Naga artist pays tribute to MF Hussain

Naga artist pays tribute to MF Hussain

Ashikho Pfuzhe Dimapur | May 12   Upcoming Naga artist, Throngkiuba (Athrong) Yimchungrü, was among seven young artists who took part in the tribute workshop “Recreating MF Hussain’s Kolkata, a tribute to the Picaso of India” to commemorate the birth centenary of the Indian legendary artist.   The workshop was held from March 25 to […]

New facility to tackle Kohima’s waste

New facility to tackle Kohima’s waste

State capital to recieve new solid waste management facility   Our Correspondent Kohima | May 11   It is estimated that Nagaland state’s capital, Kohima produces around 100 tons of waste every day. The lack of an efficient waste management facility and proper collection mechanism has plagued the town over the years. However, there is […]

“The Sad Reality”

“The Sad Reality”

Kanika R. Chishi B.A Sixth Semester St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama Into the dark night she waits patiently; heart troubled with ‘ifs’. She is a mother praying for her daughter’s safety. The dog howls; she panics. Just than, the old rusted gate swings opens and she finds her relief. Her daughter has come home.   There […]

Demolishing public healthcare, the Nagaland way

Demolishing public healthcare, the Nagaland way

Dimapur District Civil Hospital in shambles as threat of epidemic looms large   Morung Express News Dimapur | May 10   If you are wondering where the next epidemic outbreak will be from, consider the Dimapur District Civil Hospital. Contractors hired by the Nagaland State’s Directorate of Health and Family Welfare have demolished the patients’ […]

The ‘business’ of establishing new villages

14 new villages have been recognised in Mokokchung district since 2002   Morung Express News Mokokchung | May 10   Historically, the establishment of new villages among the Naga people is not a new phenomenon. New villages were established in hitherto uninhabited tracts of land, whereby the territory occupied by the newly established village became […]

The Essence of Believing

The Essence of Believing

For quite some years now, the AXN TV channel has been airing a show called “Ripley’s Believe it or not” which is about ordinary people performing extraordinary feats and stories that are hard to believe but true. And the show asks the viewers whether they believe it or not. But when it comes to something […]

Le Professeur Kwara K’Ogwande

Le Professeur Kwara K’Ogwande

It was one of his rare visits from his rural home in Gem, western Kenya, to the capital city of Kenya, Nairobi. You could always tell that my grandfather, Kwara Odera K’Ogwande, made these trips to Nairobi as a last resort. He had this disdain for everything urban or ‘modern.’  But since four of his […]

Educated Unemployed, need to rethink?

Morung Express News Mokokchung | May 10   A typical informal friendly conversation at a barber’s shop. The barber, as he snips the hair, nonchalantly says, ‘…I came only a month back. I have lived in Kohima and Dimapur…my brother is employed as a barber in the district jail…”   The customer thinks, “Employed in […]

No doctors, traditional medicine still the way

•    Njuana inhabitants still carry patients on bamboo stretchers •    Trust more on local healers than doctors •    Give us a dispensary at least, villagers appeal   Morung Express News Njuana | May 9   Inhabitants of Njuana, one of the last villages under Peren district bordering Manipur, still repose more faith on traditional healers […]