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  • To return at the earliest  
    Witoubou Newmai   As this writer was informed from the office that the newspaper ‘will stop printing’ within a couple of days, a feeling of despair overwhelms. On being apprised about the state of affairs of the office, this writer hobbled with a…
  • Trying times for media 
    Y Merina Chishi   As the world faces an unprecedented crisis in the wake of the COVID-19, the task for those working to raise awareness and contain the dreaded virus will become more challenging. Among those are journalists who are risking their…
  • Agents of Risk
    Dr Asangba Tzudir In contemporary times, life is getting more risky without even knowing the impending risks and its source until one is confronted by it. Take the case of global climatic changes causing disaster and disrupting normal life. Any…
  • Reassure and streamline 
    Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio’s address to the people of Nagaland on March 23 seeking co-operation and support of each and every citizen of the state in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic is timely and pertinent.  While stating that there is no…
  • A major shutdown is necessary
    Imlisanen Jamir   The Nagaland Government today preemptively announced a major shutdown of the State starting March 23, urging closure of all non essential services, while urging people to drastically restrict their movements outside their homes…
  • Honest effort required
    Witoubou Newmai   It may not be too off track to say that any incident, whether faint or highly charged, mob or riot, can be symptoms of protracted issues which are either dormant or active in many societies. On that count, treating a given…
  • New Market chaos
    Y Merina Chishi   Of late, shopping in Dimapur's New Market has become a claustrophobic and harrowing experience. From the absence of a parking lot to the lack of space, New Market has become a chaotic place. It is almost impossible to walk around…
  • Liquor Prohibition Take 2
    Dr. Asangba Tzudir   Prior to the coming of the NLTP Act of 1989, the some American Baptist missionaries way back in the early part of 1890s ‘enforced prohibition’ and even barred church members that indulged in drinking from coming to Church.…
  • Lesson for Nagaland
    Imkong Walling   Courage and faith in the face of adversity is truly inspiring. History of warfare is replete with stories of cornered armies fighting off bigger adversaries marshalling around a spirited general or a king commanding the faith of…
  • Combat ‘infodemic’
    ‘To share is human; to share it after verifying, is superhuman,’ one can say, appropriating Alexander Pope to suit the modern zeitgeist. As Nagaland step-up efforts to combat the global pandemic COVID-19 by imposing a slew of preventive measures on…
  • Bracing for a pandemic 
    Witoubou Newmai The gathering of the global storm from the Coronavirus outbreak, officially renamed as COVID-19 and declared a pandemic, has thrown up issues of different dimensions, which may change the way we live today drastically for a while…
  • KPA’s future 
    Y Merina Chishi   Petty issues have often overshadowed the real issues that plague Khelhoshe Polytechnic Atoizu (KPA) for the last 47 years. The oldest technical institute run by the Government of Nagaland has not reached the standard it should…
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    Healthcare Delivery
    Dr. Asangba Tzudir   At the backdrop of the deadly COVID-19 being declared as a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation, the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Nagaland has most ‘assuredly’ stated that “Nagaland is well prepared…
  • Eggs and oaths 
    Imkong Walling   The Chief Minister of Nagaland tweeted today congratulating the “PDA family” on its second anniversary. According to the tweet, the CM delivered the keynote address at the 1st People’s Democratic Alliance Leadership Conclave in…
  • Generation Equality?
    Imlisanen Jamir     ‘I am Generation Equality,’ is this year’s there for celebrating International Women’s Day. Women have undoubtedly made significant strides in overcoming systems and structures which have been rigged against them historically.…
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