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Liberating the Naga Spirit

Wati Aier,Convener,Forum for Naga Reconciliation. In the history of human civilisation, seemingly small and insignificant events have often caused transformative effects. Today’s small happening here in Kutsapo village is going to produce significa...

18 Feb 2024

The Digital Shift Transforming Education in India

Aroon Kumar India’s educational sector is experiencing a profound transformation as it shifts towards online education, a change propelled by the dual forces of technological innovation and the unprecedented challenges of the global pandemic. T...

17 Feb 2024

Supportive Interventions and Academic Expectations during Exam Time

Prof. Saroj Sharma Chairperson, NIOS and Dr. Sunita J. Kathuria Consultant (Reasearch& Evaluation), NIOS A significant number of children who prepare for their exams, particularly the board exams, experience anxiety and stress related to their ac...

12 Feb 2024

Appeal for Immediate Intervention Against Further Fragmentation of Naga Homeland by Occupational Forces

To, His Excellency Antònio Guterres Secretary General United Nations New York, 10017 Excellency, We the undersigned, representing the sentiments and the aspirations of the Naga youth, bring to your urgent attention on the serious threats propounded ...

08 Feb 2024

Physical, Mental Well-Being Top Priorities for Indians in 2024 — Report

NEW DELHI — Physical and mental well-being, along with personal finance management, have emerged as the top priorities for Indian adults in the year 2024, according to a report on Tuesday. The report, Amex Trendex, by American Express is based on a...

06 Feb 2024

Heartiest Compliment to Shri Advani, India’s New Bharat Ratna 

SC Jamir Former Governor Gujarat, Odisha, Maharashtra and Goa and former Chief Minister Nagaland It gives me immense pleasure to congratulate Shri LK Advani on being conferred India’s highest civilian award. As the literal translation of the no...

03 Feb 2024

79th Year of the Setting Up of the Naga National Council

Naga National Council (Feb 02.1946 – Feb 02. 2024) Today, Feb 02 2024 marks the 79th year of the setting up of the Naga National Council. And on this auspicious day  I, Gen Thinoselie M Keyho, President, NNC, on my own behalf and on NNC’s be...

01 Feb 2024

Budget 2024: Why Do We Need to Congratulate FM Nirmala Sitharaman?

M Chuba Ao This is certainly a Vote on Account and the new government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji will present the new Budget for financial year 2024-25 by July-August probably when the new Parliament will meet after ...

01 Feb 2024

Message of His Excellency President Yung Aung on the Occasion of 44th Raising Day of NSCN/GPRN on 31st January 2024 at Council Headquarters

My Beloved Nagas, On this auspicious occasion I give glory and honour to the almighty God for sustaining the Nagas struggle through every difficulty and obstacle since the day we began our national journey. I greet each and every Naga and thank you a...

31 Jan 2024

Speech of His Excellency Q.Tuccu, Chairman, National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN) On the 45th NSCN Raising Day Celebration, the 31st January, 2024.

My dear countrymen and comrades in arms! On this historic day I greet you all in the name of our Lord and saviour Jesus Christ. Today we are reminded of how our history of Naga political movement took a different turn when the trust of the people was...

31 Jan 2024

45th Raising Day Message of NSCN (Unification) Chairman, GEN. (RETD.) M.B Neokpao Konyak

I give all Glory and Honour to our Almighty God Jehovah, the Creator of Nagaland for His mercy and sustenance. I acknowledge all Naga tribes, Churches, Apex Civil societies for the unceasing support. On 11th November, 1975 Shillong Accord was signed ...

31 Jan 2024

95% of Indian Parents Concerned About Child’s Screen Addiction, Says Report

NEW DELHI — In today’s digital age, parenting presents an unprecedented set of challenges. With children growing up in a world saturated with online content, the line between constructive engagement and harmful addiction has become increasing...

30 Jan 2024

Busting Exam Stress: Balancing Physical Health and Mental Well-being of Students

Dharmendra Pradhan Union Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Students often face a formidable challenge to strike a delicate balance between achieving academic excellence and maintaining physical and mental health in a fi...

30 Jan 2024

Beware the Political Potter

By Monalisa Changkija We are a few days away from entering the second month of the New Year. “Oh, how time flies” would be our normal reaction but time is flying at super speed. Perhaps, it is my “fertile imagination”, but in the past couple ...

29 Jan 2024

Lung Cancer Screening: Who Should Consider It and Why?

Dr. Raj Nagarkar, MD & Chief Surgical Oncologist at HCG Manavata Cancer Centre Nasik For those bravely facing the challenges of lung cancer, steering through the challenges of treatment options and managing the emotional toll can be an arduous ...

22 Jan 2024

Botanical Remedies: Remedies From Plant Material Under Natural Farming

Natural Farming is a chemical-free alias traditional Indian farming practice. It is considered as an agro-ecology based diversified farming system which integrates crops, trees and livestock with functional biodiversity that largely depends on use of...

21 Jan 2024

Social Media Use Triggers Stress, Unhappiness Among Materialistic Users — Study

LONDON — The use of social media is associated with risks, especially for people with a highly materialistic mindset, as scrolling down content posted by others can increase stress and unhappiness in such users, say researchers. At the same time, t...

21 Jan 2024

7 Fun Facts About Bread

By N Lothungbeni Humtsoe Bread, a simple yet remarkable creation, has been a faithful companion to humanity for millennia. Whether it’s the comforting aroma of a fresh loaf wafting through a kitchen or the crispy exterior of a well-baked baguet...

19 Jan 2024

Making India a World-Leader in Quality

Shri Piyush Goyal Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles India is on a mission to become a world leader in providing top-quality products that meet the highest global standards in line w...

10 Jan 2024

Empowering Reads for a Transformative 2024

NEW DELHI — As the New Year unfolds, resolutions abound, often centred on personal and professional development. Engaging with empowering books sparks a transformative journey. These books aren’t just repositories of knowledge; they’re ...

08 Jan 2024

Comma

Monalisa Changkija As any year comes to a close, journalists usually write year-enders on significant political, economic, social, cultural, health, environmental and such issues. I thought about one such year-ender on matters Nagaland for my last As...

05 Jan 2024

North East Region’s Tech Transformation – Accelerating Development Through Innovation

Shri G. Kishan Reddy Minister of Development of North Eastern Region A decade back, North East Region’s challenging topography, with vast forested area and landlocked geography was accepted as a natural impediment to development and connectivity in...

03 Jan 2024

Nagaland Moving Towards Dystopia

Tokheho Yepthomi MP Lok Sabha India got its independence on 15th August 1947 and now at 77 years India is a nuclear power and the world’s most populous country. Nagas’ started its political movement in 1929 with the representation given t...

03 Jan 2024

2024: Global Election Fest

By Asad Mirza 2024 will be a historic election year, when democracy will undergo a major test with elections in approximately 70 countries including the US, India, Mexico and South Africa. More than 3.7 billion voters will head to the polls, and thei...

03 Jan 2024

Gaming Addiction Causes Behavioural Changes — Experts

LUCKNOW — Gaming addiction is leading to behavioural changes in children and also adults, according to experts. If your child is getting angry over petty issues, losing interest in daily activities or eating and sleeping too less, it is time to con...

14 Dec 2023

Gaza Imbroglio Continues Unabated

By Asad Mirza As the Gaza conflict enters its 66th day, the last week saw a U.S. veto on a UN resolution. The US also approved an emergency sale of $106 million worth of tank ammunition to support Israel’s military actions. GCC countries held a...

12 Dec 2023

Supreme Court Verdict on J&K Art 370 Has Strengthened the Spirit of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat’ — PM Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India On 11th December, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India delivered a historic judgment on the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35(A). Through its judgment, the Court has upheld the sovereignty and integrity of India...

12 Dec 2023

Season in the Sun

By Monalisa Changkija Come November, it is the season in the sun for Nagaland as the season of festivals begins here in right earnest. These festivals take numerous forms nonetheless they are festivals, as the general idea is of celebrations, commemo...

03 Dec 2023

Pancreatic Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, and Risk Factors

By Dr. Nandish Jeevangi The pancreas, a small organ situated deep within the abdomen, often goes unnoticed until it becomes a source of health concern. Responsible for producing digestive enzymes and regulating blood sugar, the pancreas plays a pivot...

29 Nov 2023

Islamophobe Geert Wilders, the new Dutch PM?

By Asad Mirza Last week, veteran Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders vowed to be Prime Minister of the Netherlands eventually, following an election in which his party won the most seats. Wilders vowed on X: “I will be prime minister.” In a...

29 Nov 2023
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