On homosexuality and the Church in Nagaland

I Longkumer I’ve come across a couple of releases in the local dailies wherein church associations have come out against the recent Supreme Court ruling with regard to Article 377. I’d like to state that homosexuality is not a choice.   It is the result of a combination of various factors: hormonal, genetic and environmental. […]

The stand of the Naga National Council

TS Keyho Vice President, NNC   Ever since the formation of the Naga National Council (NNC) on 2nd February 1946, it became the Naga political institute and the main platform to defend and assert our God given rights to this day. Under the aegis of the NNC, Naga Independence was formally declared on the 14th […]

Why moms-to be must exercise

Avisa (John) Chase Physical Education Teacher, GHSS, ChiechamaFitness Instructor (Evolve Fitness Studio)   A pregnant woman can do around 30 minutes of moderate exercise in a day according to American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This is unless they have any medical condition or are experiencing complications related to pregnancy.   Exercising is important for […]

Preventive vigilance week. Really?

Kevitsoto Stephen Chasie Chümoukedima   There is a great call to make a clean India, to eradicate corruption and make a new India, to propel India into its superpowerdom. Myriads of programmes come as a parcel to that call and even in this preventive vigilance week, the whole of India is actively participating. Nevertheless, India […]

LPG maddening experience

Akito Zunheboto   Through this column I would like to bring to the notice of the concern Government authority of Food & Civil supply, Consumer Right forum, District Authority and concern NGOs that the shortage of LPG supply in Nagaland is really becoming a maddening experience for the citizen of Nagaland especially rural area consumer, […]

A plea from the heart

–  Ashing MvhSomdal, Ukhrul District   As I traverse onto the other side; Pray that I come across my guide, To lead me to the room I anticipate, Aspiration I’ve been chiefly passionate.   Sing to me with a smile, Wave to me in style; That I may walk on liberated On to my Maker […]

SDO(C) Ahthibung: Forgotten or Ignored?

Richard HaolaiPhilanthropist/Social worker It is almost a year that the longtime ignored EAC office of Ahthibung in the thirty fifth year, was upgraded to SDO(Civil) on the 19th of December, 2017 by the Government of Nagaland.   However, the irony is that, no official in the rank of SDO(Civil) has been posted till today. There […]

What has happenned to our Naga sence of fair play?

Kaka D IraluMission Compound, Kohima I am basically addressing this question to the town dwellers of Kohima, Dimapur and some other urban areas of Nagaland. Yes, whatever has happened to our cultural ethos of being fair to our fellowman in our business and social dealings? Have we thrown away all our ethical norms to the […]

‘Every one of us should be an actor’

Speech of RH Raising, Convener, Steering Committee, NSCN (IM) at the prayer summit organized by CNC on October 25   Respected moderators, Church leaders, dignitaries, my dear colleagues, ladies and gentlemen gathered here on this historic prayer summit.   I greet you all in the precious Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!   […]