Sunday, January 27th, 2019


Beating the retreat

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January, 27, 2019: The 70th Republic Day celebration, 2019 concluded today with “Folk Dance Competition and Beating the Retreat ceremony” held at 1st Battalion Manipur Rifles parade ground. Governor Najma Heptulla graced the ceremony as chief guest and gave away prizes for various categories in connection with the 70th Republic Day celebration, 2019. Altogether 17 cultural troupes both from hill and valley Districts participated in today’s Folk Dance Competition. Lianda Folk and Classical Academy, Nagamapal Soram Leirak, Imphal West bagged the 1st Prize in the competitionRead More

Assam Rifles celebrates Republic Day with Mynamar

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 27, 2019: Indo-Myanmar Post level meeting which is held every month at various locations along Indo-Myanmar borders was conducted by Moreh Battalion of 26 Assam Rifles yesterday at Moreh to commemorate and celebrate 70th Republic Day with the friendly neighbouring country. The meeting was attended by total of six officers from both the armies. The Myanmar delegation was represented by Tamu Battalion of Myanmar Army. The Myanmar Army delegation was extended a warm welcome by Assam Rifles, said a press statement released by the Assam Rifles.Read More

MPP not to take part in all political party meeting

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 27, 2019: Manipur Peoples Party (MPP) is not take part in the all political meeting to be held at the chief minister’s secretariat tomorrow, MPP president O. Jugindro today during a sit-in held opposing the Citizenship  (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The protest was held today at MPP office complex in Imphal. It warned that different forms of agitations will be launched in the interest of the several ethnic groups or communities in the country. “The party honours the federal structure of India, but if the demand isRead More

State celebrates Republic Day

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 27, 2019: The 70th Republic Day was celebrated in Manipur at the Kangla Fort. Gracing as chief guest of the function, governor Dr. Najma Heptulla unfurled the Tricolour and inspected the guard of honour accorded by a contingent of 5th IRB (Indian Reserve Battallion commanded by Bidyapati Thingbaijam, DSP 9th IRB (Mahila). The governor took salute from 73 marching contingents including nine band contingents and various school contingents led by Parade Commander Thaimei Gaipuiril Kabui, assistant director, MPTC (Manipur Police Training College). The Governor handedRead More

The boundaries of Manipur – Naoroibam Indramani

Contd. from 20th January 2019:  (2) The reasons why this line was selected in preference to others : The orders of the Government of India were that the line was to be in the latitude of Permbeton’s line and drawn so as to exclude Lenacot from Manipur – With these orders in mind, starting from Tin Zin, a river line was selected instead of a range of hills because these latter are so ill-defined in this neighbourhood. The Tui Sawas selected instead of the Tui Pu (which is probably Pemberton’sRead More

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