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Military options to dictate negation will not work: NSCN-IM chairman

The NSCN chairman further asserted that ‘Framework Agreement’ is the meeting point for the two contending parties-Indians and the Nagas and the rallying point for the divided Nagas.

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.

Manipur: Govt urges Centre to take stern action against militant outfits violating ground rules

The request comes in the wake of reports of Kuki militants intimidating a representative of the same community over an agreement reached on the “Anglo-Kuki War” issue.

Manipur: Kuki militants write to PM Modi over ‘Anglo-Kuki War’ claim tussle

The Naga bodies claimed that the Kukis are trying to twist the history for there has been no ‘Anglo-Kuki War’ but ‘Kuki-Rebellion 1917’.

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.

Will stand by the framework agreement signed with India at all cost: NSCN-IM

The statement by NSCN comes two days after its last round of talks held in New Delhi between the leadership of the NSCN-IM and the Government of India.

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.

Manipur: Civil bodies join hands to protest against school girl’s death

The 13-year-old'sdeath sparked controversy with family suspecting foul play in the girl’s death although post mortem suggests that the death was caused due to asphyxia by hanging.

Manipur Human Rights Commission appeals for anti-mob violence law

On Sunday, a group of men and women restrained and assaulted a couple at Kha-Potshangbam area in Bishnupur district for allegedly having an extramarital affair. The mob also reportedly assaulted a minor girl who happens to be the daughter of the woman restrained by them.

Manipur approves construction of seven storeys buildings

As per the existing bye-law, Manipur government allows constructions of only three storey buildings as the state Manipur falls under seismic zone-V, the highest earthquake-prone zone.

Manipur: Five Amur falcons to be tagged with satellite transmitters

With the roosting season of the birds just days away, the Tamenglong district authority has put a complete ban on the use of air guns, with immediate effect from Saturday.

Facing dissidence within govt, Biren Singh gets backing of BJP brass

Biren Singh, who has been in the national capital from two days, met BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday.