The worrying problem of global debt

Amit Kapoor IANS   Any undergraduate student of economics would vouch for the fact that an economy in a recession requires a fiscal stimulus package (or more government spending and lower taxes). Such a stimulus can only be managed if the economy constrains its fiscal spending in times of growth. Restraint on spending in good […]

‘Timing’ ourselves for a more happy and successful life

Book Review: When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing; Author: Daniel H. Pink; Publisher: Canongate; Pages: 272; Price: Rs 599   Vikas Datta IANS   Many of us have heard the proverb “strike when the iron is hot” (or its equivalents), but like all such sayings, rarely do we apply it to ourselves. We do […]

Origin and growth of Archaeology

Lt. Regina Razousinuo Assistant Professor & Associate NCC Officer Department of History   The genesis and evolution of archaeology is a long and checkered one. What we study today as the science of archaeology has its roots in treasure hunting and religion. It was born out of centuries of curiosity about the past.   In […]

“A Treatise to the Public”- Forum for Naga Reconciliation

“A Treatise to the Public”- Forum for Naga Reconciliation

Introduction A 2016 Wall Street Journal article titled “Terror, Brexit and the 2016 US Election” talks about the resurgence of the poet William Butler Yeats in our present times. The article quotes one of Yeats’ most famous poems, “The Second Coming.” “Things fall apart,” Yeats writes. “The Centre cannot hold; the blood dimmed tide is […]

India cracks down on Human Trafficking

Neeta Lal Inter Press Service   The Indian Union Cabinet has cleared the long-awaited Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, which proposes an imprisonment of 10 years to life term for those trafficking humans for the purpose of begging, marriage, prostitution or labour, among others. The bill will become a law once cleared […]

Hunting – Can we combat in Nagaland?

Hunting – Can we combat in Nagaland?

Dr. Ramita Sougrakpam Department of Zoology   North-East India is one of the biodiversity hotspots of India and Nagaland considered as rich in the plant and animal species diversity as 20 percent of the total land area of the state is covered with wooded forest. The evergreen tropical and the sub-tropical forests that grow Alder […]

Can you have your privacy and eat it too?

Arnav Joshi IANS   When Aristotle seminally made a distinction between the polis and the oikos, laying the early foundations of the confidential zone, he did so around clear societal demarcations and a very different understanding of what was private, and what privacy needed protection from.   In an era of automated public and private […]

We Are One

Sarah Barsky   The poem, written by an 8th grader, is in response to the recent violence in Paris.   Floating blue planet someday we will learn to be together when we come above ideas of nation we will move to the rhythm of eternity if we look out     To the delicious colors […]

Rabbit Care and Management- Tips to the farmers

Rabbit Care and Management- Tips to the farmers

Dr. Ebibeni Ngullie ACTO Animal Science KVK Dimapur Rabbits are mild weather animal, their natural habitation is hilly slopes, high altitudes, cool and bushy forest. They also thrive well in the plains, if proper care and housing is available. Rabbits are fast in producing the young ones, and are ready for table purpose in about […]

No one should be over and above the elected representatives of the people

No one should be over and above the elected representatives of the people

Hindi imposition undermines federalism & linguistic equality   Garga Chatterjee It was an ordinary moment. The Governor of Meghalaya Ganga Prasad was delivering his speech in the Meghalaya legislature. This governor of a non-Hindi state had the audacity to deliver this speech in Hindi in the Meghalaya legislature. It was an extraordinary moment. This extraordinary […]

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