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Manipur to host UN conference on drugs, HIV/AIDS: Governor Najma Heptullah

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla urged CM N Biren Singh to invite the home ministers of all the north-eastern states to the Conference so that the region can have a comprehensive policy to deal with such issues.

Helping schools in remote, conflict-ridden areas of Manipur teach new lessons in peace

A retired Army colonel and his trusted team are building a network of schools and hostels to promote peace and education in the remotest, most strife-torn parts of Northeast India

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Manipur: Court rules rigorous imprisonment for duo attempting to sell drugs at school

The counsel of the two convicts appealed for a minimum period of sentence on the ground that the offence committed was the first for both convicts and they were sole breadwinners of their respective families.

Manipur: Government declares state drought-hit

The Agriculture Department estimated that as of July 2019, nearly 99,153 hectares of paddy fields have been affected by the scarcity of rainfall this monsoon. 

Manipur: Court convicts two men for attempting to sell heroin at school

The Narcotic police recovered two packets containing 200gms and a 100gms of heroin powder. One of the two individuals is a non-teaching staff of the school.

Manipur passes resolution to rename Imphal Airport in honour of Bir Tikendrajit

Bir Tikendrajit was a Manipuri prince who was hanged publicly along with General Thangal on August 13, 1891 for waging war against the then British Raj. Manipur observes August 13 as a 'Patriot Day'.

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Manipur: Intelligence network to check drug-trafficking along Indo-Myanmar border

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said that the Director General of Police has been instructed to lay the network at the Moreh border town.

Manipur CM launches scheme to improve infrastructure in government schools

The scheme was launched at the cabinet hall of Chief Minister's Secretariat, where the CM interacted with dignitaries and officials present at seven different schools through video conferencing.

Manipur: Nagas celebrate Independence Day, hoist ‘Naga National Flag’ across the state

Hundreds of Naga from different places including neighbouring states of Nagaland and Myanmar attended the Independence Day celebration held at Katomei public ground.

Northeast: Militant outfits call to boycott Independence Day celebrations

In a joint statement, the militant groups appealed to the people to boycott the Independence Day and observe a general strike which will commence from 1:30 am to 6:30 pm.

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Manipur BSEM HSLC 10th Result 2019 declared: Websites to check

Manipur BSEM HSLC 10th Result 2019 declared @bsem.nic.in, manresults.nic.in: Over 31,000 students appeared in the HSLC exam. Result available at the official website, manresults.nic.in, bsem.nic.in. Pass percentage reaches all-time high.

Earthquake rocks Northeast India, at least 6 dead

An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked India’s northeastern states and adjoining Myanmar, Bangladesh and Bhutan on Monday morning

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Anti-AFSPA activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested from protest site

Manipuri police re-arrested 42-year-old anti-AFSPA activist Irom Sharmila after taking her away from a protest site. She had been without any kind of nutrition since the time she had been released Wednesday evening.

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Highlights from the first ever North East Olympics Games: News in Numbers

All the numbers from the North East Olympic Games that concluded on Sunday in Manipur.

Assam Rifles Jawan Killed In Manipur Attack

A bomb blast in Ukhrul district of Manipur on early Friday morning killed one Assam Rifles jawan as militants triggered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED). The IED was planted at 27 Assam Rifles security check post at Ramva under Shangshak Police Station and exploded at 7.20 am. Security forces has cordoned off the area and no civilians […]

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Manipur Violence Continues: Here's What Happened

The law and order situation in Manipur deteriorated on Sunday with a mob defying curfew to attack vehicles on their way to the predominantly Naga Ukhrul district. Over 300 persons travelling in the vehicles were rescued by police.

Fight Breaks Out Between Public And Police As Police Blocks Protest In Manipur

Fight breaks out between the public and the police, as the police block the way for their protest rally at night in Imphal. People’s protest is about immediate implementation of Inner Line Permit System in Manipur.

Fight Breaks Out Between Public And Police As Police Blocks Protest In Manipur

Fight breaks out between the public and the police, as the police block the way for their protest rally at night in Imphal. People’s protest is about immediate implementation of Inner Line Permit System in Manipur.

Govt. school teacher beaten to death in Manipur

Manipur, Mar 01(ANI): Mr. Thangkhogin Haokip a Government School Primary Teacher of Molnom Junior High School was allegedly killed by a suspected National Socialist Council of Nagaland - Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) cadres in Chandel District of Manipur. It is also being reported that several rounds of gun had been fired from the side of suspected NSCN – IM cadres. Both men and women came out on the streets and blocked the road, leading to the Aimol Satu Village, and took the dead body to the alleged NSCN-IM’s residence. The irated villagers ransacked the houses located in the Aimol Satu Village and destroyed and burnt down gates, motor-cycles, houses etc.

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Festival held to promote culture of Zeliangrong tribe

Manipur, Feb 17 (ANI): Dancing to the tunes of folk music, these groups of artists from Zelianagrong tribes of Manipur showcased their rich culture during the 11th Zelianrong Folk festival at Sangaiprou Kabui village. The theme was Unity, Peace and Solidarity. The festival was organized by the Society for Promotion of Community Task (SPCT) with an aim to promote and preserve the age-old culture of Zeliangrong, a Naga tribe. Cultural troupes of Sangaiprou, Ireng, Zeme and Inpui performed a variety of cultural dances and sangs. The main attraction of the event was a traditional drum beating by a group of artists. During the event, the performers also demonstrated an age-old custom of fire making with bamboo. The tribal people also set up stalls selling handicrafts items like neck pieces, headgears and other ornaments. Such festivals help to keep alive the tribal culture of the Naga society.

IIT-Roorkee professors reach Imphal to study quake-hit buildings

Imphal, Jan 08 (ANI): Expert team of Professors from IIT-Roorkee reached Imphal in Manipur to check the buildings that were damaged in the recent earthquake. Almost 513 buildings and structures were reportedly damaged across Manipur when a powerful 6.8 magnitude pre-dawn earthquake struck the state. The earthquake resulted in huge loss of life and property. A senior official of the state Public Works Department (PWD) said that the visiting experts’ team would also assess other areas of the state and visit damaged structures.

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