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IMPHAL | June 23
MPP has maintained that the roadway connecting Lamlong bazaar to Sawombung is in an appalling condition.
A release said the road is filled with potholes, as it has been totally ignored and abandoned by the government. The party has appealed to the authorities and individuals concerned to personally supervise the work while filling up the potholes. Most of the potholes after being filled up reappear after two or three days due to lack of quality, it added.

  • 24
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 23
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), Manipur unit organised one-day blood donation camp at the state office, Nityaipat Chuthek, Imphal today in connection to 64th Death Anniversary of BJP architect, Syama Prasad Mookerjee. A release said that more than 90 persons donated in the camp carried out by Dr. Tomcha, Dr. K Surjit Singh of JNIMS and other staffs and added that BJYM, Bishnupur district also organised blood donation at Moirang Modern Fish market where more than 60 individuals donated blood.

  • 24
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 23
The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) reiterating to protect lands, resources and rights of its people at any cost, warned against any threats.
A statement issued by Ajonah Kahmei, information & publicity secretary ZUF, said the Framework Agreement signed between the Government of India (GoI) and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN)-IM on August 3, 2015 was hoped to produce the desired result in bringing peace, tranquility and provide lasting solution to the long term struggle of the people of Nagas.
However, the hope and dream of the people is not only still far from being materialized but wer

  • 24
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 23
The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) reiterating to protect lands, resources and rights of its people at any cost, warned against any threats.
A statement issued by Ajonah Kahmei, information & publicity secretary ZUF, said the Framework Agreement signed between the Government of India (GoI) and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN)-IM on August 3, 2015 was hoped to produce the desired result in bringing peace, tranquility and provide lasting solution to the long term struggle of the people of Nagas.
However, the hope and dream of the people is not only still far from being materialized but wer

  • 24
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 23
A team of Thoubal District police commandos under the supervision of deputy SP (Ops), Thoubal, Sachidananda Soibam reportedly arrested a drug peddler during frisking at Lilong Bazar yesterday at around 10.55 pm.
According to police sources, during frisking one person who was moving in a suspicious manner carrying a black polythene bag was arrested and he has been identified as Chungouba Khan (24) son of Md. Karimmuddin of Bishnupur ward number 2.
It further informed that on body search two mobile headsets, one LYF having Jio SIM card and one Sumsung mobile with Airtel SIM card along with a sum of Rs 890 and

  • 24
  • Jun

From Our Correspondent
KANGPOKPI |June 23
Improper drainage system and retaining wall along the Imphal-Dimapur road more particularly along the 60 km road stretch from the state capital to Kangpokpi district headquarters and Senapati have led to road damages causing severe inconvenience to the commuters.
Particularly during monsoon some of the rain water percolates into the subsoil layers and damages the subsoil mass leading to cracks, and holes on the roads.
It also led to water logging which causes devastating impacts such as decrease in bearing capacity of the road and reduce the strength of structure, forming cracks

  • 24
  • Jun

From A Correspondent
THOUBAL| June 23
People for orphans Manipur (PFOM), Hayellabuk, Thoubal disctrict has organised today, the 3rd Orphans convention at the Minority Orphan Students' Target Academy (MOST Academy) complex, Hayellabuk.
On the occasion, selected orphans and widows from various places were gifted with food, delicacies and sweets by PFOM as a part of the upcoming Eid celebrations.
At the convention, Ashabudddin, parliamentary secretary MOBC, Custom and Industry, attended as chief guest, SM Jalal, president of AMMOC as president, the pradhan of khangabok part 1, K.h Rajmohan, Md Nijammudin Khan, associate pr

  • 24
  • Jun

IMPHAL | June 23
Senapati District Students' Association (SDSA) has conveyed appreciation to state chief minister for the efforts shown to address the woes of NH-2 by serving an explanation call for the failure to repair the Highway stretch till date and to report with details for the failure.
A release signed by SDSA president said that the determination and will of the new state government has given a ray of hope to the entire populace along the NH-2 stretch, passengers and transporters that people's welfare in the form of improving the NH, which is the state's lifeline, is accorded top priority.
It reiterated that sharing

  • 23
  • Jun

By A Staff Reporter
IMPHAL | June 22
The state transport department will launch inter-district and city bus services from June 25 to revive the Manipur State Transport (MST).
The buses will be flagged off by chief minister N. Biren Singh from the old office complex of Manipur State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC), Moirangkhom.
Speaking to media persons, the commissioner transport department L. Lakshmikumar, divulged that the revival of the MST was one of the 100-day programme of the BJP led Manipur Government.
He said the present government considers connectivity as one of its priorities to bring equal developme

  • 23
  • Jun

Jiri News Network
PHERAWL | June 22
Doctor and nurses working at the Primary Health Centre, Sivapurikhal under the newly created Pherzawl district were robbed by 10 well-armed unidentified persons that wore camouflage military outfits, on the night June 21 around 12:30 am. An amount of Rs.10,000 and two cell phones were robbed away from the staff of the PHC.
The robbers fired 3 blank shots before the personal properties of the staff were snatched at gun point. The staffs have abandoned the PHC out of fear and presently taking refuge at Borobkera, Jiribam.
The PHC, located at Sevapurikhal, Pherzawl district, an extremel

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