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Three Manipuri Plays In New Delhi Festival

NEW DELHI, Mar 28: Manipuri plays – Tangkhul Nurabi directed by Dr Makhonmani Mongshaba of Epathoukok, Loi Kaba (Return From Exile) directed by M Nodia of Women’s Folk Operetta and Kao Phaba (Ordeal of the Bull) directed by S Singhajit Sharma of Aryan Theatre will be staged in the Indigenous... 

Mangal Yaodraba Numit Presented

A scene from K Kyamba's Mangal Yaodraba Numit. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 27: The conflict of right and duty between a war mongering General and his lowborn wife flows through Actors’ Repertory Theatre’s Mangal Yaobrada Numit (The Sun Without Light). The play that depicts the life... 

Mother Village Of Zeliangrongs: Destination Call In Jan ’12

Brig Narula at the recently inaugurated Chawang Bros ground. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. OKLONG, Senapati,  Mar 25 : Come January next year, and all the sons and daughters who belong to the great family of the Zeliangrong tribe and are settled in Manipur, Assam and Nagaland, their destination will be... 
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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... 

Yaoshang Festival In Manipuri Society

Yaoshang festival is celebrated on the full moon day of phalguna purnima and it is one of the most important festivals of Manipur. Sports festival is organized in every locality as a part of celebrating the festival since the last four to five decades. Main highlight of the festival is the Thabal Chongba... 

Holi—Hindu Festival Of Colors —An Introduction—

Holi—the festival of colors—is undoubtedly the most fun-filled and boisterous of Hindu festival. It’s an occasion that brings in unadulterated joy and mirth, fun and play, music and dance, and, of course, lots of bright colors! Happy Days Are Here Again! With winter neatly tucked up in the... 

Greetings Bode Well For Holi

Holy Spirit IMPHAL, Mar 18: Governor Gurbachan Jagat has extended his greetings to the people of the State on the joyous occasion of Yaoshang festival. In his message, the Governor said, “I do share the pleasure and joy of Yaoshang and extend my heartiest greetings to every Manipuri on this great occasion... 
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Wrong Test Result Dubs Expectant Mom HB Positive, Young Mom Endures ‘Deep Away’ Tag

IMPHAL, Mar 18: Apart from mental and physical trauma normally associated with an expectant mother, a woman in her mid 30s was kept in isolation at RIMS Hospital as the consultant doctor, relying on the result of a blood test conducted at a private clinic, declared the woman in question as Hepatitis... 

Poumais Display Their Best On Glory Day

Poumain men put on their best feet forward on Glory Day. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 18: The Poumai community of the State celebrated the Asah Ral Ya Teithe (Glory Day) festival for two days at Paomata Centre ground, Senapati district with much elan and gusto. The principal essence of the... 

Undeterred, Rape Victim Decides To Fight Back

IMPHAL, Mar 13: ‘‘Like me, my husband is also blind. Under the impression that we would not be able to fight back, my chastity had been violated. But I have resolved not to go back until the culprit gets his due punishment’’. These are the words of Thokchom Ranita (33), a blind woman, who has... 
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International Women’s Day

“It is not good for a man to be alone.” (Genesis 2:18)International Women’s Day (IWD) has been observed since the early 1900s, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies. International Women’s Day... 

North East Theatre Festival At Imphal —Bridging The Gap Through Culture—

Members of ‘Dreamz Unlimited’ representing Nagaland playing “Lichaba's Daughter” at North East Theatre Festival in Imphal, Manipur on February 24. The festival scheduled from February 19 to 28 was held at NT Theatre, Imphal, Manipur. Image Credit: Morung Express. It is heartening to learn... 

We Can: Women Can

My dear fellow teachers and distinguished personalities, I would like to begin by stating outright that I am not delivering this as a Key-Note Address as such. Rather I am sharing with you my thoughts—my concerned thoughts on/about issues and questions confronting women today. Women Question: It has...