Government of Nagaland kindly lift prohibition

Government of Nagaland kindly lift prohibition

Peter Rutsa: Even partial or temporary will do.   Have some self respect and please don’t let the paramilitary force Assam Rifles continue to show the whole world yours and our Naga hypocrisy.   In the last weeks of December till January, a little short of 10 truckloads of assorted liquor has gotten seized by […]

Nagas Without Borders : Imagining the Future

Nokho Nyekha “Is this what family is like : The feeling that everyone’s connected, that with one piece missing, the whole thing’s broken?” – Trenton Lee Steward, The Mysterious Benedict Society “Where are you from?” “I’m from Nagaland, ma’am” “Oh! Is your father a terrorist then?” (laughs)   A conversation I had with my professor […]

What shall we dream about?

Abokali Jimomi What future shall we dream about today? What is our reality and how should our dream be different from it?   Dystopia is an imaginary society where people are unhappy and often lead dehumanized and fearful lives under hedonistic governing class usually characterized by a stark divide between the haves and the have-nots […]

Final and real autonomy for IIMs is here

Final and real autonomy for IIMs is here

PD Rai IANS   The struggle for autonomy has been going on within the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) from inception.   Initially, this was addressed by just staying away from the main system and awarding Post-Graduate Diplomas in Business Management (PGDMs). Registered as societies and not coming under the purview of any of the […]

Playing outdoor games could boost your kid’s eyesight

IANS Worried that your kid’s eyesight might deteriorate because of endless hours spent on smartphones, gaming consoles, computers and tablets? Take heart, spending just two hours a day outdoors, playing any sport in the sunlight, might help, experts suggest.   Myopia – also known as nearsightedness and shortsightedness – is a condition of the eye […]

Teenage years may be best time to learn a new skill

IANS While a person can never be old enough to learn a new skill, teenage years can make learning easier. It is because the brain reacts more responsively to receiving rewards during adolescence, finds a study. Teenage years have been known to be inextricably linked to alcohol abuse, reckless behaviour and poor choice in friends. […]

Not Christmas without Christmas cards

Not Christmas without Christmas cards

Many friends agree with me on this subject. Christmas is not the same without Christmas cards. Sending digital cards can never achieve the joy that one experiences at getting a physical card with its handwritten and sincere greetings for yuletide. Nothing in the digital world can replace that and I’m glad that there are enough […]

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