Founder Artistic Director of Hill Theatre, Bendang Walling whose play “Jina and Etiben” will feature on the opening night of the 6-day National Theatre Festival 2017 to be held in Mokokchung. “Jina & Etiben” to feature on opening night   The annual National Theater Festival 2017 is set to be held in Nagaland for the […]

Balancing the use of Technology

Ms. NzanoKikon Asst. Prof., Dept. of History, St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama   Have you ever wanted to return to a life without 21st century technology? Have you ever thought about returning to nature like William Wordsworth, John Keats and Robert Frost? I believe many people will prefer the 21st century technological age because of its […]

Investing in our shared humanity and destiny!

Today, we are living at a time where the most basic value to respect human dignity and human worth is threatened. Real borders are not the boundaries drawn on maps. The real borders are in human hearts and between human values. They are between the powerful and the powerless, the free and the bonded, the […]

Human suffering must end in “forgotten land” of Yemen

Anastasia Moloney Thomson Reuters Foundation   “The country has been besieged for three years, state employees have been unpaid for months, and people have no access to basic services such as water, electricity, health and food”   Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman said the world is turning a blind eye to the plight […]

India’s judiciary stands guardian against authoritarian tendencies

Amulya Ganguli IANS   Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat’s advice to cow vigilantes not to bother over much about judicial strictures shows a measure of annoyance with the roadblocks which the Hindutva lobby is facing in a secular polity.   The dissatisfaction may have increased in the saffron camp in view of two […]

Petrol pumps to be shut for 24 hrs from Oct 12 midnight

NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 9 (PTI): The United Petroleum Front (UPF) today announced a 24-hour closure of outlets by petroleum dealers nationwide from October 12 midnight to press the government on their demands, including rectification of trade anomalies. The UPF has said that if the government does not relent, it would go for an indefinite closure […]

Asia Soul Winners’ annual conference underway

Asia Soul Winners’ annual conference underway

Speakers at the 15th Asia Soul Winners’ annual conference currently underway at Sovima, Dimapur.   Dimapur, October 9 (DIPR): The 15th Asia Soul Winners’ annual 4-day conference got underway on October 7 at Rengma Baptist Church Sovima, Dimapur.   Delegates from Karbi Anglong, Majuli island (Assam), Arunachal Pradesh, Phenshunyu, Tripura and other states are attending […]

Nagaland Home Dept workers deliberate on various issues

Kohima, October 9 (DIPR): A meeting of all the officers and staff of Home Department was held on October 6 at Secretariat Conference Hall under the Chairmanship of Home Commissioner, Nagaland, Abhishek Singh IAS.   Various issues related to the functioning of the Home Department were discussed. Home Commissioner invited suggestions from all the officers […]

Challenges ahead, be ethical, courteous, new SBI chief tells staffers

Mumbai, October 9 (IANS) Warning of challenges ahead, the State Bank of India’s new Chairman Rajnish Kumar asked all the 268,705 employees of the country’s largest bank “to maintain the highest standards of ethics and provide courteous services to customers”.   In a two-and-a-half page long letter to each employee this week, he has said […]

Workshop on role of Churches in tobacco control

Dimapur, October 9 (MExN): An advocacy programme on the role of the churches to bring down the prevalence of tobacco use in the society was held at United College of Theology and Mission (UCTM) on October 6.   During the programme, Dr C Tetseo, DNO NTCP emphasised the crucial role the churches, irrespective of denomination, […]

Shell to fuel energy startups in India

Bengaluru, October 9 (IANS) British-Dutch oil major Shell’s Indian subsidiary on Monday unveiled a programme to support energy startups in India by offering to work with them for six months.   “Selected startups will have access to work at our technology centre in Bengaluru for six months,” it said in a statement here.   Through […]

Sensitization on Child Rights & Child Welfare held

Dimapur, October 9 (MExN): A sensitization programme on Child Rights and Child Welfare was conducted at Touch of Hope School, Shokhuvi Village on October 7 by CHILDLINE Dimapur, with around 150 students.   Besides showing informative and educative videos on the rights of every child, CHILDLINE Centre Coordinator, Lozua Kape, informed the students about the […]

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