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  • Arena of Mind
    Cultivating Burning Desire
    Md. Tabrej, Asst Prof, Dept of BBA St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Jakhama Once when Steve Jobs (Founder of Apple and Pixar) was asked during an interview, how he managed to reach the top as a successful business person, Steve Jobs replied…
  • Archive Photo: A view of the Kapawi river, in the Ecuadorean rainforest of Kapawi, some 165 miles (266 kilometers) southwest of Quito October 20, 2008. (Reuters Photo)
    That river has rights: new strategy to protect planet
    Archive Photo: A view of the Kapawi river, in the Ecuadorean rainforest of Kapawi, some 165 miles (266 kilometers) southwest of Quito October 20, 2008. (Reuters Photo)   Carey L. Biron Thomson Reuters Foundation   For some, human rights are…
  • Weather based integrated agro advisory for the month of August
    Agro Met Field Unit ICAR, Jharnapani   Total rainfall received in Dimapur district during July month was 271.3mm, which was 7% less than the normal with the highest rainfall of 81.4 mm recorded on 28th  July’19.Total number of rainy day was 14.…
  • Banana Chips
    Banana Chips Processing- a success for Banana cultivators and farm women
    Thungchano S Ezung, Lily Ngullie, Namei A & K L Meena Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Longleng   Introduction Longleng is a hilly district of eastern Nagaland. The altitude of the district ranges from 260-1485 m above MSL with latitude 26° 29' 24.71640…
  • Major diseases of Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citrates) in North East India
    Sushanti Thokchom and Tasvina R. Borahand Akoijam R. Singh Cymbopogoncitratus (Lemon grass) is a widely used herb in tropical countries, especially in Southeast Asia. The essential oil of the plant is also used in aromatherapy and is one of the…
  • Water Conservation for Sustainable Agriculture
    Rekha Yadav When we talk about gifts of nature to the human beings, we are surely thinking about natural resources like water, soil, air, sunlight, fossil fuels, forests, animals and many more. These natural resources provide for the basis of life…
  • Genetically Modified Crops for food security in India
    Rekha Yadav There are hues and cry for the cultivation of GM crops in the country recently. In Haryana, government has destroyed the brinjal crop of one farmer after it came to know that it is Bt brinjal. In another incident, farmers in…
  • Informal gold miners pan for gold at the site of Nsuaem-Top, Ghana, November 23, 2018. (Reuters File Photo)
    The wildcat gold miners who get rich sick
    Tim Cocks and David Lewis   Reuters A few years after coming as a teenager to this Ghanaian town to prospect for gold, Yaw Ngoha had made enough cash to marry his sweetheart and build a house with a porch, to which he would later add a flat-…
  • Noudi
    A Child in All of Us
    Khrietuonyü Noudi It is said that there is a child in all of us. I do not know how people will perceive this statement. But I do believe that there is a certain childishness in everybody. It may be in the way we think, the way we behave or in any…
  • Without school, a ‘lost generation’ of Rohingya refugee children face uncertain future
    Without school, a ‘lost generation’ of Rohingya refugee children face uncertain future
    A Rohingya refugee girl sells vegetables in Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh. Access to education is extremely limited in the camps, and most children — particularly girls — receive little to no formal education, Aug. 28, 2018. (AP Photo)    …
  • Rohingya refugee crisis is a ticking time bomb
    Rohingya refugee crisis is a ticking time bomb
    A woman takes part in a rally of Myanmar nationalists to show support for the Myanmar government actions against Rohingya and to condemn the attacks in Rakhine state, Yangon, Myanmar September 18, 2017. (Reuters File Photo)   Squalid and bulging…
  • The Fight to End Violence Against Women in the Asia-Pacific Region
     Caley Pigliucci Inter Press Service    Parliamentarians met in Laos last week to discuss violence against women and girls. The meeting was organized by the Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) and hosted by the National Assembly…
  • Exercising Our Franchise With Conscience
    The jigsaw puzzle in terms of permutation, tactical and strategic mergers and alliances of the national and regional political parties to a large extent is over. The picture for the 16th Lok Sabha elections, 2014, is unfolding with greater clarity…
  • East vs West Ukraine conflict not a new Cold War
    NATO planes monitor Ukraine's border. East and West fight for influence and trade angry warnings. Russian troops conduct massive war games as tensions rise. With its brinksmanship, bellicose rhetoric, threats and counter-threats, the crisis over…
  • Adapt or Perish
    What comes to your mind when one says the word ‘Survival of the Fittest’? “Survival of the Fittest” is actually a phrase that originated in the evolutionary theory as an alternative way of describing the mechanism of natural selection and was coined…
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