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Generally, most of us are right handed since birth. So, higher percentage of works are done more by the right hand for us right handers. That’s why our right hand muscles starting from the arm upto the wrist are usually bigger than our left hands.
The Supreme Court’s July 14 judgement on alleged extrajudicial killings in Manipur takes an important institutional step. It recognises the presence of state violence in conflict areas. It also notes that the victims of such violence have no access to justice, which is a basic human right recognised by the Constitution.
Dr Budha Kamei
(Contd from yesterday)
At the closes by two girls dancing together in the centre of the circle; the step is the same, but they change about as in a quadrille, and great use is made of movements with the hands. This and all the dances end by the men meeting in a close circle, holding up their daos and giving vent, simultaneously, to a long drawn hoey, once repeated.
Sometime ago, maybe a year or two, I wrote a series of four articles about Ruskin Bond on this page of the newspaper, narrating a bit of the work and life of this beloved hill-man storyteller and my bonding with him during our brief meetings in New Delhi. Every time we met in the capital city he invited me to visit his Landour home, near Mussoorie town, if I wish to have a long chat with him over a mug of beer. Ruskin Bond loves beer.
The Zeliangrong are one of the natives of Northeast India. Racially, they belong to Mongloid stock and speak the Tibeto-Burman language. Tradition says, the Zeliangrong ancestors originated from a cave recognized as Mahou Taobei; they moved to Makhel and to Ramting Kabin, and then to Makuilongdi, Senapati District of Manipur.
Without justice and accountability, India can’t deliver on its Sustainable Development Goals promise
As India comes up for Sustainable Development Goals review at the United Nation’s High-Level Political Forum in New York on Wednesday, it is unlikely that Indian authorities will deviate from painting a rosy picture.
The origin of Manipur Rajbari, Redlands can be traced back in the year 1927 when Sir Churachand, the Maharaja of Manipur purchased ‘Inglesby’ complex at Rs 10,000 (Rs. Ten thousand) from one Jamatullah, son of Aulad Hussain, a prominent citizen of Shillong whose families are now staying opposite Presbyterian Church in Police Bazar.
(In reference to the incident of JCB used as an ambulance and a loss of a precious life in Khengjoi sub-division of Manipur’s Chandel district)
All the peripheral states of India, elected and governed by the people of the land, share international border with neighbouring countries, well fenced and defend the core of India making the nation stronger and stronger in all aspects of economic progress and guarding the sovereignty.
I’m beginning to wonder how much longer should we be reading of the cut off of highways and routes; taken by gruesome landslides, peoples displaced beause of their houses and shelters half-submerged. People taken to die: by rivers, turbulent; with landslides, buried deep by nature.
Helpless and shattered as we’ve been, either we consider this a natural routine of fear and unrest or a fine lack of development, rests on our decent selves.