Manipur

IED blast injures 4 Manipur police commandos

Friday, May 19, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …

Road construction work stopped by Civil Society Organisations

Saturday, April 29, 2017

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Ukhrul: Roads are the lifelines of society and good road is the pathway towards development which in returns brings sustainability, economic growth and uplifts the livelihoods of the people. To maintain good roads in the region, Ministry of Road Transport and Highway sanctioned Rs. 1,600 crore in 2015 for the 115km long in Manipur state …

Four Congress leaders join BJP

Friday, April 28, 2017

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Imphal (Manipur): In a yet another blow to the Congress, four more MLAs from the party joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday. The four leaders who joined the BJP are Y. Surchandra Singh, Ngamthang Haokip, O. Lukhoi and S. Bira. Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and state unit president K. Bhabananda felicitated …

New species of seasonal flower called Iris found in Manipur

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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A new species of popular seasonal flower is fond in Manipur which is annually offered during the Manipuri new year-Cheiraoba in April, the flower is India’s newest Iris flower species said the Principal scientist, Dr Huidrom Birkumar of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-North East institute of Science and Technology (NEIST), Imphal unit on …

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