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Amid tensions between groups, Manipuri activist arrested

May 27, 2022 9:59 pm

Mark T Haokip was arrested on May 24 from his residence in Delhi, under Sections 153(a) and 505(2), over social media posts allegedly promoting communal disharmony.

Manipur: 10 agitators, 3 cops injured in clashes during protest against arrest of human rights activist

May 25, 2022 10:27 pm

The incident comes a day after the Manipur Police arrested Dr Mark Haokip, the president of the International Human Rights Association (IHRA), Chuarchandpur chapter, over his Facebook post.

Covid-free status eludes Manipur, one fresh case detected in Imphal West

May 25, 2022 12:45 am

With the addition of the new case, the cumulative tally of positive cases in Manipur went up to 1,37,231. The positivity rate in the state was one per cent. Till now, 2,120 persons in Manipur have succumbed to the infection.

Manipur all set to celebrate Shirui Lily festival

May 23, 2022 10:40 pm

The five-day long festival will commence Wednesday with Manipur Governor La Ganesan kicking off the inaugural programme at Shirui village.

Manipur cabinet approves plastic, tourism policies for 2022

May 19, 2022 2:49 pm

Kh Tomba, a scientist with the Manipur Pollution Control Board, says the policy is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s objective to phase out single-use plastic by 2022.

‘War on Drugs 2.0 a massive success’: Manipur CM N Biren Singh

May 18, 2022 9:18 pm

Manipur law enforcement agencies have seized illegal drugs worth over Rs 182 crore in the international market and have arrested as many as 140 drug traffickers since March 20, said the CM.

‘Inner line permit system in Manipur flawed; set a cut-off date for indigenous population’

May 16, 2022 10:38 pm

The Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System demands the state government take up measures to 'fix the flaws' as the regime 'has failed to offer any protection to the indigenous population'

Explosion at engineer’s house in Manipur; police suspect militants' extortion bid

May 06, 2022 7:46 pm

Though no one was hurt, the blast caused extensive damage to properties including three cars and shattered windowpanes of neighbouring buildings.

Manipur court orders judicial probe into goldsmith’s death in police custody

May 06, 2022 7:37 pm

The victim, 37-year-old Arambam Nanao, a resident of Imphal West district, was picked up from his residence by a police team on the morning of May 2.

Manipur: 36 petitions challenging election of ministers, MLAs in high court

May 05, 2022 10:27 am

The court admitted Wednesday 11 petitions filed by rival candidates against ministers and MLAs. These include nine against BJP MLAs and one each against Kuki People’s Alliance (KPA) and Janata Dal (United) MLAs.

MANIPUR PHOTOS

Manipur Board BSEM HSLC 10th Result 2020 declared: Check these websites, direct links

June 15, 2020 12:33 pm

Manipur Board BSEM HSLC 10th Result 2020: Students can check their results by visiting bosem.in, manresults.nic.in

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

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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.

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