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BRIEF NEWS: May 11, 2011

Pottery centre at Thongjao IMPHAL, May 10: A pottery production cum training centre would be opened at Thongjao under Khadi Commission of Government of India. Necessary fund for the centre has been already released by the Khadi Commission and compound fencing work initiated, said a source. Expressing... 

JNMDA Celebrates 57th Birthday

IMPHAL, Apr 1: The 57th foundation day of Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA), Imphal was celebrated at its auditorium today along with felicitating meritorious students with gold medals. Presentation of certificates to passing out students, solo dance performance by Gold medal winning students... 

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... 

March 11 Meet Adds Global Tag To Thang-Ta

IMPHAL, Mar 5: The first-ever international championship of Thang-Ta, Manipur‘s ancient martial art form, will be held here from March 11. The four-day championship is being organized jointly by the Thang-Ta Federation of India and Huyel Langlon, said federation president H Premkumar Singh. So... 

Manipur’s Thoubal Residents Proud Of Their Star Fighters

Militancy has hit sport hard in Jammu and Kashmir, so much so that the Sports Authority of India (SAI) hardly has a presence in the troubled state. Manipur is a study in contrast. Though disturbed, it probably is SAI’s biggest success story. The wushu medal winners add to a glittering list of Manipuri...