The North East of India is a link region between the Indo-Gangetic plains and the highlands of Myanmar and southwestern China. This is the meeting ground of three great civilisations and “where India begins to look less and less India and more and more like the highlands of southeast Asia”. […]
After becoming the first among developing countries to release updated greenhouse gas emissions report, India has taken another leap by releasing a “4X4” assessment of the impact of climate change on key sectors and regions across India in 2030s.
20 years of building: The time it took for completing this bridge over River Siang at Passighat in Arunachal Pradesh “When was it ever on the media map?” is how Subir Bhaumik, BBC Eastern India Correspondent and Author of “Troubled Periphery” began the Media Dialogue on North East: Fallen off […]
Or, why does the media give so little space to this vast region? The Foundation for Media Professionals (FMP), in association with the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), invites interested individuals to a panel discussion on whether the mainstream media is neglecting the North East at the nation’s peril. […]
Lok Sabha MP Dr. Thokchom Meinya (third from left), Govind Singh from Delhi Greens (center), Dr. Irfan Quereshi from Jamia Millia Islamia (first from right) along with other Save Loktak Campaigners at Gandhi Darshan in New Delhi It is one of the largest freshwater lake in India’s North-East and hosts […]
Considered to be the lifeline of Manipur state, North-east’s largest freshwater lake – Loktak – is today in a sorry state. Already declared a Ramsar site- a status given to world’s most threatened wetlands, this rapidly degrading lake has a total area of 300 sq. km. It is home to […]
Save Loktak Lake campaigners at India Gate in New Delhi Delhi Greens is proud to partner with the North East Center for Environmental Education & Research (NECEER), Imphal in calling for March 7th, 2010 as a Worldwide Loktak Campaign Day! Being coordinated by NECEER in 20 cities across 3 continents, […]
Environmental degradation; habitat destruction; pollution; water scarcity; biodiversity loss; depleting forest cover; dam construction and its social implications; social unrest – are few of the issues demanding immediate attention in the North Eastern (seven sisters +1) states of India. Now, with the threat of climate change looming large, the only […]