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  • Abiding Values 
    The customary address to the nation by the President Ram Nath Kovind on the eve of India’s’ 71st Republic Day came as a ray of hope for those who affirm with the “principles laid down in our Constitution.”    By invoking the Father of the Nation…
  • Reversing migratory trend 
    “Students urged to look for job beyond Nagaland,” goes the headline of a recent news item in The Morung Express pertaining to the State’s for Minister for Planning & Coordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affair address during a students’…
  • Climate Change woes
    Y Merina Chishi     The cry for greater action to combat Climate Change is getting louder. According to some climate scientists, the world has only 12 years to limit global warming to avoid a climate breakdown. While this may seem unrealistic to…
  • Decolonizing Jesus Christ: ‘Abide with Me’ No more
    Dr. Asangba Tzudir   “We want to stop [the statue], since it goes against the spirit of communal harmony and encourages religious conversions which is rampantly carried out by Christian missionaries.” As reported in Aljazeera, this was told by…
  • Listen to the youth
         “This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to us young people for hope. How dare you. You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words,” Climate change…
  • Learning & practicing sustainability
    Imlisanen Jamir   The tale of a Government Middle School (GMS) in Viswema, whose students and faculty are engaging in organic farming to supplement their Mid Day Meals and driving economic benefit by selling their surplus produce, is truly…
  • Interpretation of ‘Contemporary Realities’
    Witoubou Newmai   “The greatest thing this nation can do for humanity is preserve and protect our liberty, to provide hope for beleaguered peoples everywhere that there is still a place of refuge for those who are oppressed by tyrants promising…
  • Politics without principle
    Y Merina Chishi   Being a leader is not simple. It comes with a lot of responsibilities and the willingness to put people’s welfare before theirs. It also requires them to be grounded and have high ethical standards for people to respect and…
  • Compromised Quality
    Dr. Asangba Tzudir   According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Nagaland was ‘corruption-free’ in 2018. Someone quipped if it was April Fools’ Day news. Truth be told, not a single case of corruption was officially registered in…
  • Even one suicide is too many
    Imlisanen Jamir   The country witnessed 1.34 lakh suicides in 2018, according to the Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India 2018 report released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) on Friday.   And while Nagaland recorded the least…
  • Where are the players?
    Around 6,800 athletes across 37 (states and union territories) teams will compete in a total of 20 sports events, including new additions - lawn bowls and cycling, in eight venues across Guwahati at the ongoing the Third Edition of Khelo India Youth…
  • For accessible spokesperson
    Witoubou Newmai It bears discussing on the issue of conflict between the media fraternity and the ‘powers that be’ that is prevailing in Meghalaya since the past few days. The issue carries that nature where ‘arrogance of power,’ as some…
  • Stronger together
    Y Merina Chishi     Let us be blatantly honest - Naga people no longer live with the spirit of oneness. We are a fragmented society - each trying to outdo the other in every sphere of life. Be it politicians, national workers, Churches or tribal…
  • Stop violence, not dissent 
    By all accounts, the series of attack on educational institutions by both state agencies as well as non-state agencies in the recent past would have invited unequivocal condemnation from all quarters, notwithstanding one’s ideological proclivity…
  • Notice those too easy ignore
    Imlisanen Jamir   On New Year’s Day, personnel and officers of Dimapur Police began the day by reaching out to street beggars and the homeless in town by giving them something warm to fill their bellies. On Monday, The Morung Express published a…
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