Can we call Ourselves Responsible Naga Citizens?

Can we call Ourselves Responsible Naga Citizens?

Somungla Khamrang, Assistant Professor, Department of Education   I would like to share my concerns and observations of the life and environment in general in Nagaland. Not to begin this piece by painting such a bleak picture of Nagaland nor is it to generalise people, but I’d like to offload some frustrations and observations here, […]

Let’s go for a Productive Vacation!

Let’s go for a Productive Vacation!

Priyanka Debnath, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce   It’s that time of the year where all the students and teachers will be looking forward in excitement to summer vacation. Academic life can be quite stressful sometimes for the students as well as for the teachers. A break like summer vacation can help us refresh, regroup […]

A well balanced Naga Society

A well balanced Naga Society

Mete-u Therie, Assistant professor, Department of English I am just any ordinary Naga youth and when it comes to the topic ‘Naga Society’, this is such a broad topic and I may not be the best fit or too novice to talk about. But as clearly mentioned in the Indian Preamble ‘LIBERTY of thought, and […]

Smart Investment

Smart Investment

 Prasenjit Bhadra, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce   Generally, investment would mean allocating money with the hope of gaining some benefit in the future. In finance, the benefit from investment is called a return which can be either capital gains or investment income. In the present inflationary rate market, if proper investment is not made, […]

One Life: Live, love & Value it!!

One Life: Live, love & Value it!!

Earlitha M Sangma, Assistant professor, Department of Education   Life is not about merely knowing that your heart beats; nor it is about knowing how your heart pumps blood into your body; Life is much more than that. It is a proof of self existence which is inestimable. Life is the most precious gift ever. […]

English Curriculum under Nagaland University: Debatable?

English Curriculum under Nagaland University: Debatable?

Arenkala Kichu, Assistant Professor, Department of English A majority of us think that “ENGLISH” is a study of only literature since literature has only been the area that has been focused on. Whereas, linguistics and ELE (English Language Education) have never been focused or even given importance. Linguistics, which is a scientific study of language […]

Professionalism

Professionalism

In a place like Nagaland, where meritocracy is often being overridden by tribal politics, obligations or “negotiations” in cash, kind or favour, it seems like we all need a lot more professionalism at work. To resist these challenges, to be objective, and consistent in practice and sincerity may not always be the easiest thing to […]

What Life’s Like for a Student in Nagaland

What Life’s Like for a Student in Nagaland

A young student from Nagaland hits a raw nerve with these questions posed to the leaders of Nagaland: “Do the leaders of our land think of students’ welfare when they make decisions? Do they know that there are many students who have the desire to acquire knowledge and have immense potential and talent but are […]

Why Pink for Women?

Why Pink for Women?

A rare sight to be seen in Nagaland is a woman legislator. 1977 being the most ‘recent’ time since Nagaland has had a woman legislator, Ms. Rano M Shaiza as MP to the Lok Sabha, this raises larger questions on gender roles and stereotyping that women all over the world continue to face even in […]

Break free from Exam Stress

Break free from Exam Stress

With Exam season around the corner, high levels of stress and burnout can hamper the students  and give unreasonable panic attacks  which may result in fatigue, forgetfulness, anxiety, loss of interest, drastic change in their attention span, insomnia, dizziness, frustration and headache. Stress is an emotional pressure and a mental fatigue of a person which […]

Nagaland: A State of “Schizophrenia”?

Nagaland: A State of “Schizophrenia”?

We all know the proverb “money is the root of all evil” but have we ever pondered as to what makes money evil or dirty? The answer is simple ‘greed’. When we look into our present Naga society today, we find that we Nagas are being skewed by oneself because of one’s avaricious mind. Permit […]