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60 Trucks Stranded In Assam As Blockade Chokes NH-53, Jiri Demand For District Intensifies

A file picture of NH-53 and map of Jiribam sub-division. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Jun 13: At least sixty loaded freight trucks bound for Imphal have been stranded at Jirighat in Assam as the five-day economic blockade on National Highway 53 entered the third day today following the demand for... 

Motley Group, Crucial Issue

Face of a bandh (File Photo) Manipur has many dubious distinctions to its credit and if not for anything else, at least this land will be known to the international community as a weird place inhabited by a weirder group of people. This is the land which has become notorious for the frequent bandhs and... 

Dip In Mercury Sends Charcoal Prices Soaring

Charcoal selling has suddenly become the latest market bug IMPHAL, Dec 23: With the onset of winter and cold waves gripping Manipur for the last few days, the price of charcoal in the market has been soaring in direct proportion to its demand. At one time, every household in Manipur used to have Phunga... 

Manipur Under Eye-conomics Scanner!

Writing this article in lighter vein, the base of this therefore is not on any scientific research work, nor of any extension of economic theories, nor of any economic survey; but simply on pure observation which I called EYE-CONOMICS! The Traffic Signal System [TSS] – a second debut If installation... 

Blockade In Manipur And Not In Nagaland! – What Does It Mean?

Here are a few things that we need to get used to before we even consider thinking what blockading NH 39 in the Manipur Sector and NH 53 mean. The supporters of the Ceasefire Extension in Manipur really believed that a Greater Nagaland was happening. Looking at the situation now, what does it mean, when...