The Manipur government on November 25, 1982 notified the proposal for setting up the Shirui National Park. However, there is hardly any significant progress towards materialising the proposal pertaining to various reasons including objection from affected villages.
Dr Irungbam Deven, presently an associate professor of the department of Anatomy, RIMS, was named the winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award 2020 in Manipuri language for his poetry book ‘Malangbana Kari Hai’
Once a full time performer, 63-year-old Nameirakpam Jilatombi of Kwakeithel Haorokchambi in Imphal West has shifted focus to making traditional instruments of Manipur with the mission to preserve them for the future generations.
In dire need of means to feed their families amid the Covid-19 pandemic, some passenger vehicle drivers have started to come out on the streets, hoping to earn some money. Some try to sell off their autos, but in vain.
Speaking to the 'Imphal Free Press', general secretary, Federation of Government College Teachers’ Association (FEGOCTA), N Somorendro contended that the whole purpose of education, research, academic and intellectual life, knowledge will go to waste if the government impose restrictions on academic freedom.
Final semester students in four departments of the Manipur Technical University - Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - are unable to start their projects in absence of regular teachers in the said departments.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Rashi won the 13th Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS) Lifetime Achievement Award, 2020 for her outstanding and continuous contribution towards the growth and development of Manipuri cinema.
The disposal of bio-medical as well as other general solid wastes generated from quarantine centres and COVID-19 wards in hospitals have been a major concern for many with the prevailing threat of COVID-19 pandemic.