmasala, Thangal Bazar in the heart of Imphal city. The operation was conducted a day after a grenade blast at Nagamapal killed a CRPF personnel and injuring another. Led by OC Imphal West P. Achouba under the command of additional superintendent of police (Operations), Imphal West Th. Krishnatombi Singh and under theRead More

Manipur to host first North East Olympic games

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 21, 2018: Education, labourand employment minister Thokchom Radheshyam who is also the president of Manipur Olympic Association today announced that the 1st North East Olympic Games will be held at Imphal from October 24 to October 28 this year. The announcement was made in a press conference conducted at the Olympic association office. Radheshyam said that the games, a first of its kind, will witness competition in twelve different disciplines – Athletics, Archery, Badminton, Boxing, Football, Judo, Karate-Do, Shooting, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Weightlifting and Wushu. He saidRead More

Manipuri textile – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. from 14 October, 2018: The `Khoijao Lonbi’ pattern in the `Mayek Naibi Phanek’ is a uniform series of semi circular figures in which the head is concentered inwardly. The figures are alternately arranged, the head faces upward in one unit, followed by downward facing in the next unit, and so on. Each of these units of figure is called a Khoi (hook or bee). Again, it is specified as the `Khoijao’ (big hook or bee) as it represents the magnified pattern of the hook or the bee. The patternRead More

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