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Beyond Politics, Above Discord, and Compassion in Sacred Spaces

Navigating the complex intersection of faith and political allegiance In recent times, the landscape of social media has become inundated with a myriad of content aimed at criticising the BJP and the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. T...

16 Apr 2024

Why This Election Matters

The 18th Lok Sabha Election 2024 is anticipated to be a crucial event for Indian Politics, with the potential to shape the country’s future trajectory. As the Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) completes its second term in power, the Political lan...

16 Apr 2024

An Appeal to Voters

Dear Naga Brother’s & Sister’s in Christ, I would like to take  this opportunity to appeal to all our voters in Nagaland in general and the Kohima district in particular  to take a few minutes and  give thought to this earnest appeal for y...

15 Apr 2024

Turbulence in the Sky

Notwithstanding the spectacular rise of domestic air passenger traffic over the past two years, affordable air travel still remains a distant dream in India as most airlines are driven by profitability and do not take cost-sensitive consumers into co...

14 Apr 2024

Truth Speakers for Truth Seekers

Your Name- Does It Matter? By Akhrienuo Kh. Soft-hard-loud –stern- In how many ways can our name be called? Going back in your memory lane, you probably remember the many ways and the many people that called your name. Whether right, wrong or by pe...

13 Apr 2024

Cancellation of CASA’s FCRA; A Stab in the Back

In 1947, while India was boiling in the cauldron of communal conflict, following the partition of India and Pakistan into two separate nations along religious line, Jawaharlal Nehru, the Prime Minister of India, having run out of all resources and op...

13 Apr 2024

Cast Your Vote Responsibly For Your Future

At this crucial juncture of Indian history, when citizens are to cast their votes for the eighteenth Lok Sabha election, it is pertinent to reflect on the ‘systems’ we have now and forget our personal ‘issues’ for a moment. Nearly a billion p...

13 Apr 2024

Every Vote Counts

With the Lok Sabha election campaign gaining momentum ahead of the polling, which will commence on April 19, political parties and coalitions, especially the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the BJP and the newly formed Indian Nationa...

11 Apr 2024

Combating Sluggish FDI inflow

Despite being the fastest growing economy in the world, India has been struggling hard to attract foreign direct investments (FDI) for the past few years. As a matter of fact, FDI equity inflow has contracted by 22 per cent in 2022-23 and till Decemb...

10 Apr 2024

Manifestos: Walking the Talk

The Indian National Congress has released its manifesto ahead of the crucial general elections to the 18th Lok Sabha, which is just days away, while the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is yet to do so. The Internet may have drastically changed th...

09 Apr 2024

Health and Wellness

“True wellness is a holistic combination of physical, mental and spiritual health.” Introduction: Rather than focusing on a problem, it considers mental, physical, and spiritual factors. As the adage goes “A healthy body is a healthy mind”. M...

09 Apr 2024

India’s Doping Menace

India’s dream of becoming a ‘sporting nation’ may remain unfulfilled as in its recent report the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) claimed that the country is leading the list for doping violations. Further, WADA has also found India to be the se...

09 Apr 2024

Election Manifestos:  Populism Versus Pragmatism

The core of every election manifesto is bound to be welfare and development as the document is meant to woo the electorate for good showing at the hustings. So, political parties leave no stone unturned to lure maximum number of voters in their favou...

08 Apr 2024

Vote, Do Not Boycott The Ballot !

Not voting allows bad politicians to continue In a democracy, regardless of how disillusioned people are with politicians and the government, voters need to go out and vote to exercise their rights. It is not uncommon for voters to decide not to vote...

07 Apr 2024

Rainbow Rooster Production and Management

Rainbow Rooster The Rainbow rooster is a dual-purpose animal which can be raised with low-input and is multi-coloured chicken suitable for backyard poultry farming. It has been developed by INDBRO who got venture capital funding from Ministry of Agri...

06 Apr 2024

The X Factor: Winds of Change in Manipur

The announcement of BJP candidate for inner parliamentary constituency of Manipur caused jitters and flutters in the BJP circle. Rumours indicated that bigwig BJP leaders were shying away to contest from inner constituency. People perceived the delay...

05 Apr 2024

Tail Docking in Piglets

Introduction Tail docking in piglets is a farm procedure in which the tail of the piglet is removed by surgical means or other forms to control tail-biting behaviour of piglets from one another. Usually, the tail is cut off using a sharp knife at app...

05 Apr 2024

Embracing Nature’s Beauty: My Experience on Nature Camp at Gwizan Resource Centre Khonoma  

Participating in a Nature Camp at Khonoma Village was truly an immersive and culturally enriching experience. Khonoma, located in the Northeastern part of India, is known for its stunning natural beauty, rich biodiversity and vibrant tribal culture, ...

05 Apr 2024

In Defence Of Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation – A Legal Discourse

“We are writing to you regarding the upcoming Lok Sabha elections scheduled to take place in our region on the 19th of April, 2024. We regretfully inform you of the Eastern Nagaland people’s collective decision to abstain from participating i...

05 Apr 2024

Standing in the Gap NBCC calls for 152 Hrs Chain of Prayer for General Election 2024 Part – Two

Reflection 1. Let us acknowledge his Lordship. He is the Creator of the heavens and earth. Everything including our situation is in His Hand. 2. Let us submit our failures as well as our strengths and successes if any to His power so that He will use...

04 Apr 2024

Achieving Drug-Free Utopia

Successive Nagaland governments have expressed concern over the drug menace in the state and vowed to eradicate it, but we have seen only limited success in this campaign as banned substances continue to flow into the state, besides Dimapur becoming ...

04 Apr 2024

Addressing Societal Imbalances

Notwithstanding the massive urbanisation push during the last few years, 60 per cent of the country’s population still live in rural areas, devoid of basic facilities. So, if India is serious about its quest to become a developed nation, the urban-...

03 Apr 2024

The Debatable Liquor Ban in Nagaland

 “Liquor seized in Nagaland by the police” is a headline which frequents the news in newspapers in the state. The status of Nagaland as a dry state has been under scrutiny since the implementation of the Nagaland Liquor Total Prohibition (NLTP) ...

03 Apr 2024

Nagaland Must be Free From Liquor

Nagaland is a Christian state by name and even declared to be “Nagaland For Christ”. Since it is declared for Christ, we innocently thought and hoped that every Naga society, NGO, the Government, office, village, individual, etc. is for Christ an...

03 Apr 2024

Safe Environment for Female Athletes

Just when women’s football is beginning to garner traction and popularity in India amid the number of players witnessing a significant increase over the years, a major controversy has hit it hard. Two female footballers from Himachal Pradesh-based ...

02 Apr 2024
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