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Khuga Dam: Conceptualized With Inherent Flaws

Khuga Dam : Seeds of flaws and defects sown at first stage. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 25: There were flaws in the design of the Khuga Multi-purpose Project from the very initial stage. On the other hand, a power component of 1.5 MW incorporated into the project’s design has been scrapped... 
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Assembly Okays Motor Vehicle Bill

IMPHAL, Mar 25: Manipur Legislative Assembly today passed the Motor Vehicle Taxation Amendment Bill 2011 which on becoming an Act is expected to fetch an annual revenue of Rs 12 crores to the State exchequer. The Bill seeks to levy ‘green tax’ on vehicles that have passed the standard operational... 

Sops To MLAs: Take Loan, Get It Waived

IMPHAL, Mar 24 : The Salaries and Allowances of Members of the Legislative Assembly (Manipur) 19th Amendment and Validation Bill 2011 which will waive the loans taken by expired, former or sitting MLAs/Ministers was passed by the State Assembly today. The Bill also encompassed the points already approved... 

Plebiscite Call Gets More Vocal

IMPHAL, Mar 25: With the call for the participation of the people in any process to resolve the Indo-Manipur conflict gaining ground, it has also automatically given more vocal power to the demand for plebiscite to resolve all outstanding issues. A number of public meetings on plebiscite to sensitize... 
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Biren Should Step Down On Moral Ground: O Joy

IMPHAL, Mar 25: Fire-brand Opposition member from the MPP, O Joy has today categorically stated that IFCD Minister N Biren should step down on moral ground as his son was involved in the day light killing of a youth from Wangkhei Angom Leikai, Irom Roger on March 20. Taking part in the discussion during... 

CAG Points Graft Fingers At Agriculture Department

IMPHAL, Mar 25 :According to a report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), for a period extending up to March 31 last year which was tabled before the State Assembly today, Rs 49.84 lakhs meant for purchasing soybean and black dal (sagol hawai)   seeds have been misappropriated in the Agriculture... 

Democratic Resistance Dubbed The Father Of Nationalist Ideology

IMPHAL, Mar 25: The act of resistance produced the nationalist ideology and not vice versa, said Kangujam Sanatomba of Alternative Perspective, Imphal. He was speaking on the second day of the colloquium on Militarism and Future of Democracy in Manipur at Senate Hall, Manipur University, Canchipur. The... 

Mother Village Of Zeliangrongs: Destination Call In Jan ’12

Brig Narula at the recently inaugurated Chawang Bros ground. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. OKLONG, Senapati,  Mar 25 : Come January next year, and all the sons and daughters who belong to the great family of the Zeliangrong tribe and are settled in Manipur, Assam and Nagaland, their destination will be... 
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Khamasom Village Secretary Alleges

IMPHAL, Mar 25: Khamasom Village secretary AS Yaolei has alleged that building construction of Khamasom High School, in Ukhrul district is far from being completed even though an amount of Rs 15.91 lakhs has been withdrawn by the contractor concerned in three phases. Speaking to some newspersons today,... 

Farmers Go On Exposure Trip

IMPHAL, Mar 24: Farmers of Chandel district today visited different places of Imphal at the guidance of District Agriculture Officer, Chandel under the Agricultural Technology Mission Agency (ATMA). The farmers belonging to Chandel, Tengnoupal, Machi, Khengjoy and Chakpikarong blocks and numbering eight... 

Consultation Meet On Social Work Education Ends

IMPHAL, Mar 25: A two-day National Consultation on Contextualizing Social Work Education in North Eastern Region concluded here at Hotel Nirmala today with lively and thought provoking discussions on diverse topics correlated or inter-related with the theme. The meet which began yesterday was organized... 

BRIEF NEWS: March 26, 2011

TSE contributor IMPHAL, Mar 25: Regular contributor to The Sangai Express, Dr Budha Kamei has been awarded the post-doctoral fellowship by the Indian Council of Historical Research, Minis-try of Human Resources Development to work on the proposed thesis/research work titled ‘Traditional Village...