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Glowing Skin for Friendship Day

Internation Day Of Friendship On August 4, 2019 By Shahnaz Husain “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell. Friendship is a relationship that has been cherised since ancient time. Life is better.....

At Long Last, Indian Army gets guns-BAE’s M-777s

By Anil Bhat At long last, the jinx got broken. For the first time in three decades, the Indian Army received two new artillery gun systems, the M 777 A-2 Ulta Light Howitzer (Indian) ULH, which arrived on 18 May 2017 for preparation of firing tables.....

Counterpoints: The Transgender Rights Bill, 2019

By Santa Khurai and Rubani Yumkhaibam The Transgender Rights Bill, 2019 was approved by the Union Cabinet Ministry on July 10, 2019. The origin of the Bill goes back to August 2, 2016, when the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill was introd.....

National Register of Citizens in Manipur

By Dr.R.K.Nimai The Hon’ble Chief Minister while interacting with the press during the Meeyamgi Numit and Chinggi Luchingbagi Numit on 15th July announced that the centre has agreed to Manipur updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the St.....

Effect of carrying heavy School bags

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Doctors say, carrying heavy school bags cause neck and back pain, shoulder strain and fatigue amongst other. Because when they carry a heavy bag what they do is they tend to bend down too much and they look little short, ot.....

Determination – Part 9

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) Alex could not pay attention at work. He could not shake off Grace’s picture from his mind. Everyday, after work, he used to drive around looking for the restaurant “Grace”. Not successful. He was contemplating w.....

Book Review / The Sarkari Mussalman

Reviewed by Anil Bhat Author: Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah, PVSM, SM, VSM (Retd) Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Pages: 202 in hardcover Price: Rs. 695/- Born on 15 August 1948 in Bahraich district, Uttar Pradesh, India, Zameer Uddin Shah, an .....

Pineapple for beauty and health

By Shahnaz Husain “Be like a pineapple – stand tall, wear a crown and be sweet on the inside” says an old adage .Who doesn’t like to eat the fruit in summer ? Pineapple , the king of tropical fruits is regarded among the best fruit that can be.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 54

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 Thoubal River Speaks

By G. Amarjit Sharma Walking on dead sand and encountering submerged agricultural land and lifeless woods at Thoyee and Ramrei villages in Phungyar Subdivision of Ukhrul district, Manipur in June 2019 is truly walking in a land victimized and deserted .....

Union Budget, 2019-20

By Dr. R.K.Nimai People were expecting the Union Budget for 2019-20 with anticipation as it is the budget being presented by a trained economist, a women finance minister and the first budget of NDA 3, which was returned with a thumping majority, but i.....

Police: A friend or a foe?

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Community policing or community-oriented policing is a strategy of policing that focus on building ties and working closely with members of communities. In fact, community policing is philosophy of full service personalized.....

Wakha Villagers Reveal the Colours of the University of Culture

By G. Amarjit Sharma This summer in June 2019 Wakha village in Imphal East (Manipur) had two significant public rituals. The rituals do not merely mean the collective village’s regular religious ritual to bring a good crop and good health in the villag.....

15 July: The Day Some Imas had Revealed the Naked Truth

By Angomcha Bimol Akoijam "On 15 July 2004…some elderly women stripped their clothes in protest…they…more than their naked bodies…uncovered the facades that concealed the fact that life in Manipur has become "bare life", a life that breathes, eats, dri.....

Did BJP win Northeast? Answer is yes and no

By Pradip Phanjoubam June in Guwahati can be oppressively sultry. This is especially so for those who descend and halt in this rapidly growing and congested city from the other hilly states of the Northeast. It was a particularly hot day in the city la.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 53

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 8

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) Lucy suspected that Bakari was a part of the mystery. He should be having some ideas behind all the games Arnold played with her family. One thing she knew it could have not been a bad intention. Arnold did not d.....

Skin Problems That Arise During Monsoons

By Shahnaz Husain Who doesn’t like the rains? Lush green landscapes, romantic drives, and cosy evenings with loved ones. Can’t get better than this, right? Monsoon showers have arrived to give us respite from the sweltering summer heat and hope t.....

Book Review/ A Prime Minister to Remember Memories of a Military Chief

Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Author: By Admiral Sushil Kumar Pages: 135 in hard cover Price: Rs. 650/- By Anil Bhat India’s post Independence history, which is still not taught in schools and colleges, presents classic examples of how civi.....

ADCC passed Sunday Closed law in Churachandpur. Religious minority persecuted.

By Ginza Vualzong Last Sunday, the trade license of one Chicken seller was torn. One shopkeeper was asked to go to Israel for being a Sabbath. Lamka 12 July 2019 | Ever since the Autonomous District Council, Churachandpur (ADCC) passed the ‘Sunday.....

Migration related social problems

By John S. Shilshi A study conducted by a New Delhi based think tank – North-East support Centre & Helpline in 2011, estimated that roughly around 50 lakhs people from North east states migrate to Delhi NCR and other metropolitan cities of the country.....

Where do You Get Liquor in Imphal? And Why do We Turn a Blind Eye to This Illicit Activity?

By Homen Thangjam I ask these questions as an incident that occurred somewhere in Manipur (circulated on social media) in which “concerned” Meira Paibi destroyed the property of a woman, because she is a Yu-yonbi (female liquor seller), churned my stom.....

Manipur a mirror of Nagaland

By Robert A. Silverstein It is disappointing, but not surprising, that the newly elected member of the Lok Sabha for the Outer Manipur constituency, Dr. Lorho S. Pfoze, in his maiden speech before the members of the Lok Sabha on June 25th, made clear t.....

Bureaucrat Officer: a savior- a scapegoat- a destroyer

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the administrative arm of the All India Services. Considered the premier Civil Service of India, the IAS is one of the three arms of All India Services along with the Indian Police.....

Determination – Part 7

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) He drove for two hours looking for Grace Restaurant. Arnold had not given him any hint of the location. His frustration and anxiety increased. It was already 4 P.M. The streets had become less noisy and deserted......

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17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief minister, Nongthombam Biren today launched Digital Payment Services and National Generic Document Registration System in Imphal East district at the DC Complex, Porompat. He also inaugurated various infrastructural projects in .....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Dijamani’s case transferred to Session Judge Imphal West

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West today committed Naorem Rekha’s murdered case, mother of fashion designer Rober Naorem, to Session Judge, Imphal West. The accused Naorem Dijamani, husband of the deceased, was produced before CJ.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Let the truth come out: Landhoni’s family

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Regarding the death of Babysana, the family of the school principal has expressed that the school authority also wants the case to be handed over to CBI. A release from the family states further that the public has supported all the .....

‘One country, one language is a strategy to abolish indigenous languages’

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Reacting on the speech of union home minister, Amit Shah’s ‘one country one language’, social activist and advocate, Yendrembam Kiran stated that many indigenous languages in the country have been replaced with Hindi language and the ce.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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