Pakistan’s perilous state – the public position and perception

Book Review: Pakistan under Siege: Extremism, Society, and the State; Author: Madiha Afzal; Publisher: Viking/Penguin Random House India; Pages: 208; Price: Rs 599   Vikas Datta IANS   It is considered one of the world’s most dangerous countries for being a hub of a particularly virulent form of violent religious extremism, whose impact ranges far […]

Ura Academy’s 48th annual seminar underway

Ura Academy’s 48th annual seminar underway

Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu releases Tenyidie book during introductory session of Ura Academy seminar in Kohima on May 23. (Morung Photo)   Our Correspondent Kohima | May 23   A three day long 48th annual seminar of Ura Academy got underway here today at Ura Academy Hall.   Gracing the introductory session here this afternoon, Timikha […]

Silence Breaking

Abokali Jimomi Time magazine named, “The Silence Breakers” as 2017 Person of the Year: the #MeToo movement and uncountable people who came forward to share their stories, breaking the silence speaking out against sexual harassment and abuse.   The Time said the story honours the “voices that launched a movement.” “The women and men who […]

NGO from Zunheboto wins national conservation award

NGO from Zunheboto wins national conservation award

Tizu Valley Biodiversity and Livelihood Network team receiving the National Biodiversity Authority award 2018   Morung Express News Dimapur | May 23   The Tizu Valley Biodiversity and Livelihood Network won the India Biodiversity Award 2018 in the category of ‘Sustainable Use of Biological Resources (Institution) on special Mention Award’ conferred by the National Biodiversity […]

TGOUN receives Best University of the Year Award

TGOUN receives Best University of the Year Award

Award conferred in field of curriculum development and instructional material preparation   The Pro Chancellor of The Global Open University Nagaland Dr. S. N. Pandey receiving the Best University of the Year Award in the area of Curriculum Development and Instructional Material Preparation at IIT Delhi.   Dimapur, May 23 (MExN): Dialogue India sponsored Education […]

Tea workers in India live in ‘appalling’ conditions

Annie Banerji & Zarir Hussain Thomson Reuters Foundation   “In the global supply chain of tea business, the condition of workers is not taken into consideration”   Women working on tea plantations in northeast India earn a “pitiful” $2 a day and live in “appalling” conditions with almost no toilets, according to a report released […]

First ever Nagaland Biodiversity Meet held

First ever Nagaland Biodiversity Meet held

Khivikhu Khaki Silverline Spindasis rukmini                                                                Sukhai Glanycus insolitus male   Tizu River Bank Great Nawab Charaxes eudamippus pair            Tizu River […]

Ordinance okayed for India’s first sports varsity in Manipur

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved an ordinance to set up the country’s first National Sports University in Manipur.   The proposed university will be spread over 325 acres in Imphal West district and cost Rs 524 crore.   “The decision to set up […]

AASU to launch indefinite protests against Citizenship

Guwahati, May 22 (PTI): All Assam Students Union (AASU) along with other organisations in the state will launch indefinte protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016, to ensure that it is not enacted, AASU advisor Samujjal Bhattacharya said today.   The present government in Assam had come to power with the promise to protect the […]

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