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Recycling of Plastic Waste & its application

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Faculty, NIELIT, Imphal Plastic recycling is the process of recovering scrap or waste plastic and reprocessing the material into useful products. Since the vast majority of plastic is non-biodegradable, cycling is a part.....

Determination: Part-I

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini (Africa) Grace was only 13 yrs old, but she had the appearance of a fully bloomed late teenage girl. She was 5 feet 10 inches tall, had a slender body with a slim waist. The .....

Skin Pigmentation and its Home Remedies

By Shahnaz Husain These days, skin infections are becoming quite common due to the ever-increasing problem of pollution, over exposure to sun, irregular sleep, hectic life style and hormonal imbalances . Skin pigmentation is a common issue faced by.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 46

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, events.....

There is no third option between true and false

By L. Luingam There was a time, so long gone by, when Smt. Indira Gandhi was unseated from the chair of Prime Ministership by the Allahabad high court on the grounds that, she had used Yashpal Kapoor, officer on special duty in the Prime Minister’s Sec.....

Is the world heading towards an Economic Recession?

By Dr.R.K.Nimai After the economic meltdown of 2008, the world slowly came out from the recession and majority of the countries are showing positive growth rate in 2017. Though some countries like Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, etc have negative ec.....

Biodiversity: Why Humanity Should Care?

By Dr. Konthoujam Khelchandra The International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated every year on 22 May to increase the understanding level and awareness of biodiversity related issues. The United Nations adopted this day to commemorate the ad.....

International Day of Biodiversity 2019

By N. Munal Meitei In the recent past, it is reported that our state is facing the challenges from invasion by army worm in some of our important crops. Such challenges to our live and property are also a part of biodiversity degradation. Many more suc.....

Innate Strength of Population And Failure To Catch-Up: Manipur Paradox

By Amar Yumnam The Examination Results of the two critical phases in any individual’s phase of acquiring knowledge and strengthening personal capability have been announced one after another in Manipur. The overall scenario of positive trajectory in th.....

“Election-Politics-Parties & Government” In India

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh India is a federation with a Parliamentary system government under the Constitution of India, which defines the power distribution between the Union or Central government and the States. The President of India is the ceremo.....

Daughters in Law – Part 5

By: Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini (Africa) Very unexpectedly, just 2 weeks after their meeting, Yanula was back again to see her. -I have given a good thought. I cannot blame you alone for what has happened. We all are equally guilty. I should hav.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 45

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.....

Summer Beauty Tips and Tricks for Busy Moms

By Shahnaz Husain Summer is our favorite season for obvious reasons. Come summer, and we think of colors, cool drinks and sheer clothes. With the temperatures rising, It’s that time of the year again when the scorching sun takes a toll on your s.....

Zhaoshamai, fading indigenous religion of Liiyai Khullen, Senapati, Manipur

By Mamta Lukram The Barak River and its riverine ecosystem uphold primordial significance in the state. It shares its course with the neighbouring states and later meanders through Myanmar and Bangladesh. Another silent feature worth mentioning of the .....

The Tamna Tamna Video (Critical Analysis and Dissection)

By Ningombam Captain Nothing is found fresh nowadays, not even the superficially attractive vegetables at the market. We should tell the pan-chewing shopkeeper that peeling off the outer flesh of an old carrot and making it look more red (redder than h.....

Plant Names of Manipur: Etymology, Eponomy, Legends and Systematics- A Review

By Dr.R.K.Nimai The book “Plant Names of Manipur: Etymology, Eponomy, Legends and Systematics” by Sanjoy Singh Ningombam, Anupam Das Talukdar, Kumar Singh Potsangbam and Manabendra Dutta Choudhury published by Swastik Publications, New Delhi in 2017 is.....

Why the first Bird Sanctuary of the state in Thinungei village??

By R.K. Birjit SIngh Introduction: Thinungei is an ancient floodplain fertile village of Manipur. It is located in the coordinate of 24054’.932” N latitude and 93076’.873” E longitude at an elevation of 771 m above mean sea level. It spreads over an.....

Development Intervention in Manipur: Moving beyond stories

By Amar Yumnam Yuval Noah Harari, a scholar specialising in understanding the History of World Societies, is an active intellectual the global intelligentsia now looks up to for appreciating own societies and evolving appropriate responses to social is.....

“Challenges in Modern Parenting”

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Some of the most important issues facing our teenagers at this time include teen suicide, teen violence, cyber bullying( online bullying),Internet & online addiction, teens & sex, teens and substance abuse, teens anorexia .....

Daughters in Law – Part 4

By: Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini (Africa) It was the first weekend after New year. Asha brought some presents for the children and came to visit Yanula. But Yanula was not there at home; had gone to visit one of her friends. Noor was baby sitting the c.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 44

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, events.....

Mothers day falls on May 12 ,2019

By Shahnaz Husain May is finally here and Mother’s day falls on 12 th May this year . The honor of having the title, “Mom” comes with a price. Many new baby mothers suffer from approximately 1.5 to 2 weeks of sleep deprivation just in the first yea.....

Ibudhou Oknarel and Macha Ibemma Khudithibi of Ningthoukhong

By R.K. Birjit Singh The sound of the drums of *Iputhou Oknarel Haraoba, ricochets since time immemorial, re-creating the creation myth of the earth as believed by the Meitei, depicting the different aspects of life of humankind right from birth till .....

The Echoing sound of the patients

By Dr. Shadhana Ningthoujam After World TB day, it’s still echoing in the ears of the powerful sharing of some patients undergoing MDR-TB treatment (i.e. Multi drugs resistance TB) and another patient who have completed MDR-TB treatment. The first pati.....

BJP Manifesto 2019 on CAB

By Dr. R.K. Nimai The manifesto of the BJP for the Lok Sabha election 2019 includes the commitment of bringing in the CAB if the party again comes to power. Under the 1st Chapter-Nation First at Item 12 which read as “We are committed to the enactment .....

Latest News

Change of guard likely in BJP-led state govt says insider source

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Even as Education minister Radheshyam underplayed the leadership crisis within BJP as a mere ‘family matter’, there are indications of a possible change of guard anytime before August this year, most probably after July 26. According.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CM meets union minister of environment

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh meets Union Minister Prakash Javedkar

IMPHAL | Jun 17 The chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh met with the union minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javedkar today and apprised him of the various activities being taken up by the state government for conserva.....

‘NE indigenes will determine own future if CAB is legislated’

MANPAC convenor, Yumnamcha Dilipkumar speaks to media persons

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Expressing apprehension over the probable reintroduction of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill tomorrow during the monsoon session of 17th Lok Sabha, Manipur People against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (MANPAC) today reaffirme.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Shops, residence gutted by fire

Shops, residence gutted in fire at Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel

THOUBAL| Jun 17 A fire which occurred around 9:40 pm of last night at Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel totally set ablaze seven shops and a residence destroying properties worth around several lakh rupees. Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel lies under Mayang I.....

Special trail of infamous BT road firing incident begins

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Session Judge, Imphal West started the special trail for the case of infamous BT road fake encounter which occurred on July 23, 2009 and fixed the next prosecution witness hearing on July 15. It was transferred by High Court of Manip.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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