Flood and Ithai Barrage: A brief reflection of the convergent and divergent views

Mamta Lukram The villagers around the Ithai and other surrounding villages, seems to possess little knowledge like we did, about the official records of the National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) ’s Ithai Barrage, for the 105MW Loktak Multipurpose Hydro Electric Project (LMHEP), except for the physical realities of the mega structure. One village elder who […]

DESAM urges to expedite enquiry

Imphal, September 01 2017: Stating that Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) is always ready to carry on strong protests if the departmental enquiry initiated in connection with the brutal assault of its five volunteers including its president Moirangthem Angamba is not brought to a logical conclusion, the students’ body has today urged the State […]

‘Check fuel quality under Aastha’

Imphal, September 01 2017: Consumer Affairs and Food Distribution Minister Karam Shyam launched a new initiative ‘Aastha’ to provide quality petrol and diesel to consumers in the State at a function held at the Konsam Oil Services at Langthabal today . Under the initiative, there will a facility to check the quality and quantity of […]

Education Minister to grace Edu-fest at Ukhrul

Ukhrul, September 01 2017: Education Minister Th Redheshyam will grace the State Level Education Festival to be held from September 6 to 8 at Town Hall, Phungreitang Ukhrul . This was disclosed during a press conference held today at UDJWA office Viewland by the secretary of North East Foundation for Education Culture (NEFEC) AC Tamyo […]

Biswajit inaugurates Makokching Iril river bailey bridge

Imphal, September 01 2017: Works Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh today inaugurated the Makokching Iril River bailey bridge spanning 190 feet over the Iril River and said the bridge has been completed two months ahead of its stipulated date of completion which is in October . Dedicating the bridge to the people of the area in […]

Govt, IOC gear up to enhance LPG shipment

Imphal, September 01 2017: In view of the acute shortage of LPG in the State which is compounded by black marketing, the State Government and the IOC have taken up necessary measures to enhance LPG transportation to the State to the optimum level . Even though transportation of LPG is the primary responsibility of IOC, […]

Manipur asks for a review after the ruling BJP wants Loktak hydroelectricity project broken down

This is the first time a party in power in a northeastern state has asked for a dam to be decommissioned. The Manipur BJP leadership has requested the Union government that the 105 megawatts Loktak hydroelectric project be broken down or, to use the technical term, decommissioned. Following up on the political call from the […]

LPG cylinders sold like potatoes : Black and white of LPG market

Filled LPG cylinders sold like potatoes in the black market. This was CAF and PD Minister Karam Shyam while addressing a joint meeting of CAF and PD officials, police, IOC, journalists at the conference hall of the Old Secretariat on August 30 and explicit in his remark is the point that while filled LPG cylinders […]

MDS ghost catches up with O Ibobi, Y Ningthem, DS Poonia, PC Lawmkunga, O Nabakishore, Administrative Officer S Ranjit FIR lodged against former CM, former PD, 3 former CSs

Imphal, September 01 2017: The ghost of the past of the Manipur Development Society (MDS) has caught up with six prominent personalities, including a former Chief Minister, three former Chief Secretaries of the State, the former Project Director of MDS and an Administrative Officer of the Society, with FIR being registered against them in connection […]

State Govt discusses GST

With Chief Minister N Biren in the chair, high ranking officials of the State Government today held a meeting and discussed the developments and changes brought about by implementation of Goods and Services Tax GST in the State Source The Sangai …

DESAM urges to expedite enquiry

Stating that Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur DESAM is always ready to carry on strong protests if the departmental enquiry initiated in connection with the brutal assault of its five volunteers including its president Moirangthem Angamba is …