Written on Aug, 18, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Dear Reader, While this website is under construction, please visit my previous published articles in the “The Sangai Express” Here  

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Written on Jul, 02, 2016 by in | Comments Off on HOMO SAPIENS’ STRUGGLE FOR COEXISTANCE AND RELIGIOUS SUPREMACY

This column is a mixed bag of human struggles for coexistence and religious supremacy. The strife for the Darwinian unification of all life including Homo sapiens has been hard and brutal. As I caught the dying embers of British Raj, I have glimpses of Hyderabad, Goa, Kashmir, Manipur and Nagaland, whose histories dry in congealed blood.   Every time an …

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Written on Apr, 03, 2016 by in | Comments Off on ISLAMIC JIHADS & CHRISTIAN CRUSADES
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  Islamic Jihads or holy wars are now common knowledge as in the recent suicide bombings in Brussels on March 22 2016. This is nothing new. Muslims and Christians  have been having jihads against each other since the 7th century CE, when Christian crusades against Muslims began. No such heroic deeds have ever been inculcated by Hindus  after the first …

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Written on Mar, 20, 2016 by in | Comments Off on LIVES OF INDUSTRIALISED ANIMALS FOR FOOD
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Humbled by the grace and beauty of wild life vistas and a mother’s love for her baby in the Geographical Channel, I was back in time when I could nor wield the sword of scientific reality. The black cow with her new born baby was a bit like a human mother and appeared to be a great character. I was …

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Written on Mar, 16, 2016 by in | Comments Off on MAN AND HIS FACIAL HAIRS
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    One fascinatingly complex issue that has come back into the spotlight recently is that of facial hair. This reminds me of my father, who was a great disciplinarian in my school days, sporting a Hitler-type moustache that made him look more menacing to me. By the time of my college days when I was less frightened of him …

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Written on Mar, 06, 2016 by in | Comments Off on THE SPICE ROUTE
spice route

Roman Egypt under Emperor Augustus, began to look for trades in the east. According to the historian Strabo, within a few years after occupation of Egypt in 30 BCE, 120 Roman boats were sailing to India each year from the port of Myos Hormos on the Red Sea. It was not a commercial success. Archaeologists have explored Roman artefacts such …

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Written on Feb, 28, 2016 by in | Comments Off on THE ANCIENT SILK ROAD
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While in school I had heard about the ancient Silk Road. I had only an idea that was more than vague. Because of lack of library books no teacher knew about it. I remained in this twilight zone until I have read a voluminous new book – The Silk ‘Roads’ – (many trade routes) – A New History Of The …

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Written on Feb, 21, 2016 by in | Leave a comment
Shiva

This column is a mixed bag of human struggles for coexistence and religious supremacy. The strife for the Darwinian unification of all life including Homo sapiens has been hard and brutal. As I caught the dying embers of British Raj, I have glimpses of Hyderabad, Goa, Kashmir, Manipur and Nagaland,  whose histories dry in congealed blood. Every time an empire …

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Written on Feb, 07, 2016 by in | Comments Off on UPDATES ON MUMBAI TERRORIST ATTACK OF NOVEMBER 26 2008 (P1 & P2)
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Terrorism, as the name implies is to terrorise people. The Islamist jihadists use it to the hilt. The recent terrorist attack at the Indian Air Force Base at Pathankot on January 2 2016 escapedwithout disaster though seven Air Force men lost their lives; four of them while defusing a bomb. There is still a layer of darkness beneath the surface that …

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Written on Jan, 03, 2016 by in | Leave a comment
Indian flag & national anthem

  HAPPY NEW YEAR to everyone in Manipur and Let’s sing “Thou (prime minister in Delhi) art the ruler of the minds of all people of Manipur – dispenser of Manipur’s  destiny”. As I join Editor Rajesh of TSE in wishing pluralism and cultural materialism for the whole Manipur (cf. Editorial 29.11.15) I am very touched by a long email …

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