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Imphal: Capital city of the Indian state Manipur
Imphal is the capital city of the Indian state of Manipur. It is the second largest city in Northeast India. The metropolitan centre of the city contains the ruins of Kangla Palace, the royal seat of the former Kingdom of Manipur, surrounded by a moat. Spread over parts of the districts of Imphal West and Imphal East, the former contains the majority of the city's area and population. Imphal is part of the Smart Cities Mission under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Being a mega commercial hub, Imphal is known for its weaving, brass-ware, bronze-ware, and other cottage industries. Meitei language is the most widely spoken language in the city.

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Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram get married in a traditional Meitei wedding | Watch | Oneindia News [Video]

Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram get married in a traditional Meitei wedding | Watch | Oneindia News

Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram got married today, November 29, at Chumthang Sanapung situated at Langthabal in Imphal West. They reached Imphal on November 27. After seeking blessings at the temples,..

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UFO sighted over Imphal Airport, disrupts flight operations| Oneindia News [Video]

UFO sighted over Imphal Airport, disrupts flight operations| Oneindia News

Flight operations ceased at Imphal's Bir Tikendrajit International Airport after an unidentified flying object sighting. Two flights were diverted and three were delayed; operations resumed after..

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The sighting of the UFO over the Imphal airport happened around 2:30 pm after which a few commercial flights were affected yesterday.
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‘UFO’ sparks 3-hour Imphal airspace closure

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Manipur violence: 2 including 1 woman found dead, bodies with bullet wounds recovered in Imphal

The body of a middle-aged woman with a bullet wound on her head was found in the vicinity of Tairenpokpi area in Imphal West district on Wednesday, said a police officer.
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Many injured in Manipur's Kangpokpi firing

Unidentified men reportedly opened fire in the Kangchup foothills, Kangpokpi district near Imphal on Tuesday, resulting in nine people getting injured, including two Manipur police officers and a..
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Rajasthan cops arrest official of ED, friend for corruption

Rajasthan's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested an inspector-level officer of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and his friend, a clerk in local sub registrar office, on Thursday for allegedly..
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Situation calm but tense in Imphal day after attack by mob on Manipur Rifles camp


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Manipur violence: Police open fire after mob tries to snatch arms in Imphal, curfew relaxation cancelled

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Banker from Manipur dies mysteriously in Assam

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Manipur CM's ancestral home under attack by angry mob in Imphal; violence on rise over deaths of students

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Manipur students rally turns ugly, clash with security forces injures 30

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5 impersonators get bail, but one of them is 're-arrested by NIA, flown to Delhi'

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