BRIEF NEWS: March 30, 2011

Two killed in flash flood LAMKA, Mar 29: Flash floods triggered by heavy showers that hit the interior sub-divisions of Churachandpur district yester- day claimed the lives of two individuals in separate incidents while two others had a narrow escape, according to a belated report received today. As heavy rain accompanied by hailstorm lashed Thanlon sub-division yesterday evening, three jhum farmers...

ATSUM Resumes Economic Blockade

LAMKA, Mar 24: Adding more teeth in the charter of demands put before the Govt, the All Tribal Stu-dents’ Union, Manipur has gone ahead and imposed economic-blockades along the State’s two lifelines, as announced earlier. NNN reports that 70 loaded trucks are stranded at Mao Gate. ‘We resumed the economic blockade last night, which was suspended in the first week of March,’ ATSUM President...

KSO Express Reservation In Executive Director Assuming Charge

LAMKA, Feb 26: A day after the Executive Director of ADC Churachandpur Kulachandra Singh assumed charge of office, the Kuki Students’ Organization Ghqs said it takes strong exception to the fact that the DCs serving in the hill districts have been pressurized by the political forces to hand over the charge of the post of ED DRDA to senior MCS officers. ‘With all the respect due to the MCS officers...

CDSU Joins KSO

LAMKA, Jan 18: The Churachandpur Students’ Union today joined rank with the KSO in voicing dissent against the State Government’s order to appoint senior MCS officer as Executive Director of the DRDA in hill districts. The Union is displeased to learn that the Government has adopted a parallel stand on the issue despite minutely deliberating upon it with ATSUM on 13 January and assuring...