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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: Man held for trafficking of Nepali girls gets bail

The alleged dealers were trying to traffick a large number of individuals mostly girls and minors from Nepal through Manipur via Moreh to Middle East countries for the purpose of surrogacy and ‘terrorist’ activities.

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.

Manipur celebrates Patriots’ day, remembers fallen heroes of Anglo-Manipuri war

The Governor said that the Manipuri proved that freedom can neither be traded away nor ceded at any cost under any circumstances.

Students’ group alleges RSS misrepresenting Manipur history, boycotts from hosting historical events

Stating that RSS can no longer host or commemorate events associated with the history of the land, the JSCC convenor demanded a public apology from the organisers for their alleged attack on the unique history of Manipur.

Manipur: Congress MLA to boycott Independence Day celebrations if protestors not released

Khumukcham Joykishan said arresting the people who were seeking justice is nothing but suppression of freedom of speech. The act of the government is a disregard to the Indian constitution, he said.

Manipur: Six Rohingya migrants arrested for entering India with fake Aadhaar IDs

After thorough interrogation, the immigrants admitted that they were Myanmar national (Rohingyas) and revealed their real identities.

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.

Manipur: Strike throws life out of gear after schoolgirl’s death sparks controversy

A series of agitations have been launched by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) —  a social organisation that is working to persuade the government to investigate the girl's death — with the support of the civic bodies demanding justice.

Manipur: Keibul Lamjao National Park to remain closed during Sangai breeding season

This is the first time the park will be closed since it was declared as a national park in 1977. The move, according to the department is an attempt to recover the dwindling population of the endangered species.

Manipur: Man held for beheading neighbour, police says likely over land dispute

The police said the 35-year-old accused allegedly attacked Khangembam Achou Meitei, 47, with a machete when the victim was mowing his backyard.

Manipur: Speaker’s Tribunal dismisses minister Shyamkumar’s application in disqualification case

The petitioners pleaded the Speaker’s tribunal to disqualify Th. Shyamkumar under Article 191 (2) and Para 2(1) (a) of the Tenth Schedule to the constitution of India in addition with rule 6 of the members of Manipur Legislative Assembly which stated about disqualification on the ground of defection rule of 1996.