Connecting communities with books & love

Connecting communities with books & love

Attendees of the recent inauguration of a library in Khonoma. 23 libraries opened in Nagaland under Project ‘Paper Bridge’ Vishü Rita Krocha Kohima | May 26 Primarily catering to the geographically and culturally isolated communities, ‘Paper Bridge’, one of the two main projects under Delhi-based NGO called Sarvahitey has opened 23 libraries in Nagaland so […]

Maps are made by men

Maps are made by men

Maps are made by men, of course. To prove my theory, I googled the first map maker and it was a Greek man named Anaximander. He made a map of the known world in 6 Century BC. He is said to have drawn an earth that was cylindrical. Anaximander is considered the first cartographer. The […]

Dolly Kikon set to release next book on May 23

Dolly Kikon set to release next book on May 23

Leaving the Land: Indigenous Migration and Affective Labour in India Morung Express News Dimapur | May 20 On May 23, Dr. Dolly Kikon is set to release her second book this year, titled ‘Leaving the Land: Indigenous Migration and Affective Labour in India.’ To be available on Amazon from May 23, the book has been […]

Nagaland: Hemophilia patient ‘doing well for now’

Nagaland: Hemophilia  patient ‘doing well for now’

T Longlong Konyak (right) seen here with his father, Tongna Konyak (left), after the Guwahati Medical College provided Longlong with Hemophilia medicines and treatment free of charge under the Ayushman Bharat scheme. Readers may recall Longlong’s morbid condition when The Morung Express first covered his plight at the Dimapur Government Hospital in October 2018. (Photo […]

The Other Mothers

The Other Mothers

NK Keny works in a garden at Love Care Home with children in need of care. Mother’s Day gives us an opportunity to acknowledge the work of mothers who go beyond biological duties to give unconditional love and care to children despite any social status or recognition. (Photo Courtesy: Love Care Home) The biological full-familied […]

How much for roofing?

How much for roofing?

One step further, please, is what I thought when reading about EA gifting raincoats to the vegetable vendors. Its not an appeal to EA, because EA has already done its ground breaking job. It is an appeal to the government and to the town authorities or whichever is relevant. The vegetable vendors are largely women. […]

Overcrowded Pink Buses have women concerned

Overcrowded Pink Buses have women concerned

Passengers clamor to get into to a pink bust at the bus stop in Dimapur railway station. (Morung Photo) Morung Express News Dimapur | May 7 Women in Dimapur now seem to be upset over the let-down of the Pink bus service introduced last September; an initiative initially praised by all, especially women commuters. Flagged-off […]