Club Muzik's: Interview withRedolent

Saturday, 13 September 2014 21:13 Written by
Redolent, the Band from Tamenglong District, Manipur was formed in mid-summer of 2003. Their 1st album "Shine Your Light" was released in 2003. The 2nd album "Infinite Horizon" was released in 2007.Q 1. What were you all before Redolent?Redolent: Prior to Redolent, we were into our respective educational careers. For…
A female voice calls “Oi hello”. As I turn around suddenly I met an old friend. I ask her “how are you?” but she retorted back with mock alarm, “what do you mean how are you”. She knows that what I’m asking for is whether she got married.Last time we…

Contour of Governance

Friday, 12 September 2014 20:49 Written by
The withdrawal of the UNC sponsored blockade of the national highways was both expected and unexpected. It was unexpected because we were used to longer blockades and the issues also appeared intractable. Besides the forces behind such episodes usually take time to play out fully. It was expected because the…
Having much keenness and desire in rebuilding lives and transforming land like leaders of other states, MLAs/MPs from Manipur also began with some political objectives before coming into public domain for the supreme sacrifice that is not to be washed away easily and forgotten but shall always lingers in the…
I’m feeling frustrated to the core and can’t seem to place why I’m feeling so. Considering the scenarios that stand before my eyes, in fact, there are many things going on that are making my blood boil. I knew way before I jotted down these lines that am going to…
In India’s post independence era, no political party had the style and grandeur of projecting a leader as their own prime ministerial candidate in Lok Sabha elections. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has done it for the first time, projecting Narendra Modi, the then Chief Minister of Gujarat as its…

CATCH THE BALL, DON’T THROW IT

Monday, 08 September 2014 20:16 Written by
If the AFSPA is repealed and ILP implemented, what will adorn your next election Manifesto?Elections come and go. Promises aired through loudspeakers vanish in oblivion. Pre-poll manifestoes close chapters as soon as the poll results are out, while its pages apparently dumped in dust-bins. Pre-poll days are for the people,…
Can Prime Minister Narendra Modi dare to remove AFSPA from AFSPA (excluding AFSPA free zone - Imphal municipality areas of 7 assembly segments of Imphal valley) controlled areas of Manipur ? On 2004, the then Prime Minister Dr.Man Mohan Singh under the leadership of UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, has removed…
The Pujari Loishang: This was the Loishang for the Brahman Pujaris. The assignments for this Loishang were: the preparation of food, the offering of aarti at astakal, the mangal aarti, and attending to the shringar.The Duhon Loishang: The duties of the Duhon Loishang were: getting water for seva, preparing vegetables…
First of all I wish all the teachers belated a very Happy Teachers’ Day. I always wanted to be a great teacher in my career. I am still longing for that. I think all but some teachers are passionate to become one of that. This time what strike most to…
“No eye has ever seen,No ear has heard,No mind has conceivedWhat God has prepared for those who love him”(I Cor. 2:9-10) God sees the things differently from the way we see things. Sometimes what we see gets scary, and even frightening. This isn’t bad. We are afraid of these new…
Can we rewind our life? Can we go to five years back time? Not because, not because there are any regret in life but because it will be so much fun filled to make those same mistakes once again. Back then we forgot to take juice out of the fun…

HAPPY TEACHERS’ DAY CELEBRATION 2014

Saturday, 06 September 2014 19:56 Written by
Teacher’s Day TriviaTeacher’s Day is around the corner and we all know that our teachers deserve a day off from teaching! So, why not give your teachers some time off to sit back and relax? Last year, Obama said, “Let’s also remember that after parents, the biggest impact on a…
There is a widespread feeling that a substantial and increasing share of activities takes place outside the official economy. This holds not only, in particular, for developing and transition countries but also for high income economies. The phenomenon has been discussed in the literature, under many different names: informal, unofficial,…
INTRODUCTION: Down the centuries, many teachers have risen and gone by but the profession of teaching continues. In the modern age, teachers and teaching profession may have lost the lustre and respect they had earlier. But one cannot conceive a profession without teachers. A great teacher is one a student…