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Who owns Manipur’s natural resources? News of oil exploration revives old debate in the state
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Gangmei, an environmental activist from Tamenglong, one of the tribal hill districts in Manipur, was referring to a news report in the local daily People’s Chronicle last month. It quoted the state’s commerce and industries minister, Thongam Biswajit

Nefis Submits Memorandum To Satywati College Principle Against Compulsory Hindi Test For All Students!

NEFIS Submits Memorandum To Satywati College Principle Against Compulsory Hindi Test For All Students! College Administration Considers Withdrawing The Notification After NEFIS Registers Its Protest!! North-East Students Exempted From Compulsory Hindi Exam!!! North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) activists along with a several north-east students from Satyawati College (Evening) submitted a memorandum to the Principal of the […]

Ekai Thabi – An aquatic vegetable cash crop in Manipur

Dr N Irabanta Singh Introduction: Ekai Thabi (Manipuri)/ Water mimosa (English) is an aquatic floating perennial herb that attaches to the bank at the water edges and sends down a tap root. The North Eastern region of India particularly Manipur provide a favourable condition for mass propagation of water mimosa (Neptunia prostrata) owing to its […]

Hill based LPG distributors diverting loads to Imphal !

Imphal, September 19 2017: Some LPG distributors based in the hill districts offered truck loads of LPG refills to some of their valley counterparts for diversion to black markets . Some LPG distributors told The Sangai Express that their hill based counterparts are one major contributor for sale of LPG refills in black markets when […]

Started work in 2014 under NEC, IT Road breaks down in 2017

Kangpokpi, September 19 2017: Imphal-Tamenglong road constructed at a cost of Rs 78 crore under funding from the North Eastern Council in 2014 has started to collapse even as construction work over some portions of the road is yet to be to be completed . Commonly known as IT road, it passes through Twilang area […]

Najma for decommissioning Ithai Barrage

Imphal, September 19 2017: Governor Dr Najma Heptulla has today assured that she would pursue the Government to decommission the Ithai Barrage in order to maintain ecological balance in the State . She was speaking as the chief guest at the launching programme of “Anthropogenic impact & their management options in the different ecosystems of […]

Students storm MOBC office

Imphal, September 19 2017: A large number students along with AMSU volunteers, stormed MOBC office today, demanding release of pending scholarship for the students . The incident occurred at around 12.30 pm today, when a large number of students along with AMSU volunteers marched toward MOBC office . The police personnel present near the area, […]

Rs 7 crore earmarked for Sangai Festival

Imphal, September 19 2017: The State Government has earmarked Rs seven crore for this year’s edition of the Manipur Sangai Festival . Sources informed that the same amount has been incorporated in the State budget . As the name suggests, the festival also aims at preserving the rare and endangered Sangai, apart from promoting tourism […]

Manipur rekindles its love affair with bamboo to generate employment

Imphal, September 19 2017: The North East region of the country has been abundantly blessed with bamboo and Manipur too is no exception. In fact, bamboo is grown in 30 per cent of Manipur’s forest area which makes it a readily available natural resource . On Monday, during the World Bamboo Day celebrations in Imphal, […]

Incessant rain in last 24 hrs : Rivers in spate, bridge swept away, paddy fields, houses flooded

Imp/Tbl/Kak, September 19 2017: Consequent upon incessant rainfall during the past 24 hours, water levels of all major rivers flowing through Manipur valley have risen considerably . The water level of Chakpi River is so high that it has started flooding Sugnu apart from sweeping away an approach road to Chakpikarong bridge even though the […]