Manipur

Manipur Landslide: Death toll rises to 47; 5 more bodies retrieved, 14 missing

Day 6- Manipur Landslide The death toll in the Manipur landslide tragedy went up to 47 on July 5 with the recovery of 5 more bodies. This includes 28 Territorial Army soldiers. An intensive search is underway for the 6th day to trace people who are still missing. Rescue workers were using sniffer dogs and radar technology to search for people still buried in the debris.

published on : 5th July 2022

Manipur landslide: Death toll rises to 42, 20 missing as rescue operations continue

Day 5- Manipur Landslide The death toll in the Manipur landslide tragedy went up to 42 on July 4 with the recovery of 3 more bodies, including those of Territorial Army personnel. Of the 42 bodies recovered from the debris, 27 were army personnel while the 15 others included workers, railway employees and villagers. The Army, Assam Rifles, Territorial Army, SDRF and NDRF are part of the search operation. Rescue workers were instead using radar technology to search for people still buried in the debris.

published on : 4th July 2022

Manipur landslide: Death toll rises to 37, 25 people still missing

The death toll due to the massive landslide in Manipur's Noney district rose to 37 on July 3. Three more bodies have been recovered from the debris. A total of 62 people were reportedly trapped. Bodies of 37 people have been recovered so far. Among them are 24 jawans and 13 civilians.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Manipur landslide: Death toll rises to 27, over 35 still feared trapped

The death toll due to a massive landslide in Manipur's Noney district has increased to 27. 6 more bodies were recovered from the debris on July 2. So far, 13 Territorial Army personnel and five civilians have been rescued. 35 people are still missing even as the rescue operations are happening for the third day.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Manipur landslide: Death toll rises to 14, over 50 still feared trapped under the debris

The death toll in the landslide that occurred in Noney district of Manipur on June 30 went up to *14 with the recovery of 2 more bodies on July 1. The bodies recovered are confirmed to be of the missing personnel of the 107 Territorial Army (TA) stationed at the landslide hit camp. With this, the total number of TA casualties claimed by the landslide stands at 9. At least 55 others, including several jawans, are still missing - feared buried near the Ijai river.

published on : 1st July 2022

Battle 2022: BJP rewrites history in Uttar Pradesh, AAP sweeps Punjab

In the battle for power in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Goa and Uttarakhand, the people have spoken and their verdict is getting clearer by the minute. Here's what we know so far.

published on : 10th March 2022

Coronavirus scare: Northeast villages seal borders, isolate from outside world

Village after village in the region has resorted to the age-old mechanism of putting up barricades to fence themselves from novel coronavirus carriers from outside.

published on : 27th March 2020

Meet Licypriya Kangujam-World’s youngest climate activist from India

Licypriya Kangujam is an eight-year-old girl from Manipur who is fighting against Climate Change. At the UN’s COP25 event, Licypriya urged global leaders to "act now against climate change."

published on : 25th December 2019

Manipur CM N.Biren Singh out on flood inspection

Manipur CM N.Biren Singh along with security forces went to take a stock of the flood situation in Manipur on Thursday after flash floods wreaked havoc in the state. 

published on : 14th June 2018

Heavy rain causes flash floods in Manipur

Flood affected 82 families and they have been shifted to temporary relief camps. Necessary food items have also been distributed to each family. 

published on : 3rd July 2017

Journalist turned banana cultivator promotes eco-farming in Manipur

A Journalist by Profession, Soibam started Banana farming through inspiration after learning the success stories from the banana farmers during one of his search for news. 

published on : 3rd July 2017

Protestors lift four-month long economic blockade in Manipur

The four-month long economic blockade in Manipur ended following tripartite talks between the federal government, the state government and the protesting group, United Naga Council (UNC).

published on : 20th March 2017

Manipur- A test of Ibobi Singh's X-factor

While exit polls do not predict much of a good result in this election for Irom Sharmila, after 15 years this election too the X factor of Okram Ibibi Singh is also at test.

published on : 11th March 2017

Vote counting preparations begin in Panaji, Lucknow

In Uttar Pradesh counting will take place in 78 centres across 75 districts. Meanwhile, counting for the 19 North Goa constituencies will be held in Panaji.

published on : 11th March 2017

Irom Sharmila casts her vote in Manipur Assembly polls

Iron lady of Manipur Irom Sharmila cast her ballot in Imphal East of Manipur on March 

published on : 4th March 2017

Manipur polls phase 1: Senior citizens, specially-abled people exercise their franchise

As polling for the first phase of the Manipur assembly elections 2017 is underway, senior citizens as well as specially-abled citizens came out to cast their ballot.

published on : 4th March 2017

All problems in Manipur, north-east region are created by Congress: Kiren Rijiju

With Manipur elections few days away, Kiren Rijiju said that all problems in Manipur and the north-east region are created by Congress and BJP is here to solve those problems. 

published on : 27th February 2017