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Amazing Beauty Benefits Of Sea Sal

By Shahnaz Husain Sea Salt is naturally found in sea water and accounts for about 3. 5 percent of the world’s oceans. Originally, it is colorless, odorless and translucent , having a distinct and characteristic taste. Sea Salt is also found in diffe.....

Some Chase Goal Some Hunt Goal

By Olivia Gurumayum.....

War with Climate

By Olivia Gurumayum Greta Thunberg, 15 year old activist from Sweden and her movement “School strike for climate” spread the news globally. In her speech in COP24 Katowice she says “you say you love your children above all else and yet you are steali.....

Some basics that many people ignored

“Education is not preparation for life: education is life itself.” By Olivia Gurumayum Education is derived from the Latin word educare which literally means to ‘bring up’ and is connected with the verb ‘educare’ which means to ‘bring forth’. Educat.....

Distress, upset, guilt, anger, scared?

What exactly do you feel at the wake of N. Babysana’s case? By Thoibi, Clinical Psychologist These are questions we should actually ask her friends, classmates, boarding mates including the rest of the students are forcefully subjected to school bei.....

Surgical Strike to Abrogate Article 370

by Dr. R.K. Nimai The move for removing Article 370 in amending the Constitution to do away with the special status of Jammu & Kashmir, by a Presidential order on 5th August, 2019 was a surgical strike. There was an inkling that something big is going .....

Status of Manipuri Women & Crime against them

By: Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Manipur, a tiny state with an area of 22,327 sq. km in the north-eastern part of India is home to diverse ethnic groups and sub-groups. The sex ratio, according to 2011 census is 934 per 1000 male and has decreased as comp.....

Indian Army’s Heroes In The Battle Of Haifa, 1918

By Anil Bhat Tribute Ceremony, Haifa “Major Singh and the bold Indian soldiers are very dear to us and this centenary celebration is special to us……(Major)Dalpat Singh not only changed the history of my city but the history of the Middle East…We hav.....

Nourishing Homemade Body Wash

By Shahnaz Husain Pampering yourself every now and then is a must. .A recent study shows that 80% of women lacks information about the right products for their hair and skin because they do not precisely understand their skin type and its re.....

Determination – Part 11

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) Alex told the truth-he never ever doubted that the single episode could have made Grace pregnant. He could not and would not forget that moment but as life went on, it had remained as a sweet memory buried deep d.....

Prithiviraj’s Journey Into Tribal Music

By Rajmani Ayekpam In this world of music, pop music is everywhere. Even, young people of today never thought of folk music are scattered here and there around his/her neighborhood. Today’s world of electronic media, pop music tries to overshadow every.....

Book Review : Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi

By Susma Sharma Gurumayum Jokha Alharthi’s book, Celestial Bodies is an Arabic book translated into English by Marilyn Booth. It won the Man Booker International Prize, 2019, quite deservingly. Man Booker International Prize (now International Booker P.....

‘Suicide’ In Children And Adolescents: From View Point of Psychology

By Damini Laitonjam Over the last few decades there have been extensive clinical investigation and increasing attention given to the controversial topic ‘Suicide’, which is a challenge to the existing philosophical principle to nature of life and death.....

The Downside of Khuga Multipurpose Project

By Christina Lalremdik The Khuga Multipurpose project has yet again proven itself to be destructive than beneficial. The change in seasonal rainfall contributed to the exposure of the dam’s failure as farmers across the Khuga Valley embarked upon hunge.....

War with Climate

By Olivia Gurumayum Greta Thunberg, 15 year old activist from Sweden and her movement “School strike for climate” spread the news globally. In her speech in COP24 Katowice she says “you say you love your children above all else and yet you are stealing.....

Sense and Sesibility

By CRY (Child Rights and You) Sense and Sensibility How the police in Manipur are adapting to the evolving challenges posed by trafficking Ravi Singh was part of one of the teams that rescued 128 people just before they were about to be traff.....

Manipur State Drug Policy- Points for Consideration

By Dr. Khomdon Lisam Before I take up the main topic, I would like to invite a reference to the comment of one NGO on the proposed formulation of Manipur State Drug Policy published in the Poknapham Newspaper of dated 21 July 21, 2019 (page 9 column .....

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act-AFSPA And Rule of Law

By: Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), 1958 is an act of the Parliament of India that grant Special Powers to the Indian Armed Forces, the power to maintain public order in “disturbed areas”. According to the Disturbed.....

Unlearning to be Unhappy

By Miranda Yendrembam Life often throws you a curveball, often hurting you if it catches you totally off guard. So what do we usually do? Well it depends on a number of factor be it the type of personality, how the person is facing the storm, etc. This.....

Determination – Part 10

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) The next day at lunch time, he passed by Grace’s place just to make sure that Grace was really ok. He wore a sunglass and half covered his face with the news paper he was holding. Through the half opened door, he.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 55 final

By Akendra Sana “Bamboo Flower”, serialized here, is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents are either the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously and any resemblance to any actual person, living or dead, event.....

Glowing Skin for Friendship Day

Internation Day Of Friendship On August 4, 2019 By Shahnaz Husain “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell. Friendship is a relationship that has been cherised since ancient time. Life is better.....

At Long Last, Indian Army gets guns-BAE’s M-777s

By Anil Bhat At long last, the jinx got broken. For the first time in three decades, the Indian Army received two new artillery gun systems, the M 777 A-2 Ulta Light Howitzer (Indian) ULH, which arrived on 18 May 2017 for preparation of firing tables.....

Counterpoints: The Transgender Rights Bill, 2019

By Santa Khurai and Rubani Yumkhaibam The Transgender Rights Bill, 2019 was approved by the Union Cabinet Ministry on July 10, 2019. The origin of the Bill goes back to August 2, 2016, when the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill was introd.....

National Register of Citizens in Manipur

By Dr.R.K.Nimai The Hon’ble Chief Minister while interacting with the press during the Meeyamgi Numit and Chinggi Luchingbagi Numit on 15th July announced that the centre has agreed to Manipur updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the St.....

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Manipur is for all, it belongs to no particular community: Suresh Babu

IMPHAL | Oct 15 “The state of Manipur is for all and the ancestral land belongs to no particular community; the misunderstanding between the communities and state government that may affect people’s sentiments will also be solved soon.” Chief secret.....

16-Oct-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Acute shortage of ART drugs resurfaces in State

Acute shortage of ART drugs resurfaces in State

PLHIVs feel ignored by MACS, govt By Donald Sairem IMPHAL | Oct 15 Even though Manipur is among the states with highest HIV/AIDS prevalence, the state is yet again facing acute shortage of Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to be provided to People Liv.....

16-Oct-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Refrain from making provocative statements on ‘Anglo-Kuki War’, appeals UNC

IMPHAL | Oct 15 The United Naga Council (UNC) appealed to the Kuki ‘brethren’ to restrain from making provocative statement and activities in commemorating the centenary of the ‘Anglo-Kuki War 1917-19’ which is to be organised by Kuki Inpi Manipur. .....

Total shut down paralyses normal life

IMPHAL| Oct 15 The 12-hour general strike imposed today by Coordination Committee (CorCom) and Alliance for Socialist Unity - Kangleipak (ASUK) severely affected normal life in Manipur valley with all activities coming to a standstill. The total sh.....

16-Oct-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Roadside fuel businesses run low due to fewer bandhs

Roadside fuel businesses run low due to fewer bandhs

By Lelen Vaiphei IMPHAL | Oct 15 Bandhs and strikes in the state paralyse daily activities of the state. Every individual ceases their daily work in support of the bandh or either to avoid any untoward incidents, but it is a common scene to witness .....

16-Oct-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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