Hornbill Festival without a Hornbill!

Meyabi NiphiDuliajan, Assam Naga millennials today believe that the hornbill is a mythological bird because they have never seen one in Nagaland. They wonder how the black and white feathered bird got embedded into their traditional attire and more so, how the beak and feathers became an integral part of the Naga culture. Going by […]

Private Schools: The unsung leaders of School Education in Nagaland

Dr Andrew AhotoPresident, All Nagaland Private Schools’ Association (ANPSA)Dimapur Unit Nelson Mandela, the great leader and statesman of South Africa once stated: “Destroying any nation does not require the use of atomic bombs or the use of long range missiles. It only requires lowering the quality of education and allowing cheating in the examinations by […]


Khumlamo Patton,Akuk Village, Wokha Kudos to the Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA), Angami Sports’ Association (ASA) and the Botsa Baptist Church for successfully organising and conducting the 12th Open Naga Wrestling 2019. Congratulations to Mr Menuosetuo Yiese as well for adding another feather to his cap, last being the International Hornbill Naga Wrestling Championship 2018 edition. […]

Where is AIFF?

Sir, It’s disheartening to disclose that as per the advertisement flash by All India Football Federation in daily papers for trials selection to form National Team at Kohima,whatsApp number and Email have been provided for further enquiry.What I wondered is that they didn’t respond our WhatsApp messages and email messages atleast even once, Our phone […]

Earnest Appeal to the Chairman, NPSC

Sir, with regards to NCS/NSS Mains – 2018 Civil Service Examination, I am to seek your kind attention that with the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 election which is likely to be scheduled in the month of May, 2019, the Mains examination -2018 be fixed at an appropriate date. As you are aware that in-service employees […]

‘A 21st Century Christian’

Vesetalu TetseoPhD, Seoul Christian University This 21st century has witnessed some massive changes in the world today. It is an era of highly advanced Technology with global outlets and nuclear world communities. A world of possibilities where the word ‘Impossible’ is diminishing. Along with this paradigm shift, the world of Christianity has also have seen […]

Director of School Education Clarifies on ‘On exorbitant exam fee by govt. departments’

Wonthungo TsopoeDirector of School Education In reference to the views expressed by a reader in local dailies under the caption ‘On exorbitant exam fees by government departments’, it is hereby clarified for the information of all concerned that the exam fee for the recruitment of LDA cum Computer Assistant has been fixed as Rs.400/(Rupees four […]

Two questions to PDA Government

Z Lohe Corruption in public life is a gross violation of human rights. Corruption is anti-poor, anti-economic development, anti-life and anti-national too. Corruption is the major factor retarding the progress of our State of Nagaland and responsible for lakhs of people to live below poverty line despite astronomical amount of money being spent on developments. […]

World Hearing Day 2019

Dr R ZhimathoENT Specialist, NHAK, Nagaland. World Hearing Day is held on 3rd march each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. Department of Health and Family Welfare Nagaland under the programme, NATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF DEAFNESS (NPPCD) […]

‘Framework Agreement is the rally point for the Nagas’*

Rh Raising Convenor of Steering Committee, NSCN (IM) Respected Chairman, JLF, honorable Chief Minister and his council of Ministers, opposition leader, MPs and MLAs, and my dear colleagues present here. I am honored to speak on the Naga political issue in this Joint Consultative Meeting. Ours is a principle-based politics, which calls for a principle-based […]

INDO NAGA TALKS: Impracticable Pragmatism?

Kaka D. Iralu Mission Compound, Kohima, Nagaland According to Ravi’s interview with the local media, he had highlighted the following problems in the peace talks: That the Naga groups have not agreed to the Naga flag being placed under the Pan Naga body and to term the final agreement as Naga Yehzabo. He went on […]

The wonders that internet has wrought in this 21st century world

Khelsoril Wanbe We are in a way fortunate to be living in this generation of internet driven world when Google, Wikipedia, Youtube, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram etc have become household, or rather universal phenomena. We can have access to virtually all kinds of visual or written information, good or evil, that exist under the sun by […]