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What vows does a catholic priest take?

By Sanjoo Thangjam Catholic priests take up to three vows, depending upon their affiliations. Since various religious institutes exist within the Catholic Church, the vows priests must take vary depending upon their affiliations. Not all priests mus.....

Healing Leadership – Need of the Hour!

By Forum for Naga Reconciliation Nothing remains static is a matter of fact. Today, within the universal dynamism of history, the Naga aspirations require serious rethinking. The Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) makes this public statement calling f.....

Tennessee’s Monkey Trial: Its impact

By Dr.R.K.Nimai The systemic clash of science and religion started much earlier, even before Copernicus was literally hounded by the Church for his heliocentric views but it came into the forefront after Charles Darwin brought out his “Origin of Specie.....

Khuga dam: Squandering Peoples’ Resources, Land & Lives

By Jiten Yumnam The Khuga dam of the Khuga Multipurpose Hydroelectric Project features in news again in July 2019, a regular feature since its commissioning way back in 2010. The Khuga Dam Right Side Canal Farmer Association warned the Government in .....

Career Exploration for Youths and differently abled students

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh The career is an individual’s metaphorical “Journey “through learning, work and other aspect of life. There are a number of ways to define Career and the term is used in a variety of ways. According to the Oxford English Di.....

Book Review / A journey into Nagaland’s precolonial past

By Pradip Phanjoubam Easterine Kire’s Walking the Roadless Road: Exploring the Tribes of Nagaland (Aleph 2019) is fascinating for many reasons, despite a few jarring notes. In summary, the book profiles Nagaland’s 16 recognized tribes. However, these a.....

Pincers on terrorists and traitors in Kashmir Valley

By Col Anil Bhat, VSM (retd) On Eid ul Zuha (Bakrid), 2 September 2017, while Lt Gen Devraj Anbu GOC-in-C, Northern Command began his day by tweeting greetings to the Awam (general public) and Army personnel, Pak army/Inter Services Intelligence (ISI)/.....

Little Things That Help to Enhance Beauty

By Shahnaz Husain Looking your best doesn’t have to be expensive or unnatural .Being more beautiful and attractive is easy when you make a few small changes to your beauty regime . One needs to be ambitious and focused to turn into a more beautiful a.....

Determination – Part 13

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) Lucy left Grace’s place late. She was still not happy that she had not found out the motif but she was much calmer. She could not stop sympathizing Grace, at the same time she had developed more respect and admir.....

Why do some civilizations rise and fall?

By Prof. Debananda S. Ningthoujam, PhD Why do some civilizations rise and fall, while others persist for long periods? The Vikings settled in Greenland in 984 AD, where they maintained a Norwegian pastoral economy, domesticating sheep, goats, cattle f.....

Elders are in jeopardy due to deficiency of Vitamin D and Calcium

By: Osmee Nongmeikapam Like children, the older persons with their advancing age needs calcium and vitamin D for various purposes. Change in the physical body occurs to a greater extend. The bones become weaker and more fragile for the older people......

A fairy tale about old Hollywood, Red Apple Cigarettes and a murderous cult

By Ningombam Captain Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019) Director: Quentin Tarantino Release date: August 15, 2019 Genre: Drama/Thriller Did you know that Marsellus Wallace’s new bride, Mia Wallace, starred in a pilot? If you do, then you’.....

Dolaithabi barrage: An emerging failed dam of Manipur

By Jiten Yumnam Much optimism persists when Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India inaugurated the Dolaithabi Barrage, built over the Iril River in Imphal East, Manipur in India’s North East. The Prime Minister inaugurated the project on 4 January .....

New India in Konung Lampak

By Sh Ajit, Khongman Lord Krishna married rather abducted an Idu Mishmi girl from a remote village of present day Arunachal Pradesh. Her name was Rukamani. There are many stories of Rukmani and her village is located in different places of India. Howev.....

Where the Similarities end- Article 371 (A)

By Mmhonlümo Kikon “Bomdila, a small town in NEFA, has also fallen..I want to make clear to all of you, and especially our countrymen in Assam, to whom our heart goes out at this moment.” Nehru in his address to the nation on AIR. 20.11.1962 The abo.....

Seek justice without inconveniencing the public

By John S. Shilshi Deep down our system, there is something seriously wrong and rotten that every time a major crime takes place in the state, the incident is immediately followed by formation of Joint Action Committee (JAC) – basically to protest agai.....

VIP: The servant who turned traitor

By:Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh India’s VIP culture forget Abraham Lincoln’s definition of democracy-“Government of the People, by the People, for the People”. What is telling about the directive is the VIP mentality that has become part of the DNA of Ind.....

Determination - Part 12

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) The nail had hit the nucleus. Grace realized the sudden interest of Lucy in her and Arnold was not co incidental. Lucy knew Arnold very well. That showed that Arnold had contacted Alex and Lucy despite her warnin.....

Param Vir Chakra Awardees ‘Wall Of Valour’ To Be Instituted In Universities

By Col Anil Bhat, Vsm(Retd) Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help create consciousness about the nation’s real heroes and spread a spirit of respect for them, Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar and Minister of State for.....

Amazing Beauty Benefits Of Sea Sal

By Shahnaz Husain Sea Salt is naturally found in sea water and accounts for about 3. 5 percent of the world’s oceans. Originally, it is colorless, odorless and translucent , having a distinct and characteristic taste. Sea Salt is also found in diffe.....

Some Chase Goal Some Hunt Goal

By Olivia Gurumayum.....

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 steali.....

Some basics that many people ignored

“Education is not preparation for life: education is life itself.” By Olivia Gurumayum Education is derived from the Latin word educare which literally means to ‘bring up’ and is connected with the verb ‘educare’ which means to ‘bring forth’. Educat.....

Distress, upset, guilt, anger, scared?

What exactly do you feel at the wake of N. Babysana’s case? By Thoibi, Clinical Psychologist These are questions we should actually ask her friends, classmates, boarding mates including the rest of the students are forcefully subjected to school bei.....

Surgical Strike to Abrogate Article 370

by Dr. R.K. Nimai The move for removing Article 370 in amending the Constitution to do away with the special status of Jammu & Kashmir, by a Presidential order on 5th August, 2019 was a surgical strike. There was an inkling that something big is going .....

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Charges framed against four personnel in connection to fake encounter case

IMPHAL | Aug 22 Special Judge (SIT), Imphal East has framed charges against four CDO personnel under section 120-B/201/302r/w IPC in connection to the extra judicial execution of Soram Ranjit in 2008. The four personnel have been identified as head .....

23-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Handbooks for eight legislations released in six local dialects including Manipuri

Handbooks for eight legislations released in six local dialects including Manipuri

IMPHAL | Aug 22 Information Education and Communication (IEC) handbooks for eight major legislations compiled in six local dialects including Manipuri were released today during a function held at Kuki Inn. The IEC materials or handbooks were releas.....

23-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ekta Parishad demands solution for landless indigenes in coming assembly

Ekta Parishad demands solution for landless indigenes in coming assembly

IMPHAL | Aug 22 While demanding the government to provide legal document or patta for landless and homeless indigenous people residing without any patta, Ekta Parishad has urged the government to come up with a solution in the coming assembly session s.....

23-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Home delivery service of packaged drinking water fails customers after collecting payments

Unit staff refuses to share contact number of project manager to media IMPHAL | Aug 22 Many customers of newly launched packaged drinking water unit of Lamjingba Group, ‘Kangla’ have been raising complaints of not getting services after payment of R.....

23-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

MPCC, CVOs extend condolences

IMPHAL| Aug 22 Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) have extended condolences over the demise of ex- president of Tamenglong district congress committee, G. Soihiam Haomei who passed away on August 22 A release signed by chairman of MPCC. M. Ol.....


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