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Protection for Insiders: Demand for ILP System in Manipur

Protection for Insiders: Demand for ILP System in Manipur

🕔15:06, 23.May 2012

  By Dr. Malem Ningthouja In Manipur the demand for implementation of Inner Line Permit system currently spearheaded by the ILP Demand Committee is gaining momentum. The ideological underpinning to the demand is provided by UCM’s compilation entitled Influx of

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The Politics of Being Schooled

The Politics of Being Schooled

🕔15:06, 23.May 2012

  By Yuingam Jajo Yehudi A. Cohen strongly argued that one should not be fooled into believing that schools were founded to impart knowledge. Tracing the origin of schools, he pointed out, it followed the birth of modern nation-states and

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The Breaking Of Doom

The Breaking Of Doom

🕔15:07, 22.May 2012

  By Okram Pinky Devi When you think of India what comes to mind? India, a land of diversity, India, a land of Sunny Beaches, Hilly Mountains, Vibrant Festivals, Temples and Wildlife. India is highly diverse in its languages, religions,

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Thoughts on Education in Manipur

Thoughts on Education in Manipur

🕔15:06, 21.May 2012

By Rajkumar Bobichand The literacy rate of Manipur increased from 12.57% in 1951 to 79.85% in 2011. The total number educational institutes in Manipur increased from 538 during 1950-51 to over 4300 now. A good number of people now can

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New Wind in Governance: From cyclical to structural

New Wind in Governance: From cyclical to structural

🕔15:05, 20.May 2012

By Amar Yumnam We had reacted earlier that the faces in the new cabinet in the government after the elections in last February do arouse greater expectation, goodwill and trustworthiness in the resultant governance that would arise. This seems to

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Why Tibet Matters

Why Tibet Matters

🕔15:07, 19.May 2012

  By Bianca Jagger (Founder and Chair, Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation) His Holiness the Dalai Lama is in London today to receive the Templeton Prize in recognition of his outstanding achievements and spiritual wisdom. Tibet has a long-standing connection

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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔15:07, 19.May 2012

By Humra Quraishi As it is there are other idiotic things to view, so why watch those television serials. Well, its this simple rationale that keeps me away from the small screen,unless that can’t – help – it type of

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Hostages To Fortune

Hostages To Fortune

🕔15:07, 19.May 2012

By B.G. Verghese The fiasco over the proposed National Centre for Counter-Terrorism last week appears to have less to do with “federalism” than petty political pique on the part of State governments that want to settle real and imagined scores

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Protecting children in conflict situations

Protecting children in conflict situations

🕔15:06, 18.May 2012

  By Suhas Chakma From 18th to 20th May 2012, a team of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) will be visiting Manipur for investigation into alleged encounter deaths of

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Indian sports: A defeatist culture

Indian sports: A defeatist culture

🕔15:05, 16.May 2012

  By Gyanendro Ningombam, Editor of MEEYAM Evening Daily. Who says India is not “MAHAAN”? Yes, it is Mahaan – still Mahaan because the country, in respect of development of science and technology, information technology network, economic growth and foreign

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