5th General Panchayat election Ballot boxes confiscated, re-poll likely in some PSs

Imphal, October 07 2017: Even though the 5th General Panchayat election held today was by and large peaceful, isolated incidents of confiscating ballot boxes marred the election at three polling stations and these polling stations are likely to go for re-poll . Reports received from the State election office recorded 90 per cent poll percentage […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Flood at Kongba Nandeibam Leikai, Khongman Mangjil

Sudden rise of water level in Kongba  Nandeibam Leikai, Khongman Mangjil and its surrounding areas has led to man-made flood affecting hundreds of houses. Many of the local roadways (leikai gi leirak) have been totally submerged under the flood water. Many families affected by the flood are taking shelter at the nearby high ground safer […]

15,000 hectares inundated in IE

Imphal, July 05 2017: While around 15,000 hectares of paddy fields have been inundated and around 9200 households have been affected by flood in Imphal East district . On the other hand, Imphal East district administration has been distributing rice, dal, cooking oil, common salt and other relief materials to the flood affected people at […]

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 […]