BRIEF NEWS: March 30, 2011

Two killed in flash flood LAMKA, Mar 29: Flash floods triggered by heavy showers that hit the interior sub-divisions of Churachandpur district yester- day claimed the lives of two individuals in separate incidents while two others had a narrow escape, according to a belated report received today. As heavy rain accompanied by hailstorm lashed Thanlon sub-division yesterday evening, three jhum farmers...

Thang-Ta’s Popularity On The Rise

IMPHAL, Mar 12: Having grabbed the attention of the nation, to say the least, Thang-ta the indigenous martial arts sports of Manipur is steadily gaining popularity across the globe. Team leaders and coaches from different countries, taking part in the 1st World Thang-Ta championship which began yesterday at Imphal, are informed to be making relentless effort to popularize the weapon-based game. While...