Outline of Manipur Current Affairs, GK & News

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 ..


The Shirui Lily Festival 2018 celebrated in Manipur

The 2nd edition of Shirui Lily Festival 2018 has recently concluded at Ukhrul district in Manipur on April 28, 2018. The festival is sponsored by the Department of Tourism, Government of Manipur to spread awareness about conservation of the endangered Shirui Lily and promote the district of Ukhrul as a tourist destination in Manipur. The ..



Sangai Festival-Manipur

Every year the State of Manipur celebrates the “Manipur Sangai Festival” from 21st to 30th November. The ‘Festival’ is named after the State animal, Sangai, the brow-antlered deer found only in Manipur. The State’s classical dance form, ‘RasLeela’ form an important part of the dance performances at the Manipur Sangai Festival 2017. Since 2010 this has been ..


2017 Sangai Festival started in Manipur

President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the Manipur Sangai Festival at Palace Compound in Imphal on November 21, 2017. The festival will reflect the State’s proud cultural heritage and the love for art which is inherent amongst various tribes inhabiting the State of Manipur. It will showcases the best of what the state has to ..


Rishang Keishing, was former Chief Minister of Manipur passes away

Rishang Keishing (96), the former Manipur Chief Minister and a member of the first Lok Sabha, has passed away in Imphal, Manipur on August 23, 2017. The veteran Congress leader and a Naga served as the chief minister of Manipur from 1980 to 1988 and from 1994 to 1997. The Manipur government has declared that ..


Two new districts inaugurated in Manipur

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 disturbed by armed violence with the ..