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  • North East Rural Livelihood project at a glance
    M Ringsanbo Zeliang State Project Coordinator, NERLP, Nagaland The objective of North East Rural Livelihood Project, Ministry of DoNER, Govt. of India (World Bank Funded) is to improve rural livelihood especially that of women, unemployed youth…
  • Naga Political Solution and the case for scepticism on economic front
    Chothazo Nienu Hyderabad There are mainly three institutional constraints that hinder development in the state at present: the presence of many nationalist groups, a lethargic and corrupted government, and a mushrooming of interest groups formed…
  • Niuland citizens deserve better road
    Shiyeto Wotsa Dimapur The face of Dimapur is changing; we can feel it all round the corner. Almost all the roads connecting the main ways r being constructed n renovated. Mean while, in the road to Niuland, people r fishing out their long lost…
  • My dream for a plastic free Kohima
    Keviseto Mekro CD King Higher Secondary School Wouldn’t it be nice to wake up to a plastic free world, a plastic free India,, a plastic free Kohima. “Stop Using Plastic”!!, “Go Green”!!, “Plastic  A Menace” are some very common slogans that are…
  • Barriers for PWDs an uphill task in Nagaland
    Mapu Jamir IAS (Retd) James Sangwa (name changed), an educated young man has to think several times before going to government offices, Sunday church service or to attend a seminar/ functions and hospitals. A visit to the market is out of the…
  • Avenues of hope under attack: Higher education in India
    S Seigoulien Haokip Earlier this month, my brother and I along with my parents visited Tata Institute of Social Sciences- Guwahati (TISS-G), my alma mater where I spent 5 long years of my life as a student. Since it was an instruction day, we…
  • Human Ethics of Relationship
    Rev. L Suohie Mhasi Rüsoma Village, Kohima Our world is to know: 1. The heavens and the earth are existing by three words only which are the “life, wisdom and power” of God the father, the son and the holy spirit. 2. Unknowing god is the crux…
  • The Final Call
    Khekiye K. Sema, IAS (Rtd) 3rd Mile Thilixu Village, Dimapur We the Nagas of Nagaland needs to wake up from our complacent delusional slumber and decide whether we would like to control our own destiny or have someone else determine it for us.…
  • Meeteis’ Paradox
    Radhabinod Koijam The longest peace talk which ran for more than 22 years, the Government of India- NSCN (I-M) peace talk, of late became Indo- Nagas peace talk by bringing more Naga groups and organizations on board, is almost wrapped up. There…
  • NSCN (IM) extends olive branch to other groups
    Thepfulhouvi Solo The natural beauties of Nagaland are a gift of God to all of us the Naga and Non-Naga living in the State. Whenever we hear of Robbers, Killers, Cheats, dead Bodies of people or Babies found thrown away on the Roadside jungle, the…
  • Political Philosophy of Martin Heiedgger and its relevance to ‘Nationalist Furor’
    Dr. John Mohan Razu Martin Heidegger, a renowned, original and widely acclaimed German philosopher known for his creative and critical works of the 20th Century whose scholarship even now is being used   by many in their writings and articulations…
  • On Board for a Common Goal
    Rev. Dr. Phuveyi Dozo Naga United Village, Dimapur We travel together on board to a destination.  The same principle is not a postmortem but it  stands alive always.   It is rudimentary that the members of the house must sit down together and get…
  • What are the streetlights for?
    X Chophika Sumi Bank Colony, Dimapur Winter has already set in and Dimapur plunges into darkness by 5.00 PM. By 8.00 PM there are barely any soul left on the street and the town wears a deserted look. It looks like as if the town is taken out…
  • The Forgotten State Highway
    On the morning of August 20, 1976 between 8.00 - 9.00 AM, the Dimapur – Imphal  Road (socalled  National Highway 39) in Jotsoma territory and the Bye-Pass (the then Military Byepass) was swept away at a time.  There was no alternative road, not even…
  • Indo-Naga Talks: What now, after all the congratulations?
    Kaka D Iralu The last week of Oct. 2019 was a frenzied period of apprehension, fear and uncertainties where even the most silent Nagas began to express their opinions with both fear and hopes. But suddenly with the end of October 31, the dark…
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