RK Nimai

RK Nimai

The author is a former bureaucrat, Imphal, Manipur

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Chakhao - Manipur's Forbidden Rice

Posted on 2 May 2023

It is important that a comprehensive compilation of all the information available on chakhao is prepared which should inter alia contain the history, tradition and customs, the varieties and its morphological characters besides the scientific findings.

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Why shortage of SDCs in Manipur government?

Posted on 18 Apr 2023

There is an urgent need for proper assessment of the service rules so that too quick or too long regular service requirement for the next promotion is avoided and this can be done through a proper rationalisation of the service rules by competent senior officers within the state government.

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Dysfunctional Systems in Manipur

Posted on 4 Apr 2023

The current dysfunctional systems need to be revamped and properly followed and exemptions granted only where there is injury or disadvantage to specific individuals.

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Having the Cake and Eat it Too

Posted on 14 Feb 2023

No doubt, there is SAI NERC which had groomed almost all outstanding sports persons but unfortunately its contribution had in the recent past seen deterioration, despite huge investment in infrastructure.


Why water scarcity in Manipur?

Posted on 24 Jan 2023

Cutting of forest for jhum and poppy plantation impacts the environment, allowing top soil erosion, etc but threatening to stop all forest fires is not justified, especially for jhum which has been in practice for centuries and is a lifestyle of our tribal brethren.

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Use of Drones in Restricting Poppy Plantation

Posted on 17 Jan 2023

The Manipur government had recently experimented on the use of drones for spraying herbicides at Mongjang village in Saikul Sub-Division under Kangpokpi district. But, unfortunately, the details of the herbicide used are not available in the public domain yet..

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Manipur History - Propagating Controversy

Posted on 10 Jan 2023

Amid the controversy sparked off by Union home minister on the history of Manipur during his recent visit to the state, one concern is the silence of the defenders of the Meitei faith.

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Festivals galore in Manipur - Time to take a good look

Posted on 4 Jan 2023

Too much festivity and merriment can harm the society, especially the youth who can while away their time without any productive activity. And, the state sponsored festivals need a review to determine the cost effectiveness and if necessary to introduce mid-term correction to make it more effective.


FIFA World Cup 2022: Knockout Stage

Posted on 20 Dec 2022

The two teams played their hearts out, but the difference was Modric who was everywhere in the field and his penetrative passes created huge problems for the defenders of Morocco while he made critical interceptions in their defence line.


The Controversy at IFFI-53

Posted on 6 Dec 2022

The Kashmir Files Row: While the festival was successful, on the last day of the festival, the jury chair of the competitive section Nadav Lapid dropped a bombshell claiming that the Indian entry “The Kashmir Files” did not deserve to be the entry.

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