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‘Ima Markets Should Accommodate Evicted Vendors’

We are around 4000 street vendors. We are represented by Roadside Vendors Welfare Association, Khwairamband Keithel, Manipur Keithel Nupi Marup, Khwairamband Keithel, Manipur Keithel Phambi Apunba Lup, Khwairamband Keithel. Our organizations are members of National Association of Street Vendors of India... 

EDITORIAL: Grassroots Politics, Decentralization Of Power

Power and authority to the grass root is undeniably one of the more favored slogans of a democracy and while no one can justifiably contest the merit behind the philosophy of disseminating power to the grass root level, this comes with certain riders, as evidenced in the institution of local self Governments,... 

Contractor’s Magic Potion Of 1 Part Cement And 7 Parts Sand Fails To Deliver Retaining Wall Of Nambul, Caves In, SO Suspended

The breached portion of the retaining wall and inset the alluvial soil used for the construction. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 24: In yet another apparent case of lack of quality control, around 25 feet long portion of the retaining wall constructed along Nambul River in the proportion of 7:1... 

Gross Negligence Compound Woes Of Lamphel Market

The state of a road leading towards the market at Lamphel. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 24 : In addition to non-construction of sheds and absence of basic infrastructure at the newly established market place at Lamphel impeding smooth trading, deplorable conditions of most approach roads has... 

CM Surveys Lamphel To Conserve Water Bodies

IMPHAL, May 24: To conserve and save the remaining water bodies in Lamphelpat area, considered to be the lungs of Imphal city, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh personally inspected the area along with other Government officials today. With Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh himself conducting a spot inspection,... 

NPF Sets May 28 Date

IMPHAL, May 24: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Nagaland Minister for Planning Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu, Lok Sabha MP from Nagaland CM Chang, Nagaland senior Cabinet minister TR Zeliang and 20 other Nagaland MLAs and Ministers will be in Senapati headquarters on May 28 to “formally” launch the... 

Decks Cleared For Election To IMC

IMPHAL, May 24: With security and polling personnel on duty already at their respective polling stations, the stage is ready for the election to Imphal Municipal Council tomorrow to elect 26 Councilors and 53 ward committee members. Of the total 27 wards under Imphal Municipal Council, the lone candidate... 

CE Speculates On Reasons

IMPHAL, May 24: Even as a Section Officer (SO) has been placed under suspension pending a departmental inquiry on the collapse of a portion of the retaining wall at Takyel section of the Nambul River, Irrigation and Flood Control Department (IFCD) Chief Engineer Th Indramani speculated that natural causes... 

Flop Show: Semester System Blamed

IMPHAL, May 25: The democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DES-AM) today contended that after introduction of semester system in the college education pass percentage in the annual examination has declined sharply. Speaking to reporters at Manipur Press Club here this afternoon, DESAM secretary... 

KCP (MC) Threat Forces Closure Of RIMS OPD

RIMS-OPD wears a deserted look. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 24 : The OPD services of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), which is being proposed to be upgraded to the status of AIIMS, has remained shut indefinitely from today following threats from a faction of the proscribed KCP. In... 

UNC For Mass Prayer Ahead Of Talk

IMPHAL, May 24: Ahead of the third round of tripartite talk on the issues raised by the Nagas on Monday at Senapati district headquarters, the United Naga Council (UNC), which is a party to it, has appealed to all to hold mass prayers. The UNC is intensifying its campaign for an alternative administrative... 

Utilization Certificate

IMPHAL, May 24: Although the Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department has been taking up schemes to assist Schedule Caste families, a shadow of doubt has been cast over the prospect of releasing the next installment of the fund as Utilization Certificates of the earlier sanctioned fund have not... 

MPCC Chief For Public Vigilance

LAMKA, May 24: MPCC president Gaikhangam today called upon his party colleagues here to form village committee to oversee the implementation of his Government’s fifteen flagship schemes during a-day training on the schemes at Saikot Kendra. Speaking alongside the local representative IPR Minister TN...