The Traditional Marriage of Ao Nagas

Marriage Day According to tradition there are certain rituals which are performed by close friends (usually two) of the groom on this occasion. 1.    They bring three hearth-stones from the hills and plant them in the new hearth. 2.    They also bring six pot-stands* and six bamboo cylinders**for storing water. 3.    One of the friends […]

Step It Up for Gender Equality!

Step It Up for Gender Equality!

The word ‘domination’ is a commonly used word in English, yet its meaning is not as pleasant as its phonetic sound. It denotes all kinds of authority, implying the presence of a victim, and subsequently, a denouncement of the victim’s personal, social, political, and economic rights. If we take a glimpse down the pages of […]

Admission Edu-Career Alert

Admission Edu-Career Alert

NERIST ENTRANCE EXAM 2016 NERIST also known as North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) has issued a notification to conduct Entrance Examination 2016 for providing admission into various engineering courses such as Agricultural Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Forestry and Life Sciences, Mathematics, […]

The Festivals of Phom Naga

The Festivals of Phom Naga

The traditional festivals of  Phoms  according to Elwin Verrier (1961) are Tapve mo, Monyiü, Moinyük mo,  Moha, Pang mo, Hehu mo and Man mo. But today Monyiü is their biggest traditional festival. It was celebrated in different times by different villages. But now it is uniformly celebrated from April 1-6.. Most of these festivals revolve […]

Morung Classroom: Budget Talk

Annual Financial Statement: Article 112 of the Constitution requires the government to present to Parliament a statement of estimated receipts and expenditure in respect of every financial year ­ April 1 to March 31. This statement is the annual financial statement. It is divided into three parts, consolidated fund, contingency fund and public account. For […]

Lots of Education, but no Values?

Lots of Education, but no Values?

I strongly believe in the value of education and the power it has to change a lot of things in this world. But I also think that a lot can go wrong if we don’t do it correctly or if our concepts are not clear. By education I do not mean only formal academic education, […]

Less known tax savers

Less known tax savers

With more then two days past our union budget, many have already started to look forward to our next financial year. The Union Government’s budget, once tabled in the Parliament and passed by the House, becomes effective from the next financial year, starting April 1. But there is still one month to go for the […]

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