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2006-08-16 11:19:36

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - A bomb exploded inside a temple in India's troubled northeastern state of Manipur on Wednesday, killing 3 people and injuring more than 30 others, police said. The blast occurred during evening prayers to celebrate the birth of the Hindu god Krishna, one of the country's biggest festivals and a national holiday. Police said at least 37 people were injured in the attack at the temple near Imphal, the state capital. One of the militant groups fighting for a...

2006-03-11 05:12:19

IMPHAL, India (Reuters) - Seven people, including a civilian caught in crossfire, were killed in gunbattles between rebels and Indian troops in the troubled northeastern state of Manipur on Saturday, police said. Soldiers attacked a well fortified rebel camp 95 km (60 miles) east of the state capital, Imphal, early Saturday, killing four separatist guerillas in a more than two hour gunbattle. One civilian was also killed when a stray bullet hit him. "The militants have been...

2005-07-10 07:47:52

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Suspected Naga rebels bombed an army convoy on Sunday, killing two soldiers and critically wounding six others in India's northeastern state of Manipur, a defense spokesman said. The incident heightened tension in the volatile Manipur state, where tribesmen set ablaze more than a dozen government buildings on Saturday after soldiers shot at a protester. Last month a leading Naga rebel group said it was willing to renew a ceasefire with the government but only if...

2005-07-10 02:42:34

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Angry tribesmen set ablaze more than a dozen government buildings after soldiers shot at a protester in the volatile northeastern state of Manipur late of Saturday, officials said. "The situation in four districts of the state is tense and more central forces have been rushed there," Manipur's Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh told Reuters by telephone from the state capital Imphal on Sunday. He said Naga tribesmen had targeted the offices of top district...

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2007-06-25 08:40:45

The Eld's Deer, Cervus eldii, also known as the Thamin or Brow-antlered Deer, is a species of deer indigenous to Southeast Asia. There are three recognized subspecies. They are the Manipur Brow-antlered Deer found in Manipur, the Burmese Brow-antlered Deer found in Myanmar, and the Thailand Brow-antlered Deer found on Hainan Island. The Manipur Brow-antlered Deer is a rare and critically endangered species of deer. It is found in its last existing natural habitat at the Kaibul Lamjao...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.