Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Themrei Tuithung - Thoyee Village, Ukhrul District, Manipur & Others Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of Manipur, Irrigation and Flood Control Department - Government of Manipur, Ministry of Tribal Affairs dated 26/02/2016 regarding forest clearance granted by the State Government of Manipur in January, 2014 to the Thoubal Multipurpose Project proposed at the tri-junction of Ukhrul, Senapati and Thoubal districts of Manipur which would lead to diversion of 595 hectares of forest lan

The Manipur high court asked the state public health engineering department (PHED) to complete a long-delayed water supply project at Chowainamei Makhan village in Senapati district within six mont

GUWAHATI/DIMAPUR: With early winter coming in, means a time to seek fortune for many villagers. As Amur falcons migrate from Siberia, the villagers hunt them in large number and earn a lot in Nagaland and parts of Manipur.

However, if environmentalists have their way this year, those villagers in Nagaland or elsewhere in the North East region will be disappointed during this winter as their plans to ‘harvest’ on migratory birds may be restricted.

HENGBUNG (MANIPUR), May 22 – The Director General of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Dr S Ayyappan has announced plans to initiate schemes to enhance profitability and productivi

The paper presents four plants used as an agricultural season indicator by Mao Naga tribe of Manipur, India. Agriculture is the main occupation of the tribe and they have a unique way of knowing plantation season for different crops by observing the flowering of some plants. The indicator plants are peach (Prunus persica), wild cherry (P. carmesina), camel foot (Bauhinia purpurea) and dancing girl (Mantisia spathulata). The information on plants used as season indicators may help understanding the global warming and climate change in recent years.

Senapati (Manipur), Aug 11: Over 5,000 students and activists of the Kuki tribe took out a silent rally here on Tuesday demanding protection of tribal areas. Organized under the aegis of Committee on Protection of Tribal Areas in Manipur (COPTAM), the rally was taken out at Kangpokpi town and Sadar Hills Headquarter in Senapati district.

Manipur has been experiencing chilly weather since the New Year eve after a cold wave hit both hill and valley districts affecting normal life. The Hill districts particularly Chandel, Senapati and Ukhrul have witnessed snowfall since the last four days.

Forests provide a number of goods and services to the people. The dependence is very high especially amongst the tribals who live close to nature and collect food, fuelwood, timber, bamboos, medicinal plants and other non-wood products from the forests.

The Mapithel Dam Affected Villages Organisation (MDAVO) has expressed concern on the alleged lack of coordination within the State Irrigation and Flood Control Department (IFCD) in handling the Thoubal project (Mapithel Dam) in Manipur. MDAVO secretary R Leishipem alleged that the agreed minutes of the Expert Review Committee were not followed. "The MDAVO will continue to fight democratically against the IFCD officials till the legitimate demands are addressed and implemented,'' the organization stated.