After ‘Puya Meithaba’, the most shocking incident in Manipur history is the arson of the erstwhile state library. Only libraries can bring civilization. The Manipur Public Libraries Act 1988, which became an Act in 1993 needs to be implemented with the establishment of a separate libraries directorate. The state requires…

CHAMPIONS TROPHY: FEAST OF INDIAN FANS

Thursday, 27 November 2014 20:59 Written by
Sardar Singh Led Indian Hockey Team to cook country’s goose this time writes, Gyanendro Ningombam The XVIIth Hero Hockey Champions Trophy as per International Hockey Federation (FIH) calendar in Bhubaneshwor, Odissa, India will start on 6 December 2014 and conclude with the final on th December 2014. The 9 day…
The world is tough today. The people who reside in this global village too have become normally tough. There isn’t time in one’s life to spare for the sick neighbor who resides next door and is in need of immediate help. No one is responsible for such a reality that…
The Manipur Government's recent decision to regularise the part-time lecturers in government colleges and higher secondary schools is ill-conceived, unfair, baseless, one-sided, untenable and unconstitutional. It is grossly centred on emotions rather than rationale or sound reasoning. It will surely open a Pandora's box of maladies and legal repercussions. It…
BJP, the strongest political party in India, presently under the dynamic and competent leadership of Mr. Narendra Modi is the strongest and most widely accepted party whose popularity has spread out across the length and breadth of the nation. With ever increasing popularity, BJP is ruling almost all Indian key…
In India, since independence every government is something of an experiment. The Indians are still in search of an enlightened democratic form of government. Perhaps the author is confident, it is yet to come. In accordance with the history of India’s freedom of struggle, there were many great leaders comprising…
There are Satanic strongholds over countries and communities, and there are strongholds which influence churches and individuals. Wherever a stronghold exists, it is demonically induced pattern of thinking. Specifically, it is a house made of thoughts which has become a dwelling place for Satanic activity. A warning before deliverance! Now…
Interview with Fringes Fringes is a blues rock band from Manipur who believes in negotiating with the changing cultural reality by experimenting with and improvising on the Western musical form of blues and thereby exploring the possibility of subverting and transforming different social spaces. Club Muzik:What was you all individually…
It is an established fact and accepted that Manipur is the birth place of Polo. It means that Manipur gave the world the game of Polo. The game of Polo (Sagol Kangjei), according to Chaitharol Kumbaba, the royal chronicle of Manipur was introduced by king Kangba, writes Gyanendro Ningombam. The…

MIXED REACTION TO SANGAI FESTIVAL

Thursday, 20 November 2014 20:46 Written by
"Manipur's Sangai Festival is no doubt a good initiative of the government of Manipur, which deserves appreciation by all. It is invariably a program to enhance the outlook of the Manipuris up to global level through strengthening of communal harmony, enhancement of rich cultural heritage, and so on. However, considering…
Shimreisa Chahongnao (M.A. Sociology, JNU-Independent Researcher,New Delhi-110084) Being melodious does not always mean that it resonate rhythms of rationale nor is radical rationality desirous neither does it necessarily bring the clout of destruction. But, at the least, the music is a kind of resonance that wields from the instrument which…

Welcoming the Sangai Festival-2014

Thursday, 20 November 2014 01:06 Written by
Dr. Khomdon Lisam While I was in London in 1992, I had the opportunity to visit the Kew Gardens, founded in 1840 which claimed to be world’s largest collection of living plants in London. When I went there , I saw a small signboard “ Bring your wives , Now…
How long shall we wait till our leaders become media-sensed ? Reputed news channels around the world always boast of their being able to enlighten the audience on various issues and to provoke the establishment to react to people’s voices. The newly set up Imphal-based cable network ‘Impact TV’ recently…
Dear Sir, Friends , readers , Zeliangrong people and Nagas from far and near, I have served the Zeliangrong people till the last hour I was removed from the post I held to the best of my capacity as General Secretary to Zeliangrong Baudi – Manipur.The news report appeared in…
Ebola virus disease is caused by Ebola virus. Ebola virus is so named after the river in Zaire (Democratic Republic of Congo) where the epidemic was first surfaced (earlier known as Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever) in July and November, 1976. Sporadic cases have occurred elsewhere in Africa. Recent outbreak of Ebola…