Heavy-purse/bag syndrome or handbag syndrome

Heavy-purse/bag syndrome or handbag syndrome

Angela Tao M Sc in Physiotherapy, CIHSR Heavy Purse/bag syndrome’ was coined mainly after women, but men do get such pains as there are rising trends of men who carry heavy bags (e.g.briefcases, laptop bag). How many times has this happened to you? We get a bigger bag to carry more things so that we […]

How safe is your bottled drinking water?

Dr Wati Imchen Geological Survey of India Transportation and storage of drinking water have been one of the main concerns of humankind for many centuries. In olden days, potable water was stored predominantly in animal hide, earthenware, glass bottles followed by plastic bottles. The introduction of plastic was a true revolution due to its lightness, […]

Pencak Silat for Tokyo Olympic 2020

Deep Kumar An indigenous Martial Art from Indonesia is on the way to the Olympic in Japan with Pencak Silat as an exhibition sport in Tokyo Olympic 2020. Japan as the host of Olympic 2020 will make Pencak Silat an exhibition sport at the world’s biggest multi-sports event. The government of Indonesia is proposing the […]

Bio security measures to be adopted by farmers

Bio security measures to be adopted by farmers

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Bio security means any farm management practises which will prevent or limit the exposure of livestock animal to disease causing organisms such virus, bacteria, fungi and protozoa. At the time farmers overlook or neglect basic management practises resulting in various diseases condition in livestock farms. Good management practises should always be an […]

Classical Swine Fever in pigs and its preventive measures

Classical Swine Fever in pigs and its preventive measures

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Swine fever is a highly contagious disease affecting pigs of all ages. It is a very common viral disease of pig. How Classical Swine Fever is spread Infected by direct contact with infected pigs or their faeces or discharges body fluids. By pigs eating contaminated feeds. Contact from infected sow to their […]

Of cricket and leaders; poems about our follies, and caste

IANS What’s cricket got to do with helping leaders overcome the mental and other blocks they often face? Plenty, it would seem. Then, also examine the work of an award-winning poet that mediates on our follies in the world as humans. And finally, ponder over how caste still thrives in post-liberalisation India. The IANS Bookshelf […]

Achieving success against all odds

Achieving success against all odds

Niji Kath, her father and headmaster along with the DC Kohima and DPDB members during the felicitation programme held at DPDB hall on May 15. (DIPR Photo) Morotsung Longchar DIPR Feature Every once in a while, we come across stories that truly touch our hearts and makes us look at life in a completely different […]

Common diseases in pigs transmissible to humans and their preventive measures

Common diseases in pigs transmissible to humans and their preventive measures

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Diseases or infections that is transmissible from animal to man or vice versa are known as zoonatic disease. Pig diseases may be transmitted to human being through direct contact, consumption of infected meat, infected uterine discharge etc. Common Diseases of Pig Transmissible to Man are: 1.Salmonellosis– in human being transmission occur through […]

Heat Waves – Dos and Don’ts

Heat Waves – Dos and Don’ts

A cycle rickshaw puller taking a nap by the roadside on sunny day in Dimapur. (Morung Photo) Dos Must for all • Listen to radio, watch TV, read newspapers for local weather news • Drink sufficient water • Use ORS (Oral Rehydration Solution), homemade drinks like lassi, torani (rice water), lemon water, buttermilk, etc. to […]

Of transformation, Buddhist monks and Kaifi Azmi

BOOKS This Weekend IANS This weekend, go through the fictional story of a woman with unexpected inheritances and the transformation that ensued; travel with a Buddhist monk who decided to venture out of his comfortable monkhood; and finally in the 100th year of Kaifi Azmis birth, read some of his greatest poems and ‘nazms’. Small […]

Make-up kit essentials for summer vacations

IANS Planning a summer vacation but confused as to what to carry in your make-up bags? Do carry a cleanser, toner and moisturiser along with some blotting papers to dab off excess oil to keep your face clean, say experts. Saba Khan, Head of Education, Make-up Designory, India, and make-up experts from theBalm Cosmetics, India […]

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