Earth, A Patient

Prof Mithilesh Kumar SinhaDepartment of EconomicsNagaland University, Lumami Yesterday night, I heard a sound of someone’s moaning. I asked who is moaning. Then sound came “O son! I am the Earth”. Wailing mother earth started narrating, “Now I am patient. My condition is serious. Symptoms are multiple. My breath is noxious. I have a fever, […]

Public awareness on Malaria

What is Malaria? Malaria is a disease characterized by fever which is caused by the bite of female anopheles mosquito. In Nagaland, two types of malaria are found: malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax and malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum. Falciparum malaria is the more severe of the two. What are the signs and symptoms of […]

The importance of Environment Protection

Adv. Kezhokhoto SaviEnvironment Activist & Asst. Professor, Kohima Law College We all know that Environment is our surrounding which includes everything from a living being to a non-living thing. The word “Environment” is derived from the French word ‘Environer’ which means ‘To encircle’ or ‘To surround’. The Environment Protection Act, 1986 clearly defines the word […]

Are our churches environmentally conscious enough?

LH Thangi Mannen “The earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth”, twitted His Holiness Pope Francis, on 18th June 2015, on his official Twitter page. This bold statement says it all, and that too coming from the Christian spiritual head, is a signal that Churches too, […]

You Must Know!

Our people are destroyed because of lack of knowledge. (Hosea 4:6) S Pahrii Sapa The Bible is the Book of books. It has solution for our life. The Bible, The word of God is the light and lamp unto our feet. I have seen that those who love it were never failed by God. The […]

What after elections: All eyes now on the victor

Ekyimo ShitirieKohima All eyes are now on the victor BJP and NDA with tensed anticipation and, for some, a sense of foreboding about the things to come. Will this government push the hindutva agenda? Will they introduce the Uniform Civil Code? Will they go ahead with the Citizenship Amendment Bill? Will they change (not amend) […]

The Mark of the Beast

Mhonjan OdyuoDimapur The main passage in the bible that mentioned “The Mark of the Beast” is Revelation 13:15-18. This mark acts a seal for the followers of Antichrist and the false prophet, the spokesperson for the Antichrist. The false prophet is the one who causes people to take this mark. The mark is literally placed […]

LongkhuMoMay

lovisenlai first visited you as a tender budmy darling mom by my sideshe my cushion in His mission but this time you embraced me with tears of rain,gurgling streams,rushing waterfalls you mothered me with local rice,fat and roundand Laliwa,found only in the deep shadows of the forest bed bold bunches of roses, white and maroon […]

The Purhu (Clan) Politics in Konyak Naga

Dr. Lemwang ChuhwanglimResearcher, Mon The article aims to indicate the important role of Purhu (Clan) in politics among the Konyak Naga people. It further elaborates the strong inseparable connection between Purhu (clan) and politics that leads to developing majority political party. The primary strategy for any political candidates to ascertain more votes is to win […]

Indigenous Traditional Knowledge for Sustainable Agriculture

Martina ShitiriACTO (GPB), KVK, Tuensang Traditional knowledge refers to the knowledge and practices of indigenous and local communities that have developed over centuries and are traditionally transferred from elders to young people in concrete working and life situations. Traditional knowledge is dynamic and it can be transferred and expressed orally, through stories, legends, folklores, rituals, […]

NAGALAND’S FELICITATION CULTURE

Dr. Salikyu SangtamSt. Joseph University Felicitation is an essential component of social life, and every morning, as I read our local dailies, I am reminded of how essential “Felicitation” is. As I sit down, each day, to read our newspapers, the pages are filled with felicitations. They actually remind me of our society’s most “unique” […]