jabeen

Location Imphal
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I am working as a teacher. I enjoy travelling, internet surfing and reading. I am especially fond of reading about different cultures, environmental issues, mysteries, histories etc.


The menace of solid waste

In the year 2017, one of the biggest problems faced by the people living in Imphal was regarding the solid waste management. Like in many other urban areas of India, solid waste management in Imphal consists of centralised method in which...

I have never been a birdwatcher as I don’t find them fascinating enough to spend my time watching them. However, since some months back when a couple of birds, known as shembaang in local language, decided to build their nest at our verandah, I got...

For the enthusiastic people living in Imphal Holi festival is a time to relax and chill out. Here, the Holi festival is celebrated for five days. Most of the institutes including the education institutions and media remain close for these five...

Problems of a gifted child

John is in seventh standard. He is a brilliant student and has always done well academically since his childhood. It is very easy for him to learn new things as he has an excellent memory, reasoning skill, and a great interest in learning. His...

Aplastic anemia

Sometimes we are so engrossed in our works that we don’t pay much attention to the minor ailments we may get. We neglect those ailments thinking that they could not cause any serious damage to our health. Such negligence and subsequent delay in...

Some days back I came across an article in which it was mentioned that the volunteers helping the disaster management team of Storm Sandy were having a tough time assorting the donations sent for the victims as many of the items sent like used...

Tokay gecko- the reptile endangered by myths

This year one of the news items which frequently appeared in the local newspaper in Manipur is the arrest of individuals for smuggling or catching Tokay gecko. Similar news items appeared in the newspapers of neighbouring northeast states too....

Peer pressure

Peers are someone whom we consider as an equal such as those belonging to our age group or those who belong to the same social status. They may be our friends, classmates or colleagues. As we spend a greater part of the time with them, they play a...

Concerns about the uses of internet

When internet made its appearance for the first time, it was welcomed as a useful tool and rightly so as it has made our professional and personal life much easier and simpler. To cite an example with the presence of internet, one no longer has to...

As the month approaches November people are eagerly waiting for the Diwali to burst the crackers, lit sparklers, decorate their homes with lights, and of course enjoy the sweets. But to the people belonging to the Meitei community of Manipur...

The importance of education cannot be ignored in shaping the future of the individual and bringing developments in the society at large. However, most people tend to think of education only in terms of the educations we get within the class rooms....

Practices followed in organic farming

During the eras of 70’s intensive agriculture was promoted to increase the crop production. Such intensive agriculture depended heavily on the new technologies invented, use of chemical fertilizers and use of better quality seeds. Though the crops...

Dams are any barrier constructed across the river, streams or other water bodies etc to regulate the flow of water. Dam construction brings both economic and social development of the region. It boosts the economy of the region by providing...

Arsenic- its toxicity and removal

Very often people in certain parts of Bangladesh and West Bengal who has been using the ground water for many years suffers from general weakness of the body, low body weight,lesions on their hands and feet. Such symptoms are usually associated...

With industrialization, many toxic substances have contaminated land, water and air. Such contamination can have an adverse affects on the health of the living organism and subsequently on that of the ecosystem as a whole. Among the many techniques...

Agroforestry

    Agro-forestry is a kind of land management in which the same pieces of land is used for different purposes such as pasture, agricultural crops and growing trees. The agricultural crops, the fodders and the trees are either grown sequentially...

Wind energy

Wind is formed due to the differential heating of the air by the sun and the rotation of the earth. The sun heats up the atmosphere unevenly; the layer of the air which is just near the earth’s surface is heated up the most. So, being hot it tends...

  Polythene is one of the biggest sources of environmental pollution around the world. And it should be a cause of concern for everyone as it is a non biodegradable substance and cannot be broken down by the microbes into simpler products. It can...

Geothermal energy

Geothermal energy is the energy derived from beneath the earth’s crust. The interior of the earth is divided into three main regions-crust, mantle and core.  The crust is in solid state and we live on it. The inner regions are very hot with the...

The developments that followed industrialization have made our life very comfortable. We are able to enjoy many facilities and privileges. Our works have become easier. But in the process of bringing out such developments, we have unknowingly...