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Beyond Concordants, Handshakes and Prayers

NSCN (IM) and the NNPGs should be held accountable to deliver on their commitments Much hope for peace, reconciliation and unity has been generated once again among the Naga public with the Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) renewing its earlier ini...

24 Oct 2022

Skills and Employment

Employment is so vast that many people fail to see the totality. Some people sit back and complain about unemployment without raising their heads above the walls of their homes. Furthermore, there are thousands of unemployed youth barking for employm...

22 Oct 2022

The Coming of Santa Claus to Nagaland: Shri Narendra Modi

As people are speculating about the coming of our respected Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi in Nagaland, many are curious and anxious to hear from him. Different political parties, organisations, and individuals are pouring their thoughts...

21 Oct 2022

The Eleventh Hour

To do certain things we tend to wait for the last moment to come and that last moment is popularly known as the “eleventh hour”. The eleventh hour is the last possible moment that something can be done before any problem arises. The phrase, ‘El...

21 Oct 2022

Prayer of Repentance at the Naga National Prayer Day Inaugural Service on 16th October

Seeking god’s forgiveness for the sins of our forefathers and our present generation MINISTER: O Lord, in time past, our forefathers were animists. But in your own appointed time you visited our fathers and saved them from the power of the evil one...

19 Oct 2022

Salvation Ministry

Salvation Ministry was founded by R. Steward Odyuo with the vision to spread the love of God to the youngsters and the people as a whole. This Ministry wants all the youngsters who are the future generation to turn to God and save their life in Chris...

17 Oct 2022

Jesus Is Calling Every Believer To Serve Him

Almost cent per cent of the gospel workers in the early Church were laymen mostly from ordinary background with questionable characters from all professions preached the gospel or served the Lord as commissioned by the Holy Spirit. These laymen of al...

15 Oct 2022

The Centralisation of Financial Powers and Office Functions to The HODs : In Dire Need of An Urgent Review

The Administrative Training Institute Kohima under the Leadership of the Director General of ATI. Shri R. B. Thong, IAS had initiated the District Training programs for imparting training on Office procedures and Accounts rules and procedures to all ...

14 Oct 2022

Frontier Nagaland: Dreams and Lived Reality

This writer in one of its articles published in 2017 attributed the demand of the Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Organisation (ENPO) and its subordinate bodies to the ‘politics of elites’ played in Kohima for creation of ‘Frontier Nagaland’, det...

13 Oct 2022

What Temsula Ao Means to Me

A personal tribute It was with great sadness and not a little shock that I learned of the passing of Professor Temsula Ao. Such finality there in the brief statement posted in our family WhatsApp group- my heart stopped beating for a moment. A sweet ...

13 Oct 2022

Roles and Responsibilities of Nagaland Medical Council

The Nagaland Medical Council (NMC) constituted under the Nagaland Medical Council Act of 2014, and as a mandatory requirement of Medical Council of India has been formed. The Council shall henceforth function as a statutory body under the MCI act of ...

12 Oct 2022

How Parents’ Verbal Abuse Affects Adolescents Mental Health

Adolescents whose parents verbally abuse them have poorer mental health deterring them from developing a well-balanced personality and making them vulnerable to develop mental health conditions. “…I don’t know if it is me or the environment tha...

09 Oct 2022

Are We There, Yet?

Nagas have been demanding for “Independence” and “sovereignty” for more than 60 years. But what have Nagas achieved so far? If Nagas have achieved something, it is only self-interest, tribalism, unemployment crisis, underdevelopment, etc. Tod...

08 Oct 2022

Make Mental Health & Well-Being for All a Global Priority

World Mental Health Day 2022 Introduction: Mental wellness is a lifelong process and a proactive strategy to strengthen our mental, emotional, social, and psychological resources. On one level, mental wellness is about prevention; coping with life...

08 Oct 2022

Right to Public Services – ‘Need of the Hour’

Presentation of Advocate Kezhokhoto Savi (national award recipient) Asst. Professor Kohima Law College & President NVCO as resource person on a training – “Sensitisation on Right to Public Services” for Group A officers from 30 departments,...

06 Oct 2022

United States of Nagaland (U.S.N)

“United States of Nagaland (USN)” – an idea, sounded to some people during his lifetime by Lt. Vizol, former Nagaland Chief Minister and Rajya Sabha M.P., whose time had not come yet then. In his funeral meeting, this was reiterated by a retire...

03 Oct 2022

Noble Teachers Had No Other Choice

In this contemporary World of life in a fast lane of highly advanced hi-tech, when Nations, Countries and People are talking about 5Gs, Smart City, Smart Town, Smart Village and Smart Living, the aggrieved teachers (ANATG-2015), without basic ameniti...

02 Oct 2022

The Lost Years of Jaya Prakash Narayan

The period from 1947 to 1963 was a period of political uncertainty  in the Naga Hills under Assam State of India. Despite, the granting of statehood in 1963 with the sole objective of bringing peaceful atmosphere, there was no sign of normalcy a...

01 Oct 2022

Impact of Transport and Traffic Management on Development and Quality of Life

The initiative being taken by the Regional Transport Authority (RTA) Kohima and District Administration Kohima on streamlining of vehicular Traffic and Transport services which was widely published in the media (22nd September 2022) is laudable and c...

29 Sep 2022

Equal Opportunity in Public Employment

To promote “EQUALITY” let us remember a quotation by ARISTOTLE – “Injustice arises when equals are treated unequally and also when unequal are treated equally”. Article 16 of the Constitution of India states that there shall be equality of ...

29 Sep 2022

What Ails Nagaland Sports

Nagaland came to lime light in the world of sports when Dr T. Ao captained the first Olympic football team of independent India. But it took 64 years for Nagaland to produce another Olympian in the person of archer Ms. Chekrovolü. While our neighbou...

27 Sep 2022

On Union Ministers Constant Visit to Nagaland

During the Look East Policy era, Union Ministers hardly visited the region and particularly our state Nagaland. If any union ministers visit, it will be a mega event, big inaugurations, mass gatherings, etc. getting all public attentions in media. Th...

26 Sep 2022

Socio-Cultural Tourism in Northeast India: Possibilities and Apprehensions

World Tourism Day is observed each year on 27 September to foster the significance of tourism and its social, cultural, political, and economic values. It is high time to re-think tourism that is socially and culturally sustainable. Tourism is a win-...

26 Sep 2022

Why Newspapers Will Survive the Onslaught of the Internet

Recently, a prominent Naga personality said, “Who even reads newspapers these days? Everything is readily available on social media…”. Without delving much into the details, I reckon that the statement was in bad taste and wi...

24 Sep 2022

Mizoram Church on Clean Election: Lesson for the Nagaland

The Church is the biggest force in bringing peace and a clean election system in Mizoram. The Church mitigated the Mizo National Front (MNF) and the Security Forces. The Church condemned violence and killing and took many steps to bring back peace in...

24 Sep 2022