Water level rising, major rivers in spate

Imphal, October 22 2017: On account of the heavy rain which lashed the State since yesterday, all major rivers of the State are in spate, while the banks of Imphal River have sunk at different places . With the water levels rising dramatically overnight, all the major rivers are now flowing at flood level . […]

Crop failure : Lilong farmers stare at grim prospect

Imphal, October 19 2017: Farmers of Lilong area are staring at a grim prospect as a result of the floods that ravaged many agriculture land this year. About 4500 acres of paddy fields in Lilong Assembly Constituency have failed. Besides, most of the standing crops failed to yield. The area has been affected by flood […]

Incessant rain in last 24 hrs : Rivers in spate, bridge swept away, paddy fields, houses flooded

Imp/Tbl/Kak, September 19 2017: Consequent upon incessant rainfall during the past 24 hours, water levels of all major rivers flowing through Manipur valley have risen considerably . The water level of Chakpi River is so high that it has started flooding Sugnu apart from sweeping away an approach road to Chakpikarong bridge even though the […]

State Govt frames water policy

Imphal, August 23 2017: With a view on the global climate change and scarcity of water in the State during dry season, the State Government has formulated a water policy which would focus on harvesting rain water and protection of catchment areas. Draft copies of the water policy formulated by the Directorate of Environment have […]

RAF photo shows larger Kangla

Imphal, July 27 2017: A photograph taken by the Royal Air Force (RAF) of Great Britain shows a much larger Kangla . The photograph taken by an American pilot attached to RAF during the Second World War on April 16, 1944 shows that the premises of Kangla extended up to Ayangpalli in the East. As shown […]

RAF photo shows larger Kangla

Imphal, July 27 2017: A photograph taken by the Royal Air Force (RAF) of Great Britain shows a much larger Kangla . The photograph taken by an American pilot attached to RAF during the Second World War on April 16, 1944 shows that the premises of Kangla extended up to Ayangpalli in the East. As shown […]

Water recedes, disease outbreak looms larg

Imphal, July 16 2017: Even though water level has started receding gradually in many areas of Imphal East district as flood water started flowing out into Imphal River and Kongba River through Nandeibam Uku and Bashikhong Kachipat Uku, many people at different locations have been infected by several water borne and common diseases like flu, diarrhoea […]

Over 1000 houses flooded as river bank breaches

Imphal, July 13 2017: Consequent upon breaching of a 200 feet long section of Imphal River bank between Khaidem and Laiphrakpam within Wangoi AC, more than 1000 houses have been flooded and a large number of people have been left homeless . Notably, a large number of people belonging to different localities of Wangoi and […]

Water levels rise, rivers overflow, many areas flooded

Imphal, July 12 2017: Even though water levels of Imphal River, Kongba River, Nambul River and Thoubal River receded a little, the water levels have started rising slowly again because of the rainfall which lashed the State yesterday . With the water levels once again rising steadily, most rivers are flowing at the same level […]

Many areas in Imphal remain inundated

Imphal, July 11 2017: The current spell of flood is the severest in the last 20 years and the rainfall recorded this monsoon is the heaviest during the same period . Usually, Manipur faces flood situation when rainfall rate in catchment areas reaches 30 mm but the rainfall rate recorded this year in catchment areas […]

Restoration work smudges Kangla’s original look

Imphal, July 05 2017: The ongoing work of restoring Kangla has been ironically obliterating its original features, structures and appearance . On the other hand, the area covered by Kangla Fort has shrunk considerably . Notably, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh handed over Kangla Fort to the State Government on November 20, 2004 after […]

Road caves in, NH-2 closed till 2 pm today

Imphal, July 04 2017: After a considerable length of the Imphal-Dimapur highway sank near Mao Gate coupled with landslides, the highway has been closed with immediate effect till 2 pm tomorrow . It is reported that the section affected by sinking of road surface and landslides extends for almost 500 m and heavy vehicles would […]

River banks breach, houses, fields flooded

Imphal, July 02 2017: Numerous houses and fields have been flooded due to the overflowing of river banks in at least two points of Imphal river and two at Kongba river . The incessant rain over the last few days coupled with the rapid rise in the water levels of the various major rivers of […]

Rivers closing on danger level, NDRF rushes team

Imphal, June 14 2017: Most of the rivers in Manipur are flowing close to danger levels today as heavy rains continued to lash the state for the last couple of days. The monsoon rain continued to wreak havoc in some states of Northeast including Manipur. In Mizoram, eight persons were killed and other six were reported […]

IFCD Minister, officials swing into action to tackle flood

IMPHAL, May 31(DIPR): In the wake of sudden overflowing of river water at some places triggered by downpour over the past few days, Irrigation and Flood Control Department Minister Letpao Haokip, along with the Department’s officials, today inspected several places along different river banks passing through Imphal to monitor the situation. At the same time, […]

IFCD Minister, officials swing into action to tackle flood

IMPHAL, May 31(DIPR): In the wake of sudden overflowing of river water at some places triggered by downpour over the past few days, Irrigation and Flood Control Department Minister Letpao Haokip, along with the Department’s officials, today inspected several places along different river banks passing through Imphal to monitor the situation. At the same time, […]

Large number of Aadhaar Cards including Job Cards were found floating on Imphal River

Imphal, March 22: Large number of Aadhaar Cards including Job Cards were found floating on Imphal River between Khurai Nandeibam Leikai and Salanthong area around 11 am today. It is reported that most of the localitites who have applied for it have not received any of their enrolled card which should have delivered by mail […]

Imphal River crosses danger level

IMPHAL, May 21: Subsequent upon incessant downpour in the last two/three days, water levels of most of the rivers draining Manipur valley have risen dramatically and the water level of Imphal River has crossed the danger mark. Meanwhile, one more sluice gate of Imphal River has been opened. Water levels of many rivers namely Imphal River, Iril […]