Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

 

First North East Olympic Games underway

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 24, 2018: First North East Olympic Games was kicked off today at Main Stadium Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, Imphal, organised by Manipur Olympic Association. Declaring the games open chief minister said the North East India has a distinct identity with similar culture and features. We as a region have not been able to cohesively integrate emotionally, socially or economically. It has been a long cherished dream of the region to create a platform to bring peace and friendship through sports, he added. He mentioned that a lotRead More


Panthoibi housing company sponsors Rs 5 lakh for Sangai festival

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 24, 2018: Panthoibi Housing Finance Company Limited (PHFCL) sponsored a sum of Rs. 5 lakhs for the upcoming Manipur Sangai Festival 2018. The Chairman and Managing Director of Panthoibi Housing Finance Company Limited Th. Hemo Singh handed over the cheque to chief minister N. Biren Singh at a solemn ceremony held at chief minister’s secretariat today. Biren thanked the company for being the first company to approach the government for sponsorship of the upcoming Sangai Festival 2018. Panthoibi Housing Finance Company Limited becomes the Diamond Sponsor forRead More


Sanaleipak Nachom Artistes celebrates foundation day

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 24, 2018: Sanaleipak Nachom Artistes today observed its 22nd foundation day at Hiyangthang Maning Makha Leikai in Imphal West. Former art and culture minister and chief advisor Manipur State Sumang Leela Council Dr. M. Nara said Shumang leela is a form of art which is understandable by different religions and different language and Shumang leela has been a big influence in our society. He said Shumang leela is also a form of art which cannot be separated and demisable since the time memorial of our state.Read More


Remembering Khelen Thokchom

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 24, 2018: Khelen Thockchom will be remembered on the birth anniversary of the late journalist on October 27 in a gathering at Manipur Press Club, Mazorkhul, Imphal organised by Khelen Thokchom Trust. On the occasion of “Remembering Khelen Thokchom”, Khelen Thokchom Trust Media Fellowship Programme will be launched. The fellowship programme will fully fund reporting assignments for journalist (s) who can demonstrate the potential for insightful reporting on issues that are concerns for the state. The amount of the fellowship and related terms and conditions willRead More


Rabi crops seed distributed to farmers of 8 districts

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 24, 2018: Winter seeds for Rabi crops were distributed to the selected farmers from the various districts under the Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) scheme at the Khonghampat training hall, Khonghampat, Imphal West. The farmers were from Imphal West, Imphal East, Churachandpur, Tengnoupal, Senapati, Ukhrul, Thoubal and Bishnupur. Horticulture and soil conservation minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar said the department under the leadership of the chief minister N. Biren Singh is working hard so that the state becomes self sufficient on food. He said fullRead More


Seven new interstate bus routes operational, promises more chopper services

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 24, 2018: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Wednesday flagged off the second phase of Manipur State Transport (MST) passenger bus service which will be operational in seven new routes at Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT), Khuman Lampak in Imphal. The bus routes are Imphal-Jessami, Imphal-Khoupum, Imphal-Nungba, Imphal-Kamjong, Imphal-Tamenglong, Imphal-Tamei and Airport Express (ISBT to Imphal Airport). Biren, who also holds transport portfolio, said public transport service under the aegis of MST was revived with a noble intent to solve the inconvenience faced by the peopleRead More


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