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Ima Market basements to be turned into parking lot

IMPHAL | Nov 23 MAHUD minister, Thounaojam Shyamkumar today announced strict prohibition on storage of goods and use of electric appliances at the basement of Ima Market. He also directed the Imphal Municipal Corporation to strictly follow the instructions. The minister’s announcement came after a minor fire broke out at the basement of the Ima Market No. 1 (Ima Leimaren Sidabi) today at around 3.30 pm. The cause of the fire was electric short circuit from a machine used by an ice cream vendor. State fire tenders reached the spot in time and controlled the fire. Speaking to media persons after inspecting the fire at Ima Market, MAHUD min

AMITSWA demands deployment of security along NH 2

By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Nov 23 All Manipur Interstate Taxi Service Welfare Association has appealed to the government to deploy security personnel on National Highway No. 2 for the safety of the passengers and drivers. While speaking to media here at Manipur Press Club, All Manipur Interstate Taxi Service Welfare Association joint secretary, Laishram Bhonilal appealed to the chief minister to deploy security forces for the safety of the drivers and passengers travelling through NH 2. He said that the drivers and the passengers travelling on the highway have been facing harassments from unknown miscreants since the beginning of the ye

Senapati civil bodies threaten highway shutdown

By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Nov 23 The Liangmaipui Naga Ruangdi along with Namdilong Women development society and Liangmai Naga Katinah Ruangdi (Assam Nagaland Manipur) urged the government and the police to arrest accused Kh. Kashinba in connection with rape and attempt to murder case. While speaking to the media at Manipur Press Club, Liangmaipui Naga Ruangdi president, Th. Priscilla said that if the culprit is not arrested within 72 hours the civil bodies will impose 12 hours total shutdown on the National Highway No.2 on November 27 from 6am till 6pm. She said that ‘wanted’ tag for Kh. Kashinba from Karuangmuan village, Nungtek

Man burns unharvested rice stacks

By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Nov 23 In yet another shocking incident today, the yearlong harvest of two families, Pukhrambam Birachandra Singh and Michael P. alias Sadu Khuroi were burnt to ashes by am alcoholic today morning. The incident happened at Laipat Loukon, Ningthoukhong Bazar, Bishnupur district. This incident is the third of its kind and in the state. A fire brigade team tried to stop the fire but their efforts went in vain. The suspect who committed this inhuman act today was identified as Moirangthem Roben Singh, (35) from the same place. He was caught with psychotropic substance and tablets strip at the same spot. Enraged b

AMPPTA launches cease work strike

By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Nov 23 All Manipur Petroleum Products Transporters Association (AMPPTA) today staged protest demonstration in front of Malom Oil Depot and subsequently ceased their work against the tender process of the Indian Oil Cooperation Limited.   The protesters displayed placards bearing slogans like “You are getting 7th pay, and why are we pushing back to 2014 rate”, “IOC tender condition, Hai-Hai”, “Where will the local based transporter, Go”. Protesters said that unless and until the government rectify the newly floated norms the IOCL to will continue their cease work strike. Due to their cases work s
IMPHAL | Nov 23 Commerce and Industry minister Thongam Biswajit singh asserted that we need a mechanism to preserve Manipuri pony. The Minister was speaking as chief guest on the second day of the ongoing 11th Manipur Polo International, which is being played as a part Manipur Sangai Festival at Imphal Pologround. The minister maintained that polo is well known throughout the world and it is very necessary to preserve the Manipuri Pony. The game of ‘polo’ originated from Manipur and was introduced by King Kangba. According to the Royal Chronicle, the game is known as Sagol-Kangjei in earlier time and as the game is related with pony, w

Tulihal drug haul case deferred

By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL |Nov 23 The case hearing of the Tulihal drug haul case in which Wangkhei MLA, O. Henry who is a close relative of former chief minister, O. Ibobi, and another man L. Tarpon are allegedly involved, has been postponed to December 11. According to a reliable source the investigating officer of the case, P. Bimol was supposed to give his statement before the special judge Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. It added that since the IO of the case is currently engaged at the ongoing Sangai Festival and cannot be present at the court the CBI has postponed the case. Mentioned may be made that on January 11, 201

KNF demands local contractors in PMGSY schemes

From Our Correspondent KANGPOKPI | Nov 23 Kuki National Front today issued a reminder to the PMGSY contractors over the alleged failure of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) schemes in the hills. Director, project and planning KNF, Andrew K, in their press communiqué reiterated that owing to the execution of work below scheduled rate, PMGSY has failed to serve its purpose to the hill people who reside in the far-flung remote areas. That in spite of enormous sanctions made by the government under PMGSY scheme to construct roads in remote areas, owing to poor quality of work, many of the roads built under the scheme are not motorable
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