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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.....

Effect of carrying heavy School bags

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Doctors say, carrying heavy school bags cause neck and back pain, shoulder strain and fatigue amongst other. Because when they carry a heavy bag what they do is they tend to bend down too much and they look little short, ot.....

Determination – Part 9

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) Alex could not pay attention at work. He could not shake off Grace’s picture from his mind. Everyday, after work, he used to drive around looking for the restaurant “Grace”. Not successful. He was contemplating w.....

Book Review / The Sarkari Mussalman

Reviewed by Anil Bhat Author: Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah, PVSM, SM, VSM (Retd) Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Pages: 202 in hardcover Price: Rs. 695/- Born on 15 August 1948 in Bahraich district, Uttar Pradesh, India, Zameer Uddin Shah, an .....

Pineapple for beauty and health

By Shahnaz Husain “Be like a pineapple – stand tall, wear a crown and be sweet on the inside” says an old adage .Who doesn’t like to eat the fruit in summer ? Pineapple , the king of tropical fruits is regarded among the best fruit that can be.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 54

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.....

The Thoubal River Speaks

By G. Amarjit Sharma Walking on dead sand and encountering submerged agricultural land and lifeless woods at Thoyee and Ramrei villages in Phungyar Subdivision of Ukhrul district, Manipur in June 2019 is truly walking in a land victimized and deserted .....

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Kuki Think Tank Group alleges Federation of Haomee leaders of being NSCN-IM mouthpiece

IMPHAL | Aug 25 In the interest of peaceful coexistence among different communities in the state, Kuki Think Tank Group (KTTG) has appealed to leaders of Federation of Haomee (FOH) to refrain from playing the tunes of their Tangkhul leaders in the NSCN.....

International drug smuggler arrested with 40 Lakh WY tablets worth Rs 400 crore

Customs division also seize 1 lakh WY tablets worth Rs 10 crore THOUBAL | Aug 25 Thoubal District Police has arrested an international drug smuggler and three others along with WY (Amphetamine tablets) worth Rs 400 crore in the international market .....

Ukhrul Police clarify there was no sidelining of rape complaint

UKHRUL| Aug 25 The Ukhrul Police has given a clarification in regard to the news item under the headlines “DDK Imphal program executive accused of raping staff on multiple accounts” published in a local daily on August 23. As per information made .....

BJP’s policy is not only ‘divide and rule’ but also ‘divide and ruin’: Gaikhangam

IMPHAL | Aug 25 Strongly reacting to the atrocities and gross violation of human rights following the recent abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir by the BJP led NDA government, president of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), Gaikhan.....

26-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

JAC urges State govt. to prioritise employees’ demands

IMPHAL | Aug 25 Joint Administrative Council (JAC) of All Manipur Trade Unions’ Council (AMTUC) and All Manipur Government Employees’ Organisation (AMGEO) has urged the State government to bring their demands on the floor of the two-day 8th Monsoon Ses.....

26-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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