IFP Articles

Why the first Bird Sanctuary of the state in Thinungei village??

By R.K. Birjit SIngh Introduction: Thinungei is an ancient floodplain fertile village of Manipur. It is located in the coordinate of 24054’.932” N latitude and 93076’.873” E longitude at an elevation of 771 m above mean sea level. It spreads over an.....

Development Intervention in Manipur: Moving beyond stories

By Amar Yumnam Yuval Noah Harari, a scholar specialising in understanding the History of World Societies, is an active intellectual the global intelligentsia now looks up to for appreciating own societies and evolving appropriate responses to social is.....

“Challenges in Modern Parenting”

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Some of the most important issues facing our teenagers at this time include teen suicide, teen violence, cyber bullying( online bullying),Internet & online addiction, teens & sex, teens and substance abuse, teens anorexia .....

Daughters in Law – Part 4

By: Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini (Africa) It was the first weekend after New year. Asha brought some presents for the children and came to visit Yanula. But Yanula was not there at home; had gone to visit one of her friends. Noor was baby sitting the c.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 44

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.....

Mothers day falls on May 12 ,2019

By Shahnaz Husain May is finally here and Mother’s day falls on 12 th May this year . The honor of having the title, “Mom” comes with a price. Many new baby mothers suffer from approximately 1.5 to 2 weeks of sleep deprivation just in the first yea.....

Ibudhou Oknarel and Macha Ibemma Khudithibi of Ningthoukhong

By R.K. Birjit Singh The sound of the drums of *Iputhou Oknarel Haraoba, ricochets since time immemorial, re-creating the creation myth of the earth as believed by the Meitei, depicting the different aspects of life of humankind right from birth till .....

The Echoing sound of the patients

By Dr. Shadhana Ningthoujam After World TB day, it’s still echoing in the ears of the powerful sharing of some patients undergoing MDR-TB treatment (i.e. Multi drugs resistance TB) and another patient who have completed MDR-TB treatment. The first pati.....

BJP Manifesto 2019 on CAB

By Dr. R.K. Nimai The manifesto of the BJP for the Lok Sabha election 2019 includes the commitment of bringing in the CAB if the party again comes to power. Under the 1st Chapter-Nation First at Item 12 which read as “We are committed to the enactment .....

The Ghost of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill likely to haunt north east again

By John S. Shilshi In January this year when the entire North east region stood up against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill-2016 and forced the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) to reconsidered its introduction in the Rajaya Sahba, the region celebrat.....

St. Joseph’s H/S School, Sugnu Imbroglio

By Lunthang Apropos the burning of St. Joseph’s H/S School, it is a pitiful and frustrating that the Manipur Police Dept. is unable to solve the case till date and that the JAC are forced to resort to bandh. It is hard to digest that the entire Manipur.....

Challenges of solid waste management in imphal

By Dr. Konthoujam Khelchandra All of us are aware that in the Sawchh Survekshan Award, 2018 organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), GOI under the ageis of Swachh Bharat Mission, Kakching bagged the award for the Cleanest City in.....

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI): The biggest global project today

By Amar Yumnam While the Elections are going on, something of global significance and of particular relevance to the region has been getting unfolded. Before I mention that, let me start with something about our people and culture. The Manipuris grow u.....

Climate Change- Global Warming & its effect

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Climatology (from Greek klima) or Climate Science is the scientific study of climate, scientifically defined as weather conditions, averaged over a period of time. This modern field of study is regarded as a branch of the a.....

Daughters in Law – Part 3

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini (Africa) Noor was working in Cyprus. Very few black Africans were employed in the firm where he worked; most of his colleagues regarded Africa as a country. No other Tanzanian was there. Thus hardly anyone could get detaile.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 43

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.....

The Amazing Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

By Shahnaz Husain Coconut oil has been part of the Ayurvedic system of healing for centuries. Coconut Oil, the holy water of beauty world has power to smooth dry, damaged hair, fight off bacteria,burn fat,seamlessly remove makeup and work as a w.....

Oh Khuman Lampak Sports Complex: An Orphan?

By Dr. R.K.Nimai When the new ministry was sworn in March 2017 and portfolios announced everyone who had connection with sports were euphoric as the Chief Minister was a former sportsperson and a sports promoter and administrator and the Sports Ministe.....

Through the eyes of the dispossessed

Amplifying the voice of the marginalised Bringing the voice of vulnerable communities into the discourse on development By Sandeep Chachra Deliberative policy-making is the cornerstone of democratic governance. The document For Equality & Justice.....

“Numerical Method”-in Science & Technology

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Numerical algorithms are at least as old as the Egyptian RHIND PAPYRUSC (1650 BC), which describes a root- finding method for solving a simple equation. Ancient Greek mathematicians made many further advancement in numerica.....

Daughters in Law- Part 2

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa The next day morning Rehema came to call Asha for breakfast. She was surprised to find Asha still in the bridal dress; seated in the same place she left her the day before. The tears had washed the makeup of her fac.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 42

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.....

Is sugar ageing you

By Shahnaz Husain Do you love desserts , pan, sweets after hearty meal ? if you can’t do without sweets and sugar laden food items then chances are you are unknowingly damaging your skin . While you might consider yourself to be following a reason.....

Inhuman and Shameful Act of Barbarism

By John S. Shilshi In the backdrop of the continuing problems face by the Catholic Schools in Manipur valley with threats coming from certain organisation, and resulting to planting of grenade in a school campus, the Director of Education (S) made a fe.....

Intellectual Property Right (IPR)

(Absolute right for Innovators) By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh In 2000, World Intellectual Property organization’s (WIPO) member states designated April 26-the day on which the WIPO convention came into force in 1970-as World IP day with the aim of in.....

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Student found dead in boarding room under mysterious circumstances

SUK shuts down Std. Robarth boarding indefinitely IMPHAL | Jul 18 One student of Standard Robarth Higher Secondary school, Canchipur was found dead today morning in a suspicious manner inside a room of the school boarding located at Canchipur near t.....

19-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Price hike under BJP govt is outcome of poor management, says Gaikhangam

Sit-in protest stages against the price hike at Congress Bhavan

IMPHAL | Jul 18 There is no sign that the problem among the present leaders of the state will come to an end, said president of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), Gaikhangam. He made the statement while briefing media during a sit in protest.....

19-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CVOs appeal to state govt to resolve Indo-Myanmar border pillar issue soon

Press conference at ICHAM office on border pillar issue

IMPHAL | Jul 18 Civil voluntary organisations today appealed the state government to settle the Indo-Myanmar border pillar issue at earliest. The organisations are Information Centre for Hill Areas, Manipur (ICHAM), Committee on Protection of Indo-M.....

19-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CM inaugurates new building of Horti dept

CM Biren inaugurates new building of Horticulture department

Horticulture sector key to state’s economic prosperity: CM IMPHAL | Jul 18 Chief Minister N. Biren Singh inaugurated the newly constructed building of directorate of Horticulture and Soil Conservation at Sanjenthong, Imphal East District today. S.....

19-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Couple sent to five days police custody

IMPHAL | Jul 18 Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal has sent a husband and wife to five days police custody till July 22 in connection to a case selling materials of a chit fund, ‘konjeng bee marup’ to its members in a cheaper price without giving any re.....

19-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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