Monthly Archives: May 2016

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Written on May, 29, 2016 by in | Comments Off on SCHEDULED TRIBE MAKE-OVER OF MEITEIS WILL END HILL-VALLEY DIVIDE
SCHEDULED TRIBE MAKE-OVER OF MEITEIS WILL END HILL-VALLEY DIVIDE

Please release me, let me go; for I don’t love you anymore. ┬áTo live a lie will bring us pain; so release me and let me live again (Englebert ┬áHumperdinck). This was Top of the Pop song in 1966 Britain. This was what the Hillpeople have been singing in Manipur from 1946, with a refrain by the United Naga Council …

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Written on May, 22, 2016 by in | Comments Off on SRI AUROBINDO ASHRAM, PUDUCHERRY
SRI AUROBINDO ASHRAM, PUDUCHERRY

We’re all leery of change, and the future changes in ways we can’t see. I’m always cheered by visions of the future when science will dominate human existence. When one dies the soul dies. I’ve been lucky to have a soul that has seen many of these changes. When I was in class V we were made to memorise in …

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Written on May, 15, 2016 by in | Comments Off on THIS MANIPUR – SO MUCH OF KNUCKLE DUSTING
THIS MANIPUR - SO MUCH OF KNUCKLE DUSTING

I see friends shaking hands, saying how do you do and I say to myself what a wonderful world – sang Louis Armstrong. This is what we want to see in Manipur; chingmee (hillpeople) and Tammee (valley people) shaking hands as friends and equals; and we say to ourselves what a wonderful Manipur. Friendship involves mutual fondness to begin with, …

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Written on May, 08, 2016 by in | Comments Off on THE BURGEONING IMPHAL CITY – BIRD’S EYEVIEW
THE BURGEONING IMPHAL CITY - BIRD'S EYEVIEW

PROLOGUE. Pursuant to news – Ibobi trumpets Sports & Culture (TSE, April 29 2016), could the development of Ningthoukhong Temple complex include a memorial plaque to Manipur’s first doctor Thokchom Goberdhon Singh, who hails from Ningthoukhong. I attended him when he breathed his last and died of a good old age. Manipur Sana Leimayol, Chingna Koina Pansaba, Haona [sic. Chingmeena] …

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Written on May, 01, 2016 by in | Comments Off on THE EARTHQUAKE – GOD IS MORE SINNED AGAINST THAN SINNING
earthquake-in-imphal

The recent earthquake (6.7 Richter Scale) in Manipur on January 4 2016 killed 6 people. There were a couple of mild earthquakes in Imphal that I vaguely remember, just before WWII. A quake in the neighbouring regions of Sagain and Mawlaik in Myanmar on April 13 2016 (6.9 RS) killed 30 people. The earthquake in Japan (7.6 RS) on April …

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