Imphal, Manipur s capital, came to a grinding halt on August 28, with a strike being called. Imphal s people are habituated to bandhs, and most of them are successful. But this was a bandh with a difference more than 20 social and political organi

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The construction of Tipaimukh dam by India on the international Barak river has raises a number of questions in relation to successful implementation of World Commission on Dams (WCD) recommendation on Gaining Public Acceptance (GPA) for large dams.

The main objective of this study can be asserted as to assess the probable impacts, which are likely to be happened due to the operation of proposed Tipaimukh Hydro Electric Dam (Multipurpose) Project of India by storing, regulating, withdrawal or diversion of the Barak River flow on the northeast region of Bangladesh.

This multi purpose project has the potential of solving the region s problems but at enormous environmental cost

New Delhi: In another goodwill gesture, India said it would stop work on the Tipaimukh dam project which had caused resentment in Bangladesh.