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Royal Riders To Take Festival Message To Hills

IMPHAL, Nov 6: Members of the Royal Riders Manipur would be touring hill areas of Manipur taking the message and theme of the Manipur Sangai Festival 2010 scheduled to be held from November 21 to 30 under the aegis of Department of Tourism. Government of Manipur. Speaking to media persons at Manipur... 

Festival Of Hope, Justice And Peace Concludes

IMPHAL, Nov 6: The festival of Hope, Justice and Peace that was kick started in commemoration of Sharmila’s decade long struggle against injustices and human rights abuses committed by armed forces under the immunity provided by AFSPA 1958 came to a sober close pregnant with profound insights. The... 

Ditty For A Dying Lake

The Loktak Hydropower Project commissioned in 1983 has damaged the ecology of the largest freshwater lake in the northeast, and altered the culture, agricultural and livelihood patterns of communities residing around Loktak. The first in this FES-Infochange Media Fellowship series on Loktak, looks at... 

Why Temperance Will Not Work With AFSPA

There are only two ways to proceed with the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, says Supreme Court lawyer Rakesh Shukla: retain it or scrap it. Tempering it with pleas to refrain from ‘˜excessive use of force’ etc will simply not work with an army trained to inflict maximum...