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‘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 .....

Union Budget, 2019-20

By Dr. R.K.Nimai People were expecting the Union Budget for 2019-20 with anticipation as it is the budget being presented by a trained economist, a women finance minister and the first budget of NDA 3, which was returned with a thumping majority, but i.....

Police: A friend or a foe?

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Community policing or community-oriented policing is a strategy of policing that focus on building ties and working closely with members of communities. In fact, community policing is philosophy of full service personalized.....

Wakha Villagers Reveal the Colours of the University of Culture

By G. Amarjit Sharma This summer in June 2019 Wakha village in Imphal East (Manipur) had two significant public rituals. The rituals do not merely mean the collective village’s regular religious ritual to bring a good crop and good health in the villag.....

15 July: The Day Some Imas had Revealed the Naked Truth

By Angomcha Bimol Akoijam "On 15 July 2004…some elderly women stripped their clothes in protest…they…more than their naked bodies…uncovered the facades that concealed the fact that life in Manipur has become "bare life", a life that breathes, eats, dri.....

Did BJP win Northeast? Answer is yes and no

By Pradip Phanjoubam June in Guwahati can be oppressively sultry. This is especially so for those who descend and halt in this rapidly growing and congested city from the other hilly states of the Northeast. It was a particularly hot day in the city la.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 53

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.....

Latest News

High Court directs army to hand over unaccounted weapons to police

Lt. Col. Dharamvir (Right) -File Photo

Lt. Col. Dharamvir’s case IMPHAL | Sep 22 The High Court of Manipur has directed the Commanding officer (CO) of 3 Corps Intelligence and Surveillance Unit and Officer Commanding (OC) of M Sector Imphal West to inform and hand over the alleged unacco.....

23-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Makhan arson was to protect ‘ancestral land’: NMPO

IMPHAL | Sep 22 Clarifying on the recent incident of torching 18 houses at Makhan Khuman village under Senapati district, Northern Maram People’s Organisation (NMPO) has said, they took up the extreme step as retaliation for taking up developmental act.....

23-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Mizo-Gangte discord on tribe issue

IMPHAL| Sep 22 The Gangte Tribe Co-Ordination Committee, Manipur (GTCC) expressed unhappiness on the alleged interference in the ‘Gangte tribe’s internal affairs’ by the ‘Mizo People Convention Sub-Headquarters (MPC Sub HQs).’ In a statement issued .....

MLA urges local clubs to join anti-drug fight

MLA, K. Meghachandra felicitating a student

THOUBAL| Sep 22 “The problem of drug usage in the State has reached a crucial stage; and local clubs have a strong responsibility in order to combat the menace,” said Wangkhem MLA, K. Meghachandra at a ‘public awareness programme on drugs’ held here to.....

Artists are harbinger of social change, says Nara

‘24th State-Level Jana Neta Hijam Irawat Seitha Eshei Changdamnaba’  at JN dance

IMPHAL | Sep 22 Artists need to play a crucial role in bringing about social change in the state. Artworks whether poems, paintings, songs, etc. portray contemporary society and help in shaping it towards a better future. This was stated by veteran .....

23-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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