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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

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

The People in the Hill Areas of Manipur Deserve Better

Article 371-C of the Constitution of India is a special provision for the “hill areas” of Manipur given in 1972 when Manipur, as a Part C state, was elevated to a full fledged state. There are several such special provisions for many states, incl...

30 Mar 2024

Ombudsmanship- An Efficacious Remedy

Around the world, currently, there is an increasing interest in the institution of Ombudsmanship and its working. An official appointed to investigate the complaint by individuals against mal-administration, especially by public authorities is introd...

28 Mar 2024

Taxation Menace and its Possible Consequences

The Kohima Chamber of Commerce & Industry(KCCI) issued a statement on the harassments of the business community in the Capital in local press dated 6.10.2023 that by “various elements’ including  “charity deeds in favour  of buffe...

28 Mar 2024

Trends in Higher Education and Career

Dr. Walunir There is a renewed debate on the objective of education amongst academicians and academic administrators especially faced with ‘Industry 4.0’: whether education should continue to serve moral or material purpose of humanity. Even thou...

28 Mar 2024

Better state

Nagaland, the Land of festivals, is also the land where corner walls of buildings accessible by the public are covered with a favorite decorative paint, betel nut [pan/tamul] spit. And office building compounds, the compounds of educational institute...

28 Mar 2024

Flying Jewels of Nagaland

Northeast India, one of the most diverse biodiversity hotspots, is home to the Eastern Himalayan Mountain ecosystem, high altitude forests, rainforests, hills, valleys and grasslands, which are a perfect habitat for butterflies to thrive. The Riversi...

26 Mar 2024

A guide to finding inner strength

In life, we all face moments when it seems like the odds are stacked against us and no one believes in our abilities. It is during these times that we may feel lost, discouraged, and even hopeless. But what if I told you that the most important perso...

26 Mar 2024

Whispers of the Past: Unveiling the Enigmatic Kachari Ruins of Dimapur

Nestled amidst the bustling town of Dimapur in Nagaland, India, lie the Kachari ruins, silent sentinels whispering tales of a bygone era. These enigmatic remnants, believed to date back to the 10th century, stand as a testament to the once-flourishin...

25 Mar 2024

Chronology: From Backward Tract to Frontier Territory

The process of the isolation of Eastern Areas can be traced back to 20th century with the creation of Excluded Area in the Naga Hills District under the province of Assam. So before we proceed to the discussion of the current contemporary problem, it...

24 Mar 2024

The Start of Holy Week

Palm Sunday Introduction: Holy Week, in the Christian church, the week between Palm Sunday and Easter, observed with solemnity as a time of devotion to the Passion of Jesus Christ. In the Greek and Roman liturgical books, it is called the Great Week ...

23 Mar 2024

Predicament of Naga Hoho: a social perspective

The Naga society in time past was not an organised society.  It was only with the rising of NNC, the Nagas were awakened to the call for unity of Nagas as a distinct tribal people with their identity among other tribal groups of people. The cons...

23 Mar 2024

Dream of Crossing 400 in 2024: Mathematics

Finally, the hour has come for which the people of the whole country were waiting. The Election Commission has announced the dates for the Lok Sabha elections. The first phase begins on April 19. The results of the election are coming on June 4. PM M...

18 Mar 2024

Journey From My Heart – Rising Youth of Eastern Nagaland

With the resplendent dawn casting its golden embrace upon the land of our forefathers, I, Liose T Sangtam, Son of Eastern Nagaland, stand before you- my dear brothers, sisters, fellow patriots and the rising youth of Eastern Nagaland. Fellow citizens...

17 Mar 2024

A Vision for Cultivating Champions

Sports transcends the realm of mere physical activity; it weaves itself into the very fabric of a society, shaping individuals and communities. In Nagaland, a state brimming with youthful potential and a rich sporting heritage, fostering a robust spo...

14 Mar 2024

The Significance of World Consumer Rights Day

Every year the 15th of March is observed as the ‘World Consumer Rights Day’(WCRD) globally and Nagaland is also observing with rest of the world. The significance of this day is that on March 15, 1962 President John F. Kennedy spoke before the US...

14 Mar 2024

Like the Slumdog Millionaire

From One FYUGP Student to Another Danny Boyle’s Academy award winning film, “Slumdog Millionaire” brings the story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. Jamal fin...

12 Mar 2024

“Irregular Availability of Non-Judicial Stamp Papers in Nagaland”

The Indian Stamp Act, 1899 (the principal Act in brevity) was enacted by the British colonial government to standardise and regulate the stamp duty levied on documents and transactions across British India. It is a fundamental piece of legislation go...

09 Mar 2024

Why Selfish? Selfishness is the Driving Force of Life

Innately selfish, humans are a manifestation of self-interest itself. From birth, individuals navigate life’s complexities, maturing and advancing with each passing day. Yet, as age sets in, strength wanes. Faced with the inevitability of aging...

08 Mar 2024

International Women’s Day

“Man can never be a woman’s equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her”….. Mahatma Gandhi Introduction: The entire world is celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, 2024, with the them...

08 Mar 2024

Nurturing a Frontier Naga Territory: A Rule of the People, for the People and by the People

In the intricate web of constitutional governance and the geopolitical challenges faced by India, particularly in the northeastern state of Nagaland, the idea of establishing a Frontier Naga Territory emerges as a potential solution to address longst...

07 Mar 2024

Generation-Z: The Generation in Question

What is Generation Z? Generation Z, often known as Gen Z or Zoomers comprises of people born between the years 1996 and 2010. Gen Z is currently the second youngest generation, with Millennials before and Generation Alpha after. The first Gen Zers we...

06 Mar 2024

Leadership in Nagaland

Nagaland has experienced few positive developments since attaining statehood in 1963. Ground-breaking institutional reforms such as, communitisation of elementary education, rural healthcare, power distribution and water supply earn the state a place...

06 Mar 2024
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