It’s also a first in a major initiative that could be replicated across the region to monitor the rising pollution in its water bodies and put in place preventive measures.
A joint team comprising police and CID officers arrested the Rohingyas from the town of Moreh, near the Indo-Myanmar border in Tengnoupal district, yesterday night.
The Science Congress will see a congregation of about 5000 delegations including three Noble laureates, scientists, scholars and researchers from all across the country.
The drug peddler was apprehended by the security forces at a check post on Tuesday night.
There were two other explosions in Kamjong and Imphal West districts on Thursday night but there was no report of any casualty, the police added.
Moirangthem Nimaichand Meitei was also in the team that was involved in the ambush near Paraolen village in Chandel district of Manipur on June 4, 2015, he said.
The accused were arrested by the Delhi Police's Special Cell last year. In October, the case was transferred to the National Investigation Agency.
Officials are concerned over increasing smugglings of gold, precious stones, narcotics drugs and chemicals used in manufacturing drugs.
The top court had on July 14 last year set up an SIT comprising five CBI officers and ordered registration of FIRs and probe into the alleged extra-judicial killings in Manipur.
There were no reports of injuries or damage to property so far.
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.