STRESSED OUT AND ANXIOUS

STRESSED OUT AND ANXIOUS

Rev. Fr. C. Joseph-Counsellor  St. Joseph’s College-Jakhama   “Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of Mental illness.”   Anxiety symptoms are the Rosetta stone of the suffering human person, bearing a language that, above all others, we counsellors must be able to understand. We should never be surprised at the indirect and […]

The blind spot of Central assistance – when some flood victims are stepchildren of the Indian Union

The blind spot of Central assistance – when some flood victims are stepchildren of the Indian Union

People are rescued from a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India August 23, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton   Garge Chatterjee   Large areas of South Asia, especially the middle and lower Gangetic basin as well as the Brahmaputra basin, were affected by devastating floods this year. The flood situation continues in many areas to this […]

DEVELOPMENT: A Highly Misunderstood Concept In Nagaland

DEVELOPMENT: A Highly Misunderstood Concept In Nagaland

Dr. Salikyu Sangtam St. Joseph University   ‘Development,’ is a highly misunderstood concept in Nagaland. We, both educated and uneducated, tend to habitually associate ‘development’ with the accumulation of material commodities such as money, wealth, property, land, vehicle, house, etc. No wonder, when people in Nagaland talk about ‘development,’ they usually have in mind the […]

When will football develop in Nagaland!

David Hanneng Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, Tetso College, Sovima   In a time where socio-politico problems have overshadowed every sphere of life in the state, it’s good to look at other issues which demand attention. The question is of the development of sports in general and football in particular, in our state.   Why […]

US pressure keeps Palestinians Blacklisted at the United Nations

Thalif Deen Inter Press Service   When Secretary-General Antonio Guterres proposed the appointment of former Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad as UN’s Special Representative in Libya back in February, the proposal was shot down by US Ambassador Nikki Haley, purely because he was a Palestinian.   And speaking before the US House Appropriations State […]

How religion & partition shape each other in South Asia

Garga Chatterjee   On August 22, the Supreme Court of India’s five judge bench ruled that instant Triple Talaq was illegal and unconstitutional. This is but a small change in the Muslim Personal Law in the Indian Union which needs much more comprehensive reform. In the 1950s, several laws were passed by the Parliament of […]

The Corrosion of Naga Society

The Corrosion of Naga Society

Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) was an Irish novelist, play-writer and poet and he wrote some of the most celebrated novels, plays and poems of the 18th century. But apart from his novels, plays and poems, Goldsmith is also most remembered for being the architect of some of the most profound proverbs of all times. Over the […]

Weather based integrated agro advisory for the month of September

Agro Met Field Unit ICAR, Jharnapani. Medziphema Total rainfall received in Dimapur district during August month was 492.5 mm which was 68% more than the normal, with the highest rainfall of 117.0 mm recorded on 26th August. Total number of rainy day was 13. Actual cumulative rainfall during this year’s Monsoon season so far upto […]

Zero Energy Cool Chamber

Alphonsa, S.Mhonyani, Subeno B.Sc (Agriculture) Mewar University. Rajasthan   Zero energy cool chamber- an-on farm rural oriental storage structure which operates on the principle of evaporation cooling, this is an on farm storage chamber, for fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers to extend their marketability. Due to their high moisture content fruits and vegetables have very short […]

Chemical Methods of Weed Control: An Option for Weed Management

L.K. Baishya, I. Walling and D.J. Rajkhowa ICAR RC for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre Chemical weed control refers to any technique that involves the application of a chemical (herbicide) to weeds or soil to control the germination or growth of the weed species. In economic terms, chemical control of weeds is a very large industry […]

Mycorrhiza : A boon for sustainable agriculture

Krishna Ray & Tasvina R. Borah ICAR Nagaland Centre   Sustainable agriculture integrates three main goals, environmental health, economic profitability, and social and economic equity. In practical, sustainable agriculture increase the yield and quality of outputs, while decreasing inputs by reducing the use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides. Improving agricultural sustainability is particularly attractive for developing […]

Former loyalists lose faith in Myanmar’s democracy icon

Former loyalists lose faith in Myanmar’s democracy icon

Denis D. Gray Associated Press As Aung San Suu Kyi launched a national struggle against decades of harsh military rule, one medical student worked tirelessly at her side, facing down gun-wielding soldiers trying to crush the surging pro-democracy movement. For her activism and loyalty, Ma Thida suffered six years of mostly solitary imprisonment and nearly […]

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