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Rough Ride Awaits Govt’s 5 Star Dream

IMPHAL, Jun 6: The State Government’s plan to set up a 5-Star hotel at Naga River Colony, North AOC is likely to face stiff opposition from the residents. The people of the area today staged a sit-in-protest against the Government’s decision. The protesters warned that various forms of agitation... 

Foundation Stone For Guest House Laid At Siroy

A cultural item being presented by children during the foundation stone laying ceremony. Image Credit: Sangai Photo UKHRUL, May 10: In a significant development that would boost promotion of tourism industry in the hill districts of Manipur, foundation stone of a new guest house was laid near the mountain... 

Poacher Fined Under WLPA, 1972

IMPHAL, Mar 14: In the first ever conviction under the Wild Life Protection Act, 1972 in Manipur,  a man, who was found loitering inside the Keibul Lamjao National Park with gun, has been fined Rs 5,000 and remanded to police custody for 6 days. The license of the gun being carried by the man has also... 

Keibul Lamjao Tops UNESCO Priorities

The Sangai... Image Credit: Ryan Somma via Wikipedia. IMPHAL, Jan 11: Keibul Lamjao National Park, the only natural habitat for the world famous brow antlered deer called Sangai is at the top of the proposed list of UNESCO for declaration as natural heritage site of the world, Principal Chief Conservator... 

Six More Poachers Surrender

IMPHAL, Dec 22: Six more poachers who used to hunt wild animals including rare and endangered Sangai inside Keibul Lamjao National Park have surrendered to the Deputy Conservator of Forest (Park and Sanctuary) today. Within the current year, the Forest Department has so far collected Rs 1, 10,000 as... 

Adverse Impact Of Phumdi Clearance Exercise At Keibul Lamjao, Govt Team Conducts On The Spot Survey

IMPHAL, Sep 28: To verify the report that clearance of Phumdis by LDA has had an adverse impact on Keibul Lamjao National Park, an official team of the Government has started a spot survey from today. With funding from Planning Commission of India, Phumdis are being removed from Loktak Lake and disposed...