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A state of extreme eastern India on the border with Myanmar (Burma). Originally a kingdom and later a princely state under British rule, Manipur joined independent India in 1949 and was made a separate state in 1972.


(Placename) a state in NE India: largely densely forested mountains. Capital: Imphal. Pop: 2 388 634 (2001). Area: 22 327 sq km (8621 sq miles)


(ˈmʌn ɪˌpʊər)

a state in NE India between Assam and Burma. 1,837,149; 8620 sq. mi. (22,326 sq. km). Cap.: Imphal.
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Noun1.Manipur - state in northeastern IndiaManipur - state in northeastern India    
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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Young Martin, son of the tea-planter at Manipur, had boasted that he would go to war, with a rifle, against the head-hunters.
OVER two months after nine youth in Manipur were shot dead by security forces, tribals from the hill state have been protesting at Jantar Mantar with symbolic coffins.
It's like Diwali here," my brother said last night over the phone as gun shots were indiscriminately fired in my hometown of Churachandpur, south of Manipur.
Summary: A departure from the mundane itineraries, book yourself a ticket to Manipur if an untrodden path is what your heart desires.
At the ongoing 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, four women from Manipur have bagged medals in weightlifting and judo events.
The modern world has once again collided with ancient customs in a bizarre drama in India's remote northeastern province of Manipur.
India: Bomb in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur on Wednesday killed a man suspected of planting the explosives, police said, days ahead of a visit by the prime minister.
ISLAMABAD, March 07, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Fear and panic have gripped non-locals in Indian Manipur state after a separatist group issued quit notices to all non-Manipuri people, asking them to leave the state by May 31 or face dire consequences.
In a meeting convened last month, the Union power ministry asked NHPC Ltd, Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) and the state government of Manipur to form a joint venture to develop the project.
The 525-foot-tall dam would be built near the border of Manipur and neighboring states Assam and Mizoram, in a major seismic zone.
Other than Nagaland, NSCN ( IM) has also been active in neighbouring Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.
Kolkata: The Manipur government has withdrawn the controversial Manipur Regulation of Visitors, Tenants and Migrant Workers' (MRVTMW) Bill, 2015, following protests from the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System -- a group of nongovernment organisations -- which had been agitating for a tougher law regarding an Inner Line Permit (ILP) regime.