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Celebrity Culture Amidst Coronavirus

“In the world, there is enough for our need. But all these are too little for our greed,” observed the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi. But worrying is the fact that even at the time of corona crisis, we are being driven by greed rather than ...

29 Apr 2020

Covid-19: The Way Forward

Diseases and illnesses have plagued humanity since biblical times, however, today’s interconnected global economy is particularly efficient at helping spread new infectious diseases and simultaneously is uniquely vulnerable to disruption due to its...

28 Apr 2020

Balancing Act: Covid-19 and the Economy

The fight against Covid-19 has entered into a crucial phase, sooner rather than later we have to take a decision on the continuance of nation-wide lockdown. It is not going to be an easy decision to take as the virus has put us virtually in a catch-2...

27 Apr 2020

Our Unwavering Healthcare Workers

Barely three months after the first novel coronavirus (Covid-19) case was detected in Wuhan, China, countries across the world imposed lockdown to contain the spread of the deadly virus, thus forcing millions of people to retreat into their homes. Al...

23 Apr 2020

Solidly Behind our Health Workers

Nearly a month ago, India’s countrymen applauded health workers on the advice of the Prime Minister. But today the same health workers are protesting against attacks, they are being attacked whilst performing their duties in hospitals and work plac...

22 Apr 2020

Coexistence of People and Nature

The battle hasn’t begun in Nagaland yet with Covid-19 cases not being officially recorded in the state, except a patient from Dimapur who was tested positive and is being for the virus at a hospital in Guwahati, Assam. Everybody — state gover...

21 Apr 2020

Implement Relief With Sincerity

Social policies almost always have multiple often unintended consequences. This feature of social policy became quite apparent when Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared a nationwide lockdown on March 22, 2020 without announcing a simultaneous relief...

20 Apr 2020

United or Divided Against Corona

The world is yet to achieve any true success in combating Covid-19 pandemic. The virus has brought the world to a halt during the last five months. Thousands of lives have already been lost and thousands more are counting their days. Experts are pond...

19 Apr 2020

Humanity First

Seeing a humanitarian crisis through a communal prism is nothing short of sin. Everyone knows that an epidemic or pandemic cannot be the creation of a particular community. Moreover, if the source of such phenomenon is known before hand, the world wo...

15 Apr 2020

Education at Home

With the world in lockdown mode for weeks now and life coming to a standstill due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, all sections of society have been severely affected but one sector that may take longer than others to get back to normalc...

14 Apr 2020

Corona Comes Ashore

Like a thief in the night, the first case of the dreaded Covid-19 reached Nagaland and the news came from a most unexpected source. It was Assam Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma that broke the news on 12 April, 2020 at 10:52 PM,...

13 Apr 2020

Together We Must Confront Covid-19

At a time when the entire world needs compassion, togetherness and unity, the behaviour of two countries have shocked us all. The two countries are United States of America (USA) and People’s Republic of China. Instead of joining hands with the res...

08 Apr 2020

Importance of Information Authenticity

Personal hygiene should be a way of life, coronavirus or no coronavirus, but talks about its importance intensified only after the outbreak of the pandemic. We are being taught how to wash our hands, and to do so as frequently as we can in the wake o...

07 Apr 2020

The Need to Invest in Nursing and Midwifery

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has forced the world to re-evaluate life. We have had to take stock of what is essential for daily life and what is not, but perhaps most of all it has taught us the importance and value of health. Every year on April 7,...

06 Apr 2020

Indian Media’s Corona Crisis

Following massive exodus of migrant workers from cities in the wake of 21-day nationwide lockdown, imposed to break the chain of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) transmission, the government of India has knocked at the doors of the Supreme Court to contr...

02 Apr 2020

Humanity First

“The problem is the virus, not the economy,” stressed Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the G-20 conference. Ironically, while the G-20 nations agreed to what the Indian Prime Minister had stated, countries like United States of America (USA) a...

01 Apr 2020

Welfare State to the Rescue

The outbreak of corona virus has put a serious question mark on the continuance of neo liberal economic policy. The policy which emphasises a competitive and profit-making economic order in the world has virtually marginalised the concept of welfare ...

29 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Together We Must Fight

Two significant developments took place in India on Thursday amid anxiety and insecurity over the rapidly increasing novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in the world as well as in the country. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an INR 1.7 l...

26 Mar 2020

Prioritising Pandemic Over Politics

The Election Commission (EC) was right in postponing the Rajya Sabha elections slated to be held on March 26. At a time when the entire world is combating corona virus, there should be no distractions. The government administration should solely focu...

25 Mar 2020

Corona Times

The fear of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) has perpetuated into every aspect of our lives. It has in essence changed the way the whole world functions- the way we work, play and learn has been altered. Many people have been asked to work from home, spo...

23 Mar 2020

Covid-19 Doesn’t Discriminate

Are we really serious about combating Covid-19? Despite the manner in which the virus is spreading in India, many are yet to grasp the seriousness of the matter. Here, for a change the government is not the offender. It’s the people who are hiding ...

22 Mar 2020

Unite Against Coronavirus

Amid fears of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, which has infected more than two lakh people across the world, killing more than 9000 people, and more cases surging quickly in India too with the total number of positive cases crossing 170 in...

19 Mar 2020

Beyond the Gandhi Family

To survive, Congress should learn to live without the Gandhi family. Gone are the days when the said family kept the party together and ensured the party’s victories in polls.  The present generation of the Gandhi family, who are willing to le...

18 Mar 2020

Fighting Fraudsters

Fraudsters continue to have a field day in Northeast India, including Nagaland, cheating innocent and gullible individuals of their hard-earned money- to the tune of lakhs of rupees. The victims are either tricked into compromising bank details or ma...

17 Mar 2020

The Fake News Epidemic

As the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) seizes the world’s consciousness, citizens have been forced to confront and navigate an onslaught of fake news and misinformation. Several people have taken to shutting themselves in their homes as health officia...

16 Mar 2020
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