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...

Garbage Drive

IMPHAL, Apr 21: In view of the choked drainage system of Imphal city and surrounding areas which often leads to inundation of roads and streets when there is a drizzle even for a few hours, Zero Garbage Campaign taken up by the Imphal Municipal Council in its 27 wards would now encompass drainage systems. For clearing drainage systems, the IMC would sanction Rs 3 lakhs for each ward. Notably, the Zero...

MLA Extends Aid To Flood Victims

IMPHAL, Nov 16: MLA Doukhomang Khongsai has provided relief aids among the flood affected people and students of Saikul Sub-division in Senapati district. Apart from the death of a 7-year old boy, around 130 houses and over 250 acres of agricultural land have been destroyed in one of the most devastating flood that hit Saikul area on October 8 last. Students of staying in the boarding of a school called...

Thanga’s Annual Investment Meets Watery Grave

IMPHAL, Oct 11: With many fish farms in Thanga Assembly Constituency of Bishnupur district inundated with flood water causing loss in terms of lakhs of rupees, affected fish farmers have appealed to the Government to take up necessary immediate measures to bail them out from the situation. MLA of Thanga Assembly Constituency T Manibabu today personally visited the flood affected areas of his Constituency...

Water Recedes, Paddy Fields Still Inundated

IMPHAL, Oct 11: Al-though the water level of the rivers flowing through the valley area of Manipur has receded, flood water has steadily inundated the outlying areas of Imphal. Considering the difficulties being faced by the people, the sluice gate of Ithai Barrage has been lifted. According to information received from the Flood Control Room of IFC, though the water level of the river has receded,...

Govt Reviews Flood Scars, SFs Join Hands In Relief Work

IMPHAL, Oct 10: Along with reviewing the situation of flood in the State, a meeting presided over by Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has discussed provision of immediate relief materials to the flood affected victims. On the other hand, Minister of Irrigation and Flood Control N Biren asserted that his Department has taken up necessary measures to ameliorate difficulties being faced by the people from...