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Sangai Festival 2019 begins in Manipur

Manipur Sangai Festival 2019 edition began on Sunday 24th November 2019 to promote tourism in the state. The inaugural function of the festival was held at Hapta Kangjebung at Imphal. The Chief Minister of Manipur, N.Biren Singh attended the inaugural function as Chief Guest. The State Tourism Department organizes the festival every year, which is ..

Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports sign MoU with State-owned construction firm National Buildings Construction Corporation

The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with State-owned construction firm National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to provide project management consultancy for development of National Sports University at Imphal, Manipur. The approximate cost of project would be Rs 400 crore. The headquarters of NBCC (India) is located ..

Japan gifts Manipur a Museum of Peace built on memories of Battle of Imphal

The Imphal Peace Museum (IPM) has been gifted by Japan to Manipur to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Imphal, which was one of the fiercest battles of the Second World War. The museum was inaugurated at Maibam Lokpa Ching popularly known as Red Hill. Around 70,000 Japanese soldiers, alongside those of Subhash ..

Phayeng Village tagged as India’s first carbon-positive settlement

Phayeng Village of Manipur has been tagged as the India’s first carbon-positive settlement. As part of the carbon-positive village project, Phayeng will receive a grant of Rs10 crore in phases to facilitate afforestation in the catchment of river Maklang that flows along the village. The fund will also be utilised for creation of water bodies, ..

Mary Kom honoured with Meethoileima title

Ace Indian pugilist MC Mary Kom has been honoured with the title “Meethoileima” (par excellent queen) by the Manipur Government at a function in Imphal on December 11, 2018. Recently, Mary Kom has won the historic sixth gold medal at the 2018 Women’s World Boxing Championship in New Delhi. Now, she is the most successful ..

News Today: November 22, 2018

Main current events of November 22, 2018 are as follows: National Current Events Bihar: 32-day long Sonepur cattle fair, Asia’s largest, starts in Saran district Sonepur cattle fair is one of Bihar’s most prominent events was inaugurated and has been taking place since Mughal period. A book ‘Mela Darpan’ provides all types of information regarding ..

Arunachal Pradesh to organise 2018 Sangai Festival to boost tourism

The Manipur government will celebrate the “2018 Sangai Festival” at three venues namely Keibul Lamjao, Imphal (Hapta Kangjeibung and Lamboikhongnangkhong) and Mao from 21st to 30th November. It is an annual cultural festival organised by Manipur Tourism Department to promote state as a world class tourism destination. This year, Thailand Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will ..

India’s first national sports university to come up in Manipur

The Union Cabinet, chaired by PM Narendra Modi, has approved an ordinance to set up the India’s first national sports university in Imphal, Manipur. The ordinance is on the lines of the bill introduced in Lok Sabha in August, 2017, which is already pending in Parliament. The proposed university will be spread over 325 acres ..