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Delay land compensation till KNO/KNA shifted out: Beneficiaries

IMPHAL, April 3: The Integrated Check Post (ICP) Joint Action Committee, Moreh ward No. 1 has urged concerned authorities to delay distribution of compensation to the affected land owners/pattadars until the KNO/KNA is shifted out of Moreh and Chandel district or else the land owners/pattadars of Moreh ICP are resettled at a suitable place.

According to a statement jointly signed by the chairman, Semjathang Haokip and secretary, Ngamjathang Lhungdim, the JAC revealed that the president of the HTC Moreh, Jangmang Haokip has been threatening the land owners/pattadars that they would get their share of 50 percent wherever the compensation is distributed.

It said that despite being aware of such intimidations to the public, the Chandel district authorities remain silent spectators.

The failure of the concerned authorities despite open intimidation and is unfortunate, it said.

The JAC also alleged that all the extortions at Moreh is made through the HTC by the KNA/KNO including NGREGS …

Arapti thrash out death of child in school collapse

IMPHAL, April 4: Altogether 12 local organisations of Arapti Mayai Leikai in Lilong convened a public meeting today and discuss over collapse of GT Memorial Academy in which a girl student was killed.

Mention may be made a standard III student of the school namely Konsam Rosni died at the school during a heavy storm on April 1 afternoon.

During today’s meeting, principal of GT Memorial Academy, M Kirankumar disclosed that Rosni was amongst students who ran out from the class room when the heavy storm struck the school on the fateful day on April 1.

However, the girl suddenly rushed into her classroom apparently to collect her missing belongings. No sooner she moved into the class room, a Mango tree suddenly felled into the school structure and hit the girl student and killed instantly.

During today’s meeting, representatives of 12 local organisations and local public later unanimously resolved to allow the school to revive with new rigid structure so that no students could be victi…

Meet with security advisor proposes beefing up security presence in Imphal area

IMPHAL, April 4: The first high level meeting of the state security advisory body was convened yesterday afternoon soon after Gopal Sharma, Retd. DGP BSF, the security advisor to the chief minister Okram Ibobi, took charge of his new office.

The meeting was held under the chairmanship of the chief minister at his official bungalow from 3.30 pm till around 6.30 pm.and reviewed the existing law and order situation in the state.

The meeting was also attended by the chief secretary Manipur, DS Poonia, commissioner home V Vumlunmang, DGP Y Joykumar Singh, IG, Intelligence LM Khoute and concerned SPs of both Imphal East and Imphal West who submitted reports of various security related problems which hinder the progress of various major projects undertaking in the state.

In particular, the meeting discussed reports of interferences by insurgent groups in the construction work of the Capitol Project at Chingmeirong, Tipaimukh Multipurpose Project, Loktak Downstream Project and various Centr…