Tag: Manipur

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  • Mobile internet shut, prohibitory orders imposed for three days in Manipur after clashes

    Mobile internet shut, prohibitory orders imposed for three days in Manipur after clashes

    The measures were taken after villagers of Kamjong in the homonymous district allegedly attacked the residents and torched houses in Chassad village.

    March 17, 2020
  • Holi Special: Swinging idols, hurling abuses and other Holi rituals across India

    Holi Special: Swinging idols, hurling abuses and other Holi rituals across India

    Most people know the legend of Holika and Prahlad as the reason for celebrating Holi, but how many also know of Bhrigu and Agni? We all play with colours, but there is a sect where ritual demands throwing mud and hurling abuses. On Holi, Sahapedia explores lesser-known traditions and practices of the festival.

    March 9, 2020
  • Cheetah project

    Cheetah project

    The move to bring back Cheetahs was articulated at the recent Conference of Parties to the Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species and Wild Animals held in Gandhinagar.

    March 1, 2020
  • Four arrested in city with 13 kilograms of Yaba tablets

    Four arrested in city with 13 kilograms of Yaba tablets

    Acting on a tip-off, the officers from STF laid a trap near Syed Baba Mazar on Hastings Road and apprehended the four men.

    February 24, 2020
  • 100 crore worth of heroin seized

    100 crore worth of heroin seized

    Acting on a tip-off, two smugglers from Uttar Pradesh and Manipur were nabbed from Paikpara area under Tala police station jurisdiction.

    January 22, 2020
  • Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya celebrate 48th Statehood Day; Prez, PM greet people

    Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya celebrate 48th Statehood Day; Prez, PM greet people

    The erstwhile princely states of Tripura and Manipur were merged into the Indian Union in October 1949 and became full-fledged states on January 21, 1972. Meghalaya was part of Assam before becoming a full-fledged state under the North Eastern Region (Re-Organisation) Act, 1971.

    January 21, 2020
  • Bengal to adopt resolution against CAA, says Mamata

    Bengal to adopt resolution against CAA, says Mamata

    Talking to the media on her way to north Bengal Banerjee described the NPR exercise as “a dangerous game”, since the form, which seeks birth details and residential proof of parents, was intended to be “a precursor of NRC implementation”.

    January 21, 2020
  • Parameters of violence gone down in N-E: Lt-Gen

    Parameters of violence gone down in N-E: Lt-Gen

    Addressing the Press at Fort William, on the occasion of Army Day, Lt-Gen. Chauhan, said: “The security situation in the insurgency prone states are at present, stable. All parameters of violence have drastically gone down. Keeping the improved security situation in view, the Indian Army has decided to withdraw some troops from the active counter insurgency grids and moved them to the barracks.”

    January 16, 2020
  • Manipur cabinet extends ‘disturbed area’ status for six more months

    Manipur cabinet extends ‘disturbed area’ status for six more months

    The state cabinet has taken a resolution in this connection in its meeting held on Tuesday at the office of the Chief Minister of Manipur.

    December 18, 2019
  • Inner Line Permit extends to Manipur, some other parts of Northeast: Home Ministry

    Inner Line Permit extends to Manipur, some other parts of Northeast: Home Ministry

    As per the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, which was passed in the Lok Sabha, and is being discussed in Rajya Sabha, the areas under Inner Line Permit (ILP) will be exempted for the Bill.

    December 11, 2019
  • 12-year-old boy becomes youngest to appear for Class 10 exams in Manipur

    12-year-old boy becomes youngest to appear for Class 10 exams in Manipur

    As per the test results conducted by the Department of Clinical Psychology RIMS Imphal, Isaac's mental age was 17 years 5 months. His intelligence quotient (IQ) is 141 which is of very superior intellectual and development functioning.

    December 2, 2019
  • Naga Peace talks: High Alert in Nagaland, Manipur ahead of October 31 talks

    Naga Peace talks: High Alert in Nagaland, Manipur ahead of October 31 talks

    The crucial round of talks on October 24 to find a lasting solution to the seven-decade-old Naga insurgency problem has remained inconclusive.

    October 27, 2019
  • Manipur government declares drought-like situation

    Manipur government declares drought-like situation

    The state government said that there has been a 50 per cent drop in the rainfall and reservoirs have reached a 60 per cent drop.

    September 1, 2019
  • Manipur Police seizes drugs worth Rs400 crore

    Manipur Police seizes drugs worth Rs400 crore

    The police had earlier bused a heroin manufacturing factory and seized 183 kg of drugs worth over Rs160 crore from Moijing Awang Leikai area of Thoubal district on August 17.

    August 25, 2019
  • Hope India raises its 1st international sovereign bond in London: Theresa May

    Hope India raises its 1st international sovereign bond in London: Theresa May

    May was present along with UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox and Indian Minister for Commerce Piyush Goyal at the 'India Day' summit, which focused on financial services and technology.

    July 17, 2019
  • Look East, Act East~I

    Look East, Act East~I

    Surprisingly, India's north-east still bears witness to the symptoms of underdevelopment and civil unrest. New attempts are therefore often undertaken to tackle the situation. The proposed Asian Highway is an attempt to develop the region by opening it up to the global order. This trans-border road connectivity is expected to play an important role in the economic development of the region through cheaper transportation of goods and people, increased exports, industrial development, development of tourism, and employment generation.

    July 9, 2019
  • Important & insightful

    Important & insightful

    A recent book called Understanding India’s Northeast a Reporters’ Journal by Rupa Chinai has put forth thought provoking questions on issues concerning the region.

    July 8, 2019