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Manipur’s unique Hathei chilli and Tamenglong oranges get GI tag
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Manipur’s unique Hathei chilli and Tamenglong oranges get GI tag

The Geographical Indication (GI) sign is used on products with a specific geographical origin, which have special qualities that are attributable to its area of origin

No concern if children contract COVID-19 but are asymptomatic, say experts
India

No concern if children contract COVID-19 but are asymptomatic, say experts

The percentage of infected children aged below 10 years in the total active COVID-19 cases has risen since March this year, official sources said.

Nilakanta Sharma hopes Olympic bronze will inspire youngsters of Manipur to take up hockey
Sports

Nilakanta Sharma hopes Olympic bronze will inspire youngsters of Manipur to take up hockey

Nilakanta was a vital cog in India's midfield in Tokyo, where the country ended a 41-year-old Olympic medal drought in hockey with a bronze.

Assembly Polls 2022: BJP makes Dharmendra Pradhan in charge of UP, Pralhad Joshi gets Uttarakhand
Politics

Assembly Polls 2022: BJP makes Dharmendra Pradhan in charge of UP, Pralhad Joshi gets Uttarakhand

Union ministers Hardeep Singh Puri and Meenakshi Lekhi have been named co-incharges for the Punjab polls along with MP Vinod Chavda

Ex-Manipur Congress chief Govindas Konthoujam joins BJP; major boost, tweets N Biren Singh
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Ex-Manipur Congress chief Govindas Konthoujam joins BJP; major boost, tweets N Biren Singh

A six-time consecutively elected MLA from the Bishnupur seat, Konthoujam had quit the Congress a few days ago

Axone actor Lin Laishram says Bollywood's 'narrow vision' results in fewer opportunities for actors from Northeast
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Axone actor Lin Laishram says Bollywood's 'narrow vision' results in fewer opportunities for actors from Northeast

Lin Laishram said while the appreciation for her role in Axone made her happy, it came to her after a struggle of nearly a decade in the industry, which is still learning how to be more inclusive.

Asian Games gold medallist boxer Dingko Singh dies at 42 after long battle with cancer
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Asian Games gold medallist boxer Dingko Singh dies at 42 after long battle with cancer

Dingko Singh endured a long battle with liver cancer and even fought COVID-19 last year.

'I feel the pain of having nowhere to go': A Manipuri trans woman recounts her ongoing lockdown ordeal
India

'I feel the pain of having nowhere to go': A Manipuri trans woman recounts her ongoing lockdown ordeal

Siku, a Nupi Manbi (trans woman) from Manipur, found her job and life in Bengaluru suddenly at end with the lockdown. Having returned to Manipur, however, Siku has had an especially difficult journey that is nowhere close to its end.

Assam verdict, NDA rule at Centre hurdles for Congress to regain foothold in North East as four states from region vote within two years
Politics

Assam verdict, NDA rule at Centre hurdles for Congress to regain foothold in North East as four states from region vote within two years

The significance of the region can be understood from the fact that it accounts for 25 Lok Sabha seats, more than half of which come from Assam alone

CiNEmatters Ep 4 | Phijigee Mani sheds light on the insidious ways in which patriarchy governs life in Manipur
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CiNEmatters Ep 4 | Phijigee Mani sheds light on the insidious ways in which patriarchy governs life in Manipur

Firstpost presents CiNEmatters, a podcast examining cinema from the North East of India. In episode 4, we discuss 'Phijigee Mani' (2011), a National Award-winning Manipuri film.

Manipur's Tarao language, on the verge of extinction, is being revived through a musician's folk project
Arts & Culture

Manipur's Tarao language, on the verge of extinction, is being revived through a musician's folk project

There’s only one artist who knows the songs, the music, the instruments and traditional attires of the Tarao people, and if this lone artist is gone, everything Tarao will disappear, says Akhu.

In Manipur's Moreh town, surging number of refugees from Myanmar poses humanitarian crisis
India

In Manipur's Moreh town, surging number of refugees from Myanmar poses humanitarian crisis

Although the state government has issued directives against the setting up refugee camps, local communities are clandestinely providing shelter to refugees

Myanmar coup: Rising numbers of refugees, spiralling violence present major humanitarian crisis for India
India

Myanmar coup: Rising numbers of refugees, spiralling violence present major humanitarian crisis for India

The Myanmar's military's ruthless crackdown after its coup has left more than 500 people dead, according to a local monitoring group, triggering international outrage

Manipur withdraws advisory to 'politely turn away' Myanmar refugees, says previous letter 'misconstrued'
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Manipur withdraws advisory to 'politely turn away' Myanmar refugees, says previous letter 'misconstrued'

The Special Secretary (Home) had asked the administrators of five districts not to open any camps to provide food and shelter to Myanmar nationals

Narendra Modi extends greetings on statehood day of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura
India

Narendra Modi extends greetings on statehood day of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura

On this day in 1972, Manipur, Tripura and Meghalaya became full-fledged states under the North Eastern Region (Reorganisation) Act, 1971

Booked for sedition, two Manipur journalists released after admitting article published due to 'oversight'
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Booked for sedition, two Manipur journalists released after admitting article published due to 'oversight'

The police had also booked executive editor Paojel Chaoba and editor-in-chief Dhiren Sadokpam of The Frontier Manipur online news portal under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Haryana move to top of Group E after beating Delhi; Bihar register fourth consecutive win
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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Haryana move to top of Group E after beating Delhi; Bihar register fourth consecutive win

By virtue of this win, Haryana are atop the standings in Group E with 12 points from three wins, while Delhi are placed third with eight points.

Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Players in coronavirus-hit hotel in Chennai safe, says TNCA official
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Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Players in coronavirus-hit hotel in Chennai safe, says TNCA official

An official of one of the teams said the staff members were outside the bio-bubble and not in contact with the players.

Amit Shah in Manipur: North East has seen 'flood' of development under BJP, says home minister
India

Amit Shah in Manipur: North East has seen 'flood' of development under BJP, says home minister

Shah, who is on a three-day visit to the region, added that the introduction of Inner Line Permit in Manipur has been the 'biggest gift' from PM Modi for the state