EDITORIAL: Beautiful But Rhetoric

For a change, it’s nice to hear that the Government has started discussion to finance the expenses on education in addition to the steps being taken up to provide text books, uniform and even school bags, all free of cost, to students of Government schools. Setting up of Model Schools with an eye on producing meritorious students too is a good step deserving applause, especially in the light of the...

MLA Distributes School Uniforms

IMPHAL, Apr 23: With the revival of Huikap Junior High School and subsequent enrolment of around 400 students, schools uniforms were distributed to the students free of cost today. The school uniforms were distributed by the school’s management committee after receiving assistance from Andro AC MLA Th Shyamkumar. Speaking at the occasion, Shyamkumar said that out of four Junior High Schools located...

The Wonder Years

My daughter’s first day in the school after she turned 4 was a big day for the two of us at least. We talked about it for months and mentally prepared for it.  She’d not have me around to pick her up when she fell, pat her on her back when she faltered and cuddle her to sleep in the afternoons, she’d be all on her own from that day one!! How would she eat on her own I fussed. When the day finally...