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China: “Southern Tibet” (Arunachal) ‘Invaded’ by India; Separating Northeast From India Can Be A Response From Beijing- Suggests Chinese Blogger

According to a blog article of an individual analyst in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) named Zao An, India’s dispatch of additional troops to ‘Southern Tibet’ (India’s Arunachal) may look ‘exploratory’ now, but it may signify New Delhi’s plan to use ‘Southern Tibet’  as a springboard... 

Wikileaks And We The Mere Indians

The publication in installments of leaked WikiLeaks diplomatic cables by selected newspapers such as the “Guardian” of the UK, the “New York Times”, “Le Monde” of France, “Der Spiegel” of Germany and “El Pais” of Spain started a year ago. The initial documents were about the wars... 

‘Manipur More A Colony Of India’ — WikiLeaks

Overwhelming presence of military, paramilitary and police forces gave visiting American diplomat the impression that Imphal was under occupation Image Credit: The Hindu CHENNAI, Mar 21: In an assessment of the situation in Manipur in 2006, American Consul General in Kolkata Henry Jardine wrote that... 

Muivah Hopes For Solution Soon

KOHIMA, March 21: The National Socialist Council of Nagalim (I-M) today said solution to the decades-old Naga political problem was not far away, as the Centre had recognized the uniqueness of the Naga people’s history. Addressing a mammoth gathering at the council’s headquarters — Camp Hebron... 

Manipur Soaks In Colors Of Yaoshang

IMPHAL, Mar 21: Setting aside all uncertainties, people in Manipur began celebrating the five-day Holi, locally known as Yaoshang, on Saturday with religious fervor and massive sporting activities across the state. Devotional songs and traditional sports make Holi in Manipur. Elders belonging to Vaishnavite... 
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Crime And Punishment

Learn from the Army. Justice is prompt in the Indian Army; there is no shielding of a person on account of his rank or stature. It’s time babus and politicians were put through similar scrutiny. When Lt Gen Sahni, a three-star General, is dismissed and awarded a prison sentence, one can conclude that... 

You Can Change The Whole World

Have you ever thought of changing the whole world and you don’t know how? If so, here is a way, a very simple way. Don’t imagine too far. And don’t think I’m kidding. It’s within your reach.  Now listen carefully. If you want to change the whole world, you have to simply change yourself. If... 

How To Develop Your Will Power

Will Power has to do something with our inner power that requires inner control and inner discipline. Suppose you want to do something today and you have done it successfully. Your Will Power is working in your favor. But if you procrastinate till other time like tomorrow or day after tomorrow, then... 

The Wonder Years

My daughter’s first day in the school after she turned 4 was a big day for the two of us at least. We talked about it for months and mentally prepared for it.  She’d not have me around to pick her up when she fell, pat her on her back when she faltered and cuddle her to sleep in the afternoons,... 

February Balm

My February sails smoothly in the calm sea of Manipur. She has a date with me in the wilds and heaths of this magical land with light blue sky and mild sunshine. Every year in the thickets and bowers of rural Manipur she lies in wait for me. I have already received a message from her this year also.... 

Heraka: The Primordial Religion

The Zeliangrong people of North East have followed a profound indigenous religion known as the Heraka. Heraka literally means in Zemei pure and not impure. Hera means smaller deities; Ka means fence, or give up, to obstruct, to avoid. So all prohibitions and sacrifices associated with the smaller gods... 

Recreation, Amusement Are Must For Healthy Life

The Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) banned Hindi movies and music back in 1998 as a part of their strategy in the liberation movement. All the theatres in the State were forced to shut down following the ban imposed by the outfit. The primary aim of the outfit was to keep the people at bay from... 

Manipur CM Is Corrupt: WikiLeaks

NEW DELHI, Mar 21: In a September 2006 confidential cable released by WikiLeaks, Henry Jardine, principal officer, US consulate general in Kolkata, underscored the corrupt state of affairs in Manipur. The US official, reporting that rampant corruption was complicating the effort to control rising violence...