Everything you need to know about Manipur University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Manipur University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
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.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Eva Longoria has graduated with a Masters degree in Chicano Studies from California State University.
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.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Scientists have engineered nanoparticles derived from grapefruit lipids that could be used to deliver anti-cancer and other drugs to tumour cells, says a study.
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.
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Scientists have found a compound in foods associated with Mediterranean diet that deprives cancer cells of their immortal nature, says a study.
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.
London, May 20 (IANS) People who begin drinking alcohol during puberty are more likely to become addicts, a German study has 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.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Scientists have used a new X-ray method to record a living frog embryo's internal structure and cell movement.
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.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): An international group of researchers has confirmed that melting of glaciers caused about one third of the observed sea-level rise, while the ice sheets and thermal expansion of sea water account for one third each.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new study into the incubation behavior of modern birds has shed new light on the type of parental care carried out by their long extinct ancestors -Theropods, a group of carnivorous dinosaurs from which birds descended.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Using images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), scientists have estimated that the red planet is bombarded by more than 200 small asteroids or bits of comets per year forming craters at least 12.8 feet (3.9 meters) across.
Shillong, May 15 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Wednesday hinted that the government may ask the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the illegal functioning of the controversial CMJ University.
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.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The evolution of the complex, weight-bearing hips of walking animals from the basic hips of fish was a much simpler process than previously thought, according to a new research.
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.
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) A day after clash among students of Himachal Pradesh University here left at least 12 people injured, the authorities Tuesday constituted a committee to probe the incident, an official said.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A study has shown that our brain often works on autopilot when it comes to grammar.
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.
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) New research reveals that friendly co-workers can reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A professor from University of Southampton has carried out the most detailed analysis ever of the archaeological remains of the lost medieval town of Dunwich, dubbed "Britain's Atlantis".
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.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Researchers from Brown and Case Western Reserve universities and Carnegie Institution of Washington have found that the water found on the moon, like that on Earth, came from small meteorites called carbonaceous chondrites in the first 100 million years or so after the solar system formed.
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.
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Scientists now know the additional ways the components of walnuts and their extracts lower risks of heart diseases.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): A team of physicists has found the first direct evidence of pear shaped nuclei in exotic atoms.
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.
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.
Abu Dhabi, May 6 (IANS/WAM) The UAE National Film Library and Archive (UNFLA), which will document the evolution of the UAE film industry, has been officially launched at the Zayed University.
London, May 5 (IANS) Connoisseurs have long advocated its benefits -- and now a new British study has suggested that three glasses of bubbly a week can help improve memory.
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.
Berlin, May 4 (IANS) Researchers have developed a remedy for grey hair and a skin condition called vitiligo, a study says.
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.
London, May 1 (IANS) A study has claimed books having photographs but no words prove ideal for building children's language skills. And, the parents can help their kids the best if they used such books for the bedtime story.
Washington, May 1(ANI): A new study has found that in experiments in mice, a class of drugs commonly used to treat asthma by targeting mast cells in the immune system could help treat vascular symptoms associated with dengue infections.
Thoubal (Manipur), April 30 (ANI): A eleven-member team of policemen was arrested for trying to smuggle a huge cache of drugs in Imphal.
Karachi, Apr. 29 (ANI): Pakistan should allay Europe's fear of terrorism, and human and drug trafficking emerging from Afghanistan and Pakistan, by effectively dealing the problems of extremism and terrorism emerging from this region, according to a diplomat.
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.
London, April 26 (IANS) Researchers have now found why we often feel such a strong urge to glance at our handset: checking your mobile is contagious.
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Humpback whales pass on hunting techniques to each other just like humans do, a new study has revealed.
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Prisoners who are psychopaths lack the basic neurophysiological "hardwiring" that enables them to care for others, a new study has found.
Copenhagen, April 24 (IANS) Scientists have linked diabetes and poor growth to a protein involved in hormone regulation, says a study.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Being physically active throughout the day is probably more important than limiting sitting time to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in children, according to researchers.
Imphal, Apr. 23 (ANI): Dancing to the rhythm of the dhol, the Assamese people celebrated 'rongali' or 'bohag bihu' with great enthusiasm.
Imphal, Gangtok, April 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee who is on a recent visit to Manipur said that a collective effort is needed to encourage socio-economic reforms in the north-eastern states.
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 ).)
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Gold nanoparticles from personal care products, solar cells and certain drug delivery agents can accelerate ageing and the onset of diabetes, new research has warned.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): The father of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing has described his son as a smart and accomplished 'angel', adding that brothers were set up.
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.
Toronto, April 18 (IANS) Scientists have come up with a new technique to detect autism in children based on their brain activity, says a study.
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Neuroscientists have come out with an efficient and reliable method of analyzing brain activity to detect autism in children.
Boston, April 17 (IANS) Overseas capital is best protected in India and the country has all the ingredients to attract foreign direct investment, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said in a bid to woo investors from the US.
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that stress is not all bad, after all -- some bit of it can push one to a level of heightened alertness and better performance, a new study claims.
New Delhi, April 16 (ANI): The Indian Army is one of the very few armed forces in the world which has been kept on its toes since Independence, engaged in the task of defending the country against foreign aggressors as also helping the government in maintaining peace and order.
London, April 16 (IANS) A research carried out by a Harvard academic has found a surprising number of men feigning ejaculation, just as a lot of women are known to lie about having reached their orgasm.
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.
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Having beautiful nails is all about caring for them correctly, according to dermatologists.
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.
Los Angeles, April 12 (IANS) Interrupting for a short period a protein responsible for immune functions can help boost the body's immunity against viral infections like HIV and hepatitis C, says a new study.
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.
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.
New Delhi, Apr. 6 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Manipur, Sikkim, Assam, Nagaland and Tripura during the months of April and May.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will visit the northeastern states in April and May, an official statement from Rashtrapati Bhawan said Saturday.
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.
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Oxford University scientists have developed a custom-built programmable 3D printer that can create materials with several of the properties of living tissues.
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.
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".
Washington, April 2 (ANI): Studies show that half of the common stars, including our Sun, formed in massive clusters, rich with young stars, from which they eventually escape.
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.
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Scientists have combined two new technologies to create a unique surveillance tool that could track and detect invasive aquatic species in water bodies of a region, says a study.
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.
London, Mar. 29 (ANI): According to new research by engineers at the University of Sheffield (UK), tennis players can adapt their movement/playing style in response to subtle differences in court constructions.
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Stanford University researchers have made a breakthrough towards the development of biological computers that can store, retrieve and process data using chemical reactions.
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.
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Researchers working to program a group of 40 robots believe the ability to control robot swarms could prove hugely beneficial in a range of contexts, from military to medical.
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Robots acting together to carry out jobs could provide new opportunities for humans to harness the power of machines.
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Until now most experimental vaccines against the highly lethal H5N1 avian influenza virus have been ineffective.
Melbourne, March 24 (ANI): A bit of psychological acupuncture might help you to reduce your food cravings and lose weight, according to a Gold Coast-based Bond University researcher.