Red Hill: Once a War Site, Now a Symbol of Indo-Japan Friendship

The Red Hill is a historical hillock located about 17 km south of Imphal City, on Tiddim Road. The place was the scene of action and the theater of the fierce battle that took place between the Allied Forces and the Japanese Forces fighting along side the Indian National Army (INA) in World War II. Red Hill has now become a tourist attraction since the Japanese war veterans constructed monument at the foot of this hill. Interestingly, the monument is

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Loktak: the Mystical Floating Islands You Thought Existed Only in Fairy Tales

The North-east of India is a region full of wonderful destinations: mysterious forests, pristine lakes and peaceful monasteries. One of the most important of these destinations is the Loktak Lake, a sparkling diamond among the pearls. Loktak lake is the largest fresh water lake in North-east India and is located in the state of Manipur.  People of Manipur are culturally, socially and economically linked with Loktak Lake and hence the lake has been referred to as the lifeline of Manipur.

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NE Greens Wishes Everyone a Happy Independence Day from Moirang

On the eve of the festive occasion of India’s 65th year of Independence, NE Greens wishes a Happy Independence Day to all our readers and subscribers! We take you to the culturally rich township of Moirang which is a municipal council in Bishnupur district of Manipur and is located about 45 km away from the state capital Imphal. Moirang is famous for its ancient temples particularly of Lord Thangjing and is also the place of origin of the the graceful

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Invitation to Seminar on Land, Identity and Rights: the Problem of Tribal in Manipur

The Tangkhul Scholars’ Association (TSA), a Delhi based group working towards creating a platform to raise issues ranging from social to economic to political from academic point of view, is organising a one day seminar on “Land, Identity and Rights: the problem of tribal in Manipur”. The seminar is being organised on the 16th of April, 2011 at the Department of African Studies, University of Delhi. The seminar aims to forge a holistic understanding of the inalienable nexus between tribal

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NECEER to Organise Worldwide Save Loktak Campaign in Pune

The North East Center for Environment Education & Research (NECEER) will be initiating the third phase of the ‘Save Loktak Lake Campaign’ in Pune tomorrow. With “Save Loktak Lake, Lifeline of Manipur” as its slogan, the campaign will be held at the seminar hall of Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune. The ‘Save Loktak Lake Campaign’ was launched as an awareness programme by the NECEER, Imphal towards the conservation of Loktak Lake in Manipur. A total of 600 volunteers and 32 city

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Bharat Nirman Campaign Now Ongoing in Imphal West, Manipur

The Bharat Nirman campaign has now reached Manipur and was inaugurated by Dr. I. Ibohanbi, Member of the Manipur Legislative Assembly at Takyel Kolom Leikai in West Imphal. Dr. I. Ibohanbi also inaugurated the photo exhibition stall of the Directorate of Audio & Visual Publicity (DAVP) set up as part of the campaign. A free health medical camp was organised during the Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign, at Takyel Kolom Leikai itself,  with the focus of promoting health care and

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Enviro Youth Summit of Manipur Brings Together Green Ideas for Sustainable Development

  The first ever environment youth summit of Manipur was organized by the North East Centre for Environment Education and Research (NECEER), on 16th January, 2011 at Lamyaanba Shanglen, Palace Gate in Imphal. The inaugural session of the summit was graced by Th. Ibobi, Project Director of Loktak Development Authority (LDA); James Mayengbam, Founder of E-Con, Mumbai; Pradip Phanjoubam, Editor of Imphal Free Press; Dr. R.K. Ranjan, State Coordinator of Bombay Natural History Society and R.K. Sunita, Junior Scientist of

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Imphal to Witness Enviro Youth Summit of Manipur

The North East Centre for Environmental Education and Research (NECEER), Imphal will be organizing a youth summit titled Enviro Youth Summit of Manipur on 16th January 2011. The aim of the summit is to encourage students on public speaking and to generate awareness about the environmental issues being faced by the state. The event will create leadership qualities among the students, inculcate management skills and cultivate the culture to work in a team. The first-of-its-kind youth summit in the state

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