Value based education in schools

Rev Fr Paul Lelen Haokip Introduction : Values are firmed ingrained in the Indian Philosophy and culture (way of life). The Vedas and Upanishads speak widely on values. Value Based Education (VBE) imparts social, moral, integrity, character, spirituality and many more. It builds the qualities of humility, strength and honesty in a person. These gems make […]

What Manipur’s upcoming WWII war museum says about the State today

Paramita Ghosh Arambam Angabam Singh is willing to take a wide-angled view of history, and make allowances for lapses in memory, but only up to a point. An engineer by training, and a dedicated history buff for more than 10 years, he has been scouring the Manipuri countryside for relics of the Battle of Imphal-Kohima […]

What Manipur’s upcoming WWII war museum says about the State today

Paramita Ghosh Arambam Angabam Singh is willing to take a wide-angled view of history, and make allowances for lapses in memory, but only up to a point. An engineer by training, and a dedicated history buff for more than 10 years, he has been scouring the Manipuri countryside for relics of the Battle of Imphal-Kohima […]

A signal to climate change: Rise of methane

Rahul Ashem Organic waste disposal, paddy fields, livestock, wetlands and forests burning are the factors responsible for producing methane gas, the second most important greenhouse gases after carbon dioxide. Travelling towards the capital Imphal, the first warning sign is the sight of stench and ugly garbage dumped, sometimes overflowing from drains or floating on the […]

Career options in Education – Part 2

Ranjan K Baruah Last edition, we had published career options related to education. We are publishing more information relates to education as a career. Some of the areas where one might get employment apart from regular teaching are as follows: Curriculum Developer-Schools and textbook companies hire individuals with a Masters in Education to assist in […]

Summer make-up : Prevent meltdown and make it last

Summer is the favourite season where every one wants to be outside enjoying the outdoor summer parties and functions during long, sunny days and look great but steamy temperature wreck havoc on beauty make up. The summer has formally begun with temperature is almost at the boiling point in most part of the country mainly […]

PDS : Proven Deceitful System

Samarjit Kambam It’s heartwarming to learn that the state government has come up with its own Anti-Corruption Cell. Some small fish are being caught in the net of the Cell such as peons, lower division clerks and lower level assistants of some government departments. It is a welcome step anyway. But the people are yet […]

India’s Myanmar envoy poses with terror group NSCN-K’s chief

Rupesh Dutta (Courtesy : The Quint) In an obvious diplomatic faux pas, the Indian envoy to Myanmar, Vikram Misri, has been pictured along with top members of the banned NSCN-Khaplang faction, including its “military commander” Niki Sumi, who has a bounty of Rs 10 lakh on his head. In the picture, posted by a cadre […]

I wonder if any of our MLAs, Ministers know about Azuram Village – Chief

Laishram Ranbir Imphal, June 7: Even after 70 years of Independence, people of Azurama, a remote village in Tamenglong district, Manipur, had never seen competent government authorities or the elected representatives visiting the village. Namsulin Kamei, Chairman of Azuram Village, while talking to Imphal Times wanders if any of the Ministers or MLAs of the […]

Goods and Service Tax (GST) and its role in Manipur

Dr Mayengbam Lalit Singh The intense wave of GST originated from the centre (Delhi) is spreading across all the states just like Monsoon. But in the minds of millions people, the big questions flourished are (a) What GST is; (b) How it is different from presently existing tax systems; and (c) How it benefits the […]

Meetei, Is your name frailty?

Jinine Lai No doubt, the Meeteis, in comparison with the other NE India communities, stand well ahead. It is both of physical and intellectual display. Possessed knowledge bank of Puya written in our own script is not happened to many peoples of the world. The martial character that introduced the game of polo to the […]

End rape culture, end victim-blaming!

Jalun Haokip Even as the infamous 14th April 2017 Phaknung gang-rape of two minors allegedly by a group of seven young men was still under investigation and protest, two minors were raped by two men, aged 21 and 25, on April 29 near Kakching Khunou. While the community was still coming to grips with the […]

Joining national debate on peacock & sex

As a concern citizen of this great country I would also like to join the national debate on this very crucial issue, “whether peacock and peahen do have sex for reproduction or whether their procreation is done when the peahen consumes the tears of the peacock”. For the last two /three days many TV channels […]

Mass communication: Then and now

Lunminthang Haokip Mass Media: Mass Media is the general term by which we know the diversified media technologies through which news and views are collected and communicated to reach a large number of people residing near and far. Movies, radio, recorded music and television come under broadcast media. Internet, discovered of late, has under its […]

Fatal distractions : Honey I lost the kid

Samarjit Kambam Memories of different kinds and hues come hitting inside our heads every now and then, a biological mechanism for us humans. Some memories are sweet, some are better not remembered. The irony is that the bitter memories which we intend to ignore come kicking inside the brain more frequently no matter how hard […]

Wildlife crime: A process of ecosystem breakdown

Rahul Ashem “The Sangai plays an important part in the life cycle of Keibul Lamjao National Park. It is the indicator of Keibul Lamjao ecosystem and the maintenance of biologically diverse wildlife communities”. In the present scenario, wildlife crime is one of the important threats to wildlife community. The crime is done mostly for meat, […]

No alternative to co-existence

Yambem Laba (Courtesy: The Statesman) If Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh is on a mission to appease the Nagas, he seems to be making some progress in easing the otherwise strained relations between the Naga communities of Manipur and Nagaland and the Manipur Government. Some years ago, the apex body of the Nagas in […]

A discourse on NOTA for changing Indian dirty politics

Dr Arambam Birajit Instead of absolute electoral reforms, quite a number of partial modifications have been carried out till today in different phases of time to bring a quality politics in India. “None Of The Above” popularly known as NOTA is also one of the modifications. As per ruling of Supreme Court on the 27th […]

Know your test: Vitamin B12

Dr David Howdijam, MD A vitamin B12 level test measures the amount of B12 in the blood. B12 is an important vitamin for many basic bodily functions, such as brain health, blood cell production, and proper nerve functioning. Low B12 levels can lead to serious nerve damage and deteriorating brain functions. The test is also […]

Care and shelf-life of cosmetics

Shahnaz Husain Caring for cosmetic and make-up products is of great importance, because they can be affected by heat and moisture. The same goes for make-up brushes and applicators. In fact, keeping them clean and away from dust, helps to prevent skin problems. During the hot weather, store your lipsticks in the refrigerator. It’s a […]