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The Terrorist Economy In India’s North-East — Preliminary Explorations

If entrepreneurship is the imaginative pursuit of position with limited concern about the means used to achieve the purpose, then we can expect changes in the structure of rewards to modify the nature of the entrepreneur’s activities, sometimes drastically. The rules of the game can then be a critical... 

Drugs And Cultural Survival In The Golden Triangle

Nations, countries, are artificial, boundaries more wishful thinking on the part of moneyed power-mongers than dividing, restricting realities; one must learn of important regional neighbors to understand any specific place. China without knowledge of Mongolia or Russia would be a confusing picture which... 

Nobody Can Rob Naga Rights: Swu

DIMAPUR, Mar 23: NSCN (IM) chairperson Isak Chishi Swu has said the rights of the Nagas can neither be robbed of by invaders nor be stolen by any other power. “We will never give up our rights which God has granted us. We will determine our own destiny,” he said while addressing a gathering... 

North-East’s First Homoeopathy Medicine Making Unit In Tripura

AGARTALA, Mar 21: To tap the vast resource-pool of medicinal plants in northeast India, the region’s first homoeopathy medicines manufacturing unit was inaugurated in Tripura Monday by Hahnemann Medical Research Private Ltd. With state of the art technology and modern laboratories, the Rs.1.25-crore... 

India Becomes Non-Permanent Member Of UN Security Council

After 19 long years, India has become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council on the 1st January this year. Along with India, Germany, Portugal, South Africa and Columbia also became its non-permanent members. This time India returned to the Security Council winning by a record... 

Modernization Of The Armed Force

Are we catching up with neighbors in modernizing Armed Force? After about a quarter century since the Bofors controversy broke out in 1986, the Indian Army is now finally going to get some howitzer guns. The Army Chief Gen. V.K. Singh broke the news in his Army Day eve Press Conference in New Delhi.... 

Uniqueness Of Manipur From Other NE States

Manipur is somewhat different culturally from the rest of the Northeast region because of the Vaishnav influence and some of the dance forms are very distinct and stylish. Along with dance forms, various martial arts are practiced here and the game of Polo is said to have originated in Manipur. Folklores... 

Manipur Student Consigned To Flames

Irom Roger. Image Credit: Deccan Herald. IMPHAL, Mar 23: The last rites of Irom Roger Singh, who was allegedly gunned down by a group of five youths that included Manipur sports minister N Biren Singh’s son N Ajay Meetei, were performed on Tuesday. As a preventive measure, the district magistrate...