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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.....

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.....

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Education minister, Th. Radheshyam declaring HSLC examination, 2019 result at BOSEM

Pass percentage of 74.60 in HSLC exam, highest since 1973 IMPHAL | May 18 With a record of highest pass percentage of 74.60 since 1973, education minister, Th. Radheshyam officially declared of results for High School Leaving Certificate examination.....

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2nd position Arvind maibam  with her parents

IMPHAL | May 18 The only child of Shanjit Maibam and Maibam Romita Devi, Arvind Maibam made his parents proud today with the announcement of High School leaving Certificate Examination (HSLCE) by the Board of Secondary Examination Manipur (BOSEM). A.....

19-May-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Students should not be hindered by failures: Sophiya

2nd position Sophiya Asem  with her parents

THOUBAL| May 18 Second position holder in the High School Leaving Certification Examination (HSLCE) conducted by Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM), Sophiya Asem has expressed her sentiments to the youths of the State not to be disappointed b.....

I will continue studies in private schools, says Julendia

3rd position holder  Moirangthem Julendia Devi with her parents

IMPHAL | May 18 Third position holder and science topper in the High School Leaving Certificate Examination, 2019 Moirangthem Julendia Devi has expressed her wish to continue higher secondary studies in private school stating that most government schoo.....

19-May-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CM congratulates successful candidates

IMPHAL| May 18 Chief minister, N. Biren Singh has extended his congratulations to the position holders and students who have successfully cleared the High School Leaving Certificate Examination (HSLCE) 2019 conducted by the Board of Secondary Education.....


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