Mangka releases debut album ‘chingda satpi’

Mangka releases debut album ‘chingda satpi’

Manipuri Folk artist Mangka Mayanglambam has finally released her debut album. The album was released on April 1st. The album ‘Chingda Satpi’ which has taken almost a year to complete, is a collection of 10 tracks which have been sourced from some of the finest unforgettable folk melodies of Manipur. Mangka’s own father who is also the artistic director […]

Mizoram seeks Manipur’s help to crack down militants

Mizoram seeks Manipur’s help to crack down militants

TNT News AIZAWL: Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla has revealed that he has sent the state chief secretary to Imphal to seek the neighbouring Manipur’s help in cracking down the militants who had ambushed a convoy and killed three Mizoram policemen last Saturday. “The recent spate of militancy in southern Manipur district has threatened peace […]

All NE state capitals to be linked by rail by 2020

All NE state capitals to be linked by rail by 2020

SILCHAR: Northeast Frontier Railway (construction) general manager Rajesh Kumar Singh has announced that all Northeastern state capitals is set to be connected by rail by March 31, 2020. Addressing the media at the railway guest house, Singh said, by March next year, Agartala will be connected by broad gauge (BG) railway. Work for the same […]

Manipur ignores AMMSU’s 48-hour bandh call

Manipur ignores AMMSU’s 48-hour bandh call

IMPHAL: Life remained unaffected despite a 48-hour bandh call by the All Manipur Minorities Students’ Union (AMMSU) in Manipur from last night. Shops, markets, offices, schools and colleges functioned normally and vehicles plied as usual, officials said. The bandh was called to air protest against the death of college student Salman Khan (20) in the […]

Manipur: Three killed, 23 injured in Imphal blast

Manipur: Three killed, 23 injured in Imphal blast

IMPHAL: At least three people were killed and 23 injured in a bomb blast at a crowded marketplace in Imphal on Wednesday evening, according to reports. “An IED (improvised explosive device) planted near a chicken shop at Khwairamband Keithel exploded, killing three people on the spot and wounding 23 others, including women,” a police official […]

Manipur’s obsession with Korea

Manipur’s obsession with Korea

What happened when for the first time a Korean band does a show in the Korean obsessed town of Imphal? Manipur’s long obsession with Korea is indeed no secret. The state has been fascinated with the “Korean Wave” for almost a decade now. In the year 2002-03, things were just starting out with Arirang channel’s […]