Villagers Irked With Shoddy Work

IMPHAL, Feb 1: A blatant apathy and laxity on the part of the public engineers to oversee the execution of the construction of water reservoir in Thungcheng village in Chandel district of Manipur has caused much anguish and rage to the villagers, who have now threatened to block the main water resource if the structures are not reconstructed as per required technical provision. In a memorandum submitted...

Throats Running Dry At Potsangbam

IMPHAL, Feb 1: People residing in Imphal and its vicinity are facing acute drinking water problem, particularly in Imphal East district. In the case of Potsangbam village, some 12 km north of Imphal located along the National Highway 39, a sense of heightened anxiety and hopelessness is palpable in the moisture-deficient air of the winter as the villagers grapple with the paucity of portable water...