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“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.....

Treatment Of Spatial Inequality and the Principle of Constitutional Political Economy: Is Democracy Under Threat

By Amar Yumnam The Constitution of any country serves multiples of functions. These functions are not only in multiples but also vary depending upon the contextual realities – social, economic, institutional and geographic - of the country concerned. B.....

"Mathematics - Nature & Society"

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh. We generally heard a very common word among our Manipuri society that a person who led a clean & peaceful life even if he is not literate that his calculation is very precise (Mahak asi lairik heitrasu angkadi yam kuppani).....

Why it matters how Manipur became a state

Only a sustained and imaginative policy can purge the region of its oppressive culture of protest By Pradip Phanjoubam The Indian republic turned 69 on January 26. Five days earlier, on January 21, Manipur also commemorated its 47th year as an India.....

Destiny

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa “Where and when did we go wrong”- James asked his wife Martha. James and Martha were happily married couple. Friends and neighbours envied them. James worked as an accounts clerk and Martha, as a primary schoo.....

Ancient Beauty Secrets That Still Work Today

By Shahnaz Husain People around globe spend billions dollar for countless beautifying products every year. The media is full of new commercial advertisements each day promoting costly beauty products. containing parabens, sulfates, dyes, prese.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 35

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.....

Dark light and The Wishess’ might

By Ningombam Captain Our Pride Artist: The Wishess Genre: Alternative Rock Length: 44 mins 17 secs Release date: 16th February, 2019 Rating: 3.5 out of 5 I remember clearly. I was in school, when the widely snubbed metalhead kid from .....

How to understand the silence of the Indian secularists?

By Yengkhom Jilangamba As we know, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 (popularly known as CAB) was recently passed in the Lok Sabha and those in the government promised that it would be made into an Act. The BJP led government were eventually unsuc.....

Alcohol:Prohibition

By Col I S Chanam, Retd Prohibition of consumption of alcohol in Manipur has been going on for the past several years till now. The question is …has the prohibition been effective and successful? Has consumption of alcohol been stopped altogether o.....

Indian Polity: Regional Policy Absent and Border Policy Missing

By Amar Yumnam India has just experienced two events rather close to one another. Both of these events have lost of implications for governance designs and policy formulation. One event has caused a serious embarrassment to the ruling political party a.....

Decline Trends in Mathematical Aptitude Among students of Manipur

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Once one of my Mathematics teacher asked me, do you know CHARI METHODS (four methods) in Mathematics? I got confused the question of my teacher. I said, no sir. To my astonished, he smiled at me and said, it is very simple,.....

Of sedition law and colonial governmentality

By Kh. Ibomcha What is sedition? Is it not seditious when those in power misuse their privilege and position, breach peace and security by inciting violence? For instance, state government’s brutal act of using tear gas shells to Kanglei mothers who w.....

Book Review: The Forest of Enchantments

By Susma Sharma Gurumayum Released early this year, ‘The Forest of Enchantments’ is Sitayan, as opposed to Ramayan. This is the story of Sita, with her as the protagonist. It is a love story, a tragedious love story. The mythological gods Ram and Si.....

Camellia Oil for Heavenly Beauty

By Shahnaz Husain Camellia oil popularly called “ Wonder Beauty Oil “ has been used by Japanese women for flawless radiant skin and lustrous shinning long hair since centuries ago . The versatile organic oil is used on face ,hair, scalp and bod.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 34

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.....

Will You be My Valentine

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa “No Robert, I can not sign this. You have finished all your leave dues.” “Then, will you be my Valentine?” Maria was shocked. She thought she heard wrong. “What did you say?” “Never mind. I am sorry.” “.....

First Principle, Indian Democracy and Manipur Tragedy

By Amar Yumnam Let me start with a quotation from one of the original thinkers on democracy. He (intentionally holding the name back to arouse natural curiosity) said:”The aim of every political Constitution, is or ought to be, first to obtain for rule.....

A Sinful business called Human Trafficking

By John S. Shilshi Manipur Police and all the NGOs involved in recent rescue of 193 Nepalese from the Indo-Myanmar border needs to be compliment. It was a job very well done. Rescue of such huge number of victims indicates that there is a well-coordina.....

“Finding The Voices – What it seeks from us all”

By Marjing Mayanglambam ‘Finding The Voices’ A talk show presenting voices with the vision to spread Inspiring, Educative, Empowering and Entertaining stories in the violence torn landscape of Manipur. This is the introduction from its Facebook page an.....

"Aspiration in medical career" and its effect among our youths

Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Among any other career after 10+2, Medical career seems to be at the top in Manipur even throughout India. This is because, Employability is the best as compare to any other course in Manipur especially. Yes, medical professio.....

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Man found dead under mysterious circumstances

Locals of Takyel Kolom leikai blocked NH 37

IMPHAL | Apr 21 A 46 year old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances today at Yarou Bamdiar which falls under the jurisdiction of Nambol police station. The victim was identified as Phijam Muhindro, son of Ph. Nodiyachand, resident of Takyel.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Withdrawing of house guards, escort personnel was act of revenge: O. Joy

IMPHAL | Apr 21 “The withdrawal of house guards cum escort personnel provided for NCP outer candidate, NEIDP outer candidate and former minister, O. Joy by an order released on April 19, was an act of retaliation by the ruling government following the .....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘VAT, goods and service taxes cannot be levied on betel leafs’

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Justice, Kh Nobin, High Court of Manipur has quashed and set aside the notification order for the inclusion of Kwamana (beetle leaves) among forest products. The order to include beetle leaves as forest products had been released by .....

Macha Leima observes its Golden Jubilee

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Manipuree Chanura Leishem Marup (Macha Leima) today celebrated its 50 years of existence by observing the Golden Jubillee of the organisation at Lamyanba Shanglen today. Editor of Macha Leima magazine, Haobam Seityabati said the wo.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Proxy voting planned by BJP was allowed at Andro AC: Meghachandra

MLA, K. Meghachandra briefing to media at MPCC conference hall

IMPHAL | Apr 21 “The video uploaded on social media about the supposed humiliation of a police constable was intended to spread lies. The people should be aware of the actual scenario of the incident at the polling station in Andro assembly constituenc.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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