The Fate of Loktak Lake, India

Khwairakpam Gajananda 25 September 2001 India [Loktak Lake was designated for the List of Wetlands of International Importance in March 1990, and in June 1993 it was inscribed in the Montreux Record of sites whose ecological character has changed, is changing, or is about to change as a result of human interference. In this article, […]

Third ‘cleanest’ city Imphal faces waste nightmare

SENDRA | May 27: Even though Imphal has been declared Northeast India’s third cleanest city after Gangtok and Aizawl in a nationwide cleanliness survey by Union Ministry of Urban Development recently, almost all important towns and habitation areas are encountering big challenges in managing their household wastes. The situation is not so encouraging at the habitation […]

Manipuri : Do we belong to a society that cares for the environment?

Dr Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei Manipur, called land of jewel or Switzerland as quoted, but does the titles fit the place that it is in actual? A land locked state of 22,327 km2 by area, with the surrounding hills and a small valley in the middle, endowed with rich flora and fauna, is Manipur. May be […]

Filmmaker reflects on strife-torn Manipur in Loktak Lairembi

IMPHAL: Noted documentary filmmaker Hoabam Paban Kumar said his debut feature film Loktak Lairembi (Lady of the Lake) is reflection on the contemporary socio-political reality of strife-torn Manipur. The 71-minute film, directed and produced by Paban, will premiere at the 21st Busan International Film Festival in South Korea. This is the first time a feature […]

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State level convention on wetlands

IMPHAL, May 29: The All Loktak Lake Areas Fishermen’s Union Manipur (ALLAFUM), CORE, CRAM, HRI, INTACH-Manipur Chapter and IP will organise a State level convention on Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016 on May 31 (Tuesday) at Manipur Press Club, Majorkhul, Imphal, according to a press release issued by the programme committee.

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Phoomdi and locals that environs Loktak: Time to introspect?

Phoomdi and locals that environs Loktak: Time to introspect? By Dr. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei Wetlands, one of the most important ecosystems on earth, are known as ecological supermarkets. Wetlands support extensive food chain and play a major role in the landscape by providing unique habitats for a range of flora and fauna. Loktak, the largest […]

Manipur’s Loktak Lift Irrigation operational after 3 years

The post Manipur’s Loktak Lift Irrigation operational after 3 years appeared first on  KanglaOnline.com.Manipur, IMPHAL, July 28: After a long gap of nearly three years, the Pump House No.1 of Loktak Lift Irrigation Scheme has begun operations f…