Imphal: An 8kW grid-connected rooftop solar power plant was installed by Manipur deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh in Imphal West on Monday to provide power to Uripok here.

IMPHAL: Manipur deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh on Monday said use of renewable energy should be considered to meet energy requirements in the state.

Tribal peoples in Manipur have been maintaining their commons under customary law. Interacting with outsiders has always led to the contestation of their customs, traditions, and beliefs. Tribal societies continue to administer their villages under customary law on the tenet of equity. Their law has even resisted the policies of Manipuri kings and the British administration. In the present day, tribal customary law stands challenged by the Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act, 1960.

Sadokpam Itombi Singh and his father Sadokpam Gunakanta have established a successful operation of recycling programme in Manipur's Imphal.

IMPHAL: The city's drivers have decried the recent move by the state government to replace diesel auto rickshaws with battery-powered ones.

Manipur's much-awaited five-day Shirui Lily State Festival, commenced yesterday in the Ukhrul district headquarters.

The festival will continue till 28th of April 2018.

Order of the Supreme Court in the matter of Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/04/2018 regarding appointment of Lokpal/Lokayukta in states of India. Supreme Court directs all the states to expedite the process of appointment of Lokayukta at the earliest and inform the Apex Court of the progress reached on 10/07/2018 by means of a status report.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: Outrage as Parents End Life After Child's Dengue Death dated 27/03/2018 regarding solid waste management strategy.

It’s also a first in a major initiative that could be replicated across the region to monitor the rising pollution in its water bodies and put in place preventive measures.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Themrei Tuithung & Others Vs Union of India dated 06/12/2017 for review of judgement passed by NGT in 26/02/2016 which had cleared the forest clearance granted to the Thoubal Multipurpose Project proposed at the trijunction of of Ukhrul, Senapati and Thoboul Districts of Manipur

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