The three militants of the newly floated United Naga People Council were arrested by a combined team of police and Assam Rifles from Lamlai Mayai Leikai in Imphal East district.
"Manipur which once topped all the eight North Eastern states (including Sikkim) in terms of the number of HIV/AIDS affected patients is now occupying the fifth position," Arambam said.
A state grappling with dissent of sorts, education is a major victim and yet Manipur gives hope time and again, and not just in sport.
The two members of Kanglei Yawol Kanba Lup were held at around 3.45 pm yesterday during frisking at Tengnoupal Bailey Bridge.
For any species, including Sangai deer, a single isolated population always faces the threat of a potential epidemic, thereby increasing chances of its possible extinction.
With first-time introductions like a mobile app and separate toilet for transgenders, Manipur rolls out the red carpet for tourists and investors on Tuesday when the grand Sangai Festival 2017 gets underway.
Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh cautioned Centre that offering any sort of autonomy related with administration, culture and finance, as per demands of a particular rebel group, will "lead to chaos and disintegration" of a sensitive state like Manipur.
Police sources said the robbers may be members of a rival gang engaged in international gold smuggling and also did not rule out the possibility that they may have access to inside information about smuggling and have high connections.