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Amit Shah has assured Manipur's integrity won't be affected due to Naga peace deal: Biren Singh

N Biren Singh and his cabinet ministers had gone to New Delhi last Friday to meet central leaders in the wake of unabated protests in the state against the disintegration of Manipur by the Indo-Naga settlement.

Naga peace talks: CPI's D Raja accuses Centre of creating mistrust among northeastern states

The CPI general secretary claimed that small states like Manipur might be reduced to a union territory if the Naga peace talks lead to bifurcation.

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RK Meghen, leader of Manipur valley insurgents, freed, then detained

Meghen, popular in the Imphal valley as Sanayaima, or ‘precious son’, was expected to arrive in Imphal on Monday morning.

Manipur: Imphal-Mandalay flight to operationalise from November 23

Air KBZ Myanmar had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Imphal-based KB Enterprises on July 3. The flight is scheduled to commence on the eve of the seven day-long Manipur Sangai Festival, the biggest tourism festival of the state.

IED blast in Imphal market leaves five injured; CM condemns attack

It is learnt that the police had detected the bomb and was cordoning off the area when it exploded. The police believe a remote detonating device was used.

Manipur King denies giving permission on formation of 'government-in-exile'

According to reports carried in local dailies, the associates announced the separation of Manipur and the subsequent formation of a government-in-exile - the 'Manipur State Council'.

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Why Manipur celebrates an annual festival in honour of this rare and unique lily

While the four-day fest features dance, food, music, traditional games and much fanfare, at its heart, is the beautiful Shirui Lily, a unique species of ground lily that it is found only in Manipur.

'Total shutdown' call by banned insurgent groups paralyses normal life in Manipur

In response to the call, educational institutions, including schools and colleges remained closed and all business activities came to a halt.

Manipur: Intnl rock bands Nazareth, Extreme set to headline Shirock 2019

The performances will be part of the Shirui Lily Festival organised by Manipur Tourism Department to promote the Shirui Lily, an endangered Lily found in Shirui hills of the district.

Manipur tops MSME business registration in NE, 50 per cent owned by women: CM N Biren Singh

The Manipur CM has attributed the rapid growth of businesses in Manipur to Government’s aggressive push for business and entrepreneurship under the Start-up scheme.

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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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