‘Iodised Salt- Traders Responsibility’

‘Iodised Salt- Traders Responsibility’

Deputy Chief Medical Officer with the salt traders of Mokokchung during the Global Iodine Deficiency Disease Prevention Day observed at Mokokchung Municipal Council Conference Hall on October 22   Mokokchung, October 22 (MExN): Global Iodine Deficiency Disease Prevention Day was observed at Mokokchung Municipal Council Conference Hall on October 22 under the theme ‘Iodised Salt, […]

Senti L Jamir releases songs in Ao language

Senti L Jamir releases songs in Ao language

(From left) Noksang Jamir, Senti L Jamir and Alem Jamir.   Dimapur, October 22 (MExN): Senti L Jamir, Guitarist of the Frozen Heart band accompanied by Noksang Jamir, Bassist of Alo Wanth Band and Alem Jamir, Guitarist of Regeneration Brothers as well as Alo Wanth band has released three Christian songs in Ao language.   […]

Nagaland wildlife division receives one monitor lizard

Nagaland wildlife division receives one monitor lizard

Roko Angami with Forester-I, Kiukhenshi S Yimchunger and others, after the former donated the monitor lizard in Kohima on October 22. (Morung Photo)   Our Correspondent Kohima | October 22   As part of augmenting wildlife conservation efforts in Nagaland, a football veteran Roko Angami today donated a monitor lizard to the state’s wildlife division […]

Review of primary teacher recruitment rules

Keduovilie Linyü The Nagaland School Education Service Rules 2017 has created some uncertainty and doubtful future for the PSTE/D.EL.ED passed candidates as regards to the prescribed required qualification for recruitment to the post of Primary Teacher. Under Rule No-7 Direct Recruitment, III, A&B, it has been inserted that the required qualification should be PSTE/D.EL.ED or […]

In an era of money power and party politics, Nagas re-live best practices of village republic

In an era of money power and party politics, Nagas re-live best practices of village republic

The newly ‘selected’ leaders of the new Putu Menden or Village Administration of Mopungchuket Village during Nülaksü, a traditional event that marks their ascend to reins of power in the governance of the village. Known as Tazüngpur, these selected few are the executive also equivalent to Cabinet Ministers. They are collectively responsible to the village […]

Microcosm and Macrocosm

Edward Lotha Jotsoma   In this world of ours and in this life of ours we encounter conflict; there is always the question of me and the other, us Vs them. Why does this scenario arise. Let me be brutally frank- it is because humans as a species and race are selfish. And selfish to […]

Don’t ruin all that hard work

Imlisanen Jamir We cannot allow disputes within ourselves to ruin one of the most remarkable conservation success stories that Nagaland has seen.   The Amur Falcons brought global attention to the state for all the wrong reasons in the beginning. Images of the birds being hunted in droves spread across media outlets, drawing concern and […]

Corruptors seem a step ahead of enforcement agencies

Veturi Srivatsa IANS   It is all nice to say that fans deserve fairplay, not cheating and corruption. Yet, allegations of betting, spot-fixing and match-fixing keep sprouting in the world of sport, and corruptors seem a step ahead of the sports authorities and the law enforcement agencies.   And it is difficult to catch thieves […]

Biya wins Cameroon re-election by a landslide

Biya wins Cameroon re-election by a landslide

President of Cameroon Paul Biya with Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) attend a signing ceremony at The Great Hall Of The People in Beijing, China on March 22, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo)   YAOUNDE, October 22 (Reuters): Cameroonian President Paul Biya won an emphatic election victory with 71 percent of the vote, the Constitutional Council […]

Raikkonen puts Hamilton’s fifth title on hold

Raikkonen puts Hamilton’s fifth title on hold

Oct 21, 2018; Austin, TX, USA; Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen (center) of Finland celebrates winning the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas with Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen (left) of Netherlands and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (right) of Great Britain. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports   AUSTIN, Texas, October 22 […]

Former Croatia PM sentenced for bribe, war profiteering

Former Croatia PM sentenced for bribe, war profiteering

Former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader is seen at a court during an announcement of a verdict in Zagreb, Croatia on October 22. (REUTERS Photo)   ZAGREB, October 22 (Reuters): Former Croatian prime minister, Ivo Sanader, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison on Monday for taking a bribe from Austria’s then Hypo Alpe Adria bank […]