BRIEF NEWS: April 16, 2011

MSAD decries racial attack IMPHAL, Apr 15: The Manipur Students’ Association Delhi (MSAD) has strongly condemned the alleged racial attack on three members of a family belonging to Hmar community of Manipur residing at Munirka, New Delhi by some local people on April 12. It was a manifestation of the racism deeply ingrained among mainland Indians towards the people of North East, the MSAD alleged...

National Seminar Starts

IMPHAL, Apr 11: A two-day National seminar which aims at producing more number of women scientists from the North East States was kick started at Imphal College today. Manipur State Women Development Corporation Chairperson AK Mirabai and Education (U) Joint Director Dr RK Yaiskul were the chief guest and president of the opening function of the seminar organized by Imphal College and GP Women’s...

Wake The Leader In You

Have you ever felt that things are not going well around you? Whether at work or home or in the wider society, you feel things don’t seem to be happening the way they’re supposed to happen. You see people milling around but nothing gets accomplished. You want to do something and you can’t do it alone. Then this is the right time for you to get up and do something about it. Wake the leader in...

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 become a cliché to say that women constitute almost half of the total population of the World/Country/State....

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 hear are stories without factual base. 1. Einstein’s irreligious childhood: Einstein was born into...

Sweet And Bitter Taste Of CWG, Delhi For NE Girls: Glory Inside Stadium, Exploitation Outside, Church Leaders Discuss Human Trafficking Issue, 273 Kids From State Rescued In Last 2 Yrs

IMPHAL, Oct 5: Concerned over the rising trend of human trafficking, especially kids from the remote tribal villages on false promises of providing better education facilities, a consultation meet on the matter was held here yesterday under the joint aegis of All Manipur Christian Organization (AMCO) and El Shaddai, an NGO. The meeting comes close on the heels of the strong apprehension aired from...

Tenth Plan: NE – Perspective for Women

Issues for Consideration Over the years the planning strategies for women have evolved from welfare to development to empowerment. Policy planners have become more sensitive to gender and women’s issue in recent years. A large number of policies and programs have been brought out to improve the status of women. The programs and schemes have been targeted to meet specific problems and needs of...