Film from Northeast India ‘Yarwng’ (Roots) to premiere at Paris

Priest’s Film on Displaced Persons Northeast India’s Kokborok film ‘Yarwng’ (Roots) from Tripura state will be screened in Paris on December 8th at the Maison des Cultures du Monde under the patronage of Program Sorosoro of the Chirac Foundation.The opening film of Indian Panorama section at India international Film Festival of India (IFFI Goa) in […]

Music, the Power and its Importance

Music is a universal language of humankind. It has no boundary over culture or race. It is understood by people of all age, regardless of identity, rich and poor, or even powerful and defenseless. Music is one way for a human to express himself/herself; it is a form of speech which can express the emotions […]

WORLD AIDS DAY: Want to get to zero? Deal with TB!

A giant condom will be ‘wrapped’ around the Dutch Munt Tower in Amsterdam this week. It’s probably one of the more striking activities that will mark World AIDS Day. Meetings, film-viewings, theatre plays, articles, brochures and many other happenings will call upon people to join the fight against AIDS. To effectively fight AIDS though, we […]

Hotspots for foodies in Kohima

Hornbill Festival is just round the corner. In case you want to know some of the great food places of Kohima which is all set to host the Hornbill Festival, here is a quick glance. Hornbill Festival actually has its own food stalls lined up for this event in the Heritage Kisama village but Kohima […]

Top ten novels of 2011

Business, announced its picks for Best Books of 2011. This annual feature includes the Editors’ Picks for the Top 100 Books of the Year and Top 10 lists in more than two dozen categories, from Literature & Fiction to Children’s Picture Books to the new category Kindle Singles. "Well-known authors like Haruki Murakami and […]

Freedom from Fear of Violence

Violence against women and girls continues to be a global epidemic that kills, tortures, and maims- physically, psychologically, sexually and economically. It is one of the most pervasive of human rights violations, denying women and girl’s equality, security, dignity, self worth, and their right to enjoy fundamental right.Violence against women is present in every country, […]

Keep that hair silky, bouncy in winter

Dry scalp, dull hair, dandruff and excessive hair fall – all these problems besiege you in winter. And fretting and worrying can worsen things, say experts, claiming the problem can be controlled with the right treatment. The importance of hair can be understood from the fact that those with a receding hairline or bald patches […]

Winterize your home-Now!

As we enter the cold part of the year, here are 50 tips for how to winterize your home. 1.    Replace any old or inefficient windows. Windows are one of the major ways heat leaks out of your house.2.    Seal off drafty windows and patio doors with clear plastic.3.    If you have a lot of […]

In search of an elusive Shangri-la

Nagaland, situated in the northeastern corner of India, to many people remains elusive and mythical like a name taken from one of J.R.R Tolkein’s novels.  Images of pristine landscapes, dotted with picturesque huts and rice terraces, colourfully dressed people in traditional clothes, donned with their spears and exquisite cowry shells, beads, and Hornbill feathers continue […]

Winter is finally here…

Banana Bread Ingredients• 100g sultanas • 75ml bourbon or dark rum • 175g plain flour • 2 teaspoons baking powder • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 125g unsalted butter, melted • 150g sugar • 2 large eggs • 4 small, very ripe bananas (about 300g weighed without skin), mashed • […]

Kick Back Life

Dr Areno Odyuo, PT,ACE, member of American Council on Exercise, is a successful Personal Trainer based in Dimapur. She specializes in Weight loss & Body Toning. Contact her at or 8974036994   Getting oneself FIT is something we are being progressively aware of in this fast world. For most people the hardest part of […]

25 Decorating Tips for 2011

Our goal is to stay one step ahead of the trends in decoration. With the entry of the New Year, here are our tips for decorating in 2011. It will be a year of color, patterns and inspiration.•    Use original patterns in your house and use them frequently. The patterns are the solution to poor […]