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Confusion, Idling and Devoid of Knowledge Acquisition and Application: Are you talking of Manipur?

Confusion, Idling and Devoid of Knowledge Acquisition and Application: Are you talking of Manipur?

🕔04:17, 28.Jul 2014

By Amar Yumnam A famous person once said: “Knowledge makes one disqualified to be a slave.” We may ignore the acquisition and application of knowledge if we are determined to be destined to slavery individually as well as collectively; we

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Cauldron of Pretensions, Confusions and Opportunisms for, By the North East and Of the North East

Cauldron of Pretensions, Confusions and Opportunisms for, By the North East and Of the North East

🕔04:44, 23.Jul 2014

By Amar Yumnam This is the moment necessitating extreme introspection, sublime efforts for contextual understanding, and freeing from the routine approaches for appreciating the social issues and addressing the transformation problems by the people of the North East for the

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Socio-Economic Situation In Manipur: Poverty, budget and all that

Socio-Economic Situation In Manipur: Poverty, budget and all that

🕔05:33, 14.Jul 2014

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

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Head Misused And Disappearing And Heart Lost: Manipur today

Head Misused And Disappearing And Heart Lost: Manipur today

🕔04:58, 7.Jul 2014

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

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A New Wind, A New Hope And A New Approach Across India Sans Manipur

A New Wind, A New Hope And A New Approach Across India Sans Manipur

🕔03:28, 23.Jun 2014

By Amar Yumnam Culture – in the sense we understand as to how the general population and the community behave, interact and react to people, events and issues – have both fast moving and slow components. In right circumstances, the

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Entrepreneurship In Policy-Making: Modi’s hallmark and Manipur’s lacuna

Entrepreneurship In Policy-Making: Modi’s hallmark and Manipur’s lacuna

🕔03:55, 9.Jun 2014

By Amar Yumnam Change and development do not happen in a vacuum. The UPA II period was a vacuum. There was no authority, no accountability, no assuring space for functioning and hence no facilitation for change and development to occur.

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Tamenglong Headquarters As The Summer Capital of Manipur: From bleak to hope

Tamenglong Headquarters As The Summer Capital of Manipur: From bleak to hope

🕔02:46, 27.May 2014

By Amar Yumnam Charles Dickens wrote the Bleak House where: “Fog everywhere. Fog up the river, where it flows among green aits and meadows; fog down the river, where it rolls defiled among the tiers of shipping and the waterside

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2014 Parliamentary Elections: Path-Breaking for the Rest of India and Parasitism in Manipur

2014 Parliamentary Elections: Path-Breaking for the Rest of India and Parasitism in Manipur

🕔03:51, 19.May 2014

By Amar Yumnam I am post-1947 child. So I am not aware of what happened to the elections in this country till the 1960s. But since the 1970s, I have either seen extensively myself or, in cases where I was

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Diversity and Convergence `“ Good; Diversity and Non-convergence `“ Unstable: Manipur in the latter category

Diversity and Convergence `“ Good; Diversity and Non-convergence `“ Unstable: Manipur in the latter category

🕔15:00, 3.Feb 2013

By Amar Yumnam In early and non-complex environments, people generally prefer a non-diversified society. It makes management of society easier and make early breakthrough possible. But it usually slows down after a point and breakthroughs become increasingly difficult.  But the

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Manipur’s New Woes and the Vanishing Peace

Manipur’s New Woes and the Vanishing Peace

🕔04:21, 1.Oct 2012

India definitely is not a peaceful country, peace being understood in the negative sense of absence of violence. Rapes are definitely on the rise and there is no sign of any respite. During the last ten years abduction cases have

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