No doubt about this. The Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) has changed for the better and one reason for this possibly could be the decision of the then Congress Government to make this department strictly professional.
Eight bodies of the nine people killed in the Churachandpur protest against the three Bills passed by the State Assembly on August 31, 2015 finally laid to rest. Hopefully this should exorcise the ghost of the 2015 Bills, which the Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JACAATB) had dubbed as anti-tribals.
At 68.81 pc the pass percentage in the Class XII examination this year is a bit better than the 65.42 pass percentage of last year. This means that out of the 26,139 students who appeared for the Class XII examination conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur (COHSEM) this year, 17,987 managed to get through and while the students who have passed and those who have excelled certainly need to be congratulated,
Severing political ties with State Govt Ghost of 2010 continues to haunt The ghost of 2010 is yet to be exorcised and as the United Naga Council has stated, the decision to sever all political ties with the Government of Manipur still stands. The genesis of this decision can be traced to the decision of […]
Not that this will stop corruption. But this is perhaps the first visible sign of the State Government delivering a powerful statement that it is intent on pulling up those involved in corrupt practices. How successful the initiative of the Government is will depend on whether the Government has taken up this initiative with the sincere attempt to check graft practices or is more concerned with playing to the gallery.
Yes, the first State level Shirui Lily Festival has got off to a grand start and all credits for this should obviously go to the State Flower, the BJP led State Government and the hospitality of the people of Ukhrul and Shirui village.
Better late than never. We can only take solace from the fact it is, in most cases, better late than never. Of course, we are referring to Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren’s thought provoking call to give up Meitei-centric mentality.
Give me a good mother and I will give you the world. This quote may be attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte but it should stand true for everyone.