Nagaland restricts junk food in schools

Nagaland restricts junk food in schools

Increasing cases of obesity among children in Nagaland     Morung Express News Dimapur | June 18   In a welcome move, the Directorate of School Education on Thursday directed all schools in Nagaland to place firm restrictions on availability of junk food items in and around the school vicinity, be it in canteens or […]

Tourism amidst Armed Conflicts in Nagaland

Tourism amidst Armed Conflicts in Nagaland

Naga national movement for independent sovereign nation started way back before the Indian got its independence in 15th August 1947 and this struggle for Independence continue to stay alive till toady. This has adversely affected the growth and development of tourism in the state of Nagaland.   The concept of tourism in Nagaland is a […]

A dao and two hens to start a farm

A dao and two hens to start a farm

From scratch, a young farmer is now one of the largest producers of seasonal vegetables   Morung Express News Mokokchung | June 17   For someone who started a farming enterprise with just a dao and two clucking hens way back in 2003, Mejongkaba of Yimchalu village has come a long way in his pursuit […]

Where are you on the global pay scale?

Where are you on the global pay scale?

According to a research conducted in 2009 by the International Labour  Organization, a United Nations agency, the lists of monthly average wages in some of its member countries are as follows:  Luxembourg – $4,089; Norway – $3,678; United States – $3,263; United Kingdom – $3,065; South Korea – $2,903; France – $2,886; Canada – $2,724; […]

Proxy Teacher versus the Ideal Teacher

Monjit Roy, Assistant Professor Department of Commerce   A teacher plays the most important role in the life of every person. According to the Hindu mythology the importance of a teacher is greater than the importance of God. Kabir Das, the great poet of medieval India also said that, “it is right that God is […]

Portfolio managers

To fuel my level of less than moderate physical activities, a 1,800-calorie diet is good enough for me. But Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps, during training, consumes a massive diet of 12,000 calories. As I struggle for a lateral view of myself in front of mymirrorwith less than a 2,000-calorie diet, I wonder how these […]

Puanga Kai Rau – Happy New Year!

Puanga Kai Rau – Happy New Year!

Dear readers, today I want to take a break from sharing the stories of my learning and encounters with my grandparents in rural western Kenya and reflect with you some recent experiences from a place called Parihaka in Aotearoa New Zealand. Aotearoa is the Māori name of New Zealand.   In Te Reo Māori, Aotearoa […]

‘Live, Dream and Experience Life’

‘Live, Dream and Experience Life’

Longrangty Longchar Mokokchung | June 13   For thirty-year-old Limaonen Imchen from Aliba village, life is about a dream, focusing on it, and living it as an experience.   A theologian with a Master of Divinity degree from Bangalore, Limaonen has engaged in a lot of social activities; the most notable one being with the […]

Social media outrage on the moral credibility of politicians

•    ‘Leaders need to behave and maintain integrity’•    ‘Privacy laws can’t justify a leader’s public actions’   Morung Express News Dimapur | June 9   Leaked photos of Naga politicians snuggling and posing for pictures with a group of girls, which went viral on social media has raised a huge storm of debate and outrage, […]

Who is your Mentor?

Who is your Mentor?

College life has now kicked off for many students in Nagaland. As you enter new territory and find yourselves amongst new friends and teachers, it’s important to find the right support system to help propel your future forward. It may be in the form of a role model, a person you look up to, a […]