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High courts in Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya
Agartala, March 21 : Three separate high courts in northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya will start functioning from next week, an official said Thursday.
'We are staring at hunger deaths' (Letter from Manipur)
By Gaurav Sharma, Tamenglong (Manipur), March 17 : Zingkeulak, 55, dreads the rainy season as that will cut off Tousem, where he lives in the hills of Manipur, from the rest of this northeastern state and all the dirt tracks would turn into muddy swamps.
Sovakiran assumes office as President of MPP
Imphal, Mar 15 : N Sovakiran today took over as the president of the Manipur People's Party (MPP).
No entry for vehicles inside Kangla in Manipur
Imphal, Mar 15 : To tackle the menace of pollution and crime in the state, the Manipur government has decided to strictly enforce new traffic regulations.
Rural development agency to be set up in Manipur
Imphal, Mar 12 : Manipur government will set up Manipur StateRural Development Agency (MSRDA) soon to ensure effective inplemenation of MGNREGES and IAY. The state Cabinet took the decision in a meeting held here yesterday.
'Support Sharmila' campaign to begin on Women's Day
New Delhi, March 7 : A campaign to gather support for iconic Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila, on a fast for about 12 years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act that is seen by many as repressive, would be launched March 8, International Women's Day.
Manipur CM leads send-off to BCIM Car Rally
Imphal, Feb 27 : Led by Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam, Manipur gave a rousing send-off to about 80 BCIM (Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar) Car Rally participants in Imphal on Wednesday.
Army officer held with Rs.15 crore worth drugs in Manipur
Imphal, Feb 24 : An Indian Army spokesperson was Sunday arrested in Manipur with contraband drugs worth about Rs.15 crore (Rs.150 million) in international market, police here said.
Northeast movies mostly serve local market, says filmmaker
Pushkar (Rajasthan) Feb 24 : India has the world's largest filmmaking industry but Manipur-based filmmaker Oinam Doren says movie-making in the country's northeast is only restricted to regional market.
Army officer held with contraband
New Delhi, Feb 24 : An army spokesperson was Sunday arrested in Manipur for allegedly carrying contraband (banned drugs) worth crores of rupees, said official sources.
Manipur students call on Union Home Secretary
New Delhi, Feb 19 : A group of 20 students (15 girls and 5 boys) from one of the remotest places called Sajiktampak in Manipur called on Union Home Secretary RK Singh here on Tuesday.
Manipuri terrorist held in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 14 : A 30-year-old Manipuri terrorist was arrested here for committing robbery and theft, police said Thursday.
Manipuri insurgent arrested in West Bengal
Kolkata, Feb 13 : A separatist leader from Manipur was arrested from the Indo-Nepal border in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district by the Special Task Force of Kolkata Police, an officer said Wednesday.
Three Manipur rebel outfits sign peace accords
Imphal, Feb 13 : In a first step towards ushering in peace in insurgency-ravaged Manipur, a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed Wednesday between the central and Manipur governments and three secessionist outfits.
I am ready to go to jail: Nagaland CM
Kohima, Feb 12 : Stating that he spoke for the rights of the Naga people, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said Tuesday that he was willing to go to jail for their sake. He was reacting to the Manipur government's decision to seek action against him for making a "hate speech" last week.
Home Minister Shinde recounts steps taken by Home Ministry in January
New Delhi, Feb. 11 : Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday said that 47 cadres including four women cadres of UPPK, earlier known as PREPAK-SHANTI faction, a valley based insurgent group (VBIG) of Manipur, gave up arms before the Manipur Police and Assam Rifles at the border town of ...
Nagaland-Manipur spar over Rio's speech
Kohima, Feb 10 : Nagaland's ruling party, the NPF Sunday criticised the Manipur cabinet for terming the statement of its Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio against his Manipuri counterpart as "hate speech".
Manipur seeks action against Nagaland CM for 'hate speech'
Imphal, Feb 9 : The Manipur cabinet has decided to approach the Election Commission to initiate action against Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio for the "hate speech" he made against his counterpart Okram Ibobi Singh, a minister said here Saturday.
People must back anti-AFSPA movement: Irom Sharmila
Imphal, Feb 8 : Reiterating her decision to not accept awards till the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is withdrawn, Manipur's "Iron Lady" Irom Sharmila Chanu said people of the state must strengthen the movement against the "inhuman law".
IED detected, defused in Manipur
Imphal, Feb 6 : Assam Rifles Wednesday recovered a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) planted by rebels on National Highway-102 connecting Manipur's capital Imphal to Moreh town on border with Myanmar.
Manipur hosts series of sporting events to motivate youth
In an endeavour to motivate youth to take up sports, Manipur recently hosted a number of sporting events, including a football tournament and an equestrian event.
Chief justices for three northeast states recommended
The Supreme Court collegium has recommended three chief justices for the proposed high courts in the northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya, officials said here Sunday.
Manipur blast mars Republic Day
A bomb explosion Saturday marred the Republic Day celebrations in Manipur, with Governor Gurbachan Jagat appealing for peace in the troubled state.
Manipur capital Imphal hit by low intensity serial blasts on eve of ...
On the eve of Republic Day, low-intensity serial blasts hit Imphal, capital of Manipur, late on Friday. No causality has been reported so far.
Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland excluded from Protected Area regime
Union Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi has welcomed the decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs relating to the exclusion of the entire area of the States of Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland from the Protected Area regime notified under the Foreigners (Protected Areas) Order, 1958 for a further period ...
Manipur, Haryana eves Pune FC-SGFI champs
Manipur and Haryana eves emerged champions in the Pune Football Club 58th National School Under-17 and 19 Football Girls Championship 2012-13, organised by Directorate of Sports and Youth Services, Pune, Maharashtra and Zilla Krida Parishad, at Balewadi Sports Complex, on Monday.
Manipur: Violent Surge
On December 28, 2012, United National Liberation Front (UNLF) militants killed two Tangkhul tribal hunters at Kongkan village under the Chassad Police Station of Ukhrul District. A day later, owning responsibility for the killing, the UNLF sought forgiveness from the tribe, claiming that it was a ...
Nagaland, Jharkhand impress to enter finals
Defending champions Nagaland will play Manipur and Jharkhand will take on Haryana in the Under-17 and 19 finals of the Pune Football Club 58th National School Football Girls Championship 2012-13.
24th Drivers' Day observed in Manipur
Driving commercial and public transport vehicles in Manipur is quite a challenge, as the state witnesses frequent blockades and shutdowns. And, many drivers have lost their lives in various incidents. To pay tribute to deceased drivers and to those who are handicapped while performing their duties, ...
Workshop raises awareness among youth about Manipur's rich culture
The third edition of a 35-day long cultural workshop is being held here to raise awareness among youth about the ancient culture and traditions of the region.