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Mapithel Dam Irrigation Canals: Stretch of Accountability Concerns

By Mamta Lukram Development discourse in present scenario of the state dwelt around the mobilisation of untapped natural resources. The development connotation in economics focuses on capital generation, acceleration, and accumulation. Emphasising nu.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 18

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.....

Interview with Shahnaz Husain

Question 1: Describe yourself in three words Answer: Crusading Brand India Question 2: If you weren’t beauty Icon you would have been? Answe: I cannot imagine myself in any other field. Beauty is not only my career; it is the sole purpose of my e.....

Wedding ring? Over my dead body!

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa “Christ, please think it twice. Your bet looks like a wedding ring.” “It is my bet. Why you worry about it.” Christ and John had been playing poker for many years along with their friends. In the beginning it.....

Kayada Ningthijaba Eseino

By Ningombam Captain Kayada Ningthijaba Lambino Artist: Chaoba Thiyam Genre: Ambience folk Length: 4 mins 43 secs Release date: 25th July, 2010 Rating: 4 out of 5 Tymbal is a drumlike membranous instrument that produces a loud song wh.....

World Bank Financing Concerns in India’s North East

By Jiten Yumnam The Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) concludes recently at Bali, Indonesia from 8th till 14th 2018 with much polemics. The annual meet discussed measures.....

Ban on modified exhaust silencers and out-dated vehicles fail

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : The order issued for banning of modified exhaust silencer has been a failure and no actions are taken up against the drivers till date though chairman of Manipur pollution Control Board (MPCB), L. Radhakishore had released an order to ba.....

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.....

Anglo-Kuki War 1917-1919: The war that changed the Kuki History!

The Anglo-Kuki War 1917-1919 has now become a household name among every knowledgeable person not just in the North-East but beyond. In between the recorded facts and figures of the War and actual firsthand accounts, many notable information of the event .....

Memories of wounds: how much to forget

Trauma history has a tendency of haunting its subjects for a long time, sometimes causing serious psychological hurdles for entire societies in coming to terms with what 19th century Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard said in one of his most quoted line.....

Making A Tangible Difference

Manipur has been labelled a failed state. Not only do armed militant groups hold sway in several areas, the unemployment rate is quite high with jobs allegedly being auctioned off. Likewise, government developmental schemes exist only on paper and if one .....

Change of Season... Prepare for Winter

“Winter, the favorite time of the year is coming.” Winters are full of holiday seasons, festivity ,beautiful evenings, comfortable nights and lazy days. Most people look forward for rain, hail, sleet and snow in winters to enjoy life in a slow pace manner.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 17

“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 or locales is enti.....

Laman Ama: A Film that needs to go far!

Laman Ama_Hemlet as ‘Pabung’

Laman Ama (A Vengeance), the directorial debut of Sanad Aribam works on the basis of its strong characters and tight screenplay. It did remind me of the edgy but engrossing characters of Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino but thankfully, the film is wel.....

Elite Organisms

John was not joking. He had been doing some serious thinking. People might call him crazy but he was serious about his hypothesis. John was a happy go lucky person. Even when he was very sick, he still had his humor intact. Doctors and nurses loved to .....

The undeniable subtlety of Atingkok

Atingkok

Mee II Artist: Atingkok Genre: Experimental/folk Release date: 26-02-2018 Length: 2:58 Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Experimental music has a myriad of valuable forerunners such as Brian Eno, David Bowie, Yes, Radiohead (after OK Computer) etc., which is whe.....

Economic loss & Disasters: International day for Disaster reduction

Disaster management is the systematic observation and analysis of disaster to improve measures related to prevention, mitigation, preparedness, emergency response and recovery. It comprises of technical, administrative, financial, social and legal options.....

Descent And Inheritance Among The Zeliangrong Of North East

Introduction: The Zeliangrong, one of the natives of Northeast belong to the Mongolian race and speak the Tibeto-Burman language. The population of this ethnic group is found mainly in Tamenglong and Noney districts of Manipur. These people are found scat.....

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.....

The Smart Phone Craze: An Invisible Addiction

Keeping with the theme of World Mental Health Day theme of 2018 which is “Young People and Mental Health in the Changing World” by the World Health Organization (WHO), it becomes imperative to discuss about how smartphone use or overuse has pervaded our l.....

2018 Nobel Laureates in Economics: Nordhaus and Romer

This year’s Nobel Prize in Economics have been awarded to two Economists working mainly in the issues relating to the development of a society. Anybody who follows the evolution of thinking in Economics in general, and development in particular, since the.....

Flawed decision and the Immersion controversy

As much as the rest of India loved, revered and admired former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, people from peripheral North East India also loved and held him in high esteem. Be it in Assam, Arunachal, Tripura, Meghalaya, Manipur or Mizoram, late Vaj.....

Blood on the Hills

On 13 September this year, almost all roads for the Kuki population of Manipur led to the Tuibong Grounds of Churachandpur. It was the penultimate day of the three day-remembrance for the 1,000-odd Kukis who had perished in the genocidal campaign launched.....

Is MHRD Resolving Manipur University Crisis or Dividing University Community?

The hard-won normalcy in the Manipur University has been short-lived with the appointment of Professor Kangujam Yugindro Singh of Physics Department as Pro Vice Chancellor on the recommendation of the suspended Vice Chancellor Prof. Adya Prasad Pandey by .....

I don’t want a father

“Dak-dhak, dak-dhak” her heart was pounding. For the first time after 22 years she was going to meet her father. Her hands were trembling. She was giggling to herself like a small child. Shining sweat beads were lining up on her forehead. Her 4 year old .....

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One CRPF jawan killed in grenade explosion, another injured

One CRPF jawan killed in grenade explosion, another injured

IMPHAL | Oct 20 A CRPF personnel was killed and another sustained seriously injuries when a grenade exploded inside a truck carrying supplies. Police said the incident occurred around 6.10 pm near Nagamapal Phougeisangbam Leikai under the jurisdicti.....

21-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Sanctioning of huge amounts of money goes in vain if there is no transparency in work: CM

National ST-ST Hub at Darbar hall, Raj Bhavan

IMPHAL | Oct 20 Manipur is lucky to be one of the hotspot of biodiversity but it is not utilised properly said the governor of Manipur, Najma A. Heptulla while delivering a speech as the chief guest of National ST-ST Hub at Darbar hall, Raj Bhavan toda.....

21-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MOU signed to promote trade, friendship and education between two business groups of India and Myanmar

MOU signed to promote trade, friendship and education between two business groups of India and Myanmar

IMPHAL | Oct 20 In order to promote friendship, trade, socio-economic development and to increase mutual understanding between India and Myanmar, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between two business groups of the two countries today at t.....

21-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Extra-curricular activities is key to bring changes in society’

NSUI organises interaction programme with Congress leaders

IMPHAL | Oct 20 Students should give importance to both academic and extra-curricular activities during their educational period to gain all-round perfection which would put the society on the right track, said former MLA, Ng. Bijoy in an interaction p.....

21-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Man shoots himself to death at Moreh

MOREH | Oct 20 At around past 2 pm today at Premnagar Leikai, Moreh ward no. IV, a non-Manipuri who had been residing at the area shot himself to death using his double barrel licensed gun. The man has been identified as Anand Kumar, 38, who had bee.....


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