Not Afraid To Learn

Not Afraid To Learn

In life everyone learns through experience. The more we experience in life, the more we learn and accumulate. Here, I would like to share an experience, which helped me realize that if we remain scared to explore and learn new things, it will only lead to further ignorance. A year ago, I went to Nepal […]

Glory or Vain Glory of Our Naga Past?

Glory or Vain Glory of Our Naga Past?

Looking at the yesteryears achievements of our forefathers, we feel great! It is joyful to rejoice in our past glory. It is a delightful treat to the heart to learn how our forefathers fought and won battles – triumphed, cherished and lived their lives with such admirable principles of honesty, bravery, hard work and unity. […]

Let’s Get Cycling!

Cycling has always been a global activity, and in the 21st century a marketing phenomenon. At its simplest, the bicycle is a functional form of transport that was invented sometime in the early 19th century, although attribution to a single inventor is not possible as there appear to have been a number of prototypes developed […]

The ABC’s of Teaching & Learning

The ABC’s of Teaching & Learning

Kindly respond (frown, smile, or nod) if there are teachers out there who have sent undergraduate level students outside of the classroom for not bringing the textbook in the class. Now, it is understood that every subject or topic at degree level cannot demand for a text, but as someone who teaches literature, I have […]

Can Humans Ever Be Content?

Can Humans Ever Be Content?

Malcolm Fernandez, Executive, Administration   “People are made to be loved and things are made to be used. The confusion in this world is that people are used and things are loved.”   I think this choice of being content or partially content actually starts from the time we are born. You may ask why […]

Victims of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a dreaded social evil and sadly a deep part of the society we are living in. The contributing factors could be the desire to gain control over another family member, the desire to exploit someone for personal benefits, the penchant to be in a commanding position the entire time, showcasing one’s supremacy […]

Is India truly Democratic?

Is India truly Democratic?

“India is a democracy. D-E-M-O-C-R-A-C-Y. India is a democracy.”      In school, I had to memorise that India is a ‘democracy’. I hated the word. The spelling was much too complicated for me to remember. Years later, I understood what it really meant; that the Indian government was of the people, by the people, […]