The World according to the Word

Thursday, 29 January 2015 05:33 Written by
Many must believe that the world is a changed social order. Contemporary thinkers tend to theorize their perceptions about the global cultural scenario from a wide range of competing critical perspectives. May be, there is certainly a growing tendency to identify ourselves into this make belief notion of belonging to…

Rani Gaidinliu at a glance

Monday, 26 January 2015 04:01 Written by
Rani Gaidinliu at a glance is dedicated on her birth anniversary on January 26, 2015. I deeply regret not not taking notes on Apei Rani Gaidinliu either from her or from my grandmother, when she used to visit my grandmother Chungbilu at Kakhulong, Imphal during my childhood days. Thinking of…

Understanding Rabies

Monday, 26 January 2015 03:51 Written by
Rabies is a neglected zoonotic disease ( a disease that is transmitted from animals to humans) caused by the rabies of the genus Lyssavirus within the family Rhabdoviridae.Domestic dogs are the most common reservoir of the virus with more than 95% of human death caused by dog mediated virus. Dog…
Literary trends in Manipur do reflect the idea of decadence in a society and its environment. The problem with an eminent Manipuri literary work like Imphal Amasung Magi Ising Mungshitki Phibam by Pacha Meitei is the misplaced allegorical employment of the imageries of a fallen woman's morality to represent the…
Literary trends in Manipur do reflect the idea of decadence in a society and its environment. The problem with an eminent Manipuri literary work like Imphal Amasung Magi Ising Mungshitki Phibam by Pacha Meitei is the misplaced allegorical employment of the imageries of a fallen woman's morality to represent the…

Take God’s Hand

Sunday, 25 January 2015 04:10 Written by
God will help us get back on our feet. We need to be in a place of total dependency upon Him. Sometimes, we have fallen because we made our own decision or action without hearing His counsel. As Prov. 3:5,6 counsels us “Trust in the Lord with all your heart,…
A careful discussion of the history of slavery and migration of the Africans in many numbers to the new world in the early 17th Century would lead us towards a sensitive understanding of the kind of ‘playful’ relationship African Americans have with notions pertaining to location, dislocation and relocation seen…

A nostalgic moment of a lifetime

Friday, 23 January 2015 01:34 Written by
Despite Panditji’s benign favour All India Radio Imphal, (AIR Imphal) could not arrange to materialize the recording/interview with the virtuoso. The author till now feels measurable about the loss of that golden opportunity granted by the indomitable exponent of Hindustani Classical Music due to circumstances beyond his (author’s) control. The…

A man without his birthday jamboree

Friday, 23 January 2015 01:32 Written by
Being superstitious most newspaper readers first read the day's forecast of their horoscope. During the days of lotteries in Manipur I used to read the forecast. Most of the forecasts were that I will win the lottery. Now this forecast is stopped as lottery was banned. Though I was listed…
"Respecting one another sentiment by genuine understanding of each other concern and working together for mutually agreeable solution is the main answer to our problem." Kuki society witnessed the resurgence of Thadou politics just recently with the reasons best known to the diehard progenitor of it. Thadou politics is in…

Il Buono, il bruto, il cattivo of communications

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 01:42 Written by
Sergio Leone would have loved this. A book on the good, the bad and the ugly or Il Buono, il bruto, il cattivo of communications in India. When one recalls the work of the legendary 'Spaghetti Western' film director, one is obviously not making an innocent attempt at the business…
A) Research study by the petitioner in respect of Militant-related incidences occurred in Manipur during the year 2014. AFSPA area non-AFSPA areatotal %of total Remaining near non-AFSPA area area (nos.) (nos.) (nos.) (nos.) (nos.) 1. Various incidences 240(58.1%) 59 (14.3%) 114(27.6%) 413 100 2. Capture of militants a) 129(55.8%) 39(16.9%)…
Gender Studies in India have mostly concentrated on Women’s Studies and more recently, on masculinity with the broad framework on masculinity-femininity as the structuring binary corresponding to given sex-based assignments of male and female within a heterosexual context. Increasing interest in same-sex politics has led to various other sexualities, broadly…

The Trend of Economic status in India

Monday, 19 January 2015 01:23 Written by
Since time immemorial the economic condition of the region has changed with time and space. The state of poverty or wealth is not given by nature as Gandhiji stated that there was enough for every one’s need in this world but not enough for every one’s greed. Poverty or wealth…

Searching For The Survivors: ‘Comfort Women’

Sunday, 18 January 2015 02:39 Written by
 On August 6, 2014 Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, urged Japan to produce a comprehensive, impartial and lasting resolution on the issue of wartime sexual slavery, the so-called "comfort women." She lamented a report released by the Japanese government on June 20 that said it…