Club Muzik’s ARTISIA- voice of the stars Featured

Sunday, 21 June 2015 20:38 Written by
Sammi: Negotiating Talents; Nurturing SoulYumnam Sammi was born into a family who members comprise of music aficionados. From parents to siblings, everyone encouraged her to sing her heart out on occasions like the Yaoshang festival. She has been exposed to all genres of music right from an early age. Suitably…
...contd from June 20Harm Caused by Smokeless Tobacco Use. Constant exposure to tobacco juice causes cancer of the esophagus, pharynx, larynx, stomach and pancreas. Smokeless tobacco users are at a heightened risk for oral cancer compared to non-users, and these cancers can form within five years of regular use. Harms…
If what some high officials had said was anything to go by the rejection of the Indian government’s proposal for launching joint operations against the extremists of the North Eastern region comes as a complete surprise. But if certain developments are read between the lines the response of the Myanmarese…

The Empire Writes Back: A literary View

Saturday, 20 June 2015 21:08 Written by
“(L)anguage was the most important vehicle through which that power fascinated and held the soul prisoner. The bullet was the means of the physical subjugation. Language was the means of the spiritual subjugation.”Ngugi wa Thiong’oIt has never been an easy task. Literary writings in the postcolonial frame of mind have…
Although we may have differences due to different races, nations, and cultures but inherently Fathers are the same everywhere because they possess the same key ingredients of love, sacrifice and forgiveness. And that qualify them to be called Fathers. On this auspicious day, I believe each one of you must…
Nicotine is the main component of the hazardous material produced while smoking. Smoking leads to nicotine addiction with serious systemic side effects involving the cardiovascular , respiratory , immunological and musculoskeletal systems. Smoking cause lung cancer and other forms of cancer too . Smoking and smokeless tobacco cause equal amount…

Singing the blues, the Fringes way Featured

Thursday, 18 June 2015 20:19 Written by
Imphal’s rock blues band Fringes was formed in 2010. Since then the band has managed to carve a niche for itself through easy and smooth execution of the blues known as the ‘mother of rock and roll’. Despite rare public appearances, the band has been consistent in their approach to…
With chicken sold at Rs 290 a kg, pork Rs 260, prices of mutton and beef hiked unreasonably people in low income bracket can afford to have the delicacy even once in a week. Indigenous and imported iced fish have become very costly; one kg of local shrimp is sold…
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”- Oscar WildeThe meaning of living life is compromised to a great extent nowadays. Living and existing have almost become synonymous to one another. The moment one is born, the trajectory of breathing oxygen to just…

The eerie lull at Paraolon

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 20:23 Written by
The publicity stunt being carried out by Junior Minister of the Modi Government, Rajyavardhan Rathod, in the aftermath of the surgical strike executed by the Indian Army (IA) inside Myanmar on June 9 has stirred up a hornet’s nest. Being himself an administrator by dint of his position and responsibility,…
On December 18, 1981, the Government of Manipur, in a demi official letter vide D.O. No. : 1/114/81-CM addressed to the Union Government on the issue of inclusion of Meitei in the list of Scheduled Tribes states: “The state Govt. did not specifically recommend the case of Meitei for inclusion…

Environmental pollution

Monday, 15 June 2015 20:08 Written by
Environmental pollution had been a fact of life for many centuries but it became a real problem since the start of the industrial revolution. So what is pollution? In order to get a better understanding of it, let’s have a look at some common definitions. Environmental pollution is “the contamination…

Singzu Joint setting Sparks in the Sky Featured

Sunday, 14 June 2015 20:23 Written by
Three young musicians decided to form a band and create a distinctive sound of their own. The fact that the three had not performed together for any live concert earlier could not hold them back. The story sounds familiar and clichéd in a place like Manipur. However, the story goes…
...contd from June 13During the first half of May, there were several Japanese air attacks on Bishenpur, and heavy fighting for the village of Potsangbam 3.2 k.m. away to the south, in which the British lost 12 tanks. Peaks such as Laimaton Peak (Point 5846), Wooded Hill and Three Pimple…

The events unfold in Delhi

Sunday, 14 June 2015 20:21 Written by
I have never come across such massive news coverage in print and electronic media nationally and internationally of the ambuscade on the Indian Army convoy by the combined team of NSCN (K), KYKL and KCP in Manipur’s Chandel district bordering Myanmar. 18 soldiers were killed while 11 left injured in…