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Manipur: Two CRPF jawans injured in IED blast

January 07, 2017 8:38 pm

The incident occurred around 6:30 pm.

Poll schedule for 5 states announced, UP to vote in 7 phases; counting on March 11

January 04, 2017 12:30 pm

Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said that the state of Manipur will have a two-phase election and Uttar Pradesh will have a seven-phase election.

No untoward incident reported in Manipur, curfew relaxed

December 22, 2016 7:55 pm

Mobile internet services which was snapped from December 18 last is also likely to continue till Christmas.

Centre rushes 4,000 paramilitary personnel to Manipur

December 20, 2016 8:21 pm

The security personnel were sent to the Northeastern state keeping in view the security situation in the state in the wake of violence following the economic blockade imposed by the Union Naga Council on two National Highways since November 1.

‘We look different, people ask which country we come from’

June 14, 2016 5:24 am

Ninety per cent of Manipuri tribals in Delhi belong to the Christian faith.

Manipur: In frame, inner line permit campaigner with militant flag

June 02, 2016 3:44 am

A picture that went viral Wednesday purportedly shows the key leader of the agitation for inner line permits in Manipur taking an oath of allegiance with the flag of a banned insurgent group.

Manipur media decry NIA 'directive' on news about May 22 ambush

May 30, 2016 8:06 pm

Chaoba said that newspapers on May 27 carried a news-item based on a press release issued by an outfit called CorCom claiming responsibility for the incident.

Inner Line Permit: Manipur in grip of protests, bandhs against ‘outsiders’

May 10, 2016 4:21 am

Biren said an all-party meeting held Monday to discuss the ILP agitation has decided to seek the Centre’s assistance.

Manipur: Man kills his younger brother, family fights over woman's autopsy

April 26, 2016 11:48 am

Muivah used his 12 bore licensed gun to shoot his younger brother Ngamlei Muivah (18) from point blank range

Father of Major Amit Deswal, martyred while battling militants in Manipur, breaks down at wreath-laying ceremony

April 15, 2016 11:21 am

Major Deswal was killed by ZUF militants during a combing operation in Manipur

MANIPUR PHOTOS

Earthquake rocks Northeast India, at least 6 dead

January 04, 2016 11:09 am

An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked India’s northeastern states and adjoining Myanmar, Bangladesh and Bhutan on Monday morning

MANIPUR VIDEOS

Highlights from the first ever North East Olympics Games: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:32 pm

All the numbers from the North East Olympic Games that concluded on Sunday in Manipur.

Govt. school teacher beaten to death in Manipur

March 01, 2016 5:17 am

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.

Festival held to promote culture of Zeliangrong tribe

February 17, 2016 3:58 am

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

January 08, 2016 6:25 am

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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