Manipur

Fighting all odds and jeers, a 21-year-old singer has revived nearly-extinct Manipuri folk songs

With grace and complexity, Mangka has brought back to life the Manipuri tradition of Moirang Sai.<p>On the second day of a folk music festival in …

Rs305-cr central aid for calamity-hit Manipur, Kerala, Mizoram

New Delhi, Dec 13 (PTI) A total of Rs 305.14 crore has been sanctioned as central assistance to Manipur, Kerala and Mizoram, which faced various …

India

A Longpi pottery workshop in the city

This weekend, Mumbaikars will get a chance to try their hand at Longpi pottery. The name of this traditional craft of Manipur is derived from the …

New Delhi

India-Japan Act East Forum Will Be A Milestone: Envoy

The ambassador said this in his address at the first meeting held in New Delhi under the newly established 'Act East Forum' which was set up to …

Shinzo Abe

Manipur: sexual relation now main reason for HIV transmission

(Eds: Rpting after recasting intro & headline)<p>Imphal, Dec 5 (PTI) Sexual contact has now become the primary cause for transmission of HIV/AIDS virus …

Public Health

World Aids Day: The HIV+ Man from Manipur Who Became Mr World

What’s it like to live with HIV? Pradipkumar Singh of Manipur has been asked this question almost every other day. The typical image of a person who …

World AIDS Day

Despite ban by govt, militants, tobacco use is climbing in Assam and Manipur

Ban on tobacco consumption by legitimate and underground governments just does not work. Assam and Manipur are prime examples.<p>These two north-eastern …

India

Bridegroom, four others killed in Manipur road accident

Five persons, including a bridegroom, were killed and two others seriously injured when the car in which they were travelling after the wedding lunch …

North-East India

Polo ponies of Manipur on the brink of extinction

Ten winters ago, on the Mapal Kangjeibung grounds in Imphal, the oldest polo ground in the world, England took on Manipur at an international …

North-East India

NRL signs MOU with Manipur government for sourcing bamboo

Guwahati, Nov 23 (PTI) Public sector oil company Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Manipur …

India

Manipur faces fuel shortage after oil tanker owners go on strike against government policies

<b>Imphal:</b> Manipur on Thursday faced an acute shortage of fuel following a strike by owners of oil tankers in protest against government …

Oil

After video of angry passenger, minister says he was not

responsible for flight delay<p>(Eds: Adding a quote)<p>New Delhi, Nov 22 (PTI) Union minister K J Alphons said today he was not responsible for delay of a …

Ram Nath Kovind

HIV prevalence in the country has dipped only negligibly, shows report

But some states such as Gujarat, Bihar, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab have shown a rise in the prevalence of the virus.<p>The overall prevalence of …

Public Health

Imphal Newspapers Publish Blank Editorial to Protest BJP’s Burning of Daily

Members of BJP’s youth wing set ablaze copies of <i>Poknapham</i> newspaper for publishing ‘disparaging’ content against the prime minister.<p><b>Imphal:</b> Prominent …

India

As Manipur recovers its World War II past, it digs into both Japanese and British version of events

Japan recently sent a mission to recover its war dead, who lie scattered in thousands in the hills of Manipur and Nagaland.<p>Earlier this month, a team …

Military History

Provide adequate security to students from Bihar, Nitish Kumar tells Manipur CM over NIT attack

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday telephoned his Manipur counterpart N Biren Singh to express concern over reported assault on students of …

India

Chandigarh girls stun Manipur to clinch maiden sub-junior football title

Taking inspiration from the Indian women’s hockey team’s Asia Cup victory, Chandigarh girls entered the record books by clinching their maiden All …

Sports (India)

Manipur-Nagaland bowl 136 wide balls in U-19 women’s one-day match

An astounding 136 wide balls were bowled during a BCCI U-19 women's one-day match between Nagaland and Manipur being played at Dhanbad.

India

Manipur, Nagaland bowl a combined 136 wides in BCCI U-19 women’s ODI encounter

An astounding 136 wide balls were bowled during a BCCI U-19 women’s one-day match between Nagaland and Manipur in Dhanbad on Monday.<p>The match, which …

Nagaland

It takes a village... A look at how Manipur is getting it so right with sports

It was another busy day in Ima Kheitel, the market run by women in Imphal.<p>Shawls, saris and <i>phaneks</i> (the traditional wraparound skirt) were being …

India

Banned outfit claims responsibility for bomb attack in Imphal

Banned militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (Peoples' War Group), in an email circulated to local media houses here, has claimed responsibility …

Terrorism

Windows on the World Manager Is Remembered for Bringing People Together

At an outdoor commemoration ceremony last month in her hometown of Beacon, N.Y., Nancy Yambem spoke of the compassion that people extended to one …

North-East India

112 extras in a 117-run loss: The strange Nagaland vs Manipur women’s U-19 match

In a match where only two Nagaland batters crossed into double figures, the extra contributed a whopping 112 with 94 wides.<p>The Manipur vs Nagaland …

Nagaland

71st Glenmark Senior National Championships 2017 - Waterpolo Results

71st Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships – 2017 Jo Ki Bhopal – Madhya Pradesh Me 7th Se 11th October 2017... Current photo via Mike …

India

Manipur CM says his govt is keen to have talks with insurgent groups

The Centre had signed a Framework Agreement with NSCN(IM) in August 2015 to find a solution to the longest running insurgency in India, although it …

India

Favour early solution to Naga issue; should not hurt Manipur

Biren Singh<p>Imphal, Oct 8 (PTI) Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said that solution to the Naga issue should not disturb peace in his state, …

India

8 Manipur boys lift India's U-17 weight

The U-17 FIFA World Cup that begins on October 6 presents with itself a number of underlying themes: India hosting the first-ever FIFA World Cup, …

India

At least 10 people injured in Manipur grenade attack

A fair was scheduled to be held at the site on October 15.<p>At least 10 people were injured in a grenade attack at the Lukram Leirak Youth Club’s …

India News

Who owns Manipur's natural resources? News of oil exploration revives old debate in the state

Attempts to explore oil in the state have been futile so far.<p>Majabung Gangmei was agitated. “Let them try and do it,” he said. “You ask the minister …

India

Flash flood affects 40,000 in Assam, Manipur counts losses

Flash flood struck north-central Assam in the wee hours of Sunday, less than a fortnight after the state began recovering from the second wave of …

Weather