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Manipur: State in North-east India
Manipur is a state in Northeast India, with the city of Imphal as its capital. It is bounded by the Indian states of Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south and Assam to the west. It also borders two regions of Myanmar, Sagaing Region to the east and Chin State to the south. The state covers an area of 22,327 square kilometres (8,621 sq mi). Manipur has been at the crossroads of Asian economic and cultural exchange for more than 2,500 years. It connects the Indian subcontinent and Central Asia to Southeast Asia, East Asia, Siberia, regions in the Arctic, Micronesia and Polynesia enabling migration of people, cultures and religions.

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Manipur BJP leader Laishram Rameshwar Singh shot dead | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Manipur BJP leader Laishram Rameshwar Singh shot dead | Oneindia News *News

A BJP leader from Manipur was shot dead by miscreants. The leader identified as Laishram Rameshwar Singh was shot in Thoubal district on Tuesday. #Manipur #LaishramRameshwarSingh #BJP

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India’s Greta Thunberg, Licypriya Kangujam tweets about her poor condition| Oneindia News *News [Video]

India’s Greta Thunberg, Licypriya Kangujam tweets about her poor condition| Oneindia News *News

India’s Greta Thunberg, and Manipur’s Licypriya Kangujam took to Twitter to clarify against the allegations that have been made against her. The 11 year old climate activist in a series of Tweet..

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Centre, Manipur govt sign agreement with Zeliangrong United Front

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FIFA World Cup: Celebratory firing kills woman in Manipur's Imphal East

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