In the second match, Manipur Police Sports Club (A) defeated Chingkheihunba Polo Club (A) by 9-1 goals.
Both the chief minister and Gaikhangam appealed to other groups to come forward and join the peace process for protecting the integrity of Manipur and making it one of the most vibrant and peaceful states in the country.
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.
Manipur is invariably raked up in Naga politics. This is no exception this assembly election in Nagaland, scheduled for February 23.
A public campaign led by AMADA and CADA will continue to mount pressure on the state government to fulfil these demands.
Nungshibabu Singh was implicated in the killing of two men in Imphal in 2008
Imphal, Feb 11 (IANS) A bomb containing one kg RDX was Monday defused in Manipur, an Assam Rifles official said.
Giving his testimony, L. Deepak Singh, a cured patient said without help from his wealthy friends in Manipur and outside he would not have survived. He spent nearly Rs 7 lakh on treatment. Deepak is a HIV-hepatitis-C co-infected survivor.
Imphal, Feb 10 (ANI): In an endeavor to promote water sports in Manipur, the 23rd National Canoe Sprint Championship was recently organized here.
The All-Manipur Motor Workers and Drivers Union submitted a memorandum to the chief minister, demanding ex gratia for the next of kin of Goverdhan, and also urged him to take up of the case with the Nagaland government.
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.
Imphal, Feb. 8: Tripura has the highest number of children going to government schools while Manipur has the highest number of kids in private schools among Northeast states, according to the annual status of education report (rural).
Imphal (Manipur), Feb.8 (ANI): Child labour continues to flourish in Manipur inspite of it being banned by the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986.
Imphal, Feb 8 : Reiterating her decision to not accept awards till the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is withdrawn, Manipur's "Iron Lady" Irom Sharmila Chanu said people of the state must strengthen the movement against the "inhuman law".
Asked if he, like JandK chief minister Omar Abdullah, was in favour of the Justice Verma panel's suggestion, Singh told reporters: "Why not, we are also part of India."
Imphal, Feb. 6: Chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh is not prepared to accept any peace deal between the Centre and the NSCN (I-M) if it harms Manipur's interest and disturbs its territorial integrity.
"If the functioning of the village authorities and the district councils are not effective, the government is ready to make amendments in the Manipur Village Authority Act 1956 and Autonomous District Council Act 1971," he said.
Imphal, Feb 6 : Assam Rifles Wednesday recovered a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) planted by rebels on National Highway-102 connecting Manipur's capital Imphal to Moreh town on border with Myanmar.
Irom Sharmila Chanu, a human rights activist, has been on an indefinite hunger strike for nearly a decade in Manipur, demanding the withdrawal of AFSPA from the state.
Soccer: Gossaigaon Football Coaching Centre will meet Gargaon Football Coaching Centre in the final of the state-level under-14 inter-football coaching centre football tournament, organised by Titabor District Sports Association, at Nurul Amin Stadium in Nagaon tomorrow.