Fishermen Rolls Up Sleeves To Defy Act

IMPHAL, Apr 26: Contending that the provisions of Manipur Loktak Lake (Protection) Act, 2006 is a direct challenge to their rights, fishermen who depend on Loktak Lake for livelihood have threatened to launch intense agitation if the said Act is not abolished. A joint meeting of the fishermen held at Ibudhou Khuman Pokpa community hall at Karang today and adopted various resolutions pertaining to protection...

ZSU Cries Foul Against Sub-Standard Works

IMPHAL, Apr 15: Lack of quality control  and slow progress have been the alleged hallmarks of the developmental works taken up by the Government in areas falling within the jurisdiction of Zeliangrong Students’ Union, Southern Area, Manipur. Talking to The Sangai Express, secretary of Zeliangrong Students’ Union, Southern Area, Manipur G Gaikhangam Bosco and vice convener Hillary Meiringmei informed...

Crack The Whip, It’s Not Too Late

It was interesting to see and hear the Chief Engineer of the Power Department coming out with guns blazing, and announcing for one and all to hear and read that from today (January 24, 2011), the Power Department will launch a crackdown and penalize all defaulters, unauthorized connections, tampering with the readings on the meter box etc under the 2003 Electricity Act 2007 (Amendment). The Chief Engineer...

Experts Find Holes In NHPC Claim On Dams

Lower Subansiri Dam site GUWAHATI, Dec. 13: The expert committee to study adverse downstream impacts of the proposed Lower Subansiri hydroelectric power project today accused the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation of trying to mislead the Centre by giving false and unscientific explanations about impacts of the power project. The committee, which includes experts from Gauhati University, Dibrugarh...