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Manipur: Chinese grenades, live AK-47 ammo seized from ZUF sympathizer

15 Dec 2018

Manipur: Chinese grenades, live AK-47 ammo seized from ZUF sympathizer

A huge consignment of weapons, ammunition, and explosives have been recovered from Manipur, after security forces apprehended a woman sympathizer of the Manipuri militant group Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF).

Manipur lynching: Four policemen suspended after video shows their presence

17 Sep 2018

Manipur lynching: Four policemen suspended after video shows their presence

Just days after a 26-year-old man was lynched at a village near Manipur's Imphal, state police have suspended four policemen after a purported video of the incident indicated that armed police personnel were present in the village during the incident.

Two dogs awarded gallantry honors for detecting bombs, saving lives

19 Aug 2018

Two dogs awarded gallantry honors for detecting bombs, saving lives

A pair of Labradors, Gracy and Danfy, trained to sniff out explosives and landmines, have won the Chief of Army Staff's commendation card this Independence Day for their heroics in combat zones.

Imphal: Tribal students call hill bandh; MUSU to disrupt Assembly

22 Jul 2018

Imphal: Tribal students call hill bandh; MUSU to disrupt Assembly

Throwing its weight behind the beleaguered Vice-Chancellor of Manipur University, AP Pandey, a tribal students' body has called for an indefinite hill bandh from tomorrow, coinciding with Manipur University Students' Union's (MUSU) decision to disrupt the Assembly session for not discussing the impasse at the institute.

Manipur University: Impasse continues for 29th-day over removal of VC

27 Jun 2018

Manipur University: Impasse continues for 29th-day over removal of VC

Academic activities of the Manipur University remained suspended for the 29th day today following students' agitation demanding the removal of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Aditya Prasad Pandey.

Manipur: Students vandalize newly opened National Sports University

02 Jun 2018

Manipur: Students vandalize newly opened National Sports University

A section of students has vandalized the administrative head office of the newly opened National Sports University (NSU) in Imphal.

Railways: AI to control air circulation in Manipur tunnel

19 May 2018

Railways: AI to control air circulation in Manipur tunnel

For the first time, the railways will use Artificial Intelligence to control air circulation, supervise, and oversee maintenance of work in the 10.28km-long tunnel in Imphal as part of its 110km railway line from Jiribam to Imphal.

Railway manufactures bricks out of waste soil to curb pollution

16 May 2018

Railway manufactures bricks out of waste soil to curb pollution

As a part of its ambitious project to provide Imphal rail connectivity, the railways, in a first, has started producing bricks out of the waste soil in a manufacturing unit in Manipur.

Gold worth Rs. 65 lakh seized in two separate incidents

02 May 2018

Gold worth Rs. 65 lakh seized in two separate incidents

A Chennai-bound passenger, Senthil K, was today apprehended by CISF officials at the Imphal airport for allegedly trying to smuggle gold bars worth about Rs. 41.23 lakh by concealing them in his body cavity.

Manipuri man reunited with family 40-years later, thanks to YouTube

17 Apr 2018

Manipuri man reunited with family 40-years later, thanks to YouTube

One day in 1978, Khomdram Gambhir Singh suddenly left his Imphal home without telling anyone. His family kept searching, but no results.

PM Modi to inaugurate Mary Kom's boxing-academy on 16 March

12 Mar 2018

PM Modi to inaugurate Mary Kom's boxing-academy on 16 March

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the "Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation" in Imphal on 16 March and present in the long-awaited event will be Olympic medallists: boxer Vijender Kumar and wrestler Sushil Kumar.

Passenger headed to funeral shouts at Alphons over flight delay

23 Nov 2017

Passenger headed to funeral shouts at Alphons over flight delay

A video of a woman shouting at Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons at the Imphal airport has gone viral.