Two new districts inaugurated in Manipur

December 19, 2016

Amid Naga protests, Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has inaugurated two new districts Pherzawl and Noney out of Naga-dominated districts of Churachandpur and Tamenglong respectively. According to the state government, new districts have been created to bring infrastructure development in the interior hill areas. Insurgency Manipur has been greatly...

5th International Tourism Mart begins in Imphal

November 23, 2016

5th International Tourism Mart organized by the Ministry of Tourism in association with the North Eastern States and West Bengal has begun in Imphal, Manipur. It will be held between 23– 25 November 2016. International Tourism Mart is an annual event organized in the North Eastern region of the country...

Ningol Chakkouba festival celebrated in Manipur

November 17, 2016

Ningol Chakkouba is a popular festival celebrated in Manipur especially by the Meitei community. It is celebrated every year on the second day of the lunar month of Hiyanggei (October-November). Ningol means the daughter of a family and Chakkouba stands for the feast in Meiteilol language. On this day,...