Tea revolution in Tizit region

Tea revolution in Tizit region

Lipichem Tizit | June 30   The lower Konyak area of Tizit was a hot spot for lumbering and a flourishing valley for setting up of timber mills in the eighties. With the timber resources in the entire valley consumed, tea farms have now replaced the timber mills. People here have embraced the tea crop, […]

Our Lives and the Better Half

Our Lives and the Better Half

Growing up, the world around us begins to change. In what seems like the world changing before us, more often than not,it is actually our own views and priorities in life that are changing with time.So, what are our priorities now? In the competitive adult world, look around, and we find that everyone is busy […]

Money mistakes

Money mistakes

With megastar Amitabh Bachchan coming to your television screen every-day and telling you to spare a couple of hundreds to secure your silver years, I also want to join the race and discuss some mistakes you might make while planning do so. I’ve used this space many times before to tell you how important it […]

Where have all the teachers gone?

Where have all the teachers gone?

Lack of headmasters, math teachers and erratic student-teacher ratio continues to plague Nagaland’s state run education system   Morung Express News Dimapur | June 29   Irregularity in teacher-student ratio has been a problem dogging government-run schools in Nagaland for a very long time. While it continues unresolved, many other serious lapses exist in tandem, […]

EVERY PERSON’S ILLNESS: DEPRESSION

EVERY PERSON’S ILLNESS: DEPRESSION

  Rev. Fr. C. Joseph, Counsellor, St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama.   “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.”    – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow     Feeling “blue” or “down” in the dumps” is personally familiar to everyone who […]

Day of the White Cat III

Day of the White Cat III

Last week, one reader from Fiji Islands sent me a message via Skype with a request: she asked that I complete the story of the White Cat. She began by telling me that she enjoyed reading part one and two but complained that by leaving the story open-ended, I raised, in her own words, “more […]

Sights for the physically and the spiritually blinds

Sights for the physically and the spiritually blinds

Scripture reading: Mark 10:46-52 (NIV) Then they came to Jericho. As Jesus and his disciples, together with a large crowd, were leaving the city, a blind man, Bartimaeus (that is, the Son of Timaeus), was sitting by the roadside begging. When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout, “Jesus, Son […]

Nagaland: Heroin use & trafficking go down

Morung Express News Kohima | June 26   While heroin trafficking and abuse in Nagaland state has gone down, there has been a shift in emphasis from heroin to other drug distributions such as Ephedrine/Pseudoephidrine, revealed Jatila Jamir, Superintendent of Police for Narcotics, Nagaland.   She stated this while speaking at an event to observe […]

Frequent load shedding adds to Dimapur’s woes

Frequent load shedding adds to Dimapur’s woes

Imojen jamir Dimapur | June 26   The frequent load shedding and the numerous fluctuation of power in scorching Dimapur lead many enraged consumers to their respective power stations. Power supply for some phases was cut-off last night for many colonies as usual.   Citizens started gathering around the office of the Sub-Divisional Officer, Electrical […]

Incapacitated Commission?

•    NPSC says it has no authority to direct departments •    Role of Commission appears merely to conduct exams   Morung Express News Dimapur | June 25   The Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) appears to be functioning on crippled powers of only ‘recommendatory’ in nature in the recruitment task of public services under various […]