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 of sand and cement has caved in near Takyel Khongbal Mayai Leikai area last night. Taking swift action,...

Keirao Demands Better Road

IMPHAL, May 13: Lamenting over the deplorable condition of the roads in Keirao Assembly Constituency, denizens of the Assembly constituency have demanded the Government to take up construction work of the roads before the onset of rainy season. Speaking to media persons today, secretary of YDC, Keirao Jadumani pointed out that the condition of the road stretch from Iril to Mapal Lamdung, which is around...

Locals Allege Sub-Standard Work

A breached portion of Nambul River retaining wall. Image Credit: Sangai Express IMPHAL, May 11: Contending that quality control is not being maintained in the construction of retaining walls along the Nambul river banks locals of Takyel Khongban have proclaimed prohibition on continuation of the work with immediate effect. With the ongoing retaining wall construction works generating strong criticism...

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Khamasom High School, in Ukhrul district is far from being completed even though an amount of Rs 15.91 lakhs has been withdrawn by the contractor concerned in three phases.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, Yaolei said a total of Rs 25,70,700 was sanctioned on December 28, 2009 for construction of the school...

Students Protest

IMPHAL, Feb 1: Expressing resentment over the delay in construction works of the school building following conflict between a UG group and the workers of an MLA over contract work, students of Ibotonsana Higher Secondary School, Uripok today staged a Wakat Meepham in front of their school gate. Talking to mediapersons on the sidelines of the protest demonstration, secretary of debate and extension...

Vendors Shift Into Second Shed

IMPHAL, Dec 17: Shifting and plot verification of women vendors to the newly inaugurated second market shed of Khwairamband Bazar was carried out today in the presence of Works Minister K Ranjit Singh. Talking to media persons on the sidelines, Ranjit assured that action would be taken up against any officials if they were found involved in issuing fake vendor licenses. Explaining that there are in...

Construction Of Three Market Complexes, Ranjit Leads To Meet Deadline

IMPHAL, Oct 15: In view of the scheduled inauguration of the three newly constructed market complexes of Khwairamband Keithel, Works Minister K Ranjit has been stationing himself together with engineers concerned to ensure that the market complexes are fully completed ahead of the inauguration. Talking to The Sangai Express, Works Minister K Ranjit said that they have invited UPA Chairperson Sonia...