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Ashok Chakra for (L) Major Laishram Jyotin Singh

Major Jyotin Laishram IMPHAL, Jan 25: Army doctor, late Laishram Major Jyotin Singh, a native of Manipur, will be the first to receive the highest peace time gallantry award, Ashok Chakra for his exceptional bravery. The officer laid down his life fighting terrorists during an attack on Indians in Kabul. The... 

An Ode To Imashi Binodini

MK Binodini Imashi Binodini is no more. It is hard to believe that Imashi is no more with us today. It is equally quite hard to swallow in that she will not be there anymore to receive us with a warm smile on the doorsteps of her house at Yaiskul, a place that hummed with different activities when she... 
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Gouramangi is AIFF Player of the Year 2010

Image Credit: ESPN Star PANAJI: Gouramangi Singh gives you an elaborate list of people to thank: it starts, quite unusually, with the people of Manipur and, to be fair, does not end. In between there are coaches, club officials, supporters, family and of course, as he later phones from his hotel room... 

Irabot And Social And Cultural Awakening In Manipur

Jananeta Irabot was a renaissance man. He was a versatile personality: Social reformer poet, artiste, intellectual, sportsman and revolutionary – all rolled into one. But he was a much misunderstood personality neglected, abused and forsaken by the elites and the mainstream people of the freedom... 

Yumkham Erabot Singh

What He Did: Braved road blockade, providing relief to a besieged Manipur. For more than a month, Naga student groups had blocked the national highways entering Manipur. Trucks had been stranded, food and essential commodities had vanished from stores, hospitals ran without drugs and fuel pumps went... 

Irom Sharmila- Burning Bright

Ms. Irom Sharmila Chanu (Born on 14th March 1972) – a social activist and poet from Manipur, who has been on ‘fast-unto-death’ for the past nine years demanding withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 from Manipur, has been awarded ‘˜Rabindranath Tagore Peace... 

Thangal General ‘“ A Descendant Of The Hills

Lungthoubu Thangal better known as Thangal Menjor and later known as Thangal General was a legendary hero of Thangal tribe. From his childhood he had a peculiar character and appearance and had extraordinary strength. He was bold, active, intelligent and fond of playing and hunting. His courage and bravery...