Flash floods washed away a newly constructed bridge across the Izek River in Tamenglong district of Manipur on Wednesday morning, following torrential rain that hit Manipur and neighbouring states

The mystery disease which has killed several hundred chickens in many parts of Manipur has spread in Tamenglong district in an alarming way, reports said.

Manipur has been experiencing the warmest days in the last five years, according to Meteorological (MET) office here.

IMPHAL: There shall be no public hearings relating to oil exploration in Manipur. On Friday, a public hearing held at Nungba in Tamenglong district had to be wound up following protests from the villagers. The private company had plans to explore oil in 17 different places of the State. The Jubiliant Oil and Gas Private Limited was authorized to explore oil deposits in Manipur.

If the project was approved, exploration works would go ahead. However, there have been oppositions from the villagers in all public hearings. From the very beginning, the Committee on the protection of natural resources in Manipur has been opposing the government move, During the public hearing at Nungba, a large number of villagers had come to disrupt the proceedings.

IMPHAL, August 7 – The Manipur Cabinet has approved an action plan to tackle the problems being faced by cultivators in the State due to insufficient rainfall.

'Public hearing organized by the Manipur Pollution Control Board to gauge the opinion of the people was a dismal show'

IMPHAL: The attempt of Indian government to explore oil at Jiribam sub-division of Imphal East district has started facing rough weather with all sections of people objecting to it. It did not come as a complete surprise that public hearing organized by the Manipur Pollution Control Board to gauge the opinion of the people was a dismal show. Except for the handful of protestors the hall was deserted much to the chagrin of the officials and oil exploration contractors.

IMPHAL: Hepatitis B positive has taken the scale of an epidemic in the tribal villages of Tamenglong district. At least one teenaged girl has died and 17 others have been shifted to the hospital.

The disease was reported from Marangching and some other villages around Noney. The prevalence of the disease was noticed by a team of 10 doctors who had conducted a medical check up. The official reports said that a 18-year old girl, Abisha Gangmei, daughter of Phamnamsom Gangmei of Marangching village had died of this disease on March 18.

IMPHAL: With the onset of winter, various types of migratory birds have started arriving at the lakes in Manipur.

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IMPHAL: Tribals, young and old, in the remote villages of Old Lemta, Dunong and Makuinong in Manipur

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