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Manipur and The Development Demands: Media, knowledge and all that

Manipur and The Development Demands: Media, knowledge and all that

🕔15:07, 13.May 2012

  By Amar Yumnam T.S. Eliot once said: “What is actual is actual only for one time. And only for one place.” Let us apply this to contemporary situation to our land. Manipur’s development challenge today is unique, and the

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Child Trafficking In Manipur- A Perspective

Child Trafficking In Manipur- A Perspective

🕔15:07, 13.May 2012

  By Priyadarshini Laishram At an age when the whole International community has geared up to combat the complex problem of human trafficking and specifically child trafficking, the menace of this deplorable crime has not spared even this tiny State

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Not at home at home

Not at home at home

🕔15:07, 12.May 2012

By Pradip Phanjoubam (A slightly modified version of this article appeared in the opinion column of the Crest edition of The Times of India on Saturday, May 12.) The suicide by 21 year old management student, Dana M Sangma from

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That chip on the shoulder?

That chip on the shoulder?

🕔15:07, 12.May 2012

By Chitra Ahanthem Having missed out on so many Sunday pages of Imphal Free Press, it sure is a relief to be able to write again: the blame lies entirely with the Electricity Department in between. Meanwhile, a lot has

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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔15:07, 12.May 2012

By Humra Quraishi Why this ongoing bias cum bypassing of students from the North East and also those from the Kashmir Valley ? Why do we treat them as the ‘other’ ? Why those misconceptions and twisted notions in vogue

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Punish the murderers of Richard Loitam of Manipur

Punish the murderers of Richard Loitam of Manipur

🕔15:07, 12.May 2012

  By Jagdamba Mall “Bhaiya mat maaro” were perhaps the last words of Richard Loitam – a 19 year Meitei Hindu 1st year student of architecture at the Acharya NRV Institute of Architecture, Bangaluru on 17th April 2012 who came

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`Who Else is the Beneficiary of CSD Liquor?`

`Who Else is the Beneficiary of CSD Liquor?`

🕔15:07, 12.May 2012

  By Maj Gen Chander Nandwani (Veteran) Way back in 1995, I was posted as Additional Director General of Supplies & Transport in Army Headquarters. Apart from my routine responsibilities, I was also given additional charge of managing Army Headquarters

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Richard Loitam: An Alien In His Own Country?

Richard Loitam: An Alien In His Own Country?

🕔15:07, 12.May 2012

By Arijit Sen On the afternoon of July 15, 2004, 12 women disrobed themselves and stood naked in front of the Indian paramilitary headquarters in Imphal. Together they held a single length of white cloth that had “Indian Army Rape

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Why Many Youth Are Leaving Their Place Of Birth-manipur

Why Many Youth Are Leaving Their Place Of Birth-manipur

🕔15:06, 11.May 2012

By Khelsoril Wanbe There is no denying the fact that one’s land of birth has a magical power that makes it hard for those who have gone far away from her to forget her easily. In fact, thousands upon thousands

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Two Deaths and a Lie

Two Deaths and a Lie

🕔15:06, 9.May 2012

By Y. Jajo Two recent incidents, one within the state and the other outside the state, have captivated the readers of the local dailies in Manipur, including myself. The first is the rape and the brutal murder of Kumari Premila,

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