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Sustainable Development Goals In Manipur’s Context

Manipur provides lucid examples of sharp dichotomy in processes of defining sustainable development goals in a post 2015 era and of deepening perpetuation of development injustice. Intricate and intensive efforts for defining Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to replace the Millennium Development... 

Ahluwalia Talks Development Needs For NE

GUWAHATI, Jul 4: The North Eastern states have stressed on development of infrastructure for improved connectivity and rural transformation for development, Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said today. “Many of the States pointed out that the Government of India’s Look East... 

State To Consult Experts For Protecting Keibul Lamjao

IMPHAL, Jun 18: Taking note of the expert opinion on the threat posed to the natural habitat of brow-antlered deer, Sangai from rampant growth of a type of grass known as Para Grass in Keibul Lamjao National Park, Department of Forest & Environment, Government of Manipur has decided to rope in the... 

Tiny Mauritius Prospers Through Tourism

IMPHAL, May 6: Truly a paradise for the tourists, the island Nation of Mauritius, which is located in the Indian Ocean and whose size is  far more smaller than that of Manipur, has been receiving 9,33,000 tourists in a year, which is more than half of its total population. Boost with a 330 km long beach... 

Re-Integrate Creativity into Your Life

We have a wrong notion that very few people are capable of unleashing a steady flow of creative genius. In fact, creativity is like our muscles. If we do regular physical exercises, our muscles develop and give us strength. Likewise, if we keep exercising creative thinking, our creative skill will be... 

Private High English Schools Contributing Quality Education

In Manipur, Government recognized private English High Schools (particularly the Missionary) are producing till date quality students much more than their Government counterparts. Some major factors responsible for the academic achievements are: (a) integration of nursery and kindergarten classes to... 

Retail Management And The Career Opportunity

What is Retail Management? People generally know what business management is. However, in the North-East Region, there is a slight confusion when one comes across the word—“Retail Management”. In real term, retail is the breaking of bulk into units. For example, it is the breaking of 500 Puma T-shirts... 

Why Diabetics Suffer More Stroke And Attacks Of Paralysis

Quite frequently you would have overheard people talking about either their fathers or elder brothers who had suffered from strokes and had been confined to bed since then. They did have diabetes and blood pressure problems, even though without any difficulty they would walk and undertake daily morning... 

Manage Your Time To Live a Better Life

If you want progress in life and if you want to live a better organized life, you have to manage your time effectively. Time Management is an important key to a successful life. These days our life is becoming more and more hectic. We have to do so many things and we don’t get enough time for all this. We... 

Impossible Can Be Made Possible

The most common hindrance in goal setting is the word ‘Impossible.’ Many people give up hopes thinking, ‘I can’t do this,’ ‘It’s too difficult,’ ‘It’s impossible,’ ‘No one can do this,’ so on and so forth. In spite of such limiting thoughts, however, most of us continue to dream... 

RTE Act: Imperiling Public Education

Most private schools are not elite at all, contrary to public perception, and the Right to Education Act will let them run amok at the expense of the public education system, writes E S Ramamurthy. The economics of owning and running a Ration Shop, the familiar name for the outlets in our Public Distribution... 

7 Manipur Fish Species Declared Endangered

IMPHAL, April 2 – Global environmental network International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed 15 fish species including seven from Manipur as ‘Endangered’ freshwater fish species. This was stated in their recently released Red list of threatened species report on the status and... 

Dubious Record For Imphal With Highest SPM In NE, State Focus Shifts To Wetland Areas

IMPHAL, Mar 28: The Union Planning Commission has expressed deep concern over a survey report published by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) which re-cords Imphal as having the highest amount Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) among the cities of North East region. Meanwhile, the State Government,...