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
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.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A campaign to gather support for iconic Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila, on a fast for about 12 years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act that is seen by many as repressive, would be launched March 8, International Women's Day.
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Pune FC face a do-or-die situation against Costa Rican side Deportivo Saprissa when they face-off in the 117th IFA Shield at the Salt Lake Stadium here Thursday.
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Pune FC went down 0-3 to Mohun Bagan in their IFA Shield Group A opener at the Kalyani Stadium here Tuesday.
New Delhi/Imphal (Manipur), Mar.5 (ANI): The Supreme Court of India has appointed a commission to probe alleged fake encounters by security forces in Manipur.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Manipuri social activist Irom Sharmila, on a fast for about 12 years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, Monday refused to plead guilty to attempting suicide in a Delhi court which framed charges against her.
A Delhi Court on Monday framed charges against Irom Chanu Sharmila, popularly known as ?Iron Lady? for allegedly attempting to commit suicide during her 'fast until death' in 2006 as she has been on a fast for about 12 years over a demand for repealing the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Manipur........................
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Social activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on fast for about 12 years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Monday refused to plead guilty to attempting suicide and a Delhi court framed charges against her.
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): Irom Sharmila, who has been on a fast for about 12 years over a demand for repealing the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), appeared before a Delhi Court in case of attempted suicide on Monday.
Imphal, Mar 3 (ANI): The Department of Art and Culture, Government of Manipur as a member of North East Zone Cultural Centre, Dimapur (NEZCC) was recently organised the "Folk Dance Yatra-Celebration of Zonal Cultural Centre."
Shillong, Mar 2 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale rocked the entire northeast India and adjoining Bangladesh Saturday morning. No casualties were reported, officials said.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The government said Wednesday that the number of people below poverty line (BPL) dropped from 4,072.2 lakh in 2004-05 to 3,546.8 lakh in 2009-10.
Agartala, Feb 26 (IANS) Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has largely ignored the northeast in his maiden rail budget and focussed only on the mainland states, a minister in Tripura's Left Front government said here Tuesday.
Imphal, Feb 24 (ANI): Nagas in Manipur recently celebrated their annual seed sowing festival of Lui-Ngai-Ni, unique to their cultural.
Imphal, Feb 24 (ANI): The Assam Rifles not only helps maintain peace and security in the northeast, but is actively involved in community-based services. Recently, the 24 Assam Rifles donated solar lamps and furniture to the needy in Manipur.
Imphal, Feb 24 (IANS) An Indian Army spokesperson was Sunday arrested in Manipur with contraband drugs worth about Rs.15 crore (Rs.150 million) in international market, police here said.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) National football coach Wim Koevermans Sunday named the final list of 23 for the AFC Challenge Cup 2014 (Qualifiers) which kicks off in Yangon March 2.
Pushkar (Rajasthan) Feb 24 (IANS) India has the world's largest filmmaking industry but Manipur-based filmmaker Oinam Doren says movie-making in the country's northeast is only restricted to regional market.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) An army spokesperson was Sunday arrested in Manipur for allegedly carrying contraband (banned drugs) worth crores of rupees, said official sources.
Kohima, Feb 21 (IANS) It is six decades old. But the unresolved Naga issue is a major factor in Saturday's elections in the once insurgency-hit Nagaland.
New Delhi, Feb. 19 (ANI): A group of 20 students from one of the remotest places called Sajiktampak in Manipur called on Union Home Secretary R. K. Singh here on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A 30-year-old Manipuri terrorist was arrested here for committing robbery and theft, police said Thursday.
Special Cell of Delhi Police have arrested a hard core Manipuri terrorists. Name of the terrorist is Mohd. Abbas Khan who is a self styled 'Fighting Commander' of ?People's United Liberation Front' (PULF; a previously banned terrorist outfit of Manipur). He was also found to be involved in as many as 12 cases of murder, abduction and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act of
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) A separatist leader from Manipur was arrested from the Indo-Nepal border in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district by the Special Task Force of Kolkata Police, an officer said Wednesday.
Imphal, Feb 13 (IANS) In a first step towards ushering in peace in insurgency-ravaged Manipur, a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed Wednesday between the central and Manipur governments and three secessionist outfits.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) I-League club Churchill Brothers signed India football captain and forward Sunil Chettri on loan from Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon for four months.
Kohima, Feb 12 (IANS) Stating that he spoke for the rights of the Naga people, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said Tuesday that he was willing to go to jail for their sake. He was reacting to the Manipur government's decision to seek action against him for making a "hate speech" last week.
Imphal, Feb 11 (IANS) A bomb containing one kg RDX was Monday defused in Manipur, an Assam Rifles official said.
Imphal, Feb 10 (ANI): In an endeavor to promote water sports in Manipur, the 23rd National Canoe Sprint Championship was recently organized here.
Kohima, Feb 10 (IANS) Nagaland's ruling party, the NPF Sunday criticised the Manipur cabinet for terming the statement of its Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio against his Manipuri counterpart as "hate speech".
Imphal, Feb 9 (IANS) The Manipur cabinet has decided to approach the Election Commission to initiate action against Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio for the "hate speech" he made against his counterpart Okram Ibobi Singh, a minister said here Saturday.
New Delhi, Feb. 8 (ANI): A group of 25 students from Manipur and 21 lady teachers form Jammu and Kashmir called on President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here today.