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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.
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(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)
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(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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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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In the polls conducted last year for the 60-member Manipur state assembly, the NPF had emerged as the single-largest party with 27 seats, followed by BJP's former ally, the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party, which won 17 seats.
Kenya qualified for third place playoff after tying with the hosts in the Statehood Day women's International Polo tournament held at Imphal grounds in Manipur State, India over the weekend.
They were handed over at the Moreh border crossing in neighbouring Manipur state.
They were handed over at the Moreh border crossing in neighbouring Manipur state. "These are Myanmarese nationals whose identities have been confirmed by their government.
Born in a village 3km away from Imphal, the state capital, he was not the only one facing this fate as HIV and Aids had emerged as a serious public health challenge in the state which at one time accounted for nearly eight per cent of India's HIV positive cases despite having only 0.2 per cent of the country's population, according to Manipur State Aids Control Society.
Training under Manipur state coach M Narjit Singh (Sunil Thapa), she begins her quest for glory, which coincides with falling in love with Onler (Darshan Kumar).
12 -- In the summer of 2012, I met a group of high school students at Khuzama, a village bordering on Manipur state. There I asked them whether they had heard about Irom Sharmila but none seemed to know her.
The court in northeastern Manipur state granted her bail on Tuesday and asked her to reappear on 23 June.
The quake was centered about 18 miles northwest of Imphal (population of approximately 270,000), the capital of Manipur state, AIR said.
Three people were killed in Imphal, the capital of Manipur state, and another three in other parts of the state, said police officer A.K.
The epicenter of the quake was in India's Manipur state, about 18 miles west of Imphal and close to the border of Myanmar.