Miscreants shoot two migrant workers in Manipur

Miscreants shoot two migrant workers in Manipur

IMPHAL: Two people were shot when miscreants came after them on Tuesday evening at Thangmeiband Lourem Purel Leikai. The incident took place in a residential area and the two were shot in front of a local doctor’s house in the Imphal West district. The two victims are non locals and have been identified as Surrendar of […]

Schoolgirls water cannoned by police in Manipur

Schoolgirls water cannoned by police in Manipur

IMPHAL: The Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System has intensified its protests and a picture of school girls getting water cannoned has made the rounds around the country which has earned it national recognition. The rest of the country are being made aware of the situation arising in Manipur. The young girls are seen […]

Manipur ambush update: NIA’s notice to Manipur editors objected by IJU

Manipur ambush update: NIA’s notice to Manipur editors objected by IJU

NEW DELHI:  At the backdrop of the National Investigation Agency’s (NIA) notice to some newspapers that are published in Imphal, the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) has strongly objected the notice. The NIA had earlier asked these Imphal based neswpapers to produce the photo copy of the press statement with its e-mails header, sent by the CorCom. […]

Manipur first state in NE region to take up EFT

Manipur first state in NE region to take up EFT

IMPHAL: Manipur became the first state in the entire Northeast to introduce Electronic Fund Transfer for government payments in a big way. According to a press release issued today by the Directorate of Information and Public, the EFT would be implemented by means of the Electronic Clearing Services (Credit) of Reserve Bank of India. Other […]

There’s a slice of Manipur around the world

There’s a slice of Manipur around the world

Umang Lai, the sylvan god of Manipur, is also present in Myanmar. And that’s because several centuries ago many Manipuris were taken as prisoners of war by the Burmese. Since then, there’s a little Manipur in Myanmar which is still thriving. Yes, the Manipuris here are away from their roots. It’s also true that they […]

Imphal all-female-band Maniac releases new single

Imphal all-female-band Maniac releases new single

If you are a Rock N’ Roll fan then you are at the right locale. This all-girl Rock band from Imphal has released their debut single and hitting it hard on the ears of the listeners. Maniac is an all-girl band from Imphal formed in May 2013. The band is heavily influenced by Rock bands such as Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, […]

Rare species of wild orange discovered in Manipur

Rare species of wild orange discovered in Manipur

IMPHAL: A rare species of wild orange has been found in Manipur’s Tamenglong District. The species is considered to be the most primitive of all the citrus fruits in the world as well as endemic to Northeast India. As per research biologists, the species was earlier reported only from Nokrek Biosphere Reserve in Garo Hills […]