Time is not a healer but a washing powder made in China

Birkarnelzelzit Thiyam Winter is knocking at your lockless door, but what you thought to do in summer is not even completed yet. How many seasons passed? How many days went disappointed? How many times you went back to sleep with a dream of doing something different the next day but you wake up doing the […]

Rock group PHYNYX changes name and going global

Jyaneswar Laishram LEN—this is the new name of the veteran rock group PHYNYX. It may sound like just a dumpy derivation of the name Len Gangte, the band’s front-man; it really is in a sense; but it in other way is actually an acronym that reads ‘Lord’s Eastern Nomads’ in expanded form. In my opinion, […]

Sport university : Promises kept but corruption?

Free Thinker This is great news for all of us to know the fact that the National Sports University Bill has been introduced in Parliament on 10th August 2017; though inadvertently it was reported that the Bill was introduced during Zero Hour in Lok Sabha. Please remember that government Bills cannot be introduced in Zero […]

Cirrhosis : Basics and laboratory diagnosis

Dr David Howdijam MD Cirrhosis is severe scarring of the liver caused by chronic liver disease. As healthy liver tissue is damaged over a long period of time, it is replaced by scar tissue, affecting the structure of the liver and decreasing its ability to function. Cirrhosis is seen with a variety of chronic liver […]

Traffic jam and 13th August

SS Yengkokpam Like every year, the people of Manipur will be celebrating the Patriot’s day on the 13th of August. It is supposed to be a day to remember and rejoice the bravery of our forefathers. Young and old alike will take part in the celebration but in the last few years this particular day […]

Libraries vs Google : Are we really heading there ?

Priyashree Sharma Ph According to an article published in the newspaper daily “Naharol Gi Thoudang” paginated 03 and dated 27th July 2017, Education Minister Th Radheshyam Singh practically obliterated the importance of libraries in the schools and colleges of Manipur when he opined that libraries could be replaced by google as it provides all the […]

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( […]