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45 detained in Manipur for violating lockdown orders

March 28, 2020 1:27 pm

The state has been witness to mass gatherings and panic buying since the lockdown was imposed earlier in the week.

Manipur COVID-19 positive patient took flight via Agartala, 11 high-risk contacts traced

March 24, 2020 9:21 pm

“We have identified 11 high-risk contacts among them. We have traced all those contacts and it is under surveillance system of the department now. Their test reports will be here by Wednesday evening,” said Dr. Deep Debbarma, state nodal officer.

SC removes BJP MLA Th Shyamkumar from Manipur cabinet

March 18, 2020 9:45 pm

Shyamkumar was elected from Andro constituency as a Congress candidate in the 2017 Manipur Assembly polls but switched to the BJP even before being sworn in as an MLA.

Manipur: Mobile internet services suspended as tension grips Kamjong district

March 16, 2020 10:18 pm

According to official sources, several houses and vehicles were burnt down by miscreants after a confrontation between two groups.

Manipur ‘Maharaja’ files nomination for RS poll as BJP candidate

March 13, 2020 11:24 pm

‘Maharaja’ Sanajaoba was accompanied by the Manipur Chief Minister, N. Biren Singh, cabinet of ministers and MLAs while filing his (Sanajaoba) nomination paper at Manipur Legislative Assembly secretariat, Imphal.

How Ratan Thiyam brought Manipur onto the global stage

March 02, 2020 7:06 pm

The theatre director is one of the leading figures in the Theatre for Roots movement, in which art practitioners embraced their traditional practices to assert their Indian identities

Manipur: Suspension of Operation with Kuki militants extended for 6 months

February 22, 2020 4:39 pm

KNO and UPF signed the tripartite Suspension of Operation (SoO) agreement with the Government of India and Manipur on August 22, 2008. Since then, the government has been extending the agreement after it expired.

Manipur University V-C Pandey sacked: Failed miserably in performing duties

February 22, 2020 10:46 am

Appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Manipur University on October 26, 2016, Adya Prasad Pandey was placed under suspension in 2018 after violent protests erupted on campus, which led to the prolonged shutdown of the university.

Solar, hydro projects in focus as Manipur aims for self-reliance in power generation

February 16, 2020 10:40 pm

The government report claimed that Manipur has achieved 2.46 lakh LED distribution in 2018-19 which is 146 percent more than the targeted figure, including 75,000 solar-powered LED study lamps are distributed to students.

Manipur CM announces state budget estimate of over Rs. 20,000 crore

February 14, 2020 10:50 pm

Biren Singh informed the House that revenue expenditure is estimated at Rs 16,445 crore. As such, the capital outlay is estimated at Rs 3,356 crore, which is an increase of Rs. 397 crore over revised estimates of 2019-20.

MANIPUR PHOTOS

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

May 18, 2019 7:35 pm

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

January 04, 2016 1:10 pm

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

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

August 22, 2014 8:46 pm

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.

MANIPUR VIDEOS

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

October 30, 2018 9:05 am

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

Govt. school teacher beaten to death in Manipur

March 01, 2016 5:17 am

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.

Festival held to promote culture of Zeliangrong tribe

February 17, 2016 3:58 am

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

January 08, 2016 6:25 am

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.