Vision is crucial and critical for leadership. No one can meaningfully engage in a discussion on leadership without touching on the leader’s vision. If you don’t have vision, in essence it means that you can’t see where you are going, and you will never get there. You will be lost.…
The search for drivers of growth inevitably brings us to the role of culture in economic growth. Cultural economics is very young. It is increasingly found that that certain cultural variables determine many economic choices and influence the speed of development and accumulation of the wealth of nations. We have…
We never accept their importance. However much we pretend, it always boils down to the point that they equal an abandoned house. To us, the place that we give to our old parents, grandparents and other elderly is so damn insanely done. We are so consumed with ourselves that every…
 “Haipou Jadonang is a martyr, religious leader, social reformer, a freedom fighter and symbol of Zeliangrong unity”The first half of the 20th Century was an important era in the history of Zeliangrong of North East India. It was during this period Haipou Jadonang launched his religious movement to reform and…
‘Meitei Mayek Newspaper’ must reach every Meitei household, if we yearn to have an informed generation of young people. It must also be available at every desk of school library, so as to feed the news-starved Bengali-illiterate school students of Manipur.Since the beginning of a ‘Meitei Mayek Era’ and the…
There are differing opinions on who actually made the idol of Shri Govinda. Was it Gopiram Patchahanba or was it perhaps Sapam Lokhon? This leads to the following questions about the art of statue-making: Weren’t there sufficient talents in the field of statue-making at the time? Did this art form…
Sometimes people who are living a very moral life and loving God with all their heart become discouraged and depressed because they are seeking something God never intended them to have. We have experienced as much of an emotional high in our relationship with God as anyone else. Even though…
Come 17th August, the United Nations will see another International treaty enforced among its array of international laws. The 1997 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses, the only treaty governing shared freshwater resources will achieve its universal applicability with the ratification of Vietnam…
When we think of painting we usually think of oil painting. Oil painting is well not surprisingly a painting done with oil. Actually it uses oil to carry the colours. When we paint we use pigments to make the different colours. You need to have some sort of a liquid…
I went out in search for the light, but I must continue hanging out in search for the home where I belong. All I desire and yearn for is just that simple place by the fireside. I can’t seem to place the reasons that made me face this season so…
We are at the cross road; the unresolved political and historical issues hinges and plague the state. It hampers development and suppresses the morale of the people. So much amount of energy has been wasted in anguish and fear psychosis.We see a lot of protests and demonstrations every now and…
A notion exists and it says that all the murders, molestations, rapes and beatings against Manipuri in Delhi happened to Manipuri tribals (Scheduled Tribes) only who largely settle in the hilly regions of Manipur and whose religion is largely Christianity, while Manipuri Meiteis (General, OBC, SC) whose religion are predominantly…
Will the people of Manipur have the occasion to celebrate the onset of a new restrictive regime to check influx of outsiders and to protect the indigenous state population during this August ?In August, many people around the world celebrate their freedom as many others observe their awes of all…
As I sneaked into the vicinity/mansion of Pu Lunsieh Kipgen, IPS (one of my most respected Eimi officers) a couple of weeks back, I was ‘armed-to-the teeth’ to encounter with any eventualities, or any sniper attack from all angles, roof-top, ground or aerial bombardment! Why? For, this small fry, jobless…
How do you score in the love department of your life? Paul calls love “the most excellent way” in I Corinthians 13. Then he goes on to list love’s ingredients. Love is patient, kind, protective, trusting, hopeful, and persevering. Love is not envious, boastful, proud, rude, self-seeking, or easily angered.…