Monthly Archives: May 2015

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Written on May, 26, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
After a landmark legal case in the USA in April 2015, Vanessa Woods asks if extending human rights to primates could be a positive step for conservation

Let me begin this article with the heart of an article (part 1) by Lokpachui Siro in Hueiyen Lanpao on May 15 2015. He presents a superb and educated political dialogue on how Nagas in Manipur are treated with non-human rights. His arithmetic (if correct) points out electoral anomaly that looks like an organised hypocrisy giving an obvious advantage to …

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Written on May, 24, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
A Punjabi dhaba

A report in The Sangai Express on May 2 2015 captioned: “Ibobi initiates Make in Manipur Campaign, in line with Narendra Modi’s new economic policy called Make in India”. It was refreshing news. Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh is the man of the hour. Ibobi has already launched this undertaking with World Bank’s investment amountingto 100 crore rupees. His immediate …

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Written on May, 10, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
Brain scan from side to side

It was big news in British national newspapers on April 20 2015, following a publication which researchers have long suspected ie poor cognitive (relating to thought process) abilities are related to children of poor families. Researchers say it is because children from rich families have larger brains and better performance on a number of cognitive measures including !Q in their studies, …

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Written on May, 03, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
Hollywood icon Yul Brynner's commercial after his death in 1985 - whatever you do: don't smoke

In my continuing defence that old age is not the cause of cancer and that cancer occurs at any age, my intention in this paper is to emphasise to my readers that from my personal experience as a physician, and from the research papers I have culled from, cancer should not be the end of the world. It is simply …

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