Historicising Media in India and Northeast

Monday, 13 April 2015 22:31 Written by
...contd from April, 10 One vital question many have failed to ask is: is it a deliberate ploy by the media monopolists and corporate led industry to hook and capture the required TRP in specifically targeted segments? Is this done to achieve the circulation of wealth from the profit within…
Dr Khomdon Lisam Your Excellency, the Governor of Manipur With due respect and humble submission, may I take the liberty of drawing your kind attention to the ongoing peoples’ mass movement in Manipur regarding enactment of an appropriate law to protect the indigenous people /natives of Manipur. Your Excellency is…

Child Laws in India: A short review

Monday, 13 April 2015 01:23 Written by
Rajkumar Tomma Singh A mature legal system endeavours to provide not merely a remedy for every right infringed but also an adequate remedy. In this regard, we have witnessed major changes especially in respect to child laws and amendments being brought about now and then. The National Charter for Children,…

Used vehicles choke Manipur towns

Monday, 13 April 2015 01:18 Written by
Iboyaima Laithangbam Till recently each house in Manipur owned, at an average, two bicycles while the more affluent ones kept popular brand bicycles for each family member. Lady bicycles were included in the dowry of the daughters' weddings. The changing time is such that some years back the bicycles had…
Truth is a strength available to all people. Knowing the truth of your own strength will help you advance faster than knowing facts about your weaknesses. Facts describe the events that take place between people, but truth describes the motives and intent of the heart during the action. WISE FACT…
Having survived the trauma of enslavement, the horror of the Atlantic crossing, and the nightmare of American slavery, by the beginning of the nineteenth century, people of African descent had rooted themselves on the west side of the Atlantic. Most of them were American born and many had American-born parents,…
These days as I surf the net all I see are books and video on motivation and inspiration by different life coach. People in other countries are inspiring and motivating others to create a better life for themselves. They teach people to achieve massive affluence and abundance breakthroughs in their…

Historicising Media in India and Northeast

Thursday, 09 April 2015 22:58 Written by
Pradip Ninan Thomas, in his book, Political Economy of Communications in India: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, writes: “The issue today is of course the pace, tenor and texture of globalisation and whether it can be moulded to achieve distributive justice in the economy and culture and communications.…

Narendra Ningomba: An encomium

Thursday, 09 April 2015 22:54 Written by
The truth is that, there is no dearth of talents in Manipur, especially in the field of art and culture, and games and sports. The recent conferment of best Film Journalist award on Narendra Ningomba, a multi-faceted personality was a judicious move on the part of Film Forum Manipur (FFM)…
According to section 21 of the General Clause Act, 1897, any authority concern has the power to issue notification, orders, rules or by-laws and to add to, amend, vary or rescind any notification, order, rules or by-laws so issued. Taking the privilege of this Act, the Manipur University has recently…

The case of Lamka, Churachandpur

Wednesday, 08 April 2015 22:49 Written by
From March 1988, the Churachandpur town was upgraded to the status of Municipality and by 1990 the whole area was divided into 16 Wards. The same was de-notified by the Govt of Manipur with effect from Feb 11, 1988 owing to the recommendation of the Hill Areas Committee and was…
Things have gone more twisted today. The simpler ways of living a peaceful life has abandoned us. We no longer uphold the tradition of a well organized life. It’s all crowded. Not just materially but psychologically too. We are heading towards a path that has so many complexities in its…

The case of Lamka, Churachandpur

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 22:53 Written by
The decision taken by the Churachandpur Autonomous District Council on March 24, for renaming of ‘Churachandpur as’ ‘Lamka’ is as expected, having a mixed response so far – unfortunately on tribe line. No one can say whether or not such a landmark decision is being taken by the Council whose…

Murdering Nature for Sheer Greed

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 22:51 Written by
‘In my village we kill’, He asserted. ‘This is not your village’, I retorted. When confronted he said, ‘we have not killed yet.’ For him the act was just plain normal and for me it was a crime. I do not know his name but from the above brief conversation,…

Nitrogen transformations in wetlands

Monday, 06 April 2015 22:51 Written by
Ammonium ion (NH4+) is generally adsorbed as an exchangeable ion on clays, and chemisorbed by humic substances, or fixed within the clay lattice. It appears that these reactions may occur simultaneously. The rate and extent of these reactions are reported to be influenced by several factors, such as nature and…