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New Rs 1,114 cr Manipur Highway to be built

By Correspondent

IMPHAL, March 12 - Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh flagged off the construction of a new 103 km highway connecting Imphal with Tamenglong district headquarters in the State recently.

The construction works of the new highway, which will shorten the distance by 43 km compared to the existing Imphal-Khongshang-Tamenglong Road, will be taken up by Hindustan Construction Company Ltd under funding by Asian Development bank.

The highway project, estimated to cost Rs 1,114 crores, is targeted to be completed within three and half years.

International Women�s Day: The International Women�s Day was celebrated by Women Committee of United NGOs Mission Manipur with the theme �Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it up for Gender Equality� and �Victims in Focus: Grave Situation in Manipur�.

A candle light rally was held to end crime against women and children and for bringing peace in Manipur.

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