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  • Lessons from Delhi
    On a Diwali night several years ago, a friend of mine remarked, “Just see, there will come a time when we will have to buy clean air.” The time has come indeed. India's capital Delhi recently made it to the top spot as the most polluted major city…
  • Victimizing Education
    Dr. Asangba Tzudir   After all the ‘mudslinging’ episodes, Jawaharlal Nehru University is once again thrown into the limelight on the heels of the hiked hostel fees. They have once again become a subject of intense public scrutiny. The Delhi…
  • OK Boomer!
    Imlisanen Jamir When is the first image that comes to mind when you think of a politician? It’s usually an older dude in a suit. There’s nothing inherently wrong with this image, which comes to mind because it is a stereotype, albeit one that is…
  • Outsourcing in Nagaland 
    ‘To arrange for someone outside a company to do work or provide goods for that company,’ is the Oxford English Dictionary definition for ‘outsource.’ In practice, outsourcing occurs when a company hires another company within or outside the country…
  • Uncertainty persists in Manipur
    Witoubou Newmai The Biren Singh Government’s efforts to allay fears of the valley people, with regard to the Naga peace talks, continue to fall through due to various reasons. As such, it appears that the protestors in the valley districts in the…
  • Addressing child abuse cases affectively
    Y Merina Chishi   The arrest of a Naga lady in Dimapur recently on alleged charges of child abuse has set a strong benchmark on issues related to rights in Nagaland. Child abuse particularly in domestic households is highly prevalent in Naga…
  • NLTP ACT, 1989
    Dr. Asangba Tzudir The latest Morung poll question was on whether the Nagaland Liquor Total Prohibition Act, 1989 should be reviewed by an independent body. 32% of the respondents responded in the affirmative; 33% do not see the need for a review…
  • Creativity in education a priority
    Imlisanen Jamir Over a thousand students from Nagaland and neighbouring states took part in one of the largest art festivals for students seen here.  The awards ceremony for the 3rd Mega Art Festival was held in Dimapur last Sunday, drawing…
  • Inconsistent pathways 
    As Nagaland gets ready to celebrate the 20th edition of the premier Hornbill Festival by undertaking various preparatory activities, the two distinct paths are perceptible for the incoming tourists. Both will either ease the tourists’ journey to the…
  • In quest for lasting peace
    Witoubou Newmai   Since cases of pandemonium are not anomalies any more in the State of Manipur, and since they have come to define the State today, "surprises are no longer shockers".   However, the prevailing situation in the State of Manipur…
  • The missing spirit of competition 
    Y Merina Chishi   The State Level National Talent Search Examination popularly known as NTSE was recently held across the country including Nagaland. The examination is meant to identify talented students who want to pursue higher education in…
  • The Problem of Quick Fix
    Dr. Asangba Tzudir   The condition of roads in Nagaland presents a classic case of how the state addresses the myriad of issues and problems. The condition of roads whether it’s good or bad does not provide any comfort either physically mentally.…
  • Surviving online shopping
    Imlisanen Jamir   If you can’t beat them, join them. That’s the weathered adage on how to meet a challenge against a seemingly insurmountable foe. That’s sort of what is going on for small retailers all across the world, where owners are…
  • Surviving online shopping
    Imlisanen Jamir   If you can’t beat them, join them. That’s the weathered adage on how to meet a challenge against a seemingly insurmountable foe. That’s sort of what is going on for small retailers all across the world, where owners are…
  • Widows of conflict 
    Y Merina Chishi   Widowhood often changes the economic and social role of women. It can affect their access for survival and alter the structure of the family. Some women are even deprived of family support and are unable to support themselves…
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