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No Electricity, No Road Connectivity, Boat Trip The Sole Means Of Communication, Jiri Hamlet Caught In A Time Warp, No Change Since ’64

A ramshackle structure passes off as the lone primary school in this Jiri village. Image Credit: Sangai Photo JIRI, May 18: Boroikhal is a village in Jiribam sub-division, Imphal East district which is in the news today for all the wrong reasons-long years of negligence. The said village is about 15-kilometre... 

Villagers Pledge To Cut Off Water Supply Line

IMPHAL, May 7: Intensifying its lingering protest against shoddy and ‘distracting’ plan of water supply line, Thungcheng villagers of Chandel district have reaffirmed and pledged to cut off the NLCPR water supply line from Thungcheng village to Khambathel village. The decision was taken in a plenary... 

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Khamasom High School, in Ukhrul district is far from being completed even though an amount of Rs 15.91 lakhs has been withdrawn by the contractor concerned in three phases.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,... 

Mysterious Disease Stalks Ukhrul Village

IMPHAL, Mar 2:  An idyllic and nondescript hamlet,  New Wahong village located some 80 km north of Ukhrul district headquarters under Chingai Assembly Constituency, has been overwhelmed by a mysterious disease which has claimed the lives of 4 children with many more needing emergency medical attention. The... 

Pillai Pledges Tamenglong Village Road Link

IMPHAL, Feb 20: A remote village in Tamenglong district of Manipur has remained inaccessible for as long as memory can recollect. Being cut off from the out-side world had created a fertile ground for the germination of hardboiled militants during the chaotic late 1980s and early 1990s. For L Pabram... 

Village Chief Decries Poppy Cultivation, Gunfight

Poppy cultivation site in Thonglang Akutpa village, Senapati district, Manipur. Image Credit: The Sangai Express IMPHAL, Jan 8: In the guise of cultivating potatoes, villagers of Songjang have been found cultivating Poppies in over 3 hectares of land along a hill cliff be-longing to Thonglang Akutpa... 

DRDA’s Initiative Yields Positive Feedbacks, New definition Of cleanliness Dawns

LAMKA, Oct 5: Behind the month long cleanliness competition initiated by the District Rural Development Agency  (DRDA), an increasing number of villages and its inhabitants have woken up to the benefits of maintaining hygiene and sanitation. The other attraction, which in fact was the first factor before,...