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Lockdown halted preparations for junior women's hockey WC, says captain
Imphal, July 2 (IANS) The Indian junior women's hockey team was preparing for the 2020 Junior Asia Cup in Kakamigahara, Japan which was to begin on April 6 this year when COVID-19 pandemic halted the team's quest to achieve a berth for the Junior Women's World Cup by winning the continental championship.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Hockey
Manipur political crisis ends, NPP MLAs to continue support to BJP
Imphal, June 26 (IANS) Ending a nine-day-long political crisis, four NPP ministers, who had pulled out from the BJP-led Manipur government last week, on Thursday withdrew their resignations and informed the Governor of continuing their support to the ruling alliance.
2020-06-26
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
BJP-led Manipur govt will complete full term: Ram Madhav
Imphal, June 25 (IANS) BJP general secretary Ram Madhav here on Wednesday expressed confidence that the N. Biren Singh-led government in Manipur would complete its five-year term till 2022.
2020-06-25
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Quizzing ex-Manipur CM to delay new Cong-led govt in Manipur: Congress
Imphal, June 24 (IANS) The opposition Congress on Wednesday termed the CBI's quizzing of former Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh in connection with the Rs 332 crore misappropriation case as a case of the probe agency being misused by the ruling BJP to delay the formation of a new SPF government in Manipur, calling it a political vendetta.
2020-06-24
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
After hectic parleys, MLAs rushed to Delhi to resolve Manipur political crisis
Imphal, June 23 (IANS) As the week-long hectic political tussle continued in Manipur, in a new twist, all four MLAs of ruling BJP ally NPP, who withdrew their support to the saffron party-led government last week, were rushed to Delhi ostensibly to crack the differences between the coalition partners, party sources said.
2020-06-23
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Amidst Covid-19 upsurge, frenzied political activity in Manipur
Imphal, June 21 (IANS) While Manipur's ruling BJP clinched the state's lone Rajya Sabha seat on Friday even after three of its legislators joined the Congress and withdrawal of support by six other MLAs, the danger to Chief Minister N. Biren Singh-led coalition government was not yet over and hectic parleys are on amidst the Covid-19 milieu.
2020-06-21
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Amidst high drama, BJP wins Manipur RS seat, allies in Meghalaya, Mizoram (Roundup)
Imphal/Shillong/Aizawl, June 20 (IANS) Less than 72 hours after being reduced to a minority, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party clinched the Manipur Rajya Sabha seat while MNF in Mizoram and Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) won their states' sole Rajya Sabha seats.
2020-06-20
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
BJP, other ruling parties win Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram RS seats (2nd Lead)
Imphal/Shillong/Aizawl, June 19 (IANS) The candidates of the ruling BJP in Manipur, the MNF in Mizoram and Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) won the single Rajya Sabha seats in each state, elections for which were held on Friday, elections officials said.
2020-06-19
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Ruling parties bag Meghalaya, Mizoram RS seats; Manipur result on hold
Imphal/Shillong/Aizawl, June 19 (IANS) The candidates of the ruling MNF in Mizoram and Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) won the sole Rajya Sabha seat in the state, while the process in Manipur was withheld by the Election Commission, election officials said on Friday.
2020-06-19
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Ruling parties bag RS seats in Meghalaya, Mizoram; Manipur awaits results
Imphal/Shillong/Aizawl, June 19 (IANS) The candidates of the ruling MNF in Mizoram and Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) won the one Rajya Sabha seats in eaxh state, while the process in Manipur was withheld by the Election Commission, election officials said on Friday.
2020-06-19
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Manipur HC tells Speaker not to pass order on 7 Congress defectors
Imphal, June 19 (IANS) Amid political turmoil, the Manipur High Court on Thursday directed the assembly Speaker not to pronounce any order, till Friday, on the pending disqualification cases of seven MLAs, who won on a Congress ticket in 2017 assembly polls but later crossed over to the BJP.
2020-06-19
Category: India, Manipur,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Congress stakes claim to form government in Manipur
Imphal, June 18 (IANS) Amid political turmoil, the opposition Congress on Thursday staked claim to form the government in Manipur and urged the Governor to convene a special session of the Assembly. In a separate move, 12 MLAs of the Congress and other parties demanded the removal of the Assembly Speaker.
2020-06-18
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
BJP-led Manipur govt in trouble as 3 MLAs quit, 6 others withdraw support (Ld)
Imphal, June 17 (IANS) The three-year old BJP-led coalition government in Manipur headed by Chief Minister N. Biren Singh was on Wednesday night pushed into a political crisis as three of its MLAs quit the part and joined the Congress and six legislators from other parties withdrew support.
2020-06-17
Category: India, Manipur,National
BJP-led govt in Manipur in trouble as 3 MLAs quit, 6 others withdraw support
Imphal, June 17 (IANS) The BJP-led coalition government in Manipur headed by Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Wednesday night fell in serious political trouble after three ruling party MLAs resigned and six other legislators withdrew support from the government.
2020-06-17
Category: India, Manipur,National
Army bids adieu to Manipur braveheart martyred in J&K
Imphal, June 16 (IANS) The Army troopers in a solemn ceremony bid final adieu to Manipur's braveheart Sepoy Lungambui Abonmei, who made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty along the (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmirs Poonch Sector on June 13, defence sources said on Tuesday.
2020-06-16
Category: India, Manipur,National,Defence/Security
Two WWII mortar shells disposed in Manipur
Imphal, June 15 (IANS) Two mortar shells of the World War II period were disposed of through controlled detonation in Manipur's Churachandpur district, police said on Monday.
2020-06-15
Category: India, Manipur,National,Human Interest/Society
Manipur govt reaches out to elderly amid corona surge
Imphal, June 15 (IANS) With a surge in the COVID-19 cases in Manipur, the state health department has set up an outreach team to take care of the elderly people lodged in the old age homes in the state, officials said on Monday.
2020-06-15
Category: India, Manipur,National,Health/Medicine
Organic farming keeping Gouramangi 'fresh' in lockdown
Imphal, June 15 (IANS) Former India central defender Gouramangi Singh has discovered a new passion which is keeping him connected with the ground -- organic farming.
2020-06-15
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
Manipur MLAs' disqualification matter now before High Court
Imphal, June 3 (IANS) Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, the political tussle over the disqualification of seven legislators, who supported Manipur's ruling BJP, went to the High Court, which would hear the case on Friday, court officials said on Wednesday.
2020-06-03
Category: India, Manipur,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
12 insurgents handed over by Myanmar test corona negative in Manipur
Imphal/Guwahati, May 17 (IANS) Twelve of the 22 insurgents handed over by Myanmar to India on Friday tested negative for coronavirus in Manipur on Sunday, officials said.
2020-05-17
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Myanmar hands over 22 NE insurgents to India
Imphal/Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) In a significant diplomatic gesture, Myanmar on Friday handed over 22 insurgents belonging to six northeast outfits to India, officials said. According to security officials, these militants include self-styled home secretary of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) Rajen Daimary.
2020-05-15
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
After Goa, Manipur claims to be corona-free
Imphal/Guwahati, April 22 (IANS) Manipur became second state in India after Goa to be coronavirus free as the second and last patient was discharged from the hospital, health officials said on Wednesday night.
2020-04-22
Category: India, Manipur,National,Health/Medicine
Manipur Speaker finally disqualifies minister for defection
Imphal, March 28 (IANS) Amid the country's all-out fight against the spread of the COVID-19, the Manipur Speaker on Saturday disqualified a senior state minister as a member of the 60-member house.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Internet shut after ethnic violence in Manipur
Imphal, March 17 (IANS) Amid tension in eastern Manipur bordering Myanmar on Tuesday after clashes between two ethnic groups, the state government banned Internet services in the state for three days since Monday, officials said.
2020-03-17
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Covid-19: Manipur, Mizoram ban cross-border movements
Imphal/Aizwal, March 10 (IANS) Manipur and Mizoram governments have prohibited the cross border movements of people along India's border with Myanmar and Bangladesh alongside the two north eastern states as precautionary measures to prevent the possible spread of novel coronavirus, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-03-10
Category: India, Manipur,National
I-League: Devrani stunner denies Arrows point in Imphal
Imphal, March 8 (IANS) Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC left it late to salvage a crucial 1-0 win over All India Football Federation's (AIFF) developmental side Indian Arrows at the Khuman Lumpak Stadium on Sunday.
2020-03-08
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
I-League: TRAU poised for tricky clash against Arrows
Imphal, March 7 (IANS) TRAU FC will host a rejuvenated Indian Arrows side at the Khuman Lumpak Stadium in Imphal on Sunday. Buoyed by their recent win against Churchill Brothers, TRAU will remain hopeful of another win against the Indian Arrows which will give them some breathing space in their quest for survival in Hero I-League.
2020-03-07
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
I-League: Mohun Bagan inch closer to title with 3-1 win over TRAU
Imphal, March 1 (IANS) Mohun Bagan inched closer towards winning their second I-League title with a convincing 3-1 victory over Manipur's Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC at Imphal's Khuman Lampak Stadium on Sunday.
2020-03-01
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
I-League: East Bengal record comeback victory over TRAU FC
Imphal, Feb 23 (IANS) East Bengal registered an emphatic 4-2 comeback win over hosts TRAU FC at the Khuman Lumpak Stadium Imphal on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
I-League: TRAU host struggling East Bengal
Imphal, Feb 22 (IANS) TRAU FC will be playing host to struggling Kolkata giants East Bengal on Sunday.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
I-League: Neroca pip Gokulam to come out of relegation zone
Imphal, Feb 21 (IANS) Neroca FC pipped Gokulam Kerala 3-2 to come out of the relegation zone in an I-League clash here on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
Gokulam Kerala hopeful ahead of away game against Neroca FC
Imphal, Feb 20 (IANS) Neroca FC will be playing host to Gokulam Kerala FC in the I-League at the Khuman Lumpak Stadium on Friday.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
I-League: Roy's saves deny Chennai win against TRAU
Imphal, Feb 16 (IANS) Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC played out an entertaining goalless draw with defending I-League Champions Chennai City FC at the Khuman Lumpak Stadium here on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
Quake jolts Manipur, areas bordering Myanmar
Imphal, Feb 14 (IANS) A 3.6-magnitude earthquake hit Manipur and areas bordering Myanmar on Friday night. There was no report of any damage or casualty, official said.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Manipur,National,Environment/Wildlife
Quake jolts Manipur, areas bordering Myanmar
Imphal, Feb 14 (IANS) A 3.6-magnitude earthquake hit Manipur and areas bordering Myanmar on Friday night. There was no report of any damage or casualty, official said.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Manipur,National,Environment/Wildlife
Quake jolts Manipur, areas bordering Myanmar
Imphal, Feb 14 (IANS) A 3.6-magnitude earthquake hit Manipur and areas bordering Myanmar on Friday night. There was no report of any damage or casualty, official said.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Manipur,National,Environment/Wildlife
I-League: Pritam hat-trick gives Neroca big win over TRAU
Imphal, Feb 8 (IANS) In the reverse leg of the Imphal Derby and in front of a crowd of 34,971 spectators at the floodlit Khuman Lampak Stadium here on Saturday, Neroca FC cruised to a 5-0 win over TRAU FC, thanks to a hat-trick by Pritam Singh and two assists by Imran Khan.
2020-02-08
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
CBI raids Govt accountant's residence in Imphal, recovers cash
Imphal, Jan 31 (IANS) The CBI on Friday carried out searches at the residential and office premises of a senior accountant working in the office of the Accountant General here and recovered cash to the tune of Rs 31 lakh, ornaments worth Rs 18 lakh and several other documents in connection with its probe into a disproportionate assets case.
2020-01-31
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mild tremor hits Manipur-Myanmar border, no damage reported
Imphal, Aug 18 (IANS) A 2.9-magnitude earthquake hit the India-Myanmar border region in Manipur on late Saturday night. There was no report of any damage or casualty, official said on Sunday.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Manipur Governor, CM jump queue to vote
Imphal, April 18 (IANS) Manipur Governor Najma Heptullah and Chief Minister N. Biren Singh jumped the queues to vote in the election to the Inner Manipur Lok Sabha seat on Thursday.
2019-04-18
Category: India, Manipur,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Brisk voting recorded in Manipur LS polls
Imphal, April 18 (IANS) Brisk voting was recorded in the Inner Manipur Lok Sabha seat in Manipur on Thursday, an official said here.
2019-04-18
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Nurses' hostel gutted in Manipur, no casualty
Imphal, April 17 (IANS) A fire gutted Hostel no. 2 of the College of Nursing, here on Wednesday. There was no casualty. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
2019-04-17
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Campaigning ends in Manipur for phase II of polls
Imphal, April 16 (IANS) Campaigning ended at 4 p.m. on Tuesday for the Inner Manipur constituency, which goes to the polls on April 18. The BJP and the Opposition Congress are the major players in the multi-cornered poll battle in Inner Manipur.
2019-04-16
Category: India, Manipur,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
4 Manipur parties to support Congress in LS polls
Imphal, April 2 (IANS) Four political parties in Manipur, here on Tuesday, announced that to "save democracy and India" they would support the two Congress candidates in the Lok Sabha polls in the state.
2019-04-02
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Congress alone can protect Northeast people: Rahul
Imphal, March 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said it is his party alone which can protect the culture, language and history of the people of the Northeast, and claimed to have blocked the passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Rajya Sabha.
2019-03-20
Category: India, Manipur,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Will restore northeast's special category status: Rahul
Imphal, March 19 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi has said that the special category status of northeastern states will be restored if his party comes to power after the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-03-19
Category: India, Manipur,National,Business/Economy,Dangal 2019,Politics
Six held for cheating housewives in Manipur
Imphal, Feb 21 (IANS) Members of a civil society organisation at Moreh -- the border town of Manipur -- on Thursday rounded up six persons hailing from Bihar on the charge that they cheated several women in Nagaland, Manipur and some other states in this region.
2019-02-21
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IED found outside Manipur school
Imphal, Feb 14 (IANS) An improvised explosive device (IED) was found outside a school here on Thursday morning but it did not explode, police said.
2019-02-14
Category: India, Manipur,National,Education,Terrorism
Manipur women vendors on strike protesting against Citizenship Bill
Imphal, Feb 9 (IANS) Thousands of women vendors who exclusively run the three main markets here staged a 12-hour sit-in protest on Saturday demanding a written assurance from the state government that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, will not affect Manipur and other northeastern states.
2019-02-09
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Manipur Police rescue 128 youth from traffickers
Imphal Feb 2 (IANS) The Manipur Police have rescued 128 girls and boys from international human traffickers here, police said on Saturday.
2019-02-02
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society