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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

Silence of God: A Reflection

After more than a month of Nation-wide lockdown and the improved flavor of home worship, there is still within me a longing for a fuller spiritual-fill from the seemingly absence-of-God scene. Lately, I am reminded of this verse: “Behold, the days ...

30 Apr 2020

Lockdown Musings: Changes in Classes Due to Covid-19

Introduction 2020 is a roller coaster year with a series of unfortunate events. First an entire country caught fire. World War Ill released a trailer. And then the Chinese started getting sick. So very sick that a pandemic officially broke out all ov...

30 Apr 2020

Emergence of a Visionary and Ideological Based Political Party a Necessity in Nagaland

A humble request to dear readers to take a short break from Covid-19 updates so as to start a fruitful discussion on the above mentioned topic. As we all know the destiny of any state is bound to be determined by the political parties who, for better...

29 Apr 2020

Why Schools and Colleges Should Not be Opened Amid Covid-19

Though I don’t claim myself to be an expert in tackling Covid-19, I would like to share my opinion through this write-up. Until and unless a vaccine or a sure cure is found which according to the experts may not happen very soon, proper measures an...

29 Apr 2020

Surviving as an Introvert

During the ongoing nationwide lockdown, whereas most are struggling to do away with their social life, it’s not quite difficult for someone like me. How often do we get time to stop pretending to be interested in having a blast at a bar on the week...

28 Apr 2020

Safety at Work is Must

We work for our livelihood in different sectors which includes government or private. There are people who are also involved in entrepreneurial activities and are also engaged in unorganised work. Around the world people are engaged in different occu...

28 Apr 2020

Urgent Issue of Patient-Nurse Ratio in Nagaland

Dear government of Nagaland, despite the rampant upgradation of hospitals the staffing pattern of patient – nurse ratio all over Nagaland is evidently inadequate. Regardless of the deadly Covid-19 lurking around us it is learnt that the departm...

27 Apr 2020

Lockdown Musings: The Usual Morning

It was 9 AM in the morning when I checked my phone. My eyes were heavy on sleep. With time plenty on my wallet, technology lavishly blessed and bestowed to the generation and a good amount of procrastination to spare, I had spent the previous night, ...

27 Apr 2020

The Satisfying Psalmist’s Shepherd

Psalm Twenty-third came out from the shepherd-turned-king David’s experiences. It immediately reveals a pledged relationship – “The Lord is my Shepherd.” We often talk about God as belonging to a distant realm, but David testifies a highly pe...

26 Apr 2020

Lockdown Lessons

Lockdown has been quite an experience for everyone. The range goes from one extreme to the other. We have people whining and complaining about the boredom of it all, and we have others meticulously rationing their resources to last them through. But ...

24 Apr 2020

Psychosocial Impact and Psychosocial Care During Global Pandemic Covid-19

Coronavirus brings us tough times, you switch on the news or look at your favorite website, and it’s not a pretty picture. More dead every day, infections on the rise, health care systems reaching their limits. Whole countries in lockdown, families...

23 Apr 2020

The Murky Purchase of Inferior PPE

The world is overpowered by Covid-19 and the richest and the most powerful nations are helplessly struggling against the pandemic during the last 3 months. Despite using the best protective medical suits being used by the Doctors and nurses, hundreds...

22 Apr 2020

From the Heart: Three Snippets on Covid-19

First Snippet: Keep Calm As humanity faces one of the deadliest pandemics in history, panic is emerging as another symptom of the virus. Extremely stressful situations such as lockdowns and social distancing, the endless barrage of rumors and informa...

21 Apr 2020

Has Covid-19 Wrecked the World Economy ?

Concerns over the spread of the Covid-19 virus have translated into an economic slowdown. The world economy will go into recession with a predicted loss of trillions of dollars of global income due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s a serious problem f...

20 Apr 2020

David vs Covid-19: The Ultimate Showdown

My dear friends, the Honorable Prime Minister has already announced the introduction of the second phase of national lockdown from April 15 to May 3, 2020. That means there cannot be any congregation of believers for corporate worship in the church f...

18 Apr 2020

Abraham’s Faith – A Lifetsyle

A couple of months ago, we heard the news of Covid-19 as a phenomenon of a distant land, but now it has become our own story. Criticisms and sarcasms were hurled at one another because we all were new to it and didn’t know its gravity then. Not tha...

18 Apr 2020

“Humanity must Prevail”

Ever since the World Health Organisation declared the Corona Virus (Covid 19) as a pandemic the whole world has been engulfed in a daily struggle for survival against an invisible yet deadly enemy. As the virus spread across the nations of the world,...

17 Apr 2020

Wake-up Call from Covid-19

We have had enough of the corruption in our state and we have also learned how to adjust with it. We never thought of voicing against the wrong doers and we never expected our leaders to do good things even in our wildest dream. But at this hour, we ...

17 Apr 2020

Clarification by Basu Damani

On the Morning of April 13, 2020, when the news of the first patient with Corona Positive spread like wild fire through social media across the state, a friend of mine with my own consent, put up in social media about my quarantine at a Govt. Center ...

17 Apr 2020

Recognition For Our Health Care Workers

“Angels do exist and heroes do wear capes. When the story of the covid-19 pandemic will be written, the main heroes will definitely be our angels in white, blue and green—The Health Workers.” While everyone is advised to stay at home, the healt...

17 Apr 2020

Covid-19 Crisis: Nagaland Must Reflect and Reset Our Priorities

The ongoing crisis, brought about by the deadly virus called Covid-19, is unprecedented in recent human history. The last time the world saw a pandemic of a global scale was the Spanish flu that took the lives of several million about a century ago. ...

16 Apr 2020
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