Kiphire Aspirational District: Ghost promises?

Kiphire Aspirational District: Ghost promises?

Kiphire was declared by the government as an Aspirational District in 2017 but no funding has been made available to bring it to fruition till date. Seen here is an aerial view of Kiphire town. (Photo courtesy: Thriseo Sangtam) P Achumse Yingbithongrü Kiphire | March 3 Among 117 districts selected from across India, the government […]

8.1% of people in Nagaland consume alcohol

8.1% of people in Nagaland consume alcohol

Alcohol dependency of drinkers: Top four States with & without Prohibition. Morung Express News Dimapur | March 3 Prohibited Nagaland State has a high proportion of alcohol users in the category of “harmful or dependent alcohol use,” according to a recent study. Against the backdrop of the prevailing Nagaland Liquor (Total Prohibition) Act, 1989, alcohol […]

Look West: future of land use in Myanmar Naga areas

Look West: future of land use in Myanmar Naga areas

Women in Layshi Township are innovative farmers and entrepreneurs (Photo Courtesy: RRtIP) Children will still cultivate jhum to maintain their traditions, but will not be dependent on it Morung Express News Dimapur | March 2 As with Naga people in India, Naga people in Myanmar are slowly turning from traditional agriculture to cultivating crops and […]

44.7%: Female workforce participation in Nagaland

44.7%: Female workforce participation in Nagaland

Naga women during paddy harvesting in Nagaland. (Morung File Photo) Rural women contribute more to workforce than urban women Our Correspondent Kohima | March 2 Census 2011 shows that women in Nagaland State are participants in 44.7% of the total workforce which has 53.4% participation of males. This was stated in the Annual Administrative Report […]

Nagaland among top in prevalence of psychoactive substances use: Study

Nagaland among top in prevalence of psychoactive substances use: Study

Cannabis Use in India. (Image & Source: Magnitude Of In India 2019, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India and National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.) Morung Express News Dimapur | February 28 Nagaland is among top states in prevalence of psychoactive substances use […]

Writing with your guts- Part two

Writing with your guts- Part two

Fiction can be inspired by non-fiction; it is not ‘east is east and west is west and the twain shall never meet.’ For me, it comes via snatches of information such as the little bits of story bait that an anthropologist might use to illustrate his accounts. The best practices of non-fiction are the ones […]

‘One cannot think in one language and write in another language’

‘One cannot think in one language and write in another language’

Adaptation of the International Mother Language Day poster by UNESCO including various Naga languages with the greeting, ‘How are you?’ (Morung adaption created by Imtinungsang Longchar) February 21 is International Mother Language Day Pfokrelo Kapesa Dimapur | February 20 “One cannot think in one language and write in another language,” says T Senka Ao, former […]

Writing with your Guts

Writing with your Guts

Easterine Kire Last February I spoke on two occasions about writing from the heart, Dil se Direct, as we jokingly coined it.This February, I am discovering more aspects to writing with your guts. First let me define writing from the heart as what creative writing is all about; fictional writing and writing of poetry comes […]

Gender equality is a fundamental right: NWMI

Gender equality is a fundamental right: NWMI

Participants at the 14th national meeting of the Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) held February 1-3 at Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi. (Photo courtesy NWMI) NWMI demands visibility, equity and safety for media women Delhi, February 5 (MExN): The Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) has called upon media organizations, especially decision […]

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