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Rising Tide: Ascension Of State-Regional Political Parties

By Salikyu Sangtam With the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in for its second term, it looks like the writing is on the wall for Indian National Congress (INC) and its United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for the coming years. An immense per.....

Determination – Part 4

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) After 2 months, Grace had managed to rent a room for herself, 5 thousand shillings a month. Mary lent her the money to pay the advance payment sum for 3 months, the agreement with the land lord. The room was so s.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 49

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.....

Enhance Beauty With Yoga

By Shahnaz Husain There is popular saying “beauty is an inside job”. Good health and beauty are two sides of the same coin. Unless you are healthy from the inside, you cannot reflect true beauty. You do not have to be born beautiful. You can acquire i.....

Manipur University of Culture: Need to uphold Wakha Villagers Rights

By Jiten Yumnam The Wakha village in Imphal East District in Manipur features in media recently again for another development onslaught on an indigenous peoples’ land with historical and cultural significance. Media establishments highlighted comment.....

Our Society’s Invisible Workforce: Domestic Workers

By Tara Manchin Hangzo There is a sudden surge of women engaged in domestic works in Manipur. With the numbers of women /girls joining the workforce and engaged in livelihood outside of home there is greater demand for domestic workers to help lessen t.....

What ails Manipur Women Football?

By Dr. R.K. Nimai From the time women football was started in India under an initiative of a separate federation for women football in the seventies, Manipur had been participating with success. Manipur was one of the strongest team then, competing wit.....

Juvenile Delinquency-Causes & Corrective measures

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Juvenile delinquency also known as juvenile offending is the act of participating in unlawful behaviors as minors (Juvenile i.e. individual younger than the statuary age of majority). Most legal prescribe specific procedure.....

Determination – Part 3

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) She had seen more than enough in the past 5/6 hrs. That was not the life style she had come looking for. She knew she couldn’t hang around there longer. She would be spotted by the captain as he did last night. S.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 48

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.....

Skin Care Essentials for Dry Skin

By Shahnaz Husain Dry skin, also called xerosis is caused by ageing, genetics, heridity factors ,sun damages, environmental factors,lack of hydration and moisture etc .There are many other reasons also why skin becomes dry but If left untre.....

An Evening With Manipuri Dance

An Evening With Manipuri Dance

By Rajmani Ayekpam The evening had lot of chit-chat among family members like between grandfather / grandmother and grandchildren, between aunt and niece, between father / mother and their children about day’s dance performance after the programme. The.....

Satyamala Devi: The Most Fortunate Manipuri Princess in the 18th Century Southeast Asian History

By Manglemjao S. Sorokhaibam, Retd. IPS Satyamala Devi was the daughter of Maharaja Garibaniwaz @ Pamheiba’s brother Khamlang Pamsaba, the Wangkheirakpa who had been brought up by Garibaniwaz as his own daughter. Manipur during the time of Garibaniwaz .....

India’s Forest Policy Dilutions Amidst Forest Loss In Manipur

By Jiten Yumnam Forest loss has become as obvious reality in Manipur, primarily due to unsustainable development practices and the increased unsustainability of traditional livelihood practices due to myriad factors, viz, climate change, population pre.....

Improvement of Our Environment: Agenda for World Environment Day

By Mohd Mustaque Ahmed Nowadays, it sounds unusual when we think about our environment. Many lips cannot be stopped; even a layman would say “there are changes in our surrounding. We feel lot more warm. Something is happening due to which we are suffer.....

World Environment Day, 2019

By Dr. R.K. Nimai Today, the 5th June on which the World Environment Day, 2019 falls will be observed with the theme “Air Pollution” by many in Manipur also. From 1974 this day has been observed and now about 100 countries joins the observation. This y.....

Significance of the theme-“Air pollution” For 2019- World Environment Day

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on the 5th June every year and is the United Nations’ Principle vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our Environment. First held in 1974, it has been a.....

GoI shall have no Excuse to further delay Solution

By John S. Shilshi In February 2019, Nagas living in Delhi NCR and other parts of India organized a peace march on the streets of New Delhi to demand an early solution to the Indo-Naga peace talk. The rally by far was the biggest the Nagas staged in re.....

Teaching for Learning

(A system to be taken utmost importance) By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh About 3000 BC, with the advent of writing, education became more conscious or self-reflecting with specialized occupation such as scribe and astronomer requiring particular skills.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 47

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.....

Determination – Part 2

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini (Africa) She had never been in Dar es Salaam. She arrived at night. She did not know where to go. Her cousin worked in a cloth factory. She had forgotten the name of the factory. She was loitering around near the bus sta.....

Draft Indian Forest Act and its impact on Manipur and North East States of India

By Robert Yumnam & Christina Lalremdik The north eastern states of India, accounts for a total of 24.5% of the country’s forest cover area. Indian forest has constantly been misused and over-exploited since the colonial British era. Introduction of the.....

Meditate for Beauty

By Shahnaz Husain Stress has become a constant part of our daily lives and is literally called “ Beauty Burglar”. With high levels of stress, you are more prone to experience acne, wrinkles, dry skin and even hair loss. Chronic stress and feeli.....

Exactly after one year, MU community still awaits justice

By Donald It was on May 30 last year that students of Manipur University started holding protests in demand for immediate removal of the controversial vice chancellor, prof. A.P. Pandey. The MU community raised as much as 15 allegations against Pand.....

Election 2019: A dekho

By Dr. R.K.Nimai The result of the 2019 Election was way off the forecast made by various pundits months in advance, but the exits poll fairly indicate the way the people had voted. Forecasting an election results is always difficult because of the ver.....

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State cabinet to deliberate on legalisation of cannabis: Biren

CM Biren briefing to media

IMPHAL | Sep 2 Cannabis also known as marijuana has been already legalised at three states in the country. To legalised cannabis in Manipur, the matter will be discussed in the next cabinet meeting with the objective to increase the state economy. C.....

22-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ram Vilas inaugurates food storage depot in Bpr

Union CAF and PD minister Ram Vilas Paswan inaugurating FCI Food Storage Depot at Bishnupur

More in the pipeline, says CAF and PD minister IMPHAL | Sep 21 Union minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution (CAF and PD), Ram Vilas Paswan today inaugurated Food Storage Depot (FSD) of Food Corporation of India (FCI) at Bishn.....

22-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

MUSU demands swift action against rowdy security personnel

MUSU president K. Lebanan speaking to media

IMPHAL | Sep 21 Reacting sharply against the coercive action of two security personnel towards Manipur University hostellers last night, Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) has demanded befitting legal action against the duo within the next 48 ho.....

22-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Babysana JAC demands CBI’s letter of consent

Babysana JAC members speaking to media

IMPHAL | Sep 21 JAC against the alleged murder of Ningthoujam Babysana Chanu today warned to intensify agitations if the state government fails to produce a letter issued by the CBI to confirm that it has taken over the case. The committee also said.....

22-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Article 371 appears imminent in state, CPI raises concern

71st Manipur Kanba Numit celebrated IMPHAL | Sep 21 If Article 371 is extended in Manipur, the state government will have no power over Naga inhabitant areas and it will give a huge impact in the state resources, said state secretary, Communist Party .....

22-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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