Manipur has roped in scientists and experts from the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) to identify mysterious predators that had been attacking humans and killing livestock for over a month.

Lesser whistling duck outnumbered all other birds sighted during recent water birds census conducted across the Loktak lake, the largest fresh water body in the North East.

Loktak freshwater lake has been their source of living for generations

Protesting eviction, fishermen of the Loktak lake in Manipur have decided to fight for their rights. A meeting of fishermen and their family members, held on the Thanga islet on Sunday, condemned the “insensitive decision” of the government which forbids them from machine-fishing and plucking edible water plants in the largest freshwater lake in the northeast, their source of livelihood for generations.

Imphal: Fishermen and people residing around Loktak lake at Bishenpur district carried out a campaign to save the lake which is one of the biggest fresh water lake in Asia.

Fishermen went around the villages in and around the lake and spread awareness about the need of conserving the lake. The campaign was carried out as part of a week-long observance of International River Day organised by Committee of International River Day Celebration Week-2013 . The observation began on Tuesday last.

Imphal, Sept. 27: The Okram Ibobi Singh government is preparing a masterplan to turn Manipur into a tourist hub by developing tourism infrastructure in the state.

Imphal, Aug. 3: Tokay gecko (gekko gecko), a harmless Asian lizard, suddenly finds itself being hunted by poachers and traders, who, in turn, are being trailed by wildlife officials and police.

Contrary to the immediate demand of declaring drought in Manipur, the Manipur Government has decided to provide urea at subsidised rates besides monitoring the rainfall pattern and its status.

IMPHAL: Jairam Ramesh, the Union Minister for rural development, drinking water and sanitation, was obviously not satisfied with the slow progress of construction works in the rural areas.

Imphal: The majestic Loktak Lake in Manipur is being cleared of all floating fishing huts that have mushroomed encroaching upon the core zone of the wetland.

IMPHAL: As a part of preserving the ecological balance in the Loktak, the biggest natural lake in Eastern Indian, the officials of the Loktak Development Authority (LDA) have started forcing the fi