Editorial

  • Striking a delicate balance
    Imlisanen Jamir In a world teeming with over 7.9 billion individuals, the spectre of overpopulation looms large, raising concerns about resource depletion, sustainability, and overall well-being. Yet, amid t
  • Uncompassionate Process
    Moa Jamir The recent judgment by the Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench, shedding light on the process of compassionate appointments in the Nagaland Government's Home Department, reveals a distressing real
  • Where was government oversight?  
    Imkong Walling Remember that time when the district administration of undivided Dimapur would often issue circulars restricting vehicular traffic on NH-29 falling in between the Chathe River Bridge (Patkai B
  • Nature as a sales pitch
    Imlisanen Jamir In 2006, during a conference in the industry, the then-CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt, introduced a widely used term: "the cloud." Schmidt described it as a significant technological s
  • A collective experience of loss
    Akangjungla On July 4, 2023 tragedy struck the Chümoukedima stretch of the NH 29 when a rockslide caused by heavy downpour claimed two lives and wounded three. Immediately after the incident, the video
  • UCC: Uniformity vs Diversity
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The concept of a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in India has been a topic of intense debate and discussion in India. The idea of a UCC is to have a common set of laws governing personal matters s
  • Unhealthy Practice
    Moa Jamir There is no disagreement that access to quality healthcare in Nagaland still remains a big challenge. The challenges include infrastructure, logistics, and shortage of healthcare workers. Often, th
  • Trade as Peace – An interplay of Geography, History and Politics 
    Part II - What does this mean for the Act East Policy? India launched its Look East Policy, at the end of the Cold War, as a geostrategic horizontal initiative to cultivate relationships in the Asia-Pacific
  • Strengthen hygiene practices to protect public health
    Imlisanen Jamir The recent incident of food poisoning in Ponching village, Longleng, serves as a sobering reminder of the critical need to prioritize and strengthen hygiene practices in our food handling and
  • ACTION REQUIRED 
    Vaping is far from harmless  Akangjungla As the world continues to wage war on tobacco products and its consumptions, vaping and other nicotine alternatives are not contributing much to counter the c
  • The Need for Road Maintenance Plan
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The history of roads in Nagaland traces back to the 1870’s when the first ever road was constructed from Golaghat to Dimapur spanning 90.12 Kilometers at a cost of Rs 4050. This was
  • Effective Measures imperative
    Moa Jamir On the eve of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (June 26), the Nagaland State Excise department has once again emphasised the crucial need for a collective effort to erad
  • A conspicuous silence
    Imkong Walling The bloody ethnic violence in the neighbouring state of Manipur is now almost 2 months old. The narrative thus far has been on broad casualty figures, a one-sided Manipur state government and
  • Compassion in the workplace 
    Akangjungla With the increasing number of functioning workplaces, there is a shift in the work culture and working environment within. More attentions are drawn towards making workplaces fundamentally better
  • Beyond the landfills
    Imlisanen Jamir An estimated 20 million laborers around the world endure distressing conditions as they gather refuse and recycle materials outside of formal waste management systems. These individuals, know
  • Is Morality Necessary?
    Dr Asangba Tzudir Hobbesian State of Nature brings an image of the “war of every man against every man,” a constant and violent condition of competition in which each individual has a natural rig
  • NPSC must restore faith 
    Moa Jamir Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC), the constitutional body responsible for conducting examinations for appointments in the State services, among others, finds itself once again under intens
  • Trade as Peace – An interplay of Geography, History and Politics 
    Part I - A Conceptual Framework  The interplay of geography, history and politics has been central in determining the nature and scope of relations between cultures. Historically, trade was the confluen
  • Doorways
    Imlisanen Jamir The most interesting things happen at doorways; at the borders, right along the edges. Ancient fishermen learnt to sail where the warm water met the cold. The little fish would reach the e
  • Kindness is a choice 
    Akangjungla Finding kindness and resilience were two human characteristics which prevailed above the loss and misfortune during the covid-19 pandemic and its imposed lockdown. There was continuous stream of