It was shocking to see our police personnel thrashing our children who were out agitating for introduction of inner line permit. It was a reflection of their mental state. It is also painful because the responsibility of maintaining law and order is in their hands. It was even more painful…
Ramadan is the most precious month in the Islamic calendar (Hijri) and fasting is obligatory for the Muslims in the month of Ramadan as it is one of the five pillars of Islam. 1. Fasting in Ramadhan is intended to seek NEARNESS TO Allah and beseech HIS PLEASURE and FORGIVENESS.2.…
In a small state like ours, it is rather a proud and heart whelming thing that we have multiple talents embedded in our soil. Whether we lack funds or many forms of extra aids to nurture them, the talents anyhow emerge and make our home a home for many proud…
INTRODUCTION: God blessed them and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing that move upon the earth” (Gen. 1:28). The words…
Churachand Maharaj deserves a place of honour in the National Sports University to be set up in Manipur. If we name the newly mooted sports university as “Maharaj Churachand National Sports University”, it will be a great salute to the sports pioneer king.If news reports are to be believed, Narendra…
Churachand Maharaj deserves a place of honour in the National Sports University to be set up in Manipur. If we name the newly mooted sports university as “Maharaj Churachand National Sports University”, it will be a great salute to the sports pioneer king.If news reports are to be believed, Narendra…
Each year, on the 20th day of Lamta, there is a celebration of the Halangkar in the Bijoy Govinda compound. This festival is closely tied to the “Lai Keithel Kaba” tradition that was around at the time of Meiding-u Nongda Lairen Pakhangba (c. 33-154) and Meiding-u Taothingmang (c. 264-364). In…
As in a race where the naturally talented runner springs from the starting blocks with a blinding burst of speed, there are those who enjoy fast starts in adult life-not because they are great thinkers or mental giants, but rather because of natural abilities and useful connections. They may have…
“I am indebted to my parents for living but to my teacher for living well.” – Alexander the GreatThe indispensable role of a teacher Teaching is the noblest of all professions in the world. This is because teaching is the only one profession that gives birth to all other professions…

We are making (bad) time a scapegoat

Thursday, 17 July 2014 19:58 Written by
Our lives today are virtually threatened and besieged by all sorts of crimes or morally bad/wrong deeds committed by every Tom, Dick or Harry just about everywhere. Cases of killing, theft, rape, immorality and many such crimes of demented mind seem to be overtaking most of the good things around…
In a world full of strangers, we keep on looking for the one who would make you feel at home. “Someone” who is so sweet and kind and in whose eyes, one can see oneself walking with him/her in this whole together and learn finally that the heart has found…
Two contrasting media reports in subsequent days in early July, 2014 provoke enough confusion in Manipur. In a strange and seemingly stirring from deep slumber to its senses, the media reports the ruling Congress party of the Manipur Government resolves to protect agriculture land, citing setting up of brick farms,…
“Governance is like a football match. Just as every player of a football team takes care of his own position; every legislator, minister, bureaucrat, police officer, intellectual, engineer or judicial person should be attentive to its works defined under its jurisdiction. They need to be imbibed with the team spirit…

AILMENTS OF OUR SOCIETY

Monday, 14 July 2014 00:43 Written by
By: Rev Fr Paul Lelen Haokip, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. INTRODUCTION: I will be briefly dealing with some of the visible and destructive set-ups of our society. We need to exercise vigilance, responsibility and duty towards the below topics. The watchdogs of the society have sounded enough alarm but the question is ‘who…
“It goes beyond knowing.” The most powerful weapon you have in your warfare against the world, the mind, and the devil is your testimony. When you know God has done something for you, don’t be afraid to say it. Use it as a reminder to yourself in times of future…