The Song of the Women

The Song of the Women

Khrietuonyü Noudi The stories of Saul and David in the Bible are forever linked together. Their stories are linked not just because they were the first and the second kings of Israel respectively but because their stories are interrelated and interdependent in many ways. In other words one cannot have a complete comprehensive overview or […]

Uniqueness often misunderstood for differences

Uniqueness often misunderstood for differences

“If everyone would look for that uniqueness then we would have a very colorful world”. Michael Schenker Duangailung Bruno Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama In today’s society where so much of pluralistic ideas and effort has been made it is unbelievable to see that we still suffer from the plague of […]

Success story on Toria cultivation in lowland rice- fallow for additional income of farmers under Longleng District of Nagaland

Manoj Kumar, KL Meena, DJ Rajkhowa, E Lireni Kikon & A Namei ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Longleng Oilseed crops are a significant part of the agricultural economy in India. India is the fourth largest oilseed economy in the world. Rapeseed and Mustard is the second most important edible oilseed after Ground nut sharing 27.8 per cent […]

Protray Nursery – A Women friendly technology

Parkey Gogoi KVK Dimapur As we say, “All that starts well, ends well”, likewise the success of a crop production depends a lot on the way of sowing. Many crops, especially the vegetables, require special care and management during their early period of growth. So, the seeds of those particular crops are required to be […]

Living mulches: its benefits and limitations

Christy BK Sangma Scientist (Soil Science), ICAR Nagaland Mulch is simply a protective layer of material that is spread on top of the soil and are used to prevent soil from blowing and being washed away, to reduce evaporation, to increase infiltration, to keep down weeds, to improve soil structure and eventually to increase crop […]

Lessons from Nigeria on how public engagement can curb corruption

Tolu Olarewaju, Staffordshire University Government corruption is a global challenge and a major obstacle to economic and social development. It compromises the delivery of valuable projects, distorts government and makes it impossible to transfer resources to citizen. This not only hinders investment and growth, it exacerbates social vices. Our recent research looked at how the […]

What can the kingdom of Bhutan teach us about fighting corruption

What can the kingdom of Bhutan teach us about fighting corruption

Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk and Queen Jetsun Pema Wangchuk. (Reuters File Photo) Bertrand Venard, Audencia Fighting corruption is supremely difficult, as it is proved by the recent expulsion of UN anti-corruption mission in Guatemala, the jail sentence of a former Korean President or the murder of an African journalist investigating corruption. Considering the […]

Be kind to yourself

Be kind to yourself

Md. Tabrej Director, Dept. of Business AdministrationSt. Joseph’s College, Jakhama How often have you been living life, happy and content, and then suddenly life slaps you in the face with something unexpected? We all have problems, and the truth of the matter is that problems will never go away. They will just change the forms. […]

In Venezuela, Two Presidents Vie for Power

In Venezuela, Two Presidents Vie for Power

The crowds returned to the streets of Caracas and dozens of other Venezuelan cities to express discontent over the economic crisis and call for change in the country’s leadership. (Credit: National Assembly) Humberto Márquez Inter Press Service Venezuela entered a new and astonishing arena of political confrontation, with two presidents, Nicolás Maduro and Juan Guaidó, […]

Never been a worse time to be a journalist

Ed Holt Inter Press Service “I’ve never known a time when it was as bad as it is now,” says Beata Balogova, the Vice-Chair of the International Press Institute (IPI) and Editor in Chief of the Slovak Spectator Sme. “In terms of what’s going on with journalists, we’re in a very unique period,” she adds. […]

Make a wonderful life for you

Make a wonderful life for you

Ms. Tokani L. Asst. Prof., St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama Realize that you are magnificent in human form and your potential is unlimited. You truly are unique and there is no one in the universe with the exact same experiences and perspectives as you. Regardless of where you are or where you are going, you are […]

Davos, Inequality & the Climate Emergency

Daniel Mittler Inter Press Service Four of the top five most impactful threats in this year’s World Economic Forum´s Global Risks report are related to climate change. The report warns that we are “sleepwalking to disaster” . But that is not true. The disaster is already here, it´s not something we are still walking towards. […]