Village authorities clarify on National Sports varsity dispute

Kangpokpi, August 16 2017: The village authorities of Leilon Vaiphei and Konsa Khul have strongly denied the press statement of National Sports University Haraothel Protection Committee (NSUHPC), Senjam Khunou and Senjam Chirang Joint Development Organization over the controversial National Sports varsity. A press communique signed by Chief of Leilon Vaiphei, Khupneilun Vaiphei and Chief of […]

The district creation headache : Conflicting interests

Roll back district creation decision. This is the United Naga Council and various Naga civil societies of Manipur. No roll back of district creation. This is the call from different CSOs of Kangpokpi district spearheaded by the Kuki Students’ Organisation, Kangpokpi. Caught in the middle is the BJP led Government. Not a comfortable position by […]

Do not roll back : Kpi bodies

KANGPOKPI, Aug 11: Even as the tripartite talks between the United Naga Council, Government of India and Government of Manipur on the district creation issue was set to start at Senapati district headquarters today, hundreds of people of Kangpokpi district took out a rally to demonstrate its stand against any decision to roll back the […]

Viewing through one’s community : The tragedy of Manipur

24 hours total shutdown called by the Kuki Students’ Organisation, Sadar Hills. A sit-in protest called by the National Sports University Haraothel Protection Committee and the Senjam Khunou and Senjam Chirang Joint Development Committee at the time the total shutdown was on. At centre of it all is the decision of the State Government to […]

Earth crack at Haijang, Twilang road widen Nemcha Kipgen surveys fissure sites

Kangpokpi, July 19 2017: The earth fissures at Haijang and Twilang road have widened alarmingly within a day or two creating more panic among the people while it has become a big headache for the scantily funded district administration . Social Welfare Cooperation Minister, Nemcha Kipgen, who is also the local MLA accompanied by Principal […]

Earth fissures tear apart Twilang road

Kangpokpi, July 18 2017: Bewilderment looms large in Kangpokpi district owing to the occurrence of numerous earth fissures at various places one after another ever since the Kalikhola earth crack in the aftermath of Cyclone Mora that swept the district in the last week of May . After reports of earth fissures at Maphou Kuki […]

Saikul bridge on verge of breaking down

Kangpokpi, July 12 2017: The only bridge that connects Saikul with the State capital and the rest of the world along Saikul-Imphal road is on the verge of breaking down any moment following the recent incessant rainfall after cyclone Mora hit hard the State last month . The Purum Likli bailey bridge constructed over Purum […]

Next round of tripartite talks : Stand over districts creation

The next round of talk, that is at the political level, is yet to be held but both sides have already stated their stand. To the United Naga Council (UNC), the core issue is obviously the creation of the seven new districts, particularly Kangpokpi district and to a lesser extent, Jiribam district, while on the […]

ZUF bats for Zeliangrong unity

Imphal, July 10 2017: The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) has appealed to the Zeliangrong people living in Assam, Manipur and Nagaland to uphold unity and integrity with due regard to the history of Makuilongdi, the place where kindred tribes lived for many generations as one people under the same roof . The Zeliangrong people are […]

Rs 19 cr for 7 new districts

Imphal, July 10 2017: The tentative budget allocation for the financial year 2017-18 has been revised and the budget allocated to 17 different Departments has changed while Rs 19 crore has been set aside to develop infrastructure in the 7 new districts. According to an official source, the tentative budget allocation was revised due to […]

CM Biren visits flood relief camps

Imphal, July 08 2017: Chief Minister N Biren Singh today visited flood relief camps and directed officials to ensure rehabilitation of affected people at the earliest. Priority will be given to those whose kachcha houses were destroyed during last weeks flash flood that hit several parts of Imphal valley, Biren said at relief camps in […]

Disaster filled two months : Declaring State calamity

State calamity. Of severe nature. The losses incurred are yet to be officially calculated, but it is only right that the State Government should go ahead and declare the present flood situation in the State as a calamity. The series of natural calamities that have struck the State in the last two months all had […]

Landslides hit NH-2, deftly cleared

Kangpokpi, July 01 2017: Torrential downpour since yesterday hit hard Konghom in Saikul sub division of Kangpokpi district among many other parts of the district and caused numerous landslides along NH-2 this morning . Konghom located in between Sapormeina and Saikul remained the worst affected in every downpour this year. Earlier, when Cyclone Mora swept […]

Landslides hit NH-2, deftly cleared

Kangpokpi, July 01 2017: Torrential downpour since yesterday hit hard Konghom in Saikul sub division of Kangpokpi district among many other parts of the district and caused numerous landslides along NH-2 this morning . Konghom located in between Sapormeina and Saikul remained the worst affected in every downpour this year. Earlier, when Cyclone Mora swept […]

Noting the SOS from the DC of Kpi Lifelines of Manipur

The Government should take note of the missive from the Deputy Commissioner of Kangpokpi. Or else Manipur will see yet another spell of her lifeline being cut off, this time not by any CSO but from the failure to heed the warning alert sounded by its man from Kangpokpi. It has always been like this, […]

Kangpokpi, Kalikhola village landslide

Landslide of Kalikhola area in Kangpokpi district is getting worst day by day with the non-stop heavy rain causing high alert to the nearby villages. The earth fissure at Kalikhola area has widened while more paddy fields and huge trees have caved in and more land have slid down and huge water bodies have been […]

Kangpokpi earth crack spreads to 5 Kms radius Fissure widening, water, power grievances at relief camp

KANGPOKPI, Jun 7 : The earth crack at Kalikhola area in Kangpokpi district has already affected a stretch of 5 Km radius approximately with the fissure widening every passing hour while the more than 250 victims sheltered at the temporary relief camp are facing water and power shortage apart from other numerous difficulties. While the […]

N Kayisii pays Rs 3 lakh aid to earth crack victims

KANGPOKPI, Jun 6 : The Kalikhola earth crack that developed on June 4 is deteriorating with each passing day with more residential houses in the area being damaged with the earth crack getting wider and wider. Not surprisingly the worsening crack completely shocked Tribal Development Minister N Kayisii, who visited the spot today at about […]

Incessant rain in last few days flood many parts, bridges washed away

IMPHAL, May 31: The incessant rain over the last few days following cyclone Mora has led to floods in most parts of the State due to rapidly rising water level of the rivers. Taking note of the flood the State Government declared half holiday for all Government offices including Public Sector Undertakings/Corporations/autonomous bodies under the […]

Incessant rain in last few days flood many parts, bridges washed away

IMPHAL, May 31: The incessant rain over the last few days following cyclone Mora has led to floods in most parts of the State due to rapidly rising water level of the rivers. Taking note of the flood the State Government declared half holiday for all Government offices including Public Sector Undertakings/Corporations/autonomous bodies under the […]