Sunday, October 28th, 2018

 

Manipur champions North East Olympic Games

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 28, 2018: Manipur has championed the 1st North East Olympic Games bagging 80 gold, 48 silver and 31 bronze medals. Assam stood second position snatching 46 gold, 53 silver and 41 bronze medals and Arunachal Pradesh stood third position securing bagging 18 gold, 20 silver and 38 bronze medals. Athletes from eight states of the North East participated in the games organised at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, Imphal and competed in 12 disciplines in the five days games which started on October 24. Deputy chief minister YumnamRead More


Women street vendors demand alternative vending site

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 28, 2018: Women street vendors vending at Nagamapal Kasturi Thong Awang Maikei Keithel has appealed the government to revoke the plan of turning their vending site into a parking lot or otherwise provide them an alternative vending site in the Imphal city. Protesting against the government plan to provide the site a parking lot the street vendors today staged a sit-in at their vending site. Vending has been our means of livelihood since 1992. The Imphal Municipal Council (IMC) has been allowing us since 2009 toRead More


Mera Meefam calls for collective effort for promotion of Lai Haraoba

Pothsahang News Service: Imphal, October 28, 2018: Umnag Lai Kanba Apunba Lup, a cultural organisation today organised 10th edition of Mera Meepham, an annual conference on Umang Lai Haraoba, a traditional ritualistic festival of Manipur, at Chandakriti hall, Palace Compund, Imphal. The gathering opened with cultural performance of Lai Haraoba tradition was attended by various cultural enthusiasts of Manipur. The changing culture over the globe, its impact to the traditional Lai Haraoba and means to safeguard the traditional features of the ritualistic festival were discussed in the cultural gathering. It discussed toRead More


Manipur State Cooperative Bank Limited contributes Rs 5 lakh for Sangai festival

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 28, 2018: Manipur State Cooperative Bank Limited (MSCB) sponsored a sum of Rs. 5 lakhs for the upcoming Manipur Sangai Festival 2018. The managing director of MSCB A. Subash Singh and other officials handed over the cheque to chief minister N. Biren Singh in the presence of director tourism W. Ibohal Singh at a solemn ceremony held at chief minister’s secretariat today. Biren Singh said it is a sign of positive development that people are extending their support and co-operation for grand success of the upcomingRead More


Manipuri textile – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. from 21st October: The process of cotton spinning is done with the help of one implement called “Tareng” (spinning wheel). It is an implement which is made of bamboo and wood and has a base of hexagonal shape. It is measured about 58 c.m. in length, 38 c.m. in breadth, 48 c.m. in height. Earlier, the spinning of the cotton was easily done with the help of the hand against the thigh. Then to a self-prepared small piece of stick is attached a small spindle and rolled cotton isRead More


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