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Back To The Cycle for Health

Today, in Imphal city, the tinkle of bicycle bells has died and the lanes of the city have been taken over by cars, bikes and passenger service vehicles. We have stopped using pedal power for commuting, sending children to school or making a living. It has become a thing of the past. But, still a very... 

Street Vendors Set To Get Plot

Imphal Municipal Council officials verifying licenses of street vendors ahead of plot allotment at the Temporary Market Shed. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 3: Putting be-hind their long years of hardship confronting inclement weather to earn daily livelihood, women street vendors in different... 

NGOs Shrink After Panel Set-Up

IMPHAL, Feb 3: A number of non-governmental organizations working in diverse fields have been invalidated as well as disappeared after the State Level Committee, set up to monitor activities of these NGOs and voluntary organizations (VOs) reportedly detected anomalies in the functioning and financial... 

Tribal Ornament Makers Face Material Shortage

Women workers engaged in tribal ornament making. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 3: Manufacturing of the traditional ornaments used by various tribal communities is becoming a dying profession in Manipur today due to lack of raw materials. Despite the growing demand for these traditional ornaments... 

SBI Takes Up Drastic Steps

IMPHAL, Feb 3: Taking serious note of huge NPA (non-performing assets), accumulated due to non-re-paying of loans, State Bank of India has taken up drastic steps like serving of legal notices to borrowers, guarantors and concerned DDOs, filing of suits, seizure of car/auto/tractor etc. Around 18 seized...