Another global financial crisis for developing countries?

Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Inter Press Service   George Soros, Bill Gates and other pundits have been predicting another financial crisis. In their recent book, Revolution Required: The Ticking Bombs of the G7 Model, Peter Dittus and Herve Hamoun, former senior officials of the Bank of International Settlements, warned of ‘ticking time bombs’ […]

Reshaping through IDEAS

K. Zubemo Humtsoe Asst. Professor, St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama   Since human existence on earth, mankind has been witnessing stupendous achievements in all fronts. As we scrupulously examine it from the dawn of the first human civilization, to the economic, social, technological revolution, etc., it induces us to accept and belief that it all begins […]

Worldwide effects of asbestos use

Worldwide effects of asbestos use

Emily Walsh Inter Press Service   Earlier this summer, the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States (EPA) issued a Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) on asbestos, a naturally occurring mineral that is also a known carcinogen. Asbestos is the only definitive cause of mesothelioma, a cancer which affects the linings of internal organs.   […]

Food politics

Dr. Hormila G Zingkhai Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama   For someone who loves to eat, my keen interest in food and gastronomies has been vividly burgeoning as I tested my taste buds with the different cuisines prepared by my friends from all walks of life. As much as I enjoyed […]

An Introduction to Hydroponics

An Introduction to Hydroponics

Dr. Hannah KrujiaSMS Agronomy, KVK Phek Hydroponics The science of soil-less gardening is called hydroponics. It basically involves growing healthy plants without the use of a traditional soil medium by using a nutrient like a mineral rich water solution instead. Hydroponic plant requires selected nutrients, some water, and sunlight to grow. Not only do plants […]

Neem: Uses in Plant Protection

E. Lireni KikonSMS Plant Protection, KVK Dimapur   NEEM: It is commonly known as Neem or Margosa tree Scientific name: Azadirachta indica Family: Meliaceae Plant part use: Leaves and seeds Mode of action: Repellent, Insecticidal, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antifeedant, Oviposition and growth inhibiting and crop and grain protectant. Different formulations of Neem   1) Neem leaf […]

Success story -I

LK Baishya, DJ Rajkhowa, Ph. Romen Sharma, H Verma, J Barman, Manoj Kumar and Sanjoy RoyICAR RC for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre, Medziphema 1.1 Name of the technology: Enhancing production and productivity of Maize and groundnut for livelihood improvement and promotion of livestock farming among tribal farmers in Nagaland.   1.2 Background information: Maize is […]

Weather based integrated agro advisory for the month of September

Agro Met Field UnitICAR, Jharnapani, Medziphema Total rainfall received in Dimapur district during August month was 302.8 mm which was almost equal to the normal, with the highest rainfall of 47.0 mm recorded on 26th August. Total number of rainy day was 16. Actual cumulative rainfall during this year’s Monsoon season so far upto 30th […]

TEACHERS DAY

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Einstein   Rev. Fr. C. Joseph Counsellor, St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama   Teachers are an important role model for all educational organizations. Whatever it is a school, college, university or any other institution they work hard for […]

The Theory of Everything

Khrietuonyȕ Noudi Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) is considered to be one of the most brilliant and intelligent men that ever lived on this planet. In fact his brilliance and intelligence was considered so much extraordinary that when he died scientists took out his brain in order to know what made this man so intelligent […]