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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔15:03, 9.Jun 2012

By Humra Quraishi Doesn’t the government of the day remind you of those shrewd sellers who hike the price of their wares and after much bargaining lessen by a rupee or two ? Scenes rampant at the traditional mandis and

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Healing Minds

Healing Minds

🕔15:03, 9.Jun 2012

By B.G. Verghese The Indian and Pakistan Home Secretaries recently reached agreement on a liberalised visa regime only to have Islamabad fatuously postpone the signature for a ministerial ceremony that puts protocol ahead of progress. The 26/11 judge in Rawalpindi

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Un-colonizing the mind

Un-colonizing the mind

🕔15:06, 8.Jun 2012

Many of us have been schooled into believing that colonialism has ended. We are made to believe that this is the age of post-colonialism; post as in ‘after’ colonialism. It is true crude colonialism of the earlier centuries has ended.

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Manipur Negative Outlook

Manipur Negative Outlook

🕔15:06, 8.Jun 2012

By C. Doungel The overwhelming majority won by the Congress in the last general election (2012 January) has frightened the people of Manipur rather than make them rejoice. For, the masses know that such landslide victory was the result of

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Career Option in Disaster Management

Career Option in Disaster Management

🕔17:07, 5.Jun 2012

  By Dr. N. Samungou Singh Disaster is commonly used to denote any odd event, be natural or man-made, which brings about immense misery to a region. In other words, disasters are extreme events which cause great loss of life

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Food Sovereignty in Manipur

Food Sovereignty in Manipur

🕔15:04, 4.Jun 2012

By Rajkumar Bobichand Manipur has had two historic people’s democratic movements against the artificial food scarcity. One in December 1939, popularly known as Anisuba Nupi Lan (2nd Women’s Agitation) and another one is 27 August 1965 popularly known as Chaklam

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The Pipe Piper: Owning responsibility

The Pipe Piper: Owning responsibility

🕔16:08, 3.Jun 2012

By Amar Yumnam Definitely the land and people of Manipur are today passing through a very crucial phase in her trajectory of evolution towards a viable, happening and sustainable society. It was a viable and influential society for long in

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Death Of Richard Loitam : Many Causes For Concern

Death Of Richard Loitam : Many Causes For Concern

🕔16:08, 3.Jun 2012

By Sanjeev Ningombam Bangalore the Garden City, Silicon City or the IT Capital has been a second home for thousands of students and professionals since decades. Because of its pleasant, appeasing and welcoming weather and of course the facilities available

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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔16:10, 2.Jun 2012

By Humra Quraishi It’ll be stupid of me if I write about this peaking heat and also about this latest petrol hike, as these onslaughts are there to stay. Even the thick skinned can’t avoid this latest hike. The government

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Decoding Highway 39

Decoding Highway 39

🕔16:10, 2.Jun 2012

By Chitra Ahanthem Sudeep Chakravarti’s ‘Highway 39: journeys through a fractured land’ published by Harper Collins (388 pages, Rs 450) was a much anticipated book after his earlier ‘Red Sun: Travels in Naxalite Country’. Sudeep’s style of narrative based on

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