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Naga People Must Firmly Stand Together

Dear Naga people,I am thankful to our Living God Jesus Christ for the Naga National Plebiscite Da which could once again be celebrated on this 16th May 2020 amidst the pandemic prevailing in the world. Thank you Lord for this democratic right of Naga...

15 May 2020

Covid-19 vs Music Industry

As the whole world is battling this pandemic, many lives are lost, many families are suffering, who are left hungry, poor, hopeless and jobless. The economy is down, financial crisis and unemployment are on the rise. Millions of stranded citizens are...

15 May 2020

Social Distancing During Covid-19

Introduction At this time of Covid-19 pandemic, mass gathering of people is prohibited for community safety. Social distancing helps to avoid transmission of virus. This particular virus is lethal. Dr Duc Cong Vuong, a surgeon says, “this virus is ...

15 May 2020

Our Common Goal — Safety

The announcement by the government of Nagaland to provide a one-time financial assistance of INR 10,000 to its stranded citizens, who wish to stay back in the places they currently live in, has sparked off a heated debate on social media platforms as...

14 May 2020

Queries on the State of Critical Health Infrastructure and Preparedness

To, The Chief Secretary Government of Nagaland Civil Secretariat Kohima–797004 Respected Sir, As the lockdown period draws to a close in Nagaland and Covid-19 War Room under your leadership evolves an exit strategy to the ‘new normal’, we would...

13 May 2020

A Self-Reliant India

Unfailingly, dawn comes after every dark night. A careful look will show a new ray of hope emerging amid the ruins. Similarly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was right in saying that the nation should look at Covid-19 as an opportunity and not as an ob...

13 May 2020

How Important is Rural-Urban Migration?

By Marina Seyie Narendra A migrant worker is a person who either migrates within their home state or country to pursue work. Migrant workers usually do not have the intention to stay permanently in the region in which they work. In other words migran...

13 May 2020

A Disciplined Northeast

While the entire country is grappling with the rapid increase of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases, with the numbers having crossed the 70,000-mark on May 12, the north-eastern states of India have been faring quite well in containing the spread of the de...

12 May 2020

What Will Lockdown 4.0 Hold?

The fifth virtual meet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Chief Ministers of Indian states and union territories took place on May 11. Modi had stated that he would hear all Chief Minsters before taking a ‘considered’ decision on the road a...

11 May 2020

Coronavirus: Another chance to transform the global food trade

Rhonda Ferguson, York University, Canada For the second time this century, the interdependence of the global food supply is in sharp focus. In the first instance, the economic crisis of 2008 created high food prices and pushed an additional 100 milli...

11 May 2020

Happy Mother’s Day

“God cannot be everywhere so he created mothers” – Jewish Proverb On 6th April 2020, a 48 year old Indian woman Razia Begum rode her Scotty from Telangana to Andhra Pradesh, more than 1400 km to bring back her 19 years old son Mohammed who ...

10 May 2020

Yet Another Tragedy

India’s reluctance to learn from tragedies still continues. Not a single lesson has been learnt from the Bhopal gas tragedy, despite the fact that till date, it is one of the most severe industrial disasters the world has ever witnessed. Recent gas...

10 May 2020

The Hallmark of a Loving Mother

Mother’s Day Homily May 10, 2020, today is Mother’s Day. This is the day that the Lord has made. Come, let us rejoice together and be glad in it. Of all the important days that we celebrate right through the year, Mother’s Day stands out as a d...

09 May 2020

Limping Back to Normalcy

Almost all the countries are affected by the current health crisis caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Thousands of precious lives have succumbed to the virus across the world and the lockdown being imposed to contain its transmission has put...

07 May 2020

Opportunity in Hydroponics

The Covid- 19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown taught us a lesson- the need to have a kitchen garden and to keep some livestock and poultry birds in the backyard. Foresightedly Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru had then said- “Everything else can wait but not a...

05 May 2020

India: How Coronavirus Sparked a Wave of Innovation

Sreevas Sahasranamam, University of Strathclyde Entrepreneurs and innovators across India have responded quickly to the challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. A host of new innovations, some emerging from start-ups that have been incubated by univ...

05 May 2020

Nagaland’s Market Scenario

The people of Nagaland are not oblivious to the ever-changing market dynamics happening right before their eyes. Many have been shouting their lungs out about the lopsided market scenario in the state, especially in the commercial hub Dimapur, yet no...

05 May 2020

Use of Correct and Appropriate Concentration of Disinfectant

Though I am not a professional in sanitation and public hygiene, being in a chemistry profession I would like to share to our esteem readers the appropriate concentration to be used while preparing the disinfectant. With the outbreak of the covid-19 ...

05 May 2020

In Appreciation of Frontline Workers’ Sacrifice

The central government extended the lock down by another two weeks after a comprehensive review, as the globe is at a critical stage in its fight against Corona Virus. Experts have warned that India’s healthcare system may not be able to cope with ...

05 May 2020

The Reality of Domestic Workers During the Covid-19 Pandemic

A domestic worker is a person who is involved in work like cleaning, washing, cooking, taking care of children, etc. They play an important role in the well-being of the family. There are approximately 4.2 million domestic workers in India. They rema...

03 May 2020

Fiscal Turbulence and the Covid-19 Cess

Once again, social media has gone on a frenzy over the Nagaland government’s decision to impose cess on fuel on account of Covid-19. The news has even made national headlines for being the first state in the country to levy Covid cess of  INR5...

03 May 2020

Covid-19 is Not a Punishment From God

When unfortunate events happen in our life we feel sad and disappointed. In our brokenness, sickness, failures, pain and death we try to find an answer. We try to find the cause of everything that happens to us. We ask why this and why is that. We wa...

02 May 2020

“Living” Against the Tide

Is there any consolation in being righteous when the wicked flourish without limit? Many years ago, Asaph, the Director of Davidic Choir had struggled with that question. Psalm 73 recorded his bitter struggle and restful answer too. The wicked seemed...

02 May 2020

Some Lessons as We Prepare For ‘Lockdown 3.0‘

M.A. Kalam Covid-19 is a jolt to the way we work and live. The response, what the IMF has called “The Great Lockdown”, was a different kind of jolt. Now, the lifting of the lockdown will be a different kind of jolt and return to normalcy won’t ...

01 May 2020

Towards a Self Sustaining Economy

The abrupt nationwide lockdown imposed by the government of India to contain the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) transmission caught the citizens off guard. It led to chaos and commotion especially among the migrant workers and students. In Nagaland, th...

30 Apr 2020
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