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Play safe with natural ingredients

By Shahnaz Husain When you’re looking to solve your skin problems, Mother Nature often knows best . Each year more and more people are turning towards homemade natural ingredients for their skincare needs. Harnessing the natural potency of plant-ba.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 39

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.....

Who is afraid of RaGa?

By Dr. R.K.Nimai The ruling dispensation claims that they will win 300 seats in the coming 17th Lok Sabha election and form the next government. This is spoken with lots of confidence by both the central and state BJP leadership. Whether this is mere b.....

World Water Day 2019

By N. Munal Meitei Today, I was shocked to read a Newspaper clip where it is reported that in Bengaluru if the present water crisis persist, then peoples have to evacuate within a decade. Now water is the most difficult problem in almost all states in .....

Energy from- “Solid waste”

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Energy recovery from waste is the conversion of non-recyclable waste materials into usable heat, electricity or fuel through a variety of processes, including combustion, gasification, pyrolization, anaerobic digestion and .....

Christchurch shooting: One incident, many lessons

By John S. Shilshi In security parlance it is said that there is no place safe or unsafe for human beings. It is also said that there are no fences possible to prevent human beings with evil intents. What the world just saw in Christchurch, New Zealand.....

“Medals from E-Waste”-in 2020 Tokyo Olympic

By Sanjenbam Jueshwor Singh In every four years, the host Country of the Olympic Games revels in the Global spotlight for sixteen days. While few Countries are able to create a lasting imprint once the games are over. Japan has a unique plan to change .....

Meetei tribe bears more tribal characters among the indigenous people of Manipur

By Dr. Thangjam Ranjit Meetei Community is one of the main tribes of Manipur and North East India and possesses all the characteristic of becoming a tribe living in permanent society. Though, the majority of Meetei population embraces Hindusim/Vaishnov.....

The Beckoning New Magaimai Village of Senapati District Manipur

By Mamta Lukram Along the Paren Road, Seanpati District of Manipur, getting down 8/9 km, is located the New Magaimai Village, established in 1995, inhibited by Maram tribe with 50 households and approximate total population of 300. The sex ratio is fav.....

Generation gap

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa Philip Rweyemamu was 23 yrs old when he went to London to study international law. He hailed from a chiefdom in a remote village. He came to London with high hopes, future dreams and challenge of becoming a famous, .....

Catapults, molotov cocktails, and music!

(Tapta in comparison and contrast - III) By Ningombam Captain Tools used in extreme forms of political protests are not limited to stones or slingshots or molotov cocktails only; some use music - not the soft and easy-listening ones of course, but t.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 38

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.....

Holi Skin and Hair Care Tips

By Shahnaz Husain Holi Hai!! The vibrant festival of colors of happiness is just around the corner. Barely a few days are left before you head to play joyfully and get dirty in colour game. The Holi fever has set it and it is the time .....

A Cold-Blooded Killer-“E-WASTE”

By Sanjenbam Jueshwor Singh We all have been talking about “ENVIRONMENTAL Problems and Ecological Imbalance ”like, Global warming, Water pollution, soil pollution, Air pollution, Noise pollution, Ozone layer depletion etc. due to deforestation, Indu.....

Menopause

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa Harieth had been working as Bakari’s secretory for more than 25 years. She loved her profession and was proud of it. She admired her Boss and tried her best to keep pace with the workload. Because of the na.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 37

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.....

Modi’s 18 months to resolve Naga issue, yet completing his tenure without disclosing ‘Contents’ of ‘Framework Agreement’

By Oken Jeet Sandham It all started with Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing soon after assuming his office to resolve the Naga political issue within 18 months. But he surprised the world when he did not touch the Naga political issue while addres.....

Bedtime Beauty Hacks to Look Young

By Shahnaz Husain Quality sleep helps revitalize body , mind and improves our mood .Sleep is key to feeling and looking youthful.Sleep does wonders to feel refreshed,protecting health , immune system to look gorgeous and rejuvenated .The wrinkle.....

Mee Manukhang Will Not Be Televised

(Tapta in comparison and contrast - II) By Ningombam Captain Tapta successfully changed the generic taste of music for the regular Manipuri audience. He showed us, with proof, that Manipuri songs need not sound like the conventional radio-friendly h.....

Hon'ble Gonvernor's Void Ordinance

(A Non-Political Legal Opinion) By L. Ibomcha Singh The joy We had on hearing the news of the promulgation of an Ordinance by the Hon’ble Governor of Manipur to contain the mob violence in the State was shattered and short-lived on seeing the text o.....

“Scientific Temper”-a need for all

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh. Education is the foundation for Scientific and technological advancement and personal training of human beings. In the midst of overall anxiety of modernization drive, education especially Science Education should automati.....

Neighbour

By : Thiyam Ningol, Dr.Nalini, Africa She knew that she was right but she never knew that she was damn right. She sat down and tried to recollect all the past evidences which made her come to the conclusion of phoning the police. Her neighbour lo.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 36

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.....

Bad Boy Eats the Yellow Snow

(Tapta in comparison and contrast - I) By Ningombam Captain I don’t mean to strike down clichés but Tapta is metaphorically, water. Everybody loves water. Am I making a nonsensical hypothesis? Maybe I am, but hey, I’m a fan of Frank Zappa, what more.....

An Eyesore to a Colourful Ceremonial Display

By John S.Shilshi Among the beautiful traditions that all uniform forces, including the Civil Police follow, the ceremonial parades on occasions of significance hold special place. Therefore, great deals of effort are invested in the preparation so tha.....

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Change of guard likely in BJP-led state govt says insider source

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Even as Education minister Radheshyam underplayed the leadership crisis within BJP as a mere ‘family matter’, there are indications of a possible change of guard anytime before August this year, most probably after July 26. According.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CM meets union minister of environment

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh meets Union Minister Prakash Javedkar

IMPHAL | Jun 17 The chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh met with the union minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javedkar today and apprised him of the various activities being taken up by the state government for conserva.....

‘NE indigenes will determine own future if CAB is legislated’

MANPAC convenor, Yumnamcha Dilipkumar speaks to media persons

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Expressing apprehension over the probable reintroduction of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill tomorrow during the monsoon session of 17th Lok Sabha, Manipur People against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (MANPAC) today reaffirme.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Shops, residence gutted by fire

Shops, residence gutted in fire at Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel

THOUBAL| Jun 17 A fire which occurred around 9:40 pm of last night at Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel totally set ablaze seven shops and a residence destroying properties worth around several lakh rupees. Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel lies under Mayang I.....

Special trail of infamous BT road firing incident begins

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Session Judge, Imphal West started the special trail for the case of infamous BT road fake encounter which occurred on July 23, 2009 and fixed the next prosecution witness hearing on July 15. It was transferred by High Court of Manip.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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