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Coaching camp conducted by URA Trust concludes

UKHRUL| Nov 10 The two-month free coaching camp conducted by URA Trust which commenced from September 9 concluded today. Altogether, 50 students coming from economically disadvantage were selected for the said camp after a preliminary selection test.....

Whither the National Sports University

By Yambem Laba The National Sports University’s Foundation Stone was earlier laid this year with much fanfare by Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India in tow with Col.Rajyavendra Singh Rathore the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports and the Man.....

The glamorous Maniac and their new single

By Ningombam Captain Fly High Artist: Maniac Genre: Alternative rock Length: 4 mins 31 secs Release date: 8 November, 2018 Rating: 3 out of 5 Melomaniac. Sounds quite dandy, doesn’t it? And a melomaniac is a person (or a dog) inordina.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 21

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.....

Going to be a father

By Thiam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa “Doctor ! Help me. My leg is hurting”. While the doctor was preparing to go for his morning round, a nurse attendant was running towards the doctor’s office shouting “Doctor, emergency, doctor emergency, hurry ple.....

Book Review: Is that even a country, Sir! Journeys in Northeast India by Train, Bus and Tractor

By Chitra Ahenthem Title: Is that even a country, Sir! Journeys in Northeast India by Train, Bus and Tractor By Anil Yadav Translated by Anurag Basnet Published by: Speaking Tiger Non Fiction: Travel/Memoir/Politics; 247p Rating: 3/5 .....

The Karen People’s Pursuit for Survival in Northern Thailand

By Jiten Yumnam An uphill winding road amidst lush green thick forest in Northern Thailand led us to the Huay E-Khang Village, bounded by Rice fields and wooden thatched houses. The village inhabited by the Karen people, a major indigenous people of .....

How pollution is affecting your beauty in a bad way

By Shahnaz Husain With toxic air containing smoke, acid , soot and other pollutant crossing the danger mark at major cities in India ,pollution has become buzzword now a days . The air pollution in Metro cities is not just bad for your lungs, it can.....

Ningol Chakoba

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa Judge Arman loved accuracy. Always all the files on his office table were sorted properly and kept in the appropriate trays. All the correspondence papers, which arrived to his office, were attended promptly. S.....

Judgment In Fake Encounter Case: Setting A Much-Needed Precedent?

By Yambem Laba Major General AK Lal, Colonel Thomas Matthew, Colonel RS Sibiren, Captain Dilip Singh, Captain Jagdeo Singh, Naik Albindar Singh and Naik Shivendar Singh have been given life sentences by a Summary General Court Martial of the Indian Arm.....

A cry for survival visavis An appeal for unity

By Radhabinod Koijam 31st October 2018 is a memorable day. This will remain as an epoch making day in the annals of modern Manipur. It was on this day that Manipur rose as one for protection and safety of its integrity - historical, social, cultural, e.....

Book review: Love and nostalgia for roots in 18 tales

By Chitra Ahenthem Title: Ramu Prasad’s Angel Author: Tayenjam Bijoykumar Singh Published by: Partridge India Fiction: Short Stories, 162 pages. Rating: 3.50/5 stars Book summary: Intricately woven stories in this collection are as va.....

Beauty Tips to Get Gorgeous Glow this Diwali

By Shahnaz Husain The run up to Diwali is just a week away and our preparations in terms of gifts,diyas and sweets are already rolling. The days running up to Diwali are more hectic than wedding season in terms of cleaning , shopping ,house decor.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 20

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.....

Where have all the flowers gone? To Khurkhul, everyone!

By Milan Ashem ‘Urbanisation’ has become a massive derogatory term which gets on the nerves of most of the environmental activists now-a-days; it tends to become a part of their everyday morning paper headlines and in such a way, learning and fighting .....

Pukning Pothasang: Please save yourself from you!

By Dr. Mona Nongmeikapam We all heard different versions of this line growing up, “How precious is a year, ask a student who failed a grade.... how precious is a millisecond, ask a person who won a silver medal in the Olympics.” How precious is life? W.....

The Northeast and the mainstream

By Pradip Phanjoubam The prevalent tendency in the study of Northeast has been to look at the region as an exotic island segregated from the rest of the world and inhabited by equally exotic people untouched by modernity or else spoilt by the sudden en.....

Book Review: Female voices missing in mini dramas in conflict zone

TheBag

By Chitra Ahanthem Title: The Bag: A Novel by Arup Kumar Dutta Published by: Olive Turtle (An imprint of Niyogi Books) Fiction, 290p Rating: 3.75/5 stars About the author: Arup Kumar Dutta is an Indian writer and journalist based in Guwa.....

Beauty Tips and Make-up for Karva Chauth

By Shahnaz Husain Karva Chauth , a special occasion dedicated to married hindu women is round the corner. Karva Chauth is that special day which grants married women the sanction to look picture perfect from head to toe. It is considered to b.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel

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.....

“Lullaby (EP)” by This Chord (Critical Analysis and Dissection)

Lullaby

By Ningombam Captain Lullaby (EP) Artist: This Chord Genre: Indie pop Length: 15 mins 21 secs Release date: 10th June, 2018 Rating: 3 out of 5 It is a thing of nostalgia and pride for Mizoram on the very fact that their indie music sc.....

Pukning Pothasang: Bereavement

By Dr. Mona Nongmeikapam Have you ever lost someone very dear? I recently did. The heavy numbness in the heart and the angry denial in the mind that comes with the passing away of a close person is, unfortunately an emotion all of us are familiar with......

Reinterpreting Kuki Chieftainship of Northeast India in relation to Colonial Historiography: Media Theory Perspectives

By Haoginlen Chongloi Introduction The institution of Chieftainship, a village republic governance of the Kukis, is as old as the history of the people itself. It is a political institution, which governs the whole Kuki-Chin group as one ethnic .....

Environmental Human Rights: It’s Evolution

Environmental By Dr. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei Right to a healthy environment as a universal human right is heavily debated and criticized from both a theoretical and an operational perspective. There are numerous disputes regarding the definition of the ri.....

Meetei Tribe won’t grab land and reservation quota of Hill Tribes

Indigenous or indigenous people, according to a common definition, are those who inhabited a country or a geographical region at the time when people of different cultures or ethnic origins arrived. The new arrivals later become dominant through occupatio.....

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State govt cracks whip against supporting Maoist general strike

IMPHAL | Dec 15 State Government has warned employees of departmental proceedings against employee who fails to attend their duties during the 48-general hours strike called by Maoist Communist Party, Manipur which will begin from midnight of December .....

16-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

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Chief minister Nongthombam Biren speaks with people on Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ Day

IMPHAL | Dec 15 Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh said that the PIL filed against him for organising Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ Day every month was totally unprecedented, and further noted that such response only shows that some section of t.....

16-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

1.04 lakh households in the State to be provided power connection, says Biswajit

Biswajit inaugurates 3311 KV Power Sub-Station at Kasom Khullen

IMPHAL | Dec 15 While alleging that the congress party had been destroying the country, Power minister, Biswajit questioned what they had done for the past so many years regarding the lack of infrastructure and man power. Speaking as the chief gue.....

16-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Locals decry slow progress, halting of bridge construction work

JIRIBAM | Dec 15 Locals have decried the slow progress of construction work of the Bailey bridge over Goakhal River which falls under Borobekra sub- division, which has come to a standstill from the last two months. In regard to the slow progress of.....

Free Diagnostic Service and 10-Bedded Ayush Hospital inaugurated

L. Jayantakumar speaks during the inaugural function of Free Diagnostic Service and 10-Bedded Ayush Hospital at  Ukhrul

UKHRUL | Dec 15 Health and Family Welfare minister, L Jayantakumar Singh, inaugurated free diagnostics services under NHM, Manipur in partnership with KRSNAA Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd. at district Hospital, Ukhrul. The programme was also attended by MLA .....


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