Everything you need to know about Manipur Bagan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Manipur Bagan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) To create awareness about drug abuse and raise funds for addicts, seven bands from the northeast have come together to raise their voice through songs to bring about change. The bands will tour Delhi too.
Imphal, June 14 (ANI): The northeast, which has over the years produced many talents, has added another feather to its cap through Ningthoujam Vidyapati, who has become the first woman mountaineer from the state.
Guwahati, June 14 (ANI): The United Nations resident coordinator, who was present during a two-day seminar, which was recently organized here to raise awareness and sensitise people about HIV/AIDS, has praised India for its efforts to fight the disease.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Delhi is a major educational hub and attracts students from all parts of the country. Students from the northeast also prefer Delhi for higher education.
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) today urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to recall all the pending cases from the defunct Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) and not to forward cases to the State Human Rights Commissions including Manipur Human Rights Commission which have not been functioning because of the lack of quorum.
Imphal (Manipur): The recent initiative by Imphal's Shija hospital of sending a 12-member medical team to Myanmar is expected to cement ties between both nations.
Chandel (Manipur), June 10 (ANI): Several youth from Assam's Chandel District took their first physical efficiency test (PET) and physical standard test (PST) at a special recruitment rally for the position of constables in the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) and the Assam Rifles here recently.
Shamurou (Manipur), June 10 (ANI): Students in Manipur have said the monetary demands of the militant Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) are unacceptable.
Pun June 8 (IANS) Holders Punjab will take on Karnataka while Air India face Haryana in the semifinals of the third Hockey India senior men's National Championship.
Pune, June 6 (IANS) Punjab overwhelmed Delhi 9-2, while Manipur ousted Andhra Pradesh 4-2 in their league matches to enter the quarter-finals from their respective groups in the third Hockey India senior men's National championship here Thursday.
Agartala, June 5 (IANS) The Tripura government Wednesday reduced the area under which a stringent law that gives sweeping powers to paramilitary troopers could be deployed, a top official said.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said that though much progress had been made in dialogue with insurgent groups in the northeast, the security situation there continues to be complex.
Pune, June 4 (IANS) Punjab, Delhi, Karnataka and Manipur maintained their winning run in the league rounds of the third Hockey India senior men's National championship here Tuesday.
Pune, June 3 (IANS) The Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Karnataka and Manipur scored 50 goals amongst themselves while hammering hapless opponents in their league rounds of the third Hockey India senior Men's National championship here Monday.
Imphal, June 3 (ANI): The second edition of the watermelon festival began in Manipur with the main objective of promoting the cultivation of the fruit in the state.
Imphal, June 1 (ANI): A team of doctors and hospital staff from Shija Hospital and Research Institute is currently on a medical mission to Myanmar.
Imphal, June 1 (ANI): The Golden Jubilee celebrations of All India Radio, Imphal, was celebrated recently with a live concert titled "Matam Isei Seishakpa".
Imphal, June 1 (ANI): Empowering women and making them self-reliant is a top priority of the Government of Manipur.
Imphal (Manipur), June 1 (ANI): Kiran Bedi, India's first woman police officer recently visited Manipur capital Imphal, where she gave away scholarships to 50 students from the Aryans Group of Colleges.
Shillong, May 31 (IANS) Assam Rifles Director General Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh Friday denied that his troopers were involved in any extra-judicial killing during their counter-insurgency operations in India's northeastern states.
Imphal, May 31 (IANS) The tie-up between Maoists and the Manipur-based People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been broken, according to a senior official in the central home ministry.
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday sought a report from Manipur over alleged gross irregularities in mid-day meal schemes in the state-run schools.
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra's looks may not have any similarities with boxer Mary Kom, but she is working hard to get into shape to play the Olympic bronze medalist in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film.
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) R.K. Mathur, a 1977 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Manipur-Tripura cadre, took over as defence secretary Saturday.
Imphal, May 24 (ANI): Manipur has rich and unique handicrafts and handloom tradition, and most women here are engaged in weaving. In order to facilitate skill development and empower women, the Shintha Handloom and Handicraft Centre has been imparting training to them.
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Riding on their Nigerian firepower, East Bengal made a hattrick of Kolkata premier division soccer league titles with a 3-2 win over arch-rivals Mohun Bagan here Thursday.
Imphal/Aizawl, May 23 (IANS) The governments of Manipur and Mizoram will felicitate the members of the first Northeast India Top of the World Mount Everest Expedition, 2013, who recently scaled the highest peak of the world, officials said Thursday.
Manipur Higher Secondary Examination 2013 results have been declared. Board of Secondary Education Manipur nor Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur has conducted the examination.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A panel of intellectuals including actors, filmmakers and journalists have appealed to the people to join activist Irom Chanu Sharmila in her demand for annulling the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in Manipur.
Shillong, May 21 (IANS) Anshu Jamsenpa, the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest thrice, wants to scale the world's highest peak for the fourth time if the Nepalese government waives the royalty tax imposed on climbers, her husband Tsering Wange said.
Imphal, May 20 (ANI): Imphal observed the 30th International AIDS Candle Light Memorial Day in memory of AIDS victims.
Shillong, May 18 (IANS) Wansuk Myrthong Saturday became the first woman from Meghalaya to conquer the 8,848 ft Mount Everest.
Imphal, May 17 (ANI): A two-day EduFest 2013 at the GP Women's College in Imphal attracted a large number of students and parents seeking career guidance.
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh qualified to meet hosts Karnataka in the final of the Indian Hockey Federation's 64th senior National men's hockey championship for the Rangaswamy Cup after drubbing Manipur 19-2 in their concluding league match here Wednesday.
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) Hosts Karnataka made their second entry into the final of the Senior National Men's Hockey Championship for the Rangaswamy Cup with a 2-1 win over Punjab here Tuesday.
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) Skipper Deepak Beijwad converted two penalty corners to pave the way for Karnataka's 3-1 win over Jharkhand with the result taking the hosts to the top of the league table in the Indian Hockey Federation's 64th senior National men's hockey championship for the Rangaswamy Cup here Monday.
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) Defending champions Mumbai got their campaign back on track with a 3-0 win over Uttar Pradesh in the preliminary league of the 64th senior National men's hockey championship for the Rangaswamy Cup here Sunday.
Shillong, May 12 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Sunday cautioned that Maoists were trying to establish their foothold in India's northeastern region.
Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) Defending champions Mumbai turned back a 2-4 first-half deficit to beat a fighting Jharkhand 7-5 for their first win in three matches of the 64th Senior National Men's Hockey Championship for the Rangaswamy Cup, here Saturday.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) Jharkhand made a winning start as they vanquished Manipur 4-2 to pick up full points in the 64th senior National Men's Hockey Championship for the Rangaswamy Cup here Friday.
Imphal, May 10 (ANI): The 41st edition of the All Manipur Shumang Leela Festival was recently held here to promote the culture of northeast India.
Imphal, May 10 (ANI): Militancy is declining in the northeast due to consistent efforts made by the Central and State Governments.
Shillong, May 9 (IANS) An apex body of northeastern students' groups has suggested to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to depute a parliamentary team to study the misuse of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the region, a student leader said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The I-league title remained in Goa since the semi-professional Football League (NFL) was rec-christened as the professional I-League in 2007-08.
New Delhi May 7 (IANS) Three youths from Manipur sustained minor injuries after they were allegedly beaten up by their neighbour and his son for "spitting" in front of their house, police said.
Vasco (Goa), May 7 (IANS) Churchill Brothers Sports Club managed a 1-1 draw against Mohun Bagan to emerge I-League champions for the second time at the Tilak Maidan here Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday said that militancy in the northeastern region is losing its grip and influence among the people due to consistent efforts made by the Centre and state governments to counter and eliminate various ultra outfits.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A glittering new trophy, designed by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), awaits the 2012-13 I-League Champions. The dedicated trophy will be handed over to the champion team later this month.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia Monday said if only the chit fund scam was unearthed earlier, teams like his United Sikkim would have hired good players on realistic salaries.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia said if the chit fund scam, which has affected I-League clubs in Kolkata, was unearthed earlier his team United Sikkim would have hired better players for realistic salaries.
Washington, May 5 (IANS) It was amazing enough that in cricket-crazy India, America's national pastime baseball has found a foothold in the northeastern state of Manipur.
Imphal, May 3 (ANI): The northeast is rapidly making its presence felt on the fashion circuit. Recently, a fashion show "elegance of the indigenous" was organised in Imphal where foreign models walked the ramp in traditional attires.
Imphal, May 3 (ANI): (ANI): The northeast, which has over the years produced many talents, has added another feather to its cap through Dr. Thangjam Dhaballi, who is not only a great source of inspiration for youth but his successful ventures have also created jobs for many unemployed people of the region.
Imphal, Mar 2 (ANI): The Revolutionary People's Front claims responsibility for three three recent bomb blasts and gun attacks which claimed the life of one security person and injured several others.
Imphal, May 2 (ANI): With an aim to generate awareness and promote the tourism sector, a two-day seminar on "Strategy for Tourism Development and Capacity Building" was held in Imphal.
Thoubal (Manipur), April 30 (ANI): A eleven-member team of policemen was arrested for trying to smuggle a huge cache of drugs in Imphal.
Imphal, April 28 (ANI): Taekwondo is one of the most popular indoor games and is played with great delight by both men and women in Manipur.
Imphal, Apr. 23 (ANI): Dancing to the rhythm of the dhol, the Assamese people celebrated 'rongali' or 'bohag bihu' with great enthusiasm.
Impahal, April 23 (ANI): Participants from all walks of life enthusiastically took part in the rally, which commenced from Khuman Lampak main stadium to the Thangmeiband Athletic Union Ground (THAU) in the Thangmeiband DM College (It was organized by the Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol ( CADA ).)
Aizawl, April 19 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress (TMC), led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, is expanding its base in the northeastern region. The party set up a unit Friday in the Congress-ruled Mizoram.
Imphal, Apr 16 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has said that Manipur has a special place in the hearts of all Indians for its participation in the struggle to free India from the British rule.
New Delhi, April 15 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to Manipur and Sikkim from today.
Guwahati, April 14 (IANS) Guwahati police arrested two people and recovered a Golden Gecko lizard from them, police said Sunday.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will visit the northeastern states of Manipur and Sikkim on a three-day tour beginning April 15, a statement from Rashtrapati Bhawan said Sunday.
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): The northeast, which has over the years produced many talents, has added another feather to its cap through Rajesh Kumar Singh, who has given fresh hope to the Manipuri handloom industry by developing a fully automatic power loom.
Imphal, Apr 12 (ANI): The northeast has a rich pool of talent, especially in the sporting arena. Recently, the 27th edition of the Northeast Games 2013, a big sporting extravaganza, was organized in Manipur and attracted the enthusiastic participation of sportspersons.
Imphal, Apr 12 (ANI): In a step towards promoting Urdu language in the northeast, a graduation degree course has been introduced by Jamia Misbahul Uloom Institute in Imphal.
Imphal, Apr 12 (ANI): An eleven-member delegation from Myanmar recently visited Manipur to foster bilateral ties, with special emphasis on economic and diplomatic cooperation.
Imphal, Apr 12 (ANI): Students and teachers in Manipur have been demanding a militancy free education zone but insurgent outfits continue to try and extort money from schools.
Imphal/Agartala/Shillong, April 11 (ANI):With an aim to provide speedy justice to people and to complete the backlog of pending cases in the northeast, separate high courts were inaugurated recently in the states of Manipur, Tripura and Meghalaya.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The government Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it would respond to Justice N. Santosh Hegde committee's report on extra-judicial killings by security forces in Manipur.
Kalyani (West Bengal), April 9 (IANS) Mohun Bagan will look at the morale-boosting 5-1 win against Sporting Clube de Goa in the previous round when they take on Mumbai FC in the rescheduled 14th round match of the I-League football at the Kalyani Stadium here Wednesday.
Imphal, Apr 9 (ANI): Empowering women by educating and making them economically independent is one of the top priorities of the Manipur Government. Its consistent efforts in this direction are now bearing fruit.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Odisha will play Jharkhand in the finals of the sub-junior Boys Hockey National Championship in Nagaon, Assam, Monday.
Tamenglong (Manipur), April 7 (IANS) They don't wear blue helmets nor are they uniformed, but their attempt to maintain peace in Manipur's most backward district of Tamenglong - riddled with internecine clashes - is somewhat akin to that of a United Nations Peacekeeping Force in a war-torn nation.
Nagaon (Assam), April 5 (IANS) Reshma Soren scored twice for Jharkhand as they defeated hosts Assam 6-0 on the third day of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (East Zone) here Friday.
Nagaon (Assam), April 5 (IANS) Manipur registered their second consecutive win as they defeated Tripura 24-0 in a Pool B league match in the third Hockey India sub-junior men's national championship (East Zone) here Friday.
Nagaon (Assam), April 4 (IANS) Jharkhand continued their winning streak on the second day of the Sub-Junior Men's National Hockey Championship (East Zone) here Thursday.
Vasco (Goa), April 4 (IANS) Churchill Brothers and Pune FC go head-to-head in a crucial I-League clash at the Tilak Maidan here Friday that will possibly decide which way the title will go.
Tamenglong (Manipur), April 4 (IANS) He is a harbinger of change and has brought joy to the people of Tousem, a Manipur subdivision considered one of India's most backward, by giving them what they needed most - a motorable road that connects them to the outside world. The opening of the 100-km "People's Road" in February has earned him the sobriquet "The Miracle Man".
Imphal, March 31 (IANS) For Rachel, 34, the journey from being an abandoned child to a widow, whose emaciated body battles HIV and cancer, has been a painful one. Rachel's only fault was that she unknowingly fell in love with a man who was an injecting drug user (IDU), contracted AIDS and infected her too with the incurable condition.
Imphal, March 29 (IANS) In what is expected to boost filmmaking in northeast region, the Legend Studio in the Manipur capital has decided to support independent filmmakers in making films and documentaries.
Imphal, Mar 29 (ANI): The Central Government-run National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scheme is helping to provide better healthcare for people living in far flung areas of Manipur.
Imphal, Mar 29 (ANI): Empowering women by educating and making them economically independent is one of the top priorities of the Manipur government. Its consistent efforts in this direction are now bearing fruit.
Kalyani (West Bengal), March 28 (IANS) Mohun Bagan were denied victory after leading twice in the match as a determined Shillong Lajong FC forced a 2-2 result in the 22nd round of the I-league at the Kalyani Stadium here Thursday.
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) The footballers of Mohun Bagan and Pailan Arrows had plenty of unwanted company during their I-League game at Kalyani near here Sunday - poisonous snakes which roamed freely on the playground as well as near the dressing rooms.
Guwahati, Mar 22 (ANI): The northeast, which has over the years produced many talents, has added another feather to its cap through Bobby Singh, a prominent bodybuilder of Manipur, who recently won the 24th edition of Mr. Saraighat R G Baruah Memorial All India Classic Body Building Championship.
Imphal, Mar 22 (ANI): With an aim of spreading awareness about the functions of the heart and common heart problems, a marathon under the banner 'Run For Your Heart' was recently held in Imphal.
Jamshedpur, March 20 (IANS) Pune FC continued their impressive run with a facile 2-0 win over Mohun Bagan AC in Round-3 of the Under-20 I-League (Final Phase) at the JRD Sports Complex here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee flagged off the first northeast expedition to Mount Everest by handing over the expedition flag to the leader of the Expedition Team, Dr. L. Surjit Singh, at a function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Wednesday.
Agartala, March 19 (IANS) India's northeast region has been hit by a severe power crisis for two weeks with prolonged dry spells leading to falling water levels in rivers and reservoirs of all the major hydel power projects, a Tripura minister said here Tuesday.
Tamenglong (Manipur), March 17 (IANS) Zingkeulak, 55, dreads the rainy season as that will cut off Tousem, where he lives in the hills of Manipur, from the rest of this northeastern state and all the dirt tracks would turn into muddy swamps.
Jamshedpur, March 14 (IANS) Mumbai FC rode on a hat-trick by Cletus Paul to beat ONGC 3-1 in the first match of the day played at Gopal Maidan in the U-20 I-League here Thursday.
Jaipur, March 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan government rescued 49 children, including 27 girls, from illegal confinement at two illegal child shelter homes in the state capital, officials said Wednesday.
Jamshedpur, March 12 (IANS) The eighth day of the sixth edition of the Under-20 I-League saw four exciting encounters played at J.R.D. Tata Sports Complex and Gopal Maidan here Tuesday and Mohun Bagan, Dempo, Sesa Goa emerging winners.
Manipur, Mar 12 (ANI): The principal of a local school, Sanjeebam Memcha Chanu, said they were living under constant threat from militant groups in Manipur.
Chandel (Manipur), Mar. 12 (ANI): Security forces deployed in the northeast have been organizing civic action programmes regularly for the development of the region and to help people.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said the security situation in northeastern states has improved while Rs.1,659 crore had been provided to them for modernisation of police forces during the last 12 years, an official statement said Friday.
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) Around 200 people participated in a 'Save Sharmila Week' that began here in support of Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila Chanu to mark International Women's Day.
New Delhi, Mar. 8 (ANI): In a number of operations across the northeastern states of Mizoram, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh, the Assam Rifles has recovered a large number of weapons, ammunition and apprehended 10 persons, including one Self styled Commander in Chief of Dimasa National Liberation Force.