Saturday, July 21, 2018 5:32 am IST

Home » Views

Experts To Conduct Food Safety Meet

IMPHAL, Mar 27 : To en- sure that the edibles, including snacks and others, especially brought in from Myanmar without any labels, are safe for human consumption, a delegation of experts from the Centre will  hold a two-day awareness program on food safety and quality  at Imphal from tomorrow. Though... 

Missing The Point On State Specific Grants

AN interesting feature of the largesse doled out by the 11th, 12th and the ongoing 13th Finance Commission is the provision of state-specific grants amounting to a whopping Rs 27,945 crores which will be transferred during 2010-2015 in addition to their share of Central taxes and 14 other transfers for... 

Alien Plant Species Found In Manipur

IMPHAL, Mar 26: As a result of the global climatic change which became very grave in the last two decades, a number of unknown plants of alien species have been discovered in Manipur. On the other hand, researchers have an apprehension that rice productivity of Manipur would fall by 40 per cent by 2085. Meanwhile,... 

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... 

Glaucoma: The Silent Thief Of Sight

Glaucoma is a generic name for a group of diseases causing optic neuropathy and visual field loss, usually, but not always, in the presence of raised IOP. Glaucoma is one of the important causes of irreversible partial or total loss of vision. Glaucoma accounts for 1.7% of economic blindness in India... 

Bring Innovation To Your Life

The power of innovation is a talent that everyone possesses. Yet so many people think that they don’t have such talent. Have you ever wondered at someone’s creative ability and wish you too had it?  Well, cheer yourself up! To be honest, everyone is born creative. Only thing is most of us don’t... 

Firewood Use Depletes Forests

Image via Wikipedia IMPHAL: The Manipur forest department’s effort to conserve the green cover has been thwarted by the state’s dependence on firewood for cooking. Statistics available at the state forest department said about 85.5 per cent of the total population of 24 lakh people of Manipur are... 

Defiling Our Own Eco-System

Ferruginous Duck - they are listed at Loktak Lake as Near-threatened The species is known colloquially by birders as "Fudge Duck". Every year particularly during the winter months of November, December and January, every day flocks of Uroks (white fowl) and geese would fly over crossing our... 

National Science Day

Today is the National Science Day. It is a day of immense national importance celebrated to commemorate the invention of the famous Raman Effect by Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (CV Raman). It was on the 28th of February 1928 that the great Indian physicist Sir CV Raman discovered Raman Effect while... 

‘Tangkhul’ In CBSE Syllabus From This Year

UKHRUL, Feb 22: In a significant development the Tangkhul language has been included in the syllabus of CBSE with effect from the current year. The joint secretary of Tangkhul Literature Society (TLS) Mark Chiphang in a release said Tangkhul language which is now placed in the CBSE status for the first... 

State Likely To Lose Hindi Teachers’ Posts

IMPHAL, Feb 18: On account of mismanagement or misuse of the fund sanctioned by the Government of India for recruitment of Hindi teachers in the State, the Government of India is unlikely to sanction any more posts for Hindi teachers. Under a special scheme, the Government of India sanctioned certain... 

Decaying Vegetable Matter Threatens Manipur`s Loktak Lake

Phumdi barrier at Loktak Lake. Image Credit: indiawaterportal.org IMPHAL, Feb 18: Known as the only floating lake in the world, Manipur`s Loktak lake is facing a threat due to the huge decaying vegetable matter floating on the water. The unique fresh water lake faced a threat to its existence due to...