Indefinite Economic Blockade From November 24

IMPHAL, Nov 15: Protesting against the alleged political suppression, discrimination, deprivation and intimidation of the indigenous tribal people of Manipur, the Tribal Joint Action Committee on Delimitation has announced that an indefinite economic blockade along National Highways 39 and 53 will be imposed with effect from November 24 till the tribal people of Manipur are given all political rights...

Solar Light Sheds Light Of Progress To Hamlets Where Power Is A Myth

IMPHAL, Nov 15: Never before they have witnessed such brightness in their home after sunset. Never before have they enjoyed the varied and multiple utilities of electricity. Virtually, these villages located in the remote corner along the State’s border with Nagaland have been caught in a time warp, away from the eyes and ears of the Government. Just like many other villages located in interior...

Private Bank Takes Off Where Networking Left

IMPHAL, Nov 15: The founder managing director (MD) of a micro-financing private bank has alleged gone hiding after duping the customers of a huge amount. Laishram Surjit (29) of Thoubal Wangkhem Huidrom Leikai, who is the founder MD of The Livelihood Advancement Micro-Finance (LAM) having its office at Khurai Lamlong, has reportedly collected around Rs 20 lakhs from a large number of customers from...

Fuel Fiasco: With No Accountability, Blame Game On TDC Blames IOC And Depot Managers

IMPHAL, Nov 15 : While blaming depot managers and the IOC for the continued scarcity of petroleum products in the State, the Transporters and Drivers Council has appealed to the BRO to expedite repairing/development work of NH-53 and make the highway traffic worthy before the onset of next rainy season. Speaking to media persons at their MG Avenue office here today, TDC president H Ranjit reminded...