Lethargic BRO Peeves Minister

The Ministerial team assessing condition of NH-53 during the tour of the Imphal-Jiribam section. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 5: Not impressed on seeing lack of progress in the National Highway-53 development   work taken up by the Border Roads Organization (BRO) a visibly upset Works Minister K Ranjit has advised BRO officials present at the work site to surrender the assignment to the...

Of Rs 300 Crores Sanctioned, Only Rs 62 Crores Released Till Date, BRO DG Inspects NH-53

Slushy stretch on NH-53 offers the right place for buffaloes (file photo). Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 4: Director General of Border Roads Organization (BRO) Lt Gen Ravi Shankar today assessed the work progress on National Highway-53. Apart from the road inspection, the DG also called on the State’s Chief Secretary and reportedly in- formed the latter that the Centre has released Rs 62...

The Road Less Travelled

There is definitely something poetic about the phrase, ‘˜The Road Less Travelled,’ maybe even romantic, laced with the right dollops of the mythical. We do not know the genesis of this phrase or who strung up these words so beautifully but taken purely in its literal meaning, National Highway-53 is definitely one of the roads that is travelled less and there is nothing poetic or romantic...