Green Taxes Against Old Vehicles On The Anvil

IMPHAL, Feb 12: The State Transport Department has floated the concept of collecting Green Taxes from all the vehicles which are over 15 years old. The amount of the Green taxes to be collected would be 5 percent of total value of the vehicle. According to sources in Transport Department, the collected Green taxes would be utilized for tree plantation and other related activities to control rising...

Imphal Crescendo Touches 76-77 dB

Auto Rickshaw parking zone in Imphal. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 28: As per the readings of the Sound Level Meter installed at the western gate of Kangla, Imphal city recorded average noise level of 76 to 77 decibels in 2009. An official source in the Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB) said that noise level of 76 or 77 dB is too high according to Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control)...

Mass Transport Mooted To Ease Traffic Chaos

IMPHAL, Nov 28: As long as there is no mass transportation system in the State, the problem of traffic congestion cannot be solved in any effective manner, said DSP (Traffic) Victoria Yengkhom. In an exclusive interaction with The Sangai Express, Victoria noted that  traffic congestion in Imphal city became a serious problem with multiple rise in the number of light motor vehicles particularly passenger...