Tuesday, November 20th, 2018


Manipur descendent in Myanmar leaves for Manipur festival

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 20, 2017: A 20-member team of Myanmar Nationals who are Manipuri descendents left Myanmar today to attend the 10-day Manipur Sangai festival that would begin tomorrow. Sarva Shree Nandan Singh Bhaisora, Consulate General of India, Mandalay flagged-off the team in the afternoon from Mandalay for onward journey towards Imphal, Manipur. The team members are residents of Sagaing and Mandalay region of Myanmar. Indo-Myanmar Association Manipur and Salai Holdings private limited organised the travel programme. During their visit to Manipur the team members will be taken toRead More

Chief minister inspects Sangai Festival venue

Imphal, November 20: Ahead of the grand opening of the biggest tourism festival of the State, ‘Manipur Sangai Festival’ on November 21, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh inspected the preparations going on at Manipur Trade and Expo Centre, Lamboikhongnangkhong in Imphal West District, which is one of the festival venues today. Speaking to reporters, the Chief Minister said that this year’s Manipur Sangai Festival is going to create history because it is being planned to organise in three venues of both hill and valley districts viz. Imphal, Mao and KeibulRead More

Solar silk reeling cum spinning machine demonstrated

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 20, 2018: Solar silk reeling cum spinning machine innovated in Manipur was demonstrated with the launching of the machine use silk spinning project which is implemented by Renu Handloom and Handicraft Co-operative Society Ltd on Wednesday at Hotel Imphal. It was organised by the co-operative society under the aegis of NABARD. The solar operated machine which can also be operated with electricity and battery was innovated by Manoharmayum Manihar Sharma, a seventy years old man and recipient of who the 8th National Grassroots Innovation Award. He had alsoRead More

District wise weather forecast

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, 20 November, 2018: There is likely to have no rains upto Sunday and shallow to moderate fog during morning hours in next 2 days & mainly clear to partly cloudy sky for the period 21st to 25th November, 2018, according to Gramin Krishi Mausam Seva (GKMS), ICAR Manipur Centre, Imphal. Imphal West: Maximum temperature – 23 to 25°C & minimum temperature 7-8°C. Relative humidity may reach up to 86 % (max) and 38 % (min). The average wind speed may be 2- 4 km/hr. Imphal East:- Maximum temperatureRead More

11 crore worth poppy plants destructed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 20, 2018: A combined team of security force and administrative staff of Kamjong district on Tuesday destroyed around 230 acres of poppy cultivation that would worth around Rs 11 crore. The poppy plantation destruction operation was conducted at Thawai Kuki hill range and its adjoining area. The team included of security personnel, comprising of Narcotic and Affairs of Border (NAB), trainees of Manipur Police Training Centre, 4th IRB, 5th IRB, Assam Rifles along with the staff of DC Kamjong and staff of SDM Phungyar, under theRead More

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