In Kohima, Longing for Kohima: A reading of Easterine Kire’s Respectable Woman

Lhütü Keyho PhD Scholar, North Eastern Hill University Even in KyÕto—hearing the cuckoo’s cry—I long for KyÕto When Matsuo Basho (1644-1698), the famed Japanese poet and diarist, composed this haiku, he was probably musing about memory and nostalgia— on pain and suffering caused by attachment. Kire’s latest novel, Respectable Woman, a chronicle of the endless […]

LOVE AND MARTYRDOM-THE GREATEST SACRIFICE IN LIFE

Kaka D. Iralu Martyrdom is often projected as the greatest sacrifice that a person can do for another person. It is an act where a person sacrifices his own life so that others might live. Jesus too extols this noblest of virtues by saying:”Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his […]

Sabbath and Ten Commandments

Dr. Sashipokim Jamir OTS, Dimapur Introduction: Tom Peters writes, “If you’re not confused, you’re not paying attention” (Peters, 1987).1 In recent times, Nagas have been going through some sort of confusion or perhaps, should I say paying attention over the issue of observing Sabbath (or Sunday) in our context. This confusion actually is not bad […]

Priyanka Chopra loves sexting husband Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra loves sexting husband Nick Jonas

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra says she enjoys “sexting” with her pop-singer husband Nick Jonas when they have some time apart. The 36-year-old actress married her 26-year-old beau in December last year, and she also said they like to share racy images with each other to keep the spark alive when their work keeps them away […]

CCRCYFK conducts 6th Annual Sports Meet

CCRCYFK conducts 6th Annual Sports Meet

Members of Chakhesang Christian Revival Churches Youth Fellowship Kohima during their 6th Annual Sports Meet in Kigwema on March 21. (Photo Courtesy: CCRCYFK) Kohima, March 23 (MExN): The Chakhesang Christian Revival Churches Youth Fellowship Kohima (CCRCYFK) held its 6th Annual Sports Meet on March 21at Kigwema Village Ground under the theme, “Unity Through Sports.” Around […]

Christ King Hr Sec School holds annual sports

Christ King Hr Sec School holds annual sports

Students of Christ King Hr. Sec. School participating in parade during the inaugural day of its annual sports meet held from March 20-22. (Inset) Akumla Chuba, NCS, Director, Youth Resources and Sports, the special guest addressing at the inaugural function. (Photo Courtesy: CKHSS) Kohima, March 23 (MExN): The Christ King Hr. Sec. School (CKHSS) Kohima […]

Unified Juniors win 1st Peli Sekrenyi penalty shoot-out

Unified Juniors win 1st Peli Sekrenyi penalty shoot-out

The champion Unified Juniors and runner-up team Peli No 15(C) with organizers. Our Correspondent Kohima | March 23 Unified Juniors team emerged the champion of the 1st Peli Sekrenyi penalty shoot-out held here today at TM School Ground under the aegis of Peli No. 15, L. Khel, Kohima Village. With this win, Unified Juniors pocketed […]

Higher taxes for foreign investors from April 1

Mumbai, March 23 (IANS): Changes in the SEBI listing and prevention of insider-trading regulations, revisions in the double-taxation avoidance agreements (DTAAs) with Mauritius and Singapore are set to come into effect from April 1. The changes in DTAAs give India the right to tax capital gains arising on Indian equity shares sold by a Singapore or […]

Bulgarian justice minister resigns over real estate deal

Bulgarian justice minister resigns over real estate deal

Tsetska Tsacheva speaks during a news conference in Sofia, Bulgaria, November 13, 2016. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov/File Photo SOFIA, March 23 (Reuters): Bulgarian Justice Minister Tsetska Tsacheva resigned on Saturday following media reports that she and three other ruling centre-right GERB party politicians have bought luxurious apartments at below market prices, the government’s press office said. Tsacheva […]

Tata Motors to hike car prices by up to Rs 25,000

Mumbai, March 23 (IANS): Automobile major Tata Motors will increase prices of its passenger vehicles range by up to Rs 25,000 starting April 2019. The company said in a statement on Saturday that the prices will be hiked due to rising input costs and external economic conditions. According to Mayank Pareek, President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, […]

Passengers airlifted from cruise ship stranded off Norway

Passengers airlifted from cruise ship stranded off Norway

A cruise ship Viking Sky drifts towards land after an engine failure, Hustadvika, Norway on March 23. (REUTERS Photo) OSLO, March 23 (Reuters): Rescue helicopters were evacuating people from a cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said. The maritime rescue […]

Girls’ sports competition cum workshop under BBBP

Girls’ sports competition cum workshop under BBBP

Participants of girls’ sports competition cum workshop under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao held at Pfutsero on March 23. Pfutsero, March 23 (MExN): A one day girls’ sports competition cum workshop under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao of Pfutsero Sub Division was conducted on March 23 at Pfutsero Sports Complex. Zeneikhonuo Vimero, ADC Pfutsero in her keynote […]

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