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Beyond the Electoral Worries: the Hope and the Fears

By Amar Yumnam The last few years have been very disturbing ones for democracies around the globe; the rise of authoritarian persona and regimes in an otherwise democratic countries has disturbed the thinking mind of the world. In this the Internationa.....

Plastic Pollution & its effect

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Plastic pollution is the accumulation of plastic objects like plastic bottles and much more in the Earth’s Environment that adversely affects wildlife, wildlife habitat and humans. Plastics that acts as a pollutants are cat.....

Daughters-in-law

Part I By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa Asha always thought that she would get married only after getting a comfortable and secured job. But when she was told by her best friend’s mother that she would love to see Asha as her daughter in law in.....

Earth Day 2019

By N. Munal Meitei On the 15th of this month, as a rare accident, three women were killed due to a cyclonic storm in Manipur. Now a day, extreme environmental conditions like scanty rainfall, harsh cyclone, cloud burst or any other environmental challe.....

Oils for Beauty Care

By Shahnaz Husain Essential oils have been used for centuries to treat everything from dry skin to damaged hair . The favourite oils are an essential part of our beauty routines since ages Essential oils help to keep skin clear, fight the si.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 41

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 sky is the SIYOM (womb) of the stars

By Ningombam Captain Thawanmichak Artist: SIYOM Ensemble Genre: Alternative/Folk Length: 5 mins 2 secs Release date: April 6, 2019 Rating: 3 out of 5 Lyrics: Thawanmichak se ngallare naitom Ningthira ahing, malang epom Chings.....

Much Ado About Nothing

By Dennis Misao Last Week we sealed the fate of the lone MP representing Outer Manipur in the 17th Lok Sabha. Today its back to business and life as usual, but last week we rooted for the home team as defined by tribe, clan and local militia. Parties,.....

Good Friday

By Lyen Kipgen Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. From the early days of Christianity, Good Friday was observed as a day of sorrow, penance, and fasting, a characteristic that find.....

Living a life of Gratitude

By Bosco Rengtankhel Jaiche Gratitude sounds to be a simple word but living a life of gratitude is rather challenging in today’s world. To say that I am grateful to someone might be an easy task, but very often we don’t mean at the time of uttering the.....

“Pesticides”- in Soft Drinks

(A drink that kills us silently) By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh A global change in dietary habits has occurred over the last few decades resulting from the introduction of sweeteners such as fructose and sucrose by the food industries. For example, re.....

A Brief Note on Various Issues of Manipur

By Hareshwar Goshwami Today, history becomes victim of contentious interpretations to the extent that good academic works has been over shadowed by thick clout of mis-interpretation and anachronous polemical propaganda to fulfill their respective agend.....

Sleeping Bride

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa “Maria get up- the beauticians have already arrived.” Neema did not wait to see her sister Maria getting up. She went back to talk to the beauticians. Maria and John had known each other since their high schoo.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 40

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.....

What’s The Damage? Easy Fixes for Your Worst Summer Hair Problems

By Shahnaz Husain There’s a lot to love about summer, but awkward tan lines , sun ravaged dry hair , ugly sweat stains, are some of the embarrassing summer beauty issues that are coming our way, With a little care like bearing turban, dryi.....

Today’s Meitei Mayek And Manipur

By Marjing Mayanglambam In order to cope up with the English Alphabets and to make the study as well as the usage easier, the Meitei Community created the latest 27 Character Meitei Mayek (Script). During the early 2000’s, the use of Meitei Mayek in th.....

M.P. Election – 2019

A view point of The Association of Premier State College Seniors, Manipur By Dr. A.K. Chishti “Over 200 writers urge Indians to Vote Out hate politics in 2019 Lok Sabha Polls” as appeared in the Indian Cultural Forum Published as an open letter (PT.....

On Cracking The Civil Services Exam

By Pooja Elangbam, IAS Another year of UPSC results has been announced with the fate of hundreds of lives changed forever. I extend my heartiest congratulations to all the people in Manipur who made it to the list this year. It has almost been a year s.....

Recap on victimizing only the Women and Children in our Society

By Marina Konsam As we all know that a DJ Event was organized by some people to enjoy the Holy Festival at Utlou which is actually no were connected with old traditional Yaoshang Festival of Manipuri Poeple. However, unfortunately the event was obstruc.....

Voting Rights, Not for Sale

By Kh. Ibomcha Lets stop living with the ‘taken for granted’ type of attitude. Be more reflective and realistic equipping yourself so as to see the material realities that shape your life. What you have been today is the product your past life defined .....

Dakghar in Santiniketan

Heisnam Sabitri along with the artist of Kalakshetra Manipur during curtain call (L) Heisnam Sabitri in interaction with the students(R)

By Bobo Khuraijam I regard Dakghar as the preamble of Visva-Bharati in Shantiniketan – Tagore’s idea of a universal institution which would inspire and guide pupils towards the vision of man-in-life. – Heisnam Kanhailal I remember when Oja’s health.....

The Goddess of Good Fate does not smile on every one

By L. Luingam So much has been talked and learnt all about Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India all over India. Some eulogized him to the sky; some hurled him to the ground. But, for a right thinking person with no bias towards any political par.....

Democratisation, 2014 Agenda and Regress in 2019: Back to the Origin

By Amar Yumnam When elections first emerged it did not serve interests of the common population; these served the interests of the famous and important persons – the notables. The notables put their wealth and social standing to good private use to win.....

“Space Garbage”

(A threat- beyond the control of common people) By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Initially the term Space debris referred to the natural debris found in the Solar System like; asteroids, comets and meteoroids. However the beginning of the NASA Orbital d.....

Personal Attacks during election time

By Dr. R.K. Nimai It is sad that personal attacks on candidates have become a norm during the time of election. This year is the worse in this regard. Only when one is convicted, there is a bar in contesting election. Even a person who is convicted but.....

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Man found dead under mysterious circumstances

Locals of Takyel Kolom leikai blocked NH 37

IMPHAL | Apr 21 A 46 year old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances today at Yarou Bamdiar which falls under the jurisdiction of Nambol police station. The victim was identified as Phijam Muhindro, son of Ph. Nodiyachand, resident of Takyel.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Withdrawing of house guards, escort personnel was act of revenge: O. Joy

IMPHAL | Apr 21 “The withdrawal of house guards cum escort personnel provided for NCP outer candidate, NEIDP outer candidate and former minister, O. Joy by an order released on April 19, was an act of retaliation by the ruling government following the .....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘VAT, goods and service taxes cannot be levied on betel leafs’

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Justice, Kh Nobin, High Court of Manipur has quashed and set aside the notification order for the inclusion of Kwamana (beetle leaves) among forest products. The order to include beetle leaves as forest products had been released by .....

Macha Leima observes its Golden Jubilee

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Manipuree Chanura Leishem Marup (Macha Leima) today celebrated its 50 years of existence by observing the Golden Jubillee of the organisation at Lamyanba Shanglen today. Editor of Macha Leima magazine, Haobam Seityabati said the wo.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Proxy voting planned by BJP was allowed at Andro AC: Meghachandra

MLA, K. Meghachandra briefing to media at MPCC conference hall

IMPHAL | Apr 21 “The video uploaded on social media about the supposed humiliation of a police constable was intended to spread lies. The people should be aware of the actual scenario of the incident at the polling station in Andro assembly constituenc.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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