Use adarsh society as orphanage & old aged home

•-I disagree to the statement by Chief Minister Prithiviraj Chavan who stated to demolish Adarsh Society. I strongly feel that instead of demolishing the corruption-stained Adarsh housing society in Mumbai, the Government must convert it into a Home for the Aged and the Orphanage where people from the streets would find a roof. Demolishing a […]

Poor service of UBI bank in Ukhrul

•-With due respect, I wish to state the following lines for your kind consideration in publishing this letter. That the service of the United Bank of India (UBI) in Ukhrul is in a sorry state. I along with hundreds of other customers face a lot of difficulties in basic services in transaction. Even to get […]

Congratulations to a fine teacher—Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu

•-The news item in your esteemed paper on 9thFebruary, 2010 regarding felicitation of “Life Time Achievement Award” to Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu by the International Association of Educators for World Peace (IAEWP) on3rd February, 2010 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, was a matter of great delight & pride to the entire family of Kohima College. […]

Well done young police officers

The thorough investigation which led to the arrest of the criminals involved in the Axis Bank ATM cash heist by the Dimapur police is a great achievement for the law enforcing agency and a testament to the professional efficiency of the officers entrusted with the case. The police establishment in Nagaland has often been in […]

A Word of Concern

•-Politicians come and go and very often, they make amazing statements that need to be taken not with a pinch of salt, but with a lot of salt! I am surprised at the astounding statement reported in the paper recently that there are “157 Sumi Villages including those Sumi Communities in and around Dimapur Town” […]

Origin of Ao-Language

•-I am writing this article because Census of India 2011 Phase II “Household Schedule Q.10” asks about our Mother tongue. I am sure that many Naga people do not know the origin of Ao-Language, even to the younger people of Ao-Nagas, and Naga people generally categorize Ao-Language  as; ‘the people are Aos so they speaks […]

Pension and price rise

•-The Govt. of Nagaland vide notification No. FIM/ROP/VI-PE/1/2008 dt. 16.02.2010 (Para V) have notified that the existing pensioners/family pensioners are entitled to a minimum pension/family pension at the rate of 50%/30% respectively of the minimum of the pay in the revised pay band and grade pay there on corresponding to the pre-revised pay scale from […]

Thousands of acres and still “paucity of fund” ?

•-When the state government is always in a habit of talking of paucity of fund and wanted the Union Government to grant more funds under the “Special Category State”, where is the accountability of people who are in helms of power today accumulating thousands of acres of lands and properties in Kohima and Dimapur and […]

Who don’t want to keep good health?

•-It was an accidental glimpse that captured my eyeballs to the caption “Move…. For good health” and prompted me to go through the Editorial in one prominent News paper on 12th February 2011. The content of the Editorial is most appropriate and more so for the local populace to ponder up on. I personally have […]

Immediate Solution to SETAM

•-Where there is a Matter, there is a Cause and it reflects the overall inability of a Leader or Head of the Institution to run any organisation or Institution. Of late, the leading local newspapers in Nagaland have been exposing the tussle between the students of SETAM and the administration of Nagaland University. It has […]

Quota policy should be reviewed to asses it’s benefit

•-The state should revisit the issue of reservation to scrutinize if quota benefits have accrued to the deserving tribal groups. We need to analyze the results of reservation policy over the decades. So far, “There is no analysis if quota benefits have reached the targeted population. We have to review the criteria on the tribe […]