Growing demand for bricks amid rapid urbanization pushes consumption of firewood resulting in deforestation in Manipur.
MCPCR to launch tele, video conference counselling for children
There is no sign of progress despite the Manipur High Court order to set up a mental hospital in Manipur following an Imphal Free Press exclusive report entitled ‘Manipur tops rest of country in mental illness rate’ published on November 17, 2019.
In dire need of means to feed their families amid the Covid-19 pandemic, some passenger vehicle drivers have started to come out on the streets, hoping to earn some money. Some try to sell off their autos, but in vain.
Villagers have to carry heavy rice bags on their backs and walk home through the forest as the connecting road linking Kahulong and Bamgaijang in Tamenglong district of Manipur remains damaged and cut off for over five months.