Various types of agriculture farming in India

Various types of agriculture farming in India

Dr. Hannah Krujia ACTO Agronomy, KVK Phek   India has a long agricultural history, which dates back approximately ten thousand years. Today, India has the 2nd highest crop output in the world. Different types of Farming Systems in India are strategically utilised, according to the locations where they are most suitable. The farming systems that […]

Afforestation- The need of the hour

Afforestation- The need of the hour

Imtisenla Walling & Ph Romen Sharma ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre, Medziphema   According to a study, climate change is already contributing to the death of nearly 400,000 people a year and costing the world more than US$ 1.2 trillion, thus wiping 1.6% annually from the global GDP. Climate change is the […]

Weather-based integrated agro advisory for the month of November

Weather-based integrated agro advisory for the month of November

 A farmer plough his field against looming clouds in Dimapur.  (Morung File Photo:  Caisii Mao)     Agro Met Field Unit ICAR, Jharnapani. Medziphema   Southwest monsoon has withdrawn from the remaining parts of the country and thus from the entire country on  October 21.   Total rainfall received in Dimapur district during October month […]

The Evolution of the Cosmopolitan Naga Society

The Evolution of the Cosmopolitan Naga Society

In the olden times the daily and yearly activities of our forefathers revolved around the paddy fields. Every morning they would get up and walk on foot to the paddy fields from their homes. The distance between their homes and their paddy fields may be a few kilometers or even more but it did not […]

Life is worth living?

Rev. Fr. C. Joseph Counsellor, St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama   “To decide whether life is worth living is to answer the fundamental question of philosophy.” -Albert Camus   We are obsessed with what we don’t have. We fantasize about where we want to be, who we want to be with and how we would like […]

Cyberbullying!

Imtipong Longkumer Asst. Professor, St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama   Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behaviour that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behaviour is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems. The impacts of bullying can affect […]

Stress Management

Md. TabrejDirector, St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama   Managing stress is all about taking charge: taking charge of your thoughts, your emotions, your schedule, your environment, and the way you deal with problems. The ultimate goal is a balanced life, with time for work, relationships, relaxation, and fun plus the resilience to hold up under pressure […]

‘If I rule Nagaland’

‘If I rule Nagaland’

The winning speech According to Public Affairs Index 2018 released by Public Affairs Centre, Nagaland is among one of the worst governed states in India. And according to Ease of Living Index recently released by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, our state capital Kohima is the second most unliveable city in India. So, if […]

Indigenous peoples link their development to clean energies

Indigenous peoples link their development to clean energies

A solar panel exhibit in San Francisco, California, during the Global Climate Action Summit, which showed the expansion of solar and wind energy and micro hydroelectric dams to provide electricity to small communities. (IPS Photo)   Emilio Godoy Inter Press Service   Achuar indigenous communities in Ecuador are turning to the sun to generate electricity […]