Of Leikhom Leinang and Uphul Waiphul : Rickety ride on NH-2

When it rains it is all Leikhom Leinang and when it does not it is all Uphul Waiphul. And nothing illustrates the truism of this phrase than the two pictures which accompanied the lead story of The Sangai Express under the caption ‘Dust and crater like potholes : Welcome to NH-2’ in the October 12 […]

Dust and crater like potholes : Welcome to NH-2

Kangpokpi, October 11 2017: The picture here clearly demonstrate the condition of National Highway 2, or the Trans-Asian Highway No 1, across Kangpokpi district and anyone coming across the picture can definitely conclude how the people must be suffering due to such a deplorable condition of the highway. Travelling along the highway calls for all […]

Sept 25 rain triggers gradual landslides at Maram Centre village; 10 houses destroyed

Maram Centre, October 04 2017: In one of the most disastrous natural disasters in the district triggered by the heavy incessant rain on September 25 this year, gradual landslides over the last many days at Maram Centre village have destroyed 10 houses including three concrete buildings with one completely destroyed. About 30-40 households have been […]

Heroin worth Rs 60 lakh seized

IMPHAL, Jul 6 : Narcotic Affairs and Border (NAB) Manipur seized 500 grams of heroin worth around Rs 60 lakh in the local market, yesterday at Kakching Lamkhai. Briefing media persons at his office chamber in the presence of AGP (Law and Order and Intelligence) P Asthana, IGP Administration S Ibocha (IPS) stated that acting […]

Major roads in Imphal dotted with potholes

Imphal, July 02 2017: In stark contrast to the earlier assurance of Chief Minister N Biren that there would be no more potholes on major roads in the State and that work for filling up potholes has been started, most of the key roads mainly in Imphal city are dotted with potholes, as of now […]

Yet another tanker fired upon on NH-2

KANGPOKPI, Jun 25 : In yet another incident, an oil tanker was attacked again this morning at the same area of the previous two similar incidents along National Highway-2 in between Kangpokpi DHQs and S Changoubung village. The first attack on a tanker occured on April 18 at S. Golai near Changoubung village while the […]

I too want to visit Nagaland soon by road: Biren Singh

N Biren Singh, who became Manipur’s first BJP CM, speaks to Oinam Sunil on the steps taken by him to improve the ties between his state and Nagaland. On his role in improving Manipur-Nagaland ties No state can ever think of changing its neighbours. We need to love and respect each other. I appreciate Shurhozelie’s […]

Manipur Crisis – Wait, Is Manipur Even In India?

While we are busy judging Narendra Modi’s 50 days of demonetisation and the construction of a Shivaji statue on social media and tea stalls, Manipur keeps on staggering under chaotic circumstances. Life in Manipur had halted on November 1 when the United Naga Council (UNC) called for an economic blockade. They had blocked movement on […]

Javadekar promises world class highways

Human Resources Development minister Prakash Javadekar today said the Union Road Transport and Highways minister Nitin Gadkari will visit the state next month to lay foundation stones for four laning of national highway 2 and 37. Addressing a one-day political conference cum reception of new leaders of BJP Nambol mandal at Nambol Bazar today, he […]