Educational Extortion in Nagaland

Educational Extortion in Nagaland

GL Khing: FOR PRINCIPALS, STUDENTS & PARENTS:- Selection Exams for Cl. X & XII are over in most of the Schools in Nagaland. I still wonder as to why the Schools have to collect money under numerous reasons or agreement with parents. Eg.: Caution deposit, Coaching fee, Re-exam fee (if failed in 2/3 subjects), etc… […]

Handy shortcuts to cut sugar in festive season

IANS High calorie food in the festive season may be unavoidable, but you can outsmart the temptation by indulging your sweet tooth with a different and healthier form of sugar, suggest experts.   Celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija gives some shortcuts: * Sugar, not fat: Not all sweets are born equal. Some, like rasgullah, are high […]

Jobs for Rent: Nagaland Govt Teachers

Yanpvuo Yanfo Kikon: Congrats to all the shameless teachers keeping proxy for putting Nagaland again on the spotlight for all the wrong reasons!   Kaam nakuri kena poisa khai thakia tu paap pabo de!   Teaching especially in Rural areas is a Missionary work! Those are not ready to become missionaries to educate the rural […]

Church and Politics

Kevitho Nightwing Kera: I do not agree to some certain practices of some Churches:   1. ‘Forced donations’ is one. To build a church or to celebrate something, some churches dictate donations in the form of certain percentage of government servants’ salaries are cut say to build a church building. Remember first of all God […]

Signs of complication during calving

  Veterinary Hospital Kohima Calving time is very important part in a cow life. Negligent of the expected cow by the farmer at the time of calving may sometime result in death of the new born calf or even the cow. The average pregnancy period of a cow is 278 days. Properly record the date […]

Challenges of public transport commuters

Gopan Ameshu Konyak These things may be quite silly but true and very important for our Naga brothers who drive auto and taxi to really ponder upon before going out for work.   I always pay Rs.40 to the non-local auto drivers to reach home from my College (Unity College, Dimapur) to Lengirijan colony. We […]

The double-barrelled words in Tenyidie

I love my mother tongue, and for that matter I love your mother tongue too. I wish I could live multiple lives experiencing the different cultures that each language carries, for language is the biggest carrier of culture. As a student of translation studies, I learnt that that the major problem of translation was cultural […]

FootHill Road

Kevin Yepthomi Naga Even after more than fifty years of statehood, and we are yet to witness good roadways in Nagaland. Right from farmers unable to transport their produce, to patients dying before reaching hospitals, and public spending crores of Rupees in repairing their vehicles damaged by what we call ‘roads’.   It is appreciable […]

Why is Kohima ranked as the 2nd most unlivable city in India?

Yanpvuo Yanfo Kikon Never too late to improve our beloved city and save our embarrassment through a collaborative effort from all sections of the society… Sorom ase de…   The facade of this beautiful city is getting deteriorated with CGI sheet skyscrapers, huge abandoned half-constructed buildings, endless potholes, piles of garbage, broken footpaths & infinite […]