In The Annals of Time

By Parthajit Borah I move after the second I hop after the minutes, I swing after the hours when the verse forms in the pages of my bosom. Years are the uninvited alarm of life. which reminds my past in a foggy spring night. You borrowed my evening as …

By Parthajit Borah I move after the second I hop after the minutes, I swing after the hours when the verse forms in the pages of my bosom. Years are the uninvited alarm of life. which reminds my past in a foggy spring night. You borrowed my evening as I lost the spirit of life. […]

Dreaming

By Dr Nunglekpam Premi Devi Happy as always, when in ‘m alone sitting; Dreaming! All alone in a corner by daylight I travel far and wide, greens and nudes, Crossing far beyond wild and empties; I feel and I know: I’m to dreaming, dreaming to live; I br…

By Dr Nunglekpam Premi Devi Happy as always, when in ‘m alone sitting; Dreaming! All alone in a corner by daylight I travel far and wide, greens and nudes, Crossing far beyond wild and empties; I feel and I know: I’m to dreaming, dreaming to live; I breathe low as I dream of many, many […]

A Reflection on the Tour of Dubai and Abu Dhabi UA Emirates – The Land of Allah, Almighty

By : Nongthombam Mangi Devi One may say, it is a wonderful dreamland in the country of desert. The specific quality of Dubai is the presentation of artificially made thing and situations at a very much like natural settings. Excellent utilization of mo…

By : Nongthombam Mangi Devi One may say, it is a wonderful dreamland in the country of desert. The specific quality of Dubai is the presentation of artificially made thing and situations at a very much like natural settings. Excellent utilization of modern architectural and technology to satisfy the human aspirations can be perceived. I […]

Sovereignty Struggles in Northeast India: Where are They Going? – 3

Sometime in 1990 or 1991 when it was clear that the Soviet Union was unravelling, I had a conversation with an important functionary of the United Liberation Front, Asom (ULFA). Talking of this and that, we naturally talked about the developments in th…

Sometime in 1990 or 1991 when it was clear that the Soviet Union was unravelling, I had a conversation with an important functionary of the United Liberation Front, Asom (ULFA). Talking of this and that, we naturally talked about the developments in the Soviet Union about which I could not hide my sadness. He on […]

Sovereignty Struggles in Northeast India: Where are They Going? – 2

(The write up published here is the paper presented by M. S. Prabhakara on the Sixth Arambam Somorendra Singh Memorial Lecture held in Imphal on June 10, 2011) Nation State: Questions, questions India is a Sovereign Nation State. But what is a Nation S…

(The write up published here is the paper presented by M. S. Prabhakara on the Sixth Arambam Somorendra Singh Memorial Lecture held in Imphal on June 10, 2011) Nation State: Questions, questions India is a Sovereign Nation State. But what is a Nation State? What is Sovereignty? The traditional, one may say, the classic view, […]

Sovereignty Struggles in Northeast India: Where are They Going? – 1

(The write up published her e is the paper presented by M. S. Prabhakara on the Sixth Arambam Somorendra Singh Memorial Lecture held in Imphal on June 10, 2011) Modestly Immodest Disclaimers? I feel greatly honoured by the invitation of the Arambam Som…

(The write up published her e is the paper presented by M. S. Prabhakara on the Sixth Arambam Somorendra Singh Memorial Lecture held in Imphal on June 10, 2011) Modestly Immodest Disclaimers? I feel greatly honoured by the invitation of the Arambam Somorendra Trust to give the Sixth Arambam Somorendra Singh Memorial Lecture today , […]

Scientific Perspective: Manipur CM Biren’s Controversial Speech at Madhavpur fair, Gujarat on Krishna, Rukmini and India’s North-Eastern region

By: Raghu Ningthoujam, Scientist Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO); Alumni of IISc Bangalore, IIT-Guwahati, DM College of Science Imphal Manipur CM Honorable Sri.N Biren Singh said that by “marrying Rukmini, Krishna had bound the Northeast with…

By: Raghu Ningthoujam, Scientist Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO); Alumni of IISc Bangalore, IIT-Guwahati, DM College of Science Imphal Manipur CM Honorable Sri.N Biren Singh said that by “marrying Rukmini, Krishna had bound the Northeast with India”. “In the time of Lord Krishna, there was no separate Arunachal Pradesh or Assam or Manipur. The entire […]

MEEYAMGI NUMIT (People’s Day) : A Reflection & Conception of Good Governance in Manipur

By  SERAM NEKEN Chingmee Eikhoibu Nungsibiba, Minungshi Leiba Minister Ni Nahakti; Ching Gi Zilla Khudingda, Chaokhat Thourang Pirakpa; Ching Gi Lamdam Khudingda, Senpham Mayam Thadhabiba; Nang Nattana  Kanasu Ukhidri, Nang Nattana  Kanasu Chongthoraktri; Chingmee Eikhoibu Nungsiba, Minungshi Leiba Minister Ni Nahakti – //   Soinaiba Sing Nungsibiba, Minister Ni Nahakti; Hinghoubasing Thoujalbiba, Minister Ni Nahakti; […]

By  SERAM NEKEN Chingmee Eikhoibu Nungsibiba, Minungshi Leiba Minister Ni Nahakti; Ching Gi Zilla Khudingda, Chaokhat Thourang Pirakpa; Ching Gi Lamdam Khudingda, Senpham Mayam Thadhabiba; Nang Nattana  Kanasu Ukhidri, Nang Nattana  Kanasu Chongthoraktri; Chingmee Eikhoibu Nungsiba, Minungshi Leiba Minister Ni Nahakti – //   Soinaiba Sing Nungsibiba, Minister Ni Nahakti; Hinghoubasing Thoujalbiba, Minister Ni Nahakti; […]

Conflict: A pre-requisite to change or a stumbling block to development?

By RK Rajeebsana The biggest of change, the world had ever seen, there was always an element of conflict. Every form of change that a society experience in human history, either in slow pace or a sudden change, there was always an element of contradiction. Conflict is a term, perhaps every rational and humanitarian loving […]

By RK Rajeebsana The biggest of change, the world had ever seen, there was always an element of conflict. Every form of change that a society experience in human history, either in slow pace or a sudden change, there was always an element of contradiction. Conflict is a term, perhaps every rational and humanitarian loving […]

Art and Artist, a creative space

By Moirangthem Monali Manipur, a tiny state in the north-east region of India is well known to the world for its rich cultural heritage in the field of art and culture and sports. Every year Manipur celebrates the Sangai Festival –the biggest festival in the state which is held from 21st till 30th of November. And […]

By Moirangthem Monali Manipur, a tiny state in the north-east region of India is well known to the world for its rich cultural heritage in the field of art and culture and sports. Every year Manipur celebrates the Sangai Festival –the biggest festival in the state which is held from 21st till 30th of November. And […]

You, me and the responsibility of protecting the environment

Dr Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei Today, the environment we are living with is not how it used to be few hundred years back. Man advanced in various fields, leading to a more prosperous civilization which is better than the previous one. From a cave dweller to a gatherer or to a farmer, we have evolved in […]

Dr Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei Today, the environment we are living with is not how it used to be few hundred years back. Man advanced in various fields, leading to a more prosperous civilization which is better than the previous one. From a cave dweller to a gatherer or to a farmer, we have evolved in […]

Recycling of hospital waste-water for pollution free environment and sustainable development

By Dr N Irabanta Singh & Yashwant Kumar Pandey Introduction: As the pollution of the world has increased day by day, sources of clean Water resources have also decreased rapidly. As such we need to maintain our limited water resources by recycling available waste water in all possible way even from the hospitals. The disposal […]

By Dr N Irabanta Singh & Yashwant Kumar Pandey Introduction: As the pollution of the world has increased day by day, sources of clean Water resources have also decreased rapidly. As such we need to maintain our limited water resources by recycling available waste water in all possible way even from the hospitals. The disposal […]

Prof Gangmumei Kamei: The legendary hero lives on

By Mathiupuang Gonmei One year has almost passed by when the legendary Prof. Gangmumei Kamei breathe his last but his legacy continues to live on. Even though he might have been gone physically his works and vision continue to be very much alive. Prof. Gangmumei Never Dies. He continues to inspire the livings today and […]

By Mathiupuang Gonmei One year has almost passed by when the legendary Prof. Gangmumei Kamei breathe his last but his legacy continues to live on. Even though he might have been gone physically his works and vision continue to be very much alive. Prof. Gangmumei Never Dies. He continues to inspire the livings today and […]

Use Swachhata App to Make Imphal No. 1 For Swachh Survekshan 2018

By : Sanjoo Thangjam Mahatma Gandhi said, “ The lethargy of government has for too long allowed us to be inured to unhygienic spaces outside our immediate homes, although every Indian must accept the blame for his own slovenliness in public spaces. The garbage bag, the dumpster trucks and landfills can be better monitored to […]

By : Sanjoo Thangjam Mahatma Gandhi said, “ The lethargy of government has for too long allowed us to be inured to unhygienic spaces outside our immediate homes, although every Indian must accept the blame for his own slovenliness in public spaces. The garbage bag, the dumpster trucks and landfills can be better monitored to […]

The Year Ahead: Should be a Year of Consolidation for Manipur

By Amar Yumnam While I wish everyone a Prosperous New Year, I do Pray that 2018 be a year of robust communal harmony, social peace and individual happiness. I am both conscious and conscientious when I make this wish for Manipur in the year just starting the day this piece appears. What 2018 turns out […]

By Amar Yumnam While I wish everyone a Prosperous New Year, I do Pray that 2018 be a year of robust communal harmony, social peace and individual happiness. I am both conscious and conscientious when I make this wish for Manipur in the year just starting the day this piece appears. What 2018 turns out […]

Enlivening a Fading Culture: A Dayak Experience in Borneo

By Jiten Yumnam In a July end afternoon of 2017 at Linga Ambawang village along the Samak River in West Kalimantan in Indonesian side of Borneo Island, around one hundred Dayak children and youths conglomerate inside the traditional school, built similarly to Dayak’s long house, to learn indigenous traditional knowledge from their elders. The Dayak […]

By Jiten Yumnam In a July end afternoon of 2017 at Linga Ambawang village along the Samak River in West Kalimantan in Indonesian side of Borneo Island, around one hundred Dayak children and youths conglomerate inside the traditional school, built similarly to Dayak’s long house, to learn indigenous traditional knowledge from their elders. The Dayak […]

Reality checks vital to avoid dark irony of Kafka’s Castle

By Pradip Phanjoubam Practically every university in India today has a full-fledged School of Journalism faculty, or variously named as Mass Communication Department, Media Study Department etc. The objective is self evident from the names these departments. Mass media is acknowledged universally important, and indeed, it has been termed as the fourth estate of democracy, […]

By Pradip Phanjoubam Practically every university in India today has a full-fledged School of Journalism faculty, or variously named as Mass Communication Department, Media Study Department etc. The objective is self evident from the names these departments. Mass media is acknowledged universally important, and indeed, it has been termed as the fourth estate of democracy, […]

Chakaan Gaan-Ngai : The Living Ritual Festival of Zeliangrong

By Chaoba Kamson The Zeliangrong people called this festival by different names Zeme as Hegangi, Liangmei as Chagangi and Rongmei as Gaan-Ngai. Chakaan in Rongmei dialect means name of season. Chakaan season is the harbinger of Gaan-Ngai fesival. Gaan means winter and Ngai means festival. The Gaan-Ngai festival is also described as a New Year […]

By Chaoba Kamson The Zeliangrong people called this festival by different names Zeme as Hegangi, Liangmei as Chagangi and Rongmei as Gaan-Ngai. Chakaan in Rongmei dialect means name of season. Chakaan season is the harbinger of Gaan-Ngai fesival. Gaan means winter and Ngai means festival. The Gaan-Ngai festival is also described as a New Year […]

Naga truce anxieties

By Pradip Phanjoubam Worries about the Framework Agreement, FA, signed in August 2015 between the Government of India representatives and the NSCN(IM), is once again at its periodic crest in states that neighbour Nagaland – Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. The matter has acquired a sense of urgency given the fact the Nagaland Assembly elections […]

By Pradip Phanjoubam Worries about the Framework Agreement, FA, signed in August 2015 between the Government of India representatives and the NSCN(IM), is once again at its periodic crest in states that neighbour Nagaland – Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. The matter has acquired a sense of urgency given the fact the Nagaland Assembly elections […]

Fallacies Of 66 MW Loktak Downstream Hep Project In Manipur

By: Jiten Yumnam The Rivers meandering through the forest and the lush green terrains are one of outstanding natural heritages of Manipur aggressively targeted for power generation by multinational corporations. The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) and the North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO), two of India’s leading dam building Company has aggressively been involved […]

By: Jiten Yumnam The Rivers meandering through the forest and the lush green terrains are one of outstanding natural heritages of Manipur aggressively targeted for power generation by multinational corporations. The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) and the North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO), two of India’s leading dam building Company has aggressively been involved […]