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Tributes Paid To Gallant AOC At War Memorial

GOC of 57 Mtn Div DS Hooda paying tributes. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 21: Re-dedication of the Kanglatongbi war memorial was held today with Director General Ordnance Services and Senior Colonel Commandant Lt Gen Pradeep Bhalla, AVSM, ADC lea-ding in laying floral wreaths. The impressive... 

Right Conceptions & Misconceptions About Albert Einstein —The Christian Perspective—

Albert Einstein Albert Einstein has become a folk hero in today’s world. You see his image on T-shirts and hear him quoted by virtually every special group around from environmentalists to politicians to religionists. Much of what is attributed to Einstein is myth, and many claims about him that you... 

KIF Celebrates 8 Years Of Journey

KIF representative Chongboi Haokip (right) after meeting Japanese World War II veterans in Japan in May 2005 The U.S.-based Kuki International Forum (the global Kuki Forum) completes eight years on December 29, 2010. The organization was formed at a meeting held from 29-30 December 2002 in the United... 

Understanding Underdevelopment: State Of Economy In The North-East

Tea Gardens in the North-East... Indian intellectual discourse on development has conspicuously ignored the inextricable relationship between modes of development and modes of production. Instead, backwardness of the region has been analyzed through an a priori integrationist model working towards a... 

JAC Calls General Strike On Oct 26

IMPHAL, Oct 19: The JAC for Restoration of Railway Line from Jiri to Tupul has decided to call a 24 hours State-wide general strike with effect from October 25 midnight till the midnight of October 26 in case no positive response is forth-coming by October 23 regarding the grievances reportedly highlighted... 

G K Pillai To Attend DoNER Seminar In Ukhrul

IMPHAL, Oct 17: Union Home Secretary G K Pillai arrived in Imphal this morning to take stock of recent developments in the State. Upon landing at Tulihal Airport in Imphal, he had a brief meet with the press wherein he said that his roadmap within his stay consists of attending two development seminars,... 

THE Great Meitei Nation

Emperor Constantine of Rome who brought Christianity to the Empire proclaimed majestically standing atop’¦ that ‘Under God’s watch, we shall conquer and never fall!’ Well what you can see now are the ruins of a once great nation, but the inspirational sentiment still moves... 

PREPAK For Co-ordinated Struggle- I

The proscribed People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) has proposed to all ‘˜fraternal revolutionary groups’ of the land to fight the alien rule as one. Greeting all indigenous peoples of Kangleipak, civil societies, women activists (Imas), students, scholars, resource... 

The Myth Of Manipur: A Study

Sir Robert Reid, Governor of Assam (1937-1941) thus wrote in his book ‘˜History of Frontier areas bordering Assam, 1883-1941-(1942). ‘The State of Manipur consists of a central valley some 700 square miles in area surrounded by 8000 square miles of hills. In the valley there lived 300,000... 

Irabot And Social And Cultural Awakening In Manipur

Jananeta Irabot was a renaissance man. He was a versatile personality: Social reformer poet, artiste, intellectual, sportsman and revolutionary – all rolled into one. But he was a much misunderstood personality neglected, abused and forsaken by the elites and the mainstream people of the freedom... 

Merger Of Manipur With The Dominion Of India

Before the British came to India, the land was a very much divided country, a land then not existing under a unified or unitary sovereign Government but a vast land of conglomeration of different domains and principalities called kingdoms and states (later on named native states), big and small, with... 

Towards Zo Unification

The topic given to me by the Convener, Zomi Human Rights Foundation, Delhi Cell for this seminar was ‘˜Zo Re-unification’ in the line of my article written six years ago for the seminar organized by the Zomi Re-Unification Organization at Aizawl. As you would have seen, I have rephrased...