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Of grit, guts and gallantry: Celebrating Veer Lachit

Kangkana Goswami Bharadwaz They say “It is fatal to enter a war without the will to win it”. Having said that, one can only imagine, the  vigour, the valour, the grit, guts and gallantry required to plunge into the battlefield terribly ill..

The beauty in tea

Shahnaz HusainIn winter herbal teas are basically warm hugs in a mug. Tea, in its brewed form, has been known to treat all sorts of skin and hair conditions. Teas such as green, black, and peppermint are aromatically uplifting and can help to ti..

Nutrient management in organic crop products

DJ RajkhowaContd from previous issue The organic community has adopted four basic principles (FAO, 2001) and broadly any systems using the methods of organic agriculture and being based on these principles may be classified organic agriculture:  (i) ..

India’s strategy to low-carbon development

Bhupender YadavWith India marching towards Amrit Kaal, the centenary of the country’s Independence offers a significant milestone to the National efforts on sustainable development. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for ‘sabka prayasR..

Will global family planning meet galvanise Govts to deliver on gender equality?

Shobha Shukla – CNSGender equality is an essential cog-in-the-wheel of human development which is socially just and ecologically sustainable. That is why governments worldwide have committed to deliver on this promise by 2030 along with other sustai..

Nutrient management in organic crop products

DJ RajkhowaIndia has achieved significant progress in agri- cultural production during the last five decades due to green revolution. The food grain production increased from 51 tonnes in 1950-51 to 108 million tonnes during 1970-71, 211 million tonnes du..

Know and control your sugar level : World Diabetes Day

Dr Ksh Manglem SinghWorld Diabetes Day is celebrated each year to draw attention to issues of utmost importance to the diabetes community.Between 2021 and 2023 the theme is a topic close to our heart ‘Access to Diabetes Care.’The blue circle i..

Manipur Sangai Festival as a way to ‘Look East Policy’

Rikee ThangjamContd from previous issueThe Manipur Sangai Festival is a setting where social relationships could prosper. The policy implemented by the Government of India as well as the State level policy by using tourism is showing their position of pos..

Journalism is a public good and we must protect it

Vijay Garg Contd from previous issueIn nine out of ten cases the killers go unpunished, according to the UNESCO observatory of killed journalists. Impunity leads to more killings and is often a symptom of worsening conflict and the breakdown of law and ju..

Manipur Sangai Festival as a way to ‘Look East Policy’

Rikee ThangjamIntroductionThis essay considers the possibilities for improving connections between India and Southeast Asian Nations through a tourism festival. It will go through how India initially became interested in Southeast Asia and how tourism mig..

People don’t actually care !!

Birkarnelzelzit ThiyamLately, my life has been turning a lot around to something that makes me smile. I know it’s hard to smile during the worst times but it’s also hard to have bad times when we smile. Well! Instead of playing with words, let..

Journalism is a public good and we must protect it

Vijay Garg Media and journalism are important for any vibrant democracy. With the progress in technology now things have moved beyond the traditional media or way of journalism. Digital media and web media and even social media have become more popular bu..

Holchu Kids

S BalakrishnanOn Children’s Day, I fondly remember my ‘friendly’ encounter with some Holchu kids. Holchu in Nicobari language is ‘friend’.  The Nicobarese people have had friendly relations with foreign sailors unlike th..

Unending quota system & National excellence

Free ThinkerA few days ago, the Apex Court did uphold the 10% reservation for the Economically Weaker Section (EWS); it finally endorsed the idea of giving reservations on economic criteria. Irrespective of caste, creed or sex, all and sundry will get the..

God gives us our daily bread by increasing grain

Lunminthang Haokip1. GENEROSITY MANIFESTS ITSELF IN HOSPITALITY: “A hungry man is an angry man,” the old saying goes. Foodgrains are essential to hold the body and the spirit in one piece. Jesus, the Master of human lives, knew it deeper than ..

Organic seed production-Issues and strategies

L Meghachandra Singh CONCLUSIONThe first International Conference on Organic Seeds, Rome, 2004 concluded with the flowing recommendations:1. Networking to provide training, workshops and materials to integrate seed production in ecological whole-farm syst..

Rishi Sunak has Indian origins, but is a pucca English Burra sahib

Lakshmana Venkat KuchiDo not expect pro-India decisions when it comes to Rishi Sunak, just because he has Indian origins. His first and foremost interests are British interests, and his personal interests -of seeing his party perform at the next elections..

Teacher instils life lessons

Kamal BaruahAn old fashioned signage had caught my attention, that indicating est’d 1890, which I’ve never heeded. It’s our Prathamik Buniyadi Vidyalaya– my first school, where I got to learn in tender days.What makes me love and c..

Organic seed production-Issues and strategies

L Meghachandra SinghContd from previous issueQuick soil cover for effective soil protection, suppression of weeds, Easy decomposition of organic matter and easy in handling, increase of nitrogen availability, Decrease in pest and disease population, Contr..

Outlaw glyphosate and its derivatives

Vijay Kumar HKContd from previous issueEven the majority of agriculture universities in the nation have shown in their research that millets, fruits and vegetables have higher levels of pesticide residues.On the other side the survival rate of animals, in..

Professor Bimola : A Life Fully Lived

"Death, be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so;For those whom thou think'st thou dost overthrow Die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me " (John Donne)Rajendra Kshetri What do I write ? How do I write ? ..

Skin Pigmentation in Winter

Shahnaz HusainHyperpigmentation may seem like a summer thing and a non-issue during the winter months, but this isn't the caseDry weather, cold temperatures, and decreased humidity can cause dry patches on the skin and worsen skin conditions like acne, ps..

Solar energy can help India achieve net-zero

RK Singh, Union Minister of Power & NREThe world is on the cusp of a solar revolution. Not only is solar the world’s most abundant and clean energy source, with its widespread acceptance, it has become the common energy imperative to drive inter..

Organic seed production-Issues and strategies

L Meghachandra SinghContd from previous issue5. Proper crop/variety wise organic seed demand forecast in phase manner through planning of organic production programme by the organic farmers group/supporters.Lack of proper demand forecast has been the majo..

Outlaw glyphosate and its derivatives

Vijay Kumar HKContd from previous issueThe majority of the States obviously do not have any tea crops, where glyphosate is allowed throughout the country easily, according to reports from newspapers and magazines related to the agriculture and others. The..

Role of Bangladesh-Myanmar defense diplomacy in border and Rohingya crisis solution

Dr Arpita HazarikaThere had always been tension along the border between Bangladesh and Myanmar. Along the 271-kilometer sea and land boundary between the two Nations, there is a history of conflict. For instance, a border battle with the Myanmar military..

Who are Scheduled Tribes in the true spirit of Constitution ?

Dr Arambam BirajitContd from previous issueThe equation of adivasis and indigeneity of Meities has been actually derived from the purposive misinterpretation of the Supreme Court judgment “Kailas &Other Vs State of Maharashtra dated 5th Jan̵..

Organic seed production-Issues and strategies

L Meghachandra SinghContd from previous issueA five pronged approach may be initiated in the North Eastern region to cope with the supply of organic seed production and supply. This would not only help in increasing the organic agriculture but would also ..

Outlaw glyphosate and its derivatives

Vijay Kumar HKWidely used weedicide glyphosate has risks to human, birds and animals health as per research. India needs to outlaw the hazardous weedkiller glyphosate rather than just restricting its use. The long-standing call for the banning of glyphosa..

The increasing craze for Govt jobs among the youth of India

Priyanka SaurabhContd from previous issueHowever, if you are deciding to do something special in the future, and if you need job satisfaction, then a government job is the best option.With the scrapping of the old pension scheme and some other benefits, I..

Organic seed production-Issues and strategies

L Meghachandra SinghContd from previous issueHowever, the shortage of organic seeds still remained as a main constraint in expanding the organic crops. In UK, about 250 different varieties of organic seeds are commercially available, out of these 98% are ..

India’s G20 presidency: A watershed moment for emerging economies

Amitabh Kant As India gears up to assume the Group of Twenty (G20) Presidency in less than one month on December 1, it finds itself in a unique position to speak for the concerns and priorities of the world’s developing nations. India stands at the ..

Who are Scheduled Tribes in the true spirit of Constitution ?

Dr Arambam BirajitFor the last 5/6 years we have been talking about the inclusion of Meitei/Meetei in the list of Scheduled Tribes for Constitutional safeguard of the land and resources. Different opinions of different individuals regarding the Meiteis to..

Design, Build and Preservation : An innovative bamboo treatment for industrial building useGrow your future with bamboo

Design, Build and Preservation : An innovative bamboo treatment for industrial building use Grow your future with bamboo..

Organic seed production-Issues and strategies

L Meghachandra SinghIntroductionSeed is the most important critical input in any crop based farming system; the success of organic production system too in dependent on the availability of quality seeds of proven organic varieties. Though the importance o..

Out of the heart comes the issues of life

Lunminthang Haokip ADMITTING SELF-GOALS: I will be using my head for nothing but only to ‘keep my earlobes apart’ if I depart from writing about this nagging thought in me. How many times my perceptions were proved wrong under my nose ! How ma..

The increasing craze for Govt jobs among the youth of India

Priyanka SaurabhContd from last SaturdayBut sometimes it can be said to be an advantage as well as a disadvantage because someone who is above average cannot grow as fast as their average counterparts.In the government sector, next are the benefits and pe..

Design, Build and Preservation : An innovative bamboo treatment for industrial building useGrow your future with bamboo

Dr Jean-Luc Kouyoumji, Dr Eric Heisel, Luis LopezContd from previous issuePreviously, treatment solution when using traditional chemicals. The treatment solution was disposed after two weeks of use, in the environment nearby the tank. This is because of s..

The Garden of Kew-2

Akham Bonbirdhwaja SinghPlants and fungi are vital to the future of food, clean air and medicineIn the official website of the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew it is written that plants and fungi are vital to the future of food, clean air and medicine; we are fi..

The increasing craze for Govt jobs among the youth of India

Priyanka SaurabhContd from last SaturdayGovernment sector jobs have standard working hours, unlike the private sector, where even a college student can continue with his studies. And sometimes in private jobs, we have to work overtime for no benefit. Job ..

Pulicat Lagoon, Flamingos’ haven

S BalakrishnanPulicat Lagoon is the preferred sojourn for the beautiful flamingos that flock there in thousands during winter months. The sanctuary is a refuge for 83 varieties of birds that gather there to a total count of 80,000. What a colourful sight ..

Preserving the environment as a Career Choice

Ranjan K BaruahWe have seen how armed conflicts and wars have affected our lives. In general we look at the casualties from the perspectives of human beings or properties which got damaged or destroyed. If we look closely then we shall find that our envir..

Art of stopping bandhs & blockades

Free ThinkerHalf a decade ago we were facing a series of bandhs and blockades in the valley as well as in the hills. There were more bandhs in the valley and blockades were quite popular in the hills. It is a pleasant surprise that serious bandhs and seve..

Prosecution sanction in alleged extra-judicial executions in Manipur

N Brajakanta Singh (Guest Faculty, Department of Law, MU)Contd from previous issueThe Sessions Court also opined that the CJM/IW has not committed any patent error while issuing notice to EEVFAM As EEVFAM is an association of victims’ families whose..

Design, Build and Preservation : An innovative bamboo treatment for industrial building useGrow your Future with Bamboo

Dr Jean-Luc Kouyoumji, Dr Eric Heisel, Luis LopezContd from previous issueIn practice, those conditions are rarely encountered due to the complexity of the operative conditions and the safety protections for the workers, that leads to attacks of poles by ..

Design, Build and Preservation : An innovative bamboo treatment for industrial building useGrow your future with bamboo

Dr Jean-Luc Kouyoumji, Dr Eric Heisel, Luis LopezBuilding with bio-sourced material is an emerging industry that can make a high contribution to the reduction of GHG emissions and help to unlock the low-carbon, circular economy. Bamboo is a very interesti..

Busting fake news a big challenge for democracy and Nation

Lakshmana Venkat KuchiJust the other day Prime Minister Narendra Modi was cautioning the Nation on the danger fake news posed to the country.  A small piece of fake news can trigger huge chaos across the country and the Prime Minister said India need..

Prosecution sanction in alleged extra-judicial executions in Manipur

N Brajakanta Singh (Guest Faculty, Department of Law, MU)Extra Judicial Execution Victim Families Association, Manipur (EEVFAM) filed a PIL before the Supreme Court in connection with killing of 1528 people in encounters by security forces under the prote..

Remembering Sardar Patel

Prabhat KishoreContd from previous issueIn September 1950, the two contestants for party presidentship were JB Kripalani and PD Tandon – who had the blessing and support of Nehru and Patel respectively. Indeed, the contest was seen as a trial of str..

The increasing craze for Govt jobs among the youth of India

Priyanka SaurabhContd from previous issueA state employee gets better pay and other benefits like increments and incentives. Apart from this, medical allowance and other allowances like DA and HRA are higher for a public servant. The important thing is th..

Safe and sustainable tourism

Depiya ThoudamManipur’s Sangai Festival, is an annual festival organized by the Manipur Tourism Department since 2010 with an aspiration to validate Manipur as a prime tourism destination in the world and spread awareness about its rare endangered e..

Pollution affects beauty

Shahnaz HusainThe rising air pollution has become a buzzword nowadays and is affecting the normal functioning of life due to toxic air and a heavy blanket of smog. Airborne pollutants on human skin can contribute to skin ageing, atopic dermatitis, skin di..

Remembering Sardar Patel

Prabhat KishoreContd from previous issueOverall Command After becoming the defacto Prime Minister, Nehru gave up the Congress presidentship in October, 1946. Patel wanted Kripalani to succeed him. But as Kripalani found that the Government did not consult..

The increasing craze for Govt jobs among the youth of India

Priyanka SaurabhContd from previous issueThat being said, if you are getting a good Group A or a good Group B government job, then surely this is a very good job for your lifetime. But the point to note here is that please do not run blindly after governm..

Being Vegan- a big step to protect the Earth

N Munal MeiteiEveryone has a role to play in effectively implementing the global shift to a decarbonized economy. The world is looking at the climate actions by the Governments during this COP-27. Research shows that meat and dairy products are fuelling t..

Theatre on the eastern horizon

The changing idioms of Manipuri theatreBudha ChingthamContd from previous issueOne example of such an extraordinary theme is “ Mythical Surrender” of NT Theatre Manipur (Best original Script, Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Award, META winning ..

Remembering Sardar Patel

Prabhat KishoreContd from previous issueA shell-shocked Nehru was defiant and made it clear that he will not play second fiddle to anybody and he may even leave the party. Gandhi knew that Nehru could go upto any extent for power, whereas Patel could sacr..

The increasing craze for Govt jobs among the youth of India

Priyanka SaurabhContd from previous issueThere are a lot of lucrative opportunities for the person who is ready to work hard.The mindset of our parents is the most important reason in our life. The parents of the present generation of students are very mu..

Unity Music Fest 2022 - on 5th and 6th Nov, 2022

Unity through Music by LILIAC from USA and ABOUT US from India for Revival of Classic Rock will be performing live in ManipurSanjoo ThangjamThis festival will be LILIAC’S 1st international performance out of the USA. And as for ABOUT US – they..

The garden of Kew

Akham Bonbirdhwaja SinghWho has not heard of the Kew Garden, the Royal Botanic Garden of England at London Borough of Richmond on Thames. Richmond is one of the 32 boroughs of London and Greater London (a borough is a district of London having its own Loc..

Soil: Earth’s skin is the environment cleaner

N Munal MeiteiWhile many people recognize that clean water and air are signs of a healthy ecosystem, most of us do not realize that a critical part of the environment is right beneath our feet. The ground plays an important role in maintaining a clean env..

Prohibition law vis-a-vis Manipur

Prof (Dr) Nimai Chand Luwang Contd from last SaturdayAccording to the WHO, the harmful use of alcohol is a causal factor in more than 200 diseases and injury conditions and globally 3 million deaths occur annually due to harmful use of alcohol (5.3% of al..

Are HIV programmes missing the young who need them the most ?

Bobby Ramakant – CNSContd from last SaturdayComprehensive sexuality education is another missing or weak cog-in-the-wheel in India’s education system. Also we need approaches that reach out to the young who are not enrolled in formal education..

Howrah Bridge – A bridge without nuts & bolts!

S BalakrishnanI take the liberty to write about Howrah Bridge merely because I lovingly walked its entire length once and would love to walk many times again. Kolkata’s Howrah Bridge is everyone's dream bridge; to see it and walk on it at least once..

Sunak is very close to me

Free ThinkerThese days the internet, facebook, twitter, snapchat,  insta, whatsapp including tiktok is full of  Shri Narayan Murthy’s son-in-law’s success story. The world is told that he has become the Prime Minister of India’..

The future of students

Vijay GargDespite the Russia-Ukraine war, Indian students studying in educational institutions in Ukraine continue to study there, marking a major crisis. Despite the fierce war, more than 1000 students left Ukraine and did not return to the country. The ..

Painting a glimpse picture of my debut posting place, Ukhrul Hr Sec School and the invaluable experiences garnered thus far

Tongtong SertoThe Day was 29 August 2016, overwhelmed with excitement built up for the D-day, I went to the renowned showroom in Imphal where I could see myself dress with expensive branded touches like Arrow, Van heusen after all the first impression is ..

Career in Ayurveda

Ranjan K BaruahOne of the contributions from India in health care is Ayurveda. It is one among the seven Ayush systems and is referred to as the science of life. For years, it has been a key part of a comprehensive natural healthcare system in India. It&#..

Is BJP’s Southward march running into roadblocks ?

Lakshmana Venkat KuchiThe South India plan of the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party, to maximise its returns from what has been a near-virgin area down the Vindhya’s, is apparently going a bit awry, going by the indications from the ground. Though there ..

Save Meetei and other indigenous people of the State

Th Ranjit Singh “Meetei community inhabiting in the State and elsewhere are the original or native of Manipur/Meitrabak/Kangleipak/Haoleipak and forms one of the principal indigenous communities of the North East India. Since Meetei is the orig..

Are HIV programmes missing the young who need them the most ?

Bobby Ramakant – CNSContd from previous issueSelf-stigma often results when self-issues interact with external causes (such as discrimination or violence in family, school, social or work settings), resulting in depression, low self-esteem, anger an..

Significance of Bangladesh PM’s upcoming Japan visit

Kamal Uddin MazumderContd from previous issueWith Japan being the most attractive export market in Asia, Bangladesh is trying to negotiate a free trade agreement (FTA) or economic partnership agreement (EPA), with the commerce ministry having already prod..

Significance of Bangladesh PM’s upcoming Japan visit

Kamal Uddin MazumderContd from previous issuePrime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will meet bilaterally during the visit, and it’s probable that both parties will sign many memorandums of understanding on cooperativ..

Are HIV programmes missing the young who need them the most ?

Bobby Ramakant – CNSContd from previous issue“Lot of young people do not want to go for a HIV test because they do not want to be judged by their parents or legal guardians. Also, there are prejudices related to being sexually active as well.&..

The great Asian Highway : Tokyo to Istanbul

Lunminthang HaokipFROM NH-39 TO AH-1: Highways always were a fascination to me. The broader motor-way creates a panoramic view that’s appealing to the senses. Even in a train journey, when the tracks are changed from meter gauge to broad gauge track..

Significance of Bangladesh PM’s upcoming Japan visit

Kamal Uddin MazumderFebruary 10, 2022, marked 50 years of diplomatic ties between Bangladesh and Japan. The recognition of Bangladesh on February 10, 1972, marked the beginning of Japan’s cordial State relations with Bangladesh, but they actually st..

COP27: Focus on climate adaptation and resilience

N Munal MeiteiThis year COP27 at Egyptian coastal city of Sharm el-Sheikh from 6 to 18 November, 2022 will focus particular attention on strengthening climate adaptation and resilience, mitigating emissions, facilitating a just transition, and increasing ..

Are HIV programmes missing the young who need them the most ?

Bobby Ramakant – CNSContd from previous issueHIV prevalence among persons who inject drugs is 6.26%, 3.14% among transgender community (including Hijra), 2.69% among gay men and other men who have sex with men, 2.10% among prison inmates, and 1.56% ..

Housing system for sow and piglets for better health and production

Girin Kalita and Kalyan SarmaContd from previous issueOn the other hand when piglets are weaned, they are deprived of the nutrition and immune protection they got from milk while sucking. Usually weaned piglets are removed from farrowing pen and reared in..

Housing system for sow and piglets for better health and production

Girin Kalita and Kalyan SarmaIntroductionPig farming comprises of two components – one is the production for weaned piglet and rearing of breeding animals and the other is the production of finisher pigs for pork production by rearing of weaner pigs..

Significance of Deepavali

Prabhat KishoreIndia is the land of festivals. Deepawali or Diwali is one of them, which is celebrated on the Amavasya of Kartik Krishna Paksha. The Shanti Mantra from Brihadaranyaka  Upnishad “Tamso  Ma Jyotirgamya” i.e. “Lead..

The third ring in marriage is ‘Suffe-Ring’

Lunminthang HaokipContd from previous issueFUTURE TENSE : Here lies the high-water mark of the bond of matrimony. The groom shall no more bank emotionally on his parents now that his better-half had arrived. The bride, on her part, is to notionally leave ..

Are HIV programmes missing the young who need them the most ?

Bobby Ramakant – CNSMore than one in every four new HIV infections in Asia Pacific were in the young people in the Asia Pacific region (in 2020). More worrying is that almost all of these new HIV infections in the young people, were among the young ..

The game of my heart

Birkarnelzelzit ThiyamIf feelings are what we feel and emotions are what we express, then feelings are internal & intangible and emotions are externally expressed and usually having a tangible form. The smile that comes to your face when you see a lau..

The third ring in marriage is ‘Suffe-Ring’

Lunminthang HaokipDO WE SEE MAD-RAGES?:  Marriages are made in heaven, it’s said. Many wannabe grooms and brides hum this oft-repeated line without giving the serious thought it deserves to what it actually conveys. It presupposes that God had ..

The human mind is somewhat of a mystery

Vijay GargContd from last SaturdayThe Stanford team is said to have transplanted clusters of human cells into the somatosensory cortices of newborn mice, the part of the brain that processes or 'processes' sensory information, such as touch, from througho..

Pulicat, the coastal trading centre since the 1st century

S BalakrishnanPulicat near Chennai is famous for its lagoon, the 2nd largest in South Asia. But let us see about Pulicat Lagoon later in a separate article. Pulicat is also historically important because it was here that the first Dutch settlement in Indi..

Corruption down & down

Free ThinkerJubilant to see a new police recruit with our lady leader; he spent not even 10 rupees to be selected as the police personnel.  To express his gratitude he wants to see the Hon’ble CM, hope he might have got the appointment.  S..

Give up on fear not dreams!

Dr Sumedha KushwahaLife becomes easy when we choose an option called “GIVE UP”. Numerous people can give excuses- of how they aren’t that rich/ how old they are/ how sick they are/ how they aren’t that educated etc. These help them..

Soil and water conservation measures for hill agriculture

SK PattanaaikContd from previous issueIn NEH region, bench terrace cultivation exists in slopes up to100 per having terrace width as low as 3 m and situations on steep hills normally do not permit a longer length of terrace. Level beds with vertical inter..

Soil and water conservation measures for hill agriculture

SK PattanaaikSoil and water rare the most important natural resources. In North East India these valuable resources are lost due to the hilly terrain topography ad heavy rainfall. The cultivated lands in the hill slopes suffer from nutrient loss and the p..

The MLA without money, a house and car

Kakai SingsitContd from previous issueBeing an honest activist in a State like Manipur comes with a price. With little or no financial support, the plethora of urgent issues and the day to day expenses that keeps mounting up he was forced to sell his plot..

The human mind is somewhat of a mystery

Vijay Garg The human brain or brain is still a matter of mystery to some extent and a large group of scientists are engaged in its discovery. Under this discovery, for the first time, a small part of the human brain has been successful in implanting ..

Destination UK

Akham Bonbirdhwaja SinghThe queen expired and Prince Charles was just crowned. I was reading some snippets in the net, somebody drew a parallel between queen Victoria and Elizabeth II, he called both the queens iconic. Yes, both could be iconic, Elizabeth..

Winter fruits for glowing skin

Shahnaz HusainWith the temperature dipping across the country, the women struggle to look for an array of lotions which could face the onslaught of the winds, cold temperature, and harsh sun rays to help revive and rejuvenate tired, dull, dark and lacklus..

The MLA without money, a house and car,

Kakai SingsitIf this man’s story was a song I’d go for a hundred encore or even more.I was in Senapati when the election results were announced. Sadness overwhelmed me as some of the candidates whom I was rooting for walked away with the woode..

Youth ChangeMakers: An idea can change the world

Sumita Thapar Contd from previous issueParticipants also got a chance to visit The Dignity Foundation, a Kuala Lumpur based social enterprise that focuses on the education of urban poor children, especially refugees. At present it is imparting quality edu..

Sin makes you a burden to yourself

Lunminthang HaokipCHRIST WILL REIGN FROM ZION: ZCS stands for Zion Country School. It’s a rural centre of learning run with limited resources for the under-privileged backblock students. The Youth Camp at LT Phai (13 to 15 Oct, ‘22) was meant ..

Youth ChangeMakers: An idea can change the world

Sumita Thapar So said Sivananthi Thanenthiran, Executive Director of The Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW), echoing the famous words of American civil rights leader Robert Williams. She was speaking to the youth changemakers who..

New TB treatment breakthroughs must reach those in-need without delay

Shobha Shukla – CNS Contd from previous issue“There is no such thing as a magic bullet when we are dealing with drug resistance. Any novel regimen has to be taken with the perspective of programmatic adjustments of what is needed. Moreover, th..