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  • The incredible dragonfly

    The incredible dragonfly

    Flying insects can often prove to be a nuisance — mosquito bites cause an itchy rash, a wasp&’s sting inflicts acute pain, flies are singularly disgusting, but dragonflies, with their strange droning noise as they descend on to water, are harmless, with an almost fairy-like appearance and movement. Their flight is so unique that engineers …

    August 25, 2016
  • Still in the morgue

    Still in the morgue

    On 31 August, 2015 the Manipur assembly in its special session passed three bills — the Protection of Manipur People Bill, 2015, the Land Revenue and Land Reforms (seventh amendment) Bill 2015 and the Manipur Shops and Establishment (second amendment) Bill 2015. These were called “anti-migrant Bills”. The next day, people, mostly tribals, in Churachandpur …

    August 14, 2016