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The Church and the Society in North East

By John S. Shilshi The North-east region of India is one of the corners where Christians have significant presence. Being small states barring Assam, their numbers may not be that dominating, but at least in a few states, Christians are the dominant re.....

Tulihal Bn celebrates Ningol Chakkouba

IMPHAL| Nov 10 Tulihal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles celebrated Ningol Chakkouba with local women at Tulihal and Mayang Imphal Company Operating Base on November 9, said a release from IGAR (South). A total of 40 Meira Paibis and ladies from va.....

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 .....

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CM appeals to all not to call bandh or general strike during Sangai Festival

CM Biren during Meeyam gi Numit

IMPHAL | Nov 15 In view of upcoming Sangai Festival which is scheduled to begin from November 21, chief minister, N. Biren Singh has appealed to the people of the state not to call bandh or general strike in the coming days. Addressing a press confe.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

NSCN-K and Government of India to talk soon

DIMAPUR | Nov 15 The Government of India has accepted the proposal of the NSCN-K led by Khango to join the peace process. This information was disclosed by Nagaland Gaon Bura Federation (NGBF) through a press release. The NGBF has been acting as the.....

‘Digital education system will be provided to govt primary schools of Andro’

Th. Shyamkumar during the felicitation and prize distribution ceremony of toppers of various schools

THOUBAL| Nov 15 MLA of Andro assembly constituency and Forest minister, Th. Shyamkumar has declared that facilities for Digital Education System will be provided to all government primary schools of the constituency, and a sum of Rs 2 crore will be ext.....

New chairperson of MSCW focuses on drafting gender policy

MSCW chairperson Meinam Binota

IMPHAL | Nov 15 Drafting a gender policy, modify customary laws and ensure secure life to down-trodden women are some of the key areas where I wanted to focus for sure during my tenure as chairperson of Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW), said n.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Sangai Festival souvenir badge launched

IMPHAL | Nov 15 In order to promote tourism in Manipur to the world, Manipur Sangai Festival, 2018 souvenir badge was launched today. The badge will be presented as an appropriate gift for the foreigners to remember the state, revenue minister, Kara.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

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