Post story on failed sting is valuable journalism lesson

David Bauder Associated Press   With a thwarted sting and dueling videos, the clash between the Washington Post and conservative advocates Project Veritas led University of Minnesota professor Jane Kirtley to toss aside the intended topic for her media ethics class on Tuesday. The news was irresistible.   The Post’s story Monday that exposed the […]

Philanthropy by example: Building homes for poor her passion

Philanthropy by example: Building homes for poor her passion

(Left) The house where the beneficary family lived till they moved to their new home in October.  (Right) The new house  (IANS Photo)   Sanu George IANS   Everything about this 57-year-old retired zoology professor is unique — and what stands out is her abiding compassion for the deprived. In 11 years, she has built […]

Director General of Assam Rifles visits Nagaland

Kohima, December 3 (MExN): Lt Gen Shokin Chauhan, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, Director General of Assam Rifles visited Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (North), Kohima from December 2 to 3.   The General Officer reviewed the operational preparedness of the Assam Rifles in Nagaland, informed a press release from Lt Col Amitabh Sharma, PRO, HQ […]

Time to respect child rights

“Juvenile justice fractures as child ‘falls from height’” goes the headline of The Morung Express after a contentious episode involving a child in Wokha Town in October. Despite varying versions, it was established that laid down procedure were not followed by different stakeholders and juvenile justice was violated.   Most recently, when the Nagaland Board […]

Is public silence and complacent attitude allowing the Nagaland govt to get away from its responsibility for the crumbling infrastructure? How?

Is public silence and complacent attitude allowing the Nagaland govt to get away from its responsibility for the crumbling infrastructure? How?

Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes. Just look at Dimapur. They are hardly getting 4 to 5 hours of electricity a day but they are so comfortably numb and enjoying the blackout.   • Yes. No unity among Nagas. If somebody raise a voice, first they will identify the […]

18th state archival exhibition

18th state archival exhibition

The Archives Corner at Hornbill Festival 2017 in Kisama. (Morung Photo)   The State’s Department of Art & Culture has set up Archives Corner at Bamboo Pavilion, Kisama as part of the Hornbill Festival of Nagaland.   This is the 18th state archival exhibition set up with an objective to create awareness of archival treasures […]

13 dead, 2 missing after boat capsizes in SKorea

13 dead, 2 missing after boat capsizes in SKorea

South Korean police officers and rescue workers carry a victim of a boat capsizing at a port in Incheon, South Korea on December 3. A fishing boat collided with a refueling vessel and capsized, the country’s coast guard said. (AP Photo)   SEOUL, DECEMBER 3 (AP): At least 13 people were dead and two missing […]

World leaders gather in Nairobi for pollution-free planet

Nairobi, December 3 (IANS): The UN Environment Assembly, the world’s highest decision making body on the environment with delegates from 193 countries, will gather in this Kenyan capital for three days from Monday to step up action to counter rising pollution levels.   Tackling pollution is a crucial insurance policy for current and future generations, […]

‘Ex Egyptian premier’s whereabouts unknown’

‘Ex Egyptian premier’s whereabouts unknown’

Egypt’s former prime minister Ahmed Shafik poses for a photo near the entrance of his residence in Abu Dhabi February 6, 2013. (REUTERS File Photo)     CAIRO, DECEMBER 3 (REUTERS): The family of former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik said on Sunday it had not heard from him since he was deported from the […]

Gum disease bacteria linked to esophageal cancer

New York, December 3 (IANS): There is now one more reason to brush your teeth regularly. Researchers have found that some bacteria that lead to gum disease may also increase the risk of esophageal cancer that affects the tube running from the throat to the stomach.   This study, published in the journal Cancer Research, […]

Malls, groceries in Dimapur found selling expired foodstuff

Malls, groceries in Dimapur found selling expired foodstuff

One of the pictures taken by the research trainees show a superimposed label in one of the products bought as sample item. (Inset) Another of the sample items with dates erased/removed.   Many items sold with tampered & superimposed labels, MSW trainees’ study reveal   Morung Express News Dimapur | December 2   ‘Never judge […]