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Dynamics of Ethnic Conflicts in Manipur

Dynamics of Ethnic Conflicts in Manipur

🕔15:10, 2.Jul 2012

By Rajkumar Bobichand It is in the nature of human beings that when the structural violence systematically denies the individual or the group their basic human needs (Burton, 1990), they try to address it by deploying any means available to

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Manipur Social Character and Individual Design: Dogged refusal to move forward

Manipur Social Character and Individual Design: Dogged refusal to move forward

🕔15:03, 1.Jul 2012

By Amar Yumnam Two great souls have left for heaven recently. Besides their significance to the national articulation and concern for issues of development transition, both of them have been two of my most rewarding interactions on this planet. Last

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Rating Steel, Rating India

Rating Steel, Rating India

🕔16:06, 30.Jun 2012

By B G Verghese It is good to learn that the long-stalled, stop-go, 12m tonne POSCO Steel plant sponsored by the South Korean steel giant in Odisha may be just about taking off. Forest rights, environmental and other clearances and

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Pathos of Self Estrangement

Pathos of Self Estrangement

🕔22:07, 27.Jun 2012

By Angomcha Bimol Akoijam It seems, times have truly changed for the mandarins in New Delhi. Delivering a lecture at a well-known institute in Delhi, former Union Home Secretary remarks that Manipur is suffering from a ‘collective depression’. And a

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Idea of India`s Northeast: Envisaging a Common Future

Idea of India`s Northeast: Envisaging a Common Future

🕔15:05, 25.Jun 2012

By Rajkumar Bobichand In the political history of British India, the term “Northeast” is considered first used by the British rulers to identify a geographical area. When there was a plan to merge Assam with Eastern Bengal in the late

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Education and Social Evolution: Manipur context

Education and Social Evolution: Manipur context

🕔16:05, 24.Jun 2012

By Amar Yumnam Manipur has always valued education; the parents have all along been concerned about education of children. This is more so about the valley than in the mountains. But the last three decades or a little more something

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BRO`s Longest Bridge In Most Challenging Terrain  Facing China-held Tibet

BRO`s Longest Bridge In Most Challenging Terrain Facing China-held Tibet

🕔16:10, 23.Jun 2012

By Anil Bhat Celebrating the 52nd Raising Day of Border Roads Organisation (BRO) recently, Lt Gen S Ravi Shankar, its Director General highlighted the work done over this period in extremely challenging conditions along the borders in places like Zojila,

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Signs Of The Times : Humra Quraishi

Signs Of The Times : Humra Quraishi

🕔16:10, 23.Jun 2012

By Humra Quraishi Sitting in the midst of this terrible heat and dust , all that I’m somehow able to mutter and murmur is ‘ only a couple of live-able months …the rest of the year gets unbearable.’ Yes ,

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Whose integrity is it?

Whose integrity is it?

🕔16:10, 23.Jun 2012

By M C Arun It does not matter whether one calls it ‘The Great June Uprising’ or ‘Unity Day’ in observing the historic June 18 incident of 2001. What matters is the spirit and the values of the integrity for

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Teaching And Learning – Reflections

Teaching And Learning – Reflections

🕔15:03, 22.Jun 2012

By Ananya S Guha We often use the term pedagogy in educational contexts, by which we loosely mean ‘teaching’. Teaching is an art, we have been told. We remember our best teachers in school and college, with wistful nostalgia because

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