The country had recently witnessed a highly unexpected mandate in the five poll bound states. A clear majority for Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, and a hot potato mandate for Goa and Manipur. While the Congress wrest power from SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab winning 77 of the 117 seats, the BJP won 312 (of 403 seats) in UP and 57 (of 70 seats) in Uttarakhand respectively. In Manipur and Gao, BJP came second after Congress but form coalition governments in both the states.

The North East Region (NER) , the heartland of Congress political power in the east , wobbles after BJP made debut in Manipur in the five state assembly elections held during February to March 2017. It paved the way for BJP to make in-roads in the region. Despite tallying behind Congress, BJP was able to form the government in Manipur with the supports of winning allies. Paradoxically, even though it was second in the race in terms of seats won in Manipur, it garnered more vote share – 36.3 percent against Congress sharing 35.1 percent. Practically speaking , vote share is the real mirror of popularity than seats won.

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Potability of water depends on its various quantities such as its physical, chemical and bacteriological aspects. The quality of water is maintained for promotion of health and well being of the consumers. Pure water is one which is colourless, free from turbidity and abnormal taste and odour. While wholesome water is one which is free from pathogenic organisms. It should not have substance which can dissolved lead, zinc or other poisonous metals with which water remains in contact during its storage and distribution. In this connection, drinking bottled mineral water culture in Manipur has become a fashion in the recent past but not aware of its contents. Moreover, a number of mineral water bottling plans under different attractive advertisement have been coming up in Manipur like mushroom growth. In this article, the author wish to made the general public aware of the physical, chemical and bacteriological contents of bottled mineral water by a recent case study.

What is the ‘best knowledge?’Extremely useful is the phrase, ‘to the best of my knowledge’. It is confident and assertive, denoting the fact that the statement to which it pertains is made after due consideration and a thorough, conscientious mental review — and yet, implicit in it is a certain modesty, humility and open-mindedness implying that perhaps someone else’s knowledge could be even better. Or, ‘my’ knowledge could become even ‘better’ in the future.

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At the dawn of 8th March, my wife received a message from one of my closest friends saying that ‘Pabung has just passed away’. As soon as she saw the message she informed me that Pabung Chitreshwar is no more. I sprang out from my bed and made a call to confirm the sad news.

One of the basic needs for human being is shelter and one of the terms associated with this is ‘Construction’. Generally construction includes residential building construction, industrial construction, commercial building construction, heavy civil construction. Each type of construction project requires a unique team to plan, design, construct and maintain the project.

World glaucoma week is a collaborative project between the World Glaucoma Association and the World Glaucoma Patient Association to eliminate glaucoma blindness by alerting people to have regular eye check – up, including examination of the optic nerve.

Uric acid is a natural substance produced in our body which has both good and bad side effects. Under normal concentrations, it is a very potent antioxidant which accounts for more than 50 percent of the antioxidant activity in our blood. When its levels are normal, it is beneficial. But when it is high, it precipitates into crystals and can be very harmful. In its crystal form, uric acid causes a lot of swelling or inflammation in the various tissues of the body.

“I can never forget that day. It is etched in my mind forever. I came back from the laboratory totally devastated and in tears. I had never ever thought even in the wildest of my dreams that a person like me could contract TB. But that was what my reports confirmed.