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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Indian dream: Just a Modi-tag?

Samarjit Kambam Persons who create sensations grab the attention of the masses. Likewise citizens of different nations of the world like sensational figures of varying degrees. Experts opined that people of the United States, among all countries of the world tops the chart when it comes to sensation. The Americans are sensation-cravy and anything sensational […]

‘What is present self-awareness?’

Thomas M Easley At the time of our birth, we were given a name and programmed to refer to ourselves as ‘I.’ Day by day our infant ‘I’ became more and more proficient in its ability to nourish itself, to cultivate the ascension of our self-image, our ego. Incrementally,we began to mature physically and emotionally, […]

Grooming security experts in State administrative service

Thangjam Khurshchev Singh In a significant development, the newly formed Bharatiya Janata Party Government in Manipur has made a commendable appointment by nominating Lt. Gen. (Retd) Konsam Himalaya Singh as the new Chairman of Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) on 12 May 2017. Served for more than three decades in the Indian Army, holding key […]