Nagaland Election: another truth of NSCN-IM unfolded

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind himself had announced that the age old Naga issue will be sorted out soon, while delivering speech on the inaugural function of the Nagaland HornBill Festival. Earlier in September last year Governor of Nagaland PV Archarya had also assured the people of Nagaland that the issue will be solved in […]

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind himself had announced that the age old Naga issue will be sorted out soon, while delivering speech on the inaugural function of the Nagaland HornBill Festival. Earlier in September last year Governor of Nagaland PV Archarya had also assured the people of Nagaland that the issue will be solved in […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/nagaland-election-another-truth-of-nscn-im-unfolded/

Consolidating the sporting heritage

The small state of Manipur though plagued with social problems and communal complicacies have been acknowledged as the sporting powerhouse of the country. Sports in Manipur is not only a form of physical activity or a form of recreation but has been regarded as an integral part of our culture since time immemorial. Stories about […]

The small state of Manipur though plagued with social problems and communal complicacies have been acknowledged as the sporting powerhouse of the country. Sports in Manipur is not only a form of physical activity or a form of recreation but has been regarded as an integral part of our culture since time immemorial. Stories about […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/consolidating-the-sporting-heritage/

Driving the place and the people Hailing the role of drivers

What are the welfare schemes that have been put in place for the drivers of the land ? Why is it that the role of drivers seem to be remembered only on their day- when the Drivers’ Day is held ceremoniously each year on January 14 ? Have any conscious efforts being made to salute […]

What are the welfare schemes that have been put in place for the drivers of the land ? Why is it that the role of drivers seem to be remembered only on their day- when the Drivers’ Day is held ceremoniously each year on January 14 ? Have any conscious efforts being made to salute […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/driving-the-place-and-the-people-hailing-the-role-of-drivers/

Fight against corruption; we still need Lokayukta

Ombudsman, an institution started in Sweden in 1809, is a public officer whose function is to investigate the grievances, raised by citizens regarding maladministration of the authority. Through this institution the citizens have power to lodge complaint against the concerned authority if there are gross lapses in the functioning of the public administration. An Ombudsman […]

Ombudsman, an institution started in Sweden in 1809, is a public officer whose function is to investigate the grievances, raised by citizens regarding maladministration of the authority. Through this institution the citizens have power to lodge complaint against the concerned authority if there are gross lapses in the functioning of the public administration. An Ombudsman […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/fight-against-corruption-we-still-need-lokayukta/

In search of comprehensive Manipuri culture & identity

Culture and identity of a nation or a community are two inseparable elements. However in the face of the all pervasive juggernaut of globalization, protection of culture and traditions has become a serious challenge specially for smaller communities. Yet, one must not only preserve his or her own cultures but also promote them. At the […]

Culture and identity of a nation or a community are two inseparable elements. However in the face of the all pervasive juggernaut of globalization, protection of culture and traditions has become a serious challenge specially for smaller communities. Yet, one must not only preserve his or her own cultures but also promote them. At the […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/in-search-of-comprehensive-manipuri-culture-identity/

Trial by fire

The litmus test for any self-professed progressive country regardless of the political situation or ideological leanings is the willingness coupled with the right amount of political will to accept its weaknesses and drawbacks, respect the rights and freedom of its citizens without any distinction, and above all to ensure justice is dispensed in the most […]

The litmus test for any self-professed progressive country regardless of the political situation or ideological leanings is the willingness coupled with the right amount of political will to accept its weaknesses and drawbacks, respect the rights and freedom of its citizens without any distinction, and above all to ensure justice is dispensed in the most […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/trial-by-fire/

Trial by fire

The litmus test for any self-professed progressive country regardless of the political situation or ideological leanings is the willingness coupled with the right amount of political will to accept its weaknesses and drawbacks, respect the rights and freedom of its citizens without any distinction, and above all to ensure justice is dispensed in the most […]

The litmus test for any self-professed progressive country regardless of the political situation or ideological leanings is the willingness coupled with the right amount of political will to accept its weaknesses and drawbacks, respect the rights and freedom of its citizens without any distinction, and above all to ensure justice is dispensed in the most […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/trial-by-fire/

Trial by fire

The litmus test for any self-professed progressive country regardless of the political situation or ideological leanings is the willingness coupled with the right amount of political will to accept its weaknesses and drawbacks, respect the rights and freedom of its citizens without any distinction, and above all to ensure justice is dispensed in the most […]

The litmus test for any self-professed progressive country regardless of the political situation or ideological leanings is the willingness coupled with the right amount of political will to accept its weaknesses and drawbacks, respect the rights and freedom of its citizens without any distinction, and above all to ensure justice is dispensed in the most […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/trial-by-fire/

IMC , now another hurdle to traffic management

Any road sides in crowded Imphal town are parking space for vehicles and Imphal Municipality Corporation (IMC) permits to collect parking fee to specific agent. When talk about traffic control wing of the state police department remains as hot topic for every concern citizens of the state, Imphal Municipality Corporation has been providing permission to […]

Any road sides in crowded Imphal town are parking space for vehicles and Imphal Municipality Corporation (IMC) permits to collect parking fee to specific agent. When talk about traffic control wing of the state police department remains as hot topic for every concern citizens of the state, Imphal Municipality Corporation has been providing permission to […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/imc-now-another-hurdle-to-traffic-management/

The lost treasure

Importance of documentation of events and recording of facts, or the lack thereof in our present society has been an increasingly discussed topic in recent times with most heads of State and concerned Government officials stressing it’s significance no end. Yet, more often than not these talks turn out to be nothing more than just […]

Importance of documentation of events and recording of facts, or the lack thereof in our present society has been an increasingly discussed topic in recent times with most heads of State and concerned Government officials stressing it’s significance no end. Yet, more often than not these talks turn out to be nothing more than just […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/the-lost-treasure/

Teacher wannabe doctor or vice versa

News of strange yet shameful way of pursuing career hit the newspapers in the last few days. Heard of double-crossing a spouse or lover but there had been double-crossing in career in the state of Manipur. Three medical students had been pursuing their career to become doctors while they were also earning their salaries and […]

News of strange yet shameful way of pursuing career hit the newspapers in the last few days. Heard of double-crossing a spouse or lover but there had been double-crossing in career in the state of Manipur. Three medical students had been pursuing their career to become doctors while they were also earning their salaries and […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/teacher-wannabe-doctor-or-vice-versa/

The Cyclops lesson

In Homer’s “Odyssey” the great seafaring Greek warrior and king of Ithaca, Ulysses, who along with his men, got lost in the sea for ten years while returning after the war in Troy over the “abduction”, or “elopement” if you prefer, of the famed Hellen from Sparta, once docked at a very interesting island where […]

In Homer’s “Odyssey” the great seafaring Greek warrior and king of Ithaca, Ulysses, who along with his men, got lost in the sea for ten years while returning after the war in Troy over the “abduction”, or “elopement” if you prefer, of the famed Hellen from Sparta, once docked at a very interesting island where […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/the-cyclops-lesson/

A relook at modernity

The connotations of the word “modern” are many and much beyond the simple and straight dictionary (Oxford Concise) meaning that defines it as “of the present and recent times”. In painting and architecture, the word can become a technical classification of styles and thoughts, in literature, philosophy, sociology and history it can carry myriad and […]

The connotations of the word “modern” are many and much beyond the simple and straight dictionary (Oxford Concise) meaning that defines it as “of the present and recent times”. In painting and architecture, the word can become a technical classification of styles and thoughts, in literature, philosophy, sociology and history it can carry myriad and […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/a-relook-at-modernity/

Banality of evil

The one question which has come back to haunt the government establishment in Manipur is “how do you put the genie of fake encounter back into the bottle?” The genies as we know are spirits made popular by Arabian Nights tales, which are kept bottled but often released by individuals greedy for power and money, […]

The one question which has come back to haunt the government establishment in Manipur is “how do you put the genie of fake encounter back into the bottle?” The genies as we know are spirits made popular by Arabian Nights tales, which are kept bottled but often released by individuals greedy for power and money, […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/banality-of-evil-2/

Making democracy peoples’ participatory: Thank you Mr. CM

The real  taste of democracy is finally felt to the people of the state. Perhaps for the first time in the history of Manipur, people from across the state irrespective of their status can now exchange their views with that of Chief Minister of Manipur. Participatory form of government which was only heard in books […]

The real  taste of democracy is finally felt to the people of the state. Perhaps for the first time in the history of Manipur, people from across the state irrespective of their status can now exchange their views with that of Chief Minister of Manipur. Participatory form of government which was only heard in books […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/making-democracy-peoples-participatory-thank-you-mr-cm/

Parasitic economy woes

The Comptroller and Auditor General, CAG, report for Manipur this year was damning to say the least. Among many others, it charged several departments of the Manipur government of not furnishing utilization certificates for the funds earmarked for them during the financial year 2016-2017. The total figure exceeds a whooping Rs. 5000 crores, which is […]

The Comptroller and Auditor General, CAG, report for Manipur this year was damning to say the least. Among many others, it charged several departments of the Manipur government of not furnishing utilization certificates for the funds earmarked for them during the financial year 2016-2017. The total figure exceeds a whooping Rs. 5000 crores, which is […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/parasitic-economy-woes/

Philosopher king

When the present is in such a mess, the task of envisioning the future becomes next only to impossible. While this truism must be acknowledged, what needs also to be taken cognizance of is the other fact that the challenge of taking on both the onerous responsibilities –  that of setting the present in order […]

When the present is in such a mess, the task of envisioning the future becomes next only to impossible. While this truism must be acknowledged, what needs also to be taken cognizance of is the other fact that the challenge of taking on both the onerous responsibilities –  that of setting the present in order […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/philosopher-king/

Ethics, medical profession and soaring fees

Prescribing hearing aid for speaking difficulty by an ENT doctor serving at a Government hospital after examining the patient (a child) not at the Government hospital but at a private clinic opened at his own residence is simply outrageous. There is a law, if we are not mistaken, which forbids Government doctors from practising privately. […]

Prescribing hearing aid for speaking difficulty by an ENT doctor serving at a Government hospital after examining the patient (a child) not at the Government hospital but at a private clinic opened at his own residence is simply outrageous. There is a law, if we are not mistaken, which forbids Government doctors from practising privately. […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/ethics-medical-profession-and-soaring-fees/

Ethics, medical profession and soaring fees

Prescribing hearing aid for speaking difficulty by an ENT doctor serving at a Government hospital after examining the patient (a child) not at the Government hospital but at a private clinic opened at his own residence is simply outrageous. There is a law, if we are not mistaken, which forbids Government doctors from practising privately. […]

Prescribing hearing aid for speaking difficulty by an ENT doctor serving at a Government hospital after examining the patient (a child) not at the Government hospital but at a private clinic opened at his own residence is simply outrageous. There is a law, if we are not mistaken, which forbids Government doctors from practising privately. […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/ethics-medical-profession-and-soaring-fees/

Media and friends

The recent expose of the wireless scam inquiry and the paper belt imbroglio was a time consuming investigation conducted by this paper. The stance of every reporter worth his salt is to verify facts and try to bring out certain lapses which may have been overlooked by the party in question. The investigative journalist also […]

The recent expose of the wireless scam inquiry and the paper belt imbroglio was a time consuming investigation conducted by this paper. The stance of every reporter worth his salt is to verify facts and try to bring out certain lapses which may have been overlooked by the party in question. The investigative journalist also […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2018/01/media-and-friends/