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Summer Of Manipur —Nature, A Best Lesson For The People & A Strategy To Do Away With It And Make A Better State

Ever since the attainment of Statehood, the common goals and aspiration of the people is peaceful coexisting among various ethnic groups and development issues being front pages for the Government of Manipur. Yet many things are undone and remain a dream to many. Even after 4-5 decades of attaining Statehood... 

Some Steps To lessen Woes Of Duped Investors

Through this esteemed newspaper I would like to put forward some of my humble opinions as well some suggestions in order to solve (at least to a certain extent) the severe financial problems being faced by the sub-agents, investors and their down lines who got themselves involved/invested in the so-called... 

Defending Manipur: Beyond The Rhetoric Of Khongjom Day

Manipur commemorates the Battle of Khongjom (1891), the decisive battle of Anglo-Manipuri War of 1891 that brought Manipur under the effective control of British Indian Empire. Some Manipuri historians and politicians will acknowledge this battle of Khongjom, not without reasons, as “the last battle”... 
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1891: Putting The Record Straight ‘Manipur National Day’

There are certain incidents in the history of every society and of every nation which the present generation may not want to mention or talk about because those were unsavory incidents. This is true for every society and for every country. But admitting the past does not belittle the present. And more... 

Two Fasts, Two Responses

THE 72-year-old Gandhian Anna Hazare fasted for barely four days demanding that an anti-corruption law be introduced and he touched a raw nerve throughout the country. Voices of solidarity literally flooded in like a tidal wave from every part of the subcontinent, although he, too, had to face some serious... 

Human Rights And Police

Introduction Human Rights are something we cannot live without. Only by the virtue of being human,  we all are equal  in dignity and rights, each of us is  worth of being honored and  living with full enjoyment of life, liberty, equality and dignity no matter how one’s race, color, sex, language,... 

Tourism Is Manipur’s Future: Haokip

Tourism Minister TN Haokip at the inauguration of the Youth Fest. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 30: The future of Manipur rests on tourism industry, asserted Tourism Minister TN Haokip while appealing to all concerned not to pose any hindrance to all activities taken up for development of tourism... 

Marriage Solemnizes Hill-Valley Alliance

IMPHAL, Apr 30: Encouraging inter-caste marriage, which was widely accepted in Manipur before the ad-vent of Hinduism and the notion of purity or impurity created a wall among the indigenous people, Sana Konung Uttra Shanglen yesterday hosted a wedding ceremony between a Kom girl and a Meitei boy. The... 

JAC Accuses MLI Officers

IMPHAL, Apr 30: Along-with constitution of a joint action committee (JAC) in connection with the dead of Sanjoy, the JAC has urged upon Chief Minister O Ibobi to suspend the 12th MLI officers involved in the case of Sanjoy’s dead. A public meeting held to-day at Moirang Hanuba Leirak in connection... 

‘Imported’ Text Books Returned

Text books being stockpiled for return to the respective firms. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 30: Student bodies such as All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU), Manipuri Students’ Federation (MSF), Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) and Kangleipak Students’... 

Drinking Water Shortage Problem, People Suffer As Link Departments Spar

IMPHAL, Apr 30: Natural and man-made barriers have been cited as factors responsible for the current cri- sis of drinking water shortage in various parts of the State, with the problem most severe in the valley districts, particularly in Imphal areas. While the main gate at the approach road to Singda... 

Center List NSCN (IM) Duo In Ambush Case

IMPHAL, Apr 30: Union Home Ministry has reportedly submitted the names of two cadres of NSCN (IM) who were allegedly involved in the ambush laid on MLA Wungnaoshang Keishing and his escort party in New Canan area of Ukhrul district on April 15. On the other hand, a source in the Home Ministry has stated... 

Human Trafficking

IMPHAL, Apr 30: After the incident of rescuing a large number of children who were taken out from Manipur illegally on assurance of providing better job or education facilities but found kept in inhumane condition in children homes in other parts of India or abroad, two young girls, who too have been...