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Security alert ahead of Republic Day, police detain 14 suspects
Imphal (Manipur), Jan.13 :Security has been placed on high alert ahead of the Republic Day celebrations across the country.
Manipuri Theatre Academy stages play on contemporary issues
Imphal, Jan.12 : The Manipuri Theatre Academy, Wangoi, a rural theatre group, recently showcased a play titled "Water Water" which highlighted the prevailing situation in the state, especially the issues of insurgency and environment.
MSME units a boon for Manipur's rural folk
Imphal, Jan.12 : The Imphal Handloom Work shed cum rural showroom is one among several small scale enterprises in Manipur that provides training and employment to rural artisans.
Manipur militants arrested in Guwahati
Guwahati, Jan 7 : Five members of the Manipur-based militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) were arrested from different locations in Assam's main city Guwahati, police said.
5 Manipur-based militants nabbed in Guwahati
Guwahati, Jan 7 : Five members of a faction of Manipur-based militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) were arrested from different locations in Assam's main city Monday, police said.
Manipur rebel arrested in Meghalaya
Shillong, Jan 3 : A rebel of the outlawed People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (Prepak) of Manipur has been arrested here, an official said Friday.
Bomb explosions in Imphal, police investigating
Imphal, Jan.1 : Manipur Police on Wednesday confirmed reports of two bombs exploding in the Shingjamei area near state capital Imphal.
V K Duggal sworn in as new governor of Manipur
Imphal, Jan.1 : Former union home secretary V K Duggal was sworn in as the new governor of Manipur on Tuesday.
Spiritual, physical training brings change among inmates at Manipur's ...
Imphal, Dec 27 : The reform centre at Manipur's central jail in Sajiwa has been motivating its inmates, including a number of former militants, to lead a better life through various constructive activities like yoga, spiritual, fitness and vocational training.
Ex-Home Secy appointed as Manipur governor
New Delhi, Dec 23 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday appointed former home secretary Vinod Kumar Duggal as the Governor of Manipur.
V.K. Duggal appointed Manipur governor
New Delhi, Dec 23 : Former home secretary Vinod Kumar Duggal was Monday appointed governor of Manipur by President Pranab Mukherjee, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.
High-level team inspects fencing work in Moreh
Moreh, Dec 16 : The government is trying to find an amicable solution to the border fencing issue with Myanmar in Manipur.
Manipur Police arrest 11 militants
Imphal, Dec.4 : Police in Manipur have arrested eleven militants during combing operations today.
Myanmar delegation visits Manipur to strengthen cultural ties
Imphal, Dec. 4 : India's Look East policy has brought cheer to its northeastern states, as trade and cultural ties with neighbouring countries are getting stronger.
Gujarat, Goa, Chhattisgarh among best performing states: Report
New Delhi, Dec 3 : Gujarat, Goa and Chattisgarh are among the best performing states in the country while Uttar Pradesh, Manipur and Haryana are among the worst, according to a report released by a website Tuesday.
First international flight lands in Manipur
Imphal, Nov 21 : The first international chartered flight from Myanmar landed Thursday at the Tulihal international airport in the Manipur capital here carrying two chief ministers from the neighbouring country.
Manipur Day observed at IITF
New Delhi, Nov 20 : Folk dances by 10 tribes from different regions of Manipur were performed Wednesday as part of the Manipur Day celebrations at the 33rd India International Trade Fair (IITF) here Wednesday.
Nine injured in Manipur blast
Imphal, Nov 18 : Nine people -- eight Border Roads Task Force (BRTF) workers and a girl child -- were injured Monday in a powerful bomb blast triggered by suspected rebels in Manipur, officials said.
Mr. Manipur contest attracts large crowds in Imphal
Imphal, Nov 18 : The 47th "Mr. Manipur contest" and the 5th Women's Fitness Championship, which was held here recently, attracted large crowds in Imphal.
Manipur to have new foodgrain godown of 5000MT
Imphal, Nov. 13 : Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Prof. K.V.Thomas inaugurated new granary of 5000 MT capacity in Manipur today.
Manipur's Kut Festival sends out message of peace and harmony
Imphal, Nov. 13 : The Kuki, Chin and Mizo tribes recently came together in the hill districts of Manipur to celebrate 'Chavang-Kut', the autumn post harvest festival, with great enthusiasm and happiness.
Manipur explores air connectivity with Myanmar
By Raymond Kharmujai, Imphal, Nov 12 : In what could serve as a boost to India's 'Look East' policy, the Manipur government is exploring the possibility of direct flights operating to Myanmar, even as private carrier Golden Myanmar begins operating flights Nov 21 to the Tulihal airport here.
One killed, six injured in blast in Manipur
Imphal, Nov 7 : One person was killed and six others injured in an overnight blast in Pallel area in Manipur's Thoubal district.
Rs.1.14-crore haul in Bangalore with terror link
Bangalore, Nov 4 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Monday seized from a Bangalore businessman Rs.1.14-crore in cash, allegedly belonging to two Manipur-based outlawed terrorist groups.
State home minister rules out president's rule in Manipur
Imphal, Nov 1 : Manipur Home Minister G. Gaikhangam Friday rejected the idea of imposing president's rule in the state, after a series of bomb blasts left 10 people dead in two months.
Punjab, Odisha new hot-spots of injecting drugs
New Delhi, Nov 1 : Punjab, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar have become the new hot spots of injecting drug use. The practice was earlier largely confined to the north eastern states of Manipur and Nagaland, an expert said Friday.
Manipur's Sankirtana may joinn Unesco Heritage list
Guwahati, Oct 31 : A rich cultural tradition and an art form of Manipur, which has been practiced in the state since ages, is among 31 nominations to be decided for inscription on the Representative List of the Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Court asks Irom Sharmila to appear on Dec 19
New Delhi, Oct 30 : A Delhi court Wednesday directed Manipuri social activist Irom Sharmila to appear before it Dec 19 in a case lodged against her for attempting suicide during her fast-unto-death here at Jantar Mantar in 2006.
Remove curbs on access to Sharmila, NHRC tells Manipur
Guwahati, Oct 30 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday suggested that the Manipur government immediately remove all arbitrary restrictions imposed on access to the state's prominent rights activist Irom Sharmila.
Remove restrictions on Irom Sharmila: NHRC
New Delhi, Oct 30 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recommended that the Manipur government immediately remove the "arbitrary restrictions" on Irom Sharmila, who has been fast since November 2000 seeking repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from the state, an official ...