October food rituals

I like to start making beef stew in October. It is an old recipe of my father. Beginning in October, when the days got colder and the rains retreated, Dad would pull out one of his favourite recipes and cook it for the family with great pleasure. Dad’s beef stew made a simple and hearty […]

IEM 48th National Convention commences

IEM 48th National Convention commences

A section of the delegates attends the 48th National Convention of Indian Evangelical Mission underway at DABA main church on October 19. (Morung Photo)   Morung Express News Dimapur | October 19   The 48th National Convention “Indian Evangelical Mission” began on a vibrant note this evening in Dimapur. The Convention was held at the […]

The old writer in Mezoma village

The old writer in Mezoma village

Vibi Yhokha Mezoma | October 18   The journey to Mezoma, a village in the Western Angami region, is an uncomfortable one. There is no semblance of roads, and the money sanctioned in 2010 for the road construction to the village is yet to begin.   “Only the poor live in the village. Due to […]

Sweet Surrender: Naga Village lays down ‘arms’ for wildlife

Sweet Surrender: Naga Village lays down ‘arms’ for wildlife

Assorted ‘hunting guns’ submitted by the villagers are put on display at the platform of Kivikhu Baptist Church during the Sunday devotional service on October 8. To be kept in the safe custody Church, the guns were submitted to show their commitment for protecting and preserving biodiversity. (Photo Courtesy: Ivan Zhimomi)   A unique wildlife […]

Fostering Change through Krav Maga

Fostering Change through Krav Maga

Krav Maga in Nagaland has been slowly but steadfastly growing stronger over the years. Krav Maga or Contact Combat is a military self-defense system developed for the Israeli Defense Forces and security forces by Imi Lichtenfeld in the 1940s.   Nagaland is the first State in Northeast India to get a Krav Maga Training Center. […]

Blade Runner 2049 REVIEW: 2017’s Best Movie Yet!

Blade Runner 2049 REVIEW: 2017’s Best Movie Yet!

Blade Runner 2049 is the epitome of what great science fiction should be!     Blade Runner 2049 is every bit the beautiful thematic companion to Ridley Scott’s original ‘Blade Runner,’ a film that redefined the science fiction genre.   Denis Villeneuve and his team are remarkably ambitious, using the topics raised by ‘Blade Runner’ […]

The blacksmiths of Sanphure and Phelungre

The blacksmiths of Sanphure and Phelungre

Balcksmithy items from Phelungre Village displayed during a cultural program in Kiphire. (File Photo)   Lipichem Kiphire | October 6   Balcksmithy, an indispensible profession which is confined only to certain clans or families is a lucrative profession and is an alternative livelihood which has played a key role towards developing any agrarian society.   […]

The gospel of the Redman

The gospel of the Redman

The little book, “The gospel of the Redman” also goes by the name, The Indian Bible. It was compiled by Julia M. Seton in 1963. It is a beautiful testament a way of life which seemed very alien to the white settlers, but was revealed to be purer, higher than what they had endeavoured to […]