Saturday, March 30th, 2019

 

Special Handloom Expo 2018-2019 begins in Imphal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 30, 2019: A special Handloom Expo 2018-2019 started on Saturday at the Gandhi Memorial Hall, Imphal. The 16 day long expo is organised by Manipur Apex Handloom Weavers and Handicrafts Artisans Cooperative Society Ltd (AWAS), Paona Bazar, Imphal. Speaking as Chief Guest at the inaugural event, Padmashree L. Subadani Devi expressed the need of promoting handloom products and encouraging weavers and artisans to develop unique designs. Many weavers and artisans of Manipur have achieved various National and International awards in the handloom production, she appealedRead More


Drivers warn not to drive in election

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 30, 2019: Transporters and drivers body today warned that vehicles will not be provide in the coming Lok Sabha election if the government fails to clear due payment of  Rs 88,44,670 by April 7. President of transporter’s and drivers’ council, H. Ranjit Singh cautioned the state government during a news conference held at its M.G. Avenue office today. Ranjit said last year the state government hired142 vehicles from Manipur Truck Owners’ Welfare Association to import fertilizers in the state. With the interest of farmers the association transportedRead More


23 persons from BJP and one from NPF join Congress

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 30, 2019: Twenty-three members of the BJP including former minister K. Vungzalian, who was also former president of BJP Churachandpur district, and former MLA Janghemlung Panmei from Tamenglong, who was former member of the Naga People’s Front joined Congress today. They were received in a gathering held at Congress Bhawan, Imphal Vungzalian was not present in the ceremony due health problem. The remaining BJP members who left the include office bearers of the party at different levels. N. Kabita Leima former general secretary of BJP ImphalRead More


Rohen Philem to cycle for “Pulwama attack”

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 30: Rohen Philem a young traveller on cycle has decided to conduct a lone cycle drive for ‘Pulwama attack’ showing solidarity to the departed soul to the victims. He said, “I want to honour them as I am citizen of the country.” The 24 years old cyclist Rohen Phirem from Moirang stated during a news conference held at Manipur Press Club, Majorkhul, Imphal yesterday. Speaking to media he said the ride will start from Jammu to Kanyakumari during the month of June and July under the themeRead More


UGs apprehended

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 30, 2019: As part of heightened security arrangements as a run up to the upcoming elections, Battalions of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) along with Manipur Police apprehended three cadres of proscribed UG groups in three separate operations over a period of two days. Mantripukhri Battalion in two separate operations with Imphal East Commandos apprehended two cadres of different UG groups. In the first operation on March 28, the battalion apprehended a self styled private of PREPAK (PRO) from Chingmeirong area.Read More


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