HC directs

IMPHAL, Feb 13: A Division Bench of the High Court of Manipur, comprising of Chief Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar and Justice Kh Nobin, yesterday, directed the authorities concerned of the State Government, particularly the Director of Trade, Commerce and Industries, Manipur, to refrain from permitting any quarrying activities, transportation etc and not to grant any further prospecting lease or license for provisional or regular quarrying without approval from the Court, in connection with a PIL regarding the preservation of Thoubal river.