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World Patient Safety Day

By Dr. Kangjam Lakshmi Devi & Khaidem Beronika Devi Definition of Patient Safety by WHO: Patient safety is the absence of preventable harm to a patient during the process of health care and reduction of risk of unnecessary harm associated with health c.....

Breaking the glass ceiling

By Olivia Gurumayum Time waits for none. It keeps changing. Neither it can be stopped nor does it wait for anyone. Now, we say change is permanent. Many things have changed. Many people achieved many things fighting against all odds. People have become.....

Factors influencing criminal behavior

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Criminal behavior refers to conduct of an offender that leads to and including the commission of an unlawful act and can be explained on sociological or anthropological terms or as responding to biological determinants. Cri.....

World Ozone Day 2019: Issues On Protection Of The Ozone Layer

By Dr. Konthoujam Khelchandra The United Nations International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated every year on September 16. The theme for this year’s celebration of World Ozone Day is“32 Years and Healing”. This event commemor.....

The Anthropocene Epoch: Challenges and Opportunities

By Debananda S. Ningthoujam, PhD Our Earth was formed around 4.5 billion years ago. Life arose on our planet approximately 3.5 to 3.8 billion years ago. Geologists have divided the time from the formation of the Earth to the present time into 2 supereo.....

Ways of seeing Atiyagi Maya

By Phalguni Yumnam Here is a rough translation of one of the poems in the book Atiyagi Maya, Thawan’s first volume of poetry published by Books & Coffee: Skin bites hard on bones Blooming sky Dying dreams long for life as human beings. It h.....

Turmeric in beauty care

By Shahnaz Husain Turmeric , the most powerful orange-yellow spice not only makes food tasty but brightens your skin and works against acne, uneven skin tone and even on fine wrinkles . This humble spice with amazing natural ingredie.....

World Ozone Day and Langban Tarpan

By N. Munal Meitei People belonging to the Meitei community across Manipur and beyond remembered their departed souls of the forefathers and ancestors on the occasion of Langban Heitha-Leitha or Tarpan. On the next day of full moon of Langbantha, the m.....

Here Is The Basic Trigger Piece For My Film -”Walking Over Water”-”Obhimani Jol”

By Joshy Joseph Today I started my day at 9am,oversleeping for some two hours. The gist which i had written listening to Pastor Louie Giglio’s sermon titled “CONFIDENT IN THE MESSY MIDDLE” wasn’t as much elaborative as my father liked it to be. So i wa.....

Death of Babysana Reveals Our Subverted Life

By Angaomcha Bimol Akoijam The death of Ningthoujam Babysana Chanu, a young child who was found hanging in her school hostel, is indeed a deeply disturbing incident. There is no doubt that it must have been a very painful moment for her near and dear o.....

Story of two Demands: Flag for Naga and ST for Meitei

By Sh Ajit, Khongman The ongoing Naga peace talk brings many new dimensions in the political scenario of North East India in general and Manipur in particular. The long process of Naga peace negotiation shows its ups and downs, commission and omission .....

Evolution of makeup art in Manipur

By Dr. R.K.Nimai Gone are the days of the black and white movie era, where in Manipur a facial foundation, powder and a light touch of mascara, rouge and lipstick were the make-up for an artist. After colour films came, there was an evolution in the ar.....

BJP needs to retrospect to win ‘Sabka Viswash’ in the Hill areas of Manipur

By Dr. L. Lam Khan Piang The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his speech delivered after winning the general election 2019 at the Central Hall of the Parliament, says, “We have shown how to achieve Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and now we have to win Sabka .....

Food Wastage & its Effects

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Food waste or food loss is food that is discarded or lost uneaten. The cause of food waste or loss is numerous and occurs at the stages of producing, processing, retelling and consuming. Global food loss and waste amount to.....

The Framework Agreement: Divide The Damn State!

By Dr. Salikyu North East Christian University (NECU) Since the announcement of the new Governor to the state of Nagaland, we’ve seen a lot of optimism and euphoria, among various tribal apex bodies, civil organizations, public leaders, intellectual.....

Two steps from the moon....Proud of our scientists

By Lt General LN Singh Bad luck yesterday that the Vikram lander signals was lost when it was just 2.1 km from lunar surface. The final retro engine probably failed and the lander has hit the surface at high speed - crashed. The orbiter is still functi.....

Determination – Part 15

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) Grace decided to keep their mother-son relation intact with Arnold. She continued phoning and giving advice as before. She avoided mentioning about Alex and his family. Lucy had visited Grace several times, .....

Want to Live beyond 100?: Lessons for Longevity from the World’s Blue Zones

By Debananda S. Ningthoujam, PhD Do you wish to live past age 100? It’s rare to find centenarians (people who are 100 or more years of age) in most parts of the world. However, an intrepid traveler, National Geographic scholar, and explorer found regio.....

Swachh in Manipur “Nothing inspires cleanliness more than an unexpected guest”

By Olivia Gurumayum Many people are in farrago of which place to go on holidays, where to eat. Improving tourist spots is the on-going demand with clean restrooms. Whichever place we choose to go the first thing comes our mind is “should be Clean Restr.....

The Economic situation of India

By Dr. R.K.Nimai When the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) announced the GDP growth for the first quarter of 2019-20 all hell broke loose. The growth was only 5% against the last quarter of the previous year of 5.8%. All sectors were hard hit wit.....

Behind Assam’s NRC exercise, 5000 laptops with 300gb data each, 7000 operators, data traffic jams, server crashes and more

(Leichin exclusive) By Rajeev Bhattacharyya The National Register of Citizens (NRC) continues to spring surprises in Assam with bizarre cases of exclusions being unravelled along with allegations that a large number of foreigners have enrolled in th.....

Revisiting Phungcham Shimreishang And Maitonphi

Visitors at Shimreishang and Maitonphi Park

By Tenno Pheiray The cherry trees were in full bloom, the melodic sound of cuckoos echoed through out the green and lofty hills, it’s spring season. A time for romance for the new and old lovers. Long time ago, in a village called Phungcham, Shimrei.....

In sync with the law must come as matter of habit

By John S. Shilshi Seeing me getting a bit restless and calling up my insurance company as my Car insurance was due to expire in seven days, a friend of mine remarked, “Why are you so hassled? I have been driving around my car without valid insurance s.....

Northeast and the problem of forgetting and healing

For many pre-modern societies, the mainstreaming process of history itself has been a cause for such traumas By Pradip Phanjoubam In one of his most quotable quotes, nineteenth century Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard said, “Life can only be und.....

Determination -- Part-14

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) After Lucy left, she could no longer concentrate on anything. She took out Arnold’s photo, stared at it for few minutes. Then pushed it back in the drawer, whispered to herself- I think I understand you. I would .....

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CM Biren during AMWJU foundation day

AMWJU observes 46th foundation day IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief minister, N. Biren Singh today called upon the media fraternity to play a pivotal role in drug eradication programme taken up by state government acknowledging their role in dealing with any s.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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CM Biren inaugurates Nature Learning Centre

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief minister, Nongthombam Biren today launched Digital Payment Services and National Generic Document Registration System in Imphal East district at the DC Complex, Porompat. He also inaugurated various infrastructural projects in .....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Dijamani’s case transferred to Session Judge Imphal West

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West today committed Naorem Rekha’s murdered case, mother of fashion designer Rober Naorem, to Session Judge, Imphal West. The accused Naorem Dijamani, husband of the deceased, was produced before CJ.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Let the truth come out: Landhoni’s family

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Regarding the death of Babysana, the family of the school principal has expressed that the school authority also wants the case to be handed over to CBI. A release from the family states further that the public has supported all the .....

‘One country, one language is a strategy to abolish indigenous languages’

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Reacting on the speech of union home minister, Amit Shah’s ‘one country one language’, social activist and advocate, Yendrembam Kiran stated that many indigenous languages in the country have been replaced with Hindi language and the ce.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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