Cement out of the bag

Urgent need to re-examine quality assurance of dams in the northeast
On May 10, the Sangai Express, a local daily from Imphal, reported that parts of the Thoubal multipurpose project had developed cracks. Taking note of the apparent lack of quality construction, Thounaojam Shyamkumar, deputy speaker in the state assembly, said that the dam posed a threat and authorities concerned should explain the cracks.
A team of the state