By Khogen Khoibam ‘Pena is like my friend. Pena accompanies me when I am lonely’ IFP: Who is Mangka and what is she? Mangka: It all started with the background of art in our family and the organisation of my father.
By: Paonam Thobi 1. Madam, I am just curious, why do some people tend to repeat what they say, especially during conversation. Is it a sign of lack of self-confidence? Or is it because of lack of trust with the
By: Jiten Yumnam Hectic negotiation marks the ongoing efforts to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) with Sustainable Development Goals in a post 2015 development agenda definition process in UN, with the developed, developing and least developed countries aggressively pursuing
By Amar Yumnam One political economic characteristic of Manipur so far has been the absolute absence of thinking about the people of Manipur and of orientation towards the contextual articulation of development needs by both the bureaucracy and the political
Manipur’s, ‘Amaiba and Amaibis’ can be regarded as the pioneers of certain traditional medical discoverers. Whole over the World, there are always some types of ancient medical practitioners, they may be called as “Witches or Tantrik” or any other
Hougatlo Thengle! Nongpok maikei ngankhare.Nongchup maikei ninkhare. Awang maikei saktakle. Makha maikei noklakle. Hougatlo thengle ereibakchasa! Punshina panthung youdringei. Thawaina meekon naringei. Pangalna sarep faringei. Thangatlo thangol, pukhatlo potlum. Hougatlo thengle ereibakchasa! Sagatlo manglangi fura. Mangfao nahanlo waakhalgi mame. Puraklo awonba taibangi.
By B.G. Verghese Praise is due for the quiet, skilful diplomacy that has brought several Indian nurses and others home from captivity by the new Caliphate in Iraq. Many workers remain and there is a huge Indian population hostage to
By Amar Yumnam Let me start this time with a long quotation from the first chapter of a 2010 book on Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steve Johnson: “………. as imagination bodies forth The
By Pradip Phanjoubam Is Manipur’s spring on the way? Is the state and its people coming out of dark days and beginning to open up to the outside world for a breath of fresh air? Is there any room for
By Tinky Ningombam They say that you are what you read, what you eat, what you live by. They say that to be the best person you think you can be, you should never stop realizing yourself to be the