Are Nagas donkeys?

Kahuto Chishi Sumi   I ask this question because no other people in the world, apart from the people of Totalitarian States like North Korea and Religious Fundamentalist States, believe the lies handed down to them by those holding any sort of authority, like we Nagas do. But here we are in India, an apparently […]

A thought on the ‘Rebuttal to PSAN’s Representation to Chief Secretary to revamp NPSC examination’

Sobu Khezhie D. Khel, Kohima Village The article “Rebuttal to PSAN’s Representation to Chief Secretary to revamp NPSC examination” written by a so called group of NPSC aspirants contains not even an iota of substantive statement. Even from the very fact they requested the Government to increase the present viva voce marks from 75 to […]

Are the commoners lesser human being?

N. Haisoyi Ndang Lower bayavu Kohima Common sense is the most uncommon amongst the Naga people especially undisciplined Nagaland police who, never seemed to have seen things beyond their arm length to get wrong everyone on their path and this is what exactly going on without any interference from any quarter.   Well, umpteen time […]

National ayurveda day: Pain management by Ayurveda

Dr. Imlikumba Dimapur Health and well-being remains one of the greatest challenges in this computer age in which we are losing our interest in nature to an invasive technology and artificial way of life. The prestige of the new global ayurveda is very different from the neglect that Ayurveda has suffered in modern India, where […]


Dr. R.K. Behera Patkai Christian College (Autonomous) Jesus looked at him and loved him. “One thing you lack,” he said. “Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”(Mark 10:21) It is easy for money to become a distraction. Just the making and […]

NPRAAF respond to clarification by RMSA

NPRAAF is well aware of the fact that all funds received under RMSA are not solely for salary but includes other components too. That is why NPRAAF has in our earlier statement pointed out the Drawal Authorities specifically issued for salary and against State share as well.   However, the rest of the DAs do […]

International Day of the Girl Child 2017

State Resource Centre for Women-Nagaland Chapter International Day of the Girl Child was first declared by the United Nations on October 11, 2012, and it has since been observed every year the world over. This day aims to highlight and address the needs, issues, concerns and challenges faced by girls, while promoting their empowerment and the […]

Working-age population growing, job creation shrinking: An alarming situation

Prof. Mithilesh Kumar Sinha Finance Officer, Nagaland University, Lumami Unemployment is the greatest economic challenge facing India. India’s economy may be growing more than twice as fast as the rest of the world but the story on the jobs creation front is just the opposite, according to the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). […]

RMSA Director responds to NPRAAF

Limawabang Aier State Mission Director Attention of State Mission Office, RMSA is drawn to news item which appeared in the local dailies on 10th Oct 2017 by Nagaland Public Right Awareness and Action Forum (NPRAAF) with regard to delay in release of RMSA Teacher salary.   Funds sanctioned and released by the Government of India […]

Roads and Bridges

Prof. G.T. Thong Department of Geology, Nagaland University   Our roads and bridges do not last long because that is how we make them; to last for very short durations. If they last too long, what will we eat tomorrow, right? On careful consideration, our road construction is the culprit. There is an acute lack […]

How to have Positive Mental Health in the workplace

Nukshi Esther Imsong Director/Founder (IPCER) Institute of Psychology Counseling and Educational Research   World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 every year, with the main objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilizing efforts in support of better mental health every area by all the individual .This year World Health Organization […]