In the quaint leikai : Village of Kwatha

Arambam Kapil Introduction : Students of political science must be familiar with the terms like ‘Nation-State’ and ‘City-State’. Both of these organised political bodies are interchangeably called a country or simply a nation, though there are subtle differences as in the former is a term that we use every day for a political body defined […]

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 […]

Imphal International Airport : How International?

Retd Colonel IS Chanam The day was Thursday 4 May 2017. My son who came to visit aging parents was taking Indigo flight of 1520 hours from Imphal Airport to Calcutta and beyond. His aged mother who crossed 70 several years ago was determined to see off her son at airport. My remonstrance against her […]

Home away from home: Saga of Herbert School hostel

Dr Yaipharemba Everyone feels safe & sound at home. It is universal acceptance that one’s home is an abode of happiness despite many disturbances and problems. When a student starts preparing for a probable career, one begins to look for a good school with an ideal educational environment; the search is quite natural. Finding both […]

Polls hardly matter in this Manipur district as Nagas close ranks behind a long economic blockade

Ipsita Chakravarty (Courtesy : scroll.in) The check post is easy to miss from the road – mere sheets of tarpaulin rigged on bamboo poles, an outcrop of rock casting a shadow over it. Then a scrawny young man, face covered by a black pollution mask, steps out on the road to flag down passing vehicles. […]

Media war between Congress & BJP in Manipur

Samarjit Kambam The poll for the Manipur Legislative Assembly is knocking at the door and newspapers are getting more and more devoid of charms with the two goliath political entities i.e. Congress & BJP splashing political maxims and slogans praising their own party in the mean time criticising the other, that also in the front […]

Maharaj & Bizando poll chat, eavesdropped!

Free Thinker Maharaj : Bizando , are you sure that the tankers dropped contained only dijen(diesel) and petron(petrol) ? whether our officials had done proper checking . Bizando : Eigya, we were told that the tankers carried fuels, but we were not informed which fuel ; whether it was petron(petrol) or dijen (diesel) or tersing( […]