Manipur

Three security personnel injured in IED blast in Manipur

Saturday, June 03, 2017

An improvised explosive device (IED) blast has injured at least three security personnel belonging to the Assam Rifles near Khudengthabi along the National Highway 102 on Saturday. The injured have been rushed to the nearest hospital and their condition is yet to be confirmed. Earlier, on May 8, at least one soldier was killed and three others were injured when […]

Cyclone Mora: Heavy rain causes flood in Manipur

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Imphal: Heavy rainfall in the past three days in Manipur triggered panic among residents after water bodies including rivers and lakes were swollen, causing flash flooding in many parts of Imphal. It has been reported that several houses were damaged in different parts of the state due to continuous rainfall. Many places in Khurai and […]

Three people held for the possession of 2,780 rounds of ammunition

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Three people were held by the Manipur police and Assam Rifles when they were found carrying 2,780 rounds of AK rifle’s ammunition in the car Manipur’s Churachandpur district, on Tuesday. ALSO READ: Outburst of communal violence in Bhopal Khaigninlal Haokip, Jangkhokhonao and Timkangphai the convicts were caught when they were traveling on a highway in Kangvi […]

IED blast injures 4 Manipur police commandos

Friday, May 19, 2017

Four Manipur police commandos were injured, two of them critically, in an IED blast triggered by militants in the state’s Chandel district today. The blast occurred at around 12.45 pm on Imphal-Moreh road, some 10 kms from the border town of Moreh, when a police convoy was heading towards Imphal through Kwatha Khunou Lamkhai area […]

Young entrepreneurs from Manipur promotes eco-tourism

Monday, May 15, 2017

Ukhrul: Northeast India is revered with unspoiled nature and the region is home to many picture perfect unexplored destinations and yet highly potential for tourist spots. Leaving the comfortable job and opportunities in the metropolitan cities, these nine young lads from the landlocked state of Manipur had moved back home and now has set up […]

Manipuri icon Laishram Singh honoured with Padma Shri

Friday, May 12, 2017

Manipur: Age is not a hindrance for 97 year-old Laishram Birendrakumar Singh, who was conferred the Padma Shri Award, 2017, the country’s fourth highest prestigious civilian award for his contribution in music. Singh has played a pivotal role in building, promoting music and preserving the indigenous Meitei tradition and identity. Singh started at the very […]

Indefinite general strike disrupts normal life at Thoubal, Kakching

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Imphal: Indefinite general strike called by Thoubal District MP Candidature Demand Committee in Thoubal and Kakching Districts, which was started from on Thursday disrupted normal life in both the districts. The state’s Rajya Sabha MP seat has been lying vacant due to the sudden death of former MP Haji Abdul Salam and by-election is scheduled […]

Army pays tribute to two TA personnel killed in IED blast

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Imphal: The Army paid tribute to the two Territorial Army personnel, who succumbed to injuries in an IED explosion carried out by militants in Manipur on Monday. A wreath-laying ceremony was held yesterday at the Koirengei airfield in the state capital which was attended by senior Army and police officers, a statement issued by a […]

One soldier killed, three injured in suspected IED blast in Manipur

Monday, May 08, 2017

Imphal: At least one soldier was killed and three others were injured when a suspected IED exploded on Monday morning in Lokchao area of Tengnoupal district here. ALSO READ: On Tape: India retaliates to ceasefire; destroys Pakistani bunkers The powerful IED exploded at about 5.50 AM when an army vehicle carrying personnel of the 165th Territorial […]

Manipur government to start state transport service

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

In a bid to ensure public mobility in the state with efficient, sustainable, affordable and properly coordinated road transport service, the Nongthombam Biren Singh government on Friday decided to start the Manipur State Transport (MST) service soon. At a cabinet meeting chaired by the CM at his office secretariat, it was decided that modalities will […]

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